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Amazon faces strikes in Germany on busy Prime Day

  • Amazon workers in Germany chose to strike on Amazon Prime Day, which is usually one of busiest days of the year for the company.
  • Strikes are set to take place in the German cities of Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld, Rheinberg, Werne, Graben and Koblenz.
  • Ver.di, the union behind the strikes, think Amazon workers deserve better pay, working conditions and more respect.



a man riding on the back of a truck: Amazon vans line up at a distribution center to pick up packages for delivery on Amazon Prime Day, July 16, 2019, in Orlando, Florida.


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Amazon vans line up at a distribution center to pick up packages for delivery on Amazon Prime Day, July 16, 2019, in Orlando, Florida.

LONDON — Amazon workers are striking in Germany on Prime Day, which is usually one of busiest days of the year for the e-commerce giant.

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Warehouse workers in the German cities of Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld, Rheinberg, Werne, Graben and Koblenz are due to take part in the strike, which is being organized by German labor union ver.di.

A spokesperson for

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CPACharge Introduces New Mobile App for Busy CPAs to Get Paid Faster, More

With new app and Bluetooth reader/swiper, contactless payments are even easier for CPAs

Accountants across the country are navigating changing rules, deadlines, client expectations and in the current pandemic—tech competency. That’s why CPACharge—the leading online payment solution for CPAs, enrolled agents and other accounting professionals—is excited to announce its first-ever mobile app and a new Bluetooth card reader/swiper.

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CPACharge Introduces New Mobile App for Busy CPAs to Get Paid Faster, More (Photo: Business Wire)

The CPACharge mobile app is user-friendly technology that takes the burden out of getting paid, and is available for download today for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play store.

CPACharge provides accounting professionals with a secure, simple way to accept client credit, debit and ACH payments. With the release of the new app and Bluetooth card reader/swiper, CPAs have yet another flexible

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Snowflake, Unity Lead Off Busy Tech IPO Season

A few months after the pandemic sidelined many IPOs, a crop of new tech names are due to make their public debuts in September. 

Among them are several multibillion-dollar firms working in software, data, cloud infrastructure and related high-growth sectors. Here’s a breakdown of who is listing when:

Snowflake

Snowflake sells storage, computing, and cloud services to enterprises looking for efficient ways to manage data, and according to a recent filing, the company is seeking to raise $2.2 billion in an IPO expected on Sept. 15. 

Snowflake set a midpoint price of $80 per share in its IPO, which would place its valuation at around $23 billion. And it recently received a vote of confidence from Salesforce  (CRM) – Get Report and Berkshire Hathaway  (BRK.A) – Get Report, both of which opted to buy several million shares. Snowflake is not profitable, but its financial disclosures

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