Month: September 2017

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just appointed 2 new board members, a defiant move the company is calling a … – Business Insider


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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just appointed 2 new board members, a defiant move the company is calling a …
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“That is precisely why we are working to put in place world-class governance to ensure that we are building a company every employee and shareholder can be proud of,” an Uber spokesman told Business Insider. The appointments come a few months after …

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just appointed 2 new board members, a defiant move the company is calling a … – Business Insider


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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just appointed 2 new board members, a defiant move the company is calling a …
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“That is precisely why we are working to put in place world-class governance to ensure that we are building a company every employee and shareholder can be proud of,” an Uber spokesman told Business Insider. The appointments come a few months after …

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The SEC comes down on 2 cryptocurrency-based fundraising schemes – Business Insider


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The SEC comes down on 2 cryptocurrency-based fundraising schemes
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Schwark Satyavolu, a general partner at Trinity Ventures, a venture capital firm, is an ICO skeptic who told Business Insider he thinks there’s a bubble in the market. “If investments continue at the current rate, this could become the next mortgage

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The SEC comes down on 2 cryptocurrency-based fundraising schemes – Business Insider


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The SEC comes down on 2 cryptocurrency-based fundraising schemes
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Schwark Satyavolu, a general partner at Trinity Ventures, a venture capital firm, is an ICO skeptic who told Business Insider he thinks there’s a bubble in the market. “If investments continue at the current rate, this could become the next mortgage

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Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on his philanthropy projects but was shot down by senior execs – Business Insider


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Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on his philanthropy projects but was shot down by senior execs
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Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on projects for his philanthropic fund, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, but was forced to abandon the idea early last year after opposition from senior executives. Zuckerberg’s desire for his two

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Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on his philanthropy projects but was shot down by senior execs – Business Insider


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Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on his philanthropy projects but was shot down by senior execs
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Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on projects for his philanthropic fund, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, but was forced to abandon the idea early last year after opposition from senior executives. Zuckerberg’s desire for his two

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These two charts show what’s wrong with Trump’s tax proposal – Business Insider


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These two charts show what’s wrong with Trump’s tax proposal
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Over a decade, Trump’s plan would cut business taxes by $2.6 trillion (the red bars), and lose another $240 billion by repealing estate and gift taxes (the yellow bars). Then, it partly makes up for that by raising individual income taxes by $470
Tax breaks aimed at small businesses may favor a sliver of wealthy ownersLos Angeles Times
Trump’s tax plan just got its first brutal review showing how it would benefit rich Americans but almost no one elseMarkets Insider
In Trump Tax Plan, a Windfall for Businesses Large and SmallNew York Times
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Steve Mnuchin tried to bury a number that tells you whom Trump’s tax plan is really for – Markets Insider


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Steve Mnuchin tried to bury a number that tells you whom Trump’s tax plan is really for
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What they call a tax cut for “small businesses” is actually a massive tax cut for those in the top income bracket. What this plan classifies as a small business has nothing to do with size but rather with its legal organization — any business

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Steve Mnuchin tried to bury a number that tells you whom Trump’s tax plan is really for – Markets Insider


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Steve Mnuchin tried to bury a number that tells you whom Trump’s tax plan is really for
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What they call a tax cut for “small businesses” is actually a massive tax cut for those in the top income bracket. What this plan classifies as a small business has nothing to do with size but rather with its legal organization — any business

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In private dinner, George W. Bush criticizes Trump’s decision to add North Korea to travel ban – Business Insider


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In private dinner, George W. Bush criticizes Trump’s decision to add North Korea to travel ban
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The source told Business Insider that Bush suggested the policy would discourage dissidents and defectors from seeking to flee the reclusive country. Bush said the US needed to encourage such pursuits and contrasted North Korea’s addition to the travel …

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In private dinner, George W. Bush criticizes Trump’s decision to add North Korea to travel ban – Business Insider


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In private dinner, George W. Bush criticizes Trump’s decision to add North Korea to travel ban
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The source told Business Insider that Bush suggested the policy would discourage dissidents and defectors from seeking to flee the reclusive country. Bush said the US needed to encourage such pursuits and contrasted North Korea’s addition to the travel …

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College basketball’s bribery scandal could turn into a nightmare for Adidas – Business Insider


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College basketball’s bribery scandal could turn into a nightmare for Adidas
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Adidas has reoriented its entire business around North America, the largest sportswear market in the world, changing nearly everything — from manufacturing to product conception and design — to cater to North American tastes. The company has moved …

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College basketball’s bribery scandal could turn into a nightmare for Adidas – Business Insider


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College basketball’s bribery scandal could turn into a nightmare for Adidas
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Adidas has reoriented its entire business around North America, the largest sportswear market in the world, changing nearly everything — from manufacturing to product conception and design — to cater to North American tastes. The company has moved …

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Rick Pitino ousted after University of Louisville is linked to college basketball bribery scandal – Markets Insider


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Rick Pitino ousted after University of Louisville is linked to college basketball bribery scandal
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Rick Pitino is said to be out at Louisville after 16 years as the university’s head men’s basketball coach. Joe Robbins/Getty. Head men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino is out at the University of Louisville one day after the FBI arrested 10 people on

