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 2020-11-29 10:00 

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The pandemic is changing the way we eat...

Nine months into the pandemic, we looked at the most significant changes to the food system—disruptive, disorienting, and occasionally delightful—brought on by Covid-19....

 2020-11-29 09:23 

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In Kenya, a puppet TV show keeps building on the country's legacy of political satire...
 2020-11-27 18:36 

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Uganda is using Huawei's facial recognition tech to crack down on dissent after anti-government protests...

Uganda's national CCTV system installed by Huawei has 83 monitoring centers, 522 operators and 50 commanders according to president Museveni...

 2020-11-27 17:30 

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In Maradona, the world mourns a legend—but Naples mourns a part of itself...

Maradona was more than a champion for Naples. He was a symbol of the city....

 2020-11-27 16:45 

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The UK could ban Huawei from its 5G network earlier than expected...

The UK is reportedly preparing to ban the installation of new Huawei gear by 2022 in a move designed to appease members of prime minister Boris Johnson's own Conservative party in Parliament....

 2020-11-27 14:22 

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Goldman Sachs expects widespread Covid vaccination in major economies by June...

Uptake of an effective Covid-19 vaccine is the most important issue for the global economy....

 2020-11-27 12:00 

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The art of building consensus, the Janet Yellen way...

Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen knows how to unite opposing forces....

 2020-11-27 07:19 

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Should Indian states consider more lockdowns even as a last resort?...

Delhi government has shot down the possibility of fresh lockdowns. But Maharashtra has kept the door open. Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have clamped down with night curfews and weekend lockdown...

 2020-11-27 06:12 

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The 39-year-old Indian billionaire who bet big on Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine...

As one of the largest vaccine makers in the world, Adar Poonawalla's bet on the AstraZeneca-University of Oxford vaccine has paid off well. And the picture of horses instead of a liquid vial has a lot to do with it....

 2020-11-27 04:32 

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The Crown's escape from history, as seen from the British Empire's former colonies...

No amount of rousing music can block out Netflix's whitewash over Britain and the royal family's gruesome colonialism and racism. It glorified Churchill, the man who was responsible for the death of millions in India....

 2020-11-26 20:27 

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The "Amazon of Africa" is trying to enable third-party e-commerce rather than sell more stuff...

Jumia is now mainly focused on enabling e-commerce in Africa...

 2020-11-26 16:14 

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Janet Yellen supports a carbon tax, but what exactly does that mean?...

Carbon tax is gaining popularity globally, and it will soon be a hot topic in the US. Here's a refresher on what it is, and which countries are already on board....

 2020-11-26 15:11 

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Yield curve pioneer Campbell Harvey fears investors have forgotten the dot-com bubble...

Stock indexes are setting records despite deep economic damage....

 2020-11-26 10:09 

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China's WeWork for renters is creating a new batch of internet economy victims...

Online platform Danke Apartments was once a rising star in China's fast-growing flat rental market. Now financial difficulties and a spate of evictions have prompted protests from its tenants and landlords....

 2020-11-26 08:59 

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WhiteHat Jr's dream run until it became controversy's favourite child...

Founded in November 2018, WhiteHat Jr stoked interest among notable investors even before it was launched. Founder Karan Bajaj reportedly pitched WhiteHat Jr to its first set of investors without a working product....

 2020-11-26 05:56 

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Photos: Fire at India's tallest garbage mountain makes Delhi's air quality worse...

Ghazipur landfill in Delhi caught fire that could not be controlled for over 24 hours. Individuals living near the site complained of breathing issues due to the toxic air....

 2020-11-26 05:18 

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Why are stressed Indian assets so attractive to foreign investors?...

Singapore-based DBS Group Holdings stepped in to bail out Lakshmi Vilas Bank.Several global investors are in the fray to take over the fraud-hit Dewan Housing Finance....

 2020-11-25 21:01 

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Ethiopia doesn't want the world to interfere even as a humanitarian crisis unfolds in its Tigray region...

The UNHCR resources are getting stretched as thousands of Ethiopian refugees pour over border to Sudan to escape the fighting in Tigray...

 2020-11-25 20:56 

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There were literally eight major economic news releases today...

Latest US economic data shows increases in jobless claims, durable goods, new home sales, and the trade deficit for goods....

 2020-11-25 19:32 

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Diego Maradona's greatest quality was turning underdogs into champions...

Maradona made everyone around him better, and led underdog soccer teams like Argentina and Napoli to championships....

 2020-11-25 19:24 

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Messaging app Discord is the new social life for house-bound teenagers...

Born out of gaming, Discord now has 120 million users and is growing fast....

 2020-11-25 17:53 

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Don't worry about the carbon footprint of your emails...

There are bigger problems for climate change than the number of emails people send....

 2020-11-25 17:43 

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The difficult choice ahead for Americans relying on emergency unemployment benefits...

Workers are pushed back into a labor market at a time when the jobs available are low-paying and come with health risks....

 2020-11-25 17:00 

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More people in the US are starting businesses because of Covid-19...

US entrepreneurship continues to grow across the country, especially for digital startups and businesses with a high potential for job creation....

 2020-11-25 15:07 

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Scientists say thousands of years ago West Africans migrated to east and southern Africa via Zambia...

