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Tim Cook and Lisa Jackson talk innovation with Crown Prince of Dubai at World Economic Forum   
January 24, 2019
Source: 9to5Mac - In addition to dining with various political and technology figures at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Tim Cook also sat down with Hamdan Bin Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab ...
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5 ways the government shutdown is impacting U.S. cybersecurity   
January 24, 2019
Source: VentureBeat - such as the Department of Homeland Security’s recently formed Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), are working with ...
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Waters Outlines Agenda in First Policy Speech as Committee Chairwoman   
January 24, 2019
Source: Afro - Contrary to Republican claims, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac did not cause the financial crisis. The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission and others have made that clear. The financial crisis was driven by predatory lending, the...
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Volvo recalls over 200,000 cars to fix fuel leak issue   
January 23, 2019
Source: Reuters - STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Volvo Cars, which is owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group’s [GEELY.UL], is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 cars after it found an engineering issue that could potentially cause fuel...
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Japan firms have no plans to strengthen governance after Ghosn arrest - Reuters poll   
January 23, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - TOKYO (Reuters) - Three-quarters of Japanese companies have no plan to create committees overseeing compensation or executive nomination, a Reuters poll found, reflecting indifference to boosting ...
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Get Involved in Faculty Governance   
January 23, 2019
Source: Georgia Tech News Center - As a new semester gets underway, faculty are wanted to help keep many aspects of governance running on campus. Faculty governance at Georgia Tech is made up of several committees that serve as its backbone. Many initiatives and...
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Edgybees and HCL Technologies to Showcase Life-Saving Drone Technology at the 2019 World Economic Forum   
January 23, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - Visual intelligence technology start-up teams up with next-generation technology company to demonstrate versatile augmented reality drone software to global leaders at Davos DAVOS, Switzerland ...
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FAO supports Tajikistan’s book on plant and animal biodiversity   
January 23, 2019
Source: Trend - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has provided financial support in publication of the second edition of Tajikistan’s Red Book of flora and fauna, according to ...
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CNBC Interview with Saudi Arabia Finance Minister, Mohammed Al-Jadaan, from the World Economic Forum 2019   
January 23, 2019
Source: CNBC - KT: To draw the links for us, and make sense of some of the conversations. HG: Absolutely, Karen, and it's fantastic to be here, we've been speaking to so many interesting folks already today, but I want to get a quick check on...
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CNBC Interview with U.K. International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox MP, from the World Economic Forum 2019   
January 23, 2019
Source: CNBC - Following are excerpts from a CNBC interview with Dr Liam Fox MP, U.K. International Trade Secretary, and CNBC's Nancy Hungerford. NH: And I'm pleased to say that I am joined now by Liam Fox, the UK's International Trade...
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