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POLITICO Playbook PM: Pelosi rebuffs impeachment questions: ‘We’re legislating, investigating and litigating’

December 12, 2019 No Comments

BIDEN REMINDS PEOPLE: HE WAS OBAMA’S VP … AHEAD OF THE DEBATE TONIGHT … NEW BIDEN VIDEO … It’s called “Record,” and it’s mostly about JOE BIDEN’S connection to BARACK OBAMA. The video has this flashing on screen at the end: “The Obama-Biden record … Joe Biden is proud of it … Will defend it…

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How Toronto locals soured on Alphabet’s neighborhood of the future

December 12, 2019 No Comments

For one of the most contentious pieces of real estate in all of North America—not to mention ground zero for a global debate on data privacy and the future of urban development—it’s really not much to look at. Just a few abandoned silos poking up from an otherwise empty gravel lot, with a few small…

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Even a Democratic Landslide in 2020 Won’t Guarantee Major Climate Action

December 12, 2019 No Comments

(Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidates are jousting over who best can save the planet. But even if one of them wins the White House, the Senate would threaten to scuttle any action to ease the effects of climate change.If Democrats fail to win the Senate, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is expected to block even…

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How Toronto locals soured on Alphabet’s neighborhood of the future

December 12, 2019 No Comments

For one of the most contentious pieces of real estate in all of North America—not to mention ground zero for a global debate on data privacy and the future of urban development—it’s really not much to look at. Just a few abandoned silos poking up from an otherwise empty gravel lot, with a few small…

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Trump’s China Exodus Order Could Tank GM

December 12, 2019 No Comments

Photo: APThe Morning ShiftAll your daily car news in one convenient place. Isn’t your time more important?   Trump’s trade threats are further screwing with the auto industry, camera-based “mirrors” could be coming to the U.S. (finally), drivers don’t like being told by their cars they suck at driving, and something about Suzuki, which still exists.…

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Privacy Fundamentalism

December 12, 2019 No Comments

Farhad Manjoo, in the New York Times, ran an experiment on themself: Earlier this year, an editor working on The Times’s Privacy Project asked me whether I’d be interested in having all my digital activity tracked, examined in meticulous detail and then published — you know, for journalism…I had to install a version of the…

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Future Forward: A Glimpse at New Frontiers in Gov Tech – Government Technology

December 12, 2019 No Comments

As new cutting-edge technologies continue to mature and find their place in the public sector, government agencies are increasingly ready to get on board and see what future tech has to offer. Technology never fails to offer head-spinning glimpses into what lies around the corner, and increasingly, government is ready to capitalize on it. At…

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Outside package: Tie CEO pay to increases in stakeholder and investor value

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The CEOs who make up Business Roundtable recently made a big splash by revising the group’s statement on the purpose of a corporation. According to this new approach, a corporation not only should create long-term value for shareholders, it should serve the interests of all other corporate stakeholders — employees, customers, suppliers, and the community.…

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Tesla’s go-private debacle was a year ago — but there are still good reasons for the company to leave the stock market (TSLA)

December 12, 2019 No Comments

Still now a bad idea, Mr. 420. Mike Blake/Reuters It’s been over a year since Elon Musk’s now-infamous effort to take Tesla private. The scheme was a spectacular failure. But there are still good reasons why Tesla shouldn’t be a public company. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A year ago, Elon Musk tweeted…

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How media around the world frame climate change news

December 12, 2019 No Comments

Climate change is a problem facing countries around the world, but media coverage of the topic differs from one nation to the next. A new study from the University of Kansas shows the way media frame climate change coverage can be predicted by several national factors, yet none tend to frame it as an immediate…

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