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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 5/13/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

NASA pushes back first Orion manned mission / New Atlas  

How can humans obtain an omega-3-rich human diet from sustainable sources? / Pew Environment http://ow.ly/Td2a30bIqnR

Android smartphones: Which one is right for you? | Computerworld http://ow.ly/C2M330bIqr0

New ransomware Jaff demands $3,700 payments / CIOonline http://ow.ly/85uq30bIqu1

A milestone for computers in China / Futurism http://ow.ly/160030bIqys

How to manage self-motivated and highly intelligent workers / WEF 

Born to lead? The effect of birth order on non-cognitive abilities / NBER  

Why creativity will drive the next industrial revolution / WEF 

Our researcher examines how small banks deal with large shocks, such as natural disasters / Cleveland Fed 

The 21st-century skills every student needs / WEF 

 

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 3/2 – 3/6


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

Female orcas go through the menopause – perhaps so they can pass on wisdom to their pod l New Scientist ow.ly/JZLhz

Android for Work Pushes Google Further Into Enterprise l CIOonline ow.ly/JZLoG

Airbnb offers a query tool for unlocking massive data sets l CIOonline trib.al/7Xjiagl

The upgraded Large Hadron Collider could take us closer to the origins of the cosmos l New Scientist ow.ly/JZLwP

SunEdison becomes first #energy company to offer #wind #solar and energy storage #renewables l Renewable Cities ow.ly/JZLEX

CO2 levels for February eclipsed prehistoric highs l Scientific American bit.ly/1A1U8G6

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

U.S. homeownership rate declined last year to 64.5 percent, the lowest annual rate since 1994 l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1wK4bUu

The Great Plunge in #OilPrices – Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses l World Bank wrld.bg/JYFtl

Estimating the economic cost of #Ebola l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1wnegqg

More troubling signs point to potential increase in defaults l Housing Wire hwi.re/8rbCXM

Is the idea of a nation state past its sell-by-date? l World Economic Forum wef.ch/18UaMkr

Before agreeing to a tax refund anticipation loan, watch this video l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1N9u3hp

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 12/22 – 12/26


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

This Android Wear App Lets You Control Your PC With Your Watch l CIOonline http://trib.al/nl1WgvL

Stanford Launches 100-Year Study of Artificial Intelligence l CIOonline http://trib.al/MWWBbuZ

World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Announced By Kyocera l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/7wcwRY

India’s Rolta Power Seeks Chinese Partner For Solar Cell Facility l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/7wcZ0Q

Startups: The crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels … the dumb ones l CIOonline http://trib.al/JlZkCYt

Working to promote environmental awareness? Apply for our Environmental Education grants l EPA Research http://ow.ly/Gqvko

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Students gain 60% in financial knowledge in the Keys to Financial Success High School program l Philly Fed http://ow.ly/GqvU6

How does what you eat affect your mental performance? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1wec2SM

In 21% of Sub-Saharan Africa, one or two products accounts for at least 75% of total exports l World Bank http://wrld.bg/FX5J3

The economics of gift giving l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1xHddkp

Development Indicators are arguably the most important data resource for understanding progress l World Bank http://ow.ly/Gqwi0

Trying to get your personal finances in order? Start with these lessons on the basics l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/ViVxYQ

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 1/6 – 1/10


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

Sleepy sun: a recent slowdown in solar activity gives clue to a period of dramatic behaviour 350 years ago l New Scientist

Cambridge Consulting Shows Off the Next Step in Fit Tech: Finding Meaning in Data l CIOonline

Why Android PCs are doomed to fail l Computerworld

Mystery ‘Hand of God’ stars in celestial visual feast l New Scientist

BMW Shows Off Self-Driving LIDAR-Enabled Cars At CES l Clean Technica

Amazon Makes it Easier to Submit Mobile Apps with New Developer Portal l CIOonline

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

2014 global central bank calendar – updates with Peru l Central Bank News

Decline in employee compensation costs indicates low risk of and soft market l Cleveland Fed

Urban & rural service providers in NE predict decrease or no change in financial well-being of lower income folks l Boston Fed

Why private companies should be involved in adaptation. l World Bank

Job creation crashes and burns l Housing Wire

Compare U.S. recoveries and recessions. Charts updated with Dec. 2013 employment data from the BLS l Minn Fed

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.