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China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030 - Washington Post

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 1:02am

Washington Post

China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030
Washington Post
BEIJING — China's government has announced a goal of making the country a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting additional political support behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving ...
China Is Set on Becoming the World's Leader in AIeMarketer
World dominance in three steps: China sets out road map to lead in artificial intelligence by 2030South China Morning Post
China's Got a Huge Artificial Intelligence PlanBloomberg
Global Times -Reuters -The Diplomat -SlashGear
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Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars - WHIO

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:18am

WHIO

Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars
WHIO
Europol Executive Director Robert Mark Wainwright, center, accompanied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, and accompanied by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, left, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime ...

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WaPo report: Trump said to ask about pardon power for aides, family, himself - ForexLive

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 9:24pm

Newsweek

WaPo report: Trump said to ask about pardon power for aides, family, himself
ForexLive
It hasn't hit Bloomberg nor Reuters as far as I can see ... the newspaper's page is reporting that headline only (the one I have in italics above). OK, here we go, more: Some of President Trump's lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special ...
Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business TransactionsBloomberg
Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller's Russia investigationWashington Post
Citing Recusal, Trump Says He Wouldn't Have Hired SessionsNew York Times
New York Times -Wall Street Journal
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Blackstone made $3 billion bid to acquire hotel investor RLJ - MarketWatch

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:01pm

MarketWatch

Blackstone made $3 billion bid to acquire hotel investor RLJ
MarketWatch
Blackstone Group LP recently made a roughly $3 billion bid to acquire RLJ Lodging Trust, a move that if successful would end RLJ's agreement to acquire rival hotel investor FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. RLJ RLJ, +4.41% said in a securities filing Monday ...

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Sears to sell its Kenmore appliances on Amazon - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 7:35pm

Los Angeles Times

Sears to sell its Kenmore appliances on Amazon
Los Angeles Times
In the century before there was Amazon.com, it was Sears that was the everything store. With its vast inventory of tools, toys and even firearms, it upended local retailers. With its catalog model and nationwide delivery system, it promised to bring ...

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FTC looking into Amazon discount-pricing policy: report - USA TODAY

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 6:12pm

USA TODAY

FTC looking into Amazon discount-pricing policy: report
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon's discount-pricing policies misled consumers, according to a report today. The probe comes on the heels of a complaint by advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, ...

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FTC looking into Amazon discount-pricing policy: report - USA TODAY

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 6:12pm

USA TODAY

FTC looking into Amazon discount-pricing policy: report
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon's discount-pricing policies misled consumers, according to a report today. The probe comes on the heels of a complaint by advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, ...
FTC examining allegations that Amazon prices are misleading: reportThe Hill
FTC probing allegations of Amazon's deceptive discountingDaily Mail

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Illinois spared from becoming first US state to be rated junk - Nasdaq

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 6:11pm

Nasdaq

Illinois spared from becoming first US state to be rated junk
Nasdaq
(Adds comment by Moody's analyst, statement by governor's office, details on bond authorization) CHICAGO, July 20 (Reuters) - Illinois avoided becoming the first U.S. state with a junk credit rating on Thursday after Moody's Investors Service kept the ...
Moody's: Illinois Avoids 'Junk' Credit, but Risks RemainU.S. News & World Report
Moody's confirms Illinois' Baa3 GO and related ratings, affecting $32 billion of debt; outlook negativeMoodys.com (press release) (subscription)
Moody's backs off downgrade threatCrain's Chicago Business (blog)
Bloomberg -Chicago Sun-Times -Illinois Policy
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We Hear: Carnival Cruise Line Review Comes Down to R/GA and Droga5 - AgencySpy

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 5:42pm

AgencySpy

We Hear: Carnival Cruise Line Review Comes Down to R/GA and Droga5
AgencySpy
“We are truly proud of the work and momentum we've created together the past nine years and we can confirm that we have mutually decided to part ways,” an Arnold spokesperson said in a statement at the time. “Our relationship with Carnival will be ...

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Microsoft Sales, Profit Beat Estimates as Cloud Growth Marches On - Bloomberg

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:49pm

Bloomberg

Microsoft Sales, Profit Beat Estimates as Cloud Growth Marches On
Bloomberg
Microsoft Corp.'s turnaround plan got back on track in the recent quarter, buoyed by rising sales of internet-based software and services. Profit in the fiscal fourth quarter exceeded analysts' estimates and adjusted sales rose 9 percent as demand ...
Microsoft delivers big earnings beatCNBC
Microsoft's growth continues to be driven by Office and cloud servicesThe Verge
Microsoft's Profits More Than Double On Growing Cloud BusinessForbes
ZDNet -ValueWalk -MarketWatch -Zacks.com
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Skyworks Down 4% Despite FYQ3 Beat, Higher Q4 View - Barron's

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:22pm

Barron's

Skyworks Down 4% Despite FYQ3 Beat, Higher Q4 View
Barron's
Shares of Skyworks, which makes power amplifiers for the cellular connection in iPhone and other mobile devices, dropped almost 5% in late trading despite the company beating quarterly expectations and forecasting this quarter higher as well. By ...
Skyworks Solutions' (SWKS) CEO Liam Griffin on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) Tops Q3 EPS by 5c, Beats on Revenues; Offers Positive Q4 EPS & Revenue OutlookStreetInsider.com
Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) Moves Higher on Volume Spike for July 20Equities.com
First News 24 -Motley Fool -Yahoo News UK -BBNS
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Visa up 1% after earnings beat - CNBC

