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transportation business

Stop Hailing A Taxi And Come Ride With Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

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Who needs taxis? Uber is a mobile car service app that aims to disrupt urban transportation. A new pack of startups are giving everyday people a lifestyle upgrade. Want a personal assistant? Sign up for Fancy Hands and you can have an army of them starting at $25 per month....
Stop Hailing A Taxi And Come Ride With Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

What Pharma Can Learn From the Railroads and IBM

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Pharmaceutical companies are in trouble with ongoing patent cliffs with a clear choice facing them. They can follow the path of the railroad industry which is the path most are on right now. Alternatively, they can follow the path IBM took when its future was similarly bleak. IBM demonstrated how...
What Pharma Can Learn From the Railroads and IBM

3M's Profit, Sales Rise

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3M posted a 4.1% rise in earnings as sales strength in its industrial and transportation business more than offset weakness in units tied to consumer electronics....
3M's Profit, Sales Rise

After Fining Them, California Regulator Decides To Evaluate Ride-Sharing Services Like Lyft And SideCar

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It was just a few months ago that the California Public Utilities Commission was writing cease-and-desist letters and issuing citations against ride-sharing services like Lyft and SideCar. But today the regulator agreed to evaluate the safety of those services, in what in what could be a big step toward legitimizing...
After Fining Them, California Regulator Decides To Evaluate Ride-Sharing Services Like Lyft And SideCar

‘The iPad, the Kindle, and the Future of Books’

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Terrific piece by Ken Auletta in The New Yorker from a few weeks ago on the state of the book publishing industry. Auletta covers the shift to e-books mostly from the publishers’ perspective, which is illuminating: Tim O’Reilly, the founder and C.E.O. of O’Reilly Media, which publishes about two hundred...
‘The iPad, the Kindle, and the Future of Books’
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