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Rick Pitino ousted after University of Louisville is linked to college basketball bribery scandal – Markets Insider


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Rick Pitino ousted after University of Louisville is linked to college basketball bribery scandal
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Rick Pitino is said to be out at Louisville after 16 years as the university’s head men’s basketball coach. Joe Robbins/Getty. Head men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino is out at the University of Louisville one day after the FBI arrested 10 people on

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I’ve been playing the new $80 Super Nintendo Classic Edition for nearly a week, and it’s a delight – Business Insider


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I’ve been playing the new $80 Super Nintendo Classic Edition for nearly a week, and it’s a delight
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That’s my considered take after playing games on the new retro game console since Friday, when Nintendo sent me one to test. Super NES Classic Edition (SNES) The Super NES Classic Edition is so small that these Amiibo figures tower over it.

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I’ve been playing the new $80 Super Nintendo Classic Edition for nearly a week, and it’s a delight – Business Insider


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I’ve been playing the new $80 Super Nintendo Classic Edition for nearly a week, and it’s a delight
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That’s my considered take after playing games on the new retro game console since Friday, when Nintendo sent me one to test. Super NES Classic Edition (SNES) The Super NES Classic Edition is so small that these Amiibo figures tower over it.

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The ‘doubled standard deduction’ in the GOP tax plan is a lie – Business Insider


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The ‘doubled standard deduction’ in the GOP tax plan is a lie
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In selling their soon-to-be-released tax plan, Republicans have been leaning hard on what they say is a provision to cut and simplify taxes for the middle class: doubling the standard deduction that people who pay income tax may take. “You have to look
GOP proposes deep tax cuts, provides few details on how to pay for themWashington Post
Trump’s tax reform plan would dramatically lower rates for businesses, some individualsCNBC
Trump’s ‘small business‘ tax cut is actually for rich people like TrumpBusiness Insider UK

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European rail mega-merger is about business not politics, Siemens and Alstom CEOs say – CNBC


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European rail mega-merger is about business not politics, Siemens and Alstom CEOs say
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Siemens and Alstom’s decision to merge their rail operations is about business and not politics, according to the companies’ CEOs, despite the deal being framed as a response to China’s advancing dominance. “The rationale is undoubtedly (to do with) …

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As China’s Economy Slows, ‘Business Cults’ Prey on Young Job Seekers – New York Times


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As China’s Economy Slows, ‘Business Cults’ Prey on Young Job Seekers
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The schemes take many forms, but China’s news media has labeled the worst of them “business cults” because they masquerade as elite companies or start-ups hiring college graduates, use high-pressure indoctrination tactics and demand cultlike loyalty.

As China’s Economy Slows, ‘Business Cults’ Prey on Young Job Seekers – New York Times


New York Times

As China’s Economy Slows, ‘Business Cults’ Prey on Young Job Seekers
New York Times
The schemes take many forms, but China’s news media has labeled the worst of them “business cults” because they masquerade as elite companies or start-ups hiring college graduates, use high-pressure indoctrination tactics and demand cultlike loyalty.

The National Weather Service’s hurricane updates are getting increasingly bizarre as more and more storms hit – Business Insider


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The National Weather Service’s hurricane updates are getting increasingly bizarre as more and more storms hit
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The National Weather Service issued a pair of unusually-worded updates on Monday, in apparent attempts at humor as hurricanes continue to ravage the Atlantic region. In one of the updates, the Weather Service detailed in colorful language how Hurricane …

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The CBO says the newest Republican healthcare bill would leave ‘millions’ more without health insurance – Business Insider


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The CBO says the newest Republican healthcare bill would leave ‘millions’ more without health insurance
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bill cassidy Sen. Bill Cassidy, who co-authored the healthcare bill that got a score from the CBO on Monday. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters. The latest attempt by Republicans in the Senate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will leave “millions

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s new book is more business text than memoir – TechCrunch


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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s new book is more business text than memoir
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I was hoping for more insight into the company’s inner workings, for example, but what we get with Hit Refresh is a somewhat odd mix of memoir and business text, combined with a collection of forward-looking essays on artificial intelligence, quantum …
Bill Gates says even he doesn’t understand the math behind quantum computing, the next big thing in techBusiness Insider

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General Electric unloads its industrial unit for $2.6 billion – Business Insider


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General Electric unloads its industrial unit for $2.6 billion
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The power-grids maker ABB is buying General Electric’s Industrial Solutions business for $2.6 billion in a bet it can improve the division’s lackluster margins over the next five years, the Swiss engineering company said on Monday. Zurich-based ABB
Swiss Firm ABB to Buy GE’s Industrial Solutions Business for $2.6 BillionNew York Times

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The London ban shows how much of Uber’s business is based on regulatory arbitrage – Business Insider


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The London ban shows how much of Uber’s business is based on regulatory arbitrage
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LONDON — In the tech startup world, most people believe the basis of Uber’s business is an ingenious map-based algorithm that matches supply-and-demand for cars and passengers in a localised area, via an app. But as the ban on Uber in London shows, …

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