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The Man Who Danced on the Heads of Snakes

For those who knew him, it is hard to believe that Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s longtime ruler and one of the most cunning autocrats of our time, is finally gone.<p>Time and time again, Mr. Saleh seemed to outmaneuver death. He dodged a blizzard of bullets over the years, along with a bombing that left …

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10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Guess Who Are The Top 10 Solar Panel Makers In the World?

Solar equipment makers are gearing up to expand production again after many of them had to idle production lines or close factories. So who are the top 10 solar panel makers these days?<p>IHS released its ranking today that put Trina Solar as the top shipper of solar panels in 2014, followed by Yingli …

What Apple products are in the pipeline?

Bloomberg's Adam Satariano discusses Microsoft unveiling Office software for the iPad and what to expect from Apple's WWDC event<p><i>Source: Bloomberg</i>

Office, iWork, Drive, and OpenOffice: Which office apps are right for you?

<b>Editor's note, May 12, 2014:</b> <i>This post was updated to include details about Google's new Drive apps for Android and iOS.</i><p>Now that Microsoft Office is available on the iPad, we all have yet another option to write, create spreadsheets, and build presentations on the go. We're taking this opportunity …

Taco Bell Deploys Squad of Ronald McDonalds to Fight the Fast Food Breakfast Wars

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In case you thought Taco Bell was only tepidly dipping its toe into the white hot breakfast pool, …

General Sisi's Greatest Enemy: The Egyptian Economy

As president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi could be toppled by the same forces that unseated his predecessors.<p>Now that military strongman Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has declared his intention to run for Egypt’s presidency, he should keep something in mind: Both Hosni Mubarak and his successor, Mohammed Morsi, …

Banks Must Recreate The Customer Experience

Banks are facing an identity crisis. For the last century, traditional financial services institutions—banks, credit unions, savings and loans—were largely the only game in town for consumers. Individuals often formed lifelong relationships with a single institution and accepted that the bank was …

Fear of the waffle taco has driven McDonald’s to offer free coffee

Apparently $1 wasn’t cheap enough.<p>The world’s largest fast food chain, McDonald’s, usually charges a modest buck for coffee, but it will be offering its cups of “joe” for free to customers across the US over a two-week span beginning on March 31 and ending on April 13. This is the first time …

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The Wall Street Journal

Should you get a bigger phone? How to find the right screen size for you: http://on.wsj.com/1jyvREv<p>What size phone do you prefer? Why?

Why China Loves the Internet

The size of the Chinese Internet is staggering. There are almost 600 million Internet users in China now, more than in any country in the world — next highest is the U.S, with 254 million. That’s just 44% of the Chinese population compared to 81% in the U.S., so this gap will continue to grow. For …

What if Performance Management Focused on Strengths?

In previous posts I praised Microsoft’s rejection of individual performance ratings as the building block for an effective performance management system, and described why rating people on a list of competencies is a flawed method for improving their performance.<p>Obviously we need a new system. And …

Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …