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Apple patents 'iTime' smartwatch design

We’ve been calling it the iWatch for months now, but a newly-published patent from Apple suggests that the company’s long-rumoured smartwatch might …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

6 Strategies For When Sales Hit Production Capacity

A company I’m working with fixed its marketing problem and is about at capacity. That’s a problem, because good customers must be turned away, or at least put on delayed delivery, which often amounts to the same thing. As problems go, this is a nice one to have, but it’s still a problem.<p>Planning …

Using Past Failures To Forge Future Success

<i>“We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.”</i><p>~Scottish author Samuel Smiles<p>Business publications are crammed with one amazing success story after another. …

The Startup Movement Is Not About Startups, Actually

I’m going to say something that might sound nutty. But I’ll say it anyways. <i>The Startup Movement is not about startups.</i><p>What could I possibly mean, you might be asking? Did I drink too much eggnog over the holidays?<p>After all, the Startup Movement appears real enough. In hundreds of cities around the …

Google Powers Online Resource Tracking Global Deforestation

Last fall, I wrote about efforts by Google and Microsoft to help put some analytics muscle behind tracking various natural resources.<p>Now, Google has teamed up with the World Resources Institute (WRI) and more than 40 other organizations to create a massive, near real-time forest monitoring system, …

How Do Entrepreneurs Think?

<i>Answer by Peter Baskerville, Founder of 30 retail and hospitality businesses, Vocational teacher, on Quora,</i><p>When I first discovered Saras D. Sarasvathy’s research into the different reasoning used by entrepreneurs, it was a real ‘aha’ moment for me.<p>See, I was never really comfortable with teaching …

Five Ways Companies Can Cope With A Resource-Constrained World

Not everyone is pessimistic, however. In their book, <i>Resource Revolution</i>, Stefan Heck and Matt Rogers argue that resource constraints have been …

3 Steps For Building An Adjacent Business

Chances are you’ll fail if you try to build out your core business–then again, you many not. Here’s how to stack the odds in your favor.<p>Budgeting time is coming. Do you know what your new growth idea is? Will you submit the usual “same but a little bit more” plan, or do you have a big, disruptive …

The Most Precious Resource on the Planet? Big Dreamers

The world's biggest challenges are also the biggest opportunities. Here's why we need more people who are just a little bit crazy to tackle them.<p>Dear entrepreneurs - I want you to dream so big and so audaciously that people call you crazy. The only caveat is that if you just happened to be actually …

Building From Scratch: Sustainable Design At London's Bulgari Hotel

“Whether a hotel is ‘eco-friendly’ or not often plays a large part of the decision making process for a traveller, especially business travelers where travel managers play an active role in deciding where to send their employees,” explained Sylvain Ercoli, General Manager of Bulgari Hotel & …

Folsom Tower / Studio Gang

Last night Studio Gang Architects unveiled designs of their first ever building in San Francisco, a 400 foot tall residential tower with an …

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

Here at Freshome, we have a lot of respect for interior designers and all of the hard work they put into their designed spaces. It takes a certain …

Rossinavi unveils 44m explorer yacht Poseidon

<b>Rossinavi</b> has unveiled its latest project, the new <b>Poseidon 44</b>, a <b>44-meter</b>, aluminium, four-deck expedition vessel-inspired motor yacht designed by</b> …

How Happy Are Designers?

Creative people are pretty damn happy at work according to a new study by Adobe. After interviewing more than 1,000 people, Adobe found that the glass is more than half full for the country’s designers, illustrators, and photographers.<p>Here, Co.Design information design editor Lily Tidhar visualizes …

5 Ways to Uncover the Why Behind Your Digital Data

Intercept customers to discover the root cause of digital-properties problems<p>In the era of big data, there is no shortage of information for monitoring the effectiveness of your websites, mobile sites, and apps. Most companies with a digital presence have dashboards full of marketing metrics, Web …

How a Life Cycle-Driven Business Model Can Increase Sustainable Impact

Interface began using LCA several years ago to evaluate its existing product portfolio, but the company says its use of LCA has evolved to a more …

How Do We Know If Supplements Work?

<b>Supplements occasionally get negative results when studied, and we end up questioning whether or not they actually are healthy</b>. This leads to a …

Wholesome Tracks Your Nutrition, not Just Calories

iOS/WP: Most nutrition trackers focus on giving you an easy way to track calories consumed towards a daily goal. Wholesome takes a different …

The Best Type Of Exercise For Your Brain

Older women with early signs of dementia may benefit from this specific type of physical activity<p><b>The claim:</b> Cardio isn't only good for the heart and waistline—according new research, it may also be good for the brain. In older women with mild memory and cognitive problems, aerobic exercise …

Leadership Challenges With Remote-Based Workers

The year was 2007, and a team member who worked with me in the Vancouver office of SAP knocked on the netting of my open-concept cubicle one day and asked, "Dan, my wife and I want to move to Halifax. Can I keep my job and begin to work from home?"<p>That's 2,755 miles away.<p>"Sure thing," I responded …

It's Time to Create SMARTER Goals

Author Zig Ziglar was often quoted as saying, "If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time."<p>Your career is no different. Unless you have a target that you are reaching for, you'll just continue down random pathways hoping to get somewhere. How will you know what successful looks like if you …

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Why Creatives Fail: The Difficulties Of Staying Innovative For An Entire Career

I was lucky enough to come up as a journalist working for the legendary Art Cooper, at <i>GQ.</i> Art was one of the last lions of literary journalism, both an exceptionally keen editor and stylist to his core. Art liked his writers to write. He didn’t just encourage voice—often he demanded it.<p>I once spent …

A Mindset Tune-Up for a Profitable Exit Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After pouring years of hard work to create and build a successful business, you earned the right to sell it so that you can move on to new pursuits. Maybe even a well-deserved retirement in Maui.<p>But selling a company is not the same as …

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