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Make Giada's ultimate finger foods for your Super Bowl party

Not sure what to serve for Super Bowl Sunday? Get inspired by these delicious finger food recipes from Giada De Laurentiis. Here, the celebrity chef is sharing her favorite finger food recipes like: mini antipasto calzones, Mediterranean chili chicken wings and double chocolate espresso cookies. …

Dessert

Hey Microsoft, Acquiring A Hit Game Is Stupid

Buying a game company is like buying an aging baseball player. You’ll need a miracle to get another hit. And while they might have plenty of fans, they probably aren’t making a lot of new ones. Mojang hit a grand slam home run with Minecraft, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft should pay $2.5 billion …

The 25 Most Successful Stanford Business School Graduates

Today it's the most selective school in the U.S., with a 6.8% acceptance rate in 2013.<p>Its elite academic programs have produced some of the most prominent and innovative figures in their respective industries. Here's a look at 25 of the most successful.

General Motors

Mobile Payments Are Finally A Reality Thanks To Apple

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Robert McCarthy has designed, developed, researched and evangelized mobile products and technologies, with a focus on mobile and emerging payment eco-systems, for more than 15 years. At Mobiquity, Robert advises clients in areas including mobile communications, network and mobile</i> …

'Minecraft' Creator On $2.5 Billion Deal: 'It's Not About The Money'

Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson was already a rich man — his game has been one of the top selling titles across multiple platforms for a staggering amount of time now — but as of today, he’s quite a bit richer. Microsoft just bought Mojang, the company that owns Minecraft, for $2.5 …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

5 Bootstrapped Startup Tips to Survive the First Year

<i>Brian Casel is a designer and founder of a few bootstrapped startups. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam.</i><p>Bootstrapping a startup is no easy task. …

Am I better off going to a bigger-brand school with more of a reputation?

<b>I’m French and am thinking of doing a masters in management (MiM) course abroad to get some international experience. Would you recommend that I go</b> …

Business School

Masters in management options are growing fast

It was when Parul Dubey was studying for her electrical engineering degree in India that she read about London Business School’s plans to launch a …

Business School

Deutsche Bank’s grim view from the Denver Gold Forum

If what Deutsche Bank's analysts saw at the Denver Gold Forum is true, the gold industry is still not fully accepting of how much the washout in bullion prices in the last couple years has changed the business.<p>Analyst Jorge Beristain reported back to investors from the key conference in a note …

Air France pilots strike enters fourth day

PARIS (Reuters) - An Air France pilots union warned on Thursday that it could vote to extend a strike “indefinitely” if its demands are not met, as the airline was forced to cancel around 60 percent of its flights for the fourth day.<p>A passenger waits at a check-in counter on the first day of an Air …

Alibaba a Bellwether for Upcoming IPOs

For companies still looking to go public this year, all eyes will be on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Friday debut.<p>If all goes swimmingly, the so-called IPO window will remain open, with dozens of companies ready to take the go- public plunge.<p>Kathleen Smith, principal at IPO ETF manager …

India and China announce trade deals during Xi visit to Delhi

China to invest billions in railways, industrial parks and perhaps nuclear power, but experts say amount is less than expected<p>India and China have announced a series of deals aimed at boosting economic growth in both countries.<p>Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, said on a visit to Delhi that China …

Father of Norwegian mass murderer Breivik speaks of guilt in rare public appearance

The father of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik says he grapples with guilt for not being closer to his son when he was growing up.<p>In his first news conference since the July 22, 2011, attacks that killed 77 people, Jens Breivik told reporters: "If I had had more contact with him, If I had …

Crime

Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.<p>Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, was arrested late …

Australia anti-terrorism raid underway, involves more than 800 police

Australian police are conducting what they called the largest counter-terrorism operation in the nation's history, with more than 800 police officers participating. Officials announced early Thursday that 15 people had been detained and one person charged "with serious terrorism-related offenses" …

Ebola patients buying survivors' blood from black market, WHO warns

As hospitals in nations hardest hit by Ebola struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from survivors of the virus, the World Health Organization warned.<p>The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has killed at least 2,400 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra …