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San Antonio Is Enjoying The Country’s Largest Population Boom — And Business Is A Big Reason Why – Forbes


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San Antonio Is Enjoying The Country’s Largest Population Boom — And Business Is A Big Reason Why
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Lower home prices — you can have a Fort Worth palace for $1 million — open spaces, a growing urban vibe, a can-do spirit and business-friendly attitudes are drawing these people, as are the jobs. Texas is the top go-to state for business, according

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The woman in the #PlaneBae saga breaks her silence — she says she’s been ‘shamed, insulted, and harassed’ since … – Business Insider


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The woman in the #PlaneBae saga breaks her silence — she says she’s been ‘shamed, insulted, and harassed’ since …
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“I did not ask for and do not seek attention,” the woman, dubbed #PrettyPlaneGirl by social media, said in a statement provided to Business Insider by her lawyer, Wesley Mullen of New York City-based law firm Mullen PC, on Thursday. “#PlaneBae is not a …

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Alphabet says 2 of its ambitious side projects are ready for the big leagues – Business Insider


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Alphabet says 2 of its ambitious side projects are ready for the big leagues
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Loon and Wing, two research projects developed within Google’s secretive X research facility, are becoming standalone businesses within Alphabet, Google’s parent company announced Wednesday. Loon is the project that releases massive balloons into …

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Next Insurance, an insurtech targeting small businesses, scores $83M Series B led by Redpoint – TechCrunch


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Next Insurance, an insurtech targeting small businesses, scores $83M Series B led by Redpoint
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Next Insurance, the Israeli digital insurance startup that helps small businesses get cover, has raised a significant new funding round, adding another $83 million to its balance sheet. The Series B round is led by Silicon Valley’s Redpoint Ventures

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Facebook introduced secretive new developer terms to prevent another Cambridge Analytica – Business Insider


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Facebook introduced secretive new developer terms to prevent another Cambridge Analytica
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Now Facebook has introduced secretive “supplemental terms” that go far beyond what developers previously agreed to when it came to building apps, a source who has seen the rules tells Business Insider. These terms are in addition to the public policies
Findings, recommendations and actions from ICO investigation into data analytics in political campaigns | ICOICO

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Trump Falsely Claims It’s ‘Impossible’ for American Farmers to Do Business in Europe – New York Times


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Trump Falsely Claims It’s ‘Impossible’ for American Farmers to Do Business in Europe
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The European Union makes it impossible for our farmers and workers and companies to do business in Europe (U.S. has a $151 Billion trade deficit), and then they want us to happily defend them through NATO, and nicely pay for it. Just doesn’t work!

BANK OF AMERICA: The stock market’s most important driver will be more powerful than we’d expected — and one … – Business Insider


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BANK OF AMERICA: The stock market’s most important driver will be more powerful than we’d expected — and one …
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Equity strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch raised their estimates for 2018 and 2019 earnings. With higher oil prices expected, the energy sector is the big driver behind the bank’s revision. BAML’s equity strategists see the first quarter as

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Why was a long-standing Hamilton business torn down last week? Here’s why. – Hamilton Journal News


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Why was a long-standing Hamilton business torn down last week? Here’s why.
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Later, when Howard Weber had his realty company there, Wolpert remembered enjoying the location and asked Weber if he could lease a small office in the front. As Wolpert’s business grew, he expanded into other parts of the building. When Weber retired

A Chinese electric car startup is trying to take on Tesla by making its cars more like an iPhone – Business Insider


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A Chinese electric car startup is trying to take on Tesla by making its cars more like an iPhone
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… in part because it assumes autonomous driving technology will become available to consumers in the next few years. Byton president and co-founder Daniel Kirchert told Business Insider that Byton will sell a car with Level 4 autonomy — which means

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China’s largest music streaming business is planning a US IPO – TechCrunch


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China’s largest music streaming business is planning a US IPO
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But there’s precedent here since Tencent made a similar move last year when it broke off China Literature, its digital books business unit, and listed it in Hong Kong with some success. Hong Kong had also been mooted as a destination for TME, but the …
Tencent’s US Music IPO Reflects More Upbeat Recording IndustryBloomberg
Tencent’s WeGame platform in push to go global, heating up rivalry with PC gaming site SteamSouth China Morning Post
Tencent plans to take WeGame worldwide as Steam rivalry growsGamesIndustry.biz

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EQT acquires B2B payment transfer business Banking Circle from Saxo Bank for $300M – TechCrunch


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EQT acquires B2B payment transfer business Banking Circle from Saxo Bank for $300M
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Remittances and the process of transferring money between people and organizations continues to be a huge business — worth some $613 billion globally, according to the latest figures from the World Bank. Now one of the bigger players in the world of

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Starbucks is killing its iconic green straws – Business Insider


