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Empathetic Online Branding : social capital speech

In his social capital speech, Brian Solis explains the role of social media in branding and business. The digital analyst examines how technology and …

How Robert Iger's 'fearless' deal-making transformed Disney

On his second day on the job as chief executive, Robert Iger steeled himself for a crucial presentation to the Walt Disney Co. board of directors.<p>Disney was still smarting from a hostile takeover attempt, a shareholder revolt and executive suite intrigue spawned in the sunset of the Michael Eisner …

Apple Mac: Still stylish at 30

The compact machine set a new standard for design and ease of use when it was launched in 1984. Jonathan Glancey explains why it’s still a classic.<p>It seemed like sorcery at the time. Here, at last, was a personal computer – complete with screen, keyboard and mouse – that pretty much anyone could …

Japan’s Shinkansen: Revolutionary design at 50

Fifty years ago this year, the first Shinkansen bullet train shot out of a station platform in Tokyo. Jonathan Glancey salutes a classic of design that created the blueprint for railway travel around the world.<p>Nine days before he declared the 1964 Tokyo Olympics open, Emperor Hirohito presided over …

Disney's Frozen gives boost to Norwegian tourism

Norwegian tourism is booming thanks to Frozen, Disney's musical which has become the most successful animated film of all time, and whose fictional setting is modelled on the dramatic Norwegian coastline.<p>Michael Giaimo, art director on the film, travelled to Norway for research and used Bergen as a …

New Zealand's latest news, business, sport and entertainment

Your news how you want it.<p>On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any …

May The 4th Be With You: The History Of 'Star Wars' Day Explained

Fanboys around the world are celebrated the annual Star Wars Day holiday yesterday, which kicked off with a trailer for the upcoming TV series Star Wars Rebels . But do you know how Star Wars Day came to be?<p>Entertainment Weekly has a breakdown of the history behind this beloved holiday, which has …

Star Wars

The Pow! Bang! Bam! Plan to Save Marvel, Starring B-List Heroes

Hundreds of fans had been waiting for hours behind the police barricades on Hollywood Boulevard, in front of the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles. …

Growing Up Geek - Hulk Smash Halloween!

Why Does the TARDIS Dislike Clara? Moffat Teases Answers

Steven Moffat has hinted that there will be will further developments on why the TARDIS dislikes Clara.<p>Responding to a reader question on the subject …

Grammar Girl

Mignon Fogarty is the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips network and creator of Grammar Girl, which has been named one of Writer's Digest's 101 best …

The Meticulous Business Ledger F. Scott Fitzgerald Kept Between Hangovers and Happy Hour

It used to be that accepting an advance on an unwritten novel was as good as admitting failure before the work is even finished. Can you imagine …