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Sean Parker’s $10 million destruction of a park epitomizes what’s wrong with Silicon Valley

Hey, if a billionaire couple wants to spend $10 million on their wedding, it’s neither all that surprising nor interesting, as far as I’m concerned. So, when news and statistics started to trickle out about Sean Parker’s wedding here in California—namely that it’d cost millions of dollars to create …

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Hilton Has Ruined The Whole Point Of Staying At A Luxury Hotel

No more.<p>The New York Hilton Midtown, a 2,000-room hotel located in the heart of Times Square, just announced that it will end room service. Instead, it plans to implement a grab-n-go store called Herb n' Kitchen, according to the New York Times.<p>Grab-n-go? What's the point of staying in a luxury …

A Day After Apple CEO Cook Defends Irish Tax Dodge, EU Leaders Meet To Reign In ‘€1 Trillion A Year’ Worth Of Tax Evasion

A day after Apple Inc. (Nasdaq:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook faced senators over his company’s creative use of an Irish tax loophole to pay virtually no tax on …

JPMorgan Chase Results Speak Louder Than Its Critics

When my dad wants to assess the health of the economy, one of the things he looks for are shredded tires along highways. His reasoning is that more tires mean that truckers are worried about the future. They’re delaying the expense of buying new ones, and letting the old ones fall apart instead.<p>The …

Boeing Bleeding Cash As 787 Dreamliners Cost $200M But Sell For $116M, But Productivity Is Improving

After the Dreamliner battery fiasco, Boeing managed to get its 787s up in the air again and resumed deliveries. The company has improved its cash costs and thus reduced its cash burn over the coming years, according to UBS, but Boeing will have to push hard if it expects bring those costs down to …

Ford Is Adding Jobs And Skipping Vacations To Keep Up With Surging Demand

There’s a tradition among U.S. automakers to shut down factories for two weeks in early July for what’s called the model-year changeover — that’s when routine maintenance is performed as production of current vehicles ends and next year’s models begin. During hard times, that summer shutdown has …

Articles about happy hour essentials modern barware on Dwell.com - Dwell

San Francisco-based developer Pacific Eagle Holdings set out to create a living space where residents could work during the day...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a breeze.<p>The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, …

The $18.2 million reason Larry Page would like a regulation-free playground in which to experiment

Yesterday Google CEO Larry Page said it would be nice if there were some part of the world that were free of regulation so that companies like Google could experiment without fetter. He cited Burning Man, the drug-fueled quasi-anarchist arts festival that Page has been known to attend, as an …

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