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Warren Buffett Names 4 of his Favorite CEOs

Two of them are household names. The other two, not so much.<p>Millions of Americans admire Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett as one of the smartest, most effective, and most personable CEOs in the United States. But which CEOs does Buffett himself admire?<p>In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC that …

Investing

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

5 Surefire Ways Working With an Executive Coach Will Give You a Competitive Edge | Inc.com

In 1990 the term "Emotional Intelligence" (or EI) was brought to light in a research paper by two psychology professors, John D. Mayer of UNH and Peter Salovey of Yale. The term was further explained in an article by Rutgers psychologist Daniel Goleman, wherein he describes EI this way:<p><b>The most</b> …

Leadership

New York's former TWA airport terminal to become a design hotel

After a period of abandonment, one of the world’s most recognisable airport terminals is set to open its doors as a hotel.<p>The TWA Flight Center [sic] at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, designed by Finnish architect Eero Saarinen and completed in 1962 as the terminal for Trans World Airlines, …

Deezer opens its $9.99 on-demand music service in the US to everyone, no free tier included

As rumors swirl of yet more consolidation in the digital music market, a longtime player out of Europe already live in 180 countries is finally making a full entry into the U.S. in a play for more scale. Deezer, an on-demand streaming service that competes against the likes of Spotify and notably …

Windows Phone

Devontae Booker: I’m in Denver to take someone’s job

Getty Images<p>The Broncos opened up the offseason with their top two rushers from last year headed for free agency, but neither one wound up leaving …

NFL

NYC's Food Loves Tech Expo

There's a lot to discuss regarding the future of food: sustainability, development, distribution—and technology factors into all of it. The inaugural Food Loves Tech Expo—presented by the team behind Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn, Edible East End and Edible Long Island—explores all of these …

Waterfront

Modern Homes That Used To Be Rustic Old Barns

Old barns had and continue to have great influence on the design of a lot of modern homes. Whether we’re talking about barns converted into modern …

Nike Now Makes Most of Its Products From Recycled Waste

Nike is doubling down on waste. In its annual sustainability report, issued on Wednesday, the sportswear giant revealed that 71 percent of its shoes …

Sustainability

Larry Ellison shares what dropping out of college and getting divorced taught him about success

If self-made billionaire Larry Ellison hadn't trusted his instincts and dropped out of college, he may have never founded Oracle, one of the largest technology companies in the world.<p>Speaking Friday at the University of Southern California's commencement ceremony, Ellison said his plan growing up …

College & University

Exercising drives down risk for 13 cancers, research shows

In addition to protecting hearts, preserving memory and lifting moods, exercise is a powerful<p>cancer-preventive, says new research. Physical activity worked to drive down rates of a broad array of cancers even among smokers, former smokers, and the overweight and obese.<p>But to get those benefits, …

Hyperloop Technologies drops a new name ahead of its first public track test

At a press event, Hyperloop Technologies today announced several bits of news — including a name change — in preparation for its propulsion open-air test (POAT) on Wednesday.<p>The company — now known as Hyperloop One — announced the closing of an $80 million funding round that should help to propel …

Summer 2016's 30 Must-See Music Festivals

From Newport Jazz Festival to Electric Daisy Carnival and beyond<p>By , , , , , ,<p>No matter what you like or where you live, this summer almost certainly …

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

The world’s 7 must-see travel destinations for 2016

Can’t decide where to take your next city break? TripAdvisor, the travel website, sliced and diced millions of user reviews to select the most …

The Third Season Of ‘Peaky Blinders’ Just Got A US Release Date On Netflix

Many are of the mind that right now, this very moment, we are living in a golden age of television. That isn’t just in the United States and on premium cable networks like HBO, either. We’re seeing stations like AMC and even the USA Network churn out incredible programming, which has pushed …

Uber prints 15,000 emails, stuffs them in sacks, delivers via horse and cart

Uber wasn't happy with recent changes to ridesharing laws in Australia. So it did what any multi-billion dollar Silicon Valley company would do.<p>Uber has gone old-school to promote its services in Australia, printing out 15,000 emails protesting changes to ridesharing laws and delivering them to a …

Silicon Valley

A Russian website lets users mash any 2 images together to create beautiful — and bizarre — results

And while Photoshop and other programs allow users to do that, not everyone knows how to use them. That's where Ostagram, a Russian website, comes in. The site allows users to simply upload photos and filters, and mix any two together to create a new image.<p>While some people are mixing personal …

Edvard Munch

The Payments Industry Explained Report

BI Intelligence<p>The way we pay is changing dramatically. For example, people are beginning to use their smartphones for every kind of formal and informal transaction — to shop at stores, buy songs online, and even split their rent.<p>At the heart of these changes in how we pay are thousands of …

FinTech

Brooks Femto Bike Light

Brooks has built its reputation on simple but elegant bike products. Now, they're continuing that tradition with the new Femto.<p>The company collaborated with well-known light maker Lezyne to make the small front light, which has an anodized metal body, pumps out 15 lumens, with four flashing modes …

Coca-Cola Unifies Its Brand Worldwide With New Design Language

Now, Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, and Coke Life will have the same retro look.<p>Last night in Mexico City, Coca-Cola revealed the final act in a year long “One Brand” unification strategy. It’s Coke’s new packaging. Now Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, and Coke Life will share a single branded …

Advertising

Why You Should Visit Greece Right Now

It is a cruel irony that at the very moment when Greece needs more visitors, many are choosing to stay away. But are they right or wrong? Let's look at some of the pros and cons of visiting Greece right now.<p><i>Greece, lovely as ever</i><p>Is It a Good Time to Visit Greece?<p>Already rocked by economic …

European Travel

New Leadership Books To Influence The Way You Lead

In this election year, leadership is a big conversation. What does it take to be a good leader? How is leadership changing in a world where we are …

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …

New ResearchKit update allows developers to upload patients' genetic data

The module was created by genetic testing company 23andMe<p>Genetic testing company 23andMe has created a new tool to help researchers using Apple’s ResearchKit integrate genetic information. Soon, ResearchKit developers can use the new module to upload the genetic data of participants who have had …

Digital Health

Startup raises $2.5m to be an Airbnb for medical tourism

Medical Departures has raised a series A funding round worth US$2.5 million, the company announced today. The round was led by Singapore-based …

South-east Asia

The Roadtrek CS Adventurous Is A Toilet-Equipped Mercedes You Can Live In

There are people who are comfortable enough with the idea of regularly sleeping in a car out of preference and not necessity. I’m not one of them. …

Carnival Cruises Can Now Set Sail for Cuba

Carnival (ccl) on Monday became the first U.S. cruise ship operator in 50 years to win the right from Cuban authorities to sail from the United …

Cuba

5 Real Estate Startups to Watch This Year

It may have actually all begun with Zillow. House hunters could search the residential real estate market online, getting far more information about …

Real Estate