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Agrifood — the $8 trillion industry that’s worth your salt

Esther Delignat-Lavaud Rodriguez Contributor Cannabis-infused drinks. Burgers grown in laboratories. Entire meals in bottles. Consumers, retailers and farmers alike are hungry for the next generation of food, and investors are beginning to acquire the taste, too. Early-stage investment in agrifood tech startups reached $ billion in…
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Apple beats on Q4 earnings thanks to price hikes, stock still falls 4% after-hours

Despite a beat on its Q4 quarterly earnings, Apple shares still managed to take a beating Thursday. Shares are down 7 percent in after-hours trading after the company released its Q4 quarterly earnings report, detailing $ billion in revenue beating analyst…
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“Grit” author Angela Duckworth on working smart versus working too hard, when it’s okay to pivot, and the impact of tech on grit

Today, in San Francisco, at a gathering of roughly 400 women organized by the young AllRaise — a growing group of female funders and founders who aim to accelerate the success of their peers —  we sat down with Angela Duckworth. Ducksworth is…
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Apple, Amazon, Google and others sign letter opposing Trump’s attempt to redefine gender

A list of 50-plus companies, including some of tech’s top names, joined forces this week to pen a letter calling out the Trump administration over a reported plan to narrow gender definitions. Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel, Cisco and…
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