TEXAS COULD SOON BE THE FIRST STATE TO END TAXPAYER-FUNDED LOBBYING

Texas local governments spent $75 million on lobbyists in 2021. Tired of seeing publicly-funded lobbyists work against taxpayer interests...

‘SPARE' MELEE: HIS FAMILY, THE PRESS, THE TALIBAN, AND PRINCE HARRY'S MISSION TO PREACH, NO MATTER WHAT

Sales of 'Spare' are brisk, and it's fair to say that Prince Harry pulls few punches in it, about his family, the media or anybody...

 
 
 

THE LOS ANGELES RAMS GET HELP WITH AN INCREASED SALARY CAP, BUT THEY STILL NEED TO BE FINANCIALLY CREATIVE

With L.A.'s philosophy of paying their stars handsomely and then filling in the roster's margins with more affordable players, more...

REFLECTIONS AND LOOKING AHEAD

Dear Friends, Since RSF Social Finance's start in 1984, we've recognized money as a tool to create a better world. We have had the...

 
 
 

AIR FORCE SAYS PROPOSED CHINESE-OWNED MILL IN NORTH DAKOTA IS ‘SIGNIFICANT THREAT'

A proposal for a corn mill, which had been welcomed as an economic development success, reflects just how much things have changed...

KAWHI LEONARD IS BACK TO SUPERSTAR PRODUCTION WHEN THE LA CLIPPERS NEED IT MOST

Kawhi Leonard has rediscovered his superstar scoring abilities. Over his last month of action, his volume and efficiency marks are...

 
 
 
Exxon announced record earnings. It's bound to renew scrutiny of Big Oil

EXXON ANNOUNCED RECORD EARNINGS. IT'S BOUND TO RENEW SCRUTINY OF BIG OIL

Exxon earned nearly $56 billion in profit last year, the biggest annual profit any Western oil company has ever seen. Chevron set its...

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN LOS ANGELES RIGHT NOW

Los Angeles isn't just an elite city for sunshine and surf. It is perhaps the premiere dining destination in the US. Here's proof.

 
 
 
EA cancels mobile Apex Legends and Battlefield games, shutters Industrial Toys studio

EA CANCELS MOBILE APEX LEGENDS AND BATTLEFIELD GAMES, SHUTTERS INDUSTRIAL TOYS STUDIO

Electronic Arts announced it is canceling its Apex Legends Mobile and Battlefield Mobile games and shuttering Industrial Toys.

Meta starts testing ‘members-only worlds' in Horizon Worlds

META STARTS TESTING ‘MEMBERS-ONLY WORLDS' IN HORIZON WORLDS

Meta is starting to test closed spaces called “members-only worlds” in Horizon Worlds, its social VR experience. The company has begun...

 
 
 
TechCrunch+ roundup: SaaS spending squeeze, tax time tips, freemium frameworks

TECHCRUNCH+ ROUNDUP: SAAS SPENDING SQUEEZE, TAX TIME TIPS, FREEMIUM FRAMEWORKS

If you thought egg prices were out of control, the SaaS inflation rate is outpacing the rest of the economy. In the U.S., SaaS expenses...

Biscuit Belly plans Atlanta location amid national franchise expansion

BISCUIT BELLY PLANS ATLANTA LOCATION AMID NATIONAL FRANCHISE EXPANSION

The company plans expects to open up to eight restaurants in several markets outside of Louisville in 2023.

 
 
 
Newell Brands opens North Carolina distribution facility

NEWELL BRANDS OPENS NORTH CAROLINA DISTRIBUTION FACILITY

Newell Brands currently has 150 employees at its 1.5 million-square-foot Gaston County, North Carolina, distribution center and plans...

TrueBiz aims to help financial services providers onboard business customers faster, avoid fraud

TRUEBIZ AIMS TO HELP FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDERS ONBOARD BUSINESS CUSTOMERS FASTER, AVOID FRAUD

Due diligence was a big topic in 2022 for a variety of reasons. But due diligence doesn't just apply to investors pouring money into...

 
 
 
When This Pilot Quit Her Job, Her Employer Billed Her $20,000

WHEN THIS PILOT QUIT HER JOB, HER EMPLOYER BILLED HER $20,000

Struggling to find a good job, Kate Fredericks signed a “training repayment” agreement with her new airline. She soon came to regret...

Global Business Travel is Forecast to See an Uptick in 2023 Versus 2022

GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL IS FORECAST TO SEE AN UPTICK IN 2023 VERSUS 2022

New research from GBTA points to continued industry recovery, easing of supplier staffing constraints, and mixed outlook on China travel

 
 
 
When to build a freemium plan and how to get it right

WHEN TO BUILD A FREEMIUM PLAN AND HOW TO GET IT RIGHT

Konstantin Valiotti Contributor Share on Twitter Konstantin Valiotti is product director of growth at PandaDoc . The journey new users...

How the pandemic changed the rules of personal finance

HOW THE PANDEMIC CHANGED THE RULES OF PERSONAL FINANCE

A new book says the Great Resignation was really the Great Reshuffle.

 
 
 
Finley closes $17M to turn 100-page debt capital agreements into software-managed code

FINLEY CLOSES $17M TO TURN 100-PAGE DEBT CAPITAL AGREEMENTS INTO SOFTWARE-MANAGED CODE

As venture capital investments slowed down in 2022 , some startups turned to private credit, including debt capital, as a way to supplement...

We Just Witnessed An Economic Sign That Hasn't Happened Since The Peak Of The Great Depression In 1932

WE JUST WITNESSED AN ECONOMIC SIGN THAT HASN'T HAPPENED SINCE THE PEAK OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION IN 1932

Economic conditions are much worse than you are being told. Throughout the past year, prices have been rising much faster than most...