PEZA woos more US investors in ecozones

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Philippine Star

The Philippine Star January 21, 2022 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) wants to see more American firms invest in the country’s economic zones and take part in promoting stronger bilateral relations. PEZA said in a statement it recently held the Global Biz forum focused on US firms as it aims to expand its investment reach and encourage more American investors in the economic zones. “The Americans continue to be one of the top three biggest contributor of investments in the Philippines under PEZA. Stronger bilateral ties between the USA and the Phili… Read More “PEZA woos more US investors in ecozones”

Caden Launches as Zero-Party Data Platform With $3.4M in Pre-Seed Funding

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Grit Daily Newswire

John Roa, seasoned technology entrepreneur, announced the venture after selling his last startup to salesforce. NEW YORK CITY, JANUARY 20, 2022 – Caden, a personal data advocacy startup, launches to lead the paradigm shift in consumer data and privacy. Caden’s platform empowers users to have complete control over their data and earn a profit by sharing certain data with trusted brands, while never relinquishing ownership. As a “zero-party” data platform, Caden aims to impact the market with its next-generation cloud infrastructure that inverses the current dynamics of how brands access and act… Read More “Caden Launches as Zero-Party Data Platform With $3.4M in Pre-Seed Funding”

Biden Administration’s Rapid-Test Rollout Doesn’t Easily Reach Those Who Need It Most

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Kaiser Health News

In the past week, the Biden administration launched two programs that aim to get rapid covid tests into the hands of every American. But the design of both efforts disadvantages people who already face the greatest barriers to testing. From the limit placed on test orders to the languages available on websites, the programs stand to leave out many people who don’t speak English or don’t have internet access, as well as those who live in multifamily households. All these barriers are more common for non-white Americans, who have also been hit hardest by covid. The White House told KHN it will a… Read More “Biden Administration’s Rapid-Test Rollout Doesn’t Easily Reach Those Who Need It Most”

Don’t Look Up: Sri Lankan scene | Daily FT

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Daily Financial Times

The movie starts with the discovery of a planet-killing comet, by “Kate” (Jennifer Lawrence), crawling towards Earth. In the Sri Lankan frame, one could compare this comet to unforeseen political, economic, and social forces which could wipe out the country in one day Overview Don’t Look Up, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is an attractive cinematic capture which encapsulates consequences of market economy and prevailing gaps in the social and political environment in this capitalist World. The plot of the movie runs with two levels of astronomers who are eager to warn mankind of an approaching co… Read More “Don’t Look Up: Sri Lankan scene | Daily FT”

Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate in a Bubble, Says Investor Grantham

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The Street

By Dan Weil ‘We have the most exuberant, ecstatic, even crazy investor behavior in the history of the U.S. stock market,’ Jeremy Grantham said. Jeremy Grantham, co-founder of money manager GMO, has been saying for several years that U.S. stocks are in a bubble, and he’s not changing his tune now. The 83-year-old investor, who correctly predicted the stock bubbles of 2000 and 2007, says that now, it’s not just stocks that are in a bubble. So are bonds, real estate and commodities. As for stocks, “we have the most exuberant, ecstatic, even crazy investor behavior in the history of the U.S. stock… Read More “Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate in a Bubble, Says Investor Grantham”

Report: There Was No Kliff Kingsbury ‘Meeting’ On Wednesday

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The Spun

By Tzvi Machlin The Arizona Cardinals’ 2021 season ended with a thud in their 34-11 loss to the Los Angeles Rams this past Monday. And things were apparently tense in the aftermath – or so we were meant to believe. According to Kyle Odegard of Seven Star Digital, there was “a tense meeting” between the Cardinals brass on Wednesday. Per the report, Cardinals owner Michael Bidwell, general manager Steve Keim and head coach Kliff Kingsbury weren’t exactly seeing eye to eye. Bidwell was reportedly “unhappy” with the team’s late-season slide. He apparently indicated that changes were possible. Howe… Read More “Report: There Was No Kliff Kingsbury ‘Meeting’ On Wednesday”

An N.J. girl’s cousin was stricken by a brain tumor. She responded by helping dozens of sick kids.

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NJ.com

When she is not in school, Giuliana Demma usually is hunched over her white Juki sewing machine, intently focused on her latest creation. Sewing for the 11-year-old is not just a newfound passion. It’s core to a mission: making uplifting hospital gowns for children fighting cancer. In less than a year since she started her project, Giuliana has made and donated more than 150 hospital gowns for sick children not only in New Jersey but from New York to California and from Canada to Mississippi. The Freehold girl’s gowns feature soft pastels or vibrant colors and come in a variety of designs — Su… Read More “An N.J. girl’s cousin was stricken by a brain tumor. She responded by helping dozens of sick kids.”

Snapchat introduces new safety measures to protect teens from drug dealers

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BANG Showbiz English

Snapchat is introducing new parental control features. The social media platform has announced a series of measures it is taking to protect teenagers from drug dealers who are abusing the app to sell opioids amid the epidemic in the US. This includes a new “safeguard” to the Quick Add feature, to protect users aged 13 to 17. In order to be discoverable in Quick Add, users under 18 will need to have a certain number of mutual friends, reducing the chances of them communicating with strangers. In a blog post, Snap said: “We also know that drug dealers are constantly searching for ways to exploit… Read More “Snapchat introduces new safety measures to protect teens from drug dealers”

Is this research paper too long to read? AI can summarize it for you

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Relaxnews

Most students would attest that they spend countless hours reading research papers. Researchers at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence have developed a new AI-powered model that summarizes key arguments in scientific papers. So you don’t have to drown in text.  This free tool, known as TLDR (the Internet acronym for “Too long, didn’t read”), condenses a study into a concise, single-sentence summary. It does so by focusing on the paper’s salient information from the abstract, introduction, and conclusion sections. This software removes things like methodological details, which are u… Read More “Is this research paper too long to read? AI can summarize it for you”

Leadership of Azerbaijani MoD visits Alley of Martyrs

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Azer News

By Trend Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov and the leadership of the ministry visited the Alley of Martyrs in connection with the January 20 tragedy, Trend reports on Jan. 20 citing the defense ministry. “The memory of the martyrs who died for the freedom and independence of our Motherland was revered, flowers were laid at their graves,” the defense ministry said. On January 20, 1990, a bloody massacre was committed against civilians who had taken to the streets and squares in protest at Armenia’s territorial claims against Azerbaijan and the biased policy of the form… Read More “Leadership of Azerbaijani MoD visits Alley of Martyrs”