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BlackRock puts gunmakers on notice after Florida school shooting - Reuters

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BlackRock puts gunmakers on notice after Florida school shooting
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BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world's largest asset manager put U.S. gunmakers on notice on Thursday that it is no longer business as usual in the wake of a shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school. FILE PHOTO: An exhibit booth for firearms ...
BlackRock to talk to gun makers over response to school shootingsCNBC

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First National Bank Of Omaha To Dump NRA-Branded Visa Credit Card - HuffPost

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:43

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First National Bank Of Omaha To Dump NRA-Branded Visa Credit Card
HuffPost
Citing complaints from customers, the company's First Bankcard division will no longer issue NRA-branded Visa credit cards touted by the gun-rights group as a special benefit of membership after the current contract between the two parties expires ...
First National Bank of Omaha bails on NRA-branded Visa card after customer outcryCNBC
First National Bank of Omaha to halt production of NRA credit cardChicago Tribune
The NRA Just Lost a Credit Card Deal With a Nebraska BankBloomberg
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First National Bank of Omaha bails on NRA-branded Visa card after customer outcry - CNBC

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:10

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First National Bank of Omaha bails on NRA-branded Visa card after customer outcry
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"Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA," a spokesperson for the bank told CNBC. The website advertising the card disappeared on Wednesday, less than one day after ThinkProgress reported the bank's support of the pro ...
The NRA Just Lost a Credit Card Deal With a Nebraska BankBloomberg
First National Bank cuts ties with NRALincoln Journal Star
First National Bank ends relationship with NRAOmaha World-Herald
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Sturm Ruger has cut 700 jobs in the last year - CNNMoney

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 21:10

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Sturm Ruger has cut 700 jobs in the last year
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On Wednesday, the company reported a 21% sales decline for 2017. Thursday it disclosed that it has cut 700 jobs, or more than a quarter of its staff, over the last 13 months. That leaves it with 1,750 workers. "When we reduced production in 2017, we ...

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SpaceX launches demo satellites for its high-speed internet project - CNNMoney

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 20:55

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SpaceX launches demo satellites for its high-speed internet project
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Elon Musk's goal of delivering high-speed internet to the world just got a little closer to reality. SpaceX on Thursday launched a rocket carrying two experimental satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The satellites will test out ...
SpaceX's Internet satellites are part of a wave of new tech that could give you more choice in broadband providersWashington Post
Recycled SpaceX rocket boosts Paz radar satellite, first Starlink testbeds into orbitSpaceflight Now
SpaceX notches another launchfox4kc.com
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Airbnb adds loyalty program, site inspections as new rules restrict core business - USA TODAY

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 20:41

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Airbnb adds loyalty program, site inspections as new rules restrict core business
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SAN FRANCISCO — Admitting that “Airbnb is still not for everyone,” CEO Brian Chesky on Thursday told a cheering crowd of hosts flown in from across the globe that new categories on its sites and levels of service and comfort would make travelers more ...
From New Airbnb Plus, Properties With More AmenitiesNew York Times
Stymied by regulators, Airbnb looks to luxury vacations, hotels for growthReuters
Airbnb is rolling out a new tier aimed at higher-end travelersTechCrunch
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Toyota dominates Consumer Reports 2018 Top Picks for vehicles - USA TODAY

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 19:49

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Toyota dominates Consumer Reports 2018 Top Picks for vehicles
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Japanese automaker Toyota dominated the competition in Consumer Reports' 2018 ranking of the best vehicles in the U.S.. Although Toyota has lost its throne as the world's largest automaker by sales volume — falling behind Volkswagen and the alliance ...
Korean Cars Pull Ahead of German Brands, Consumer Reports SaysBloomberg
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Hedge fund billionaire: 70% chance of recession before 2020 election - CNNMoney

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 19:01

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Hedge fund billionaire: 70% chance of recession before 2020 election
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The roaring American economy will probably sink into a recession before President Trump stands for re-election in 2020. At least that's the view of Ray Dalio, the billionaire investor who predicted the 2008 financial crisis. "The probability of a ...
Head of world's largest hedge fund says US in a 'pre-bubble phase' with a 70% change of recessionMarketWatch

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Head of world's largest hedge fund says US in a 'pre-bubble phase' with a 70% chance of recession - MarketWatch

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:21

Head of world's largest hedge fund says US in a 'pre-bubble phase' with a 70% chance of recession
MarketWatch
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio recently said he sees a growing chance of a recession as the U.S. enters a “pre-bubble stage.” “I think we are in a pre-bubble stage that could go into a bubble stage,” the hedge-fund manager said during a ...

