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Daily Inspiration #1548

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Vodafone seals biggest deal in a decade with $130bn Verizon sale

Vodafone has sealed the $130bn (£84bn) sale of its stake in US mobile network Verizon Wireless, the world’s biggest deal for more than a decade.<p>After months of rampant speculation, the partnership’s majority owner Verizon Communications signed off the purchase of Vodafone’s 45pc stake on Monday.<p>The …

EM sell-off overdone, says Chow of Barclays | Financial Times

Has the EM sell-off been overdone? Koon Chow, fixed income strategist at Barclays, thinks it has. In a note on Monday titled “Peak pessimism?”, he …

Hyundai raises $72 million to fight pediatric cancer

The hundreds of thousands of cars that Hyundai has been selling over the years have added up when it comes to funding research into pediatric cancer. Along the way, Hyundai's Hope on Wheels campaign has become the nation's second largest nonprofit devoted to the cause.<p>With September marking …

A work of art: Crayola turning markers into fuel

Crayola has found a way to turn dried up markers into clean fuel capable of being used in boilers, ships and even cars.<p>The company makes up to 700 million markers a year and has partnered with New York clean energy company JBI to create the Colorcycle initiative.<p>Under the initiative, about 600 …

Law to be toughened up to stop companies benefiting from fraud

Banks and other businesses benefiting from fraudulent behaviour will be more likely to join their employees in the dock under proposals being considered by ministers, borrowing from a tough US approach to corporate offending.<p>Plans to reform the test for criminal prosecutions could trigger a new …

Many Americans Are Working On Labor Day

In one survey from Bloomberg BNA, nearly four in 10 employers (39%) said they keep operations open on the holiday and require some employees to report to work.<p>In the second survey from career site Beyond.com, nearly half of the 2,000 respondents, both employed and unemployed, said they will be …

Stock markets soar on positive world manufacturing surveys

Stock markets soared on Monday as surveys of manufacturing output around the world gave the strongest indication yet that the richest countries are finally shaking off the after-effects of the financial crisis.<p>British manufacturing order books and output grew at their fastest in almost two decades …

Baby Boomers buy more cars than young generations

Last year, Dave Rodham bought two Ford Mustangs - a red one because it looked cool and a white one with a big V-8 engine because it sounded cool. They were his 50th and 51st car purchases.<p>"I have to have a new car every year and a half to two years," said the 63-year-old, of Virginia Beach, Va., …