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Entrepreneurship

How Weed Became a White Girl Thing

Joy is a 13-inch tablet designed to replace the photo album

We capture lots of digital photos and videos, but we don’t have a lot of ways to display them in the real world. We can back them up to the cloud, but once we do, there’s really no where to show our photos off. You can make a slideshow or something but seriously, who wants a slideshow? You can …

Google Photos

Facebook's Messenger App Wants to Help You Strike Up a Conversation

Robots are taking over everything—even conversations with friends.<p>Facebook is reportedly testing giving users of its Messenger app suggestions about …

HP's Elite X3 gets closer to the dream of a Windows Phone as a PC

Everything about HP's Elite X3 seems like a gamble. It's the company's first phone in two years, and it's the first major Windows Phone device since Microsoft's Lumia 950 debuted last year. HP is betting big that premium hardware and the ability to use the phone as both a pseudo desktop and laptop …

The 15 most innovative countries in the world

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the soundness of banks to the sophistication of businesses in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of the economy of almost every country on earth.<p>One of the measures WEF looks at is innovation, which takes into account things like the …

Innovation

Apple hires its first director of AI research

Carnegie Mellon professor Ruslan Salakhutdinov has been chasing one of the holy grails of machine learning.<p>Apple is getting serious about artificial intelligence. How serious? It's just hired its first director of AI. And not just anyone -- it's hired Ruslan Salakhutdinov, an associate professor in …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Netflix's stock shot up 20% after a big earnings beat.</b> Its net international subscriber growth was 3.2 million, and Wall Street was only forecasting 2 million.<p><b>2. BuzzFeed is making a "major" investment in two branded content studios in London.</b> BuzzFeed is more than doubling the size of its …

Advertising

Can China keep its giant economy on track?

http://ht3.cdn.turner.com/money/big/investing/2016/09/29/wang-jianlin-china-economy.cnnmoney_1024x576.mp4<p>China is walking an economic tightrope.<p>The dramatic fall in growth that some pessimists were predicting at the start of the year hasn't happened. But rising debt levels are cranking up the risks …

CNN
3D Printing
Time Management
Incorporated
Pokémon Go
Venture Capital

5 Fears That Keep You From Starting Your Own Freelance Business

I could have started freelancing much earlier than I did. But it didn’t happen. I was too scared of taking the plunge. What if I get rejected? What if people just laugh at my offer? What if no one ever replies me? Who would even buy writing services and advice from a non-native English speaker like …

Freelancing
Entrepreneurship

Ten Signs Your Boss Has Turned Against You

Why would your boss turn against you, and see you as an enemy rather than a friend? The answer is that some managers are easily spooked. They were operating in a fearful way even before you showed up. Often when a manager hires someone smart and capable, they are delighted with their new hire at …

Forgotten

Ten Ways To Be Amazing At Your Job

The single biggest speed bump that slows working people down and keeps them from performing their best at work is not a shortage of time. It isn’t a lack of information coming down from higher-ups either, although that can certainly be a problem.<p>The biggest impediment to doing an amazing job at …

Employment
MacBook Pro
Cellular Networks
Employment

What It Means When Google Acquires Your Competitor

Google recently announced the acquisition of influencer marketing company, FameBit, in an effort to connect YouTube creators with marketers.<p>As the CEO of an influencer marketing company, I found myself asking, “what is it about FameBit that grabbed the attention of Google?” I can only imagine that …

Marketing

The 6 Best Clothing Brands For Guys Who Care About the Earth

Look great while doing good<p>The <i>Men’s Health</i> style team loves fashion, but some of the unfortunate side effects of the industry include pollution, subpar working conditions, and poor treatment of animals.<p>A growing number of labels are working to reverse that trend, though. Through ethical …

Sustainability

50 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century

From topical zombie apocalypses to retro-slasher flicks, the best scary movies since the turn of the millennium<p>Back in the late Sixties and early …

21st Century

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies streaming on Netflix you have to watch …

David O. Russell

VP debate: 11 awkward one-liners, attempted zingers and missed jabs

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the first and only vice presidential debate of 2016, the second fiddles took center stage. Their conversation at times, however, might be described as just a little out of tune.<p>Both Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine dug in to defend their …

Donald Trump
Outdoors

Rachel McAdams Gives Classic Jeans and a Tee a Sophisticated Update

<i>Spotlight</i> actress Rachel McAdams was spotted out in L.A. this week rocking her signature cool-girl style.<p>The 37-year-old appeared happy and carefree …