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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 6/10/17


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.

3 ways to make rich #Africa work for poor Africans / WEF wef.ch/2t2glab

After replacing 90% of employees with robots, this company’s productivity soared / WEF wef.ch/2s93K5r

Does more financial development lead to more or less economic volatility? / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2qWCaYq

Big animals, small budgets: why poorer countries are leading the conservation charge / WEF wef.ch/2qvnymv

What kind of financial challenges did small businesses face last year, & how did they address them? / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2svCmic

China’s Clean Air Challenge: $3 Billion Air Pollution from Transport in Chengdu / Renewable Cities buff.ly/2s0xTX4

US Coral Reefs Not Likely To Last More Than A Few Decades / Clean Technica ow.ly/RmT930ctq9J

People’s blood sugar levels respond differently to different breads. / Science News ow.ly/i3x730ctq67

Study: Dogs understand fair play, and not because of humans / New Atlas newatl.as/2sMhWlx

Ripped-off ravens sure can hold a grudge / New Atlas newatl.as/2rVH752

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 1/14/17


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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 will we power the planet without wrecking the climate? / Nova PBS to.pbs.org/2jNIxx1
  • Small businesses are prime targets for cyberattacks: SIEM-as-a-service can help / CIO Online ow.ly/13Te307ZH8Z
  • Mini fire extinguishers inside lithium batteries may stop blazes / New Scientist bit.ly/2im4hjc
  • Harvester ants farm by planting seeds to eat once they germinate / New Scientist bit.ly/2im9Y0M
  • Here’s how much Tesla will require EV owners to pay to charge up / CIO Online ow.ly/qsm1307ZGKf

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 1/7/17


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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.

Mozambique’s poverty reduction was only half as fast as what Sub-Saharan Africa achieved.@WBPubs wrld.bg/fGUH307nxky

Is economics education failing?@wef wef.ch/2hXUMa2

These are the values shared by the most innovative companies@wef wef.ch/2i5cXKr

Climate change and growth risks@nberpubs bit.ly/2iZxJZh

Faster and cheaper than Concorde, meet the next-generation supersonic passenger jet@wef wef.ch/2jbYf0R

Your walk could be a password that connects devices on your body@newscientist ow.ly/6XK2307MkQn

Dell’s new laptop leaves the power cord in the past@nwtls ow.ly/vaj8307MkGZ

This robot can beat you at chess, then serve you coffee@CIOonline ow.ly/Xhph307Mkwc

Scar-free wound healing could be on its way@nwtls ow.ly/iNLh307Mks7

Baltimore Bike Share Arrives With 40% Electric Fleet@cleantechnica  ow.ly/GCKt307Mkjs

The Fed & Tech Week In Review – 12/10/16


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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.

These 10 conflicts have forced 65 million people to flee their homes l @wef wef.ch/2gh22YU

Job openings in the U.S. declined in October by 97,000 to 5.53 million l @stlouisfed bit.ly/2hjnxcu

These are the things that successful crowdfunding projects do l @wef wef.ch/2gbUEyB

FC investment commitments in South Asia totaled $2B in FY16 l @WorldBank wrld.bg/kbuY306y7WL

This engineer had a life threatening heart condition. So he fixed it himself l @wef wef.ch/2hbARmN

Drones are helping us to better understand the status, and life, of trees. l @nwtls goo.gl/zxrS2K

Cities, central in the fight against #climatechange l@renewablecities buff.ly/2g6MTJv

Healthy and creative meals don’t have to be complicated. The simpler the menu, the less money & stress! l @MyPlate ow.ly/7Gr6306RAdi
A ‘New Deal’ For Energy l @cleantechnica ow.ly/RGZ43070eV9
Lazy coders are training artificial intelligences to be sexist l @newscientist newscienti.st/2hc3xJl

The Fed & Tech Week In Review – 12/3/16


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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.

Study, work, retire. Time to scrap the old pattern of working life l @wef wef.ch/2gHgdLg

1/4 of global energy-related GHG emissions come from transport. l @WorldBankwrld.bg/zmDr3003A2O

Alexander, Who Use To Be Rich Last Sunday teaches about opportunity cost and spending l@council4econed bit.ly/270jvuK

Natural disasters hamper growth and make it harder for the poor to escape poverty. Solutions? l @WorldBankAfrica wrld.bg/kodn306sJsd

We can recycle everything we use, including cigarette butts and toothbrushes. So why don’t we? @wef wef.ch/2fMHkAt

Physics may be a small but crucial fraction of our reality l @newscientist newscienti.st/2g4nuDC

Eleven cities that are showing the way on fighting climate change l @renewablecities buff.ly/2gfWuOY

ESA approves 2020 ExoMars rover despite crash earlier this year l @newscientist newscienti.st/2gS77c1

Nikola Motor Company Unveiling — Details On “Zero Emissions” Semi Truck l @cleantechnica ow.ly/Hmqn306MkGe

Hubble uses galactic lens to study universe’s first stars l @sciencemagazine ow.ly/UCdA306Mll6