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    Local Entrepreneurs: Dartbike Rentals

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    As part of this term’s theme of Innovation, we have launched a new series aimed at highlighting business ventures undertaken by students right here at Dartmouth. This issue’s spotlight, Dartbike Rentals, was initially founded in the fall of 2013 by

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    Demystifying the Alibaba Phenomenon

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    Mention “Alibaba” and people tend to associate it with two things. First, that it completed the largest Initial Public Offering (IPO) in history with $25 billion (compared to Facebook’s $16 billion). Second, that it is an e-commerce company that threatens

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    Finding the Pieces of the Labor Slack Puzzle

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    Unlike many central banks, the Federal Reserve has a dual mandate to promote maximum sustainable employment with stable prices. This dual mandate has been a guide for the Fed to implement accommodative monetary policy, especially during the poor economic and

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    The Third Coffee Wave

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    Coffee has never really been my thing. Even when I came to Dartmouth where Keurigs ubiquitously nestle atop dorm room desks and KAF fuels a large portion of the undergraduate population, I was never addicted to that morning jolt of

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    Starbucks Catalyzes Pumpkin Boom

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    Could the meteoric rise in popularity of the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte have catalyzed a “Pumpkin Boom”? The recent craze for everything pumpkin and a correlated rise in pumpkin sales begs the seductive question of whether a seasonal, brand-specific drink

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    Privatizing Space – Boeing and SpaceX Earn Massive NASA Contracts

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    This past September, NASA announced two landmark contracts with domestic aerospace firms. The two largest, and arguably greatest innovators in space technology over the past decade, Boeing and SpaceX, walked away with $6.8 billion dollars to finalize their capsules and

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    Profiting from War: Analyzing American Defense Contractors Post-Sequester

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    As the American military prepares to end its conventional presence in Afghanistan, crises across the world prevent American military from shifting back to peacetime mode. With the rise of the Islamic State and the continued presence of global terrorism, coupled

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    How Machines Are Changing the Value of Education: What Automation Means for the Future

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    Since the Industrial Revolution, innovation and new technology have increased the efficiency of many different fields, promoting society’s overall growth. However, the introduction of these technologies has also induced much controversy, manifested in the outcry over diminishing job numbers and

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    Walmart: Lessons from the Past

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    Passing on savings to the customer has always been a cornerstone of Walmart since its foundations. Walmart founder Sam Walton’s legendary thrift (even executives flew coach class and shared hotel rooms on business trips) was put to work in crafting

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    A Different Orchard: Apple’s Past, Present, and Future

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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    It’s no secret that since Job’s passing just over three years ago, Apple has slowed its rate of innovation. Instead of creating new devices at its usual pace, Apple has been releasing derivative products that are themselves increasingly unchanged. These

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9

Local Entrepreneurs: Dartbike Rentals

Continue reading…

As part of this term’s theme of Innovation, we have launched a new series aimed at highlighting business ventures undertaken by students right here at Dartmouth. This issue’s spotlight, Dartbike Rentals, was initially founded in the fall of 2013 by

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. and Founder Jack Ma As Company Files for U.S. Initial Public Offering of E-Commerce Giant
Dec
9

Demystifying the Alibaba Phenomenon

Continue reading…

Mention “Alibaba” and people tend to associate it with two things. First, that it completed the largest Initial Public Offering (IPO) in history with $25 billion (compared to Facebook’s $16 billion). Second, that it is an e-commerce company that threatens

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Dec
9

Finding the Pieces of the Labor Slack Puzzle

Continue reading…

Unlike many central banks, the Federal Reserve has a dual mandate to promote maximum sustainable employment with stable prices. This dual mandate has been a guide for the Fed to implement accommodative monetary policy, especially during the poor economic and

IMG_6582-41-905x603
Dec
9

The Third Coffee Wave

Continue reading…

Coffee has never really been my thing. Even when I came to Dartmouth where Keurigs ubiquitously nestle atop dorm room desks and KAF fuels a large portion of the undergraduate population, I was never addicted to that morning jolt of