James Turner

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Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

2015 BMW i8 First Drive [w/video]

Sensual Design Complements Technical Brilliance<p>The most important thing to keep in mind while driving BMW's all-new i8 is that it's not a product of the company's vaunted M division.<p>Sleek sports-coupe design, carbon-fiber construction and blistering acceleration may cause automotive enthusiasts to …

The Launch Code for U.S. Nukes Was 00000000 for 20 Years

Steven M. Bellovin, a computer science professor at Columbia, uncovered a startling fact. The launch code for all U.S. Minuteman nuclear missiles for …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Households 'lost' from quantitative easing

<b>History will decide whether our era of unprecedented money creation and low interest rates - in the US, UK, eurozone and Japan - has taken us back from the brink of economic ruin, or has pumped up dangerous new bubbles, or has been a bit of both.</b><p>The final verdict may well be that it was a dangerous …

Interest Rates

Canadian Solar posts profit, shares jump 13%

Canadian Solar Inc., whose stock has been rising like a rocket, took another big leap Wednesday after it revealed its first quarterly profit in two years.<p>Shares of the Guelph, Ont.-based company rose more than 13 per cent to close at $32 (U.S.) on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Since the start of 2013, …

Europe allows gadgets to be used from take-off

<b>Europe is relaxing rules about the use of electronics during flights, paving the way for devices to be used during take-off and landing.</b><p>Currently smartphones, tablets and other devices can be used only while a flight is in the air.<p>The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published guidelines …

Aviation

A deluge of broadcast money in soccer could kill its competitive spirit

Live sports is one of the few remaining ways for broadcasters to guarantee a large, captive audience, and they’re willing to pay big money to secure the rights to air popular games.<p>Take professional soccer. The five largest leagues in Europe will rake in more than €5 billion ($6.7 billion) per …

Soccer

Ireland to exit international bailout in December

<b>Ireland is to make a clean break from its three-year 85bn euro (£71bn) bailout programme next month, without seeking precautionary funding.</b><p>The Irish prime minister (taoiseach) Enda Kenny confirmed the move during a speech to the Irish parliament.<p>The Irish economy is emerging from one of the deepest …

United Kingdom

Samsung Is Still Crushing Apple In Smartphone Market Share

Samsung has 32% of the global smartphone market, followed by Apple, which has 12%, according to the latest research report from Gartner.<p>While Samsung's market share has remained flat over the last year, Apple has lost a bit. Apple had 14% of the global smartphone market for the same quarter in 2012.<p>…

Mobile

Recession clouds loom again over faltering euro zone countries

Like some Italian engineering and manufacturing companies, Gruppo AB has decided future expansion lies outside of its troubled home country.<p>Family-controlled AB recently made its first overseas foray by purchasing European Power Systems Ltd. (EPS) of Mississauga, a Canadian distributor of …

Economy