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Learjet 85's private, high-tech luxury to cost a mere $20.8M

If you have $21 million to spare, the Learjet 85 may be right up your alley.<p>The Learjet 85 is the latest private jet from plane manufacturer Bombardier Learjet. Flexjet, a company that sells partial one-sixteenth stakes in private jets, used the 50th anniversary of the first Learjet on Monday as an …

Former SpaceX director Marco Villa joins Hyperloop development team

When it was unveiled a few weeks ago, Elon Musk's Hyperloop project sounded almost too good to be true. Dr. Marco Villa, former director of mission operations at SpaceX, was among those who didn't get the memo from the naysayers, as he's just joined a team set on elevating Hyperloop from fantasy to …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Internet of Things

Explaining the Hyperloop, in Basic Terms

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop transportation system may seem complicated, but it’s really quite simple.<p>Earlier today, PayPal co-founder and Tesla CEO Elon …

Siri just started a beef with Google Glass

Apple's virtual personal assistant Siri has been known to have a quirky personality for a long time, offering off the cuff responses to a variety of unconventional requests. Now it appears that Siri is eager to take some jabs at Google Glass, as it responds with subtle and not-so-subtle putdowns on …

Apple’s iWatch Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

Winston Ross’s love affair with wristwatches—bracelets that need batteries—is winding down. And while the debut of the iWatch may be a year off, he’s …

Rumors Of Apple’s New A7 Chip Could Indicate That CPU Innovation Is Flagging

With every new iPhone, most of the discussion centers around its look and not what comes inside. But, according to reports, Apple has designed a new dual-core A7 system on a chip for the iPhone 5S. If rumors are true, the A7 could supposedly be 31 percent faster, representing a serious slowdown in …

Four Extreme Leadership Principles Of A Navy SEAL

Have you ever felt like making a comparison between entrepreneurship and extreme competitive sports? If so, you’re not the first. My team member Adam Torkildson drew my attention this week to someone he met through his interest in extreme fitness–Mark DeLisle, a former Navy SEAL and current fitness …

How to Create a Leadership Development Program | Inc.com

<b>What kind of magic</b> does the Walt Disney Company use to keep its large and sprawling staff of smiley, friendly, and competent workers all on the same page ... and <i>keep</i> them all smiling?<p>Contrary to popular belief, it's not the pixie dust. What's actually responsible is a robust and internationally …

Once Upon A Time At The Office: 10 Storytelling Tips To Help You Be More Persuasive

Storytelling is the most effective to way to get your point across. Here are some expert tips for doing it right.<p>Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom, there was a salesman who traveled the countryside, peddling his wares. Everyone loved his product except the evil king, who wanted to do away with …

Public Speaking

Powerful Habits To Build Your Career Every Day

Aristotle might as well have been doling out career advice when he said that “we are what we repeatedly do.” This aphorism has taken on contemporary resonance in books like Charles Duhigg’s <i>The Power of Habit</i>. The hope is that if we sculpt our daily to-dos, we sculpt our workdays, and we can sculpt …

Career Development

Dispatch From The Future: Uber To Purchase 2,500 Driverless Cars From Google

<b>July 25, 2023</b> — As part of its second-quarter earnings announcement today, local transportation and delivery giant Uber announced its biggest bet on autonomous vehicles yet, saying it would purchase 2,500 driverless cars from Google. In addition, the two companies have agreed to a deal in which …