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The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) is a nonprofit that kicked off its mysterious existence by filing a string of lawsuits against restaurant chains and coffee roasters for not posting ...
Thursday, 06 June 2019
The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8 ...
Wednesday, 05 June 2019
In Online Tracking and Publishers’ Revenues: An Empirical Analysis, a trio of researchers from U Minnesota, UC Irvine and CMU report out their findings from a wide-ranging (millions of data-points) study ...
Wednesday, 05 June 2019
... whose monopolism has cost America its competitiveness. Bode points out that Big Telco is the enemy of Big Tech, and has -- since the days of the Bell System -- sought to monopolize 100% of the profits ...
Tuesday, 04 June 2019
The lawsuit seeks 'fairer profit, for developers’ digital products.' Read all  ...
Tuesday, 04 June 2019
... tension within the right: on the one hand, they don't want to stop the gravy train that monopoly profits represent for shareholders, but on the other hand, they're not happy that five or six tech execs ...
Monday, 03 June 2019
... of harassment and incitements to violence; his skepticism for the ways that profit, self-serving rationalization, and a desire to avoid political embarrassment all animate the drive to control online expression; ...
Monday, 03 June 2019
Veteran transportation economics Hubert Horan has consistently published the best-informed, deepest critiques of Uber and Lyft, explaining how the companies can never, ever be profitable, and warning ...
Thursday, 30 May 2019
... and it benefits from the US tax code, which enables churches to accept donations without paying taxes on them, like nonprofits do, but unlike nonprofits, the preachers who exhort their followers to send ...
Thursday, 30 May 2019
... and test their own insulin for a cost "from ten thousand to a few tens of thousands of dollars." The project is organized under Counter Culture Labs, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, making donations to it tax-deductible ...
Thursday, 30 May 2019
... Tufts University, which tracks corruption related to international arms trading, estimates that fake bomb detectors generated more than $100 million in profit between 1999 and 2010. "The psychology of ...
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
... with tax dollars. Many attempts have been made to rein in Transdigm (who, despite their massive profits, clearly can't afford to buy a vowel, perhaps they could ask their retired $61m/year CEO, Nicholas ...
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
... writing and analytical skills and an eagerness to be part of a team of highly motivated lawyers and activists working collaboratively in a nonprofit environment. Read the rest Read all  ...
Monday, 27 May 2019
Mountain View -- home to some of Silicon Valley's most profitable companies, including Google -- is one of the most expensive places in the world to live, thanks to the sky-high wages commanded by techies, ...
Thursday, 23 May 2019
... that generally lose money for all concerned. How could a company like this ever be profitable enough to warrant a $25m investment? Simple: they keep nearly all the money you pay to book the house show, ...
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
... huge losses for car-rental companies; and less walking, cycling and use of public transit (awithnd accompanying cuts to transit). The (wildly unprofitable) rideshare companies' path to profitability ...
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
... out loans to buy them. From the article: “People love to blame banks for things that happen because they’re big bad banks,” said Robert Familant, the former head of Progressive Credit Union, a small nonprofit ...
Monday, 20 May 2019
... and these leaders have gradually and persistently pushed the company toward profitable work that is in the company's no-go zone of projects that the staff are unlikely to support and may actively oppose. To ...
Monday, 20 May 2019
... judge closed by calling Unitedhealthcare's refusal to cover proton beam therapy "immoral" and "barbaric." The untenability of America's private, for-profit health-care system grows more manifest by the ...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Last month, Israeli non-profit SpaceIL's Beresheet probe made it to the lunar surface but sadly it wasn't a soft landing. Beresheet was the first private attempt at a lunar landing and they got pretty ...
Thursday, 16 May 2019
Warren Buffet is famous for identifying the need for businesses to have "moats" and "walls" around their profit-centers to keep competitors out, and data-centric companies often cite their massive collections ...
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Senator Elizabeth Warren didn't accept an invitation to a Fox News town hall because she says the company is  “a hate-for-profit racket that gives a megaphone to racists and conspiracists.” From The Washington ...
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
... users from buying apps from third parties, and then taking a 30% commission on every app sold, which led software companies to raise prices in order to remain profitable after Apple had taken its cut. Apple ...
Monday, 13 May 2019
... where the only thing that matters is "consumer harm," then you should still be worried about Amazon's monopsism, because when Amazon squeezes profits at the expense of its suppliers, those suppliers lower ...
Monday, 13 May 2019
... who started the campaign, is doing with their millions. Mr Kolfage created a nonprofit to receive the money, but its records are sparse and mysterious. Mr Kolfage became very upset when the Daily Beast's ...
Monday, 13 May 2019