Month: July 2017

A Crackdown on Unfettered Internet Access Is Jeopardizing China’s Pro-Business Credentials – TIME


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A Crackdown on Unfettered Internet Access Is Jeopardizing China’s Pro-Business Credentials
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VPNs provide access to this contraband by pretending the user is situated outside the country, and in China are particularly used by foreign nationals including those visiting on business, academics and students trying to access research material not
Apple is reportedly making a huge concession to the Chinese governmentBusiness Insider

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Profits are up at HSBC so the bank is buying $2 billion of its own shares – Business Insider


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Profits are up at HSBC so the bank is buying $2 billion of its own shares
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HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) – HSBC Holdings on Monday said profit rose 5% in the first half of the year, as Europe’s biggest bank reduced operational costs and increased income in its core markets of Britain and Hong Kong. Pre-tax profit reached $10.2 …

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All the biggest moments from ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 episode 3, ‘The Queen’s Justice’ – Business Insider


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All the biggest moments from ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 episode 3, ‘The Queen’s Justice’
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Warning: Huge spoilers for “Game of Thrones” season seven, episode three. If you aren’t caught up on the series or the season, read at your own risk. After another long week, season seven episode three of “Game of Thrones,” titled “The Queen’s Justice

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Every video game would be better on Nintendo’s newest console – Business Insider


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Every video game would be better on Nintendo’s newest console
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It turns out that “Ultra Street Fighter II,” a souped-up version of the 1991 classic for the new Nintendo Switch console, is a certifiable smash hit. So far, game developer Capcom says “Ultra Street Fighter II” has sold 450,000 copies, reports IGN

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Elon Musk on Model 3: ‘We’re going to go through at least 6 months of production hell’ – Markets Insider


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Elon Musk on Model 3: ‘We’re going to go through at least 6 months of production hell’
Markets Insider
In response to a question from Business Insider, Musk said that the anticipated Model 3 production hell will be less hellish than the hells the company endured with its previous three vehicles, the original Roadster, the Model 3 sedan, and the Model X SUV.
I just drove the Tesla Model 3, and it changes everything — the entire world will want this carBusiness Insider

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Anthony Scaramucci’s wife reportedly filed for divorce because he was ‘hell-bent’ on joining Trump – Business Insider


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Anthony Scaramucci’s wife reportedly filed for divorce because he was ‘hell-bent’ on joining Trump
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The New York Post reported Friday that incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci’s wife filed for divorce because of his political ambitions. Citing “multiple sources,” The Post’s Page Six reported that Scaramucci’s wife, Deidre

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AT&T executives to run combined company after Time Warner deal – Business Insider


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AT&T executives to run combined company after Time Warner deal
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1, John Stankey, who currently leads DirecTV and other entertainment businesses for the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, will lead the team charged with Time Warner’s integration before transitioning to chief executive of the media business once the merger

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‘The Emoji Movie’ has a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes — and critics say it ‘can’t escape its own idiocy’ – Business Insider


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‘The Emoji Movie’ has a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes — and critics say it ‘can’t escape its own idiocy’
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You knew it was going to happen sooner or later — an aspect of our everyday habits made into a movie. And Sony was the studio that dove in and did it. “The Emoji Movie” opens this weekend, and critics aren’t too happy about it. As one put it: “This
The Emoji Movie (2017) – Rotten TomatoesRotten Tomatoes
‘The Emoji Movie’: Film ReviewHollywood Reporter
Review: ‘The Emoji Movie’ Can’t Escape Its Own IdiocyNew York Times
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‘This is astonishing’: Experts say Trump’s attacks on Sessions are unprecedented – Business Insider


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‘This is astonishing’: Experts say Trump’s attacks on Sessions are unprecedented
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“The Department of Justice is in the business of keeping us safe,” Raben said. “It’s one thing to mess around with your HUD secretary or your commerce secretary … but people who have the ability to execute, wiretap, indict, extradite — they should

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Twitter didn’t add any new users last quarter, and the stock is diving – Business Insider


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Twitter didn’t add any new users last quarter, and the stock is diving
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Investors are looking for signs that Twitter can turn its struggling business around by adding users and edging toward profitability. Twitter reported its first year-over-year decline in revenue in the first quarter but blew past user-growth estimates

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NowThis is partnering with Chase to help millennials feel better about banks – Business Insider


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NowThis is partnering with Chase to help millennials feel better about banks
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It’s the latest evolution of an ongoing trend in the ad business, as marketers look for ways to reach ad avoidant consumers who are glued to their mobile devices. While marketers frequently sponsor sections of websites, or hire web publishers in-house

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Samsung is smashing it with record profits, despite a corruption scandal – Business Insider


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Samsung is smashing it with record profits, despite a corruption scandal
Business Insider
“The mobile business might be slightly weaker in the third quarter because the second quarter was so strong,” said analyst Greg Roh at HMC Investment & Securities. “But the expected sales from OLED display supply to Apple is seen to be reflected in …
Samsung’s chip division alone may be bigger than Intel’s entire businessCNBC

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No transition: Free movement of people will end after Brexit – Business Insider


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No transition: Free movement of people will end after Brexit
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The government’s Brexit white paper, published earlier this year, suggested that there would be a “phased process of implementation” for new immigration rules after Brexit, in order to “give businesses and individuals enough time to plan and prepare

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LIVE: The Senate has a new version of their healthcare bill as Obamacare repeal debate rolls on – Business Insider


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LIVE: The Senate has a new version of their healthcare bill as Obamacare repeal debate rolls on
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Exactly which healthcare bill they’ll be voting on is still very much up in the air. Among the options are the Senate’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the law better known as Obamacare and a plan to strictly repeal Obamacare. There

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Niantic breaks its silence after the Pokémon Go fiasco and blames ‘some network providers’ – Business Insider


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Niantic breaks its silence after the Pokémon Go fiasco and blames ‘some network providers’
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Roughly 20,000 people paid to go to Pokémon Go’s first-ever event in Chicago. Alex Heath / Business Insider. Verizon, one of the networks that suffered from major lags, told Business Insider on Monday that it was not responsible for problems at the event.
What it was like to attend Pokémon Go’s first real-world event that turned out to be a disasterMarkets Insider

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Lyft’s quarterly gross bookings now exceed $1 billion — and growth is outpacing arch-rival Uber – Business Insider


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Lyft’s quarterly gross bookings now exceed $1 billion — and growth is outpacing arch-rival Uber
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Uber has also drawn fire for apparently trying to circumvent a New York taxi protest over President Trump’s immigration policies, for Kalanick’s initial membership on Trump’s business advisory council, and company officials response to charges that a
Lyft’s Business Is Growing Faster Than Uber’sBloomberg

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Trump says Apple promised to build ‘three big plants’ in the United States – Business Insider


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Trump says Apple promised to build ‘three big plants’ in the United States
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Foxconn is expected to make an announcement about building United States-based manufacturing in states including Wisconsin and Michigan as soon as Wednesday, the Milwaukee Business Journal reported on Tuesday. Apple declined to comment to the …

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State Department says Secretary Tillerson is ‘taking a little time off’ amid tensions in the White House – Business Insider


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State Department says Secretary Tillerson is ‘taking a little time off’ amid tensions in the White House
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Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman, surprised reporters on Tuesday by saying Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was “taking a little time off.” When asked about the discrepancies between Tillerson’s public schedule and his reported movements, …

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Taco Bell is launching a brilliant new Lyft feature called ‘Taco Mode’ – Business Insider


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Taco Bell is launching a brilliant new Lyft feature called ‘Taco Mode’
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… in fresher food. Taco Bell has been reluctant to jump on the UberEats bandwagon because of fears that the food would be delivered cold. “The third-party folks, the aggregators — they’re just not fast enough,” CEO Brian Niccol told Business Insider

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Amazon’s competitor to Staples and industrial supply shops now has 1 million customers – CNBC


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Amazon’s competitor to Staples and industrial supply shops now has 1 million customers
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It’s capturing a bigger share of the business supplies space as well. Amazon Business, a business marketplace launched in 2015, now has over one million customers, more than tripling in size from last May, Amazon announced Tuesday. It also said there

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Trump doubts Russia would have left evidence of hacking, but US spies say Moscow left it on purpose – Business Insider


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Trump doubts Russia would have left evidence of hacking, but US spies say Moscow left it on purpose
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President Trump reportedly thinks Russia wasn’t behind 2016 election hacking because if they did, he thinks they wouldn’t have gotten caught. US intelligence officials believe Russia left behind evidence of hacking to sow chaos. Intelligence officials
The Unconventional Anthony ScaramucciNational Review
Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press SecretaryNew York Times

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Global pizza chains are fighting for dominance in Russia’s far-flung regions – Business Insider


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Global pizza chains are fighting for dominance in Russia’s far-flung regions
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DP Eurasia acknowledged the restrictions could adversely affect its business, even though it too had managed to replace the banned imports. It also said there could be challenges in rolling out the franchise in places with less dense populations than

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Billionaire investor Chris Sacca told an amazing story about how obsessed Kobe Bryant is with being a successful … – Business Insider


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Billionaire investor Chris Sacca told an amazing story about how obsessed Kobe Bryant is with being a successful …
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Sacca said that a few years back, he reluctantly took a meeting with Bryant because the basketball star wanted to discuss some business ventures and the startup world. Sacca told Simmons that he was skeptical about Bryant not only because he wasn’t a …

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6 science-backed and expert tips to be less awkward at online dating – Business Insider


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6 science-backed and expert tips to be less awkward at online dating
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Maybe it’s that lingering “school’s out” mentality that makes us feel young and carefree. Or, hey, maybe it’s that people look better when they aren’t bundled up in an oversized turtleneck sweater. Dating site Match told Business Insider that July

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