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A Day in the Life of IDEO.org Design Director Adam Reineck

Flipboard is all about fascinations: travel blogging, ethical fashion, visual anthropology, portrait photography—whether you have a passion or just a passing interest, Flipboard helps you dive deep into that world.<p>This means Flipboard is many things to many people. One of those people is San …

San Francisco

Peek Inside the Annual Flipboard Mockathon

Flipboard has a weekly tradition we call “Mock O’Clock.” On Friday afternoons we convene around a huge table next to the kitchen—munching on snacks and enjoying a meticulously curated assortment of beverages—in an open forum where anyone can showcase projects they’re working on. It’s a great way to …

InterAct

Vietnam's fight against hunger - a success story | DW | 27.05.2015

Southeast Asia has achieved more in the fight against hunger than any other region in the world. The fact is evident in a report published by the …

An SEC lockdown almost killed this startup right after it launched — now it's worth more than $6.5 billion

But founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche isn't the type of leader who likes to go around telling the world about his success.<p>He's more reserved and humble, merely calling his accomplishment, "A big honor for sure…but outside of that particular [IPO] week, it's really business as usual."<p>But one thing …

Place of birth, not class, determines your global income rank

The raging debate on inequality spurred by the publication of the French economist Thomas Piketty’s magnum opus on the subject, <i>Capital in the</i> …

Why falling in love is similar to being drunk

A new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk<p>Poets, songwriters and authors have written of the intoxicating effect of falling in love.<p>But a new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk, and not just the more pleasant …

Love

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Amazon wants to train young people to become cloud experts

Amazon has launched a new program today with the aim of educating young people to become cloud experts of the future.<p>Of course, given the company’s huge Amazon Web Services (AWS) business, it’s not exactly an altruistic move on its part. Nonetheless, AWS Educate aims to “help educators and students …

Cloud-Based Sales Software Pipedrive Closes $9 Million Series A

Pipedrive, which offers Software-as-a-Service designed to help small companies manage and increase sales, has closed another deal of its own. The Estonia/U.S.-based startup and AngelPad alumni has raised a $9 million Series A round led by Bessemer Venture Partners, money it will use to accelerate …

Startups

China releases guidelines for economic reform priorities in 2015 | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese policymakers on Monday announced guidelines for reform priorities in 2015, ranging from streamlining administrative procedures to boosting the yuan’s global role, as Beijing steps up efforts to open up the country’s capital markets.<p>A general view of Shanghai's financial …

China