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  WHEN Disney struck a deal just before Christmas to buy much of 21st Century Fox for $66bn, it was a career-defining moment for the two firms’ bosses, ...
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FROM quantum computing and smartphones to self-driving cars, home thermostats and delivering the internet by balloon, Google or, technically, Alphabet, the holding company that the firm established in ...
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BARS and pubs have not usually been the non-drinker’s friend. Knocking back pint after pint of juice or fizzy drink quickly gets boring. But beverage manufacturers are now ...
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THE centrepiece of the opening-bell ritual at the London Stock Exchange on February 2nd was a roll call to honour 27 global investors. They were lauded for pledging ...
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“PRESS for progress” is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8th. As our sixth glass-ceiling index shows, disparity between countries remains wide. But women ...
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AMERICANS, and friends of America, often reassure themselves about its relative decline in the following way. Even if the roads, airports and schools continue to slide, it will ...
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Kim Yo Jong arrived in South Korea on Friday for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. ...
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Symptoms of the cyberattack included internet protocol television crashes, and the servers were eventually shut down. ...
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Democrats and Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee continue chasing separate trails in the Russia probe. ...
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New Zealand flag bearer Beau-James Wells wore a fur cape to the Winter Olympics opening ceremony. And to say people were obsessed would be an understatement. ...
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The US Vice President and Kim Yo Jong did not speak publicly during the opening events in Pyeongchang, but their close physical proximity gained much attention. ...
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In this report, we explore the growing chatbot landscape by investigating what chatbots are, how businesses leverage them, and where they will have the biggest impact. ...
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A new report from BI Intelligence explains how companies in the auto, health, and home insurance markets are using the data produced by IoT solutions to augment their ...
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The White House official rebuffed his ex-wife’s accounts and alleged he was a domestic violence victim. ...
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He made notable appearances as Freddy on “House of Cards” and also appeared in “The Wire.” ...
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There are several research-backed steps you can take to fight off both viruses — whether you’re already sick or just trying to defend yourself. ...
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Team USA’s uniforms for the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony included suede fringed gloves from Ralph Lauren — and the internet couldn’t stop making jokes. ...
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Sean Haffey/Pool Photo via AP The Winter Olympics officially began on Friday with the opening ceremony at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. After the parade of nations, IOC president Thomas Bach gave ...
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The Department of Homeland Security drafted rules that would allow immigration officers to scrutinize a potential immigrant’s use of taxpayer-funded benefits. ...
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BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. To keep pace with ...
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