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Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold | BBC

The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) have been accused of widespread abuses in Sudan, including the 3 June massacre in which more than 120 people were reportedly killed, with many of the dead dumped in the River Nile. Sudan expert Alex de Waal charts their rise. The RSF are now the real ruling power in Sudan. They are a new kind ... Read More »

New cracks in the global economy as exports tumble | BBC

If you were in any doubt that the US-China trade war is having an impact on Asia, look no further than Singapore’s latest export figures. Singapore saw exports fall for a second month in a row, this time by 17.3% in the month of June compared to a year ago. This dramatic fall comes as Singapore’s growth figures released last ... Read More »

The future of marketing: Voice Search | Entrepreneur

Every day, millions of Americans rely on voice-activated devices to tell them the weather, wake them up in the morning and answer a plethora of random questions they’re curious about. While the average voice assistant user may not worry about where those answers come from, digital marketers are working hard to ensure that voice devices rely on information from their ... Read More »

WWII cryptologist, math genius Alan Turing chosen as the face of new English currency | Military Times

Alan Turing, the brilliant mathematician credited with deciphering Nazi Germany’s impenetrable Enigma code, has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new £50 note. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney confirmed the selection Monday in an announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, calling Turing “a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand.” “As the father of ... Read More »

Make ‘Rules of Ranging’ Your Rules for Business: Part 2 | Epoch Times

In 1757, in the middle of the French and Indian War, Maj. Robert Rogers composed a list of 28 rules intended to serve as operational guidelines for his legendary and groundbreaking light infantry force, the original special operations unit known as “Rogers’ Rangers.” These “Rules of Ranging” were a hybrid combination of Native American combat techniques and his own blend ... Read More »

Make ‘Rules of Ranging’ Your Rules for Business: Part 1 | Epoch Times

In 1757, in the middle of the French and Indian War, Major Robert Rogers composed a list of 28 rules intended to serve as operational guidelines for his legendary and groundbreaking light infantry force, the original special operations unit known as “Rogers’ Rangers.” These “Rules of Ranging” were a hybrid combination of Native American combat techniques and his own blend ... Read More »

Bank of America just slashed its forecast for global economic growth | Business Insider

Bank of America Merrill Lynch lowered its expectations for global gross domestic product growth on Friday, blaming trade-war uncertainties and lagging policy responses for its weakened outlook. The firm slashed its predicted global GDP forecast to 3.3% from 3.6%. BAML had already lowered its 2019 forecast from the 3.9% level it proposed in November. The report cited several reasons for ... Read More »

The Secret Weapon That Targets Your Customers Whether They’re on Amazon or Not | Entrepreneur 

One of the most significant opportunities to extend your advertising reach on and off Amazon is to participate in Amazon’s demand-side platform, Amazon DSP. With Amazon DSP, brands can target shoppers in real time as they browse the internet. This approach allows brands to reach customers on and off Amazon through programmatic display advertisements. Through Amazon DSP, Amazon can partner ... Read More »

Overcoming Founder’s Blues: How Entrepreneurs Can Recognize and Treat Depression and Anxiety | All Business

Mental health is a leading cause of disability in the workplace, yet 71% of U.S. adults will not contact a mental health professional. In fact, people loathe talking about mental health in the workplace, and the C-suite in businesses of all sizes is no exception. One key reason people do not talk about their mental health is the stigma associated ... Read More »

Tips For Investing In Opportunity Zone Businesses | Law360

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created new tax incentives for investments in certain ;qualified opportunity zones which are carefully selected low-income communities in need of economic development. Although substantially all of the billions of dollars raised by first and second generation opportunity funds have been for real estate development, there is growing attention on other investment opportunities ... Read More »