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Hedge fund titan Crispin Odey had a huge short bet on Wirecard - and may have been hammered by the stock's surge after Softbank's investment

Hedge fund titan Crispin Odey had a huge short bet on Wirecard - and may have been hammered by the stock's surge after Softbank's investment

24 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

British hedge fund titan Crispin Odey's fund may have lost millions on its short bets on German tech company Wirecard. Odey Asset Management held a 0.56% stake in Wirecard as...
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Eightfold raises $28 million for AI that matches job candidates with employers

Eightfold raises $28 million for AI that matches job candidates with employers

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

AI-driven talent platform provider Eightfold has raised $28 million in venture capital to further develop its suite of tools.
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Vdoo raises $32 million to secure IoT devices

Vdoo raises $32 million to secure IoT devices

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Internet of things security startup Vdoo has raised $32 million in venture capital, it announced, bringing its total raised to north of $50 million.
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Philippine police summon owner of quake collapsed building

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine police investigators have summoned the owner of a four-story supermarket that collapsed in a powerful earthquake and is feared to have trapped...
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Ireland is supposed to be the world's privacy policeman. Instead, it's catering to Big Tech

Ireland is supposed to be the world's privacy policeman. Instead, it's catering to Big Tech

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Last May, Europe imposed new data privacy guidelines that carry the hopes of hundreds of millions of people around the world - including in the United States - to rein in...
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South Sudan measles outbreak raises questions about vaccines

3 hours ago   |   National Post

KUACJOK, South Sudan - Despondent, Akon Mathiong points to two small mounds of dirt where she buried her grandsons, 4 and 5 years old, last month. They died after contracting...
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Mozilla highlights AI bias and ‘addiction by design' tech in internet health report

Mozilla highlights AI bias and ‘addiction by design' tech in internet health report

8 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Mozilla today released the 2019 Internet Health Report, an analysis that brings together insights from 200 experts to examine issues central to the future of the internet. This...
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Why Facebook hired a Patriot Act author and privacy activist

Why Facebook hired a Patriot Act author and privacy activist

13 hours ago   |   Politico

Facebook's hiring spree in Washington is causing a serious case of whiplash. The embattled company this week tapped both a Trump administration official known for helping to...
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CoStar reports 20% revenue jump in Q1

14 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

CoStar Group's revenue jumped 20 percent year over year during the first quarter, reaching $328 million - due in part to strong results from its residential listings platform...
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New Jersey Cheat Sheet: Montclair megamansion proposal withdrawn, Morristown luxury community hits the market. & more

15 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Montclair megamansion proposal withdrawn ‘without prejudice' A bid to build a 60,000-square-foot megamansion in Montclair was abruptly withdrawn from review on April 19...
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NBA playoffs 2019: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard eliminates Thunder with Game 5 buzzer beater

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Kim arrives in Vladivostok, Russia for historic summit with Putin

Kim arrives in Vladivostok, Russia for historic summit with Putin

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Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

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‘Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer passes $1 million mark

‘Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer passes $1 million mark

NEW YORK - There's no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect “Jeopardy!” contestant. It sometimes seems that way, given how he's made a... Read more ...

Ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly faces new sentencing in ‘Bridgegate' role

Ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly faces new sentencing in ‘Bridgegate' role

NEWARK, N.J. - A onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing resentencing for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. Bridget Kelly... Read more ...

A 24-year-old from Wisconsin is the sole winner of a $768 Powerball jackpot...

A 24-year-old from Wisconsin is the sole winner of a $768 Powerball jackpot prize

Manuel Franco, of West Allis, Wisconsin, came forward on Monday as the winner of a $768.4 million Powerball jackpot. He bought the ticket on March 27 and waited nearly a month... Read more ...

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US had ‘no prior knowledge' of Sri Lanka threat: Ambassador

US had ‘no prior knowledge' of Sri Lanka threat: Ambassador

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka says America had “no prior knowledge” of the Easter bombings that killed over 350 people in the island nation, despite... Read more ...