The economics and trade-offs of ad-funded smart city tech

In order to have Consider this an ongoing discussion about Urban Tech, its intersection with regulation, issues of public service and other complexities that people have full PHDs on. I’m just a bitter, born-and-bred New Yorker trying to figure out why I’ve been stuck in between subway stops for the…

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When It Comes to Tipping, Millennials Are Cheapest

U.S. millennials are quick to whip out their wallets for pricey avocado toast and craft beer. But when it comes to rewarding the waiters and bartenders who serve them, those wallets often stay closed. Ten percent of millennials don’t tip at all when dining out compared with only three percent among the…

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Here Are the Stocks to Watch After Two Koreas Agree to End War

Kospi index closed before agreement was announced Friday Kim pledges to close main nuclear weapons test site in May agreed to finally end a seven-decade war this year, and pursue the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula. On Sunday, Kim agreed to look at ways to connect their rail and…

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Chinas $1 Billion White Elephant

Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port spurs worries in India, Japan Operator China Merchants is ‘hell bent’ on turning it aound helped ease "the Chinese part of the debt burden." Still the decision remains unpopular with many Sri Lankans. Ironically that’s boosted the political fortunes of Rajapaksa, who lost a 2015 election…

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