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Apple is looking at developing a chip for processing health data

Apple has a team exploring a custom processor that can make better sense of health information coming off sensors from deep ...
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Democratic women band together as they build momentum in the hunt to win Congress this fall

As Democrats push to take back the House from Republicans in 2018, women have been at the forefront of the movement ...
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Turkey’s crushing annual inflation rate is running at an estimated 101%

The currency crisis in Turkey is being exacerbated by a skyrocketing annual inflation rate, which by some estimates, exceeds 100 percent ...
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Starbucks debuts its first plant-based protein coffee

Starbucks is getting into the plant-based protein game for the first time. The chain is introducing Protein Blended Cold Brew in ...
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The battle for the House may come down to Minnesota: What to watch in Tuesday’s primaries

Battles in Midwestern swing states headline another packed round of primary elections on Tuesday. Voters in four states — Wisconsin, Minnesota, ...
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Best states for small business, graded from A+ to F (Hint: 5 did stellar and 2 flunked)

Some states, it seems, are friendlier towards small businesses than others. For its annual Small Business Friendliness Survey, Thumbtack, an online ...
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Jana Partners jumps back into Facebook, adds stakes in Alibaba, Wells Fargo

Activist investor Jana Partners has taken new stakes in Alibaba, Alphabet, Facebook, Wells Fargo and Microsoft, according to a new regulatory ...
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11 work-from-home jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree

Almost a quarter of working Americans spend some time working from home. But according to the American Time Use Survey, working ...
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Cramer: ‘We’ll be on Mars’ by the time the SEC penalizes Tesla for Elon Musk tweet

CNBC's Jim Cramer warns Tesla critics about getting their hopes up that the federal government will penalize Elon Musk for his ...
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Despite record student debt, Americans still bet on college

A college education is now the second-largest expense an individual is likely to make in a lifetime — right after purchasing ...
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Tesla’s board forms a special committee to evaluate going private

Tesla's board has formed a special committee to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's desire to go public, the company said Tuesday. The ...
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Import prices were flat in July, suggesting a strong dollar kept inflation pressures in check

U.S. import prices were unexpectedly flat in July as a surge in the cost of fuels was offset by weak prices ...
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Tesla’s board was surprised by Elon Musk’s tweet on taking the carmaker private

An abrupt tweet last week by Elon Musk about the prospect of taking Tesla private was dashed off with little forethought, ...
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Nvidia shares are doing something out of the ordinary this quarter

Nvidia shares have had an unusually good year, rising 32 percent versus an 8 percent gain in the semi-tracking SMH ETF ...
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US economy is expected to accelerate this year, then slow in 2019: CBO

U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration's 3 percent target ...
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Alphabet’s DeepMind uses A.I. to detect signs of eye disease

Machine-learning technology has been used to identify signs of eye disease and recommend how patients should be referred for treatment.The breakthrough ...
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In a speech that Beijing tried to stop, Hong Kong independence advocate lashes out

A pro-independence Hong Kong politician whose party is under threat of a ban lashed out at China in a closely watched ...
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Estonia is unconcerned about a possible Russian cyberattack, president says

Cyberattacks, election meddling and other online crimes are not a massive concern for Estonia, where public services are highly digitalized, President ...
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China’s economy cools further as investment growth hits a record low

China's economy is showing signs of cooling further as the U.S. prepares even tougher trade tariffs, with investment growth slowing to ...
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Pedestrians hurt as car hits barriers at UK parliament, man arrested

A number of people were injured after a car collided with security barriers outside London's parliament building on Tuesday and a ...
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Bitcoin dips below $6,000 amid cryptocurrency sell-off

Bitcoin fell below $6,000 late Monday — for the first time since June — against a backdrop of cryptocurrencies declining in ...
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Struggling Chinese stocks may cheer news of increased inclusion on a widely followed index

Chinese equities have stumbled this year, but a recent development might have the ability to provide some relief in the near ...
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China blocks a super-popular video game, and Tencent shares drop

Tencent shares in Hong Kong fell more than 3 percent on Tuesday morning after Chinese regulators stopped the tech giant from ...
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China angered by new US defense act, says to assess content

China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act, saying it would comprehensively assess aspects that beef ...
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