Saturday, March 23, 2019

Boeing 737 Crashes Raise Tough Questions on Aircraft Automation

(Bloomberg) -- Tom Enders just couldn’t resist the swipe at the competition. It was June 2011, and the chief executive officer of Airbus SE was...
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Air Travel Is About to Get Even Less Romantic: David Fickling

For all the disagreement in the industry about the future of aviation, there’s perfect accord on one point: There’s going to be a lot...
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The World Already Knew Churchill Was a Villain: Shashi Tharoor

The recent flap over Winston Churchill -- with Labour politician John McDonnell calling Britain’s most revered prime minister a “villain” and prompting a rebuke...
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Let Saudi Women Find Their Own Way: Khawla Al-Kuraya

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- For most of recorded history, and in many countries around the world, women have not been treated equally to their male...
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Opinion: Aramco Comes Out to Play on an Empty Playground

According to Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s energy and industry minister and chairman of Saudi Arabian Oil Co., “the world is going to be Saudi...
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Tesla Keeps Giving Its Critics Power

With the very act of typing these words, I may be creating a singularity; an infinity mirror of a column. Possibly, I have oversold...
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Inside India’s Colossal, Colorful, Tough-to-Predict Election

(Bloomberg) -- It’s election season in India. The South Asian nation is preparing to hold general elections in April and May, in which about 900...
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Facebook, Google Aren’t Your Only Ad-Trackers

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Criticism of big tech companies that track us across the internet without our informed consent misses a bigger picture: There are...
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Taleb Was Right. We’re Still Fooled by Randomness: Mark Gilbert

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- In his 2001 book “Fooled by Randomness,” author and fund manager Nassim Nicholas Taleb argued that chance plays a largely unacknowledged role...
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Cost-Cutting Era Is Over, in Business and Government: Conor Sen

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Whether it's teacher salaries, physical retail stores or packaged goods companies, strategies based around cost-cutting are backfiring left and right. Last...
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