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UN report: half a billion people struggle to find adequate paid work
Study also shows global unemployment due to rise for the first time in a decade
Apple CEO calls for global corporate tax system overhaul
Though it's one of the world's largest beneficiaries of favorable Irish tax minimization strategies, Apple is now calling for reform of the global loophole.
Amazon reportedly wants to turn your hand into a credit card
Technology giant Amazon is working to allow customers to connect their credit card information to their hands, The Wall Street Journal reported.
9 habits that can instantly destroy your reputation, according to these self-made millionaires
As billionaire Warren Buffett once said, "It takes 20 years to build a reputation, and five minutes to ruin it."
Armed guards, secret location: Inside an illegal marijuana bazaar publicized on Instagram
NBC News found that countless purveyors of illicit THC products are hawking their wares in plain sight on social media pages, especially Instagram and Facebook.
British doctors want a tax on tech giants to fund research on the harms caused by social media
Leading U.K. psychiatrists say tech giants should be forced to hand over data on how children are affected by harmful online content.
Finding success in the cannabis industry sometimes means not mentioning cannabis
Outbound's overhaul reflects the lengths cannabis companies go to establish brand recognition amid a patchwork of state laws and no interstate commerce.
The world is drowning in debt
The world's already huge debt load smashed the record for the highest debt-to-GDP ratio before 2019 was even over.
Digital colonialism is threatening the Global South
It's time to talk about Silicon Valley as an imperial force and what has to be done to resist its power.
Not just Brexit, but all of the world’s ‘wicked problems’ need creative solutions
A blog post by Boris Johnson’s chief adviser inviting ‘weirdos and misfits’ to get involved in government policymaking reflects a yearning in many societies for solutions to the intractable problems we face, such as inequality and climat...
All entrepreneurs need to hear this.
Most people create work for themselves and then think they are entrepreneurs.
IMF boss says global economy risks return of Great Depression
Kristalina Georgieva compares today with “roaring 1920s” and criticises UK wealth gap
HSBC aware of Huawei’s ties with Iran unit before arrest of founder’s daughter, documents show
Chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is currently fighting extradition to the US in the Canadian courts. Executive is accused of making a fraudulent presentation to the bank about the Chinese tech giant’s business dealings in Iran
Criminals are using 'Frankenstein identities' to steal from banks and credit unions
So-called synthetic identity fraud is the fastest-growing financial crime, according to the Federal Reserve, driven in part by lending moving online. It’s also one of the hardest to detect.
How to up-level your organization’s financial IQ
Know your company's financial IQ? The confidence in your organization’s ability to leverage accurate, relevant data to make financially smart decisions?
The US Virgin Islands Wants To Seize Jeffrey Epstein’s Millions After He Allegedly Abused Underage Girls On His Private Island
In a new suit filed against Epstein's estate, the government is seeking Little St. James and Great St. James, two islands owned by the financier, as well as millions in other assets.
Why Bill Gates' net worth is so high 20 years since stepping down as Microsoft CEO
On the rich list, he is second only to Jeff Bezos. So, after distilling a Microsoft stake and donating billions to charity, it begs the question: how on earth is Gates maintaining that vast fortune?
Visa to acquire Plaid, the fintech powering Venmo and other banking apps, in $5.3 billion deal
Payments giant Visa is buying Silicon Valley start-up Plaid in a $5.3 billion deal, the companies announced Monday.
Inside The Cryptocurrency Revolution
VICE on HBO
Bitcoin’s emergence as a global digital currency has been as revolutionary as it has been erratic. But while fledgling investors obsess over every fluctuation in the cryptocurrency market, nation-states are more interested in the underly...
GIC claims 'hundreds of millions of dollars are missing' from Cayman Islands fund
Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC), a financial institution owned by six Gulf states, claims "hundreds of millions of dollars are missing" from the Port Fund L.P. and is asking a US court to subpoena a dozen banks in New York as part of a...
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