1. Money Can Buy Happiness – But Up to a Point

    Money Can Buy Happiness – But Up to a Point

    Does money really buy happiness?

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    It’s a constant back and forth: some believe money can’t buy happiness, others see money as the only way to be fulfilled. As it turns out, both are right.

    In his new analysis comparing salary to happiness, Doug Short, vice president of research at the investment group Advisor Perspectives, found that money can certainly buy happiness but…

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  2. Microsoft to Lay Off 18,000 Workers

    #Microsoft to Lay Off 18,000 Workers

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    Microsoft has been making headlines lately, but not for what one might expect.

    Earlier this month the company said it would be eliminating up to 18,000 jobs – that’s almost 15% of its workforce – over the next year in order to integrate its business with Nokia, the company Microsoft purchased back in April. Microsoft’s employer roster went from 99,000 to 127,000 after the…

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  3. CEOs Receive Leadership Training in Unique Boot Camp

    #CEOs Receive #Leadership Training in Unique Boot Camp

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    All great leaders need to brush up on their skills. IMG: via Shutterstock.

    Last year, The Miles Group, along with the Stanford Business School, ran a studyregarding CEOs and their ability to access outside leadership advice. Nearly two-thirds of CEOs cited a ‘lonely at the top’ perspective, stating they did not receive coaching or leadership advice within their company or outside sources. The…

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  4. Uber Will Be Capping Price Surges During Emergencies

    Uber Will Be Capping Price Surges During Emergencies

    Uber Surge Prices

    Uber Surge Prices

    New Yorkers will no longer have to worry about price gouging during emergencies. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announcedthat Uber will now be complying with a state law (enacted in 1978) banning price gouging in times of need. While this particular matter is focused solely on the New York area, Schneiderman said in his statement that Uber will be adopting this policy…

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  5. @HabitBurger Named Best Burger in America

    Habit Burger was founded in 1969 by two Southern California brothers in search of a good burger.

     

  6. We Are Definitely Married to Our Phones

    We Are Definitely Married to Our #Phones

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    Business Insider wanted to know how much adults use their phones, and what they found was not surprising. It was, however, a bit disconcerting.

    There are more than five billion phone users in the world, with 30% owning smartphones. In the United States the average time spent per day on the phone is nearly three hours (2 hours and 42 minutes…

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  7. Archer Daniel Midland Finalizes Largest Acquisition to Date

    Archer Daniel Midland @ADMupdates Finalizes Largest Acquisition to Date

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    Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), one of the largest agricultural and food-processing corporations in the country, recently announced its plan to acquire privately operated Swiss company Wild Flavors. According to Crain’s Chicago Business, the “all-cash deal will total $3.13 billion counting debt, or 2.3 billion euros.” The acquisition will be ADM’s largest purchase to date.

    Wild Flavors is…

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  8. Uber Is Losing Money On Its Lower Cost Service, UberX

    #Uber Is Losing Money On Its Lower Cost Service, UberX

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    Uber’s lower cost alternative, UberX, is losing money, according to Forbes.

    UberX cut costs for customers by using a cheaper tier of cars, such as the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, as opposed to Uber’s fancy black town car staple. UberX recently cut its rates by 25%, but the company is still giving drivers 80% of the original fare price. For example, if a $15 fare is cut down to…

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  9. Amazon is Suing a Former Employee – For Taking Job at Google

    #Amazon is Suing a Former Employee – For Taking Job at #Google

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    Amazon takes its non-compete clauses seriously. So seriously, in fact, that for a second time the company is suing a former employee for taking a job with a competitor. To add insult to injury, that employee went to the worst competitor of all: Google.

    Zoltan Szabadi was leading Amazon’s Strategic Alliances Emerging Partners unit, dealing with partners that sell Amazon’s cloud and…

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  10. The Muse Wants You to Have a Job You Love

    The Muse @dailymuse Wants You to Have a# Job You Love

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    The Muse

    The Muse is an online search engine for jobs throughout the world, giving users an in-depth look into the companies that are hiring so job searchers can find the companies at which they’d fit most. It was originally created as a place to help women succeed in their careers, but it now has millions of users – female and male – taking advantage of its job postings, classes and career…

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