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  • Facebook's Messing With Instagram Prompted Co-Founders' Departure
    Instagram’s co-founders increasingly clashed with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over a range of issues, including recent changes to the photo-sharing app that appeared designed to promote Facebook’s growth at Instagram’s expense.
    - 5 mins ago, 26 Sep 18, 12:25am -
  • Trump Defends Hard-Line Trade Policies at U.N.
    In his second address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Trump criticized international organizations and alliances as unaccountable, but got pushback from other world leaders.
    - 17 mins ago, 26 Sep 18, 12:13am -
  • Shareholders Win Vote Urging Smith & Wesson Maker to Review Safety Efforts
    Investors in American Outdoor Brands Corp. on Tuesday won a shareholder vote urging the top U.S. firearm maker to do more to address gun violence.
    - 40 mins ago, 25 Sep 18, 11:50pm -
  • Owners of Last U.S. Nuclear Plant Face Few Good Options as Deadline Nears
    The owners of the last remaining nuclear-power plant under construction in the U.S. continued Tuesday to negotiate a deal to finish the half-built project. But in some ways, the choice of whether to keep going amounts to a no-win proposition.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Sep 18, 11:18pm -
  • Qualcomm Accuses Apple of Funneling Secrets to Rival Intel
    Qualcomm accused Apple of funneling proprietary information to rival chip maker Intel, broadening a long-running legal battle.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Sep 18, 11:17pm -
  • Arby's Parent to Buy Sonic for $2.3 Billion
    Inspire Brands is buying Sonic for $2.3 billion, including debt, as the company created by the merger of Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings seeks to build a portfolio of restaurant chains spanning the spectrum of fast food to casual dining.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Sep 18, 11:08pm -
  • U.S. Consumer Confidence Hits 18-Year High
    Consumer confidence hit a new 18-year high in September, as robust job growth and a strong economic outlook bolstered Americans’ expectations for the future.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Sep 18, 11:07pm -
  • Trade Deal Could Move Ahead Without Canada, U.S. Official Says
    The Trump administration’s top trade negotiator threatened to move forward with a bilateral accord with Mexico amid a lack of progress with Canada on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Sep 18, 11:02pm -
  • Nike's Sales Rise 10% on Higher Spending on Sneakers and Apparel
    Nike posted a 10% increase in sales during the summer quarter, riding strong consumer spending in the U.S. and healthy demand outside its home market for the brand’s sneakers and athletic apparel.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 10:25pm -
  • Twitter Proposes Banning Dehumanizing Content
    Twitter plans to expand its rules to no longer allow content that treats others as subhuman in its latest attempt to replace toxic speech with healthier discourse.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 10:23pm -
  • Home-Price Gains Decelerated in July
    Home-price gains slowed for the fourth straight month in July, as higher mortgage rates begin acting as a brake on rapid price growth, offering some welcome respite for buyers.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 9:58pm -
  • IRS Is Wrongly Denying Tax Refunds, Some Companies Say
    Multinational companies, backed by the Chamber of Commerce and an in-house critic at the IRS, say the government is incorrectly denying them refunds on 2017 tax returns.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Sep 18, 9:55pm -

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  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - Wages

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - WagesThere are two main components of a compensation policy: salaries and equity. An equation with only two variables? Should be pretty simple, right? Well, not when you are talking about something as symbolic as money. Before all, let’s remind the thre… 23 Mar 17, 11:57am

  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - Equity

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - EquityHow should you design your compensation policy? As we’ve seen in the first part dedicated to incentives in startups, equity should be the main driver for both founders and early employees, since it rewards risks and performance. The question is to… 23 Mar 17, 11:30am

  • Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startup

    Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startupYoung innovative companies are the subject of much interest. Their example reinforces a mythology of innovation that has its classical examples, its specific locations (MIT, the Silicon Valley), its theoreticians (Joseph Schumpeter and the economics… 21 Mar 17, 11:12am

  • The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicine

    The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicineIn the healthcare industry, the digital revolution affects two major areas: big data and eHealth (digital tools applied to healthcare). The availability of massive volumes of data is a hard fact. This exponential rise has layed the foundation for the… 17 Mar 17, 3:13pm

  • The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting

    The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting3D printing is considered the new industrial revolution, likely to disrupt the behavior of consumers and manufacturers, involving relocation of production facilities, reconstruction of labor, changes in material applications and what's more, a growin… 13 Mar 17, 4:21pm

  • Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?

    Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?Very few areas have remained unchanged by the digital revolution. Politics is no exception. In recent years, various initiatives have emerged to harness the possibilities offered by digital technology in order to improve or renew democracy. Amidst th… 8 Mar 17, 3:58pm

  • Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business model

    Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business modelIs democracy just another market? Can we build a sustainable economic model with the help of digital tools whose purpose is to put citizens at the center of the democratic game? If yes, how? Must these structures be associative by nature or can they… 8 Mar 17, 3:53pm

  • Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?

    Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?While civic technology undeniably offers promising solutions to the democratic crisis, it also suffers from serious limitations. Even if it reaches millions of people, its primary objective, achieving greater involvement of citizens in democratic lif… 8 Mar 17, 3:47pm