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Facebook, Twitter rules give politicians a free ID card to lie – Axios

Why now? President Trump's campaign this month posted ads that made false statements about Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Biden's campaign urged media and digital platforms to stop advertising. CNN then took down, but Facebook kept it upright. Then Senator Elizabeth Warren provoked Facebook with a deliberately misleading Facebook ad claiming the company had backed Trump – before admitting that this …

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Why the SoftBank Vision Fund is one of the most complex private equity funds ever launched – Axios

About $ 75 billion of the Vision Fund comes from external LPs such as sovereign wealth funds from Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi. Each of these engagements is divided into two parts: Common where LPs receive a percentage of all positive investment returns. Preferred where LPs receive the 7% annual coupon on invested capital plus a percentage of all positive …

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The Future of SpaceX's Spaceship – Axios

Last week, SpaceX launched the final test of Starhopper, a prototype of its starship Starship, which serves to bring 100 people to space targets like the Moon or Mars at the same time. Context: SpaceX is building on the reusability of its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy missiles with Starship, but the new interplanetary system will have some significant differences. …

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Goldman Sachs Survey Shows Investors Expecting a Long Trade War – Axios

According to Goldman Sachs' Monthly Survey of More Than 1,000 Institutional Customers and Corporate Clients of the Bank Accepting Most Expected Tariffs for a Prolonged, More Extensive Trade War Stay calm as conversations continue. Background: The survey, which measures seasoned investors' views on market-related issues, was held on August 1 and 2, when President Trump said he would sell the …

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