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Miami Leads Nation in Millennials Who Still Live With a Parent

Of course, we all know this is a stretch of the truth at best, if not a downright lie. Most millennials in Miami (or anywhere else for that matter) …

5 tips for finding anything, about anyone, online

How to hunt down people -- even if they don't want to be found.<p>I think everyone should have decent online stalking skills. Not because I condone stalking, but because knowledge is power -- if you don't know how to find people online, how do you know what people can find about you online?<p>Googling …

Online

Best-Kept Secrets of Priceline

Shhh... Here's what no one tells you about finding travel deals on Priceline. Use these tips to search wisely, bid smart, and save big.

Travel Deals

Sports May Be The Next Industry To Produce Massive Valuations For Tech Startups

Let’s just throw an interesting number out there – $18.2 billion. That was a recent valuation tied to the massively successful taxi and ride sharing startup Uber. There is no doubt that the company is on a tear, raking in the cash and grabbing headlines (both good and bad) worldwide for the rapid …

Ride-sharing platform Tripda makes its US debut

After launching in several countries in the Americas and Asia over the past five months, ride-sharing platform Tripda announced it will be launching in beta form in the US this month. It’s starting by covering large cities in the Northeast and Midwest.<p>While driving services have become increasing …

Uber Is Reportedly Pushing Its Drivers To Sign Up For 'Subprime' Auto Loans

When people sign up to drive for Uber, they sometimes don't have their own car or a car nice enough to drive by Uber's standards. Some of these drivers don't have good credit, either.<p>Uber needs drivers, so in order to ensure everyone who wants to drive for the company is able to do so, Uber has a …

Loans

Trent Dilfer: I was wrong about the Patriots

ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer drew a lot of attention with his scathing criticism of the New England Patriots following their Week 4 blowout loss to …

Wharton Professor Describes 'The Worst Thing You Can Do' In Your Career

But he's aiming a bit higher than the standard business school fare; Stew helps students — and the rest of us — better manage the interaction of four domains: work, home, community, and the private self.<p>Here's a typical soundbite:<p>Stew argues that simply trying to achieve "work/life balance" is not …

Ambulance drone delivers help to heart attack victims

An ambulance drone carrying a defibrillator for rapid response to heart attacks has just been unveiled in the Netherlands.<p>One of the most important considerations in emergency medical treatment is response time. Now, an engineering graduate at Delft University of Technology has created a rapid …

Drones

Apple's Plan To Kill Your Wallet Is Even More Ambitious Than You Realize

A new report from The Information states that Apple is already in talks with companies to use the NFC chip inside the iPhone 6 for things like building security and public transit tickets.<p>The NFC chip inside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is currently what allows Apple Pay to work with NFC-enabled …

Saudis Vs Oil Markets: Who's Playing Whom?

Oil prices have fallen by over 20% in the last couple of months. Brent is currently trading $30 below its summer spike to $115 per barrel and many are left wondering what the Saudis are playing at. Based on conventional wisdom, past moves and motives, Saudi Arabia should lower production to stem …

The News is Grim Until You Look at The Data

A new website uses historical data and graphical analysis to show us that despite the news, we really are better off.

Why firms don't want you to be brilliant at your job

<b>Are those workers who stay for years with the same companies unambitious and mediocre, or does the corporate grind make them so? asks author and Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway.</b><p>Last week I talked to a graduate who had just started working for one of the most prestigious employers in the …

Employment

Can solar bonds transform America's energy infrastructure?

Lyndon Rive, the loquacious co-founder and chief executive of SolarCity, says his company isn’t desperate for capital.<p>The largest installer of …

MAP: Here's Where Solar Power Will Be Huge

The map above shows the distribution of solar energy that can be harvested across the United States. The areas in red and orange are where utility-scale solar power, capable of competing with established power sources, are going to develop in a big way, according to Michael Gorton, founder and CEO …

Renewable Energy

11 Powerful Ways to Fix Bad Body Language | Inc.com

What we say and how we say it is incredibly important for communicating with others. But while most of us think of the more obvious, verbal component of what we say when communicating with others, it's easy to forget the 60 percent to 90 percent of our communication that is nonverbal. This is a …

Body Language

50 Websites Your Startup Needs to Succeed | Inc.com

You have more help, tools and talent at your disposal than your partners and first employees bring to the table. Even better, some of the tools are free, and the others come at a fair, competitive price. Not all of a startup's help comes in the form of workers--it might be a website that takes your …

Small Business

Brace yourself for the corporate journalism wave

Corporations are tempted to take over journalism with increasingly better content. For the profession, this carries both dangers and hopes for new revenue streams.<p>Those who fear native advertising or branded content will dread the unavoidable rise of corporate journalism. At first glance, …

Public Relations

Rebounding from Career Setbacks

<i>How well do you rebound from career setbacks? Take this self-assessment to find out.</i><p>Brian was a rising star at his company. He advanced through several senior management roles and was soon tapped to head a business unit, reporting directly to the CEO. But after about two years in the job, despite …

How to maximize your ROI from VC introductions

As a startup lawyer and strategic advisor in Silicon Valley, I find that a significant percentage of my overall time is focused on helping startup founders learn and manage the venture fundraising process and tactics.<p>One of the most common requests I receive from my clients (and many others in my …

Are Solar Shingles Coming To A Rooftop Near You? - Solar Industry

In 2005, solar shingle technology burst onto the solar scene with lofty intentions. Advocates noted the technology would not only revamp photovoltaic …

Unscaling The Trillion-Dollar Power Industry

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Hemant Taneja is a partner at General Catalyst and co-founder/chairman of Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).</i><p>Throughout the history of the power industry, the answer to all of our problems has been to “get bigger.” Due to economies of scale, utilities have concentrated on building larger …

Uber's Search for Key Comms Hire Shows Just How Serious It Is About Fighting "Asshole" Taxi

The key pick will say a lot about Uber's future intentions.<p>In an interview with me at the Code Conference in May, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was pretty clear that one of his key goals for the year was to hire a big-gun communications and public relations strategy person for the transportation …

This Is How Your Financial Data Is Being Used to Serve You Ads

Wait, who sees my credit card bill, again?<p>We've done a lot of work here at Adweek on ROI data, and a few readers have asked that we explain what on …

Nicaragua canal route: Atlantic-Pacific link unveiled

<b>The Nicaraguan government and the company behind plans to build a canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean have settled on a route.</b><p>It would stretch 278km (173 miles) from Punta Gorda on the Caribbean through Lake Nicaragua to the mouth of the river Brito on the Pacific.<p>Environmentalists …

Central America

The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project In The World Has Been Operating In Near Secrecy For 30 Years

IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the U.S. for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its …

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How Google Glass can be used to steal your PIN code

Researchers demonstrate how vulnerable phone users are to having their PIN codes recorded by the new Google Glass<p>Google Glass can be used to covertly steal people’s PIN codes from as far away as 10ft, researchers have warned.<p>Just by looking at someone’s tablet or smartphone, wearers of the new …