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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 5/13/17


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.

NASA pushes back first Orion manned mission / New Atlas  

How can humans obtain an omega-3-rich human diet from sustainable sources? / Pew Environment http://ow.ly/Td2a30bIqnR

Android smartphones: Which one is right for you? | Computerworld http://ow.ly/C2M330bIqr0

New ransomware Jaff demands $3,700 payments / CIOonline http://ow.ly/85uq30bIqu1

A milestone for computers in China / Futurism http://ow.ly/160030bIqys

How to manage self-motivated and highly intelligent workers / WEF 

Born to lead? The effect of birth order on non-cognitive abilities / NBER  

Why creativity will drive the next industrial revolution / WEF 

Our researcher examines how small banks deal with large shocks, such as natural disasters / Cleveland Fed 

The 21st-century skills every student needs / WEF 

 

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 12/1 – 12/5


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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

Orion, NASA’s next-gen spacecraft, is no smarter than your cell phone. l Computerworld http://bit.ly/1ysyoFq

Eels use electric shocks to remote control prey movements l New Scientist http://ow.ly/FofyS

Melting of the West Antarctic ice sheet is happening faster than we thought l Network World http://ow.ly/FofW2

Why enterprises should make analytics invisible l Computerworld http://ow.ly/Fog0n

Silicon Valley’s H-1B Immigration Position Has Some Holes l CIOonline http://trib.al/mSVPbk6

Deadline for grant, where college student teams explore sustainability, due by 12/16 l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/yAZx

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Brooklyn is the country’s least affordable place to live l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/7kMtzm

Health care affordability gap has widened between the rich and the poor l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1rnRN8z

How learning a language improves your brain l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1udN596

The most recent analysis of the economic effects of the Ebola on Sierra Leone l World Bank http://wrld.bg/FmjxK

Credit unions are skeptical about CFPB basing nationwide payday loan laws on Colorado model l CU Journal http://bit.ly/1Alf3VM

Fully 70% of homebuyers don’t know about down payment assistance l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/7kKq0r

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 11/4 – 11/8


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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

6 Top Picks for Small Business Collaboration Software l CIOonline http://ow.ly/qBICW

Germany Solar PV (Report) — A Must-Read For Any Energy Reporter l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/4HCKY2

24-hour Power Solar and Heat Tech Gets $11.5 Million in Funding l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/4HBCmM

Report: CIA pays AT&T for international call data l CIOonline

No big deal, just a physicist’s side project of creating the first video game l Brookehaven Lab http://bit.ly/1beIGv4

Scientists are working with Army on sustainability initiative to advance decontamination technologies l EPA http://go.usa.gov/W84W

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

 

House to boost disability pay for veterans l Floor Action http://bit.ly/19IvArt

Implications of Detroit’s bankruptcy and debate over using federal dollars to demolish properties l Cleveland Fed http://ow.ly/qBZep

Video: Watch “10 Things Everybody Should Know About #Financial Stability Analysis” l Cleveland Fed http://ow.ly/qBZjn

How does an increase in government purchases affect the economy? l Chicago Fed http://ow.ly/qBZmS

Incubators serve the entrepreneurial spirit within a community, creating jobs and creating wealth. l KC Fed http://ow.ly/qBZqn

Latest Fannie Mae payment to Treasury nearly evens out l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/4HC8F8

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