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In an economic death spiral: West Virgina is America’s worst state for business in 2017 – CNBC


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In an economic death spiral: West Virgina is America’s worst state for business in 2017
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Such is the story of America’s Bottom State for Business in 2017. West Virginia has always been known as a place where people have to work incredibly hard in order to barely get by. But with the decline of the major source of that work — coal mining

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Late-Night Cravings Inspired goPuff, a Business That’s Raised Over $8M – NBCNews.com


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Late-Night Cravings Inspired goPuff, a Business That’s Raised Over $8M
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Yakir Gola learned to hustle at a young age. A first-generation American, he helped his parents run their small Philadelphia jewelry business throughout high school and college. Thanks to that experience, Gola and his Drexel University friend Rafael

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Late-Night Cravings Inspired goPuff, a Business That’s Raised Over $8M – NBCNews.com


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Late-Night Cravings Inspired goPuff, a Business That’s Raised Over $8M
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Yakir Gola learned to hustle at a young age. A first-generation American, he helped his parents run their small Philadelphia jewelry business throughout high school and college. Thanks to that experience, Gola and his Drexel University friend Rafael

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‘We are in a precarious situation’: The electric-car startup Faraday Future is scrapping its big Nevada factory as … – Markets Insider


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‘We are in a precarious situation’: The electric-car startup Faraday Future is scrapping its big Nevada factory as
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Faraday Future North Las Vegas A view of Faraday Future’s planned factory site in northern Las Vegas. Bryan Logan/Business Insider. Faraday Future is scrapping plans for a 1-million-square-foot assembly plant in Nevada amid a deepening cash crunch, …

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Meet the music publicist taking credit for setting up Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer – Business Insider


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Meet the music publicist taking credit for setting up Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer
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She is married to a former deputy transportation minister of the Moscow region, and her clients have included Russian state-owned businesses. Goldstone, who is originally from Manchester, England, manages Emin Agalarov — the son of the wealthy …

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Speculation is mounting that Apple’s next iPhone could cost $1200 or more – Markets Insider


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Speculation is mounting that Apple’s next iPhone could cost $1200 or more
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There are a lot of rumors and reports that point to Apple launching a redesigned iPhone this fall with a screen that takes up nearly the entire front of the phone. But if you want one this fall, you might want to start saving up now. Over the weekend

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‘WE WILL GO FROM MAJORITY TO MINORITY’: It’s starting to look ugly for the GOP healthcare bill – Business Insider


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‘WE WILL GO FROM MAJORITY TO MINORITY’: It’s starting to look ugly for the GOP healthcare bill
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“Discussions with members and the CBO continue,” an aide to McConnell told Business Insider, referring to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. But given the tumultuous week, many GOP lawmakers are already looking ahead to what would happen …

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John Stoehr: The debate on state business that we need to be having – CT Post


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John Stoehr: The debate on state business that we need to be having
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I’m not sure anyone knows (though they claim to), but I’m pretty sure making it easy for firms to do business is beside the point. If we really wanted to make it easy to do business in Connecticut, we’d eliminate a galaxy of laws meant to shield
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Business briefs: Saturday, July 8 – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


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Business briefs: Saturday, July 8
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Struggling department store chain Sears says it’s closing even more stores as it tries to turn around its business. Sears Holdings Corp. CEO Eddie Lampert said in a blog post Friday that the company would close another eight Sears and 35 Kmart stores
Sears is closing 43 more stores — here’s the full listBusiness Insider
Announced 7/7/2017 – Sears Holdings CorporationSears Holdings Corporation
Transformation Update – SHC SpeaksSHC Speaks – Sears Holdings Corporation

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A surgeon aiming to do the first human head transplant says ‘Frankenstein’ predicted a crucial part of the surgery – Business Insider


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A surgeon aiming to do the first human head transplant says ‘Frankenstein’ predicted a crucial part of the surgery
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The Italian neurosurgeon told Business Insider that Mary Shelley’s classic novel convinced him that he could complete the world’s first full-body transplant. Canavero claims he’ll complete the procedure on a human next fall in China. Not only did the

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Tesla’s massive batteries could power 50000 homes in Australia — here are 15 other ways they’re already being used – Business Insider


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Tesla’s massive batteries could power 50000 homes in Australia — here are 15 other ways they’re already being used
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Friday in Australia that it will use its giant battery, the Powerpack, to build a 100 MW battery system in South Australia. When it’s completed, it will be the biggest battery storage project in the world. The batteries will

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Sears says it’s turning business around — but its stores tell a different story – Business Insider


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Sears says it’s turning business around — but its stores tell a different story
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Sears says it’s in the process of a transformation that will lead the company back to profitability after years of declining sales. But conditions inside some of Sears’ stores tell a different story. Several employees have told Business Insider that

Why A Strong Brand Authority Will Transform Your Business Into A 7-Figure Revenue Source – Forbes


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Why A Strong Brand Authority Will Transform Your Business Into A 7-Figure Revenue Source
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There are many challenges a company struggles with that can lead to its failure. Let’s examine two: time and money. Time can be a challenge when a CEO is running a business alone. They often experience overload, lack of support and scalability, and no …

How a viral site for millennial ‘betches’ quietly became a full-blown media company – Business Insider


