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Tesla was required by the National Labor Relations Board to post signs at its Fremont factory saying its workers can unionize following accusations that it tried to discourage unionization efforts (TSLA)

Tesla was required by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) earlier this year to post signs at its Fremont, California, factory affirming the right of its employees to engage in union-related activities. The Guardian first reported the existence of the signs. An NLRB representative told Business Insider that Tesla was charged with discouraging Fremont employees […]

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7 countries where higher education is free

There are seven developed nations — including Sweden, Norway, and Ireland — where students attend school for free. Sweden does not charge tuition for both public and private colleges. Norway pays the most for college subsidies, spending 1.3% of its annual GDP. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As the US faces a higher […]

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New York subway vigilantes have begun posting official-looking signs that tell riders not to ‘snitch’ on fare evaders

Subway protesters in New York City replaced fare evasion signage in dozens of subway stations with their own versions calling for displays of compassion towards those who can’t afford a ride. A group of designers claiming responsibility for the protest signs told Gothamist that they were made in direct response to the MTA’s contentious fare […]

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Food-delivery startup Postmates is expected to go public very soon, but that didn’t stop it from raising $225 million in new funding

On Thursday, on-demand food delivery startup Postmates raised an additional $225 million in growth funding from private equity giant GPI Capital. The round valued the startup, which has plans to go public, at $2.4 billion, according to sources familiar with the funding. Its most recent private valuation was $1.85 billion in January. The food delivery […]

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Tesla’s former VP of energy operations is headed to Beyond Meat — here are all the key names who have departed in the past year (TSLA)

Tesla is known for its high rate of executive turnover, and recent years have been no different. As the electric-car maker has faced production and delivery issues, investigations from the federal government, and questions about its ability to one day generate sustainable profits, departures from senior employees have added yet another challenge. Former senior VP […]

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Why new store concepts like Showfields and Naked in New York City may represent the future of physical retail experiences

Contrary to the tumbleweeds occupying your local mall, physical retail isn’t dead. Instead, it’s evolving to meet the needs and expectations of shoppers who want unique and creative interactions with retail brands. Showfields and Naked, two New York City retail experiences, challenge traditional stores in design, operations, and the types of brands you can shop. […]

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Here are the popular YouTubers with millions of fans that are losing their verified status and coveted grey checkmark thanks to a policy change (GOOG, GOOGL)

YouTube announced Thursday that it was overhauling the qualifications for creators to get verified on the platform. Those verified creators get a checkmark next to their names on YouTube — something of a status symbol for top creators. However, YouTube is also removing checkmarks from channels who no longer meet the new, stricter criteria. Currently, […]

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Stocks close mixed as the US and China resume deputy-level trade talks

Stocks closed mixed on Thursday as the US and China restarted deputy-level trade talks after a nearly two-month stalemate. A Chinese delegation of about 30 officials meet with Trump administration officials to establish the groundwork for high-level talks in October. Investors also weighed the Federal Reserve’s decision to inject another $75 billion into financial markets […]

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Lexus just unveiled its first-ever luxury yacht, a sleek watercraft that’ll cost about $3.6 million. Here’s a closer look.

Lexus unveiled the LY 650, its first-ever luxury yacht. The 65-foot watercraft made its debut in Boca Raton, Florida, on September 19. The new Lexus yacht will be shown at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, and sales will launch on October 30. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Lexus is known for its […]