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Israel to test electric roads that wirelessly charge vehicles as they drive

Forget the charging port—the roads of the near future could power your electric car while you drive, eliminating the need to ever stop to recharge or …

Roads

How the CIO of a $39 billion pharmaceutical company is quietly changing the tech-startup world

There were the companies that made the tech products. And there were the companies that bought the tech products. Today, that lined has blurred.<p>The buzzword for this is the "digital enterprise" or "digital transformation." IT professionals know it as DevOps, where "development" of tech is mashed …

Startups

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Follow the 10X Rule

Entrepreneurs and startup leaders must adhere to this 10X mindset, and here are ways to put it into action.<p>As co-founder of a startup, I am constantly juggling my priorities to focus on the initiatives that will help our company grow as fast as possible.<p>As we scale, I think about things with a 10X …

Customers

Are You Ready For The Next Big Innovation In Workplace Productivity?

In “Why Is Productivity So Weak? Three Theories” from <i>The New York Times</i> on April 28th, the author’s “depressing scenario” suggests that innovations in technology (such as a computer on every desk) and management techniques (such as outsourcing noncore functions) have been fully implemented across …

Time Management

The Toughest Lessons I've Ever Learned: 6 Powerful Leaders Share Their Stories | Inc.com

Have you ever made a difficult, even poor, choice and learned nothing from it? Here's why it's important to find the nuggets of wisdom in even the poorest of decisions.<p>James Green, CEO of Magnetic<p><b>1. Even if your boss is Steve Jobs, it's OK to say no.</b><p>The most difficult learning experience I've ever …

Leadership

One of the best interviews with online entrepreneurs

Travis <b>Kalanick</b><p><b>Travis Kalanick is the co-founder of Uber.</b><p><b>Travis Cordell Kalanick</b> (born August 6, 1976) is an American entrepreneur. He is the …

Ben Silbermann

Luxury dive resorts: 10 of the world's best | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Super-swanky dive resorts come in all sizes. But mostly in small.<p>From Chile to Australia to St. Lucia, the world's most exclusive scuba hideaways serve fewer than 100 select guests.<p>Some cater to a maximum of just 20 diving VIPs. Others tempt groups to reserve their whole private island.<p>I …

Swimming Pools

What Mark Zuckerberg Taught Me About Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

How to Start a Business: 7 Steps to Get Started Today

Follow this formula for launching and starting to grow your new business.<p>While starting a business is no easy task, it's not as difficult as many entrepreneurs would think. Instead of obsessing over every minor detail or second guessing yourself, if you follow these seven steps, you can be on your …

Small Business

This 29-Year-Old Entrepreneur Was Rejected by 35 Potential Employers. Now, He's the Co-Founder of a $1 Billion Startup. Here's How.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Dan Kan was a senior in college, he applied for about 35 jobs, most of them in finance. By the time he graduated in 2009 from Claremont McKenna college, Kan had been rejected from all but two of those jobs.<p>“I remember distinctly when …

Startups

The Chick Magnet Workouts

Chick MagnetTwo workouts inspired by the moves women love to see you do.When we asked 20 women to reveal the exercises they love to watch you do in …

Health

Uber wants to help drivers find cheap gas and maybe even the bathroom

Taxes are extra complicated to report. And there's no health insurance from the job, so you have to arrange that yourself.<p>Uber, though, is trying to position itself as a driver's best friend by focusing first on their basic needs.<p>And yes, that includes potty breaks.<p>This week, Uber drivers will see …

Facelifts

10 books that will change the way you think about the future

What will the next decade, century, or millennium look like?<p>Although no one knows for sure, many writers have imagined the future in their work, …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

Tamil Nadu

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Bill Gates

11 daily habits of self-made billionaires anyone can adopt

If you want to get rich, start by studying the people who have already done so.<p>"The only person who can teach you how to think like a millionaire is a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think."<p>The same could be said about billionaires.<p>Below, we've rounded up 11 habits …

