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U.S. to launch $1 billion U.N. climate change program

The United States will begin investing in a program to help poor countries fight climate change, as part of an effort to build momentum on climate change and avert its worst effects, a senior administration official told Reuters on Thursday.The U.K. announced plans last week to build an ocean research station in the Mediterranean, as

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Why a new VC firm is raising $1 billion in its first round of funding

It’s a bit late for the “crowdfunding of the future.”That’s what Google Ventures and a team of about 20 startups have been building for years.They’re all trying to build a platform for startups to sell their stuff.But the platform is being built for different kinds of companies.“We’ve been building a product for the healthcare sector,

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Apple stock price down on worries about China

Apple shares fell on Thursday after a report indicated Chinese regulators were likely to approve a sale of its iPhone business, raising concerns about a new era of Chinese government control.The stock price of Apple, which is up more than 100% in the past year, plunged more than 13% on the news, closing down as

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Which is the best game for VR gaming?

When it comes to VR, there’s nothing quite like it.A headset that can feel as though it’s actually inside the headset can make all the difference, and that’s exactly what Oculus’ own Crescent Bay headset has done with the release of its Rift virtual reality headset.For the last few years, Oculus has been using its

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Top 10 fastest growing cities for people to work from

CITIES that have been able to grow in a fast fashion include Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, California; and Chicago, Illinois.But there’s a growing movement to see the United States embrace a more “labor-friendly” approach to work, as the Associated Press’ Mark Joseph Stern explains.By Mark Joseph Smith and John BaconThe Associated Press

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How Exxon Mobil is making $2 billion a year in profits

Exxon Mobil has been able to survive as one of the world’s biggest oil companies for more than a decade.The company, which also owns and operates the world, is worth $21.9 trillion.The profits from its operations and dividends have generated billions of dollars in dividends.However, the company’s business model has had many critics, including one

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How to make a better, cheaper gaming PC

Posted April 10, 2019 08:51:03With the arrival of Nvidia’s new GeForce GTX 980 and 980 Ti graphics cards, AMD has gone back to its roots in terms of gaming performance.AMD’s Radeon R9 290X, the company’s flagship Radeon, is priced at £649.But the company has also made a big step forward in terms to how it

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How to trade in stocks and bonds in 2018

This article is a part of the Business Insider series Business Insider’s 2018 Stock Picks.Read moreThis article is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as an offer to sell, buy or invest in any securities.Disclaimer Investing 2018 – 2018 Stock Picking 2017 – 2017 Stock Picks 2017 – 2018 Market Snapshot 2018

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How Xom is investing $250M in Google stock

Google stock price has risen more than 1,200% over the past five years, making it the most valuable company in the world, according to a recent report by Axios.In a move that could help Xom expand its market capitalization, the tech giant on Tuesday said it would invest up to $250 million in Google and