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Chase Pay App Demise Highlights U.S. Lag in Mobile Pay Adoption

When JPMorgan Chase & Co. said this week it was shutting its Chase Pay app, it was a sign of struggles --...

Startups Using Agility, Experience, to Move the Needle on Opioid Crisis

From a social network for addicts to robots that test sewage water for traces of drugs, startups and private companies are applying...

New Tools Emerge to Measure Water Risk Exposure

For investors, companies and governments seeking to assess water risk exposure, there are more solutions than ever to dig deep for water...

Merchant Bank Sees Opportunities In Carbon-Curbing Technology

Turquoise International, a merchant bank focusing on energy efficiency and the environment, will manage a Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 following their...

Russia’s Fintech Booms As Smartphone-Savvy Grandmas Go Cashless

Russians are increasingly using mobile wallets to pay for groceries and bills as cashless technologies disrupt the financial services industry, extending their...

Utilities Face a Choice to Stand in the Way of Renewables...

America’s utilities are facing a choice when it comes to renewables: Jump in and profit or dig in their heels and risk...

Video Game Loot Boxes Face Gambling Comparisons, Gamer Backlash

A key aspect of the modern video game business model has come under fire recently –– and it has nothing to do...

The Future of Farming: Regenerative Agriculture Gains Investors’ Attention

Regenerative farming –– using practices that refresh the soil in ways that fight the effects of climate change –– is gaining the...

Portugal’s Record-Breaking Solar Auction Shows Costs of Renewables are Falling

Portugal’s latest solar auction was one for the record books, resulting in the world’s lowest cost photovoltaic power contract.

Macro Snacks Pitches New Line of Nosh As Nutritionists Urge Snacking...

A snack by any other name -- healthy, macro, vegan -- is still a snack, isn’t it?  So-called healthy...

White House Delay of Mass. Offshore Wind Farm Slows U.S. Effort...

The Trump administration’s delay of a permit for what would be the first large U.S. offshore wind farm puts the country farther...

Racial Flaws in Facial Recognition Tools Show Up Again in ACLU...

Another study is saying facial recognition software is proving unreliable when dealing with people of color.The American Civil Liberties Union of California...

Japan Set to Create Hybrid Mammal for Organ Donation, Unleash Ethical...

In a move certain to set medical ethicists’ heads spinning, stem-cell researchers in Japan are launching a study with an aim to...

Net Metering, Incentive that Spurred Residential Solar Growth, Faces Pushback

Net metering may not be the hottest topic at the backyard barbecue, unless the party is at one of the growing number...

MEND Aims for Untapped Market: Better Nutrition for Surgery Patients

Life sciences start-up MEND believes better nutrition will help concussion patients before and after surgery, and is seeking to roll out another...

UN Climate Report’s Warnings and Opportunities, in 5 Takeaways

A grim U.N. report detailing the effects of climate change on food production warns that without large-scale change, food across the globe...

Food Wrapped in Food: Edible Seaweed Packaging is Here

Seaweed is being wrapped around more than sushi these days.  Seen as a potential alternative to plastics, seaweed-based packaging...

Slow Shift: WNBA to Appear in NBA 2K Gaming Franchise for...

It took two decades, but the women of the WNBA are finally taking to the NBA 2K basketball court as a part...

Death Toll for Petrol: BNP Says Pivot to Renewables, Dump Fossil...

In a report with a section titled The Death Toll for Petrol, BNP Paribas issued a clear call for a pivot to...

Electric Scooters May Not Deliver on Green Promises, Study Says

Critics have called electric scooters a nuisance and safety risk; New York bans them. Still they grow, with promises of green urban...

U.S.’s Most Energy-Efficient Cities Are Also Its Richest, Boosted by Green...

The U.S.’s most energy-efficient cities are also its richest, as investments in an urban area’s health appear to make a positive impact...

Pew Study: Tech Companies See Plummeting Public Allure

Power, politics and privacy concerns appear to be eroding American’s view of big tech. Half of Americans view technology...

Autistic Workers Sought by Tech Giants to Meet Surging A.I. Job...

Microsoft, SAP, and Dell are among tech giants hiring workers with autism, as demand for those jobs is forecast to surge over...

BlackRock Pays $90 Billion Price For Ignoring Its Own Climate Change...

BlackRock’s fossil fuel investments cost its investors $90 billion in lost value and missed opportunities over the last decade, according to a...

Vegan ETF Unveiled Amid Plant Boom, and it Looks Lot Like...

With the blossoming of interest in plant-based eating and soaring demand for meat alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Meat, it was...

Amazon Says It Wants 100% Renewable Future, But Employees, Industry Analysts...

This week Amazon unveiled plans for a wind farm in Ireland and a solar project in the U.S., the latest steps by...

What Happens When Legacy Asset Firms Start Investing for Impact?

The announcement that British asset manager Schroders would acquire a majority stake in the impact investing firm BlueOrchard Finance is the latest...

Why Wearable Fitness Technology Is Still Leaving Minorities Behind

While wearable fitness technology -- from Motiv rings to bras that can track cardiovascular disease -- has been gaining popularity, there are...

Capital One Breach Highlights Big Banks’ Remaining Technical Gaps

Law enforcement may have found the perpetrator quickly.  But the theft of personal data concerning 106 million Capital One...

Unilever May Sell Brands That Don’t Meet ‘Purpose Standards’

Unilever, whose 400 brands range from Popsicles ice pops to Dove soap, is reviewing its product line with an eye toward selling...
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