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News Mail
Air harvesting could be our freshest new industryHOW much would you pay for a jar of some of the world's freshest air? And where
Air harvesting could be our freshest new industry
News Mail / Posted 2 minutes ago
HOW much would you pay for a jar of some of the world's freshest air? And where would you want it harvested from? Air pollution has become such a problem in countries like China that people are paying upwards of $160 for a single jar. Leo De Watts... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Apollo Education to be taken private in $1.1 billion deal(Bloomberg) — Apollo Global Management and other investors agreed to buy Apollo
Apollo Education to be taken private in $1.1 billion deal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) — Apollo Global Management and other investors agreed to buy Apollo Education Group Inc. for $1.1 billion in cash and take the education company private. The buying consortium, which also includes funds affiliated with Chicago-based... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Google's Sundar Pichai becomes highest-paid CEO in USPichai, who became Google’s CEO in October following its reorganisation into ho
Google's Sundar Pichai becomes highest-paid CEO in US
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 minutes ago
Pichai, who became Google’s CEO in October following its reorganisation into holding company Alphabet, was handed 273,328 shares, according to a company filing, worth $199m when they were awarded. But it is still far short of the fortunes made by... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Dow drops over 400 points, recoversCall it a really bad Super Bowl hangover. The stock market's terrible start to
Dow drops over 400 points, recovers
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 3 minutes ago
Call it a really bad Super Bowl hangover. The stock market's terrible start to 2016 just got worse with the Dow dropping more as many as 401 points on Monday. It bounced back from those losses and closed down 178 points at 16,027. "It's just a... Read more
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TheBull
Oil tumbles after Saudi-Venezuela talks, WTI below $30Crude oil prices slid lower Monday, pushing US oil below $30 a barrel, after we
Oil tumbles after Saudi-Venezuela talks, WTI below $30
TheBull / Posted 3 minutes ago
Crude oil prices slid lower Monday, pushing US oil below $30 a barrel, after weekend talks between OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and Venezuela dashed hopes for a reduction in production. 09.02.2016 08:02 AM Crude oil prices slid lower Monday, pushing... Read more
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TheBull
Stocks to watch on TuesdayStocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Tuesday: BHP - BHP BILLITO
Stocks to watch on Tuesday
TheBull / Posted 4 minutes ago
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Tuesday: BHP - BHP BILLITON FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP RIO - RIO TINTO Mining stocks could again come into focus with little other equities news on the horizon on Tuesday. ORG - ORIGIN OSH -... Read more
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TheBull
Financials, tech shares lead US stocks lower Wall Street stocks finished sharply lower Monday, joining a European equity r
Financials, tech shares lead US stocks lower
TheBull / Posted 4 minutes ago
Wall Street stocks finished sharply lower Monday, joining a European equity rout, as fears of an economic slowdown weighed especially hard on financial and technology shares. 09.02.2016 08:10 AM Wall... Read more
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TheBull
$A slips amid ongoing global volatilityAustralian dollar has slipped amid pressure from weaker commodity prices and gl
$A slips amid ongoing global volatility
TheBull / Posted 4 minutes ago
Australian dollar has slipped amid pressure from weaker commodity prices and global volatility. At 0700 AEDT on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 70.84 US cents, down from 70.96 cents on Monday. The currency fell to 70.51 US cents earlier in... Read more
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TheBull
Australian market set to open lowerThe Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street sank sharply am
Australian market set to open lower
TheBull / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street sank sharply amid worries about interest rates and persistent fears of a global slowdown. At 0645 AEDT on Tuesday, the share price futures index was down 91 points at 4,832. In local... Read more
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Morningstar
Treasurys Rise Amid Continued Global VolatilityThe yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.75%, plumbing its lowest
Treasurys Rise Amid Continued Global Volatility
Morningstar / Posted 5 minutes ago
The yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.75%, plumbing its lowest depths in a year. Treasurys have rallied since the start of the year as investors flee to safe havens amid global financial-market volatility and weakening economic data... Read more
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Daily Maverick
NERSA hearings: Thousands oppose Eskom’s price increasesJoanne Taylor is an assistant editor at EE Publishers, a publishing company wit
NERSA hearings: Thousands oppose Eskom’s price increases
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 minutes ago
Joanne Taylor is an assistant editor at EE Publishers, a publishing company with expertise in the energy sector. This story was first published by EE Publishers. Despite the cancellation by the National Electricity Regulator of South Africa (NERSA)... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour MPs angry as shadow defence secretary compares Trident to SpitfiresComments & Moderation We moderate all comments on Herald Scotland on either a
Labour MPs angry as shadow defence secretary compares Trident to Spitfires
heraldscotland / Posted 5 minutes ago
Comments & Moderation We moderate all comments on Herald Scotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Britain lags rivals in robots - but automating the workplace may not mean huge job losses“Robots can ‘crowd out’ people in lower-skilled jobs,” said Guy Michaels, an ec
Britain lags rivals in robots - but automating the workplace may not mean huge job losses
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 minutes ago
“Robots can ‘crowd out’ people in lower-skilled jobs,” said Guy Michaels, an economics professor at the London School of Economics who has studied the likely impact of robots. “However, this process has been going on for hundreds of years with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Royal London warns banks: the days of bonuses for failure are overRoyal London Asset Management manages more than £80bn of assets and holds share
Royal London warns banks: the days of bonuses for failure are over
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 minutes ago
Royal London Asset Management manages more than £80bn of assets and holds shares in all major UK and European banks. It has issued a warning to executives that they should not expect to be paid enormous US-style salaries and bonuses, and particularly... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Budweiser crushed all other beers in Super Bowl 50Budweiser crushed the competition in Super Bowl marketing this year, thanks to
Budweiser crushed all other beers in Super Bowl 50
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 minutes ago
Budweiser crushed the competition in Super Bowl marketing this year, thanks to two ads and an unplanned shout-out from Peyton Manning worth millions of dollars. More than 80% of the social-media discussion of beer was centered on Budweiser,... Read more
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Gamasutra
Top brass resign amid MadCatz executive shuffleChange is in the wind at video game peripheral maker Mad Catz, which announced
Top brass resign amid MadCatz executive shuffle
Gamasutra / Posted 6 minutes ago
Change is in the wind at video game peripheral maker Mad Catz, which announced today that company president and CEO Darren Richardson, senior VP of business affairs Whitney Peterson and company chairman Thomas Brown have resigned. This is chiefly... Read more
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The Economic Times
Shares tumble on global growth concerns; treasury yields fallNEW YORK: Stock indexes worldwide tumbled on Monday, led by banking stocks in E
Shares tumble on global growth concerns; treasury yields fall
The Economic Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Stock indexes worldwide tumbled on Monday, led by banking stocks in Europe and technology stocks on Wall Street on persisting fears of a global economic slowdown, while benchmark 10-year Treasury yields hit their lowest in a year on demand... Read more
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Perth Now
Gold soars on market uncertainty The price of gold has jumped two per cent to a seven-and-a-half-month high, b
Gold soars on market uncertainty
Perth Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
The price of gold has jumped two per cent to a seven-and-a-half-month high, briefly nudging above the psychological level of $US1,200 an ounce, as sliding stock markets and worries over global economic growth prompt... Read more
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Perth Now
Stocks to watch on Tuesday Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Tuesday: BHP - BHP BILLI
Stocks to watch on Tuesday
Perth Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Tuesday: BHP - BHP BILLITON FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP RIO - RIO TINTO Mining stocks could again come into focus with little other equities news on the horizon on... Read more
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Perth Now
Base metals lift, bar copper Nickel has bounced after touching its lowest in more than 12 years and most o
Base metals lift, bar copper
Perth Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
Nickel has bounced after touching its lowest in more than 12 years and most other industrial metals also climbed on a weaker US dollar and a decline in selling from China. Markets were helped by China's closure for... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Stocks fall sharply as banks, tech sector take a beatingSteep losses in financial, technology and other companies sent U.S. stocks shar
