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Apple's ex-CEO John Sculley is on a mission: "The US healthcare system is totally fixable.”

<i>John Sculley will take part in a TNW Answers session soon. If you’ve got a burning question for the former Apple CEO, you ask it here.</i><p>Ten years as Apple’s CEO left John Sculley with an insatiable appetite for tackling big problems. Now, the septuagenarian tech icon is the head of RXAdvance, which …

The cocktail-lover’s guide to 10 unforgettable, one-of-a-kind bars around the world

Any bartender worth their salt can mix a decent Manhattan or gin and tonic. But watering holes that serve up an unparalleled atmosphere are much more rare. Quartz scoured the globe for one-of-a-kind bars and found these 10 establishments that belong on any cocktail lover’s bucket list.<p><b>H.R. Giger</b> …

H. R. Giger

The 13 worst money habits of 20-somethings — and how to fix them

Saving for retirement or financial goals may be the last thing on your mind as a 20-something — but when it comes to managing money, your 20s are a critical decade.<p>Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing could set you up for a wealthy future.<p>To get on the …

Personal Finance

10 apps to download if you want to get rich

"These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and then you have an avalanche of success," says Thomas C. Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals."<p>We can't guarantee using these habit-building apps will help you get rich, but they can get you off to a …

Apps

App-controlled habitat grows just about anything in your home

You can already get smart gardening gear and smart aquariums, but wouldn't it be nice if you could get one box that handles just about anything you'd care to grow in or around your home? Jared Wolfe thinks so. His crowdfunded, internet-connected Biopod can nurture many kinds of plants and animals …

Steve Jobs's Top 10 Rules for Success

ShareEmailComments<p>He’s considered the “Father of the Digital Revolution,” a “master of innovation,” and a “design perfectionist.” He shifted the …

Motivation

Tech Addicts Confess How Facebook, Instagram, And Twitter Are Taking Over Their Lives

Four women told the Herald Sun that they are absolutely addicted to the social media platforms...and what it's meant for their lives, careers, and relationships with loved ones.<p>One woman, 40-year-old Natalie Trice, says she's on Facebook and Twitter for five hours a day, but feels absolutely no …

Career Development

14 Tech Billionaires Who Never Got Their College Degree

But that's not the case for everyone, especially in the tech industry.<p>Billionaire investor Peter Thiel, for example, is paying $100,000 for kids to drop out of school and start their own companies.<p>Thiel has a point: Some of the most successful tech entrepreneurs have racked up billions of dollars …

Silicon Valley

Enterprise Mobile Apps Pay The Most Yet Attract Few Developers

A recent survey by Vision Mobile found that just 16% of worldwide developers are building mobile apps for enterprises, despite this market being the most lucrative of all to serve. Their recent global study of 10,000 developers across over 130 nations is the basis of the free downloadable report, …

Follow Airbnb's journey from scrappy startup to $10B company (video)

After Airbnb raised its latest funding megaround, the company attained a massive $10 billion valuation. But the home-sharing startup faced plenty of obstacles on its path to success, as a new video and infographic from Funders and Founders remind us.<p>Airbnb still has plenty of challenges ahead of …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Stack Overflow

Turn your iPhone into a moviemaking machine with the iStabilizer Dolly [Deals]

Like most, you probably capture all of your life’s significant moments by taking video with your smartphone. Likely, the majority of those shots end up being riddled with bumps and shakes that render the subject of your video a blurry mess. Well, say goodbye to the blurs and shakes thanks to the …

Why Bad Financial Predictions Will Kill Your Startup

<i>Paul Jackson is the Founder of Worthworm.</i><p>If headlines are to be believed, it’s a great time to get into the startup game. It seems like every day startup after startup is announcing its most recent million dollar round of funding or billion dollar valuation. However, if you’re just entering this …

Apple + Beats = Genius

Let's not over-think this. Beats instantly makes the iPhone a better product. And that's worth billions to a company that's only growing because of the iPhone.<p>Tech reporters used to complain that Apple wasn't spending its $100+ billion in cash. Now we're complaining that Apple is spending too much. …

RIP Flash: Why HTML5 Will Finally Take Over Video and Web in 2014

<i>Erika Trautman is the CEO of Rapt Media.</i><p>Cassette tapes, 8-tracks, and … Flash. All three of these mediums need a player to work, and all three mediums are either dead or dying. Just as CDs replaced tapes as a more efficient means of playing music, and digital files replaced CDs to do the same, …

Will The Future See Us All Using XTouch To Turn Our Countertops Into Giant iPad Controllers?

Imagine slapping your nightstand to snooze your iPhone’s alarm. Or rapping on the kitchen countertop to flip recipe book pages so your flour-coated hands don’t mess up the iPad’s screen. These scenarios could soon be real: XTouch is a new technology that essentially turns any solid surface into an …

If You Want A Job At Twitter, Prepare To Answer This Baffling Question About Rainfall Puddles

Luckily for us, he wrote a blog post about the experience. (At one point, he was asked, "is this an anagram of a palindrome?")<p>But because he was being considered for a coding position, Kozakov was asked to create a model for solving a math problem, in the form of code.<p>The problem at first glance …

Markets

Keep your Users Happy When they Log Into your App

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This is a guest post by Lasse Clausen, co-founder and CEO of FOUNDD, a Berlin based discovery engine. You can follow him on Twitter here. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>I just installed Pocket on my iPad. It’s well designed product that takes you elegantly through a …

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

3D Printing

Design And Build The Next Killer App At Your Own Pace [Deals]

Have you ever thought about becoming an app developer? If so you’re probably familiar with the following statistic:<p>“Mobile phone apps are expected to generate $25 billion in worldwide sales in 2013, up 62% from last year.” – Gartner, Inc.<p>So if you’re serious about learning the finer points of app …

Reinventing You

• <b>Author:</b> Dorie Clark<p><b>A step-by-step guide to reinventing you</b><p>Are you where you want to be professionally?<p>Whether you want to advance faster at your present company, change jobs, or make the jump to a new field entirely, the goal is clear: to build a career that thrives on your unique passions and …

13 Ways To Look And Act Like A Millionaire, Even If You're Not

In order to fit in, you'll need to look and act like you're a part of their social circle.<p>In the book "The Millionaire's Handbook: How to Look and Act like a Millionaire, Even if You're Not," Vicky Oliver shares the secrets of looking and acting like you're a millionaire — even if you're not.

Self-improvement

The Fabulous Life Of Michael Jordan: How The Best Player Ever Spends His $650 Million

He owns an NBA team, has his own Nike brand, and continues to make headlines whenever he says anything interesting.<p>When he retired, he took his legendary competitiveness off the court. Because of his business savvy, he makes more money now than most current players.<p>And he spends it on some …

Real Estate

The Sweet Life Of Jay-Z: How The Hottest Agent In Sports Spends His $475 Million

The agency has already signed stars like Robinson Cano and Kevin Durant, and Jay even ditched his stake in the Brooklyn Nets so he could represent basketball players.<p>Despite making waves as a "part owner" of the Nets, this agency will probably be his legacy in the sports world.<p>Jay is signing …

Urban Culture