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Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more
Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10.
REUTERS
Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes
Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week.
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REUTERS
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope
Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day.
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REUTERS
Electric dreams in danger as funding dwindles for China's Tesla challengers
Last year, Wei Qing and his private equity investment team visited more than 20 Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing startups.
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REUTERS
Google Pledges to Invest $1 Billion to Ease Bay Area Housing Crisis
It’s the latest technology company to address a problem caused by the industry’s success.
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The New York Times
May 2019 NPD hardware: Switch outsells PlayStation and Xbox in U.S.
The May 2019 NPD report has Nintendo's Switch on top for both unit and dollar sales. This makes sense now that Xbox One and PS4 are wrapping up.
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VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln
South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion.
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REUTERS
Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges
Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups.
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REUTERS
May 2019 NPD: The end of a generation
For the May 2019 NPD report, you have to look at the context of the current console generation. Gamers are looking past the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
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VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Blackstone chief donates $150 million to Oxford University
The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $150 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a center for humanities that would also house an institute to study the ethics of artificial intelligence.
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REUTERS
PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln
PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday.
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REUTERS
BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets
The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild.
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The New York Times
AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn
Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. 
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VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Nissan considers seats for top two Renault executives in new committees: Nikkei
Nissan Motor Co has plans to give multiple seats in its four proposed committees to alliance partner Renault SA's chief executive and chairman, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing sources.
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REUTERS
Trump pressures Fed's Powell: 'Let's see what he does'
President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up pressure on the head of the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, following a report that White House lawyers earlier this year explored whether they could legally strip Jerome Powell of the Fed chairmanship.
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REUTERS
Investors Optimistic for President Trump and Chinese Leader Xi Jinping's Meeting Next Week
NVIDIA Corp. soars on hopes for a trade deal.
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Entrepreneur - Start, run and grow your business.
Elon Musk has solved Tesla’s problems using video games
Elon Musk is a gamer, which makes him inherently good and gracious. And now he's turning his cars into giant consoles just because!
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VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next Few Years
Get this: The renowned paleontologist who inspired 'Jurassic Park' is attempting to recreate dinosaurs by reversing the evolution of the modern-day chicken.
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Entrepreneur - Start, run and grow your business.
Wall Street nears record as mood on trade again turns optimistic
Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year.
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REUTERS
U.S. lawmaker calls for hearing into Facebook's cryptocurrency
A senior Republican lawmaker wants Congress to promptly examine Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency.
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REUTERS
Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade
Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from confirmation that U.S. President Donald Trump would meet China's president to talk about trade.
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REUTERS
UPDATE 2-Barrick CEO believes Acacia offer is fair after extending bid deadline
Barrick Gold Corp, the world's No. 2 gold miner, believes its proposed offer to take full control of its African unit is "more than fair" and will engage with Acacia Mining Plc's board and minority shareholders to win them over, Chief Executive Mark Bristow told Reuters on Tuesday.
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REUTERS
Twitter: Here’s who won the attention war at E3 2019
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) drew more than 66,000 people to Los Angeles last week. But the real battle for attention is onliine.
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VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Be cautious as S&P nears all-time high - Tomasulo
The S&P 500 neared a record high Tuesday. Vespula Capital CEO Jeff Tomasulo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the risk for investors are to the downside, so he recommends buying commodities on the dips.
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REUTERS
Your money: Buying or refinancing? The mortgage rate frenzy is back
Mortgage rates are nearing historic lows again in the United States, making it an ideal time to buy a home - or refinance.
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REUTERS
Facebook’s cryptocurrency effort is about far more than Facebook
Libra’s goals are ambitious and many details remain sketchy. But from Visa and MasterCard to Uber and Lyft, it’s backed by a lot of big names. Facebook’s much-rumored move into cryptocurrency is official. On Tuesday, the Facebook-led Libra Association introduced itself and its mission to the public. This alliance of financial and tech titans will function as an independent not-for-profit organization headquartered in Geneva, responsible for overseeing the development and governance of a new blockchain built for payments. The group aims to create a cryptocurrency that is stable, scalable and compliant, and designed for a mass consumer market that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have not yet served—including consumers in countries where even having a bank account at all is not the norm.Read Full Story
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Fast Company | The Future Of Business
Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market
Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters.
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REUTERS
IBM’s AI can predict which patients are likely to develop malignant breast cancer within a year
Researchers at IBM have developed a model that can predict the development of malignant breast cancer in patients within a year.
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VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore
Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate...
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REUTERS
Trump and Xi will meet at G20 summit
China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets with hope that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate.
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REUTERS