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Fitbit Is A Victim Of Its Own Success

Oh dear. Poor Fitbit. Launching a new product isn’t supposed to be a bad thing. But the fall out from the Fitbit Blaze, unveiled at CES 2016 last week, has been pretty catastrophic.<p>Almost immediately, Fitbit stock dropped 18%. Yesterday, Fitbit shares were down a further 13% at noon, hitting an …

Wearable Tech

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

The Most Important Billion-Dollar Company You've Never Heard Of

Mohammed's strategy has essentially been to scale Jasper quietly, one partnership at a time, to the point where no one can catch him. Along the way, he has put the company at the center of the next big technological phase change: In the same way Dell and Microsoft profited from the move from …

Internet of Things

Fantastic Pencil Illustrations by Drew Shannon - The Fox Is Black

Drew Shannon is a Canadian illustrator who has been creating work for numerous books, magazines and websites over the last few years. Recently he …

Steve Jobs Tells the Best Definition of Object-Oriented Programming

It’s a well-known fact that even without any formal engineering training, Steve Jobs had an unmatchable understanding of technology.<p>Many people avoid …

At 28, Juneyao Air's Wang Han Is Youngest Billionaire

The Forbes China 400, our annual survey of China’s richest unveiled on Thursday, found yet another banner year for the country’s top business elite. The total wealth of the 400 members of this year’s list rose to $830 billion from $680 billion a year ago. Some 90 members of our 2014 list didn’t …

China

18 Terrifying Horror Movies Inspired by True Stories

Rope, 1948 This Hitchcock-directed film starring Jimmy Stewart was inspired by the murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks in<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Getty Images

Horror

The World’s Most Expensive-looking Font Might Surprise You

When you hear the word “luxury,” it’s easy to conjure up the colors gold, silver, and velvety purple; yet when it comes to typography, what we …

Jeff Bezos, Marc Benioff, and Drew Houston just invested in this 6-month old startup

Convoy, a six-month old startup founded by ex-Amazon executive Dan Lewis, just did that. It announced on Tuesday that it raised $2.5 million in seed funding from a bunch of star investors, including Bezos, Benioff, and Houston, as well as eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and ex-Starbucks president …

Startups

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?I've collected the …

Self-Criticism

15 top-funded hardware startups in Southeast Asia (INFOGRAPHIC)

Vibease makes a small, discreet wearable vibrator that’s controlled by a smartphone app. It’s on our list as one of Southeast Asia’s best-funded …

Startups

TalkTalk hack FAQ: what should you do if you're affected?

TalkTalk has suffered a "significant and sustained" cyber-attack in which the personal and financial data of its four million customers could have …

Identity Fraud Most Common Among High Net-Worth Individuals

High net-worth individuals have access to a lot more financial protection than the rest of the population, but that doesn't make them immune to fraud …

Bing adds $1 billion to Microsoft's revenue

Microsoft Bing has emerged as the true underdog of search engines.<p>Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood said Thursday that Bing had finally achieved profitability in its first fiscal quarter of 2016, and that the search engine contributed more than $1 billion to Microsoft's revenue for this quarter.<p>The …

AdWords

After selling BigDoor, resilient startup leader Keith Smith is back at it with NYC company

NEW YORK — Serial entrepreneur Keith Smith knows all too well that building a superior product isn’t the same as building a lasting business.<p>That’s …

Tokyo Wants Your Logo Ideas for the 2020 Olympics

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 10.23.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:20 pm. 1:20 pm<p>Feel like designing the …

What you can learn about logo design from Google and Airbnb?

From Google’s new logo to the Tropicana branding debacle, brand marketers can learn a lot about logo design.

Logo Design

19 startups that could make you a millionaire if you got hired there today

Meet the Spaniard who’s pushed Bill Gates down the billionaire list

Viva, España! Spain has beaten Team U.S.A. on the billionaire-by-the-minute scale.<p>Forbes’s real-time world billionaire rankings on Friday that showed …

5 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business

CEO and Founder of ReadersLegacy.com, Author, Speaker and Publishing Industry Advocate<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a new business is no small undertaking. There are many factors to be considered, and it is important to do your research and prepare yourself …

13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week’s headlines saw reviews of the new Nexus phones and Surface devices, the rollout of iOS 9.1, updates from the ongoing public dispute between Theranos and the Wall Street Journal, and much more. On Bullish we brought in Revel System’s CEO Lisa Falzone to talk about the payments industry, …

New breakthroughs for fundamental problems in computer science

Computer Science

This tool can tell you if your startup is about to die

The tool can basically determine whether a startup will live or die.<p>Y Combinator founder and partner Trevor Blackwell created the so-called growth calculator and fellow cofounder Paul Graham says it provides scary, but important answers about whether a startup is on the right course or not — or as …

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

Neuroscience

A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish

And it's not too shabby.<p>If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Because even with these most minute of materials, the night sky still swirls …

Biology

Teen founder Erik Finman: 'I will never send my kids to school'

A teenage entrepreneur who earned more than $100,000 as one of the early adopters of bitcoin and has since launched his own startup has told young …

30 Outstanding Examples of Restaurant Logos

Any business logo, no matter how small it may be, could actually have a huge impact on the way the business goes.<p>It dictates how much recall the …