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The criminalisation of American business

WHO runs the world’s most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People’s Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? …

Coin delays product launch until spring 2015 as questions remain

Coin, the makers of an electronic device that works like a credit and debit card by storing information on all on your cards, is taking a pause.<p>On Friday, the startup said it's delaying its full product release until spring of 2015 while it refines the device and works out kinks in manufacturing. …

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Top designers react to Google’s new ‘Material’ design language

Two days ago, Google revealed its next generation “Material” design language — a departure from past guidelines and a clear reaction to design trends made popular by Apple and Microsoft.<p>To fully digest the impact Material will have on the future of digital design, VentureBeat asked several …

If you can’t choose wisely, choose randomly – Michael Schulson

<i>We could start with birds, or we could start with Greeks. Each option has advantages.</i><i><br>Let’s flip a coin. Heads and it’s the Greeks, tails and it’s the</i> …

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The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

The Scientifically Best Way To Get Through A Day On No Sleep

Sure, boss, I'll get—*yawn*—right to it.<p>Science is an endeavor by a bunch of flawed people, and the institution can be problematic—hey, we're all human—so I'm not usually one to say things like, "I love science!" This time, however, I'm grateful. <i>New York</i> Magazine talked with sleep researchers about …

Uber announces Cornerstore, a delivery service to compete with Amazon and Google Express

Same-day delivery could be a huge market for the fast-growing transportation service<p>Uber announced on its blog today that it is launching a test of a new delivery service called Cornerstore. Uber users in the Washington, DC area will see an option in their app to order from a list of 100 household …

The Multimillion Dollar Quest To Brew The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Coffee crusaders, backed by caffeine-buzzed venture capitalists, are taking aim at Starbucks with a $7 cup of joe. And you might even consider buying it.<p>On a Thursday morning in May, a man and a woman roll into a midtown Manhattan office with two James Bond–looking suitcases.<p>They slither over to …

Self-publishing startup Blurb signs book distribution deals with Amazon & Ingram

It is the dream of most authors to have their books published and available in retail stores. The reality of this scenario is that publishing a book requires an understanding of the industry and a pile of cash, which is why startup Blurb is trying to do something about it.<p>Blurb’s service allows …

Ukraine-Russia clash sparks global rush for safety of bonds and gold

Shares dumped in flight to safe haven bonds and gold on reports of Ukraine attack on Russian convoy<p>Stocks are down and safe-haven gold is climbing as investors took fright at escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine.<p>Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko earlier said artillery destroyed a …

Free Wi-Fi comes to six parks around Los Angeles

Free Wi-Fi is now available to visitors at six parks throughout the city.<p>Park-goers will be able to connect their laptops, tablets and e-readers to public Wi-Fi networks at Cabrillo Beach, Echo Park Lake, Griffith Observatory, Pershing Square, Reseda Park and Venice Beach.<p>The city's Department of …