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Tesla's Electric Cars Are Getting a Big Boost

Tesla plans to sell its Model S and Model X electric cars with an option for a battery pack that squeezes more energy into the vehicles and will give the cars more driving range than previously offered. 173 more words

ViewRay raises $13.75 million in private placement deal

Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Written by Chuck Soder.

ViewRay has raised another $13.75 million in a private placement led by existing investors. 49 more words

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Banyan Technology Raises $2 Million in Debt-Based Funding from River SaaS Capital

News release excerpt provided by PR Newswire.

River SaaS Capital, a newly formed private debt fund lending growth capital to SaaS companies, today announced that it has provided $2 million in non-dilutive capital to… 29 more words

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The Talk About Racial Bias Companies Should Be Having

(Source: hbr.org)

On his deathbed, my father made a perplexing comment to me.

He was an 82-year old, African-American U.S. Air Force veteran, dying of emphysema and Alzheimer’s disease after too many years of smoking and work-related stress. 746 more words

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: How Gender is Affecting Today’s Top Companies

More than half of all Americans are female, yet this gender split is not reflected in today’s job market, especially in more executive-level roles. There is a large body of research indicating the organizational, marketing and financial benefits of an equitable gender mix in management and worker-team groups. 517 more words

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Too Many Corporate Boards Fail to Protect Shareholders

Awkward, embarrassing, distracting, time-wasting: just some of the verdicts on the months–even years–of corporate shenanigans at Viacom. It’s easy to dismiss the public politics of the boardroom as a family soap opera–which it is. 945 more words

Microsoft’s testing Project Sonoma, an app for shift-workers

It’s a closed loop testing at the moment, but if you want in, do sign up for the waiting list.

HipChat and Slack are popular apps for the office crowd, but what if you happen to be a shift worker who needs to swap hours? 252 more words

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