Remember Solyndra? Loss of taxpayer millions now seems forgotten, expert says

How the Solyndra solar company burned through half a billion taxpayer dollars Ten years ago, Solyndra received $535 million loan guarantee from Department of Energy. It's been exactly ten years since the Solyndra solar power company accepted a loan of half a billion taxpayer dollars that would never be repaid. Now one industry expert says he's not sure any lessons […]

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Job loss fear remains high, despite tight labor market: report

AI will be capable of displacing millions of jobs by 2034: Report Vivek Wadhwa, distinguished fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses how the expansion of artificial intelligence may affect U.S. employment. Despite one of the tightest labor markets in history, employees are still increasingly worried about job loss – largely as a result of growing fears about automation and artificial […]

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Farmers risk loss of federal payments, loans, from shutdown

The government shutdown blame game Former Sen. Mike Lee chief of staff Boyd Matheson and former DC Democratic Party Chairman Scott Bolden on the government shutdown over funding for a border wall. WASHINGTON (AP) — The end of 2018 seemed to signal good things to come for America's farmers. Fresh off the passage of the farm bill, which reauthorized agriculture, […]

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Uber loss grows in 3Q; company says it's investing in future

Uber's net loss widened by $177 million in the third quarter as the ride-hailing giant continued to invest ahead of a planned public stock offering next year. The San Francisco company lost just over $1 billion from July through September, compared with an $891 million loss in the second quarter. But Uber's ridership and revenue continued to grow, albeit slower […]

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