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Alphabet's spin-offs are struggling to repeat the Google success story

When Google’s boss, Larry Page, announced last summer that his company, once a scrappy internet search engine but now a sprawling technology behemoth, would be restructured into a new conglomerate named Alphabet, even the company’s employees were left scratching their heads.<p>Almost a year later, …

Employment

Finland plans to pay everyone in the country $876 a month

Imagine this: as you're worried about how to pay bills and make your rent, you get a check from the government for $876. Every month.<p>That's what …

Reinventing Gucci

Marco Bizzarri, president and CEO of Gucci, speaks exclusively to Imran Amed about the reinvention of a superbrand.<p><b>MILAN, Italy</b> — In December 2014, …

Fashion Shows

KLG, Hoda reveal best islands in the world

You’ll want to pack your bags and book a trip after you hear TripAdvisor’s list of the 10 best islands in the world.

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

On a bright, cold day in late November 2013, I found myself in the dark, eerie, indoor expanses of Frankfurt’s Blade Runner-like Festhalle Messe. I was there undercover, to attend an annual trade show called Food Ingredients. This three-day exhibition hosts the world’s most important gathering of …

Nutrition

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

Have we got it all wrong about gluten?

If you're suffering from gut pain, don't assume you're gluten intolerant: researchers believe other common foods such as garlic and onions could be to blame<p>So you think you’re gluten intolerant? It might go against the grain, but a growing body of research suggests that gluten might not be the …

Holistic Medicine

New Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone raises fears of new infection chain

A fresh outbreak of Ebola in a part of Sierra Leone where the virus was thought to have been contained has raised fears of a new, uncontrolled infection chain that could send the death toll soaring.<p>A Red Cross ambulance team was sent to the remote district of Koinadugu, which had prided itself on …