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:16pm

CNBC

Visa up 1% after earnings beat
CNBC
Last year, Visa reported earnings per share of 17 cents on $3.63 billion in revenue. This year's revenue figure represents a 26 percent year-over-year increase. The company attributed the increase to the inclusion of Europe, growth in payments volume, ...
Visa's Third-Quarter Profit Beats ExpectationsNew York Times
Visa beats profit estimates, raises earnings forecastReuters
Visa shares tick higher after earnings top Street estimateMarketWatch
Financial Times -24/7 Wall St. -Citizentribune -StockNews.com (blog)
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Corning to add 1K jobs, invest $500M as part of 'Made in America' week - Fox Business

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:07pm

Corning to add 1K jobs, invest $500M as part of 'Made in America' week
Fox Business
Corning Inc. (GLW) will invest $500 million and create 1,000 new U.S.-based jobs focused on manufacturing a new kind of glass for storing injectable drugs as part of President Donald Trump's “Made in America” initiative, the company said Thursday.

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US stocks fight for purchase as Home Depot drags on the Dow - MarketWatch

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 3:21pm

MarketWatch

US stocks fight for purchase as Home Depot drags on the Dow
MarketWatch
U.S. stocks struggled to defend their foothold in positive territory as Home Depot weighed on the Dow in the wake of a mixed batch of earnings and economic data. The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.01% edged up 1 point to 2,475, with materials and industrials ...
MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dow Struggles To Gain Traction As Home Depot's Shares WeighFox Business
Dow Trades Lower as Home Depot Tumbles, Consumer Names RiseTheStreet.com
Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) Position Raised by Brookstone Capital ManagementMarkets Daily
Zacks Investment Research
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Pfizer CEO: The Future Of American Innovation Rests On A Competitive US Tax Policy - Forbes

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 3:03pm

Forbes

Pfizer CEO: The Future Of American Innovation Rests On A Competitive US Tax Policy
Forbes
Today I had the privilege of joining with the CEOs of Merck and Corning at the White House to announce a new type of glass packaging technology for pharmaceuticals that will provide stronger, more reliable vials and cartridges for the delivery of ...
Corning 'immediately' creating 1000 new jobs in US, CEO saysCNBC
Trump unveils companies' $500 million US drug packaging projectReuters
Watch: Trump flexes muscles during unveiling of new Made in America initiativeWashington Examiner
The White House (blog) -Fox Business -UPI.com -STAT
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Blackstone: More Reliable Than Steph Curry - Bloomberg

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:31pm

Bloomberg

Blackstone: More Reliable Than Steph Curry
Bloomberg
Blackstone Group LP shareholders shouldn't sweat the small stuff. The big picture should provide some assurance. The New York firm's stock initially fell as much as 2.2 percent following its narrow second-quarter miss on Thursday before paring back losses.
Buyout firm Blackstone Q2 earnings grow but miss forecastsCNBC
Blackstone: Earnings Miss Slightly, but is There Potential?Barron's
Blackstone (BX) Q2 Earnings Miss Estimates, Stock Falls 2%Zacks.com
The Fiscal Times -Seeking Alpha -Nasdaq
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McDonald's Apparel Is Here, So Make Room in Your Closet Next to Your KFC and Pizza Hut Swag - Adweek

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:23pm

Adweek

McDonald's Apparel Is Here, So Make Room in Your Closet Next to Your KFC and Pizza Hut Swag
Adweek
Joining brands like Pizza Hut and KFC, McDonald's is unveiling its own line of apparel and goods: The McDelivery Collection, in celebration of Global Delivery Day on July 26. The collection is available via the UberEATS app in select countries. And ...
McDonald's Adds Big Mac Onesie, Sweats to Items It DeliversU.S. News & World Report

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Shelling From Royal Caribbean's MS 'Allure' Sinks Carnival Cruise Vessel That Crossed Into Disputed Waters - The Onion (satire)

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:58pm

The Onion (satire)

Shelling From Royal Caribbean's MS 'Allure' Sinks Carnival Cruise Vessel That Crossed Into Disputed Waters
The Onion (satire)
The bombardment of the Carnival Magic was so swift and ferocious that it was already sinking before the artillery mounted on its open-air jogging track could return fire. The bombardment of the Carnival Magic was so swift and ferocious that it was ...

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Republicans target arbitration rule for consumers - Washington Post

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:43pm

Washington Post

Republicans target arbitration rule for consumers
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Republicans are targeting a rule that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use a mediator to resolve a dispute. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized the rule last week.
US rule on class-action suits against banks under fire in CongressReuters
GOP lawmakers introduce measures to repeal consumer bureau arbitration ruleThe Hill
The Head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Isn't Going Down Without a FightBloomberg
Nasdaq -Credit Union Times -Insurance Journal -The Intercept
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Exxon fined for violating Russia sanctions in Tillerson era - E&E News

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:17pm

E&E News

Exxon fined for violating Russia sanctions in Tillerson era
E&E News
Russian President Vladimir Putin and then-Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson, currently U.S. secretary of State, shook hands during a 2015 meeting. The Treasury Department today fined Exxon for breaking Russian sanctions while Tillerson was at the ...

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