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UBS: Netflix is likely to stay on top of the video streaming world despite fierce competition (NFLX)

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Netflix is well-positioned to lead the competition because it is a master of both content and technology, a UBS analyst said. Its increasing subscriber growth, loyal fan base, and original content are likely to sustain the company’s growth trajectory. View Netflix’s real time stock price here. While competition for the hearts of video streaming viewers […]

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New technologies could kill one-third of US jobs so CEOs, not politicians, need to take responsibility, says billionaire Marc Benioff (CRM)

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff warns that new technologies could kill one-third of the jobs in the US and create a world of have and have-nots. He believes CEOs and business leaders must think beyond their own balance sheets and take responsibility now for people displaced by new tech. In the upcoming decade, tech automation will […]

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Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ book about the Trump White House is reportedly being shopped around as a TV series

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Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” is being adapted into a TV series. The deal for the rights to the book was reportedly in the seven-figures. Michael Wolff’s best-selling exposé of Donald Trump’s White House, “Fire and Fury” will be adapted into a television series. Endeavor Content has purchased the […]

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Science Panel Backs Lower Drunk Driving Threshold

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A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the “entirely preventable” 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year. The U.S. government-commissioned, 489-page report by a panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released Wednesday throws the […]

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Lindsey Graham is the first GOP senator to come out against the Republican bill to avoid a shutdown — throwing the fight into flux

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Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters on Wednesday that he is “not going to vote for” the GOP’s current government funding strategy. Graham said that the idea a funding bill is going pass without a solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program “is pretty naive.” The deadline to pass a funding […]

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Jose Silva Named CEO for Jumeirah

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Mr. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. In his last role, he was Regional Vice President overseeing France, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal as well as General Manager of the Hotel George V in Paris. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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Apple has reportedly nabbed its first-ever half-hour comedy series — starring Kristen Wigg and produced by Reese Witherspoon

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Apple has reportedly acquired a half-hour comedy series starring Kirsten Wiig and executive produced by Reese Witherspoon. It marks the first comedy series for the company’s original scripted lineup. Apple is bulking up its TV output with original comedy. The tech giant has greenlit its first half-hour comedy series, which will star Kristen Wiig, marking […]

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Radisson Blu Opens Second Hotel In Lagos, Nigeria

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The hotel is centrally located in Ikeja, the capital of the Lagos State – home to many corporate headquarters, government offices and large manufacturers. It is situated next to Mobolaji Bank Anthony Highway, a main highway linking Ikeja with the rest of Lagos. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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Century After Pandemic, Science Takes Its Best Shot at Flu

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The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins. A century after one of history’s most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scientists are rethinking how to guard against another super-flu like the 1918 influenza that killed tens of […]

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Southeast Alaska King Salmon Forecasts Lowest Since 1970s

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The state Department of Fish and Game has released the lowest forecasts for Southeast Alaska king salmon since record keeping began in the 1970s. King salmon numbers have been dwindling for years, but researchers don’t have a lot of answers as to why, KTOO Public Media in Juneau reported Tuesday. Federal fisheries biologist Jim Murphy […]

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The hottest thing in cancer drug development is a takeover target again — here’s what you need to know about it (JUNO, CELG)

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Biotech giant Celgene is in talks to acquire Juno Therapeutics, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. If the deal goes through, it’d be the second deal in the past few months for companies working on treatments that use the body’s immune cells to fight cancer, following Gilead’s acquisition of Kite Pharma. These highly personalized […]

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Wealthsimple launches socially responsible investing portfolios in the UK

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This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Canadian digital wealth manager Wealthsimple has rolled out Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) portfolios in the UK. SRI portfolios invest in companies that make social responsibility a business priority. In Wealthsimple’s case, the portfolios invest in exchange-traded funds […]

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

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Here is what you need to know. Bitcoin falls below $10,000 as cryptocurrency ‘bloodbath’ enters a second day. The selloff is a continuation of one that started on Tuesday amid concerns about regulation in the Asian market. Bank of America beats earnings expectations. The company reported adjusted earnings of $0.47 a share, beating consensus Wall […]