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Three Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Future of IoT

I might have found a solution to my vexing fitness problem. As with so many of my personal breakthroughs, the answer was obvious in retrospect. But had it not been for a series of technology purchases and a mistyped URL, it is unlikely I would have discovered it.<p>The series began when I purchased a …

The 38 coolest CEOs right now in Silicon Valley

We recently released the Silicon Valley 100, Business Insider's annual list of the most impressive people working in or influencing the world of tech.<p>We went through the SV100 list to pull out the most influential, innovative, and all-around inspiring CEOs in Silicon Valley in 2015.<p>Scroll down to …

5 UX mistakes that make users feel stupid

Building any website that users will fall in love with requires a few very important things.<p>It must be easy to find. It must know who it exists to serve. It must anticipate and address their questions. It must be their guide. It must help them solve their problem. It must provide ways to connect …

A financial planner explains how to set up your money for the rest of your life, in 9 steps

Unless you develop a formal strategy — like a written plan — it can be tough to accomplish a financial goal of any type.<p>And let's face it, if you do accomplish your goal it's more likely luck has more to do with it than your financial savviness.<p>Let's go over some financial planning basics, that …

The CEO of one of the fastest-growing business apps ever used an ingeniously simple analogy to explain why companies succeed

Before building his $2.8 billion startup Slack, which many consider the fastest-growing business app ever, Butterfield ran another hot startup called Flickr, which was sold to Yahoo for over $20 million.<p>He also has a master's in philosophy, with a focus on biology, cognitive science, and philosophy …

Cornell is building an insanely energy efficient dorm in New York City, and it could change how we make buildings forever

Cornell Tech, an applied sciences program out of Cornell University, is building a giant futuristic campus on New York City's Roosevelt Island. But the most exciting part of the campus isn't in the academic buildings or green spaces — it's the dorms.<p>The campus's 250-foot tall residential high-rise …

A secret startup saved the worst website in America

"If your response isn't 'no way,' then we should talk ASAP, like tomorrow," Wang wrote.<p>At the time, Yu was working for an education startup in New York called SkillShare. SkillShare had two technical employees. Yu was one of them.<p>Wang's proposal would take him away from the young company, but there …