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Assessing Bloomberg's Legacy Is A Complex Task

At the end of this month, Michael Bloomberg ends his three terms as mayor of New York City. Assessing Bloomberg's legacy, a man who went from Republican to Independent, is not a simple thing to do. His 12 years in office were groundbreaking, locally and even globally.<p>But at the same time, many New …

10 Gift Ideas For The Tasteful Alcoholic

What to get the friend who aspires to <i>Mad Men</i>‘s boozy workdays and always has a fully stocked bar? Indulge his or her happy hour habit with beautiful drinking accessories, of course!<p>Image: Vitreluxe Glassworks Stump Glasses<p>From the fine wine connoisseur to the bourbon explorer to the beer snob just …

James Franco: master of sex

The actor and dilletante talks about his new pornographic arthouse film Interior. Leather Bar and how he's challenging Hollywood's beige treatment of sex<p>If you're an A-list Hollywood actor you need to have a "thing"; something beyond being just really, really good looking. For George Clooney it's …

Associated Press News

China’s government may be becoming a little less corrupt

Here’s a little good news for Xi Jinping and his campaign to tackle the “flies” and “tigers” of corrupt officials—over the past three years, business people, country experts and others believe that corruption in China’s public sector has gradually lessened, according to Transparency …

China

AP Top 25: FSU, Ohio State move up after Auburn's Iron Bowl stunner

Florida State, Ohio State, Auburn, Alabama, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Stanford, South Carolina, Baylor and Michigan State are in the Top 10 of new AP …

College Football

Chinese premier Li Leqiang wants to help build HS2

Chinese premier Li Leqiang announces he wants to help build the high speed rail link between London and then north of England during David Cameron's three day trade visit to China<p>China is ready to help Britain build the high speed rail line between London and the north of England.<p>The announcement …

How can Chinese Companies compete in Global Markets?

Durairaj Maheswaran, Paganelli Bull Professor of International Business, NYU Stern School of Business<p>As Chinese companies look to expand into global …

Innovation

South Africa's Richest Man Offers $230 Million To Acquire Newspaper Publisher

South Africa’s richest man Johann Rupert has made a $230 million offer to acquire ElementOne, a single asset investment company that owns a 40% stake in Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers, Independent Online has reported.<p>Caxton, a Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed publishing company, is the …

Family ties: Grandson of Jimmy Carter tries to shake legacy in Georgia guv run

On the plus side, Jason Carter's got serious name recognition. The grandson of former President Jimmy Carter is running for governor in the same state his grandfather led before winning the White House.<p>But on the downside for him, the younger Carter is running as a moderate in deep-red Georgia -- …

Associated Press News

The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is A Good One

This Thanksgiving had an extra reason to be thankful – the new deal between Iran and six superpowers. Last week, the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China (the P5+1 group) reached an interim deal with Iran to stop their nuclear weapons program. Four key provisions were …

US airlines advised to comply with China defense zone

As tensions flare over Beijing’s newly declared air defense zone, U.S. airlines are being advised by the U.S. government to comply with China’s demand that it be told of any flights passing through the disputed area.<p>China announced last week that all aircraft entering the zone over the East China …

Digital era confounds the courts

The Founding Fathers weren’t big on texting.<p>Courts have long struggled to deal with key questions at the intersection of individual privacy and ever-advancing technology with little guidance from the Constitution or from prior cases – now judges and experts are hoping that’s about to change.<p>The …

India's mission to Mars gets under way

India's orbiter spacecraft breaks out of the Earth's orbit and begins 300 day journey towards the red planet<p>India's Mars orbiter mission ventured out of Earth's sphere of influence early Sunday in an attempt to reach the red planet's orbit after a critical manoeuvre.<p>The Bangalore-based Indian Space …

Mars Orbiter

Ukrainian President Yanukovych 'outraged' by violence

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1032000/1032867_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524632807_47e9be6214bed478f7cd44885889e23d<p><b>Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said he is "deeply outraged" by events at opposition protests in Kiev.</b><p>He was speaking after police violently …

Russia

The $38 billion nuclear waste fiasco

Doing nothing often has a cost — and when it comes to storing the nation’s nuclear waste, the price is $38 billion and rising.<p>That’s just the lowball estimate for how much taxpayers will wind up spending because of the government’s decades of dithering about how to handle the radioactive leftovers …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

Burnout is the consequence of a broken way of work

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>It’s the time of the year where we can start to feel overly stressed by the demands of work, family, and community. But for …

As Bitcoin tops $1,200, does its fate rest in China's hands?

A surge in Chinese demand underlies bitcoin's astronomical rise over the past few months—the alternative digital currency topped $1,200 early Friday—underscoring the nation's interest in digital currencies as alternative investments.<p>The question lingers: is it only a matter of time before the …

Cryptocurrency

Money Dashboard Gets $4.4M To Tell UK Bank Users What They Spend On

One thing the UK, a huge finance market, has been lacking in recent years is something equivalent to Mint.com. Now Money Dashboard hopes to fulfil at least part of that role. It’s a ‘smart’ account aggregation service that automatically analyses online banking statements. It’s now secured a £2.7 …

As Nadella And Mulally Lead In Microsoft’s CEO Hunt, The Internal/External Debate Continues

According to Bloomberg, the potential pool of candidates being considered for the role of next CEO of Microsoft has narrowed, at least for the moment. Ford CEO Alan Mulally and current Microsoft executive vice president Satya Nadella are said to be the two front-runners.<p>If true, it’s hardly a …

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Business (Canada)

Saudi Arabia irritated by the changing US relationship with Iran

Barack Obama calls King Abdullah to confirm commitment to Gulf allies – but Saudi's options are limited after nuclear deal<p>Barack Obama phoned King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to "reiterate the firm commitment of the US to its friends and allies in the Gulf" – and to soften the impact of …