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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 ...


Impossible Foods is making 500,000 pounds of fake meat a month:


It's already available in around 3,000 restaurants, and the company's first-ever impact report details how it plans to double production of its plant-based meat out of its Oakland facility. By ...


CVS to offer nationwide telemedicine service through smartphone video:


Think of it as a digital doctor. Drug store giant CVS Health plans to offer a nationwide service to treat easy-to-diagnose maladies and other medical issues via its smartphone app. The telemedicine ...


Justice Dept. calls judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner merger 'deeply flawed':


The federal government on Monday challenged a judicial decision allowing AT&T to purchase Time Warner, arguing to a federal appeals court in Washington that the ruling suffered from "faulty logic" ...


California Gov. Jerry Brown predicts recession within two years:




Here's How America Uses Its Land - MOOO!:


There's a single, major occupant on all this land: cows. Between pastures and cropland used to produce feed, 41 percent of U.S. land in the contiguous states revolves around livestock. By Dave Merrill ...


Hearing Amazon's footsteps, Walgreens unveils new digital platform to connect patients to doctors:




Citing failed merger promises, New York moves to kick Charter Spectrum cable out of the state:


New York's utility regulators moved Friday to revoke Charter Communication's ability to operate in the state, arguing that the state's top cable provider hasn't lived up to the terms of its 2016 merger ...


Amazon raking in billions, some employees relying on food stamps:


Amazon is raking in billions of dollars, but some of its employees have to rely on food stamps just to get by. NYU Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway joins Stephanie Ruhle to break down ...


Physician Focused launches platform that makes life easier for physicians:


Currently, the platform boasts over 65 services for physicians' professional and personal needs, covering things like job search support, digital reputation management, continuing medical education (CME) ...


Immigration nonprofit rejects Salesforce money as tech faces ethics backlash over borders:


A Texas nonprofit that helps immigrants has rejected a $250,000 donation from Salesforce, saying it won't be part of what it calls an attempt by the company to buy its way out of an ethical quandary over ...


Wall Street Is Raising More Cash Than Ever for its Rental-Home Gambit :


This year, investors have raised billions of dollars from bond buyers, pension funds and even wealthy Chinese individuals to purchase more homes. Investors wager that high prices, higher mortgage ...


Photo of the Week: Taking to the Sky to End Open-Water Salmon Farms:


When Nicklen saw the farmed salmon covered in diseases and deformations--and learned that those afflictions are depleting the wild salmon ecosystems--what began as an assignment showing the benefits of ...

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