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Home Depot says the decline of Sears has helped it disrupt delivery
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Home Depot says the decline of Sears has helped it disrupt delivery

Sears' loss is Home Depot's game when it comes to delivery and fulfillment services, Home Depot CEO Craig Menear told analysts Tuesday. Menear went...

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A new San Francisco high-rise is now leasing apartments that start at $3,500 in what's being called the city's new neighborhood. Here's what the tower will look like.
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A new San Francisco high-rise is now leasing apartments that start at $3,500 in what's being called the city's new neighborhood. Here's what the tower will look like.

A new apartment high-rise in San Francisco will add 550 housing units priced between $3,500 and $9,900 a month. The tower is called Fifteen Fifty...

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The LA head at Virtue Worldwide is leaving as churn at Vice's ad agency continues
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The LA head at Virtue Worldwide is leaving as churn at Vice's ad agency continues

Vice Media has lost several high-ranking people at its ad agency, Virtue Worldwide. The latest exits impacted Virtue's Los Angeles office, which is...

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Cashless stores once looked like the future of shopping — but backlash has complicated its arrival
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Cashless stores once looked like the future of shopping — but backlash has complicated its arrival

Cashless stores have been a polarizing retail invention. They have been lauded as innovative and convenient in addition to being derided as sowing...

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Retailers now know more about us than ever before thanks to AI, but experts insist it 'can improve lives'
News 1 week ago
Retailers now know more about us than ever before thanks to AI, but experts insist it 'can improve lives'

Artificial intelligence is becoming more advanced than ever, and retail experts say it will become increasingly essential in making stores more...

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5 charts that help explain Airbnb's rise from spare-room startup to $31 billion travel behemoth
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5 charts that help explain Airbnb's rise from spare-room startup to $31 billion travel behemoth

Airbnb has fundamentally changed the way many people travel by bringing home sharing into the mainstream. The company, last valued at $31 billion...

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Amazon is poised to disrupt grocers in an entirely new way — here's what that could look like
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Amazon is poised to disrupt grocers in an entirely new way — here's what that could look like

Amazon will reemerge as a major force in grocery this year as it opens a new non-Whole Foods grocery chain, rapidly expands its online pickup and...

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Apple's best-kept secret is its refurbished Mac store, where you can get the latest 16-inch MacBook Pro for almost $400 off
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Apple's best-kept secret is its refurbished Mac store, where you can get the latest 16-inch MacBook Pro for almost $400 off

Apple's refurbished store is the best place to get Apple devices for several hundreds less than if you bought them brand new I've only bought a...

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A parking space in a garage in San Francisco is selling for $100,000
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A parking space in a garage in San Francisco is selling for $100,000

A parking space in San Francisco is on the market for $100,000. The tenants of the apartment were previously renting the space for $300 per month....

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Amazon plans to create 15,000 jobs in a suburb of Seattle, as tensions with its home city intensify (AMZN)
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Amazon plans to create 15,000 jobs in a suburb of Seattle, as tensions with its home city intensify (AMZN)

Amazon announced in a blog post Thursday that it plans to hire 15,000 employees in Bellevue, a suburb near its Seattle headquarters. The company...

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Amazon just gave a big signal that it's going to step up its grocery business, and it could be a wake up call for competitors like Albertsons and Kroger (AMZN)
News 3 weeks ago
Amazon just gave a big signal that it's going to step up its grocery business, and it could be a wake up call for competitors like Albertsons and Kroger (AMZN)

Amazon added "companies that sell grocery products online and in physical stores" to its group of competitors for the first time in its annual...

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WeWork is getting rid of free beer and wine on tap in all of its North American locations — here's how it's explaining the move
News 4 weeks ago
WeWork is getting rid of free beer and wine on tap in all of its North American locations — here's how it's explaining the move

WeWork is getting rid of free beer and wine on tap in its North American offices — marking a huge culture shift for the coworking company. WeWork...

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Inside the $1,000 underground 'sleeping pods' that a developer wants to build in San Francisco's super crowded housing market
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Inside the $1,000 underground 'sleeping pods' that a developer wants to build in San Francisco's super crowded housing market

A developer is proposing new housing plans to the city of San Francisco that include 88 50-square-foot underground "sleeping pods." The pods, which...

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Here's a look at new retail-leasing software from proptech unicorn VTS  — it's the startup's big bet on bringing a CRM approach to filling vacant space
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Here's a look at new retail-leasing software from proptech unicorn VTS — it's the startup's big bet on bringing a CRM approach to filling vacant space

VTS works with 10 billion square feet of commercial leases, and has a client list that includes real-estate giants like Blackstone, Brookfield, JLL...

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The CEO of the commercial-real estate giant JLL explains how data is shaping the office of the future
News 1 month ago
The CEO of the commercial-real estate giant JLL explains how data is shaping the office of the future

DAVOS, Switzerland - Real estate, once considered as a tech-phobic industry, is going through a tech revolution. Last year was the biggest year yet...

