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A New Investment in Community Leaders

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Facebook will commit tens of millions of dollars to the program, including up to $10 million in grants that will go directly to people creating and leading communities. In addition, we introduced new tools for group admins and the expansion of our London-based engineering team that builds technology to help keep people safe on Facebook. More than 300 community leaders from across Europe came together today in London including Blind Veterans UK, an advocacy organization that provides practical and emotional support to blind veterans and th... Read More »

Forbes Media Acquires UK Online Publication, The Memo

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Forbes Media announced today the acquisition of the British online business publication, The Memo, for an undisclosed amount. The deal will result in the founding of the first full-fledged editorial team that’s focused on European content, with The Memo’s Founder and Editor, Alex Wood, taking on the role as European Editor. The acquisition of The Memo is part of the company’s wider expansion plans in Europe and will enable the publisher to strengthen its presence in Europe and its European content on Forbes.com. Forbes will look to further e... Read More »

Six ways Google can keep you up to speed in PyeongChang

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1. Stay in the snow know with Google Search When you search for the Winter Olympics, you’ll find the latest information about your favorite events at the top of Search results. You’ll be able to see your country’s rank in the race for gold medals, or dive into a specific sport to check out which athletes have won. When you’re not tuning into the Winter Games live, you can watch a daily recap video, see top news related to the Olympic Games, and find verified updates from official broadcasters around the world. 2. Tune in with YouTube Start... Read More »

Forbes Media Announces Launch of Forbes Benelux and Forbes Monaco

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Forbes Benelux will be published bi-monthly in English to start. In the future, it will also be made available in Dutch. Forbes Benelux will be edited in The Netherlands where it will be distributed as well as in Belgium and Luxembourg, with the initial launch in September 2018. Forbes Monaco, a new English language Monaco bi-monthly print and online edition, is scheduled to launch in June 2018. It will be accompanied by events and conferences to follow. The editorial content of  Forbes Benelux and Forbes Monaco will retain the editorial ind... Read More »

Forbes Releases First-Ever Crypto Rich List, A Compilation Of The 20 Wealthiest People In Crypto

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While the prices of individual cryptocoins continue to swing wildly, it’s clear that blockchain-based currency is here to stay and that these virtual assets have real, albeit volatile and speculative, value. “Our first-ever Crypto Rich list provides a snapshot of a pivotal moment, part of the transparency needed to pull crypto away from its provenance as an unknown currency,” said Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes Media. Chris Larsen, a longtime tech executive and Founder of Ripple, tops Forbes’ Crypto Rich List. Larsen’s net wo... Read More »

HBO Executive and Professional Coach Publishes New Book on Enlightened Leadership

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It is easy to live life on auto-pilot, not paying attention to the present moment or what’s ahead. That was the case for Carla Moore on September 18, 2007, when she crashed into a concrete median driving 55 mph. Moore emerged from the wreck on a mission to start living the life she had always imagined, transforming herself over the following year from 300 pounds to triathlete, from passenger in her own life to driver. This transformation also positively affected her professional life and led Moore—who worked her way at HBO from entry-level sale... Read More »

Coca-Cola Launches ‘A Coke For Everyone’ with Debut of New Ad Campaign During Big Game

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The ad is the first in a series of national television spots that will air this year to bring to life the brand’s new “A Coke for Everyone” platform. This platform, which will also include social and experiential, is the latest creative iteration of The Coca-Cola Company’s global One Brand strategy, where the company’s namesake beverages, including Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Coca-Cola Life, are united together as a single trademark brand. Directed by Alma Har’el and created by Wieden + Kennedy Portland, “The Wonder of Us” will air d... Read More »

Toyota Named to Fortune Magazine’s 2018 ‘World’s Most Admired’ List

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Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list is widely acknowledged as the definitive report card on corporate reputation and is based on company surveys and industry peer ratings from senior executives, directors and industry analysts. For each company, the survey measures nine attributes considered critical to a company’s global success, including quality of products and services, social and environmental responsibility, global competitiveness, and value as an investment, among others. "Toyota is honored to be listed among the world’s m... Read More »

‘Anything is possible’: Mentor Monday brings young people, advisers together

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At the White Center event, dozens of mentors and mentees gathered around tables in the community room of the Starbucks store and spilled out into the café area. Every 15 minutes for almost two hours, pairs rotated to give mentees a chance to connect with professionals from a host of areas. At the end of one table, Jack Pines, 49, was talking to two young men. “I’m here to tell you anything is possible,” said Pines, a software engineer who was able to build a successful career despite not having a bachelor’s degree. He credits much of his suc... Read More »

FedEx Earns No. 9 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

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The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. ­­­9 ranked company overall. The survey measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation. “FedEx is honored to have been recognized again among the world’s most admired companies,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman and CEO, FedEx Corp. “This honor reflects the outstanding dedication and performance of our more than 400,000 FedEx team members worldwide.” This is the 18th consecutive year that FedEx has ranked among the... Read More »

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