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OTH 1167 | Never Charge You Cell Phone Again

 

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PARKER Cool new businesses in Boston. There seems to be a trend toward hype-niche. Let’s go thru a few of these and see if you agree, and why you think they are hype-nichey.

http://www.businessinsider.com/coolest-new-businesses-in-boston-2015-3?op=1

MOORE Porter Stansberry, the guy who predicted the Fanny May, Freddie Mac crashes, the GM bankruptcies and the Dow down-turn, is again predicting a major looming financial crisis, from printing too much cash. He’s also giving away (for a $5.00 shipping charge) his “Survival strategy.” Do we believe him?

https://orders.cloudsna.com/chain?cid=MKT015071&eid=MKT032668&snaid=&step=start&hpmv=2##AST01662

LEE This is something that I think might actually work. I’m a huge believer in solar energy but the issue has always been the cost and where to put the panels. A startup company called Ubiquitous might just have the answer and it’s transparent solar cells that they want to try to power cell phones first and then move on to much bigger fish like skyscrapers. I want you to watch the video and tell me what you think.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2015-03-23/invisible-solar-cells-that-could-power-skyscrapers

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OTH 1166 | Driving Miss Jarvis?

  Section 1 – Business News PARKER So Apple Watch was announced. Prices from $350 to more than $10,000. Do we buy the watch? It Syncs with iPhone via bluetooth or wireless Internet. And it has the Dick Tracy option of taking a call from the watch. Now how much would you pay!! Lee TeslaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

OTH 1165 | Colleges that pay You to Graduate

Section 1 – Business News PARKER Cleveland State University Rocks! It’s a college that pays students for graduating on time. The gist is a 2% tuition rebate and $200/semester toward books. In one year, graduation rates went from 31% – 39%. Must have full course load (15 credits). I like this sentiment but it willContinue ReadingContinue Reading

OTH 1164 | Divorce Holiday

    Section 1 – Business News PARKER Most popular car by state. https://s3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/u0qiq07eDgh_CV9QjQIr.g–/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7cT04NTt3PTczMA–/http://l.yimg.com/os/publish-images/autos/2015-02-20/9af75ec0-b92c-11e4-adba-1b11fa674adb_usofvehicles2014v4.jpg PARKER 15 yr Old Business Owner — Babysitter Business — Hires a CEO LEE Walmart is starting out all of their employees at $9 an hour with the ability to get up tp $ 10 an hour within 6 months. IsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

OTH 1163 | Doing Dogs

  Section 1 – Business News PARKER The Apple Car and what it means. Apple is the most profitable company by revenue standards. $53B on $182B or 28% Business Insider asked, what is Apple Car was as successful as Porsche? Porsche $2.3B on $14.3B or 20% but for Apple 5% General Motors $1.5B on $156BContinue ReadingContinue Reading

OTH 1162 | Jon Stewart Replacement

Section 1 – Business News PARKER Employees that care can do wonders for the business’ image. A teen walked into a North Carolina Target looking for a clip-on tie for a job interview. The store didn’t have those, so a Target employee took time to teach him how to put on a regular tie andContinue Reading

OTH 1161 | Are You Woman Enough

  Section 1 – Business News PARKER Croatia Clears Debt for 60,000 citizens http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/03/pf/debt-forgiveness-croatia/index.html?iid=SF_BN_River LEE Super Bowl commercials favorites/best http://www.superbowlcommercial2015.com/latest-updates/congrats-snickers-first-winner-super-clio-award/e Section 2 – Sports PARKER High School Basketball Game end in record score. 2-0 http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/alabama-h-s–basketball-game-ends-2-0-172024260.html LEE Super Bowl Pats 28 Seahawks 24 Discuss Section 3 – Politics PARKER Does US Candidate for President need aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

OTH 1160 | High School Problems — High School Solutions

Jennifer Alexander is the CEO of ConnCAN (Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now). ConnCAN’s main mission is to improve education outcomes for Connecticut’s kids. Not just getting a diploma but getting getting education. A Think Tank meets Action Movement: ConnCAN brings together education advocates, policy makers, parents and educators for systematic change to public schools. HerContinue Reading

OTH 1159 |Third Party Should Quit | Margolis to Visconti

  Avon resident submits OP-ED to CTNewsJunkie.com asking third party candidate for governor,Joe Vasconti, to drop out. With an unrealistic chance of winning, Visconti very likely will foil Tom Foley’s chance of winning the governorship in Connecticut. Margolis believes it is time for Visconti to drop out if he really cares about Republican values beingContinue Reading

OTH 1158 | Dave Walker for Lt. Governor Interview

  Lt Governor Candidate Dave Walker explains what Connecticut needs to do and why he is the man to help get it done. No more budget games No more business entity tax or surcharge Celebrate Connecticut and its resources Why I’m qualified