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Microsoft's Surface 2 midnight launch has everything but buyers

SAN FRANCISCO -- Though Apple is sure to dominate the news cycle with the rollout of new iPads on Tuesday, Microsoft didn't want the coinciding launch of its Surface 2 tablet to go uncelebrated. So it went ahead and decided to throw a simultaneous nationwide in-store launch event -- as is now the …

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Election In Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Town Tests Gender Norms

Voters across Israel choose new mayors and city councilors in local elections Tuesday. In one small town, a handful of ultra-Orthodox Jewish women are defying the norms of their community by running for office.<p>On a recent day, children mob two women in skirts, stockings and purple T-shirts in a …

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An appetite for junk

WHEN cash deposits pay virtually zero, investors have an incentive to take risks in search of higher returns. That has been good news for the …

Take Your Show on the Road

Once in a blue moon, a brainstorming session produces an idea that is so blindingly good that people wonder not only “why aren’t we doing that already?” but even: “why isn’t <i>everyone</i>?” As someone who helps businesses conduct “war games” to inform their strategy-making, I suppose I see these moments …