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[credit provider=”commons.wikimedia.org” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_Orleans_2011_110302-G-7944L-002-Coast_Guard_personnel_celebrate_Mardi_Gras.jpg”] Despite the ongoing jobs crisis and the stalling economy, parts of America are recovering with a vengeange.We identified the strongest economic recoveries based on the latest MetroMonitor from the Brookings Institute, which looks at employment, unemployment, production, and home prices.
[credit provider=”Copyright Baron Phillips Associates”] Europe is better known for its quaint villages than impressive skylines, but all that could be changing thanks to a burst in skyscraper production across the pond.Emporis, a database of construction projects, just released a list of the top 10 tallest skyscrapers in Europe, and […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] Earlier this month, we published the App 100, a collection of the best across all platforms.realising that 100 apps is a lot to digest, we decided to break up the list by category.
[credit provider=”Andbeyondafrica.com/” url=”http://www.andbeyondafrica.com/”] For some people, a vacation spent lounging on the beach is not much of a vacation at all.Fortunately, there are hotels out there that cater to the adventurous traveller.
[credit provider=”Richard Drew / AP “] Some companies find their niche and stick to it.Others, though, have to adapt to changing markets in order to thrive. Here’s a look at some companies that switched industries at some point in their histories, usually for the better.
[credit provider=”AP”] New York Fashion Week is still in fully swing, and before it ends we thought we would meet the biggest winners in the fashion industry.From big box clothes retailers to high-end designers, fashion has made some people very, very wealthy.
[credit provider=”Jason Merriman, Business Insider”] On mobile devices alone, you have close to hundreds of thousands of apps to choose from. Throw in apps for desktops and the web, and you’re looking at millions of options.
[credit provider=”Flickr/phandcp” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/conradpeter/6314862747/in/photostream/”] The big shots in the tech world may don a uniform of blue shirts and chinos or hoodies and sneakers, but don’t be fooled by their modest appearances: These millionaires and billionaires live large—and they have the homes to prove it.The tech industry is booming and these […]
[credit provider=”Facebook/The Clarence Dublin and Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=34719268732&set=a.34718023732.47960.34710683732&type=3&theatre”] Celebrities travel the world and stay in countless luxury hotels, which means that they know the difference between a good hotel and a bad one.And when a celebrity decides to open a hotel, the hotel is likely to come with luxury amenities, […]
[credit provider=”2D Boy” url=”http://2dboy.com/about.php”] Independent developers work absurdly hard and without the support of a major company to keep the lights turned on.Despite this, they can still build applications that are better than the bigger companies.
[credit provider=”LinkedIn”] Behind every high-powered technology company and executive is usually a man or woman (and often a team) making sure the company’s message is coming off correctly.Often enough, we don’t give these people a lot of praise.
[credit provider=”Business Insider/Jason Merriman”] Some of the best engineering schools in the world serve as feeder programs for the best technology companies out there, like Facebook, Google, and Apple.So, which school is most likely to land you the job you want?
[credit provider=”(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)”] Picking the right business school is more important than ever.The right school gives you an advantage in a tough market. The wrong school could be a critical waste of time and money.
[credit provider=”Glassdoor” url=”http://www.glassdoor.com/Photos/CareerBuilder-Office-Photos-E9054_P3.htm”] There’s a lot of hype out there about the best tech places to work for — Google, Apple and Facebook are well-known dream work places.But what about the lesser-known companies with smart, driven colleagues, sweet perks and endless room for growth and mentorship?
[credit provider=”Flickr / Joi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2505321929/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Google will release a bunch of new products and features at its developer conference today.In honour of the new stuff Google will release, we’re taking a look back at the best stuff it has released to date.
[credit provider=”Facebook”] Google and Facebook get a whole lot of hype. But what are the real best tech companies to work for in the world?Does Google have the best benefits and job security? Which tech company has a jazz quartet during lunch hour?
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] The global economy has been taking a beating, but that doesn’t mean Russian oligarchs, Saudi princes and the rest of the .001% have stopped spending absurd amounts of money on strange, extravagant, and ridiculously cool items.In the second annual version of The Life 50, many of the […]
[credit provider=”Jim Edwards / BI / Company documents”] Who are the most important people in mobile advertising? Sure, there are executives from the usual suspects on our list (Apple, Google, Zynga, etc.) but you’ll be surprised at some of names that made our ranking. Some of the most powerful players […]
[credit provider=”Lisa Du, Business Insider”] On Wall Street, there’s only one thing that could be as important as making money, and that’s gaining respect.If you’re respected on Wall Street, interns find that your comings and goings are a part of their education. First year analysts aspire to work for you. […]
Athletic dominance isn’t just about winning and losing.
[credit provider=”Jon Terbush/Business Insider”] 2011 was a huge year for Silicon Valley. Larry Page took over Google and dropped $12.5 billion on Motorola a couple of months later.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/28/Mokdong_Skyline%2C_Seoul%2C_Korea.jpg”] The Empire State Building, the Burj Khalifa, and the Sydney Opera House are just some of the iconic buildings that make the world’s greatest skylines what they are.Building data website Emporis recently updated its ranking of cities around the world based on the visual impact of […]
[credit provider=”Rosenblum Collection” url=”http://rosenblumcollection.fr/concept.html”] In the art world, lots of people hold power: artists, dealers, and curators among them.But one particularly powerful group consists of the folks who actually shell out millions of dollars for art: the collectors.