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NASA Wants to Launch Floating Algae Farms - Technology Review

NASA Wants to Launch Floating Algae Farms  - Technology Review | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
A $10 million project aims to grow algae for biofuels inside plastic bags.
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CHART: Which Kills More Birds, Cats or Turbines?

CHART: Which Kills More Birds, Cats or Turbines? | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
When it comes to bird deaths, wind turbines carry far less blame than kitties, a new study finds.
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If You Think You're Good At Multitasking, You Probably Aren't : NPR

If You Think You're Good At Multitasking, You Probably Aren't : NPR | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
Multitaskers tend to test high for traits like risk-taking, sensation-seeking and impulsivity. And those very traits interfere with people's ability to stay focused, researchers say.
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Why We Are So Rude Online

Why We Are So Rude Online | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
Soon-to-be-published research from professors at Columbia University and the University of Pittsburgh links online browsing to lower self control, higher debt and weight.
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The New Boss: Big Data

The New Boss: Big Data | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
At more and more companies, the hiring boss is an algorithm, as jobs that were once filled on the basis of work history and interviews are left to personality tests and data analysis.
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Making Money While Keeping Prices Low: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Explains It All (Mostly)

Making Money While Keeping Prices Low: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Explains It All (Mostly) | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
In an interview, Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos provides insight to the company's genius behind selling hardware for less and giving away some content for free.
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Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming support

Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming support | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
A new statewide survey of environment issues conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found more residents favor climate change policy, want to cut greenhouse gas emissions and believe they are already experiencing the effects of...
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How Much Does A Hamburger Cost? That Depends : NPR

How Much Does A Hamburger Cost? That Depends : NPR | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
There are many informational graphics demonstrating the environmental impact of beef consumption. But a lot of the numbers just don't match up. As it turns out, calculating what goes into (and comes out of) a cow is not an exact science.
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Google's Search for Clean Energy - Technology Review

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The Internet giant thought it could help invent cheap renewable power. That wasn't so easy.
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How To Treat Your Employees | TechCrunch

How To Treat Your Employees | TechCrunch | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Peugeot Citroen to introduce compressed air hybrid by 2016

Peugeot Citroen to introduce compressed air hybrid by 2016 | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
PSA Peugeot Citroen's “Hybrid Air” powertrain that will debut in vehicles in 2016 combines compressed air energy storage technology with a gasoline powered ...
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Not Everyone’s Excited For Their Next Adventure. Sometimes People Get Fired | TechCrunch

Not Everyone’s Excited For Their Next Adventure. Sometimes People Get Fired | TechCrunch | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
There's a big difference between jumping ship and being forced to walk the plank. Yet every time a high-ranking employee leaves a tech company, people assume the boat is sinking. In fact, it can mean quite the opposite.
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Electric Vehicles Proliferate, but Prove a Tough Sell: Scientific American

Electric Vehicles Proliferate, but Prove a Tough Sell: Scientific American | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
Despite the prospect of less reliance on oil, electric vehicles are not proving popular with the car-buying public...
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Top Court Rules In Favor Of Wal-Mart : NPR

The Supreme Court has ruled that the female employees of Wal-Mart cannot sue the retail chain for discrimination as a class.
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Wal-Mart testing 'Scan & Go' using the iPhone

Wal-Mart testing 'Scan & Go' using the iPhone | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is testing a "Scan & Go" system that would allow shoppers to scan items using their iPhones and quickly pay at a self-checkout counter.If the test by the world's largest...
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To Save Water, Drink Sewage

To Save Water, Drink Sewage | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
With water in short supply across the country, some are taking a serious look at recycling sewage.
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Apple Is Creating An E-Waste Problem | TechCrunch

Apple Is Creating An E-Waste Problem | TechCrunch | BADM101 - Module #4 Managing Business Operations | Scoop.it
What happens when you change one port? Quite a lot, actually. Apple introduced the 30-pin iPod port on April 28, 2003.
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