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The future of Coca-Cola and Pepsi depends on this unexpected beverage

On Monday, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi said on Monday that less than 25% of the company's global sales are from soda. In comparison, nutritious items such as fruits, water, and unsweetened tea also now make up 25% of the company's sales.<p>"[Pepsi has] been future-proofing our product portfolio, reshaping …

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Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Good morning. There's good news from China, for a change!<p>Global stock markets are looking upbeat.<p>Here are the four key things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. International markets overview:</b> U.S. stock futures are pushing up and many European markets are rising by more …

Stock Markets

Stop hurting your engine by idling the car when it's cold out

If you're one of the many drivers who thinks it's important to idle your car — turn it on and let it sit — in these frigid winter months to protect the engine, you've likely fallen victim to a myth that may be doing more harm than good.<p>We spoke with former drag racer Stephen Ciatti— who has a PhD …

Engines

A massive Chinese industry is flashing warning signs that the world cannot ignore

The disaster is the result of a combination of factors, including a slowing Chinese economy, falling commodity prices, and an industry loaded with debt.<p>Earlier this month, state-owned enterprise (SOE) Sinosteel defaulted on a debt-interest payment of $315 million on bond notes maturing in 2017.<p>It's …

China

Why Poland Is Outsourcing Heaven For U.S. Startups

I recently had the pleasure of visiting several Polish software development companies, and I was impressed with what I found. We do a good job …

7 Bad Financial Habits and How to Fix Them

Most of the modern world is built on a foundation of credit. We have credit readily available for just about everything. Want to buy something? No need to wait, just take out a loan. But this very foundation at the core of the economic machine can also foster some very bad financial habits.<p>The …

Personal Finance

Stop listening to these clowns: Economists’ bad ideas have been damaging our economy for years

Economic theories on austerity, inflation, growth and free markets have been resoundingly bad. Let’s stop listening<p>Economists were indeed set back on their heels by the financial crisis of 2008 and by the depth of the recession and the levels of unemployment that followed. Though not well …

Economics

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Conventional wisdom says you need to be an extrovert to start a successful business. That’s wrong for all sorts of reasons.<p>Imagine a typical entrepreneur.<p>A quiet, reserved introvert is probably not what first came to mind. Aren’t entrepreneurs supposed to be gregarious and commanding—verbally adept …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Worst Cash-Flow Mistakes Small-Business Owners Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how great your business model is, how profitable you are or how many investors are interested in supporting your business, you can't survive if you can’t manage your company’s cash flow.<p>In fact, a prominent study from the …

Small Business

How to Use Data to Find New Markets

Deciding which market to target next is different for every business, but using multiple data sets can help to narrow the field.

Markets

Where should you set up shop? Data firms help business owners find the best spots

When Parry Sohi was starting to scout new locations for his tutoring company Scholars Education Centre three years ago, he had trouble finding the data he needed to make his decision.<p>"Here I am, opening up a location in 2012, with 2008 data. It's almost irrelevant," Mr. Sohi, director of franchise …

Google will become Alphabet today

Google said that its long-awaited -- and complicated -- restructuring will happen at the end of the day on Friday.<p>For the uninitiated, Google will become Alphabet, which will own Google.<p>Huh?<p>Give us two minutes, and we'll explain.<p>1) Google announced in August that it will restructure its business. …

Android News

7 Traits Every Leader Should Avoid | Inc.com

In any type of managerial role or as an entrepreneur, your leadership skills will directly impact the growth and ultimate success of your company.<p>There are certain qualities and actions that prevent individuals from being effective leaders. Below are seven characteristics that poor leaders often …

Employment

5 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Thursday

Is the Fed raising interest rates from record lows?<p>Economists remain unsure, though the consensus seems to have shifted against the likelihood of an increase in the Fed's benchmark short-term rate. Turbulence in financial markets, persistently low inflation and risks to the global economy from …

Federal Reserve

European officials hold emergency session on escalating refugee crisis

<b>Munich, Germany (CNN) —</b> It's not just migrants fleeing war and chaos in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere who want to put the world's growing refugee crisis behind them. European nations bearing the brunt of the influx are desperate for it to end as well.<p>As Germany, Austria and Hungary clamped down on …

North Africa

Can India Build Its Own Silicon Valley?

