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Biotechnology

The New AT&T Commercial Celebrates People Being Addicted To Their iPhones

At this point, it has become <i>almost</i> socially acceptable to stare at your phone, regardless of your location or any conversation you might be having. AT&T knows this, and they're not here to help.<p>The ad below is for AT&T Next, a relatively new payment plan in which users can trade in their phone or …

iPhone

Smaller Kodak releases earnings, turns a profit

It's the first earnings report since Kodak emerged from bankruptcy protection in September.<p>ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Eastman Kodak Co. ended bankruptcy and restarted life as smaller, far less indebted and — by at least one measure — profitable company.<p>The Rochester, N.Y.-based printing technology company …

Singapore Airlines profits jump almost 80%

<b>Singapore Airlines (SIA) has reported a 78% rise in net profit for its second quarter.</b><p>Asia's second biggest carrier was boosted by the sale of aircraft, spare engines as well as increased passenger traffic.<p>The firm posted a total net profit of $128.6m (£80.9m) for the quarter, up from $72.1m a year …

Singapore Airlines

Hulu in talks with Time Warner, Comcast, and others about possible cable bundling deals: WSJ

Hulu officially appointed its new CEO last month, and it appears the company may now be pursuing a new business strategy as well. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting that the streaming video service is in talks with several high-profile television providers about potential bundling deals that could …

Sainsbury's reports 9% rise in half-year profits

<b>Sainsbury's has reported a half-year pre-tax profit of £433m, up 9.1% from the same period in 2012.</b><p>The supermarket giant said the results were "strong" considering the "tough trading environment".<p>Like-for-like sales, which strip out the impact of new stores, were up 1.4% excluding fuel.<p>Sainsbury's …

Sainsbury'S

How A Free Bus Shuttle Helped Make A Small Town Take Off

<i>This story is part of an ongoing project on commuting in America.</i><p>What's known as the "last mile" of a commutecan be the Holy Grail for many city transportation planners. How do you get people from their major mode of transportation – like a train station – to their final destination?<p>Perhaps your …

Why Sequoia Bet $19 Million On Berlin's Wunderlist

Sequoia Capital has invested $19 million in 6Wunderkinder, a Berlin-based creator of the popular productivity app, Wunderlist.<p>Sequoia chairman and billionaire investor, Sir Michael Moritz already backs Dropbox and Evernote, and thinks Wunderlist, a mobile tool for collaboration and task-management, …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

The rise of the non-profit sector [infographic]

Non-profits often get overlooked in terms of being a key economic player, unless someone’s making too much money or the organization isn’t making …

No escape from pricy energy

<b>There is a stark message in today's half-year results from the power giant SSE and a report on the impact for consumers of upgrading energy and water infrastructure.</b><p>Which is, that it is impossible to duck the cruel fact that these basics of life will become more expensive for as far as the eye can …

Investing

Making of ACA management failure

In the days after HealthCare.gov went live, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough quietly dispatched Jeff Zients, a favorite West Wing fixer, to assess the operation and report back.<p>When Zients did, President Barack Obama learned the project was in worse shape than suspected — riddled with …

Japanese Personal Finance App Moneytree Raises $1.6M To Expand Into The U.S.

Moneytree, a personal finance iOS app, has received $1.6 million in seed funding led by DG Incubation (Digital Garage’s investment branch), with participation from private investors, including senior executives from PayPal, MasterCard and Morgan Stanley. The Tokyo-based startup will use the …

The Psychology Of Why Being Really, Really Weird Can Get You Hired

Lady Gaga and foundational psychological theory help unlock the ways a little eccentricity can land you at the top of the “hire” pile.<p>Do us a favor and look at the below set of words:<p>apple<br>• truck<br>• necklace<br>• tomato<br>• glass<br>• dog<br>• rock<br>• umbrella<br>• butter<br>• spoon<br>• Lady Gaga<br>• pillow<br>• pencil<br>• chocolate<br>• desk<br>• banana<br>• bug<br>• soup<br>• milk<br>• tie<p>Which …

Bitcoin Prices Are Going Insane

This morning, the bizarre digital currency known as Bitcoin hit another all-time high, ticking $402 on the Mt. Gox exchange.<p>It hasn't stopped.<p>Now it's at $429.9, $55 or 15% more than its price just 24 hours ago.<p>On Tuesday, the Winklevoss brothers, who are Bitcoin bulls, gave a pep talk about it …

Cryptocurrency

Johnson & Johnson Reaches $4 Billion Settlement Over Hip Implants

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In the coming days, Johnson & Johnson is expected to announce that it has reached a settlement over …

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