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Strong dollar vexes mid-sized U.S. exporters, local demand helps

Strong dollar vexes mid-sized U.S. exporters, local demand helps | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (Reuters) - First thing every morning Bill Hickey turns on the TV to see where the U.S. dollar is trading in the hope it has lost value against the euro and other currencies.And there it is, staring
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If you think your TV is spying...it probably is

If you think your TV is spying...it probably is | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Samsung's Smart TV comes with an added feature: Voice recognition that can capture your words and sell information to a 3rd party.
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9 tips to follow to keep your digital sanity

9 tips to follow to keep your digital sanity | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The world is very different than it was 10 years ago. Facebook was an infant, smartphones were nonexistent and the World Wide Web was nascent.
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Gamer gets swatted while streaming before thousands of viewers

Gamer gets swatted while streaming before thousands of viewers | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
."I had police point a gun at my little brothers because of you. They could have been shot, they could have died. Because you chose to swat my stream. I don’t give a shit about what you have against me, or what I did to you. For that I am at a loss for words. Your gripe is with me. But do not involve my family in this. They don’t deserve it."
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Forbes Vietnam releases maiden 30 under 30 list, including Flappy Bird creator

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Vietnam plans to roll out 4G LTE, world’s fastest cellular network

Vietnam plans to roll out 4G LTE, world’s fastest cellular network | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Wireless carriers have been reluctant in investing in new technologies.
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Lori Wilk's curator insight, February 19, 2:44 PM

The growth of #mobile continues to expand in #Asia.

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Vietnam Agriculture Investment Opportunities Rising

Vietnam Agriculture Investment Opportunities Rising | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Vietnam is pulling ahead of the traditional emerging markets as the new hot spot. Shelley Goldberg explains how to take advantage of this new star.
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Care about the Internet? Sign this petition.

Care about the Internet? Sign this petition. | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
I just took action to urge the Federal Communications Commission to protect our access to fast and affordable Internet service. I think you should too.
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Taiwan TransAsia plane pilots may have turned off wrong engine – reports

Taiwan TransAsia plane pilots may have turned off wrong engine – reports | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
One of the engines on the crashed TransAsia flight stopped 37 seconds after take-off and the pilots could have switched off the remaining one in an attempt to restart both, according to Taiwan's top aviation safety official.
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This Scoop is a small news story on an aviation accident that is being investigated, I chose it because of the report of the engine being switched off, within 5 years I hope to be investigating air accidents and be able to look at the facts as they are able to be backed up with physical proof and make the aviation industry safer by lessons learned during these accidents

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Bill Could Criminalize Bathroom Use for Some

Bill Could Criminalize Bathroom Use for Some | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
A new bill put forward by a state lawmaker from Miami could make it a crime to use the restroom that doesn't correspond to your sex at birth, a proposal that could particularly impact transgender Floridians.
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President Obama’s 2016 budget targets retirement accounts

President Obama’s 2016 budget targets retirement accounts | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
This year’s budget featured over a dozen provisions that, if enacted, could directly impact your retirement savings.
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University of Virginia Commit Aims to Make U.S. National Junior Team

University of Virginia Commit Aims to Make U.S. National Junior Team | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Kasey Schmidt is a very talented swimmer. Schmidt’s parents started her out young and enrolled her in a swim class at the age of two. When Schmidt was four, she started swimming for the St. Augustine Cyclones. Even though she has attended The Bolles School since she was in pre-kindergarten, she did not start swimming for them until she was nine yea...
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First Take: Handwriting on the wall for gay marriage

First Take: Handwriting on the wall for gay marriage | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court will decide whether to allow same-sex marriage nationwide later this year. But it's leaving little doubt which way it's leaning.
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Moscow & Cairo to drop USD, use national currencies in bilateral trade – Putin

Moscow & Cairo to drop USD, use national currencies in bilateral trade – Putin | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Russia and Egypt might soon exclude the US dollar and use their national currencies in the settlement of accounts in bilateral trade, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview to Egyptian media ahead of his Monday visit to the country.
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Teen killed classmate and uploaded ‘selfie’ with the body to Snapchat, police say

Teen killed classmate and uploaded ‘selfie’ with the body to Snapchat, police say | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
A Pennsylvania teenager has been accused of murdering a classmate and posing with the victim’s body for a “selfie,” according to news reports. Authorities...
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Gamer gets swatted while streaming before thousands of viewers

Gamer gets swatted while streaming before thousands of viewers | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Incidents of so-called swatting pranks appear to be increasing.
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BattleBots Is Back After Ten Years, And It's Bound To Be Incredible

BattleBots Is Back After Ten Years, And It's Bound To Be Incredible | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Oh hell yes: BattleBots is coming back to TV. This summer, homemade robots will battle to the death on television, just as Asimov intended. They'll be faster and stronger than ever before.
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Little Free Libraries on the wrong side of the law

Little Free Libraries on the wrong side of the law | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Crime, homelessness and crumbling infrastructure are still a problem in almost every part of America, but two cities have recently cracked down on one of the country's biggest problems: small community libraries where residents can share books.
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World record debt of $199trn could drag economies into another crisis - study

World record debt of $199trn could drag economies into another crisis - study | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Global debt has soared by $57 trillion since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2007, with the debt to GDP ratio jumping to above 500 percent in Japan. This raises questions about financial stability and poses a threat of another crisis.
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Net neutrality wins: the FCC will propose strong Title II regulation

Today, in a statement given to Wired, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler revealed his plan to reclassify ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. It's a striking victory for net...
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Venezuela's 'socialist paradise' turns into a nightmare: medical shortages claim lives as oil price collapses - Telegraph

Venezuela's 'socialist paradise' turns into a nightmare: medical shortages claim lives as oil price collapses - Telegraph | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Peter Foster reports exclusively from Caracas, where ordinary Venezuelans battle for survival as hospitals are left without supplies and shops without basic necessities
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