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IMF fears emerging markets instability

The head of the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday that emerging markets are set to face a renewed period of economic instability when US …

Economics

The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace

This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>How rare it is to find ubiquitous agreement in the world of management on how an organization should be run?<p>But if there’s one truism that has been repeated since time immemorial, it is that great work is contingent on a willingness to be judged.<p>Candor …

Leadership

Why we need to slow down our lives

As technology accelerates our lives, many of us feel an urgent need to slow down. One seductive solution: A secular sabbath. Pico Iyer makes the …

Top 30 Startups to Watch 2015

Assistant Editor, Contributed Content<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In theory, entrepreneurship sounds awesome. You’re your own boss so you can set your own hours, work from home in your PJs and do work that really matters to you.<p>But as any entrepreneur will tell you, …

Startups

Bill Gates heaps praise on Apple Pay

In a Bloomberg interview, Microsoft co-founder says once Apple gets involved in a new technology -- in this case, mobile payments -- it has more chance of gaining critical mass.<p>You might be forgiven for thinking that all the major tech companies resent each other's existence.<p>Tim Cook's criticism of …

Apple Pay

Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After long remaining mostly mum on Bitcoin, Microsoft’s legendary co-founder Bill Gates has spoken. At the Sibos 2014 financial-services industry conference in Boston, America's richest man just threw his weight behind the controversial …

Bill Gates

9 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a …

Barclays to launch payment wristbands

British bank Barclays is the latest brand to jump on the wearable technology bandwagon following the success of its bPaywristbands.<p>Following …

Opinion

For a couple of years now, India’s Congress-led coalition government has been in a tizzy trying to revive what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called …

The real reason Indian intellectuals are backing Narendra Modi

Let there be no doubt—India’s intelligentsia has begun to embrace the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), headed by strongman Narendra Modi. Economists and editors, film stars and script-writers, athletes and authors are all rushing to beat the crowd that wants to join the BJP before election …

India

Big MNCs looking for Indian tech startups that can predict customer behaviour, keep data safe

It took a year of rejections before technology entrepreneur Sumeet Anand managed to bag the first big customer for his software product venture Kreeo.<p>…

Cognizant banking on ‘code halos’ to bag big deals

Cognizant has come out with a new approach called ‘code halos’ that it believes will open up more multi-million dollar business opportunities. The …

Insurance