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When Driving Getaway Car, Be Sure to Do it on a Full Tank

December 10, 2017 |

Police say a getaway car ran out of gas after an armed robbery near Atlanta, leading to the speedy arrest of two suspects. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera says 18-year-old Najee Logan and 21-year-old Justin Larry were charged with armed robbery after their arrest early Tuesday after officers found…

‘Shark Tank’ passed on his company. Now John Tabis is disrupting the flower industry, one bouquet at a time

October 13, 2017 |

Shark Tank passed on it, but John Tabis’ company, the Bouqs, is disrupting the way we buy flowers, selling direct to consumers and cutting out scores of middlemen.
L.A. Times – Business

Space start-ups get their ‘Shark Tank’ moment

April 9, 2017 |

Scott Montgomerie knew his start-up, Scope AR, was onto something when large crowds gathered to watch a demonstration of its augmented reality training program at a 2012 mining industry conference.
L.A. Times – Business

Cops: Florida Man Had Bizarre Plan to Tank Target Stock

February 17, 2017 |

A Florida man is in custody charged with plotting a bombing campaign as part of a bizarre investment strategy. Investigators say Mark Charles Barnett, 48, planned to put 10 bombs disguised as food items on the shelves of Target stores along the East Coast, NBC reports. Court documents state that…

SpaceX says failure of helium storage tank caused September rocket explosion

January 2, 2017 |

Four months after a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on a Florida launch pad, SpaceX has determined that the cause was a failed composite overwrapped pressure vessel used to store liquid helium.

In the final update to its investigation released Monday, the Hawthorne space company said one of three such…

L.A. Times – Business

Deutsche Bank shares tank as concern grows over its stability

September 30, 2016 |

Worries over the financial stability of Deutsche Bank returned to the fore Friday, sending shares in Germany’s biggest bank to a record low and rekindling broader concerns about Europe’s financial sector. 

Reports that hedge funds are moving their business out of the bank were the catalyst to the…

L.A. Times – Business

How A Failed Shark Tank Pitch Reignited The Love In A Failing Business

September 15, 2016 |

What do late French cooking icon Julia Child, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb and New York Times food critic Irena Chalmers all have in common? They’re all foodies with big appetites forJones Scones — moist, cakey baked treats devoured in three irresistible flavors: blueberry, cranberry and […] Most popular stories

5 Hopeful Shark Tank Entrepreneurs: No Pay, No Profits But They Love It

May 25, 2016 |

Every Friday night for the past seven years, entrepreneurs have gone on Shark Tank in hopes of seeking an investment to “start, grow or save their businesses.” More common than not business owners featured on ABC’s hit business reality show work for years without a salary and have invested tens […] Most popular stories