Maxim Novoselov

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25 Places To Party Before You Die

"Our website is not about exploiting destinations," David S. Miller, a senior editor at Matador Network, told Business Insider. "Matador and our brand has always been about traveling in a respectful way and trying to connect with local people."<p>Which is why when they decided to take on the project, …

Twitter is hardly alone: Two-thirds of tech companies going public this year were unprofitable

Twitter lost $79 million in 2012 and is on track to lose even more this year. But that hasn’t dampened enthusiasm for its shares, which are likely to start trading publicly next month.<p>Indeed, Twitter has plenty of company among technology startups going public this year: 68% were unprofitable at …

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Don’t Look Backward With Your Branding: How Coca-Cola Is Going Flat

Since 2000, Google has developed Maps, Earth, Gmail, Glass, and a self-driving car, among many other breakthrough products. And Coke?<p>Recently, David Picker, a former top movie executive who shepherded such ’60s and ’70s screen classics as <i>Midnight Cowboy,</i> <i>Lenny,</i> and <i>A Hard Day’s Night,</i> wrote his …

Impatient Facebook investors missed out big

The comeback of Facebook's stock price is minting smiles — but not for investors who bailed out too early.<p>Shares of Facebook have soared 31% from the $38-a-share initial public offering price on May 17, 2012. Just this year, shares of the No. 1 social networking stock have leapt 86%, amid a …

He's Not Dead! Reuters Publishes Premature Obituary Of George Soros

Reuters published an obituary of billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros on Thursday. Only one problem: he’s not dead.<p>In a wide-ranging 1,222 word report written by reporter Todd Eastham, Reuters eulogized Soros with this fill-in-the-blank lede: “George Soros, who died XXX at age XXX, …

New Star Wars trilogy to arrive in 2015, 2017 and 2019

The latest trilogy of Star Wars films will arrive in 2015, 2017 and 2019, Disney chairman Alan Horn has revealed.<p>Speaking at the annual CinemaCon …

Google bans sale of Glass

Users who sell or loan Google Glass, the wearable computer, could find their device deactivated, Google has said.<p>The £1,000 Glass units are being sent out to developers who pre-registered, but the company’s terms of service on the device state “you may not resell, loan, transfer, or give your …

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iPad 5 said to be 15 percent thinner, 25 percent lighter

The next iPad will be both thinner and lighter, according to an analyst with a very solid track record of Apple tea leaf reading.<p>Apple's next iPad will be both thinner and lighter than its predecessor, bringing back the company's old habit of iPad shrinkage.<p>That's according to KGI Securities …

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'Our hearts are broken': Texas town grieves in wake of devastating blast

A non-denominational service was held at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church on Thursday night. The Rev. Ed Karasek said that the town "will never be the same, but we will persevere."<p>He added: "Our hearts are hurting, our hearts are broken."<p>Despite the lack of official confirmation, The …