BUSINESS

Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets Chinese backing – Reuters »

TOKYO/WASHINGTON Japan’s Takata Corp, the firm at the center of the auto industry’s biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it…

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Morning Agenda: Third Point Sets Sights on Nestlé – New York Times »

• Trian, which took a $3.5 billion stake in Procter & Gamble and which, for more than a year, has quietly applied pressure to General Electric. Advertisement Continue reading the…

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FINANCE

House education leaders won’t budge on school finance, private … – Texas Tribune »

The top House education leader said Sunday that “private school choice” is still dead in the lower chamber. “We only voted six times…

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Car finance: Is it time to go down the PCP and HP road? – Express.co.uk »

“Plenty of motorists like to upgrade their vehicle every few years, and PCP lets them do that,” Walker says. Somebody…

Jun 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Personal finance education may be required at Wisconsin public schools – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel »

The Wisconsin Assembly last week passed a bill that would require public schools to incorporate financial literacy into their kindergarten-through-12th…

Jun 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Bengaluru Gets It Right – Land Value Tax To Finance The Metro – Forbes »

This is an interesting little example of good public policy–Bengaluru is using a variation of land value taxation to fund…

Jun 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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TECHNOLOGY

Amazon Echo $130 Today Only – PCMag »

Forget Pesticides, Farmers Can Shoot Bad Bugs With Lasers The Photonic Fence intelligently targets and kills flying pests at a rate of 20 per second, leaving … More » Amazon Echo $130 Today Only – PCMag…

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Latest huge Galaxy Note 8 leak points to troubling trend in 2017 – BGR »

Late last week, a blogger with a very strong track record leaked a slew of details surrounding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 8. According to the report, Samsung’s hotly anticipated new flagship phablet will feature killers specs highlighted by a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with the…

Jun 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Original iPhone’s First Four Reviewers Reminisce About Getting Their Hands on It for the First Time – Mac Rumors »

2 points, firstly, you are still,looking back through rose tinted glasses. What advanced features? As mentioned previously on here, it was severely lacking the feature set of many a phone of 2007, the camera was useless, the Web speed was useless, no app store. Jeez…

Jun 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Nintendo’s Future Will Be Bolstered By Its Partnerships – Twinfinite »

Nintendo is one of the longest existing developers and publishers in the entire gaming industry, and yet, traditionally they’ve been very protective of their properties. The company has only ever kept their game development in-house, with a few exceptions. Recently though, this direction seems to…

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SCIENCE

Someone made a ridiculous video about NASA finding aliens. News outlets took the bait. – Washington Post »

Someone made a ridiculous video about NASA finding aliens. News outlets took the bait. – Washington Post

The headlines sound thrilling. One might say they bait a click. “ANONYMOUS SAYS NASA HAS EVIDENCE OF ALIEN LIFE. DOES IT?” — Newsweek “The world’s biggest…

Jun 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

After nine launches in 2017, it’s tough to be an honest critic of SpaceX – Ars Technica »

reader comments 160 Elon Musk and SpaceX had one hell of a weekend. While much of the country celebrated the summer weekend at the beach…

Jun 26 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Asia

Stocks in Asia close higher as oil prices rise; several markets closed – CNBC

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Mid-East

After another Jared Kushner visit, the Trump administration is starting to face reality in the Middle East – Business Insider

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump chat as White House senior advisor Jared Kushner is seen in between them, during their meeting at the King David hotel in Jerusalem May 22, 2017.…

Jun 25 2017 / Read More »
Africa

A new wireless tower network grows in Africa as YC alum Tizeti … – TechCrunch

Wireless networking may be getting a high-speed boost across Nigeria as Y Combinator alumnus Tizeti looks to expand in the region. The company has raised $2.1 million in new financing from a slew of African and…

Jun 26 2017 / Read More »
WORLD

EU Insurance Contracts Should Stay in Place Post-Brexit-Lloyd’s of London – New York Times

Britain and the European Union started talks on Brexit last week, with Britain due to leave the bloc in March 2019. Advertisement Continue reading the main story British finance minister Philip Hammond called last week for…

Jun 26 2017 / Read More »
Europe

European markets move higher after Italy bank deal; Nestle up 3.8% – CNBC

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FOOTBALL

Dak Prescott’s football life: 3000 campers in a week – ESPN (blog)

4:57 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CORINTH, Texas — On Sunday at Lake Dallas High School, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott wrapped up a week’s worth of football camps in the…

Jun 26 2017 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court – Chicago Tribune

Before taking their long summer break, the Supreme Court justices are poised to act on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a separation of church and state dispute involving a Missouri church playground. But something could…

Jun 26 2017 / Read More »
UK

UK on track to miss carbon emissions target due to stalled energy policy – The Guardian

The UK’s ambitious target of slashing carbon emissions by more than half within 13 years is at risk because of government dithering on energy policy, industry professionals have warned. A survey by the Energy Institute, the…

Jun 26 2017 / Read More »

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