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Trade wars and debt: The biggest risks to world economy – Counting the Cost

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A trade war and a new Cold War are threatening to rip apart the global economy. That's the springtime message from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.Bankers and finance ministers from the IMF's 189 member countries met in Washington, DC, on the 10th anniversary of the global financial crisis.And although optimistic about economic growth over the next couple of years, the IMF warns that ageing populations, lackluster productivity, rising debt and the possibility of a global trade war could lead to a downturn."While the sun is shining, we are seeing more clouds accumulating on the horizon than we did back in October. Global debt is at an all-time high," said Christin... Read More
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Amazon steers Mexico towards cashless economy

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The Heat: IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings Pt 1

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The global economy is strong and getting stronger. That’s the message at this year’s IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington.vDespite increasing trade tensions and Western protectionism, the outlook is positive. CGTN's Daniel Ryntjes has this report.Detected Closed Captioning: After Years Of Decline In Stagnation The After Years Of Decline In Stagnation The After Years Of Decline In Stagnation The global Economy Is Growing Sprinting As global Economy Is Growing Sprinting As global Economy Is Growing Sprinting As One Newspaper Headline Put It But For One Newspaper Headline Put It But For One Newspaper Headline Put It But For How Long We Bring You The Latest From How Long We... Read More
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Tariffs give companies license to raise prices: Carlos Gutierrez

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez reacts to the NAFTA negotiations and how tariffs play a role on global trade. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: . LIZ: AUTO COMPANY ... Read More
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Warren Buffett simply blew it on Wells Fargo stock: Dick Bove

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Hilton Capital Management strategist Dick Bove discusses why Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett should have pulled the plug on Wells Fargo stock. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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Warren Buffett simply blew it on Wells Fargo stock: Dick Bove

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Hilton Capital Management strategist Dick Bove discusses why Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett should have pulled the plug on Wells Fargo stock. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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Warren Buffett simply blew it on Wells Fargo stock: Dick Bove

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Hilton Capital Management strategist Dick Bove discusses why Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett should have pulled the plug on Wells Fargo stock. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ... Read More
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Cuomo doubles down by speeding up emissions effort

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Governor Andrew Cuomo is hitting the gas on his ambitious environmental agenda. The governor on Friday announced a dramatic acceleration of his energy-efficiency plans for New York State, including a comprehensive strategy to achieve significant greenhouse gas-emission reductions over the next seven years. Targeting annual efficiencies equivalent to the amount of energy required to power nearly 2 million homes, Cuomo’s revamped plan includes $36.5 million in new state investments that, according to the governor’s office, will help prepare more than 19,000 New Yorkers for new jobs on the energy industries. Also in the mix are a slate of new programs and incentives designed to help New... Read More
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Cryptolium: Amazon’s ‘Data Marketplace’ technology for bitcoin endangers its anonymity

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Bitcoin has been compared to a roller coaster with the way its value plunges from highs to lows, but now it could have a more stable future. Although that would mean a tradeoff over user privacy. Miguel Francis Santiago has more.Check out http://rt.comRT LIVE ... Read More
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Americans have scandal fatigue?

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Best-selling author Mark Steyn on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo calling himself "undocumented" and concerns Americans have scandal fatigue. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ♪ >>... Read More
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Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out

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Media regulator Ofcom has proposed scrapping the further roll-out of local TV channels across the UK, citing concerns over "economic viability".More than 30 local TV stations have already been set up in the UK as part of a plan laid out in 2011 by then culture secretary Jeremy Hunt.But several of the channels have faced financial difficulties and have struggled to attract an audience.Ofcom has now proposed scrapping the roll-out of further local channels.Licence obligationsMr Hunt's vision was for major towns and cities in the UK to have their ow... Read More
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📉 IMF warns of economic downturn | Al Jazeera English

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Bankers and finance ministers from the IMF's 189 member countries are meeting in Washington, DC on the 10th anniversary of the global financial crisis. The IMF warns that risky financial assets and stock markets have unsustainably surged once again and could crash with devastating consequencesAnd the prospect of a global trade war has the IMF concerned, as the US and China impose a growing list of tariffs against each other.Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Pelosi calls tax cuts a “scam”

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Published on Apr 20, 2018Wall Street Journal Global Economics Editor Jon Hilsenrath on General Electric earnings, the impact of the Republican tax reform legislation and the outlook for the economy. Category License Standard YouTube License Det... Read More
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No. 300: An anniversary edition, starring Shakespeare, Academy Award-winner Jessica Lange and introducing Vengo

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An imperfect 300: Welcome, friends, to your latest Innovate LI newsletter, and not just any Innovate LI newsletter, but the 300th since founder John Kominicki e-blasted the first more than three years ago. That’s a lot of historical anecdotes, celebrity birthdays, regional shout-outs, hyperlinks, funding reports and Stuff We’re Reading. And we wanted to do something truly spectacular to recognize our tercentenary edition. So, we came up with… Suggested serving: These foods/serving sizes all contain roughly 300 calories, according to the good folks at HealthAssist.net and other easily digested sources – o... Read More
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Mathias Cormann discusses Australia’s economy and the IMF

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Published on Apr 19, 2018CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Australian Finance Minister Mathias Cormann about Australia’s economic outlook and it’s relationships with the global economy, especially with China. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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How AI is helping bank customers make sense of their financial lives (VB Live)

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With the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, banks and other FIs have an opportunity to help consumers manage their budgets and plan for big life events. Find out how the industry’s most innovative companies are using these technologies to build financial solutions and apps to attract and engage today’s evolving consumer. Register here for free. In our everyday lives, it can be difficult to monitor our spending habits and see how they impact our overall financial health. According to Abe A... Read More
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IMF’s Lagarde: Concerned Trade threats will dent economy

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Published on Apr 19, 2018FBN's Liz Claman on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments on efforts to claw back spending in the latest budget bill and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde's concerns about the recent trade threats. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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PopSugar allegedly stole ‘millions’ of Instagram influencer photos — and made money with them

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Since the quaint, pastoral days of catfishing, intellectual property theft and profit-piggybacking on the internet has always been difficult to track, and it’s only getting harder. Online scams are a part of life now, not to mention excellent podcast fodder. Maybe you’ve swiped through some stolen profile pictures on Tinder, or maybe you follow a particular stolen-tweet Twitter account that just ... Read More
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Are you Export Savvy? Get the Edge on Exporting with New Export.gov Resources

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This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. By Curt Cultice, Senior Communications Specialist, and Jennifer Stone Marshall, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service Setting your compass in international trade can be rewarding, but challenging. Are you wondering “What is my firm’s potential for international sales?” or “How do I find greater success abroad?” We have two new online tools that can help you chart a course: export.gov’s exporter (self) assessments and export business tip emails. Exporter Assessments Point the Way Forward T... Read More
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Amazon Prime tops 100M users

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Published on Apr 19, 2018CFRA Investment Strategist Lindsey Bell, Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes and Fox News contributor Robert Wolf on the outlook for Amazon. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: SERVING I... Read More
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Amazon Prime tops 100M users

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Published on Apr 19, 2018CFRA Investment Strategist Lindsey Bell, Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes and Fox News contributor Robert Wolf on the outlook for Amazon. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: SERVING I... Read More
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Browser Standard WebAuthn Could Usher in a Password-Free Future

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Password-free logins have long been the stuff of dreams for security researchers and privacy advocates—not to mention regular people who fat-finger their account passwords into a browser every day. Industry efforts to end our reliance on the multi-character password have resulted in the proposal of numerous alternative login methods, including biometric verification and the use of behavioral data to prove an individual's identity. But most of these attempts haven't yet lead to the promised land: A web without passwords. Now, a new standard for the web called ... Read More
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The Heat: China’s war on pollution Pt 2

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It was March, 2014 when China launched a war against pollution. Four years later, we take a look at the progress and challenges that remain. To discuss China's war on pollution, tonight's panel includes, Wenran Jiang, head of the Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum; Jeffrey Ball, Scholar-in-Residence at Stanford Law School’s Center for Energy Policy and Finance; Huang Wei, an East Asia Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace and Jennifer Turner, the director of the China Environment Forum at the Wilson International Center for Scholars.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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The Heat: China’s war on pollution Pt 3

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It was March, 2014 when China launched a war against pollution. Four years later, we take a look at the progress and challenges that remain. To discuss China's war on pollution, tonight's panel includes, Wenran Jiang, head of the Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum; Jeffrey Ball, Scholar-in-Residence at Stanford Law School’s Center for Energy Policy and Finance; Huang Wei, an East Asia Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace and Jennifer Turner, the director of the China Environment Forum at the Wilson International Center for Scholars.Detected Closed Captioning: Welcome Back We're Talking About China's Welcome Back We're Talking About China's Welcome Back We're Talking Abo... Read More
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GOP’s regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

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WASHINGTON — The GOP-led Senate voted Wednesday to block Obama-era guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure lenders don’t charge blacks and Hispanics higher interest rates on car loans. The vote was 51-47. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the only Democratic lawmaker to side with Republicans in voting for the measure, which now must pass the House before it goes to President Donald Trump for his signature. ... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans website confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans website confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans web site confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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SBA awards Farmingdale SBDC

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The U.S. Small Business Administration will recognize the Farmingdale Small Business Development Center with the Excellence and Innovation Award on May 1 in Times Square. Erica Chase-Gregory and her team of SBDC business advisers are being honored for its programs in supporting the development of entrepreneurs. The group is now recognized as the best of the 12 SBDCs in the district, which includes New York City, Long Island as well as Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties. “The Farmingdale Small Business Development Center works tirelessly to serve Nassau County entrepreneurs with education, one-on-one counseling, research tools and whatever else small business owners need th... Read More
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Inside the Unnerving Supply Chain Attack That Corrupted CCleaner

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In September, security researchers at Cisco Talos and Morphisec made a worst nightmare-type disclosure: the ubiquitous computer cleanup tool CCleaner had been compromised by hackers for more than a month. The software updates users were downloading from CCleaner owner Avast—a security company itself—had been tainted with a malware backdoor. The incident exposed millions of computers and reinforced the threat of so-called digital supply chain attacks, situations where trusted, widely distributed software is act... Read More
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Inside the Unnerving CCleaner Supply Chain Attack

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In September, security researchers at Cisco Talos and Morphisec made a worst nightmare-type disclosure: the ubiquitous computer cleanup tool CCleaner had been compromised by hackers for more than a month. The software updates users were downloading from CCleaner owner Avast—a security company itself—had been tainted with a malware backdoor. The incident exposed millions of computers and reinforced the threat of so-called digital supply chain attacks, situations where trusted, widely distributed software i... Read More
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Elon Musk says Tesla will build Model 3s 24/7 until the end of June

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Elon Musk has set an aggressive new target for production of the Model 3, and it will operate its Fremont, California factory 24 hours a day in order to meet the goal, according to an internal email obtained by Jalopnik. Musk now says Tesla needs to make 6,000 Model 3s per week by the end of June, an increase of the company’s previous target of 5,000 per week. The reason for the new target, he says, is that 5,000 Model 3s per week leaves the company with “no margin for error” across the company’s manufacturing process and supply chain. “Actual production will move as fast as... Read More
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A Decade After The Bubble Burst, House Flipping Is On The Rise

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Enlarge this image A team of contractors works on the renovation of a home in Phoenix. A decade after the U.S. housing crisis, some old habits are back, including house flipping. Caitlin O'Hara for NPR hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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Concerned about the approaches Trump raised in regards to NAFTA: Sen. Hatch

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Angeles Equity Partners Adds New Team Members

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Experienced Professionals from Oliver Wyman and A&M Capital Partners Expand Deal Execution and Operational Capabilities LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 17, 2018– Angeles Equity Partners, LLC (AEP), a private investment firm focused on value creation through operational transformation, today announced two new professionals have joined the firm. ... Read More
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Steps to reaching your ‘magic’ retirement number

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Published on Apr 17, 2018"Retire Inspired" author Chris Hogan on a planning for retirement and a new survey on the top small cities to start a small business. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: ♪Make This Wo... Read More
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SoftBank’s Futuristic Vision Fund Takes on the Real (Estate) World

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In the last two months Michael Marks has turned down a dozen offers to make keynote speeches at conferences. His company, construction startup Katerra, is three years old, but the attention surge is very recent. “Construction technology has gotten kinda buzzy,” he says. That may be. But more likely, interest in Katerra has spiked because in January, the company landed an astounding $867 million in venture funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund. A deal of that size, led by the venture industry’s most talked-about fund, will put a company on the map overnight. Marks had... Read More
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What is an in-kind contribution?

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Berlin’s Neufund wants to help turn Malta into Blockchain Island

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Two years after the tiny island nation of Malta adopted a legal blockchain framework, its finance minister has announced that the country is partnering with Ethereum-based Neufund to further transform the nation’s economy. Neufund, with headquarters in Berlin, is a blockchain fundraising platform that was founded 18 months ago by Zoe Adamovicz and Marcin Rudolf. The platform allows companies to raise money on the blockchain by issuing tokens like shares of stock. But the firm said it was attracted to Malta by the country’s progressive vision of the role blockchain technologies could play across many sectors of government and the economy. This included the passing in Feb... Read More
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How Russian Facebook Ads Divided and Targeted US Voters Before the 2016 Election

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When Young Mie Kim began studying political ads on Facebook in August of 2016—while Hillary Clinton was still leading the polls— few people had ever heard of the Russian propaganda group, Internet Research Agency. Not even Facebook itself understood how the group was manipulating the platform's users to influence the election. For Kim, a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the goal was to document the way the usual dark money groups target divis... Read More
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How Russian Facebook Ads Divided and Targeted US Voters Before the 2016 Election

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When Young Mie Kim began studying political ads on Facebook in August of 2016—while Hillary Clinton was still leading the polls— few people had ever heard of the Russian propaganda group, Internet Research Agency. Not even Facebook itself understood how the group was manipulating the platform's users to influence the election. For Kim, a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the goal was to document the way the usual dark money groups target divis... Read More
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Blagojevich’s appeal hearing denied

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The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear Rod Blagojevich's appeal, which likely means he will serve his entire 14-year prison sentence.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78806/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Appears To Have Run Out Of Legal Options Appears To Have Run Out Of Legal Options Appears To Have Run Out Of Legal Options To Get Out Of Prison Early For The To Get Out Of Prison Early... Read More
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Michael Cohen, Trump’s Lawyer, Appears at Manhattan Court Hearing

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Mr. Cohen’s lawyers have objected to the use of a taint team and, in yet another unusual move, a lawyer for Mr. Trump filed an emergency motion to the court on Sunday night, saying that the president also objected to that “extraordinary measure.” In her motion, the lawyer, Joanna C. Hendon, asked Judge Wood to give the documents to Mr. Cohen first so that she and the president can look at them and decide if any are protected by attorney-client privilege.... Read More
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How Russian Facebook Ads Divided and Targeted US Voters Before the 2016 Election

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When Young Mie Kim began studying political ads on Facebook in August of 2016—while Hillary Clinton was still leading the polls— few people had ever heard of the Russian propaganda group, Internet Research Agency. Not even Facebook itself understood how the group was manipulating the platform's users to influence the election. For Kim, a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the goal was to document the way the usual dark money groups target divis... Read More
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Ex-LI investment advisor for stealing $3M

