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 2018-01-16 07:23 

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Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans...

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....

 2018-01-16 07:00 

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London's House Price Fall Is a Tale of Six Cities: Gadfly...

The average asking price in January for a home in London is down 3.5 percent from a year earlier, according to property website Rightmove. But there are stark regional differences. Life for values at the center of London's subway system, in Zone 1, is...

 2018-01-16 05:23 

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Curb Your Enthusiasm for Singapore's Housing Revival: Gadfly...

What's not to like about Singapore's property market?...

 2018-01-16 05:01 

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Why Uber Needs to Take the High Road to an IPO: QuickTake Q&A...

Back in 2015, explaining why Uber Technologies Inc. was years away from a public offering, co-founder Travis Kalanick likened the company to an eighth grader too young to go to the high school prom. Since then, the ride-hailing giant has been besieged: al...

 2018-01-16 04:00 

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China's GAC to scrap Trump-sounding brand for US market...

Chinese automaker GAC Motor will scrap the brand name it uses in China when it enters the U.S. market next year because it could be confused with President Donald Trump's surname....

 2018-01-16 03:43 

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Asian stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings...

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investorsed look ahead to American corporate earnings....

 2018-01-16 02:27 

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Senator to DOT: Press foreign airlines on JFK communication...

Sen. Charles Schumer wants federal transportation officials to urge foreign airlines to work better with the operators of New York's Kennedy Airport after winter weather woes cascaded into days of cancellations and delays this month....

 2018-01-15 23:24 

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China's GAC to scrap Trump-sounding brand for US market...

Chinese automaker GAC Motor will scrap the brand name it uses in China when it enters the U.S. market next year because it could be confused with President Donald Trump's surname....

 2018-01-15 22:09 

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CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty images...

Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products....

 2018-01-15 21:15 

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Citigroup says it will use raises to narrow pay gap...

Citigroup says it will slightly raise pay for women and minorities to close a gap with men and whites....

 2018-01-15 21:04 

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Chinese automaker GAC on track to enter US late in 2019...

Chinese automaker GAC Motor says it's on track to enter the U.S. market in the fourth quarter of next year....

 2018-01-15 21:00 

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It's a Different Beast That Underpins Hong Kong Stocks: Gadfly...

After a 14-day run, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index on Monday came close to breaking through its historical record set more than a decade ago. Technical analysts now caution the benchmark looks overbought....

 2018-01-15 20:33 

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Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source...

The next phase in data collection is right under your feet....

 2018-01-15 19:49 

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Helicopter for utility work crashes into field, killing 2...

A utility company helicopter has crashed into a snowy Ohio field, killing the two people on board....

 2018-01-15 19:45 

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Chinese automaker GAC on track to enter US late in 2019...

Chinese automaker GAC Motor says it's on track to enter the U.S. market in the fourth quarter of next year....

 2018-01-15 18:55 

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Texas towns hit hard by Hurricane Harvey work to recover...

Some Texas coastal towns where Hurricane Harvey made landfall are working to restore tourism and other economic attractions nearly five months after the storm....

 2018-01-15 16:08 

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Dollar fall weighs on global stocks; US shut for holiday...

Global stocks mostly fell Monday as the dollar weakened across the board, pinching the outlook for export-driven regions like Europe. The U.S. market remained closed for a holiday....

 2018-01-15 15:39 

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CVS Pharmacy promises to end touch ups of its beauty images...

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health Corp., wants to end touch ups of its beauty images in its marketing campaigns by the end of 2020....

 2018-01-15 15:20 

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A sampling of tracking technologies for traditional stores...

Brick-and-mortar retailers are using different tracking technologies to better understand their customers and keep up with e-commerce giant Amazon. Here is a sampling of the different tracking methods available to stores:...

 2018-01-15 15:05 

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Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source...

The next phase in data collection is right under your feet....

 2018-01-15 14:59 

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German startup AUTO1 gets $558 million Softbank investment...

Japan's Softbank is investing 460 million euros ($558 million) in German used car trading platform AUTO1....

 2018-01-15 14:52 

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France wants tougher rules on bitcoin to avoid criminal use...

France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime....

 2018-01-15 12:43 

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Why South Africa's Steinhoff Could Be Next Enron: QuickTake Q&A...

It could wind up being South Africa's version of the Enron accounting scandal. Furniture retailer Steinhoff International Holdings NV captivated investors by growing into a global force, latterly under its former chairman, billionaire Christo Wiese. N...

 2018-01-15 12:14 

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Reports of the Dollar's Death Are Greatly Exaggerated: Gadfly...

A Google search for the phrase "death of the dollar" produces about 168 million results in less than half a second, including articles, YouTube videos and books all predicting the demise of the U.S. currency. The greenback seems to have few friend...

 2018-01-15 11:57 

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Why This Tempting Private Equity Target Doesn't Add Up: Gadfly...

GKN Plc looks a tempting target for private equity. But it will be hard for the embattled U.K. engineer to lure a buyout firm into an auction against putative bidder Melrose Industries Plc....

 2018-01-15 10:37 

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Lego plans video games, social network for Chinese children...

Toy maker Lego is partnering with China's internet firm Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children....

