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Oil Companies Look to Join Climate Debate

published about 5 hours ago
Oil Companies Look to Join Climate Debate
Oil companies are ratcheting up their involvement in the debate over climate change as governments, activists, churches and some big investors gear up for a global summit on the issue at the end of the year in Paris.

Value Added: Moving customers, including military top brass, for up to $100M a year

published about 6 hours ago
When I think of the moving business — boxes, books, furniture, stuff — I think of a job requiring strength, endurance, patience, a truck of some sort and not much else. It is one of life’s tasks from which this achy, 59-year-old journalist has disassociated himself.Read full article >>

This start-up is helping the government keep track of social media

published about 6 hours ago
When Anil Chawla built a start-up that uses software to archive social media posts, he never imagined that his biggest clients would be government agencies. Chawla, a former IBM engineer, founded ArchiveSocial in 2011 to design an efficient way to store and search social media content. The Durham, N.C.-based start-up recently picked up a $100,000 check from Steve Case’s Washington-based investment firm Revolution Ventures.Read full article >>

Audi Turns to Connected Cars in China

published about 6 hours ago
German luxury auto maker Audi is betting on connected cars in China to attract and keep customers as demand for high-end cars wanes.

John Nash,'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

published about 7 hours ago
John Nash,'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash
John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose personal struggles with mental illness touched millions, died Saturday in a car crash along with his wife.