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10 Years After the Lehman Brothers Collapse - What are the risks to our economy now?:


September holds the dubious honor of being the month that marked two cataclysmic events with profound global impact: the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that ignited the war on terror, and the Sept. ...


Will the future forget about meat?:




Why You Should Hope Your Next Tomato's Grown Indoors by Robots:


Upstarts such as Bowery farming, AeroFarms, and Lettuce Networks are doing something different. They're growing food indoors. They're using data and artificial intelligence to operate more efficiently ...


Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh: Why Business Leaders Need to Take a Stand on Gun Violence:


While it might be unpopular with some, doing nothing is no longer an option. In November 2016, I wrote an open letter requesting that gun owners not bring firearms into our stores, offices, or facilities, ...


Charter launches wireless plan as cable companies diversify:


Cable company Charter is launching its own wireless service as cable companies try to diversify to offset slowing traditional cable TV revenue. Charter and Comcast agreed last year to cooperate on ...


Turkey's woes could be just the start as record global debt bills come due:


Ten years after the worst financial panic since the 1930s, growing debt burdens in key developing economies are fueling fears of a new crisis that could spread far beyond the disruption sweeping Turkey. The ...


Is the U.S. Headed for Another Mortgage Crisis?:




Unlocking The West's Inaccessible Public Lands - Off Limits, But Within Reach In partnership with onXMaps:


Across the West, 9.52 million acres of public lands sit entirely landlocked, and can be accessed only with the permission of the neighboring private landowners. In some cases, isolated parcels of ...


Missouri becomes first state in U.S. to regulate use of the word 'meat' :




Why Does Wells Fargo Still Exist?:




Lab-Grown Meat and Traditional Meat Producers Turn to Government to Solve Industry Disputes:


The battle for space in the American market for animal beef versus cell-based meat is heating up as both sides put pressure on the US government to intervene with regulatory solutions. By ...


Tribune Media nixes $3.9B Sinclair merger, cites misleading FCC as contract breach:


Tribune Media has called off the planned $3.9 billion sale of 42 TV stations to the Sinclair Broadcast Group, saying the nation's largest broadcast chain breached its contract by misleading regulators ...


Impossible Foods is making 500,000 pounds of fake meat a month:


It's already available in around 3,000 restaurants, and the company's first-ever impact report details how it plans to double production of its plant-based meat out of its Oakland facility. By ...


CVS to offer nationwide telemedicine service through smartphone video:


Think of it as a digital doctor. Drug store giant CVS Health plans to offer a nationwide service to treat easy-to-diagnose maladies and other medical issues via its smartphone app. The telemedicine ...


Justice Dept. calls judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner merger 'deeply flawed':


The federal government on Monday challenged a judicial decision allowing AT&T to purchase Time Warner, arguing to a federal appeals court in Washington that the ruling suffered from "faulty logic" ...


California Gov. Jerry Brown predicts recession within two years:




Here's How America Uses Its Land - MOOO!:


There's a single, major occupant on all this land: cows. Between pastures and cropland used to produce feed, 41 percent of U.S. land in the contiguous states revolves around livestock. By Dave Merrill ...


Hearing Amazon's footsteps, Walgreens unveils new digital platform to connect patients to doctors:




Citing failed merger promises, New York moves to kick Charter Spectrum cable out of the state:


New York's utility regulators moved Friday to revoke Charter Communication's ability to operate in the state, arguing that the state's top cable provider hasn't lived up to the terms of its 2016 merger ...


Amazon raking in billions, some employees relying on food stamps:


Amazon is raking in billions of dollars, but some of its employees have to rely on food stamps just to get by. NYU Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway joins Stephanie Ruhle to break down ...


Physician Focused launches platform that makes life easier for physicians:


Currently, the platform boasts over 65 services for physicians' professional and personal needs, covering things like job search support, digital reputation management, continuing medical education (CME) ...


Immigration nonprofit rejects Salesforce money as tech faces ethics backlash over borders:


A Texas nonprofit that helps immigrants has rejected a $250,000 donation from Salesforce, saying it won't be part of what it calls an attempt by the company to buy its way out of an ethical quandary over ...


Wall Street Is Raising More Cash Than Ever for its Rental-Home Gambit :


This year, investors have raised billions of dollars from bond buyers, pension funds and even wealthy Chinese individuals to purchase more homes. Investors wager that high prices, higher mortgage ...


Photo of the Week: Taking to the Sky to End Open-Water Salmon Farms:


When Nicklen saw the farmed salmon covered in diseases and deformations--and learned that those afflictions are depleting the wild salmon ecosystems--what began as an assignment showing the benefits of ...


Why Atul Gawande Will Soon Be The Most Feared CEO In Healthcare:


Asking how Dr. Gawande will function within the current healthcare system assumes that Dr. Gawande wishes to maintain the current system. He does not. And neither do his new bosses. Robert Pearl, ...


This Scrappy Startup Wants To Save Family Farms. But Big Ag Is Fighting Back:


When Gath's sons told him two years ago that for a nominal fee he could get information on corn and soy seed prices from a startup called Farmers Business Network, he signed up. Seed prices are surprisingly ...


Economic Impact of National Parks:




The Technology That Just Might Save Brick-and-Mortar Retail:




Google launching powerful shopping tool to compete with Amazon:




Why Retaining Older Women in the Workforce Will Help the U.S. Economy:


In this opinion piece, researchers Amy Lui Abel and Diane Lim of The Conference Board explain why demographic and economic trends provide an opportunity for older women to expand their role in the labor ...

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