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Yum just can’t seem to shake off its China woes

By Pan Kwan Yuk and Eric Platt<p>Poor Yum! Brands. The inanely-punctuated US operator of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut just can’t seem to catch a break …

What To Do As Soon As You Get Laid Off

Like just about every media company in the last few years, Forbes has had plenty of staff turnover. As the company has let go of some of the old guard, it has been interesting to watch how each person leaving has handled his or her exit.<p>One staffer sent around a group e-mail that was especially …

How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

Why do we sleep? | Russell Foster

Here's How Vogue Is Doing Against Its Rivals In The Fight For Fashion Ads

Though the nation's news magazines have been plagued by a steady decline in advertising sales in recent years, new data from marketing analysis firm MediaRadar suggests that women's fashion magazines might be on the rise.<p>MediaRadar reports that six of the seven top women's fashion magazines sold …

Why Is Starbucks So Expensive in China?

And why do people go there anyway? The culture and economics of drinking lattes in China<p>In fairness, per capita income is a crude way to measure the buying power of Starbucks' actual customer base: The majority of its stores are located in China's large, coastal cities, where most people earn a lot …

A lesson on democracy from Down Under

COMMENT The making of a democracy is not only on paper but in practice.<p>Australia leads the world in this commitment as the nation goes to the polls …

This week, your host Fay Khoo of BFM 89.9 Feeding Time zooms in on Cafenine that serves up a feast for the tummy and the eyes. Up close with co-owner, Soraya Putra, we hear it from her about the eatery that doubles as a creative space for art practitioners. Soraya takes us through her strategies in providing space for budding artists at the cafe. On radio and online at 12PM: http://bit.ly/tunein2BFM

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Mark Cuban Goes Shopping For J.C. Penney Stock

Maybe J.C. Penney can go on the Shark Tank.<p>Entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the latest billionaire to make an investment in struggling department-store chain J.C. Penney.<p>Cuban bought a million shares of the retailer just "a couple days ago," he said on CNBC today. (That would …

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Why So Many Articles Have Terrible Headlines Online

Gabe Rivera runs a website the tech world knows well called Techmeme. It's a bootstrapped operation that aggregates top tech stories from around the web with a small staff and directly links out to the publications.<p>Since its founding in 2005, Techmeme has always used headlines written by the …

Verizon's blue HTC One trickling out to Best Buy stores starting today

See that? It's an HTC One, programmed for use on Verizon's airwaves, and it's <i>blue</i>. Moreover, it's at Best Buy, and if you're lucky, you'll be able to pick one up yourself as early as tonight. If you'll recall, we had heard that Sprint was aiming to ship the aforesaid device on September 10th, but …

Keaton Row, An E-Commerce Site That Pairs Busy Ladies With Personal Shoppers, Raises $1.6 Million In Seed Funding

The personal shopping site Keaton Row has raised $1.6 million in a second round of seed funding led by Menlo Ventures, an early investor in Fab and Warby Parker, with participation from Rho Ventures and Grape Arbor Ventures. The site, which launched in 2012, previously raised a seed round of $1 …

Extra-large Nokia Lumia 1520 surfaces in press image

Want a clear look at Nokia's Lumia 1520 (aka Bandit)? You may just have it. After posting a screen capture earlier in the week, @evleaks has released what's reportedly a press image of the super-sized, 1080p Windows Phone. The render largely matches what we've seen before, including the additional …

Kickstarter Project Accused of “Scam” Suspended, Developer Quits Ouya Contest

The Kickstarter project for Victory Square Games’ Ouya game Elementary, My Dear Holmes has been suspended by the crowdfunding site, and all backers’ …

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