Kamala Harris says she will restore net neutrality if elected

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) will reverse the disastrous decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to repeal net neutrality if elected president in the 2020 election, her campaign told the Daily Dot on Tuesday. The California senator, who has been supportive of efforts to restore net neutrality, will appoint a chair of the FCC who…

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Student side-hustles to help pay for university

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bar work has always been a popular part-time job for students Some students have moved into more extreme ways of making money, through adult work. This can range from dating older men for money, to selling intimate photos or used underwear via social media. About 4% of those asked…

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‘Theres a lot of weirdness in a slum’: making a living in Kenya’s anarchic mud city

Despite the poverty, lawlessness and pollution of life in Kibera, creativity still thrives thanks to a mix of determination, guts and luck. The Guardian spoke to people who have all three Living in a slum is the reality for 1 billion people and rising across the world. More than half of Africas city dwellers live…

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2020 Democratic Candidates Make Promises For Day 1

Here’s what HuffPost found out about the first day plans of the 11 leading candidates (defined as those polling at 1% or more in Real Clear Politics’ polling aggregate). All of them have qualified for the second presidential debate this week: During his first day in office, Biden would be focused on tax reform and…

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Kamala Harris Proposes Plan To Invest $60 Billion In Historically Black Colleges

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) rolled out two policy plans Friday morning aimed at closing the wealth gap for black Americans. historically black colleges and universities and $12 billion in black-owned businesses and entrepreneurship. She said she would also invest $2.5 billion in programs that train black teachers ― an addition to her The presidential hopeful, a graduate…

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How the state runs business in China

The long read: Much of modern Chinas epic growth was driven by private enterprise but under Xi Jinping, the Communist party has returned to being the ultimate authority in business as well as politics When China, the party is the ultimate authority. In the early optimistic glow of Xis ascension to the leadership, a number…

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‘Breathtaking arrogance’: senators grill Facebook in combative hearing over Libra currency

Banking committee questions Facebook on its Libra project, while the House will later take aim at Google, Apple and Amazon Facebook was greeted with hostility in the US Congress as the tech giant sought to defend its proposed digital currency to lawmakers on the Hill. Members of the Senates banking committee grilled the Facebook executive…

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Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off

A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and Amazon Big tech will be in the hot seat this week as US lawmakers turn their attention to the growing power of these corporate behemoths in two days of hearings. Facebook will face scrutiny on…

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Antitrust scrutiny isn’t stopping Big Tech from trying to get even bigger

New York (CNN Business)On Tuesday, representatives from Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) are set to testify at a House hearing on “online platforms and market power,” in what could be the industry’s most high-profile grilling session since tech antitrust scrutiny ramped up in Washington a month ago. In the weeks since…

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We tell investors we’re not having more children

“Our conversion rate with women is north of 70%, compared to 5% or 10% for male investors,” says Ms Celestial-One. “There aren’t nearly enough women with cheque-writing abilities, so in our experience, we believe a lack of diversity at VC (venture capital) firm level is a real challenge for female founders.” The latest report from…

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