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TIME Person of the Year 2015: Angela Merkel

Fairy tales are where you find them, but any number seem to begin in the dark German woods where Angela Merkel spent her childhood.<p>The girl who would …

Algorithmia Launches With More Than 800 Algorithms On Its Marketplace

Algorithmia, the startup that raised $2.4 million last August to connect academics building powerful algorithms and the app developers who could put them to use, just brought its marketplace out of private beta.<p>More than 800 algorithms are available on the marketplace, providing the smarts needed …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

Finally a smartwatch concept that I could actually see myself wearing

I’ve said before that if Apple or anyone else wants to persuade me to wear a smartwatch, they’re going to have to design something that looks like a stylish watch rather than a chunk of smartphone glued to a strap.<p>Even most of the concept images floating around haven’t really hit the mark in my …

Visit These Places in India While You're Still Young & Free

(Last Updated On: May 30, 2018)<p>Here is a fun bucket list of the best places to visit in India before you turn thirty. They are not just destinations …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

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Why A Luxury Train Is The Best Way To Travel In India

India is a country of many marvels, but smooth flight connections and good roads aren’t among them. Over the last year, very disturbing sexual assaults on women, both Indian nationals and foreign visitors, have also received international attention, dropping the number of female visitors entering …

Carl Icahn

Net worth: $20 billion<br>At 77, Icahn enjoyed another strong run in 2012, beating the U.S. stock market and most hedge fund managers. The investment pool he manages for himself and his employees returned more than 20% in 2012, thanks to bets on Hain Celestial Group and CVR Energy. Icahn, who was born …

David Beckham's emotional Paris goodbye

Soccer

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Warren Buffett To Millennials: 'The Future Is Terrific'

On Tuesday afternoon Warren Buffett sat down with Levo League, a “community of professional women seeking advice, inspiration, and the tools needed to succeed,” and fielded live questions from across the internet about everything from women in the workplace to his personal heroes. From his office …

40% Of The Largest U.S. Companies Founded by Immigrants or Their Children

Here’s a damned fine argument for letting more qualified immigrants into America. Immigrants were key in the founding of Proctor & Gamble in 1837, Pfizer in 1849 and U.S. Steel in 1901– as well as more recently Ebay, Google and Brightstar.<p>Not to mention the 25% of high tech companies founded …

Too Few Work Visas in New Immigration Bill

If the goal of the new immigration bill was to reduce illegal immigration, then the new legislation provides far too few visas to accomplish that objective.<p>The lack of a legal visa category for the jobs most illegal immigrants fill is a core reason for illegal immigration. Unfortunately, according …

New Cars 2014: Best new motors available in 2014

By Leon Poultney

Electric Vehicles

The Most Ridiculous Excuses From Tardy Employees

We’re all late for work from time to time. In fact, 26% of employees admit to being tardy at least once a month and 16% are late once a week, or more, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.<p>In most cases, the culprit is traffic or transportation delays. Sometimes it’s the weather or oversleeping. …

Jasmine’s Mumbai

Born-and-bred Mumbaikar <b>Jasmine Desai</b> is a technology journalist — and, like the subject she covers, her city is constantly changing. Though she’s the first to admit it’s not the “relatively quiet place” it once was, there’s a method to the madness…if you know what to look for. “No place is as …

Steve Jobs: Timeline of a Visionary Genius (Infographic)

- Apr 9, 2013<p>Steve Jobs’s life has been illustrated in many ways, but this infographic from visual.ly showing his timeline has got to be one of the …

The 25 Best-Paying Companies For Software Engineers

Engineering talent is scarce, so companies are willing to pay big bucks to keep them happy.<p>Which companies pays their engineers the most?<p>Jobs review site Glassdoor helped us pull the top 25 companies around the world that pay their US-based software engineers the most.<p>The highest paying company …

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15 Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes

For many, the name Steve Jobs is synonymous with inspiration.<p>Throughout the years, he's not only changed our lives with innovative products, but also …

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DICE+ launches $99 developer kit, pre-orders for $40 consumer model start this summer

Game Technologies, the Poland-based company behind the little electronic die that is DICE+, has just announced a $99 developer edition that bundles a transparent-cased model along with its software development kit. As a reminder, the DICE+ is an inch-sized rubberized cube packed with Bluetooth, an …