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Latest Use for Blockchain Technology: Tracing Turkeys
News 3 weeks ago
Latest Use for Blockchain Technology: Tracing Turkeys

Agricultural conglomerate Cargill aims to harness the blockchain technology underlying bitcoin to let shoppers trace their turkeys from the store...

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WeWork Venture to Buy Lord & Taylor's NYC Flagship Store
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WeWork Venture to Buy Lord & Taylor's NYC Flagship Store

Real-estate startup WeWork has struck a deal to acquire Lord & Taylor’s flagship New York City store for $850 million, a move that will convert the...

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Wal-Mart's Answer to Amazon? Its Own Web Mall
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Wal-Mart's Answer to Amazon? Its Own Web Mall

Wal-Mart is near a deal with Lord & Taylor that would give the department store dedicated space on walmart.com, a potential first step in creating...

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New York Landlords Have to Work Harder to Profit From Airbnb
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New York Landlords Have to Work Harder to Profit From Airbnb

It is getting more difficult to turn a profit renting out a New York City apartment on Airbnb, according to a new study that could ease fears of...

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The Many Places Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Calls Home
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The Many Places Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Calls Home

The Amazon chief owns multiple properties, including a more than 300,000-acre Texas ranch. In choosing a site for the company’s second headquarters...

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Auction.com Parent Ten-X Gets New Ownership
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Auction.com Parent Ten-X Gets New Ownership

Private-equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners LP has closed its purchase of a controlling stake in Ten-X LLC in a deal that values the online real...

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Why Amazon's Growth Ambitions Don't Fit in Seattle
News 2 months ago
Why Amazon's Growth Ambitions Don't Fit in Seattle

Amazon needs to hire thousands more software developers, and that will almost certainly be cheaper and easier in a city other than Seattle.

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Disney to Include Star Wars, Marvel Movies on New Streaming Service
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Disney to Include Star Wars, Marvel Movies on New Streaming Service

Disney intends to offer its Marvel and Star Wars properties through the subscription video service it is planning to launch in 2019, rather than...

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Insurers Are Set to Use Drones to Assess Harvey's Property Damage
News 2 months ago
Insurers Are Set to Use Drones to Assess Harvey's Property Damage

Property insurers are preparing to fly dozens of drones over homes and businesses to assess damage in the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey, the first...

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Etsy's Painful Lesson: It's a Retailer, Not a Tech Startup
News 3 months ago
Etsy's Painful Lesson: It's a Retailer, Not a Tech Startup

Two years after its much-hyped IPO, Etsy is dealing with slowing sales and frustrated investors. The online marketplace is under pressure to stop...

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America's Hottest Properties: Data Centers and Cell Towers
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America's Hottest Properties: Data Centers and Cell Towers

E-commerce has been blamed for the struggles of retail real estate, but is proving to be a boon for owners of data centers and cell towers.

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