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Why American Craft Beer Exports Are Booming

For lessons on exporting success, small businesses need look no further than America’s independent craft brewers. Exports of craft beers surged 72 percent in 2012, generating $49 million in sales, according to The Brewers Association (BA), a nonprofit trade group in Boulder, Co.<p>Canada was the …

In Kuwait, Instagram Accounts Are Big Business

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Jason Kottke dug up a few examples of "Kuwait's booming Instagram economy" and they're a fascinating …

Business takeaways from the return of the Hostess Twinkie

Twinkies snack cakes will be back on sale in the US on Monday. The return of the iconic yellow cakes comes after production was suspended when former parent company Hostess went bankrupt in late 2012. Earlier this year, the part of Hostess that includes the Twinkie brand was bought by C. Dean …

Apollo Global Management

Brazil’s new richest man is building his empire on beer, burgers and ketchup

While Brazil’s once-richest man fumbles away tens of millions of dollars a day, his successor to the title is amassing a fortune.<p>Jorge Paulo Lemann is now Brazil’s richest man, having earned the distinction late last year amidst the precipitous fall of the country’s ruthless oil baron Eike Batista, …

Burger King

Fitch strips France of AAA rating

Ratings agency Fitch downgraded France from the top AAA credit rating, citing a heavier government debt load and poor prospects for growth.<p>In slashing France's rating to AA+, Fitch became the last of the big three credit raters to knock France off the top perch. Last year Standard & Poor's and …

Markets are quick to punish Boeing for another Dreamliner fire

London’s Heathrow Airport was briefly shut down today after a Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Ethiopian Airlines caught fire on the tarmac.<p>You can hear the cries of “not again!” ringing from Boeing’s corporate offices. This year, the company’s stock price has lived and died on the news …

Carbon Fiber

Who was right about education: Bill Gates or Steve Jobs?

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Vivek Wadhwa here</i><p>When students asked me what subjects they should major in to become a tech entrepreneur, I would say engineering, mathematics, and science. I used to believe that education in these fields was a prerequisite for innovation, and …

Silicon Valley

19 firefighters killed in Arizona fire, now at 8,400 acres

The loss of the elite crew ranks as one of the worst wildfire disasters in history.<p>PRESCOTT, Ariz. — As firefighters tried to gain control over a stubborn, swelling wildfire near here Monday, this close-knit mountain town was trying to contain its grief.<p>Many flocked to Prescott Fire Station No. 7, …

Violent clashes in Egypt amid warnings of civil war

Egypt’s rival political factions stood on the brink of all-out conflict on Friday as supporters and opponents of President Mohammad Morsi staged rival demonstrations and an influential religious body warned that the country risked civil war.<p>Amid rising tensions in the run-up to Mr Morsi first …

Maria Sharapova Knocked Out Of Wimbledon By The 131st-Ranked Player In The World

It's was a 6-3, 6-4 stunner.<p>Sharapova came into the match as the 3rd-ranked player in the world. She made the finals of the French Open and even challenged Serena Williams with some serious trash talk.<p>Larcher De Brito, on the other hand, is the 131st-ranked player in the world.<p>Seven of the top 13 …

Tsonga and Azarenka among seven to pull out of Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON 2013<p><b>Seven players have been forced to pull out of Wimbledon on Wednesday in the most injury-hit second round in the competition's history.</b><p>Women's second seed <b>Victoria Azarenka</b> and men's sixth seed <b>Jo-Wilfried Tsonga</b> were among those who withdrew.<p>Organisers rejected Azarenka's claims that …

Fitch Affirms AAA Rating For US But Elevated Debt Keeps Outlook Negative

The affirmation reflects strong economic and credit fundamentals, the firm said in a statement.<p>Fitch said it will conduct a further review of the credit rating by the end of 2013.<p>"The outlook remains negative due to continuing uncertainty over the prospect for additional deficit-reduction measures …

So Much For Paula Deen's Book Being An Amazon Bestseller: It's No Longer Being Published

One of the few aspects of her business that seemed to remain standing after the racism scandal blew up last week was her line of cookbooks.<p>Her new book, "Paula Deen's New Testament: 250 Recipes, All Lightened Up," was due out in October and held the top spot on Amazon's bestseller list earlier this …

BlackBerry Comeback Clouded By $67M Q1 Loss

BlackBerry failed to turn a profit in the most recent quarter, a disappointing result for the handset maker as it tries to regain relevance in a marketplace dominated by larger rivals.<p>Shares of BlackBerry sank 18.9% in pre-market trading, as investors pared bets made earlier this year that the …

Youth in Focus: Changing Lives in Seattle Through Art and Photography

When I saw the work of photographer “Fiddle Oak” last month, I was so blown away by the level of maturity, boldness, and confidence exuded from his …

Pretty Lights - Full Album Preview - A Color Map of the Sun

3rd man held in Aaron Hernandez murder probe; Puma drops NFL star

A third man was in custody Friday in Florida in an expanding murder investigation swirling around Aaron Hernandez, the star NFL tight end accused of orchestrating the shooting death of a friend.<p>Ernest Wallace, 41, known as “Fish,” turned himself in in the Miami suburb of Miramar, police said. …

Icona Pop's Guide To Having No Money

The duo behind "I Don't Care (I Love It)" tell us how to fight off the scurvy when you've got no dollar.<p>Isn’t being poor just like the worst thing ever? It makes you feel worthless and sad and really, really hungry. It’s even worse in the winter, because then you feel all those bad things through …

Moderat - "Bad Kingdom" (Official Music Video)

Mexican border factories offer better benefits than your job

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