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Biden looks to fill half a million cybersecurity jobs

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President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting about cybersecurity in the East Room of the White House on August 25, 2021 in Washington, DC.

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting about cybersecurity in the White House on August 25, 2021. Drew Angerer via Getty Images

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Orders for durable goods remain strong, despite dipping in July

by Mitchell Hartman Aug 25, 2021
The decline's mostly down to slipping orders for airplanes, while the core number increased by almost the same amount as in June.

Shipping cost index reaches 11-year high

by Amanda Peacher Aug 25, 2021
The Baltic Dry Index tracks how much it costs to ship materials long distances.

White House seeks to plug cybersecurity job hole

by Meghan McCarty Carino Aug 25, 2021
The U.S. needs to staff about half a million cybersecurity jobs, according to the Commerce Department.

How on-demand warehousing creates space for entrepreneurs

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Aug 25, 2021
“Our goal is to democratize logistics,” said Ben Euchus, co-founder and CEO of on-demand warehouse company, Flowspace.

A gust of wind energy blows through the U.S.

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 25, 2021
Last year was a record year for installation of wind energy equipment, partially benefiting from five years straight of federal tax credits for producers.

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