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Opening statements kick off first trial of parents

The first trial linked to the Varsity Blues scandal is officially underway, with defense lawyers heavily emphasizing how the parents accused of fraud and bribery conspiracy were victims in a scheme perpetrated by a con man, according to their opening statements on Monday. Two fathers, both successful businessmen, are on trial this month over their alleged participation in a widespread criminal scheme to fraudulently secure college admissions for their children. Gamal Abdelaziz, a former casino… Source link

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Opening arguments to begin in high-stakes criminal trial

Opening statements are set to begin today in a long-delayed and anticipated criminal fraud trial against Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford University dropout whose blood-testing company, Theranos, propelled her to become the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire. Holmes, now 37, launched the Silicon Valley startup in 2003 at just 19 years old, with a vision to overhaul diagnostic health care. Over more than a decade, the entrepreneur sold investors on the idea of developing an analyzer,… Source link

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UPDATE 4-Tokyo Olympics opening draws 16.7 mln U.S. TV viewers, a 33-year low

(Adds comment from executive) By Helen Coster July 24 (Reuters) – NBC’s broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers, the smallest U.S. television audience for the event in the past 33 years, according to preliminary data from Comcast-owned NBCUniversal on Saturday. Across all platforms, including NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, 17 million people watched the ceremony, NBCUniversal said in an email. The streaming audience on those platforms grew 76% from… Source link

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A look inside Google’s first store, opening in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood tomorrow – TechCrunch

There have been plenty of pop-ups over the years, but tomorrow Google’s first store opens in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood. The brick and mortar model finds the company joining peers like Apple, Microsoft, Samsung and even Amazon, all of whom have a retail presence in Manhattan, including several just around the corner from Google’s new digs. The new space, which opens tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. local time, fills 5,000 square feet of selling space in Google’s big, pricey West Side… Source link

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Stimulus checks are opening the door to universal basic income

Billionaire bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach believes stimulus checks are distorting the labor market. The founder and CEO of $135 billion DoubleLine Capital added his thoughts to a vigorous debate over the brewing labor shortage that’s causing a mismatch between surging demand, and companies desperate to hire.  “We have this strange thing of 8 million job openings, and everywhere you go…people are saying, ‘I can’t fill them. No one will take them,'” Gundlach told Yahoo Finance in an… Source link

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Coinbase Tumbles From Opening Price in Nasdaq Debut

Bloomberg Coinbase Hits $100 Billion Then Slips in Landmark Crypto Listing (Bloomberg) — Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. soared above a $112 billion valuation in its trading debut Wednesday, then slipped back below its opening price as Bitcoin fell from record highs and tech stocks fell across the board.The massive valuation, which dwarfs more traditional financial companies including Intercontinental Exchange Group Inc. and Nasdaq Inc. itself, is a landmark moment for the crypto… Source link

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Google to begin opening some Seattle-area offices for optional in-person work starting April 20

A Google office building in Seattle’s South Lake Union. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Google has announced plans to start bringing workers back to the company’s offices in the Puget Sound region, including on campuses in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood and in Kirkland, Wash. Some buildings in those areas will be opening on April 20. The plan is to operate at less than 20% capacity, the company told GeekWire Wednesday, and employees will have an opportunity… Source link

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Yahoo MLB DFS Heart of the Order: Opening Day

MMA Weekly Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is not afraid, this is a public negotiation Despite the ill will between them, Daniel Cormier does not doubt rival Jon Jones when it comes to him wanting to fight newly minted UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou. On the most recent episode of the “DC & Helwani” podcast, Cormier gave his thoughts on the potential of a heavyweight title matchup between Jones and Ngannou. At the UFC 260 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White cast doubt… Source link

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The MLB Yahoo Cup Hot Corner: Opening Day

Eric Lindquist brings you his Opening Day MLB DFS picks for Round 1 of the MLB Yahoo Cup Daily Fantasy Baseball | Fernando Tatis Jr. 3/31/21 Happy Opening Day, and welcome to the MLB Yahoo Cup Hot Corner! This free-to-enter, single-entry contest will consist of 27 rounds where the top 1,075 overall entries and the top 70 entries per round share $10,000, with $1,000 to first and $50 to first per round. Scoring will be cumulative across all rounds, with your seven lowest scores dropped at the… Source link

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