UFC on Fox 15: Paige VanZant Makes the Most of Her Time in Prime Time


We said—and I include myself here—that she didn't deserve the things she was getting. We said she received too much, too soon. She landed an exclusive Reebok deal before the champion in her division. She was lauded by Dana White and promoted and put on Fox network television, the largest platform available to the UFC. She received all of this, we said, because of her looks. Because, as White said, she has "it." Perhaps that's true. Perhaps she was signed by Reebok and put on Fox and pushed Read more [...]

UConn Parade 2015: Route, Date, Time, Live Stream and More


A parade for the UConn women's basketball team after the Huskies win a national championship is becoming about as routine as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. After 10 titles under Geno Auriemma and three in a row, a parade for UConn has become a fairly annual event. This year continued the trend, as UConn defeated Notre Dame in the national championship game, 63-53. The school quickly tweeted details of a victory-lap schedule for Wednesday evening: The school offered more details on its Read more [...]

India’s Reliance Games is wasting no time expanding worldwide


Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here. Ticket prices increase on April 10th! India’s Reliance Games is learning fast how to be a global mobile gaming company, and it’s adapting its strategy so that it can make or find great mobile games quickly. The Bangalore, India-based company, a division of a larger conglomerate, has already grown at Read more [...]

It’s time for people operations to join the data revolution


GUEST: The world is awash with data. From optimizing supply chains to understanding customer sentiment, from tracking the spread of contagious disease to predicting churn — data and algorithms have given us incredible leverage in business and in life. Although the field of business analytics was born in the 1950s, it was only in the past decade that we saw an exponential increase in our ability to capture data, analyze it, derive insights, and take timely action. Always-on data and predictive Read more [...]

The Craftsman MAKEcation(SM) Event Is Back And This Time It’s Bigger And Badder Than Ever


Craftsman Club® and Shop Your Way® Members Eligible to Win* a Trip to Ultimate Making Vacation Mar 23, 2015 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to rub some sawdust on your hands and unleash your creative spirit because this September, the Craftsman MAKEcation event is coming to Brooklyn, N.Y.  From Sept. 24-27, the ultimate making vacation will put true makers' blood, sweat and tools to the test, letting them sharpen skills and learn new ones.  "The Craftsman brand Read more [...]

UK inflation falls to zero for first time in decades – live updates


Rolling business and financial news, as falling food and fuel prices drag the UK consumer prices index to a record lowLatest: CPI inflation hits 0.0% for first timeDavid Cameron: good news for familiesThe key chartsLarry Elliott: What it means to youEarlier:Greece: We’ll present reforms by MondaySoros: 50% chance of Grexit Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Champions League Quarter-Final Draw 2015: Date, Time and Live Stream Info


Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Real Madrid are among the remaining favourites for the 2015 Champions League trophy. All will have their quarter-final fates decided on Friday, when the draw for the final eight is made at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid, Porto and Juventus make up the rest of the teams looking to secure a run to the Berlin final. Each are three ties from lifting the trophy and will have a keen eye on the draw for the next round. Below, you Read more [...]