 2018-01-15 10:34 

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Carillion's Collapse Is a Lesson for Britain and Brexit: Gadfly...

Government contractor Carillion Plc's collapse into liquidation is an embarrassment for all concerned....

 2018-01-15 10:15 

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Mezzanine collapse inside Jakarta tower hurts nearly 80...

A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, injuring nearly 80 people and forcing a chaotic evacuation....

 2018-01-15 09:19 

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Construction giant Carillion goes into administration...

Construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs and millions of pounds' worth of British government contracts at risk....

 2018-01-15 09:17 

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New strikes in Greece as lawmakers debate new reform batch...

Athenians are without public transport for the day and services nationwide face disruptions as Greek labor unions strike to protest further creditor-demanded measures due to be voted in Parliament....

 2018-01-15 09:08 

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Construction giant Carillion goes into adminstration...

Construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs and millions of pounds' worth of British government contracts at risk....

 2018-01-15 08:58 

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The Latest: Airbus says it outsold Boeing in 2017...

The Latest on Airbus (all times local):...

 2018-01-15 08:38 

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Airbus says it will abandon costly superjumbo A380 if it can't get long-term deal with Emirates airline...

Airbus says it will abandon costly superjumbo A380 if it can't get long-term deal with Emirates airline....

 2018-01-15 08:15 

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Theresa May Is Climbing an Indestructible Plastic Mountain: Gadfly...

T.V. naturalist Sir David Attenborough made his viewers weep last month with an expos on how plastics are polluting the oceans, harming marine animals and fish. Last week, British prime minister Theresa May announced a slew of new measures to discourage p...

 2018-01-15 07:08 

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Xiaomi and Lufax Want You to Share a $160 Billion Dream: Gadfly...

Investors, beware Hong Kong's crazy tech IPOs. The market is facing a $160 billion trial balloon....

 2018-01-15 07:08 

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China's Path to Liberated Yuan Includes Tighter Grip: QuickTake...

China is an economic giant, but its money is still a bit of a runt. Unlike the U.S. dollar, euro and British pound, it's little used away from home. The No. 1 exporter has kept its currency off world markets in the past and still restricts buying and ...

 2018-01-15 06:53 

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The Latest: Hospital takes more than 2 dozen Jakarta injured...

The Latest on a structural collapse at stock exchange tower in Indonesia's capital Jakarta (all times local):...

 2018-01-15 06:50 

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A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange...

A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange....

 2018-01-15 06:11 

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This Week: UnitedHealth, industrial production, housing data...

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:...

 2018-01-15 05:29 

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Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office...

President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch....

 2018-01-15 05:05 

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New pickups from Ram, Chevy heat up big-truck competition...

The competition for full-size pickup truck customers in the U.S. is as rough-and-tumble as ever, with Ram and Chevrolet rolling out brawny-looking new models that are larger, lighter and more efficient than their predecessors....

 2018-01-15 05:00 

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These Digital Coins Soar (or Fall) With Bitcoin: QuickTake Q&A...

It was astounding enough when bitcoin soared more than 14-fold over the course of 2017 to reach a peak of more than $19,000 on Dec. 16, giving it a total market cap of $329 billion -- greater than the gross domestic product of South Africa or Ireland. Equ...

 2018-01-15 04:47 

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Why Morocco Is Loosening Its Grip on Its Currency: QuickTake Q&A...

Morocco is easing its hold on the dirham. A move to widen the currency's trading band is part of a plan to liberalize the economy and turn the North African nation into a financial hub. Tweaking the dirham's peg has been talked about for years, bu...

 2018-01-15 04:18 

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A $300 Billion Reason India's Drug Price Cap Will Stay: Gadfly...

Global pharmaceutical companies have bemoaned for years India's capricious policies on prices and patents. Now the government needs billions of dollars for its "Make in India" program, why can't the industry get a fairer deal?...

 2018-01-15 03:32 

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Asian stock markets edge higher; US dollar falls against yen...

Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday after Wall Street's strong finish last week. The U.S. dollar weakened against most major currencies, including the Japanese yen....

 2018-01-15 03:28 

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Masayoshi Son, the Goose, and a Global IPO Parade: Gadfly...

Masayoshi Son wants to sell the goose. At least, some of it....

 2018-01-15 02:57 

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Brawny pickups, futuristic SUVs star at Detroit auto show...

It's the year of the pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit as General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Ford unveil new trucks in a fast-growing and highly competitive U.S. auto market....

 2018-01-15 01:15 

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As panic subsides, Trump officials call Hawaii missile scare a state issue...

The head of the Federal Communications Commission says Hawaii had inadequate safeguards to prevent false alerts....

 2018-01-15 00:35 

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Brawny pickups, futuristic SUVs star at Detroit auto show...

Its the year of the pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit as General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Ford unveil new trucks in a fast-growing and highly competitive U.S. auto market....

 2018-01-15 00:06 

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For Prada, black nylon is a safe haven in a storm...

With social and political crises unsettling the globe, Milan Fashion Week was all about slogans this season. Time For Change has been a particularly dominant catchphrase, one the fashion world can expect to see branded across sweatshirts, waistbands and a...

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