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Snapchat is on track to generate $100 million in revenue

The mobile messaging company is also ramping up its advertising efforts, wasting no time in transforming its new selfie-photo feature into a money-making, ad-friendly product.<p>According to the FT, Snapchat will start pushing "sponsored lenses" later this month to brands, which can pay $450,000 for a …

Advertising

Elon Musk and SolarCity unveil ‘world’s most efficient’ solar panel

The sun is a virtually endless supply of energy that goes mostly untapped. The solar panels you see covering the roofs of an increasing number of …

Sweden flirts with six hour work day

The world has come to love Swedish massage, Swedish meatballs, even IKEA. The world may love the next big thing coming out of Sweden -- the six hour work day.<p>The 40 hour work week for a full-time employee has been trimmed to 30 hours at some Swedish firms, and studies have found that the result is …

Time Warner

The 11 countries with the best infrastructure around the world

And that infrastructure needs to be maintained and even updated if a country wants its economy to run smoothly.<p>However, over the last few years since financial crisis, the infrastructure quality deteriorated in many developed countries, including the US, Germany, and France, according to the recent …

World Economic Forum

These are the 15 richest countries with the most wasteful public spending

One of those is the perceived wastefulness of government spending.<p>WEF used its executive opinion survey to ask "in your country, how efficiently does the government spend public revenue?"<p>So the measure isn't based on any objective economic or accounting measure, but rather by the perceptions of the …

Europe

3 things recruiters look for on your social media profile

A strong reference might still be the best way to land your dream job, but when it comes to finding future employees, recruiters are looking ever …