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Tesla has fired between 400 and 700 workers, according to estimates by former and current employees. [Read More]
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A geothermal power plant in Iceland is capable of capturing 50 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. The technology could become a powerful weapon against…... [Read More]
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Only about half of US families are benefitting from the stock market's dramatic climb. And more than half of those assets belong to wealthiest families. [Read More]
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Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi will be auctioned off with a sky-high starting price in New York next month. [Read More]
Bitcoin's price hit $5,100 on Oct. 12, the highest ever, topping a record set just over a month ago. [Read More]
That's how many time average US smartphone users touch their phones every day—including tapping, typing, swiping and clicking. [Read More]
The number of undernourished people rose to 815 million last year—11% of the global population—from 777 million in 2015. [Read More]
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Germany went from having two industrial robots per thousand people in 1994 to almost eight in 2014. [Read More]
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Twenty-three percent of Japanese of companies have workers clocking more than 80 hours of overtime per month, and 12% have workers clocking more than 100…... [Read More]
DeepMind, the British artificial-intelligence startup bought by Google in 2014, lost £123.5 million ($162 million) in 2016. [Read More]
About 7.7 Americans own about 133 million guns—about half of the country's total. [Read More]
There are 170 million pieces of debris floating around Earth. The majority of those pieces are tiny fragments. But 670,000 are larger than 1 centimeter. [Read More]
There are 170 million pieces of debris floating around Earth. The majority of those pieces are tiny fragments. But 670,000 are larger than 1 centimeter. [Read More]
Netflix is getting more expensive. The company is hiking the price on its $9.99 plans to pay for its multi-billion original programming budget. [Read More]
Gunshot victims—and their health insurers—spent an average of $2.8 billion per year in hospital charges between 2006 and 2014. [Read More]
Americans hold 58% of their assets in cash. Cash hoarders often point to a desire for safety, or the belief that they don't have enough…... [Read More]
Only half of Americans have a positive outlook for their financial futures. For many, fear of market turbulence has chipped away at their confidence. Source:…... [Read More]
Countries have failed to pay their sovereign debts 22 times since 1992. But of these cases, governments changed only 13% of the time, in Russia,…... [Read More]
Amazon had about 1,000 people working on the smart home device Echo and the virtual assistant Alexa early last year. The company now has 5,000…... [Read More]
China's rail firm CRRC, the largest in the world, received $8.1 billion in international orders in 2016, an increase of 40% compared to 2015. [Read More]
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