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Markets 2020-05-30T06:55:00Z
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Singapore's financial centre will emerge as big winner of a draconian Chinese law

Singapore was the world's 5th largest financial centre in 2020, but analysts think Singapore could boost its global standing if firms leave Hong Kong.
News 2020-05-30T08:58:00Z
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How Germany tackled the coronavirus: 9 people tell us they are thankful for good leadership and a robust health system

Germany's Chancellor Merkel, a former scientist, instilled confidence. A national tendency to follow rules also helped mute the effects of COVID-19.
News 2020-05-30T10:00:00Z
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Since 2017, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed has silenced his critics. But the mysterious detention of his cousin, Princess Basmah, is different.
News 2020-05-30T03:27:25Z
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Opinion 2020-05-30T11:36:00Z
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Don't make social media tech bro billionaires the arbiters of truth

Neither the MAGA right nor the progressive left trusts Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey. And yet they want, nay, demand them to police political speech.
Strategy 2020-05-29T20:22:37Z
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: Top US colleges' insistence on keeping tuition costs high and offering fall classes in-person shows that they care only about money, not the public good

Galloway is scheduled to teach 170 students in a windowless room this September, which he says could be the opening scene for a "Contagion" sequel.
BI Prime Markets 2020-05-29T12:11:00Z

A Wall Street firm studied every crash over the past 100 years — and concluded that the unusual performance of 7 tech stocks is masking the risk of a prolonged meltdown

An ongoing anomaly in the stock market raises questions about how long this rally will last, according to Société Générale.
News 2020-05-29T22:39:33Z
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The initial video showed only one officer kneeling on George Floyd. That officer was arrested and charged with third-degree murder on Friday.
Tech 2020-05-30T12:30:00Z
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5 ways to watch SpaceX's historic first rocket launch of NASA astronauts live online

SpaceX will broadcast live video of its first human mission, called Demo-2, but so will NASA, National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, and more.
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Transportation 2020-05-30T13:25:00Z

Rolls-Royce is now selling a $27,000 miniature replica of its $330,000 SUV complete with working lights and 'bespoke' details

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan replica is made from 1,000 pieces and there are over 40,000 paint shades for buyers to choose from.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-30T13:15:00Z

Microsoft's 'trailblazing' plan to solve climate change will create a lucrative new market, Morgan Stanley says

Microsoft has a fleshed-out plan to stop contributing to the earth's climate crises. It will be good for the planet and good for business.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-05-30T13:07:00Z

The drink of the spring is anything in a to-go cup

Sangria, beer, wine, gin — it's all the drink of spring, as long as it's in a to-go cup. Many states have relaxed restrictions on to-go cocktails.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-30T13:05:00Z

Steph Curry and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan just backed her college financing startup, and now this immigrant founder is tackling students' financial hardships brought on by COVID

Mos has raised $17 million, and is now helping students appeal financial aid decisions amid the coronavirus-led shutdowns.
Enterprise 2020-05-30T13:00:00Z

The 14 most loved programming languages, according to a study of 65,000 developers

The Stack Overflow Developer Survey asked developers about the programming languages they like working with. Here's what their favorite languages are.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-30T13:00:00Z

'The year of the customer, rather than the year of the prospect': Here are the three product areas that analysts think will drive Salesforce's growth this year

Analysts say Salesforce's 17% growth will come from demand for products that help companies stay connected to existing customers.
Science 2020-05-30T12:56:00Z

New York City's average life expectancy may have dipped by 5 years due to the coronavirus. Here's how that compares to past epidemics.

The 1918 flu pandemic resulted in a 12-year decrease in life expectancy in the US, but the decline was short-lived.
Opinion 2020-05-30T12:47:00Z

The Trump administration is denying career diplomats the chance at ambassadorships and packing the jobs with unqualified appointees

Restoring respect for the United States around the globe requires returning control of our embassies to experienced, career diplomats.
Transportation 2020-05-30T12:46:00Z

Lego is releasing a $379 kit to build a mini Lamborghini Sian hypercar that looks just like the real thing

Lamborghini and Lego teamed up to create the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37, which has nearly 4,000 separate pieces.
Personal Finance 2020-05-30T12:45:00Z

I used to think I needed thousands of dollars to start investing, but I took the plunge with $20 a week and now I swear by it

Once I learned how to invest with a small amount of money, I became convinced that it's the best method.
Tech 2020-05-29T16:56:57Z

Trump's feud with Twitter, explained in 30 seconds

The scuffle involves fact-checking, misinformation, and an executive order.
Politics 2020-05-29T19:40:36Z

Trump had one of his most authoritarian weeks yet as president as the US surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths

In free, democratic societies, it's not normal for leaders to threaten deadly violence against their citizens in any context.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-29T17:24:59Z

A political strategist turned VC thinks Trump's war with Twitter and Facebook could have a silver lining for small startups trying to compete with the giants

Bradley Tusk thinks a power vacuum could allow younger upstarts to compete with social-media giants like Twitter and Facebook.
News 2020-05-29T20:38:14Z

Colin Kaepernick spoke out about protests over George Floyd's death: 'civility leads to death, revolting is the only logical reaction'

"The cries for peace will rain down, and when they do, they will land on deaf ears, because your violence has brought this resistance," he said.
Tech 2020-05-29T21:24:00Z

Senators want an investigation into TikTok's privacy practices after it allegedly broke its promise to delete videos posted by young kids

Four US senators urged the FTC to look into claims that TikTok violated its agreement with the agency to do a better job of protecting kids' privacy.
Travel 2020-05-29T16:27:00Z

Is flying safe right now? Experts break down the risks associated with boarding a flight during COVID-19.

