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Ivory Coast, a Big Cocoa Exporter, Tries to Move Up the Ladder

Ivory Coast, a Big Cocoa Exporter, Tries to Move Up the Ladder

GRAND-BASSAM, Ivory Coast — The worker carefully peeled the husks from the cocoa beans to keep them from breaking, then tipped them into a metal tray that a colleague slid into an oven. The aroma of roasting beans filled the small shop in this seaside town, where the worker, Marie-France Kozoro, readied the next batch …

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YouTube Automation Sprouts Cottage Industry That Promises Fast Money

Hacer canales exitosos en YouTube no es tan fácil como parece

Scott Mitchell agreed that YouTube lo volvería rico. Mitchell, of 33 years, you have this idea of ​​a year passed after videos that promote acerca courses of how to create channels generating effective, that has menudo hacen through a process automated by YouTube. Así que compró un curso, y luego otro y otro. También pagó …

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YouTube Automation Sprouts Cottage Industry That Promises Fast Money

YouTube Automation Sprouts Cottage Industry That Promises Fast Money

Scott Mitchell became convinced YouTube would make him rich. Mr. Mitchell, 33, got the idea last year from videos that promoted courses on how to build so-called cash cow channels, which are often created through a process called YouTube automation. So he bought one course, then another and another. He also paid for mentorship services. …

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Pacific Northwest Restaurants Struggle as Temperatures Spike

Pacific Northwest Restaurants Struggle as Temperatures Spike

On Wednesday, the temperature in the tight kitchen at Blotto, a pizza restaurant in Seattle, reached 108 degrees. Like many restaurants in the city, Blotto does not have air-conditioning. Facing due west, it gets hours of the summer-afternoon sunlight. The pizzeria’s owners, Jordan Koplowitz and Caleb Hoffmann, work in the kitchen, easily the hottest area …

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FTC Chair Lina Khan Upends Antitrust Standards by Suing Meta

FTC Chair Lina Khan Upends Antitrust Standards by Suing Meta

WASHINGTON — Early in her tenure as chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan declared that she would rein in the power of the largest technology companies in a dramatically new way. “We’re trying to be forward looking, anticipating problems and taking fast action,” Ms. Khan said in an interview last month. She promised …

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Fear and Loathing Return to Tech Start-Ups

Fear and Loathing Return to Tech Start-Ups

Start-up workers came into 2022 expecting another year of cash-gushing initial public offerings. Then the stock market tanked, Russia invaded Ukraine, inflation ballooned, and interest rates rose. Instead of going public, start-ups began cutting costs and laying off employees. People started dumping their start-up stock, too. The number of people and groups trying to unload …

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