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Internet of Things: Investing in Disruptive Change

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The Answer to High S&P 500 Valuations? Revenue Weighting

What Donald Trump's Win Means for Investors

International Growth Fund<p>While the world has changed drastically over the past two decades, Oppenheimer International Growth Fund’s investment …

5 Signs Your Team is Lacking the Agile Mindset

When a Scrum Master joins a new team—whether it’s a team new to Scrum or one that has been practicing Scrum for a while—he faces different …

Project Management

How Do You Change an Organizational Culture?

In the last few years, we have witnessed a number of clear failures of culture in major organizations, including Wells Fargo, GM, Volkswagen and more.<p>…

Amazon's new grocery store proves the $350 billion company acts more like a giant startup

That startup-like mindset was on full display again this week, when Amazon rolled out a video for its first physical grocery store, Amazon Go.<p>While Amazon Go's cashier-less technology may have grabbed all the headlines, the real surprise is the startup-like approach Amazon is taking with its …

eCommerce

The Best Business Products of 2016

We've tested several hundred Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business applications in the PC Labs over the past year, and found that 42 SaaS apps are …

Watch (and hold your breath) as Tiger Woods plays catch with Roger Clemens on a golf course

Tiger Woods made it through his first tournament back with out any injury setbacks. Days later, he had people holding their breath as he took to the golf course again. Not because he was hitting shots, but because he was playing catch. Yes, playing catch.<p>On Friday, Tiger Woods was on hand for the …

Notable Lives Lost in 2016: Pictures

Americans overwhelmingly support building Keystone pipeline, and more must-reads - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

Reuters<p>Pipes for underground fuel transport for TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline lie in a field in Gascoyne, North Dakota April 23,</b> …

Helping make Dream Chaser a reality

8 January 2014<p>ESA and American company Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), have signed an understanding to identify areas of collaboration with European …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Apple iPad Air Review: Probably The Best Tablet Computer On The Market

Announced on October 22nd this year, the iPad Air updated Apple’s larger tablet range with the new A7 64-bit processor, iOS7, and a redesign of the popular tablet. Would Apple’s new tablet retain their lead in the tablet space against a rush of Android tablets from manufacturers around the world? …

Is It Game Over For The Xbox One Thanks To Mandatory Kinect?

Paul Tassi argues, quite persuasively, that the reason Xbox One is behind the PlayStation 4 is the inclusion of the Kinect, a voice-and-motion sensor that allows users to control the console via voice commands.<p>He quotes analyst Michael Pachter, who says that the “reason Sony beats Microsoft is …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Is 70 the 'right' retirement age? - Encore - MarketWatch

By Alicia H. Munnell<p>I keep thinking about this notion that 70 is the “real” Social Security retirement age. It is the age at which people get maximum …

How to Sabotage Your Retirement in 3 Easy Steps

Most of us say that we want a successful retirement. Unfortunately, too many of us don't think things through, and could end up unprepared for retirement. It's remarkably easy to wreck your retirement years. Here are three steps that are likely to ruin your retirement:<p><b>1. Forgo a plan.</b><p>Planning often …

Retirement

The Retirement Gamble

Have you seen the PBS <i>Frontline</i> documentary “The Retirement Gamble” ?<p>PBS ran it again in late October–just in time for Halloween. It revealed a scary picture on the state of retirement and all its shortfalls including the big costs that come with a 401(k).<p>It’s hard to watch this program without a …

Six Critical Rules For Successful Retirement Investing

Retirement planning is the process of identifying your long term income, determining your intended lifestyle and defining how to reach those goals. When planning for retirement, you’ll need to consider a variety of factors, such as when you’ll retire, where you’ll live and what you’ll do. Keep in …