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Child safety smartwatches ‘easy’ to hack, watchdog says

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Some smartwatches designed for children have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers, a watchdog has warned.The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) tested watches from brands including Gator and GPS for Kids.It said it discovered that attackers could track, eavesdrop or even communicate with the wearers.The manufacturers involved insist the problems have either already been resolved or are being addressed. UK retailer John Lewis has withdrawn one of the named smartwatch models from sale in response. The smartwatches tested essentially serve as basic smartphones, allowing pa... Read More
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Moving China Forward Pt 4

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To discuss the CPC and what's on the docket for the Chinese Communist Party, Zhou Jingxin, minister-counselor and chief of the Political Section at the Chinese Embassy in the United States; Keyu Jin, a professor at the London School of Economics; Martin Jacques, author of “When China Rules the World” and a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University and Wang Guan, chief political correspondent for CCTV America.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Welcome Back To Our CG TN Special Moving China Forward As We Discussed The 19th Communist Party Congress Getting Underway In Beijing China's Top leadership And More Than 2,200 Delegates Are Gat... Read More
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Moving China Forward Pt 3

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To discuss the CPC and what's on the docket for the Chinese Communist Party, Zhou Jingxin, minister-counselor and chief of the Political Section at the Chinese Embassy in the United States; Keyu Jin, a professor at the London School of Economics; Martin Jacques, author of “When China Rules the World” and a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University and Wang Guan, chief political correspondent for CCTV America.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Welcome Back I'm Arnold I Know And This is A CG TN Special Program Moving China forward We Are Talking About The 19th Party Congress Of The Communist Party Of China Taking Place Over The Next W... Read More
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Moving China Forward Pt 2

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To discuss the CPC and what's on the docket for the Chinese Communist Party, Zhou Jingxin, minister-counselor and chief of the Political Section at the Chinese Embassy in the United States; Keyu Jin, a professor at the London School of Economics; Martin Jacques, author of “When China Rules the World” and a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University and Wang Guan, chief political correspondent for CCTV America.Detected Closed Captioning: Lots To Talk About Let's Get Up And All that George In Shame Let Me Start With you This Is A Major Event It Only Happens Once Every Five Years Put This In Context For Us How Important Is This 19th Part... Read More
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Efforts To Rewrite NAFTA Not Going Well; Next Round of Talks Delayed

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Enlarge this image United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (left) speaks Tuesday at the end of the latest round of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington, as Mexico's economy minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, looks on. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption ... Read More
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Volvo cancels RTD sale over disappointingly low bids

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PARIS ― Swedish truck builder Volvo has announced the cancellation of a planned sale of Renault Trucks Defense and other military vehicle builders due to low bids. “Our Governmental Sales operation has a positive development and a strong order book,” Jan Gurander, deputy chief executive and chief finance officer at Volvo Group, said in a statement. “We have previously announced our intention to divest this business, but the offers we have received do not reflect its value. We have therefore decided to discontinue the dives... Read More
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Bots are transforming personal banking around the world

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Digital banking brought a transformational wave to the banking system. As traditional banking practices slowly adjusted to the wave, artificial intelligence quickly caught up and made the bot market hotter than ever before. VentureBeat’s 2016 Bots Landscape showed that under 200 companies, which make products ranging from personal assistants to AI tools and messaging, had $22 billion in funding and came with a whopping valuation of $159 billion. But there is ... Read More
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Northwell Health laying off 107

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Northwell Health is laying off more than 100 workers as it closes its East Hills-based division serving Medicaid patients receiving long term care in their homes. The New Hyde Park-base based nonprofit filed a notice with the state regarding 107 layoffs, the entire work force for North Shore-LIJ Health Plan Inc., a Medicaid managed long-term care provider. This division, formed in 2013, serves 6,000 adult customers with long term care services, typically living independently in their homes. The workers were given 90-day notice on Aug. 8, with initial departure slated for Nov. 6. Northwell on Oct. 6 issued another notice, set to take effect Jan. 5, 2018. Northwell cited the termination of its contract with the... Read More
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Dow Crosses Another Milestone, Topping 23,000 For The First Time

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Enlarge this image Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 11. The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 23,000 for the first time on Tuesday. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption ... Read More
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The Best Home-Office Furniture and Supplies

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Standing desk Our pick The Fully Jarvis Bamboo is the best value we’ve seen in a full-size standing desk for anyone who wants to alternate between sitting and standing while working. It’s the sturdiest... Read More
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Keiser Report: Are sterling traders trying to scalp their client? (E1137)

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Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/In this episode of the Keiser Report from Chicago, Max and Stacy discuss the ongoing trial against foreign exchange traders at HSBC in London for allegedly rigging sterling markets to scalp their client. In the second half, Max interviews markets and finance journalist, Mark Melin, about the latest in the cases of MF Global and HSBC and how the elite escape justice.WATCH all Keiser Report ... Read More
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Keiser Report: Are sterling traders trying to scalp their client? (E1137)

