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A Walmart executive who sold his startup for $550 million had a really weird reaction the moment he got rich — here's why

In 2010, Marc Lore sold his startup, Quidsi, to Amazon for $550 million.<p>Immediately afterward, he felt terrible.<p>On an episode of Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It," Lore, who is now the CEO and president of Walmart eCommerce in the US, told US editor-in-chief Alyson Shontell what …

Want to get rich? Here’s what 7 millionaires were doing in their 20s

At what point do you know whether you’ll be financially successful? If these seven millionaires (and billionaires) are any indication, the answer …

Where Trump is seen as saviour

<b>Jamestown, Tennessee, is one of the poorest towns with a majority</b><b>-</b><b>white population in the US. The area overwhelmingly voted for</b> <b>Donald</b> <b>Trump and locals believe new jobs will now come - but will that be enough to turn around decades of economic distress?</b><p>Nine years after his plumbing company collapsed …

Construction Industry

Working from an iPhone

One of my goals in 2016 was to make working from my iPhone as efficient as possible. The desire to make this happen initially sprung from experiences raising a baby. My wife and I began foster parenting in July of 2015, and one of our foster children was AJ, a four-week-old baby boy. AJ ended up …

Apps

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

All-in-one cube is 'room within a room' that hides bed, bike, closet & office

For many people living in dense urban centres, making the most out of a small living space is a daily necessity. While paring down one's possessions …

These Footwear Sketches Are Ahead of the Game

Take note of these simple tips and tricks from the Coroflot community<p>When looking for footwear sketching inspiration, look no further than Coroflot's …

New leaked images may give us a closer look at Samsung’s Galaxy S8

On Wednesday, BGR exclusively gave the world what may have been its first ever look at Samsung’s upcoming new Galaxy S8 smartphone. Though parts of …

Culture Beyond the Cube: Aligning Your Office Design with Your Purpose | Inc.com

When you're trying to align your culture with your purpose, one of the areas that you should consider is the way your office design reflects that alignment. If your work is creative and forward thinking, but your office environment is dull and boring, that sends mixed messages to employees and …

Top 10 Things to Do in Arkansas

Build your own adventure by mixing and matching these Arkansas exploits.<p>Extraordinary experiences await in the Natural State—where you can dig for diamonds, float down a wild river, and retrace the footsteps of civil rights pioneers.<p><b>1. Hit the trail</b><p>Take a walk on Arkansas’s wild side on a leisurely …

National Parks

Lenovo Yoga 910 Gets Close to Laptop Hybrid Perfection but Has One Major Flaw

<i>[Photo by Daryl Deino]</i><p>The high-end Lenovo Yoga 910 Hybrid laptop, with a 13.9-inch 4K screen, 16GB of RAM, and a 512 SSD costs between $1299 (Best Buy Special Edition) and $1499. On paper, it looks like the best laptop that you can buy for your money. In many ways, it is. But there is one crucial …

WhatsApp video calling now available

In context: What's up with WhatsApp?<p>WhatsApp Web<p>In January 2015, WhatsApp announced the availability of WhatsApp web, a platform that mirrored …

14 alternatives to Apple's default apps that will supercharge your iPhone

Face your fears: six of the best shark diving trips

I am of the Jaws generation. My dad took me to see the Steven Spielberg movie when I was 10 and every time I have swum in open water since, even in calm seas off north Devon, I still hear that theme tune and feel that irrational fear.<p>So I understand why people ask so many questions about diving …

Scuba Diving

Finding Dory breaks record for opening of animated film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Finding Dory" is officially the record holder for top animated opening of all time in North American theaters, unseating "Shrek …

The Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in the World

Can’t you already feel the serenity settling in?<p>Any traveler looking to be immersed in nature while abroad would do well to look up the nearest …

12 of America’s Best National Park Beaches

Still recovering from winter ... or just need some sun and surf in your travel plans this year? NPCA staff pick a dozen of the best beach vacation …

England's best beaches: 9 you should visit | CNN Travel

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each<b><br>More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit</b><p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the …

Hiking

Volkswagen, Audi accused of using software to cheat US diesel emissions tests

In an open letter to the automaker and an official release, the EPA claims that VW's diesels aren't as clean as you'd think.<p>For years we've been praising Volkswagen's TDI vehicles for their excellent blend of driving performance and fuel efficiency, but a recent claim by the US Environmental …

Could Xiaomi end up being a victim of its own success?

It is testament to Xiaomi’s success so far that competitors are beginning to emulate its approach. Selling smartphones at near cost direct to consumers with minimal advertising spend has carried Xiaomi to the number one spot in China and it has rarely been out of the top five smartphone …

Ferrero Bid for Thorntons Looks Like Sweet Deal For Both

Italy’s Ferrero has made an agreed 112 million pound bid for suffering British confectionary group Thorntons and the transaction looks like a sweat deal to both parties.<p>Shareholders in Thorntons are getting a big premium over recent share prices and the group is valued at some 13 times in 2014 net …

Georgia police accused of unnecessarily shooting zoo animals in wake of floods

Special police units called to Tbilisi zoo during this weekend’s devastating flood have been accused of overreacting by unnecessarily shooting many of the animals, as hundreds of volunteers joined the clear-up effort at the flattened site.<p>Some policemen were seen taking selfies alongside the bodies …

Special Forces

Google's Project Vault is a secure computer stuffed into a microSD card

Several years ago, Intel showed off Edison, a prototype of an entire low-powered computer contained inside of a postage stamp-sized SD card.<p>Google …

Information Systems

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

Court chops $382 million off landmark Apple vs. Samsung verdict

A U.S. appeals court has reversed part of the $930 million verdict Apple won in 2012 against Samsung. The new ruling effectively means Apple will not …

Samsung

The Void wants to offer fully immersive virtual reality games

Ken Bretschneider dreams of a virtual reality experience that will have you literally running, jumping around and chasing digital villains. That's why this fall, he'll start building The Void: a virtual reality gaming center with 60 x 60 foot rooms where people can physically play while immersed in …

Virtual Reality

How playing World of Warcraft every day for a year led Robert Hohman to found a $1 billion startup

To this day he runs his 450-person startup by day, and still personally codes for it at night. His head of engineering "puts up with me," Hohman tells us, and then explains he's still "a good software engineer."<p>When not running the company or coding the site, he's playing StarCraft with his two …

People laughed at this entrepreneur's idea — now it's a $500 million business, thanks to his mom

Who, then, would dream of competing with the mainstay of positive gestures and sentiments?<p>At least that's what experts asked Tariq Farid, then a flower shop owner, when he pitched them the idea behind Edible Arrangements in 1999.<p>Farid, who had begun toying with flower-shaped cutters and pineapple …

Entrepreneurship