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Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot

<b>(CNN) —</b> An initiative that would divide California into three separate states qualified Tuesday to appear on the ballot in November's general election.<p>Californians will vote whether to separate into three states: California, Northern California and Southern California -- subject to approval by US …

California

When you play golf for a living, teeing it up just for fun is more complicated than it sounds

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — When Rory McIlroy arrived in the Hamptons last week with time to kill before the U.S. Open, the collection of golf courses he had lined up was nearly as remarkable as his motivation for playing them.<p>The four-time major champion ticked off rounds at Friars Head, National Golf …

Three culprits that were eating up my Mac's disk space

Three culprits that were eating up my Mac’s disk space<p>I spend a lot of day working on my iMac, and since I store a lot of files on here—including …

The subprime mortgage crisis wasn't about subprime mortgages

In the years following the financial crisis, a cottage industry arose that tried to explain just what happened to the American economy and the …

Email isn’t dying, it just needs a makeover. This startup turns email into a chat app

Email is dying, if you believe the critics. In five to 10 years, it could be obsolete, they say. The medium is nearly as old as the internet itself, …

Apps

How oil flows in and out of every major region around the world

Every major economy around the world is fueled by oil. But most of them don't produce the oil they use.<p>In its new "Statistical Review of World Energy" report, BP included a map tracking oil trade flows around the world.<p>The Middle East leads the board in crude exports with 850.1 million tonnes …

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Flint Mobile: The Upstart Going Up Against PayPal and Square | Inc.com

At one time, accepting credit cards payments outside of physical retail stores was a huge headache for entrepreneurs. But with mainstream adoption of smartphones, along came Square offering a dongle that read credit cards and plugged right into your phone, easy-to-use payment software, and more …

FinTech

11 Fascinating Books on Harvard Business School's Required Reading List

Looking for some great reads? Check out this list of intriguing books from Harvard Business School courses' online syllabi.

Apple Acknowledges Disastrous iPhone Messages Bug, Suggests This Temporary Fix

Earlier this week, I wrote about how a new iOS bug emerged that enabled iPhone users to crash another person’s iPhone by simply sending a text message. The text message — which simply says: effective. Power لُلُصّبُلُلصّبُررً ॣ ॣh ॣ ॣ 冗 – causes the iPhone of the recipient to crash continuously if …

Smart Bras Aren’t As Stupid As They Sound

Created by an alum of Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, Sensilk is biometric clothing that takes a decidedly female-centric approach to wearables.<p>For Ashley Tyler, a designer and former director at Ralph Lauren, Nautica, and Levi’s, the premise seems so obvious. “When you think about it, it’s hard to …

Wearable Tech

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Information Systems

Three Brothers Plead Guilty to $145 Million Biofuels Fraud Scheme in Indiana

Chad Ducey, 39, of Fishers, Indiana, pleaded guilty yesterday for his role in a multi-state scheme to defraud biodiesel buyers and U.S. taxpayers by …

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Best New Singers for 2015 | Justine Skye, Seinabo Sey

<b>Justine Skye</b><p>Justine Skye is the millennial to marvel at. With a social media following that she expertly leveraged into a successful music career (in less than 3 years!), the 19-year-old singer shows no signs of slowing down. Making a mark in the contemporary R&B realm with her velvety voice, the …

Music

It's Inevitable -- How To Have Tough Conversations With Your Employees

While popular media likes to portray entrepreneurs as fearless conquerors willing to storm the beach single-handedly, the reality is that entrepreneurs are quite a diverse population. Sure, it takes courage to be an entrepreneur, and there are many who don’t back away from a challenge, but there …

The highly unusual company behind Sriracha, the world’s coolest hot sauce

If David Tran were a more conventional CEO, he would be a fixture at conferences, a darling of magazine profiles, and a subject of case studies in the Harvard Business Review. Sriracha hot sauce, made by Huy Fong Foods, which Tran founded 33 years ago in Los Angeles, is one of the coolest brands in …

Sriracha Sauce