Articles by tag: CNBC

New US Jobless Claims Fall to 375,000, as Nearly 3 Million Americans Remain Unemployed

For the third week in a row, initial jobless claims declined as the United States’ labor market continues to recover from the 2020 recession. On August 12, the Labor Department said that new claims for jobless benefits came down to 375,000 last week. CNBC reports that there were also a record high number of open […]

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Virginia Repeats as America’s Best State for Business

Since 2007, CNBC has compiled a study with a simple aim – to declare one American city as the country’s best for business. This year, after a year with no study due to the pandemic, Virginia backed up a first-place nod in 2019 with another. Virginia has now taken home the title five times since […]

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Dry Ice Becomes a Must for COVID Vaccine Distribution

As the world eagerly awaits the manufacture and distribution of the COVID vaccine, many are considering the many steps that will be needed to deliver these vital vials of medication to the hospitals and pharmacies where they’ll be injected. Moderna’s vaccine has to be shipped at -4˚F, then can be stored at that temperature […]

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October Jobs Report: Leisure and Hospitality Lead the Way

The October Jobs Report was released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The government reported that U.S. payrolls increased by 128,000, beating the expectation of 75,000 from economists. Leading the way was the leisure and hospitality sector, which alone contributed 61,000 new jobs in October. Of that total, 48,000 jobs are […]

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The Shortlist, August 7, 2019: Tariffs with a Side of Fries

It has been a tumultuous week in the stock markets with the announcement of a new 10% tariff on $300 million of Chinese goods slated to go into effect on September 1st. This is the first round of tariffs to target consumer goods, and retailers reeled accordingly. China responded to the tariffs by devaluing […]

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Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling
February 23, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices? Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ […]

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Smart Thermostat Technology is a Must-Have for Hotels Committed to a Sustainable Future
February 23, 2024

The drive towards sustainability within the hospitality sector marks a pivotal shift in how hotels operate and interact with their environment. Smart thermostat technology emerges as a key player in this transformation, offering more than just energy savings—it embodies a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. By harnessing the power of automation and […]

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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
February 23, 2024

In an era where technology’s evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, […]

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Care Beyond Medicine: How Papa Combats Elderly Isolation by Connecting Seniors with ‘Pals’
February 23, 2024

As the global population ages, the demand for personalized, compassionate care for the elderly has surged, highlighting a gap in traditional healthcare services. This demographic, often facing loneliness and isolation, requires more than just medical attention; they need companionship and support to help combat elderly isolation. How can we address the growing need for […]

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