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A Costa Rican Family Stays Connected in Three Shipping Container Homes

These eco-friendly shipping container homes allow three adult children to be independent while staying close to family.<p>To give their adult children the independence they need, a couple in Costa Rica decided to build three tiny homes on the same Santa Ana property that holds the main house, which …

Costa Rica

How to make your own custom Alexa commands

Amazon's virtual voice assistant just got a whole lot smarter.<p>With the arrival of Skill Blueprints, Alexa can now perform a variety of personalized tricks -- "skills," as Amazon calls them, that are personalized to you and your family.<p>For example, is someone studying for a test? With the Flashcards …

More than 6,400 stores are shutting down — here's the full list

Retailers are closing thousands of stores following years of declines in sales and customer traffic.<p>We compiled a list of the 6,403 closures that have been announced so far in 2017.<p>Here's the full list:<p>Some retailers have released lists of which of their locations will be closing. To find out if a …

Macy's

KFC and Alipay to roll out a facial recognition payment system in Beijing called 'Smile to Pay'- Technology News, Firstpost

The operator of KFC in China is rolling out a futuristic system of paying at a fast-food counter via facial recognition, as the country embraces the …

Fast Food

Israel set for $28 billion infrastructure spending boost

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday his office would soon publish a multi-year infrastructure spending plan worth more than 100 billion shekel ($28 billion).<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, September …

Israel

19 hidden gems you need to add to your phone right now

They're the apps that aren't exactly at the top of the App Store, but we love and use them often. Maybe we heard about them from friends or discovered them through trial and error — either way, they're the apps we tend to believe are our own little secret.<p>It turns out, 21% of people say they have …

Apps

Top stocks, companies, and cryptocurrencies to invest in for the blockchain boom

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency<p>Blockchain technology has been heating up in the past several months, thanks in large part to the surge in Bitcoin's price since early May. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed from less than $1,000 in March to an all-time high of $4,440 on August 14.<p>Given this meteoric …

Cryptocurrency

De caso perdido ao renascimento: as lições aprendidas pela OGX para sair da recuperação judicial

SÃO PAULO - Grandes mudanças. De megalômana com o empresário Eike Batista a caso perdido na Bolsa, a OGX Petróleo (OGXP3) praticamente ressurgiu das …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

10 Things Your Landscape Architect Wishes You Knew (But Is Too Polite to Tell You)

By all accounts, landscape architects Gretchen Whittier and Kate Stickley are courteous people. They must be: after all, along with partner Vera …

“Cansados do Brasil” triplicam envio de dinheiro aos EUA e investimentos disparam

SÃO PAULO – A situação política e econômica brasileira tem deixado boa parte da população descontente e a novidade dentro desse movimento está no …

You Wouldn't Believe the Size of FireEye, Inc's Subscription Sales and Operating Expenses

The data security upstart’s revenue and earnings pleasantly surprises the Street, but pales in comparison to its cost-cutting efforts.<p>Based on the …

Regime jurídico das moedas digitais no Brasil

Helena Margarido. FOTO: DIVULGAÇÃO<p>Em 2008, um artigo publicado por Satoshi Nakamoto marcou o início da tecnologia das chamadas “criptomoedas” ou …

VEON offers mobile messaging app in five markets, including Russia

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Global telecom operator VEON said on Wednesday it was making progress in its strategy to reinvent itself as an online player by introducing its messaging and mobile services app in four new markets, including its largest in Russia and Pakistan.<p>The messaging app, which is …

Fundação de Jorge Paulo Lemann indica 10 livros para alavancar a carreira

SÃO PAULO – A Fundação Estudar, do empresário e filantropo Jorge Paulo Lemann, enviou ao InfoMoney uma lista com livros essenciais para aqueles que …

Fidelity's O'Neil cuts risk; Treasuries nearly 1/3 of Total Bond fund -Barron's

(Reuters) - Fixed income fund manager Ford O'Neil, who oversees Fidelity's $29.7 billion Total Bond fund, has reduced the fund's investments in high-yield, emerging market and corporate bonds, according to a report from Barron's.<p>O'Neil is cutting back the fund's exposure to risky assets overall, …

France's Macron shares Israel's concerns about Lebanon's Hezbollah

PARIS (Reuters) - France shares Israel’s concerns at the arming of Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah, President Emmanuel Macron told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after their first formal meeting in Paris on Sunday.<p>French President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin …

Israel

These are the best amusement and water parks in the US

Keeping the kids entertained when school's out can be a tough task for any parent. That’s probably why amusement and water parks were invented. They’ll not only keep children busy for hours, but also tire them out from all the excitement.<p>With the summer season in full swing, TripAdvisor just …

Walt Disney Company

Amazon’s strategy is to beat a cyclical trap known as the “wheel of retailing”

Jeff Bezos has been defying conventional retail wisdom since Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995. By purchasing Whole Foods, he may be doing it again, by foiling a 60-year-old theory that explains why so many stores can’t sustain their success.<p>The wheel of retailing, first proposed in 1958 by …

Smart Cities: cidades cada vez mais inteligentes

Nas cidades inteligentes, o cidadão e os serviços essenciais estão conectados, utilizam energia limpa, reaproveitam a água, tratam o lixo, …

12 livros essenciais para 2017, segundo Stanford

SÃO PAULO – Depois de Bill Gates e da Amazon, professores e ex-alunos da Escola de Graduação em Negócios de Stanford divulgaram uma lista com os …

Veja quem são e o que pensam os candidatos à cadeira de Janot

Foto: Amanda Perobelli/Estadão<p>Sete dos oitos concorrentes ao cargo de procurador-geral da República fizeram o primeiro debate para a formação da …

The Fed’s lowflation dilemma

A few months ago, the Federal Reserve seemed determined, at long last, to normalise monetary policy in the US. In fact, it still seems to be set on …

FIPs devem estar atentos a ‘armadihas’ das sociedades limitadas

A Instrução 578 da Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM), de agosto de 2016, estabeleceu a permissão para fundos de investimento em participações …

Os destinos da América do Sul que podem sair até 36% mais barato em 2017

SÃO PAULO – Os preços das passagens aéreas para a América do Sul caíram até 36% no primeiro trimestre de 2017, quando comparados ao mesmo período …

Computerworld: o porta-voz do mercado de tecnologia

International Garden Photographer of the Year, winners 2017

Prazo para regularizar situação e permanecer no Simples acaba dia 31

Termina na próxima terça-feira o prazo para que pequenos empresários regularizem suas dívidas tributárias. Essa é a última oportunidade antes que …