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In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche


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Ten Businesses That You Did Not Know Google Was In

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has been experimenting with Google Express, a delivery service that picks up orders from stores and takes them to customers, for some time. Google Express even offers a same-day delivery service in some U.S. cities, including San Francisco. Big name retailers participating in Google Express include Target (NYSE: TGT), Walgreens (NASDAQ: WBA), Whole Foods (NASDAQ: WFM), Costco (NASDAQ: COST), Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS), PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM), REI, and Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS).

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You Missed It

Musk Is Still Involved in the Hyperloop Wants to Build Test Track

A high-speed ground transportation system like Hyperloop could be enormously profitable if somebody actually built it. A customer for it would be United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS), which reported a TTM revenue of $57.31 billion on Sept. 30, 2014, a $2.28 billion increase over September 2013, when it posted a TTM revenue of $55.03 billion.

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Long Ideas

Same-Day Delivery War Heats Up

The same-day delivery war will be won by the company willing to stick it out, invest money, and spend several years slowly building up and rolling out its service. In that time, we’re liable to see consolidation and alliances Walmart or teaming up with Google Express, or Google contracting with Kroger or Uber to provide deliveries.

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