Wal-Mart Wants To Have Customers Deliver Packages To Online Buyers SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc is considering a radical plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers, a new twist on speedier delivery services that the company hopes will enable it to better compete with Amazon.com Inc.
Tapping customers to deliver goods would put the world’s largest retailer squarely in middle of a new phenomenon sometimes known as “crowd-sourcing,” or the “sharing economy.”
Folks Who Used To Be Fanatical About Silver And Gold Have Now Got A New Obsession… Gold and silver bugs have now transferred these arguments — the ones they used to insist that their metals were the only safe investment — to something seemingly gold and silver’s antithesis: Bitcoin.
Bitcoin is a form of electronic cash designed to bypass financial institutions. It’s created by computers, which “mine” for it by cracking preset algorithms.
Michael Bloomberg’s Gun Control Group Releases A Devastating New Ad Featuring Newtown Families New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group released a new ad Thursday morning featuring family members of those killed in the elementary-school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
The ad comes on the heels of a $12 million ad buy aimed at persuading Senators in key states to support key measures to reduce gun violence. This ad will air in Connecticut and is aimed at the state’s gun control proposals. A source told Business Insider that a national version of the ad is being planned.
GOP Rising Star Has Trainwreck Of An Interview While Talking Gay Marriage On Fox News World renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and rising Republican star Ben Carson weighed in on the Supreme Court’s landmark gay marriage cases this week, voicing surprisingly harsh opposition to same-sex marriage.