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Dow Skyrockets Following Chaotic Presidential Debate

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged by as much as 260 points Wednesday.The first U.S. presidential debate Tuesday night highlighted the risk of a contested election in November, as President Trump reiterated his opposition to vote-by-mail.Private-sector employers added 749,000 workers to payrolls in September, according to ADP data.The Dow and broader U.S. stock market traded sharply higher on Wednesday,...

U.A.E. Boosted Arms Transfers to Libya to Salvage Warlord’s Campaign, U.N. Panel Finds – The Wall Street Journal

The United Arab Emirates ramped up deliveries of military supplies to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar this year, according to a confidential United Nations report, flouting an arms embargo as the Gulf state tried to salvage the leader’s military campaign and check the influence of regional rival Turkey. The U.A.E.’s military flights surged as Mr. Haftar fought to prevent…

Salty Dr Disrespect Implies Twitch Banned Him to Bankroll Ninja & Shroud

The Amazon-owned Twitch streaming platform banned popular streamer Dr Disrespect back in June.To date, no reason for the ban has surfaced.The streamer has cryptically hinted that the ban may have occurred to allow Twitch to pen deals with other high-profile streamers, likely Ninja and shroud.Three months after streamer Dr Disrespect’s sudden ousting from his erstwhile home on the Twitch...

Meghan Markle’s Own Vanity Could Be Her Undoing – And It’s Hilarious

The Finding Freedom project probably sounded like a great idea to Meghan Markle.It was a chance for her to unofficially rewrite her own time as a royal.Little did she know that her ego in that regard could end up costing her far more in the long run.I was barely halfway through the Finding Freedom Meghan Markle and Prince Harry...

Federal Internet of Things Security Rules Could Provide Blueprint for Private Sector – Wall Street Journal

The U.S. Capitol in Washington. The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act passed the House on Sept. 14. Photo: alex edelman/Shutterstock Sept. 30, 2020 5:30 am ET | WSJ Pro Legislation to set minimum cybersecurity requirements for internet-connected devices used by the federal government could end up becoming a standard for the private sector. Worries about a…

Has Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Lost Its Reputation as ‘Gaming’s Good Guy’?

A new report reveals that Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has introduced a mandatory ‘crunch’ six-day work week for employees.The news runs contrary to previous promises from the studio that it is aiming to create a more ‘humane’ workplace with a non-obligatory crunch policy.The report also claims some employees have been working under crunch conditions for over a...

House Democrats Poised to Trim Big Tech’s Sails – The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Democratic lawmakers are expected to call on Congress to blunt the power of big technology companies, possibly through forced separation of online platforms, as a House panel concludes its Big Tech probe. The House Antitrust Subcommittee is nearing completion of a report wrapping up its 15-month investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Apple Inc., Amazon.com Inc.,…

Boeing to move all 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina – Fox Business

Boeing Co. will set plans this week to consolidate 787 Dreamliner assembly in South Carolina, people familiar with the matter said, ending production of that jetliner in Washington state as the coronavirus pandemic saps demand for aircraft. The decision carries significant implications for the Seattle-area economy and Boeing’s unionized workforce around Puget Sound. It wasn’t…

Prince Harry Won’t Lose Royal Title Over a Netflix Deal, So Quit It

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Netflix deal continues to have people in an uproar.A “former minister” named Norman Baker is leading the charge to have the Duke of Sussex stripped of his royal title.These calls are getting more and more ridiculous — and sound more like sour grapes than anything else.If you believe the old royal loyalists, Prince Harry...

WSJ Wealth Adviser Briefing: Retail Bankruptcy Record, Fossil Fuel Profits, School on the Road

ByWSJ Staff Sep 30, 2020 6:00 am ET This year’s decline in the U.S. dollar is drawing investors back into a practice that they had eschewed for some years: Borrowing the greenback to buy riskier assets in what is known as a carry trade. A number of investors are pursuing higher returns by buying overseas…
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