Small Business Week In Palatine Includes Several Shops, Services

PALATINE, IL — Small Business Week kicks off Friday in Palatine, and includes Small Business Saturday.

Several small businesses across the village will have promotions and special offers during Small Business Week, which runs through Dec. 5.

According to Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce, several Palatine businesses, organizations and services operating during the coronavirus pandemic will be participating.

Visit the Palatine Strong website to find a list of nearly 200 local businesses and organizations, and see who is participating. You’ll also find details including offers, special hours and services.

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As local and state economies slowly emerge from pandemic lockdowns, it’s often hard for customers to know the conditions under which local businesses are open. Patch is here to help with our new Local Business Information Center.

If you are a business owner interested in joining the center, you can use this simple submission form to be included. Remember, there

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Mastercard introduces contactless payment on SBI Card App



a hand holding an object in his hand: To use this feature, SBI Card Mastercard cardholders will have to do a one-time registration of their card on the latest version of their mobile app. Once registered, they can complete payments simply by unlocking their phone screen and bringing the mobile near the contactless PoS terminal.


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To use this feature, SBI Card Mastercard cardholders will have to do a one-time registration of their card on the latest version of their mobile app. Once registered, they can complete payments simply by unlocking their phone screen and bringing the mobile near the contactless PoS terminal.

Mastercard and SBI Cards today announced the launch of their contactless payments on the SBI Card app. SBI card claims to be the first app of a credit card issuer in India to use Mastercard’s tokenization platform, Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES), that allows payment credentials to be securely tokenized and stored in mobile devices.

With this service, SBI Card Mastercard cardholders will not be needed to carry physical cards and can transact at any contactless point of sale terminal using their mobile. So, the cardholders can pay up to Rs 2,000 with just a tap on

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Ruhnn Announces Receipt of Preliminary Non-Binding “Going Private” Proposal

HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ruhnn Holding Limited (“ruhnn” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: RUHN), a leading internet key opinion leader (“KOL”) facilitator in China, today announced that its board of directors (the “Board”) has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter, dated November 25, 2020, from three founders of the Company, Min Feng, Lei Sun and Chao Shen (together with their respective affiliates, the “Buyer Group”), proposing to acquire all outstanding Class A ordinary shares, including Class A ordinary shares represented by American depository shares (the “ADSs,” each representing five Class A ordinary shares), and Class B ordinary shares (together with the Class A ordinary shares, the “Shares”) of the Company not already owned by the Buyer Group for US$0.68 per Share (or US$3.4 per ADS) in cash in a going private transaction (the “Proposed Transaction”).

A copy of the proposal letter is attached hereto as Exhibit A.

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Threat Intelligence Market to Witness Elevated Robust Growth during the Assessment Period: 2020-2029 | IBM Corporation, Dell Technologies

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Nov 24, 2020 (WiredRelease via Comtex) —
A consciously conceived and designed business intelligence report titled Global Threat Intelligence market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type, and Application, Forecast to 2029 by MarketResearch.biz discloses a succinct analysis of the regional spectrum, market size, and revenue forecast about the market. This report sheds light on the vital developments along with other events happening in the global Threat Intelligence market which is marking on the enlargement and opening doors for outlook growth in the coming years.

This is the latest report, covering the current COVID-19/Corona Virus pandemic impact on the market which has affected every aspect of life globally. This has brought along several changes in market conditions and the Business areas. The rapidly changing market scenario and initial and future assessment of the impact are covered in the Threat Intelligence

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Dubai initiative to help visa violators correct status



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Dubai initiative to help visa violators correct status

A new initiative named ‘Country without Violators’ has been launched by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai) with an aim to raise awareness about the dangers of hiring people illegally or overstaying or other violations.

Counselor Dr. Ali Humaid Bin Khatem, Advocate General, Head of Naturalization and Residency Prosecution and Head of the Judicial Scrutiny Unit at the Technical Bureau of the Attorney General in Dubai, has warned employers against hiring people illegally, explaining that such practices could be dangerous for employers and the society.

