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Battle to stop Jack Straw facing Libya rendition charges

Government spends millions to keep ex-home secretary out of court<p>The government has spent at least £600,000 of taxpayers’ money trying to prevent a civil case being brought against it by a husband and wife who allege that British intelligence was complicit in their detention, rendition and …

Soros Increases Bet Against the S&P 500

The fund continued to unwind its commodity exposure as well<p>Billionaire investor , who made a fortune betting against the British pound in 1992, on Monday disclosed a big bet on gold during the first quarter and doubled the wager against the S&P 500, according to a regulatory filing. The …

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The 10 Companies With The Happiest Young Professionals

Are you a young professional who dreads going to work every morning? Perhaps you loathe your job; can’t stand your colleagues; and despise your boss. You envy your friends who are eager and passionate about their jobs – the ones who go to work every day with a huge smile and a positive attitude.<p>As …

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

Same-day fulfillment option is something that customers have come to expect when ordering any range of goods. Of course, how an order reaches a customer involves careful strategic and tactical decision making, starting from the order to the in-store pickup or delivery. This infographic from …

Infographics

A 7-Year-Old's Inspiring Dream to Be an Entrepreneur

2 min read<p>For a lot of kids with entrepreneurial aspirations, the lemonade stand is the go-to business idea. Not so for 7-year-old Ryland Goldman. This kid has bigger plans.<p>When his family recently moved to Los Gatos, Calif., Ryland spotted a golden business opportunity: lots of foot traffic. His …

Entrepreneurship

This Is the 23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Just Turned Down $3 Billion From Facebook

3 min read<p>For many entrepreneurs, the dream is to launch a kickass startup, grow it into a powerhouse and then sell it off or go public. In other words, to walk away with a boatload of cash in your bank account.<p>So what happened when a 23-year-old business owner was offered $3 billion for his …

Startups

How One Startup Plans to Replace Every Card in Your Wallet

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Kanish Parashar has an ambitious goal: He wants to replace every credit card, gift card and loyalty card in your wallet.<p>To do that, Parashar has founded a company called Coin. Unlike other companies like Square and …

FinTech

How to Find Great Candidates by Looking Past the Obvious

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your business is growing fast -- faster than you could ever possibly imagine -- it's likely that you will consider bringing in an expert who has "been there and done that" to help your business go where you want it to go. …

Employment

Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate

2 min read<p>Everyone wanted to be a rock star in the 1960s. The “rock star” career path of this decade seems to be entrepreneurship.<p>As the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week gets underway today, several metrics show that both the number of startup entrepreneurs and the community of mentors …

Startups

Bitcoin Touches Record $600 Valuation

It’s been an interesting day for crypto-currency Bitcoin after its valuation passed $600 on a trading platform for the first time, while another major trading company (the world’s largest for Bitcoin) landed a $5 million investment.<p>Bitcoin seemed in trouble back in October when its valuation …

Google Shopping Express Same-Day Delivery Service Now Available On iOS

Google Shopping Express, the eponymous search giant's same-day delivery service, is now available on iOS through a new app just released in the App …

Splitit iPad App Review

Why Larry Ellison and Michael Dell Are Now the Best of Friends

Keep a close eye on the brewing relationship between the software giant Oracle and computing concern Dell. While today the companies announced a …

Angel Investor Esther Dyson: Find Something That Hasn't Been Done | Inc.com

Disposable Phone Number App Burner Grabs $2 Million In Seed Funding

Before the world was informed of the massive and invasive government spying programs run by the NSA and other countries, a mobile app called Burner appeared on the scene offering users disposable phone numbers which they could use to protect their privacy, or for other purposes. For example, the …

Identity evangelist: Burner gets $2M to help consumers reclaim control of their mobile communications

Welcome to the privacy era. Perhaps it’s a response to the ubiquity of Facebook, but the pendulum appears to have swung in the direction of anonymity …

What is Warren Buffett’s Best Advice for Young Professionals?

Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, also known as the “Oracle of Omaha”, is undoubtedly the most successful investor of the …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Apple Tops List of World's Most Innovative Companies... Again

2 min read<p>It’s a cliché for a reason: Innovate or die. In this information economy, companies that stay on top are those that come up with the most creative approaches the fastest.<p>Iconic entrepreneur Steve Jobs is likely winking from on high. For the ninth year in a row, Apple topped Boston …

Innovation

Why Creativity Is Like Karaoke

IDEO founders David and Tom Kelley on building a creative culture.<p><i>Everyone is born creative, but schools and jobs and the hegemony of the conventionally minded steamroller it out of us. So argue David and Tom Kelley, who as leaders of iconic innovation firm IDEO have unparalleled cred on this</i> …

Creativity

Investors: Get Ready For Two ~$100 Million Enterprise Tech IPOs On Friday

This week alone, three more are going public:<p><b>RingCentral</b> will begin trading on the NYSE on Friday. Shares are priced at $13 and the company will sell 7,420,000 shares while 80,000 more shares will be sold by stakeholders. If the stock proves popular, at $13, the company would raise about $96 …

How Online Marketing As You Know It Has Changed

Google just took big steps to make search more secure. What it means for marketers? Time to rethink your SEO strategy.<p>Think search marketing is old fashioned? Maybe, but it's still probably the source of your most valuable customers. The thing is, the way you handle SEO has just changed for …

Online Life

Google Ventures reportedly invests $250 million in Uber

Uber has squirmed its way through a number of obstinate legal blockades to continue offering its on-demand taxi services, and it looks like the effort is paying off: according to a public filing spotted by <i>All Things D</i>, Uber is now valued at around $3.5 billion. And it appears that Google has taken …

Google Street View Lets You Take A Virtual Tour Of CERN

You may think Google’s engineers are smart, but they’re rather outclassed by the small town’s worth of physicists, engineers, and mathematicians who populate CERN, Europe’s amazing research facility that’s home to the Large Hadron Collider. Now CERN has graciously opened its doors to Google’s …

Google Street View

As Google AdSense Turns 10, An Upstart Wants To Own The Next Generation Of Web Ads

The year-old online advertising startup AdStage, though young, is taking online ads by storm. But founder Sahil Jain thinks he’s pinpointed Google’s weak spot.<p>This week, Google celebrated the milestone 10th birthday of AdSense, the self-serve version of its AdWords search-based Web advertising …