Eva Zahra Sassi

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How The Digital Economy Can Help End Extreme Poverty

When I was in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia recently as part of the U.S. government’s delegation to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, I was struck by how much the international development landscape is changing.<p>Where governments were once the primary source of development …

World Economy

Google Couldn’t Survive with One Strategy

When Google announced the creation of Alphabet, its new umbrella organization that separates Google’s “bread-and-butter” businesses like Google Search and YouTube from riskier or non-core ventures like GoogleX and Google Capital, shareholders rejoiced. As Todd Zenger writes in his recent HBR piece, …

What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>“After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers,” Dave Calhoun recently told me. “Frankly, we’re often at a loss with how to help them.” If someone with Calhoun’s experience has trouble with this – he’s chairman of Nielsen’s board, sits …

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

20 Life-Changing Money Lessons You Learn in Your 30s

It might be just as tempting to give in to careless spending, impulsive buying and paycheck-to-paycheck living, but at least you know better now. After all, you are about halfway to retirement, and these 20 lessons will help you get there comfortably.<p><i>By Ashley Eneriz, Contributor</i><p>By the time you …

Retirement Planning

6 résolutions pour votre marketing digital en 2015

• Facebook<br>• LinkedIn<p>Nous voilà déjà en 2015 ! Mine de rien, depuis le début du siècle nous avons échappé à de nombreuses catastrophes : le bug de l’an …

She’s Got the Look: How Pari Ehsan Marries Fashion and Art

In one post on her blog, paridust, the fashion blogger Pari Ehsan poses in front of a 1980s Keith Haring work. The painting is a giant abstract …

Luxury fashion brands set their designs on wearable tech

Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at …

Wearable Tech

Who's the most important agency? (episode 1)

5 étapes clés pour gérer sa e-réputation, actif stratégique pour les entreprises

<i>S’il y a un actif stratégique pour le développement de l’entreprise, c’est bien sa réputation. Celle-ci est évaluée sur des indicateurs majeurs comme</i> …

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Hoard-Worthy Hair Products Your Strands Need Now

The products hairstylists, beauty editors, and tress obsessives swear by.<p>The no-fail products that hairstylists, beauty editors, and tress obsessives stock their kits with.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

The world is rife—even overrun—with business books. Whether it's sage management advice or dubious tips on working two hours a week from a hammock, the business section of most bookstores is full of all flavors for would-be entrepreneurs and those looking to make moves in the business world. …

Google's modular phone gets cheaper thanks to a new processor

One of the biggest challenges behind Google's modular Project Ara phone platform has been getting processors to play nicely with the technology. How do you let someone swap out the very heart of their device as easily as they would a memory card? By creating a CPU for that very purpose, that's how. …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of …

Apple issues replacement for defective iPhone 5 batteries

If you have an iPhone 5 and noticed your battery suddenly dying on you faster than usual, you might be one of the unlucky few to have a defective …

Forget Laptops, Smartphones And Tablets, They're Now Called 'Endpoints'

We are trying to control device and data usage at the enterprise level, but the very nature of devices and how we should regard them is changing. As incongruous as this statement might sound, it speaks of the one of the greatest truisms (and most dynamic development areas) in information technology …

Government Social Media Strategy Must Move Beyond Tweets and 'Likes'

Government agencies have begun to see the benefits of social networking. For several years now, many agencies have implemented, if not mastered, the foundation of a social media strategy, using popular tools to share information with the public and hear what constituents are saying. Many of these …

To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and value of an …

Here's Why Netanyahu's Poll Numbers Tanked Over The Past Week

That cover seems to have evaporated. On August 25, Israel's Channel 2 reported support for Netanyahu was down to 38 percent, and had dropped "by 17 percent in the past four days alone," according to The Times of Israel.<p>This dip was probably inevitable. On August 6, Times of Israel editor David …

A Former War Correspondent Explains Why The Ferguson Protests Are So Unprecedented

Something about seeing the same type of anger lead to a simmering conflict at home, though, is different. Harrigan has been covering the racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, which have remained intense over the past two nights.<p>"It's absolutely fascinating to me, having done this in …

Jennifer Lawrence

The start of American Hustle and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, who is featured in W’s 2014 Best Performances portfolio, opens up to W Editor at …

Microsoft Relaunches Its Original 1994 Site On The Web

In 1995, Microsoft released Internet Explorer, the web browser that would popularize, conquer, polarize, and ultimately hold back the progression of the World Wide Web. But a year before Microsoft released its popular web browser, the company quietly launched its first website; a website that …

How to live the good life

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including what we can learn from Epicurus, the words English lends other languages and the poses of Marcel Marceau.<p>The great philosophers: Epicurus<br>Alain de Botton | School Of Life | 10 July 2014<br>Epicurus, born in 341BC, was famed for his “skilful and …

Review: Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight

The director’s new film takes place on the French Riviera and stars Colin Firth. Is it just escapism for grown-ups? Film critic Owen Gleiberman takes a look.<p>Here's a theory: if you queried every single person who went to see John Turturro's Fading Gigolo, many of them would be still laboring under …