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Knight has always been aware of his brand's ability (and now, well documented history) of turning athletes into full blown idols. Knight himself has said: "Sports [are] like rock 'n' roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions."
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Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is building what is believed to be the largest sailing yacht ever built, at a length of more than 480 feet.
Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is building what is believed to be the largest sailing yacht ever built, at a length of more than 480 feet.
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But given its close ties, you could easily argue that the countries of the European Union make for one big economy. Indeed, you would be arguing that it's the world's largest economy.
As a single country, the US is the biggest...
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Lawsuits about what it means to be an employee could shape the future of big industries
THE French enjoy nothing more than resisting the forces of Anglo-Saxon capitalism. On June 25th French taxi drivers paralysed Paris in protest against Uber, a...
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Unlike the Earth, Mars and the Moon don't have strong directional magnetic fields, which means traditional compasses don't work. So how did the Apollo rovers and current Mars rovers navigate their way around?
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The Pentagon is increasingly concerned about how to combat “hybrid warfare,” the combination of stealth invasion, local proxy forces and international propaganda that Russia used to annex Crimea and destabilize eastern Ukraine, U.S. officials said.
Hybrid warfare is increasingly becoming an issue in national defense planning.
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“It’s a real punch in your guts,” he says. “Everything I’d done counted for nothing. It all evaporated. The biggest deal I did was $34m. I had managed a team of 50 people — you couldn’t imagine someone out of university able to do that. I thought I was more able to do my job because of my age.”
It is difficult to hear Tim Hulse. The café in the centre of Chester, northwest England, close to where he lives, is full of chattering mothers and their screechy young charges. Over the din, Hulse announces with a smile that today is his birthday.
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Though flattering, the comparison with the Facebook founder does not seem quite right to me: it overstates Durov’s commercial success while, if anything, understating his personal accomplishments
In the journalistic shorthand of his native Russia, Pavel Durov is unfailingly described as his country’s Mark Zuckerberg. Though flattering, the comparison with the Facebook founder does not seem quite right to me: it overstates Durov’s commercial
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The Swiss, he explained, do not throw coins into fountains, because ‘‘they have everything they need. They don’t believe in wishing wells. Only the poor have to hope.’’
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It may be tempting to launch a company just to brag about being a rich, successful businessman. Ironically, though, that may be a recipe for failure. Instead, solve a problem and let the operational aspects of the business follow.
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Japanese watchmaker hopes to outmaneuver Apple Watch’s technological wizardry
Japanese watchmaker Casio looks to enter the smartwatch fray, four decades after it introduced its first digital wristwatch.
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    M.Sc., Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing, 2014 - present
  • Robert Gordon University
    BA, Management, 2005 - 2009
  • Tel Aviv University
    Doing Business In Israel (DBI), 2013 - 2013
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