• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Tax Day was postponed for some. Parts of the Internal Revenue Service's tax-filing system went down Tuesday, meaning Americans who weren't able to file at the last minute were given another day to meet the deadline.
    UK inflation hits its lowest level in a year. Consumer prices in Britain rose 2.5% in March, down from 2.7% in February, as women's clothing prices rose slower than usual.
    China's property market slowdown looks like it's over. Home prices rose in 55 of the 70 cities monitored, according to data released Wednesday by China's National Bureau of...
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday.
    1. Far more than 87 million Facebook users had their data compromised by Cambridge Analytica, according to a second whistleblower. Brittany Kaiser told politicians that the company used multiple quizzes and a 'sex compass' app to collect data.
    2. Cambridge Analytica was planning to launch its own cryptocurrency before the Facebook data scandal. The political research firm had planned to raise as much as $30 million through an initial coin offering.
    3. Facebook is pushing some European users to accept facial recognition...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Wednesday.
    1. Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other global technology companies on Tuesday announced a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks. The Cybersecurity Tech Accord, which vows to protect all customers from attacks regardless of geopolitical or criminal motive, follows a year that witnessed an unprecedented level of destructive cyber attacks, including the global WannaCry worm and the devastating NotPetya attack.
    2. US stocks rose for a second day Tuesday on better-than-expected earnings...
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