the best laptops for students

Emilee Geist

It’s back to school, college and university time, and that means many of us are likely to be looking for the best student laptop of 2020. Our guide has been put together to help take the stress and strain out of choosing a great system – this is a definitive

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Software Firm Coupa to Buy Supply-Chain Tech Provider Llamasoft

Emilee Geist

Coupa Software Inc.

is buying supply-chain planning company Llamasoft Inc. for roughly $1.5 billion, as the pandemic brings greater attention to technology that helps businesses make operations from raw materials sourcing to distribution more resilient.

The acquisition expands the supply-chain capabilities of San Mateo, Calif.-based Coupa, whose cloud-based enterprise software

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Visualizing Your Interior Design Virtually

Emilee Geist

When
Jessica Shaw,
director of interior design for The Turett Collaborative in New York City, took on an entirely virtual design project for a home in the Midwood neighborhood in Brooklyn in 2019, she never suspected she was learning skills that would become vital to her business in 2020.

“I … Read More

You’re Smart to Stock Up on Walmart

Emilee Geist

If you’re a risk-seeker on the hunt for double-digit growth, look elsewhere. If you’re in the market for a reliable investment regardless of what happens over the course of the coming few months, put Walmart (NYSE:WMT) on your shopping list. And buy plenty of shares. This brick-and-mortar retailer has turned

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Yes, the Constitution Set Up a Democracy

Emilee Geist

Yet while dependent on the people, the Constitution did not embrace simple majoritarian democracy. The states, with unequal populations, got equal representation in the Senate. The Electoral College also gave the states weight as states in selecting the president. But the centrality

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The 9 New-In Pieces I Really Love This Week

Emilee Geist

We created What to Buy Now to bring you a concise edit every Monday of the items we really love—from the high street, designer labels, vintage gems you can buy online and even charity-shop treasures. We’re constantly scanning the most stylish online stores so you can feel safe in the … Read More