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LIVE! Alabama Senate special election results – Business Insider

Posted on 13 December 2017 by admin


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LIVE! Alabama Senate special election results
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Voters in Alabama are deciding whether Republican Roy Moore or Democrat Doug Jones will take the open US Senate seat in their state Tuesday night. The race remained close right up to Election Day, despite a massive sexual misconduct scandal that has ...

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As bitcoin skyrockets, a top Facebook exec is joining the board of Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange – Business Insider

Posted on 12 December 2017 by admin


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As bitcoin skyrockets, a top Facebook exec is joining the board of Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange
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The move is a big win for Coinbase, which has the most popular app in the Apple's US App Store, thanks to the bitcoin craze. Marcus previously served as PayPal's president. As interest in bitcoin soars, a senior Facebook executive is joining the board ...

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The brutal reviews for the GOP tax bill are piling up – Business Insider

Posted on 12 December 2017 by admin


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The brutal reviews for the GOP tax bill are piling up
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Two new polls showed that the GOP tax bill is deeply unpopular, echoing other surveys. A USA Today/Suffolk University poll found that 32% of people approved of the bill, while 48% disapproved. A Marist University poll found that 52% of Americans think ...

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Business Highlights – ABC News

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Business Highlights
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are speeding toward an agreement on a massive tax package that would ease the hit on residents of high-tax states and appease corporations that could have lost precious tax breaks. Two congressional aides ...

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More incredibly embarrassing, possibly criminal, news about our Commerce Secretary – Business Insider

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More incredibly embarrassing, possibly criminal, news about our Commerce Secretary
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Or, in the case, we should call it multi-millionaire insecurity. Then, there's that embarrassing matter of his ongoing business ties to Vladimir Putin's son in law, Russian billionaire Kirill Shamanov. This is all through a shipping company called ...

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Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco – Business Insider

Posted on 12 December 2017 by admin


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Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco
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The San Francisco Business Times reported last week that the San Francisco SPCA, an animal advocacy and pet adoption group, put a security robot to work outside its facilities in the gentrifying Mission neighborhood. The robot's presence is meant to ...

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The 9 words that defined 2017 – Business Insider

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The 9 words that defined 2017
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'Unicorn'. 'Unicorn'. AP / Leo Correa. We all know unicorns as the mythical one-horned creatures we read about in childhood stories. But that's not the kind of unicorn that earned a "word of the year" honorable mention from the UK's Collins dictionary ...

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Facebook responds to former exec who feels ‘tremendous guilt’ for what he helped make – Business Insider

Posted on 12 December 2017 by admin


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Facebook responds to former exec who feels 'tremendous guilt' for what he helped make
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Facebook has responded to recent comments made by a former executive that criticized the company. Facebook says it takes responsibility for how its platform is used and "was a very different company" when the executive, Chamath Palihapitiya, worked ...

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Patagonia’s Anti-Trump Statement Was Massively Good for Business – GQ Magazine

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Patagonia's Anti-Trump Statement Was Massively Good for Business
GQ Magazine
“What we are doing is stealing other companies' business,” Chouinard explained. “You do the right thing, it leads to more business. What am I going to do, say no?” This was in July, almost half a year before last week's statements. The philosophy rings ...

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WhatsApp business accounts will either be verified, confirmed or unconfirmed – TechCrunch

Posted on 12 December 2017 by admin


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WhatsApp business accounts will either be verified, confirmed or unconfirmed
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Another tidbit around how WhatsApp's incoming business accounts will function: According to a FAQ for users of the messaging platform — on “Chatting with businesses” — they will either have one of three status types: unconfirmed, confirmed or ...

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