Origami Has Uses In Business and Science

Origami Has Uses In Business and Science

Origami isn’t just paper folding anymore. Practical use of origami is a rising trend. Origami designs have been inspiring designers across many industries, including outdoor gear, medical stents, airbags, and even telescopes. Some believe the opportunities are...
ESPN Is Betting on Digital and Big Personalities

ESPN Is Betting on Digital and Big Personalities

Weeks after ESPN’s 100-person layoff, ESPN has unveiled its new programming slate, chock full of big personalities and short on the highlight shows that were previously the foundation of the network. ESPN is now competing with heavy hitters like Amazon, Google,...
Synaptive Proves That Investors’ Faith Was Warranted

Synaptive Proves That Investors’ Faith Was Warranted

Synaptive Medical, a company that makes a groundbreaking medical imaging system, has proven that its investors were right to believe in the company. Two rounds of funding last year—one for $3.7 million and one for more than $900,000—have enabled the company to expand...
British VR Startup Improbable Is Now a Unicorn

British VR Startup Improbable Is Now a Unicorn

After raising $502 million in financing from investors including Japanese firm Softbank, British tech startup Improbable is now valued at more than $1 billion. There are many fewer tech “unicorns” in Europe than there are in the U.S., so that places Improbable in an...
Barclays to Refund $97.1 Million in Advisory Client Overcharges

Barclays to Refund $97.1 Million in Advisory Client Overcharges

On May 10, Barclays Capital settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission on charges that it had overcharged clients by nearly $50 million and overcharged clients because of accounting errors. Although Barclays agreed to the settlement, it did not admit or deny...
Oil Prices Remain Low, But Some Say They Will Rally

Oil Prices Remain Low, But Some Say They Will Rally

As of May 9, 2017, the price of WTI Crude oil sat at $46.08 per barrel, while Brent Crude was selling at $48.89 per barrel. Just the week before, the price of crude had sunk below $46 a barrel. OPEC has been trying to respond to this decrease in oil prices by cutting...
A Tighter Squeeze Coming to American Airlines

A Tighter Squeeze Coming to American Airlines

Just in case you didn’t think air travel was uncomfortable enough, American Airlines is stepping up the discomfort game with a plan to decrease the front-to-back space between some of the seats (known in the industry as seat pitch) in its economy class by two...
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