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

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TIME

A Crackdown on Unfettered Internet Access Is Jeopardizing China's Pro-Business Credentials
TIME
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 ...
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New immigrant business hub opens Monday in Portland – Press Herald

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Press Herald

New immigrant business hub opens Monday in Portland
Press Herald
Equipped with the latest technology and equipment, The Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center aims “to be a collaborative community and co-working space where mission-driven nonprofits, businesses and startups connect, learn and grow by ...

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Wealth, interest, and greed: the dharma of doing business in medieval India – Quartz

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Wealth, interest, and greed: the dharma of doing business in medieval India
Quartz
In many cases, the deeper connections of the Sanskrit vocabulary used for the language of business reveal a strong undercurrent of morality encoded in the law. A wide-ranging term that appears frequently, not only in sections on business law but ...

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Why We Shouldn’t Think About College as a Business – New York Times

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New York Times

Why We Shouldn't Think About College as a Business
New York Times
As tuition skyrockets and becomes less accessible for everyone, however, students have been compelled to think of college from a business perspective instead. In the 2010s, much of the discussion surrounding higher education is less about education and ...

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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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Business Insider

Profits are up at HSBC so the bank is buying $2 billion of its own shares
Business Insider
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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Lawmakers can help stop IRS abuse of small business – Washington Examiner

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Washington Examiner

Lawmakers can help stop IRS abuse of small business
Washington Examiner
One of the IRS's main tools for harassing small businesses is the use of "structuring" as a pretext for seizing and collecting small business owners' assets and property. This was not the involved in the Thangsongcharoens' case, but a bill under ...

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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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Business Insider

All the biggest moments from 'Game of Thrones' season 7 episode 3, 'The Queen's Justice'
Business Insider
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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Business Officers and Learning Innovators – Inside Higher Ed (blog)

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Business Officers and Learning Innovators
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
What if for 2018 all of us involved in postsecondary learning innovation - edtech and CTL and library folks - spent the entire calendar year learning about the business of higher education? Sorry - CTL stands for Centers for Teaching and Learning. I'd ...

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

Posted on 30 July 2017 by admin


Business Insider

Every video game would be better on Nintendo's newest console
Business Insider
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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Better Business Through Sci-Fi – The New Yorker

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The New Yorker

Better Business Through Sci-Fi
The New Yorker
Still, the course gave him an idea: since businesses often spend money trying to predict how the world will change, and since speculative fiction already traffics in such predictions, perhaps one could be put in service of the other—corporate ...

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