Former AC Milan and Real Madrid starKaká has the most lucrative salaryin Major League Soccer. According to new figures, the Orlando City playmaker has an annual salary of$7,167,500. Sebastion Giovinco and Michael Bradley of Toronto FC are second and third, earning $7.1 and $6.5 million respectively each season. Orlando City's Kaka [...]
The Bitcoin "halving" -- when the number of new bitcoins minted is cut in half -- is coming in July, amid uncertainty about the protocol's development. How will these factors collide to affect the price?
These are interesting times in the athletic shoe business. In all the years I’ve been researching the industry, I’ve never seen a time like this. There is not a single, major performance shoe category that is experiencing growth right now, yet sales remain solid - up in the mid-single digits for [...]
Matthias Mueller, CEO of Volkswagen AG (Photo: RONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images) Whenever a new CEO takes the helm at Volkswagen AG, he announces a brand-new strategy. Last week, it was CEO Matthias Müller’s turn to proclaim his new strategy at a mass meeting of Volkswagen managers, flown in from all four corners [...]
Many people think preparing for a colonoscopy is worse than the procedure itself. But a growing body of evidence suggests that the process could be made a lot more tolerable. Studies show that patients can eat low-fiber foods the day before a colonoscopy and not just drink clear liquids, as has traditionally been prescribed.
President Barack Obama said on Tuesday in Vietnam that Washington would stand with partners to ensure freedom of navigation and flight in the South China Sea. He also, without directly mentioning China, said that big nations should not bully smaller ones. Obama was on his second day of a three day [...]
Talk of the coming “second machine age” seems to be all the rage. Machines will “man” factories, assist the aged, drive cars, drop bombs and packages and can help us with Internet shopping. Russian entrepreneur, Yuri Milner, Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg are even plotting to send a fleet of [...]
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray speaks during a panel discussion in Richmond, VA, on March 26.The CFPB is proposing a ban on arbitration clauses, which would impact the entire financial industry, encompassing hundreds of millions of bank accounts, credit cards and mortgages. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) The recent media [...]
Annalisa Jenkins is a biotech CEO. She had excellent training. She’s a scientist. She was a senior vice president of RD, and an executive vice president of RD, at two major drugmakers. She was once the only woman serving on a British naval ship in the Persian Gulf with 700 [...]
As our meditation practice continues, more and more of our beliefs—perhaps even those that are very deeply held—reveal themselves to be based on reflexive thinking. We begin to hold all of our beliefs more lightly, approach the world from a more open stance, and even begin to take ourselves less seriously.
U.S. cloud and virtualization software provider VMware set up its first China joint venture in April with Sugon, a Tianjin-headquartered company in high-performance computers, servers, storage products and software systems. Located in southwestern China’s Chongqing, the country’s fastest growing municipality in 2015 with an 11% GDP growth rate, the joint [...]