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Exclusive – The FAA: regulating business on the moon

Exclusive - The FAA: regulating business on the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – The United States government has taken a new, though preliminary, step to encourage commercial development of the moon. According to documents obtained by Reuters, U.S. companies can stake claims to lunar territory through an existing licensing process for space launches. The Federal Aviation Administration, […] Click to view full article

Social Media Profiles are the New Résumé

Social Media Profiles are the New Résumé

Social Media Recruiting With the click of a mouse and a simple search of your name, recruiters and employers can access your social media profiles ─ from your Facebook page to your LinkedIn profile and everything in-between. With an abundance of professional and personal information available online, hiring managers […] Click to view full article

How to Become an Independent Contractor

How to Become an Independent Contractor

Frustrated with the longer time it can take them to find new jobs, many older workers are thinking about setting themselves up as independent consultants . However, they don’t all realize that involves more than technical smarts: A lack of business and marketing acumen will doom even the most […] Click to view full article

Eagle Scout invents device for Alzheimer’s patients

Eagle Scout invents device for Alzheimer’s patients

Eagle Scout Kenneth Shinozuka has invented a device that could revolutionize care for the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s. And did I mention he’s just 15? The New York City teen’s grandfather is living with the disease, and Kenneth noticed his grandpa would often wander out of bed at […] Click to view full article

Are Cellphones Really Changing the World?

Are Cellphones Really Changing the World?

Opinion A man holds up his mobile phone showing a M-Pesa mobile money transaction page for the photographer at an open air market in Kibera in Kenya’s capital Nairobi December 31, 2014. Noor Khamis/Reuters At first glance, the numbers seem staggering. Global mobile phone penetration is 96 percent. In […] Click to view full article

U.S. proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people

U.S. proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual’s genetic make-up. At the heart of the initiative, to be announced on Friday by […] Click to view full article