Archive | May, 2017

This car built by college students gets 2713 miles per gallon – Business Insider

Posted on 21 May 2017 by admin


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This car built by college students gets 2713 miles per gallon
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Imagine making the 2,710-mile trip from Philadelphia to Los Angeles using just one gallon of gas. You might look silly doing it, but students from Université Laval, in Quebec, have theoretically made that outlandish trip possible with their prototype ...

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Panasonic is making a massive bet on electric cars — here’s why the CEO says it’s a ‘slam dunk’ investment – Business Insider

Posted on 21 May 2017 by admin


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Panasonic is making a massive bet on electric cars — here's why the CEO says it's a 'slam dunk' investment
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"Our business has evolved over a period of time, especially in the recent past of going from purely a consumer business to a B2B business," Tom Gebhardt, chairman and CEO of Panasonic's North American operations, told Business Insider. "There's a ...

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5 towns saved from ruin by the booming legal weed industry – Business Insider

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5 towns saved from ruin by the booming legal weed industry
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The legal marijuana industry brought in upwards of $4 billion in sales in 2016, according to a new report from the Marijuana Business Daily. And small-town America is riding the high. In the eight US states where recreational marijuana is legal, the ...

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Gyms are capitalizing on the death of fashion – Business Insider

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Gyms are capitalizing on the death of fashion
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It's no secret that consumers, especially younger ones, are more likely to spend money on experiences than clothing these days. So what's a startup selling high-end sportswear to do? Follow the money. Equinox, a luxury gym brand with a high monthly ...

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A mysterious force is pushing the universe apart — here’s how it could rip our galaxy to shreds – Business Insider

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A mysterious force is pushing the universe apart — here's how it could rip our galaxy to shreds
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Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains one of the most prominent theories of how our universe will meet its fate. You can learn more fascinating science at this ...

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Inside Facebook’s plan to eat another $350 billion IT market – Business Insider

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Inside Facebook's plan to eat another $350 billion IT market
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"I was a little bit skeptical about it at the time," he recounted to Business Insider. As a former engineer at Juniper Networks, Schmidtke knew from experience that building telecom equipment systems was an expensive undertaking that involved hiring ...

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South Korea requires all males to serve in the military — here’s what it’s like – Business Insider

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South Korea requires all males to serve in the military — here's what it's like
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South Korea requires all of its male citizens to serve in the military for two years. Here's what that experience is like. Footage courtesy of Goyang TV, 2012. Following is a transcript of the video. The hardest part was when I and my group had to go ...

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Talking Business: Mr. Movies closing east side store – Rapid City Journal

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Talking Business: Mr. Movies closing east side store
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Evolving movie-viewing habits of consumers, including the popularity of online streaming and automated rental services, are forcing changes in the video rental business. The final clearance, including store fixtures, started this week at the eastside ...

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Sheriff David Clarke reportedly plagiarized parts of his master’s thesis – Business Insider

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Sheriff David Clarke reportedly plagiarized parts of his master's thesis
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Clarke, a controversial figure and prominent surrogate of President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign, received his master's degree in security studies from the Naval Postgraduate School in California. Clarke currently oversees the Milwaukee County ...
Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized portions of his master's thesis on homeland security - CNN.comCNN.com
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Uber may charge you more based on where you’re going – Business … – Business Insider

Posted on 20 May 2017 by admin


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Uber may charge you more based on where you're going - Business ...
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In a controversial move, Uber has started to charge riders a premium based on where they're traveling. Uber generally determines pricing by taking into account ...
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