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‘You should fly’: Southwest Airlines CEO said traveling by plane is safe, despite the CDC and infectious disease experts warning against air travel (LUV)

Summary List Placement Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said said passengers “should” fly during the coronavirus pandemic.  “You should fly,” Kelly said in an interview with Axios. “We all need to be responsible, and we all need to be smart about what kind of personal interactions we have.” Kelly said the problem with getting coronavirus is […]

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BlackRock is paying $1 billion in cash for a wonky fund business. Here’s why customized index funds are having a moment. (BLK)

Summary List Placement BlackRock’s plans to buy a firm specializing in customized portfolios is a sure sign that clients’ expectations for personalized investments are rising, and a consolidating industry pressured to boost profits is rushing to keep up. The world’s largest money manager, which oversees some $7.8 trillion in assets, said late Monday that it […]

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Big pharma is using AI and machine learning in drug discovery and development to save lives

Summary List Placement The pharmaceutical industry has been slow-moving when it comes to adopting digital health technology, and pharma companies overall have taken a long time to implement AI and machine learning strategies — making broad-scale digital transformation difficult. There is ample opportunity for drug discovery and development, but it relies on the ability of […]

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Charles Koch doubles down on saying he ‘screwed up’ with partisanship, but he’s still supporting a Republican in the Georgia runoffs

Summary List Placement Billionaire megadonor Charles Koch is doubling down on saying he “screwed up” by fueling partisanship. In a new interview with Axios, Koch expanded on the issues with partisanship that he detailed in his new book. He told interviewer Mike Allen about when he realized his mistake. “Some of the politicians that we […]

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REGISTER NOW: Hear from leaders at Salesforce and Zscaler on how to engage and inspire sales teams remotely

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