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13 Types of Job Applicants You Should Never Hire | Inc.com

There are some clichés that, though old and somewhat tired, still ring true in the workplace. A company’s greatest assets do ride up and down the elevator every morning. And a few rotten apples do spoil the barrel.<p>As the co-founder of a 100-plus person strategic communications firm, I’ve conducted …

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Facebook's 'Hack' is here to shake up programming

Facebook engineers Bryan O'Sullivan, Julien Verlaguet, and Alok Menghrajani spent the last few years building a programming language unlike any other.<p>…

Container rethink: Ooho team cooks up water holder

(Phys.org) —Think about it. A Sunday in the park. Trashbins overflow with plastic water bottles cast off by joggers, power walkers and their cheering …

How a series of humiliating events led to one of the fastest-growing startups EVER

As the cofounder and CEO of Zenefits, today he's a Silicon Valley golden boy, a major success story.<p>Zenefits could be the fastest-growing cloud company <i>ever —</i> and in terms of revenues, too, not just freemium users.<p>"We launched in May 2013 and by the beginning of 2014, (8 months later) we were at a …

This Entrepreneur Raised $70 Million by Ignoring Some Popular Startup Advice | Inc.com

In 2007, Allen Lau stepped into a coffee shop in his hometown of Toronto to meet with his business partner, Ivan Yuen. The topic of discussion that day: Decide what to do with Wattpad, their struggling business. When Lau sat down, he pushed his coffee to the center of the table and said to Yuen, "I …

How a 17-year-old high school dropout got two Silicon Valley bigshots to invest $500,000 in his app

When he was 17, he dropped out of high-school (with his parents' blessing) after he co-founded a New York startup called HomeSwipe with two other co-founders. His business partners are Michael Lisovetsky, now 22 (whose tech career started in middle school) and Dean Soukeras, 43, an experienced …

Meet the Startup That's Not Afraid to Compete With Apple, Google -- and Now, Facebook | Inc.com

What do you do if you launch a new product, only to have Apple introduce its own version six months later?<p>You don’t let fear get the better of you. You stay the course, and work to make the best product you can. And you start looking for areas of the market that the big boys aren’t serving. That’s …

Intellectual Property

MySolidWorks: new Dassault Systemes platform pushes 'manufacturing as a service'

When Dassault Systemes started signing up companies for a “manufacturing network” last year, it had one idea in mind: let software eat the assembly …

TapHeaven Promises True Automation For Mobile Advertisers

The pitch for TapHeaven might sound a little familiar. Co-founder and CEO Chris Hoyt said his technology delivers truly automated ad-buying.<p>What makes TapHeaven more than just another ad startup that talks a big game about its technology? Well, it says it’s actually delivering big results with its …

Instagram Bans #EDM Hashtag

Christina Adele Warburg— sharetheexperience.org<p>Courtesy David Lane<p>Kevin Dietrich—— sharetheexperience.org<p>Kevin Roland—— sharetheexperience.org<p>Cheryl …

ObjectiveC2Swift will help you translate your tired Objective C code to Swift

Objective C’s time in the limelight is coming to an end. As Apple slowly phases its legacy iOS and OS X coding language out in favor of Swift, developers are transitioning as well. A new web-based tool, ObjectiveC2Swift, will help you port your legacy code to Swift.<p>It’s a simple translator, but a …

Why A $70,000 Minimum Salary Isn't Enough For Gravity Payments

When Dan Price announced that he was raising the minimum salary in his company to $70,000, it made a lot of headlines. The story of the founder and CEO of the Seattle-based credit card processor Gravity Payments drastically cutting his own salary in order to raise the standard of living of even his …

The Workplace

Why cost-per-human should be the new currency in digital advertising

Viewability is an ongoing hot-button issue in the advertising industry. When fewer than half of all impressions are actually seen by humans – and the constant threat looms of bad actors using robotic or other means to create false non-human traffic (NHT) – how do we know what we are truly getting …

