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Wall St. extends recent fall but ends well off day's lows
U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after worries about the earnings outlook added to recent selling pressure, though major indexes ended well off the day's lows as investors snapped up beaten-down shares late in the session.
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Implementing micro frontends to overcome technical debt
To tackle our technical debt, we restructured our team into "project islands," each working on a different micro frontend to our site.
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Wealthfront to offer automated financial planning tool for free
Wealthfront, one of the largest digital wealth management startups known as "robo-advisors", will offer its automated financial planning tool for free by the end of the year, as it seeks to grow its customer base, it said on Tuesday.
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When Men Mentor Women
David Smith, associate professor of sociology at the U.S. Naval War College, and Brad Johnson, professor of psychology at the United States Naval Academy, argue that it is vital for more men to mentor women in the workplace. In the post-#MeToo world, some men have shied away from cross-gender relationships at work. But Smith and Johnson say these relationships offer big gains to mentees, mentors, and organizations. They offer their advice on how men can be thoughtful allies to the women they work with. They are the authors of Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women. Download this podcast
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U.S. DoJ probing AmEx's foreign exchange international payments unit
American Express Co has received subpoenas from the U.S. Department of Justice and inquiries from other federal agencies related to its foreign exchange international payments business, the credit card issuer said on Tuesday.
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Target expands delivery, pickup options ahead of U.S. holiday season
Target Corp, aiming to one-up retail rivals during the upcoming U.S. holiday shopping season, said on Tuesday it was adding more delivery and pickup options for online shoppers to have items shipped to their homes or ready for quick pick-up at a local store.
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Wall St. ends down while oil tumbles on demand worries
Wall Street indexes fell in Tuesday's volatile session though they had pared losses sharply by the closing bell as investors looked for bargains, but oil dropped sharply on demand worries.
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The NYC Bagel Shop That Blew Up Thanks to 'Shank Tank' Just Got Acquired for $34 Million
Bantam Bagels won funding from Lori Greiner to expand its business to retail.
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Texas Instruments quarterly revenue rises 3.5 percent
Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc reported a 3.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday as it benefited from higher sales of semiconductors used in cars and industrial machinery.
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CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St sinks as weak forecasts add to dour mood; Nasdaq nears correction
Wall Street sank on Tuesday, continuing a punishing month for U.S. stocks, as dismal outlook from industrial bellwethers Caterpillar and 3M sparked concerns over corporate growth and added to worries ranging from China's slowdown to Saudi Arabia's diplomatic isolation.
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CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Netflix adds to growing debt pile with $2 bln bond issue
Netflix Inc announced on Monday it will tap debt markets for a second time this year, aiming to raise another $2 billion as the streaming video pioneer invests heavily in production of original shows and content acquisition to fend off intensifying competition.
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HP unveils fall PC product lineup: EliteBook, fingerprint-reader mouse, new Spectres
HP introduced new products for the fall, ranging from new laptops with the latest Intel processors to a new USB-C fingerprint-reading mouse.
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INSIGHT: Saudi prince gets warm welcome at Riyadh summit
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a warm welcome in a surprise appearance at the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh on Tuesday. The conference has been marred by the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which caused politicians and company executives to boycott the event.
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Tariffs begin to take bite out of U.S. corporate earnings growth
U.S. company earnings growth is slowing after a bumper start to the year, and the reality of an escalating trade war between two of the world's largest economies is starting to weigh on companies ranging from Caterpillar Inc to Ford Motor Co .
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SoftBank's Son cancels Saudi conference speech: sources
SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, whose $93 billion Vision Fund drew nearly half its money from Saudi Arabia, canceled a speaking engagement at the kingdom's investment conference this week, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Wall St. cuts losses as investors snap up shares
U.S. stocks cut their losses late on Tuesday and the Nasdaq briefly turned higher as investors bought back beaten-down shares, though worries about company earnings outlooks kept a lid on the market.
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Caterpillar tries to allay earnings concerns after shares tank
Caterpillar Inc tried on Tuesday to ease mounting concerns about China and global demand after it affirmed its 2018 profit estimate, a move that investors feared signaled a cap in earnings growth and sparked a sell-off in its shares.
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U.S. appeals court revives Nestle child slavery lawsuit
A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit by a group of former child slaves accusing the U.S. unit of Nestle SA, the world's largest food maker, and Cargill Co of perpetuating child slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.
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Global stocks, oil prices stumble, investors eye bonds, gold
Wall Street indexes were down on Tuesday though they pulled back from the day's lows after investors fled to safety on worries about a global slowdown in growth while oil tumbled and pressure mounted on Saudi Arabia over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Former ILM artist joins indie game studio Bonfire
Jaime Jasso, an artist that has worked at Industrial Light & Magic on giant movie franchises like Star Wars, has joined independent game studio Bonfire.
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"Choke point" companies to invest in for the long run
Pence Wealth Management CIO Dryden Pence draws on his military psychological warfare expertise to identify companies that serve as "choke points" in the digital consumer economy. He tells Reuters' Fred Katayama those holdings can weather market volatility.
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New California Law Makes it Easier to Erase Old Marijuana Convictions
Lawmakers addressed the unfairness of people saddled with a lifetime criminal record for doing what is now a legal big business.
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What the World Needs Is More Moonshot Entrepreneurs
To conquer the world's great challenges, we first need to restore our lost sense of wonder.
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Women Are Still Not Being Offered Management Positions at Equal Rates, But There's Hope, Sheryl Sandberg Says
One in five senior leaders is woman, according to LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company.
