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Will robots take over the workforce? 4 predictions from experts

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OKCupid's experiment is lazy, unethical and a creative failure

By letting their engineers experiment on users, OKCupid and Facebook showed an astounding lack of imagination.

Why ex-employees make great hires

These so-called "boomerang" employees already know how your company runs, which puts them far ahead of new hires.

Why summer Fridays are good for business

Want to boost morale? Flexible working hours, at least during the summer, could help.

Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

What does Steven Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft mean for Windows … and the way the company will compete with Apple and Google?

Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

Google Free Zone enables feature phone users use mail, Web search and Google+ for free. Is it generosity at work, a savvy market grab, or both?

How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

Digital Trends goes over the many ways Apple's $1 billion victory over Samsung could hurt Android users, and a few ways it could help.

Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

McDonald's Director of Marketing tackles a popular fan question by taking you behind the scenes of an advertisement photoshoot.

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  • Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

    Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:24:06 GMT
    Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.More >>
    Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.More >>
  • Global stocks drift amid wait for US Fed signs

    Global stocks drift amid wait for US Fed signs

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:03 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:03:50 GMT
    Asian stocks got a slight boost from Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower.More >>
    Asian stocks got a slight boost from Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower.More >>
  • Global cruise lines set sail for China

    Global cruise lines set sail for China

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:55 AM EDT2014-08-20 07:55:11 GMT
    Royal Caribbean's newest ship has attractions not usually seen on cruise liners, including bumper cars, a skydiving simulator and a glass observation capsule on a mechanical arm that lifts its passengers high...More >>
    Royal Caribbean's newest ship has attractions not usually seen on cruise liners, including bumper cars, a skydiving simulator and a glass observation capsule on a mechanical arm that lifts its passengers high into the...More >>
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