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Fair Game: Lessons From the Collapse of Banco Popular

Fair Game By GRETCHEN MORGENSON Banco Popular, Spain’s fifth-largest bank, with over $ 100 billion in loans, collapsed earlier this month, forcing it into the arms of its rival, Banco Santander. The latter, Spain’s largest bank, bought the failing institution for the nominal sum of one euro after depositors withdrew ...

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Our 12 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks

If you’re looking to buy a laptop, we’re here to make your decision easier. Below are some of our favorite machines we’ve reviewed over the past several months. As new models make their way across our desks, we’ll update the selection. When you buy something using the retail links in ...

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NASA’s Wild Fabric Is Basically Chain Mail From the Future

Traveling to outer space is an exercise in efficiency. At $ 10,000 per pound onboard, it pays to keep things light. But space is also an incredibly complex environment, requiring tons of hefty equipment just to exit the atmosphere. To minimize the weight of its payload, NASA has experimented with ...

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Harnessing energy from glass walls

A Korean research team has developed semi-transparent perovskite solar cells that could be great candidates for solar windows. Scientists are exploring ways to develop transparent or semi-transparent solar cells as a substitute for glass walls in modern buildings with the aim of harnessing solar energy. But this has proven challenging, ...

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