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Something called 'the race to zero' is scaring a lot of tech companies

Cloud computing has completely changed the tech industry, but it’s got a dark side for the companies competing in the market, something those in the industry call “the race to zero.”<p>There’s so much competition in the cloud industry that cloud companies keep cutting their prices, even while they …

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Alibaba just sold $1.8 billion worth of goods in one hour of online shopping

When the clock struck midnight on Nov. 11, a large screen in the auditorium of Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China, lit up with numbers: Within two minutes, over 1 billion yuan ($163 million) had been sold on the Chinese company’s e-commerce platforms. A cheer erupted from the room as green …

eCommerce

Elon Musk confirms satellite plans, announcement '2 - 3 months away'

This weekend the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> published rumors linking everyman billionaire Elon Musk to an internet-via-satellite project and tonight he addressed those rumors. In a tweet Musk said his company SpaceX is "in the early stages of developing advanced micro-satellites operating in large …

11 Marketing Trends To Watch For In 2015

The fundamentals of marketing are always going to be the same, but with the landscape changing at the speed of technology, what matters most now is how one activates the fundamentals. Smart marketers know that they need to get ahead of the trends and anticipate the next big things, or else be …

Misfit Flash review: A great, affordable fitness tracker - CNET

A great, affordable fitness tracker<p><b>The Good</b> The Misfit Flash is waterproof, lasts six months on a single battery, comes with a wristband and clip-on accessory, works with iOS and Android, and tracks steps and sleep.<p><b>The Bad</b> Lacks a heart rate monitor; plastic design feels a little cheap; LED readout …

Fitness Technology

Stripe CEO: Global Payments Are Just Getting Started

Stripe co-founder and CEO Patrick Collison has had a lot of high-profile wins in the past few months. His three-year-old payments company is powering the “buy” button on Twitter, it’s behind a similar “buy” button on Facebook, and it’s the backbone of a majority of apps using Apple Pay.<p>But the deal …

27 Pre-Written Templates for Your Toughest Work Emails

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by …

Employment

Elon Musk plans satellite network

Next venture by founder of electric car firm Tesla aims to bring internet coverage to the billions who do not have it<p>After shaking up the automotive world with his electric car venture, entrepreneur Elon Musk has set his sights skywards in a bid to bring the internet to the billions who still lack …

Sex will soon be just for fun not babies, says father of the Pill

Prof Carl Djerassi claims advances in fertility treatment make it safer for parents without fertility problems to consider IVF<p>Sex could become purely recreational by 2050 with large numbers of babies in the Western world born through IVF, the professor who invented the contraceptive pill has …