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TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

Technology
The popular video-sharing app TikTok, its future in limbo since President Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall, is asking a federal court to interveneBy MATT O'BRIEN AP Technology WriterNovember 12, 2020, 12:07 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe popular video-sharing app TikTok, its future in limbo since President Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall, is asking a federal court to intervene.TikTok's Chinese owner, ByteDance, has until Thursday to sell off its U.S. operations under an executive order that Trump signed in August.Trump in September gave his tentative blessing to a ByteDance proposal meant to resolve U.S. national security concerns by placing TikTok under the oversight of American companies Oracle and Walmart, ea...
RBI asks banks to speed up ATM upgrades as deadline looms large

RBI asks banks to speed up ATM upgrades as deadline looms large

Finance
MUMBAI: Indian banks are staring at penalties over missed deadlines on compliance with ATM security and cash management norms introduced by the Reserve Bank of India over the last two years which banks say is not remunerative enough to carry out due to meddling in the fee structure. Most banks have not initiated these upgrades as sought by the central bank as their cost analysis of such an overhaul is significantly higher than central bank’s estimates, said people aware of the matter. The norms in question include revamp of outdated cash-replenishment process with a new cassette swapping system, ramping electronic surveillance at ATM premises, installing digital locks and upgrading the Operating Systems powering these cash machines. “Most acquirer banks who operate ATMs are waiting for a h...

Israeli PM holds tense Cabinet meeting as indictment looms

World
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is leading a noticeably tense Cabinet meeting, his first since the country’s attorney general announced Netanyahu would be indictedByThe Associated PressNovember 24, 2019, 10:12 AM1 min read Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is leading a noticeably tense Cabinet meeting. It’s his first since Israel’s attorney general announced Netanyahu will be indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu didn’t mention the looming indictment during Sunday’s weekly meeting. Instead, he’s projecting an attitude of business as usual, discussing Iranian belligerency, threats from Gaza and domestic affairs. His typically talkative ministers have remained noticeably silent. This has been their first public appearances since the attorney general’s a...
As a financial advisor shortage looms, college programs look to help fill the talent gap

As a financial advisor shortage looms, college programs look to help fill the talent gap

Finance
When Julie Penwell graduates from Central Washington University this spring, she plans to pursue the career she has been dreaming about since she was 15-years-old — that of a personal financial planner.Penwell decided to pursue the profession after a high school financial planning class gave her what she describes as "base level financial literacy" and an insatiable desire to learn more.Now, she is studying for the exam to become a certified financial planner, while working two jobs and serving as the president of her school's Personal Financial Planning Club.Julie Penwell, 21, plans to pursue a career in financial planning after she graduates from Central Washington University this spring.Alex Horning, ABH Studios "You get to work with people and help them meet their goals," Penwell said...