Salim Jaffer

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How to Make Innovation Strategy Work

Aligning technological investments with business goals and understanding how they affect real users helps ensure a greater return on investment.

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

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ISIS’s atrocities will destroy it: The Islamic State’s murder of the Jordanian pilot has ignited the Middle East against it.

Abdullah, the king of Jordan, had a problem. Just across his northern and eastern borders, in Syria and Iraq, a bloodthirsty Islamic insurgency was …

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Why Booth?

Welcome to the school where ideas become impact.<p>The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is dedicated to improving markets and …

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10 Proven Ways To Market Your Website

So, you’ve taken the steps to create your company website…but what do you do now?<p>Now you face the challenge of actually bringing in new, qualified traffic. After all, that’s how you will make more sales and increase your customer base.<p>Check out these 10 ways you can pull in visitors to your website:<p>…

What You Need to Know About the Violence Erupting Now in Pakistan

Two months of slow-burning protests and rallies against Pakistan’s ruling party finally erupted in violence last weekend in the Pakistani capital of …

Wacom’s New Stylus Series Offers A Digital Pen For Every Scribbler, Sketcher And Note-Taker

Wacom has a series of new stylus devices for tablets and smartphones that it’s launching today, including three new Bamboo devices and a new Intuos version, with two aimed specifically at the iPad with special Bluetooth-powered pressure sensitivity abilities. Two entry-level Bamboo styluses offer a …

Microsoft Will Mass-Produce Its Big Ass Touchscreens

Remember the Big-Ass Table? Microsoft isn’t done making huge slabs of touch-capable screen, it turns out. The company’s Stephen Elop announced this week that Microsoft intends to “mass-produce” its Perceptive Pixel (PPI) displays, which are touch-enabled and can stretch to up to 82 inches in …

Logitech Releases A Surprisingly Useful Bluetooth Keyboard That Connects To Three Devices

Keyboards, schmeeboards, amirite? But wait! Take a look at the Logitech K480, a unique Bluetooth keyboard that can connect to three devices simultaneously and allows you to switch between them using a little dial. The devices sit in a trench over the keyboard and you can swap from, say, a computer …

The Urban Oil Fields of Los Angeles

In the 1890s, the small town of Los Angeles (population 50,000) began a transformation driven by the discovery and drilling of some of the most productive oil fields in history. By 1930, California was producing nearly one quarter of the world's oil output, and its population had grown to 1.2 …

5000 families in the UK to receive aid through Ismaili Muslim community’s “Share a Smile” Campaign

Posted on July 3, 2014July 8, 2014<p>3 July 2014, London–Over 5,000 homeless families in the United Kingdom will receive a parcel of essential items …

How serious is the hacking threat to the U.S. power grid?

Dozens of U.S. energy providers face “daily, constant or frequent” attempted cyber attacks, according to a new Congressional review of power grid …