• She May Be the Youngest Woman Elected to Congress, But Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Struggles With Paying Rent Too

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may have won her race for New York's 14th district on Tuesday and consequently made history by becoming the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, but that doesn't mean she doesn't have the same struggles as other millennials.
    The 29-year-old is facing the very real problem of affording to move into an apartment in Washington, D.C., while going the next several months without a paycheck.
    Speaking to The New York Times after her win, Ocasio-Cortez noted that she "can't really take a salary. I have three months without a salary before I'm a member of Congress. So...
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  • Amazon is triggering a battle for rock-bottom prices

    Amazon is triggering a battle for rock-bottom prices

    8 days ago - By Chron

    Hollis Johnson
    A new study revealed that Amazon is, on average, the cheapest of all the major online retailers in the United States.
    Amazon beat out Best Buy, Wayfair, and Dick's Sporting Goods to be crowned the most affordable place to buy appliances, electronics, furniture, and sporting goods.
    Walmart's website followed closely behind Amazon as the second most affordable option.
    Amazon has been crowned the cheapest of all leading online retailers in the United States.
    A new study by Profitero, an online analytics platform, revealed that, on average, Amazon is 13% less expensive than its...
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  • The head of New York City's subway system has reportedly resigned

    The head of New York City's subway system has reportedly resigned

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Joseph Lhota, the chairman of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority , has resigned following Gov. Andrew Cuomo's election to a third term, multiple publications have reported.
    The MTA is responsible for New York's public transit system, including the subway, which has become increasingly unreliable .
    The MTA did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment.
    Joseph Lhota, the chairman of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority , has resigned following Gov. Andrew Cuomo's election to a third term, multiple publications have reported. Lhota said in...
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  • AIA Reports 17% Rise in Value of New Business in Third Quarter

    8 days ago - By A.M. Best

    AIA Group Ltd. reported a 17% rise in value of new business to US$979 million in the third quarter of 2018, according to a statement from the Hong Kong-listed life insurance group.
    Hong Kong ...
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  • Amazon is finally selling new iPhones after a long and complicated 'turf war' with Apple

    Amazon is finally selling new iPhones after a long and complicated 'turf war' with Apple

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon will finally directly sell the latest iPhone, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider on Friday.
    Amazon has signed a deal with Apple to offer the iPhone makers latest products. Apple products will be shipped and sold by Amazon, including the most recent iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
    This is the first time Amazon has sold the latest iPhone and iPad directly to customers.
    “Amazon is constantly working to enhance the customer experience, and one of the ways we do this is by increasing selection of the products we know customers want. We look forward to expanding our...
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  • Amazon is triggering a battle for rock-bottom prices

    Amazon is triggering a battle for rock-bottom prices

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    A new study revealed that Amazon is, on average, the cheapest of all the major online retailers in the United States.
    Amazon beat out Best Buy , Wayfair , and Dick's Sporting Goods to be crowned the most affordable place to buy appliances, electronics, furniture, and sporting goods.
    Walmart 's website followed closely behind Amazon as the second most affordable option.
    Amazon has been crowned the cheapest of all leading online retailers in the United States.
    A new study by Profitero, an online analytics platform, revealed that, on average, Amazon is 13% less expensive than its...
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  • Generali CFO: Property/Casualty Growth Seen in Most Lines Outside Italy

    8 days ago - By A.M. Best

    Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. is seeing growth in most of its markets outside Italy in both its property/casualty and life insurance segments as the group prepares to unveil its a new three-year ...
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  • These news anchors are professional and efficient. They're also not human

    8 days ago - By Washington Post

    The two new faces at China's state-run news agency are being billed as the world's first news anchors powered by artificial intelligence.
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  • Best's Special Report: New Regulation May Impact Life/Annuity Sales Practices and Products in New York State

    8 days ago - By A.M. Best

    Insurers selling life and annuity contracts in New York state will likely face additional overhead costs and a learning curve for sales staff under a new regulation geared toward increased consumer ...
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