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Purpose-Over-Profit Movement Gains the Respect of the Investment Community
Inspiring Your Team

Purpose-Over-Profit Movement Gains the Respect of the Investment Community

The single-minded focus on profits is proving to be poor business. Social purpose is where the money is.
Marsha Hunt
Legalize or Demonize: Leaders in Canada, US Have Very Different Views on Marijuana
Cannabis

Legalize or Demonize: Leaders in Canada, US Have Very Different Views on Marijuana

Canada has fostered a legal cannabis boom that will put cartels out of business. Meanwhile, the Trump Administration embraces "demon weed'' rhetoric.
dispensaries.com
Samsung Next Startup Competition Seeks the Northeast's Most Innovative Companies
Competitions

Samsung Next Startup Competition Seeks the Northeast's Most Innovative Companies

Think you've got the most innovative startup in the Northeast? Apply by May 1.
Entrepreneur Media Corporate Communications
FCC Chairman Moves to Eliminate Net Neutrality Regulations
Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Moves to Eliminate Net Neutrality Regulations

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a proposal to his fellow commissioners that would reverse a 2015 decision to reclassify broadband as a telecom service, or Title II.
The Tech Community Voices Its Support for Net Neutrality
Business Moving Forward

The Tech Community Voices Its Support for Net Neutrality

More than 800 companies and venture firms signed their names to an open letter sent to the head of the FCC.
Nina Zipkin
Palantir Settles Discrimination Claims for $1.7 Million
Discrimination

Palantir Settles Discrimination Claims for $1.7 Million

The company will have to pay back wages and the value of stock options to several Asian candidates it passed over for employment, in addition to re-extending job offers.
Uber Changes Rating System to Be 'Fairer' For Drivers
Uber

Uber Changes Rating System to Be 'Fairer' For Drivers

When the person indicates their UberPool trip sucked because they didn't like the route or their co-rider, Uber won't count the rating towards a driver's average.
Remember Where You Parked With the Google Maps App
Google

Remember Where You Parked With the Google Maps App

Just tap the blue dot in your iOS or Android Google Maps app and set your parking location.
Amazon Look Is a Camera That Picks Your Outfit
Amazon

Amazon Look Is a Camera That Picks Your Outfit

The Alexa-powered camera sits on your dresser to take photos and videos of your outfit, help you share them to social media and even gives fashion suggestions.
Nintendo Shipped 2.74 Million Switch Units in Its First Month
Nintendo

Nintendo Shipped 2.74 Million Switch Units in Its First Month

Total beats its pre-launch goal while 3DS continues to sell well thanks to new Pokémon games.
3 Trends Driving the Millennial Own vs. Rent Debate
Millennials

3 Trends Driving the Millennial Own vs. Rent Debate

Young professionals don't dream of picket fences. The real-estate industry must take a new approach to engage millennials and make them believe again in the power of ownership.
Sheila Eugenio
Drunk Man Arrested After Attacking Armless Security Robot
Robots

Drunk Man Arrested After Attacking Armless Security Robot

The Knightscope K5 robot was on patrol in a Mountain View parking lot when the incident occurred.
Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Has a 'Secret Airship'
Google

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Has a 'Secret Airship'

That's one way to top your business partner's 'flying car.'
Uber Unveils Personal Airplane Design and Plans Tests in 2020
Uber

Uber Unveils Personal Airplane Design and Plans Tests in 2020

The electric plane will be able to take off and land vertically, and Uber hopes to have a fleet of 50 ready for testing in Dallas and Dubai by 2020.
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