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A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Marine Who Peed on Dead Taliban Foils Girlfriend’s Alleged Murder-for-Hire Plot

Laura Buckingham asked her sniper boyfriend, who was discharged from for desecrating dead bodies, to recommend an assassin to kill her ex-boyfriend, …

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L.A. Yellow Cab's phone lines tied up in hacker attack and ransom demanded, firm says

Yellow Cab of Los Angeles has had its primary phone lines tied up by hackers since Wednesday night, forcing customer requests to be rerouted to a backup dispatch center, a company spokesman said Friday.<p>Customer data doesn’t appear to have been compromised in the attack, spokesman Marco Soto said. …

Los Angeles

The Web's Most Notorious Movie Piracy Site Is Back From the Dead

Popcorn Time, the streaming service that lets users watch pirated movies with the click of a button, is back.<p>The service’s anonymous developers …

100 Titles That Should Be on Every Leader's Reading Bucket List | Inc.com

Read 365 books this year, advises one CEO. Or at least get through 100, suggests another. Experts might not agree on an exact number to aim for, but ask just about any super accomplished person--from Bill Gates to Warren Buffett--for the secret of his or her success, and most will mention …

Self-improvement

Here's how much money you make in the 'sexiest job of the 21st century'

"It isn't a big surprise," Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor's chief economist, told Business Insider. "It's one of the hottest and fastest growing jobs we're seeing right now."<p>According to Glassdoor, data scientists earn a base pay of <b>$116,840 a year</b>, on average.<p>Here's how much they rake in, on …

Amazon paid $15 million for Woody Allen's new movie

Huge offer made as spending spree continues<p>Amazon is in the midst of a TV and movie spending spree, an apparent attempt to beat out streaming rivals like Netflix and Hulu by outbuying them. Amazon Studios has done deals with directors Jim Jarmusch, Spike Lee, Todd Solondz, and Terry Gilliam that …

Why do conservatives keep saying Seattle's minimum wage hike has failed -- without data?

Ever since Seattle enacted a measure to raise its minimum wage to a nation-leading $15 an hour, conservatives have been sharpening their pencils to show the raise is a job-killer.<p>Mike Patton of Forbes broke out of the box early, with a piece on Sept. 28 asserting that "thus far the data doesn’t …

Some of the most mysterious investors on the planet are about to pull billions out of stocks

According to a report from the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI), SWFs — investors with more than *$7 trillion at work around the world who invest on behalf of governments — aren't going to keep all their money in this choppy market for much longer.<p>From the report (emphasis added):<p>If oil …

Netflix Has a New Trick Up Its DVD Sleeve

Image source: Netflix.<p>Renting DVDs by mail may be <b>Netflix</b>'s original business, but it's never too late to learn a new trick. Netflix introduced an "Add All" option to its physical disc platform last week, allowing subscribers to add an entire curated list to their queues with a single click.<p>Netflix …

Televisions

Galaxy S7 Launch Has Five Chances To Save Samsung

As Samsung’s executive team prepares to take to the stage at the Souh Korean’s Galaxy S7 ‘Unpacked’ press event ahead of Mobile World Congress, DJ Koh has a huge task ahead of him. Samsung’s mobile division is not in the best of health, consumers are switching away from the flagship devices to …

Electronics Industry

Coming soon to Facebook: Weather updates

SAN FRANCISCO — Coming soon to Facebook: weather updates.<p>Weather conditions will appear from time to time in the morning at the top of News Feed on mobile and desktop. The feature began rolling out Friday for about 10% of Facebook users and will roll out more broadly by the end of February.<p>Facebook …

Weather

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as the price of oil slipped and investors worried again about the health of the global economy. …

Stock Markets

Hoverboards Are Unsafe, U.S. Government Agency Says

They were one of the hottest-selling items of the holiday season, but Friday the head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission says no hoverboard …

KFC executive describes a seismic shift in young people that is big trouble for the brand

"Young people are growing up with distrust in institutions, distrust in big brands," Kevin Hochman, KFC's chief marketing officer, told the Associated Press. "It makes it very difficult to sell in conventional ways that might have worked for my generation or my parents' generation."<p>Hochman says …

7 Data Visualization Types You Should be Using More (and How to Start)

Unique data visualizations are more memorable, and add variety for the audience — even the most clear and straightforward visualization types lose …

Scientists Warn that Robots and Artificial Intelligence Could Eliminate Work

Robots and artificial intelligence have long posed a threat to humans’ jobs, but a group of scientists on Sunday issued an especially dire warning …

Uber agrees to pay $28.5 million over safety claims lawsuits

Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to pay $28.5 million and change its marketing language touting “safe rides” to settle a pair of class-action …

People who don't spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times.<p>Its CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, isn't afraid to mince …

Employment

Experiment to determine why astronauts feel weak back on Earth

Astronauts don't have it easy when they come home, and it's not just because of the change in gravity: their red blood cell production drops while they're in space, leaving them weakened on Earth. But why? That's what a Canadian experiment aboard the International Space Station hopes to find out. …

American Express to trim $1 billion in expenses

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express plans to trim $1 billion in expenses over the next two years as it deals with the impact of the strong dollar and …

Personal Finance

Lyft is dropping prices to get you out of the house

It's so cold outside. Well maybe not right now (thanks climate change), but the colder weather does tend to keep us indoors and out of ride-hailing services. To lure us out of our warm abodes, Lyft is cutting prices on rides in 33 cities. Some of the cities with reduced fares include Los Angeles, …

Shark Tank funds fewer women than men, with less money

When Ann Crady Weiss pitched her first start up — a social network known as Maya's Mom that would allow mothers to seek advice and share their …

Famous Harvard professor says 'sense of humor has disappeared from college campuses'

This time, Dershowitz lamented the supposed demise of humor among college students.<p>"My God, sense of humor has disappeared from college campuses," Dershowitz said on the radio program "The Cats Roundtable" on Sunday.<p>"We have to restore sense of humor, get back to where every idea is freely …

New WiFi standard offers more range for less power

The WiFi Alliance has finally approved the eagerly-anticipated 802.11ah WiFi standard and dubbed it "HaLow." Approved devices will operate in the unlicensed 900MHz band, which has double the range of the current 2.4GHz standard, uses less power and provides better wall penetration. The standard is …

Why women are smarter than men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn't typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that's worth opening this particular can of worms.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), but that …

Emotional Intelligence

International Greetings has Christmas all wrapped up

The Christmas cracker and wrapping paper maker is ending the year with a bang. But things weren't always so merry for International Greetings, as CEO Paul Fineman explains<p>Paul Fineman wanted to be a comedy writer when he was young. Things didn’t exactly work out that way for the 56-year-old …

Woman says Wi-Fi allergy killed her daughter

A mother in England is claiming a crippling allergy to Wi-Fi exacerbated by school routers compelled her 15-year-old daughter to end her life.<p>Jenny Fry committed suicide earlier this year, and her mother Debra says she left behind letters saying "she couldn't cope with her allergies from wifi …