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113 enterprise AI companies you should know

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Enterprise companies comprise a $3.4 trillion market worldwide of which an increasingly larger share is being allocated to artificial intelligence technologies. By our definition, “enterprise” technology companies create tools for workplace roles and functions that a large number of businesses use. For example, Salesforce is the primary enterprise software used by sales professionals in a company. Also known as a type of customer relationship management software, or CRM, it is the system of record for sales professionals to enter in their contacts, progress of leads, and for sales metrics to be tracked. Any compan... Read More
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How to tell when a SaaS startup is ready for IPO

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If you’re a founder, early employee, or investor of a growing SaaS startup, chances are that the word “Exit” has crossed your mind. Generally, you have two options: get acquired or go public. While the former has long been a viable option, the public market for SaaS businesses is relatively new. Salesforce.com was the first of its ilk to go public (in June 2004); the stock priced 30 percent above the initial filing range and ended its first day of trading up 56 percent. That success demarcated the market’s receptivity to SaaS companies, and a precedent was formed. Blackbaud and RightNow followed in subsequent months, and so have 75+ other SaaS businesses since then. To understand what it takes for these companies to exist ... Read More
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As Europe’s startup scene explodes, a continent goes tech conference crazy

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Even as Benjamin Costantini was helping organize the 2014 edition of the LeWeb conference in Paris, he had a hunch this was going to be the last edition of what had been one of Europe’s largest and most important tech events for more than a decade. Conferences tend to have a natural lifespan, and LeWeb had run its course. Despite LeWeb’s demise, Costantini’s inbox was crammed full of invitations to tech conferences sprouting up across Europe. The startup scene was surging, and suddenly every corner of the continent was putting together a conference. From Riga to Dublin, from Lisbon to Sofia, the startup calendar has become crammed with an improbable number of tech conferences of all shapes and sizes drawing nomadic entre... Read More
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Willy Wonka-Inspired 'Candy Alchemist' Spins Sugar Into Pure Imagination

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Enlarge this image The Eugene J. Candy Co., which opened a year ago in Brooklyn, stocks offbeat novelties like wax fangs as well as its own experimental confections. Courtesy o... Read More
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AP Top Stories April 22 P

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Here are the top stories for Saturday, April 22nd: Thousands march for science in Washington; Global finance leaders play down differences on free trade with Donald Trump; Wildfires rage in Florida; Thousands march in Venezuela for slain countrymen.Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsFind the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump's latest pres... Read More
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Is the IMF Shifting on Trade to Appease Trump?

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At the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington, the IMF's steering body largely adopted trade language from last month's G-20 meeting and played down differences with President Donald Trump over free trade. (April 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsFind the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump's latest press conferences, announce... Read More
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Finance Leaders Play Down Differences with Trump

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Global finance leaders are playing down differences over free trade with President Donald Trump, saying there is wide agreement that globalization delivers stronger economic growth. They met for the spring meetings of the World Bank and IMF. (April 22Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Finance Leaders Play Down Differences with Trump

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Global finance leaders are playing down differences over free trade with President Donald Trump, saying there is wide agreement that globalization delivers stronger economic growth. This week marks the spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. (April 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsFind the 45th President of the United Sta... Read More
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Finance leaders downplay differences with Trump over trade

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From left, German Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble, Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, Chinese Finance Minister Xiao Jie and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde gather for the Family Photo during the G20 at the 2017 World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Global finance leaders are downplaying differences over free trade with Pre... Read More
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A growing world economy: Clear skies ahead? – Counting the Cost

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The outlook for global GDP has started to look a whole lot sunnier. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the world's economy is on track for its strongest growth in half a decade. The IMF's prediction is that world GDP will hit a 3.5% increase in 2017 - that's a significant 0.4% rise from the original prediction of 3.1% for the year.Further positive predictions for Europe's largest economies include the UK, with a 2% increase for the UK, demonstrating that Brexit has not affected the economic outlook there yet. The forecast isn't just about the world's richest nations either, with emerging and low-income economies all seeing a more optimistic outlook. But there are still plenty of hurdles... Read More
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Jacob Kirkegaard discusses the French election

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To discuss the upcoming French election and whether or not the recent police shooting in Paris will have an impact on the votes this Sunday, CGTN's Mike Walter spoke to Jacob Kirkegaard, senior fellow at Peterson Institute For International Economics.... Read More
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US market indexes end slightly lower Friday

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The stock market is closing slightly lower led by declines in phone companies, banks and health care providers. Verizon slumped 2.3 percent Friday, while Bank of America lost 1.6 percent. In earnings news, Mattel nosedived 13.6 percent after the struggling toy maker reported a big drop in sales. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,348. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,547. The Nasdaq composite gave up 6 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 5,910. Bond prices didn’t move much. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note held steady at 2.24 percent. ... Read More
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Current, former restaurant owners charged with tax fraud

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Both the current and former owners of a Mineola restaurant, Churrasqueira Brasa Rodizio, failed to pay more than $330,000 in taxes, authorities said. Former co-owner Paul Batista of North Carolina and current owner Joseph Rosmaninho have been charged with second-degree grand larceny, three counts of second-degree criminal tax fraud, third degree criminal tax fraud and fifth-degree criminal tax fraud, according to the Nassau County District Attorney’s office. “These defendants allegedly pocketed sales tax money that should have gone towards vital government services like fixing our roads and funding youth services,” DA Singas said, in a statement. “Instead of sending the sales tax collected from customers to N... Read More
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Losses for banks, health care send stocks slightly lower

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In this evening Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange. European stocks declined while most Asian markets rose Friday, April 21, 2017, ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are lower Friday after a big gain the day before. Banks are down with bond yields and health care companies are also slumping. Indexes pared their... Read More
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The impact of AI on supply chain logistics

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Ever wonder how your Amazon Prime packages show up at your door mere hours after you place an order? A complex series of operations connects suppliers to manufacturers to wholesalers to retailers to you, the end consumer. Oversight of this process is called supply chain management (SCM). Within SCM, logistics is the portion that handles the movement of goods. Ecommerce giants like Amazon specialize in logistics, while consumer packaged goods leaders like Unilever provide full-spectrum supply chain management services. Like every other data-driven industry, logistics and supply chain c... Read More
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G-20 Endorses Benefits of Free Trade

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The world's major economies are united in their belief that free trade delivers healthy economic growth. This comes during the annual spring meeting of the IMF and World Bank in Washington. (April 21)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Current & Former Owner of Mineola Restaurant Arrested for Failing to Pay Collected Sales Tax

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Joseph Rosmaninho and Paul Batista face up to 15 years’ incarceration if convicted  MINEOLA, N.Y. – Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrests of the current and former owner of Churrasqueira Brasa Rodizio in Mineola for allegedly failing to pay more than $330,000 in sales tax to the New York State Department of Taxation for four years. Former co-owner Paul Batista, 44, of North Carolina, was arraigned yesterday before District Court Judge Scott Siller, released on his own recognizance and ordered to surrender his passport. He is due back in court on June 8. ... Read More
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Trump eyes changes to Obama’s tax and Wall Street rules

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The Trump administration embarked Friday on new efforts to study and possibly dismantle some of the tax and financial regulations established by former President Barack Obama. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order to review tax regulations set last year by his predecessor, as well as two memos to potentially reconsider major elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reforms passed in the wake of the Great Recession. The review of tax regulations could give greater leeway to companies looking to shelter income overseas, or simply seeking to reduce paperwork related to the enforcement of such regulations. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a “significant” issue to be examined will be the crackdown... Read More
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US stocks dip Friday as energy companies and banks sink

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U.S. stocks are mostly lower Friday after a big gain the day before. Energy companies are falling as oil prices decrease and one of the largest companies in the industry, Schlumberger, announced lower revenue than investors had forecast. Banks are down with bond yields and interest rates. Toy maker Mattel is nosediving after it reported a big drop in sales. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,353 as of noon Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 11 points to 20,589. The Nasdaq composite rose almost 1 point to 5,917, just above its record high close from Thursday. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 5 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,379. More stocks ... Read More
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Stocks edge lower in early trading Friday

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Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as traders digest the latest round of company earnings reports. Toymaker Mattel slumped 8.3 percent in the first few minutes of trading Friday after reporting results that fell far short of analysts’ forecasts. Elsewhere, payments processing giant Visa climbed 1 percent after reporting a solid quarter. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 1 point at 2,354. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 9 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,590. The Nasdaq composite was little changed at 5,913. Share this: ... Read More
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Marco Annunziata: What Will Human-Machine Collaboration Mean For Our Jobs?

