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William Feins

William R. Feins , freelance journalist from London, UK; he received his B.A. degree in Economics and his Masters in Sociology. William has always been interested in the mechanics of business and the inspiration of original thinkers, and firmly believes that the former can’t succeed without the latter. In his spare time, he enjoys the ridiculous spectacle of watching table tennis on a big screen (preferably at a pub) and reading weighty tomes about World War II.

Your Moment Of Zen

A friend of mine is a master of retaining and regurgitating quotes - proverbs, aphorisms or quasi-spiritual maxims – always at the right moment he will drop a quote from Confucius (“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves”)

The Bonuses Are Back In Town?

Can it be that after the perilous financial meltdown of the last ten months, UK banks are back to their old ways?

Nice Apps

Yes, they can be silly and pointless, fodder for slackers and phone geeks - but who’s laughing when it’s the buzzword on everyone’s lips, and in the last year iTunes has logged more than 1 billion (yes billion) downloads of…Apps.

The Wild East

It may not be the stuff of Sam Peckinpah, a la The Wild Bunch, but it seems the congenial, flat-packed world of Ingvar Kamprad’s Ikea wasn’t ready for the wild-west tactics of new money Russia.

Waiter, Cheque Please

Recently, Queen Elizabeth II's office disclosed what costs the royal family have racked up in the last tax year, and well, it’s substantial. Although, as reported in a recent Associated Press piece, apparently a lot isn't quite enough, as Her Majesty is having to dip into the royal coffers once again.

Good to Goo

Large European brands like Volkswagen, Cadbury, and Vodaphone are using the latest social networking sites like Twitter to try to bolster their products and sales.