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  • Don’t Fall Into Taco Bell’s Food Coma May 4, 2017 by admin_tneb Categorized as: Food - Taco Bell's nacho cheese may be delicious, but don't let it induce such a food coma that you forget its operator, Yum! Brands Inc., still has a mess in the kitchen. NOT SO YUMMY Yum shares rose 3 percent on Wednesday after the company reported financial results that exceeded Wall Street's expectations. Snack Attack Strong sales growth at Taco Bell could be masking weakness at Yum! Brands' other restaurant chains Source: Bloomberg But the sales gains were pretty much all fed by an 8 percent year-over-year sales jump at Taco Bell, which has been killing it with on-point advertising and Read More
  • Elon Musk just revealed when Tesla will launch the Model Y May 4, 2017 by admin_tneb Categorized as: Education - Tesla expects to launch the Model Y by 2020, CEO Elon Musk said during the company's first-quarter earnings call. During the call, Musk was asked if the company still expects to produce 500,000 vehicles per year by 2018 and one million vehicles per year by 2020. Musk said yes, but added that the company first needs to get the Model Y into production. "Yeah I do, I think we need to come out with the Model Y sometime in 2020 or aspirationally in late 2019, and I think one million units is quite likely or maybe more," he said. In Read More
  • Threat of automation: Robotics and artificial intelligence to reduce job opportunities at top banks May 4, 2017 by admin_tneb Categorized as: Education - In a conventional bank branch, a clerk seated next to the cash dispensing teller was a sought after banker because he used to update the pass book of the account holder after the cash withdrawal or a deposit. That job has almost vanished in the past decade with few account holders getting a pass book. Coming years would see even the position of the teller, who is fast being replaced by sophisticated automated teller machines, and much more jobs going away as computing makes it possible to do more with less heads at the branches. The banking industry which was Read More