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Nobel Prize in Economics Goes to 3 Professors for Work on Alleviating Global Poverty

17 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Michael Kremer of Harvard University were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics “for...
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China's Trade With the U.S. Shrinks Again in September

19 hours ago   |   Time

BEIJING - China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. Exports to...
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Learn to love your regulated future: A message from Wall Street to Silicon Valley

Learn to love your regulated future: A message from Wall Street to Silicon Valley

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

GUEST: Move fast and break things: It's a philosophy that many in the tech world have adopted as their mantra, long after Mark Zuckerberg immortalized it as the unofficial...
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An Austin startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of the cost of traditional homebuilding - here's how Icon could revolutionize affordable housing

An Austin startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of the cost of traditional homebuilding - here's how Icon could revolutionize affordable housing

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Icon is an Austin startup that designs 3D-printing technology capable of building tiny homes in about a day for a fraction of the cost of traditional construction methods. Icon...
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UK Tech 100: The 30 most important, interesting, and impactful women shaping British technology in 2019

UK Tech 100: The 30 most important, interesting, and impactful women shaping British technology in 2019

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider has named the 100 most interesting and impactful people who are influencing British tech in 2019. Of that list, Business Insider has selected the top 30 female...
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These clothes use outlandish designs to trick facial recognition software into thinking you're not a human

These clothes use outlandish designs to trick facial recognition software into thinking you're not a human

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facial recognition technology is everywhere: More than half of Americans' faces are now logged in police databases . To push back against surveillance, designers have invented...
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6 key moments in history that made Silicon Valley the tech capital of the world, according to a historian

6 key moments in history that made Silicon Valley the tech capital of the world, according to a historian

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Silicon Valley has been a hub of technological innovation for the last century. The region's growth is closely tied to buildup during World War II and federal...
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Looks to Lead the Industry Toward Climate-Minded Travel on Its 100th Birthday

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Looks to Lead the Industry Toward Climate-Minded Travel on Its 100th Birthday

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Upon reaching a centennial milestone, it's only natural that a heritage brand would venture down memory lane to pay homage to its achievements. But in celebrating its 100th...
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Uber to buy Chile's Cornershop as it sets sights on delivering groceries

3 days ago   |   Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc said on Friday it would buy a majority stake in Chilean online grocery provider Cornershop as the ride hailing company seeks to widen its fast-growing...
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US stock indexes end mixed; S&P 500 notches 3rd weekly gain

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By ALEX VEIGA The S&P 500 notched its third straight weekly gain Friday, even as the major U.S. stock indexes ended the day mostly lower. A slide in technology stocks, along...
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Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for...

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for murder

A former Texas police officer who shot and killed a woman in her own home over the weekend was booked at the Tarrant County Jail and charged with murder on Monday evening local... Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg responds to report he's been hosting private dinners with...

Mark Zuckerberg responds to report he's been hosting private dinners with prominent conservatives like Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham by telling people they should try listening to 'a wide range of viewpoints'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting dinners with influential conservative politicians and journalists since this summer, Politico reported . On Monday, Zuckerberg... Read more ...

This year's 3 winners of the economics Nobel Prize revolutionized how we...

This year's 3 winners of the economics Nobel Prize revolutionized how we think about poverty. Here's an intro to their most essential research

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics was jointly awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their pioneering work in economics for the developing world. The... Read more ...

The neighbor who called Fort Worth police to the home where they shot its...

The neighbor who called Fort Worth police to the home where they shot its 28-year-old owner says he wishes he never called

The neighbor of Atatiana Jefferson, the 28-year-old woman who was fatally shot by Fort Worth police while playing video games with her nephew in her home this weekend, said he... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Global stocks are dropping on trade-war worries after China reportedly wants more talks before signing Trump's deal. Trump tweeted on Sunday... Read more ...

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn had an incredibly awkward chat before the...

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn had an incredibly awkward chat before the Queen's Speech

Boris Johnson tries and fails to engage Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn in small talk as they walk to watch the Queen's Speech. The leaders of the UK's two biggest parties... Read more ...

One of European soccer's best goalkeepers has taken up ice hockey and saved...

One of European soccer's best goalkeepers has taken up ice hockey and saved a penalty to win the match on his debut

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech produced a man of the match performance on his ice hockey debut for the Guildford Phoenix. Cech kept a shutout and saved two... Read more ...

WeWork could hand control to SoftBank as part of rescue package

WeWork could hand control to SoftBank as part of rescue package

SoftBank has prepared a rescue package for WeWork that would give it control over the shared office space company, a person familiar with the matter said. Read more ...

'Fear TWD' had a huge hint about Beta's mysterious identity hiding in plain...

'Fear TWD' had a huge hint about Beta's mysterious identity hiding in plain sight and 'Walking Dead' fans think they've already solved who he was before the zombie apocalypse

Warning: There are spoilers ahead for Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead," "We are the End of the World." Ryan Hurst, who plays Beta on "The Walking Dead," told Insider... Read more ...

Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of a Chinese private equity...

Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of a Chinese private equity firm as Trump alleges corruption

Hunter Biden is stepping down from his role on the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company. In a statement posted online, Biden's lawyer said he vowed to avoid all... Read more ...