SoftBank’s Vision Fund says portfolio reached 65 companies so far

RIYADH (Reuters) – SoftBank’s Vision Fund has built up a portfolio of about 65 companies so far, managing partner Saleh Romeih said on Tuesday. The $93-billion Vision Fund has investments in companies including ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and shared-office space firm WeWork. Romeih reiterated at an investment conference in Riyadh that the Vision […]

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Khashoggi murder ‘planned days in advance” – Turkey’s Erdogan

Image copyright Reuters The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned days in advance, the Turkish president has said in an address to MPs from his ruling party. He said Turkey had strong evidence Khashoggi was killed in a premeditated and “savage” murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. He also called […]

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Barington pushes for independent chair at Bloomin’ Brands

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Activist investor Barington Capital Group L.P. on Monday turned up the heat on Outback Steakhouse owner Bloomin’ Brands Inc’s board by urging it to hire an independent chair to push management to spin off three smaller restaurant chains. The New York-based hedge fund said Bloomin’ Brands chief executive, Elizabeth Smith, who […]

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Scientists prepare for expedition to the world’s deepest depths

(Reuters) – For the first time, humans will visit the deepest part of each of the five oceans, plunging to the sea floor using a two-person craft designed to withstand the intense pressures more than 5.5 miles (9 km) below the surface. The project, known as Five Deeps Expedition, will use a special submersible vehicle […]

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Speculators pare U.S. 10-year T-note net shorts before Fed minutes

(Reuters) – Speculators’ net bearish bets on U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures fell a tad earlier this week before Federal Reserve’s release of minutes from its policy meeting last month, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The Treasuries market had stabilized earlier this week from heavy losses in the previous two […]

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Louisville Campaign Site’s Hacked Ahead Of Elections

This post is meant to serve as a warning to other local campaigns, and too note that sites are being targeted.  It seemed like a fluke when 7 accounts were noticed on https://fordelahanty.com with .ru email accounts.  That .ru is reserved for Russian websites.  We removed the accounts and added verbiage to the site that […]

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