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  • World10 months ago

    UK to use medieval church spires to boost digital connectivity

    The U.K. government has signed an agreement with the Church of England that will see church spires across the country used to improve digital connectivity in...

  • World10 months ago

    Bitcoin thieves threaten real violence for virtual currencies

    The currency they were after was virtual, but the guns they carried were anything but. In the beach resort of Phuket, Thailand, last month, the assailants...

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    Top stock exchange CEO cautious on controversial volatility ETNs

    While long available to institutional players, short volatility trading has only in recent years become accessible through ETNs to retail investors — many of whom, it...

  • World10 months ago

    Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who...

  • World10 months ago

    BlackRock is a lot more bullish on US stocks after tax cuts

    Moore said analysts have been ratcheting up their earnings forecasts based on what companies said during earnings season. The expectation is that earnings growth this year...

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    Greece’s welcome debt upgrade fails to end concerns over its long-term economic health

    Kostas Tsironis | Bloomberg | Getty Images A protestor holds a banner outside the Greek parliament during in a demonstration by municipal contract workers in Athens,...

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    China and Pakistan’s Belt and Road plan might not convince other investors

    Aamir Qureshi | AFP | Getty Images A Chinese worker stands near trucks during the opening of a trade project at Pakistan’s Gwadar port on November...

  • World10 months ago

    South Korea’s Moon bemoans GM plant closure move

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday General Motors Co’s (GM) decision to shut down a factory south of Seoul will hurt that region, and...

  • World10 months ago

    Deutsche Bank to cut at least 250 investment banking jobs: Report

    Deutsche Bank is cutting at least 250 investment banking jobs in locations including London and the United States, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters,...

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    KFC branches in UK forced to close because of chicken shortage

    Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images A closed sign on the door of a KFC restaurant in Clapham, south London, as the fast food outlet has...