Here’s Your First Look at the Resurrected Lincoln Continental

Ford Motor Co is resurrecting the Lincoln Continental as its top-of-the line luxury sedan, betting that the classic name will help rebuild the brand’s image in the United States and China.

Ford’s Lincoln will unveil a prototype of the future Continental sedan on Monday ahead of the April 3-12 New York auto show, which will also feature many of the Continental’s future rivals, including the Cadillac CT6 sedan from General Motors Co, a new Jaguar XF sedan from Jaguar Land Rover and a bevy of super-premium models from Daimler AG’s Mercedes Benz.

Ford retired the Continental name in 2002, after …

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5 Networking Mistakes That Keep You From Getting Ahead

Every single roundup of career advice out there talks about the importance of networking. Less talked-about but just as important is doing it correctly. You might think you’re doing all the right things by hanging out near the boss at the sales retreat or passing out your business card to everybody you meet at the trade show reception — but in reality, bad networking technique can do as much damage to your career as not networking at all.

Here are some common pitfalls experts warn against falling into.

Relying on online social networks. Yes, LinkedIn and its ilk can be …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Warns Against Discriminatory Laws Sweeping U.S.

Apple boss Tim Cook has written an op-ed decrying discriminatory legislation proposed in more than 20 states, following a controversial law signed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence that appears to allows the state’s business owners to refuse service to same-sex couples.

“America’s business community recognized a long time ago that discrimination, in all its forms, is bad for business,” Cook wrote in the Washington Post. The 54-year-old referenced the Indiana bill that critics say enables LGBT discrimination on the grounds of religious freedom.

Cook argues that leading companies like Apple must oppose the growing trend of such legislation in …

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This Glow-in-the-Dark Spray Could Make Cycling at Night Way Safer

Car giant Volvo is turning in a slightly different direction for its next project: cycling safety.

Last week, the automaker and its partners unveiled a reflective spray called LifePaint, which cyclists can spray on their clothes and bicycles to boost safety at night. The spray, which is reflective for up to 10 days, is invisible in daylight but becomes bright white at night when a car shines its lights on a treated surface.

LifePaint, created in partnership with design firm Grey London and Swedish startup Albedo100, is in trials at six cycle shops in London and Kent. If it proves …

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