• 10 things you need to know in markets today

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday.
    1. Chinese stocks are cratering again. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index, down 2.7% today, has fallen about 30% from late January, leaving it at the lowest level since November 2014. The Chinese yuan also hit the weakest level against the greenback since January 2017 after the US Treasury Department cleared China of being a currency manipulator.
    2. Powerful Facebook investors co-filed a proposal to take down Mark Zuckerberg as chairman. A similar proposal in 2017 was popular among independent investors but crushed...
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
    Facebook has "tentatively" concluded that spammers, not foreign agents, are to blame for the biggest hack in its history. Anonymous sources told the Wall Street Journal that the company does not believe a nation-state was involved.
    An Amazon staffer says over 450 employees wrote to Jeff Bezos demanding Amazon stop selling facial-recognition software to police. An anonymous Amazon employee demanded in an op-ed article on Medium that the company stop selling its facial-recognition software, Rekognition, to police...
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