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Volkswagen suffers as buyers abandon its debt

The European Central Bank has joined investors who do not want to invest in VW, driving up the car firm’s borrowing costs<p>Volkswagen is already paying the price of its emissions scandal even before any fines are levied, as investors flee its bonds, driving up the cost of borrowing for the …

European Central Bank

Why Apple Music Missed a Beat

The headlines this summer about Apple Music were not what we might expect from the wizards of Cupertino. Apple’s streaming music service has been called a “nightmare,” a “crushing disappointment” and a “broken promise.” Even long-time fans are wondering, “What Went Wrong?”<p>This isn’t the first time …

Apple Music

Google reportedly facing U.S. antitrust investigation focused on Android

Already in the crosshairs of European regulators because of Android’s dominance, Google could now be facing a second antitrust investigation in the U.S. involving its mobile operating system.<p>According to a report by Bloomberg today, the Federal Trade Commission will lead the investigation to …

Princeton's School of Hard Knocks

Worrying about the angst of high-achieving students has become a minor industry. “America’s culture of hyperachievement among the affluent” has led …

7 Essential Qualities for Building a Business Empire | Inc.com

It's easy to look at the world's wealthiest people and marvel at their accomplishments. They can afford to buy multiple houses and cars and luxuries that most of us can only dream of. In some cases, this wealth might be inherited, but the vast majority of millionaires and billionaires are …

Entrepreneurship

Case Study: Should This Start-Up Take VC Money or Try to Turn a Profit?

Jason Polan<p>Unable to solve their impossible problem, VV and Reza went out for a ride. Miles down the California coast, they parked their bikes under the eucalyptus outside a winery conference center. It wasn’t a random stop. They knew that FundersPlatform, a rival to their start-up, AndFound, was …

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Middle-class

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

UX Design

Salesforce cofounder explains where big old tech companies like Microsoft often go wrong

It took almost 16 years for Salesforce to get to this point, but its cofounder Parker Harris believes there's one key reason to its massive growth in a relatively short period of time: focus.<p>Unlike some of its bigger rivals like Oracle and SAP, who are virtually in every area of enterprise …

Customers

The Secret Lives of Hackathon Junkies

I spent three days on a bus with a bunch of hackers. Here’s what I learned.<p>On the third day, half the people on the Startup Bus got motion sick. We hadn’t slept for two or three nights, the roads through the Smoky Mountains were perilously curved, the tour bus was traveling at top speed, and we had …

Startups

How a tweet turned Uber's first hire into a billionaire

His car-hailing company, most recently valued at $50 billion, was less than a year old at the time.<p>A guy named Ryan Graves saw Kalanick's tweet and responded.<p>"Here's a tip. email me :)," Graves wrote on Twitter. He included his email address too.<p>Back then, Graves was a normal guy whose work …

Startups

THE SILICON VALLEY 100: The most amazing and inspiring people in tech right now

After months of research and debate, Business Insider is proud to present the Silicon Valley 100, our annual list of the people who matter most in Silicon Valley.<p>To compile the list, we looked at who won big in the past year: star executives, industry-changing acquisitions, top VCs, promising …

Startups

Six Months Inside A Coliving House, Silicon Valley’s Answer To Urban Housing Problems

The commune, the kibbutz, the college dorm: Group living has been done before, but can it make for a viable business?<p>“You live with <i>eight people</i>? Are you a flight attendant?”<p>I’ve become accustomed to fielding those types of questions–from friends, bewildered relatives, and dates–since I moved into a …

Real Estate

Five Essentials for the Adventure Rally Season

With these tools on hand, you can spend more time paying less attention to wherever the ribbon of asphalt leads you.<p>We all can't live in Southern California, where every Sunday seems to afford open roads and ideal temperatures for an afternoon of driving classic cars. That's why we never take a …

Classic Cars

15 Books Every Recent College Grad Needs on Their Shelf

Graduating from college is an exciting time full of adventures, new opportunities and… uncertainty. While you’re celebrating your major accomplishment and partying with your friends and loved ones, figuring out the future can be nerve wracking. Whether you’re graduating this year, are a recent grad …

Mark Zuckerberg

15 Ideas That Will Make You Reconsider Virtual Reality

What can virtual reality be when you forget about video game cliches? These experimental apps ponder that question.<p>We’ve heard a lot of talk about virtual reality, but what will people actually do with it, other than make a more immersive <i>Call of Duty</i> sequel? Right now, Oculus and Samsung are …

Virtual Reality

This TV star dropped out of school and started a failed company before landing on 'Million Dollar Listing'

After high school I applied to the Stockholm School of Economics, one of the premier business schools in Europe.<p>Each year thousands of people apply and only three hundred are accepted — I was one of them.<p>I knew I was one of the privileged, but it honestly didn't make me feel accomplished or …

Penguin Random House

What Picasso, King and Einstein Have to Teach Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creativity isn't some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess -- it's a learnable, trainable skill that can be honed into a process. Once you have the process down, you can use it to solve …

Creativity

Here is BuzzFeed’s first pitch deck to investors in 2008

In 2008, BuzzFeed had just five employees working in an office in New York City’s Chinatown district, and its website was attracting just 700,000 unique visitors a month. Now the company has more than 900 employees, over 200 million monthly visitors, and seems poised to become the first major media …

Investing

Elon Musk's first wife explains what it takes to become a billionaire

She recently posted a response to a Quora thread asking: "Will I become a billionaire if I am determined to be one and put in all the necessary work required?"<p>Her answer is "no," though she says the Quora reader is asking the wrong question.<p>"You're determined. So what? You haven't been racing naked …

Elon Musk

The 6 Top Languages Global-Minded CEOs Should Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session earlier this year, Microsoft founder and prolific philanthropist Bill Gates said his biggest regret in life is that he speaks only English.<p>Not exactly what one would expect to hear from the …

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Climate Change