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Millennials are staying put at mom and dad's place
CNN Money
Remember all of those Millennials living in their parent's basements because they couldn't find a job or afford a place of their own? Well, they haven't moved out yet. They also don't seem to be in a hurry to get married, have kids -- or buy a home. And that has pushed the homeownership rate among young adults ages 18 to 34 to a new low of 13.2%, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data by Trulia.
Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes
By Malcolm Ritter, AP
NEW YORK (AP) -- Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice. The authors said they are not recommending any changes in how people use artificial sweeteners based on their study, which included some human experiments.
The Trouble With Keeping Commercial Flights Clean
By Scott McCartney, The Wall Street Journal
The Ebola crisis and heightened concerns about the risk of spreading disease during air travel have focused concern on what airlines do to keep planes clean. It's a murky area without clear regulatory standards. The Federal Aviation Administration says it doesn't regulate or inspect cleaning and referred a reporter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which says it has nothing to do with aircraft cleanliness. OSHA suggested contacting the FAA. The FAA then suggested the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA says it inspects food and water safety on commercial aircraft only.
Robots Work Their Way Into Small Factories
By Timothy Aeppel, The Wall Street Journal
Robots aren't just for the big guys anymore. A new breed of so-called collaborative machines—designed to work alongside people in close settings—is changing the way some of America's smaller manufacturers do their jobs. The machines, priced as low as $20,000, provide such companies—small jewelry makers and toy makers among them—with new incentives to automate to increase overall productivity and lower labor costs.
Eventbrite: Millennials, Driven by FOMO, Spending More on Experience Economy
By Natalia Angulo, Fox Business
According to new research by Eventbrite, a majority of millennials are increasingly spending their money and time on live experiences over material goods. The online event ticketing and registration site finds that millennials highly value experiences, and are increasingly spending their money and time on them. Seventy-eight percent of millennial poll respondents said that “when it comes to money, ‘experiences’ trump ‘things.’” According to Eventbrite, site ticket sales for beer festivals, concerts and Color Runs have quadrupled since 2011.
Watchdog report: still has security issues
Health Care, Fox News
Despite efforts to protect patient information on the website, a new government watchdog report scheduled to be released Thursday says security issues are still a concern. According to the Government Accountability Office report, “weaknesses remained in the security and privacy protections applied to and its supporting systems.”
Internet Power Balance Tilts Toward Asia
By Eva Dou, Juro Osawa and Wayne Ma, The Wall Street Journal
Silicon Valley dominates the Internet, but this week's initial public offering by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. shows how much action is shifting to Asia. When the Chinese e-commerce firm begins trading Friday, four of the world's 10 largest Internet companies by stock-market value will be based in Asia, up from two in 2004, according to S&P Capital IQ.
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