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[embedded content] Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Digital Industrial Revolution. About Marco Annunziata's TED Talk GE's Chief Economist Marco Annunziata is optimistic about "the marriage of minds and machines" — provided we manage it the right way. About Marco Annunziata Marco Annunziata is the Chief Economist at General Electric, where h... Read More
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ACETO Corporation Schedules Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results News Release and Conference Call

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACETO Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET), an international company engaged in the development, marketing, sales and distribution of Human Health products, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, will issue its financial results of operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 ended March 31, 2017 after the stock market close on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Management will host a conference call to discuss the operating and financial results at 9:00am ET on Friday, May 5, 2017.  To participate in the conference call, please dial 877-317-6789 or 412-317-6789 approximately 10 minutes prior to the call.  Pl... Read More
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Asian stocks advance after US markets rally

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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing world index chart at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 21, 2017. Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street rallied on strong corporate earnings ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Asian stocks rose Friday ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election, after Wall Street rallied on strong c... Read More
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Venezuelan opposition renews protests against Maduro

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There have been anti-government protests for a second day in Venezuela.Demonstrators want President Nicolas Maduro to step down.They blame him for a deepening economic crisis and food shortages.Maduro calls the protesters fascists and says they are financed by the US.Al Jazeera has been denied access to report from Venezuela.Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports from Buenos Aires in Argentina.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Global stocks mixed ahead of French vote

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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing world index chart at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 21, 2017. Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street rallied on strong corporate earnings ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- European stocks declined while most Asian markets rose Friday ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential elect... Read More
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Finance leaders defend trade, worry about those left behind

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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, speaks during the "Generation Now Investing in Adolescents Today to Shape the World of Tomorrow" panel at the 2017 World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank begin their spring meetings with the mission of strengthening a gradually improving global economy while facing resistance to free trade and political unrest in some countries. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ... Read More
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A solution to the H-1B mess that tech companies don’t want

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President Trump signed an executive order this week that directs federal agencies to implement a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy and reform the much maligned H-1B visa. No doubt, lobbyists and congressional staffers are working overtime to develop an even more complex visa system that will be riddled with new loopholes. It will benefit large corporations and immigration lawyers and do little for the American worker or the technology startups that need the skilled talent the most. The right solution isn’t for... Read More
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Mastercard, MoneyGram unveil financial services for Facebook Messenger

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If you followed the stream of announcements from Facebook developer conference F8 this week, you’ll have heard about the launch of Facebook AR Spaces, Messenger Platform 2.0, and tech being developed that gives people the ability to ... Read More
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US stocks rally again as banks and industrial companies rise

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U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday as transportation companies jump following solid earnings from railroad operator CSX, while paint and coatings maker Sherwin-Williams sends companies that make and sell basic materials higher. Banks are also gaining ground after more of them report solid earnings and as bond yields rise, which allows banks to charge higher interest rates on loans. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index advanced 17 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,355 as of 12:35 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 166 points, or 0.8 percent, to 20,570. The Nasdaq composite gained 51 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,914, near its all-time closing high. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks added 14... Read More
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A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert Warning Of Financial Scams Involving Gift Cards

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Following An Uptick In Complaints Of Scams Targeting Senior Citizens That Utilize Gift Cards, A.G. Schneiderman Issues Tips To Protect New Yorkers. New York, NY - April 20, 2017 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert about scammers utilizing gift cards to commit fraud against consumers, and in particular senior citizens, following an uptick of complaints received by the office. The Attorney General also announced that his office would partner with the Retail Council of New York State and AARP to adopt measures to protect customers from and educate them about common scams that utilize gift cards. In addition, the office is me... Read More
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Banks rise Thursday as earnings boost stocks

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Stocks are recovering as banks rise with bond yields and interest rates. Investors are also buying consumer-focused companies and small firms, a bet that the U.S. economy will perform well. Company earnings remain in focus Thursday morning. American Express rose 3.9 percent. It had a solid first quarter as its credit card members spent more and kept bigger balances on their cards. Telecom giant Verizon dipped 2.2 percent as it lost cellphone subscribers and its profit dropped. Big dividend payers like phone companies also fell as bond yields rose. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,344. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 48 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,452. The Nasda... Read More
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No. 208: Post-holiday meatloaf, best NY biz spots and a sweet-talking vending machine named Vicki

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TG it’s T: A great Tuesday, everybody, and hope you made the most of the holiday break. Join us in a warm Innovate welcome to new readers Julianna, Tom, Jeff, Surabhi, MeiLin, Audrey, Barney, Barbara, our great lost friend Tommy who resurfaced in Florida, Katy, Bitadzus, N. Roberts, Ashlyn and Zomorua. Glad to have you all aboard. What to do with the leftovers: Horseradish meatloaf. Mmmm. Now that you’re back at work: Friday’s newsletter was a good one.... Read More
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Global data centre construction market set for growth

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A market study from Technavio has produced findings for the global data centre construction market in the next four years The global data centre construction market is set to grow to USD 73.87 billion by the year 2021. That’s the key finding from a new market study from market research company Technavio. The report (entitled ‘Global Data Centre Construction Market 2017-2021’) says that the market is also set to grow by a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over ... Read More
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Roger Siboni Named to MapR Board of Directors

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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 20, 2017– MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the Converged Data Platform enabling organizations to create intelligent applications that fully integrate analytics with operational processes in real time, today announced that Roger Siboni has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Siboni’s extensive management experience includes serving as the Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, a member firm of KP... Read More
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Young Women Make Economic Strides As Young Men Fall Behind In U.S.

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Here's the good news about young adults in the U.S. over the past four decades: More of them are working full time and year-round. In 1975, close to 67 percent of adults from ages 25 to 34 were employed full time, and that share increased to 77 percent by 2016, according to a new report on young adults by the U.S. Census Bureau. A closer look at the numbers, though, reveals a gender divide — with young women making economic strides and young men falling behind. ... Read More
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Stocks end lower Wednesday

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Stocks gave up an early gain and closed mostly lower after a sharp drop in the price of crude oil dragged energy companies down. A weak showing by IBM also weighed on technology stocks Wednesday and tugged the Dow Jones industrial average lower. IBM slumped 4.9 percent after reporting revenue that fell short of analysts’ estimates. Among energy companies, Marathon Oil dropped 4.3 percent and Newfield Exploration sank 3.5 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,338. The Dow dropped 118 points, or 0.6 percent, to 20,404. The Nasdaq composite increased 13 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,863. More stocks fell than rose on the New York Stock Exchange. Bond pri... Read More
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Composite deposit unites ThermoLift, CPC

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A pair of modest research grants will help one of the shining examples of Stony Brook University’s innovation ecosystem incorporate cutting-edge materials into its mechanical design, with the assistance of the Composite Prototyping Center. The nonprofit, Plainview-based CPC – a manufacturing mecca specializing in carbon fibers, aramid, fiberglass, ceramics and other non-traditional building blocks – is lending its expertise to ThermoLift Inc., the Stony Brook-based startup developing a revolutionary natural gas-powered air-conditioner and heat-pum... Read More
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An early gain fades for US stocks as energy sector, IBM skid

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Specialist Anthony Rinaldi is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. U.S. stocks are rebounding Wednesday morning as strong results from Morgan Stanley and rising bond yields send banks and other financial companies higher. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks have shed a much of an early gain but are still mostly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday. Carmakers and auto parts supplier... Read More
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Fed survey finds moderate economic growth in spring

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(AP) -- The Federal Reserve said Wednesday the U.S. economy kept expanding in the early spring, with tight labor markets and many businesses reporting rising wages. In its latest survey of economic conditions nationwide, the central bank found that it's 12 regional banks all depicted growth as either "modest or moderate" from mid-March through early April. The strength came from consumer... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Facebook Unveils Two New VR Cameras With ‘Six Degrees of Freedom’

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Facebook believes that video is the future. Not just any video, but immersive 360-degree video that approaches virtual reality. Of course, creating such video requires a very different breed of camera. So, a team of Facebook engineers, led by a camera guru name Brian Cabral, is hoping to bootstrap a much larger market for these extravagant devices. This morning, at Facebook’s annual developer conference in Northern California, Cabral and team unveiled blueprints for two new cameras designed to capture spherical video with extreme fidelity.One of these orb-shaped devices grabs video through 24 individual lenses. The other, simpler and cheaper to build, spans six. A... Read More
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Trump, top officials take aim at brutal MS-13 street gang

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The Trump administration vowed Tuesday to crack down on MS-13, a notoriously brutal Central American street gang blamed for a recent series of killings in suburban New York, and accused Obama-era border policies of allowing its ranks to flourish. The gang is known for hacking and stabbing victims with machetes, drug dealing, prostitution and other rackets. Their recruits are middle- and high-school students predominantly in immigrant communities and those who try to leave risk violent retribution, according to officials. “These organizations enrich themselves by pedaling poison in our communities, trafficking children for sexual exploitation and inflicting horrific violence in the communities where they operate,” Attorn... Read More
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US stocks bounce back, led by banks and auto parts makers

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U.S. stocks are rebounding Wednesday as strong results from Morgan Stanley and rising bond yields send banks and other financial companies higher. Carmakers and auto parts companies are rising, but investors are selling high-dividend companies as bond yields increase. Steep losses for IBM are dragging the Dow Jones industrial average lower. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,350 as of 11:35 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow lost 8 points to 20,514 as IBM’s losses weighed on the blue-chip index. The Nasdaq composite jumped 45 points, or 0.8 percent, to 5,894 as technology companies climbed. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks rose 15 points, or 1.1 percent, to 1,376 afte... Read More
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A Theory To Better Understand Diversity, And Who Really Benefits

