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Immortality Can Become A Reality: Google Engineer

Immortality may not be a reality yet, but rapidly evolving technology is making it more realistic, said Ray Kurzweil, the director of engineering at Google, at the Global Future 2045 World Congress hosted at the Alice Tully Hall, in Lincoln Center in Manhattan.

BNP Beefs Up U.S. Investment Bank, Goldman Fallout

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BNP Paribas plans to expand its corporate-finance activities in the U.S. as it aims to secure better access to North American investors and strives to offset weak activity in core European markets, people familiar with the matter said.

Regulator Resigns After Bingo Fraud Leak

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A top official for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority resigned after the agency was informed he was indicted for felony theft and charitable bingo fraud in 1993, the year he joined the agency.

End Of 'Old Boys Club' For Banks In Singapore ?

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Following the move by Singapore's central bank to censure 20 banks over alleged rate-rigging, industry participants warn the incident marks the demise of the 'old boys' club' banking culture that has dominated the city state in the past.