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Philip Morris Leading Push Into Reduced-Risk Products

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Philip Morris International Inc. is boosting investments in cigarette alternatives to expand sales to more countries next year, aiming to lead the tobacco industry’s push into reduced-risk products that may eventually replace traditional smokes. The Marlboro maker has “increasing confidence” that it will reach the upper end of its forecast for that business to add $700 […]

Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-29/philip-morris-sees-1-2-billion-boost-from-cigarette-alternative?utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-business

Published: June 18, 2018


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Industry Leaders Establish Partnership on AI Best Practices

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Category: Business and Investment News

Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft today announced that they will create a non-profit organization that will work to advance public understanding of artificial intelligence technologies (AI) and formulate best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field. Academics, non-profits, and specialists in policy and ethics will be invited to join the Board of […]

Source: Partnership on AI

Published: June 18, 2018


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Norway Oil Service Strike Could Escalate at Short Notice

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Category: Business and Investment News

A strike involving Norwegian oil service workers could be expanded at any time, but no decision has yet been made on whether to escalate the dispute, trade union Industri Energi said on Thursday. “We’re satisfied with the current level of the strike but are monitoring continuously and can’t rule out further escalation at very short […]

Source: Reuters

Published: June 18, 2018


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Flyr dobbelt så mye laks

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Category: Airline / Travel

SAS fylte den første avgangen fra Oslo til Miami med over ti tonn fersk laks i buken. På to år er volumet av laks doblet og kan gjøre flere USA-ruter lønnsomme. SAS’ direktør for fraktdivisjonen, danske Lars Rasmussen, løper rundt flyet nærmest på skattejakt. Bak høyre vinge finner han containere som lastes inn i skroget. […]

Source: DN

Published: June 18, 2018


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Hurtigruten selger billettene dyrere til utlendinger enn til nordmenn

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Category: Airline / Travel

Mary (24) og Everan (24) ble sjokkert da bryllupsreisen med Hurtigruten viste seg å koste nesten dobbelt så mye i dollar som i kroner. – Dette er ikke bra for norsk reiselivs omdømme, mener markedsføringsekspert. – Da vi gikk inn på den amerikanske siden, var prisen nesten dobbelt så høy som på den norske. Hadde […]

Source: NRK

Published: June 18, 2018


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