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Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/In this episode of the Keiser Report from Chicago, Max and Stacy discuss the ongoing trial against foreign exchange traders at HSBC in London for allegedly rigging sterling markets to scalp their client. In the second half, Max interviews markets and finance journalist, Mark Melin, about the latest in the cases of MF Global and HSBC and how the elite escape justice.WATCH all Keiser Report ... Read More
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LendingHome Announces Infusion of Over $450 Million

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Company Surpasses $100 Million Mark in Monthly Loan Volume Introduces Fund to Buy More Than $1 Billion in Loans Over Two Years SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 17, 2017– LendingHome – the largest, fastest-growing mortgage marketplace lender – today announced $457 million in capital, which includes both permanent equity and the launch of LendingHome Opportunity Fund II. LendingHome ... Read More
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In an open letter to Jeff Bezos, civic groups call for a more transparent Amazon HQ2 selection

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While mayors and governors are clamoring to show their citizens that they’re willing to fight tooth and nail to secure Amazon’s HQ2, some groups are asking local politicians to pump the breaks. On Tuesday morning, 73 civic groups from 21 states and around the country released an open letter called “Our HQ2 Wishlist” to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The letter calls for a more transparent negotiation process between Amazon and the prospective HQ2 cities, and for Amazon to commit to a laundry list of demands that signe... Read More
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Will Trump stick with Yellen at the Fed?

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Former Trump surrogate Erin Elmore, Wall Street Journal Global Economics Editor Jon Hilsenrath and Rhino Trading Partners Chief Strategist Michael Block on whether Republicans can come together on tax reform and the future of Janet Yellen at the Federal Reserve.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Americans Love Automation, Until It Comes for Their Jobs

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The Trump administration might not be worried about robots taking jobs. But the American public sure is. "In terms of artificial intelligence taking over the jobs, I think we’re so far away from that that it’s not even on my radar screen," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told an audience in Washington in March. "I think it’s 50 or 100 more years." Despite such reassurances, 56 percent of Americans believe that automation destroys more jobs than it creates, according to a new study by Ipsos Public Affairs and the ... Read More
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Economics Prof. Keyu Jin discusses China’s SOEs and private companies

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For more on China's SEOs and private companies, CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Keyu Jin, professor of Economics at the London School of Economics.Detected Closed Captioning: or For More On China's Air So Ease And Private Companies I Spoke With Courage In She's An Economics Professor At The London School Of Economics I Began By Asking Her How Private Firms Can Improve While Competing With State-owned Companies The Private Sector Still Needs To Find The Right Kind Of Interaction Cooperation With The Government As We Know That There Are Many Kinds Of Either Explicit Kind Of Collaboration Private Public Partnership Which The Government Has Been Pushing But Also You Know To Have To Understand What's Going On With th... Read More
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Empire State index climbs to a three-year high

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Published on Oct 16, 2017FBN’s Charles Payne on the Empire State Manufacturing Index and why investors should have tech stocks in their portfolios. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Running Unopposed, Vance Is Suddenly on the Defensive

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“That’s why I’ve asked an independent group to help us radically reduce the appearance of influence of money in our work,” he wrote. He added: “I am prepared to dramatically restrict who can donate money to our campaign — including lawyers — and the amounts that our contributors are able to make.”Mr. Vance has raised roughly $6.1 million for three campaigns, starting in 2009, and some of his most generous donors have been criminal lawyers and law firms who have also represented clients against his office. Such donations are leg... Read More
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Google Photos now groups your cat and dog photos automatically

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Google Photos has been increasingly using AI-infused computer vision smarts for a while to help its 500 million-plus throng of users organize their snaps, including auto-rotating tools and self-curating features. Today, the company lifted the lid on ... Read More
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Terminal wants to help your startup expand globally

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Creating an international satellite office for a growing startup can be a tough challenge. In order to get started, companies have to find talent, real estate, and deal with new employment laws, tax considerations, and all manner of other complexities. A startup coming out of stealth today is aiming to fix that by doing much of the heavy lifting for its clients. Called Terminal, the company plans to open offices in a wide variety of tech hubs outside the U.S., complete with human resources, finance, and other support employees. Terminal will then hire technical talent to meet the needs of the companies that pay for its services. The goal of the company is to let businesses bui... Read More
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The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

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And just as Western analysts once scoffed at the potential of the North’s nuclear program, so did experts dismiss its cyberpotential — only to now acknowledge that hacking is an almost perfect weapon for a Pyongyang that is isolated and has little to lose.The country’s primitive infrastructure is far less vulnerable to cyberretaliation, and North Korean hackers operate outside the country, anyway. Sanctions offer no useful response, since a raft... Read More
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Survey: Manufacturing in New York accelerated in October