Following up his “Make in India” clarion call last year, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day address this year, called upon …

Photos: View India’s ancient, forgotten stepwells before they disappear

Stepwells—often hidden in plain sight in India’s arid regions—are ancient, indigenous water structures. Typically, they are open subterranean constructions, with steps leading deep into the ground, where water can be collected and stored for use the year round.<p>Stepwells were particularly useful in …

India

This is why the biggest brands of the world will always fail in India

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Running a company or a successful start-up and launching it in different parts of the world is always a challenging and an exciting piece of work for any …

Entrepreneurship

How to banish back-seat boredom on a family road trip

Kids are not baggage – you can’t just sling them in the boot. I know because I’ve tried. A bored child can turn into an insufferable one when you are trapped together for hours in a claustrophobic car.<p>But don’t despair. Here are some of the ways you can prime their imaginations for a trip before …

Kids

Liftoff

An Excerpt from <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Elon Musk</i> by Ashlee Vance<p>The Falcon 9 has become SpaceX’s workhorse. The rocket looks—let’s face it—like a giant white phallus. It stands 224.4 feet tall, is 12 feet across, and weighs 1.1 million pounds. The rocket is powered by nine engines arranged in an …

Google's Plan to Eliminate Human Driving in 5 Years

Google's adorable self-driving car prototype hits the road this summer, the tech giant announced last week. Real roads, in the real world. The car …

For 3 months in 2015, Tesla did something we've almost never seen before

Take a look at its stock chart.<p>Then draw a line at about March 11, 2013:<p>Tesla's 2010 IPO price was $17. After a bit of a bump, for roughly the first two years of its life as a public company the stock traded flat.<p>Then the stock exploded. Eventually, it would surge to $291 in September 2014 and give …

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Tesla’s Model S Gets “Ludicrous” Mode, Will Do 0-60 In 2.8 Seconds

Tesla’s Model S P85D is well known for its wonderfully named “Insane” mode, which tunes the car to go from 0 to 60 in 3.1 seconds.<p>Not insane enough for you? Now the Model S is getting a “Ludicrous” mode. Seriously.<p>The aptly named Ludicrous mode will do 0-60 in <i>2.8 seconds</i>. According to Tesla CEO …

Tesla

Syrian refugees: Which countries welcome them, which ones don't

<b>(CNN) —</b> The expanding Syrian refugee crisis highlights the differences among countries that welcome desperate migrants and those that don't.<p>Some 4.1 million Syrians are fleeing a homeland riven by more than four years of civil war. Some countries have taken in so many migrants it's caused a …

United Nations

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

University of Oxford

Why is US inflation so low?

<i>Remarks given by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer at the Economic Policy Symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City,</i> …

Economics

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Are Looking for a London Pad

A few months ago, time briefly stopped when <b>Angelina Jolie</b> and <b>Brad Pitt</b> swung by Kensington Palace to meet with <b>Prince William</b> and <b>Kate Middleton</b> for an afternoon. While we will never know for sure what the foursome discussed (at least until the palace butler writes a tell-all someday), we want to …

Brad Pitt

3 lessons from the Amazon takedown

The recent <i>New York Times</i> profile of Amazon.com describing its relentless, high-pressure, measurement-obsessed culture is scarcely the first to depict …

Leadership

The 6 Beauty Products Julianne Moore Can't Live Without

Yes, she's genetically blessed. But Academy Award winner and L'Oréal spokeswoman Julianne Moore reveals that even she has a couple of beauty tricks …

Beauty

Trump outlines immigration specifics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said Sunday he would overturn a law that grants citizenship to people born in the U.S. and put stricter limits on legal immigration, offering his most detailed account yet of how he would handle a policy issue that has become a cornerstone of his campaign.<p>…

Donald Trump