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Anonymous Customer Drops $585 Megatip for a Burger and Soda

A server at the House of JuJu in Clovis, California was treated to some good karma Thursday when an anonymous customer rounded his $14.50 lunch bill up to $600. <i>The Sacramento Bee</i> reports that server Justin Glenn was confused when he saw the total on his customer's signed receipt for a burger and …

Apple Recruits Trojan Horse To Attack Android

As I highlighted in Forbes’ weekly digest of news from Cupertino, Apple is on the hunt for Android software engineers (the job listing is currently here, and copied below). While there is natural speculation about what other projects the engineers could be working on (after all, the job description …

11 Irresistible Recipes for Heirloom Tomatoes

Our food calendar has two seasons: heirloom tomato season and then, sadly, the rest of the year. When heirloom tomatoes weigh down the tables at …

The Gift review – sophisticated, chilling surprises in Joel Edgerton’s debut feature

Edgerton, Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall are all on form in this tense, creepy and far from routine home-invasion thriller<p>One of the moment’s men to watch is Australian actor Joel Edgerton. After writing last year’s Ozpocalypse thriller <i>The Rover</i>, he writes and stars in this feature-directing debut. …

Horror

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

The book suggestion of this week is about how to create products that got people to use very often. The title of the book is Hooked: How to Build …

Product Management

How to Avoid "Us" vs. "Them" Thinking in Your Team

<b>Most of us like working together as part of a team. There is the bond of a shared goal. Collaboration. Respect for one another. It can be productive and fulfilling. But NOT if it is at the expense of the company at large.</b><p><b>This week we address the "us" vs "them" issue in response to a question from</b> …

Loosen the Rules to Unleash Teamwork

When I was in college, I managed a small restaurant where I learned the value of trusting my team. The previous manager had set a rule that the wait …

6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself

Everyone knows that leading a company is one of the toughest gigs around. Whether running a small business or a multi-national corporation, CEOs have …

The Post-PC CEO: No Desk, No Desktop

Starwood’s Frits van Paasschen Turns to Smartphones, Tablets as Primary Work Tools<p>By<p>Steven Norton<p>Steven Norton<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@steven_norton<p>steven.norton@wsj.com<p>Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. relocated to a new headquarters in Stamford, Conn., a few years ago. That gave …

Mobile