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A former Long Island investment advisor and hedge fund manager was sentenced for stealing $3 million from 38 investors, officials said. Eric Erb, who used that money for country club dues, tuition and more was sentenced Friday to 57 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, according the U.S. Justice Department. In addition, he was ordered to pay $5.3 million in restitution to his victims, and to forfeit $215,000 in proceeds he earned from selling his former Bay Shore residence. “Erb blatantly lied to investors who entrusted him with their hard-earned retirement savings, stealing from them to finance his own lifestyle of country club dues, home renovations and private school tuition,” U.S. ... Read More
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How Russian Facebook Ads Divided and Targeted US Voters Before the 2016 Election

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When Young Mie Kim began studying political ads on Facebook in August of 2016—while Hillary Clinton was still leading the polls— few people had ever heard of the Russian propaganda group, Internet Research Agency. Not even Facebook itself understood how the group was manipulating the platform's users to influence the election. For Kim, a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the goal was to document the way the usual dark money groups target divis... Read More
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Cyber security imperative

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Workers at BNB, a Bridgehampton-based bank, periodically get suspicious emails. But it’s not because they slip through the fire walls. BNB tests employees, making sure they don’t click on “fake phishing” emails that, if they were real, could compromise data. AGIM BRACOVIC: A culture of care is key in promoting cyber security “That’s one of the biggest challenges in cyber. Starting with culture is important,” said Agim Bracovic, BNB Bank’s vice president, information security officer. “We train our employees, but we also test them. We send fake phishing emails and see if they’re clicking.” Until recently,... Read More
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SoftBank’s Futuristic Vision Fund Takes on the Real (Estate) World

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In the last two months Michael Marks has turned down a dozen offers to make keynote speeches at conferences. His company, construction startup Katerra, is three years old, but the attention surge is very recent. “Construction technology has gotten kinda buzzy,” he says. That may be. But more likely, interest in Katerra has spiked because in January, the company landed an astounding $867 million in venture funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund. A deal of that size, led by the venture industry’s most talked-about fund, will put a company on the map overnight. Marks had... Read More
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The Maraschino Mogul’s Secret Life

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Arthur Mondella is mourned. Up until the moment of his death, on February 24, 2015, he ran his family’s company, Dell’s Maraschino Cherries, in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. His daughters Dana Mondella Bentz and Dominique Mondella, who run the company now, miss him every day. They remember him in their prayers and wish he could see how they’ve done with the business. Their great-grandfather Arthur Mondella, senior, and their grandfather Ralph founded it in 1948. Dell’s Maraschino Cherries processes and sells nothing but cherries—about fourteen million pounds a year—from its single Red Hook factory. Dana, the president and C.E.O., is thirty, and Dominique, ... Read More
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Martin Sorrell Steps Down As CEO Of World’s Largest Ad Company

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Enlarge this image Martin Sorrell, the longtime CEO of WPP, attends a summit in June 2016, in London. He has stepped down after an investigation into alleged misconduct. Neil Hall/WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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PAPERLESS GOVERNMENT

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Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:Twitter: @cgtnamericaFacebook: @cgtnamericaGoogle+: CctvamericaTvnews»» Watch CGTN ««Washington, DC (and greater area)• MHz - Channel 3• COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273• FIOS - Channel 277New York City• Time Warner - Channel 134... Read More
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Leading The Way on Water Quality

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Just over three years ago, I declared nitrogen Public Enemy Number One. Nitrogen is the single largest cause of degraded water quality. In Suffolk County, water — our oceans, bays and harbors — are essential to both the local economy and our way of life. The increasing frequency of beach closures, restrictions on harvesting of shellfish, harmful algae blooms and fish kills has raised awareness of the problem. Scientists have made clear that the primary source of nitrogen pollution to our surface waters are outdated cesspools and septic systems, which are not designed to remove nitrogen from wastewater. Over the past several years Suffolk and its partners in the environmental and business communities have made significan... Read More
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Q1 2018 ends: 3 crypto trends likely to continue

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The start of 2018 hasn’t been the most exciting time for crypto space. The overall market value has dropped from above $800 billion to somewhere around $300 billion at the moment. A lot of crypto newcomers who spent no time shoving their money into cryptocurrencies are struggling to keep hodling. Sometimes they break into full-blown panic-fuelled rages online. Whether we’re currently in a market correction, a consolidation, or a bubble burst, one thing is clear: the industry is adapting. Here’s how that adaption process is likely to play out over the rest of the year: 1. Global policy-makers will take a cautious approach Following the ... Read More
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56% of married women leave major financial decisions to spouse: Report

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Published on Apr 13, 2018Small business expert Susan Solovic and Wall Street Journal editorial page writer Jillian Melchior on the new study that shows married women leave major financial decisions to their husbands. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Executive Profile: Tom DiNapoli

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli gave a “state of the state” speech to address the local economy at a recent Long Island Metro Business Action (LIMBA) meeting. With the comptroller’s approval, we transformed his speech into a Q and A format. The result is a window into DiNapoli’s take on unemployment, economic development and the economy state-wide and on Long Island, where he has his permanent residence. How’s the state’s economy?We continue to see continued progress in the aftermath of the great recession. It’s very much in the rear view mirror. Our state and Long Island economies are stronger than they’ve been in some time. There are many positive signs not without challenges tha... Read More
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Debrief: CSHL’s Whiteley fills shoes, answers needs