Bouncing Back From Failure, a Fitness Business Gets It Right

This story appears in the August 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Pessimists might say MaxOut Strength Systems is cursed. Optimists—including Royersford, Penn.-based Jason Griggs and Matt Cubbler, who are launching a franchise based on the unique weight machines—would argue that the third …

Our startup got rid of email, meetings, and managers — and thrived

Our company has just turned eight years old, has a presence in all of Latin America, and currently has 36 members on its team. Our biggest obsession: productivity.<p>Since 2007 we have analyzed in detail each one of the tasks we carry out with the goal of scaling our earnings exponentially while …

The extraordinary reinvention of Square

<i>“What’s really going on at Square?”</i><p><i>“The company seems lost.”</i><p><i>“Can Square live up to the hype?”</i><p>These were all comments made to me over the last year by …

David Byrne calls for streaming service transparency in New York Times op-ed

As streaming services jockey for supremacy, artists from Taylor Swift to Jay Z have called for more equitable deals for musicians. Talking Heads …

Apple Music

Chicago's best homegrown junk food

'Junk food' is often used as an insult, but in Chicago it's a celebrated art form. Known the world over for its gorgeous architecture, impressive museums, legendary sports teams, barely tolerable winters and cutting-edge cuisine, The Windy City is also home to some of the best guilty pleasure food …

9 gorgeous Greek islands you've probably never heard of

Greece has 1,400 islands, though only 230 of them are inhabited.<p>And while everyone knows about Santorini and Mykonos, there are gorgeous lesser-known islands in Greece, too.<p>Here are 9 incredible Greek islands you may not have heard of, but should have on your radar.

The Greatest Bars In The World

<i>by Amy Plitt and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy The Freehand Miami<p>What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out -- and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class …

The 21 best places to retire in the world

If you're looking to settle down soon, you may want to reconsider sunny Florida, serene Cape Cod, or any other retirement hot spot in the US.<p>For the third year in a row, the US barely made it into the top 20 of the global retirement index rankings put together by Natixis.<p>Northern European nations, …

Go inside the abandoned Chinese village that nature is taking back one house at a time

Now only a handful of them remain.<p>Houtouwan clings to the lush green coastline of a tiny island in the Zhousan archipelago at the mouth of the Yangtze River in China. Half a century ago, it was a busy regional center and a port of call to a sizable fishing fleet.<p>But as was the case with so many …

15 incredible concert venues around the world

In countries around the world, there are music venues that have been built in breathtaking natural and historical locations that include underground caverns and 19th-century forts.<p>From Ireland's Slane Castle, which has hosted musicians like the Rolling Stones and David Bowie, to Sweden's Dalhalla …

5 New Travel Startups Bringing the On-Demand Economy to Private Jets

The number of private jet booking sites and mobile apps has rapidly expanded during the past year and coincides with a renewed focus on luxury travel …

Interview: Spirit CEO on Trading Comfort for Really Low Fares

It’s the question that plagues the U.S. aviation industry: How can Spirit Airlines grow, and profit, while steadfastly refusing to offer even the …

Scandinavia on the Rocks: Seven Music Festivals to Explore in the Far North

One perk of visiting Northern Europe in the summer? Nordic festival season. Travelers who have visited the capitol cities before can use a festival …

12 Ways to Make Your Plane Ride More Comfortable

The only thing standing in the way of you and fabulous Helsinki is seat 21B, wedged right between chatty Cathy and the dude eating pickled herring.<p>Here, 12 ways to upgrade the experience so you feel less cramped and more comfy.<p><b>Wear Loosely-Fitted Layers</b><p>Restrictive clothing is the fastest way to …

Scientific Proof That You Absolutely Must Take a Vacation

Last year Americans let more than 429 million paid vacation days go to waste. T+L wants to give you those days back, by arming you with the tools, …

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