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Top jobs of the week in tech

This week is a short week, but that doesn’t mean it’s a boring one: Already we’ve looked at the (further) fall of Fisker, the death (and rebirth) of …

Amazon Instant launches in Japan

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/amazon-launches-online-video-service-660546<p>Japanese TV fans got one more option to get their movie fix this …

Turning Wealth Into Income

No retiree ever wants to run out of money. Creating a reliable and sustainable stream of income from their accumulated wealth is their first and most important objective.<p>But, generating income from your wealth is much harder than simply growing it in the first place. It takes a much different …

A Brighter Future For M&A--But No Boom

Given the number of mega deals we’ve seen in 2013, Joe and Joanna Public could be forgiven for thinking M&A is in rude health. The truth is that the deal economy is anything but healthy – M&A has been largely nose diving for the past five years.The headline grabbing mega deals are typically very …

The Economist on Twitter: "The forces driving "education technology" (or edtech) show no sign of waning http://t.co/AIwYb0qfzf #TheWorldin2014 http://t.co/qTMQl2P6b9"

Replying to @<b>TheEconomist</b><p>“@<b>TheEconomist</b>: The forces driving #<b>edtech</b> show no sign of waning http://econ.st/1aVf2gA #<b>TheWorldin2014</b> …

Zappos Has Figured Out How To Make Waiting For Your Baggage At The Airport Fun

Throughout the day, lucky travelers in Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport will win prizes like Northface jackets and Oxo home appliances. Zappos took large sections of a baggage carousel in the American Airlines terminal and illustrated them either with a slogan or a prize. If someone's …

Watch These Mesmerizing Cushions Light Up And Breathe

Nils Völker elevates the simple act of breathing to an art form. The Berlin-based artist’s work often features cushions inflating and deflating such that they seem to come to life, like some sort of abstract, respiring creature.<p>His latest installation, part of an exhibit on 21st-century light art …

Sony files patent for a "SmartWig"

Sony is taking wearable technology to a whole new level.<p>The Japanese electronics company has filed a U.S. patent for a "SmartWig," which will use sensors to detect everything from blood pressure to brain waves.<p>The wearable wig could also be used in a number of practical ways, such as helping blind …

Venezuela and Wall Street: friends at last | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Rumours have been circulating for a while that capitalist bankers may be cooking up ways of helping cash-strapped, socialist …

Snapchat Sees More Daily Photos Than Facebook

Snapchat now shares 400 million snaps each day, according to CEO Evan Spiegel, who confirmed the number to TechCrunch today.<p>In September, Evan Spiegel announced on the Disrupt stage that the disappearing photo-sharing service was seeing 350 million snaps sent per day, up from 200 million in June. …

P&G marketing to showcase sustainability efforts

The move comes as part of P&G’s sustainability update, with its long-term vision to reach 100 per cent renewable energy and zero waste going to …

The Top Three Contestants

OECD: US may lose the least from future EM slowdown | Financial Times

It turns out the OECD’s May forecasts (made days after hints of tapering) were off… by quite a lot.<p>On Tuesday, the body knocked 2.3 percentage points …

Advertising - Oath

Oath surveyed 304 U.S. advertising decision makers for their thoughts on brand safety and uncovered the issue is only gaining importance.<p>The struggle …

Scenarios for Ukraine

Midwesterners Survey Tornado Damage

Android 4.4 KitKat rolling out to Verizon Moto X now

AT&T(s t) users might have had first access to Moto Maker, but Verizon(s vz) users will be the first to see a Moto X(s goog) software update to …

Verizon’s retail facelift: New destination stores will showcase the internet of things

Verizon Wireless(s vz)(s vod) unveiled its new destination store concept on Tuesday in the Mall of America in Minneapolis, showing off a massive …

Is Your Next Great CEO a Management Consultant?

<i>There are a variety of places where corporations and boards look for potential CEOs, but the leagues of management consulting generally isn’t one of them. However, new unreleased research from Spencer Stuart, a global executive search firm, suggests that we’re giving this sector short shift: There</i> …

'Fake' Unemployment Report Shocker

On Nov. 19, 2013 it was revealed that the “unemployment number” released on Oct. 5, 2012 was “faked.” It appears that Washington is copying the methods of China.<p>On that very day, Oct. 5, 2012, we wrote that the numbers were false in our Smarte Trader service. We explained how it was probably done. …

Microsoft Treasury Wins Best Risk Management Award

Microsoft Treasury, which manages somewhere in the neighborhood of $80 billion for the software company, received the the Best Risk Management Solution award at the Adam Smith Awards 2013 from TreasuryToday magazine. The award was given for Microsoft’s initiative to implement automated matching of …

5 Successful Entrepreneurs Without a College Degree

For most workers, a college degree -- and the knowledge, skills and connections that come with it -- is a ticket to higher lifetime earnings. In …