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Published Friday, May 26, 2017
Nearly a quarter of American adults sold or traded in a vehicle in the last 12 months, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll published on Thursday, with most getting another car. But 9 percent of that group turned to ride services like Lyft Inc and Uber Technologies Inc as their main way to get around. Learn more>>>
Published Friday, May 26, 2017
As much as 97 percent of the coral cover in South Florida reefs has been lost in the last few decades. The endangered coral, threatened mostly by ocean warming and acidification, are so stressed that the marine invertebrates may be pushed to the brink of endangerment, with little chance of recovering on their own. But when scientists begin their work at more»
Published Friday, May 26, 2017
For the first time, more than half of all households in the U.S. contain a cellphone but not a landline telephone, according to a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The growing prevalence of cellphones comes as the typical American household now contains a wide range of connected devices. Some 84% of American households contain more»
Published Friday, May 26, 2017
The number of on-demand workers in the U.S. is expected to nearly double in the next four years. That means 9.2 million Americans are expected to work in the gig economy by 2021, up from 3.8 million last year, according to combined research by Intuit and Emergent Research. Learn more>>>
Published Friday, May 26, 2017
Startup Open is powered by the Global Entreprenuership Network (GEN) — a year-round platform of programs and initiatives aimed at creating one global entrepreneurial ecosystem. GEN helps people in 170 countries unleash their ideas and turn them into promising new ventures—creating jobs, accelerating innovation and strengthening economic more»
Published Friday, May 26, 2017
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Published Friday, May 26, 2017
Private equity firm Bain Capital LP said on Tuesday it had raised $720 million for its first investment fund focused exclusively on the life sciences sector. The fund will give Bain the ammunition to focus on targeted investments at a time when the life sciences industry seeks more capital to fund its expansion. "We are excited by some of the long-term more»
Published Friday, May 26, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and MONTREAL, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM) and Tembec Inc. (TSX: TMB) today announced a definitive agreement under which Rayonier Advanced Materials will acquire Tembec, providing the combined company with leading and complementary positions in key high purity cellulose end-uses and more»
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