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Fed looks to avoid crossed signals at policy meeting

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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Only two things will really matter when Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strides to the podium for his press conference on Wednesday after the end of the U.S. central bank’s latest two-day policy meeting: Dots and bonds. FILE PHOTO – Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during his news Read More

If new gene-edited cooking oil is a scientific marvel just say so – but don’t secretly feed it to us

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With a new generation of genetically-altered foods, manufacturers are still trying to gain public acceptance by stealth. If they are sure of their product, they should convince people to buy it, not sneak it into the food chain. This week, Minnesota biotech firm Calyxt announced the first commercial gene-edited product on the US market – Read More

Levi Strauss seeks $6.2 billion valuation in market return

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(Reuters) – Levi Strauss & Co said on Monday it expects to raise as much as $587 million through an initial public offering (IPO), giving it a value of up to $6.17 billion as the jeans maker returns to the market after three decades. FILE PHOTO: The label of a Levi’s denim jacket of U.S. Read More

Tesla CEO dubbed ‘Slavon Musk’ after reposting Russian ‘innovation’ meme

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, a subject of countless memes, delighted the Russian-speaking twittersphere when he posted a photo that mocks “innovation.” It came from a meme that Russians have been tagging Musk on for months. Musk’s tweet was in response to a story on satirical website The Onion, which said that the word Read More

Aker BP has awarded platform supply vessel agreements

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3/3/2019 STAVANGER — The following suppliers signed the agreements in Stavanger.   Simon Møkster Shipping ASA Eidesvik Offshore ASA Solstad Offshore ASA The duration of the frame agreements is initially for three years, with the option of two additional periods of two years each. “We will together with the tree suppliers work towards a more integrated Read More

Regional variations in household lighting consumption driven by bulb choice and bulb count

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February 25, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, 2015 Residential Energy Consumption Survey U.S. households consumed an average of 1,105 kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity for lighting in 2015, or about 10% of electricity consumption in homes. Data from EIA’s latest Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) show that average lighting consumption varied geographically from a high Read More

Blown away by innovation or price? Samsung's foldable phone opens new frontier

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SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has wowed the smartphone industry with the first foldable screen, burnishing its innovation credentials, banishing “fast follower” criticism and, at nearly $2,000, setting a new standard in premium pricing. The Samsung Galaxy Fold phone is shown on a screen at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s Unpacked event in Read More

Navy to 'live fire' missiles from its USS Zumwalt stealth destroyer

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File photo – Oct. 15, 2016: The USS Zumwalt before its commissioning.(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George M. Bell/Released) The Navy’s stealthy USS Zumwalt destroy is preparing to fire its first missile as part of an effort to prepare the ships radar, weapons and tracking system as the service the new, high-tech Read More