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Israel OKs New Settlement Construction In West Bank

Israel's housing minister has given the green light to build 1,200 apartments in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, complicating newly revived peace talks with the Palestinians.<p>The decision comes as the two sides prepare for a second round of talks in Jerusalem after a high-level meeting in …

AccountAbility Releases a Report on Materiality: "Redefining Materiality II: Why It Matters, Who's Involved and What it Means for Corporate Leaders and Boards" – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NEW YORK, Aug. 08 /CSRwire/ - AccountAbility has released a comprehensive report examining the growing importance of non-financial factors on …

CSR

SOCAP13: Accelerating the Good Economy

Organizer: Social Capital Markets<p>Date: 09.03.13, 01:00PM – 09.06.13, 03:00PM ET<p>Location:San Francisco, CA<p>Sponsor:Social Capital Markets<p>SOCAP is a …

25,000 Women: How Teenage Texting Can Change a Woman's Life in a Developing Country

<i>DoSomething.org</i><p>The world of entrepreneurship can be a challenging career path in western society, but when you focus on female entrepreneurship in developing countries, the opportunities are finite. I recently came across a new campaign, 25,000 Women, that connect teenagers to a cause - helping …

Developing Countries

The Biggest Data Thefts In Recent History [Infographic]

It's a big-data look at the loss of lots of big data. That's pretty big.<p>The internet is a giant vault where people store some of their most private information, trusting that the company holding on to it can keep it all safe. That's not always the case, as this infographic of data breaches in …

Twitter predicted to become a big TV screen | Kurzweil

Motivational analysis conducted by Columbia Business School and University of Pittsburgh professors forecasts the Twitter medium becoming comparable …

Business Administration

Remembering the Apple Newton’s Prophetic Failure and Lasting Impact

Author: Mat Honan. Mat Honan Design<p>Date of Publication: 08.05.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The original Apple Newton MessagePad. <i>Photo:</i> …

Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

People who are happy but have little-to-no sense of meaning in their lives have the same gene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity.<p>For at least the last decade, the happiness craze has been building. In the last three months alone, over 1,000 books on happiness were …

This recycling bin is following you

<b>Update (Aug. 12):</b> City of London halts recycling bins tracking phones of passers-by<p>Recycling bins in the City of London are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people whom the bins recognize.<p>Renew, the startup behind the scheme, installed 100 recycling bins …

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