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Huawei's chairman brazened it out among world leaders at Davos, talking up 5G while the company faces a criminal probe

Huawei's chairman brazened it out among world leaders at Davos, talking up 5G while the company faces a criminal probe

34 seconds ago   |   Business Insider

Huawei chairman and rotating CEO Ken Hu appeared at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. Hu said 5G will be the next big technological change, and said Huawei expects...
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'Fill or kill': the three weeks that saved Sears

2 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The future of Sears Holdings Corp and tens of thousands of its employees across the United States hung in the balance in the freezing pre dawn hours last Wednesday, as Wall...
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Chicago's Clearcover, which uses AI to market auto insurance, raises $43 million

Chicago's Clearcover, which uses AI to market auto insurance, raises $43 million

14 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Instead of spending money on billboards or TV ads, Clearcover has developed algorithms that the company says helps it market auto insurance more effectively.
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Renault board meeting due on January 24 over Ghosn's succession: sources

18 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Carmaker Renault has called for a board meeting on Jan. 24 to discuss the succession plans regarding Carlos Ghosn, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, with Ghosn in custody in...
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China's growth slowed by service, farm sectors, despite construction rebound

18 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Weakness in the service and farm sectors slowed China's economic growth in the fourth quarter, despite a strong pickup in construction activity, official data showed on Tuesday.
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In renovated Bethlehem Steel mill, Richard Thompson launches 'Factory' to grow companies with capital and acumen

20 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

All his business life, Richard Thompson worked at starting or growing companies and other ventures, raising capital for them, and even making mistakes along the way. In recent...
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Brazil's nationalist leader to address Davos globalist crowd

20 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will headline the first full day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a speech to political and business leaders.
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A Grammy-nominated artist says designers won't dress her for the awards because she's a US size 8

A Grammy-nominated artist says designers won't dress her for the awards because she's a US size 8

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Bebe Rexha is a Grammy-nominated singer sho wears a US size 6-8 . She says that many designers are refusing to dress her for the awards because she is deemed "too big." The...
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Exclusive: Tesla holds battery supply talks with China's Lishen

36 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc has held talks with China's Tianjin Lishen to supply batteries for its new Shanghai factory, and two people with direct knowledge of the...
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Temp Agencies Say Furloughed Government Workers Are Too Temporary

38 minutes ago   |   NPR

Temp agencies are seeing the resumes of federal employees pile up. But many of these applicants have been rebuffed as furloughed workers are seen as too temporary for even temp...
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Shutdown Could Soon Exceed Cost Of Border Wall

Shutdown Could Soon Exceed Cost Of Border Wall

The government shutdown - the longest in U.S. history - is estimated in 31 days to have cost the American economy almost as much as the $5.7 billion President Trump has... Read more ...

Giuliani says Trump 'never spoke' with Cohen about his testimony, a day...

Giuliani says Trump 'never spoke' with Cohen about his testimony, a day after asking 'so what?'

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's top attorney, said Monday that Trump did not talk to Michael Cohen before the former lawyer's testimony to Congress. Speaking to the New... Read more ...

Theresa May reveals her Brexit plan B after her deal was rejected by MPs

Theresa May reveals her Brexit plan B after her deal was rejected by MPs

Theresa May has set out her alternative Brexit plan to the House of Commons. The prime minister made a statement to MPs after her deal with the EU was overwhelmingly rejected... Read more ...

The global economy is slowing down, with help from the shutdown and Trump's...

The global economy is slowing down, with help from the shutdown and Trump's trade war

The International Monetary Fund has issued a dire forecast for global economic growth, pointing to declining momentum in the midst of trade tensions between the United States... Read more ...

Extended video footage shows that clash between MAGA hat-wearing teens and a...

Extended video footage shows that clash between MAGA hat-wearing teens and a Native American in a whole new light

A group of high schoolers were heavily criticized on social media after video footage showed them smiling and chanting while a Native American man beat his drum in Washington... Read more ...

WhatsApp will only let people forward messages 5 times to fight fake news

WhatsApp will only let people forward messages 5 times to fight fake news

WhatsApp is limiting the number of times users can forward messages on to each other from 20 to five, Reuters reports. The change applies to all users. WhatsApp's vice... Read more ...

Russia opens civil cases against Facebook and Twitter over failure to comply...

Russia opens civil cases against Facebook and Twitter over failure to comply with local data laws

Russia has said that it's opening administrative proceedings against Twitter and Facebook for not explaining how they plan to comply with local data laws. Read more ...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to 5 individuals or groups to curb spread...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to 5 individuals or groups to curb spread of misinformation

WhatsApp is enforcing a lower limit for the number of individuals or groups that members can forward a message to - the new limit will be 5 chats. Read more ...

Sean Payton and the Rams defender were given 2 different explanations for...

Sean Payton and the Rams defender were given 2 different explanations for why pass interference wasn't called on controversial game-changing play

Referees in the NFC Championship didn't call what appeared to be blatant pass interference on the Los Angeles Rams late in the fourth quarter, causing the New Orleans Saints to... Read more ...

Israeli military tweets that a missile attack on Iranian elite forces in...

Israeli military tweets that a missile attack on Iranian elite forces in Syria is underway

Israel's Defense Forces have tweeted that they have begun striking Iranian targets inside Syria. Israel's powerful military tweeted that they are targeting elite units of the... Read more ...