SINTRA, Portugal — The rise of robots has long been a topic for sci-fi best sellers and video games and, as of this week, a threat officially taken seriously by central bankers. The bankers are not yet ready to buy into dystopian visions in which robots render humans superfluous.
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All of the nation’s largest banks passed the latest stress test on Wednesday, the first time all aced the exam since the Federal Reserve began administering the exercise seven years ago.
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President Trump may not have meant to, but on Wednesday he seemed to endorse a longer reach for the tax collector. In an angry tweet directed at Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon, Mr. Trump chastised the e-commerce giant for “not paying internet taxes (which they should).
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An odd duck. Perhaps autistic. Weird. Maybe with Asperger’s. A guy who shuffled around his office in bunny slippers with a stethoscope around his neck because he felt comfortable that way.
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(Reuters) – The U.S. ABC television network, owned by Walt Disney Co, has settled its closely watched defamation lawsuit with Beef Products Inc over news reports on a processed beef product that critics dubbed “pink slime,” both companies said on Wednesday.
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When the parent of Snapchat went public in March, investors flocked to the social media upstart’s offering, eagerly pushing the money-losing company’s valuation to $34 billion.
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ABC reached a settlement on Wednesday with a South Dakota meat producer that accused the network of defamation following its news reports about so-called pink slime in 2012. The agreement ends what was expected to be an eight-week jury trial, which began on June 5.
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The internet radio pioneer would operate a ticketing company and integrate concert listings with its music streams. It developed an on-demand subscription service to go head-to-head with Spotify and Apple, and had plans to expand internationally.
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Joshua B. Newman, a Yale University graduate turned personal fitness entrepreneur, was sentenced on Tuesday to more than three years in a federal prison for bilking 30 investors out of more than $3 million. Mr.
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