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SoftBank unveils investment fund to drive ‘AI revolution’

TOKYO Japan’s SoftBank Group said Friday it would partner with tech firms including Apple and Microsoft in a new $108-billion investment fund to accelerate the…

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USCIS hikes investment limit for EB-5 visa programme

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has hiked the minimum investment criteria for an EB-5 Immigrant Visa programme, one of the most popular tools…

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NSF International Sets Standards High To Protect Public Health

Soon after the city of Flint, Michigan switched the source of its drinking water from Lake Huron to the Flint River in 2014, the more…

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‘I’m an outsider’: Why Raghuram Rajan didn’t apply for top job at Bank of England

Former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan has indicated the political challenges posed by Brexit were the reasons he didn’t apply to head up the Bank of…

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50 years of bank nationalisation: Good so far, but these problems remain

The financial expertise which began the midnight of July 19, 1969 was followed up with nationalisation of six more banks in 1980. On this day,…

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Singapore’s Minister for Culture calls on companies to lead the way with diversity

Singapore’s Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu Hai Yien has called on companies that have a presence in the city-state to take the…

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Silicon Valley Culture Can Learn A Few Lessons From German Innovators

There is a lot to be said for German innovation. Take for instance Robert Bosch, whose electronics company became a role model of German engineering…

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Public health duty on violent crime in England needs more cash, UK bodies warn

Sajid Javid announcing changes to stop and search powers in Islington, London, in March. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA A new legal duty on public health bodies…

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Allahabad Bank reports $259 million alleged fraud by Bhushan Power & Steel

Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second Indian state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this…

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SBI waives charges for internet, mobile banking customers

With an aim to boost digital transactions, State Bank of India on Friday said that it has waived Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and National…

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