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US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had …

Nostalgic for the past? You'll love this retro home that's stopped in time

Real Estate<p>Here, on Pinocchio Drive in Dallas’ Disney Streets neighborhood, dreams of the ’50s really do come true.<p>A pink Cadillac sometimes sits in the driveway, while a bold turquoise doorway stands between the outdoors and the amazing mid-century modern decor.<p>RELATED: A work of art! See inside …

Swimming Pools

Shooting Star | Carney Logan Burke Architecture Firm & Design Studio - WY MT

Sitting at the base of Rendezvous Mountain, this 6,200-square-foot house embraces views of the Jackson Hole Ski Resort and surrounding vistas while …

What happens when anyone can code? We’re about to find out

We may be moving into an era when everyone can make computer programs, even though they don’t know how to code — at least not in the way we think …

7 Ecommerce Design Conventions for 2016

Online shoppers expect ecommerce sites to follow certain design and layout conventions, including logo position and function, the placement of …

The $2.5 trillion Saudi Aramco IPO could undo Saudi Arabia's reform plans

But it is also planning a three-way listing for its state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco. This conflicts slightly with Saudi Arabia's master plan to end its dependence on oil, which accounts for 77% of the country's revenue.<p>The kingdom could use the money from a Saudi Aramco sale to diversify its …

7 Important Things Online Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Building a Website

Credit<p>There's a new breed of online, creative entrepreneurs popping up on our screens every day, and they need consistent communication with their target audiences. With a website built to strategically increase traffic and generate leads, online entrepreneurs can effectively engage their customers …

5 things Starbucks shareholders should know

Like the athlete who now stands as a global brand, the one-time chain of coffee shops has become so much more. In addition to selling coffee, Starbucks also stands as a technology and thought leader. The company has pioneered mobile payment, and it's led discussions on social issues.<p>In addition, …

Together in Brussels

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to attend the India-EU Summit, despite last week’s terror attacks, sends a strong message that will resonate …

India

Microsoft is investing millions in a $1 billion startup that rejected its acquisition offer

Today, Mesosphere is announcing a new $73.5 million "strategic" investment, led by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and with Microsoft listed as a "significant participant."<p>That brings Mesosphere's total investment up to about $122 million, with a reported valuation of well over $1 billion, and Silicon …

London property owners are being bled dry by a fee many people forget about

But while we may moan about how overpriced London property is, one thing we often completely forget about is the service charge.<p>New research by Direct Line Business shows that the average annual fee for new-builds in London has soared to £2,777 ($3,952) - more than 10% of the average UK …

26 Spicy Recipes to Make You Cry in a Good Way

Is it hot in here, or is it just these 26 spicy recipes?<p>Pour yourself a big glass of milk. These spicy recipes are ready to party.

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Microsoft is trying to bring back the '80s with its Windows 10 strategy

In 1980, IBM contracted a startup called Microsoft to deliver DOS, an operating system for its forthcoming IBM PC, on a tight deadline.<p>The IBM PC came out in 1981 and soon became a smash hit, surpassing the leading Apple II.<p>A horde of competitors rushed to build their own "IBM Compatible" clones …

Want to clean up India? Turn trash into free Wi-Fi

Trash belongs in the garbage bin.<p>It's a simple civic lesson that has frustrated two Mumbai entrepreneurs for years.<p>"India is a country where people love to break the rules," said Raj Desai, cofounder of startup ThinkScream.<p>"We see it on the roads where no one is driving in their lane. We see it in …

Wi-Fi

Uber competitor says its drivers will own the company

Juno is a stealth new startup that's gearing up to take on Uber with a laser focus on keeping drivers happy.<p>Juno will give its drivers equity in the company. On top of that, Juno will take a smaller cut off every ride: Just 10% compared to Uber's 20% to 25%.<p>It's not trying to undercut Uber -- it …

Startups

Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire

LONDON (AP) — It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse …

9 Awesome Inventions Courtesy Of Kids' Fascinating Imaginations

A fellow inventor helped bring their ideas to life.<p>After recognizing the power of children's imaginations, an inventor decided to help turn kids' fascinating ideas into reality.<p>For his INVENTORS! Project, Dominic Wilcox had more than 450 children and a handful of adults come up with an idea for an …

Kids

Driving Analytics Startup Zendrive Circles $13.5 Million Series A

Zendrive, a startup that uses smartphone sensors to measure drivers’ behavior, has raised $13.5 million in Series A funding led by Sherpa Capital, with participation from Nyca Partners, Thomvest Ventures, and earlier backers First Round Capital, BMW i Ventures, Fontinalis Partners. Tad Montross, …

Ford Finally Is Getting Serious About Design

Ford Motor Company has been putting a lot of effort into design lately. There was the new GT super car/race car last year, and the killer aluminum …

6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

From artificial intelligence to wearables, here are some of the biggest ideas shaping web design today.<p>Web design thrives on two things: innovation and imitation. Unfortunately, there’s often a lot more of the latter. We all like to seize upon the latest trends, use them until they’re ubiquitous, …

Warren Buffett's $1 billion bet on oil

Oil prices have plunged this year, but Warren Buffett isn't scared. He's bet nearly a $1 billion on the sector since the start of the year.<p>That's how much Phillips 66 stock Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) has bought since Jan. 3, according to company filings, the most recent of which was made …

We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

The cost of Switzerland abandoning its euro peg

For most of last year the franc-euro exchange rate stabilised to a band of around CHF1.05 to CHF1.08, but that still made Swiss goods at least 10% more expensive to euro buyers than they were before January 15 - not to mention the cost of visiting Switzerland for eurozone tourists.<p>A year on, …

The Captivating Imagery Of America's Oldest Secret Societies

Real treasure hunters show where secret history and folk art intersect.<p>"The Templars and the Freemasons believed that the treasure was too great for any one man to have, not even a king," FBI special agent Sadusky proclaims in the film "National Treasure." "That's why they went to such lengths to …

Phase One launches a true 100MP medium format camera

The XF 100MP doesn't have to rely on tricks to take massively detailed photos.<p>Taking medium format photos above 60 megapixels has typically required some trickery, like shooting multiple pictures at a time. However, you won't have to 'cheat' with Phase One's new XF 100MP camera system. As the name …

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The eco guide to green jeans | Lucy Siegle

Go for organic cotton over classic blue denim if you want to keep your jeans clean<p>Globally, denim production adds up to 4bn metres per year, 60% of it made in Asia (mostly in China). Jeans are usually made from non-organic, non-sustainable cotton, which means pesticides, a gargantuan amount of …

Christmas Eve Around the World: Pictures

Christmas Eve

Warburtons on a roll as it toasts success of Muppets' Christmas ad

Food & drink industry,Food & drink,Advertising,Life and style,UK news,Retail industry,Business<p>Having its ad voted this year’s festive favourite is the latest triumph for the Bolton baker that has risen to become Britain’s second-biggest grocery brand<p>It’s a long way from Bolton to Hollywood, in more …