Peter Grant

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The dumbest deals of 2014

It was a year of big deals. Alibaba (BABA) raised $25 billion, making it the biggest IPO in history. Comcast (CMCSA) agreed to pay $45 billion to buy …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

9 Habits of High-Performing Business Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s more than one way to run a business and become a successful entrepreneur. Yet many of the most seasoned business leaders share similar habits in their approach to life and work.<p>Here are nine secrets these professionals use to …

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

The US wants China's help blocking North Korean hackers

Apparently, the US is willing to recruit any ally it can get in its digital battles -- including countries that are frequently its adversaries. Sources for both the Associated Press and the <i>New York Times</i> claim that American officials have asked China to implement a block that would "cripple" North …

Is there life left in our old laptop?

With a little care and attention there's no reason that an ageing laptop can't keep serving you well for several more years, says Rick Maybury<p><i>My husband has a Toshiba Satellite laptop, running Windows XP. It must be five or more years old but he only uses it to listen to music on Spotify or</i> …

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