Edward Tj Gerety, III, MBA

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The Most Hated Food in Each US State, Mapped

Remember that time we published a map of what each US state hates the most? The answers were varied — ranging from fidget spinners to friendly …

Chick-fil-A

For a limited time, take $76 off the beefy Netgear Nighthawk X4 router

A solid Wi-Fi router is necessary to ensure stable wireless connections as well as to guarantee that you are getting the data speeds you are paying …

Wi-Fi

30 firms earn half the total profit made by all US public companies

There were 4,819 public US companies in 1975. Forty years on, that number has fallen by more than a fifth, hitting 3,766 in 2015. This peculiar dwindling is but one of the dramatic changes in US public corporations described in a new study published in the <i>Journal of Economic Perspectives</i>.<p>How else, …

Economics

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

CAPITOL SWAG

<b>VENTURE DEALS</b><p>• Lyft, a San Francisco-based on-demand ride company, raised $25 million in funding from InMotion Ventures, a venture capital fund backed by Jaguar Land Rover. The investment was part of Lyft’s previously reported $600 million Series G round in April.<p>• HelloSign, a San Francisco-based e-signature platform, raised $16 million in funding. Foundry Group and Zach Coelius led the round, and were joined by Greylock Partners, U.S. Venture Partners and Tien Zhuo.<p>• Stratumn, a Paris-based …

Economics

Disney Is Developing A Wireless Charging Room

Disney, the company you know and love for giving you talking cars, princesses, and churro-filled theme parks, has harnessed the power of Tinkerbell, …

The world's 18 greatest cities for food

Ho Chi Minh City

Your Brain Has 2 Ways of Finding Answers. Which Is Best? | Inc.com

Think about the last time you solved a business problem, such as coming up with a new product idea, formulating a new marketing plan, or deciding which job candidate to hire. How did you do it. Did you sit down with the facts and figures, make pro/con lists, and analyze the situation until you …

Creativity

10 Cannabis Startups You Need to Watch

Market momentum is driving these entrepreneurs to dream of huge returns from the blazing business of marijuana.<p>Printabowl. These innovative Washington entrepreneurs made two wise decisions. First, the founders decided that there is a market of sophisticated users who want a designer-sculpted …

Cannabis

10 of the best American cities to live comfortably on $40,000 a year

In its October-November print issue, AARP The Magazine highlights 10 great hometowns for anyone on a modest budget of $40,000 a year. (See the shorter online version here).<p>To create the list, the magazine teamed up with Sperling's Best Places, which focuses on quality-of-life research, to determine …

Demographics

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

Wait, Why the Hell Is Pluto Emitting X-Rays?

You just can’t keep a good Pluto down. Even after its (admittedly justified) demotion to dwarf planet status exactly 10 years and four days ago, …

Astronomy

The Linksys EA9500 pierced my apartment's WiFi-proof walls

I live in a two-bedroom San Francisco apartment built in 1916. It has a view of the bay and the top of the Golden Gate bridge. There's crown molding, high ceilings and some pretty dope neighbors. It should be perfect. And it is -- if you're cool with plaster walls blocking 90 percent of all WiFi …

Apps are devouring the open web

Apps are eating the web.<p>Over the past decade, there has been an inexorable movement from the open internet to the walled gardens of apps — and this trend just hit a major milestone.<p>According to new data from ComScore, more than half of all time Americans spend online is spent in apps— up from …

Apps

This map shows what startups in Europe have the most funding

However, the tech boom is diffusing across continental Europe and startups are emerging outside of the established hotbeds for technology and innovation.<p>Ireland (Future Finance), Spain (Cabify), and Denmark (Trustpilot), to name a few — all have at least one tech startup that has raised $100M+ to …

Venture Capital

Believe the Hype: Blockchain Is the Next Frontier for Banking

When bitcoin was released in 2009, it fundamentally changed the way that people think about money and financial transactions. And while bitcoin never became as universal as it hoped to be, the system behind bitcoin is now poised to disrupt the way financial organizations operate. That system is the …

Blockchain

Industry Report: Bitcoin ‘Hooking Up’ With Traditional Finance

June 25, 2016 · 1:52 pm<p><b>Is Canada going cashless? Are PayPal and Coinbase an item? Is IBM testing the blockchain? Take a look below to catch up on all</b> …

Startups

Elite Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Looks for These 3 Things in Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Airbnb. Box. BuzzFeed. Facebook. Foursquare. GitHub. Groupon. Lyft. Oculus. Pinterest. Product Hunt. Skype. Slack. Twitter. Zenefits. Zulily.<p>This is a list of some of the biggest and most transformative tech companies that have launched …

Venture Capital

Google's Waze Is Helping Drivers Avoid Left-Hand Turns

Left-hand turns can be fraught with peril, particularly when there’s no traffic light.<p>Turn the backdrop to rush hour in Los Angeles, and left-hand …

Los Angeles

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

Nutrition

Bucket list: 41 places every California kid should visit before growing up

How many of these have you visited?<p>Summer's upon us and we're entering that glorious time of year when families can travel unencumbered by school obligations.<p>To help you plan your family road trips, we've updated and added to one of our favorite galleries featuring places every California kid must …

California

The Story of God: Morgan Freeman talks creation, evil, and science

Morgan Freeman has wowed as God onscreen — remember that glorious white suit in <i>Bruce Almighty</i>? — but now his focus has shifted to understanding his …

Bar Roulette routes your Uber to a random bar nearby

Want to go party the night away but not sure where to go? Bar Roulette‘s brand new iOS app has you covered. Press a button to summon an Uber and it will take you to a bar picked from the highest-rated bars on Yelp and Foursquare. The twist? The app won’t tell you where you are going until you …

Apps

This chat bot pretends to be you so you can keep up with your friends

Too busy to keep up with your friends? There’s a chat bot for that.<p>We’ve all been there. The deluge of information on Facebook is why I no longer bother to check the social network — because, even when I try my hardest, I miss the important announcements like baby births and marriage proposals. The …

Apps

Silicon Valley's $20 billion secretive giant Palantir is reportedly in trouble

That article, based on confidential information and interviews with six past and current employees, provides our best look yet at the famously cagey Palantir.<p>Here are its highlights:<p>In the last 13 months, big-ticket customers Coca-Cola, Nasdaq, and American Express have decided not to continue …

Silicon Valley