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31 incredible photos of Dubai from above

Dubai spares no expense when making its cityscape the most jaw-dropping in the world.<p>In the 2000s, the emirate dropped nearly $600 billion into constructing the world's tallest tower, biggest man-made island, and most luxurious hotel, among other architectural feats.<p>These aerial photos of Dubai …

Skyscrapers

Saudi Arabia recruits Sunni allies in row with Iran | News Home | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia rallied Sunni allies to its side in a growing diplomatic row with Iran on Monday, deepening a sectarian split across the Middle East following the kingdom’s execution of a prominent Shi’ite cleric.<p>Supporters of Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr protest against the …

Goldman Sachs' 2nd-most-powerful executive pulled an audacious move to get his 1st job on Wall Street

Cohn, 54, actually has an incredibly inspirational backstory, which is detailed in Malcolm Gladwell's best-seller "David And Goliath." And because the summer interns have just arrived, we thought we'd share it again.<p>As a kid growing up in Cleveland, Cohn found out he had dyslexia, a reading …

How to get a job at Goldman Sachs from a non-Ivy League school in 8 steps

They also know how excruciatingly competitive it is to do that, especially if you're not applying from one of the Ivy League universities where Goldman and other investment banks focus their recruiting efforts.<p>But Business Insider spoke with one analyst (who wished to remain anonymous) who managed …

26 sexist ads of the 'Mad Men' era that companies wish we'd forget

The rampant sexism in "Mad Men" was typical of the 1960s, when the outlook for women in America was just beginning to change. While the "second wave" of feminism began in the '60s, mainstream America was still very much a "man's world."<p>That attitude carried over into advertising, which did little …

Mad Men Style Evolution: How Don, Betty, Peggy, Joan, and More Changed Throughout the 60s

No show has inspired as much fashion obsession as Mad Men, so as its final episodes arrive, we look back at how our favorite characters have changed throughout the turbulent decade.

TV

The Wanderlust Gene: Why Some People Are Born To Travel

There are some people who never feel the urge to leave the house. They're content to stay in the city they came from, the couch they sit on, and the …

Disney World

iPhone Users are More Educated than Android Users: Chitika

If you’ve been searching for a study that backs your iPhone purchase with the claim, “You are much smarter than Android owners,” here’s one just …

One trader’s advice: Don’t aim to be a jack-of-all-trades

There's only one good strategy for trading online, says Mike Ser.<p>For a decade and a half, Mr. Ser has been trading independently online. He has mentored others like him and started a business, Ser Man Traders, training traders in Richmond, B.C. He also has partnered with one of the people he …

The Fall TV Lineup Entrepreneurs Should Be Watching | Inc.com

As much as entrepreneurs may try, we can't plan and schedule everything. Fortunately, the television and cable networks are more reliable and as the fall shows start to air soon, there are a few entrepreneurs should be watching.<p>The Last Ship. A personal favorite, The Last Ship is set in a post …

Entrepreneurship

12 Habits of Really Successful People (‘Mad Men’ Edition)

The world has changed radically, but some of the habits that led to success in the 1960s have timeless application today.<p>Years go by, fashion changes, but the things that really successful people do each day are timeless.<p>Here's a case in point: <i>Mad Men</i>, the hit television show about the partners and …

Mad Men

Presenting the Maddies: Five very real ad campaigns from the world of Mad Men

Most insidious spin<p>Only Don Draper would see a link to cancer as a stroke of luck. In the first pitch viewers ever see him come up with on the show, he decides that the black mark on the tobacco industry is a chance for Lucky Strike to set itself apart.<p>“This is the greatest advertising opportunity …

U.S. news readers less engaged when referred by Facebook: study | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - Readers of some of the top U.S. news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather than through Facebook, according to a study from the Pew Research Center released on Monday.<p>A portrait of the Facebook logo in Ventura, California December 21, 2013. REUTERS/Eric …

Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: When an entrepreneur has a small team and very little resources, how does he show effective traction?</b><i><br>-Parth Mishra</i><p><b>A:</b> First off, good to see that you are thinking along the lines of demonstrating some traction. There is real …

Product Management

3 Honest Ways to Raise Startup Money

Create a healthy foundation for your business by combining enthusiasm with honesty.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs tend to exaggerate. They exaggerate the success of their business when talking to startup investors. They exaggerate the market potential of …

Entrepreneurship

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Raising $1 million for your mobile app startup is child's play -- assuming you've proven that customers want your product.<p>Many entrepreneurs mistakenly assume that investors will be interested in investing in their mobile app at …

Credit Cards

Facebook May Soon Launch its Own Flipboard-Like News Reader

Social networking giant Facebook is looking to launch its own Flipboard-like news reader service specifically built for mobile devices later this …

Mining the technological genius of the crowd

Do we need technology visionaries to tell us what we want – singular, charismatic leaders like Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg to decide what the next smart device should look like, invent the next social network we'll all join or dream up the next must-have app we'll all download?<p>Or can that instead …

5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

Many of the questions potential hires ask are throwaways. But not these.<p>Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" is almost always a waste of time.<p>Thought so.<p>The problem is, most candidates don't actually …

Employment

How to start a business in 10 days

With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already feeling the pressure. But what really pushed her over the edge was an unexpected communiqué from the IRS demanding immediate payment of …

At this restaurant, the hostess is a hologram

With 18 million served daily, Canada's restaurant industry is riding the crest of a culinary wave that is predicted to surge still higher in the near future. Nationwide sales are expected to rise by 4.7 per cent in 2014, according to data released recently by the Canadian Restaurant and …

For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

7 min read<p>Starting a business is hard. Starting a business that attempts to solve large-scale social problems is even harder.<p>But that hasn't stopped the most idealistic and ambitious entrepreneurs from trying. In fact, over the last five years, social entrepreneurship has increasingly become the …

Entrepreneurship

Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are entering a golden age of small-business and entrepreneurial finance. Between the crowdfunding boom (both donations and soon-to-be investment-based) and the surging growth of peer-to-peer lending sites like Lending Club …

Investing

Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last five years, my firm Red Rocket Ventures has consulted or mentored more than 500 startups -- nearly all of them suffering from the same problem. They are typically so focused on building their product, they don't …

Startups

Why the Next Issue magazine app is not the future of publishing

You must have noticed how thin some magazines have gotten in recent years. Starved of advertising revenue as the Internet has scattered consumer attention, magazines appear to be ailing and weak. But perhaps an app will save them?<p>That seems to be the pitch for Next Issue Canada. Billed as "the …

Three Reasons Why the Canadian Startup Tech Scene Rocks

If you’re in the Canadian tech scene, you’ve heard it all before: we’re too polite; our companies aren’t innovative; our investors don’t understand …

Canada

Who Needs Venture Capitalists? The Stock Market Cares About Tech Startups Again http://www.techvibes.com/blog/the-stock-market-cares-about-tech-startups-again-2013-10-16

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

10 Predictions About the Future of Ecommerce

Personalized shopping is changing the way we find, buy and recommend products to our friends already.<p>But from a business point of view, what's going …

I want to be a financial analyst. What will my salary be?