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What Trade Wars? Chevrolet Finally Brings Gas Guzzling U.S. Pickup Trucks To China

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:11:00 -0500

Things seem to have calmed down a bit between China and the United States; there is no talk about a trade war with hefty tariffs on America cars anymore. Chevrolet therefore thought it safe to bring some proper Americana to Chinese shores in the shape of the gas guzzling Colorado and Silverado.


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Is Data Socialization The Next Big Thing In Data Analytics?

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:06:00 -0500

Data socialization is a new buzz word in the big data and analytics scene, but what does it really mean and what can data democratization learn from social media?


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Growth In China's Private Education Spending Fuels IPO, Fortune

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:53:00 -0500

Yuhua educates nearly 50,000 students



Who Is On The WHO's New Most Dangerous Superbugs List

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:49:00 -0500

Here's the most-not wanted, the Legion of Doom, the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants of bacteria.


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Could Amed Rosario's Surge Reshuffle Mets' Infield Plans?

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:01:00 -0500

Amed Rosario is already turning heads. But when will the Rosario era officially begin in New York?


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Walmart Slashes Prices On Groceries

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:43:00 -0500

Walmart is cutting prices in a handful of markets as the company readies for Aldi's expansion and the coming price war, according to a report.


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A Taiwan Startup Is Cutting The Cost Of Trips To Airports

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:30:00 -0500

A startup with operations in Taipei plans to grow an airport ride-sharing service in Asia and charge less than taxis.


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HarperCollins Brings AI To Book Recommendations

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:18:00 -0500

Two bots have been added to the publisher's Facebook accounts to supply users with book recommendations.


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Why Dodgers Aren't Getting Bryce Harper In 2018

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:00:00 -0500

The idea that the Dodgers are biding their time, waiting to pounce on a Harper free agent contract is silliness. I'd call it wishful thinking, but I'm not sure exactly who has that particular wish.


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The 1-Series Sedan: Introducing BMW's New Premium Compact For China

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:00:00 -0500

The brand new BMW 1-Series Sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market, looking just like every other Bimmer but with a sporty touch. Price starts at 205,000 yuan and ends at 332,000 yuan.


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Oscar Upset! President 'Moonlight' Slashes Deficit In Half

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:52:00 -0500

For the first time in history, the wrong movie was announced as the winner of best picture at the Oscars. After the cast of La La Land came up to accept their win, they learned that the real winner was actually Moonlight. What if this happened in other venues? Cartoon by Ted Rall.


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Never Forget! 41 Cartoons About The Election That Changed EverythingThis way to the election cartoons ...Donald Trump Attempts To Seduce Another Woman VoterDo You Have 'Election Stress Disorder'? (It's A Real Thing)Halloween 2016's Scariest CostumeTrump Reaches Out To MinoritiesThe Latest Polls Fail To Show What This Election Is Doing To Our SanityThe Number One Reason You Shouldn't Share A Computer With Your Spouse, According To The FBIHow Clinton And Trump Spent $1,400M In Campaign DonationsIgnore The Bigly Lies!Trump Or Clinton? Why Your Vote Makes You An Intolerant JerkWhy Donald Trump's Voter Fraud Claim Isn't Complete NonsensThe Hillary Clinton DefenseHillary Clinton: Release The X-Files, Not My $675K Goldman Sachs SpeechesWhat Trump And Clinton Teach Your KidsThey're 'With Her'Hitler Got Lucky ...What If Everybody Talked Like Donald Trump?Hillary Clinton: Tone Deaf But Dressed To The NinesHow To Answer Stupid Job Interview Questions (n Trump's America)Can Trump Destroy (What's Left) Of The System?2016: The Republican Party's 'Groundhog Day'Trump Wants To Get To The Bottom Of Clinton's IllsIf It's Tuesday, Trump Must Be Shaking Up His StaffDonald Trump: Time To Unite The GOPA Wall We Can All Get BehindWho Won The First Clinton-Trump Debate? Depends ...Like Bey, Hillary Clinton's Got Hot Sauce In Her Bag, SwagWhen Bernie Met HillaryEvangelist Declares Trump A "Baby Christian"Everyone Is Voting For Trump!Gifts You Give Your SweetheartHow'd We Get Such An Awful Candidate?Donald Trump Clarifies His Position On AbortionWhich Public Servants Will Donald Trump Insult Next?The RNC's Scary New 'Big Tent'Team Trump; Some Kind Of Suicide SquadThe End Of Cinco de Mayo?The Plus Side Of A President Donald Trump#KasichOrBustThese Leaders 'Aspire to inspire"Pokemon GO" Takes Candidates To A Better PlaceA Political Candidate Who Tells It Like It Is

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:52:00 -0500


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The Oscars Set The Tone For The Rest Of 2017

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:48:00 -0500

This year, the memes practically created themselves.


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Ukraine's Fashionable Nation Branding

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:36:00 -0500

There is no shortage of designer talent in Ukraine now! Fifty-four designer collections were presented on the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Days Kiev runway with forty-five “Made in Ukraine” brands available for nation branding.


