A Harvard professor has a tip for entrepreneurs looking for the next big thing: Check out the electric-car market in China

In China, the electric-car market is “booming.” That’s according to Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor and an author of “The Prosperity Paradox.” Christensen said electric cars in China are examples of “market-creating innovations,” in that they make a product affordable and accessible to a broader swath of the population. In his new book, […]

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Lime, Bird, and other scooter companies just proved they can help take cars off the road

After a four-month trial, Portland’s Department of Transportation has proof that e-scooters are taking cars off the streets. That’s welcome news for the scooter companies, which pitch a solution to congestion and pollution through their vehicles.  But there are still problems in low-income neighborhoods and with rules of the road, the results show.  The report […]

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A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood to defeat aging now claims to be up and running in 5 cities across the US

A startup called Ambrosia Medical that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with the blood of young people is now accepting PayPal payments for the procedure online. Stanford graduate and Ambrosia founder Jesse Karmazin told Business Insider this week that the company was up and running in 5 cities across the US. Ambrosia recently completed […]

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Wall Street expects Netflix to effectively battle competitors in 2019 and loves its biggest price increase ever

Wall Street expects Netflix to succeed in a crowded streaming market in 2019, even as more competitors, like Disney and AT&T, enter the field. Netflix increased prices this week, but some Wall Street analysts are optimistic that the price hike will be successful. Analysts said that traditional TV viewership is declining and that Netflix’s push […]

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‘Fortnite’ and other free games raked in more than $87 billion last year, and the rest of the gaming industry is starting to take note

Free-to-play video games generated $87.7 billion in revenue during 2018, according to a new report from research firm SuperData. Asian players account for 62% of spending on free games, and seven of the top 10 grossing free-to-play games belong to Asian publishers. “Fortnite” was the top grossing game of 2018, free or otherwise, with an […]

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