Jess Anderson

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Sochi Paralympics: Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold

<b>Ukraine claimed their first gold medal of the Sochi Winter Paralympics as Vitaliy Lukyanenko won the 7.5km visually impaired biathlon.</b><p>The 35-year-old beat Russia's five-time world champion Nikolay Polukhin, the pre-race favourite, by 11 seconds with Vasili Shaptsiaboi of Belarus third.<p>Ukraine had …

Facebook Earnings: Mobile Momentum And Massive Mojo

It’s a 22 minute drive from Sunnyvale to Menlo Park, but Yahoo and Facebook might as well exist on different planets.<p>A day after Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tried to explain to investors exactly how selling more ads for less money constitutes “a strong foundation for growth,” her counterpart, Mark …

Nintendo confirms smartphone apps while restating commitment to game consoles

Nintendo has reiterated its commitment to its strategy of keeping its games exclusive to its own consoles, while acknowledging plans to utilize smartphones and tablets in ways that drive new users to Nintendo hardware. At an investor briefing today, CEO and president Satoru Iwata said that Nintendo …

Amazon may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.<p>The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system ready to roll out as early as this summer, according …

eCommerce

Why business leaders should become CEOs (chief engagement officers)

In the UK, the proportion of people surveyed for the annual study who said they trust business “a great deal” dropped to 10 per cent, down from 17 …

Financial Services

Why Are Executives Jumping Ship At Barnes & Noble's Nook Unit?

In the past few months, three key senior executives have left Barnes & Noble’s Nook ebook and digital device division.<p>Bill Saperstein, Jim Hilt and Jamie Iannone have all jumped ship.<p>In December, Iannone, the director of digital products, left for Samsclub.com, a division of Wal-Mart, according to</i> …

After ABC’s cord-cutting block, pirate downloads shoots up 300%

ABC may have pulled the plug on cord-cutters by imposing an eight-day delay on non-cable or Hulu subscribers, but the audience may be having the last …

How Asian dating sites cracked your biggest complaint—everyone lies online

Online dating site OKCupid has found an inexplicable number of men happen to be exactly six feet tall and there are four times as many people who claim to earn $100,000 per year as there should be. False advertising, or misrepresentation, is standard in any marketplace; the dating market is no …

Online Dating

Google's Next Crazy Project: Smart Contact Lenses

If you thought Google Glass was pretty far out, the tech giant's latest project might have you seeing double.<p>Google is developing a "smart" contact lens. Yes, a contact lens made with super-tiny chips and sensors and an antenna inside that -- of course -- you wear right on your eyeball. No joke.<p>But …

Diabetes