Stocks fall sharply as banks, tech sector take a beating
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 minutes ago
Steep losses in financial, technology and other companies sent U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as 400 points in the afternoon, then clawed back some of the ground it lost. Technology shares, which... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Base metals lift, bar copper Nickel has bounced after touching its lowest in more than 12 years and most o
Base metals lift, bar copper
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
Nickel has bounced after touching its lowest in more than 12 years and most other industrial metals also climbed on a weaker US dollar and a decline in selling from China. Markets were helped by China's closure for... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Stocks to watch on Tuesday Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Tuesday: BHP - BHP BILLI
Stocks to watch on Tuesday
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 minutes ago
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Tuesday: BHP - BHP BILLITON FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP RIO - RIO TINTO Mining stocks could again come into focus with little other equities news on the horizon on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Roads Agency Limpopo dismisses CFOMpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - The Roads Agency Limpopo's CFO has been d
Roads Agency Limpopo dismisses CFO
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 minutes ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - The Roads Agency Limpopo's CFO has been dismissed and two of his colleagues suspended for alleged fraud, corruption, and collusion involving more than R40m, the agency said on Monday. The trio allegedly flouted... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Market downturn prompts Scottish government to revamp oil and gas strategyOffshore staff EDINBURGH and ABERDEEN, UK – A new oil and gas strategy put for
Market downturn prompts Scottish government to revamp oil and gas strategy
Offshore Magazine / Posted 11 minutes ago
Offshore staff EDINBURGH and ABERDEEN, UK – A new oil and gas strategy put forth by the Scottish government calls for a transformed supply chain to drive efficiency, innovation, and internationalization to ensure a long and vibrant future for the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Business incubator expandingCarson City’s year-old start-up incubator at the corner of Proctor and Carson s
Business incubator expanding
Nevada Appeal / Posted 12 minutes ago
Carson City’s year-old start-up incubator at the corner of Proctor and Carson streets downtown is finishing off its second floor digs a year ahead of schedule and taking over space it once leased to a hair salon. At the same time, the workspace for... Read more
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CIO
The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the yearOutsourcing consultancy and research firm Everest Group recently unveiled its r
The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the year
CIO / Posted 12 minutes ago
Outsourcing consultancy and research firm Everest Group recently unveiled its ranking of top 20 IT service providers, but it wasn’t legacy powerhouses like IBM or HP that topped the list. Teaneck, N.J.-based Cognizant (now India’s second largest... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Budweiser crushed all other beers in Super Bowl 50Budweiser crushed the competition in Super Bowl marketing this year, thanks to
Budweiser crushed all other beers in Super Bowl 50
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
Budweiser crushed the competition in Super Bowl marketing this year, thanks to two ads and an unplanned shout-out from Peyton Manning worth millions of dollars. More than 80% of the social-media discussion of beer was centered on Budweiser,... Read more
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U TV
Multiple courthouses to be closed across NIMr Ford announced his intention to close Armagh, Ballymena, Lisburn, Magherafel
Multiple courthouses to be closed across NI
U TV / Posted 13 minutes ago
Mr Ford announced his intention to close Armagh, Ballymena, Lisburn, Magherafelt and Strabane, Limivady courts, in a statement on Monday. The process of closures is to begin in the summer and will result in annual savings of £1.1m. The minister... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Famed investor Carl Icahn feeling oil painNEW YORK -- Carl Ichan, whose reputation as a successful businessman made him a
Famed investor Carl Icahn feeling oil pain
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 14 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- Carl Ichan, whose reputation as a successful businessman made him a talking point of Donald Trump's presidential bid, is taking a beating in his energy investments. Shares of Oklahoma City-based oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy... Read more
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