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Julian Nagelsmann: Hoffenheim boss taking Bundesliga by storm

<b>When Hoffenheim unveiled Julian Nagelsmann as the Bundesliga's youngest full-time boss in February, it was dismissed by local media as a "public relations stunt" and "a crackpot idea".</b><p>Harsh, perhaps, but understandable given the circumstances.<p>Nagelsmann was just 28 and had never coached at senior …

Social Proof Is Here to Stay – So You’d Better Know How to Use It

It’s no surprise that the internet has changed the way we live, work and consume. Before we buy anything these days (online or in the store) most …

Revealed: The Day ‘Cry-Baby’ Cristiano Ronaldo Was Reduced to Tears at Manchester United

<i>When Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Sporting Lisbon to a 3-1 victory over Manchester United in August 2003, Sir Alex Ferguson knew he had to sign the</i> …

5 Lessons I Hope Marketers Don’t Learn from Donald Trump

If marketing is a profession, and I hope it is, then I suggest there are five rules that marketers should not follow in the interests of self-respect …

Trump's $1tn pledge sounds impressive but beware the small print

A word of caution: the president-elect’s infrastructure plans appear to rely on money he hopes other people will provide<p>American investors seem naively trusting of President-elect Trump’s economic plans. On one hand, they say those wild campaign pledges to slap stiff tariffs on Chinese and Mexican …

3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

There's no question that the stock market is the best way to predictably generate wealth over the long term. But finding the best stocks the market has to offer is easier said than done.<p>To that end, we asked three top Motley Fool investors to each pick a stock that they believe could double your …

7 Social Media Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Every year, I make predictions about what the coming year’s potential developments in the world of social media marketing. And every year, I have to think back and chuckle at all the people who claimed social marketing was just a fad—as little as a few years ago.<p>It’s clear now that social media …

Social Media

6 Lessons from Donald Trump's Winning Marketing Manual

Donald Trump’s victory may be a surprise—but not to astute marketers. Here are six important lessons from Trump’s brand marketing playbook:<p>Give …

Mobile money on the rise in Africa as millions get phones

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ivan Kiryowa repeatedly checked the balance on his phone, nervous sweat on his cheeks, as he waited for money from a friend. …

Real Madrid vs. Alaves 2016: Prediction, Time, TV Channel For La Liga Match

Cristiano Ronaldo may be the red-hot favorite to take home the Ballon d’Or following the release of the nominations this week, but not all is well …

UK economy shrugs off Brexit uncertainty with 0.5% growth

Britain’s economy shrugged off the uncertainty surrounding June’s referendum vote to leave the European Union and maintain the best performance among the world’s leading economies with growth of 0.5% in the three months since the poll.<p>The powerful showing, which defied City forecasts that gross …

Economy

Why buying and storing gold at home is not a great idea

It's been a perceived financial safe haven for centuries. Gold still has a rarefied lustre as an asset to buy when times are tough.<p>People buy gold because they don't have any faith in the U.S. dollar, or any paper currency for that matter, says Damian Rozen, a manager at the precious-metals …

José Mourinho proud his players gave something back after heavy defeat

José Mourinho said he was happy for the Manchester United fans after knocking Manchester City out of the EFL Cup, because it came after the kind of defeat the club does not deserve.<p>The United manager avoided saying his side’s four-goal thrashing at Chelsea was a travesty, he simply felt it was an …

Soccer

Snap reportedly aims to raise $4 billion in IPO at up to $35 billion valuation

Snap, the company formerly known as Snapchat, is reportedly looking to raise up to $4 billion when it files paperwork for its initial public offering (IPO). In doing so, the company could have a valuation of between $25 billion to $35 billion.<p>On Wednesday, sources informed Bloomberg <i></i>of the company’s …

Apple delays AirPods wireless headphones ahead of big October event

Just a day before it’s big Mac event, Apple has delayed the launch of its wireless AirPods earbuds, which were originally due to be released in “late October.”<p>The company provided a statement to TechCrunch:<p>The early response to AirPods has been incredible. We don’t believe in shipping a product …

Google Fiber Won't Accept Any New Cities For Its Superfast Internet Network

Today may be the day when cable and telecom execs shake their heads at Google with a smug "I told you so."<p>The tech giant is scaling back its plan to wire American cities for hyper-fast Internet — the project called Google Fiber.<p>This was Google's ambitious plan to go up against cable and telecom …

Telecoms

Poll: Republican Party Fractured As Hillary Clinton Maintains Solid Lead

Hillary Clinton’s 5-point lead over Donald Trump remains virtually unchanged since last week—but after prolonged in-fighting among GOP party leaders, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters (57 percent) see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party, according to the latest NBC …

4 Marketing Strategies to Make Consumers Love Your Brand

We live in an ad, ad world. Without them, there'd be no television or radio, no social media – or we'd have to pay a <i>lot</i>more for such things.<p>According …

21 Ways to Market Your Business Online

There are billions of customers out there, and nearly as many ways to get them interested.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our nascent fascination with search stems back to the internet's earliest days when algorithms didn't reign supreme. Back then, it was far simpler …

Arsenal Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Mesut Ozil and Naby Keita

Mesut Ozil could be in for a move to Fenerbahce in the foreseeable future after a Turkish journalist claimed the Arsenal midfielder held talks with the Super Lig giants. Elsewhere, Red Bull Leipzig star Naby Keita has said the Gunners were interested in his services this summer.<p>Emre Sarigul of …

Manchester United vs. Manchester City: Score, Reaction from 2016 EFL Cup Match

Link to Media<p>Manchester United progressed to the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup on Wednesday at the expense of rivals and holders Manchester City, whom they beat 1-0 at Old Trafford.<p>Juan Mata netted the decisive goal shortly after half-time in an underwhelming game featuring a much-changed City side.<p>…

Soccer

Government to allow all couples to have two children as ‘response to an ageing population’ and amid concerns over economy<p>China has scrapped its one-child policy, allowing all couples to have two children for the first time since draconian family planning rules were introduced more than three …

China

10 High-Paying Part-Time Jobs

Short-term and part-time opportunities that pay big.<p>Part-time jobs pay less than full-time jobs—that much is obvious. The surprise is that many of …

Jose Mourinho to Reportedly Ask Pep Guardiola for a Drink After Manchester Derby

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will reportedly attempt to "bury the hatchet" with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola and invite him for a drink following Saturday's huge derby at Old Trafford.<p>The Portuguese coach has reportedly restored Sir Alex Ferguson's office at the Theatre of Dreams …

Soccer

Which EU country has the largest number of citizens living overseas?

<i>Europe is a key topic at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2017. Watch the session on 'Which Europe Now?' here.</i><p>Immigration is the subject of …