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In the wake of four airline shutdowns, the sky is falling-on the heads of business travelers.
Susan Rose and Jennifer Heller are matchmakers, but not for the hoi polloi. Their clients are hard-charging (but lovelorn) executives and professionals who lack the time to go on the prowl.
Coffee isn't the only caffeinated beverage to get the gourmet makeover. How to properly tackle tea.
The 20th century's most famous conductors both hit posthumous milestones this year. Will Bernstein or Karajan do better dead?
In an era of celebrity business leaders, a new class of experts called executive branders has emerged.
Your car is increasingly savvy about what's happening around it. How long until it is autopiloting? And what stands in the way?
And why she might not rise higher than Lehman's C.F.O.
Former Estï¿½e Lauder executive Bob Nielsen came out of retirement to advise on and invest in a cosmetics line for new moms that makes the Boob Tube.
How to cope when widespread delays hit the air travel system.
Stuntman Eric Norris, son of action star Chuck, has been set on fire, thrown from motorcycles, and tossed off buildings more times than he can remember. But he keeps getting back up for more.
But, please, do not call them tax shelters. Here are some legal tax-avoidance strategies that work, and can stand up to I.R.S. scrutiny.
CDs are dead, and Korean impresario Jin-Young Park knows it. American music labels could learn a thing or two from the model he's built in South Korea.
The country's hardest-to-get reservation isn't in New York or Los Angeles. Call Talula's Table, in Pennsylvania horse country, to dine in 2009.
Statistics tell us it's exceptionally safe to fly. Our guts-and the state of the airline ï¿½industry-say otherwise.
How C.I.O. Tom Conophy, who has clocked millions of miles in the skies, takes it around the world.
New Jersey Nets C.E.O. Brett Yormark has turned a second-tier N.B.A. team into a sponsorship juggernaut. Is there anything he can't brand?
More and more, retailers are showing their appreciation for customers in an effort to keep them spending.
You no longer need a computer to use eBay's internet phone service-Skype's going mobile.
Can an Australian wine brand known for its $8 bottles get wine lovers to pay $80 a pop?
Steel manufacturing is just plain dirty, no matter how you cut it. But California entrepreneur Mike Hart thinks he can make it clean and green-in China of all places.
All-you-can-eat mobile service is the best thing to happen to business travelers in years.
Professional surfer Mike Parsons braves sharks, broken bones, and the pounding surf in his quest for the biggest wave of all time.
The creators of Lonelygirl have a new online serial that busts up the old TV model by using instant messages, social networking, videos-and even flash mobs.
Six-figure jobs on Wall Street and elsewhere just aren't enough for "Millennial" workers, who want their work to have "meaning" too.
Combine talk radio with blogging and you just might have the next internet fad.
The airlines are discussing deals. How to protect your luggage and why to spend your miles.