Expect emphasis on communication and mission in Pompeo’s testimony

Apple appointed a new executive to oversee its Apple Music business as it continues to grow, inching up to 48 million subscribers from 30 million in September, the company announced, per Reuters. Of those subscribers, 40 million pay for the service. Why it matters: Apple is inching closer to its closest competitor, Spotify, which has…

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Report reveals graphic details of Missouri governor’s sexual abuse

Apple appointed a new executive to oversee its Apple Music business as it continues to grow, inching up to 48 million subscribers from 30 million in September, the company announced, per Reuters. Of those subscribers, 40 million pay for the service. Why it matters: Apple is inching closer to its closest competitor, Spotify, which has…

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Cruise nabs team behind autonomous delivery robot startup

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is testifying tomorrow before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as part of his nomination process for Secretary of State. What to watch for: As seen in prepared remarks sent out by the White House, Pompeo will focus on better communication and filling vacancies at State, handling entities like Russia and North…

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Trey Gowdy demands EPA hand over more records on Pruitt’s travel

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is testifying tomorrow before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as part of his nomination process for Secretary of State. What to watch for: As seen in prepared remarks sent out by the White House, Pompeo will focus on better communication and filling vacancies at State, handling entities like Russia and North…

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Judge halts lawsuit of ex-Snap whistleblower

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is testifying tomorrow before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as part of his nomination process for Secretary of State. What to watch for: As seen in prepared remarks sent out by the White House, Pompeo will focus on better communication and filling vacancies at State, handling entities like Russia and North…

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Future of Work

Some of the more optimistic forecasts on robots say that it’s not jobs that will vanish, but tasks. That is, about half of the things that make up current occupations are automatable, according to a recent report by McKinsey, but that just means the workers will retrain and transform those jobs into something else. But,…

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Axios PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced the House Energy and Commerce Committee today, encountering questions that were significantly more aggressive and partisan than yesterday’s trip before the Senate. What we learned, via Axios’ David McCabe: Zuckerberg said he was among the 87 million people whose data was illicitly gathered by Cambridge Analytica. Zuckerberg avoided committing to…

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Sanders says all options on the table for Syria, despite Trump tweet

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is testifying tomorrow before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as part of his nomination process for Secretary of State. What to watch for: As seen in prepared remarks sent out by the White House, Pompeo will focus on better communication and filling vacancies at State, handling entities like Russia and North…

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