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A seasoned veteran of scientific- and medical-research commercialization, Andrew Whiteley stepped up this month to take over Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s technology-transfer operations from Teri Willey, who served five years as CSHL’s vice president of business development and technology transfer and is off to her next adventure, running an Indiana-based VC fund. Whiteley, who in 2015 was named the laboratory’s ... Read More
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Michael Bloomberg Takes on the Coal Industry

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On Monday afternoon, Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire businessman and former three-term Mayor of New York City, escaped to a deserted ballroom at the Grand Hyatt, in midtown Manhattan, to talk about climate change. Moments earlier, he had announced to attendees of the Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit that his philanthropic organization was partnering with the Canadian and British governments to expedite the global eradication of coal mining. His two new partners—Catherine McKenna, Canada’s minister of environment and climate change, and Claire Perry, the United Kingdom’s minister of state for energy and clean growth—came along for the discussion. As the only person not representing a country, Bloomberg, in his new rol... Read More
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IRS head sees huge task ahead to administer new tax law

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WASHINGTON — The acting head of the IRS says the current tax-filing season has gone well, while acknowledging the tough challenge the cash-strapped agency faces of administering the new tax law that will affect 2019 returns. Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told Congress Thursday that some 79 million refunds totaling about $226 billion have been issued as of April 6, averaging $2,900 — up $13 from last year. Around 80 percent of returns filed claimed a refund. ... Read More
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IRS head sees huge task ahead to administer new tax law

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WASHINGTON — The acting head of the IRS says the current tax-filing season has gone well, while acknowledging the tough challenge the cash-strapped agency faces of administering the new tax law that will affect 2019 returns. Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told Congress Thursday that some 79 million refunds totaling about $226 billion have been issued as of April 6, averaging $2,900 — up $13 from last year. Around 80 percent of returns filed claimed a refund. ... Read More
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Korean Billy Explains The Story Behind His Dialect Videos

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Business Insider spoke to Seong-Jae Kong, also known as 'Korean Billy', a YouTuber who found fame after his English dialect explainers went viral. He explained how regional dialects surprised him when he first visited England, and how the novelty of an Asian person speaking in a 'Scouse' accent helped his videos appeal to both British and Korean audiences.Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance, tech, science, retail, and more.Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: ... Read More
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4 things executives should know about AI and data science

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Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning are buzzworthy terms in the world of business, ranging across channels from customer service to finance and beyond. Because big data is big news, companies want to implement AI to improve their businesses — but some are making the mistake of trying to layer in artificial intelligence without the basis in analytics and data that allows AI to make a true impact. Other companies — those with a strong foundation in analytics, possessing a store of data to work from — can utilize AI with great success. According to the ... Read More
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IRS head sees huge task ahead to administer new tax law

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WASHINGTON — The acting head of the IRS says the current tax-filing season has gone well, while acknowledging the tough challenge the cash-strapped agency faces of administering the new tax law that will affect 2019 returns. Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told Congress Thursday that some 79 million refunds totaling about $226 billion have been issued as of April 6, averaging $2,900 — up $13 from last year. Around 80 percent of returns filed claimed a refund. The final year under the “old” tax regime, 2017, has to be... Read More
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FIS ensures a memorable customer experience

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Over the past 6 months I have started a new job at CA, paid my daughter’s tuition, financed a car, bought groceries 173 times, and bought too many pairs of shoes for my son online.  I did all of this and paid my bills without stepping foot in a bank. We live in a world where everything we need is at our fingertips.  The exponential growth of e-commerce and social media has changed the way we all live our lives and in turn has forced companies to change the way they deliver their services. The FinTech industry is no exception to this. With the rise of self-serve mobile technologies, finance companies must continue to deliver a customer experience that is engaging. Mobile continues to be on the rise in the e-commerce and ... Read More
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William Weld: Marijuana company Acreage Holdings going public ‘soon’

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Detected Closed Captioning: STUART: OUR NEXT GUEST IS THE FORMER GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS. NOW HE SITS ON THE BOARD OF A NATIONAL CANNABIS COMPANY ALONG WITH FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER. THE COMPANY IS CALLED, ACREAGE HOLDINGS. THAT IS THE NAME OF THE COMPANY. IT OPERATES POT DISPENSARIES IN A DOZEN STATES. GOVERNOR WILL WELD JOINS US. ARE YOU A POTHEAD. >> NO, SIR. NEVER SMOKE AD CIGARETTE AT ANYTIME IN MY LIFE. STUART: RUSH DEALING WITH ACREAGE? >> WHAT JOHN BOEHNER AND I DO IS TAKING A LOOK AT MAKING THIS STATE AS RIGHT ISSUES FOR LEGALIZATION. IN ORDER TO DO THAT YOU HAVE TO DESCHEDULE CANNABIS AS A CLASS ONE MARK TICK. STUART: YOU'RE IN FAVOR OF THAT? >> I'M IN FAVOR OF DESCHEDULING. I NOTICE THE... Read More
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This plan would regulate Facebook without going through Congress

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After two days of bruising testimony before Congress, there’s never been more interest in regulating Facebook. In question after question this week, lawmakers seemed to take it as a given that new rules were needed to rein in Facebook, with proposals like the Markey-Blumenthal CONSENT Act (which would require opt-in consent for all data-sharing), taking center stage. At the same time, Congress ... Read More
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How To Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

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Looking forward to a big refund check from your tax return? Don’t be so quick to spend it, says David Schwartz, CFP, CEO of FCE Group, a wealth management, investment advisory and financial planning firm in Lake Success. While it may seem like an easy and justifiable round-trip ticket for your dream vacation, your refund is truly an opportunity to secure your finances. So, spend — and most importantly, save and invest — wisely. GOT DEBT? If you have any type of high-interest debt, clear it, or pay as much off as you can. “There is no good debt,” says Schwartz. Start with the credit card that is the most costly or has the highe... Read More
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Dan McClory discusses new Chinese policies on opening up its financial sector

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Published on Apr 11, 2018CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo Spoke to Dan McClory, managing director and head of China for Boustead Securities about the outlook of China's financial sector. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioni... Read More
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Mulvaney says consumer watchdog is still doing its job

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WASHINGTON — Mick Mulvaney tried Wednesday to reassure Democrats on a House finance panel that he’s committed to punishing unscrupulous financial companies, while agreeing with Republicans that the watchdog agency he runs needs to be reined in and refocused. Mulvaney appeared before the House Financial Services Committee, his first appearance before Congress as acting director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since President Trump named him to that position in late November. He continues to hold his other job as Trump... Read More
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Second Cambridge Analytica CEO Steps Down Amid Facebook Data Scandal

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Enlarge this image A laptop showing the Facebook logo is held alongside a Cambridge Analytica sign at the entrance to the London offices of Cambridge Analytica. The company's acting CEO, Alexander Tayler, is stepping down, and is the second CEO out since the data sharing scandal broke. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images ... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces $15 Million To Support Modernization Of New York’s Electric Grid

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Albany, NY - April 11, 2018 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that up to $15 million is available for projects that will help New York improve the resiliency, efficiency, and overall performance of its electric grid to save on energy and costs to combat climate change. Modernizing the grid supports Governor Cuomo's initiative to deploy 1,500 megawatts of energy storage by 2025 and his requirement for half of the state's electricity to come from renewable energy sources by 2030. "One of the most critical components in our fight against climate change is the modernization of our electric grid," Gov... Read More
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DemandJump Secures $6M Series A to Fuel Customer Acquisition Platform

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Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Flyover Capital and Cultivation Capital join as strategic investors INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 11, 2018– DemandJump, the leading marketing Customer Acquisition Platform, announces today the completion of a $6 million Series A financing round. Strategic investors include ... Read More
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The world’s most valuable AI startup is a Chinese company specializing in real-time surveillance

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Artificial intelligence is being used for a dizzying array of tasks, but one of the most successful is also one of the scariest: automated surveillance. Case in point is Chinese startup SenseTime, which makes AI-powered surveillance software for the country’s police, and which this week received a new round of funding worth $600 million. This funding, led by retailing giant Alibaba, reportedly gives SenseTime a total valuation of more than $4.5 billion, making it the most valuable AI startup in the world, according to analyst firm CB I... Read More
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Rep. DeSantis: There is a double standard at the FBI

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Published on Apr 10, 2018Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on the FBI raiding the home of President Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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AI and the next step in financial management tools (VB Live)

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Today’s consumers want financial wellness tools that help them proactively manage their money. Join this VB Live event to learn how the industry’s most innovative companies are using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to build the kind of financial solutions and apps to attract and engage today’s evolving consumer.   Register here for free. Traditional personal finance management tools don’t hold consumer interest because they don’t offer what customers are really looking for, s... Read More
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Terry Duffy on tariffs: Don’t need more pressure on the family farmer

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Trump tariffs are an opportunity for contractors: Limbach Holdings CEO

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Published on Apr 10, 2018Limbach Holdings CEO Charlie Bacon explains why President Trump’s tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum will be beneficial to the construction industry. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed C... Read More
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Is Mayor de Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Dead?

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Supporters of the streetcar, which is known as the Brooklyn Queens Connector and would run from Astoria in Queens to Sunset Park in Brooklyn, have grown restless.A group of real estate and transit leaders who have lobbied for the streetcar sent a letter to Mr. de Blasio on Monday urging him to make it a priority.“We are calling on your administration to take concrete steps to indicate that this critical infrastructure project will indeed break ground during your mayoralty,” the letter from the board for the Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector, which was obtained by The New York Ti... Read More
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Debunking 3 of the biggest myths about Midwest tech

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In the past four years, a slew of articles have been published comparing the Midwest tech scene to Silicon Valley: in 2014, 2015, 2016, and ending with a recent one from the New York Times. While well-intentioned, these articles all have at their premise t... Read More
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Conductive Ventures debuts with $100 million fund for enterprise hardware and software

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Conductive Ventures announced it has raised a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in enterprise software and hardware companies. The fund is led by experienced venture capitalists Carey Lai and Paul Yeh. The fund has already invested in four startups: Ambiq Micro, CSC Generation, Desktop Metal, and Sprinklr. Lai and Yeh first met years ago through a common friend, Kevin Chou, who went on to become founder of Kabam and later KSV Esports. Lai went into venture capital at Institutional Venture Partners and Intel Capital, where he invested in enterprise software companies such as Box and Gigya. Yeh spent his early career working in product developmen... Read More
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Sen. Chuck Grassley: Facebook needs more transparency

