South Korea vows to invest $1B for artificial intelligence

Nov. 25 (UPI) — South Korea pledged to invest about $1 billion for artificial intelligence in semiconductor manufacturing to build on the nation’s success developing computer chips to power economic growth.

President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday at a meeting of South Korea’s top tech executives in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, that his administration is prepared to improve regulations on artificial intelligence and provide a road map for innovation, EDaily and News 1 reported.

“Countries around the

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Seattle Agency, Marketing Students Promote Local Black-Owned Businesses for Black Friday

Another agency is getting in on a spreading effort to harness the shopping fervor around Black Friday to promote Black-owned businesses.

Agency DNA Seattle partnered with the VCU Brandcenter’s graduate marketing program for “#BlackBlackFriday,” an online and social program designed to drive support for local Black-owned businesses during post-Thanksgiving shopping sprees in an effort to address the decline of such businesses in 2020. The initiative follows a campaign from Chicago agencies OKRP and Geletka’s “Black

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Jersey City promotes CFO to acting director of Finance Department

Jersey City Finance Department CFO Elizabeth Castillo has been named the acting director of the new city department after Director John Metro was named acting Business Administrator.


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Outgoing Business Administrator Brian Platt set the moves in motion last month when he accepted the position of city manager for Kansas City, Missouri.

The Department of Finance was established by Mayor Steve Fulop earlier this year to further develop fiscal policies and procedures for the

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Lessons Learnt About Business During COVID

This has been a testing period for small businesses as they had to revamp their entire business model to survive

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The pandemic has been an unforeseen situation for the whole world. It has brought about crisis and

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RO Water Purifier Market Size Witness Substantial Growth with Healthy CAGR of 7.2% during Forecast Period 2020-2025

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Selbyville, Delaware, Market Study Report LLC: The research report on ‘RO Water Purifier market’ scrutinizes the current industry scenario to predict market size, market share, and projects valuation for different segmentations of the industry over 2020-2025. It provides business intelligence regarding various factors driving the industry growth in consort with discussing the challenges faced by

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REFILE-As more countries pledge zero emissions, coal finance evaporates

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TOKYO, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Financing for coal projects is drying up at ever increasing rates as more countries target zero carbon emissions amid an energy transition sweeping the world, participants at Asia’s biggest gathering of the coal industry said on Tuesday.

The exit from coal by big international banks and government-backed agencies, which has accelerated this year, is likely to push coal

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Entrepreneurs That Pivoted During The Coronavirus And Created Or Maintained A Successful Business

There’s no doubt that businesses have been hit hard this year. Just walk down the street and you’ll notice a flurry of ‘permanently closed’ signs, boarded windows and empty buildings. According to recent Yelp stats, 55% of the businesses that closed never came back again.

It’s all doom and gloom. But while some people look at the situation and run for the hills, others see life-changing business opportunities. By visualizing the path leading to success,

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Security Threat Intelligence Products and Services Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 | Fox-IT, BlueCat, Recorded Future, Secureworks

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COVID-19 Outbreak-Global Security Threat Intelligence Products and Services Industry Market Report-Development Trends, Threats, Opportunities and Competitive Landscape in 2020 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk side analysis, and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capacities, technologies, and on … Read More

Stocks Dip on U.S. Jobs Data; Dollar Down, Oil Up | Top News

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks ended near the previous session record high on Wednesday as Wall Street bumped up against disappointing job market data, while oil continued to rise and the dollar weakened further.

The U.S. dollar has lost some of its safe-haven luster as traders turn to riskier assets, including some funded in other currencies, following positive news about COVID-19 vaccines and a seemingly normalizing U.S. transition of power.

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s

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City of Lincoln finance director to leave for position in Kansas | Local Government

Lincoln City Finance Director Brandon Kauffman will leave his post for a job at the Kansas Turnpike Authority in Wichita, the city announced in a news release Wednesday. 

Kauffman was hired in 2016 to serve as finance director, leading a department that oversees the city’s accounting, administration, budget, city clerk, city treasurer, information services and purchasing divisions. 