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How a viral site for millennial ‘betches’ quietly became a full-blown media company
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The idea is to create a risk-averse, diversified media business, that isn’t dependent on any one channel or any one type of content. “We can’t rely solely on just memes or Instagram,” said Fishbein. “As the landscape and our audience both mature, we

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UCLA grabs the top spot among 225 universities in business creation – Los Angeles Times


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UCLA grabs the top spot among 225 universities in business creation
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Since joining UCLA’s faculty in 1988, urology researcher Arie Belldegrun has developed a specialty: starting companies with the university’s help. Belldegrun’s track record includes selling his first company, the Santa Monica cancer therapy biotech

Hackers breached at least a dozen US nuclear power sites — and officials are zeroing in on a familiar player – Business Insider


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Hackers breached at least a dozen US nuclear power sites — and officials are zeroing in on a familiar player
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Officials believe the attacks may be related to a separate hack that happened late last month, in which unidentified hackers infiltrated the business-associated end of the power plant. The name and location of that site were not released, but E&E News …
Hackers Are Targeting Nuclear Facilities, Homeland Security Dept. and FBI SayNew York Times
Russians Are Suspects in Nuclear Site Hackings, Sources SayBloomberg

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Fitness-tracking company Jawbone, once worth $3 billion, is shutting down and liquidating its assets – Business Insider


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Fitness-tracking company Jawbone, once worth $3 billion, is shutting down and liquidating its assets
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Jawbone was in the process of making a shift to making “clinical-grade” wearable devices that could measure vitals like blood pressure, but the company was having trouble getting the device to work properly, sources told Business Insider. It’s unclear
Jawbone is going out of business – The VergeThe Verge
Jawbone going out of business, report says – CNETCNET
Jawbone to Be Liquidated as Rahman Moves to Health Startup — The InformationThe Information

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Trump’s dealings in the Middle East have put one of his key allies in a potentially awkward position – Business Insider


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Trump’s dealings in the Middle East have put one of his key allies in a potentially awkward position
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President Donald Trump’s denunciations of a key Mideast ally might have put one of his close friends in a potentially awkward spot. Thomas Barrack, a real-estate billionaire and close ally of Trump, has several business ties to Qatar, the Gulf nation

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Twitter let a celebrity with millions of followers post revenge porn for 30 minutes before it was taken down – Business Insider


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Twitter let a celebrity with millions of followers post revenge porn for 30 minutes before it was taken down
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The company has made multiple attempts to crack down on revenge porn, and it has recently announced multiple features and reporting tools aimed at curbing harassment. An Instagram representative told Business Insider in a statement: “At Instagram, we …

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2 tech billionaires are trying to start a third political party that’s ‘pro-business, pro-planet’ — here’s how it works – Business Insider


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2 tech billionaires are trying to start a third political party that’s ‘pro-business, pro-planet’ — here’s how it works
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Launched on Tuesday, Pincus’ relatively simple site promotes itself as a digital hub where users can create and then fund political-messaging campaigns with a pro-business, environmentally friendly slant, and can sign up to be volunteers on their

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Baby boomers are nowhere close to reaching their retirement goals – Markets Insider


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Baby boomers are nowhere close to reaching their retirement goals
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Legg Mason Executive VP & Head of Product and Business Development Thomas Hoops points out that baby boomers have taken a conservative investment approach with their assets accross the board. “If they are applying a similar, conservative approach …

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A female employee reportedly called Tesla’s factory a ‘predator zone’ at a meeting where some workers described … – Business Insider


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A female employee reportedly called Tesla’s factory a ‘predator zone’ at a meeting where some workers described …
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“The topics raised in this meeting were followed up directly with those willing to discuss,” a Tesla representative told Business Insider. “We have a no-tolerance policy and have made changes to leadership, policy, and training to continue to improve

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CNN criticized for seemingly threatening to dox Reddit user behind Trump’s wrestling video – Business Insider


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CNN criticized for seemingly threatening to dox Reddit user behind Trump’s wrestling video
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After tracking down the Reddit user who made a GIF of President Donald Trump body-slamming CNN, the news outlet said it would not be revealing the poster’s name — on some conditions. On Sunday, Trump tweeted a GIF of himself body-slamming and …
CNN Story About Source of Trump Wrestling Video Draws BacklashNew York Times
How CNN found the Reddit user behind the Trump wrestling GIFCNN

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One of the world’s biggest bitcoin exchanges has been hacked – Business Insider


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One of the world’s biggest bitcoin exchanges has been hacked
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Bithumb did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment, though it says users’ passwords were not stolen, according to Yonhap News. It’s one of the busiest exchanges in the world. On Tuesday, Motherboard reported it was the …
Fourth largest Bitcoin exchange. Bithumb, hacked for billions of WonBrave New Coin
Bills move to give bitcoin legal groundsThe Korea Herald

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LA billionaire cancer doctor Patrick Soon-Shiong battles business turbulence – Los Angeles Times


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LA billionaire cancer doctor Patrick Soon-Shiong battles business turbulence
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But Soon-Shiong, 64, lately has been battling turbulence surrounding his business interests, which is nothing new for the South Africa native. He’s faced skeptics and short-sellers – traders who bet on stock prices to drop – with his past companies