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Bulletproof Eiffel Tower Wall Proves Architecture Is The Newest Anti-Terror Weapon

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:28:00 -0500

Architects have become secret front line weapons, defending world landmarks against growing terror threats. The Eiffel Tower's future bulletproof transparent security wall is the latest example.


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Time To Drive With The Detroit Watch Company's M1-Woodward

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:03:00 -0500

A watch inspired by the Motor City is just the ticket for that special car fan.


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'Shark Tank' Preview: How To Curb Your Enthusiasm For Food

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:50:00 -0500

Mark Bernstein believes he has developed the ultimate solution to overeating in his MealEnders lozenges. Will MealEnders whet investor appetites on Shark Tank? Bernstein is set to appear on the hit ABC business reality show this Friday, March 3.


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America's Fattest CitiesThe Most Obese Metro Areas in America1. Baton Rouge, Louisiana2. Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania3. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas4. Dayton, Ohio (tie)4. Tulsa, Oklahoma (tie)6. Memphis, Tennessee-Missouri-Arkansas7. Toledo, Ohio8. Bakersfield, California9. Worcester, Massachusetts10. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Indiana

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:50:00 -0500

Obesity rates nationwide are rapidly increasing. According to Gallup, the national rate in 2014 was 27.7% -- the highest it's been since the organization started tracking the numbers. But some communities' obesity rates exceed even that. These metro areas have the highest rates in the country.

Obesity rate: 35.9%

Obesity rate: 35.3%

Obesity rate: 34.1%

Obesity rate: 33.5%

Obesity rate: 33.5%

Obesity rate: 33.2%

Obesity rate: 33.1%

Obesity rate: 33.1%

Obesity rate: 33%

Obesity rate: 32.2%


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Entrepreneurs To Launch Technology Globally That May Revolutionize How We Care For Aging Parents.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:08:00 -0500

Two entrepreneurs in Middle America are about to launch a system globally that may change the way baby boomers care for their aging parents.


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Auto Sales Look Flattish In February, Not A Bad Outcome

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:53:00 -0500

Most analysts expect U.S. auto sales to remain roughly flat this year. That's a good thing, considering sales were a record 17.5 million in 2016.


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The Startup That Wants To Build A Cashless Economy In The Philippines

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:29:00 -0500

Tagcash, which bills itself as “building a digital economy through cashless transactions,” serves as a hub for payments, loyalty programs and social sharing.


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2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds: Vegas Pros Pick Current Faves to Win March Madness

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:01:00 -0500

With just over two weeks to go until the beginning of March Madness, who is peaking at just the right time?


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MIT And Stanford Sports Conferences Compete This Week

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:44:00 -0500

This week's MIT Sloan Sports Analytics and Stanford Sports Innovation conferences will draw attention to the current state of the sports industry and what to expect for the future of sports business.


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Pakistan Is Getting Ahead Of India, Again

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:44:00 -0500

While Pakistan is trying to place economic growth in the hands of entrepreneurs, India insists to place economic growth in the hands of government bureaucrats.


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Warren Buffett's 10 Biggest Stock BetsWarren Buffett's 10 Biggest Stock BetsKraft HeinzWells FargoCoca-ColaIBMAmerican ExpressPhillips 66Procter & GambleWal-MartUS BancorpDaVita HealthCare Partners

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:44:00 -0500

Warren Buffett may have bolstered Berkshire Hathaway's investment team in recent years by hiring Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, but the Oracle of Omaha is still the one making the biggest bets. Berkshire had at least $1 billion in each of these stocks at the end of 2015. (Market value, portfolio weights as of 3/15/16)

Position: 325.6 million shares

Market Value: $25.3 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 18.7%

Position: 479.7 million shares

Market Value: $24 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 17.7%


Position: 400 million shares

Market Value: $18.1 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 13.4%

Position: 81 million shares

Market Value: $11.6 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 8.6%


Position: 151.6 million shares

Market Value: $9 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 6.6%


Position: 75.6 million shares*

Market Value: $6.5 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 4.8%

*as of 2/12/16

Position: 52.8 million shares

Market Value: $4.3 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 3.2%

Position: 56.2 million shares

Market Value: $3.8 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 2.8%

Position: 85 million shares

Market Value: $3.5 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 2.6%

Position: 38.6 million shares

Market Value: $2.7 billion

Berkshire Portfolio Weight: 2%


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Glenn Close Beats 'Book Of Mormon' At Broadway Box Office

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:29:00 -0500

Meanwhile, 'Hamilton' continues to dominate everyone and everything.


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Out Of The Box Trade Policies Or Just Repeating Old Mistakes?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:58:00 -0500

The Trump administration has prided itself on its disdain for economic expertise. The trade policies they are passing off as bold and new have, in fact, been tried repeatedly and have failed.


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Matt FX Travels A Winding Road To Music Success

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:55:00 -0500

From music supervising for 'Broad City' and 'Difficult People' to hosting for MTV to producing and remixing, Matt FX is a true musical jack of all trades.


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Supreme Court Asks Government If A Coke Machine Must Be ADA-Compliant

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:54:00 -0500

The Supreme Court ponders whether to take a case involving a blind man's inability to use a Coke machine.


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