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Planning for the uncertain future of work

In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be impacted by frontier technologies such as automation, AI, AVs and more. The analysis titled “The Four Futures of Work” was conducted in collaboration with design and consulting firm Arup and was spearheaded by the RSA’s “Future Work Centre”, which focuses on the impact of new technologies on work ...
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Asia, Europe, Finance, Government, Personnel, Philanthropy, Policy, TC, Automation, China, Climate Change, Energy, Executive, Future Of Work, Global Warming


Apple's Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy

Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as the United States and China remained locked in a bitter trade dispute.
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U.S. reacts to New Zealand's gun ban

Gun control supporters are pointing to the ban as an example of swift, decisive action that the U.S. desperately needs.Others note the inherent differences between the two nations, arguing that it is a good thing that it is relatively hard to pass such legislation in such a short timeframe.The ban will surely shape future conversations about gun control in the U.S. None New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday plans to ban an array of semi-automatic guns and firearms componen...
Tags: Policy, Violence, United states, Politics, Guns


Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz comes out against Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up tech giants like Amazon (SBUX)

Howard Schultz does not agree with Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up tech giants such as Amazon and Facebook, the former Starbucks CEO told Business Insider on Friday.  "What I do agree with is the government needs to create oversight — not regulation — oversight, to provide the American people with the safety and security, specifically on the issue of privacy," Schultz said.  Earlier in March, Warren announced a regulatory plan that would break up some of the most massive tech companie...


Wall Street falls as weak factory data fuels slowdown worries

Wall Street's main indexes declined about 1 percent on Friday after a raft of weak manufacturing data from the United States and Europe led to a yield-curve inversion, stoking fears of an economic slowdown.
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Apple, Amazon, and Uber are moving in on health care. Will it help?

Companies like Apple, Amazon, and Google have been busy investing in health care companies, developing new apps, and hiring health professionals for new business ventures. Their current focus appears to be on tech-savvy millennials, but the bulk of health care expenditures goes to the elderly. Big tech should look to integrating its most promising health care devise, the smartphone, more thoroughly into health care. None Health care spending in the United States reached $3.5 trillion in 2017, ro...
Tags: Health, Technology, Business, Data, Medicine, Social change, United states, Google, Uber, Health care


Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in 'birth tourism'

Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship.
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Exclusive: U.S. threatens to derail meeting of Latam lender if China bars Venezuela

The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, United States, Venezuela, Inter American Development Bank, Juan Guaido


Swiss watchmakers say slowing growth in China won't hurt sales this year

Swiss watchmakers are confident they can grow sales this year even in the face of a cooling Chinese economy, executives told Reuters at an industry fair on Thursday, as demand strengthens in other markets like the United States and Britain.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Reuters


Remembering when bankers tried to overthrow FDR and install a fascist dictator

Though we know today that his policies eventually ended the Great Depression, FDR's election was seen as disastrous by some.A group of wealthy bankers decided to take things into their own hands; they plotted a coup against FDR, hoping to install a fascist dictator in its stead.Ultimately, the coup was brought to light by General Smedley Butler and squashed before it could get off the ground. None When we look back at history, we have the benefit of knowing how things turned out — not true for t...
Tags: Government, Military, United states, Capitalism, History


This is the best (and simplest) world map of religions

At a glance, this map shows both the size and distribution of world religions.See how religions mix at both national and regional level.There's one country in the Americas without a Christian majority – which? China and India are huge religious outliers A picture says more than a thousand words, and that goes for this world map as well. This map conveys not just the size but also the distribution of world religions, at both a global and national level. Strictly speaking it's an infographic rath...
Tags: Africa, Asia, Atheism, Buddhism, China, Christianity, Europe, Faith, India, Islam, Middle east, Religion, United states, Map


T-Mobile goes after big cable companies, pilots wireless home internet service

In a shot at big cable companies, T-Mobile is launching a new pilot program to bring an unlimited wireless LTE home internet service to up to 50,000 homes across the United States by the end of 2019. The post T-Mobile goes after big cable companies, pilots wireless home internet service appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, United States, T Mobile, Computing, Wireless Internet


