Hospital using drones to fly blood samples between buildings

Matternet CEO Andreas Raptopoulos walks next to an operator carrying a drone used for delivery of medical specimens after a flight at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina on March 26, 2019. Matternet and UPS partnered with the hospital to start commercial flights of medical samples across the WakeMed campus. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew) A pioneering use of drones to fly […]

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EU ignores US calls to ban Huawei in 5G security blueprint

FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2018 file photo, a staff member uses a laptop at a display for 5G wireless technology from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. The European Commission recommends member countries share information as part of new cybersecurity measures for next-generation mobile networks. However, the commission is ducking U.S. calls to ban […]

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Elizabeth Warren sprints to catch New York City train in viral video: 'Try and keep up'

2020 Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren was filmed running through Penn Station in New York City to make it to her train on time on Monday afternoon. (Getty Images) Like a typical New Yorker, Sen. Elizabeth Warren was seen sprinting to catch a train at New York City's Penn Station — surprising at least one reporter who struggled to keep up. […]

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House Dems fail to override Trump veto in fight over border emergency declaration

Pentagon will have to reshuffle funds after $1B is approved for border wall Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan finds himself in the crosshairs of Democrats over his authorization to divert money to the southern border; Lucas Tomlinson reports. House Democrats on Tuesday failed to override President Trump’s first veto as part of their battle over border security, representing a victory for the administration […]

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‘We have to respond’: Baird says NAB will revamp pay to improve culture

National Australia Bank executive Mike Baird says the lender is considering how it may revamp pay structures to improve its culture, after previous remuneration led to "poor outcomes". NAB copped a record rejection of its remuneration report last year, with 88 per cent of shareholders voting against it. At the same time Westpac and ANZ Bank also suffered significant, though […]

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‘We are looking to litigate’: ASIC puts 30 ‘dud’ super funds on notice

The corporate regulator is considering legal action against more than 30 underperforming superannuation funds and  predicted "close to 100" super funds could cease to exist. "We're not waiting for any further legislative reform. We're going to start enforcing the law," the deputy chair of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Karen Chester, told the Australian Financial Review's banking and wealth summit […]

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Congress likely to question use of military funds for wall

Top defense leaders are expected to get a barrage of questions when they face worried lawmakers on Capitol Hill for the first time since the Pentagon spelled out the military construction projects that could lose funding this year to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall. Continue Reading Below A number of Congress members have already expressed unhappiness with Pentagon […]

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JPMorgan to spend $350 million on skills

Like many companies, JPMorgan Chase expects artificial intelligence and other new technologies will change how its employees will work over the next decade. The company announced recently that it will spend $350 million over five years to support training programs, invest in community colleges and conduct research on ways to help less-skilled workers find better jobs and careers. The goal […]

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