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Chinese Internet giant Baidu unveils Silicon Valley arm dedicated to self-driving cars

Baidu’s probably better known as the Google of China, but the Beijing-based Internet giant today revealed plans to invest in autonomous car technology from its base in Silicon Valley.<p>The company announced that it now has a team working on research and development (R&D) and testing around smart …

Silicon Valley

Is Elon Musk working on a self-driving bus?

Recent comments from the Tesla CEO hint that he's working on a larger solution for transportation woes.<p>Usually, when you try to keep a secret, you don't tell anyone that secret. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a bit different. He loves tossing out esoteric statements that leave the media guessing, and some …

Tesla

Garmin's Approach X40 fitness tracker is made for golfers

Over the past few years, Garmin has focused on two different sets of wearables: activity trackers and watches for people who play golf on a regular basis. Now, with the Approach X40, the company is bringing the best of both worlds into one product. The new device features 1-inch touchscreen …

China takes mobile payments to a whole new level

Commentary: When it comes to mobile money and instant delivery, these popular services in China make me jealous as anything.<p>China may not have the best Internet access in the world, but from what I've seen so far, it's on top for mobile payments.<p>My friends Amy Deng and Eric Liu moved from San …

Mobile Payments

Elon Musk has an idea for autonomous transit vehicles but he’s being coy about it

Elon Musk has a plan to solve the traffic crisis in our cities. A vague, secret plan. He may not <i>actually</i> have a plan. But he did say something out loud in public about it, and he doesn’t usually do that unless he has at least <i>kind of</i> a plan.<p>Bloomberg reports that, speaking at a transport conference …

Elon Musk

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8 Leadership Practices That Will Make You Memorable

Almost every employee or team member can remember that one special boss in their career who was the role model of a leader, always commanded respect, and was able to get the most voluntarily from everyone all the time. Every entrepreneur and business executive I know wants to emulate that boss, but …

Leadership

Ten Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile is your online billboard. Before LinkedIn arrived on the scene in 2003, a lot of people built and maintained personal websites that showcased their professional accomplishments. We don’t need personal websites anymore because you can use LinkedIn for the same purpose. Who …

Employment

America's definition of sexy has changed, and retailers are toning it down

Think about it.<p>Just over a decade ago, consumers were inundated with overtly sexual imagery.<p>Abercrombie & Fitch was known for its extremely carnal imagery. The advertising frequently featured nearly-naked models in provocative positions.<p>Abercrombie has recently toned down its image to be …

Advertising

Calming Your Brain During Conflict

Conflict wreaks havoc on our brains. We are groomed by evolution to protect ourselves whenever we sense a threat. In our modern context, we don’t fight like a badger with a coyote, or run away like a rabbit from a fox. But our basic impulse to protect ourselves is automatic and unconscious.<p>We have …

Mindfulness

5 Steps to Generating More Than $1 Billion in Sales Through Facebook Advertising

Here are some key marketing insights from a Facebook Advertising wizard.<p>Those developing a business plan are forced to ask themselves the same basic question over and over again: <i>who is my target customer?</i><p>This question haunts the dreams of many savvy entrepreneurs, who pore over data to better …

Marketing

5 Productivity Tools All Marketers Should Know About

Marketers must maintain a high level of productivity at all times if they are going to reach their goals. Sometimes this is easier said than done, though. You need to go out of your way to stay productive and to stave off distractions. There are many productivity tools on the market that can help …

Productivity

11 simple ways to make your boss love you

That said, if you're looking to really bowl them over — and potentially even become their favorite team member— there are a few simple strategies you can use.<p>Business Insider looked into scientific research and expert opinion and came up with 11 tricks to help you wow the higher-ups.

University of Washington

Five Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting A Management Position

A more prestigious position won’t necessarily make you happier, so ask these questions to figure out if a step up is a step forward.<p>The fatter paycheck. The bigger office. The increased authority to make decisions . . .<p>To most people, moving into a management role seems like a natural rite of …

Project Management

The speech is not about you: 4 tips for speaking success

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>“Why the hell am I so nervous?” I wondered.<p>In moments I would get up to speak to an …

14 Tools for Infographics, to Enhance Digital Marketing

An infographic can be a useful way to convey information and engage your audience with dynamic visual content. There are plenty of inexpensive and …

Digital Marketing