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GE, Siemens Vie to Reinvent Manufacturing by Harnessing the Cloud

Digital platforms let factories link data on inventories, maintenance, safety hazards<p>FRANKFURT—A battle of industrial titans is shaping up as the Android-versus-iOS of manufacturing.<p>Germany’s Siemens AG and larger U.S. rival General Electric Co. are duking it out to develop the definitive “Internet …

Manufacturing

Obama pledges $90 million to help clear remnants of U.S. bombing in Laos

By William Wan<p>, Reporter<p>VIENTIANE, LAOS — Decades after U.S. planes conducted hundreds of thousands of bombing runs over Laos, President Obama acknowledged that secret war and pledged $90 million in additional aid Tuesday to help clear unexploded bombs still strewn across the country.<p>“Given our …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

Facebook passes Exxon to become 4th most valuable company in the world

Tech is in. Oil is out.<p>Facebook overtook Exxon Mobil on Monday to become the fourth most valuable company in the world by market capitalization, …

The Beginning of a Goodbye to Obama

Almost nine years ago, shortly after Barack Obama announced his candidacy for President, near the steps of the Illinois statehouse, I joined the staff of the then-Senator’s unlikely campaign, as a lowest-level fund-raiser in New York. My hiring was one of those life-altering flukes: I’d been …

Indian Sari Brand Casts Acid Burn Victim as Face of Campaign

proving beauty is more than just physical<p>Laxmi Saa, a 26-year-old victim of a brutal acid burn attack, has become the new face of Viva N Diva, a huge Indian-based manufacturer and distributor of designer saris. The company chose her for the campaign because they want to change people’s views of …

The best smart gadgets that stole the show at CES 2016

LAS VEGAS –- After a few years of showing off less-than-impressive smart gadgets at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, companies stepped it up …

Wearable Tech

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Coca-Cola has managed to upset both Russia and Ukraine with a social media blunder.</b> The company decided to first include an image of the disputed territory of Crimea in its New Year message posted to social network VK, before then erasing it.<p><b>2. YouTube might spend more on content than Netflix.</b> …

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Campbell Soup CEO: I Had to Show 'Leadership Courage'

Her board was skeptical.<p>When Campbell Soup (CPB) CEO Denise Morrison told the company’s directors a few years ago that she wanted to buy Bolthouse …

Groupon CEO steps down as daily deals website heavily discounts its outlook

Groupon, the daily deals website, has said co-founder Eric Lefkofsky is stepping down as chief executive and returning to the role of chairman, effective immediately.<p>The company also forecast current-quarter and 2016 revenue below analysts’ expectations, sending its shares down 27% in extended …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Self-improvement

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>When did every banker's favorite shoe go off the rails?<p>By Cam Wolf2 days agoView More<p>GQ Recommends<p>It's like sabermetrics, but for your legs.<p>By …

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