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Detected Closed Captioning: HALF HOUR AND A LOOK AT FACEBOOK. SHARES ARE HIGHER AHEAD OF CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG'S TESTIMONY THIS AFTERNOON FOR A JOINT HEARING OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEES. LAWMAKERS ARE EXPECTED TO GRILL ZUCKERBERG INTO THE EVENING, AND JOINING US NOW, CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, MEMBER OF SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE, THE FINE SENATOR FROM IOWA, CHUCK GRASSLEY. CHAIRMAN GRASSLEY, MR. SENATOR, YOU SPOKE WITH MARK ZUCKERBERG IN A PRIVATE MEETING YESTERDAY. YOU'LL BE QUESTIONING HIM THIS AFTERNOON. TELL US WHAT HE TOLD YOU WHAT WE COULD EXPECT TODAY. >> YEAH. WELL, I THINK HE, PRETTY MUCH ALONG THE LINES OF A PRINTED STATEMENT P HE PUT OUT THAT HE'LL GIVE THIS MORNING, AND FIRS... Read More
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Sen. Chuck Grassley: Facebook needs more transparency

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Detected Closed Captioning: HALF HOUR AND A LOOK AT FACEBOOK. SHARES ARE HIGHER AHEAD OF CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG'S TESTIMONY THIS AFTERNOON FOR A JOINT HEARING OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEES. LAWMAKERS ARE EXPECTED TO GRILL ZUCKERBERG INTO THE EVENING, AND JOINING US NOW, CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, MEMBER OF SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE, THE FINE SENATOR FROM IOWA, CHUCK GRASSLEY. CHAIRMAN GRASSLEY, MR. SENATOR, YOU SPOKE WITH MARK ZUCKERBERG IN A PRIVATE MEETING YESTERDAY. YOU'LL BE QUESTIONING HIM THIS AFTERNOON. TELL US WHAT HE TOLD YOU WHAT WE COULD EXPECT TODAY. >> YEAH. WELL, I THINK HE, PRETTY MUCH ALONG THE LINES OF A PRINTED STATEMENT P HE PUT OUT THAT HE'LL GIVE THIS MORNING, AND FIRS... Read More
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Trump calls raid on his lawyer’s office a “witch hunt”

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Published on Apr 10, 2018Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Christopher Bedford on the FBI's raid on the office of President Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: BANK CALLING FOR STOP USI... Read More
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FBI raids Michael Cohen’s office, residence in separate inquiry by special counsel

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The FBI raided the office of President Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, on Monday. Sources tell CBS News the raid stemmed from special counsel Robert Mueller and the evidence taken is for an investigation into possible bank fraud and campaign finance violations. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins CBSN with the latest information.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Congress needs to get spending under control: Douglas Holtz-Eakin

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Detected Closed Captioning: DOLLAR DEFICITS. CBO DOES BLAME THAT ON THE GREAT RECESSION THAT TOOK PLACE. TRISH? TRISH: THANK YOU SO MUCH, EDWARD. LET'S TALK MORE WHAT THE ESCALATING DEBT LEVEL MEANS. FORKER CBO DIRECTOR AND PRESIDENT OF AMERICAN ACTION FORUM, DOUGLAS HOLTZ-EAKIN. GOOD TO SEE YOU. WE KEEP BORROWING AND BORROWING, AND WILL IT EVER CHANGE? >> IT WILL HAVE TO CHANGE THERE. IS ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF RED INK IN THE FORECAST. THERE HAS BEEN ENORMOUS RED INK, IT WILL BE UPPED BY TWO YEARS WHERE WE HIT TRILLION DOLLAR DEFICITS. USED TO BE 2022. NOW IT IS COMING FAST. YOU AVERAGE 5% OF GDP FOR 10 YEARS. THAT IS ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF DEFICIT. WE'LL ROUGHLY DOUBLE THE DEBT IN THE HANDS OF THE PUBLIC 10 YEARS. SOMETHING HA... Read More
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Bankers push for less regulation

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Community bankers from across the nation are gathering in Washington, D.C., this week for a conference and a push to advocate for regulatory relief. The Washington, D.C.-based Independent Community Bankers of America, which has about 5,700 members, this week is holding its 2018 Capital Summit, which includes efforts lobby for less regulation. They are seeking to modify the Bank Secrecy Act, end credit unions’ status as nonprofit institutions, pass a new farm bill and to change the the housing-finance system. “Community banks support localized economic growth one loan at a time, but excessive and unnecessary regulation is stifling their ability to meet the needs of local communities,” ICBA Chairman Timothy K. Z... Read More
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CBO: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2019

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The combined effect of President Donald Trump’s tax cuts and last month’s budget-busting spending bill is sending the government’s budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO report says the twin tax and spending bills will push the budget deficit to $804 billion this year and just under $1 trillion for the upcoming budget year. CBO says economic growth from the tax cuts will add 0.7 percent on average to the nation’s economic output over the coming decade. Those effects will only partially offset the deficit cost of the tax cuts. The administration had promised the cuts would pay for themselves. Instead, the report estimates th... Read More
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Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2019

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WASHINGTON — The combined effects of President Trump’s tax cuts and last month’s budget-busting spending bill is sending the government’s budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO report says that that the twin tax and spending bills will push the budget deficit to $804 billion this year and just under $1 trillion for the upcoming budget year. ... Read More
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Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2019