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Enlarge this image UCLA students hold crosses, while taking part in a 2006 rally on campus to express their concerns about the lack of racial diversity in the student body. Mel... Read More
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US stocks start to bounce back, led by gains for banks

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U.S. stocks are rebounding Wednesday morning as strong results from Morgan Stanley and rising bond yields send banks and other financial companies higher. Industrial and basic materials companies are also gaining ground. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 9 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,351 as of 10:05 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average added just 1 point to 20,524 as a drop in IBM weighed on the blue-chip index. The Nasdaq composite jumped 35 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,884. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks climbed 10 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,372 after a late gain a day earlier. Stocks mostly skidded Tuesday after weak earnings from a few key companies, especially... Read More
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Atomwise launches research program to accelerate drug discovery with AI

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Atomwise, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate drug discovery for diseases like Ebola, multiple sclerosis, and leukemia, today announced the launch of its Artificial Intelligence Molecular Screen (AIMS) program. The program is free and open to any university-affiliated scientist in the U.S. or Canada who is supported by a principal investigator and has the means to test molecules. “Our goal is to apply to healthcare the transformational performance that we’ve seen AI have in domains like self-driving cars, voice recognition, game playing, and language translation,” wrote Atomwise CEO Abraham Heifets, in an email to VentureBeat. Sinc... Read More
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China, EU keen to push message of free trade, engagement

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Federica Mogherini, left, high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, shakes hands with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi before their meeting at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Pool Photo via AP) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Top diplomats from China and the European Union pledged closer cooperation Wednesday at a time of global uncertainty, highlighting their common interest... Read More
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Global stocks mixed after UK announces snap election

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A man looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday as the British prime minister's surprise announcement to hold early elections increased the uncertainty while weak corporate earnings on Wall Street overnight weighed on investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Global stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors gauged the impact from British Prime Minister Th... Read More
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Venture Challenge: Innovators dazzle, CountryBox soars

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By GREGORY ZELLER // An e-commerce website pitched by a trio of undergraduate students walked off with top honors, and a hefty $20,000 check, in Tuesday’s final round of the Hofstra-Digital Remedy Venture Challenge Series. Envisioned by Class of 2017 seniors Henry Crayton, Rory Murphy and Lerthon Theuma, CountryBox – designed to bring “care packages” from the old country to expats living abroad – edged out nine other finalists in the annual student business-plan competition. The Venture Challenge is the brainchild of Hofstra alum Mike Seiman, founder and CEO of New York City-based digital media company CPXi, which reformed this year as ... Read More
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Health care, banks lead US stocks lower Tuesday

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Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street as poor results from Johnson & Johnson, Goldman Sachs and other companies put a damper on buying. Johnson & Johnson lost 3.1 percent Tuesday and drugmaker Cardinal Health slumped 11.5 percent. Goldman Sachs fell 4.7 percent after reporting a rare miss on its trading desk. European markets tumbled and the pound rose after the British government called for an early election. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,342. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 113 points, or 0.6 percent, to 20,523. Goldman Sachs accounted for most of that loss. The Nasdaq composite slipped 7 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,849. Bon... Read More
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President Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, signing an order Tuesday in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers.Trump toured the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., and then he was expected to sign an order aimed at curbing what his administration says are hiring abuses in a visa program used by U.S. technology companies. Dubbed "Buy American, Hire American," the directive follows a series of recent Trump reversals on economic policies. The president is targeting the H-1B visa program, which the White House says undercuts U.S. workers by bringing in la... Read More
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Initiative to Facilitate Data Flows in Asia Scores Big Wins

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Michelle Sylvester-Jose is an International Trade Specialist at the International Trade Administration The ability of U.S. businesses to transfer data across borders received a big boost last month as Singapore, Chinese Taipei and the Philippines communicated their plans to join the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system. The three economies join South Korea, which submitted its Intent to Participate earlier this year. With these new a... Read More
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Who needs ESPN? The Golden State Warriors bot sends you video highlights in Facebook Messenger