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Manufacturing activity in New York picked up this month, expanding at the fastest pace in three years. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Monday that its Empire State manufacturing index jumped to 30.2, the highest level since 2014. Any reading above zero points to expansion. Shipments of goods soared more than 11 points to 27.5, the New York Fed said. New orders fell nearly seven points to 18, a reading that still indicates demand is solid. A measure of employment rose, a sign that factories in the state are creating more jobs. Nationwide, manufacturers are benefiting from a healthy global economy and a decline in the dollar’s value, which makes U.S. goods cheaper overseas. Automakers have also ramped up pr... Read More
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Cisco announces updates to Application Centric Infrastructure capabilities

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Cisco has announced an update to its industry-leading software-defined networking (SDN) solution, Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The update hopes to create a more seamless process for customers adopting intent-based networking for their data centres. With added network automation agility, better container security and simplified management, Cisco hopes that the new developments (ACI 3.0) along with public cloud integration will allow customers to manage a hybrid network over complex data centre and multi-cloud environments. Features of the update include multi-site integration, which enables connection and management of multiple ACI fabrics. Cisco argues that this feature will significantly improve d... Read More
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Who will Trump choose as the next Fed Chair?

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Published on Oct 16, 2017Chase Chief Economist Anthony Chan on the outlook for Federal Reserve policy and who might be the next Federal Reserve Chair. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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The Danger of President Pence

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On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been feeling since the 2016 election. The previous day, President Trump had dined with Democratic leaders at the White House, and had impetuously agreed to a major policy reversal, granting provisional residency to undocumented immigrants who came to America as children. Republican legislators were blindsided. Within hours, Trump disavowed the deal, then reaffirmed it. Coulter tweeted, “At this point, who doesn’t want Trump impeached?” She soon added, “If we’re not ge... Read More
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Welcoming Our New Robot Overlords

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When David Stinson finished high school, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1977, the first thing he did was get a job building houses. After a few years, though, the business slowed. Stinson was then twenty-four, with two children to support. He needed something stable. As he explained over lunch recently, that meant finding a job at one of the two companies in the area that offered secure, blue-collar work. “Either I’ll be working at General Motors or I’ll be working at Steelcase by the end of the year,” he vowed in 1984. A few months later, he got a job at Steelcase, the world’s largest manufacturer of office furniture, and he’s been working at its Grand Rapids metal plant ever s... Read More
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Smart Cities Race Steps up a Gear with £10m Connexin Investment

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HULL, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 16, 2017– Metropolitan Wi-Fi firm Connexin has secured up to a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its smart cities business. Connexin is using the investment led by Digital Alpha Advisors, which has a strategic partnership with Cisco Systems, to respond to increasing demand among local authorities for smart city technologies. Connexin is scaling up its work with local authorities to provide Wi-Fi as a public service and for connected devices such as road sensors, energy, and security systems. Connexin’s disruptive model leverages wireless technologies to accelerate deployment and facilitate ubiquitous connectivity. In addition, Connexin’s investment ... Read More
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IBM launches cross-border blockchain payments to grease international commerce

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IBM is announcing today that it has created a new cross-border blockchain payments solution with KlickEx Group and Stellar.org. The move is designed to improve efficiency and reduce the cost of making global payments for businesses and consumers. For the first time, public blockchain technology — a kind of transparent ledger system that is distributed across the internet — is being used in a fully operational rollout to enable cross-border payments. Traditionally, cross-border payments have involved numerous intermediaries who ini... Read More
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How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution

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The blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance company AIG was conducting a multi-country smart contract test, you’d have thought they were crazy. Certainly, the idea of putting an Arkansas chicken farm on a blockchain would have seemed ludicrous. The question of when ... Read More
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As Trump Moves To Renegotiate NAFTA, U.S. Farmers Are Hopeful But Nervous

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Enlarge this image Chip Councell's ancestors began farming on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1690. He says that in today's world, U.S. farmers have to look abroad for markets. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption toggle capt... Read More
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Fit City: It’s Marathon Season, and Physical Therapists Are Busy

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At Integrative Physical Therapy of NYC in Midtown Manhattan, Frank Ruggiero estimates that he is treating about 10 people right now for injuries related to the marathon, which he has run twice. “There are always a lot more injuries now, as you get closer to the race and people bump their mileage up,” he said. Continue reading the main story “We try our hardest – and often it... Read More
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Bubble trouble: What lies beneath at the IMF – Counting the Cost

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Why the International Monetary Fund (IMD) and Richard Thaler, the 'father of behavioural economics' and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, are signalling danger ahead for the global economy.The IMF has spent the last decade trying to pick up the pieces after failing to predict the last financial crisis. This week, the IMF said nearly 75 percent of the world is now experiencing an upswing.It's predicting that the world's economy will expand by 3.6 percent in 2017 and by 3.7 percent in 2018. That's slightly higher than the 3.5 percent and the 3.6 percent growth what it was predicting back in July.But the IMF also issued a warning: It said record low borrowing costs designed to help th... Read More
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The 7 biggest unicorns you’ve likely never heard of

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When Aileen Lee first coined the term “unicorn” in 2013 to describe startups valued at over $1 billion, there were only 39 of them. There are currently about 215 of them, many of which hail from emerging markets. For instance, China is home to two of the highest valued unicorns: Didi Chuxing and Xiaomi. And ... Read More
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China now rivals U.S. in VC investments

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Twenty years ago, China’s manufacturing-based economy was one-ninth the size of the U.S. economy. The gap has closed tremendously, driven in large part by the explosive growth in the nation’s mobile-connected middle class. How explosive? Even living and working in China, sometimes it is difficult to appreciate the speed at which the innovation ecosystem is growing here. China is the second-largest venture capital market in the world and has seen VC fundraising more than double in the last two years, fueled by the global aspirations of the government, entrepreneurs, and investors. A decade-long Chinese venture capital boom exploded in 2016, driving venture capital commitments above $50 billion, nearly matching the U.S. f... Read More
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Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan – Counting the Cost

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Kobe Steel, Japan's third-largest steelmaker, has admitted it faked data about the strength of products delivered to more than 200 companies for the past decade.The steelmaker Kobe producers, so it's a scandal that's unsettling the transportation industry worldwide.General Motors, Boeing, Toyota and Honda are among the firms checking their products and supply chains.The manufacturer of the Japanese Shinkansen bullet trains says it's already found parts supplied by Kobe that failed to meet industry standards. The 112-year-old metals manufacturer said further cases could come to light.Florence Looi reports from Tokyo on the issues behind the scandal and the impact on Japan's reputat... Read More
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The chill effect: Is India’s media running scared? – The Listening Post (Full)

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On The Listening Post this week: Much of India's media spurns a scoop about the son of the Prime Minister's right-hand man, Jay Amit Shah. Plus, how the NFL became a platform for race politics.Jay Amit Shah, Modi and the media silenceA telling media silence has followed a piece of investigative journalism by The Wire this week in India. The news website reported on the finances of Jay Amit Shah, the son of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-hand man, Amit Shah.The story tracked a sudden and exponential jump in the revenues of Jay Amit Shah's businesses after Modi came to power in 2014.Modi loyalists called the article a hit job; others called it strong adversarial journalism. Ma... Read More
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Fed will raise interest rates in December: Jeffrey Gundlach

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Published on Oct 13, 2017DoubleLine Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach on whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates and how the Fed’s decision will impact the U.S. economy. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected ... Read More
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Canada’s Trudeau defends NAFTA in rare address to Mexican Senate

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ended his two-day state visit to Mexico with a speech to the Mexican Senate. A central theme in his address was salvaging the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the face of American threats withdraw from the pact. CGTN’s Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City.Detected Closed Captioning: On Friday Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Joined A Short List Of Foreign Dignitaries to Ever Address The Mexican Senate He Used The Historic Opportunity To Mention Gender Equality And Indigenous Rights his Speech Took Place As The Fourth And Thus Far Most Contentious Round Of NAFTA Renegotiations Continued In The United States Trudeau's Message ... Read More
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Caught Sleeping or Worse, Teachers Will Return to New York Classrooms

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Among the teachers available is a science teacher who, in her last permanent job, did not bother to regularly enter students’ grades, according to the arbitrator’s decision. She gave one student in her earth science class a grade of 83 percent, despite the fact that the girl had never come to school. Administrators who observed her classes often found students talking, listening to music on their headphones, or even asleep.Also in the pool: a special-education teacher said to have disciplined autistic students by making them stand for 45 m... Read More
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Angela Robinson on the frank eroticism of her Wonder Woman movie

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There’s no denying that writer-director Angela Robinson has excellent timing. Her new film, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, about the creation of the Wonder Woman comic book character, has been in the works for years. But it finally came to fruition the same year Warner Brothers’ Wonder Woman climbed the box office charts and made a huge splash for the character. Interest in Wonder Woman and her strange, colorful, bondage-filled history... Read More
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Under pressure from Congress, IRS suspends Equifax contract

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a massive data beach. The IRS had contracted with Equifax to validate the identity of taxpayers communicating with the agency on the telephone or through its website. In a statement Friday, the IRS said it suspen... Read More
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Russia promises ‘countermeasures’ if Finland joins NATO

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HELSINKI ― Russia has issued a fresh warning to Finland against joining NATO. Moscow has already issued a similar caution to Sweden, while Denmark has been told that it can expect “retaliatory countermeasures” by Russia should it decide to join NATO’s missile defense system in Europe. The Kremlin’s discontent with Finland centers on the nonaligned Nordic country’s deepening defense relations with the U.S. and NATO. Fundamentally, Russia’s chief concern is that Finland, as part of a long-term plan and expanded defense... Read More
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Potential risk of a recession?

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Doubleline CEO Jeffrey Gundlach on the Federal Reserve, the economic outlook, the deficit, concerns of a potential recession and junk bonds.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak launches Woz U institute to train people for tech jobs

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Steve Wozniak, one of Apple’s three original founders, has launched a new training initiative designed to get people “high-paying technology” jobs in the tech industry. The new Woz U digital institute launches as an online only affair initially, and promises to deliver a “new approach” to education for tech industry jobs. The curriculum covers training for computer support specialists and software developers (.Net, JavaScript, Ruby, Java, and Python) for now, but will expand into other facets of the STEM realm, including cybersecurity, mobile apps, and data science. “Our goal is to educate and train people in employable digital skills without putting them into ye... Read More
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How To Fix the Broken Social Security Number Sytem

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Privacy and security advocates have sounded the alarm for decades about the dangers of the United States' over-reliance Social Security numbers. But serious discussion about what might replace them has become much more concrete in the weeks since Equifax revealed that attackers had potentially compromised 145.5 million Social Security numbers—along with other sensitive personal data—in a massive breach o... Read More
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Google’s Learning Software Learns to Write Learning Software

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White-collar automation has become a common buzzword in debates about the growing power of computers, as software shows potential to take over some work of accountants and lawyers. Artificial-intelligence researchers at Google are trying to automate the tasks of highly paid workers more likely to wear a hoodie than a coat and tie—themselves. In a project called AutoML, Google’s researchers have taug... Read More
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O.K., Computer, Tell Me What This Smells Like

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Can machine learning help unravel the bewildering relationship between scent and chemistry? Illustration by Vanessa Mckeown Our sense of smell is gloriously specific. The mellow aroma of butter and flour rising from warm pie crust, the synthetic bite of fresh paint, the familiar odor of a new car—when we get a whiff of something, we know immediately what it... Read More
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Raw: Trudeau in Mexico for NAFTA Talks

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Mexico Thursday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to discuss the ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement discussions. He also helped pack supplies for earthquake victims. (Oct. 12)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Search for new Fed chair still underway

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Published on Oct 12, 2017Chief of Staff John Kelly discusses whether the White House has come any closer to nominating a new chairman of the Federal Reserve during a White House press conference. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Capti... Read More
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Year-to-Year Volatility of Penguin Population Requires New Approaches to Track Marine Health

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Year-to-Year Volatility of Penguin Population Requires New Approaches to Track Marine Health A new study reveals that it is difficult for scientists to understand fluctuations of Adélie penguin populations in Antarctica from year-to-year. The study findings, published in Nature Communications, suggest that existing methods of using penguins to monitor ocean health may be ineffective Stony Brook, NY, October 12, 2017 – Penguins are nois... Read More
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JPMorgan loan growth a good sign for the economy?

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Published on Oct 12, 2017The Wall Street Journal Global Economics Editor Jon Hilsenrath on the state of the financial sector and the push for tax reform. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Bullish outlook for bank stocks?

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Published on Oct 12, 2017Belpointe Chief Strategist David Nelson on the state of the financial sector, the outlook for Federal Reserve policy and the market impact of potential changes to NAFTA. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captio... Read More
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Jonathan Morris discusses global financial stability

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CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Jonathan Morris, adjunct professor at Georgetown University, who specializes in Corporate Finance and Capital Markets about IMF's global financial stability reportDetected Closed Captioning: Now For More On The Global Financial Outlook Let's Bring In Jonathan Morris he's An Adjunct Professor At Georgetown University Who Specializes In Corporate finance And Capital Markets Welcome Back To The Show Thank You Rochelle So As We Look At This Report What Was Your Overall Assessment Positive Globally Positive The IMF Increased Their Numbers from Their April Report The Global Numbers Are Three Six Across The Board for 2017 And Three Seven For 2018 So Suddenly A Lot Of Positive There Any sor... Read More
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US and Canada talk NAFTA trade deal in Washington

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At the White House, the leaders of Canada and the United States have wrapped up a meeting, where high on the agenda was renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap it, as the fourth round of those talks got underway Wednesday.CGTN's Jessica Stone reports.Detected Closed Captioning: Well There Certainly Was A Lot Behind the Scenes In Terms Of How These Two Leaders Negotiate This Immense Trade Deal Between Their Two Nations In Mexico but Canada's Top Trade Negotiator Gave Us A Preview Over The Weekend Christian Freelancing And Canadian Television That Trudeau Would Tell Trump That Canada Is Not America's Problem And That ... Read More
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US Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Ban Bump Stocks

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Published on Oct 11, 2017A bipartisan pair of U.S. congressmen introduced legislation on Oct. 10 to ban bump stocks  –- a device which was used by the Las Vegas shooter make semi-automatic weapons fire more rapidly. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Why Minnesota is poised to become a hotbed for digital health startups

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Watch out, West Coast: The thriving startup scene rising out of the Midwest means it’s no longer flyover country. The Upper Midwest — especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota — has become a vibrant and healthy environment for startups. According to a recent Star Tribune article, CliftonLarsonAllen’s technology practice estimated that exits of about two dozen technology companies in the Twin Cities amounted to $7 billion over the past 10 years. Minneapolis also ranked as the ... Read More
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Trump, Trudeau Talk NAFTA in Oval Office

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U.S. President Donald Trump said "we'll see what happens" on the North American Free Trade Agreement at the start of his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House. (Oct. 11)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Fed’s Departing Vice Chair On Stocks, The Federal Debt And Transparency

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Enlarge this image Stanley Fischer, who is resigning as Federal Reserve vice chair, says releasing transcripts of Fed meetings immediately could inhibit frank discussions among policymakers. Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption ... Read More
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How Facebook rewards polarizing political ads

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As the debate intensifies around Russian ad buys in the US election, a fundamental aspect of Facebook’s platform has gone mostly overlooked. Facebook’s auction-based system rewards ads that draw engagement from users by making them cheaper, serving them to more users for less money. But the mechanics that apply to commercial ads apply to political ones as well. Facebook has created a powerful system that dynamically, and unpredictably, change... Read More
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Japan steel giant’s shares melt as misconduct scandal grows

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The impact of the Kobe Steel scandal is starting to be felt. One of Japan's largest steelmakers has lost more than a third of its stock market value - in a record two-day slide - after admitting it falsified product data on its products.The improper certifications were made so products appeared to meet customers’ specifications when they in fact did not. And the misconduct now appears to be wider than initially thought.Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Tokyo.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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State of the Art: The Frightful Five Want to Rule Entertainment. They Are Hitting Limits.

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Why start with the culture industries? The Five elicit worries of total social control. Many people fear the companies will be able to translate their hold on key digital platforms into wholesale ownership of adjacent industries that depend on those platforms, giving them wider economic and social power.The entertainment industry is a good place to assess those claims because in different ways, the Five have spent years building platforms for the distribution of art, culture and media. Facebook runs the news; Google’s YouTube has videos and music; Microsoft’s Xbox has games; Amazon runs books, movies and TV (and, through its web-... Read More
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The Fires in Napa, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa Are a Perfectly Normal Apocalypse

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Blame the wind, if you want. In Southern California they call it the Santa Ana; in the north, the Diablos. Every autumn, from 4,000 feet up in the Great Basin deserts of Nevada and Utah, air drops down over the mountains and through the canyons. By the time it gets near the coast it’s hot, dry, and can gust as fast as a hurricane. Or blame lightning, or carelessness, or downed power lines. No one yet knows the cause of the more than a dozen fires abl... Read More
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Sparks Fly at Mayoral Debate, as de Blasio Fends Off 2-Pronged Attack

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Mr. de Blasio was mostly even-keeled, generally looking straight ahead, as if he was pretending that he was alone on the stage — a strategy meant to make him look mayoral and allowing him to exhibit his deeper command of the issues acquired through four years on the job.Ms. Malliotakis seemed to benefit from her placement at the center podium, which put her next to the mayor and allowed her to engage him directly, while Mr. Dietl, a former police detective who now runs a private investigation firm, often appeared to be on the fringe of their exchanges.“What are you talking about?” Ms... Read More
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Saruhan Hatipoglu disects the IMF’s growth report

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Saruhan Hatipoglu, CGTN's Global economics analyst, breaks down the IMF's global growth report with CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo.Detected Closed Captioning: And Now For A Closer Look At The IMF's Growth Outlook We're Joined By Our global Economics Analyst Sarah Hahn How To Poll Ooh Thanks For Being With Us Oh Sure So Sorry Let's Start With The Positive What Was Some Of The Bright Spots In The IMF's Outlook Well I Think Everything was What Sun Was Shining When The Report Came In Looked 75 Percent Of The World economy Is On An Upswing This Year Maybe For The First Time All 45 Oacd Countries Will Will Have Positive Growth These Are These Are Important Numbers And If You Look At The Stock Market Overall We Have Dow Jones Gl... Read More
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Steve Case looks to buoy the Rust Belt with latest ‘Rise of the Rest’ tour

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If Steve Case has his way, the next generation of workers will know the Upper Midwest not as the Rust Belt, but the Startup Belt. Today, former AOL cofounder Case kicked off the sixth iteration of his “Rise of the Rest” tour in the Central Pennsylvania cities of Harrisburg, York, and Lancaster. On each Rise of the Rest tour, Case travels to various cities across the U.S. that have traditionally been overlooked by investors, ranging from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Charleston, South Carolina, to highlight existing startup activity. This year, Case and his team are traveling to five differe... Read More
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Gartner: Global PC shipments fell 3.6% in Q3 2017, 12th straight quarter of decline