Morningside Technology Ventures leads $11 mln Series A funding in Jitjatjo

Morningside Technology Ventures led an $11 million Series A funding round in Jitjatjo, which matches hospitality operators with vetted industry professionals using artificial intelligence. Mick Sawka of Morningside Technology Advisory, will join Jitjatjo’s board of directors. Press Release Jitjatjo, the mobile staffing marketplace that leverages artificial intelligence to instantly and accurately match hospitality operators with vetted industry professionals, today announced that the company has...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, New York City, Trends, Chicago, United States, Company, CHAN, VC Deals, Morningside, Morningside Technology Ventures, Jitjatjo, Mick Sawka, Morningside Technology Advisory, Morningside Technology Advisory LLC, Jitjatjo s Board


SK Capital-backed Perimeter Solutions to expand fire safety offerings with three add-ons

SK Capital-backed Perimeter Solutions completed the purchase of a group of companies in Post Falls, Idaho, including First Response Fire Rescue, River City Fabrication and H&S Transport. Perimeter Solutions plans to integrate the three businesses within its manufacturing and services systems to expand its offering in the fire suppression sector. Perimeter will retain management and staff of the three companies, the facilities of which will become an operational site under Perimeter Solution’s Fi...
Tags: Trends, United States, CalFire, First Response, Shannon, USDA Forest Service, USFS, Solberg, Perimeter, PE Deals, SK Capital, Laura Horn, Perimeter Solutions, Post Falls Idaho, Industrial/Manufacturing, USDA Forest Service CalFire


Stocks trade higher as technology and consumer goods rise

Investors will now keep a close watch on trade talks between the United States and China as top U.S. officials travel to Beijing to resume negotiations.
Tags: Finance, China, Article, Beijing, United States, FBN, Ken Martin, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, 146983bf-e57b-531a-8cc1-f3be0fa5dd7c


Stocks close up on technology, consumer goods strength

Investors will now keep a close watch on trade talks between the United States and China as top U.S. officials travel to Beijing to resume negotiations.
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Preview Thursday: The Dentist Who Gets It

We are pleased to present this excerpt from The Dentist Who Gets It by Dr. Steven Hymovitch. How Do You Champion Your People? As much as you may have a put together a diverse team, you need to be diverse in how you, the boss/leader-of-the-team/ employer/lead dentist, handle your people. Indeed, chaos could easily ensue when bringing together so many kinds of people. I’m no genius or great leader of men and women, but I knew (or more precisely I learned) that I had to show my employees t...
Tags: Leadership, Boston, Canada, United States, Montreal, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Montreal Canada, McGill University, PHOENIX Arizona, Tucson, Julie, Leading teams, Team Management, Preview Thursday, Best of Books


New Fed forecast for 2019: Slower growth and zero rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve sent a stark message Wednesday: The economy is slowing. And it won’t be raising interest rates anytime soon. The Fed left its key short-term rate unchanged and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a dimmer view of the economy as growth weakens in the United States and abroad. […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, Ap, Nation, United States, Federal Reserve, The Fed, New Fed


US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

‘We have to make sure that if we do the deal, China lives by it,’ says president ahead of resumption of trade talksDonald Trump has warned that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a “substantial period” to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement, while later emphasizing he wanted them to reach a “great” trade deal.Trade talks are set to resume next week and Chinese officials have been pressing for a full lifting of US tariffs as part of any deal. Continue readi...
Tags: Business, China, US, Economics, World news, US news, Beijing, United States, Asia Pacific, Global Economy, Trump, US China, Trump Administration


What to Look for in a Qualified Mental Health Therapist

Mental health is an important, though often overlooked aspect of holistic health care. One recent study found that around 59 million people in the United States received mental health treatment during the past two years. What is even more encouraging is that 80 percent of those people found that treatment helpful and beneficial to their mental health. Unfortunately, there is still a certain amount of stigma related to seeking mental health. Finding a qualified, reputable therapist is an importan...
Tags: Health, Sales, United States, Therapist, BetterHelp


Trump says tariffs on Chinese goods may stay for 'substantial period'

