Upstairs in a spare bedroom of her Spring Grove home, Laurie Kolanko ripped the back seam of a tie. She pulled the material apart, cut two strips and pieced them back together with a needle and thread.
By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Deep down below the dusty red clay of Chatrier Court at Roland Garros lies a rich seam of mettle and inspiration that only Rafa Nadal seems able to bore into in times of trouble. More often than not during his seven title runs at the French Open the insatiable Spaniard has not required it. On Friday, however, he almost exhausted it completely before beating ...
Deepak Narula might not seem like a rock star, but he has been one on Wall Street. The son of an Indian diplomat who studied electrical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology and learned about mortgage-backed securities at Columbia Business School, Narula bought Madonna’s big Manhattan apartment, featuring 15 rooms and a view of Central Park.
Most people seem to believe that Google's $1 billion-plus acquisition Tuesday of the human-powered traffic mapping app Waze is strictly defensive. And there is something to that argument: Waze would beef up its already leading Maps service and keep rivals such as Facebook and Apple from gaining on it.