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Cities Like Madison Lead The Way To Local Clean Energy - Forbes

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Cities Like Madison Lead The Way To Local Clean Energy
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Cities such as Madison, Wisconsin, are influencing the Energy Cloud transition through their push for renewable energy and the reduction of carbon emissions. In March 2017, the City of Madison became the 25th city in North America to set the ambitious ...



Buyout firm Platinum seeks parts of Unilever spreads business: sources - Reuters

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Buyout firm Platinum seeks parts of Unilever spreads business: sources
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Unilever Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly said in June that the company was hoping to get a deal done by the end of the year and was open to evaluating offers for all or parts of its shrinking business. If Unilever can't generate enough value ...

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Instagram updates its Stories feature, copying Snapchat again - Business Insider

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Instagram updates its Stories feature, copying Snapchat again
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A new Highlights area will allow users to tout particular Stories on their profile pages. Instagram is ramping up its battle with Snapchat. Facebook's photo sharing app on Tuesday added two new capabilities to its Stories feature, one a direct copy of ...

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We might have just got a big hint that Amazon's not going to start selling drugs - Business Insider

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We might have just got a big hint that Amazon's not going to start selling drugs
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The cancellation, which Business Insider first spotted in a note from RBC Capital Markets and confirmed via the Maine Board of Pharmacy's website, occurred on December 1 and could have big implications for Amazon's potential ambitions in healthcare. In ...

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Executive Search in Oil and Gas, Part I: Young Leaders & Diversity - Rigzone

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Executive Search in Oil and Gas, Part I: Young Leaders & Diversity
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Oil and gas companies need the right senior leaders as well. Recently, Rigzone sat down with Les Csorba, partner-in-charge of the Houston office for global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, and Chad Hesters, managing partner of the Houston ...


New York Stock Exchange owner ICE holds back on crypto-futures
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Intercontinental Exchange Inc has put a lot of thought into the idea of futures contracts on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, but has yet to move forward due to the opaque nature of the underlying markets, the New York Stock Exchange owner's chief executive officer said on Tuesday.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=oKUe35btiAE:V4aW6yvdctQ:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=oKUe35btiAE:V4aW6yvdctQ:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=oKUe35btiAE:V4aW6yvdctQ:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=oKUe35btiAE:V4aW6yvdctQ:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=oKUe35btiAE:V4aW6yvdctQ:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~4/oKUe35btiAE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>


U.S. judge approves Toys 'R' Us bonus plan to spur holiday shopping
(Reuters) - Toys 'R' Us won court approval on Tuesday for plan to pay top executives up to $21 million in bonuses by arguing that the money will incentivize them to boost the bankrupt retailer's sales during the critical year-end shopping season.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=xq3WbFp7Sjs:ys2xRLKGxRQ:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=xq3WbFp7Sjs:ys2xRLKGxRQ:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=xq3WbFp7Sjs:ys2xRLKGxRQ:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=xq3WbFp7Sjs:ys2xRLKGxRQ:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=xq3WbFp7Sjs:ys2xRLKGxRQ:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~4/xq3WbFp7Sjs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>


Uber investor Pishevar takes leave of absence amid misconduct claims
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber, said on Tuesday he was taking a leave of absence from his venture capital firm and the startup he co-founded to fight allegations of sexual harassment.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=t_HqcL-taSc:pQjmn4Gf71s:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=t_HqcL-taSc:pQjmn4Gf71s:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=t_HqcL-taSc:pQjmn4Gf71s:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=t_HqcL-taSc:pQjmn4Gf71s:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=t_HqcL-taSc:pQjmn4Gf71s:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~4/t_HqcL-taSc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>


Departments of Energy & Commerce Co-chair Third Meeting of US-Mexico Energy Business Council - Energy.gov (blog)

Departments of Energy & Commerce Co-chair Third Meeting of US-Mexico Energy Business Council
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WASHINGTON, D.C. ? The third meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council (the Council) took place today in Mexico City, and was co-chaired by Wells Griffith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of International Affairs at the U.S. Department of ...

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'This Is A Business Now': YouTube Stars Influence Generation Z's Fashion Tastes - NPR

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'This Is A Business Now': YouTube Stars Influence Generation Z's Fashion Tastes
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Gen Z is the generation that follows millennials. The oldest members are now going into college, they have tons of buying power, and marketers are trying to figure how to sell to them. Youth Radio's Rhea Park reports on how fashion trends reach Gen Z ...

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Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google - TechCrunch

Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google
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Foursquare's VP of business development Mike Harkey, who has been with the company for more than 5 years, has left to join Google as its director of global product partnerships. His LinkedIn page shows that he joined Google this month after serving a ...

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Tech rally burns out, leaves Wall Street lower
(Reuters) - Wall Street fell on Tuesday as a technology rebound lost steam and Walt Disney Co shares dipped, while investors assessed how a Republican U.S. tax overhaul would impact corporate earnings.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=Cx47cs6JiDg:0DNBwEb6KIk:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=Cx47cs6JiDg:0DNBwEb6KIk:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=Cx47cs6JiDg:0DNBwEb6KIk:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=Cx47cs6JiDg:0DNBwEb6KIk:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=Cx47cs6JiDg:0DNBwEb6KIk:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~4/Cx47cs6JiDg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>


General Electric to cut 4,500 jobs in Europe: report
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. firm General Electric will cut 4,500 jobs across Europe after reviewing assets it purchased from France's Alstom in 2015, French newspaper Les Echos said on Tuesday.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=S9XliWjZ70Q:9OKuLnW8xjA:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=S9XliWjZ70Q:9OKuLnW8xjA:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=S9XliWjZ70Q:9OKuLnW8xjA:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=S9XliWjZ70Q:9OKuLnW8xjA:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=S9XliWjZ70Q:9OKuLnW8xjA:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~4/S9XliWjZ70Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>


Canada scraps plan to buy Boeing fighters amid trade dispute: sources
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is scrapping a plan to buy 18 Boeing Co Super Hornet fighter jets amid a deepening dispute with the U.S. aerospace company, three sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.<div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=A7_ARujeyzI:uR65fqGMTIs:yIl2AUoC8zA"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=A7_ARujeyzI:uR65fqGMTIs:F7zBnMyn0Lo"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=A7_ARujeyzI:uR65fqGMTIs:F7zBnMyn0Lo" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.reuters.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?a=A7_ARujeyzI:uR65fqGMTIs:V_sGLiPBpWU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/reuters/businessNews?i=A7_ARujeyzI:uR65fqGMTIs:V_sGLiPBpWU" border="0"></img></a> </div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~4/A7_ARujeyzI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>




Embattled Uber investor Shervin Pishevar, accused by 5 women of sexual misconduct, is taking a leave of absence ... - Business Insider

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Embattled Uber investor Shervin Pishevar, accused by 5 women of sexual misconduct, is taking a leave of absence ...
Business Insider
In the wake of allegations from five women alleging sexual misconduct, venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar announced on Tuesday that he was taking a leave of absence from his business interests. Pishevar will be stepping away for the time being from ...

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Don't allow oil, gas drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Your letters) - Syracuse.com

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Don't allow oil, gas drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Your letters)
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Don't allow oil, gas drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Your letters). Updated December 5, 2017 at 3:48 PM ; Posted December 5, 2017 at 3:47 PM. A pair of tundra swans takes flight from a pond at the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge ...

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