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Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

China's billions are powering Latin America's tech boom

When Alex Tabor made his first trip to Beijing back in 2014, the Brazilian executive was worried about communication. Tabor doesn’t speak Mandarin, but he was hopeful that (with the help of a translator) he could get one thing across: the huge opportunity for Chinese companies looking to invest in L… Technology News

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VPSB swears in new board, gets down to business

The first order of business at Thursday’s Vernon Parish School Board meeting was to swear in the new board. Newly elected to represent District 8, Simpson and Hicks Schools, is Lisa Thompson. Also, moving into the VPSO President position is District 6 representative Vernon Travis. Following the approval of the minutes from the previous meeting, the VPSB approved a motion ...

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Was I wrong about Bitcoin all along?

I’ve been bearish on Bitcoin since it surged to almost $ 20,000 a little over a year ago. I think the cryptocurrency suffered from speculation that created an unsustainable bubble, a bubble that could still be deflating and could retreat by more than 90% from where it is now. But am I wrong about Bitcoin? In December, my Foolish colleague ...

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How automated supermarkets are shaping up for 2019 and beyond

Barely a week into 2019, and we’re already spotting some of the big technology trends of the year. True to form, the consumer electronics extravaganza that is CES shone a light on some of the quirkier “advances,” from connected toilets to custom 3D-printed insoles. But for every bonkers conception, we also glimpsed innovations we can expect to see more of ...

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Wells Fargo proves that big fines for banks don't work

Wells Fargo continues to make headlines, and not the kind that it wants. Still reeling from the consequences of its appalling sales practices earlier this decade, Wells Fargo agreed in December to pay $ 575 million to settle claims brought by several states. Unfortunately, the cycle of bad acts, followed by customer outrage, lawsuits, settlements and later returning to business as ...

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VPSB swears in new board, gets down to business

The first order of business at Thursday’s Vernon Parish School Board meeting was to swear in the new board. Newly elected to represent District 8, Simpson and Hicks Schools, is Lisa Thompson. Also, moving into the VPSO President position is District 6 representative Vernon Travis. Following the approval of the minutes from the previous meeting, the VPSB approved a motion ...

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Who Is MacKenzie Bezos?

Image<img style="margin-left:0;margin-top:0" alt class="css-12gutiq" src="http://www.moneyhealthfinance.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/13mbezos-1-articleLarge.jpg" srcSet="https://static01.nyt.com/images/20… NYT > Business

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