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Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

Tech: There are 13 scientists running for Congress tomorrow — here's what these engineers, physicians, and computer programmers want to do in DC

When politicians are asked tough questions about policies that defy science, they’ll sometimes retort: "Hey, I’m not a scientist." In fact, there is currently only one PhD scientist among the 535 members of Congress: Bill Foster, who represents Illinois’ 11th District. The medical professions are a bit better represented, with three nurses and 15 doctors in Congress. But 13 new ...

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BRIEF-Unifor Says Workers at Courtyard by Marriott Negotiate Significant Improvements

© Reuters. BRIEF-Unifor Says Workers at Courtyard by Marriott Negotiate Significant Improvements Nov 5 (Reuters) – Marriott International Inc : * UNIFOR – THERE WILL BE NO CONVERSION OF COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT IN TORONTO TO CONDOMINIUMS FOR DURATION OF COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT * UNIFOR – OVER TERM OF 3-YEAR CONTRACT WITH MARIOTT, WAGES WILL INCREASE 10.6 PERCENT (CUMULATIVE), MORE THAN DOUBLE… ...

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Toymaker Lego wins court case against Chinese copycats

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Lego has won another case against imitators in China where copies of its colorful plastic toy bricks and figures have been a recurrent problem, the Danish toymaker said on Monday. Children look at Lego boxes at a Lego store in Beijing, China January 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo

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Global Blockchain Ventures Announces Launch of $100,000,000 Blockchain Technology Focused Venture Fund

Global Blockchain Ventures Announces Launch of $ 100,000,000 Blockchain Technology Focused Venture Fund Global Blockchain Ventures, LLC, (GBV) announces the launch of their $ 100,000,000 blockchain technology focused venture capital fund, Global Blockchain Ventures Fund, LP, with lead investor Stonegate Digital Capital Group committing a seven-figure investment to seed the fund. Global Blockchain Ventures has a core investment focus on ...

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Head of Ameriabank division: Armenia’s banking sector has not seen defaults for 16 years

Armenia’s banking sector is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Hovhannes Khachatryan, head of Assets, Liabilities and Capital Management Division at Ameriabank, said in an interview with “Bankovskoye Obozreniye” (Banking Review). In an interview he speaks about what makes Armenia’s banking sector different from that of Russia, what kind of technologies make it move forward and what are Ameriabank’s market consolidation plans. ...

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