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Taylor Swift only tweeted 13 times in 2018 but she’s the most influential person on Twitter that year.

Netflix is expected to hire media finance veteran Spencer Neumann from Activision Blizzard to be its CFO.

Blackstone’s CEO celebrated his $350 million donation to MIT with a robot-themed party.

American VC firms added 30 new female senior investing partners in the last ten months.

The winning ticket for the $425 million Mega Millions jackpot was sold on Long Island.

As the government shutdown continues, workers’ worries and bills grow.

However, House Democrats have announced a plan to end the shutdown–without funding a border wall.

Saudi Aramco buys remaining 50 percent of rubber joint venture from Lanxess.

Go-Jek extends ride-hailing service to the rest of Singapore.

2018 was the worst for stocks in ten years.