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WhatsApp founders’ secret weapon: five-year-old phones | Financial Times

It was just a regular Tuesday afternoon in Mountain View’s Red Rock coffee shop: rows of young entrepreneurs sitting behind their MacBook screens, …

This Is What Happens When a Startup Fails

Chris Poole, the boy genius behind 4chan, announced he's closing his company, Canvas. In a candid interview, he gives rare insight into how you can confront failure without losing your dignity.<p>Three weeks ago, the Canvas team had returned from winter holidays, hunkering back into work at the …

It’s a services world: How $1.99 a month can help a company reap millions

With the announcement of Nest’s acquisition by Google for $3.2 billion last week, the entire technology industry was thrown into hypergear …

7 Regrets to Avoid Before You Retire

Don't do what everyone says you should do, and other wisdom from those who learned the hard way.<p>Over the years we’ve interviewed thousands of people about their work, including many recent retirees. One of our favorite questions for the recently departed (from work) is about their regrets.<p>While …

Three Years A Bear, Citi Morphs Into a Mining Bull

The case for a revival in the mining sector attracted a fresh advocate yesterday when Citigroup said it had turned bullish about mining for the first time in three years.<p>There was, however, a proviso. A research report dated January 16 acknowledged that the switch from neutral, and a previous …

My Five Favorite Bio-Pharma Stocks from the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

No Biotech Stock Mailbag this week owing to my J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference travels, but I'm going to use the blog to answer some reader …

3 ETF Trends That Might Shock the 'Risk-On' Mindset

NEW YORK (ETF Expert) --How long did investors fret the possible combination of employment weakness and the U.S. <b>Federal Reserve</b> staying the course of …

Mass Affluence And The Middle Class Of The Future

At this moment, approximately 3 billion people—close to 40% of the world’s population—are moving to something approximating a middle-class standard of living.1 This move toward “Mass Affluence” is one of the world’s truly important and durable investment themes.<p>This megatrend is fueled, in part, by …

How the iPhone 5S replaced my Fitbit

I haven't charged my Fitbit Ultra in over three weeks. And I doubt I ever will again.<p>Ever since I bought an iPhone 5S, I've kept an eye on how the embedded M7 motion coprocessor chip, which can track and store motion information, would be used. It wasn't clear when the iPhone 5S was launched …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

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3 Under-$10 Stocks Moving Higher

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage …

Candy Crush Saga's Intoxicating Secret Sauce

There's something deeply sophisticated going on behind all that juvenile cartoon shapes. It's caused wild success--but could be the game's downfall.<p>Even if you don't play Candy Crush Saga, you can't have missed the omnipresent news proclaiming it the game of the summer. It's the new Angry Birds. It …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Here’s A Much Better Way To Store And Transport Your Macbook Power Cord [OS X Tips]

Ok, sure, this is more of a tip for those with a Macbook Pro or Air, or any other Apple laptop in the last few years with the fantastic tiny power brick design to it.<p>I know that I’ve struggled for years on the best way to tuck the two pieces of the power cable away. I’ve generally settled on …

Fitbit Force vs. Jawbone UP24: Which activity tracker should you buy?

There’s little doubt that activity trackers will be a hot gift this holiday season, but which one should you give?<p>Recently I’ve spent some time with …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

The Qantas Crisis Is All About A Business Kicking Own Goals

Businesses fail for lots of reasons but if Qantas Airways, an Australian icon as much as an airline, collapses, it will be worthy of a chapter in management text books under the heading: Own Goals.<p>Specifically, Qantas is guilty of kicking two goals into its own net. The first one was not an …

Home Office Design: 7 Very Creative Space Savers | Inc.com

Where to Give Birth in 2013

<i>Australia's looking pretty good...</i>Where you were born is almost as important as to whom and during what time period. Bill Gates could have only been the computer geek success story he was because he was born and educated in the U.S. at a time in history when clunky computers were costly and far …

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters

How can you borrow a bit of the magic that garners some TED Talks millions upon millions of views? The author of a book on the subject shares some secrets.<p>Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk …

5 Ways To Get Good Bacteria In Your Stomach

We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our body.<p>As foreign as it sounds, the word microbiome may soon be part of the mainstream lexicon. The term refers to the microbes or bacteria that naturally inhabit the body from the surface of your skin to your gut. We tend to think of microbes as …

Li Ka-shing: No Plan To Withdraw From China And Hong Kong

Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, has gone on record with a Chinese newspaper in Guangzhou to refute months of speculation about his intention to withdraw investments from Hong Kong and China.<br>Li spoke from his office in central Hong Kong with reporters from Nanfang Daily, a sister publication to the …

Kennedy assassination: memory and myth refuse to die after 50 years

These days, it is only the world's grandparents who can tell you where they were when they heard John F Kennedy was dead. For decades that was a staple of the global collective memory, a question that could be asked in Berlin or London as readily as New York or Los Angeles. Today that memory …

Profit From 5 Trades Warren Buffett Made

BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- What's Warren Buffett buying? As usual, when <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> ( BRK.B) released its 13F filing to the public on Friday, …

EPR Properties Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 6.15% Yield (EPR)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

The Disneys: Not the happiest family on Earth

On Labor Day 2009, a young woman named Michelle Lund was rushed to an Orange County, Calif. hospital with a brain aneurysm following a night of partying with friends. Within days, as she teetered on the brink of death, the lines had been drawn in a vicious battle over $400 million that has torn one …

This Chef Taught Herself How To Catch Hackers Then Got A Great Job As A Computer Security Guru

But today we bring you the story of a woman who taught herself how to <i>catch</i> hackers.<p>In one big jump, Ashley Hamilton changed careers from a line cook at a popular San Francisco eatery to a computer security guru. She didn't know how to program. She didn't know how to hack. But by studying books, …

Study shows that design alone is not enough – it's what sticks out that counts

Design is important. You know that, Apple knows that, and anyone who has ever designed a cereal box knows that.<p>But new research shows that, when it …

As luck would have it

BAD though it has been, the AIDS epidemic would have been a great deal worse but for a strange and unexplained quirk. Infected mothers, it was …