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Instagram chief Adam Mosseri says an app for kids is ‘the right thing to do’

Mosseri said he thinks an app for kids and better age verification is doable......»»

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Hypersonic Weapons: Who Has Them and Why It Matters

They’re so fast, their speed can change the surrounding air molecules. They can carry a nuclear warhead, fly low and be hard to detect. Hypersonic weapons are at the center of escalating competition between the U.S. and China. In an appearance on Bloomberg TV Oct. 27, General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, likened China’s suspected tests of a hypersonic weapons system this summer to a “Sputnik moment,” a reference to the Soviet Union’s pioneering launch of a satellite in.....»»

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Airlines Are Getting Ready to Fly Into an Uncertain Future

Flights may be creeping toward pre-pandemic levels, but there’s still a China-sized hole in the global tourism market and a pile of debt to manage......»»

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The Inflation Fight Could Easily Go Too Far

Raising rates isn’t a silver bullet and could risk new headaches. Central banks may wind up with a different kind of credibility crisis on their hands. .....»»

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Instagram leader Adam Mosseri still thinks an app for kids is ‘the right thing to do’

Instagram head Adam Mosseri thinks an app for kids and better age verification is doable.....»»

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Why the Yield Curve Is Flattening (And What That Means)

In bond markets across the world, yield curves are twisting and turning -- and flattening. The curve is a summary of the spreads between the yields on short-, medium- and long-term sovereign debt. In the second half of this year, from the U.S. to South Korea, gaps have been narrowing between long- and short-term rates as investors weigh the odds that the current surge of inflation will prompt central banks to move more quickly to dial back their massive pandemic-triggered monetary support of the.....»»

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How China Is Rolling Out a Property Tax on Homes, and Why

The history of private home ownership in Communist China is short, only a couple decades or so. But prices have skyrocketed so quickly that it now has some of the world’s most expensive housing markets. That’s widening the country’s wealth gap and leaving many people, particularly the young and poor, out in the cold. Now, amid a broad effort by President Xi Jinping to promote “common prosperity,” authorities are inching ahead with long-debated plans to start taxing some residential property owne.....»»

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Dan Loeb’s Plan for Shell Requires a Delicate Touch

A partial spinoff of the renewable-energy business makes more sense than a full split at this stage......»»

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Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Salvation in Metaverse

He may be able to enjoy a run even more lucrative than in the social media era......»»

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Press F for these fan favorites that ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ snubbed

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Florida judge rules Trump can’t skirt Twitter’s terms just because he was president, in latest legal setback

While Donald Trump’s attorneys have argued that his status as former president exempts him from Twitter’s terms of service, and that the case needed to stay in Florida instead of California in the public interest, U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. said Trump “has not advanced any legal authority to support his contention.”.....»»

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Facebook orders employees to preserve documents due to inquiries from governments around the world

Facebook sent out a companywide notice on Tuesday ordering employees to preserve documents and communications since 2016 in response to legal inquiries from around the world......»»

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GOP’s Senate delays allowed changes at product safety regulator. Critics say ‘power grab’ puts public at risk.

Slow confirmations are common but rarely play out with such clear consequences......»»

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Florida judge rules Trump can’t skirt Twitter’s terms just because he was president in latest legal setback

While Donald Trump’s attorneys have argued that his status as former president exempts him from Twitter’s terms of service, and that the case needed to stay in Florida instead of California for the public’s interest, U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. said Trump “has not advanced any legal authority to support his contention.”.....»»

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Boeing Rolls the Dice on China for Expanded 737 Max Output

The planemaker’s ambitious production target depends on a place where the jets still can’t fly — and there’s little indication of when that will change......»»

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The Alec Baldwin shooting has some people calling for only computer-generated gunshots. But it’s not as easy as it sounds.

Traditional computer-generated images can achieve some but not all of the effect of a traditional firearm......»»

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Facebook’s own civil rights auditors say its policy decisions are a ‘tremendous setback’

They faulted the social network for making policy decisions that undermine civil rights progress......»»

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Covid cases and deaths grossly underestimated among meatpackers, House investigation finds

The coronavirus infected 59,000 workers at the country’s top meatpacking companies and killed more than 250, lawmakers found......»»

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Hedge Fund Superstars Can’t Master Yield Curves

Billionaire Chris Rokos’s $14.5 billion macro fund lost 11% this month as rates fluctuated wildly. And he’s probably not alone......»»

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The Alec Baldwin shooting has everyone calling for computer-generated gunshots. Here’s why that’s not as easy as it sounds.

Traditional computer-generated images can achieve some but not all of the effect of a traditional firearm......»»

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