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The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

BILL GATES: A new kind of terrorism could wipe out 30 million people in less than a year — and we are not prepared

When I decided 20 years ago to make global health the focus of my philanthropic work, I didn't imagine that I'd be speaking at a conference on international security policy. But I'm speaking here at the Munich Security Conference because I believe our worlds are more tightly linked than most people …

Public Health

Final Construction Begins on Dakota Access Pipeline

The company building the long-delayed Dakota Access Pipeline began construction on its final section after receiving the last easement necessary to …

Elon Musk posts image that may or may not be secret tunnel project

Elon Musk likes to show off his toys, and the latest may (or may not) be a component of his new tunnel boring efforts designed to defeat the scourge …

The Way You Shop Will Change Forever This Year. Here’s How

These are the four big retail trends coming in 2017.<p>Online shopping has now reached a decade of maturity. We all use services like Amazon Subscribe & Save–and we do so through our phones, following advertisements we see on Facebook.<p>Yet while the internet forever changed shopping, the physical …

Bitcoin is soaring as a Trump presidency looks more likely

While Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are down 750 points, bitcoin is surging. The cryptocurrency climbed above $732 after midnight (Oct. 9) on the East Coast, up 3.4% from two hours prior. A month ago, bitcoin traded at $614.62.<p>Economic instability, like Brexit earlier this year, has been …

Cryptocurrency

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Debut 'Viv', the AI Assistant From the Creators of Siri

Samsung said on Sunday it will launch its first AI virtual assistant in next year's Galaxy S8 smartphone, based on technology gained through its acquisition of Viv.<p>Viv is the AI firm run by Dag Kittlaus, co-creator of Apple's Siri. Last month, Samsung bought Viv with the intention of allowing it to …

Samsung Galaxy

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often, innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here’s why.<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

Business Strategy