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'Psychologically scarred' millennials are killing countless industries from napkins to Applebees — here are the businesses they like the least

Buffalo Wild Wings on FacebookMillennials’ preferences are killing dozens of industries.  There are many complex reasons why millennials’ preferences differ from prior generations, including less financial stability and psychological scars from growing up during the recession.  “I think we have got a very significant psychological scar from this great recession,” Morgan Stanley analyst Kimberly Greenberger told Business Insider. Here are 19 things ...

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Travis Kalanick lasted in his role for 6.5 years — five times longer than the average Uber employee

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick lasted in his role for 6.5 years — five times as long as the average Uber employee. Thomson Reuters Despite the high pay and jaw-dropping perks found across the tech industry, giants like Amazon and Apple can’t avoid the job-hopping nature of today’s workforce. The company with the longest average retention is Facebook, where employees spend ...

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The expensive, rare, and stylish sunglasses worn by Silicon Valley's top tech execs

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel prefers Tom Ford sunglasses.REUTERS/Mike BlakeSilicon Valley’s tech elite don’t define their status with the typical trappings of wealth. You generally won’t find Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, or other billionaire tech execs sporting expensive tailored suits or Rolexes like their high-powered peers in the rest of corporate America. Instead, they signal their membership in the elite another way — with expensive ...

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Here's the founder of Glassdoor's top tip for aspiring entrepreneurs

Glassdoor’s office. Glassdoor LONDON – Glassdoor, founded in 2007 in San Francisco, has grown from nothing to become the second biggest jobs website in North America and one of the fastest-growing job listing websites in the world. The company, known for its anonymous reviews of companies by staff, employs over 700 people and runs 15 localised sites around the world. ...

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Watch how this astronaut gets covered in fruit juice in zero-gravity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Astronaut Jack Fischer demonstrates what happens when you blow bubbles into a water bottle in zero-gravity. You can follow him on Twitter here.  Produced by Jasper Pickering. Special thanks to Leon Siciliano. Join the conversation about this story » Lire l'article depuis la source

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Hedge funds betting on stocks are having their best year since 2009 — but they're still getting smoked by the market

Even though stock hedge funds are having their best year since 2009, they’re still trailing the benchmark S&P 500. Reuters / Brendan McDermid Equity hedge funds are off to their best start to a year since 2009, but they’re still trailing the S&P 500. In a market that’s been largely devoid of price swings, hedge funds have been piling into ...

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NEYMAR: How the world's highest-paid soccer star makes and spends his millions

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The much-anticipated move of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain is now a done deal, as the record-breaking transfer fee has been paid and Neymar is now signed. See how the megastar makes and spends all that money. Join the conversation about this story » Lire l'article depuis la source

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Inside the lavish wedding of a multibillionaire Russian oligarch and his model bride, complete with a floating wedding cake, 2 dresses, and a £7 million diamond ring

Aleksey Shapovalov married 27-year-old model Ksenia Tsaritsina in an over-the-top Moscow ceremony.Instagram/barvikhaconcerthall Russian oligarch and billionaire Aleksey Shapovalov married 27-year-old model Ksenia Tsaritsina, his girlfriend of five years and the mother of his two children, in a typically lavish ceremony in Moscow last weekend. The opulent affair took place at the prestigious Barvikha Luxury Village hotel in Rublekva, Moscow, a ...

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The 10 least livable cities in the world in 2017

The Syrian capital of Damascus saw the second biggest decline in liveability, falling 16.1 points.Thomson Reuters A number of cities around the world are becoming tougher places to live due to growing threats of terrorism and political and social unrest. In particular, heightened terrorist threats from groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram continue to impact the stability and ...

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Two Cambridge grads and a MoneySupermarket veteran raise £1 million to build the Airbnb of marathons

Let’s Do This cofounders from left: CTO Neil Lock, CEO Sam Browne, and CPO Alex Rose. Let’s Do This LONDON — An online sports listing startup has raised £1 million from a raft to tech, banking, and sporting figures to build the “Airbnb of endurance events” like triathlon and marathon. Let’s Do This, founded 13 months ago, secured the seed ...

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