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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 2/25/17


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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.

How can #Kenya achieve a sustainable urban future? Video blog / World Bank wrld.bg/zBAq309gUVc

Large gaps exist between the homeownership rates of white households and minority households / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2liGksY

More than half of #Uganda’s adults now has access to an account at a formal financial institution. / World Bank ow.ly/59ET309lR5F

You can now take a course at the world’s best universities for free. Here’s how that happened / WEF wef.ch/2ktwNAt

Queens in New York has more languages than anywhere in the world / WEF wef.ch/2lA8jEU

Agricultural robot scrutinizes plants so that we don’t have to / New Atlas newatl.as/2kVnJVw

Inside the U.S.’s Only Ocean Exploration Ship / Scientific American ow.ly/VFEX309lPP3

How #bigdata is changing the nature of policing from reactive to proactive / Networkworld ow.ly/TvcW309lPky

#Fraud rises as cybercriminals flock to online lenders / Networkworld ow.ly/w7eN309lP8s

Scientists discovering new coral communities in the Gulf, but they’re already under threat / Pew Environment ow.ly/BX5m309lOYy

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 10/12 – 10/16


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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

7 ways to ease stress at work l CIOonline http://trib.al/8yyYu0D

Phishing websites look more legit with SSL certs from major companies l CIOonline http://trib.al/lANCziG

These are the cities where they’re replacing the most fossil fuels with renewables l Fast Company http://ow.ly/Tqbo0

The effects of underwater noise on marine life l Pew Environment http://pew.org/1Gib52c

How “big data” is crunching 100 years of science on ocean predators’ chow l Pew Environment http://bit.ly/1goPoGT

How do air and water corrode a major component of fuel for nuclear reactors? l Argonne Lab http://1.usa.gov/1RIuTme

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

The 12 biggest #technology acquisitions of all time l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1QrO2b5

Bank repossessions up 66% in third quarter from 3Q14 l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/1X5nPTH

Why successful people are great listeners l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1LinViv

Which countries are best – and worst – for female entrepreneurs? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1NamvKr

$1.25 no longer buys what it used to: why the #extremepoverty line is updated to $1.90/day l World Bank http://wrld.bg/Tir33

Cashless society? When was the last time you used a credit card to buy candy from the vending machine? l SF Fed http://bit.ly/1K9GlRp

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 4/27 – 5/1


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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

Can a startup democratize big data apps? l CIOonline http://trib.al/61vRnQ4

Massive China market offers even more upside for Apple l NetworkWorld http://bit.ly/1DNmdCW

What third-party app crashed American Airlines pilots’ iPads, causing delays? l Computerworld http://ow.ly/Mme2m

Containers vs. virtual machines: How to tell which is the right choice for your enterprise l Networkworld http://bit.ly/1JEpDPb

Block Island Wind Farm Set to Start Spinning Next Year l RI Sea Grant http://ow.ly/MmeSx

Broadband is like a river (but not the way you think) l Computerworld http://ow.ly/MmgoS

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Lessons from #Ebola for the world’s #health systems l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1G9DzzB

Fannie, Freddie could cost taxpayers $157.3 billion in a crisis l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/9cgjWF

4 #museums that will boost your financial literacy l Council 4 Econ Ed http://buff.ly/1DIiaaV

A theory of what determines market liquidity and how liquidity evolves over time l NBER http://bit.ly/1AlsRyR

Personal saving rate dips to 5.3 percent from previous month’s 5.7 l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1QPLyow

77 out of 155 countries measured do not have adequate poverty data: l World Bank http://ow.ly/Mmis4

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 12/15 – 12/19


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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

Why Microsoft’s Mobile Marketing Strategy Hinges on iOS and Android l CIOonline ow.ly/G7uoW

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Map shows historic probability of your dream l NOAA Climate 1.usa.gov/1uqoVZl

Most plastic is not biodegradable & can end up in oceans where animals mistake it 4 food l UN Environmentbuff.ly/1AhbbXw

Despite what Stephen Hawking says, we won’t ever be slaves to robots l New Scientist ow.ly/G7vU2

Robot insect THE SIZE OF A SMALL DOG takes first steps l New Scientist ow.ly/G7ARz

US Congress Extends Wind Protection Tax Credit To End Of 2014 l Clean Technica dlvr.it/7s64K2

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

How has the Bankruptcy Act of 2005 affected the number of filings? l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/13qQjRt

Why are commodity prices falling? l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1sD3nsK

Audio: Pilot program uses crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs launch their small businesses l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1ivXTR2

How smaller institutions are trying to get ahead with technology l CU Journal bit.ly/1w2lyIH

It is critical to make agriculture resilient for farmers, processors, retailers & governments l World Bank wrld.bg/G0cPe

The curious truths of big data l World Economic Forumwef.ch/1v3dojL

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 10/20 – 10/24


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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

Big Data Digest: Rise of the think-bots l CIOonline trib.al/HFrbRVl

Management of drought-stressed hay fields l KY Equine Research ow.ly/Djhaj

Sen. Hatch calls high-skilled worker shortage ‘a crisis’ l Computerworld
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Secretive funding fuels ongoing net neutrality astroturfing controversy l Networkworld ow.ly/Djhkq

Research funding available to improve nonuse valuation methods to better evaluate water quality l EPA Research go.usa.gov/GCzz

4 Startups That Are Changing Productivity l CIOonline trib.al/1CLbknr

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Could government-financed health insurance be a life-saver for India’s poor? l World Bank wrld.bg/DeZ3J

Where was Angry Birds invented? Best start-ups beyond Silicon Valley l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1s1UkTN

See why food price fluctuations in China and the U.S. have become more correlated l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1p1JBGc

How affordable is broadband? Take a look at this regional breakdown l World Bank wrld.bg/DeOmt

Do African Children Have an Equal Chance? A Human Opportunity Report for Sub-Saharan Africa l World Bank http://wrld.bg/DhGr3

Bidder offers $3.2 million for 6,000 Detroit foreclosures l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/7Jdq21

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