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Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal resigns over allegations of ‘serious personal misconduct’

Flipkart, the India-based e-commerce firm owned by Walmart, has lost its Group CEO Binny Bansal after he resigned from the company following an investigation into “serious personal misconduct.” Bansal founded Flipkart in 2007 with Sachin Bansal (no relation) and he had served as its CEO since 2016, before going on to become CEO of the Flipkart Group — which spans ...

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'Stan Lee did more for me than any politician ever could': Most personal send-offs to Marvel legend

The death of the only man in comics as iconic as his super-powered heroes, Stan Lee, has brought out heartfelt tributes from those to whom he was more than the creator of Spider Man and the Hulk. Many of the world’s most successful people revealed their vulnerabilities as they thanked Lee, who died at the age of 95 on Monday, ...

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Jeff Bezos lost record-breaking $19.2 billion of personal wealth in 2 days

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos lost a record-breaking $ 19.2 billion of his personal wealth over the past two trading days, the greatest such loss ever in that timeframe. Bezos became, and remains, the richest person in modern history this year, however the strength of his position at the top of the global billionaires leaderboard has dipped. Just four months ago ...

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Now it’s personal: WaPo editor takes on ‘Saudi murderers’ over missing columnist Khashoggi

The Washington Post has taken out a full-page ad in protest of the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. “We’re not going to let this go,” said editor Karen Attiah in an interview. “On Tuesday, October 2 at 1:14 p.m. Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul. He has ...

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GOP senators' personal data flashed on Wikipedia, House inside job suspected

The home addresses of Republican Senators Lindsey Graham, Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee, all sitting on the Judiciary Committee, briefly appeared on Wikipedia. The edits were allegedly made from Capitol Hill. The pages of the three Republican Senators were edited as they were attending a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to listen to testimony from SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine ...

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BMW launches a personal voice assistant for its cars

At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, BMW today premiered its digital personal assistant for its cars, the aptly named BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant. But you won’t have to say “Hey, BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant” to wake it up. You can give it any name you want. The announcement comes only a few weeks after BMW also launched its integration with Amazon’s ...

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Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen makes plea deal with prosecutors

Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors on charges including campaign finance violations, bank fraud and tax evasion. Cohen appeared in a federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon to offer a guilty plea on several charges filed by prosecutors in the Southern District of New York. The charges resulted ...

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The future of personal aviation? Startup unveils ‘safe & affordable flying car’ (VIDEOS)

A Silicon Valley startup has unveiled an all-electric flying vehicle that can travel up to 25 miles at a speed of 62 mph. Known as the BlackFly, the aero car requires no special skills to operate and no formal licensing in the US. The futuristic-looking personal aviation vehicle designed purely for consumer needs was developed at the Silicon Valley-based Opener, ...

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Trov launches its on-demand personal property insurance services in the U.S.

Trov, the on-demand personal property insurance service, is launching in the U.S., the company announced today. Trov’s first port of call in the U.S. will be Arizona. The service is already available to customers in the UK and Australia who have signed up to insure items one million times since the company first launched its business. A spokesperson for the ...

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George Soros finds new way to make money from personal injury lawsuits

Billionaire investor George Soros is now investing in America’s controversial personal-injury lawsuits market, Bloomberg reports. Soros Fund Management has begun offering investment portfolios out of lawsuits. The billionaire’s hedge fund is bankrolling a company called Mighty Group, which gives cash advances to plaintiffs in return for future settlements. Read more Mighty Group gives $ 2,000 on average for legal claims ...

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