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Greece bankruptcy looms as creditors reject bailout extension

Greece moved closer to a perilous bankruptcy Saturday after talks over a bailout package broke down with its creditors, who rejected any emergency extension of the aid that has kept the debt-ridden Mediterranean nation afloat.<p>The other 18 nations that share the euro with Greece said they would not …

Chevrolet thinks it can one-up Tesla with a $30,000, 200-mile Bolt

The race for the people's electric car just heated up. Much of the conversation about electric cars thus far has revolved around Tesla, but Chevrolet …

Electric Vehicles

Andre Iguodala — the Warriors player who's been guarding LeBron James in the Finals — has spent 11 years studying how to stop him

Iguodala has been tasked with guarding LeBron James, and has done a good enough job that he stole a starting spot from center Andrew Bogut in a series-changing adjustment from coach Steve Kerr.<p>While nobody "stops" LeBron, Iguodala has done a commendable job on him. According to ESPN's Micah Adams, …

The CEO of a Chipotle-style pizza chain says he'll destroy chains like Pizza Hut, Domino's, and Papa John's the way Netflix destroyed Blockbuster

Rick Wetzel, Blaze Pizza's cofounder, told QSR Magazine that he expects to deliver a "big blow" to major delivery chains like Domino's, Papa John's, and Pizza Hut.<p>"Apple dethroned record stores; Netflix killed Blockbuster; and Starbucks is decimating Folgers and Maxwell House," Wetzel tells the …

More U.S. Oil Production Enhances U.S. Energy Security

Shale oil development has increased U.S. crude production over by 80% since 2008 and 7% this year alone to around 9.3 million b/d. This growth continues to lower our imported petroleum requirement, long the main energy security issue that we’ve faced. In particular, U.S. oil imports from riskier …

Oil

You may soon be able to buy Amazon-branded milk, cereal and baby food

Amazon.com (AMZN) is getting ready to take its fight with the likes of Costco Wholesale (COST), Target (TGT) and Walmart (WMT) deeper into the …

The 10 Best Burgers in America

<i>By Abbey Chase</i><p>From In-N-Out and White Castle to menus from Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Daniel Boulud, no food spans the gap between high-end and budget dining like the classic American burger. Yet while there are many great burgers in bars and restaurants across the country, there's nothing quite …

Burgers

Otra baja para el pronóstico del PIB de Banxico: 2 a 3% este año

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.- El Banco de México (Banxico) <b>revisó a la baja su proyección de crecimiento económico previsto para este año</b> a un rango de entre 2.0 …

The Man Who Sold His Startup For $4.3 Billion Just Raised $233 Million For His New Venture | Inc.com

Keith Krach, the 57-year old CEO of DocuSign, technically doesn't have to work anymore.<p>At age 26, he was General Motors' youngest-ever vice president. In 1995, he sold his first startup, Rasna Software, for $500 million. A year later he launched Ariba, an online procurement software startup that …

Venture Capital

Microsoft Is Rising Again

<i>Disclosure: I own shares of MSFT</i><p>After remaining in the shadows of Apple, Google, and other rising technology companies for several years, Microsoft is rising again, as evidenced by the release of new products and improving financials. Today, the company announced its own system for consolidating …

Peak Oil Is Dead

They're not alone.<p>Last month, the BNY Mellon's asset management subsidiary, the Boston Company, published a paper called "End of an Era: The Death of Peak Oil." AOL Energy's Peter Gardett pointed us to it.<p>In brief, peak oil theory argues that oil production will peak, then fall sending prices …

Facebook Survey Questions Reveal The Company's Biggest Fears

Facebook is taking a different approach.<p>After rolling out a major redesign of its "News Feed" a couple weeks ago, Facebook is now surveying users to see if they like it.<p>By chance, I was one of the users Facebook surveyed.<p>Clicking through it, I realized the survey questions reveal a lot about …