Carson Kropfl struck a deal with the billionaire Virgin founder for his startup Locker Board.
Employers have bright lines on pot use for decades. This all gets more complicated when marijuana is legal.
The ease in which Russia was able to buy political ads on Facebook is troubling, says Scott Galloway.
MARGRETHE VESTAGER’S assault on technology firms she deems to have improperly massaged down their tax bills continued this week with a tilt at Amazon. The internet retailer faces a bill of €250m ($293m) for back taxes over what the European Union’s competition commissioner considers to have been an illegal sweetheart deal with Luxembourg.
The order requiring the Grand Duchy to recover the money follows a well-publicised three-year investigation. It is the latest in a series of tax-avoidance cases brought by the European Commission against multinationals, most of them American. Last year, Ireland was ordered to recover €13bn from Apple—smashing all past records for EU corporate-tax cases.
As with Apple, the commission concluded that Amazon received illegal state aid—in the retailer’s case between 2006 and 2014—through a tax-cutting arrangement that was unavailable to its rivals. This came in the form of a ruling from Luxembourg’s tax authority,…Continue reading
Moscow could be “the preeminent energy super power” by exploiting distressed petrostates, RBC Capital Markets warns.
Secretary of State Tillerson says he never thought about resigning, but does not deny calling President Trump a “moron.”
Apple’s platform innovations are opening new frontiers in childcare and education, with iOS-friendly augmented reality toys and child-focused hospital systems showing the impact of digital transformation, from the cradle to the grave.
“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast,” said the White Queen in Alice Through the Looking Glass.
In tomorrow’s world, your children will also believe impossible things as the boundaries between their real and virtual experiences dissolve.
Tech firms will need to work hard to convince the public that these new merged experiences can be trusted – take a look at reaction to Mattel’s Aristotle device, which prompted Jeff Chester, executive director of the Centre for Digital Democracy to warn: “The kid tech industry sees kids’ bedroom as an economic bonanza.”
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW and Mercedes are betting they can mass produce new electric cars based on conventional vehicles, defying sceptics who say they will need more radical designs to head off the threat from Tesla and other start-up carmakers.
BMW and Mercedes are betting they can mass produce new electric cars based on conventional vehicles.
ZURICH (Reuters) – UBS Chairman and former Bundesbank President Axel Weber said on Wednesday bitcoin does not fulfil some of the most important functions of currency, the latest senior banker to express scepticism about the cryptocurrency.
Greedy EU tax grabbers just gave the Trump tax-reform effort a major shot in the arm, says Jake Novak.
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As microchips become smaller, the shrinking size of their copper interconnects leads to increased electrical resistivity at the nanoscale. Finding a solution to this technical bottleneck is a problem for the semiconductor industry; one possibility invo…
Leclerc’s comments come after French newspaper Le Monde reported this week that Amazon had approached various French supermarket operators.
Particulate matter harms the heart and lungs. In the future, a smartphone with an inbuilt gas sensor could be used to warn of heavy exposure. To help the sensor respond quickly and provide accurate measurements, researchers have developed a powerful mi…
Everyone needs a good teacher — including teachers. Two new studies show how digging deeper into what STEM education means and strategically designing online classrooms can enhance teaching science, technology, engineering, and math.
Almost 8 million Londoners live in areas where World Health Organization guidelines are exceeded by 50 percent or more.
The Secretary-General of OPEC Mohammed Barkindo has told CNBC that co-operation between oil producing countries is working and a new supply cap should be agreed in November.
Building your list is not a black box but rather an achievable, repeatable and scalable process — here’s how we did it.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he hadn’t yet decided whether he would run for re-election in 2018.
The UK leader’s speech took on the feel of a bad dream as one unexpected event followed another.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a deal between OPEC and other oil producers to reduce production could be extended to the end of 2018.
Puerto Rican bonds took a huge hit on Wednesday following President Donald Trump’s comments on the island’s massive debt.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 goes to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution.”
As the nation mourns the horrific deaths and carnage in Las Vegas, Brandon Webb reached out to share vital safety advice.