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a "substantial period" to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement.
Tags: Money, Beijing, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump


Pleatco to buy APEL International, Milton Manufacturing

Pleatco, a portfolio company of Align Capital Partners, said March 18 that it acquired APEL International and Milton Manufacturing. Financial terms weren’t announced. APEL, of Louisville, Kentucky, designs and makes pleated filter cartridges, pleated bags, and other filtration products for mission-critical industrial air applications. Milton, of Milton, Ontario, provides spun bond, paper, felt, and pleated bag filters for OEM customers. PRESS RELEASE Align Capital Partners’ Pleatco Platform Expa...
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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased way ahead of its November debut

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is coming to the United States, eventually. The new compact BMW won't be unveiled until the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The Gran Coupe will be based on a front-wheel drive platform. The post BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased way ahead of its November debut appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, United States, Luxury cars, Bmw 2 Series, Bmw, Los Angeles Auto Show, Gran Coupe, 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show


Trump says U.S. 'will never catch up' without 'great' trade deal with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would "never catch up" if a "great" trade deal with China is not reached, as trade negotiators between the two countries prepare for the latest round of talks.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump


Instagram Launches In-App Shopping Experiment

Instagram has introduced Checkout on Instagram -- an in-app purchasing tool -- as a closed beta for consumers in the United States. Among the 20 participating brands are Adidas, Nike, Burberry, Dior, Huda Beauty, Prada and Michael Kors. "Users in the U.S. can buy from a majority of these brands starting today, with all of them coming on board over the coming weeks," said Instagram spokesperson Paige Cohen. Instagram will continue adding brands to the closed beta, and it plans to expand Check...
Tags: Ecommerce, Instagram, United States, Michael Kors, Adidas Nike Burberry Dior Huda Beauty Prada, Paige Cohen Instagram


Researchers gave alligators headphones and ketamine, and all for a good cause

Researchers in Germany and the United States recently gave ketamine and earphones to alligators to monitor how they process sounds. Here's what it reveals about alligator evolution. The post Researchers gave alligators headphones and ketamine, and all for a good cause appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Germany, Trends, United States, Dinosaurs, Hearing, Emerging Tech


Researchers gave alligators headphones and ketamine, because science

Researchers in Germany and the United States recently gave ketamine and earphones to alligators to monitor how they process sounds. Here's what it reveals about alligator evolution. The post Researchers gave alligators headphones and ketamine, because science appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Germany, Trends, United States, Dinosaurs, Hearing, Emerging Tech


ESPN Plus scores the exclusive rights to UFC Pay-Per-View events

If MMA is your game, then ESPN Plus is now a very important player. The Disney-owned service locked up the exclusive rights to UFC Pay-Per-View events, a deal that will last through 2025 in the United States. The post ESPN Plus scores the exclusive rights to UFC Pay-Per-View events appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Disney, Trends, United States, Home Theater, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Movies & TV, Pay-per-view, ESPN Plus


Here's a look at every single Apple store in the United States (AAPL)

We've compiled a list of every Apple store in the United States. Jump to your favorite state via the table of contents, or scroll down to see every state in alphabetical order. To understand Apple's retail footprint, it really helps to see it for yourself. Below, we've collected the photos and locations of every single Apple store in the United States. Apple currently has 271 US stores in operation: Notably, nine states (and Washington D.C.) only have one Apple store, and six states have no A...
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Entrepreneur With Street Smarts Not Learned In Business School

by Ron Coury, author of “Tenacity: A Vegas Businessman Survives Brooklyn, the Marines, Corruption and Cancer to Achieve the American Dream: A True Life Story“ If I had to give myself a title or occupation description after four decades of business activity in Las Vegas, I’d call myself an observational entrepreneur, a “niche finder.” With nearly every venture I’ve undertaken, I identified a niche in which we could do things better than they were currently being done. This mindset was easy to ex...
Tags: Startups, Brooklyn, United States, Marine Corps, Las Vegas, Advice For The Young At Heart, Entrepreneur Advice, Ron Coury, Street Smart, Marines Corruption



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