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New Energy Source: Scientists Discover Technology That Could Power 70 Percent Of U.S.

A team of researchers developed a new way to get energy from ordinary water. Now, they say a new study […]

What ‘Side Hustle’ Should You Try?

Does your 9-5 job leave you hankering for something more? Do you have unused skills just waiting to be exploited […]

This new tool scours your auto bills for savings estimates that 4.7 million users are overpaying on auto loans, to the tune of $10.1 billion in interest. The […]

Intuit launches QuickBooks Capital, a small business lending service powered by AI

Intuit, the company behind products like QuickBooks and TurboTax, is getting into the small business lending space. With QuickBooks Capital, […]

As U.S. Postage Rates Continue To Rise, The USPS Gives The Chinese A ‘Free Ride’

As the rates of the U.S. Postal Service continue on their precipitous ascent, how cheaply Chinese merchants are able to ship their […]

Naming Your Business: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

If you’re launching a new venture, there’s already enough pressure. The reality is that most businesses end as failures, and […]

DogBuddy, the European dog sitting marketplace, scores €5M Series A

DogBuddy, a pan-European online marketplace for dog sitting, has closed €5 million in Series A funding, money it plans for […]

Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone

When people without health insurance experience suspicious symptoms, they often rely on an internet search to decide whether the situation […]

50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

By Michael B. Sauter, Thomas C. Frohlich, Evan Comen and Samuel Stebbins Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped […]

Marijuana Consumers: Young, Well-Paid, College-Educated

As more states approve laws permitting medicinal or recreational marijuana use, a California start-up that has been described as the […]

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