Local ed tech startup targets private sector growth through a new partnership

Baltimore education technology startup eThink Education is hoping to expand through a partnership with education data company IntelliBoard.

EThink creates online learning courses for customers that range from college classes to human resources training for employees at private companies.

Now, through a new partnership with IntelliBoard, eThink aims to give its clients real-time feedback as users complete those courses — something that eThink executives believe will help the ed tech company attract…

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Free Doritos Locos taco at Taco Bell on Tuesday

Get a free taco at Taco Bell on Tuesday, June 21.

The restaurant chain is giving away the free eats between 2 and 6 p.m. at participating locations after the Golden State Warriors stole Game 4 in the NBA Finals last week.

No purchase is necessary.

Tacos may be free, but as it amazingly turned out,…

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America’s upper middle class is thriving

The middle class may be feeling squeezed, but the upper middle class is enjoying good times.

The upper middle class grew to 29.4 percent of the population in 2014, up from 12.9 percent in 1979, according to a new Urban Institute report. It defines this group as hav…

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Boeing deal will send 100 new jetliners to Iran

Boeing says it has signed a historic agreement to sell jetliners to Iran Air, the first major deal between a U.S. company and Iran since nuclear-related sanctions were lifted earlier this year.

Boeing declined to say how many aircraft are part of the…

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Chinese bank employees spanked for poor performance

Eight employees of a rural bank in China have been publicly spanked for poor performance.

A cellphone video of a man with a wooden stick spanking each employee four times on a stage has been widely shared on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, since S…

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Why security is key to Brexit vote

UK citizens are poised to vote on a crucial decision about whether to stay or leave the European Union (EU) – but the debate has been stalked by the fear that one big terror attack in the UK before Thursday’s poll could influence the outcome.

So far …

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Chick-fil-A: America’s favorite fast food restaurant

When it comes to America’s favorite fast food, chicken reigns supreme.

Chick-fil-A is the highest ranking fast food restaurant in the country for customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report 2016.

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