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Dell founder buys most expensive home ever sold in NYC - New York Post

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:13

New York Post

Dell founder buys most expensive home ever sold in NYC
New York Post
Tech billionaire Michael Dell was the buyer of the most expensive home ever sold in the Big Apple — a $100 million condo on Billionaire's Row, sources tell The Post. Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Technologies, was first outed as the probable buyer by ...
Michael Dell purchased $100 million penthouse that broke Manhattan recordsCNBC
Dell billionaire is buyer of record US$100 million New York home: ReportThe Straits Times
Mystery buyer of One57's $100.5M penthouse revealedCurbed NY

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Why states might win the net neutrality war against the FCC - Ars Technica

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:37

Ars Technica

Why states might win the net neutrality war against the FCC
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Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. Getty Images | Bloomberg · reader comments 8. Share this story. Can states force Internet service providers to uphold net ...
The FCC's order gutting net neutrality is now official — but the fight is just getting startedTechCrunch
FCC officially publishes net neutrality repealCNET
As Protection Ends, Here's One Way to Test for Net NeutralityWIRED
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JPMorgan Glitch Gave Customers Access to Others' Online Accounts - Bloomberg

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:33

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JPMorgan Glitch Gave Customers Access to Others' Online Accounts
Bloomberg
JPMorgan Chase & Co. suffered a glitch that gave some customers logging in to online systems access to other clients' accounts instead of their own. “We're still investigating now, but at this point believe it was extremely limited in scope,” Trish ...
Bizarre glitch let Chase customers see other people's accountsNew York Post
JPMorgan says website glitch affecting client accounts fixedReuters

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Amazon will reportedly open 6 more cashierless stores this year - Business Insider

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:20

Business Insider

Amazon will reportedly open 6 more cashierless stores this year
Business Insider
At least three more locations in Seattle have been identified, as well as one at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles. It's possible that Amazon could open even more of the stores this year in spots not yet disclosed. Amazon Go is expanding. The ...
Amazon plans to open as many as six more cashier-less Amazon Go stores this yearRecode
Amazon will open as many as six Go stores in 2018: RecodeMarketWatch
Recode: Amazon planning six more Go stores this yearSeeking Alpha

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Toys R Us will close another 200 stores: report - NOLA.com

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:18

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Toys R Us will close another 200 stores: report
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A customer walks into a Toys R Us store in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero). Comment. 0 shares. By Greg LaRose · glarose@nola.com,. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Struggling retailer Toys R Us will close another 200 stores, in ...
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Report: Toys 'R' Us to close another 200 storesWMUR Manchester
Toys R Us reportedly planning more store closings, corporate layoffsNorthJersey.com
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Elon Musk takes a swipe at Uber's flying cars - CNBC

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:29

CNBC

Elon Musk takes a swipe at Uber's flying cars
CNBC
Elon Musk compared Uber's flying cars project to drones that are "1,000 times bigger and noisier." Khosrowshahi responded, saying improved battery technology, such as that made by Tesla, would make Uber's flying cars more environmentally friendly and ...
Uber's driver meeting: Behind closed doorsCNET
Uber's CEO killed rumours the firm's about to pull out of Southeast Asia and IndiaBusiness Insider
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Michael Dell Paid a Record $100.47 Million for Manhattan's One57 Penthouse - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:53

Wall Street Journal

Michael Dell Paid a Record $100.47 Million for Manhattan's One57 Penthouse
Wall Street Journal
Dell Technologies founder Michael Dell quietly paid $100.47 million for a penthouse at Manhattan's One57, setting a record for the city. Michael Dell purchased a penthouse in One57, representing the priciest home ever sold in New York. Photo: Roberto ...

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Toys R Us reportedly planning more store closings, corporate layoffs - NorthJersey.com

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:40

NorthJersey.com

Toys R Us reportedly planning more store closings, corporate layoffs
NorthJersey.com
NorthJersey.com's Joan Verdon breaks down the top toys from Toy Fair in New York. Joan Verdon/NorthJersey.com. 636535317141379768-Toys-R-Us-Store-Closings-17592731.JPG. Toys R Us, squeezed by Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, has announced plans ...

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Southwest ups fee for last-minute priority boarding - USA TODAY

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:39

USA TODAY

Southwest ups fee for last-minute priority boarding
USA TODAY
PHOENIX -- Southwest Airlines has quietly increased the fee to nab a prime boarding position at the last minute on some flights. The airline, which famously does not assign seats, will now charge up to $50 one way to board in the first group of ...
Airlines Won't Dare Use the Fastest Way to Board PlanesWIRED
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Southwest ups fee for last-minute priority boarding - USA TODAY

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:39

USA TODAY

Southwest ups fee for last-minute priority boarding
USA TODAY
PHOENIX -- Southwest Airlines has quietly increased the fee to nab a prime boarding position at the last minute on some flights. The airline, which famously does not assign seats, will now charge up to $50 one way to board in the first group of ...
Airlines Won't Dare Use the Fastest Way to Board PlanesWIRED

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