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'We bought Amazon because it's impossible to replicate'

Global equity funds have the advantage of being able to jump between different companies, investing where they think the largest growth will be.<p>At a time of geopolitical uncertainty, amid a new American President, fears of emerging market growth, Britain's Brexit negotiations and looming elections …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 31 of those questions.<p><i>Jacquelyn Smith, Alison Griswold, and Vivian Giang</i> …

A Kenyan student launched a 'panic button' app that could improve public safety

Inganji is a computer scientist and co-developer of Usalama, an app that alerts law enforcement and nearby app users about dangerous situations with a few shakes of the phone.<p>The app was recently shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa prize for engineering innovation.<p>Kenya's …

Bitcoin Will Never Be a Currency—It's Something Way Weirder

The value of bitcoin surged past $1,000 this week, the first time it has reached such heights since late 2013. But don't let that big number fool …

The crazy, eccentric, successful life of Google cofounder Sergey Brin

This change comes nearly 20 years after cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin first launched Google from a dorm room in Stanford.<p>It's been a wild ride for both of them since, but Brin's history is especially intriguing.<p>Learn more about the man behind the world's most popular search engine.<p><i>Jillian</i> …

Silicon Valley

India is giving away $50 million for going cashless

Mired in a cash crisis of its own making, the Indian government has announced plans to hand out $50 million to encourage people to use digital money.<p>As many as two million Indians could benefit from a new temporary lottery that will be based on ID numbers attached to government e-payment …

Simple Habit launches out of Y Combinator to be the Netflix of meditation

Simple Habit, the Netflix for meditation and mindfulness, is today launching publicly out of Y Combinator.<p>The company has been around since June of this year, and has since launched an Android app and a web app.<p>Simple Habit focuses on making mindfulness as accessible as possible so that it will …

A Golden Age for Hackers?

Credit Suisse is a long standing strategic partner of the World Economic Forum and regularly contributes to its annual meetings in Davos. This year's …

Why the Obama administration didn't respond earlier to Russian hacks

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For months, Obama administration officials have debated how to respond to Russian hacks they believed were intended to undermine the US elections. But they kept arriving at reasons not to respond publicly.<p>In addition to a fear of sparking a wider cyber-conflict and an attempt to …

Spain is trying to kill the siesta

Spain is hoping to kill off its famed "siesta" naps by moving to a new time zone.<p>Labor minister Fátima Báñez has this week revived a proposal to change the country's clocks, saying the move would help ensure the working day ended at 6 p.m. and give workers more time with their families. It's …

HMRC changes decision over VAT for adult colouring books

The popular colouring books will now remain VAT-free unless they are specifically marketed towards adults<p>HMRC has announced that it will not impose VAT on most colouring and dot-to-dot books for adults – reversing its plans from earlier this year which were greeted with dismay by fans and …

Tunisian court approves marriage of pregnant 13-year-old

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Tunisian court Tuesday has approved the marriage of a 13-year-old girl to a 20-year-old relative who made her pregnant, a move that caused an uproar among organizations concerned with children's rights in the country.<p>The marriage between the girl, from the northwestern region of Kef, and …

Why does the MacBook Pro only have USB-C ports? Spanish 'Apple engineer' explains

Parody goes viral, suggesting when you need to increase profits, what could be better than forcing people to buy a bag full of dongles at $25 a pop?<p>What is the real reason for Apple ditching everything but the USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pros? According to a Spanish “Apple engineer”: more …

Never include these 9 résumé-killers on any job application

On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com— so they don't have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" decision, according to career networking …

Employment

Watchdog launches crackdown on crowdfunding

The organisation representing UK crowdfunding platforms has spoken of its anger over the Financial Conduct Authority’s plans to crack down on the sector, saying it the regulator is not enforcing the existing rules properly.<p>The UK Crowdfunding Association said the FCA was relying on the sector …

Your data is not safe. Here's how to lock it down

If you haven't already heard, you should probably download encrypted messaging app Signal.<p>At least, that's experts' advice for people after the U.S. election.<p>Between high-profile security failures and the Russian hacks before the election, we should know by now to secure our personal data.<p>But some …

Information Systems

High-schoolers recreate the pill Martin Shkreli priced at $750 for puny $20

Martin Shkreli swiftly earned transcontinental enmity when back in 2015 the ‘pharma bro’ jacked up the prices of life-saving HIV medication Daraprim from a modest $13.50 to an astronomical $750 overnight.<p>But now it seems an ambitious group of Australian high school students from Sydney has found a …

This investment bank presentation breaks down the complicated digital ad industry in 2016

After demystifying the multi-billion digital marketing industry in a presentation last year, the investment bank LUMA Partners has just released its annual State of Digital Marketing presentation.<p>This year it covers LUMA's views on the market, five industry trends — including the rise of artificial …

AdTech

Goodbye, globalization

"The development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign labor markets."<p>That's the Merriam-Webster definition of globalization, the trend that has dominated economics and trade for decades.<p>And now, it …

Markets

Facebook needs accountability to win back advertisers’ trust

The advertising industry let out a collective groan in September when Facebook admitted a “discrepancy” in its reporting that led it to overstate how much time, on average, viewers were watching video.<p>Because the error was huge — numbers were inflated as much as 60-80 percent for two years — and in …

Online Privacy

As voters back sugary drink taxes in America, Big Soda is desperate to avoid becoming the new tobacco

Health advocates have a message for US soda companies: Buckle up, you’re in for a bumpy ride.<p>On Election Day (Nov. 8), voters in California and Colorado voted overwhelmingly to adopt measures that levy one-cent-per-ounce taxes on sugary beverages. On Nov. 10, a measure taxing sodas also passed in …

Public Health

Facebook buys black market passwords to keep your account safe

For a data-saturated company of its size and scope, Facebook has markedly managed to avoid the kind of security scandals, breaches and hacks that have affected many other major web companies.<p>Take a closer look, and you'll see why. Though on the surface all seems calm, below the waves the social …

Husband's Viral Post On Marriage Will Make You Fall In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Husband pens viral post about loving the many versions of his wife throughout their marriage<p>For some, monogamy seems like another word for boring. …

EpiPen-maker Mylan whiffs on earnings

Mylan reported a loss, due to the cost of a proposed $465 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and other government agencies.<p>Mylan said on a call Wednesday that the company is still working with the Department of Justice to finalize that settlement.<p>Mylan posted a net loss of …

U.S. Department of Justice

What you need to know about startup boards

Every company has a board of directors — but few founders and entrepreneurs give the matter of board composition much thought.<p>Samer has been on five startup boards and has founded and served on the boards of two of his own companies; Adam is a corporate partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, …

10 Ways entrepreneurs can defeat depression

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 87<p>In many ways entrepreneurs have it rough compared with people who choose to work for a company as an employee. …

Mental Health

How This Doctor's MBA Helped Her Turn Around a Major Hospital

After going through medical school and becoming a radiologist, Vivian Lee never expected to get an MBA. Yet that degree would change her life.<p>“One of …

This Evil Office Printer Hijacks Your Cellphone Connection

Julian Oliver has for years harbored a strange obsession with spotting poorly disguised cellphone towers, those massive roadside antennae draped in …

India's becoming a lot more important in the oil market

1) Rosneft, with a group of investors, has struck a deal to buy Essar's Vadinar refinery - the second-largest in India. Rosneft, Russia's largest oil producer, is purchasing the 405,000 bpd refinery as it pursues a strategy attempted by other leading global producers: to set up roots in large, …

Oil