Veteran Singapore chef Martin Foo has a steady following because of one precious document: an Excel spreadsheet that records his long-time customers' dietary preferences. The 50-year-old executive head chef of modern Chinese …
Words and phrases are fundamental building blocks of language and culture, much as genes and cells are to the biology of life. And words are how we express ideas, so tracing their origin, development and spread is not merely an academic …
Four novels wiser now, Ashwin Sanghi laid out his 12-point approach to writing a thriller, recently at the Crime Writers Festival in New Delhi. The philosophy behind this flowchart-spreadsheet approach is that successful commercial fiction …
Oct 16 (Reuters) - Exelixis Inc :Exelixis' phase 3 celestial trial of Cabozantinib meets primary endpoint of overall survival in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.Exelixis to submit a supplemental new drug application to U.S. Food …
Home prices in 20 major U.S. cities were up 5.5% in November compared to a year earlier, their biggest jump in more than six years. The latest reading of the closely watched S&P Case-Shiller index is another sign of the growing recovery in …
In a research note on Thursday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said buy-side investors' concerns that Apple's gross margin will see a two-year decline to below 30 percent is unlikely, specifically noting the company's important iPhone …
Here is Planned Parenthood’s 2011-2012 Annual Report. The company reported assets of nearly $1.2 billion yet Americans provided the tax-exempt organization $542.4 million in government grants. What do you get for your fungible taxpayer …
Generous shoppers at Kiwi Property’s seven New Zealand shopping centres raised nearly $100,000 over Christmas through the company’s gold coin gift wrapping programme. In exchange for a gold coin donation, volunteers from 16 local …
Calculating the uncertainty of a statistical value is helpful in a range of business applications such as evaluating customer feedback, testing the quality of assembly line products and analyzing historical returns on a stock. Given a sample size …
XL, Britain's third largest tour operator went bust today leaving more than 90,000 holiday makers stranded across the globe and another 200,000 with advance bookings facing a loss. The company was forced to call in the administrators this …