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U.K. Political Elite Embrace Second Act Cashing In on Tech Boom

20 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

David Cameron's work for Greensill Capital, which has dragged the government into a high-profile lobbying scandal, showcased the growing trend of politicians taking jobs at companies tapping the global tech investment boom.
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Second U.K. Official Gets Caught up in Greensill Lobbying Storm

20 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

A second U.K. official took a position at Greensill Capital while still working for the civil service, raising more questions about the ties between the British government and now insolvent lender.
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A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

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