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US states prepping to cash in on cannabis, the next big business

May 02, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

With the controversial cannabis industry projecting an estimated $37 billion in sales in five years’ time, investors, entrepreneurs, businessmen, and revenue-seeking government officials are increasingly finding it hard to look away.

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Marijuana decriminalization has its own share of unlikely backers

April 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Undeniably, its many medical benefits are among the top reasons that the notion of marijuana, aka weed or cannabis, as a dangerous substance is no longer shared by the majority.

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What can we expect after the Mobile World Congress 2016?

April 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is a glimpse of the future and how technology is shaping society, and how the world can make use of the innovations to create better lives for everyone.

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Israel aims to be the world’s leading cannabis tech hub, and others might follow

April 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Israel has pioneered the path and, following legalization, other countries just might carry the cannatech torch, lighting new industrial and economic spots that can bring financial and health rewards to the enterprising.

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The best mobile apps for first-time investors

April 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Thanks to many dependable apps dedicated to various aspects of investing, non-professional and would-be investors can now equip themselves with the knowledge they need to take that leap.

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PC sales experience sharp decline as smartphone unit sales reach 1.4 billion

April 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Two separate reports from market research firm Gartner show a stark contrast between PC and smartphone sales over the past six months.

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Born2Invest CEO Dom Einhorn reveals plans on app’s global market expansion

April 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

M6 Limited, the company behind Born2Invest, intends to raise fresh working capital during the first quarter of 2016, in line with its goal of making the app a truly global source of relevant finance news on mobile.

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INDIAN OCEAN (Sept. 3, 2008) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Jennifer Smolinsky, from Erie, Pa., works with other aviation ordnancemen assigned to the "Blue Blasters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34 to load an air-to-air missile onto an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 are in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility on a scheduled seven-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

Is gender pay gap in the US getting worse?

April 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

According to the US Census Bureau, as told by Fortune last year, the pay gap between men and women have ranged from $11,000 to $12,000 since 2001, depending on various “key points” such as age, job description, and age bias.

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From live-stream runways to virtual fashion shows, social media is shaping the luxury fashion landscape

April 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The ever-increasing smartphone sales and the explosion of social media, both on a global scale, are prompting industry-changing trends that are also steadily streaming into the exclusive world of high-end fashion brands.

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Calls that weaken governments’ anti-cannabis stance spread across France, Italy, and UK

April 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Springtime may come soon for cannabis in Europe, which for ages has criminalized it at the worst, or kept it away at arm’s length at the best.

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