The modern mine: How digitization is transforming industry from pit to port

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:28:58 +0000

Original Article was promoted by CNBC on June 22, 2018 A recent paper from the World Economic Forum and Accenture estimates digitization could bring more than $425 billion of value for… Read more »

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Five Sustainable Strategies Every CEO Should Pursue

Credit to Author: Nick Blandford| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:12:34 +0000

This article originally appeared on CNBC Sustainability is one of the highest priorities on today’s CEO agenda. Climate change is dramatically impacting the planet and creating new business risks. So… Read more »

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Get Smart: 4 ways technology is helping food and beverage producers increase efficiency and profitability

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:35:26 +0000

Original article promoted on CNBC on August 2, 2018   With the global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that world… Read more »

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Survey: Americans Spent $1.4B on Credit Freeze Fees in Wake of Equifax Breach

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:08:46 +0000

Almost 20 percent of Americans froze their credit file with one or more of the big three credit bureaus in the wake of last year’s data breach at Equifax, costing consumers an estimated $1.4 billion, according to a new study. The findings come as lawmakers in Congress are debating legislation that would make credit freezes free in every state. The figures, commissioned by small business loan provider Fundera and conducted by Wakefield Research, surveyed some 1,000 adults in the U.S. Respondents were asked to self-report how much they spent on the freezes; 32 percent said the freezes cost them $10 or less, but 38 percent said the total cost was $30 or more. The average cost to consumers who froze their credit after the Equifax breach was $23. A credit freeze blocks potential creditors from being able to view or “pull” your credit file, making it far more difficult for identity thieves to apply for new lines of credit in your name.

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