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A Reuters examination has found that widespread crop damage covering millions of acres of Midwestern farmland has its roots in weak regulatory oversight and corporate secrecy.

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Seed funding slows in Silicon Valley [0.50]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 10:22 a.m. by Reuters Video: Small Business @ [source]

The bloom is off seed funding, the business of providing money to brand-new startups, as investors take a more measured approach to financing emerging U.S. technology companies.

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Amazon or UPS packages won't be dropped by drones anytime soon, but drones are finally getting a flight plan for business.

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Forecasters expect the coldest air in more than a decade to sweep into the United States on Sunday. Retailers expect the usual array of flowers and dinners and diamonds this weekend, but -- like Irene's Flowers in Des Moines, Iowa -- they're glad to have an extra day this year to get it all done.

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Governor Kate Brown has unveiled a plan to gradually increase the minimum wage from $9.25 to $15.52 an hour in the Portland metro area. The rest of the state would increase to $13.50 an hour.

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Mustard prices have jumped this fall to their highest level in seven years as growers in Western Canada, which supplies three-quarters of the world's traded mustard seed, turn in their smallest crop in nine years, threatening to drive up costs of the yellow condiment for producers.

 

A recording studio in Virginia offers musicians battling cancer a chance to leave behind a musical legacy for their friends and family. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Greek shops running out of stock [0.05]

Posted on March 31, 2015, 4:04 p.m. by Reuters Video: Small Business @ [source]

With everything that is being heard every day - one day we have an agreement the next day we don't - people aren't shopping because they are afraid. George Kavathas is President of the Greece Confederation of Craftsmen.

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Aug 18 - Lauren Bush Lauren discusses the latest findings on hunger in the U.S. from a survey conducted by an organization she represents. Bush and niece of President George W. Bush also discusses her famous family.

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There's no doubt China's tech sector is heating up, but not all opportunities are made equal.

 

Lo-tech key to happy life [0.27]

Posted on July 4, 2014, 11:47 a.m. by Reuters Video: Small Business @ [source]

There aren't many businesses these days that are technology free. Dani Church's ferry business is one of them.

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Arizona-based company World View Enterprises says it plans to launch commercial balloon flights to space in just two years . The flight tested the balloon's ability to launch and land safely, with particular attention paid to the aerodynamics of the parafoil, a steerable, inflatable wing crucial to the capsule's safe descent.

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A pizza chain in northern Russia is flying high, thanks to their latest delivery drones. Dodo Pizza's founder Fyodor Ovchinnikov is pleased with the new delivery method.

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These Fijian women are making highly sought-after virgin, organic coconut oil. And bringing inspectors in annually to provide that certification proved far too costly.

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Its developers say their Velociraptor Robot is the fastest robot on Earth. Balance is provided by a long tail-like appendage and, while it has to remain tethered to a supporting arm, Park Jong-won from South Korea's KAIST Institute, says his robot is quicker than the fastest man on Earth.

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Rooney, Messi, Neymar.. the faces of the world's greatest soccer players are everywhere throughout Brazil. Its habitat in northeastern Brazil is being detroyed by human expansion and environmentalists like Rodrigo Castro, of the Caatinga Assocation hope that, Fuleco will draw attention to the animal's plight.

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The rotting piles of waste are a source of methane gas, a bi-product of decomposition and a major contributor to global warming. They're capturing the methane and converting it into a source of energy for more than 400 nearby homes, according to landfill technical manager Lanto.

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Now they can visit the smallest of local hospitals, thanks to the Cardiopad - a medical touchscreen tablet created by local entrepreneur, 22 year old Arthur Zang. SOUNDBITE (French) DOCTOR NDJOMO MBA, BANKOMO HOSPITAL DIRECTOR SAYING: "Here in Bankomo, we treat patients with heart problems without them having to go away for treatment.

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According to its creators, the MisTable takes motion control to a new level. UPSOT: MIST University of Bristol researcher Diego Martinez says users can either work alone or collaborate on the device as needs require.

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