We asked an infectious disease doctor, an ER doctor, a medical advisor for an aviation trade association, a pilot, and industry experts: is flying safe right now?
Personal Finance 2020-05-30T12:40:00Z

7 mistakes millennials regret making with their money during college

A survey shows that of millennials who attended college, many consider misusing student loans and not working while in school to be mistakes.
Strategy 2020-05-30T12:37:00Z

As humans head back to work, pets may experience separation anxiety. Here's how pet owners can manage the transition.

After spending every day at home together over the last few weeks, pets may get extremely stressed if their owners suddenly leave.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-05-30T12:32:00Z

After coming back from the brink of death, Tesla could have an edge over its rivals during the COVID-19 crisis, an industry watcher says

In the past two years, Tesla has gone from the verge of bankruptcy to earning three consecutive quarterly profits (albeit, small ones).
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-30T12:30:00Z

'The tech version of Warren Buffett': Inside Silver Lake's pandemic-era dealmaking machine, where big buyouts have given way to minority stakes

PE firm Silver Lake Partners is known for leveraged buyouts of tech giants like Dell Technologies. This year, it's taken a flurry of minority stakes.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-30T12:25:00Z

Here are the top companies helping businesses make sure the computer networks are secure and reliable, according to IT professionals

Network traffic analysis technologies help businesses monitor and flag threats to their computer networks. Here the top companies in this industry.
Markets 2020-05-30T12:25:00Z

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway lost Bill Gates as a director this year. Here are its 14 board members.

Buffett's board still includes right-hand man Charlie Munger, and former American Express, Yahoo!, and NBCUniversal executives.
Markets 2020-05-30T12:23:00Z

'The brand is special': Warren Buffett called on American Express' CEO to protect its reputation during the coronavirus pandemic

"The most important thing about American Express is the brand and the customers that aspire to be associated with the brand."
Markets 2020-05-30T12:22:00Z

Coronavirus layoffs have not been equal. Here are the workers that have been hit hardest by pandemic job losses.

"The pandemic is falling on those least able to bear its burdens," said Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. "It is a great increaser of inequality."
Tech 2020-05-30T12:20:00Z

Microsoft's tiniest new Surface laptop has one big advantage over the pricier iPad Pro — but there are 2 key reasons why it's still not right for most people

Microsoft's new Surface Go 2's ability to run full Windows can make it better than the iPad at getting work done, but it falls short in other areas.
Opinion 2020-05-30T12:10:00Z

I grew up as a woman in Iran after the Islamic revolution. Wearing a mask in a pandemic is not a form of tyrannical oppression.

Some Americans believe that wearing a mask is akin to tyranny. As someone who knows firsthand what that's like, they couldn't be more wrong.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-05-29T20:45:00Z

Taylor Swift is worth at least $360 million — see how the pop superstar makes and spends her ever-growing fortune

Taylor Swift uses her wealth on growing her real-estate portfolio across the US and donating to causes and charity.
News 2020-05-29T17:40:19Z

A 2007 lawsuit said the president of the Minneapolis police union wore a 'white power' patch on his motorcycle jacket and discriminated against officers of color

The police killing of George Floyd has brought a history of racial tensions within the city, and the police department, to the surface.
Culture 2020-05-29T19:47:39Z

People keep sharing the video of George Floyd. Some activists and mental health professionals are calling it 'pain porn' and begging them to stop.

Activists, members of the black community, and psychiatrists are asking their followers to stop spreading video footage of George Floyd's death.
Transportation 2020-05-29T20:46:27Z

Car-buying in the coronavirus era is moving online, but traditional dealerships aren't going away any time soon

Some consumers have discovered that an all-digital transaction is not only possible, but preferable.
Military & Defense 2020-05-29T22:29:00Z

Customs and Border Protection flew a Predator B drone over Minneapolis as protests rocked the city

The drone flight came amid intense protests in Minneapolis following the death of a black man after a police officer knelt on his neck.
Strategy 2020-05-30T12:05:00Z

If you're online dating during quarantine, this scientist says the spark may not last once you meet in person

One study reports that 59% of men and 66% of women have ended a budding relationship after a bad first kiss.
Science 2020-05-30T11:59:00Z

There's a demonstrated way to avoid lockdowns and still stop the coronavirus' spread. South Korea has been doing it for months.

South Korea has shown that the keys to minimizing coronavirus outbreaks are contact tracing, public information, and testing.
Transportation 2020-05-30T11:45:00Z

Tesla shareholders will vote on whether the company should do something it's never done before: advertise

Elon Musk has relied on media coverage and passionate customers to drive sales, but one investor wants more marketing.
BI Prime Healthcare 2020-05-30T11:45:00Z

2 investors at Alphabet's $4.5 billion venture fund share the 3 healthcare companies outside their portfolio that impress them the most

We asked healthcare VCs at GV to name companies outside of their portfolio that are poised to take off amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tech 2020-05-30T11:35:00Z

The company behind this $599 robot shaped like a bean claims it solves sleep problems if you cuddle with it — here's how it works

The $599 Somnox Sleep Robot plays meditative music and slows a person's breathing to help them fall asleep.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-30T11:30:00Z

Corporate America sold nearly $75 billion of stock in May. Here's what unleashed the record-setting equity resurgence — and a huge payday for Wall Street banks.

The record amount of equity issuance has been a boon for Wall Street banks, which have earned more than $1.7 billion in fees from the ECM deals.
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