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New Twitter Product Helps Brands Link TV And Social Ads

Twitter’s President of Globla Revenue Adam Bain announced a way for brands to link their TV ads and Twitter targeting at an Internet Week event in New York City Thursday.<p>The product is based on technology from Bluefin Labs, a social T.V. analytics company Twitter acquired in February, and tracks …

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How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

The retail revolution is customer-led, and no one knows where it is heading

The idea that the most successful businesses are those which simply deliver what people want is misplaced. As Henry Ford said: “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”<p>This mantra was often repeated by Steve Jobs as he oversaw a golden period of innovation at …

David Cameron reaches out to China after Dalai Lama row

David Cameron has attempted to build bridges with Beijing following a row over the Dalai Lama by insisting he is “proud” to have as much Chinese investment in the UK as possible.<p>In an interview with Time Magazine the Prime Minister said that he wants the UK to be “the destination for Chinese …

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Europe needs Britain, says ECB president Mario Draghi

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has issued a plea for a more co-operative Britain to stay in Europe.<p>With the political row over Europe escalating in the UK, Mr Draghi suggested a British exit would be bad for both sides. “What I can say is that Europe needs a more European UK …

HSBC's $1.9bn money laundering settlement could be rejected

HSBC’s $1.9bn settlement deal with US authorities over money laundering charges could be rejected, it was reported on Thursday night.<p>Judge John Gleeson is considering cancelling December’s so-called deferred prosecution agreement that gave HSBC immunity from claims it allowed terrorists to move at …

10 Unusual Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

We all know that most doctors, lawyers, and CEOs make good money–but you may be surprised to learn that funeral service managers, hot dog vendors, and ice cream testers can also pull in a pretty penny.<p>To compile our 2013 list of 10 unusual jobs that pay surprisingly well, I combed through BLS data …