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  • Investing in a cure

    Wall Street investor Jonathan Silverstein has spent a career finding and funding biotech firms working on cures for rare diseases. But after learning in February he has Parkinson’s Disease, the diagnosis set him and his wife on a path to create a different kind of startup, a foundation to work towards a cure.

  • The rise of rose

    While Rose makes up less than two percent of the total table wine category, sales are up double digits this summer, outpacing other red and white options. Reporter Seema Mody finds what’s behind the craze.

  • Travel insurance

    Vacationers in North Carolina had their plans disrupted when a massive power outage in the Outer Banks cancelled their getaways. Can they get their money back? What about health care coverage? Insurance advisor Spencer Houldin has some tips before you go.

  • Snap map

    Snap just released Snap Map, a feature that shares users' geolocation and can even zoom in to an exact intersection. Reporter Andrea Day talks to experts who warn it could lead to sensitive and specific information being readily available, and not just to friends.

  • Microchipping employees

    About half the 90 workers at Wisconsin technology company Three Square Market agreed to replace their ID badges and passwords with a small device, the size of a grain of rice, implanted into their hand. Are there health concerns? And what happens to the chip if you leave the company? With Todd Westby, Three Square Market CEO.

  • Shrinking airline seats

    Losing seat space to recline isn’t just a comfort issue. According to a lawsuit against the FAA, it could also be a safety issue. In the event of an emergency, can everyone be evacuated in the required 90 seconds? Gordon Bethune, Former Continental Airlines CEO, and Charlie Leocha, Travelers United Founder, discuss.

  • Outside the Box

    Boxed is a membership-free online-only retailer selling bulk groceries and household products delivered to your door. Can the retailer grow and compete against Costco, Amazon and all the other shopping options? With CEO and co-founder Chieh Huang.

  • College money skills

    As new freshman head off to college, are they prepared with the money skills they need to leave the financial nest? Should they have a credit card? How much cash should they have access to? What if they need emergency funds? Author Beth Kobliner has last-minute money lessons for parents and kids.

  • Millennial RVs

    Reporter Landon Dowdy finds millennials are taking their young families to campgrounds to vacation the same way they did with their folks years ago.

  • A.I. bots

    If you’re looking for a car, “Jenny” or “Ashley” may e-mail you a deal from a dealership. But if you’re looking for a date, you’re out of luck. Reporter Eric Chemi finds auto dealers are using artificial intelligence bots so “lifelike” in their text responses that prospective buyers think they’re communicating with a real person.

  • Supermarket savings

    As options expand and more players want a piece of your food dollar, traditional grocers are making changes to keep you coming back. From discount apps to the best days to buy, Consumer Reports Senior Editor Tobie Stanger has tips on ways you can save money on your next food shopping trip.

  • Cancer innovations

    Dr. Laurie Glimcher, CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute shares how immunotherapy drugs and precision medicine are yielding progress. But government and insurance uncertainty is creating challenges for patients and providers on how to pay for experimental therapies to combat the disease.

  • Money for nothing

    Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg say “Universal Basic Income” could help transition workers who lose their jobs to robots. Others see it replacing all existing government social welfare programs. UBI opponents warn the controversial idea violates the work ethic and could even make poverty worse.

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    With the ability to provide more accurate local forecasts, Paul Walsh of The Weather Company explains how getting data direct to retailers and other businesses can help them more intelligently plan what items to stock and even how to staff local stores.

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    Olga Kay is a YouTube star who grew up poor in the Ukraine and taught herself to juggle. With that skill she joined the Russian circus, before coming to the U.S. Reporter Jane Wells meets a unique entrepreneur who went from posting her juggling videos to creating her own start-up.

  • Defy Ventures

    A new program, Defy Ventures, is trying to channel entrepreneurial skills into good. Silicon Valley venture capitalists and tech leaders volunteer to teach felons to be founders of their own small business. Reporter Aditi Roy goes inside a prison to see how this program is changing lives and creating jobs on the outside.

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