Category Archives: business

Mexico’s oil and gas reserves go to international market; prepares for fracking in the gulf

    “After generations of state control, Mexico’s vast oil and gas reserves will soon open for business to the international market. In December 2013, Mexico’s Congress voted to break up the longstanding monopoly held by the state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos — … Continue reading

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Big tech companies playing a role in preserving Net Neutrality

    “This commission should take the necessary steps to ensure that the Internet remains an open platform for speech and commerce so that America continues to lead the world in technology markets.” — letter from coalition of all the … Continue reading

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Amarillo Area Foundation is there to help the Panhandle

This wonderful site is for one of the area’s crown jewels– the Amarillo Area Foundation, a nonprofit community that works to benefit citizens of the Texas Panhandle. The Foundation was formed in 1957, originally to address the needs of the … Continue reading

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Hope: Lingerie Startup Company helps Single Mothers in Colombia

An example of truly wonderful creative thinking: A San Francisco-based underwear start-up company called Naja helps impoverished single mothers in Colombia. They get taught a skill, and a portion of revenue goes to the entrepreneurial program. This is a company … Continue reading

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Nice People vs. Good People

“Nice people care if you like them; good people care about you. Nice people stretch the truth; good people don’t. If you tell a nice person to do something evil, they might do it because they do not want to … Continue reading

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Drones for the people: drones also can make art and do good

  Facebook wants to use drones to sustain itself, so it bought a tiny drone company, saying that it wants to help make Internet available to the 2/3 of the population that doesn’t have it yet. Now Google has bought … Continue reading

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Program helps indie app developers

Got an app you’re working on or know someone who is? This company has a wonderful program to help turn well formulated apps into thriving small businesses. They screen for new apps, and by competitive selection, showcase them in Entrepreneur … Continue reading

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