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More data could turbocharge efforts to build better batteries, researchers say

As nations work to eliminate carbon emissions, batteries will play a huge role. Electric vehicles powered by batteries seem likely to dominate the future of commercial and consumer transportation.  Likewise, large...

Targeting serial returners to stem a growing problem for retailers

This holiday season is expected to set another record for online sales, according to the National Retail Federation. But if consumer habits mirror previous years, 20% to 30% of the merchandise will be returned. It’s a big...

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to 11 years in prison

Theranos founder Elizabeth Homes has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for defrauding investors of the blood-testing startup. Holmes, who plans on appealing, will not have to report for her 135-month prison...

Seafood farming’s growth rate has already peaked, and now it’s in decline

The growth rate of seafood farming worldwide peaked in 1996 according to new UBC research, highlighting the importance of rebuilding wild fish stocks to feed future demand. If we were to rely only on...

Study: Stereotypes of Middle-Aged Women as Less Nice Can Hold Them Back at Work

As a popular tenured professor at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Jennifer Chatman was used to teach at the top of her game. But as she entered her 40s and gained even more expertise, she noticed...

Trade Agreements Can Ease the Pain of a Possible Global Recession

Uncertainty is bad for business; however, it can be mitigated by trade agreements which help countries become more resilient to economic shocks, according to a new University of California School of Global Policy and Strategy study.

Better Wording on Packages can reduce Food Waste: Cornell University Study

Changing the wording about expiration dates on perishable food items – which is currently unregulated and widely variable – could help reduce food waste, according to a new Cornell University-led study. A survey of...

Meta to lay off ‘many thousands’ of workers this week: WSJ report

Facebook parent Meta is set to make major layoffs this week impacting thousands of employees as it grapples with a significant downturn in its business, according to a report Monday. Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking...

CEO CORNER: Meet Devon Price and Peter Bayne, Co-Founders of VitaNav

In this edition of CEO Corner, we speak with Devon Price and Peter Bayne, Co-Founders, and owners of VitaNav, a functional beverage company, whose main product, Kenetik, is a ketone-based beverage. VitaNav was founded in 2018, and...

One-Third of Cyber Attacks Involve Small Businesses

According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the total cost of cybercrime from 2019 to 2021, skyrocketed from $3.5 billion to $6.9 billion, essentially doubling since COVID-19. That includes international businesses.
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More data could turbocharge efforts to build better batteries, researchers say

As nations work to eliminate carbon emissions, batteries will play a huge role. Electric...
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Targeting serial returners to stem a growing problem for retailers

This holiday season is expected to set another record for online sales, according to the National Retail Federation. But if consumer habits...

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to 11 years in prison

Theranos founder Elizabeth Homes has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for defrauding investors of the blood-testing startup.

Seafood farming’s growth rate has already peaked, and now it’s in decline

The growth rate of seafood farming worldwide peaked in 1996 according to new UBC research, highlighting the importance of rebuilding wild fish...

Democrat Katie Hobbs defeats MAGA opponent in Arizona governor’s race

(UPI) Democrat Katie Hobbs has narrowly defeated Trump favorite Kari Lake to become Arizona's fifth female governor. Hobbs declared victory online Monday...