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New Cryptocurrency Rewards Users for…

“An Australian distributor has released a new cryptocurrency which will be used to pay users for watching, sharing, and promoting their latest movies and trailers” writes Devashish Bhuyan for livebitcoinnews.com. Harnessing the power of tokens and the blockchain can help keep the movie industry moving forward, rewarding both filmmakers and viewers alike.As the number of movie tickets sold declines every year, the industry has to evolve and innovate to stay alive. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Factory reset: Tech startups raise big bucks to help companies cut waste

“So what is Apeel doing to reduce food waste, exactly?” writes Paul Sawers for venturebeat.com. Earlier this week Swedish startup Karma raised $12 million for a marketplace that helps restaurants and supermarkets cut food waste by selling their surplus goods at a discount.The San Francisco-based startup offers a B2B marketplace that helps farmers sell surplus and imperfect goods to food and beverage companies. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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These are the states that would be wrecked by Trump’s proposed tariff on cars

“Trump proposed a 25% tariff on imported cars and auto parts in May, drawing immediate condemnation from other countries and the auto industry” writes Bob Bryan for businessinsider.com. President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on imported cars and auto parts would cause massive economic upheaval in the US, but some states would get hit worse than others.Michigan is followed by two states in the Rust Belt: Indiana (13.9% or workers in the auto industry) and Ohio (11.7%).The median state has 4% of workers employed in the auto industry, according to the…

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Daily on Energy: Industry endures night of the zombie WOTUS as it vows to strike back

“The report is interesting because the energy industry has recently been hit with cyberattacks against the data networks that pipeline operators use” reports washingtonexaminer.com. COURT KILLS TRUMP DELAY OF CHEMICAL SAFETY RULE: But the courts are not done rebuking the Trump administration. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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MPs behind controversial e-cigarette report criticised for vaping lobby links 

“MPs behind a controversial report which called for e-cigarette users to be allowed to vape in public have been criticised for their links to the vaping industry” writes Norman Lamb Mp for telegraph.co.uk. However it has emerged that in April the committee chair Norman Lamb spoke at the UK Vaping Industry Association’s (UKVIA) industry forum, following which he allowed the lobbying group to directly address his committee. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell’

“To be sure, Washington could really hurt the Russian oil industry if it introduced Iran-like measures forbidding oil purchases from the country” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The rest of the Russian oil industry invests a similar amount each year as well, mostly without Western funding.Hence the sanction noise often even has a positive impact on Russian oil stocks,” said Dmitry Marinchenko at Fitch Ratings.”The main driver of the Russian oil industry’s profitability is the oil price denominated in rubles and it is currently posting new records as the…

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Amazon is reportedly considering an insurance comparison website for the UK

“Amazon is speaking with a number of leading European insurers about the creation of a price comparison website in the U.K., Reuters reported Thursday” writes Ryan Browne for cnbc.com. The report, which cited three executives within the insurance industry, said it was not immediately clear what kind of insurance products Amazon’s site would offer, and that there were no imminent launch plans.The company is speaking to insurers in the continent about whether they could contribute products to the website, the report said. According to one of the industry sources, the…

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Trump says his steel tariffs will save the U.S. industry: WSJ

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his tariffs on foreign steel are saving the U.S. industry and he predicted that in the future American steelmakers will mostly face domestic competition, the Wall Street Journal reported” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. In a 20-minute interview with the newspaper, Trump said some people may complain that steel prices may be “a little more expensive” in the short term because of the tariffs, but that ultimately they will drop. (https://on.wsj.com/2KYrku2) He told the Journal the 25 percent tariffs on…

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