Coca-Cola, Nestle seek to privatize world’s second largest aquifer

Coca-Cola, Nestle seek to privatize world's second largest aquifer

Coca-Cola and Nestle are pushing to take ownership of the Guarani Aquifer in Brazil. Named for the indigenous Guarani people, the world’s second largest aquifer lies beneath parts of Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina – and it may soon fall under private corporate control. According to Correio do Brasil, private meetings between the multinational corporations and representatives of Brazil’s government…

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Why blockchain challenges conventional thinking about intellectual property

Why blockchain challenges conventional thinking about intellectual property

Blockchain technology is flourishing in an open-source environment, which raises the question of whether current intellectual property laws are the best tools to foster innovation.

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Comcast challenges Rupert Murdoch with $31 billion bid for Sky

Comcast challenges Rupert Murdoch with $31 billion bid for Sky

Cable giant Comcast on Tuesday announced a $31 billion takeover bid for Sky, potentially scuppering a previous offer for the European broadcaster from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. Comcast is America’s largest cable operator and the owner of NBC News' parent company NBCUniversal. The firm argued its offer was superior to the bid from Fox. “We believe we are a better fit,” Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said in a statement.

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Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities

Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities

One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead. And in what could be a new wrinkle, a service by Uber called Express Pool now is seen as directly competing with mass transit.

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10+ Best WooCommerce Plugins to increase conversion rates and sales

10+ Best WooCommerce Plugins to increase conversion rates and sales

With 2,077,766 powered websites, WooCommerce is now the controlling leader in the eCommerce platform industry which helps online store owners to improve their products and sell successfully. However, over 50,000 plugins in the market make you exhausted and time-consuming to find the best WooCommerce plugins for your store.
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Xiaomi on US market entry: ‘We’ll be there’

Xiaomi on US market entry: ‘We’ll be there’

Xiaomi is building its "resources" to enter the U.S. market, a top executive at the company has told CNBC. Last week, Xiaomi signed a deal with Microsoft to explore cooperation in the areas of cloud computing, AI and hardware. When asked if this is a sign the Chinese electronics giant is seriously considering an entry into the U.S. with its smartphones, Wang Xiang, the head of Xiaomi's international business, said the company is always looking closely at the market.

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