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If you want to win everything, you have to be prepared to lose everything

  • Someone asked me what my trick is and I repeated what I’ve said often, to guests or even my children: The most important ingredient in the kitchen, is the number of the pizza delivery service.
  • Knowing she’d been successful at freelancing allowed her to focus on what was right for the company, versus what she needed to do to keep her job.
  • There’s a famous story about Apple engineers hiding a Sony engineer in a closet from Steve Jobs, which I can highly recommend you read.
  • Long story short, Steve Jobs wanted to build his own disk drive.
  • What I absolutely love about this story is that these people cared so much about their mission that they risked losing their jobs over it.
  • I try to tell this to everybody who works at TNW too.

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Coronavirus: Germaphobe Trump urges Americans to act like him - Business Insider

  • In a Wednesday press conference on the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump referenced his germaphobia and told Americans to follow his example if they want to avoid being infected.
  • The president said that in order to avoid the flu he had always avoided touching hand rails, and would leave the room when someone sneezed — and urged Americans to do the same.
  • Trump has also made light of the condition, claiming in a press conference just before taking office in January 2017 that lurid allegations that he cavorted with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room could not be true because of his germaphobia.
  • Wednesday was the first time the president held a press conference focused on the coronavirus, and he had previously mainly confined himself to commenting on the growing crisis on social media.

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Coronavirus: Germaphobe Trump urges Americans to act like him - Business Insider

  • In a Wednesday press conference on the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump referenced his germaphobia and told Americans to follow his example if they want to avoid being infected.
  • The president said that in order to avoid the flu he had always avoided touching hand rails, and would leave the room when someone sneezed — and urged Americans to do the same.
  • Trump has also made light of the condition, claiming in a press conference just before taking office in January 2017 that lurid allegations that he cavorted with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room could not be true because of his germaphobia.
  • Wednesday was the first time the president held a press conference focused on the coronavirus, and he had previously mainly confined himself to commenting on the growing crisis on social media.

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Cioplenu, the SaaS for 'deskless' workers on the production floor, raises €4.2M seed

  • Cioplenu, an Augsburg-based startup that is building what it dubs an “operating system” for the production floor, has raised €4.2M in seed financing.
  • Billed as a SaaS for “deskless” workers, Cioplenu aims to digitize an array of production floor processes like maintenance, on-boarding, assembly, and inspection.
  • To help solve this, Brockmann says Cioplenu is building an intuitive “operating system” for the production floor that acts as an all-in-one platform for maintenance, inspection, work assembly, and other processes.
  • Cioplenu customers are described as SMBs and enterprises in the industrial market, such as Bosch or Stabilo, while its user base spans across different departments and organisational levels.
  • For example, a quality manager might use the software for documentation by completing the respective protocol checklists digitally while walking across the production floor with a tablet.
  • Meanwhile, Cioplenu says that strong demand for its product will see it open a second office in Frankfurt.

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How a top law firm is handling China's virus lockdown

  • The global managing partner of King & Wood Mallesons, Sue Kench, said the firm had closed all its offices in mainland China and was asking staff to defer travel to other parts of Asia.
  • Ms Kench said the firm had established an employee travel database so it could know "where and when our people were travelling for both business and personal travel".
  • KWM has the biggest presence of any local firm in mainland China, with 1500 lawyers and more than 330 partners across 13 offices.
  • Ms Kench said KWM didn't have as many people as usual in China when news of the virus broke, due to the holiday season in Australia and Chinese New Year.
  • The firm had encouraged Australian partners and staff on temporary or permanent transfers to return home, Ms Kench said.

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Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

  • The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to help President Donald Trump and hurt his Democratic rivals, including Biden.
  • It is slated to air in television stations across South Carolina this week.
  • The cease-and-desist letter was drafted by Perkins Coie, the law office representing Obama.
  • The former vice president often touts his close ties to Obama, regularly referring to him as "Barack" on the campaign trail and debate stage.
  • And the fact that the super PAC is targeting Biden's tie to black voters is politically relevant -- the former vice president needs black voters in South Carolina to stick with him in order to win on Saturday.
  • Candidates have used his voice or image in television campaign ads and others have touted their ties to the former President, who remains popular with the Democratic base.

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4 major questions facing Disney now that Bob Iger has abruptly exited his CEO role

  • Iger led the company through major acquisitions and to unprecedented box-office success in his 15 years as CEO, and he undoubtedly leaves his role on a high note.
  • China's nearly 70,000 theaters are closed in response to the coronavirus and the country, which is the second biggest theatrical market in the world behind the US, was expected to be a major force in the movie's international box-office haul.
  • But without an "Avengers," "Star Wars," or highly anticipated Pixar sequel on the release schedule this year, 2020 won't reach those heights and the box office will be more evenly distributed between studios — another potential reason that Iger saw now as the right time to step down as CEO and fully dive into the company's creative aspirations.

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BP pulls out of US petroleum lobby groups

  • London | BP said it will leave three US petroleum industry trade groups, including the country's main refining lobby, due to differences over climate change policy.
  • The decision comes after BP chief executive Bernard Looney, who took office earlier this month, set one of the oil sector's most ambitious targets for curbing carbon emissions, with a vow to "reinvent" the 111-year old company in the face of the climate challenge.
  • The world's top oil and gas companies are under heavy pressure from investors and climate activists to meet the 2015 Paris climate goal of limiting global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels.
  • The London-based company said in a report on Wednesday that it will quit the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, the main US refining lobby, following similar moves by European rivals.
  • BP has announced it will split with the country's main petroleum lobby group as it pursues an ambitious climate emissions target.

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136 sports rorts emails haunt Scott Morrison

  • Scott Morrison's insistence that neither he nor his office influenced the distribution of grants under the $100 million "sports rorts" program has come under fresh scrutiny following revelations there were 136 emails on the subject between his office and that of then-sports minister Bridget McKenzie.
  • Labor said the emails, sent between October 17, 2018, and April 11, 2019, the day Mr Morrison called the Federal election, pointed to a much greater role by Mr Morrison's office in influencing the distribution of the grants than has been admitted.
  • Previously, Mr Morrison has said his office acted only as a conduit, passing on requests from Liberal MPs for sports grants in their electorates, to Senator McKenzie's office.
  • Quoting the emails, Labor leader Anthony Albanese said it was inconceivable that Mr Morrison and his office did not influence the allocation of the grants for political purposes.

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6-year-old sobs and pleads with officers during arrest

  • Two body camera videos of the incident were released to CNN Tuesday by the Smith & Eulo Law Firm, the attorneys representing Kaia Rolle.
  • According to written statements made by the principal, the assistant principal and two school staff members in September 2019 and obtained by CNN, the incident began at about 8:10 a.m. Kaia Rolle was screaming and pulling on a classroom door because she wanted to wear her sunglasses.
  • The videos released to CNN by the family attorney start off with Kaia Rolle calmly reading a book with a teacher in an office and do not show the temper tantrum described in the handwritten statements.
  • In a statement issued by Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy on September 24, 2019, Kaia's school wrote, "Never did anyone within our organization request or direct the School Resource Officer to arrest this student." CNN reached out to the school Tuesday asking for comment regarding the release of the videos and has not heard back.

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