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The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

Sparkling Mango Lemonade All Summer Long

Sparkling mango lemonade is a fun, fizzy beverage you'll want to drink all summer long. It's completely customizable to your own tastes -- make it sweeter or more tart, or spike it with a splash of vodka!<p>Sparkling mango lemonade is a fun, fizzy beverage you'll want to drink all summer long. It's …

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Breaking News, Sport, Features and Video

News HuffPost<p>House price crash 'bad for millennials'<p>Why those hoping to get on the property ladder shouldn't get too excited at the prospect of a …

Starbucks says gift card hack was 'fraudulent activity'

<b>A hacker who reported a security hole in Starbucks' website has criticised the company's handling of the matter.</b><p>Egor Homakov found a flaw that let him duplicate funds on a gift card, which he spent in a store to test his theory.<p>He told Starbucks so they could fix the flaw, but said that the company …

America's 8 Most Overlooked Small Cities

Let's be honest: size matters. Being a small city isn't sexy, what with lacking name recognition of a New York or the quaint charm of a tiny town …

America’s Best Cities for Barbecue

If the locals had to pick sides in the regional barbecue wars, this Florida city might raise the Alabama flag: One of its most beloved barbecue …

Almost Half of America’s Biggest Cities Are Basically Built Like Giant Suburbs

The word <i>city</i> may conjure up the image of a dense urban space full of street life and people willing to pack themselves like tinned fish into subway …

Thanks to Apple Pay, Google Wallet NFC use is growing fast. That’s a good thing

A rising tide lifts all boats, as they say, and that’s exactly what appears to be happening in the U.S. contact-less payments space. Now that iPhone …

Venmo update lets you pay with Touch ID directly from your bank

Social payments app Venmo has added a few new features that make it easier to set up your account as well as pay with a thumb tap if you happen to …

2015: The “college experimentation” year of mobile payments

In November, when Dutchman Martin Wisjeimer became the first man to inject Bitcoin keys inside his hands, he captured the spirit of payments in 2015. …

LoopPay could be the secret weapon inside Samsung’s Galaxy S6

On March 1, Samsung will hold an event that will likely introduce us to its next flagship phone, the Galaxy S6. We’ve heard reports of the phone …

Google buys Softcard, teams up with carriers on mobile payments

Google and the mobile carriers have long been at odds over mobile payments, but faced with the runaway success of Apple Pay, the two rivals have …

Windows Phone left out as Google Wallet swallows Softcard

Google purchased Softcard earlier this week, and today it posted a support page about what to expect from the mobile wallet service in the future as …

Contactless payment cards: Research highlights security concerns

(Phys.org) —Warnings about the use of contactless payment cards and Near Field Communication (NFC) capable devices are raised in a study led by a …

Outdated Magnetic Strips: How U.S. Credit Card Security Lags

Criminals may have stolen information from 40 million credit and debit cards used at Target. A possible weakness? The magnetic stripe on credit cards — which fraudsters can pull credit card numbers and expiration dates from to make counterfeit cards.<p>Other countries moved beyond this technology …

The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model they proposed that …