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July 20, 2020, 9:35 AM

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Phillip Inman / The Guardian:
Sources: TikTok halts talks with UK government to build the HQ for its non-China business in London, with British ban on Huawei seen as a factor  —  Video-sharing app suspends building plans, with British ban on Huawei 5G kit seen as factor  —  The Chinese social media firm TikTok has pulled …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources say plans to remake GE as a software powerhouse were scuttled by employee confusion and delusions about what it would take to reposition the company  —  The industrial giant hoped to remake itself as a software powerhouse.  Here's what went wrong.  —  In early 2014 …
STAT:
Many hospitals and clinics are introducing AI-powered decision support tools, often novel and unproven, but most patients are unaware of them  —  Since February of last year, tens of thousands of patients hospitalized at one of Minnesota's largest health systems have had their discharge …
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In 2019, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google were collectively granted ~27,000 H-1B visas, over 30% of total visas available to private companies  —  Five tech companies use nearly 30,000 H1-B visas, while over 50% of graduate STEM degrees are earned by international students

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