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Big Ten men’s soccer: No. 2 Penn State 4, No. 3 Michigan 1

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Penn State forward Daniel Bloyou (9) celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament Quarterfinal match at the Jeffrey Field on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in State College, PA. The Nittany Lions defeated Michigan 4-1 to move on to the Big Ten Tournament Final.

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No. 2 Penn State men’s soccer is moving on to the Big Ten Tournament Championship after beating No. 3 Michigan 4-1 in a tightly packed, semifinals contest at Jeffrey Field on Wednesday.

The Nittany Lions found themselves on the losing side of the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against the Wolverines in 2019, as they were defeated 1-0 in heartbreaking fashion, thanks to a Jack Callahan goal in the 61st minute.

But they were able to enact their revenge this time around as Peter Mangione’s first-half penalty kick goal proved to be the difference in a game that saw

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Payment Startups Big Winners Of E-commerce Boom

They were little known before the pandemic, but startups in the flourishing digital payment industry are now worth a fortune as Covid-19 has forced people to increasingly embrace e-commerce.

Online shopping, contactless card readers and mobile payments are nothing new, but lockdowns and fears of contagion changed consumer behaviour during the coronavirus crisis.

“2020 considerably accelerated the shift in consumer preferences to electronic payments and online shopping,” said Marc-Henri Desportes, deputy CEO of Worldline, a French payment and transactions processing firm.

A trio of startups — Stripe, SumUp and Pledg — have benefited from the shift.

Founded by two Irish brothers in 2011, Stripe catapulted to the forefront of the industry after its valuation soared to $95 billion in the past week, nearly tripling since last year.

However, it still has a long way to catch up to the likes of Mastercard, valued above $300 billion.

According a study by the consulting firm Accenture published last year, global payments revenue may rise by $500 billion over the coming years to hit $2 trillion in 2025. According a study by

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I Work at a Big Department Store and Want Everyone to Try These 6 Easy Trends

We often tap a variety of industry insiders for their thoughts on trends worth trying, along with shopping suggestions. One we routinely turn to? Bloomingdale’s RTW fashion director, Arielle Siboni. It’s her actual job to guide the fashion and style direction for one of the biggest department stores out there, so she’s always filled with that top-notch sartorial inspiration. On that note, we thought there could be some interest in uncovering a few of the trends she thinks everyone might be into this year.

The trends in question run the gamut, but there could be something for everybody given that most are easy and quite versatile in nature. We’re talking everything from chic loungewear silhouettes to statement shirting picks. With all that in mind, keep scrolling to check out the 2021 trends Siboni is loving at the moment. You’ll also find visual inspiration from fashion people to showcase

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11 Big Menswear Moves to Try Right Now

If you landed here after curiously googling “men’s fashion trends 2021,” we have an admission to make: it’s a weird time to be trend forecasting! Between the plodding pace of the vaccine rollout and the late January chill that’s set in, there still aren’t a whole lot of public forums for getting fits off, which makes it tricky to assess what people are actually wearing right now or what—if any—true-blue trends are forming and blossoming organically. So today, instead of any real era-defining capital-M Menswear Trends, we’re blessing you with an oddball assortment of things we’re really feeling at the moment. New stuff we want to wear, old stuff we’ve been wearing forever, weird stuff that brings us joy. It’s a lot less surefooted and cohesive than the list of men’s fashion trends we gave you last year, which makes sense: this is a much less surefooted and cohesive

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