What is 5G and will it live up to the hype?

Phone companies have made big promises for their new 5G networks, but will the next generation of wireless live up to the hype? Here’s everything you need to know: Since the first commercial wireless network went live in 1986, we’ve …

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The 1935 plane crash that almost destroyed Boeing

Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, has lost $29 billion in market value since Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet, with all 157 people on board killed. Most countries and airlines have grounded their 737 …

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How socialism won at South by Southwest

Capitalism took a beating this weekend at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was cheered. Howard Schultz was, well, not exactly booed, but he did produce a few groans for criticizing socialism. And overall, panels at …

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Why the whole world is fretting about retirement

Here are three of the week’s top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web: A win for public serviceA federal judge helped three public-interest lawyers score a “major victory” this week in their effort to get their loans …

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Mario Batali has given up all his restaurants

Mario Batali is no longer involved with his restaurant empire, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The celebrity chef quickly stepped down from everyday operations at his restaurants after acknowledging allegations of sexual harassment in December 2017. Now, his restaurant …

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More women than men are getting hired from LinkedIn

Recruiters look at male profiles more frequently on LinkedIn, but women are the ones more likely to get hired, per a Gender Insights Report published by the company. Recruiters are 13 percent less likely to view a woman’s profile when …

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Trump ends preferential trade status for India, Turkey

President Trump is ending a preferential trade status for India and Turkey, effective in about 60 days, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Monday. The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) allows countries to export up to $5.6 billion in goods …

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