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The PC market has now been in decline for 12 quarters in a row, according to research firm Gartner. For Q3 2017, both Gartner and IDC found PC shipments were down globally year-over-year. Gartner estimates worldwide PC shipments fell 3.6 percent to 67 million units in Q3 2017. In Q3, the top six vendors were HP, Lenovo, Dell, Asus, Apple, and Acer. As you can see in the chart below, Gartner found that in the top six, only HP experienced an increase in PC shipments. Lenovo and Dell saw the smallest declines while the rest of the market was down 11.4 percent. ... Read More
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Gun-control group sues ‘bump stock’ makers, sellers

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One of the nation’s leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of “bump stocks,” the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed the lawsuit on behalf of victims of the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas. The lawsuit claims that the leading manufacturer of the devices misled federal authorities about their intended purpose and marketed them to thrill-seeking gun enthusiasts who wanted the experience of firing a fully automatic weapon that is otherwise greatly restricted under federal law. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Clark County District Court in Nevada; it has three named plaintiffs — al... Read More
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Siri’s forgetfulness gives Alexa and Google Assistant a key advantage

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You ever been mid-sentence while speaking with Siri or Google Assistant and you get cut off? Just like when you’re speaking to a human, sometimes when you’re in the middle of a conversation with an AI assistant, you get interrupted by another person talking, or by an important push notification on your phone, or you just forget what you wanted to ask and your phone goes to sleep. This happens all the time. When it happens and you’re using an app or web browser on a smartphone, you typically just pick up where you left off — but that’s not always possible with AI assistants. This is where Siri falls short compared to major competitors like Google Assistant and Alexa. Let’s say you want to use Siri t... Read More
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Weeks After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Struggles To Turn On The Lights

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Enlarge this image A man rests in a hammock, using a battery-operated light, in an area without electricity more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island in San Isidro, Puerto Rico. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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Celsius aims to disrupt the consumer credit industry using blockchain

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The worldwide consumer credit industry is primarily controlled by a few organizations, who profit from the process of lending and — according to many — are responsible for the state of consumer and student debt. In fact, in the U.S., $1.1 trillion — one-half of all the consumer credit issued — is currently controlled by six of the largest banks. Today Celsius — an Ethereum-based lending platform — has announced its plans to disrupt this indust... Read More
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Dow Jones publishes fake headlines about Google acquiring Apple after ‘technical error’

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Shortly after 9:30AM ET today, the Dow Jones apparently fell victim to a “technical error” and began to publish fake headlines about Google acquiring Apple through its newswire, according to reports on Twitter and as first spotted by 9to5Mac. The newswire sent out a number of alerts about Google buying Apple for $9 billion (which, no) with a deal set to close tomorrow, while also mentioning Steve Jobs approved of the deal in his will. Obviously the reports were fake, and thankfully there was seemingly no effect by the error on the stock price of either company, likely because if you think Google could buy Appl... Read More
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Zuman Launches New Product to Address the Growing Trend of Association Health Plans for Small Businesses

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PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 10, 2017– Zuman, the leading premium single-source solution for human resources, payroll, and benefits administration services launched today BenXsys, a Software as a Service platform for administering association health plans. BenXsys is designed to meet the requirements of trusts and associations whose members include millions of businesses in the SMB (small to medium ... Read More
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EPA administrator says war on coal is over

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Published on Oct 10, 2017The Wall Street Journal Global Economics Editor Jon Hilsenrath on the Trump administration's efforts to roll back coal regulations. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Zuckerberg-backed Andela raises $40 million to connect tech firms with Africa’s best software developers

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Andela, a startup that’s setting out to train African’s best software developers and connect them with the world’s biggest technology companies, has raised $40 million in a series C round of funding. The round was led by African VC firm CRE Venture Capital, with participation from GV (Google’s VC arm), the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Salesforce Ventures, Spark Capital, DBL Partners, Amplo, and TLcom Capital. This takes Andela’s total funding past the $80 million mark, and comes a little more than a year after the company ... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 9, 2017

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Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump lays out his terms for a hardline immigration deal in exchange for protecting "dreamers." Also: The downfall of Harvey Weinstein amid sexual harassment allegations spanning decades, treating chronic pain without opioids, the president's feud with Sen. Bob Corker and the Nobel Prize winner who made economics more human.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Economics Nobel winner Thaler shed light on how real people behave

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University of Chicago scholar Richard Thaler was honored with the 2017 Nobel Prize in economics for his work questioning traditional assumptions that markets act rationally, and for taking human nature into account. Economics correspondent Paul Solman helps explain Thaler's theories, then Judy Woodruff speaks with Thaler about his honored work.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Nobel for Economist Who Explained Irrationality

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University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler, one of the founders of behavioral economics, won this year's Nobel Prize for his work on decision-making habits that proved people often make decisions that run counter to their best interests. (Oct. 9)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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A driverless future could be further away than you think

