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IMF chief denies trying to boost China in World Bank rankings

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Facebook’s chief technology officer is leaving the company after 13 years

Facebook is about to close an important chapter in its history. CNBC reports the social network’s chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, is stepping down from his role after a total 13 years at the company. He’ll move to a part-time position as Facebook’s first Senior Fellow at some point in 2022, when he’ll help foster…

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NASA’s chief scientist will retire in 2022

NASA is about to close an important chapter in its history. Chief Scientist Jim Green, who has worked at the agency for over 40 years, now plans to retire in early 2022. He started by developing NASA’s equivalent to the internet (the Space Physics Analysis Network) shortly after he arrived in 1980, but he’s best…

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‘Not true’: IMF chief Georgieva denies pro-China pressure on World Bank report

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva talks to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang before a news conference following the “1+6” Roundtable meeting at the Diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing, China November 21, 2019. By Andrea Shalal and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) -International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday denied…

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Uber’s chief technical officer to step down By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An Uber logo is seen during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson(Reuters) -Uber Chief Technology Officer Sukumar Rathnam is stepping down as the company’s head of engineering, a spokesperson of the ride-hailing company said late on Tuesday.The…

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Apple’s car chief is heading to Ford

Ford has hired away Apple’s car chief, Doug Field, to become its chief advanced technology and embedded systems officer. “Field will lead Ford’s efforts to develop the next-gen Blue Oval Intelligence tech stack to deliver smart, connected vehicles and services that improve over time through constant updates,” according to Ford’s press release. He’ll report to…

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Past in mind, NASA chief Bill Nelson looks to future on visit to Johnson Space Center

Home News Spaceflight NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, a former space shuttle payload specialist, takes questions from reporters at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. (Image credit: collectSPACE.com) Bill Nelson’s trip to the Johnson Space Center in Houston this week evoked memories of his first visit to the home of U.S.…

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AFL-CIO chief: In pandemic, unions are a source of ‘trusted information’

Washington Liz Shuler hasn’t missed a beat. Following the sudden death of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka earlier this month, Ms. Shuler stepped right into his shoes as the nation’s top labor leader, after 12 years as his deputy.Now, on the eve of Labor Day, President Shuler is carrying on with the 12.5-million-member federation’s goals: passing…

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Coinbase bags new chief marketing officer from Facebook

You are here: Home / News / Coinbase bags new chief marketing officer from Facebook August 27, 2021 by Sahana Kiran Prominent cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase has been under fire following its recent tiff with its users. This did not stop the exchange from moving forward and making progress. In a recent development, the exchange went…

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U.S. trade chief Tai tells Turkey countries must remove digital services taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai told Turkey’s trade minister it was critical that countries remove individual digital services taxes in connection with a broader multilateral agreement reached in talks led by the OECD, her office said. Tai discussed digital services taxes, improving access for U.S. companies in Turkey and other issues with…