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New leader Xi Jinping opens door to reform in China

Under the new leadership of President Xi Jinping, a quiet process of reform is under way in China. If successful, it will transform the country's politics and the way it approaches the world.<p>Every leadership in the past two decades has altered and developed China's direction. Over the past 10 years …

The Most Remarkable Comeback Story In Internet History Is Located In ... Norwalk, Connecticut

You have to get people talking about your company, this story goes. You have to fake it until you make it. You have to create an aura of invincibility and inevitability. You have to get the press swooning and scrambling for interviews and scoops. You have to make your founders and CEO celebrities. …

Senate passes sweeping rewrite of immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill Thursday that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, overhaul the country's immigration system and spend billions to secure the southwest border with Mexico.<p>After years of failed attempts, …

Concrete Floors! No Working Toilet! Just $200K In Shanghai

Every weekend, I rise at 7 a.m. to get on the subway to hunt for apartments. The cheapest two-bedroom homes in the suburbs of Shanghai cost $200,000 or more, which would take me more than 12 years to pay off — if I don't spend a dime of what I make.<p>This is the reality of China's boom. After decades …

New York Assembly Shelves Bill That Would ‘Shut Down’ Tesla Sales In The State

The New York State Assembly has tabled a set of two proposed bills that would render Tesla Motors’ business model for selling cars illegal in the state.<p>Tesla’s sales model takes a page out of Apple’s playbook, selling its electric cars through its own branded stores, rather than through third-party …

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d have told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you were on a lonely …

BRICS nations fail to launch new bank

Leaders from the so-called BRICS group of emerging nations have failed to launch a much-anticipated new development bank to rival Western-dominated institutions like the World Bank.<p>After holding talks in the South African port city of Durban on Wednesday, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China …