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The NBA playoffs started last Saturday, and the Golden State Warriors, the team that again ended the season with the best record in the league, has created a Facebook Messenger bot to act as a personal playoff assistant to Dub Nation fans. The bot helps fans cheer on the Warriors, talk trash to friends and coworkers, and follow the team as it tries to reach the NBA Finals for the third year in a row. The bot was launched as part of an onstage demonstration at F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference. The Golden State Warriors bot is made especially for the playoffs and can share live scores and video highlights. Highlight video can be sorted by dunks, 3-point shots (aka splashes), or... Read More
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In Japan, Vice President Pence Pushes For Bilateral Trade Deal

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Enlarge this image Vice President Pence and Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso leave the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on Tuesday. Pence said the... Read More
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Mark Zuckerberg promises to make the camera ‘the first augmented reality platform’

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Mark Zuckerberg believes that augmented reality will play an important role in building communities. While the camera has become the center of many of Facebook’s apps, especially as it continues to cannibalize Snapchat, the Facebook chief executive believes there’s more that can be done and stated his intention to have a platform for developers to build on. “We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform,” he proclaimed on stage at the company’s F8 developer conference, explaining that the platform is launching today in closed beta start today with the basic effects you’re used to: Face makes, style transfers, and effects. He hinted that soon you’ll be able to create your own artwork and eventually h... Read More
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HIA-LI to Host Annual Hauppauge Industrial Park (HIP) Update

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Tech & Science, Nature & Weather, Local News, Business & Finance, Health & Wellness By Long Island News & PR Published: April 18 2017 Business and Legislative Leaders to Share Status of Park Profile... Read More
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County Executive Bellone Announces Upcoming Towns Halls to Inform Residents of Proposed Septic Improvement Program

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Town Halls will be Held in Flanders, Port Jefferson, Huntington & Centereach; Upcoming Series of Events Part of County Executive’s Community Outreach Program. Suffolk County, NY - April 18, 2017 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced a series of upcoming town halls to inform residents of the proposed Reclaim Our Water: Septic Improvement Program.  This first-of-its-kind water quality improvement program in Suffolk County would provide eligible homeowners grant funding and low-interest financing through ... Read More
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Mike Pence: US won't rest until North Korea gives up nuclear weapons

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PANMUNJOM, South Korea -- The U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday while visiting Japan.After meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders, Pence told reporters that President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure has a chance of compelling North Korea to cooperate. "It is our belief by bringing together the family of nations with diplomatic and economic pressure we have a chance of achieving a freeze on the Korean Peninsula," Pence said."We will not rest and will not relent until we obtain the objective of a denuclearized Korean Peninsula," he said.... Read More
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Bank of America profits jump, helped by interest rates

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Bank of America’s first quarter profits grew nearly 40 percent, the bank said Tuesday, helped by higher interest rates as well as a strong performance in its investment banking division. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based consumer banking giant reported net income of $4.86 billion, compared with $3.47 billion in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, Bank of America earned 41 cents per share, beating the 35 cents that analysts were looking for. “The U.S. economy continues to show consumer and business optimism, and our results reflect that,” BofA’s CEO Brian Moynihan said in a prepared statement. Like its major competitors, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo, Bank of America benefited f... Read More
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Thomas Allison Wins 2017 Discovery Prize

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How do electrons move within molecules? Thomas Allison presents at the 2017 Discovery Prize ceremony.Thomas Allison, an assistant professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics at Stony Brook University, posed this fundamental question on the way to winning the 2017 Discovery Prize. In a presentation delivered April 13 at the Charles B. Wang Center Theatre, Allison convinced a panel of three distinguished judges that his project deserved a $200,000 cash prize to help fund his postdoctoral research. The award will finance equipment that will help scientists see how molecules move and behave in real time. The winner was chosen by a distinguished panel of judges, including 2016 Nobel Laureate in Physics from... Read More
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Sharp losses for health care stocks, banks pull indexes down

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U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health lead health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs drag down bank stocks. Stock indexes in Europe are tumbling after the British government called for a surprise early election next month. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index shed 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,343 as of 11:20 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 88 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,549. Goldman Sachs was responsible for most of that loss. The Nasdaq composite fell 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,846. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks dipped 4 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,356. Stocks are coming off their biggest... Read More
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Kaiman named Suffolk deputy county executive

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Suffolk County has a new deputy county executive whose role is to bring cost-saving measures to taxpayers. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone named Jon Kaiman to the position. Kaiman is the former Nassau County Interim Finance Authority chair as well as the former North Hempstead supervisor. Kaiman will lead the Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “shared services” initiative, which under the newly adopted state budget aims to streamline bureaucracy, bringing cost-savings to taxpayers. He will also oversee intergovernmental affairs and communications. Bellone described Kaiman as a “natural leader” and a “public servant with a proven track record of getting the job done.” Employees from various county offic... Read More
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Blockchain payment platform introduced in Dubai

