It Pays to Be Smart – MIT Technology Review

It Pays to Be Smart – MIT Technology Review

Our economy is increasingly ruled by a few dominant firms. We see them everywhere, from established giants Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Walmart to fast-growing newcomers like Airbnb, Tesla, and Uber. There have always been large companies and outright monopolies, but there’s something distinctive about this new generation of what some economists call superstar companies. […]

Legal Finance committee quickly handles a light load – Rapid City Journal

Legal Finance committee quickly handles a light load – Rapid City Journal

Legal Finance committee quickly handles a light load | Belle Fourche | rapidcityjournal.com Already a subscriber? Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Want to become a subscriber? Purchase a digital-only subscription now for unlimited online access to local news and […]

FIFA Publishes Secret Garcia Report, Which Detailed Corruption in World Cup Bids – New York Times

FIFA Publishes Secret Garcia Report, Which Detailed Corruption in World Cup Bids – New York Times

A month later Mr. Garcia resigned from his position in protest, charging at the time that Mr. Eckert’s summary included “numerous materially incomplete and erroneous representations of the facts and conclusions.” Document FIFA’s World Cup Garcia Report The report on the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, compiled by Michael J. Garcia, a […]

Oil Price Dip Gave Asia Spring In Its Step – Forbes

Oil Price Dip Gave Asia Spring In Its Step – Forbes

Forbes Oil Price Dip Gave Asia Spring In Its StepForbesSpring 2017 was no great shakes for Asia unless you were along for the Belt and Road hype out of Beijing. True, the region wasn’t suffering the strife seen elsewhere, but tensions were rising, and the global economic uptick was playing out fitfully … Source link

What is GoldenEye? – Daily Mail

What is GoldenEye? – Daily Mail

Computers around the globe have been hit by a new ransomware virus dubbed GoldenEye as systems used to monitor radiation at Chernobyl were crippled along with a US pharmaceutical company.  The attack began in Ukraine as the country’s power grid, airport, national bank and communications firms were first to report problems, before it spread rapidly […]

America's Most Prestigious Law Firms In 2017 – Forbes

America's Most Prestigious Law Firms In 2017 – Forbes

Forbes America’s Most Prestigious Law Firms In 2017ForbesPrestige and a positive reputation in the legal world can mean the difference between a firm attracting top talent and, well, not. For two decades, Vault.com, a career and jobs information site that tracks a handful of industries, has ranked law firms … and more » Source link

Confronting Africa's Water Challenge – Project Syndicate

Confronting Africa's Water Challenge – Project Syndicate

ABIDJAN – Water is essential for life, and yet it is scarce in many parts of the world. Owing to the effects of climate change, Africa is experiencing its worst drought since 1945, especially in Southern Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Northern Nigeria. These fragile areas now need the global community’s support. We need to build […]

Why Waymo's Partnership with Avis Makes Sense – MIT Technology Review

Why Waymo's Partnership with Avis Makes Sense – MIT Technology Review

The car rental giant Avis has signed a contract with Alphabet’s driverless-car division, Waymo, to service its first big fleet of autonomous vehicles. As Bloomberg reports, it’s the first real autonomous-car partnership to focus on the rather less thrilling business of managing the vehicles themselves—oil changes, tire pressure checks, and all. But it’s also an interesting indication […]

IPO watch: AU Small Finance Bank issue valuations seem too high – Economic Times

IPO watch: AU Small Finance Bank issue valuations seem too high – Economic Times

ET Intelligence Group: Despite an impressive operational and financial performance over the past four years, the upcoming IPO of the Rajasthan-based AU Small Finance Bank does not appear to be an attractive buy given the steep valuations. At five times its FY17 book value, the issue looks expensive compared with all the listed financial services […]

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