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AT&T's $14 Billion 'Bribe' or How the Media Got It Wrong

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

On Nov. 7, 2012, AT&T announced that it would be spending $14 billion to upgrade their wireless and wireline networks. And yet, in fact, AT&T is only ...

A Millennium of Gangnam Style

John Wagner Givens | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

The original meaning of "Gangnam Style" has been lost on non-Korean speakers who have no idea that Gangnam is the wealthiest district of Korea's capitol, Seoul. I came to realize that China has actually had its own Gangnam style for a millennium.

Environmental Challenges Have Arabian Gulf Countries Taking the Long View

Peter Seligmann | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Peter Seligmann

As a country already deeply affected by climate change, with only a two-day supply of fresh water on hand at any given time, Qatar knows it needs to find sustainable, secure methods of replenishing its stores of both water and food.

Binders Full of Chinese Women

John Wagner Givens | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
John Wagner Givens

Do women in China really do that much better relative to their American counterparts?

Meet The World's Richest Man

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business

You've probably never heard of him, but Mansa Musa is the richest person ever. The 14th century emperor from West Africa was worth a staggering $4...

Chinese Billionaires Multiply like Rabbits?

John Wagner Givens | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
John Wagner Givens

The Hurun list, as it happens, provides little fodder for those interested in, say, playing the stock market based on the Chinese zodiac of CEOs.

D.C. Might Not Be "Hipster" But That's OK

Jamison Doran | Posted 09.27.2012 | DC
Jamison Doran

I'm quite in love with my city, regardless of our hipster ranking. If not being hipster enough means I don't have to cram myself into a pair of skinny jeans daily or rock a shag haircut, then I'm just fine with being square.

The Richest People In America

Forbes | Luisa Kroll and Kerry A. Dolan | Posted 09.19.2012 | Business

Forbes launched its definitive ranking of the nation’s superrich in 1982. Back then the price of admission into this most exclusive of clubs was a m...

Dr. Dre Knocks Jay-Z Off His Throne

Posted 09.12.2012 | Black Voices

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s reign as Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash King has officially ended--for now at least. Filling in the top spot for 2012 is none...

A Word of Caution About College Rankings

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 10.15.2012 | College
Josh A. Goodman

It's not a bad thing to give a ranking some consideration -- especially if it's about its general position rather than its exact number. But if some say to take rankings with a grain of salt, I would recommend giving the salt shaker a few more shakes.

Toyota Unveils 'Whac-A-Hipster' At Lollapalooza

Posted 08.03.2012 | College

Another salvo in its ongoing campaign to lure car-averse Millennials into dealers’ showrooms, Toyota is going all in with an array of eccentric acti...

America's Top Colleges: Forbes List

Forbes | Michael Noer | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

College is outrageously expensive. Four years at an elite, private school like the University of Chicago (#4) or Stanford (#3) costs more than a quart...

Why Did a Millennial Woman (Almost) Get Kicked Out of Starbucks?

Amber Goodwin | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Amber Goodwin

Thinking you're not ready for a position and not wanting it are two entirely different things.

The 10 Top Earning Chefs

Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

Forbes' new list of top-earning chefs for the last 12 months features plenty of names you'd expect. Loudmouthed UK toque Gordon Ramsay stands head and...

Guess Who Made More Money Than Kim Kardashian This Year?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Sofia Vergara might have just celebrated her 40th birthday with a surprise engagement, but hopefully the "Modern Family" star has some more spare time...

Who Is The Highest Paid Entertainer Under 30?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.12.2012 | Entertainment

It looks like girls really do run the world. Led by pop country crooner Taylor Swift, female singers dominated Forbes' annual "Highest Paid Under 30" ...

Courageous Leaders Know How To Apologize

Forbes | Erika Andersen | Posted 06.07.2012 | Healthy Living

I’ve been thinking about the power of apology lately. I’ve been noticing that the people for whom I have the most respect don’t hesitate to say ...

Teens Create Stanford's First-Ever Women In Tech Conference

Forbes | Posted 06.04.2012 | Teen

I received this email from Ayna Agarwal, a 19-year-old Stanford University student: "I am contacting you because I am the Co-Founder, along with my fr...

Selena Gomez Is All Grown Up in Sexy 'Forbes' Photoshoot (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 08.08.2012 | Latino Voices

Selena Gomez is all grown up. The former Disney star, who left the Mickey Mouse channel last year to pursue a career in movies, looks stunning in a...

Five Reasons Jennifer Lopez Is Having The Best Week Ever

The Huffington Post | Lee hernandez | Posted 05.17.2012 | Latino Voices

Jennifer Lopez is used to being on top of the world, and this week was no exception. From fashion to a Forbes magazine ranking, here are 5 reasons the...

WATCH: Mets Bucket Hat Guy Does Entire 'Forbes' 100

The Huffington Post | Seena Vali | Posted 05.16.2012 | Comedy

If you're not familiar with Mets Bucket Hat Guy, the recurring "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" character played by writer Mike DiCenzo, all you really...

Ron Dicker

Ford Gets In The Grill Of GM Over Facebook Withdrawal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business

Facebook's got a friend in Ford. After General Motors announced it was killing its Facebook advertising just days before Facebook's IPO, Ford sent ...

Forbes' Celebrity 100 List: Who Is Number 1?

Posted 05.16.2012 | Celebrity

Forbes revealed its annual Celebrity 100 list Wednesday, and Jennifer Lopez lands in the top spot for 2012 -- ousting Lady Gaga, who claimed the title...

The White House Is Worth How Much?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

There may be only two ways to live in a house worth more than $100 million: Become super rich or get elected President. The White House is worth an...

Judge Rules Billionaire Can't Blame Bank For His Own Tax Evasion

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business

* Judge dismisses case a month before trial * Former client tried to blame Swiss bank By Lynnley Browning ...