24 hours left to volunteer and participate in TechCrunch Disrupt for free • TechCrunch

It takes a veritable army to make TechCrunch Disrupt — which takes place October 18 to 20 in San Francisco — the well-oiled experience that savvy startups have come to know and love. And we couldn’t do it without our amazing volunteers. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to experience Riot up close and personal, Register voluntarily For work exchange. Not only will you get a behind-the-scenes look at how to organize events, but you’ll also get a free pass. ($1995 value) To experience the event. The application deadline…

American, Mexican politicians, police are the real power in the drug trade.

Three years after his conviction, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is in America’s maximum security prison. The former Sinaloa cartel chief said high officials are the real powers in the drug trade. Guzmán’s lawyer believes that removing the “accused leaders” of the kingpin cartels won’t work. Loading Something is loading. Ciudad Juarez, México – Five years after his extradition to the United States, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is pointing fingers at what he says are the real forces behind the drug trade on both sides of the border.…

There was a cloud of sadness on Twitter when Dan Weeden said goodbye

It’s not every day that the emotional side of the Twitterati shows up. But some people and some situations call for it. The death of Dan Weeden, founder of Weeden+Kennedy, has sent shockwaves through Twitter as people busy narrating and reminiscing about the life of Nike’s most famous “just do it” man. It is no exaggeration to say that Wieden has followed suit in his life as he scaled new creative heights and inspired others to do the same. He died peacefully at his home in Oregon on September 30,…

China’s Xiaomi says it will protect its business interests after India freezes its assets.

MUMBAI, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) said it was “disappointed” by India’s order to freeze $682 million in assets and continue to protect its interests. India’s appellate authority on Friday upheld an April order by India’s federal financial crime-fighting agency to seize 55.51 billion rupees. More than 84 percent of the 55.51 billion Indian rupees seized by the enforcement directorate earlier this year was royalty payments to U.S. chipset company Qualcomm Group ( QCOM.O ), China’s smart devices firm said in a statement on Sunday.…

Plans for a proposed second Norwich Business Park have been submitted.

Concept layout for the proposed Business Park North in the Oakham section of Norwich. (Image courtesy of Henry Resnikoff RFP, Inc.) NORWICH – Plans for a second business park on former farmland in Occum are being drawn up by submitting a zoning application to the City Council to create a Business Master Plan District for the 384-acre site. The Norwich Community Development Corporation has a $3.55 million purchase agreement for 17 parcels that include Historic and Doolittle Farms at Interstate 395, Canterbury Turnpike, Lawler Lane, Scotland Road and Route 97.…

Another business seems to expand with a proposed grant application

Another local manufacturing business is looking to expand its operations by investing more than 90 million dollars. The company, identified according to information provided by the city of Morganton, has applied to the city for a $500,000 building recycling grant on its behalf. According to information from the city, this project, called “Project Fill” for the sake of confidentiality, is expected to be an investment of approximately 94 million dollars and will create 78 new jobs at or above the county’s average salary. If the grant application is approved, a…

UAMS wins NCPA’s 2022 Good Neighbor Pharmacy Pruitt-Schutt Student Business Plan Competition.

The winner will be announced during the first general meeting of the 2022 NCPA Annual Convention. A team of student pharmacists from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy has been named the winner of the nineteenth annual Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.1 The UAMS team was also the winner of the 2021 Student Business Plan Competition. The finalists were teams from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and the South Carolina College of Pharmacy. “In developing their business plans, student pharmacists…

5 signs that the world is headed for failure

new york CNN Business – Markets around the world are flashing warning signs that the global economy is teetering on the brink. The question of recession is not when. Last week, the pace of those flashing red lights accelerated as markets grappled with the reality — once speculative, now certain — that the Federal Reserve will continue its most aggressive monetary tightening campaign in decades to fight inflation in the U.S. economy. Even if that meant triggering a recession. And even if it comes at the expense of consumers and…

Despite the venture slowdown, fintech startups are still hiring • TechCrunch

Welcome to The Interchange! If you received this in your inbox, thank you for signing up and your vote of confidence. If you’re reading this as a post on our site, sign up here so you can receive it directly in the future. Every week, I’ll take a look at the hottest fintech news of the previous week. This will include everything from funding rounds to trends to an analysis of a particular space to hot takes on a particular company or phenomenon. There’s a lot of fintech news out there and…

What is servant leadership and how it can change your business

Recent IT and technology advancements such as cloud computing and storage allow business owners access to unlimited IT capacity, which is not possible with hard storage methods. As IT systems become more complex, the continued optimization of cloud services allows these companies to scale faster, become more flexible and accelerate business operations. While the implementation of new digital technologies is critical to the growth of any corporation, the management of people, assets, and finances is the primary driver of successful business outcomes. And while many different leadership models can help…