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The world is going flat-fee... but how about airlines? | CNN Travel

(CNN) — You might be reading this article on a smartphone that runs on a monthly data plan, after using your public transport pass to get you on the train that's now taking you to the airport.<p>The traveler next to you is watching a movie from a video-on-demand provider that charges an …

American Airlines

Agency Analytics: Your Marketing Hero

<i>“With great power comes great responsibility.”</i> <b>-Spiderman</b>It’s true for us marketers, too. We have so much in our plates, and being a mortal is not …

Analytics

How tens of thousands of Syrians have 'disappeared'

What Raneem Matouq remembers most vividly are the screams.<p>Two years after her father, human rights lawyer Khalil Matouq, suffered the same fate, Raneem was kidnapped by Syrian authorities in 2014. She was released after two months in detention, while her father remains missing to this day.<p>For …

Middle East

Doctors Without Borders: U.S. strike on Afghan hospital no mistake

The head of an international medical charity whose hospital in northern Afghanistan was destroyed in a U.S. airstrike says the "extensive, quite precise destruction" of the bombing raid casts doubt on American military assertions that it was a mistake.<p>The Oct. 3 attack on the compound in Kunduz, …

7 Luxurious Hotels Where New Yorkers Can Escape The City This Winter

Life in the city can wear on anyone, especially when you throw in cold nights, fleets of snow and biting wind.<p>And while you can't always easily escape the winter weather, you can at least leave behind the endless hustle of the city for a couple of days.<p>Whether it's skiing, gaming or relaxation that …

Five dead in attack on Jerusalem synagogue

An attack by two Palestinian men on a synagogue in West Jerusalem has claimed the lives of five Israelis and injured eight others.<p>The Palestinian attackers, who police said were armed with a gun and axes, were shot dead by police after gaining entrance to the Har Nof Synagogue on Tuesday …

MacTrast Deals: The Beginner Web Dev Hacker Bundle

If you want something done right, do it yourself. That applies to websites too. Today’s MacTrast Deal is 64 hours of web and mobile development …

Is it too late to hop on board AB InBev?

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (MarketWatch) — What’s more American than enjoying a hot summer day with hamburgers on the grill and a cold Budweiser chilling in …

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New Zealand

Almost all of the world’s biggest cities will be in Asia and Africa by 2030

Tokyo is the undisputed champion of mega-cities. With a population of 37.8 million, it dwarfs second-place Delhi. The Japanese capital has such a big lead in population that even though it’s expected to lose about half a million people over the next 16 years, it will still be the world’s biggest …

Geography

Has the beginning of the end of the bull market begun?

(The following is a complimentary article from MarketWatch’s premium newsletters. For information on Mark Hulbert’s insightful commentary, including …

An Obvious Psychological Mistake Is Costing Investors A Fortune

The average mutual fund investor is missing out on 2 percentage points of annual returns by making one terrible psychological mistake: They're putting more money into funds after periods of strong returns, and then they're yanking their money out of funds when performance is weaker.<p>YiLi Chien, …

Online Dining And Tele-Restaurants Gain Popularity

Ken Gordon, a 26 year old personnel recruiter, works in a large mid-western city and his three best friends are scattered across both coasts. But, thanks to the rapidly maturing Tele-Restaurant industry, never being in the same place doesn’t stop them from having dinner together at least once a …

8 things you need to know about Social Security

Imagine that you’re about to accept a new job, and it’s time to talk salary. You sit down with your boss, who begins as follows:<p>“Actually, our …

Fortune.com

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Good vs Evil: Israeli Intel Exec Pioneers Hi-Tech With Palestinians. His Nephew, A U.S. Citizen, Is Abducted By Terrorists

Until two days ago, I hadn’t spoken with Yishai Fraenkel since last August. I had just published a <i>Forbes</i> magazine cover story about Israeli-Palestinian joint ventures in high-tech (as well as efforts to bring Israeli Arabs and ultra-orthodox Jews into the sector), and had interviewed Yishai for it. …

The Truth About Uber's $17 Billion Valuation

It's reportedly a gaudy total. Let's just leave it that.<p>When did the world of startups become a "highest valuation" contest?<p>Multiple reports claim that if Uber's $17-billion valuation comes to fruition, it will make Uber the most "valuable" tech startup, ahead of Airbnb, Dropbox, and Xiaomi.<p>Who …

Venture Capital

Jungle Book Your Hotel

Hotel search trivago presents nine jaw-dropping hotels around the world that are tucked away in tropical jungles. Retire in white canopy beds in the Daintree Rainforest of Australia (the oldest rainforest in the world), share a backyard with squirrel monkeys in Brazil, or treat yourself to a …

Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …