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Publicis Sapient BrandVoice: 4 Steps To Greater Relevance In The Digital Age

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 16:23
Innovative technology and tools can help businesses get better at anticipating and creating what customers need and want as they engage with preferred brands.
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Kuwait's Justice System In The Dock, Amid Concerns Over Cases Involving Former U.S. Servicemen

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 16:12
Relatives of convicted former U.S. servicemen in Kuwait claim they have been subjected to physical mistreatement by the authorities and been denied fair trials
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China's Electric Car Boom Is Already Running Out Of Gas

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 16:09
There is only one problem with this dream: someone has to buy the electric cars the OEMs are scrambling to produce. As subsidy-driven demand dries up, consumer appetite for BEVs is just not there on a global basis.
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Oracle BrandVoice: Asia’s Budget Airline King Turns To Technology To Boost Profits

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:30
AirAsia has started using Oracle ERP Cloud software for financial management and procurement to get more insight into operating costs.
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Japan's 'Virginity Crisis' Threatens Credit Rating

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:45
Anthropological sleuths are rightly fascinated by studies showing young Japanese aren’t having much sex. But two more recent data sets suggest this phenomenon may soon be preoccupying bond traders, too.
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How The Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Meltdown Formed World's Most Dangerous Lava Flow

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:44
In April 1986, Reactor 4 of the Wladimir Iljitsch Lenin Atomic Power Station near the city of Chernobyl experiences a catastrophic core meltdown. The radioactive lava that formed was named Corium and it's still there.
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WWE's NXT Stars Want To Leave For AEW, And Stephanie McMahon Is Trying To Convince Them To Stay

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 13:19
Several NXT stars want out of WWE and are hoping to land in All Elite Wrestling as Stephanie McMahon tries to convince them to stay.
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The Arguments For And Against Marijuana Legalization In The U.S. [Infographic]

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:47
A new Gallup poll has found that in the United States, medical aid is the top reason why supporters want marijuana legalized while opponents view driver safety as the top reason for keeping it banned.
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How Primark Reinvented The Department Store And Made The Biggest Store Ever

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:46
Primark Birmingham is now officially the biggest store in the world, but it's more than just the scale that is impressive - it's the move the full shopping experience created and how they're appealing to all of the family.
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A History Of Shale Pessimism: "Always With You It Cannot Be Done"

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:45
Stories about the poor financial state of the shale industry should be viewed with skepticism, coming from a long line of similar warnings that somehow did not cause production of shale oil and gas to slow.
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'People Will Die' Says London's Cycling Commissioner After Notting Hill Cycleway Scheme Rejected

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:14
London's Cycling Commissioner Will Norman issues extraordinary statement slamming a cycleway rejection decision by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
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'No Man's Sky' Fans Are Crowdfunding To Thank Hello Games - And It's The Right Thing To Do

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:49
Fans of 'No Man's Sky' have set up a GoFundMe page to thank developer Hello Games - and it's exactly the type of thing the world needs right now.
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Coastal Cities Provide Lessons For Prospering From Economic Change

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:00
A trip up the East Coast of the U.S. reveals old cities that have prospered and others that struggle. Winning communities saw economic change early, embraced it, and invested to benefit from it.
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Message To Ohio Electricity Customers -- Stop Closing Nuclear Plants

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:00
Debate rages in the Ohio Legislature over House Bill 6, legislation that is highly misunderstood. It would replace the State’s prescriptive renewable-only subsidies and green energy mandates in favor of more general subsidies to all clean-energy sources, which includes all renewables and nuclear.
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Inside The World's Greatest Private Jewelry Collection: The Maharaja Treasures Of Sheikh Al-Thani

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:00
Inside the world’s greatest private collection of jewelry—and the plan to auction it off in the sale of the century.
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India v Pakistan At The Cricket World Cup Is The Biggest Sporting Event In The World This Weekend

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 10:00
India v Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world this weekend. Here is everything you need to know about the clash of two of cricket's titans in Manchester on Sunday.
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Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? A Hair-Raising New Theory is 'Clever, Complex And Beautiful'

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 08:00
It’s not what color a zebra’s stripes are, it's what they do with them that counts. Theories about why the African equids have stripes abound, but a new study in Kenya is the first on live zebras.
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The Amazing Ways Hitachi Uses Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 05:23
Hitachi uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to create solutions and products that help businesses solve modern-day problems and react to the unpredictable nature of business today.
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OPEC's Battle for Control of the Oil Market

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 05:00
Oil supply is confounding expectations. Wood Mackenzie has raised its forecasts for non-OPEC production, the latest in a series of incremental increases. Cumulatively, volumes for 2025 have risen by 9 million b/d compared with our 2016 forecast. Non-OPEC supply will hit 60 million b/d this year.
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Trade Wars And Tariff-Mania: An Investor Survival Guide

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 03:12
Keeping up with the sudden shifts in how the U.S. is leveraging tariffs for trade and other political purposes is the challenge for PE funds, institutions and other large investors. With the trade war, we're left searching for clues to formulate a way forward.
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