Arben Dubova

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Documents shed light on North Korea’s startling gains in sea-based missile technology

A few months after the collapse of the Soviet Union, a group of American investors and Russian scientists struck a deal to begin marketing one of the crown jewels of Moscow’s strategic arsenal: an entire family of missiles designed for launch from submarines.<p>Up for sale were powerful missiles …

North Korea

Bosses Say They Want Employee Input. Then They Ignore It.

Jennifer Deal is a senior research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership and an affiliated research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California. She is co-author of “What Millennials Want from Work.” Leaders often ask their employees for …

University of Southern California

Banks Get Personal in Their Marketing

Financial institutions are tapping customer data to make pitches, aiming to make them useful and effective without being creepy<p>Banks know more about their customers than ever, and increasingly are trying to get more use out of that information.<p>The results can be convenient, or just creepy.<p>Banks can …

Marketing

The Older I Get, the Less I Seem to Know

They say wisdom comes with age. Maybe, but not the kind of wisdom I always cared about.<p>Older but wiser.<p>How many times a day do we older people hide behind that chestnut? Or that wisdom comes with age? Or if only I knew then what I know now?<p>Well, I don’t mean to sound too curmudgeonly, and I’m not …

Retirement

Does your credit card make you feel more attractive? Wells Fargo wants to know

Wells Fargois eager to move on from the scandal involving bank employees opening millions of accounts for customers without their permission. First, however, it has a few questions for credit card holders.<p>Among other things, it wants to know how they feel about the following statements, on a scale …

Finance

The Plot Against America’s 99%

US President Donald Trump, in partnership with congressional Republicans, is pursuing tax cuts that will blow up the fiscal deficit and add to the …

Nouriel Roubini

Why You’re Still Protected if Your Long-Term-Care Insurer Goes Bust

Each state has special procedures in place to rescue insolvent insurers.<p><i>What happens to my benefits if my long-term-care insurance company goes …

Health Care

The tax reform the US really needs

The tax reform debate continues to rage in the US. And it is likely to do so for the next few weeks as the Senate and House of Representatives try to …

Paradise Papers spark political backlash over offshore finance

The leak of the Paradise Papers, a trove of 13.4m documents claiming to show how “the rich get richer through offshore manoeuvres”, quickly inflamed …

Press Release

<b>Endorsement Policy</b> - Fitch's approach to ratings endorsement so that ratings produced outside the EU may be used by regulated entities within the EU …

Fitch Ratings

10 Internet safety rules to help keep your family safe online

<b>Realize cybersecurity is a moving target.</b><p>Cybercriminals are constantly coming up with new threats, so you need to be conscientious about downloading …

Information Systems

What is Culture Shock, and What Can I do to Avoid it?

Culture shock is described as the feelings one experiences after leaving their familiar, home culture to live in another cultural or social …

Culture Shock

Overcoming 3 Cultural Barriers To eLearning

<b>How To Overcome Cultural Barriers To eLearning: 3 Lessons From Dr. Michael Baron</b><p>On completion of my postgraduate studies in Australia, I returned to …

Apple's war against you repairing your iPhone is pure corporate greed

You don't own your iPhone.<p>Not really, anyway: The software updates are administered by Apple, and if you break your touchscreen, the company does …

Volvo wants you to treat your car just like your smartphone

Volvo is hoping that drivers will be ready to upgrade their cars just like they do their phones: on an annual schedule.<p>The Swedish automaker will now …

Having a new Volvo XC40 will be as hassle free as having a mobile phone

Having a new Volvo XC40 will be as hassle free as having a mobile phone<p>(ROCKLEIGH, N.J.) Volvo Cars is inventing a new model of car access with the …

How the blockchain will radically transform the economy | Bettina Warburg

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Governments may be big backers of the blockchain

IN THE hills overlooking Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital, sits a nondescript building housing rows of humming computer servers. The data centre, operated …

What if the bitcoin bubble bursts?

MARKETS frequently froth and bubble, but the boom in bitcoin, a digital currency, is extraordinary. Although its price is down from an all-time high …

Here's what Trump's new tax plan means if you're making $75,000 a year

Chip Somodevilla / Getty<p><b>Republicans finally unveiled their plan to overhaul the tax code.</b>• <b><br>Tax rates for the average single young professional may not</b> …

Personal Finance

What the New Nobel Prize Winner Has to Say About Money and Happiness

You might remember Deaton from all those articles about how happiness tops out at $75,000. That was only half the story.<p>Before yesterday you might …

These Are the Happiest Cities in the United States

National Geographic Explorer and best-selling author Dan Buettner searched for the happiest Americans. Where he found them will surprise you.<p>Who are the happiest Americans? Ask this question anywhere from Montauk to Maui and you’re bound to pique interest (you may even pick a fight). While fans of …

Travel Photography

This Is the Happiest City in the U.S.

When deciphering who leads the happiest lives, it’s likely their surroundings probably involve open water, nature and lots of bikers.<p>That’s according …

What is the Best City for Job Seekers?

What’s the best city in the US for job seekers?It’s a difficult question to answer. After all, every job seeker is unique: For some, there’s no place …

The 25 Best Cities for Job Seekers Right Now

Some are great vacation spots, too.<p>The U.S. unemployment rate is at a near-record low — but some cities have sunnier job prospects than …

See the Cities Where You Can Be Happier With Less Money

Would you be happier with more money? Only up to a point, and that threshold depends on where you live, shows new research provided by Gallup to …

Income Buys Happiness Differently Based on Where You Live

Does income buy happiness? This oft-debated question now has a definitive answer: Yes -- up to a point.

Happiness

Well-Being Lower Among Workers With Long Commutes

Back pain, fatigue, worry all increase with time spent commuting<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. <b>--</b> American workers with lengthy commutes are more likely to report a …