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Career Moves Everyone Should Make in 2014

Whether you are looking for a new job or you want to move up the corporate ladder, the start of the new year is an ideal time to take a fresh approach to your career.<p>“Too many people make check lists for the new year and then quickly forget them,” says Patty Prosser, chair of consulting firm OI …

General Motors

Ford Is Making A Concept Car With Solar Panels For A Roof

What do Superman and the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi concept car have in common? Both receive power from the sun.<p>Set to be unveiled at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the C-MAX Solar Energi provides new hope for car owners looking to get off of the electric grid.<p><i>Ford's C-MAX Solar</i> …

How to give your kids everything but a sense of entitlement

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion of a recent story in the Wall Street Journal that struck a chord with both my husband and me.<p>Both of us hail from immigrant families who arrived to the US in the 1970s. Both of us grew up …

Kids

The Secret Second Lives of Pizza Huts

China’s hi-tech emperors

From a global online 'anything store’ to high-end smartphones challenging Apple, a generation of billionaire entrepreneurs is rising in the East<p>A new generation is taking power in China. Not the grey graduates of Communist Party committees. But aggressive, entrepreneurial and often colourful …

Chobani Yogurt Sizes Are Shrinking

Following the move, many fans logged onto Facebook and Twitter to complain of yogurts that shrank to 5.3 ounces from 6 ounces - a roughly 12-percent decrease.<p>"We kind of wanted to be more consistent with ourselves and the category more," said Peter McGuinness, Chobani's chief marketing and brand …

McDonald's

Retail versus e-tail: Here's who won the 2013 shopping season

Based on consumer-generated data on the Internet (read: your banal Twitter posts), the fine folks at Viralheat have determined the big winners and losers for the 2013 gift-giving season.<p>And while Walmart and Target still held their own and experienced huge surges around Black Friday and Christmas …

CES 2014: Consumer electronics show to feature 'Internet of things'

To glimpse the future of consumer electronics, get a grip on the world's first Internet-connected tennis racket.<p>With tiny sensors embedded in the handle, the racket measures a player's strokes, topspin and just about everything else that happens when the ball is struck.<p>All that information is …