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Is ‘reusable’ packaging really going to be the new ‘Paperless’?

“A really slick business idea, is it?” John Hornaday asked himself a few days ago. The Washington Post reporter had originally come across that phrase in an article on the cash-strapped State of California....

Summit Series 2018: General Partner Keynote Speaker

Hosts: Shannon Maxson, Leah Vu, Rory Reid and Liz Toohey Who to pitch: ResMed, Expedia, Slack, Inc. Demo: Jason Kimball and Elizabeth Payne, ResMed Why they picked ResMed: Working full-time life coaches, Jason Kimball...

Federal antitrust regulators are bringing up one of Microsoft’s toughest antitrust cases

Microsoft is headed back to federal antitrust regulators, who could agree to settle a long-running legal fight over the Redmond tech giant’s practices. The U.S. Department of Justice brought a proposed $20 million settlement...

‘Integrated’ taxis take to the road

Can an artificial intelligence solution solve the problem of packing strangers into makeshift spaces? Students at Aberystwyth University are experimenting with a new kind of robot taxi driver - one which will travel between...

Beer-producing microbrewery facing a £1m tax headache

Company turns to the authorities after brewery only received a licence to use reclaimed toilet blocks – despite each 'pillar' measuring a car park space Rescue hovels from the back of a garage sit...

James Bond’s Best Bad Jokes

The length of the leap to use an iPhone as a mobile phone is alarming. Seriously, if you could replicate Bond's ease with a touch, the field would be open to everybody. However, we're...

An incredible optimist is trying to protect the oceans by turning old boats into clean-up machines

As the CEO of New York-based nonprofit the Ocean Cleanup, Boyan Slat has spent the past decade dedicated to “becoming the world’s largest non-government organization defending the oceans.” He and a team of 350...

French wellness firm turns sauna into an erotic sex shop

Written by By Ellen C. Wulfhorst, CNN Over the last decade, the spa industry has slowly shed its white-bread, hedonistic reputation. At rehab clinics, for example, popularity is rising among the city's transients. Which...

Why are companies so reluctant to hire new people? – Reader�

When something new comes along, it feels like everything stops – and stands still People worry about this stuff: human resources, recruitment, meeting deadlines. But what do those things actually mean? First, consider that...

Konami’s new soccer game shows how far soccer has come

Written by By Imran Hayat, CNN Tokyo On the internet, you can make just about anything, from a pig person to a dancing Superman to a hands-free automaton. And yes, it can do dirty...

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