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Here's Why Etsy, The E-Commerce Company That Could IPO This Quarter, Loves Being Headquartered In New York

Business Insider visited t he company's gorgeous DUMBO headquarters in September (DUMBO stands for Down Under The Manhattan Bridge Overpass), but Etsy is in the midst of designing a new space, also in DUMBO, that will be able to accommodate more than 300 new local employees (there are currently …

The US And India Just Unlocked Billions Of Dollars In Trade

The two countries reached an understanding on two issues that, despite a groundbreaking 2006 agreement, had stopped US companies from setting up reactors in India and became one of the major irritants in bilateral ties.<p>"We are committed to moving towards full implementation," Obama told a joint …

Why Google Glass Flopped

With customer service, production and supply chain management, companies are constantly being told that they have to get it right first time. In new technology, however, that mantra is turned on its head.<p>Try to think of a truly great product that realised anything like its full potential in its …

Google Glass

The Top 25 Countries To Retire To In 2015

<i>To determine which countries make the best places for American retirees to settle, expat-focused International Living relied on information from their contributors around the world, as well as data on factors such as climate, cost of living, and health care to generate their Annual Global</i> …

Transforming Your Retail Customer Experience: Building An Apple Store Experience On A Budget

Customers are changing quickly, and retailers need to stop using an old customer experience model to serve new customers with new expectations. This new breed of customers includes the all-important millennial generation, 80 million customers who have been raised online, have had smartphones since …

8 technologies that will change the way you do everything

Slide 1 of 10<p>NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — It’s well known that technology grows exponentially – but sometimes its development is unfolding right before …

Apple Pay

5 reasons not to retire in the U.S.

When it comes to retiring, more baby boomers are finding greener (and cheaper) pastures overseas.<p>More than half a million retirees receive their …

Retirement

Credit Suisse Just Tweetstormed Its 2015 Outlook For The World

The full report is currently only available to clients. But the firm highlighted some of its top forecasts in a series of tweets Friday.<p>It sees healthy global economic growth, with GDP advancing 2.9%.<p>"We expect average [US] real GDP growth of 3%," the firm tweeted. They characterized the US labor …

Here’s What Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Thinks Apple And Google Do Best

At a recent event on its Redmond campus, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella detailed his views on what Google and Apple do best.<p>His comments, as the chief executive of the company worth less than Apple, but more than Google, are notable. For context, in his thus-short tenure at Microsoft , Nadella has …

Happy Singles Day! China's Anti-Valentine's Festival Is The World's Biggest E-Commerce Holiday

<b>Update at 11:15 a.m., November 11 (EDT) /12:15 a.m., November 11 (Beijing time):</b> Alibaba’s Singles Day hit a record this year: $9.3 billion (RMB 57.1 billion) in gross merchandise value. That’s 60% increase from last year’s $5.8 billion.<p><b>Update at 9:30 a.m., November 11 (EDT) /10:30 p.m., November</b> …

Why Alibaba, Baidu, And Xiaomi Brands Aren't Recognized Outside China

Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA), Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), and Xiaomi Inc. are three well-known brands. In China, that is. But they have yet to gain recognition outside China.<p>Xiaomi has been gaining market share in the domestic market, upsetting Samsung Electronics as China’s largest smartphone …

Germany Celebrates 25 Years Since Berlin Wall Fall

<i>Photo: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images</i><p>Twenty-five years ago this week, the infamous Berlin Wall cracked – then fell in spectacular, unexpected fashion. I remember watching in disbelief as the television networks broadcast gleeful German citizens, sledgehammers in hand smashing off graffiti-covered …