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  • Trump Touts the Steel Industry’s Successes While Condemning the Auto Industry’s Plight

    The tariffs that benefited American steelworkers have led to higher costs at companies like General Motors.

  • Big brand executives are rushing into the cannabis industry hoping to tap into a $194 billion industry

    Executives from big retail brands and consumer packaged goods companies are pouring into the rapidly maturing cannabis industry. The financial opportunity is massive: analysts say the cannabis industry could skyrocket to $194 billion if other countries follow Canada's lead and legalize the drug.  Expect to see more high-profile executives taking positions in cannabis companies as more markets open up.  When veteran retail executive Ed Schmults received an out-of-the-blue phone call from a...

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  • SK Telecom's construction deal with Hyundai Construction shows a framework for 5G business (AMZN, SKM, TRMB)

    This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Leading South Korean telecom operator SK Telecom announced a new partnership with Hyundai Construction Equipment and geolocation software company Trimble to use 5G networks to monitor construction equipment, according to ZDNet. The new collaboration will allow the companies to jointly develop solutions for Hyundai’s...

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  • 'There are no sacred cows': Ad industry execs sound off on what WPP's agencies J. Walter Thompson and Wunderman merging means for the future of the industry

    Ad holding giant WPP is merging creative agency J. Walter Thompson with its global digital network Wunderman, the company announced today. The merger is the most recent illustration of WPP chief Mark Read's quest to simplify WPP's various networks; integrate creative, digital and media functions; and revive growth. Such moves are necessary to meet clients' changing demands and bolster growth in a declining agency model.  Ad holding giant WPP is merging J. Walter Thompson, one of the world's...

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  • Wanted: Construction workers

    From the results of the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS) being regularly done by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), it showed the country’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.1% in October. by Marichu A. Villanueva
  • Revolutionising the Medical Industry

    AI is poised to bring big changes to the healthcare industry.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average

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  • Losing your home to a dying industry

    In Germany, coal is displacing entire communities.

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  • Music made from industrial noises

    Gourski & Appel reduce an idea to phenomena, and a genre to its fundamentals: Against our fast-moving world, in which media content is often reduced, Jonas and I let inspiration guide us to create a seven and a half minutes long sample project in a docks setting surrounded by abandoned industry. We’re glad about each viewer who appreciates our creation! ● Everything you're about to hear is visualized in this video. ● No additional sounds were used to produce this track. ● Best experienced...

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  • How AI is changing the music industry

    This is an Inside Science story. When a song plays on the radio, there are invisible forces at work that go beyond the creative scope of the writing, performing and producing of the song. One of those ineffable qualities is audio mastering, a process that smooths out the song and optimizes the...

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  • Millennials kill industries because they're poor

    Millennials have been blamed for killing plenty of industries. But according to the Federal Reserve, it's not their fault.
  • Bringing MOFs into the industrial light

    Researchers from Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, are part of an international collaboration which has made a major breakthrough that could change the way gases, liquids and chemicals are collected and filtered by industry.
  • UAW Caught in Industry Turmoil Again

    GM’s announcement that it plans to close five plants, including those in Baltimore, Detroit, Lordstown, OH, and Warren, MI, was a stinging blow for the union and reminiscent of other plant closings by GM in the years before the automaker’s 2009 bankruptcy.

  • Why did the fishing industry vote for Brexit?

    In June 2016, a poll suggested that 92% of the fishing industry voted to leave the EU. Sam Wollaston spent four days onboard a trawler to find out why. Plus: Nesrine Malik argues that Hillary Clinton is wrong to claim that curbing migration is the answer to rightwing populism At the time of the EU referendum in June 2016, a poll suggested that 92% of the fishing industry voted to leave the European Union. The question of fishing rights has remained a sticking point in negotiations ever since....

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  • Man killed by bulldozer at construction site

    Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a 61-year-old man who was struck by a bulldozer at a construction site in Scituate.
  • Music industry gears up for Grammy nominations

    Cardi B, Drake and Ariana Grande are expected to be among the nominees for this year's awards.

    BBC News
  • Industrial production drops in Germany in October

    Official figures show that factory production in Germany declined in October in another sign that Europe's largest economy may be slowing. The Economy Ministry said Friday that industrial production dropped 0.5 percent in October over September after adjusting for seasonal and calendar

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  • Industrial production drops in Germany in October

    BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that factory production in Germany declined in October in another sign that Europe’s largest economy may be slowing. The Economy Ministry said Friday that industrial production dropped 0.5 percent