A Time to Kill; How to Be a Billionaire; Do Recalls Really Make Us Safer?; Top 10 Assassination Plots; The Hottest New Handsets; 5 Tech Trends to Watch in 2010
February 18, 2010 5:59 by Aarti Nagraj
A Time to Kill
The details of an assassination are easier to hide in rough, remote locations than in rich, westernized ones, says the Economist outlining the revelations made in Dubai about the murder of a Hamas leader.
Do Recalls Really Make Us Safer?
Bad drivers cause more fatalities than bad cars, and are far more dangerous than bum Toyotas, says Slate.
How to Be a Billionaire
Three main qualities are common amongst people who build great fortunes, according to a study conducted by the China Market Research Group, its managing director, Shaun Rein, writes in Forbes magazine.
Google’s Orwell Moment
Our privacy has become a kind of currency that we have to pay for using online services, says Newsweek.
Lobster and Lamb at Lunch with Saudi King Abdullah
In a gesture rare for a foreign king, Saudi’s King Abdullah invited journalists travelling with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to enjoy his hospitality in a desert retreat. Reuters describes the spread on the lunch table.
Top 10 Assassination Plots
Even as the Dubai police investigate the killing of Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh on January 20, Time magazine takes a look at murder plots that have gripped the world in the past.
9 Tips For Feeling Happier when you’ve Lost Your Job — Or Fear You Might.
Get adequate sleep, clean up your house and pursue a hobby; all these may help you deal with the issue better, writes Gretchen Rubin on The Huffington Post.
The Hottest New Handsets
As the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona ends on February 19, Business Week checks out the newest and most popular handsets available in the market.
5 Tech Trends to Watch in 2010
From hybrid computers to mobile TV, Inc outlines the business tech tools that you should be using this year.
15 Creative Recession Time Graffiti
Lack of money doesn’t lead to lack of creativity, says Oddee, and checks out some of the interesting graffiti created across the world during the financial crisis.