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In a few decades Africa will have more young people than any other continent

China is home to a fifth of the world’s population, a fact its government frequently mentions for geopolitical gain. Nearly every news report on India’s recent elections mentioned that it is the “world’s largest democracy.” By contrast, the number of Africans is about a quarter that of Asians.<p>But …

Tiger Woods should give Ryder Cup, and his ego, a rest

Tiger Woods has a nice opportunity these days to stop making everything be about Tiger Woods.<p>He can, and should, just pick up the phone, call Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson and tell Watson not to pick him for the team. It would be a gesture of sportsmanship, goodwill and reality, three areas not …

Body of American Sheila Von Weise Mack Found in Suitcase at Bali St. Regis

World<p>The half-naked body of an American tourist was found stuffed in a suitcase at a posh five-star resort in Indonesia, officials said Wednesday. Police identified the corpse as 62-year-old Chicagoan Sheila Von Weise Mack – and said the victim’s teenage daughter and daughter’s boyfriend had been …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I …

SEC Chair To Crack Down On High-Speed Trading, Dark Pools

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. securities regulator said on Thursday she is developing rules targeting high-speed traders, less transparent trading venues and order-routing practices, a move designed to promote fairness for investors, shine more light on the markets and bolster stability.<p>U.S. …

With Moments, Tinder Decides Photos Shouldn’t Always Last Forever

While Tinder has made quite a few romantic matches, the hot new dating app has long had ambitions of connecting people beyond love and attraction. Tinder wants to be the place you go to make any connection, whether that be friendship or romance. Today, the app is launching “Moments,” an ephemeral …

Israel says new Palestinian unity pact threatens Middle East peace process

The signing of a landmark unity pact between rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas has been criticised by the United States, the European Union and Israel.<p>All three which view Islamist Hamas as a terrorist organisation, said it would complicate peace talk efforts.<p>Israeli Prime Minister …

Google offered to help Samsung with Apple patent battle costs

Confirming what a lot of us thought already, Google is more than a little interested in Apple and Samsung's continuing court battle. New evidence revealed by Apple's lawyers outlines emails from Google that offered to foot some of the damages (if Samsung lost), as well as cover part of the legal …

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a …

Norman Foster On Designing Apple’s $5 Billion “Spaceship” Campus

Take a peek inside the development of Apple’s new spaceship headquarters in this newly released video.<p>Apple is building an amazing new campus with Norman Foster that is estimated to cost $5 billion–a billion dollars more than the new World Trade Center complex. That is due to an Apple-like …