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Women-only business groups marginalize and fail to empower members

Lancaster University

Women-only business networks fail to boost female entrepreneurship and instead serve to marginalise further the very people they seek to help.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Gender Issues, In the Workplace, Marketing, Women in Business, Staff Picks,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
Newswise: Los Alamos National Laboratory spent $396 million with New Mexico business in 2019

Los Alamos National Laboratory spent $396 million with New Mexico business in 2019

Los Alamos National Laboratory

New numbers for fiscal year 2019 show Los Alamos National Laboratory’s big impact on New Mexico’s economy, as the Laboratory employed 12,041 people for a total of $1.16 billion in salaries and contracted with small businesses statewide for $288.6 million.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 2:35 PM EST
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    21-Jan-2020 10:55 AM EST

New Investments and Research Indicate Multi-Trillion Dollar Market for Climate Restoration Through Carbon-Capture

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Climate restoration is the global movement to remove the trillion tons of excess CO2 from the atmosphere to restore our air to preindustrial levels of carbon dioxide and to preserve the Arctic ice. Given the climate emergency, climate restoration is a critical third pillar of climate action, complementing ongoing mitigation and adaptation efforts. New technologies and natural solutions for reducing CO2 levels in the next 30 years already exist and the costs for global-scale implementation are projected to be less than 1-3% of the global annual GDP.

Channels: Climate Science, Economics, Environmental Science, Green Tech, Technology, Entrepreneurship, All Journal News,

Released:
20-Jan-2020 7:30 PM EST
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Newswise: MITRE Unveils Laboratory Focused on Autonomous Technology

MITRE Unveils Laboratory Focused on Autonomous Technology

MITRE

In MITRE's Mobile Autonomous Systems Experimentation (MASE) Laboratory, team are researching ways to accelerate advanced autonomous technology and provide objective perspective and recommendations for broad impact in multiple domains, including drones, commercial aircraft, tanks, and self-driving vehicles.

Channels: Automotive, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Travel and Transportation,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 2:00 PM EST
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Economic Impact: Sandia Labs spends $3.68B

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories pumped an all-time high of nearly $3.68 billion into the economy in fiscal year 2019 by spending on goods, services, payroll, taxes and other payments.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Entrepreneurship, In the Workplace,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 5:40 PM EST
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Newswise: S&T-Funded SABER Helps Communities Get Back to Business During and After Disasters

S&T-Funded SABER Helps Communities Get Back to Business During and After Disasters

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Available both on the web and via a mobile app, SABER provides users with a means to upload and share real-time business status information with other organizations, particularly government aid entities such as FEMA, during an emergency or crisis.

Channels: Apps, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Natural Disasters,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST
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StubHub Chief Product and Technology Officer on Solving Problems and Listening to Customers

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

After a summer internship with a major consulting firm following his First Year at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, StubHub Chief Product and Technology Officer Arnie Katz (MBA ’09) opted to strike out on his own after graduating, running Relay Foods — an online grocery delivery service he co-founded — for five years.

Channels: Business Ethics, Education, Entrepreneurship, In the Workplace, Marketing,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 12:50 PM EST
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Resale ticket markets benefit sports teams and fans

University of British Columbia

New research co-authored by Yanwen Wang, an assistant professor in the UBC Sauder School of Business, reveals that the resale ticket market also appeals to sports fans who normally buy season tickets.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, All Journal News,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Danforth Center Announces External Advisory Board of AgTech NEXT Summit

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center today announced the External Advisory Board (EAB) of AgTech NEXT, a bold new food and agtech innovation summit that will be held May 4 – 6, 2020 at the Danforth Center in St. Louis, MO. Members of the AgTech NEXT EAB are known for their impact and innovation and represent the diverse perspectives within the ag innovation community.

Channels: Agriculture, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Los Alamos National Laboratory joins IBM Q Network to explore quantum computing algorithms and education outreach

Los Alamos National Laboratory joins IBM Q Network to explore quantum computing algorithms and education outreach

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory announced today at CES 2020 that it is joining the cloud-based IBM Q Network as part of the Laboratory’s research initiative into quantum computing, including developing quantum computing algorithms, conducting research in quantum simulations, and developing education tools.

Channels: Entrepreneurship, Nuclear Power, Quantum Mechanics, Technology,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 2:05 AM EST
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