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Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai have journeyed to Brussels as the European Union drafts regulation for A.I. and the digital economy.
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Officials announce $75M for Chicago-area public housing

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Nearly a dozen public housing authorities in the Chicago area will receive $75 million in federal funding for development, financing and modernization, federal...
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The coronavirus could cripple China's economy for longer than Wall Street wants to believe

The coronavirus could cripple China's economy for longer than Wall Street wants to believe

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Wall Street is convincing itself that China will bounce back relatively quickly around the end of the first quarter, when it expects the coronavirus' spread to be...
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The casualties of Mongolia's doomed love affair with coal

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

From magic bullet to poisoned chalice: coal has helped the economy to boom, at great cost to ordinary people's lives.
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What Greystar's belief in multifamily says about the health of the economy

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Greystar CEO Bob Faith says he's “very bullish” on the multifamily sector and so are investors, whether or not the economic cycle is past its peak. When asked if the South...
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A top Chinese official has slammed other countries for the 'overreaction' and 'unnecessary panic' towards the coronavirus

A top Chinese official has slammed other countries for the 'overreaction' and 'unnecessary panic' towards the coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi advised against the US from taking "unnecessary" coronavirus response actions that could be detrimental towards the...
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Europe Needs a DARPA

Europe Needs a DARPA

2 days ago   |   Bruegel

This article was originally published by Project Syndicate The mood in Germany is bleak, and not just because of the country's current economic slowdown. Long famed for its...
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Consumer spending rose modestly in January as clothing store sales fell by the most since 2009

2 days ago   |   CNBC

Sales at clothing stores declined by the most since 2009 in January, which could raise concerns about the economy's ability to continue expanding at a moderate pace.
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Star fund manager's bet on $4.3 billion worth of Argentine debt is dangerously close to unraveling

Star fund manager's bet on $4.3 billion worth of Argentine debt is dangerously close to unraveling

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Franklin Templeton and its star money manager, Michael Hasenstab, have $4.3 billion worth of Argentine bonds as the country marches towards restructuring, Bloomberg...
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As coronavirus spreads, even furniture sellers in the U.S. are starting to feel the fallout

2 days ago   |   Fortune

China's significance in the global economy is front and center with the spread of coronavirus. Companies around the world turned to China for cheaper labor and materials costs...
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UFC on ESPN+ 25 bonuses: Jan Blachowicz wins no-brainer 'Performance of the...

UFC on ESPN+ 25 bonuses: Jan Blachowicz wins no-brainer 'Performance of the Night'

Saturday night was just about a perfect evening for Jan Blachowicz , the kind that ends with a little extra money. With UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones watching in the... Read more ...

Caroline Flack, former 'Love Island' host, has died at 40

Caroline Flack, former 'Love Island' host, has died at 40

British television presenter Caroline Flack has been found dead, according to multiple publications including The Daily Mail and The Sun. Flack, the former host of reality... Read more ...

'Everything is hackable' warns cyber group after hacking the Olympics and FC...

'Everything is hackable' warns cyber group after hacking the Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts and posting about private messages

The official Twitter accounts for the Olympics and Barcelona FC were hacked on Saturday. OurMine, the group responsible for several prominent Twitter hacks beginning in 2016... Read more ...

Diamond Princess cruise ship has 67 passengers who have tested positive for...

Diamond Princess cruise ship has 67 passengers who have tested positive for coronavirus onboard, Japan's Health Minister announced

An additional 67 passengers aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship have contracted the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people onboard who have tested... Read more ...

HQ Trivia, the live game show app that became a worldwide sensation a few...

HQ Trivia, the live game show app that became a worldwide sensation a few years ago, is shutting down

Embattled live-gameshow app HQ Trivia is reportedly shutting down its operations after a deal to acquire the company fell through. "Effective today, HQ will cease operations... Read more ...

The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck on a cruise...

The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck on a cruise ship where more than 100 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed

The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck aboard a Diamond Princess cruise ship where nearly 200 coronavirus cases have been confirmed, according to... Read more ...

Amy Klobuchar Says She's Raised 'Over $12 Million' Since New Hampshire Debate

Amy Klobuchar Says She's Raised 'Over $12 Million' Since New Hampshire Debate

The Minnesota senator said she will use the money to broaden her base, hoping to diversify her predominantly white coalition. Read more ...

Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by...

Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by judges of the Slam Dunk Contest

Aaron Gordon was robbed by the judges of the Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night. Gordon lost to Derrick Jones Jr. in the final, despite dunking over Tacko Fall in his final... Read more ...

Is Uber killing the U.S. middle class?

Is Uber killing the U.S. middle class?

Uber's streamlined management style will put management consultants out of work: It involves a C-suite, teams of worker bees, and very little in between. Read more ...

Two British Airways executives step down following the airline's first...

Two British Airways executives step down following the airline's first strike in decades

British Airways' chief operating officer and people director are leaving the company in the wake of a tense pilot walkout in September, The Wall Street Journal reported... Read more ...