• Don't be fooled by brands that do one good ethical thing, say economists

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    A new study of consumer behavior reveals people are easily swayed by companies that tout a single ethical behavior and may overlook ethical lapses.
    You know how brands and companies like to advertise their One Ethical Behavior? It's usually listed right on the label: Sustainable materials! Organic! Hormone-free! Local! Etc! Last year, for instance, Kind and Clif Bar dueled on Twitter over theirs. Clif Bar: “We source 117 organic ingredients across our supply chain. Won't you join us?” Kind: “It's deceptive to pass off organic brown rice syrup as healthy. We'd be happy to share why we...
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  • Elon Musk's SpaceX to raise $250 million, valuing it at $36 billion: CNBC

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Elon Musk's SpaceX is looking to raise about $250 million, taking the private rocket company's valuation to about $36 billion, CNBC reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the financing.
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  • SpaceX anticipates building “many rockets” as it iterates Starship towards orbital flight this year

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    SpaceX founder Elon Musk has been sharing a number of updates about his company's progress on Starship this week. Along with footage of the assembly process of the current ‘SN1' prototype of Starship, he explained on Twitter some of the other considerations and strategies the company is working with as it works on the new spacecraft and tries to fly it to space this year .
    Musk said that SpaceX is iterating at a much faster pace with Starship than it has recently with Falcon, since Falcon's design more or less stabilized once it started working consistently. He noted that the ability to...
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  • Musician Grimes says internet memes have already guessed some of the names she's considering for the baby she may be having with Elon Musk

    Musician Grimes says internet memes have already guessed some of the names she's considering for the baby she may be having with Elon Musk

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Some internet meme-makers appear to have already guessed Grimes' baby name ideas.
    In an interview with The Face , Grimes said she doesn't want to share the names she's considering, but that "annoyingly, some of the memes about my naming ideas are on point."
    Grimes first hinted she was pregnant in a cryptic Instagram post in January , and confirmed in this interview that she's now seven months along.
    The musician has been dating Tesla and SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk since 2018.
    Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .
    Internet meme-makers may have already guessed some of...
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  • Grimes says going to Mars is one of the 'main things I'm trying to do' - and it's also the goal of her boyfriend Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX

    Grimes says going to Mars is one of the 'main things I'm trying to do' - and it's also the goal of her boyfriend Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The musician Grimes said traveling to Mars is one of her main goals.
    In an interview with The Face , Grimes said she wanted a "humanoid vessel" to go to Mars and other planets with her mind inside of it.
    Colonizing Mars is the eventual goal of SpaceX, Elon Musk's rocket company.
    Musk and Grimes have been dating since 2018, and may be expecting a baby together .
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    Musician Grimes appears to have an interest in going to Mars, much like her boyfriend, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
    In a candid new interview with British fashion and culture magazine...
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