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Joint backing from the Smart Dubai Office and Avanza Solutions has resulted in a new payment platform to be rolled out in the city A new payments platform based on blockchain technology is being introduced in the city of Dubai. The announcement was made by FinTech consulting and development firm, Avanza Solutions, and is p... Read More
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Blockchain payments platform introduced in Dubai

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Joint backing from the Smart Dubai Office and Avanza Solutions has resulted in a new payments platform to be rolled out in the city A new payments platform based on blockchain technology is being introduced in the city of Dubai. The announcement was made by FinTech consulting and development firm, Avanza Solutions, and is ... Read More
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Health care, banks lead US stocks lower Monday

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Stocks are sliding in early trading on Wall Street as health care companies and banks move lower. Goldman Sachs sank 3 percent early Tuesday after its latest earnings fell short of forecasts due to an unusual miss in its trading business. That took about 50 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. In health care, Johnson & Johnson lost 2.7 percent after its revenue came in below forecasts and Cardinal Health plunged 10.6 percent after issuing a weak forecast. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,343. The Dow lost 75 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,563. The Nasdaq composite slipped 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,846. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury ... Read More
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President Trump to sign 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers.Trump is heading Tuesday to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he plans to sign an order dubbed "Buy American, Hire American," said administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity despite the president's frequent criticism of the use of anonymous sources. The officials said the order, which Trump will sign at the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., would direct the departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Labor and State to propose new rules to prevent immigration fraud and abuse. Those departments would also be asked... Read More
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World stocks mostly lower as geopolitics, France vote weigh

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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday as geopolitical tensions surrounding the Korean Peninsula softened somewhat following U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's departure from South Korea for Japan. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- World stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as geopolitical tensions over the situation on the Korean Peninsula and u... Read More
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Liu Chuncheng discusses China's trade relations with US and Mexico

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For more on the growing trade relations between China and it's counterparts in the U.S. and Mexico, CGTN's Asieh Namdar spoke with Liu Chuncheng, associate professor at Central University of Finance and Economics.... Read More
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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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New Trump Order Extends 'Buy American' And 'Hire American' Rules

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4 ways AI is helping you drive smarter

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Looking around in 2017, it’s hard to find an industry that hasn’t been affected by the rise of artificial intelligence (AI). From manufacturing to health care to finance, AI is everywhere — and according to experts, its presence is only going to increase from here on out. The auto industry is also at the forefront of AI integration. AI can help streamline transportation and reduce costs.  Let’s look at some of the ways the industry is utilizing AI. 1. Driver assistance One way AI is being used in cars is to help drivers. Functions like automatic parking assist and collision avoida... Read More
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US stocks have biggest gain in 6 weeks

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Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, giving the market its biggest gain in six weeks. Banks posted some of the biggest gains Monday. Wells Fargo jumped 2.7 percent. Among consumer-focused stocks, Amazon.com gained 2 percent. Medical device maker Alere soared 16 percent after it agreed to new terms for a sale to Abbott Laboratories. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 20 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,349. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 183 points, or 0.9 percent, to 20,636. The Nasdaq composite increased 51 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,856. Small-company stocks rose more than the rest of the market. The Russell 2000 climbed 15 points, or 1.2 percent, to 1,361. Bo... Read More
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Why AI is not the enemy

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Inspired by Wired articles by Oren Etzioni and Joe Lonsdale titled “Deep Learning Isn’t a Dangerous Magic Genie. It’s Just Math” and “AI and Robots Will Take Our Jobs — But Better Ones Will Emerge for Us,” I wanted to share six quick — and down-to-earth — thoughts about artificial intelligence. ... Read More
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US stocks climb, led by technology companies and banks

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King Michael Odunayo Ajayi, right, of Nigeria's Osun state, is escorted by Jim Byrne, New York Stock Exchange head of U.S. listings, as he visits the trading floor of the NYSE, Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are bouncing back from their recent losses Monday after the Chinese government said that country's economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the first quarter. Banks and technology companies are making big gains while... Read More
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Collins: Now is the time to consider buying, selling a business

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If you are thinking of selling your business, buying a business, recapitalizing, negotiating a deal, or just wondering how the world of mergers and acquisitions really works, then you know that the numbers of questions and issues that arise – and their legal and technical complexity – can be daunting: Is this the best time to sell? Or buy? How much is my business worth? Who are the best buyers? How do I negotiate the best price and terms? What are the tax consequences? What is the process and how long does it take? Do I need... Read More
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US stocks climb, led by tech and consumer companies

