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The Secrets of Getting Into Harvard Were Once Closely Guarded. That"s About to Change.

A trial beginning Monday will examine how Harvard uses race to shape its student body. The court decision could upend practices of other elite colleges......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 12th, 2018

The Secrets of Getting Into Harvard Were Once Closely Guarded. That"s About to Change

A trial beginning Monday will examine how Harvard uses race to shape its student body. The court decision could upend practices of other elite colleges......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

New Apple lab uses robots to rip apart devices for recycling materials

Apple Inc is notorious for keeping what happens in its laboratories a closely guarded secret. But the iPhone maker plans to share openly everything that happens in its newest lab in Austin, Texas......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 18th, 2019

Why Change at the Top Might Not Be Enough in Algeria

Bowing to almost two months of mass protests, Algeria’s ailing, octogenarian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned. The announcement may not be enough to quell the unrest that’s being watched closely in .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 3rd, 2019

Harvard amasses California vineyards and water underneath

Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Harvard amasses California vineyards and water underneath

Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Harvard amasses California vineyards and the water underneath

Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Harvard amasses California vineyards and the water underneath

Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Harvard quietly amasses California vineyards---and the water underneath

Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Harvard quietly amasses California vineyards---and the water underneath

Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Harvard Quietly Amasses California Vineyards---and the Water Underneath

Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’.....»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 11th, 2018

Two Louisville CEOs among the 100 best performing in the world

The CEOs of two Louisville companies are considered among the best-performing in the world for 2018, according to Harvard Business Review. The publication ranked 100 CEOs, taking into account financial data, shareholder return and change in mark.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018

Harvard trial proves it’s easier to get into an elite college if your family donates — here are 5 other ways the wealthy have an edge

The closely-watched affirmative action trial is pulling back the curtain on the opaque world of college admissions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2018

How Uber quietly raised $2 billion

Uber has found a way to tap debt markets when burning through billions of dollars of cash: Keep financial details closely guarded and hire former Goldman Sachs bankers to oversee the deals......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2018

How Uber quietly raised $2 billion

Uber has found a way to tap debt markets when burning through billions of dollars of cash: Keep financial details closely guarded and hire former Goldman Sachs bankers to oversee the deals......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2018

The secrets of getting into Harvard will be spilled soon

A trial beginning Monday will examine how Harvard uses race to shape its student body. The court decision could upend practices of other elite colleges......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

The secrets of getting into Harvard will be spilled soon

A trial beginning Monday will examine how Harvard uses race to shape its student body. The court decision could upend practices of other elite colleges......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Intel broadens horizons outside its own walls as it narrows list of CEO candidates

Intel Corp. is steadily working its way down a closely-guarded list of likely candidates for CEO, and is open to hiring someone from outside the company — a first for the 50-year-old chipmaker, Bloomberg reports, citing sources close to the searc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018

Most economic forecasts have a big blind spot: Climate change

Many closely-followed economic models don't take into account the mounting costs of extreme weather cause by climate change, which might be accelerating faster than forecasters think......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 17th, 2018

Most economic forecasts have a big blind spot: Climate change

Many closely-followed economic models don't take into account the mounting costs of extreme weather cause by climate change, which might be accelerating faster than forecasters think......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 17th, 2018

The Tell: Stock-market shift from growth to value ‘a meaningful bounce’ but not yet a ‘trend change’

Don’t call it a trend change, but long-suffering value investors could be in for some relief if recent trends and seasonal factors hold up, says one of Wall Street’s most closely followed technical analysts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2018