Scientists discovered more than 3 million new genetic variants in a genomic study of 426 Africans...

 2020-11-25 13:57 

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Has working from home changed your health habits?...

Two-thirds of people working from home during Covid-19 hit say they've adopted healthier habits. Are they part of a larger trend?...

 2020-11-25 09:09 

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Paytm claims it's not Chinese. A rival's full-page newspaper ad is hinting otherwise...

With the Indian government cracking down on Chinese apps amid rising border dispute, MobiKwik's ad hinted at Paytm's Chinese connection: it's investor Ant Financial....

 2020-11-25 08:20 

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Nearly 20% of all mobile game downloads in the world this year were from India...

Indians clocked 7.3 billion game downloads between January and September. Tencent-owned PUBG and InnerSloth's Among Us are all the rage....

 2020-11-25 05:52 

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Nearly 90% Indians know at least one person who was infected with Covid-19...

Almost 20% of the respondents said they knew more than 20 people who had contracted Covid-19....

 2020-11-25 05:22 

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The pandemic has pushed an online used car seller into India's unicorn club...

Cars24 India, an online marketplace for second-hand cars, has raised $200 million on a valuation of over $1 billion from DST Global....

 2020-11-24 21:26 

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Outdoor sports equipment sales are booming thanks to Covid-19...

Retailers like Dick's Sporting Goods are reaping the benefits of a pandemic-driven shopping spree for new golf clubs, kayaks, hiking boots, and more....

 2020-11-24 19:55 

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Don't expect Janet Yellen to curb US government spending...

Janet Yellen understands why the US Treasury secretary should implement more stimulus policies focused on helping local governments, small businesses, and Americans....

 2020-11-24 19:42 

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Italy is short on healthcare workers, but its jobs are closed to most immigrants...

An obscure regulation in Italy bans most foreign healthcare workers from accessing public postings...

 2020-11-24 19:04 

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The countries that have already ordered enough vaccines for their entire population...

With pre-orders of the Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca vaccines, some countries could vaccinate their entire population twice over....

 2020-11-24 16:35 

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Nobody needs a belt when they're not wearing pants...

Belt sales are feeling the cinch of the pandemic....

 2020-11-24 16:10 

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Trump is junking a treaty—and two planes—designed to stop nuclear war...

The pact allows rival nations to make reconnaissance flights over each other's territory....

 2020-11-24 15:47 

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Trump's latest anti-immigration policy will require some Africans to pay $15,000 bonds for visas...

The move will likely be seen as another Trump immigration policy that disproportionately affects Africans...

 2020-11-24 11:34 

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How to keep up employee morale during a difficult holiday season...

People are facing the bleak prospect of spending the holidays alone. This should matter to managers of businesses....

 2020-11-24 08:59 

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You can fix your hiring process: Here's your five-step plan...

Getting hiring right doesn't just mean hiring good people (although that part is crucial), but doing so in a way that is time effective for you, your team, and the candidates....

 2020-11-24 06:11 

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What will it take for India's oldest private airline to fly again?...

There is a laundry list of issues that Jet Airways and its new owners, Kalrock Capital and Murari Lal Jalan, will need to deal with in the near future....

 2020-11-24 06:00 

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Nigeria is also losing control of its troubled northwest region...

While all eyes have been on Boko Haram in Nigeria northeast, the northwest of the country has also been unraveling spiking food insecurity risk...

 2020-11-24 04:58 

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India's largest ed-tech startup has acquired a hornet's nest...

Ed-tech unicorn Byju's acquired WhiteHat Jr for $300 million. But since the acquisition, WhiteHat Jr has been in the news for all the wrong reasons....

 2020-11-23 23:51 

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The US oil industry is flailing despite a $10 billion pandemic lifeline...

The US oil and gas industry got more than $10 billion in pandemic relief, but it's still struggling amid low oil prices....

 2020-11-23 19:26 

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AstraZeneca is developing what may be the most widely accessible Covid-19 vaccine...

Unlike Pfizer and Moderna's vaccines, which need cold storage, it may be easier for some countries to successfully store and distribute AstraZenecas vaccine candidate....

 2020-11-23 19:14 

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American oil and gas companies are asleep at the wheel on methane emissions...

More than 60 companies representing 30% of global oil and gas operations have joined an agreement to report and reduce methane emissions. Not a single one was American....

 2020-11-23 19:01 

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A successful Ebola vaccine delivery shows how a Covid-19 vaccine would work in Africa...

"We are not starting from scratch in Africa....

 2020-11-23 18:22 

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Will 2020 mark the end of Black Friday?...

Black Friday has been losing significance and this year, it must also contend with a pandemic that makes it risky for shoppers to gather in stores....

 2020-11-23 17:40 

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The troubling odds of spreading Covid-19 at your Thanksgiving gathering, by state...

Should I go home for Thanksgiving? No, and here's the data why....

 2020-11-23 10:41 

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Americans are causing a small-turkey shortage for Thanksgiving...

Long-term production trends, changing consumer behavior plus CDC warnings means small turkeys are extra rare in the US this Thanksgiving....

 2020-11-23 09:00 

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The happy future of the sad desk lunch...

Is the shock of the pandemic severe enough to kill the office lunch altogether?...

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