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Goldman Sachs is buying a startup that's out to 'revolutionize the retirement industry'

There are about 45 million Americans who do not have access to employer-sponsored retirement, according to the Goldman Sachs statement announcing the deal.<p>Honest Dollar, which is web- and mobile-based, wants to take the hassle out for small businesses ― including startups ― setting up these …

IBM's Watson Could Diagnose Cancer Better Than Doctors

<i>The third generation of IBM's Watson platform will be able to actively reason.</i><p>Several years ago, IBM's Watson supercomputer gained fame after beating …

10 Personal Skills That Set the Very Best Leaders Apart | Inc.com

Do you have the personal qualities you need to be an effective leader in the coming decades? Even if you've been successful so far, the answer may be no. The aggressive personality and hard-driving skill set that got so many leaders to the top in past years won't keep working in the future.<p>That …

Leadership

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Vulcun: Fantasy leagues for eSports pro video games<p>Confluent: A new leader among open-source software companies<p>VarageSale: a virtual garage sale with …

10 Things You Must Do to Be Successful in Business (and in Life) | Inc.com

There have been thousands of books written about what it takes to be successful in business, and a thousand more about achieving success in life as well. You can find another thousand articles on the web that discuss the topic, and a thousand more will be written tomorrow. With such a broad subject …

Entrepreneurship

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …