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Home Renovation: Time for a Hotel?

Sometimes, creating the home you’ve always desired requires living like a nomad. While many people spend months plotting a renovation, down to the choice of bathroom faucet and finish of hardwood floors, fewer spend that sort of time thinking about where they’re going to live when the demolition crew arrives. “It...

Greek referendum: optimism fades as eurozone says gulf has widened

Hopes of a truce between Athens and its creditors after the Greek referendum’s resounding rejection of the terms of the bailout were fading fast, as European leaders said the gap between the two sides had widened. The surprise resignation of the Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis earlier on Monday had initially...

9 Things We Learned From Eminem’s Apple Music Interview

Eminem made his presence felt today, as the first guest on Zane Lowe’s radio show through Apple Music’s Beats 1 station. The rapper mainly appeared on the program to talk about his involvement with “Southpaw,” a film that’s slated to hit theaters July 24. But the interview also allowed us to hear...

Marketing meets IT: How the two teams can put the gloves down and work together (webinar)

Join us for this live webinar on Thursday, July 9 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Register here for free. Marketers used to rely on third-party market research, a few focus groups, and their best gut instincts to figure out what might appeal to customers and what might not. Fast...

Thailand Praised For Its ‘Flawless’ Response To First MERS Patient

BANGKOK, June 22 (Reuters) - Thailand's status as a hub for medical tourism could be helping the country contain the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), government and health officials said, after confirming its first case of the deadly virus last week. Tourism accounts for about 10 percent of the...

Walmart accused of misusing donations to fuel Boston expansion

Community groups from around the country have joined together in a complaint filed Monday with the Internal Revenue Service and against Walmart Foundation, alleging that the foundation violated its tax-exempt status by using grants to generate support for store expansions. Donations from the Walmart Foundation "skyrocketed" in certain cities where there...

Marco Rubio’s Adventures in Real Estate

Sen. Marco Rubio bought a house. Then he bought another house. And another. Then it all went bad! Oh, the glory days of the real estate bubble! The past few days have seen two stories, one from the Associated Press and another from the New York Times, detailing Rubio’s not-so-excellent adventures in real...

5 ways to stop wasting printer ink and money

Quick: What's the most expensive liquid you have in your house right now? If you're thinking wine, gasoline or perfume, think again. Your printer ink is way, way, way more expensive. Printer ink can range from $13 to $75 an ounce. To bring that home, you could buy more than 2,000...

Israel Phone Hero Bows Out of First Battle as Finance Minister

Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, who built a reputation as champion of the beleaguered consumer, has given up his first battle two weeks after taking office. Kahlon, 54, said he’ll have nothing to do with formulating the country’s natural gas policy because of his friendship with an industry figure, drawing criticism...

New Chrome extension can pinpoint your Facebook Messenger locations

Stalkers are likely in for a treat as a new app is going to help them creep up on their Facebook friends. As if Google wasn’t enough. A new Google Chrome extension called Marauders Map, inspired by the map in the Harry Potter franchise, will allow users to see exactly...