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May 25, 2014 1:54 AM Keeping up with Kim Kardashian and the king of bling

In international showbiz, it is the closest thing to a royal wedding. Rapper Kanye West today marries Kim Kardashian, who is famous for just being famous. Ed Power looks back on a gold-plated romance caught on camera for reality TV He got down on one knee in the centre of the 40,000-capacity San Francisco Giants baseball stadium, hired especially for the occasion 48

May 23, 2014 8:18 PM Forward thinking Klinsmann made right move leaving Donovan out

I suppose it would have been easier for Jurgen Klinsmann to just throw Landon Donovan on his World Cup roster, deserved or not, even if he didn't believe him to be one of the 23-best options available. But then nothing about Klinsmann's tenure with the US Men's National Team has been about the easy way out. If anything, it has been a construct in breaking 46

May 5, 2014 2:23 PM 2014 World Cup Match Preview: USA vs. Ghana

The road to the World Cup final begins in Natal for Jurgen Klinsmann and the United States as they will take on a familiar adversary on June 16 at 6 p.m. Ghana has sent the US packing in the previous two World Cups, and the Americans are hungry to avenge their prior defeats. The stars and striped bowed out of the 2008 edition of the tournament with a disappointing 65

April 26, 2014 1:30 PM New York Goes to War Against Airbnb for Disrupting Hotel Business

As far as the state of New York is concerned, most of Airbnb's business is illegal. What had been a relatively civil legal proceeding spilled into the press this week when the rental startup and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman met in court on Tuesday. Airbnb has said the attorney general “is determined to fight innovation and attack regular 43

March 4, 2014 6:36 PM Inside The Facebook-WhatsApp Megadeal: The Courtship, The Secret Meetings, The $19 Billion Poker Game

This story appears in the March 24, 2014 issue of Forbes. The subject line of the e-mail was like every other come-on that hit Jan Koum’s in-box in the spring of 2012. He was pounded daily by investors who wanted a piece of his company, WhatsApp. Hatched on his birthday, Feb. 24, 2009, WhatsApp was emerging as a global phenomenon. Some 90 million people 89

February 5, 2014 4:50 PM Who Are the Stars of Fashion Week: Designers or Bloggers?

Another Fashion Month kicks off this week and designers in New York are scrambling to get their Fall 2014 collections show-ready. They needn't bother. For bloggers, celebrities and sadly, even a few editors, Fashion Week is more of a time to be seen than see the collections. Don't get me wrong, guests with coveted invites to the shows will be documenting 76

December 13, 2013 12:18 AM Rovio Releases ‘Angry Birds Go!’ in All Major App Stores

Angry Birds loyal fans should have another reason to celebrate this season. Rovio has proven that it is not about to give up on its most popular mobile game franchise. The mobile game company has released ‘Angry Birds Go!,’ the newest addition to the uber-popular titles of the game. It was first announced in June, when this game was described then as the most thrilling 73

December 11, 2013 4:11 PM 4 Reasons Why Apple’s iBeacon Is About to Disrupt Interaction Design

You step inside Walmart and your shopping list is transformed into a personalized map, showing you the deals that’ll appeal to you most. You pause in front of a concert poster on the street, pull out your phone, and you’re greeted with an option to buy tickets with a single tap. You go to your local watering hole, have a round of drinks, and just leave 153