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The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Why Barbie Stumbled in China and How She Could Re-invent Herself

Last March, American toy maker Mattel closed its first flagship Barbie store – the House of Barbie – in Shanghai after two years struggling since opening in 2009. Mattel invested over $30 million in the House of Barbie in celebration of the American iconic doll’s 50th anniversary.<p>The concept was …

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iOS 7 Preview Leaves No Doubt: Whether Hardware or Software, Ive's Got the Juice

In addition to unveiling their redesigned Mac Pro, yesterday Apple also previewed their forthcoming iOS 7. This is the one many an industrial …

Chinese President Xi Jinping no reformer so far, analysts say

BEIJING — With his photogenic wife at his side and his willingness to make eye contact and small talk, President Xi Jinping looks more like an American politician than the gray suits who populate the upper ranks of Chinese politics.<p>One of his first acts as head of the Chinese Communist Party last …

China trade data underscores growth worries

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s exports posted their lowest growth rate in almost a year in May while imports unexpectedly fell, government data showed on Saturday, underlining concerns that growth in the world’s second-largest economy could slow anew in the second quarter.<p>A construction worker looks …

Suspect identified in China bus fire that killed 47

Police in southeast China say they have identified a suspect who they believe may have been responsible for a devastating bus fire on Friday that killed at least 47 people.<p>On Saturday, police in the port city of Xiamen released photographs of a man who they suspect started the rush-hour blaze which …

NSA Scandal Looms Over Obama's Talks With China's Xi

President Obama always intended to talk about spying this weekend. But not like this.<p>He's getting to know China's new leader at a sprawling estate in the Southern California desert this weekend, but domestic controversies have followed him there.<p>The president veered off his talking points Friday to …

Brother-in-law of Chinese Nobel winner jailed for 11 years

HUAIROU, China (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Sunday sentenced the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to 11 years in prison on charges of fraud in a case that rights activists have called another example of official retribution on the Liu family.<p>Liu Xia, wife of jailed …

Gung Ho: Beijing business battles to keep staff

<b>Gung Ho Pizza delivery boys do not walk when they are heading out the doors onto the streets of Beijing: they run.</b><p>As urban China develops a taste for pizza, business is booming for the rapidly expanding delivery chain: three locations are already busy and another two will soon open.<p>There is just …

Gung Ho

US-China summit ends with accord on all but cyber-espionage

The Chinese contrition over cyber-attacks that Washington had hoped for failed to materialise, but historic talks between presidents Obama and Xi …

Obama-Xi Summit -- Nice Talk Beats Talking Tough

The best you can say about the Obama-Xi summit was that it happened. The fact that these two leaders both traveled a few thousand miles to see each other in lovely southern California surroundings and then spent hours and hours just yakking has to go down in the history books as, well, …