A Conversation With: Maria Konnikova Shows Her Cards

The well regarded science writer took up poker while researching a book. Now she’s on the professional circuit......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 10th, 2018

The Conversation: Taxpayers are right to question incentives for economic development — and not just for Amazon

A look at a Texas program shows how companies secretly renegotiate deals so they don’t have to deliver the jobs first promised......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

YouTube and Facebook are learning it’s not so easy to make shows people want to watch

As soon as Netflix hit it big with House of Cards, and Amazon followed suit with a breakout hit, Transparent, one tech giant after another started seeing dollar signs. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 29th, 2018

More than one-third of homeowners are paying for renovations with credit cards

A new study shows that the share of American homeowners paying for home improvement projects and products with credit cards has risen each year since 2011, and now tops 36%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2018

The Conversation: Why Ted Cruz will defeat Beto O’Rourke in this Texas Senate race

A blue wave? The math shows why that’s not likely in this Senate race......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 8th, 2018

Golden Minerals" Santa Maria silver-gold project shows improved PEA results

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 3rd, 2018

State of the Art: Here’s the Conversation We Really Need to Have About Bias at Google

President Trump’s charges that Google shows anti-conservative search bias is wrong. But Google may well be biased against minorities and others who lack real-world power......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 30th, 2018

The conversation around Demi Lovato"s relapse shows why the social stigma of addiction needs to end


Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2018

A new study shows how Hurricane Maria influenced the evolution of lizards

Harvard researchers released a study that shows Hurricanes Irma and Maria influenced natural selection in lizards. They went to Turks and Caicos b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2018

Open office plans are as bad as you thought

Open offices are supposed to spark conversation. This study shows they lead to more email -- and people avoiding each other......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 18th, 2018

AT&T had a secret reason for wanting to get its hands on Time Warner – it wants to use 5G to get more people to watch TV shows while riding in self-driving cars

Avery Hartmans/Business Insider Warner Media CEO John Stankey told HBO employees that 5G and autonomous vehicles is an opportunity to get more content in front of consumers. The conversation was part of an in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

This conversation with MoviePass on Twitter shows just how frustrating its customer service can be

Marvel Studios MoviePass is known for being a n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2018

How your ‘poker face’ can make you money at business as well as cards

A new study shows how people can perform well in high-stakes situations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2018

Why Puerto Rico’s death toll from Hurricane Maria is so much higher than officials thought

A recent study estimates the total number of deaths due to Hurricane Maria at 4,645. This shows a significant difference from the 64 deaths the Department of Pub.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 6th, 2018

How Many People Died From Hurricane Maria? More Than 70 Times the Official Toll

A new high-powered study shows a staggering human loss from the storm—as well as from the man-made disaster that followed. Hurricane season does not.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 29th, 2018

Netflix to have 1,000 originals by the end of the year

Between a Kevin Spacey-free “House of Cards,” the Will Smith blockbuster “Bright,” and new hits such as the just-renewed “Lost in Space,” Netflix Inc. plans to have as many as 1,000 original movies and television shows on the platform by the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Maria Sharapova just shared an epic rally with Rafael Nadal – and the video shows her winning the point

Getty Images Maria Shara.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 14th, 2018

This Writer Decided to Learn About Poker. Now She"s Won So Much Money She"s Delayed the Book

Maria Konnikova planned to feature poker in a new book, but she got so good at the game she's put those plans on hold so she can compete in high-stakes tournaments......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 3rd, 2018

The Conversation: Nike’s #MeToo moment shows a better approach to tackling sexual harassment

Why beefing up anti-discrimination policies makes sense......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2018

The Conversation: This math shows why states shouldn’t bet on a surge in tax revenue from legal sports gambling

The Supreme Court will rule by the end of June on a case about states’ rights that could result in an expansion of sports betting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Condemned home in Fremont, Calif., sells for $1.23 million

A home in Fremont that has been condemned was recently sold for seven-figures, another sign that the Bay Area's housing market shows little sign of cooling off. Maria Medina reports. (4/17/18).....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2018