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WASHINGTON — The combined effects of President Trump’s tax cuts and last month’s budget-busting spending bill is sending the government’s budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO report says that that the twin tax and spending bills will push the budget deficit to $804 billion this year and just under $1 trillion for the upcoming budget year. ... Read More
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New cyber weapons are here and no one is prepared, experts say

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Cyberattacks soon will destroy infrastructure and kill people. And that might be what it takes for policy leaders to prepare for what’s coming, experts said. A panel of four experts from military, finance, cyber and strategy... Read More
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U.S. and China Play Chicken on Trade, and Neither Swerves

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For the United States, victory in such a war would be difficult to verify, much less achieve.China could say it plans to ease back on government support. But that could be difficult to quantify because of the country’s opaque political system and the state’s control of information.China could back off from rules that favor local competitors and require American companies to share technology if they want access to the Chinese market. For example, forei... Read More
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Uber to Buy Jump, Maker of Electric Bicycles, After Bike-Sharing Test

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Uber said that the data from its ride network allows the company to understand the best locations to place the bicycles in different cities, so they can be used more frequently.Since starting the pilot program a few months ago, Uber has found that the average distance of a ride on a Jump bike is about 2.6 miles — which is not much different than how far customers travel on average for an Uber car ride. Each bike is also being used six to seven times a day.“The utilization of the bikes has been higher than expected,” Mr. Khosrowshahi said. “People are using these bikes for multiple ... Read More
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Cryptocurrency traders use gold to woo Muslim investors

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(Reuters) — In Dubai’s decades-old Gold Souk, customers from around the world haggle over bangles and necklaces. Elsewhere in the emirate, the region’s top center for gold trade, bullion is playing a new role in financial engineering. A local start-up company founded last year, OneGram, is issuing a gold-backed cryptocurrency — part of efforts to convince Muslims that investing in cryptocurrencies complies with their faith. The global surge of interest in bitcoin, ethereum and other cryptocurrencies extends into the Gulf and southeast Asia, the main centers of Islamic finance. But because they are products of financial engineering and objects of speculation, cryptocurrencies sit uneasily with Islam.... Read More
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The director of Netflix’s zombie film Les Affames says people are scarier than zombies

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The French-language movie Les Affames (“The Ravenous”) isn’t out to reinvent the zombie movie. Canadian writer-director Robin Aubert is a fan of the genre, and he knows the tropes: the growing hordes of shambling monsters, the thrown-together crew of mismatched survivors, the sudden attacks that winnow them down one by one, the understanding that even a single bite can doom an otherwise healthy person. Aubert embraces all the usual business. And he clearly expects viewers know how these stories go too, because he skips the usual buildup and drops them right into the middle of the action. Les Affames, an indie movie now streaming on Netflix, launches with the zombie apocalypse well under way, and the pr... Read More
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This podcast aims to air the unknowns about Trump’s business around the world

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The fact that President Trump also owns a vast business empire is a first for the U.S. A new investigative effort called "Trump Inc." explores his dual roles as commander in chief and chief executive. William Brangham talks with Andrea Bernstein of WNYC and Eric Umansky of ProPublica about their reporting and how they invite listeners to help fill in the blanks. Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshourSubscribe to our YouTube chan... Read More
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New Jersey Becomes a Key Battleground in Race for House Control

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As a result, New Jersey has become a key focus of the party’s effort to win the 24 seats it needs to retake the House. National leaders, outside groups and statewide officials have launched a concerted effort targeting four of the five New Jersey districts held by Republicans, including the Third Congressional District where Mr. Kim is running.Photo Mr. Kim has drawn support and contributions from ac... Read More
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STRENGTHENING CREDIT CONDITIONS FOR EXPORTING SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

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This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Ericka Ukrow is a Senior International Trade Specialist specializing in Financial Services at the International Trade Administration. Meeting of the TFAC, February 22, 2018. From left to right front row: TFAC Chair Kevin Klowden, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services James Sullivan, Designated Federal Officer for the TFAC Ericka Ukrow. Exporters, lenders, and researchers are working together to improve options for trade fina... Read More
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The DeanBeat: The Oasis is here, just on the wrong screen

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It’s a good time for us to get inspired about games. I was delighted to see Ernest Cline’s vision for Ready Player One to come to fruition in a blockbuster Steve Spielberg film as it debuted last week. But it only made me more anxious about when the world of the Oasis, which is the spiritual successor to Neal Stephenson’s vision for the Metaverse from his 1990s book Snowcrash, will finally come to games. I want to interact with the Oasis, not just watch it. We’ve been promised the virtual world of worlds for decades. It’s ou... Read More
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No. 296: On welcoming Whiteley, intelligent software for schools, an SBU hall of famer and forest bathing

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And down the stretch they come: Welcome to Friday, dear readers, with the finish line and another well-deserved weekend in sight. Happy Chakri Day, commemorating the establishment of the Chakri dynasty, to our readers in Thailand. In Indonesia, have a very happy National Fisherman’s Day. Congress is now in session: Happy anniversary to the U.S. Congress, which held its first-ever regular session on April 6, 1789, in New York City’s Federal Hall. Film at 11: On this date in 1869, American inventor John Wesley Hyatt patented a method ... Read More