Day: 23 May 2020

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Hertz files for U.S. bankruptcy protection as car rentals evaporate in pandemic

With nearly $19 billion of debt and roughly 38,000 employees worldwide as of the end of 2019, Hertz is among…

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Dozens of Chinese companies added to U.S. blacklist in latest Beijing rebuke

The U.S. is adding 33 Chinese firms and institutions to an economic blacklist for helping Beijing spy on its minority…

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Why scientists are changing their minds and disagreeing during the coronavirus pandemic

In our culture, we often hold politicians, corporate executives and other leaders accountable for the consistency of their positions. But…

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Mark Zuckerberg led Facebook to an all-time high this week — here’s who runs the company with him

Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reshuffled his deck of lieutenants while remaining one of the few constants at the…

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Texas and Florida gyms reopen with more sanitizer, fewer customers and warnings of new outbreaks

In Texas, where Gov. Greg Abbott allowed gyms to reopen Monday at 25% capacity with modifications, gym owners say they’ve…

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Top #MeToo lawyer says he is no longer representing Biden accuser Tara Reade

An attorney for Tara Reade, the woman accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sexual assault, said on Friday that…

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Dr. Anthony Fauci says staying closed for too long could cause ‘irreparable damage’

“I don’t want people to think that any of us feel that staying locked down for a prolonged period of…

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U.S. tech giants are reportedly providing web services to blacklisted Chinese surveillance firms

A new report claims Amazon, Microsoft and Google are among a number of firms providing web services to Chinese surveillance…

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SoftBank’s second Vision Fund hangs in the balance after the first one posted a record $18 billion loss

SoftBank billionaire Masayoshi Son said that he can’t ask for capital for Vision Fund 2 when Vision Fund 1 is…

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