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DARPA wants to build ‘contextual’ AI that understands the world
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a pioneer in AI. Dr. Brian Pierce, director of its Innovation Office, spoke about ongoing efforts.
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Mood is subdued at Saudi forum under shadow of Khashoggi death
When the world's business elite gathered last year for Saudi Arabia's top investment forum, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman dazzled them with plans to build a $500 billion mega-city.
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J&J offers $2 bln to buy Japan's Ci:z
U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson said it will buy all outstanding shares of Japanese skincare firm Ci:z Holdings that it does not already own for $2 billion in cash. Fred Katayama reports.
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Facebook’s biggest political advertiser is…Facebook
Since May, Facebook has spent more than $12 million on political ads promoting its own policy changes on Facebook and Instagram.
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Facebook simplifies Messenger design, promises Dark Mode soon
Facebook Messenger has been redesigned with a simpler user interface. There are also color gradients in your chats now and a Dark Mode coming soon.
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How This Air Force Value Has Led My Company to $5.4 Million in Revenue
Feel empowered to make the best choice and do what's right.
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McDonald's overseas strength counters U.S. sales miss
McDonald's Corp's investment in online and touch-screen ordering drove a 13th straight rise in global same-store sales in the third quarter, allaying concerns about the world's biggest fast food chain's poor growth in the United States.
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Apple's Cook set to back strong privacy laws in Europe, U.S. at Brussels event
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is expected to praise new European privacy rules and to voice the company's support for strong laws in Europe and the United States to protect the use of data, according to prepared remarks for delivery at a Brussels event.
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Fallout 76 beta: Start date and times for PC, PS4, and Xbox One
The Fallout 76 beta test is starting on Xbox One, but you'll have to wait to get it on PlayStation 4 and PC. The beta is also running in 4-hour bursts.
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The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs Make? Believing That They're 'Irreplaceable.'
Don't buy into the fallacy that you're all your company needs. That's all that is ... a fallacy.
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The Secret to Writing Anything Quickly
Craig Clemens, copywriting expert and founder of Golden Hippo, explains the technique he uses to write everything from a book to a sales page.
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Kuo: iPad mini 5, AirPower, and AirPods 2 are coming late 2018 or early 2019
Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects a new iPad mini to appear within the next six months, as well as a working version of the AirPower wireless charger.
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Trump White House, lost in time warp, reports socialism is bad
The title of the report alone–“The Opportunity Costs of Socialism”–betrays curled-lip snark and fears of growing support for single-payer healthcare. Sometimes, somehow, it just gets funny. In the same week that the Trump administration says it will leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, the White House Council of Economic Affairs (CEA) lets loose with a new report called, “The Opportunity Costs of Socialism.”Read Full Story
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UberEats is using AI to recommend restaurants and menu items, optimize deliveries
UberEats, ride-hailing company Uber’s four-year-old food delivery arm, is a veritable juggernaut. It covers more than 50 percent of the U.S. population, facilitating deliveries for roughly 100,000 restaurants. And globally, it operates in 250 cities and 300 more locations around the globe. Cheng Peng, head of data science at UberEats, spoke to a few of UberEats’ […]
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How to watch the 2018 World Series without cable
It’s been more than a century since the Dodgers and Red Sox faced each other in the Word Series. Here’s how to watch if you don’t have cable. Ever since eating Tide Pods became a thing, it’s hard to call baseball our “national past time” anymore, but fans of the sport have plenty of reason to be excited about the 2018 World Series. The seven-game series will be a battle of East vs. West, as the Boston Red Sox take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to the good folks at the New York Times, it’s been more than a century since these two franchises have played each other in the big competition. I’ll have to take their word on that.Read Full Story
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Fast Company | The Future Of Business
Breakingviews TV: Broken Oath
Falling revenue at Verizon’s online media business, cobbled together from bits of Yahoo and AOL, poses a dilemma for newish CEO Hans Vestberg. Jennifer Saba says he will have to either double down to build scale in the space or write down the company’s $9 bln investment.
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Female Founders Need to Stop Self-Sabotaging
Being an entrepreneur is hard enough for women without us throwing in those extra self-inflicted hurdles along the way.
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Uber to make London its first all-electric city
Uber aims to make London its first all-electric city, with a target date of 2025. And it's going to charge riders in the city to help drivers fund the cost of buying new vehicles.
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You’re hours away from NOT winning the $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing!
You could be as rich as Jay-Z—or buy the Mona Lisa—if you win the big lottery drawing tonight. Math nerds argue over whether it’s all worth the $2 ticket. If you’ve not yet bought your tickets for tonight’s historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, you can be forgiven if your FOMO has reached fever pitch.Read Full Story
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Fast Company | The Future Of Business
REFILE-UPDATE 5-Saudi crown prince proclaims investment conference a success despite boycott
Saudi Arabia's crown prince trumpeted on Tuesday a conference that has drawn investment deals worth $50 billion despite a boycott over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, declaring the event as "great - more people more money".
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PJT Partners hires Sheehan as adviser, CalSTRS names governance head
Leading corporate governance expert Anne Sheehan is joining boutique investment bank PJT Partners as an adviser, the firm's PJT CamberView unit announced on Tuesday.
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Attention Online Shoppers: 11 Things You Didn't Know About Honey
'Tis the season to know all about this coupon-hunting extension.
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Intel: 43% of U.S. respondents don’t feel safe around self-driving cars
A study commissioned by Intel and conducted by PSB Research found that almost half of Americans don't feel safe around self-driving cars.
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EU Commission rejects Italy budget, demands new version
The European Commission has rejected Italy's 2019 budget and will ask Rome to present a new document within three weeks. David Pollard reports.
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