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FORTUNE — Way back in 2012, there was an active — and vocal — debate over whether or not it was appropriate to open retail stores on Thanksgiving. This year, it’s a moot point: Target (TGT), Wal-Mart (WMT), Best Buy (BBY), and Macy’s (M), among others, will throw open their doors on Thanksgiving …

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Technology News & Mobile Reviews, Gadgets & Gizmos in Video & Photo Reviews at BGR India. Get latest Gadgets & technology news on laptops, mobiles, …

Clinging to Outlook, Only 25 Percent of Yahoo Employees Willing to Eat Mail “Dogfood” (Best Memo Ever!)

As most know, I love a good internal memo from inside Yahoo and here’s a doozy related to a rather controversial topic of late: How badly the new …

The 'Super Secrets' of Apple Design Guru Jony Ive

Eric Schmidt writes a guide for switching from iPhone to Android

Thinking about making the switch from iPhone to Android? "Many" of Eric Schmidt's friends are, he says — and so he wrote them a 900-word guide to walk them through the process. Google's executive chairman took to Google+ today to share tips and best practices for abandoning Apple's ecosystem in …

5 Ways To Accelerate Your Career And Get Promoted

Advancing your career within a company can be frustrating. The fact is, doing good work won’t be enough to get you noticed and move you ahead. You simply can’t rely on your manager or your company to move your career along; you have to take charge to make it happen. Here are five key strategies …

Top 5 Writing Tips For Entrepreneurs

Can you be a terrible writer and still be successful as an entrepreneur? Sure. You can also be short and play in the NBA, but it helps to be tall, and you will be a better entrepreneur than you would otherwise be if you can write well. I’ve been told that I write well. I haven’t taken the time to …

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks about team building, product insight, and good design

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made an appearance at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco today to have a fireside chat with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. During the hour-long conversation, Mayer spoke about her experience relating to teams, the impact of design on products, and how she helps empower …

Internet cafes in the developing world find out what happens when everyone gets a smartphone

Internet cafes across the developing world are reporting dwindling numbers of customers as smartphones make the mobile web ubiquitous. After all, why pay for web access on someone else’s creaky old PC when you can peruse Facebook on your Android device from anywhere you like?<p>In Rwanda, a cafe owner …

Café

Steve Ballmer: Here's The Real Reason I'm Leaving Microsoft

In it, he gives his fullest explanation for why he's stepping down as CEO of Microsoft.<p>It sounds like Ballmer decided it was time to leave after getting a certain amount of nudging from his board members.<p>In January, Ballmer was laying out his plan to combat the rise of the iPhone and Android to his …

Trust frays between Obama, Dems

When Denis McDonough stepped onto House Democrats’ turf on Thursday, he was armed only with a PowerPoint presentation on fixing Obamacare’s website and talking points about the president’s proposal allowing people to keep their health care plans.<p>The White House chief of staff might have been better …

It’s the most important change in the US economy since the Great Recession—that nobody is talking about

For all intents and purposes, the US has kicked its credit card addiction. At least for now.<p>Check it out. Revolving credit, which the government first started tracking in 1968, was going gangbusters for decades, driven by credit card debt. After the crisis, it’s nearly dead in the water.<p>Now, yes, …

Personal Finance

Greater Role for Consumers in China Is Bullish for All

<b>NEW YORK</b> <b>(</b><b>TheStreet</b><b>)</b> -- It may sound odd that the Communist Party in China wants to let consumers play a "decisive" role in allocating resources in …

Yahoo Adopted One Of Microsoft's Worst Ideas, Just As Microsoft Killed It Off

Looks like Yahoo and Microsoft are pulling a switcheroo.<p>Microsoft told employees on Tuesday that it's ending its so-called "stack-ranking" system. Under Microsoft's infamous system, workers were ranked on a curve, and those at the low end would be fired or dealt with in some way. The goal in …

More bad borrowers are getting car loans in the US, making regulators nervous

Independent lenders are giving more loans to US customers with bad credit, combining them into bonds and selling them on Wall Street. But this isn’t the housing nightmare of 2005, it’s car loans—today.<p>In August, the New York Federal Reserve noted that subprime auto-lending was beginning to return …

Finance

Still no hint of a compromise

FOR all the recent diplomatic drum-rolls, Syrians have no illusions that an end to their misery is in sight. A plan for a second big peace conference …

Middle East

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Gradual exodus of young people towards WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk is just as their mums and dads get the hang of social networking<p>Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, …

Who Can Lead A Consumer Revolution In China?

As the Third Plenum—the third meeting of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) – begins this weekend, China observers are anxious to see whether the country’s transformation from an export-oriented to consumer-oriented economy will be addressed; and the broader issue of …

Why India's Mars Mission Is So Much Cheaper Than NASA's

Former NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin pioneered a "faster, better, cheaper" approach to America's space program, but he would have been hard-pressed to deliver a Mars mission for the bargain-basement price of India's first probe to the red planet, which blasted off Tuesday.<p>"India's Mars mission, …

China Can’t Be a Global Innovation Leader Unless It Does These Three Things

When the Chinese Communist Party’s central committee wraps up the Third Plenum on November 12, 2014, a shift from efficiency to innovation will likely be one of the major planks in its vision for China. The government’s imperatives are clear: It wants to double incomes by 2020 in the face of a …

Stop Worrying About Making the Right Decision

Much of my work as a coach involves helping people wrestle with an important decision. Some of these decisions feel particularly big because they involve selecting one option to the exclusion of all others when the cost of being “wrong” can be substantial: <i>If I’m at a crossroads in my career, which</i> …

Three Creativity Challenges from IDEO’s Leaders

People often ask us how they can become more creative. Through our work at the global design and innovation firm IDEO and David’s work at Stanford University’s d.school, we’ve helped thousands of executives and students develop breakthrough ideas and products, from Apple’s first computer mouse to …

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FORTUNE — China’s Communist Party is spending this weekend in meetings. Important ones, maybe even historic, or at least so say the state press. The four-day event that starts Saturday in Beijing is officially called the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee, …

Record Numbers Of Elite MBAs Are Ditching Finance For Tech

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, finance has lost its luster for many elite MBAs, and a record number of graduates are heading to the white-hot tech sector instead.<p>According to data assembled by The Wall Street Journal, the percentage of graduates who went into finance dropped by 12% from …

College & University

Departing BlackBerry CEO pens letter to employees as company's 'biggest fan'

In a letter to BlackBerry employees earlier this week, former CEO Thorsten Heins says he remains the company's "biggest fan" even after handing over the reins to interim CEO John Chen, and will continue to be "cheering from the sidelines." It's no surprise that he has such encouraging words for his …

Computer says no

A HANDSOME man told television viewers to pick up their phones and shop. “The phone number…is 1-800-318-2596,” he said on October 21st. “I want to …

Housing bubble risk 'extremely slim'

<b>The risk of a housing bubble in the UK is "extremely slim", according to one of the country's leading economic forecasters, the EY Item Club.</b><p>In its quarterly report on the economy, the Item Club said government schemes such as Help to Buy will help boost house prices by 3.5% this year.<p>It also …

Housing

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …