Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
When Europe closed the door: A week on the migrant trail - Los Angeles Daily News Borders were closed and routes were shut off; ... Another Border Closes - Cornfields Hungary’s unilateral decision had a ripple effect all the ... 11/23/2015 - 4:34 am | View Link
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Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/20/2011 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. The biggest changes could come to the book publishing industry: As Borders stores disappear, the bookselling landscape could rapidly change, forcing authors to ... 07/20/2011 - 7:49 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask.A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/19/2011 - 11:01 pm | View Link
Borders Bankruptcy Has Ripple Effect Borders Books said it's filing for bankruptcy and closing stores across the country, including five in metro Atlanta. Atlanta’s Cumberland location on Cobb Parkway will leave another hole in the parkway pavilion. Commercial real estate attorney Bob Simon ... 02/19/2011 - 6:52 am | View Link
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10 Steps to Save Water Ten simple steps to reduce your ripple effect . In The Ripple Effect I explore how the some of smallest actions can have great impacts on our water supplies in terms ... 11/29/2015 - 6:27 am | View Website
Ripple (payment protocol) Ripple is a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange and remittance network by Ripple. Also called the Ripple Transaction Protocol (RTXP) or Ripple ... 11/29/2015 - 3:07 am | View Website
The Ripple Effect: Small Steps Lead to Big Results The Ripple Effect: Small Steps Lead to Big Results “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”-Aristotle 11/28/2015 - 7:58 pm | View Website
The retailer says Prime Air will one day deliver packages up to 5 pounds in 30 minutes or less using small drones.
The FAA currently bans commercial drone flights except for a few dozen companies that have been granted waivers.
Brazil’s BTG Pactual was reeling anew on Monday, after a top federal prosecutor said authorities allege they have evidence the bank paid a lawmaker more than $11.5 million in exchange for political favors.
The dream of a one-cable future is looking a little more real now that newer, better USB Type-C ports are here.
You may remember USB-C — the small, reversible USB port that wants to replace all your connections (charging, display, data, etc.) — from Apple's ultra-thin MacBook and Google's Chromebook Pixel 2.
A Jerusalem court convicted two Israeli teenagers on Monday in the grisly killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian boy, whose slaying was part of a chain of events that led to last year's Gaza war.
The court delayed the verdict for the third and chief suspect in the case due to a last-minute insanity plea, sparking claims that Israel is too lenient with Jewish assailants.
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The court found the two Israeli minors guilty of killing Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was kidnapped, beaten unconscious and then burned alive in July 2014.
For years, there has been scant fossil evidence showing how the giraffe evolved to have such an admirably long neck. But now, the remains of a 7-million-year-old creature with a shorter neck provides proof that the giraffe's iconic feature evolved in stages, lengthening over time, a new study finds.
The researchers are calling the remains of this ancient beast true "transitional" fossils, not only closing an evolutionary gap in the rise of Earth's tallest animals, but also providing concrete evidence of how one creature evolved into another.
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