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Elon Musk is working on SpaceX's Mars rocket ship in Texas while other top executives flock to Davos. A local thinks the CEO is using an historic home as a crash pad — take a look inside.
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Elon Musk is working on SpaceX's Mars rocket ship in Texas while other top executives flock to Davos. A local thinks the CEO is using an historic home as a crash pad — take a look inside.

SpaceX is working feverishly to develop Starship, a new rocket system that may stand 39 stories tall, be fully reusable, and revolutionize humanity...

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This stunning San Francisco floating home was constructed for $500,000 — see inside
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This stunning San Francisco floating home was constructed for $500,000 — see inside

San Francisco is famously one of the most expensive housing markets in the US. Some residents are getting creative with their living situations....

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Forget San Francisco or Seattle — these are the 10 most affordable cities to find a good-paying job as a programmer
News 1 month ago
Forget San Francisco or Seattle — these are the 10 most affordable cities to find a good-paying job as a programmer

Skyrocketing costs of living may have made traditional tech hubs like San Francisco less appealing for tech workers, but other more affordable...

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These are the 6 trends that will define online retail this year
News 1 month ago
These are the 6 trends that will define online retail this year

Speaking at Business Insider's IGNITION Redefining Retail event, Geoff Ramsey, co-founder and chief evangelist of eMarketer, said to look out for...

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Here are all the companies Airbnb has acquired to help it grow into a $31 billion business
News 1 month ago
Here are all the companies Airbnb has acquired to help it grow into a $31 billion business

Since its launch in 2008, Airbnb has gone from a startup renting air matresses to a multi-billion dollar global travel company. After a wave of...

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A Bain Capital Ventures partner says construction tech is hot but short-term-rental startups are overhyped
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A Bain Capital Ventures partner says construction tech is hot but short-term-rental startups are overhyped

Construction tech is one of three real-estate-tech trends that Bain Capital Ventures is watching in 2020, according to partner Merritt Hummer. She...

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Microsoft explains how a new walkie-talkie mode in its Teams chat app is part of a strategy to help companies modernize and get ahead in the cloud wars (MSFT)
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Microsoft explains how a new walkie-talkie mode in its Teams chat app is part of a strategy to help companies modernize and get ahead in the cloud wars (MSFT)

Microsoft wants to help industries like retail, manufacturing, banking and healthcare digitize and modernize their businesses using its technology....

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Google's Cambridge office has elevators that look like the subway and take workers to 'the beach' and faux Victorian houses (GOOG)
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Google's Cambridge office has elevators that look like the subway and take workers to 'the beach' and faux Victorian houses (GOOG)

Google is known for its quirky offices and built-in unusual structures. The tech giant often incorporates nods to local culture into its offices,...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is just like us: He shops for bargain deals at Costco.
News 1 month ago
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is just like us: He shops for bargain deals at Costco.

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, was recently spotted shopping at warehouse chain store Costco with wife Priscilla Chan. TMZ recently...

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Direct-to-consumer brands came into their own in 2019. Here are the trends that marked their evolution from challengers into viable businesses.
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Direct-to-consumer brands came into their own in 2019. Here are the trends that marked their evolution from challengers into viable businesses.

Direct-to-consumer companies matured in 2019, moving from short-term goals like consumer acquisition to long-term objectives like profitability. In...

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Yes, you can use Microsoft Word on a Chromebook — here's how to install it
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Yes, you can use Microsoft Word on a Chromebook — here's how to install it

You can use Microsoft Word on a Chromebook, but you'll have to download it in the Google Play Store. Once you log into your Microsoft Office...

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These 12 real-estate tech startups are transforming the financials of homeownership
News 1 month ago
These 12 real-estate tech startups are transforming the financials of homeownership

Venture funds have invested $24.6 billion into proptech through the third quarter, meaning 2019 is already a record funding year for the space. CB...

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This coworking startup has an ambitious plan to succeed where WeWork stumbled, and it begins with owning its own buildings
News 2 months ago
This coworking startup has an ambitious plan to succeed where WeWork stumbled, and it begins with owning its own buildings

Novel Coworking competes with WeWork and is similarly ambitious, but its business model and prospects are distinct, company CEO Bill Bennett told...

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Uber just quietly bought 600 acres of land to build a new test track for self-driving cars in Pittsburgh (UBER)
News 2 months ago
Uber just quietly bought 600 acres of land to build a new test track for self-driving cars in Pittsburgh (UBER)

Uber has purchased nearly 600 acres of land near Pittsburgh to test its self-driving-car technology, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times....

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How to set up and use Google Pay on your Android phone to make contactless payments at thousands of stores
News 2 months ago
How to set up and use Google Pay on your Android phone to make contactless payments at thousands of stores

You can set up Google Pay to pay for goods and services both online and in stores using your Android phone. To do this, you'll need to have the...

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