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Interview: Kunal Sood opens up about TED Talk and book Special

Kunal Sood chatted with Digital Journal about his background, TED Residency, Novus Summit, X Fellows. as well as his involvement with Women's Entrepreneurship Day.

Clouds gather over Turkey economy after downgrade

Istanbul - Turkey has snarled with anger over a downgrade of its debt to junk status, but its previously robust economic performance risks being bruised by lower growth, stalled reforms and rule of law concerns after the July 15 coup bid.

Brazil economy 'poised' for return to growth: US treasury chief

Bras - The US treasury chief praised Brazil's new government on Tuesday and said the Latin American giant is "poised" to exit a painful recession and return to economic growth.

Canadian analyst argues a Trump win is good for Canadian economy

Matthew Barasch, Canadian equity strategist for RBC Capital Market, argues that if Donald Trump wins the presidency of the United States in November this would be a "net positive" for both the Canadian economy and Canadian stocks.

Disney is thinking about bidding on Twitter

Disney is weighing a bid on Twitter, according to a new report from Bloomberg's Alex Sherman and Sarah Frier. Twitter's stock rebounded on the news after being down nearly four percent during early trading. Disney's stock is down 1.6 percent.

Target removes mini shopping carts for kids from stores

Minneapolis - Target Corporation ended its pilot project of placing miniature shopping carts for children in some stores. The kids loved them but the small carts came under fire from parents, employees and other shoppers and their views were made known on social media.

Twitter stock soars amid rumours Google may buy the company

The value of Twitter's stock has climbed more than 20 percent today, propelled by a report that Google and Salesforce are considering a bid to buy the company. It is thought Microsoft and Verizon are other possible suitors in the $13 billion deal.

Millennials aren't building startups like past generations

Millennials may call themselves the most entrepreneurial generation, but the data doesn't seem to back that claim up. That's according to a new nationwide study by professional services firm EY and the Economic Innovation Group.

Supermodel Kate Moss launching own modeling business

Months after leaving the agency that helped nurture her career for almost 30 years, legendary British supermodel Kate Moss is embarking on her own talent company.

Loan for embattled shipper Hanjin sends stock soaring

Seoul - The largest shareholder in South Korea's Hanjin Shipping has agreed to provide an emergency loan to the cash-strapped firm, sending its share price soaring some 30 percent Thursday.

Op-Ed: 'Are You For Real?!' author says micromanaging is not good Special

San Francisco - There's nothing like a great pep talk when you're on the go, especially if you;re in sales. That's the incentive behind the recent release of David Stern's book on CD, "Are You For Real?! Going From Excuses to Authentic Selling and Living your Dreams."

EU scraps time limits on free mobile roaming plan

Brussels - The EU on Wednesday scrapped a controversial plan to limit its landmark free mobile phone roaming policy to 90 days a year, after an outcry from angry consumer groups.

The 'Back to the Future Nike' is about to hit shoe stores

Nike's HyperAdapt 1.0 self-lacing sneakers will finally go on sale November 28, according to a tweet sent by the company's director of public relations.

Trump used charity funds to pay legal settlements: report

New York - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used funds from his charitable foundation to pay settlements in legal cases involving his businesses, an apparent violation of laws governing non-profits, The Washington Post reported.

Cannabis: The new Californian gold rush

Adelanto - Two years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California's Mojave desert, was facing a bleak future as it teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and struggled with double-digit unemployment.

'State of Emergency' in six states over Colonial pipeline spill

In the wake of a pipeline spill in Alabama, six Eastern states have declared a "state of emergency" this weekend, citing "fuel supply disruptions" and "disruptions of gasoline."

Greek central banker denies rift with government

Atenas - Greece's central banker on Saturday denied that the leftist government of Alexis Tsipras was seeking to squeeze him out as he probes the loans of a politically sensitive bank.

Google faces probe in Indonesia over alleged unpaid taxes

Jakarta - Google is facing investigation in Indonesia for allegedly refusing to cooperate with the country’s revenue agency, which is looking into claims the Internet giant failed to settle its local tax obligations.

In 2nd quarter total Canadian household debt bigger than GDP

Ottawa - Canadian household debt's ratio to household income rose to a record high in the second quarter according to statistics just released by Statistics Canada.
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