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Inside the lab where Impossible Foods makes its plant-based "blood":


The company's faux-beef will soon be available in stores-and it's still working to get even closer to a plant-based product that can fool meat eaters into thinking they're eating a real burger. By ...


Online Lender SoFi Sees $12M Loss In Q3:


Online lender Social Finance (SoFi) continues to struggle, recording an adjusted loss of around $12 million during the third quarter before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. The FinTech ...


Wells Fargo admits it incorrectly foreclosed on 545 homeowners it should have helped:


Wells Fargo acknowledged Tuesday that, because of a calculation error, it had improperly foreclosed on 545 distressed homeowners after they asked for help with their mortgages. Overall, 870 homeowners ...


Google employees worldwide staging walkout to protest response to sexual misconduct claims:


Hundreds of Google employees staged walkouts around the world Thursday to protest the company's response to allegations of sexual misconduct. Using the hashtag #googlewalkout, images spread across ...


Federal Reserve Bank 2018 Small Business Credit Survey:


Thank you for participating in the 2018 Small Business Credit Survey. This voluntary survey is sponsored solely by the Federal Reserve Banks. The questions are best answered by an owner or key financial ...


The Cost of Utilities: Which States Pay the Most? - Idaho Has the Lowest Rates - Montana Third Lowest:


Let's face it: Nobody likes paying utility bills. They pop up each month and keep you from putting your paycheck toward more exciting areas of your budget, like your vacation fund or that cheese of ...


How Utilities Are Combining Voice and Analytics for Customer Engagement:




IBM to Buy Red Hat, the Top Linux Distributor, for $34 Billion:


IBM is making a big move to bring more software developers under its corporate wing by acquiring Red Hat, the largest distributor of the popular open source operating system Linux, for $34 billion. The ...


The Rise of Independent Journalism in Montana:


Imagine a world where senators bought their seats, businessmen and politicians controlled the newspapers, sensationalized stories dominated the front page, and only a handful of smalltown journalists ...


What brought Sears down, America is becoming a nation of renters, and more top insights:


A nation of renters: Between 2006 and 2016, 7.3 million households joined the ranks of America's renters. And 78% of those surveyed by Freddie Mac say they believe renting is more affordable than home ...


The Growth of Sinclair's Conservative Media Empire:


The company has achieved formidable reach by focussing on small markets where its TV stations can have a big influence. Sinclair employees say that the company orders them to air biased political segments ...


One-Fifth of U.S. Newspapers Close in Last 14 Years:


The loss of more than 1,800 newspapers since 2004 has reduced citizens' access to information about local issues and government, a new study finds. In rural areas, where communication can already ...


In Just 11 Words, This Shocking New Research Reveals Why Many Airlines Really Don't Care About Customers:


You know that stuff about the customer being king doesn't apply to every industry, don't you? In certain areas of business, the customer is more like the Five of Hearts. Oddly, the airline industry ...


Employers are courting less-educated workers -- finally -- but they aren't offering pay increases:


Federal Reserve Bank of New York economist Gizem Kosar may not have cracked the Case of the Missing Wage Growth yet, but she has found a promising lead. In the July release of labor market data ...


In holiday 'war for talent,' retailers offer turkey dinners and haircut deals to lure temp workers:


It's only September, but the holiday hiring frenzy is in full swing. For proof, just walk through the mall: "We're hiring and we'd love to meet you," signs outside Pottery Barn and Pottery ...


Big Single-Family Landlord Bets $1 Billion on the Home-Flipping Business:


One of the largest single-family landlords in the U.S. is betting more than $1 billion that it can use the tools it developed for buying and managing rental houses to forge a new business serving ordinary ...


The Hot Property That's Next on Tech's Agenda: Real Estate:


Opendoor, a start-up that flips homes, attracted attention in June when it announced it had raised $325 million from a long list of venture capitalists. The financing valued the four-year-old company ...


'Netflix for Open Source' Wants Developers to Get Paid:


Henry Zhu makes software that's crucial to websites you use every day, even if you've never heard of him or his software. Zhu manages a program called Babel, which translates code written in one version ...


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 ...

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