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Own an Android Phone? You Might Not Get That Loan

I have great respect for Apple, but I refuse to buy its $1,000 phones. Instead, I use a $250 Android device with a long battery life. In the emerging …

The Problem With Buying Cheap Stuff Online

Sites like Wish.com are taking out the middleman in retail. Will customers like this new dynamic?<p>The package came in a small black box, covered in tape. It had no return address. Under layers of packaging, there was a box labeled Smart Watch, with no brand name. Inside the box was the watch itself, …

eCommerce

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Bitcoin: The Bottom Appears To Be In, Why Higher Prices Are Likely To Follow

<i>Source: Pingmod.com</i><p>The Bottom Appears To Be In<p>The Bitcoin (COIN) (OTCQX:GBTC) boom recently turned to bust may have finally found its bottom. The …

Do Animals Murder Each Other?

Watch a wildlife show on television, and you'll likely see at least one scene of an animal killing another, whether it's a brown bear catching salmon …

I travel the world for 3 months of the year — here are my 10 best tips to make trips less expensive

While we enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle, our lives felt hurried. If we weren't at work, we were getting ready for work, doing chores or taking care of our kids. We only had 15 vacation days to burn each year — not nearly enough to account for sick days and to travel the way we wanted.<p>Fast forward …

Dominican Republic

Unilever Knows What Apple Doesn't: Playing By 'The Rules' Isn't Good Enough

I’ve just paid my corporation tax bill and feel a little nauseous. Not because of the amount – close to £20k – but because I paid more for the privilege of running my company in the UK (employees: 1, profit: small but healthy) than did global car hire giant Avis (employees: more than 5,000, profit: …

Unilever

Walmart spent $2.7 billion fixing a major weakness

The company posted first-quarter earnings per share of $0.98, versus $1.03 a share last year. Revenue rose to $115.9 billion for the quarter, up from $114.83 billion a year earlier.<p>In the US, same-store sales rose 1% in the quarter, driven by a 1.5% increase in traffic.<p>Walmart attributed the gains …

Customer Service

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Stem Cells

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos

Bill Campbell dies at 75, leaving Silicon Valley's top leaders without their most trusted adviser.<p>Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent …