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Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> The protests in Baltimore related to the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died in police custody, have spread to New York City.<p><b>2.</b> The death toll from the Nepal earthquake has climbed above 5,500, while rescuers face difficultly reaching victims because of the vast size of the …

Ho Chi Minh City

Why Sony makes money every time you buy an iPhone

Every time an iPhone 6 is sold, an unlikely company cashes in, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>That company, Sony (SNE), provides the image …

Employees had a surprising reaction to the news that their CEO was raising the minimum wage to $70,000 a year

A quarter of the employees would see their salaries double.<p>Before the company-wide meeting, Price had consulted family, friends, and just five other employees within the company. Most people in the room had no idea what was on the agenda.<p>At first, no one said a word. "People sat there in stunned …

Employment

Tomorrow, Microsoft will make a bunch of announcements that are vital to the company's future

CEO Satya Nadella will kick off the conference with a keynote in which he's expected to make a whole bunch of announcements.<p>Here's what we expect to hear more about:<p><b>Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10!</b> We expect Microsoft to give us an official release date. Earlier this month, the date was leaked …

Windows 10

Shock economic figures and a previous election

This UK election was meant to be about the economy, where the government enjoys a hefty lead over its opponents. All it needs in the last 10 days is …

Baltimore in charts

The city of Baltimore is in lock-down after a night of riots and violent clashes between police and protesters that followed the funeral of a black …

Justice

24 LinkedIn Rules You Might Be Breaking

Back in the day, etiquette rules were fairly simple. Always send a thank-you card. Don’t put your elbows on the table. Hold the door open for other people.<p>However, social networks have made matters <i>much</i> more complicated, and Emily Post isn’t much help when it comes to online etiquette. That’s why …

Employment

La cena al ristorante si paga in anticipo: il nuovo trend londinese

I ‘no show’ sono i peggiori nemici dei ristoratori: sono le persone che prenotano un tavolo per cena ma poi cancellano all’ultimo minuto, oppure non …

China-led AIIB will be lean, clean and green - official

A general view of the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Thomson Reuters<p>BEIJING (Reuters) - The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will be lean, clean and green, its interim chief said, playing down concerns …

China

Varoufakis spreads gospel of radical reform to Italy’s capitalists

By John Thornhill in Cernobbio<p>Fresh from his appearance in the glossy pages of Paris Match as a model of militant chic, Yanis Varoufakis pitched up …

Europe

Study trip part two

How global is an MBA really?

Mayer makes amends with Yahoo’s agitated investors

When Marissa Mayer joined Yahoo as chief executive, employees put posters on the walls emblazoned with the word “Hope”, implicitly comparing their …

China manufacturing shrinks for first time since 2012

China’s factory sector shrank in January for the first time in more than two years, the latest signal that the country’s growth slowdown is set to …

New McDonald’s chief faces kitchen heat

When Steve Easterbrook becomes chief executive of McDonald’s in March, the former Watford Grammar schoolboy will take over a company facing one of …

Camicia bianca: 5 variazioni sul tema

È l’emblema dello stile che va oltre le mode. Archetipo di eleganza, per il suo colore nitido e puro, le sue linee nette, la compostezza del colletto …

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Apple's Latest Quarter

Markets

FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

2015-01-28T06:05:48.000Z<p>By: Amie Tsang<p><i>You can sign up for the email here.</i><p>Apple sold 74.5m iPhones to report the largest profit in history in the …

The global deflation shock – how big and how bad?

The Brent oil price has fallen by a further 9.3 per cent in the first few days of 2015, making the total decline since mid 2014 a remarkable 56 per …

Greetings from sunny Buenos Aires

Marta Szczerba describes a school trip to Argentina, where she is being teamed with five classmates to work on a consulting project<p>Read more

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Dell's New XPS 13 Laptop Makes Me Seriously Regret My MacBook Air Purchase

<b>[UPDATE: My review of the XPS 13 is here.]</b><p>File this headline and subsequent article under “words I swore I’d never utter.” Dell has unveiled an updated version of their XPS 13 laptop that has sent my hardware lust into overdrive, and inconceivably stirred up regret over buying Apple's 13-inch …

Computer Hardware

Hello 2015: Russian equities – time to buy?

Russian asset prices have taken a severe battering this year and are now ranked as among the cheapest in the world. The obvious question many are now …

Fortune.com

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U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …