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How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Analytics

3 Ways to Use Design Principles to Create a Better Company Culture | Inc.com

Business is all about people. This is what I learned from Alan Mulally, former Ford CEO, who not only saved Ford Motor Company from bankruptcy but saw employee satisfaction double during his tenure in Dearborn. So--how do you make it all about the people?<p>Designers understand this, because they have …

Ford Motor Company

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

Small Business

8 Oddly Effective Weight Loss Tips That Are Backed By Science

Shutterstock<p>In the game of weight loss, the deck is stacked against you. Food marketers have spent millions researching colors, flavors, scents, and packaging in order to find the best ways of getting you to eat more.<p>But in the past few years, brain researchers have discovered some tricks to help …

The consequences of disposable fashion: The year I quit shopping to help the environment

My mission: Spend one full year without purchasing new clothing, shoes, purses, accessories or jewelry<p>Last January, I met with a friend who volunteered regularly at a clothing donation center. Kari learned the cheap clothing that many people donate – the Forever 21 skirt that cost less than your …

Clothing

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

The Brain

Is Growing Lettuce Like Marijuana the Future of Farming?

For years, the only produce that thrived indoors—and made money doing so—was cannabis. <b>The leafy, THC-producing plant grew happily in fraternity basements and the back rooms of Colorado shops under harsh, inexpensive halogen bulbs.</b> Under the same lamps, more heat-sensitive leafy greens, like …

These are the apps Apple thinks you should use to manage your money

ETFs (exchange traded funds) in particular, are changing the way many young people are investing in the market. In the past 10 years, ETFs, which usually have lower costs than mutual funds, have gone from $230 billion in assets to around $4 trillion in early 2016. And many startups are trying to …

Investing

How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe

Some users of LSD say one of the most profound parts of the experience is a deep oneness with the universe. The hallucinogenic drug might be causing this by blurring boundaries in the brain, too.<p>The sensation that the boundaries between yourself and the world around you are erasing correlates to …

Consciousness

Brave browser's plan to improve ads gets it in trouble with important newspapers

Is there a problem with the current advertising model? I think we can all agree there are definitely things that could be improved. Plenty of parties have been looking into ways to make it all better, including Brave browser. But not everyone is happy about some of the choices the Brave team has …

Digital Advertising

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Researchers Just Discovered a New State of Matter

Scientists have theorized for decades that an additional state of matter exists, but despite tantalizing hints to its presence, details about this …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

9 Tax Deductions and Credits Homeowners Don't Want to Miss

Source: BIGSTOCK.<p>Tax time is both the plight and the pleasure of the American public. No one enjoys poring over their financial records from the previous year; however, the rewards can be enormous. Based on statistics from the IRS, roughly four in five taxpayers will receive refunds from the …

The world's top 10 companies, ranked by reputation

The Reputation Institute sorts companies according to the public's perception of their performance in seven areas: products and services, innovation, workplace, governance, citizenship, leadership, and performance.<p>The chocolate maker The Hershey Company is the most reputable brand in the US, but …

Top 10

A Scientist Has a Solution to Antibiotic Resistance—Genetically Modified Maggots

Wound-munching bugs could be the future of medicine<p>A world without antibiotics would drive us back to the Dark Ages. When we run out of bacteria-fighting drugs—a scenario that scientists say might come sooner than later—major surgery will be too risky to perform, and food will get more expensive. …

Microbiology

11 digital platforms and tips to improve your advertising strategy

As social media and digital marketing evolve, so should your company's advertising strategies. Don't be afraid to experiment with platforms like …

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft Just Invested Millions In This Hot Startup

The technology market may be rough, but that’s not stopping business computing giants from investing in fast-rising startups.<p>Hewlett Packard …

Hewlett Packard

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Artificial Intelligence

GM mosquitoes could block spread of Zika in Florida

Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida to block the spread of the Zika virus after the FDA confirmed they would cause "no …

Instacart's new pay change is making some workers feel like second-class citizens

According to a report in Recode, Instacart is boosting the hourly pay that some workers get, but then requiring they keep less of the tips. Ultimately that translates to as much as a 40% pay cut, by the calculations of some of the workers.<p>Workers affected by the pay change told Recode that the move …

Startups

A $19 billion hedge fund has put one theme at the heart of its investment strategy ― and it should strike fear into 'middlemen'

Also known as intermediaries, middlemen help facilitate transactions between companies and customers. They can be agents, brokers, or wholesalers.<p>These go-betweens can in some cases be cut out of the equation, or disintermediated. Companies can save the money they otherwise would have paid out to …

Customers

Amazon quietly launched its own clothing brands — and they could be the company’s next smash hit

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Launched with little fanfare, the brands are: Franklin & Freeman, Franklin Tailored, James & Erin, Lark & Ro, North Eleven, Scout + Ro, …

Clothing

Get ready – 5G will create waves of innovation that disrupt every industry

The launch of ultrafast mobile broadband discussed at Mobile World Congress will require a shift in how businesses think<p>It’s easy to focus on technology and not the behaviours it makes possible and the expectations it changes. The internet seemed decent in the early dial-up age. We didn’t pine for …

Wearable Tech

Entrepreneurial Googlers are quitting and launching their own companies out of Google's startup space

Today, Google employs thousands of people in London, working on everything from Google Maps to Android Wear. But some of them are leaving to get a taste of startup life.<p>Several "Googlers" in the English capital have shunned their jobs at Google in favour of building their own startup. And …

Startups

A super-simple way to find your lost smartphone is hidden in Google

Sure, it's not exactly consequential in the grand scheme of things.<p>But it sure is frustrating when you need to make a call or check something and it's nowhere to be found.<p>Luckily, Google has built a way to quickly and easily locate misplaced phones — read on to check it out.

Android News

China is buying up American companies fast, and it's freaking people out

Chinese companies have been buying up foreign businesses, including American ones, at a record rate, and it's freaking lawmakers out.<p>There is General Electric's sale of its appliance business to Qingdao-based Haier, Zoomlion's bid for the heavy-lifting-equipment maker Terex Corp., and ChemChina's …

China

Google's think tank has become its own spin-off called Jigsaw

Google parent company Alphabet is spinning off what used to be its "Ideas" think-tank division into a new subsidiary called Jigsaw.<p>"The team's mission is to use technology to tackle the toughest geopolitical challenges, from countering violent extremism to thwarting online censorship to mitigating …

Geopolitics