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The biggest threat to the economy has vanished

Consumer spending, the bedrock of the economy and a massive component of gross domestic product (GDP), has been a headache for economists this year.<p>But this week, we got a number of signs that the consumer is finally roaring back to life after a lackluster first half of 2015.<p>On Thursday, we learned …

Markets

Here's one way Apple's next big iPhone update will make your phone a lot smarter

Siri will be able to communicate with apps so that it can offer relevant information before you ask for it. You'll be able to search for anything on your iPhone — even content from within your apps — through the iPhone's search bar.<p>But Apple is going one step further by actually predicting which …

Apps

Apple has already started making the iPhone 7, report says

The new report notes that Apple has started production early. It also further indicates that Apple's next iPhone will have a Force Touch display, which is a technology that Apple debuted with the Apple Watch and its new MacBook.<p>Apple's Force Touch screen is pressure sensitive, which means that it …

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

Why Startups Love Moleskines

Last summer in Toronto, I found myself at a Demo Day, one of those tech-industry events where eager representatives of a dozen startups bound onto a stage and spend five minutes selling their visions of a utopian future expedited by antibacterial screen wipes that will change the world (something …