Ukraine And Russia: War, And Now A New Battle—Over Borshch - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:43
The two neighbours have a long shared history, but in recent years their relationship has been scarred by armed conflict, and annexation of territory. Now there's another looming confrontation over cultural heritage—and national cuisine.

Why Vanadium Flow Batteries May Be The Future Of Utility-Scale Energy Storage - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:00
Recently the California Energy Commission awarded funding to Invinity Energy Systems to stimulate the availability of long-duration, non-lithium energy storage. I recently spoke with executives at Invinity to learn more about the advantages of the company's Vanadium flow batteries.

Buying A New Laptop For 2021? Here Are 5 Essentials To Look For - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:00
Here's the list of things you should be demanding if you're in the market for a new laptop.

Where Did All These SPACs Come From And Could They Inflate A New Bubble? - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:57
SPACs are flourishing in 2020 like never before: by the middle of this month, some 141 SPACs had been carried out the course of the year, compared to 58 in 2019, 41 in 2018 or 33 in 2017, with figures such as Chamath Palihapitiya or Reid Hoffman involved in these kinds of deals.

G2 Esports Vs Damwon Gaming Will Surely Show Us The Overall Winner Of Worlds - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 09:51
The two teams may not be on home turf, but the winner of this semi-final will surely be the favorite to win the whole thing.

A British university is testing new low-carbon tech that could cut heating costs

CNBC Real Estate - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 10:56
Homes old and new are being fitted with kit designed to make them more efficient.

September existing home sales jump 9.4%, but 'prices are rising too fast' as supply remains tight

CNBC Real Estate - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 22:57
The inventory of homes for sale fell 19.2% annually to just 1.47 million homes for sale at the end of September.

Redfin CEO expects 'absolutely insane' demand in housing market to last into 2021

CNBC Real Estate - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:54
"There's no way it can last forever. This level of demand is absolutely insane," Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman told CNBC.

Hamptons real estate prices break records as New York City wealthy flee to the beach

CNBC Real Estate - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 14:33
The average sales price in the Hamptons soared 46% in the quarter to just over $2 million, according to a report from Douglas Elliman and Miller Samuel.

Mortgage demand from homebuyers falls for the fourth straight week

CNBC Real Estate - Wed, 10/21/2020 - 13:42
Homebuyer demand is incredibly strong compared with last year, but there appears to be a slight pullback this month.

Retrofitting homes could be vital if governments want to hit aggressive emissions targets  

CNBC Real Estate - Wed, 10/21/2020 - 13:34
As concerns about the environment and sustainability mount, many properties will need to be modified.

Prominent New York hotel developer Chang's businesses received millions in PPP loans

CNBC Real Estate - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 19:14
Companies controlled by one of New York's most prominent hotel developers received millions of dollars in loans from a government program intended to support small businesses as the coronavirus hammered the economy.

Make these money moves during the coronavirus pandemic, says NFL linebacker Brandon Copeland

CNBC Real Estate - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:18
New England Patriots player Brandon Copeland has teamed up with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to shed light on resources available to Americans during the Covid-19 crisis.

This chef got Covid, got laid off and then became a homebuilder

CNBC Real Estate - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 17:03
As housing demand soars, the acute labor shortage in the home construction business is providing new opportunities to unemployed workers in other fields.

Homebuilder sentiment sets another record high in October

CNBC Real Estate - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 14:00
The nation's homebuilders are seeing no fall chill in demand from buyers, and that has the industry more confident than ever.

She waited half a year for her unemployment benefits. What that delay cost her

CNBC Real Estate - Sat, 10/17/2020 - 17:15
One airport bartender applied for unemployment benefits at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but didn't receive them for six months. Here's how the delay upended her life.

Bringing the outside into the office: Coronavirus bolsters push towards healthier building design

CNBC Real Estate - Sat, 10/17/2020 - 14:00
The coronavirus pandemic has bolstered corporate interest in redesigning work space to simulate nature, have better air filtration systems and use more sustainable materials, according to some office designers.

Kamala Harris attends virtual fundraiser hosted by execs at real estate giant Related Companies

CNBC Real Estate - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 22:00
Sen. Kamala Harris took part in a big-money virtual fundraiser with the leaders of Related Companies, one of the biggest real estate investors.

Here are some mortgage refinancing options, even for people with bad credit

CNBC Real Estate - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 18:10
"Regardless of credit, it's still worthwhile looking into refinancing as an exercise to save money over time," said Lauren Anastasio, a certified financial planner at SoFi, an online personal finance company.
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