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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 2/18/17


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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.

Nearly half of current jobs could be automated by 2055, according to a new report / WEF wef.ch/2k6MGrw

Individuals tend to invest in assets that have recently done well. What about institutions? / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2lnjyAT

Coping with the loss of a spouse? Avoid these mistakes & manage your money through your grief. / FINRA ow.ly/CKeu3094YD3

Want to give your brain a boost? Running may be the answer / WEF wef.ch/2lnje5Z

Here’s why we’re happier as we get older / WEF wef.ch/2kREFv8

Massachusetts Lawmakers Propose Goal of 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050 / Renewable Cities buff.ly/2lYSHrZ

Here’s how the US government can bolster cybersecurity / CIOonline ow.ly/9KfO3097BUg

Once, up to 60 million buffalo roamed US. Yellowstone now holds 5000 – and some say it’s too many / New Scientist bit.ly/2kGqrsW

Microsoft app helps people with ALS speak using just their eyes / New Scientist bit.ly/2kHICOS

70% Of Trump Voters Want Clean Energy To Make America Great Again / Clean Technica ow.ly/Fnf33097BzC

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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 2/11/17


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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.

Explore the legacy of Freedman’s Bank, est. 1865 for former slaves & African-American soldiers / NY Fed nyfed.org/2kPT4pf

These major cities are starting to go car-free / WEF wef.ch/2kciqM2

The fiscal cost of #studentdebt relief programs varies widely by repayment plan, income, and debt / KC Fed ow.ly/Ffrm308SXzM

Is this the end of the West? / WEF wef.ch/2kQxZKQ

30% of adults live near their parents; parental proximity & earnings consequences / Cleveland Fed ow.ly/Vutz308QGvB

India May Have Revived Plans For 7.5 Gigawatts Of Solar Projects / Clean Technica ow.ly/5GU8308Tbo0

Learn how to conserve coral reef #ecosystems / NOAA Research go.usa.gov/x9e2H

Stinky armpits? Bacteria from a less smelly person can fix them / New Scientist ow.ly/kGKC308Sshq

Renewables missing from Trump’s energy plan / CIOonline ow.ly/Q2gi308TaqX

There’s a new player in the Hyperloop game / New Atlas newatl.as/2kXlMqQ

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 1/21/17


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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.

Public investment in K-12 schools has declined dramatically in a number of states over the last decade. / CBPP ow.ly/aasE308d4WH

Industry reacts: Is HUD’s FHA mortgage insurance premium suspension good or bad? / Housing Wirebit.ly/2k9DByz

The rise of American ingenuity: innovation and inventors of the golden age / NBER bit.ly/2j2Gjse

92% of us are breathing unsafe air. This map shows just how bad the problem is / WEF wef.ch/2iRWlli

Best of Davos: ASEAN is 50, and it’s come a long way. Here’s why you should care / WEF wef.ch/2jcFwCq

Robot reporter gets first article published in China / Computerworld ow.ly/jkDC308aMOF

“Sweden sets 100% renewable energy production target” / Renewable Cities buff.ly/2iKKrNk
Slip a robotic sleeve over a weak heart, and it keeps on pumping / Science News ow.ly/nm6H308aMHX
China reminds Trump that supercomputing is a race / Computerworld ow.ly/kLuI308aMDJ
A-to-Z Review Finds California’s Clean Cars Program Is Working / Clean Technica ow.ly/lknI308aMya

HBCU Money™ Dozen 12/14 – 12/18


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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

5 ways 2015 changed enterprise software forever l CIOonline http://trib.al/Xxtp3aA

Apple and IBM partnership yields 100 iOS enterprise apps l CIOonline http://trib.al/1pFDyUg

Why social media needs to have a code of ethics for clinical research l CIOonline http://ow.ly/W6qEo

Migraine changes your world. It’s time for a new approach to treatment l New Scientist http://ow.ly/W6qIY

Where in the world have we achieved 100% renewable power? l Renewable Cities http://ow.ly/W5rhU

What made #CITES shark protections so successful? l Pew Environment http://pew.org/1Nu5T37

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

What being #bilingual can do for your #brain l WEF http://wef.ch/1O8aaEm

What are vertical farms, and can they really feed the world? l WEF http://wef.ch/1Pay3hZ

#Remittances, often the 1st financial service #migrants use. What’s the cost? l World Bank http://wrld.bg/W5a9H

A history of U.S. debt limits l NBER http://bit.ly/1OAWWQY

Why friends shouldn’t go into business together l WEF http://ow.ly/W6rnO

Price Equalization Does Not Imply Free Trade l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1Zg1UKB

hank 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 11/2 – 11/6


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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

Insects are the real rulers of this world. How did they pull that off? l New Scientist http://ow.ly/UitRa

Tablet demand next year down to just 17%, Gartner says l CIOonline http://trib.al/JhzdgTg

The benefits of adding fish oil to your active #horse’s diet l KY Equine Research http://ow.ly/U56hA

Gene editing has saved the life of a girl with cancer – a world first l New Scientist http://ow.ly/Uin3m

Could Detroit become the next Silicon Valley? l Computerworld http://ow.ly/UiIoM

Researcher says Michigan could get to 100% renewable energy by 2050 l Renewable Cities http://ow.ly/U928P

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

How equal are the world’s #education systems? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1kwx29n

Fannie Mae CEO pushes for more credit-risk sharing in bond market l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/1SsNgvF

[Infographic] Here’s what the typical homebuyer and seller look like l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/1SsLVFo

5 years of research & analysis on Africa’s economic & social issues l World Bank http://wrld.bg/UcRGt

10 steps to becoming a successful young leader at #work l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1SsjqHI

Check your bank accounts on a weekly basis to ensure purchases are yours l Philadelphia Fed http://ow.ly/TQT6s

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