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Greece debt crisis: EU summit cancelled as talks continue

A summit of all European Union members planned for Sunday has been cancelled as "very difficult" talks over a third bailout deal for Greece...

Losing Confidence in Corporate Bonds

Credit Suisse’s Investment Committee has been bearish on core government bonds – those issued by the U.S., U.K., Germany, Canada, and Switzerland – since...

What Salesforce’s expansion in Europe means for you

When software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools first emerged in the early 2000s, the U.S. was at the forefront of adoption. With concerns around security and confidentiality,...

How Not To Manage A Business

Now I know this looks like a strange topic but it has a lot of wisdom to it. I'm sure you would have seen...
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Google Is Launching Free WiFi In New York Starting This September

Imagine a city that's one giant WiFi hotspot. Great right? Now imagine that it's free as well. Google has unveiled a plan to roll out...

Twitter eyes Latin American market from new Miami office

Twitter officially opened offices in Miami earlier this week with six employees commanded by Twitter Latin America VP Guilherme Ribenboim. The Miami Herald reported that the...

Face Your Fear

Death once wrote a letter to a distant country about his intention of coming to take ten specific but undisclosed people on a particular...

7 Personal Finance Milestones For Every 20 and 30 Year Old

Do you know if you're on track with your financial goals? Where are you in comparison to other young adults in their 20s and...

IMF cuts world growth forecast for 2015

THE International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic growth forecast for this year with the risk of a further reduction before 2015 is...

LinkedIn now has 1M publishers, with more than 130K posts per...

Business-oriented social networking company LinkedIn today announced that it has more than 1 million publishers posting content to the site. They’re posting more than 130,000...

3 takeaways from 3 big tech outages: NYSE, United, and WSJ

What a day! Yesterday morning, the New York Stock Exchange went offline, United Airlines grounded its entire fleet, and the Wall Street Journal website...

The Power of Taking Action

Jonathan Winters once said “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it.” How often do opportunities slip off people’s hand by...

IBM Announces World’s Most Powerful Computer Chips

In semiconductor chip research, IBM has been racking up the breakthroughs for decades. And now it says that work is paying off with the...

When data meets finance, a new executive pecking order emerges

There’s a new player shaking up the power ranking of C-level executives at many companies. A few years ago, when data analytics was still...

China’s Stock Market Collapse Worries The World

Seasoned observers aren't panicking, but broader concerns are growing as Chinese stock markets tumble further into bear territory less than a month after hitting...

Why Beijing’s Efforts Have Failed to Tame China’s Stock Market

Since the last week of June, the Chinese government has intervened in the country’s stock markets nearly every day to stop their steep slide....

Greeks Spend in Droves, Afraid of Losing Savings to a Bailout

MAROUSI, Greece — Business has been so brisk in the giant Kotsovolos appliance and electronics store in this upper-middle-class suburb of Athens that you...

Yahoo Sports now lets you win cash daily by playing fantasy...

SAN FRANCISCO — At a press event today, Yahoo announced the launch of its daily fantasy sports league. No longer will you have to...

Facebook updates its cost-per-click definition to only include clicks to websites...

Attention marketers: Facebook has redefined its cost-per-click (CPC) measurement. In a blog post, the social networking company said that as part of its latest...

Liftoff says many new app users rush to buy or register

A large chunk of users with newly-installed mobile apps will take an action — like making a purchase or registering — within the first...
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This is why the NYSE shut down today

An expert says a failed systems upgrade forced the New York Stock Exchange to halt trading on Wednesday. Two weeks ago, the New York Stock...

New York Stock Exchange Resumes Trading

Trading on the New York Stock Exchange was shut down for hours on Wednesday as the exchange tried to cope with what appeared to...

New York Stock Exchange Suspends Trading

The New York Stock Exchange unexpectedly shut down trading in all of its listed stocks late Wednesday morning. The exchange did not...

Amazon now lets you create customized 3D prints of video game...

Amazon has partnered with Sandboxr, a company specializing in 3D-printed collectibles, to let you create customized 3D prints of video game characters from Smite,...

New Salesforce report finds Big 3 social networks boosted ad revenue...

Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn together saw a 49 percent increase in ad revenue in the past year. That’s one of the takeaways from Salesforce’s Q1...

Fleksy’s mobile keyboard app goes free as the company bets on...

Mobile keyboard company Fleksy has followed in the footsteps of SwiftKey by making its Android and iOS app completely free. With seven million downloads to...

SurveyMonkey appoints former HP COO Bill Veghte as new CEO

Online survey platform SurveyMonkey announced today the person who succeeds Dave Goldberg as CEO. Bill Veghte, Hewlett-Packard’s former COO and lead of its enterprise group,...

Facebook is building a big wind-powered data center in Texas

The company’s fifth data center will be completely powered by a nearby wind farm. Facebook announced on Tuesday that it’s building a large $1 billion...

Greece and Spain helped postwar Germany recover. Spot the difference

Sixty years ago today, an agreement was reached in London to cancel half of postwar Germany's debt. That cancellation, and the way it was...

China Markets Fall Sharply Despite Fresh Help From Beijing

Chinese markets fell sharply Wednesday, even as officials scrambled to arrest a three-week stock selloff. The widespread selling has spilled into global markets and...

NYSE President: I owe every job I’ve ever had to networking

Sometimes it’s individuals outside your immediate network that end up offering the advice you need to propel your career forward. The Leadership Insider network is...

Barclays Sacks Chief Executive Antony Jenkins

The bank says "a new set of skills is required" at the helm, as it confirms Antony Jenkins has already left the company. The chief...

5 Things Peculiar About China’s Market Meltdown

China’s stock market is unusual thanks to government’s heavy-handed approach and the high participation of retail investors. Now as markets plunge and the government...

Goldman Sachs Elevator book criticizes Asia hiring at Goldman and Citi

In “Straight to Hell,” John LeFevre, author of @GSElevator, tells of Wall Street corruption, but mostly about the drug-addled life of an investment banker. Wall...

Together we achieve more

There are things that work together way better than on their own. You can buy a TV, but without an antenna it’s just a...

Starbucks is hiking prices, again

Your morning coffee may be getting a little more expensive. Starting Tuesday, Starbucks (SBUX) will charge 5 to 20 cents more for some of its...

Syriza can’t just cave in. Europe’s elites want regime change in...

It’s now clear that Germany and Europe’s powers that be don’t just want the Greek government to bend the knee. They want regime change....

McJobs and UberJobs

THE French enjoy nothing more than resisting the forces of Anglo-Saxon capitalism. On June 25th French taxi drivers paralysed Paris in protest against Uber,...

Germany and France ‘open to discussions’ with Greece but want ‘serious,...

GERMANY and France have called on Greece to make detailed proposals to revive bailout talks, a day after Greek voters defiantly rejected creditors’ demands...

6 ways to transform your business by uplifting the customer service...

Dedication and selflessness are the two pillars that every successful customer-centric business is built on. A lot has changed since Walmart and Nordstrom introduced...

Updates to Entertainment in Windows 10

Windows 10 was built to offer a familiar and secure experience, with unmatched productivity offerings and more entertainment options for Windows fans. Not only...

Chinese chaos worse than Greece

WHILE the world worries about Greece, there’s an even bigger problem closer to home: China. A stock market crash there has seen $3.2 trillion...

Volkswagen Scirocco R review: The forgotten hot hatch is one of...

VOLKSWAGEN has made a serious name for itself as the king of comfortable hot hatches, with both the Golf GTI and Polo GTI leaders...

How to exit: Prepare your business for sale

Paul Viner, former finance director of Giraffe, who steered it through the Tesco acquisition, gives his insight into how to prepare your business for...

A Supercar for Mortals The 2017 Audi R8

Developed with input from the Audi Sport team that has dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans for much of the past 15 years,...

Web Based CRM Solution New Opportunities for Small Organizations

A flexible web based CRM software will help you manage precious details of your customers. Maintaining legitimate time entry to finish reporting and dashboards...

Greek debt crisis: Major rallies due ahead of vote

Rival camps in Greece are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on international bailout terms. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

Bank account compensation cut ‘absurd’ says top MP

News that millions of bank customers will get £10,000 less compensation in future if their bank goes bust has been criticised as "absurd" by...

Eurozone economic growth speeds up

Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey has...

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Coaching vs Mentoring: What’s The Difference?

Since leaving the corporate world of working with Disney, New Look, and Walmart, I have focused my last 8 years on SME’s and through...

The Power of Saying ‘No’ in Business

In the movie 'Yes Man' Jim Carrey's perpetually negative character attends a positivity seminar and becomes brainwashed into pursuing an exclusively affirmative life which leads him...
Leaders Build Leaders

Leaders Build Leaders

Leadership is... Building Leaders Over the past couple of years I have been writing a series of blogs on what it means to be a...
How-To Run and Optimise A Social Media Contest

How-To Run and Optimise A Social Media Contest

WHAT IF I TOLD YOU THAT YOU COULD GENERATE A 35% INCREASE IN SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS, AS WELL AS HUNDREDS OF LEADS BY RUNNING...

Artist Behind The Viral ‘Antisocial’ Work Talks Social Media

"My project 'Antisocial' has been going viral this week... which is very ironic since it points out the flaws of each social network" - Mike Campau is...
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