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  • About Edelman‘sThought Leadership Impact Study

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    Thought Leadership isn’t anything new. Actually, the phrase itself is pretty old — the words “thought leader” first appeared together in 1876 to describe American philosopher and transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson. Since, “Thought Leadership” has been used in a business context to describe company leaders who vocalize their insights on their industry. More recently, Thought Leadership was mentioned in Forbes 2013 list of […]

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  • Leaders of South Korean Crypto Exchange Komid Jailed for Faking Volume: Local Media

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    Two leaders of the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Komid were reportedly sentenced to serve jail time for faking exchange volumes, Korean crypto media outlet blockinpress reports on Jan. 18. The exchange’s CEO, surnamed Choi, received a three-year sentence, while another company leader with an unspecified role was purportedly sentenced to two years imprisonment for fraud, embezzlement and misconduct, the article […]

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  • IMF warns trade tensions could hit growth

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    The International Monetary Fund has warned that escalating trade tensions could undermine global economic growth. In a new report on the world economic outlook, the IMF also warns of risks from a no-deal Brexit. For the world economy, the IMF is now predicting growth of 3.5% in 2019. In October, it forecast 3.7%. For the […]

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  • Brexit: May looks for way to break deadlock

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    UK Prime Minister Theresa May is due to make a statement at 15:30 GMT on the way forward on Brexit after her planned deal was rejected by MPs last week. She hopes to win over Tory Brexiteer MPs and Northern Ireland’s DUP, by resolving their concerns over the “backstop” plan for the Irish border. Last […]

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  • Mark Zuckerberg’s Former Mentor: ‘The People at Facebook Live in Their Own Bubble’

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    Early investor Roger McNamee explains his concerns about the platform’s trajectory. By now we all know the story of Mark Zuckerberg’s rise from his Harvard dorm room to becoming a 23-year-old billionaire. But how the past couple of years have played out, particularly the handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, has given Roger McNamee, an […]

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  • Trump says deal ‘could very well happen’ with China

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    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there has been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports. “Things are going very well with China and with trade,” he told reporters at the White House, adding that he had seen some “false reports” indicating that […]

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  • Mexico pipeline blast kills 66 and injures dozens more

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    Mexican authorities now put the number killed in Friday night’s fuel pipeline blast at 66, with scores more injured. It is believed the explosion occurred after the line was ruptured by suspected fuel thieves in the town of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo state. Officials say scores of people had been scrambling to fill up containers and […]

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  • Thailand’s Stock Exchange Plans to Set up a Licensed Digital Asset Exchange: Report

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    The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is planning to set up a regulated digital asset exchange, local news agency The Bangkok Post reported on Jan. 17. Citing the vice chair of SET’s board of governors, Pattera Dilokrungthirapop, — аlso chair of the Association of Securities Companies — the report revealed that the national stock exchange plans to apply for a digital […]

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  • Trump hits back at Buzzfeed report he ‘instructed lawyer to lie’

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    US President Donald Trump has hit back over a news report that he directed his then personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress. Buzzfeed News said Mr Trump had instructed Cohen to lie about plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. Cohen was convicted over the case last month. Mr Trump said the […]

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  • Navigating currents

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    Growing up near the ocean I learned very quickly about the danger of currents. There were tidal currents that came daily in and out of the bay. You didn’t want to be in the water near the mouth of the bay when this was taking place. Where the waves were breaking you could find water […]

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