Tag Archives: Want

‘We Want A Lionel Messi’: Xi Jinping’s Bizarre Request For Argentine President Mauricio Macri

As Lionel Messi is Argentina’s hottest cultural export — second only, perhaps, to the Pope — it comes as no surprise that politicians from Xi Jinping to Barack Obama have dropped references to the international soccer star when meeting with Argentine president Mauricio Macri during his first year in office. On Saturday during the G20 summit in Hangzhou, Xi had ...

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Nokia CEO: ‘We don’t want to just put logos on somebody’s devices’

After selling its phone business to Microsoft, Nokia had quite the identity crisis. The company remained Finland’s biggest and best-known company, but was a shell of its former self with disparate businesses in mapping, network equipment and patent licensing. CEO Rajeev Suri, who had been running the networking area Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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High State Tax Rate? You Probably Want to Move

Filed under: State Income Tax Getty By Karla Bowsher Residents of states with higher state tax burdens are more likely to want to move, a new study shows. Gallup’s recently released State of the States 2015 study found that residents of states with the highest aggregated state tax burdens are 10 percent more likely to say they would like to ...

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Microsoft really doesn’t want Windows 10 users to switch to Chrome

Microsoft has a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to stick with its new Edge browser over Chrome or Firefox. In a newly leaked Windows 10 preview (build 10568), the software giant has added a new prompt targeting users switching default apps. If you have Microsoft Edge set as the default browser and install Chrome and switch defaults then ...

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Expedia and Priceline Want to Rule the Travel World

Filed under: Company News, Travel, Mergers & Acquisitions, Travel Industry Kiichiro Sato/AP The shakeout in online travel continues. Expedia (EXPE) turned heads last week after announcing a $ 1.34 billion deal to acquire smaller rival Orbtiz Worldwide (OWW). Orbitz had been an industry laggard for years, consistently posting annual losses since going public at $ 15 in 2007. Orbitz finally ...

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Why You Can’t Afford to Buy a Home Where You Want to Live

Filed under: Mortgages, Real Estate, Personal Finance, Housing Market, Home Buying Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesTourists stop to look at the famed “painted ladies” Victorian houses in San Francisco, the nation’s “least-affordable” housing market. By Robert McGarvey NEW YORK — The statistics keep rolling in. The housing market is on the mend, prices are definitely up from the bottom although, nationally, they ...

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North West — Sorry, Mom, No Gucci … I Want ‘Frozen’!

North West is rebelling against Kim Kardashian‘s tyrannical fashion reign, eschewing her couture tastes to go with a “Frozen” themed suitcase as she walked through Charles de Gaulle Airport Thursday. They grow up so fast — she’ll be posting her own selfies and hosting jungle gym openings in no time. TMZ.com

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Poll: Pennsylvanians want Joe Paterno statue back

Andrew V. PestanoSTATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 11 (UPI) — A recent survey found that the majority of residents in Pennsylvania support the statue of Joe Paterno returning to Pennsylvania State University. Top News – UPI.com

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What to Ask at Hotel Check-In to Snare the Room You Want

Filed under: Travel, Travel Industry, How to Save Money, Vacation Planning By Robert McGarvey When you are standing at a hotel front desk, signing into a room, you have precious seconds to ask a few key questions and if you don’t speak up, you may have blown your chance to snare a room that meets your particular wishes. One question ...

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Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies want to get 100 million students coding in one year

Google, Microsoft, and other major names in tech are joining together with the nonprofit Code.org in a major fundraising drive that hopes to introduce 100 million students to coding. Code.org wants to bring its computer science courses into tens of thousands of new classrooms over the next year, and it says that it’ll need $ 5 million in order to ...

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