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Advancements in AI technology have taken automated cars from a distant science fiction endeavor to a fast-approaching reality. Tech giants and rising rideshare companies alike are investing billions of dollars to make self-driving cars a true rival to manually operated vehicles. Google’s self-driving car project, Waymo, has already accumulated more than two million real-world road miles traveled. Tesla has collated over one billion miles of road testing data from its cars’ automatic driving feature, gathering information about how the cars interact with terrain and weather condit... Read More
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Valentin Preobrazhenskiy, ICO fever, and how AI took over martech — VB Engage

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In this week’s news, Travis and Stewart talk about AI domination at the MarTech conference in Boston, where it seemingly was the topic on the lips of marketers, speakers, and vendors everywhere. We also highlight an AI-powered advertising technology that is making waves — more than $250 million in waves, in fact. Finally, we bring everyone back down to earth with the less-than-stellar findings held within the pages of Brian Solis’ latest State of Digital Transformation study. Then, we interview Valentin Preobrazhenskiy of LAToken, who gives us a complete rundown of how to build a blockchain business, what it takes to gain and maintain a community of 11,000 peopl... Read More
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How the Chinese cyberthreat has evolved [Commentary]

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With more than half of its 1.4 billion people online, the world’s most populous country is home to a slew of cyberspies and hackers. Indeed, China has likely stolen more secrets from businesses and governments than any other country. Covert espionage is the main Chinese cyberthreat to the U.S. While disruptive cyberattacks occasionally come from China, those that cause overt damage, like destroying data or causing power outages, are more common from the other ... Read More
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U.S. Army Africa turns its focus to Lake Chad Basin, increases exercises to deter emerging extremist groups

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For years, U.S. Army Africa has hosted hundreds of civil affairs and Special Forces troops in a bid to build security and deter extremist groups in the region. Their work, particularly in countries like Cameroon, Niger and Mali, remained largely unknown, taking a back seat to news about ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the Army’s missions in Africa were pushed into the spotlight Oct. 4 when four soldiers from 3rd Special Forces Group were killed in an enemy ambush in southwest Niger. ... Read More
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Almost half of Americans don’t have $400 saved for an emergency?

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Former CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder and Fox News contributor James Freeman on a recent Federal Reserve survey that says 46% of Americans don't have enough money saved up to cover a $400 emergency.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Ballot measure would strip pensions from corrupt lawmakers

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For years, New York lawmakers convicted of abusing their power and sent off to prison had at least one thing to look forward to: a generous state pension. That practice could come to an end in November when voters will be asked whether to change the state constitution to authorize judges to strip pensions from corrupt politicians. Top lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo have argued the change will act as a powerful deterrent in a state where 30 state lawmakers have left office since 2000 because of criminal charges or allegations of ethical misconduct. Some good-government advocates question whether the loss of a pension will be enough to keep errant lawmakers honest. But in the face of decades of legislative ... Read More
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US Economist Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Prize

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The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for research showing how people's choices on economic matters - whether on savings or game shows like "Deal or No Deal" - are not always rational. (Oct. 9)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Nobel Goes To American Richard Thaler For Work In Behavioral Economics

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The 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his pioneering work in behavioral economics. The announcement from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm said that Thaler "has incorporated psychologically realistic assumptions into analyses of economic decision-making. By exploring the consequences of limited rationality, social preferences, and lack of self-control, he has shown how these human traits systematically affect individual decisions as well as market outcomes," the committee said in a statement. ... Read More
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How blockchain could end, instead of enable, money laundering

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An Israeli District Court recently ruled that Israeli banks are not obligated to provide financial services to companies whose primary business is trading in cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. The Court reasoned that banks should not have to assume the risks associated with providing a financial platform to these digital currency businesses when the leading Israeli authorities on the subject, namely the Central Bank, the Securities Authority, and the Anti-Money Laundering and Terror Financing Authority, themselves have been struggling to delineate clear measures to minimize them. One of the primary risks Israeli authorities and other regulators around the globe noted is the pseudo-anonymous nature of cryptocurrency hol... Read More
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Canadian-US Super Hornet dispute could spark trade war

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WASHINGTON — Last week’s determination by the U.S. Commerce Department to impose prohibitive tariffs on aircraft from Canadian aerospace firm Bombardier could be the spark that ignites a long and bloodthirsty trade war involving the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. And although the Boeing-Bombardier dispute revolves around commercial planes, the impact on the U.S. defense industry has the potential to be huge, analysts tell Defense News. Tensions ... Read More
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Federal Reserve Bank Fire

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A fire broke out Saturday on the roof of the Federal Reserve Bank. Fire officials say a generator on the roof caused a fire in the chimney.Detected Closed Captioning: IN THE WAKEFIELD SECTION OF THE BRONX, DAVE CARLIN, CBS 2 NEWS. NEW TONIGHT, A FIRE ON THE ROOF OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK. DOZENS OF FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO THE CALL AT THE 14-STORY BUILDING IN LOWER MANHATTAN JUST BEFORE 9:00. FIRE OFFICIALS SAY A GENERATOR ON THE ROOF CAUSED A FIRE IN THE CHIMNEY. ... Read More