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Technology and consumer-focused stocks are leading indexes higher in midday trading as investors return from a long holiday weekend. Facebook rose 1 percent and Microsoft rose 0.7 percent Monday, while Amazon.com gained 1.2 percent. Medical device maker Alere soared 16 percent after it agreed to new terms for a sale to Abbott Laboratories. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,339. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 99 points, or 0.5 percent, to 20,551. The Nasdaq composite increased 28 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,833. Bond prices didn’t move much. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note held steady at 2.24 percent. ... Read More
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Small businesses hold fast to aversion to debt

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Small business owners are holding fast to their aversion to taking on more debt, even though they’re optimistic about the future. That’s the finding of a report on small business credit released last week by 12 Federal Reserve regional banks across the country. The report, based on a 2016 survey of businesses that have employees, found that about three-quarters of company owners used personal funds when their businesses needed cash, instead of seeking financing including loans. And only 19 percent of companies expect to increase their debt level this year, down from 34 percent that did so in 2016. The number of companies that sought financing in 2016 was little changed from the previous year, 45 percent versus 46 percen... Read More
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New York manufacturers grow at a slower pace in April

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Manufacturing in New York state expanded more slowly this month than it did in March, but factory hiring looked strong. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Monday that its Empire State Manufacturing Survey fell to 5.2 in April from 16.4 in March and a two-year high 18.7 in February. Still, anything above zero signals growth, and New York factories have been expanding for six straight months. New orders grew at a slower pace this month. The index that measures hiring climbed to the highest level in more than two years. The Labor Department reported earlier that factories nationwide added 49,000 jobs from January through March; during the first three months of 2016, they had cut 4,000 jobs. The survey also found ... Read More
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How to invest after Trump's first 100 days

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Published on Apr 17, 2017Wells Fargo Investment Institute Head Global Markets Strategist Paul Christopher discusses his outlook for the markets. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

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FILE - In this March 5, 2009, file photo, an Hispanic man works at a dairy farm in Fairfield, Vt. U.S dairy farmers struggling with low milk prices worry that President Donald Trump's 2017 talk of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement could harm trade to Mexico, its biggest export market. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S dairy farmers already struggling with low milk prices worry President Donald Trump's talk of renegotiating the North American Free T... Read More
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Global blockchain innovation: U.S. lags, Europe and China lead

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No one can predict the future of blockchain in the same way we could not predict the future of the Internet in the early ’90s. But it is clear this technology is going to have a significant impact. From corporations to startups and governments to organizations, the race is on to tap into the concept of distributed and decentralized trust in order to reduce friction and build more honest, transparent, and efficient frameworks for business and governance. The U.S. has been somewhat quiet on the blockchain startup front, which has more to do with regulatory issues than a lack of companies that can innovate, and that has resulted in an absence of blockchain buzz in Silicon Valley. Kraken and Coin... Read More
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The sudden rise of the headless AI

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“Hey Siri, how’s the weather today?”“OK Google, remind me to pay the power bill.”“Alexa, tell me a joke!” Bots are eating the ... Read More
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Rally 'round the flag effect: Trump ratings up after Syria strike

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Almost three months have passed since Donald Trump assumed office, but the long standing issue of his finances is refusing to go away. And on deadline day for tax returns in the US, thousands across the country are expected to march later on Saturday, calling for the president's taxes to be published, but while such issues continue to breed discontent in his leadership, Trump seems to be using a tried-and-trusted method, to turn his ratings around. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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1 dead in Egypt gas pipeline explosion

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(AP) -- Egypt's Health Ministry says that one person was killed and 17 were injured when the driver of a vehicle used in sewage system maintenance in a Cairo suburb accidentally struck a main gas pipeline, causing an explosion. Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said in a statement that seven of the victims were released after receiving first aid treatment while the rest remain hospitalized. Interior... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Don’t Despair: Big Ideas Can Still Change The World

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In the late summer of 1954, a brilliant young psychologist was reading the newspaper when his eye fell on a strange headline on the back page:prophecy from planet clarion call to city: flee that flood.it’ll swamp us on dec 21,outer space tells suburbanite. His interest piqued, the psychologist, whose name was Leon Festinger, read on. “Lake City will be destroyed by a flood from Great Lake just before dawn, Dec. 21.” The message came from a homemaker in a Chicago suburb who had received it, she reported, from superior beings on another planet: “These beings have been visiting the earth, she says, in what we call flying saucers.” ... Read More