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Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird praised Kauffman’s work for the city, including the national recognition his team

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3 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Stay Visible During the Pandemic

The world may not be back to normal yet, but you can still grow your business – and your personal brand.

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As an entrepreneur, you need to be your own cheerleader. Many entrepreneurs do not have the luxury of hiring marketing or public relations teams. Staying top of mind was easier pre-pandemic when we were able to go to events and

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Mobile Business Intelligence Market Aims to Expand

Researchmoz, one of the world’s prominent market research firms has announced a novel report on Global Mobile Business Intelligence Market. A new business intelligence report released by Advance Market Analytics with title Mobile Business Intelligence Market Insights, Forecast to 2025″ has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impacts on the universal economy. The Mobile Business Intelligence Market Report offers energetic visions

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Corporate profits gained record $495 billion in Q3 as economy reopened

  • US corporate profits surged to a record $495.3 billion, or at a 27.1% annualized rate, in the third quarter as consumer demand bounced back and firms reopened, Commerce Department data published Wednesday showed.
  • The climb comes after 12% and 10.3% declines in the first and second quarters, respectively.
  • The sharp rebound in earnings joins an overall murky picture of the nation’s economic recovery. While some areas including housing and consumer spending have bounced back well,
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Finance committee recommends $1M cut to Lethbridge police funding as budget review continues

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In what was one of the closest votes of the 2021 budget deliberations so far, with city council approving a $1-million reduction to funding for the Lethbridge Police Service on Wednesday.

All approvals made during deliberations this week are just recommendations of the finance committee. Revisions are allowed throughout the week, and the final budget will need to be approved at a city council meeting before the

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Popular types of life insurance at any age

Whole life insurance is the most common type of permanent life insurance that protects policyholders for the duration of their lives.

As long as premiums are paid, whole life insurance policies offer a guaranteed death benefit. Like most permanent life insurance policies, whole life insurance has a cash value component that can grow over the policy’s life.

When a policyholder pays the premiums, a portion goes toward the cash value component, helping it accumulate over

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5 Timesaving Automation Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

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Multitask much? According to science, you’re either fooling yourself into thinking you’re productive or simply stressing yourself out for no good reason. Sure, you might feel efficient when you’re running around, but as a Cleveland Clinic article asserts, our brains aren’t designed to tackle more than one high-level function at a time. We just can’t take it all in, even if

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Business Intelligence Management Software Market Will Hit Big

Latest released the research study on Global Business Intelligence Management Software Market, offers a detailed overview of the factors influencing the global business scope. Business Intelligence Management Software Market research report shows the latest market insights, current situation analysis with upcoming trends and breakdown of the products and services. The report provides key statistics on the market status, size, share, growth factors of the Business Intelligence Management Software. The study covers emerging player’s data, including:

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Delta, pilots agree to cut work hours to stave off layoffs, furloughs

Nov. 25 (UPI) — Delta Air Lines pilots on Wednesday approved a labor agreement in an attempt to fend off furloughs next year by reducing their hours.

The Air Line Pilots Association approved the deal with 74% support, which will cut pilots’ guaranteed monthly flying time an average of 2%, or two hours each.

Delta had threatened furloughs if the plan, which covers 1,700 pilots, was not accepted.

“We are grateful to keep all our

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Equity finance Market May Expand Rapidly Post 2020 | Apollo Global Management, Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, Fortress Investment

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Global Equity finance Market Report from AMA Research highlights deep analysis on market characteristics, sizing, estimates and growth by segmentation, regional breakdowns& country along with competitive landscape, players market shares, and strategies that are key in the market. The exploration provides a 360� view and insights, highlighting major outcomes of the industry. These insights help the business … Read More

Best Business Liability Insurance Companies for 2020

If you’re self-employed, and you don’t have a business liability insurance policy in place, you may be playing with fire. And even if you do have a policy, it pays to shop and compare every few years. Not only are there changes in the industry and with the insurance companies themselves, but as your business grows and evolves, the liabilities you face may change. Taking a fresh look at your business liability insurance policy should

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