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The jobs market is changing — and so should your resume

Via Yahoo Finance The jobs market is changing, that’s no secret. Today, shifts in technology and demographics mean that more of us are working for longer and in totally different ways than previous generations. And that trend shows no sign of abating. The World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025, 75 million jobs will have...

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Uber’s self-driving unit valued at $7.25 billion in new investment

Via Yahoo Finance By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering. Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that the...

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Oil prices inch up on signs of tighter global supply

Via Yahoo Finance By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil futures edged up on Thursday as a drop in crude exports from OPEC’s de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and a draw in U.S. drilling rigs and oil inventories supported prices. Brent crude futures settled at $71.97 a barrel, up 35 cents from their last...

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Nissan to cut global production by 15 percent – Nikkei

Via Yahoo Finance (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd will cut global production by about 15 percent for the current fiscal year ending March 2020, as it shifts away from the aggressive expansion campaign promoted by former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday. That would be the steepest production cut in more...

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Hudson News chief James Cohen to buy National Enquirer – report

Via Yahoo Finance (Reuters) – American Media Inc (AMI) is selling its tabloid the National Enquirer for $100 million (76.99 million pounds) to James Cohen, chief executive of Hudson News , the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the agreement. The National Enquirer had admitted to paying hush money to help U.S....

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Zoom is worth billions more than Pinterest as both go public — even though it’s half the size

Via Yahoo Finance When it comes to emerging tech companies, investors are clearly rewarding growth and profitability above all else. Videoconferencing company Zoom and social media site Pinterest both debuted on the public markets today and immediately rallied from their IPO prices. But Zoom went up significantly more, giving it an early valuation of $16.7...

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European shares little changed as earnings boost offsets tepid PMIs

Via Yahoo Finance By Medha Singh (Reuters) – European shares were little changed on Thursday as strong quarterly results from Unilever and Nestle tempered data showing euro zone businesses unexpectedly slowed this month. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.01 percent by 0940 GMT, retreating from an eight-month high and set to snap a six-day...

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Facebook says it ‘unintentionally uploaded’ 1.5 million users’ email contacts without permission

Via Yahoo Finance Social networking giant Facebook said on Wednesday evening it may have “unintentionally uploaded” the email contacts of up to 1.5 million users on its site, without their permission or knowledge, when they signed up for new accounts since May 2016. Those contacts were not shared with anyone and Facebook is deleting them,...