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6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

4 Horsemen Of The Recession And Stock Market Apocalypse

Recession Looms<p>Recessions are heralded by four horsemen of the stock market apocalypse.<p>1. Oil price spike.<br>2. Fed interest rate spike and yield curve …

People Are Suing Equifax in Small-Claims Court and It's Totally Brilliant. Here's Why

Just imagine $5,500 times 143 million, and you'll see why this could be big trouble.<p>Last September, Christian Haigh learned he was one of the 143 million people in the U.S. whose information was hacked in the Equifax breach.<p>As you might recall, Equifax issued an apology that was almost laughable. …

The 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Is A Gorgeous Grand Tourer But I'm Not Sure Who It's For

Volkswagen <i>really</i> needs to decide what it wants to be when it grows up. Or gets out of a financial and regulatory prison sentence, I guess. And the …

The CC Aurora is actually pretty fun, as far as projectors go

I don’t review projectors. Projectors are boring. Even the good ones. They remind me of vacation slideshows and the film strips we had to watch in health class — neither of which I’m in a particular hurry to revisit in my adult life.<p>That said, I’ve always harbored some germ of a notion that some …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

Inside Joymode, a subscription service saving you from buying all of the things

Surveying the retail world right now, it’s hard to see anything but Amazon.<p>The company offers a degree of convenience for buyers of stuff that’s never been equalled (which, while being hyperbolic may also be true), and it has made consuming new crap nearly effortless. In the process it’s become the …

Weed GDP

When the Canadian government said it would legalize recreational marijuana in the summer of 2018, some people thought: I am going to have an amazing party. Others worried about what to tell their kids.<p>James Tebrake had a different thought: "We have one chance to collect as much information as …

Your own Italian home for $1? You can buy it in Ollolai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever dreamed of owning a home in a pretty village in Italy ? The news you've been waiting for has finally arrived.<p>You can now buy one for just over a dollar.<p>Ollolai, a destination in the mountain region of Barbagia on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, is selling hundreds of abandoned …

Italy

‘Die With Me’ app will help relieve your low-battery anxiety

<i>App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google</i> Play <i>Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday for</i> …

Credit card and smartphone payments set for Australian metro transport

Commuters around the country will soon be able to pay via credit cards and smartphones, with a flurry of announcements being made over the …

Credit Cards

Open Banking is here to change how you manage your money

After completing a review of the retail banking sector back in the summer of 2016, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) concluded that stagnation had set in. It found that hardly anyone switches banks each year, and the huge financial institutions don't put a lot of effort into retaining …

ARON is like futuristic wi-fi that works with infrared light

Surefire, a California-based flashlight company, is showing off its new infrared communication system, ARON, at CES this week.<p>What is it?<p>Surefire’s ARON (Augmented Reality Optical Narrowcasting) is a form of wireless data transmission involving beams of light. It transmts information via infrared …

Energizer Power Max P600S officially announced with a 4,500 mAh battery

GizChina<p>The Energizer Power Max P600S was just unveiled with a 4,500 mAh battery and 5.99-inch display.<br>• The device has a power-efficient MediaTek Helio P25 processor.<br>• It will be offered in two variants: one with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, and another with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of …

Mobile Technology

5 Things You Should Know About the Hottest Marijuana ETF

ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF is quickly becoming the market's favorite way to invest in marijuana stocks in 2018, but a marijuana ETF may not be the …

Investing

We did the math to see if it's worth buying a Powerball ticket ahead of Wednesday's $460 million jackpot drawing

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday evening's drawing is up to $460 million.<p>That is a pretty big chunk of money. However, taking a closer look at the underlying math of the lottery shows that it's probably a bad idea to buy a ticket.<p>Consider the expected value<p>When trying to evaluate the outcome of …

Should you buy bitcoin? Warren Buffett’s $1M bet has a hidden lesson for cryptocurrency investors.

A major trend in 2017 was the growing number of big investors (and banks) finally embracing cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Ethereum-traded ether …

A Shelf that Easily Transforms Into a Temporary Desk

twofold: a compact wall shelf that can be transformed into a space-saving temporary desk with just one touch.<p>Design Team<p>studio michael hilgers for …

Is Monzo the Facebook of banking?

It is a truly unusual thing – a bank young people are excited about. But while its speed and ease of use are impressive, there is a problem – it’s not making money<p>A letter from the bank tends to arouse dread. In these mostly paperless days, it usually means you’ve gone overdrawn again or the …

Banking

Google's smart jacket proves it's the only tech company that truly understands wearables

When you first slip on the smart jacket that Levi's and Google teamed up to make, you might forget for a second that it's anything other than a run-of-the-mill denim jacket.<p>And that's what makes it so great.<p>The jacket — technically called the Levi's Commuter Trucker Jacket with Jacquard by Google — …

Wearable Tech

This Korean Company You Never Heard Of Has Revolutionized Badge Engineering

As a pack of car dorks, I’m sure you know all about badge engineering. Just in case you took a blow to the head and forgot, here’s a reminder: it’s …

Automotive Industry

Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

Relationships

Walmart gives workers a way to get paid earlier

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is providing workers with an app aimed at helping them budget their money and get paid before payday.The retailer said …

Walmart

Vodka Soda Is the Key to My Holiday Party Game

Adam Rapoport on the cocktail he's been ordering since college<p>Sometimes you’ve got to say no before you say yes.<p>Last Saturday night, I was lucky enough to be invited to a swank holiday party. All spiffed up and ready for a big evening, I bounded into the soirée with a smile on my face. And before I …

Why Hundreds Of Completely New Cities Are Being Built Around The World

“Humans have always built new cities,” spoke Caspar Herzberg, the President of Middle East and Africa Region at Schneider Electric, from a stripped bare boardroom high up in the Northeast Trade Tower.<p>We were looking out through a window at skyscrapers glittering in the morning sun, myriad shops, …

Updated Alfa Romeo 4C Arrives in 2019

No manual option for future Alfas, Maseratis<p>The Alfa Romeo 4C will get a significant refresh for 2019, according to a new report from <i>Autocar</i>. The carbon fiber-intensive sports car will receive revised suspension and steering, and might even get a new engine. But sadly, no manual transmission is in …

Bitcoin ‘Looks Remarkably Like A Bubble,’ New Zealand's Central Banker Warns

Bitcoin’s spectacular gains look like a speculative bubble and the cryptocurrency is too unstable to be useful in the future, New Zealand’s central …

'Holy crap': Experts find tax plan riddled with glitches

Some of the provisions could be easily gamed, tax lawyers say.<p>Republicans’ tax-rewrite plans are riddled with bugs, loopholes and other potential problems that could plague lawmakers long after their legislation is signed into law.<p>Some of the provisions could be easily gamed, tax lawyers say. Their …

Affordable Care Act

This wooden Thomas the Tank Engine stunt video is exploding on YouTube

Iconic children’s character <i>Thomas the Tank Engine</i> started life as a wooden toy. He was created by Reverend Wilbert Awry for his son Christopher. Awry …