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Starbucks is killing its iconic green straws
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While cold beverages are increasingly crucial to Starbucks’ business, the company has struggled with sales of the once-dominant Frappuccinos in recent years. In June, the company reported that sales of the sweet, icy beverage are down 3% from last year.
Straws are out, lids are in | Starbucks NewsroomStarbucks Newsroom
Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020 | Starbucks NewsroomStarbucks Newsroom
Abby Isaacs WMAR on Twitter: “Looks like an adult sippy cup but really it’s the new @Starbucks straw-free iced Twitter

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The coming ‘labor shortage’ in America is great news for workers – Business Insider


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The coming ‘labor shortage’ in America is great news for workers
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Company owners lose out on some profits when they have to pay more, but their concerns are only partly selfish — they can undoubtedly identify business expansions they might undertake if wages were lower, but that are unprofitable at high wages.

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Wawa lovers swear the convenience store is the best in America — but we found one in Texas that does it way better – Business Insider


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Wawa lovers swear the convenience store is the best in America — but we found one in Texas that does it way better
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Wawa is a beloved regional convenience store chain, which immediately won our love and appreciation after we visited the first time. While we once believed Wawa to be the best road trip pit stop imaginable, Texans told us that there was one chain that

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Tesla’s mounting problems could have been easily avoided – Business Insider


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Tesla’s mounting problems could have been easily avoided
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War is hell — worse than what Musk has already often described as “production hell,” which if you haven’t been keeping track of for past year or so is simply shorthand for business-as-usual at Tesla. War is also foggy. There’s chaos on the battlefield
Business Insider Resorts To FUD As Tesla Streamlines Model 3 General Assembly Lines — #PravduhCleanTechnica

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May Tames Divided Tories as Business Cheers Soft Brexit Plan – Bloomberg


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May Tames Divided Tories as Business Cheers Soft Brexit Plan
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It’s a victory for May, long written off as a weak and indecisive leader with no authority, and a win for business, which has stepped up its lobbying efforts in recent weeks, with household names warning of the dire consequences of a messy divorce
UK offers new ‘business-friendly’ plan for BrexitCNNMoney
British businesses overwhelmingly reject May’s ‘max-fac’ Brexit customs planBusiness Insider

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Business Planning With Austrian Economics: Statistics In Corporate Decision-Making – Forbes


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Business Planning With Austrian Economics: Statistics In Corporate Decision-Making
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Austrian-School economists distrust empirical economics, a skepticism that is partially warranted, partially unwarranted. The Austrian insights are helpful for business planning, even though I don’t endorse them wholeheartedly. The Austrian School of …

Former Thai navy SEAL working to rescue soccer team trapped in a cave has died – Business Insider


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Former Thai navy SEAL working to rescue soccer team trapped in a cave has died
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A Navy SEAL working with an international rescue team to save a soccer team stuck in a cave in Thailand has died, local authorities said. The diver, identified as Saman Kunan, died from lack of oxygen at 1 a.m. on Friday. Thai SEALs have praised Kunan
British Cave Rescuers in Thailand: ‘Best in the BusinessWall Street Journal

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Internet lights up as Pruitt quits, but expect business as usual at EPA – CNET


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Internet lights up as Pruitt quits, but expect business as usual at EPA
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He’s also vice president of the Washington Coal Club, representing about 300 coal producers, lawmakers, business leaders and policy experts, according to the NRDC. In addition, he was formerly chief of staff to Sen. James Inhofe, a Republican from …
Government watchdog group releases epic one-word statement after Scott Pruitt finally resignsBusiness Insider

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Boeing to Take Over Embraer’s Commercial-Jet Business – Wall Street Journal


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Boeing to Take Over Embraer’s Commercial-Jet Business
Wall Street Journal
While Embraer would retain a significant stake in the business at the outset, the prospect of exiting a commercial aircraft sector developed with government funding over nearly 50 years would be controversial. Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg
Boeing takes control of Embraer’s commercial jet business in $4.75-billion dealLos Angeles Times
Boeing Inks Deal to Take Over Embraer’s Commercial Jetliner BusinessFlying Magazine

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Brexit nightmare is coming true for business. It needs a plan NOW – CNNMoney


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Brexit nightmare is coming true for business. It needs a plan NOW
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After months of holding back, businesses are going public with stark warnings about what could go wrong if the United Kingdom makes a mess of Brexit. Companies with tens of thousands of British workers have spelled out the potential damage to their …
US begins trade war with China; Airbus blast government’s Brexit cluelessness – business liveThe Guardian
Conservative heavyweights urge May to listen to businessFinancial Times

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After fire, Cohoes scrap yard to reopen for business Thursday – Albany Times Union


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After fire, Cohoes scrap yard to reopen for business Thursday
Albany Times Union
COHOES – Despite a massive fire late Tuesday that rocked a scrapyard, Nate Kelman said the family-owned company plans to reopen for business Thursday morning. “When the dust settled this was a minimal, straight forward incident,” said Kelman, vice …

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