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Google and Udacity launch a new Android programming course for beginners

Google wants more people to learn to program — especially for its Android platform. While the company already offered a few programming courses, they were typically geared toward students with at least some rudimentary programming experience.<p>Starting today, the Google Android Basics Nanodegree …

3 Ways to Boost your Startup

Let’s start with a simple truth: three out of four startups are destined to fail. The scariest thing is, the line between success and failure is a fine one. Even if you’ve got a killer product and your startup is ‘off the ground,’ if you’re not getting your fair share of capital, coverage and …

How I quit my job to travel: The banker

Marcello Arrambide invested everything he had learning to trade in the stock market. But the ultimate goal was never fame or fortune. It was freedom.<p>When people first discovered that I had borrowed $25,000 in student loans to fund a new day trading career just out of high school, they thought I was …

Amazon’s Smile Program Encourages Philanthropy at Christmas

You might not expect the e-tailing behemoth to inspire the rest of us to give a little extra at Christmas, but the Smile program could change the …

Protesters, police clash in Ukraine over president's pro-Russia policy

A protest by about 300,000 Ukrainians angered by their government's decision to freeze integration with the West turned violent Sunday, when a group of demonstrators besieged the president's office and police drove them back with truncheons, tear gas and flash grenades. Dozens of people were …

Sebelius: ACA enrollment 'very low'

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today acknowledged that long-awaited enrollment figures for the rocky first month of Obamacare will be “very low.”<p>“We intend to give you as much information as we can validate,” Sebelius told a Senate Finance Committee hearing where lawmakers …

Apple's Hire Of Burberry's Angela Ahrendts Shows Its Future Is In Lifestyle, Not Tech

When Apple announced its hiring of Burberry CEO (and Forbes Power Woman) Angela Ahrendts, they scored one of fashion’s great turnaround artists as their new head of retail and e-commerce.<p>They simultaneously added a welcome dose of diversity to their c-suite leadership. Ahrendts is the first woman …