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Occupy Wall Street activists buy $15m of Americans' personal debt

A group of Occupy Wall Street activists has bought almost $15m of Americans' personal debt over the last year as part of the Rolling Jubilee project to help people pay off their outstanding credit.<p>Rolling Jubilee, set up by Occupy's Strike Debt group following the street protests that swept the …

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

We’ve searched high and low to bring you the first annual list of FORBES 100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs. Whether you’re seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.<p>The picks here are arranged in no specific …

The Huge, Hidden Benefits Of An Extra Hour Of Sleep

Deep relaxation, happier gene expression, and, oh yeah, a better memory can come with 60 more minutes of shut-eye.<p>It’s weird that we sometimes think we can go without sleep–since we’d be so much more productive with just a bit more.<p>The BBC’s Michael Mosley reports that increasing the quanitity of …

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Three Creative Presentation Tips From Apple's iPad Air Launch

Apple does many things differently and better than its competitors. In addition to product design and marketing, it also delivers a better presentation experience than most brands. Apple is so proud of its product launches it posts the entire video of its keynote presentations on the home page of …

Apple’s New Consumer Experience Chief, Angela Ahrendts, On The Future Of Retail

The Burberry CEO’s recent interviews with Fast Company‘s Jeff Chu reveal significant insight into what she may have planned for rejuvenating Apple.<p>This summer, <i>Fast Company</i> asked Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts about her company’s greatest challenge. “The greatest challenge? I don’t think it’s just our …

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8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day–And How To Avoid Them

The “swimmer’s body illusion,” and other ways our brains play tricks on us.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously …

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How the N.S.A. Cracked the Web

It’s been nearly three months since Edward Snowden started telling the world about the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance of global communications. But the latest disclosures, by the <i>Guardian</i>, New York <i>Times</i>, and ProPublica are perhaps the most profound yet: the N.S.A. and its partner …

If You Argue That the NSA Data Has Not Been Misused, You Must Know Something the NSA Doesn’t

Which isn’t much these days<p>In light of the revelations of a massive data collection and snooping effort by the NSA, one response has been to suggest …

Meet The Hackers Who Sell Spies The Tools To Crack Your PC (And Get Paid Six-Figure Fees)

<i>This story appears in the April 9th issue of Forbes magazine.</i><p>At a Google-run competition in ­Vancouver last month, the search giant’s famously secure Chrome Web browser fell to hackers twice. Both of the new methods used a rigged ­website to bypass Chrome’s security protections and completely …

Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear

Charity advises women and young girls to set off airport metal detectors to give them more time to seek help from authorities<p>A number of women and girls at risk of forced marriage have avoided going abroad by concealing spoons in their underwear at airport security, according to a campaign …

How Much Does Pharmaceutical Innovation Cost? A Look At 100 Companies

No factor defines success and failure for a drug company more than this: Companies that invent more, better drugs at a lower cost do better than those that hemorrhage cash but never get an important product to market. Yet 19 in 20 medicines in experimental development fail, meaning a great many …

Hacked baby monitor? Welcome to the security implications of the internet of things

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>The internet of things promises great things with its profusion of connected devices, but it also brings with it significant …

Data.gov redesign preview modernizes public data delivery

While we know the government's spying on our personal data, what's it doing with all of the <i>public</i> info it gathers? President Obama's answer to that question was creating Data.gov, a portal that publishes, among other things, public school funding amounts. Four years on, though, and the site looks …

Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa

Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.<p>The company is …

Who needs investors! Why many startups should bootstrap instead

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: docent/Shutterstock<p>With 500 Startups Accelerator’s new class introduction video and its notorious chant, you can’t …