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An Apple exec interviews job candidates based on 3 basic personality questions

That places a lot of pressure on her interviewing technique. If she asks the wrong questions, she might end up with employees who don't fit well within an organization that prides itself on operating like a well-oiled machine.<p>In a new LinkedIn posting, Ahrendts walks the reader through a typical …

Employment

Marshawn Lynch shot down a rumor that he's never spent his NFL earnings, but had a powerful explanation for being financially savvy

Presumably, Lynch had been living off of the estimated $5 million per year he made off of endorsements and other business ventures.<p>Lynch recently sat down with Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim in a wide-ranging interview and discussed the rumors of Lynch's financial savvy.<p>When asked whether he …

Marshawn Lynch

Why this is the best book for entrepreneurs

So there you are sitting at your desk job dreaming of having a business of your own. If you’re a CA/CPA like me then you may be considering your own …

How a Top Startup Expert Turned a Book Into a $50M Company

Picture a circle.<p>Imagine it represents your future startup, transformed into a wildly successful company.<p>The circle contains every critical element needed to make it all work.<p>Now -- what do you think sits at the center?<p>Your ideas? Your capital? Your unique way to solve <i>this</i> or <i>that</i> problem?<p>No. It's …

Adele on Releasing Her New Album, Recovering from Heartbreak and More

"Everything I do, in every channel of my life, is part of a legacy that I'm making for my child."<p>Ahead of the release of her third album, <i>25</i>, Adele sat down with <i>The</i> <i>Guardian</i> to discuss her music hiatus, how she deals with fame and the two most important men in her life: partner Simon Konecki and son …

New Albums

Apple iOS 9.1 Has 3 Great Secret Features

iOS 9.1 is a controversial update. Arguably deserving on its iOS 9.x status primarily through the sheer number of bug fixes it brings to the highly troubled iOS 9.0.2 release, iOS 9.1 nevertheless contains three nice surprises Apple chose not to reveal in its official release notes…<p><b>Surprise #1: New</b> …

100 Shots, 1 Day of Not Eating: What Happens When You Actually Say What Goes Into the Perfect Bikini Selfie?

Essena O'Neill had half a million followers and made an income off her posts. She boldly quit the platform last week to bring attention to problems spawned from social media.<p>From fashion bloggers to fitness experts to simply photogenic everyday citizens, the "Instagram celebrity" has emerged as a …

Buying a copy of The New York Times now gets you digital access for that day

<i>The New York Times</i> is launching a new experiment; buy a physical copy of the paper from any newsstand, and you'll be gifted full, unbridled access to NYTimes.com and the company's mobile apps for that same day. This marks the first time the <i>Times</i> is offering "day passes," as they're being called, …

Home Delivery

iOS 9: 21 tips and tricks to unlock Apple's new functions

Adblocker? Splitscreen? An automated selfies folder? These expert insights into Apple’s latest OS will surely put you on cloud 9

Smartphone camera shootout: how the iPhone 6S Plus takes on the competition

Want an image that makes the sky look paradise blue? Or a selfie that makes your skin look like putty? That’s fine, but Apple’s approach to such things is direct: do it in post-production, we’ll capture all those hard-earned wrinkles first.<p>How do the images stack up in real world tests?<p>That might …

Ashton Kutcher nailed his 'Shark Tank' debut

But after watching the seventh season's premiere, they'd see he's a formidable investor.<p>Kutcher made a deal, imparted valuable insight to entrepreneurs, and even sparred with Kevin O'Leary.<p>We recently spoke with "Shark Tank" mainstay Robert Herjavec, who said he found Kutcher's time on set earlier …

Entrepreneurship

3 Weird Fashion Trends You Will Be Wearing Very Soon

When trends first roll around, there are some that we’re immediately crazy about (see everything ’90s related) and some that take some time to warm up to (cough, cough culottes). The three trends highlighted here definitely fall into the latter category. They might look weird now, but just …

The 17 Best Boots for Fall

These timeless picks will pay for themselves<p>Here’s the scenario: You’re assembled the perfect outfit. You’ve got a impeccably tailored suit, a tie that’s sleek and sophisticated, and maybe one of these 6 Top Style Accessories for Men. And then you finish the look with ... a pair of clunky, …

These 10 up-and-coming startups are on Goldman Sachs' radar

You might be surprised.<p>In a research report this week, Goldman Sachs interviewed executives from ten startups from around the world that they're interested in.<p>These startups aren't billion-dollar companies — they're early-stage and growth-stage companies that are tackling industries ripe for …

Goldman Sachs

The Apple Watch is winning in the battle of fitness trackers

Consumers are ditching their fitness trackers for the added functionality of smartwatches. And as smartwatches become increasingly easy to use and affordable, they will capture an even greater share of the wearables market, driving down demand for fitness- and activity-tracking bands, like the …

Wearable Tech

A man who just sold his startup for $575 million in cash gets to keep every single penny — here's how he did it

Markus Frind, 36, is the founder and CEO of the Vancouver-based Plenty of Fish.<p>Frind told Business Insider he started Plenty of Fish in 2003 "as a way to improve my résumé."<p>"At the time there was a new programming language called ASP.NET, and I don't like reading books, so I just went and created …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

That ‘Most Used Cameras’ Stat Sharing Sites Like Promoting is Full of Holes

“There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.”<br>– Mark Twain<p>I react one of two ways when a “shocking” statistic or graph about the photo industry is …

The 29 Best Chocolate Chip Dessert Recipes for the Chocolate Lover

More by Nettie<p>When you have those bags of chocolate chips in your pantry calling your name, try to make one or all of these 29 fantastic chocolate …

Build 2015: With Windows 10, Microsoft is no longer a follower

Referencing former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's infamous "developers!" chant is practically a cliché nowadays, but it felt like the silent refrain throughout the company's entire Build conference this week. In the run-up to Windows 10, Microsoft wants developers. It needs developers. And it will …

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

15 High-Waisted Shorts, Jorts + Culottes to Shake Up Your Wardrobe

If you live in a warmer climate (or are just SO ready for summer), you’ve probably already started to pull out all your warm-weather staples from storage. And if after assessing your seasonal wardrobe situation you feel like you are in need of a pick-me-up, we’ve got just the thing: high-waisted …

#TheLIST: Steal Our Favorite Street Style Looks with Kit and Ace

Step up your fashion game with luxe, wear-everywhere, Technical Cashmere™ basics from Kit and Ace. (Who knew comfort could be so chic?)

The best way to manage your photos online in 2015 | The Verge

The best way to manage your photos online in 2015<p><b>In August 2013,</b> we reviewed the best services for storing your photos in the cloud. Nearly two years later, much has changed. Everpix, our pick for average users, went out of business. Picturelife, our choice for power users, sold itself to …

7 stealthy tips and tricks for Apple Watch

So, you just got your shiny new Apple Watch and you’ve doubled down on learning how to use its all-new interface. That should keep you busy for a while.<p>There are still a few things that you might not know about it, however, especially these not-so-obvious tips and tricks for Apple Watch we’re going …

Apple Watch

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …