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The 13 top power couples in tech

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Tech industry leaders are dating — and married to — prominent venture capitalists, models, athletes, and other powerful people. Here are 13 of the most powerful couples in tech. Kanye West may have said it best in his song “Power” when he sings, “no one man should have all that power.” That’s where these prominent, […]

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5 easy ways to learn a foreign language as an adult

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Learning a foreign language as an adult is challenging, but there are ways you can easily enhance the process. Here are five strategies you can employ to help you learn a new language more efficiently. You’ve likely heard that learning a new language is easier for children than it is for adults. But all hope […]

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Zelle saw its strongest quarter to date in Q4 2018 (PYPL)

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This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Early Warning-operated bank-based peer-to-peer (P2P) payments platform Zelle saw its strongest quarter to date in Q4 2018, closing out a year of solid growth. Throughout 2018, Zelle processed 443 […]

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FDA: More Blood Pressure Drugs May Have Shortages After Recalls

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Additional shortages of blood pressure drugs in the United States are possible following recent recalls related to traces of a probable carcinogen found in some versions a particular class of hypertension medicines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The drugs, including valsartan, belong to a class of widely-used medicines for treating high blood […]

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Netflix will adapt best-selling memoir ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ into a movie after a fierce bidding war, and reportedly spend $45 million

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After a bidding war, Netflix will finance the movie adaptation of best-selling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy” for $45 million, according to Deadline. The movie will be directed and produced by Ron Howard. According to the trade, not all the $45 million will go into the production of the movie, which may be a sign that the […]

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Nintendo’s most anticipated game failed to meet company standards, so now they’re starting over from scratch

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Nintendo Senior Executive Shinya Takahashi announced that “Metroid Prime 4” will restart development, delaying the game as a result. Takahashi said “Metroid Prime 4” failed to meet Nintendo’s standards for quality. “Metroid Prime 4” was first announced in June 2017 at E3, but Nintendo never showed any footage from the game. Nintendo has hired Retro […]

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Global stocks gain as chip earnings spark tech rally that lifts China equities to seven-week high

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Stocks around the world are rallying into the weekend, with Asian markets hitting their highest level in more than seven weeks over renewed enthusiasm for the US tech sector. Several US-based chipmakers reported earnings on Thursday, many delivering better than expected results, helping to boost markets, a trend which spread into Asia overnight. “Asian markets […]