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These architects could change India forever - CNN Style

Written by Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>"India is the place to be," said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis.<p>And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm -- founded by Gupta and his wife, Britta Knobel Gupta -- is …

Architecture

10 Morning Rituals From the World's Most Prolific Entrepreneurs

We all have some sort of morning ritual. Whether if it’s responding to emails, exercising, planning your day, or sipping on a cup of coffee, these …

The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Whether you're a fitness runner or a sub-three-hour marathoner, you’ve probably committed one or more of the ten crimes listed below. But don't worry, these errors are easy to correct. We recruited renowned coaches Dr. Jason Karp, and Dr. Matt Moran to keep you running happy and injury-free.<p>#10: …

This 45-Degree Treadmill Just Revealed Something Fascinating About Running Extreme Inclines

Standard treadmills only reach a maximum incline of around 9 degrees. But this one, developed by a team of physiologists at the University of …

George F. Will: Our Politically Correct Campuses Are Beyond Satire

11/25/2015

Satire

This startup has an unusual idea to fight the rise of ad blocking that could just work

But 18 months ago Yavli pivoted the business entirely in response to the huge rise in consumers using ad blocking software. The number of people using ad blockers worldwide has grown 41% year-on-year to 198 million monthly active users, according to a report from PageFair and Adobe.<p>A few months …

Why the startup powering Uber’s text messages is worth over $1 billion

For example, when Uber sends you a text message after a driver accepts a request or the ride arrives, it relies on Twilio's technology to do it. The number you call to reach the driver is a temporary, one-time number created by Twilio too. Uber simply has to integrate Twilio's software code into …

Waze cofounder tells us how his company's $1 billion sale to Google really went down

The sale was a milestone for Israel's young but huge startup community: The first Israeli consumer-app company to be bought for over $1 billion. In an instant, the whole "Startup Nation" decided to quit aiming for fast exits and build billion-dollar companies instead.<p>Among Israel's tight-knit tech …

Xiaomi Trolls Samsung With Redmi Note 2 Launch

Chinese mobile making upstart Xiaomi is gunning to steal Samsung’s thunder by launching a pair of phablet smartphones on the same day Samsung is due to unbox phablet-sized updates to its Galaxy Note and Galaxy S6 Edge devices — with Samsung press events taking place later today in New York and …

Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic)

Self-sufficient, highly educated and willing to forgo a salary (for years) are just a few of the traits of this year's crop of Inc. 500 founders.<p>51% of Inc. 500 CEOs said they chose entrepreneurship because it suits their skills and abilities.<p>Recent research by Gallup and Inc. shows that those …

CEOs

This little startup is solving one of the biggest frustrations with Apple's App Store

Like a lot of smartphone games, Marble Drop had a referral feature to get your friends to play with you.<p>The problem was that when the game first came out, it just didn't work, Arbesfeld says. Nobody was actually getting referred by the referral function.<p>Arbesfeld came up with a quick fix, and …

Marco Rubio defends record as opponent of abortion, even in rape cases

Marco Rubio has defended his record as an opponent of abortion, against criticism arising from his statement during the first Republican presidential debate on Thursday that he had never advocated for exceptions of any kind, even if a woman’s life was in danger or when she had been raped.<p>Marco …

Government

The uniquely powerful reason why Pixar movies are so good

Disney / Pixar<p>The first reaction test audiences had to "Monsters, Inc." wasn't the bottomless sense of wonder drummed up by most Pixar movies: It was …

The most elite students in America have had it with investment banking

They're among the top choices for companies in just about every industry — including Wall Street investment banks.<p>It turns out, however, many of them are no longer interested in that industry.<p>Only 4% of the 2015 graduating class said they wanted to work at an investment bank, reports Bloomberg's …

So You Want to Learn How to Code

Who knew one simple Medium post could ignite such a profound movement? #iLookLikeAnEngineer is now being spread globally in over 50 countries. It has …

Google's CEO reportedly does not 'give a f---' about Twitter

On paper, it makes perfect sense for Google to buy Twitter.<p>Google has failed at "social." So Twitter would fix that problem for Google.<p>Traditional display advertising is shrinking, getting eaten by "native" ad formats like what we see in Twitter and Facebook. So Google would get that business.<p>Then …

Social Media

JavaScript is the C++ of the Web

When I started my PhD, back in 2009, I told my advisor I wanted to work on optimizing dynamic programming languages. A big part of my thesis was …

Google reportedly tried to buy a veggie cheeseburger startup for over $200 million

The deal reportedly fell through when the two couldn't agree on price. Google was said to have offered between $200 million and $300 million.<p>Impossible Foods is developing a fake cheeseburger, a food item that is supposed to look and taste a lot like a ground beef with cheese but is made entirely …

Startups

A new app lets anyone with a startup idea instantly chat with investors at VC firm Kleiner Perkins

In fact, he was so enamored by the startup culture there that he started sending cold emails to venture capitalists in the Valley, asking questions about term sheets and business plans. But the usual response he got — if he ever got one — was a simple one line message: "Next time you're here, let …

Europe has a chicken-and-egg startup problem

I’m a European, in the full, quixotic, let’s-all-be-friends sense of the word. I prefer the present, highly imperfect European Union over the past of nationalistic disunity and warmongering strife. As a fan of the so-called European project, I want to see it do well and prosper, and as a keen …

Tech Industry

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …

Small Business

The 4 Resources Millennial Entrepreneurs Need To Succeed

Optimism in entrepreneurship is up among millennials, with 18% starting companies in 2014, up from 14% in 2013 according to a recent global report. Even greater is the number of millennials who now identify themselves as entrepreneurial—a full 70% say they’d reject traditional business to become …

Entrepreneurship

24-year-old Yik Yak CEO: Running a fast-growing startup is 'crazy stuff'

Yik Yak started with colleges, but CEO Tyler Droll has his sights set on creating a product every bit as compelling as Facebook.<p>The anonymous …

This guy’s last company sold for $4.3 billion — now he’s back with a $3 billion startup that's replacing paper

Still, Krach is leading one of the hottest startups in today's tech scene, pushing through an epic career that spans over three decades.<p>Once the youngest VP in General Motors' history, and the founder of two extremely successful startups, Krach is now the CEO of Docusign, a $3 billion e-signature …

Kids These Days Good At Math, Bad At F*cking

Hello, American teenage teens, quick question for you: Why are you so goddamned boring? Do you not know how to be teenagers and do stupid rebellious …

After two million users and nearly $4M in funding, selfie startup Frontback is no more

Frontback started with a great idea: why not make a photo app that takes a snap from your phone's front and back cameras at the same time? That way you can share what's happening <i>and</i> your reaction. But great ideas aren't enough, and despite attracting two million users over two years in operation, …

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's what's happening:<p><b>1. Palantir just disclosed in an SEC form that it has closed a huge round of investment, issuing $500 million in stock, $450 million of which has already been sold.</b> This confirms last month's report that it was raising up to $500 million at a $20 billion …

Twitter says sorry for frat-themed party thrown at its headquarters

Twitter is in trouble again.<p>The social network apologized for throwing a frat-house-themed party on Tuesday at its San Francisco headquarters, …

Life hack: What’s the best programming language to learn first?

So, you heard that some developers make a lot of money with iPhone and Android apps, and you’re thinking about getting a mobile development gig for …