Six outstanding architectural projects honoured with top gong
Six outstanding architectural projects honoured with top gong
Travel
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
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Six outstanding architectural projects honoured with top gong

Norway’s Culture Minister has announced the six winners of the the Houens Fonds Diplom, a top award recognising architectural projects of outstanding quality in the country. The constructions, including the hiking trail and viewpoint overlooking the country’s...

What’s your retirement IQ For most, it’s lousy in survey Americans
What’s your retirement IQ For most, it’s lousy in survey Americans
Business
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
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What’s your retirement IQ For most, it’s lousy in survey Americans

In survey after survey, Americans have not scored well on retirement literacy tests. But a new survey of Americans ages 60 to 75 says 80% failed a retirement income literacy test. The results of the poll, released today by the American College of Financial Services...

Combinator hires first black partner to recruit more minorities
Combinator hires first black partner to recruit more minorities
Technology
Monday, 18 August 2014
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Combinator hires first black partner to recruit more minorities

Combinator has hired its first black partner to aid in the drive to recruit more minority entrepreneurs. Prominent Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Seibel is joining as a full-time partner to coach high-tech hopefuls, he told USA TODAY. A key part of his mission...

Follows trend with growth in upscale off-campus student housing
Follows trend with growth in upscale off-campus student housing
Technology
Friday, 15 August 2014
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Follows trend with growth in upscale off-campus student housing

Fully furnished suites with leather upholstered furniture, stainless steel sinks and appliances, granite-top counters, flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet, tanning salons, fitness centers, tennis courts, beach volley ball courts, salt-water swimming pools, clubhouses,...

Tinder for hotel guests aims to connect travelers fellow road warriors
Tinder for hotel guests aims to connect travelers fellow road warriors
Business
Monday, 11 August 2014
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Tinder for hotel guests aims to connect travelers fellow road warriors

Equal parts Tinder and Foursquare, the new HelloTel app aims to connect travelers with fellow road warriors — but has much bigger dreams down the road. Entrepreneur Marc Preston conceived of the app while he was stuck alone in a hotel room in Las Vegas...

MSC Cruises orders two revolutionary new ships double occupancy
MSC Cruises orders two revolutionary new ships double occupancy
Entertainment
Saturday, 09 August 2014
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MSC Cruises orders two revolutionary new ships double occupancy

Fast-growing MSC Cruises today ordered two new ships that it says will have a revolutionary new design. The 154,000-ton vessels — to be constructed by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri — will feature innovative sea-level promenades with outdoor spaces, shops and...

Orion capsule launch a go for Thursday morning is designing to fly
Orion capsule launch a go for Thursday morning is designing to fly
Technology
Monday, 04 August 2014
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Orion capsule launch a go for Thursday morning is designing to fly

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The capsule NASA is designing to fly astronauts to an asteroid or perhaps someday Mars will get its first taste of space after a planned maiden launch Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Mission managers on Tuesday gave a “go”...

Sands Wins Trademark Case Against Mystery Online Gambling Sites
Sands Wins Trademark Case Against Mystery Online Gambling Sites
Entertainment
Sunday, 03 August 2014
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Sands Wins Trademark Case Against Mystery Online Gambling Sites

A Nevada Federal Court has awarded the Las Vegas Sands Corporation a $2 million default judgment in its case against 35 unknown online gambling operators, thought to be from mainland China, who have been piggybacking on the Las Vegas Sands trademarks including use of...