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Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out than in.

The Tech Innovator Who Almost Killed Saddam Hussein

The sun was rising hot and full as members of Israel’s most elite special forces unit approached a crowd in the middle of the desert. Disguised as Iraqis, the soldiers had landed two days earlier in helicopters hundreds of miles away and traveled in jeeps to this desolate outpost on one of the most …

Fun Run: Glow Run!

Glow runs are offered by a variety of companies in cities across the country. They’re held at night—typically starting between 8 and 9:30 PM—so you can get the full glow effect. They usually kick off with a 5K run or walk—some feature fancy lighting effects and black-light tunnels along the …

YPlan raises $12m from General Catalyst and A-Grade - UKTN (UK Tech News)

British mobile startup YPlan has raised a $12m Series A round to fund international growth<p>YPlan, which launched in November 2012, will use the $12m …

Learn the Laws of the Jungle for Business Startups

It’s a jungle out there. In 2012, total entrepreneurial activity in the United States hit its highest level since their survey started in 1999, according to Babson College. That’s the good news and the bad news. The opportunity for change is huge, with everyone taking a new look at the world after …

6 things entrepreneurs should do before selling their company

<i>Caine Moss and Alon Rotem work for international law firm Goodwin Procter.</i><p>Congratulations! A big-name serial acquirer is preparing a term sheet to purchase your company. While your attention may naturally focus on negotiating the purchase price and closing the deal immediately, here are 6 things …

The People You Need Working for Your Start-Up

Almost nowhere else in the world is the tech entrepreneur glamorized as much as in Silicon Valley.<p>The Valley is rife with smart, incredibly energetic, tremendously talented new entrepreneurs — instead of stars in their eyes, they have successful exits and Zuckerberg-like acclaim in their sights.<p>Yet …

Suburban dreams

WITH a pub, a church green and a golf course at its centre, Bushey, a settlement of 26,000 people in Hertfordshire, is a typical wealthy commuter …

Human Rights

Finance guide for small businesses

Finding finance is one of the most important tasks facing any small business owner. It can seem like a daunting prospect, particularly given the …