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After the scandal surrounding Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data broke, many investors soured on the stock. Biznews editor-in-chief Alec Hogg removed Facebook from the Biznews US Exponential portfolio and the share shed several billion dollars in market cap before settling almost 20% below their February high.
Email. I don’t know about you, but for me, the unrelenting flood of email never ends and if I leave my inbox unattended for a few hours, I’m daunted by the pile of unread messages it collects. Dealing with the daily deluge is not easy, but there are few quick fixes in today’s email-dependent work environment.
The United Nations predicts that by 2025 a staggering two-thirds of the world’s population could be living under water-stressed conditions, says Foreign Policy magazine. With climate change, growing populations and rising affluence, the demand for water is likely to grow substantially in the years ahead, it warns.
One year after U.S. President Donald Trump made a big show of withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he’s made an apparent about-face. According to Republican senators, Trump has instructed his advisors to investigate the possibility of re-joining the pact, which has forged ahead without American involvement.