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NYIAX Appoints Bill Wise as Chairman of Board and Promotes Richard Bush to President and Sergey Tsoy to Chief Technology Officer

NEW YORK, April 20, 2018-- NYIAX, the world’ s first guaranteed advertising contract marketplace, today announced Bill Wise, CEO of Mediaocean, as executive chairman of the board, Richard Bush as president and Sergey Tsoy as chief technology officer. NYIAX’ s trading marketplace brings Wall Street to Madison Avenue through a seamless global platform.

Source: Globe Newswire

eBay CEO Devin Wenig Elected to GM Board of Directors

DETROIT, April 19, 2018/ PRNewswire/-- General Motors Co. announced today the election of eBay President and CEO Devin Wenig to its Board of Directors. Wenig earned a bachelor's degree from Union College and a Juris Doctor from Columbia University Law School. He is a co-chair of the Governors of the Consumer Industries for the World Economic Forum, member of the...

Source: PR Newswire

Soumitra Dutta Named Chairman of Global Business School Network Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Global Business School Network announces the appointment of Soumitra Dutta as Chairman of the Board of Directors effective April 10, 2018. Professor Dutta succeeds Robert Kennedy, Dean of Nanyang Business School in Singapore. Under his leadership as Dean, the Johnson Graduate School of Management at...

Source: PR Newswire

Successful Growth for Chain IQ and Election of Two New Board Members

Furthermore, Stefano Aversa and Douglas D. Haynes, two international distinguished top experts, were elected to the Board of Directors at the General Assembly of April 16, 2018. Stefano Aversa is currently serving as Managing Director, Chair of Europe, Middle East& Africa and Vice-Chair Revenue of AlixPartners, LLP. Stefano Aversa joined AlixPartners from A.T....

Source: PR Newswire

INTERVIEW-Amid global trade strains, Norway aims to address concerns over WTO

*Close U.S. ally Norway is not part of EU. *Norway not exempt from steel, aluminium tariffs. OSLO, April 16- Norway is leading informal talks to tackle issues "paralysing" the World Trade Organisation, its foreign minister said, outlining an attempt to defend the rules-based trading system against a rising threat from protectionism.

Source: Reuters

Facebook's business model wasn't an issue...until President Trump

Things have been going wrong for Facebook since the U.S. presidential election. Here's a look at why.

Source: CNBC.com

Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes

Now Rwanda has taken action, raising tariffs on the clothing in defiance of U.S. pressure. President Donald Trump's decision has not gone down well in Rwanda, a small, largely impoverished East African nation still trying to heal the scars of genocide 24 years ago. The action against Rwanda comes just weeks after Trump met Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the...

Source: The Associated Press

WRAPUP 4-China's Xi renews vow to open economy, cut tariffs as U.S. trade row deepens

*China to lower import tariffs on autos, other products. *China to broaden market access for foreign firms. Xi said China will widen market access for foreign investors, addressing a chief complaint of its trading partners and a point of contention for U.S.

Source: Reuters

10 things predicted to happen before the pay gap closes

Expect Elon Musk to reach Mars, a robot workforce, cities underwater and more.

Source: CNBC.com

WRAPUP 3-China's Xi renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year as U.S. trade row deepens

*China to lower import tariffs on autos, other products. China to broaden market access for foreign firms. Xi said that China will sharply widen market access for foreign investors, a chief complaint of the country's trading partners and a point of contention for U.S.

Source: Reuters