According to him, violators will be punished by a fine or imprisonment and deportation. The UAE, he explained, changed its laws in 2017 and increased fines and penalties for hiring violators. Fines start at Dh50,000. If an employer illegally hires

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Japanese sake master brewer on BBC’s 2020 list of 100 women



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A sake master brewer in Japan was selected as one of the 100 “inspiring and influential women” around the world by the BBC on Tuesday, in an annual list published by the British broadcaster.

Miho Imada, 59, heads her family business Imada Sake Brewery Co. in Hiroshima Prefecture, western Japan. She is one of the few female master brewers in the country, which historically forbid women to enter breweries for hundreds of years.

“I was surprised to be selected, but it made me realize that there are people abroad who are interested in Japanese sake,” she said following the announcement. “This is a chance for the world to become more familiar with sake.”

In 1994, she began working under the then-master brewer at the family brewery and eventually developed the “junmai-ginjo” sake — made out of highly polished rice with no alcohol added — named “Fukucho” from the

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SBI Credit Card users alert! Tap and go! Mastercard introduces this new feature on app



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Ever since the outbreak of Covid-19, contactless payments have emerged as the safest way of making payments as they are more secure and require minimum physical contact between the merchant and customer. Now, Mastercard and SBI Cards & Payment Services Ltd. (SBI Card) on Wednesday announced the launch of contactless payments on the SBI Card app. This is the first-ever app of a credit card issuer in India to use Mastercard’s tokenization platform, Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES), that allows payment credentials to be securely tokenized and stored in mobile devices.

What are the benefits for SBI Credit Card users?

– With this service in place, SBI Card Mastercard cardholders need not carry physical cards and can transact at any contactless point of sale terminal using their mobile.

-So, the cardholders enjoy the benefit of paying upto INR 2,000 with just a tap on their

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PM, ministers to interact with global business leaders at WEF’s strategy dialogue on Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan and several ministers will interact with global business leaders and heads of multinational companies at a Country Strategy Dialogue (CSD) on Pakistan to be held by the World Economic Forum on Wednesday.

CSD is the WEF’s signature platform for countries with rising economies and promising growth potential.

The dialogue will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran, who will also participate in an interactive dialogue with WEF President Børge Brende and the CEOs of leading global corporations and WEF partner companies, a Foreign Office (FO) statement said.



Imran Khan holding a sign: Prime Minister Imran Khan delivers a speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. — AFP/File


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Prime Minister Imran Khan delivers a speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. — AFP/File

In subsequent sessions of the day-long CSD, global business leaders will hold discussions with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Economic Affairs Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar and Minister

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US tech firms like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash could pay gig workers up to 15% of their compensation in stock under new proposal


  • US tech firms including Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash could offer independent contractors up to 15% of their compensation in stock under a new regulatory proposal.
  • The proposal addresses heated debate in favor of allowing the fast-growing gig economy to enjoy more traditional benefits like job security.
  • The SEC’s proposal will be open for 60 days of public comment.
  • It is unclear if President-elect Joe Biden’s new SEC pick will finalize the pilot program.
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US app-based technology firms like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash could offer equity compensation to their gig workers under a new SEC proposal announced Tuesday.

The regulator proposed a pilot program for tech platforms that employ food-delivery workers or drivers to get paid up to 15% of their compensation in stock rather than cash. Gig workers could not be paid in equity previously, but regular employees could.

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Dark Fiber Market 2020-2024 | COVID-19 Impact Analysis and Business Continuity Plan for New Normal | Technavio

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The dark fiber market is expected to grow by USD 4.85 billion, progressing at a CAGR of over 12% during the forecast period. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the dark fiber market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios. According to the report, the market is expected to have a positive impact due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The imposition of lockdowns and the adoption of work from home policies by businesses across the world has significantly increased the demand for internet services. This is resulting in the increased deployment of high-speed fiber facilities by network and telecom operators worldwide.

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