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Solar plane delays attempt at most challenging leg of epic journey

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane that pilots are trying to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, had been set to take off from China early Tuesday morning on the most challenging and dangerous part of its journey.<p>But late Monday, the flight was canceled because of …

Pacific Ocean

Meet five fintech start-ups seeking to disrupt banking

In a small, modern office at the Circular Quay end of Pitt Street in Sydney, 10 fintech entrepreneurs, working for five different start-up companies, …

New York City

The political storm over the Googleplex

Google regularly tops the list of companies that students want to work for and, visiting its Silicon Valley campus last week, I could see why. The …

Silicon Valley

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

3 Business Lessons Learned From Playing Poker

Whether you are playing poker or running a business, your success is measured by the same thing: money. I have been playing poker as long as I’ve been an entrepreneur. Here are a few founding principles that apply to both situations.<p><b>Run the Numbers</b><p>I play poker based on numbers. I know I have 72:1 …