Microsoft Just Endorsed Legal Marijuana in a Huge Way

Posted on June 28, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Microsoft Just Endorsed Legal Marijuana in a Huge Way

With the exception of same-sex marriage, no issue has seen a greater shift in public opinion that marijuana legalization, and the budding industry just got a major endorsement from an unlikely source: Microsoft. Right now, recreational and medical marijuana exists in a legal grey area, caught between states that have legalized the drug to some degree and federal law, which still treats marijuana and its derivatives as a Schedule I drug. But this June Microsoft has entered the new marijuana … Continue reading “Microsoft Just Endorsed Legal Marijuana in a Huge Way”

Medical Marijuana is Opening Doors to New Business Opportunities

Posted on June 23, 2016, Updated May 8, 2019Categories Business   Leave a comment on Medical Marijuana is Opening Doors to New Business Opportunities

The growing trend of legalizing medical marijuana has been opening up doors for business opportunities for both new investors and experienced veterans. More than a decade after he retired from practicing podiatry, Dr. Dave Feller said he might be inclined to get back into the workforce as a result of the numerous employment opportunities that will open up now that medical marijuana has been legalized in the state of Pennsylvania. “I want to see what medical conditions are allowed to … Continue reading “Medical Marijuana is Opening Doors to New Business Opportunities”

Company, Bank, and Federal Reserve All Refuse to Take Blame Regarding Electronic Billing Issue

Posted on June 22, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Company, Bank, and Federal Reserve All Refuse to Take Blame Regarding Electronic Billing Issue

Electronic billing helps millions of people find convenient ways of making their payments and handling their finances. Approximately 25% of all customers admit to having better relationships with their biller after switching to electronic billing. One local Washington resident, however, was not so lucky when it came to her electronic bills. According to the Observer-Reporter, Ruth Santek ran into an overdue bill for Comcast for her phone, cable, television, and digital and security services. She had authorized a check by … Continue reading “Company, Bank, and Federal Reserve All Refuse to Take Blame Regarding Electronic Billing Issue”

Study Released Showing Uber’s Effectiveness on Drunk Driving

Posted on June 17, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Study Released Showing Uber’s Effectiveness on Drunk Driving

The Social Science Research Network released a paper detailing Uber’s effects on DUI and fatal vehicle accidents caused by DUI. According to the Cato Institute, the study monitored DUI arrests and crashes in over 150 cities around the world from 2010 until 2013. The study found that Uber does, in fact, lower the rate of both DUIs and fatal accidents. In the U.S., alcohol-related deaths accounted for 31% of all vehicle accident deaths. Uber and other ridesharing services offer safe … Continue reading “Study Released Showing Uber’s Effectiveness on Drunk Driving”

More Women are Being Encouraged to Enter the Construction Industry

Posted on June 17, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on More Women are Being Encouraged to Enter the Construction Industry

Construction has been labeled a “man’s job” for years, but now women are breaking down barriers in the construction industry. “I was just built for construction,” said Ashley Dowd, a member of an all-woman construction crew, Western Spray Foam. According to The Oregonian, the construction women used to feel like they didn’t belong in the male-dominated industry and noted that men rarely saw them as equal. “But now, I just ignore it,” said Jennifer Frazier, Dowd’s partner and another member … Continue reading “More Women are Being Encouraged to Enter the Construction Industry”

RV Business Camping World Files for Initial Public Offering

Posted on June 16, 2016, Updated June 16, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on RV Business Camping World Files for Initial Public Offering

Camping World Holdings Inc. has filed for Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Stock Exchange. The RV retailer Camping World is one of the largest nonpublic company in the U.S. and has reported strong revenue increases throughout the past few years. It has remained profitable, logging $3.33 billion in 2015, which represented a 25% growth over the previous year. Additionally, per the company’s report with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Camping World brought in a 43% increase in profits within … Continue reading “RV Business Camping World Files for Initial Public Offering”

GE Awarded Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan

Posted on June 15, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on GE Awarded Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan

GE Inspection Technologies has been named the 2016 Global Frost and Sullivan Company of the Year. The award was given to the company based on the its recent analysis of the industrial computed tomography (CT) systems market. PR Newswire reports that GE found success from its v|tome|x c HS industrial CT scanner and speed|scan CT 64, which have proven invaluable for rapid and high-accuracy scanning in industrial production process optimization and quality control. Considering that the CT scanning process gives … Continue reading “GE Awarded Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan”