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Apple hangs onto its historic $1 trillion market cap

Apple hangs onto its historic $1 trillion market cap

Apple hit a market cap of $1 trillion on Thursday — and hung onto the record valuation at market close — as the iPhone maker became the first publicly traded U.S. company to reach $1 trillion.
Evolving the Firefox Brand

Evolving the Firefox Brand

With the rapid evolution of the internet, people need new tools to make the most of it. So Firefox is creating new types of browsers and a range of new apps and services with the internet as the platform. From easy screen-shotting and file sharing to innovative ways to access the internet using voice and virtual reality,
Homeless Man Hands Out Resume on Street, Receives Hundreds of Job Offers

Homeless Man Hands Out Resume on Street, Receives Hundreds of Job Offers

Texas native David Casarez has been sleeping on a park bench in San Jose, California since June when his van was repossessed and he ran out of money.Last year, the 26-year-old web developer left his job at General Motors in Texas and moved to California to pursue his dream of launching his own startup tech company.
Study: CBD From Marijuana Plus Chemotherapy Tripled Cancer Survival Rates In Mice

Study: CBD From Marijuana Plus Chemotherapy Tripled Cancer Survival Rates In Mice

Mice with pancreatic cancer treated with a combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and chemotherapy survived nearly three times longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone, according to a new study that spotlights the potential for human treatment.
The Federal Government Recognized the Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana 40 Years Ago

The Federal Government Recognized the Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana 40 Years Ago

As long as he lives and breathes and talks—and Irv likes to talk—he will serve as a reminder that the federal government has already admitted cannabis has medicinal uses. Yet the plant continues to be labeled as Schedule I substance under federal law, meaning it has “no accepted medical use.” 
Cannabis Commission Looks To Identify Why Few 'Priority' Applicants Make It Through Licensing Process

Cannabis Commission Looks To Identify Why Few 'Priority' Applicants Make It Through Licensing Process

Difficulty finding funding is holding back the very people the state is required to help enter the new legal cannabis industry: members of communities disproportionately criminalized for marijuana. That's according to a survey of these so-called "economic empowerment applicants" conducted by the Cannabis Control Commission.
How legal cannabis actually made things worse for sick people in Oregon

How legal cannabis actually made things worse for sick people in Oregon

In 2015, Erich Berkovitz opened his medical marijuana processing company, PharmEx, with the intention of getting sick people their medicine. His passion stemmed from his own illness. Berkovitz has Tourette syndrome, which triggers ticks in his shoulder that causes chronic pain. Cannabis takes that away.
Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding

Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding

When Canada officially launches its recreational marijuana market later this year, the federal government will provide the nation’s cannabis farmers with some of the same funding opportunities as other green thumb industrialists.
Big hits: Cannabis companies on pace to raise record $8 billion in 2018

Big hits: Cannabis companies on pace to raise record $8 billion in 2018

Marijuana companies across the globe are on pace to raise a record $8 billion by the end of 2018 as more companies go public and scale to meet growing demand, an analysis of recently released market data shows.
Microsoft is reportedly acquiring GitHub

Microsoft is reportedly acquiring GitHub

New reports out of Redmond this weekend have Microsoft set to purchase the popular coding site GitHub. Bloomberg is citing “people familiar with the matter,” stating that the deal could be announced as early as tomorrow.
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