El Pollo Loco Unveils New L.A. Mex Restaurant Design with Enhanced Off-Premise Convenience and … | Money

The restaurant designs share an enhanced digitized experience – including cubbies for mobile to-go orders, a double drive-thru with digital menu boards, and GPS-enabled curbside pick-up, all integrated with the company’s dynamic and versatile mobile app.

To honor the brand’s heritage and highlight what makes El Pollo Loco so unique, subtle brand cues permeate throughout the entire restaurant, from the cleaver door handles (which is a nod to the fact that all chicken is cut to order) to the turning fork chandeliers (which repurposes a tool of trade used by the brand’s skilled Grill Masters). Similarly, murals, imagery and city maps evoking the brand’s 40-year Los Angeles hometown roots on the interior and exterior walls.

“Where you will see our commitment to design manifest itself in the most dramatic of ways is with our new restaurant of the future,” said Brian Carmichall, Chief Development Officer at El Pollo Loco. “To

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VCs Are Pouring Money Into the Wrong Education Startups

The Covid-19 pandemic has compelled students, teachers, and parents across the globe to embrace relatively new forms of education technology (edtech) quickly and on an unprecedented scale. At a glance, it would appear that edtech startups and their venture capital backers have responded swiftly and emphatically to meet this exceptional challenge. But a closer look also suggests some cause for serious concerns, particularly with respect to our most educationally vulnerable students.



Thomas S. Dee is the Barnett Family Professor at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education and a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Though the pandemic brought about a sharp and sudden economic contraction, overall VC investments have remained surprisingly robust. This is likely the result of both the push of low interest rates as well as the pull of new challenges in fields such as health, climate change, and education. Education

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AOC played Among Us again to raise money for charities

  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York once again livestreamed a game of Among Us, this time in an effort to raise money for charity.
  • Just hours after posting a link to her Twitch livestream, Ocasio-Cortez announced she had raised $200,000 to go toward food pantry assistance, eviction defense legal funds, and community organizations.
  • Among Us is an online game that has become a Twitch mainstay in recent months. 
  • Ocasio-Cortez has previously leveraged the platform to engage voters. Her last Twitch livestream had an audience of almost 440,000 people who watched her play.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York on Friday once again invited people to watch her play Among Us on Twitch, and this time used the platform to raise $200,000 for charities.

“Today I’m using the stream to fundraise for local food pantries, eviction defense legal aid, & community support organizations,” she

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Non-Chinese Investors Flock To India, As Chinese Money Pales

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Even a cursory glance at the business headlines during the past few months will point to the growing trend of foreign investors pumping cash in Indian companies. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently, while speaking at US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), claimed that the country has received over $20 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) this year.

When it comes to the Indian startup ecosystem, which is burgeoning in recent times and has more than two dozen unicorns, has always had foreign investors play an epoch-making role for a company’s future. From the nascent stage of Indian startup ecosystem, foreign investors, particularly Chinese investors, have shown a massive interest after understanding the market potential. However, in current times, there has been a gradual shift in terms of the source of investment.

Why is

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Where has all the broadband money gone?

a herd of sheep standing on top of a lush green field: Places like Cumbria still have homes with very slow broadband speeds

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Places like Cumbria still have homes with very slow broadband speeds

Internet and network providers have asked the government to clarify why its promised £5bn investment in rural broadband has been reduced to £1.2bn.

Industry bodies said they wanted clarity on how and when the remaining £3.8bn would be allocated.

The change was announced in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review.

The government has also watered down its election pledge to reach every home in the country to the lower target of 85%.

Providing all homes and businesses in the UK with gigabit broadband speeds by 2025 was one of Boris Johnson’s most ambitious election pledges.

It came with the promise of £5bn to get the job done – but in the spending review it was announced that only £1.2bn of that would be made available over the next four years.

‘Surprise to all’

The Independent Network Co-operative

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UA Little Rock hosts Starbucks networking event to raise money, gather donations for Helping Hands Campaign

The UA Little Rock Staff Senate and Starbucks are holding a networking and coffee event to benefit the Helping Hands Campaign on Nov. 17

UA Little Rock staff and faculty members are encouraged to visit Starbucks from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, for a coffee and some socially distanced networking. Starbucks will make a donation to the Helping Hands Campaign based on sales during the event.

The Staff Senate Helping Hands Campaign provides holiday meal baskets for UA Little Rock employees and students who would otherwise not be able to provide a traditional holiday dinner for their families and has assisted with meeting the needs of dozens of families each holiday for more than 20 years.

Staff Senate is also collecting non-perishable food items until Dec. 15. Donation items needed for the food baskets include stuffing/dressing mix, cornbread mix, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, chicken/vegetable broth, green

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II-VI Incorporated to Present at the Needham Virtual Security, Networking, and Communications … | Money

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, announced today that the Company will participate in the following event:

Needham Virtual Security, Networking, and Communications Conference

Date:    Tuesday, November 17, 2020Time:    3:00 p.m. ETPlace:   Virtual

Dr. Chuck Mattera, Chief Executive Officer, II-VIMary Jane Raymond, Chief Financial Officer, II-VI

A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Investors section of the II-VI website at https://www.ii-vi.com/investors-events/. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website following the conclusion of the event.

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in communications, materials processing, aerospace & defense, semiconductor capital equipment, life sciences, consumer electronics, and automotive markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the Company has research and development, manufacturing,

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