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Sonic ‘tractor beam’: Engineers develop device to ‘manipulate objects’ &‘defy gravity’

The same sonic tractor beam which flying saucers are equipped with in movies has been developed in real life by a group of engineers who say the …

Use Pain Interviewing To Get The Job

You’re not going to make an impression in a job interview by sitting there like a mouse. You have to change the conversation, because if you don’t, your hiring manager will not pay close attention to what you’re saying.<p>He or she will ask the standard boring questions and you will give the standard …

Astronomers build Earth-sized telescope to see Milky Way black hole

With its unprecedented resolution the EHT should be the first to see swirling gas on its final plunge over the event horizon into the Milky Way's supermassive black hole<p>An Earth-sized telescope will allow astronomers to glimpse the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.<p>Scientists across the …

Heaps wants to enhance how groups of friends socialize

Beginning where a lot of great ideas arise – on the couch with friends – Heaps is an app that addresses how we socialize as groups.<p>Designed by five young Danish entrepreneurs, it is sort of like Tinder for friends – the app organizes groups of friends to match and meet up with other groups in the …

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Pitching Investors | BusinessCollective

Tell me if this sounds familiar: you start a company, build a product and try to sell it to some customers, only to find out that you need more …

3 Surprising Interview Questions You Should Ask Every Potential Employee | BusinessCollective

As a CEO of a high-growth startup, I’ll be the first to tell you that I don’t know what I don’t know. I have plenty of bad ideas — and unless someone …

How to Finance Your Business

Do you need to raise money to start up? More than a few prominent entrepreneurs have argued that “but I need capital first” is just another startup …

Google Reveals Its 9 Principles of Innovation

Want to know what’s in Google’s secret sauce? Chief social evangelist Gopi Kallayil dishes out the tech giant’s success recipe.<p>Ever wonder what makes the Google the holy grail of productivity and creativity? There’s no magic in the drinking water at the Mountain View, CA company. The tech giant …

Panopticam makes virtual reality movies a possibility

When it comes to virtual reality headsets, their remit so far has primarily been for use in gaming or for game-like experience, but soon you could be …

IBM reveals 'brain-like' chip with 4,096 cores

The human brain is the world's most sophisticated computer, capable of learning new things on the fly, using very little data.<p>It can recognise …

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

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This Is How Your Customers Really Want to Contact You (Infographic)

Few people like navigating complicated phone trees or sending an email to a black box. This is how they really want to communicate with your business.<p>Think about it: When you need to call a business because you have question about a bill or need a problem solved, the last thing you want to do is …

Stock Investment Advice from Greatest Investors

If you are just beginning your foray into the world of the stock market, then you have probably heard many different opinions regarding stock …

Brain imaging can be used to predict the stock market

Some shares have new owners every second. Today much of the buying and selling is done by computers, but some still rely on human intuition—the gut feeling of the experienced trader.<p>“Nobody can predict the market, but traders are expected to,” Richard Taffler, professor of finance at the University …

Here's Why You Should Be Excited About The James Webb Space Telescope

Peter Cullen, voice of Optimus Prime, recently lent his legendary voice to a slick animated introduction to the successor of the ridiculously …

First Glimpse of Higgs Bosons at Work Revealed

An extremely rare collision of massive subatomic particles could reveal the nuts and bolts of how the subatomic particles called Higgs bosons impart …

The First Man-Made Biological Leaf Turns Light and Water Into Oxygen

If humanity hopes to realize its dreams of exploring the stars, we're going to need to find ways to recreate life on Earth aboard a spaceship. Simply …