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This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Investing

Microsoft's Windows chief: Surface Dial is just the beginning

Objects on screen could be the next big input modality<p>Microsoft's Windows chief sees a future where the regular input devices —€” touch, mouse and keyboard, or stylus —€” are complimented by objects that interact with a PC's screen. Talking to <i>The Verge</i> after Microsoft's Surface event yesterday, …

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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Deutsche Bank

Frog’s New Office Is Designed To Protect Its Most Secretive Clients

The firm’s New York offices will host a rotating cast of clients. But how do you design an open office that still protects proprietary info?<p>Proprietary projects are part and parcel to design work–but so is collaboration. For in-house designers, those two concepts aren’t necessarily at odds. But for …

Design

Microsoft's October 26 Windows event in New York: What to expect

Microsoft's October 26 Windows event is about to happen in New York, and this time the Surface-related news could take a different spin.<p>We don't know what will happen at the event for certain, but we do know the focus is on the Windows operating system and its future.<p>Here's what to expect, based on …

The new science of willpower: Can self-control really get used up?

Does willpower have a limit?<p>For more than 15 years, psychologists believed the answer to that question was clearly yes. Indeed, a whole line of …

The current account deficit and what it means for Brexit Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has long relied on foreigners to fund a big deficit in its balance of payments, a risk that has been heightened by the country’s decision to leave the European Union.<p>A general view shows the city of London, Britain June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo<p>Investors have …

Iraqi-led forces clash with ISIS in push to free Christian town

<b>Near Mosul, Iraq (CNN) —</b> In the push to free Mosul, Kurdish Peshmerga forces ideally wanted a political plan -- not just a military one -- to help retake the city from ISIS, Iraqi Kurdish President Massoud Barzani said.<p>"We would have loved to have a political plan along with a military plan, how to …

Mosul

Pottermore CEO shares the magic behind their digital success

This has been a <i>big</i> year for the wizarding world.<p>The play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" debuted in London over the summer and the film "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," a prequel to the "Harry Potter" series, is set to hit screens next month.<p>In the center of all this buzz is …

Harry Potter

22 Daily Routines These Successful Executives Say Help Them Succeed

Anyone can mimic this kind of discipline to get ahead in business and life.<p>Achieving success in business in life typically isn't a lucky accident. It involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends and family. But another ingredient often goes into the mix: A …

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The Reason You're Not Successful Is Because You Don't Want To Admit This 1 Thing

You know deep down it's true.<p>Success. Define it.<p>You want to have a certain number in your bank account.<p>You want to build something X amount of people validate and praise.<p>You want to be "remembered" or "known" for something, forever.<p>You want to be seen as the leader, the one who pioneered change.<p>You …

WikiLeaks releases transcripts of Clinton Goldman Sachs speeches

<b>White Plains, New York (CNN) —</b> WikiLeaks released Saturday what appear to be transcripts of Hillary Clinton's three paid speeches to financial heavyweight Goldman Sachs.<p>The remarks, which were hacked as part of an extensive breach of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's email account, show …

Snapchat heads for IPO that could value 'mega unicorn' at $25bn

The flotation of the five-year-old app, now used by more than 40% of young Americans, will be the largest social media IPO since Twitter in 2013<p>Snapchat is preparing for a “mega unicorn” flotation on the stock market that could value the five-year-old mobile app known for its disappearing photos at …

Social Media

Merkel says Germany to give big boost to defense spending

PADERBORN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that Europe’s largest economy would significantly boost defense spending in the coming years to move towards the NATO target for member states to spend 2 percent of their economic output on defense.<p>German Chancellor Angela …

Angela Merkel

Apple Stores Removing Security Tethers From iPhone Display Models

Apple revamped its retail stores last year by removing iPad smart signage and demoting iPod display models to side shelves, and now the company has another move up its sleeves in a push towards simplicity.<p>Over the past few months, Apple has removed security tethers from iPhone display models at …

Apple Store

Transcripts of Clinton's Wall Street talks released in new Wikileaks dump

(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s full remarks to several Wall Street audiences appeared to become public on Saturday when the controversial transparency group Wikileaks dumped its latest batch of hacked emails.<p>The documents showed comments by Clinton during …

More Britons prioritize EU trade than immigration controls: poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons who want the government to prioritize favorable trade deals with the European Union when negotiating Britain’s exit from the bloc outnumber those who think it should prioritize reducing immigration, a poll has found.<p>A Pro-Europe demonstrator waves a flag during a "March …

Angela Merkel

How to stop Apple's Mail app from messing up your inbox in iOS 10

For all the newfound utility, though, some other changes aren't so polished. The annoyance of actually unlocking your phone is one, but another common source of complaints in the weeks since iOS 10's launch is the Mail app.<p>More specifically, iOS 10 makes it so email exchanges are threaded together …

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

As pound tumbles, UK faces sharp return of inflation

LONDON (Reuters) - Prices are going to rise in Britain. The only question now is by how much.<p>Jars of Marmite, a brand of Unilever, are displayed for sale on a shelf at a Tesco supermarket in Basildon, Britain October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Helen Reid<p>The prospect that much-loved brands like Marmite …

Economics

Microsoft open-sources P language for IoT

Microsoft's P language, for asynchronous event-driven programming and the IoT (internet of things), has been open-sourced.<p>Geared for embedded …