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This Company Pays Employees $10,000 to Move Wherever They Want

Every employee at Zapier can work from anywhere, and its founders think that's a key advantage when it comes to hiring and retention.<p>The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the happiest cities in America, but it also boasts the highest housing costs. Technically, Zapier is one of the …

Driverless cars are going to wipe out 4 million jobs

Other manufacturers all have similar or better systems than Tesla's beta version, but they're more conservative in their hype and what they allow drivers to do.<p>On Tuesday, Ford, touting its plans for self-driving taxis and other autonomous-vehicle services, took reporters on a spin through the …

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The Rise and Fall of Nokia: How One Inventor Left His Mark on Mobile

<i>Christian Kraft</i> <i>recently left his position as Principal Innovation and User Experience expert at Nokia Beijing, having spent 14 years previously as</i> …

Here are the top 20 hedge fund managers of all time

London-based fund of funds LCH Investments, a subsidiary of Edmond de Rothschild Capital Holdings Limited, just released its annual top 20 "most successful money managers" list for 2015.<p>The list measures net gains (after fees) of hedge fund manager's since their respective fund's inception.<p>In 2015, …

The 20 most influential books in history

What’s the most influential book you’ve ever read? For most of us, that’s a tough call to make. But that was the question put to the public ahead of …

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

By Lenny Bernstein and<p>Lenny Bernstein<p>Reporter covering health and medicine<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Joel Achenbach<p>Joel Achenbach<p>Reporter covering science and politics<p>Email Bio<p>A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of …

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