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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 3/25/17


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.

What’s the secret to success? Be nicer to yourself / WEF wef.ch/2ndGqUv

Is R&D Getting Harder, or Are Companies Just Getting Worse At It? / Harvard Biz ow.ly/3sxx30aeOwo

Value of housing market hits 10-year high / Housing Wire  bit.ly/2mZzAxY

The state of women in the credit union movement / CU Journal  ow.ly/KMIa30aeN3w

Per capita auto and student debt rose in fourth quarter of 2016, but at a slower pace / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2n7sB7M

Cancer cells cast a sweet spell on the immune system / Science News ow.ly/bJiW30aeM0H

Science-backed benefits of marine reserves / Pew Environment pew.org/2kwUYhO

Refillable vest offers last-mile wearable transport for clean water / New Atlas newatl.as/2n2pIUX

Drone dogfight event aims to draw out the best drone safety tech / New Atlas newatl.as/2mzAqWJ

Equipping #youth in agriculture with #innovative technologies / SciDev bit.ly/2nkNePm

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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

HBCU Money™ Dozen 4/13 – 4/17


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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

Moore’s Law at 50: The past and future l Computerworld http://ow.ly/LIDPB

How do urban environments affect nearby watersheds? l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/3WVKC

Cybersecurity, data science and machine learning: Is all data equal? l Computerworld http://ow.ly/LIDWc

Why supporters want to save more of CO’s Holy Cross Wilderness l Pew Environment http://bit.ly/1GLrOzj

Drones behaving badly: Dark skies ahead l CIOonline http://trib.al/k3K07TT

Help solve environmental challenges by spurring tech innovation l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/3Wy6B

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Why global value chains benefit the domestic economy l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1CLLY9B

Not all neighborhoods are created equal l Cleveland Fed http://ow.ly/LIGzA

How to win a bidding war in today’s outrageous housing market l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/9QhG7H

Librarians: Invigorate summer programs for young readers. May 11 l Econ Lowdown http://bit.ly/1IP7fTs

Latest analysis on student loan borrowing and repayment trends l NY Fed http://nyfed.org/1OjWIhm

Concerned about debt? Get the facts about financial services l Philadelphia Fed http://ow.ly/LIEqc

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 2/23 – 2/27


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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

Fly with a drone as it buzzes South America’s first wildlife bridge l New Scientist ow.ly/JJzbG

The FCC’s new net neutrality rules: What we know so far l Computerworld ow.ly/JJziC

We knew the #oceaneconomy was big. But it’s actually bigger! #GeoZone blog breaks it down l NOAA 1.usa.gov/1G0wHUw

Apple Watch will start your car one day, Tim Cook says l MacWorld dlvr.it/8m9lV9

What are the ethics of head transplants? We’d better start thinking about it l New Scientist ow.ly/JJBbX

SunEdison Aims To Bring Clean Energy To 20 Million l Clean Technica dlvr.it/8lp6jn

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Income inequality isn’t growing at the same rate across the nation l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1wlhFWz

American Impact Energy Buys 18,000 Acres In #Permian Basin l Oil & Gas Investor bit.ly/1AbrHEv

How will #LatinAmerica be affected by low #oil prices? l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1AgmBXx

The impact on school performance of No Child Left Behind program sanctions l NBER bit.ly/1wqhHqk

How to maintain the entrepreneur mindset l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1BlKbYg

In a 6-minute video, authors summarize their study on race and wealth accumulation l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1Evwasa

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 10/13 – 10/17


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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

Unsubsidized Batteries May Reduce Need For Grid Infrastructure l Clean Technica dlvr.it/7D9v42

Welcome to the crazy world of first-person drone racing l New Scientist ow.ly/CQWUN

India’s Largest Power Producer To Invest $810 Million In 750 MW Solar PV Project l Clean Technica dlvr.it/7D2Tbn

Is There a Point Where a Private Cloud is Cheaper Than the Public Cloud? l CIOonline trib.al/j6oM06A

Startup builds on Wi-Fi chips for cheaper ‘last mile’ to home broadband l Computerworld ow.ly/CQYhM

Algorithms: Technology is poised to make big changes in the delivery of healthcare l CIOonline ow.ly/CQYNC

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Diesel: Average price per gallon falls to $3.698, the lowest in more than two years l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1vdn7Hz

The euro – taking off or staying grounded? l Bank of Int’l Settlements ow.ly/CQZQG

50% of the world’s population is 25 years or younger. They can help governments be better: l World Bank bit.ly/1qwxMHZ

By 2030, we’ll need to produce 50% more food. l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1ret4ho

Euro area investment fund statistics l European Central Bank ow.ly/CR0EW

Who is the world’s largest investor in #cleanenergy? l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1pBxQEU

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