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Convenience Stores not Convenient Enough? Start-Up Company Faces Societal Backlash After Launch

On Wednesday last week, two ex-Google employees started their own start-up company named Bodega. The idea behind this company is to make a pantry box that acts as a larger version of the vending machine. Inside of the box are snacks, drinks, toiletries, and other things that one might find ...

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Starbucks’ commitment to donate leftover food to charity deserves praise

Hannah Edens April 11, 2016   “Starbucks’ commitment to donate leftover food to charity deserves praise” is an article written by David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times on March 29, 2016. Lazarus dishes out praise to Starbucks for being one of the first large corporations to commit to going ...

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New Implant Gives Sight Back to the Blind

As technology progresses, humans are making strides in every field available, and some of the most impressive innovations are coming from the medical field. From printing new limbs to cloning organs, amazing things are being developed to improve patient’s quality of life. One scientific miracle is happening in Medford, Massachusetts: ...

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How Many Earths Do We Need?

Hannah Edens 22 March 2016   In an article posted on BBC.com, the question of “How many earths do we need?” was raised. The article, titled with the same question, was written by Charlotte McDonald and published on June 16, 2015. This question has been a question many economists, environmentalists, ...

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Will Human-like Robots Replace Humans?

Hanson Robotics and Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories are two companies who have achieved a mission of creating humanlike robots. Both of these companies have achieved in making two robots that are incredibly lifelike – one called Sophia, the other called Geminoid. These robots look like humans, and they are capable of ...

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How The Islamic State Makes Its Money

Causing terror around the world is quite expensive. All of these weapons,  employee salaries, international travel, propaganda videos, clothing—all of these cost money. David Coen, the Treasury Department’s Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, described the Islamic State last October as “probably the best-funded terrorist organization we have confronted” — ...

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Why Leadership Matters in Business

Why Leadership Matters in Business? Leaders are those who have dreams to chase and make them come true. They are the ones who lead the business world where they are well known for their leadership attributes and characteristics, such as Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. Steve started his Apple Computer ...

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Volkswagen Seeks to Rebuild Trust With U.S. Initiative

      Because of Volkswagen’s emission-cheating scandal, the company had gone through a struggling and hard time to facing all kinds of criticism. However, it starts to make an effort to try to win the consumers trust again gradually. Volkswagen’s U.S representative came out recently announced a series of ...

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MGMT – 201 News Talk #2 Airbnb Faces Liability Concerns

Airbnb is a wonderful tool for helping people to generate a little extra money by renting out either their house or their apartment or a single room to those looking for housing, typically for short stents of time (i.e. a couple of days or a week). Those looking to rent ...

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McDonald’s Prefers to Keep Control

Are you an investor that wants McDonald’s to spin off its real estate assets? Well, you’re not in luck anymore. McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbook released the company’s decision on REITs and plans to move forward. The world’s  largest fast food chain has opted out of pursuing a Real Estate Investment Trust. The risk ...

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