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The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth

7 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Even “sustainable” technologies such as electric vehicles and wind turbines face unbreachable physical limits and exact grave environmental costs
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Dow soars 586 points in best day since March as the reopening trade recovers

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Xinhua/Wang Ying/ Getty Images The Dow Jones soared 5TK points and had its best day since March on Monday. The surge higher was driven by sectors tied to the physical reopening...
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Jim Simons' Renaissance Technologies suffers $11 billion of client withdrawals in 7 months, report says

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Jim Simons. AP Images / Jason Decrow Jim Simons' Renaissance Technologies has seen $11 billion of client withdrawals in seven months. RenTech's three public funds had their...
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China's central bank calls for tougher measures on digital currencies

China's central bank calls for tougher measures on digital currencies

15 hours ago   |   RT

The People's Bank of China has held talks with a number of Chinese banks and financial institutions, urging them to thoroughly screen clients' accounts for cryptocurrency...
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The Future of Fintech: AI & Blockchain

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sweeping global regulations, the growing penetration of digital devices, and a slew of investor interest are catapulting the fintech industry to new highs. Of the many emerging...
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Insurtech Tractable gains traction with new unicorn status and takes on property appraisals

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tractable raised $60 million to expand its AI damage appraisal solution to property claims. And its existing partner network gives it strong cross-selling...
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UMass Lowell IT systems returning to normal, classes resume

16 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

LOWELL - Following a reset of all UMass Lowell user passwords, students, faculty and staff are once again able to access IT systems for academic and business operations. UMass...
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Amazon sellers say the supply-chain crisis might limit their Prime Day stock. One said he still had $60,000 of products stuck on the Ever Given container ship

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Amazon Prime employee Alicia Jackson hunts for items at the company's urban fulfillment facility that have been ordered by customers, in New York. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Amazon...
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The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Even “sustainable” technologies such as electric vehicles and wind turbines face unbreachable physical limits and exact grave environmental costs
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AI in Insurance: How three forward-looking insurers are infusing AI into their front, middle, and back offices

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Incumbent insurers have accelerated their use of mature AI deployments in the past year to meet changing customer expectations and better compete with insurtechs. Insider...
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After A 16-Year Wait, Will LVMH's La Samaritaine Redefine Luxury Shopping In...

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Homebuilder developing rare infill project in central Las Vegas

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The Trump Organization sued New York City after the mayor cancelled all...

Then President-elect Donald Trump boards the elevator at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images The Trump Organization sued NYC... Read more ...

Ransomware gangs get paid off as officials struggle for fix

If your business falls victim to ransomware and you want simple advice on whether to pay the criminals, don't expect much help from the U.S. government. The answer is apt to... Read more ...