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How One Female CEO Used Tech To Create A Thriving Real Estate Business

While members of the Gen Z community may be too young to remember the severity of the Great Recession and Housing Crisis of 2008, most understand that real estate is not an easy industry and is highly susceptible to market cycles and outside factors. Due to this volatility, only the best of the …

How Weed Became a White Girl Thing

Her tone is glib, though she is clearly educated. She flexes a strong hashtag game, an eye for minimalist design. She is a beginner at reading tarot. …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Apple hires its first director of AI research

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 machine learning at one of the top institutions for AI, Carnegie Mellon University.<p>Salakhutdinov has been …

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 …

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Can China keep its giant economy on track?

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 for the world's second largest economy.<p>On the surface, things look pretty stable. China's economy is …

These Four Young Inventors Aim To Be The Next Edisons

Who are the Thomas Edisons of the 21st century? On the Tech stage at the FORBES Under 30 Summit, four Under 30 list alumni made their case, presenting the innovations that gave them a spot on the list. Guiding them were three mentors: Alexander Clark, innovation and experiences engineer at HP; …

John Boyega, 23

<b>Actor</b><p>As the new male lead in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Boyega should get used to seeing action figures and postage stamps in his likeness: his first major studio movie is also expected to be one of the highest-grossing films in history. The $200 million episode is a galaxy away from the …

5 Tips To Help Managers Manage Stress

I wrote a piece last week about how stress can turn a manager into almost a different person. Under stress, a manager who’s normally calm and reasonable can quickly turn agitated and unreasonable. This dynamic is unfortunately common, and an impediment to productive management.<p>This post is a …

Dr. Ruth Mentors Cofounders On How To Better Their Business Relationships

Dr. Ruth Westheimer is best known as the tiny sex therapist you perhaps know from late-night cable from a decade or two ago. But once a year, at the FORBES Under 30 Summit, she moonlights as a business relationship therapist. “Some of the issues you are going to face are like with couples,” she …

Microsoft Monday: Instagram For Windows 10, Halo Stickers On iOS, Dynamics 365 To Roll Out On Nov. 1

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about Instagram launching an app for Windows 10, the Xbox One sales topping the PlayStation 4 in the U.S. over the last three months, the Xbox One price drop in Japan, …

7 Strategies For Raising Your First Million In Startup Capital

Raising startup capital doesn’t have to feel like climbing a mountain. Neeraj Berry, cofounder of healthy food delivery startup Sprig, Jewel Burks, CEO and founder of visual search technology company Partpic, and entrepreneur and angel investor Wayne Chang, offered easy lessons on raising 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 …

Three Ways To Establish Yourself As A Successful Young Social Entrepreneur

Breaking into a new industry as an outsider can be a harrowing feat for someone with little experience and connections. On Monday, four young social entrepreneurs shared a few words of wisdom in front of an audience of 800 people at Northeastern University during the first day of the FORBES’ 30 …

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 …

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 …

New 2016 MacBook Pro Is Coming In October, Ditches MagSafe, Old USB: Report

A fresh report says that, indeed, the new MacBook Pros and MacBook Air are imminent.<p>Japanese-language site Macotakara – considered a reliable purveyor of Apple rumors – is reporting that the new MacBook Pros and 13-inch version of the MacBook Air are slated to be announced this month. This jibes …

The Need For Speed -- Qualcomm Introduces First Gbit (X16) And 5G (X50) Modems

While the processor speed wars ended with a shift to parallel processing, the modem speed wars are shifting to high gear as Qualcomm announces new modems for future 4G and 5G networks at the company’s 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong. Announced earlier this year, Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X16 modem is now …

Crowdworking: Is Your Job Heading For The Cloud?

Where you live may no longer be a factor in finding a great job.<p>If your job can be done on a computer, chances are it can be done remotely, “in the cloud.”<p>As more and more businesses and applications head for the cloud, it’s becoming much easier for companies to say yes to hiring remote workers. In …

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 …

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 …

50 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century

50<p>‘Don’t Breathe’ (2016)<p>Three years after he made his feature-film debut with a surprisingly good <i>Evil Dead</i> reboot, filmmaker Fede Alvarez directed …

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 …

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 …

An outdoor clothing brand mockingly fixed GQ’s sexist fall photoshoot

Last week, GQ Style Magazine thought it would be cool to run a fashion feature that played on some very worn-out gender stereotypes, with intrepid men scaling rocks, and their “cute” female friends doing little more than, well, looking cute in bikini tops. Outdoor Research, a brand for hiking and …

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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 …

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