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Thursday, Oct 18

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Here's how eBay alleges Amazon illegally lured its 'high-value' sellers

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EBay (EBAY) claims online retail giant Amazon (AMZN) deployed an illegal scheme to recruit eBay's “high-value” sellers to Amazon, in a California lawsuit filed Wednesday in a Silicon Valley court. The lawsuit alleges Amazon representatives…

What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

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Prior to his death on Monday, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly speculative. Outside of bland assurances from his…

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De Beers eyes tech markets for synthetic diamonds future

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TORONTO/LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo American unit De Beers is going after lucrative, but elusive high-tech markets in quantum computing, as it aims to expand its lab-grown diamond business beyond drilling and cutting. Element Six, De Beers'…

Stocks plunge, Dow falls 300 points

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All three of the major indices sold off into the close on Thursday. The selling accelerated midday after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that he will not be traveling to Saudi Arabia to attend a summit known as “Davos in the…

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Chief Justice Pledges Supreme Court Won't be a Partisan Institution

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Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / NLJ Speaking in Minneapolis Tuesday night, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. made glancing—but positive—comments about the Supreme Court's new justice Brett Kavanaugh, telling his…

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You Are Not Your DNA

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Just days before Warren announced her DNA ancestry results, headlines were warning of a new threat to the genetic privacy of us all. The privacy warnings came from a paper in Science, which proclaimed that detectives, or hackers for that…

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Is Sangamo Therapeutics Inc. a Buy?

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Can this beaten-down gene-editing and gene therapy biotech bounce back?

What we learned from millions of Russian and Iranian troll tweets

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Twitter's trove of data including millions of tweets from Russian and Iranian trolls reveals how the countries manipulate social media users.

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Telescope spots ancient structure a million billion times the size of our sun

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Astronomers have spotted a vast structure bigger than any previously spotted in the years just after the Big Bang. The galaxy proto-supercluster – named Hyperion – is the largest spotted in the early universe, just two billion years after…

London and Singapore named the top destinations for cash flowing into financial services

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London's financial services sector attracted more foreign investment last year than any of its global counterparts, according to a new report by the city's governing body. The city's financial district secured more foreign direct…

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There's one thing you can do to combat bad decision making and toxic work culture

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Renowned neuroscientist Dr Tara Swart has revealed her top strategy for surviving a stressful work environment during an interview on Yahoo Finance Presents: It’s A Jungle Out There. The Jungle podcast is a new 10-part series that unpacks…

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Elon Musk Plans First Commercial Flights To Mars

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Despite the headwinds he faced with Tesla, Elon Musk is taking big steps with SpaceX and is already planning the first commercial trips to Mars

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West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification, officials said…

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10 Marijuana Stocks for the Canadian 'Pot Rush'

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[Editor's note: Oct. 17, 2018 marks the first day of legal marijuana sales in Canada. As the global finance community watches closely and investors decide which pot stocks to buy, we've rounded up all of our marijuana stocks content in one…

She Had a Nobel Prize—But Not a Wikipedia Page

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She Had a Nobel Prize—But Not a Wikipedia Page

Wednesday, Oct 17

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Shark Tank's O'Leary: 'Never would I touch' investing in cannabis today

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Canada on Wednesday became the first industrialized nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana — but at least one major investor still isn't convinced pot stocks are a good bet. Canadian businessman Kevin O'Leary, Shark Tank host…

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The Mega Millions jackpot is a record-high $868 million. We did the math to see if you should buy a ticket.

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The Mega Millions jackpot is at a record-high $868 million after nobody won Tuesday's drawing. Though that's a pretty big prize, working through the math of how lotteries work suggests that buying a ticket is not a great investment. The…

'Wake 'n Bake,' Plunging Stocks Greet Canada's Legal Pot Debut

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(Bloomberg) -- Shoppers loaded up in Halifax, rolled giant joints at a “Wake 'n Bake” in Toronto and racked up a 100 online orders in a minute in Manitoba, as Canada became the first Group of Seven country to legalize recreational…

Ex-CIA chief’s take on election security: Don’t panic, do stay paranoid

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Former CIA director John Brennan says we shouldn't freak out about election security, but should be careful.

Why a City in China Wants to Launch an Artificial Moon Into Space

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Why a City in China Wants to Launch an Artificial Moon Into Space

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Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast

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A California-based startup says it will rocket small satellites into orbit from Virginia. Rocket Lab said Wednesday that it will build its launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. The spaceport is located at NASA's Wallops Flight…

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Former Google engineer says China search engine would be 'stain' on company's reputation

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A former Google engineer says releasing a new search engine in China would be a stain on the company.

Powerball and Mega Millions have a combined jackpot over $1 billion — here are the first 2 things the winners should do

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The Powerball and Mega Millions lottery jackpots are worth over $1 billion combined. If you're lucky enough to have the winning numbers, fight the urge to immediately tell everyone you know. It's wise to consult a trusted financial planner…

Prudential Financial to shed its post-crisis 'too big to fail' label

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Prudential Financial (PRU) will no longer face extra regulatory scrutiny now that the U.S. government has relieved the company of its “too big to fail” label applied after the financial crisis. As the last non-bank company to be relieved…

US watchdog threatens retaliation over EU clearing rules

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By Michelle Price and Huw Jones. WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. banks and securities houses could be barred from trading on exchanges in the European Union if the bloc refuses to water down "irresponsible" proposals for regulating…

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Netflix bulls are ignoring a very bearish detail in the streaming giant's numbers

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Those obsessed with Netflix shares should keep in mind the old adage that cash is king. That's because at its current voracious pace of spending on original content such as House of Cards, Netflix is running the risk of ballooning debt and…

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IBM revenue misses as server, software sales slow

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By Pushkala Aripaka. (Reuters) - IBM Corp reported a bigger-than-expected drop in revenue on Tuesday, hit by slowing software sales and wavering demand for mainframe servers, pointing to a bumpy recovery for the technology services giant…

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Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite…

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Advertisers Allege Facebook Failed to Disclose Key Metric Error for More Than a Year

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Facebook Inc. knew of problems in how it measured viewership of video ads on its platform for more than a year before it disclosed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by advertisers. A group of small advertisers filed a…

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Housebuilder profit warning amid Brexit uncertainty

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Housebuilder Crest Nicholson has warned that profits will be lower than expected after buyers were put off by "political and economic uncertainties". It said the market environment for new homes in London and at the higher end of the…