Jack Dorsey

I grew my business from my basement to the NASDAQ index — here's the best advice I have for aspiring entrepreneurs

Mario Tama/Getty Images<p>So, you think you want to start your own business? Good for you! People will tell you that 90% of all startups fail. That doesn’t mean yours will.<p>Starting a business can be one of the best decisions you will ever make. And I’ve found there are a few actions you can take that …

Entrepreneurship

The 6 Toughest Employee Personalities and How to Manage Them | Inc.com

Being the boss is never easy, but some employees make it particularly difficult. How do you cope with those who do their jobs well but are equally skilled at annoying both you and their colleagues? Tim Eisenhauer, co-founder of Axero Solutions, which makes the workplace intranet Communifire, has …

Employment

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

San Francisco Bay Area

Batteries With A Less Fiery Future

Lithium-ion batteries are extremely popular because they are lightweight and pack a lot of power.<p>But when they overheat, they can catch fire. This has been a problem in airplanes, cars and now the popular gift item, "hoverboards." The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it's investigating 37 …

Clean Energy

The military is building an implant for controlling machines with your mind

Today, the US military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced a program that aims to build an implantable neural device that would allow the human brain to communicate directly with a computer.<p>Roughly the size of a sugar cube, this device would attempt to achieve real-time …

Biomedical Engineering

Tesla Sues German Supplier Over Model X Doors

Tesla Motors is suing German auto parts maker Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems after the supplier allegedly failed to deliver the electric car …

Tesla

7 Reasons Why Tesla Insists on Selling its Own Cars

Tesla’s strategy of selling its own cars through its own Tesla-branded stores doesn’t sound all that controversial. Gadget makers like Apple (AAPL) …

Tesla

Chris Christie just vetoed New Jersey's law on 'smart guns' — here's how they work

If we can set it up so you can't unlock your phone unless you've got the right fingerprint, why can't we do the same thing for our guns? If there's an app that can help us find a missing tablet ... there's no reason we can't do it with a stolen gun.<p>"Smart" guns are defined as any firearm capable of …

Guns

Bill Gates thinks this simple innovation could remake our cities

But as Bill Gates notes in a recent blog post, those Rs are not equal.<p>"<b>Reusing is much better than recycling</b>," he writes, "<b>because recycling takes yet more energy</b>."<p>Recycling, after all, means melting whatever you're discarding.<p>Gate reflected on re-use after reading "Sustainable Materials with Both …

Sustainability

What Quality Education Should Teach You, According to a Harvard Scientist

Harvard’s great biologist/psychologist <b>Steven Pinker</b> is one of my favorites, even though I’m just starting to get into his work.<p>What makes him great …

Steven Pinker

Ehang's autonomous helicopter promises to fly you anywhere, no pilot required

CES has already given us plenty of news about drones and cars, it’s even given us drones that launch from the back of trucks! Both industries are working toward the same end goal — completely autonomous vehicles that can carry passengers or packages. And they are relying on a similar set of …

Autonomous Cars

Here's Why Saudi Arabia and Iran Are at Each Other's Throats

It’s not been a great start to 2016. Saudi Arabia has cut diplomatic ties with Iran after its embassy in Tehran was torched by protesters over the …

Middle East

This 1000-Hp Electric Car Might Be Faraday Future's Tesla-Killer

This bizarre Batmobile thing sure looks nuts. Is it real?<p>Faraday Future has been quietly talking for months about making a new electric car, and not just a new electric car, but a whole new concept of how to sell cars. The mysterious company has plans for a $1 billion factory in Nevada and is well …

Is This Insane, 1000-hp EV Hypercar Faraday's Tesla Fighter?

Faraday Future has been quietly talking for months about making a new electric car—and not just a new electric car but a whole new concept of how to sell cars. The mysterious company has plans for a $1 billion factory in Nevada and is well backed by Chinese investors, but nobody has seen anything …

Le Mans