Do Your Suppliers Rely On Slave Labor? How Can You Know?

Multinational companies can have thousands of Tier 1 suppliers, and in the extended multi-tier supply chain it could be hundreds to thousands of upstream suppliers. Clearly solutions are needed to allow companies to cost effectively monitor their extended supply chain to make sure they are not sourcing from companies relying on slave labor.

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Galaxy S7 Edge Review: Samsung’s Frustrating Futuristic Smartphone

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a huge challenge – it needs to follow up one of the South Korean company’s most innovative handsets not just of 2015, but perhaps of the last few years. How do you follow up the Galaxy S6 Edge? That’s the challenge the Galaxy S7 Edge faces. Has it succeeded?

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Reflections on a Surgical Mission to Hebron

Drs Davies, Zalloum, Eggener, Hussein The sun sets slowly in the West Bank City of Hebron. The fading light is embraced by the Jerusalem stone energizing its golden hue. Teenage shepherds steer goats around the hospital entrance. The air is redolent with zatar and cigarettes. The call to prayer echoes above […]

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Startups are Personal, Part VIII: Protect Your Intellectual Property From the Start

We end our lessons learned series (co-authored by me and Mike Willee) with our favorite topic, intellectual property (IP). Many entrepreneurs fail to recognize the importance of IP—let alone the value of an IP protection plan in the earliest stages of their businesses. Building a brand, creating a minimum viable […]

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Climate Change Litigation – The Children Win In Court

In a surprise ruling on Friday from the bench in the climate case brought by 21 children against the State of Washington’s Department of Ecology, WA State King County Superior Court Judge Hollis Hill ordered the Department of Ecology to promulgate a carbon emissions reduction rule by the end of 2016 and make recommendations to the state legislature on science-based greenhouse gas reductions in the 2017 legislative session. Judge Hill also ordered the Department of Ecology to consult with the young plaintiffs in advance of that recommendation.

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The Economic Problems With Bernie Sanders’ Progressive Agenda: Even When He’s Right He’s Wrong

My own personal preference would be for Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton: but that’s something driven by emotion rather than careful consideration of the issues. And what we’re about here is the consideration of exactly those issues, the economics of public policy. At which point Bernie becomes very much less […]

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Sambo The Elephant’s Death Carrying Tourists To Angkor Wat Spurs Animal Rights Activism

Asian elephants in Cambodia. (Photo credit: Jack Highwood, Elephant Valley Project). An elderly elephant named Sambo collapsed to death while carrying tourists to Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia. The female elephant had been working underscorching heat for 45minutes carrying two tourists, one at a time to the attraction, which is considered […]

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‘Flash’ Director Departs, ‘Aquaman’ Director Rumored Reconsidering

Warner Bros. is reportedly facing the potential loss of two directors attached to their upcoming DC Comics superhero films. Borys Kit at The Hollywood Report broke the story today that Seth Grahame-Smith is departing as director of the Flashmovie, although his script is currently still in play for that project.Shortly […]

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Smartphone Market Shrinks For The First Time Ever

The global shipments of smartphones shrank 3% in the first quarter of this year, from the same period last year, according to Strategy Analytics’ latest research. This is the first time ever that the smartphone market declines, year-on-year. In the first quarter of this year, shipments fell to 334.6 million devices, […]

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Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier II: UFC 200 By The Numbers

On July 9, one of thebiggest events inMMA history will take place at the newly openedT-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada,with UFC 200 airing live on pay-per-view. Though the event was initially originallyheadlined by a rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight contender Nate Diaz,a dispute between McGregor and […]

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