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Health questions swirled around Apple this week, from coronavirus to a heart study partnership

It’s hard to talk about Apple and its upcoming plans without first acknowledging the impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on its business. Apple’s supply chain is constricted, its China stores are operating on limited hours, and industry experts wonder whether this year’s new iPhones could be delayed. Despite that, Apple CEO Tim Cook said …

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Before the new coronavirus, there was SARS and MERS: Do epidemics ever really end?

The coronavirus outbreak has reached 48 countries and sickened over 83,000 people as of Friday. Total deaths neared 3,000, the majority in China, but also 26 in Iran, 17 in Italy, and 13 in South Korea. Alongside the rapid escalation of the coronavirus crisis has come the hope that—at some point—it will cease. South Korean …

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It’s awkward to talk salary at work—but here’s how to start

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After the markets’ worst week since 2008, Wall Street takes a deep breath and braces for Monday

Today was another bad one for markets and tallied up the worst week to hit equities since 2008 and the kickoff to the Great Recession. And at this point, traders and investors are looking forward to a weekend break to steel themselves for Monday. “I was a young broker with PaineWebber back in October of …

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Google cancels major Las Vegas conference over coronavirus concerns

Google canceled a major internal gathering over concerns about the spread of coronavirus, the latest in a wave of events and conferences being called off around the world. The internet giant’s sales and marketing event was set to take place in Las Vegas in March, a Google spokesman said. “In light of the evolving coronavirus …

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The oil industry is finally talking climate crisis, but don’t expect change to come easily

It took approximately one hour for someone to mention Greta Thunberg. Standing onstage at a Monday morning event at the start of the annual International Petroleum Week in London, Chris Midgley, the global head of analytics at S&P Global Platts, flipped to the next slide on his Powerpoint presentation, and an illustration of the Swedish …

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