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NASA announced on Friday the assignments of the first nine astronauts riding commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station, naming five to the first two Boeing flights and four to SpaceX’s flights. The astronauts are a part of NASA’s Commercial Crew program, which is the agency’s solution to once again launch U.S. astronauts from U.S.
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Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Kevin Johnson, chief executive officer of Starbucks Corp., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Starbucks is joining forces with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to begin delivering its drinks and baked goods in China, rolling out an effort to stave off competitors and turn
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On Wednesday, Musk said of his impoliteness towards analysts, “I violated my own rule in that regard…There’s no excuse.” The CEO’s contrite tone on Wednesday’s call may assuage the concerns of investors who worried about Musk’s leadership style under pressure. CFRA’s Efraim Levy wrote in a note to investors on Wednesday, even ahead of the
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Euro area economic growth for the second quarter of this year is to be published on Tuesday morning, as well as the inflation rate. German retail sales and unemployment figures for June, as well as Italian economic growth and inflation for the second three months of the year, will also be released. Tuesday is also
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U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday due to poor earnings reports from Intel and Twitter, despite the domestic economy recording strong second-quarter economic growth of 4.1 percent. Asian stocks headed south on Monday morning, tracking the U.S. In the latest Brexit-related development, Deutsche Bank has moved nearly half of its euro clearing activities from London
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Small business is starting to go digital, as smartphone apps, cloud sharing and automation help many of them get more work done in less time. Technology is often billed as a means to replace human labor, yet recent data suggest that small businesses are actually looking to boost headcount, even as they shell out more
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