Twitter's Jack Dorsey criticizes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey criticizes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.REUTERS/Toby Melville At the Twitter News Summit Thursday, CEO Jack Dorsey let loose with his criticisms of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an interview with Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith. When asked about Zuckerberg’s speech at Georgetown University last week,Dorsey said “We talk a lot about speech and expression and we don’t talk […]

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Boris Johnson in fresh push for UK general election

Boris Johnson in fresh push for UK general election

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Boris Johnson has conceded defeat on his promise to take the UK out of the EU by October 31 and challenged MPs to give him a general election on December 12, arguing that a “broken parliament” was responsible for the deadlock. In the wake of his defeat on the timetable for his Brexit deal legislation, […]

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Global growth gloom may be behind Norwegian crown

Global growth gloom may be behind Norwegian crown’s ‘mystery’ weakness By Reuters

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Global growth gloom may be behind Norwegian crown’s ‘mystery’ weakness By Elizabeth Howcroft LONDON (Reuters) – Norway’s crown should be sailing high, thanks to a central bank that’s raising interest rates, a robust economy and a recovery in the price of its main export. Instead, it’s this year’s second worst major currency performer. Economists are […]

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The 5 best and 5 worst pharma deals of the decade: Leerink

The 5 best and 5 worst pharma deals of the decade: Leerink

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Over the past 10 years, major acquisitions have reshaped the healthcare industry. Analysts from SVB Leerink rounded up the five best and the five worst pharma deals of the last decade.  One of the best deals was Merck acquiring Schering-Plough for $41 billion in 2009, with one of the worst deals being Johnson & Johnson’s […]

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Twitter stock plunges after disappointing quarterly report

Twitter stock plunges after disappointing quarterly report

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Twitter Inc. reported quarterly revenue and gave a sales forecast that fell far short of Wall Street’s estimates, saying privacy issues involving its advertising business will continue to weigh on its performance. Its stock plunged as much as 19.9%. Third-quarter sales increased 8.6% to $823.7 million, well short of the $876 million analysts estimated. Sales […]

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Spain exhumes Franco’s body ending months-long legal battle

Spain exhumes Franco’s body ending months-long legal battle

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Spain has exhumed the remains of Francisco Franco, the dictator who overshadowed much of the country’s 20th-century history, capping years of political debate and a months-long legal battle. The coffin — the same in which Franco was buried in 1975 — was flown to Madrid by helicopter, as Spanish television covered the events live, interspersed […]

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SoftBank shares hit 10-month low after WeWork bailout

SoftBank shares hit 10-month low after WeWork bailout

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SoftBank’s share price has suffered after the WeWork debacle.Alessandro Di Ciommo/Getty Images, Michael Kovac/Getty Images, Business Insider SoftBank’s share price has been falling since WeWork filed for its IPO in August and now after bailing the company out, its share price is at a 10-month low.  The Japanese venture capitalist’s shares fell nearly 3% on […]

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