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Slashdot.org
December 04, 2021
Comcast Reduced 'Working Latency' By 90% with AQM. Is This the Future?

Long-time Slashdot reader mtaht writes: Comcast fully deployed bufferbloat fixes across their entire network over the past year, demonstrating 90% improvements in working latency and jitter — which is described in this article by by Comcast Vice President of…

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Diem25.org
December 04, 2021
Why Bitcoin is not a socialist’s ally (2020)

I remain as enthusiastic on blockchain’s capacities and as unimpressed by Bitcoin’s ability to help us to civilise or transcend capitalism.

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Reuters
December 03, 2021
Extreme weather, project delays may challenge NY power grid in 2021-2030- operator - Reuters

New York's power grid could face challenges in the 2021-2030 period, including higher demand spurred by extreme weather and delays in planned projects, the state's power grid operator said on Friday.

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Reuters
December 03, 2021
P&G faces shortage of recycled plastic in race to meet sustainability goals - Reuters

Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) has lofty goals for cutting its environmental impact by 2030 but obtaining recycled plastic for more sustainable packaging is challenging, the company's vice presi…

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VentureBeat
December 03, 2021
The top 12 security announcements at AWS re:Invent 2021

Amazon Web Services' top security announcements at AWS re:Invent 2021 included improved cloud vulnerability management and container security.

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Stand.earth
December 03, 2021
See brands' supply chain linkages that are contributing to Amazon deforestation

The Brazilian cattle industry is one of the major drivers of deforestation in the Amazon

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Reuters
December 03, 2021
Offshore courts' approach to liquidation in the face of arbitration agreements - Reuters

It has become increasingly common for shareholders to agree that disputes concerning the ownership or management of a company should be referred to arbitration. This often means that the courts in the jurisdiction of a company's incorporation have a limited r…

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Business Insider
December 03, 2021
Afterpay's Black Friday results highlight evolving consumer trends

Consumers have shifted their shopping habits and payment preferences to contend with supply chain issues, inflation, and smaller discounts than usual.

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The Guardian
December 03, 2021
Could Britain feed itself? We ask the expert

Rosalind Sharpe, food policy academic and sustainable food advocate, on whether Britain could ever be self-sufficientThe supply chain crisis has already forced supermarkets to use cardboard cutouts to hide gaps on shelves. Now even more Britons are turning to…

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Reuters
December 03, 2021
VIEW Canada reports bumper job gain, unemployment rate dips to 6.0% - Reuters

The Canadian economy added a net 153,700 jobs in November, beating expectations, and the jobless rate slipped to 6.0% from 6.7% in October, Statistics Canada said on Friday.

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The Guardian
December 03, 2021
US adds 210,000 jobs in November ahead of discovery of Omicron variant

Unemployment rate dropped to 4.2% but variant threatens to derail economic recovery from the pandemicThe US economy added 210,000 jobs in November, less than half the jobs growth that economists had expected in a report that was compiled before the discovery …

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Forbes
December 03, 2021
What Does It Take To Build A Thriving Enterprise Marketplace?

For a marketplace to work, everyone across the organization should treat the marketplace as a business-wide priority with executive sponsorship, employee buy-in and a well-considered strategy.

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Outbreak News Today
December 03, 2021
Canada: Variant influenza virus, H1N2v, reported in Manitoba - Outbreak News Today - Outbreak News Today

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development reports a new case of a variant H1N2 (influenza A) flu virus. This human influenza A(H1N2)v appears to be an isolated case. The current assessment is that there is no increased ris…

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Forbes
December 03, 2021
It Takes Much Less Than A Calamity To Disrupt Your Supply Chain

Pandemics and cyberattacks are scary, but a litany of much more mundane things can also threaten supply chains.

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New York Times
December 03, 2021
November Jobs Report Expected to Show Another Month of Healthy Gains

The trajectory of the economy as the holidays approach and a tumultuous year nears its end will come into focus as the government releases new data. The emergence of the Omicron variant threatens some employment gains, but it is too soon to gauge the risk to …

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Android Authority
December 03, 2021
Gary Explains: Qualcomm, MediaTek, Raspberry Pi, and Qualcomm Again

Lots of news to cover during the last few weeks of 2021: Qualcomm, MediaTek, the Raspberry Pi, and Qualcomm again.

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The Indian Express
December 03, 2021
Caught between warp and weft of woes, weavers in Pochampally struggle to stay afloat

India’s Silk City has been chosen to receive the award for Best Tourism Village by the UN, but soaring prices of raw materials and cheap replicas mean that about 3,000 families dependent on handloom weaving for survival are unable to afford even nutritious…

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
Tin surge worsens supply chain woes for electronics, solar and auto firms - Reuters

Tin prices have nearly doubled from a year ago and are on course for their biggest annual rise in over 30 years, stinging big users of the soldering agent such as electronics firms, utilities, solar panel makers and appliance manufacturers.

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
Analysis: China to cut U.S. soy imports after shipping delays clip export window - Reuters

China's soybean imports from the United States in 2021/22 are expected to fall sharply from last season after loading delays following Hurricane Ida.

