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Dropbox's CEO credits his success to a habit he's passed on to his executive team

When Drew Houston took a year off from MIT to start Accolade, an SAT tutoring company, it didn't take him long to realize that outside of the product side of things, he had no idea what he was doing.<p>Houston, who would go on to found Dropbox in 2007 and lead it to over $1 billion in annual revenue, …

‘Doctor Strange’ Co-Writer: Rotten Tomatoes’ Latest Move Proves Its Bias — Exclusive

Screenwriter and former film critic C. Robert Cargill saw the Rotten Tomatoes impact coming years ago, but the site's latest gimmick shows how far …

Rotten Tomatoes

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Canadian cellphone startup has success stateside, but shut out at home

Like many Canadians, Derek Ting and Jon Lerner were frustrated by their high cellphone bills. As computer engineering students at the University of Waterloo, however, they had the skills to do something about it.<p>The duo cobbled together an app that duplicated the text messaging function found on …

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Says Presidential Election Is 'Unbelievable'

For Daniel Kahneman, a Princeton psychologist and father of the discipline known as behavioral economics, the U.S. presidential election is more than …

The water bottle of the future has arrived and it’s awesome

Disposable plastic water bottle are one of my biggest pet peeves. Thinking of all the energy and petroleum product used to make one plastic water …

Big Data: 12 Amazing Highs And Lows Of 2015

2015 was a tumultuous year for Big Data, with highs continuing to dazzle us with the potential world-changing power of data and analytics.<p>At the same time there were plenty of lows serving as ongoing warnings that much is still unknown about exactly how it will end up changing the world.<p>So here’s a …

Big Data

Many women in Stem fields expect to quit within five years, survey finds

One third of women in science, technology, engineering and maths professions say lack of career opportunities mean they are considering leaving<p>Almost one third of women in Australia employed in science, technology, engineering and maths – known as Stem fields – expect to leave their job within the …

The Workplace

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Being clean and green comes with a cost

<i>Dalton McGuinty was premier of Ontario from 2003 to 2013.</i><p>"There's no free lunch." I hated it went my dad used to say that. It meant I was going to have to pay up. He wanted me to understand there is almost always some kind of cost that has to be paid if you want to receive benefits. My father's …

Canada

Snapchat's CEO on the question he's asked the most: 'Why didn't you sell?'

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel came full circle on Friday when he gave the commencement speech at the University of Southern California's Marshall School …

Inside The Mind That Built Google Brain: On Life, Creativity, And Failure

<i>(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty)</i><p>Here's a list of universities with arguably the greatest computer science programs: Carnegie Mellon, MIT, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. These are the same places, respectively, where Andrew Ng received his bachelor's degree, his master's, his Ph.D., and has taught for 12 …

Stanford graduates get fought over by tech companies like Snapchat and have an average starting salary of $90,000 for comp sci majors.

<i>This post originally appeared on</i> <b>Business Insider.</b><p>The sunny campus of Stanford University, with its many trees, sprawling quads, and kids with …

How the gilded life of a Canadian diplomat’s family fell apart in a hail of bullets in Miami

MIAMI, Fla. — Until their world blew up in a hail of lead, Canadian Consul General Roxanne Dubé and her two teenage boys had lived, however briefly, …

Crime

Why is Y Combinator giving away its trade secrets for free in a YouTube class?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Paul Miller/Flickr<p>News out of Silicon Valley top tier accelerator Y Combinator was a little confusing today. President …

Premium Not Freemium: iPad Game Monument Valley Passes 1M Downloads

Going against the freemium gaming grain, Monument Valley, the sumptuously designed, premium priced iPad game which launched back in April and snagged its makers an Apple Design Award at this year’s WWDC, has now passed one million downloads, TechCrunch can reveal.<p>The title is normally priced at …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Fighting FOMO: 3 Strategies To Beat Your Fear Of Missing Out

<i>If it seems like everyone you know is doing cooler stuff than you, feeling happier than you, and generally out-pizzazzing you, Martha Beck wants you to know they've got you fooled.</i><p>By Martha Beck<p>OMG, do you have any idea what you're missing right now? Have you checked Facebook in the last two …

This is how you visualize the value of a college science degree

Higher education is a big sacrifice. At the cost of four to 10 years of slurping ramen noodles in a tin can of an apartment, colleges promise a big future paycheck that will make degreeless peers wild with envy. Simply telling graduates that college eventually pays off doesn’t do justice to the …