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Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.<p>The new research was spurred by the discovery in 2016 of the first …

Pollution

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Dual attack with two existing drugs destroys lung cancer

Breaking research concludes that the use of two existing drugs could successfully treat certain lung cancers. The study delves deep into the …

BlackRock says it's time to take action on guns, may use voting power to influence

The world's largest money manager is breaking its silence on the nation's current gun debate.<p>In a client update outlining its approach to the gun …

Guns

Is Private Jet Charter Ready For A New Pricing Model?

When U.K. private jet charter broker Victor launched in the U.S. several years ago, it promoted a novel concept: Booking fees would be capped at 10%. As a broker, Victor doesn’t own or operate private jets. Brokers instead work with the actual aircraft operators who provide a wholesale price the …

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to interpret contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted by …

Artificial Intelligence

Billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay 'significantly higher' taxes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other superwealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts.<p>"I need to pay higher taxes," Gates, who is worth over $90 billion, said in an interview with …

Bill Gates

Machines are driving Wall Street's wild ride, not humans

Wall Street's recent wild ride isn't driven by nervous portfolio managers, retirees looking at their 401(k) statements or any other human traders.<p>Instead, machines are making the trading decisions.<p>Computer programs execute buy and sell orders based on complex algorithms and formulas, without a …

Stock Markets

Detective by Charlie is an AI tool that's like having your own personal CIA

Imagine having a button that can instantly tell you (virtually) everything there is to know about something or someone. That, in a nutshell, is Detective by Charlie, which uses natural language processing (NLP) and AI to unearth and collate information about a particular subject in a couple of …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner's 3 Best Pieces of Career Advice | Inc.com

Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's CEO, has had nothing short of a successful career. After graduating from the Wharton School of Business, he went on to assume executive leadership roles at Warner Bros. and Yahoo and was appointed to the board of directors for Intuit before arriving at LinkedIn.<p>In 2011, …

Forget gold. This metal is on a much bigger rally

Gold is having a good year. But not as good as palladium, which has spiked nearly 50% in 2017 to its highest level in over 16 years.<p>The price of palladium, which is used in cars, electronics, dentistry and jewelry, hit $1,005 per ounce on Monday. Analysts say it's a case of strong demand and tight …

Electric Vehicles

AWS and Microsoft double down on deep learning with Gluon, a simplified ML model builder

AWS and Microsoft may be arch rivals when it comes to competing for business in cloud storage and services, but when it comes to breaking ground in newer areas where volumes of data make a difference to how well the services work and creating systems that are easier to use, collaboration is key. …

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

The Coca Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company selling more than 500 brands of soft drink to customers in over 200 countries. Every single day the world consumes more that 1.9 billion servings of their drinks including brands like Coca Cola (including Diet and Zero) as well as Fanta, …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Tesla May Have Just Broken Out | Investopedia

<i>(Note: The author of this fundamental analysis is a financial writer and portfolio manager. He and his clients own shares of TSLA.)</i><p>Tesla Inc. (TSLA) …

Why This Entrepreneur Who Leads More Than 1,000 Employees Prefers to Eat Lunch Alone

We caught up with James Reinhart, the CEO and co-founder of thredUP, to learn his leadership hacks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In this series, Leader Board, we speak with CEOs, managers, founders and others who lead organizations to learn what makes them tick, what</i> …

Nike made me a pair of custom sneakers in 46 minutes

Last week, Nike announced the launch of its Makers' Experience, an invite-only, limited-time event where people can design a pair of shoes and have them made in less than hour. And today we had the chance to check it out for ourselves at the company's By You Studio in New York City, a space created …

Shoes

Stock trading app Robinhood raises $110 million to become the latest unicorn

Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is getting a boost from its own investors.<p>The financial tech company announced Wednesday that it had raised $110 …

Finally, Silicon Valley and Donald Trump agree on something: Taxes

The president’s early blueprint for tax reform wins some support from the tech sector.<p>Silicon Valley’s top tech executives have tangled with President Donald Trump over everything from his travel ban to his approach on issues like climate change.<p>But the likes of Apple and Google appear to have put …

New video reveals moments before passenger was dragged off United flight

Surveillance video shows David Dao and his wife boarding the United flight. Also, a newly released police report claims an officer lost hold of a …

Samsung Galaxy K launch event scheduled for April 29th

Pencil April 29th into your diary photography buffs, as Samsung has just sent out an invitation to its “Media Day” event, complete with the tagline “Kapture The Moment”. Mysterious…<p>Before you ask, no, Samsung’s marketing director hasn’t been replaced with a teenage graffiti artist from the 90’s, …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Exercise

Equity Crowdfunding Site Targets The Gigantic Untapped Consumer Market

If you want more women entrepreneurs to get equity financing and more women to invest in entrepreneurs, give them a tool they want — something simple to use that allows them to dabble and learn before they go all in. Oh, yeah, and someplace where they can collaborate, communicate, and share, which …

Search

FORTUNE — Some investors are hoping Everyday Health’s initial public offering Friday will be a spoonful of sugar on top of an artificially sweetened IPO market. The medical advice website raised about $115 million in an IPO that priced late Thursday night selling shares at $14 apiece, the midpoint …

Tesla Motors closes at record after Apple merger rumor surfaces

Rumors of a possible acquisition by Apple and expectations for a strong fourth quarter drove shares of<p>Tesla Motorsto $203.70 Tuesday, a 3% gain and a new closing high for the electric car company.<p>It was the first time Tesla closed over $200.<p>Investors were reacting to news of a meeting between<p>Elon …

Miley Cyrus-themed Flappy Bird spin-off tops the US App Store free list

Oh wow! Oh wow! Oh wow! A Miley Cyrus-themed Flappy Bird spin-off is currently the top free app in the US App Store.<p>‘Flying Cyrus – Wrecking Ball’ is the official name, and it features the long tongued, head shaved pop star navigating through… hammers and wrecking balls.<p>This has to be the lowest …

Print your furniture at home for just $39,000

3D printing is slowly entering the mainstream thanks to consumer-focused printers from MakerBot and others. While it’s still an expensive hobby for the average household, a new BigRep One printer is aiming to entice even more consumers into 3D printing with its unusual ability to print furniture. …

15 Reasons You Need a Business Plan

Whether you're just starting out, growing your business or seeking outside help, a well-thought-out business plan is the vehicle you need to get you there.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do you want a business plan? You already know the obvious reasons, but there …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …