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EXCLUSIVE Korean auto giant Hyundai investigating child labor in its US supply chain

EXCLUSIVE Korean auto giant Hyundai investigating child labor in its US supply chain

DETROIT, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS), Korea’s top automaker, is investigating child labor violations in its US supply chain and plans to “sever ties” with Hyundai suppliers in Alabama found to have relied on underage workers , the company’s global chief operating officer Jose Munoz told Reuters on Wednesday. A Reuters investigative …

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The coherent simulation of a quantum phase transition in a programmable 2,000 qubit Ising chain

The coherent simulation of a quantum phase transition in a programmable 2,000 qubit Ising chain

D-Wave quantum annealing processors use thousands of superconducting flux qubits on a lithographed chip, suspended in an environment near absolute zero. Credit: D-Wave. Quantum computers have the potential to outperform classical computers on several complex tasks, yet many challenges will need to be overcome before they reach their full potential. In the meantime, physicists and …

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Decline As Binance Smart Chain Is Halted: Analyst Says 'Only A Matter Of Time Before We See Short Liquidations' - Bitcoin (BTC/USD), Ethereum (ETH/USD), Dogecoin (DOGE/USD)

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Decline As Binance Smart Chain Is Halted: Analyst Says ‘Only A Matter Of Time Before We See Short Liquidations’ – Bitcoin (BTC/USD), Ethereum (ETH/USD), Dogecoin (DOGE/USD)

Major coins flashed red on Thursday evening as the global cryptocurrency market cap declined 1% to $959 billion at 8:57 pm EDT as Binance Smart Chain was halted after suffering an exploit on a cross-chain bridge. Price Performance Of Major Coins Coin 24-hour 7-day Price Bitcoin BTC/USD -1.25% 2% $20,019.36 Ethereum ETH/USD -0.5% 0.9% $1,358.30 …

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Conor Provost of Bluejacket brewery in Washington, DC, puts beer in a car in April 2020. The brewpub began offering curbside pickup and delivery of beer and food at the onset of the coronavirus shutdown.

Could there be a shortage? Inflation, supply chain issues remain

Beer makers are facing many challenges as inflation and supply chain issues raise the cost of brewing and shipping. Shortages in aluminum cans and carbon dioxide, used in brewing, have hampered some brewers. For consumers, beer prices are rising – up 5% so far this year – but not as fast as on other goods …

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Is there a beer shortage on tap?  Inflation and supply chain pressures on brewers are intensifying

Is there a beer shortage on tap? Inflation and supply chain pressures on brewers are intensifying

We have endured no shortage of shortages recently. There was toilet paper and computer chips, followed by tampons and baby formula. Could the next shortage involve beer? The potential arises as beer makers, big and small, are under pressure from a confluence of inflation and several supply chain issues. Some breweries have found it challenging …

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Top, from left: Roz Ho and John Lawler.  Bottom, from left: Sammy Omari and Jae Park

Ford retools leadership team after warning of supply chain problems

Within 72 hours of warning Wall Street that it planned to spend $1 billion more than expected this quarter on supply chain costs, Ford Motor Co. announced reorganizing part of its executive leadership team that oversees supply chain management and product development — while adding yet more Silicon Valley tech talent. Parts shortages delay production …

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Preview - Everything's Bloodier In Texas - Game Informer

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Preview – Everything’s Bloodier In Texas – Game Informer

When Gun Interactive revealed The Texas Chain Saw Massacre last year, I was underwhelmed by its short teaser but excited about its potential. It’s one of my favorite horror movie franchises, partly because of how much it still scares me – every good haunted house has a Leatherface at the end that chases you out …

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Howard Schultz vows Starbucks rebound after coffee chain 'lost its way'

Howard Schultz vows Starbucks rebound after coffee chain ‘lost its way’

Starbucks will spend another $450mn to overhaul its coffee machines and stores as it seeks to accelerate its growth, catch up with changing consumer tastes and repair relations with restive baristas. The company had “lost its way” in recent years, said Howard Schultz, the founder who returned as interim chief executive in April. But, he …

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Sparks Fly Over Cineworld Bailout, But Judge Says: "I'm Not Going To Sleep Until We Get Those Employees Paid";  Bankrupt Chain Has Just $4M Cash On Hand

Sparks Fly Over Cineworld Bailout, But Judge Says: “I’m Not Going To Sleep Until We Get Those Employees Paid”; Bankrupt Chain Has Just $4M Cash On Hand

A federal judge sent a proposed $1.9 billion financing package for bankrupt Cineworld back to the table for a redo but said he’s committed to approving some kind of cash injection quickly for the Regal Cinemas parent. Cineworld filed for Chapter 11 in the Southern District of Texas yesterday with a so-called DIP, or debtor-in-possession, …

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AMC Losses Narrow, Theater Chain Rewards Retail Investors With 'Ape' Dividend

AMC Losses Narrow, Theater Chain Rewards Retail Investors With ‘Ape’ Dividend

AMC Theaters is rewarding the retail investors who rallied to support the exhibition giant when it was laboring under debt and COVID closures, lifting its share price at a critical juncture. On Thursday, the company announced that it will give a special dividend to investors of one AMC preferred equity unit for each of AMC …

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