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


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.

  • 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

HBCU Money™ Dozen 3/2 – 3/6


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.


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.