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10,000 Feared Dead in the Wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan

Rescue workers are struggling to reach towns and villages in the central Philippines following the assault of super typhoon Haiyan on the region. …

Natural Disasters

Hevo Power's Wireless EV Chargers Disguised as Manholes Are Coming to NYC

One of the biggest problems with re-charging an electric vehicle is that fact that you need to first find a charging unit and then be able to plug …

Electric Vehicles

Need Solar In A Hurry? NRG Energy Launches Preconfigured Canopy

Even as solar panel pricing has eased and new financing models have fallen into place, the logistics of finding an appropriate rooftop, designing a system, and installing it have remained relatively time-consuming.<p>NRG Energy hopes to address this for businesses and developers that want to invest in …

Where to Eat (and Drink and Sleep) in Boston

Next time you're in Boston, feel free to skip the clam chowder. Here are the best new spots to hit.<p>Next time you're in Boston, feel free to skip the clam chowder. You won't even miss it, because it's a beyond-exciting time to be a discerning diner in this historic city. Small, chef-owned …

New England

Turning Trash Into Skateboards

Procuring the resources needed to make products is a pillar of any business. How much easier would it be if you could simply find them washed up on a beach? Three American entrepreneurs operating in Chile are, apparently, doing just that.<p>With their fledgling business, Bureo Skateboards, Ben R. …

Why Entrepreneurs Should Read Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath'

At first glimpse, Malcolm Gladwell’s exciting new book, <i>David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants</i>, seems to be about everything but business. People love reading about underdogs, so it’s easy to digest Gladwell’s rich collection of anecdotes that support his “new” idea …

Microsoft’s latest Office 365 customer: the U.S. Army

<b>Updated at 9:10 PM PT with additional details about the contract</b><p>Microsoft just landed another major government customer: the United States Army.<p>In an contract awarded to Microsoft partner Dell, the U.S. Army agreed to purchase 50,000 licenses of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft announced in a blog …

Netflix’s Q3 Beats Analyst Estimates With 1.3M New Domestic Subscribers, $0.52 Earnings Per Share

Netflix’s third-quarter earnings report just came out, with the company beating analyst expectations on higher-than-expected subscriber numbers. For the third quarter, Netflix reported earnings of 52 cents per share on revenues of $1.1 billion. That compared to earnings of 13 cents per share on …

Google's 'Project Shield' Will Offer Free Cyberattack Protection To Hundreds Of At-Risk Sites

Over its years as an Internet behemoth, Google has learned a lot about fighting hackers who would knock its services off the web. Now it’s offering its muscle to a far more vulnerable set of targets.<p>On Monday the company announced that it will offer free protection for websites against so-called …

The Many Problems With Upgrading to the new Windows 8.1

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Upgrading to Windows 8.1 is no easy task. I've found that in some cases it's a process that can't be accomplished at all. …

Windows RT

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Apple Is a Bargain

<i>Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener.</i><p>NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Are there bargains …

Starbucks under fire in China over its coffee pricing policies

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1021000/1021513_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524710717_5530a87dc4abebf2b45ad3fda26c9dc3<p><b>The world's largest coffee chain, Starbucks, has come under fire in China for reportedly charging locals higher prices than in other major …

Coffee

How to Sell to Humans | Inc.com

<i>HubSpot co-founder Dharmesh Shah recently did something unsettling. He's a self-described evangelist for inbound marketing, or the idea that you use content to pull in customers, rather than ads that push them away. But in front of 5,000 employees and customers, he declared, "Inbound marketing is</i> …

Marketing

Save Time on Small Business Accounting Tasks | Inc. | Staples | Business Hub

<i>by Abigail Tracy,</i> Inc. <i>Magazine</i><p>For most small business owners, the luxury of an accounting department is just that — a luxury. While keeping track of …

This Isn't Living, Dammit!

Did that hit too close to hom? NeatoShop artist and cartoonist extraordinaire Mike Jacobsen drew a panel that tells it like it is: we're just moving …

Meet The Man Who Lives Without Any Form Of Money

Mark Boyle was once just like you and me. He had a bank account, lived in a house, had access to electricity, clean water and a virtually continuous …