Do you consider pizza a commodity?

Dec 8, 2016
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said pizza, unlike coffee, is a commodity. You guys weighed in.
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What it means to be a futurist

Dec 5, 2016
A new book by futurist Amy Webb explores how we can predict change when it comes to the fast-paced world of technology.
Amy Webb, author of "The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe is Tomorrow’s Mainstream"
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Six surprising measures on the ballot today

Nov 8, 2016
Yes, marijuana legalization is a big issue for lots of states, but what about other measures that affect the economy?
Voters cast their ballots.
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The Twinkie revival: Hostess’ long road to going public

Nov 7, 2016
The once beleaguered snack cake maker is trying to make its comeback. How did it get here?
A stack of boxes of Twinkies, Hostess' most popular product, sits on a grocery store shelf. Hostess went public today, after years of financial strife and transformation.
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What happened to GoPro?

Nov 3, 2016
GoPro is a great brand with a great idea, but it hung on too tight to that idea.
A Gentoo pinguin bites a GoPro camera in Orne Harbour, Antarctic, on March 05, 2016.
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What does killing off the Galaxy Note 7 mean for Samsung?

Oct 11, 2016
The South Korean electronics giant is permanently halting production on the overheating smartphone.
A woman looks at her mobile phone as she rides past an ad for Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 in the Gangnam district of Seoul on Monday. Samsung said Tuesday that it will no longer manufacturer the phone.
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The tax terms you may hear a lot this week thanks to Trump

Oct 3, 2016
If you’re following the news around Donald Trump’s tax returns, you might want to brush up on your fiscal vocabulary.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a speech outlining his vision for tax reform at his skyscraper on Fifth Avenue on Sept. 28, 2015 in New York City.
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Yahoo confirms hack of 500 million user accounts

Sep 22, 2016
The company says the stolen information relates to a “state-sponsored actor.”
Workers use a crane to move a section of a Yahoo! billboard onto a truck on December 21, 2011 in San Francisco. The company confirmed today that there has been a hack of at least 500 million accounts.
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Will a selfie drone help GoPro?

Sep 18, 2016
In the face of falling stock prices, the video cam company plans to release a drone.
Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of GoPro speaks during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014. The struggling company is expected to release a drone on Monday.
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