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Greg Dyke: It will be pretty depressing if Manchester City win league

Greg Dyke believes it is "pretty depressing" that Manchester City are poised to win the Premier League on Sunday with only two English players regularly in their starting lineup.<p>The FA chairman, who has sparked widespread opposition to his proposal for top-flight clubs to operate B teams in the …

Ukraine warns of 'abyss' as rebel east approaches self-rule vote | Reuters

MARIUPOL/SLAVIANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian leader Oleksander Turchinov warned pro-Russian eastern regions they would be stepping into the abyss if they voted for self-rule on Sunday in a referendum that has raised Western fears of a slide to full civil war.<p>Barricades of tyres and scrap metal …

Whatever happened to Netscape?

Netscape's story reads like a proper fairy tale: takeovers, fierce and hostile competition, split-ups, a giant payout and even a dragon! While Netscape may now only be a sweet, sweet memory to those who used it to first discover the web, the browser's monstrous impact has cemented it as one of the …

Mexico's Drug Emperor Used To Arrive At A Restaurant, Confiscate Everyone's Phones, Then Pay For All Their Meals As He Left

(Its author, Patrick Radden Keefe, just won the National Magazine Award for reporting.)<p>Our favorite was this: the drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, known as El Chapo aka "Shorty," loved gourmet food, and despite living high up in the Sierra Madres to evade arrest, he couldn't resist heading down to …

Chevrolet Deal Will Blunt Champions League Disqualification For Manchester United

Manchester United is an example of how being one of the world’s most valuable sports brands can help smooth the income statement when a team goes through a rough patch on the field.<p>The iconic English soccer team will not finish among the top five spots in the Barclays Premier League this season and …

Career Changers: 4 Tips To Determine If Your Skills Are Transferable

One of the questions I’m often asked by job seekers who want to change careers is how to figure out if their skills are transferable to other industries. Here are four ways you can do this: 1) Analyze the job requirements, 2) Analyze yourself against the job requirements, 3) Seek out people already …

United must avoid 'Tender Trap' with Giggs

United mirror Giggs<p>Manchester United are in danger of falling into what Frank Sinatra once called a "Tender Trap."<p>Most fans, with mist in their eyes, …

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Managing People on a Sinking Ship

When your business is facing declining sales, a potential buy-out, or even certain closure, how do you manage people who are likely panicking about their future? Can you keep your team’s motivation and productivity up? The short answer is yes: Even when it’s clear that a company’s in trouble, there …

Do Something Unique For Your Business

She’s still alive and working, but not many people remember Régine Zylberberg anymore. Forty years ago, everyone, especially the “<i>glitterati,</i>” knew her as Régine, owner of a chain of the coolest and most expensive discotheques in the world.<p>How did she get it off the ground?<p>When she started in …

The Problem Isn't The Robots, It's Us

Richard Feynman was a legend in scientific circles. One of the preeminent physicists of the 20th century—even other top minds considered him a magician—he is almost as well known for his jokes and pranks as he is for his groundbreaking discoveries.<p>When Feynman was a young scientist, Eugene Wigner …

Giggs takes swipe at Moyes regime

Former Man Utd striker Louis Saha has backed Giggs for the job<p>Ryan Giggs immediately distanced himself from David Moyes' approach and aimed a veiled …

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NYOP Mac software bundle: Few bucks gets RapidWeaver, Tuneup, Snapheal Pro, Crossover, PDF Converter and much more

StackSocial and 9to5Toys Specials are offering another Name Your Own Price Mac Bundle with 10 Mac apps regularly priced at $655. This bundle has some incredibly solid apps, and currently less than $5 will unlock all of the apps. In addition, 10% of your purchase will go to a charity of your choice …

In A Rapidly Changing Workplace, One Surprising Skill Helps You Stay Adaptable

Tom Monahan serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of CEB. As part of CEB’s leadership for more than a decade, Tom has helped redefine how the world’s leading companies make their most important decisions.<p><b>Ashoka:</b> What would you say “empathy” really means for you – personally and …

10 Leadership Lessons From Manchester United's Hiring And Firing Of David Moyes

<b>1.</b> Don’t change the two most important people in the organisation at the same time<p>Sir Alex Ferguson had been manager of Manchester United for 27 years and David Gill had racked up a decade as chief executive when the duo stepped down last summer. For manager and chief executive at a football club, …

GoPro's Billionaire CEO On Success: 'You Are Your Own Worst Enemy'

It's a hard-knocks lesson he learned: "In your personal life and in business, you are your own worst enemy. Or you are your own greatest supporter ... nobody can help or hurt you as much as you."<p>That's a new take on the old Henry Ford adage: "Whether you think you can — or you think you can't — …

Jony Ive debuts iOS 7: “Bringing order to complexity” - http://tcrn.ch/12iPDKR

Google ordered to hand private customer data over to FBI investigators http://gu.com/p/3g9cy Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

Barcelona capture Neymar signing

Neymar has scored 20 goals in 32 appearances for Brazil © PA Photos<p>Enlarge<p>Barcelona have confirmed the capture of highly-rated Brazil starlet Neymar …

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Robin van Persie will snub no.9 shirt to save Manchester United fans money

Robin van Persie says he’ll pass up the chance to wear the number 9 shirt next season in order to save Manchester United fans some money.<p>The …

Arsenal fan Zaha shocked by United move

Wilfried Zaha: Has remained with Crystal Palace on loan until the end of the season © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Wilfried Zaha admits he is an Arsenal …

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Call Of Duty Ghosts Game Leaked By Tesco

Tesco the UK supermarket giant, has this week made an error and published details for a new Call of Duty game called Call Of Duty Ghosts.<p>The listing …

Robot truck platoons roll forward

Convoys of wireless-linked semi-autonomous vehicles could soon be hitting our roads, giving drivers a chance to put their feet up on the morning commute.<p>Imagine cruising down a three-lane highway and rounding a bend to find four trucks rolling along in single-file. They are all traveling close …

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EDM Movie In The Works, Produced By Diplo & 20th Century Fox

As Electronic Dance Music continues to bud here in the USA, seemingly all media types have tried to cash in on it. The latest company to get involved …

ScienceCasts: A Whiff of Dark Matter on the ISS

Did You Pay To Name A Planet? You Got Scammed

The International Astronomical Union issues a special report to let you know you’ve probably been screwed.<p>Most of the more than 800 exoplanets discovered have unbelievably boring names — 16 Cygni Bb or HD 41004 Ab, to name a couple. So some enterprising entrepreneurs have started a naming contest …

Arctic will be basically ice-free by summer 2050, NOAA study says

It's been apparent for several years now that the Arctic is melting. But it's melting much faster than most studies previously predicted. As early as 2020 and no later than 2050, it will be almost completely ice-free, according to a new paper out this week. "It's pretty scary how rapidly all this …

What The Most Successful People Do With Their Weekends

<i>By Laura Vanderkam</i><p>The author of What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend shows us how to have more get-up-and-get-ahead during the rest of the week.<p><b>1. They Don’t Keep Spinning.</b><p>Yes, successful people work a lot. Martha Stewart, for instance, has famously claimed to sleep just four hours a …