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 2020-08-11 06:42 

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How an Indian flight could run on biofuel—but India cannot...

What's stopping?...

 2020-08-11 05:21 

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WhatsApp is a step closer to disrupting India's fintech space...

The combination of payments and the stickiness of a chat messaging service gives it immense power....

 2020-08-10 19:37 

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The number one reason white men give for not getting involved with diversity and inclusion...

A new survey from the Center for Talent Innovation sheds light on the problem....

 2020-08-10 17:22 

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Amazon wants to turn your local Sears into a warehouse...

Amazon has reportedly been in talks with Simon Property Group about turning stores like JC Penney and Sears into distribution centers....

 2020-08-10 17:06 

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Misinformation and politics are fueling fears of a Chinese debt trap in Nigeria...

The controversy comes on the back of an established narrative about China's...

 2020-08-10 16:07 

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The Covid-19 tie-dye boom is real...

Companies like Ralph Lauren, Nike, Alex Mill, Etsy, and Rit are all fueling the obsession for tie dye fashion and DIY kits during the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-08-10 15:52 

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Why so many African Americans have Nigerian ancestry...

The overrepresentation of Nigeria ancestry was found to be a result of intra-American slave trade between the British Caribbean and the mainland Americas....

 2020-08-10 10:02 

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Beijing is moving to demolish one of the only Hong Kong newspapers it doesn't control...

The arrest of Jimmy Lai and the raid on Apple Daily's offices mark a dramatic step-up in Beijing's assault on Hong Kong's media....

 2020-08-10 05:35 

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India's overburdened hospitals could actually benefit from more elective surgeries...

It's not just patients who need the assist....

 2020-08-10 04:12 

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India's refusal to bail out airlines is putting them on the verge of collapse...

Stop beating about the bush....

 2020-08-09 14:08 

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Four questions to ask before going back to the office...

What experts say you should be thinking about....

 2020-08-09 14:06 

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How to design an office that employees will want to return to...

Half-baked prototypes will no longer suffice. Solutions must contain the virus and make going to back to work a pleasant, even beautiful experience....

 2020-08-09 14:04 

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The best tips for managing remote workers in extraordinary times...

Working from home is becoming the new norm because of Covid-19. Here is the best advice for managing remote workers both during the pandemic and in its aftermath....

 2020-08-09 14:02 

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How to nurture company culture when everyone's working from home...

For office culture to survive the Covid-19 boom in remote working, companies need to get creative....

 2020-08-09 14:00 

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Covid-19 upended the office, but it might have created something better...

However much we desire flexibility, it seems we aren't ready for the office to disappear completely....

 2020-08-08 08:00 

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There are only a few moments in life when buying habits change, and a pandemic is one of them...

Shopping is largely habit-driven, and those habits are now being shaken up....

 2020-08-07 18:52 

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Why is the US so far behind on rapid testing for Covid-19?...

A program from the National Institutes of Health hopes to increase the number of tests in the US from 800,000 per day to at least 6 million....

 2020-08-07 18:08 

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How Igbo women activists influenced British authorities during the colonial rule of Nigeria...

The research challenges the outmoded narrative of the passivity of African women in the colonial power structure....

 2020-08-07 17:43 

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Schools aren't open and the office wants you back. Now what?...

A US employment lawyer explains how working parents can find relief....

 2020-08-07 16:38 

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Cuts to the US Postal Service will hurt Black people the most...

This is one of the few industries where they appear to get a fair shake....

 2020-08-07 15:59 

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All of medicine should be paying reparations to Henrietta Lacks...

A Black woman's cells, taken without her consent or knowledge, transformed science....

 2020-08-07 14:08 

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Retailers used debt to delay the inevitable and now time has run out...

The main ingredients of the crisis, including one of the primary factors—unsustainable debt—were in place before the pandemic....

 2020-08-07 08:00 

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Oil companies are backing Trump's re-election after giving heavily to Clinton in 2016...

In the last presidential election, oil companies gave almost equally to both parties. That may have been a one-time event....

 2020-08-07 08:00 

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Uber Eats is now bigger than Uber's ride-hailing business...

Covid-19 is changing how Uber operates....

 2020-08-07 08:00 

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What H1N1 taught the US about delivering pandemic vaccines...

H1N1 taught state and local health officials that organizing local vaccine administration is key to covering large populations....

 2020-08-07 07:05 

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How a tiny Delhi bookstore helped Indians around the country keep reading during coronavirus...

A twist to the small businesses plot....

 2020-08-07 05:12 

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College students in India are being forced to take exams despite the risks of Covid-19...
 2020-08-07 04:29 

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Fortnite and League of Legends players could be collateral damage from Trump's WeChat ban...

Trump's executive orders are worded vaguely, leaving lots of unanswered questions about potential ripple effects....

 2020-08-06 20:56 

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The average Roku user streamed a record-breaking 340 hours of TV last quarter...

The Covid-19 pandemic is seriously accelerating the shift in how we consume television....

 2020-08-06 18:42 

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The data on Covid-19 and pregnancy is woefully incomplete...

Were pregnant women hospitalized because of Covid-19 or because they were giving birth? The data doesn't say....

 2020-08-06 18:10 

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Ketamine's promise as an antidepressant is being undermined by its lack of profit...

The FDA approved a drug, esketamine, that can help with depression. But some psychiatrists question why ketamine, its cheaper cousin, isn't being similarly developed....

 2020-08-06 17:48 

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Africa's largest retailer is looking to quit Nigeria but its exit strategy is still unclear...

Shoprite's stock shot up 10% on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on Monday in the wake of news of its proposed Nigerian exit....

 2020-08-06 16:26 

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The coal industry is finally closing more plants than it's building...

The EU and US are retiring their coal plants, but China and India still plan to build more....

 2020-08-06 14:56 

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Most of Africa will not have access to Covid-19 vaccines for up to a year after approval...

"Too often, African countries end up at the back of the queue for new technologies, including vaccines....

 2020-08-06 14:44 

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Why every woman should learn the rule of thirds...

Career advancement comes down to more than just intelligence and hard work....

 2020-08-06 09:59 

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The UK is facing the prospect of a future with no Chinese tourists...

This would be devastating for the British economy....

 2020-08-06 08:00 

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It is time for the "lipstick index" to go away for good...

Lipstick sales aren't a great indicator of economic wellbeing before, and they certainly aren't now....

 2020-08-06 07:11 

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India's online shopping festivals show its anti-China sentiment is more talk than action...

An Indian smartphone ecosystem without Chinese brands is almost unforeseeable at this point in time....

 2020-08-06 05:10 

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The problem with Zimbabwe using a $3.5 billion sovereign bond to compensate white farmers...

With an ailing economy, the country simply doesn't have the resources to meet its commitment to white farmers....

 2020-08-06 04:08 

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The US is building a new Great Firewall...

The...

 2020-08-06 02:36 

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If we want to transform African economies, we must look beyond relying on governments...

With Africa's transformation, two areas tower above the rest for publicprivate partnerships: closing the education and skills gap, and building infrastructure....

 2020-08-05 17:51 

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Disney is testing if its streaming subscribers will pay $30 extra to watch "Mulan"...

The pandemic convinced Disney to try a hybrid model of film distribution, putting...

 2020-08-05 17:35 

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The co-ops that electrified Depression-era farms are now building rural internet...

Roughly 100 electric and telephone cooperatives in the rural US now offer members fiber optic internet connections....

 2020-08-05 17:03 

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BP said it will cut oil production 40% and the stock market didn't blink...

Oil companies, at least in Europe, are winning market approval for phasing out their old business model...

 2020-08-05 16:22 

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See the aftermath of the devastating Beirut explosion from space...

Satellite imagery captures the scale of the damage....

 2020-08-05 15:45 

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Only 17% of the studies published in top economics journals are by women...

They have less opportunity to assert their influence on cutting-edge thinking in the field....

 2020-08-05 09:46 

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Indians in the US scrambled to get ahead of Trump's H-1B suspension...

For H-1B workers, the swirl of rumours about looming action by Donald Trump against the visa was another agonizing layer of uncertainty during the pandemic....

 2020-08-05 08:00 

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Can we trust the 2020 US presidential polls?...

The polls didn't get it exactly right in 2016, but they never do....

 2020-08-05 08:00 

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Why Kodak is perfectly positioned to pivot to pharmaceuticals...

There are surprising similarities across industrial chemical manufacturing....

 2020-08-05 04:22 

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One year in, Modi's "new Kashmir" has pauperised its people...

Kashmir valley is estimated to have lost business worth Rs40,000 crore and around 800,000 jobs during the past year....

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