All You Can Eat

3 Jul 2018

After inheriting his family’s $13 billion candy empire in 2015, Giovanni Ferrero vowed to supersize it—at any cost. He devoured iconic brands like red hots, Butterfinger, Babyruth and Nestlé crunch, and he’s not done yet. But will his gluttony lead to a meltdown? On the outskirts of Alba, a cobblestoned Italian city that dates to […]

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Know The Score

3 Jul 2018

Check out the players to watch and the teams to follow in the world’s most popular sporting event While the U.S. national team didn’t make it to the 2018 World Cup, there are plenty of reasons to tune in. Here, Maxim’s guide to the celebrated tournament, which takes place in Russia this year. THE PLAYERS 1 Cristiano […]

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It’s A World Cup Shocker!

3 Jul 2018

Defensive gambles pay off big-time in soccer. Here are the counterstriking artists who have legit shots at pulling upsets in Russia. Analytics offers a basic recipe for winning soccer: Treat the game like it’s hockey, and play like you’re the Russians who brought the idea of puck control to the NHL in the ’90s. Dribble […]

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When 7 : 10 Meet In Moscow

3 Jul 2018

Lucky for us, one of the greatest rivalries in football is still unfolding in the here and now. Russia 2018 will be like a final contest for Ronaldo and Messi. July 15, Moscow, 2018. The skycam dips in, gliding past the number seven in red and the number ten in white and blue, multiple times, throughout […]

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Nike Has A New Digital Playbook—and It Starts With Sneakerheads

2 Jul 2018

On a recent Friday morning, a select group of Nike’s biggest fans got an alert. A new, limited-edition version of the brand’s Cortez running shoe—an old-school nylon sneaker originally released in 1972—was about to drop. The release was happening during the NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, and the shoes—red, white, and black, with the words DON’T […]

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Don’t Trust The Tech Giants? You Likely Rely On Them Anyway

2 Jul 2018

If technology giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon face a common threat to their dominance, it probably lies in a single word: trust. In some respects, these companies are riding high. They have woven themselves into the fabric of our daily lives, making their services indispensable for daily tasks like keeping in touch with family […]

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Supreme Court To Take Up iPhone App Lawsuit

2 Jul 2018

The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. The court said that it will take a case from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which ruled in January that the purchasers of […]

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Apple Sets Up iPhones To Relay Location For 911 Calls

2 Jul 2018

If it lives up to Apple’s promise, the iPhone’s next operating system will automatically deliver quicker and more reliable information pinpointing the location of 911 calls to about 6,300 emergency response centers in the U.S. Apple is trying to solve a problem caused by the technological mismatch between a 50-year-old system built for landlines and […]

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Streaming: Changing The Future Of TV

2 Jul 2018

THE FUTURE OF VIDEO IS STREAMING With more than $285 billion sitting around in cash, Apple could effectively launch a YouTube or Netflix rival overnight. While the Cupertino firm has, in all but name, confirmed their plans for a streaming service of its own, Apple is taking its time by investing in high-quality original content […]

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Where To Shop For Bargains

2 Jul 2018

Even in a pricey market, investors can find shares trading at a discount. Finding bargains in the stock market takes digging these days. After years of gains, most stocks are hovering near record highs. And by nearly every measure of value, the market looks pricey. “You’re being forced to pay more for almost anything you buy,” […]

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