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Large corporate donors, including JPMorgan Chase, Motorola, UPS, Walgreen’s and Wells Fargo, are ditching the Republican National Convention -- presumably to avoid being associated with the party's controversial candidate.
Utilities should be worries as Apple’s entry into the renewables buying-and-selling markets could become a huge threat to their business.
If Starbucks were a bank, it would boast $1.2 billion in deposits -- which are now stored on its customers’ gift cards.
New investments from Wall Street financiers will allow Uber to rapidly expand Xchange Leasing, the ridesharing company’s car leasing division. But many analysts say the program is predatory and exploitative.
The NGO HANDS Pakistan recruits women to work door-to-door in remote rural areas where there is little or no access to contraception, or even public health care.
A fashion exhibit in New York is a reminder of how strict dress codes and even uniforms are, for the most part, on their last legs, and that is a plus for a more amiable work environment.
Last week at its annual shareholder’s meeting, Walmart announced plans to explore a partnership with Uber and Lyft as it seeks to expand its grocery home delivery service.
Overall, organics are still far more expensive than conventionally-produced foods, but the gap is narrowing, according to data from the USDA.
The connection between plagiarism and overall corruption in society can be made clearly. And increasingly, it is the wealthy and well-connected who benefit while the middle class and poor feel as if they are left behind.
Marijuana use is still an offense within the world of professional sports; just about every professional league or athletics association says cannabis is a no-no under their blanket policies related to drug use. Former NFL player Ricky Williams wants to change that.
A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts -- while insurers reaped millions in profits.
Volkswagen is linking up with Uber competitor Gett. The German automaker hopes the new partnership will help it compete in an evolving mobility marketplace and shake its emissions scandal for good.