Restaurants and Startups Try to Outrun Uber Eats and DoorDash – The Wall Street Journal

Apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats have provided restaurants a flood of customers in the pandemic. Now a host of food-ordering tools, along with some restaurants, are finding ways around…

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Salesforce Research wields AI to study medicine, economics, and speech – VentureBeat

In 2015, Salesforce researchers working out of a basement under a Palo Alto West Elm furniture store developed the prototype of what would become Einstein, Salesforce’s AI platform that powers…

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Corpus Christi man files lawsuit against ERCoT, AEP, AEP-Texas – KRIS Corpus Christi News

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Corpus Christi man has filed a lawsuit against the Electric Reliability Council of Texas -- better known as ERCoT -- the American Electric Power Company,…

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Ted Cruz’s family seen soaking up the Cancun sun while Texas shivers – New York Post

Here’s what Ted Cruz is missing out on in Cancun. The Texas senator’s family was happily soaking up the Mexican sun Friday — without him — after leaving the Lone…

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Robinhood CEO, hedge fund execs defend their role in GameStop frenzy – CBS News

Lawmakers grilled Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev for more than five hours Thursday over the online brokerage firm's role in frenzied buying last month of GameStop shares and other beaten down…

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One night in Cancun: Ted Cruz’s disastrous decision to go on vacation during Texas storm crisis – The Washington Post

The Debrief: An occasional series offering a reporter’s insights By Ashley Parker, http://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/speaking-about-his-cancun-trip-cruz-says-he-had-regrets-right-as-he-got-on-the-plane/2021/02/18/9a159757-61b5-4fd8-b4f2-b205c275a986_video.html Usually, it takes at least one full day in Cancun to do something embarrassing you’ll never live…

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Do looks matter for success in economics? Actually, they’re pretty important. – Marketplace

In a recent research paper, Galina Hale, a professor of economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, along with co-authors Tali Regev and Yona Rubinstein, documented the effect of…

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50 economists from Indiana, ‘a coal state,’ call on Congress to act on climate change – IndyStar

The climate crisis is often thought of as an environmental problem, but a group of professors from Indiana are proposing an economic solution. More than 50 professors in economics and related fields from…

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Trading hot stocks like GameStop seems fun until you look beneath the surface – NBC News

As an individual investor, you may not know much about the inner workings of the stock market. Or care.But it's starting to dawn on novice traders in GameStop and other…

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