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
SoftBank-backed Banco Inter says won't proceed with Nasdaq listing - Reuters

Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA said it will not proceed with a planned listing on Nasdaq for now, according to a securities filing on Thursday.

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The Indian Express
December 02, 2021
Explained: What’s in ART, Surrogacy Bills

Lok Sabha has passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill, after the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill two years earlier. What is the difference, and how does the new Bill propose to regulate ART?

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VentureBeat
December 02, 2021
Amazon Web Services security: 5 issues startups aim to fix

Amid AWS re:Invent, cloud startups discussed Amazon Web Services security and how they're solving issues like misconfiguration and visibility.

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The Guardian
December 02, 2021
Unite will use ‘brains as well as brawn’ to fight bad employers, says boss

Sharon Graham is building a team of analysts to identify areas where workers can gain leverage over firms that play hardballIn her sun-dappled central London office, Sharon Graham laughs at the suggestion that she is the face of new wave of trade union milita…

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
Wall Street rebounds in broad rally as Omicron jitters abate - Reuters

Wall Street bounced back with a broad rally on Thursday, recovering ground lost in the previous session's steep sell-off as investors snapped up bargains while digesting the implications of a morphing pandemic.

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
Snowflake, Tantech, Kroger, C3.ai - Reuters

The Dow and the S&P 500 rebounded on Thursday, boosted by financial shares and Boeing in a week so far marked by wild swings on rising angst about the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant globally.

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The Economist
December 02, 2021
Mexico could benefit from China’s exclusion from supply chains

If Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the populist president, doesn’t hold it back

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Zacks.com
December 02, 2021
Weekly Jobless Claims Bumped Up Higher

Weekly Jobless Claims Bumped Up Higher

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Motley Fool
December 02, 2021
Why You Should Buy This Undervalued Stock Before Everyone Else Does

After a recent management change, this tiny grocer is well on its way to an impressive turnaround.

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Business Insider
December 02, 2021
Ikea's lower inventory and higher prices are due to supply shortages, but experts predict it will make the company more sustainable

Ikea's trendy, flat-packed, inexpensive items are often seen as disposable. Inventory issues and higher prices might finally change that perception.

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
Canadian dollar holds near 2-month low as oil falls - Reuters

The Canadian dollar barely moved against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, holding near its lowest level in over two months as investors weighed the global economic impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant and looked ahead to domestic data.

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StockNews.com
December 02, 2021
Is Biofrontera a Good Pharmaceuticals Stock to Own?

Biofrontera (BFRI) is the publicly traded subsidiary of German biopharmaceutical company Biofrontera AG that specializes in dermatology products. The company went public through a traditional IPO on Oct. 29, but...

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
Apollo to buy Griffin Capital's wealth-distribution, asset-management units - Reuters

Apollo Global Management Inc (APO.N) said it would buy the U.S. wealth-distribution and asset-management businesses of Griffin Capital for an undisclosed sum, as it looks to boost its offer…

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StockNews.com
December 02, 2021
2 Enterprise Software Stocks to Buy, 2 to Sell

Because the remote working culture is expected to continue for the foreseeable due to a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, the software industry should continue its rapid growth. So, we think...

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
Special Report: U.S. rushed contracts to COVID-19 suppliers with troubled plants - Reuters

As the Trump administration debated whether to declare COVID-19 a national emergency early last year, a little-known U.S. health office issued a public plea to Big Pharma.

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Zacks.com
December 02, 2021
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nova, SMART Global, United Microelectronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Alpha and Omega Semiconductor

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nova, SMART Global, United Microelectronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Alpha and Omega Semiconductor

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Zacks.com
December 02, 2021
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Coca-Cola, Shopify, Advanced Micro Devices, T-Mobile and HSBC Holdings

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Coca-Cola, Shopify, Advanced Micro Devices, T-Mobile and HSBC Holdings

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Zacks.com
December 02, 2021
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Bunge, Expeditors, Tractor Supply Co, Watsco and Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Bunge, Expeditors, Tractor Supply Co, Watsco and Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Zacks.com
December 02, 2021
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Costco, Target, TJX Companies and Dollar General

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Costco, Target, TJX Companies and Dollar General

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New York Times
December 02, 2021
Hundreds of Companies Promised to Help Save Forests. Did They?

Cargill, Nestle, Carrefour and others pledged to reach net-zero deforestation in their supply chains by 2020.

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Reuters
December 02, 2021
EXCLUSIVE Softbank led funding round for sustainability start-up Clarity AI - Reuters

Softbank Group Corp's (9984.T) Vision Fund 2 has led the latest funding round for sustainability data technology platform Clarity AI, alongside existing investors including BlackRock + READ MORE

Reuters
December 02, 2021
Kellogg, union reaches tentative deal after two months of strike - Reuters

Kellogg Co (K.N) has reached an agreement with the union on a new five-year contract for its employees at a few breakfast cereal plants in the United States, it said on Thursday, almost two m…

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The Guardian
December 02, 2021
Thursday briefing: Javid in Covid booster trade-off

Patient monitoring may be cut to let GPs give more extra shots … China tournaments pulled over Peng Shuai … Johnson a ‘clown’, Macron quoted as sayingMorning everyone. I’m Martin Farrer and these are the top stories today. Continue reading...

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