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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 4/29/17


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.

10 Google Earth videos that show how much the world has changed l WEF wef.ch/2orszM3

These smart debit card practices could help you keep track of your budget. l Practical Money pmsfl.us/2mRcB80

Parents are 2.5x more likely to google “Is my son gifted?” than “Is my daughter gifted?” l World Bank wrld.bg/pfoC30bgbC1

Switzerland is planning to deliver medical supplies by drone l WEF wef.ch/2q1TRs5

Why our brains are now three and a half times bigger than those of our ancestors l WEF wef.ch/2q9zZk1

Fifty years ago, a historic #balloon launch that changed the way we see the #ozone layer l NOAA go.usa.gov/x5NvA

MIT is working on a fully autonomous robo-builder that designs and prints homes l New Atlas newatl.as/2pFu2hE

 What causes micro cracks that eventually fail wind turbine bearings? l Argonne  bit.ly/2oEMc3e

There’s a lot of mysteries, and surprises, on the seafloor l New Atlas goo.gl/FIkqKv

Liberals are no strangers to confirmation bias after all l New Scientist bit.ly/2oGYubu

 

 

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 1/5 – 1/9


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Research

Google Invests $157 Million In 104 MW Utah Solar Plant l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/83ppWt

Google plans US auto insurance comparison shopping site l CIOonline http://trib.al/3Oi3AvU

Standzout’s Bandstand begins the onslaught of Apple Watch accessories l Macworld http://dlvr.it/83kMmb

US lawmakers push bill to permanently ban Internet access taxes l CIOonline http://trib.al/dRUmrpA

10 lessons U.S. tech managers can learn from their counterparts in China l Computerworld http://ow.ly/H5PU4

Uber-tidy bees defend their hives from disease l New Scientist http://ow.ly/H5Qln

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

What will it take to get Haiti’s out-of-school children into classrooms? l World Bank http://wrld.bg/H09Yo

Can corporate social responsibility be profitable? l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1x5CtKU

China has the world’s largest high-speed rail network. l World Bank http://wrld.bg/H581w

Why research and development is key to retaining talent l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1vCDs5M

Inside the Vault: “Payday Loans: Time for Review” l Econ Lowdown http://bit.ly/12zU3zb

Another step towards an HIV cure l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1w5vdyu

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 6/9 – 6/13


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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

10 ‘geek dads’ share tales and tips from the IT trenches l Computerworld bit.ly/1l5uHAB

HP Places Its Data Center Bet on ‘The Machine’ l CIOonline trib.al/IyMArCv

A growing intolerance for violence emerges from this Victorian court data l New Scientist ow.ly/xYmPN

Google Pays $500 Million to Buy Satellite Maker Skybox Imaging l CIOonline http://trib.al/K8ihDax

Landfill Gas Heats Up Entire French Town l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/5zLpFj

Peek inside the cockpit of a 1000-mile-per-hour car l New Scientist http://ow.ly/xXSck

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

New York Fed’s 1st Annual Report & Newly Released, 99th Annual Report l NY Fed http://nyfed.org/1joDZSy

Natural disasters cost some island states 6.6% of GDP. Working together, they can lower risk l World Bank http://wrld.bg/xPBOO

Bring current events into the classroom from EconEdLink related to today’s news l Council 4 Econ Ed http://ow.ly/xYGcq

Short video explains the ways in which world shocks have affected the UK economy l Bank of England http://ow.ly/xYGDX

40 Social Media Acronyms You Should Totally Know [Infographic] l CU Magazinehttp://swyy.co/1kR5Mj8

What Eric Cantor’s Surprise Ouster Means For Credit Unions l CU Journal http://bit.ly/1qvbZS1

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 1/20 – 1/24


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Research

Why yes, your laptop is watching you. What you need to know to protect yourself l CSOonline http://ow.ly/sW0Qy

Gmail Goes Down, Google Investigating the Cause l CIOonline http://trib.al/IPvck6J

Microsoft lawyer: Let customers decide country where cloud data is stored l NetworkWorld http://ow.ly/sW1kl

Research hints that nanotech could protect against heat in electronics, boosting computing power l Sandia Labs http://bit.ly/1htdnQR

Paradigm whiplash, anyone? “Stephen Hawking: ‘There are no black holes'” l Nature News http://bit.ly/1g9HgJj

Tech and telecom vendors spend millions on lobbying in DC l Computerworld http://ow.ly/sW1NP

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Small towns’ survival may require borrowing a few ideas from the big city l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/KVnjHR

Chart shows number of jobs created by sector in Texas in 2013 l Dallas Fed http://bit.ly/1aTbngs

Video: How are students dealing with the growing burden of student loans? l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/19namMS

Fed continues to worry about banks that could crash the system l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/4mp6Ww

Why getting accurate data on global hunger poses a challenge l World Bank http://wrld.bg/sTjgc

How do we encourage entrepreneurship? We surveyed more than 1,000 entrepreneurs l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/i3CXS

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 Links 11/11 – 11/15


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Research

Healthcare.gov will eventually be functional, but how secure? l CSOonline trib.al/xyq1HPw

Gov’t Requests for Google-User Data Doubled Since 2009 l CIOonline trib.al/D9Cz5NB

Google will build another six solar power plants in the U.S. l ComputerWorld ow.ly/qSaid

Can you help stop nutrient pollution? Share your ideas for reducing nitrogen & phosphorus in water l EPA bit.ly/HjOSJ7

NASA, Boeing flaunt high-tech wing that could alter future aircraft design l Network World ow.ly/qSaLp

Comet of the century #ISON is visible to the naked eye. Will it soon shine brighter than the moon? l New Scientist ow.ly/qRrmk

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Consumers: Teach yourself personal finance skills with our “No-Frills Money Skills” videos l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/X0m3rc

See why Bullard emphasizes the importance of connecting the research world with the policy world l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1hCXnPW

Chicago foreclosure filings rise 30% from Sept. l Housing Wire hwi.re/4KdMq9

Foreclosure activity falls 39% in Charlotte l Housing Wire hwi.re/4KdHsF

Economist explains how the Fed controls the supply of money l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/188E2QA

Should recent decline in inflation raise doubts about reliability of inflation forecasts? l Cleveland Fed ow.ly/qSdbi

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