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Here's Mark Cuban's advice for whoever wins the $1.4 billion Powerball lottery

The Powerball lottery has reached a record high of $1.5 billion.<p>On Wednesday night, someone might win the jackpot and — even if they don't <i>actually</i> take home $1.4 billion — become incredibly rich in a matter of moments.<p>Billionaire Mark Cuban has some idea of what that's like.<p>Cuban recounted the …

Finance

The Complete Guide To Increasing Your Focus In Life

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

Tesla chief Elon Musk says Apple is making an electric car

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1219000/1219356_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532584237_9461f5e3a4bc16b8b44962655c757d3a<p><b>Tesla's owner, Elon Musk, has said it is an "open secret" that Apple is making a rival electric car.</b><p>He also predicted vehicles that could not …

Tesla

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity

Innovation isn't a magic trick. Here are tips to make yours more effective.<p>Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design …

10 Brands Making Modern Suits You'll Want to Wear Every Day

Welcome to the new age of tailoring.<p>In many workplaces, "Casual Friday" is more like "casual <i>everyday</i>," but that doesn't mean the suit no longer has a place in the modern wardrobe. If anything, now it's about wearing it separately: the trousers one day with a leather jacket, the jacket another day …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

Why Your Obsession With Success Is Making You Miserable

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Startups

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Employment

The CEO of GE explains why his math degree is more useful than his MBA

The Cincinnati-born son of a GE employee studied at Dartmouth and earned a Harvard MBA before working his way up at the industrial giant he now helms.<p>But Immelt says his most invaluable qualification is not the MBA. It is his undergraduate degree in math.<p>"I use my math major every day — I don't use …

General Electric

The 25 hottest startups that launched in 2015

Take live-streaming app Periscope.<p>It was acquired before even launching to the public, then capped off the year being named Apple's iPhone app of the year. Meanwhile, Jet had a splashy debut that aimed to chip away at Amazon's ecommerce empire.<p>We narrowed down the list of startups which launched …

Livestreaming

Tech billionaire Michael Dell says 'big data' is the next trillion-dollar tech industry

Why would he be willing to do that?<p>Because he's convinced that EMC holds the keys to the IT industry's monstrous market: data.<p>He told The Irish Examiner's Sophie Curtis:<p>It used to be PCs and smartphones; now you have tablets and sensors and cars spinning out all kinds of telemetry data, and all …

IT

Why Google’s new quantum computer could launch an artificial intelligence arms race

Ever since the 1980s, researchers have been working on the development of a quantum computer that would be exponentially more powerful than any of the digital computers that exist today. And now Google, in collaboration with NASA and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA), says it has a …

Quantum Computing

Write Swift code in a web browser with the IBM Swift Sandbox

IBM has today unveiled their first public effort towards Swift, with the introduction of the IBM Swift Sandbox website. You can type lines of Swift code into the text editor on the left and then run the code on a Linux server, posting the output in the right column. This is all made possible by the …

App Store

Where the Super Rich Live in America in 2015

The United States is the richest, and most unequal, country in the world. And the money keeps rolling in, according to Capgemini’s new U.S. Wealth …

I became a millionaire in 10 years without picking stocks — here are the questions people ask

Hi, it's Justin from Root of Good. I wanted to respond to a few of the frequent questions and comments that appeared in response to my article on how I became a millionaire in 10 years without winning the lottery or picking stocks.

Retirement

Education is broken — but this entrepreneur has a stunningly simple idea to fix it

Salman Khan, also a founder of the free education resource Khan Academy, says we force students to move ahead when they aren't ready.<p>But he has a solution.<p>"We shouldn't drag everyone around at the same pace," Khan told the audience. Instead, he says, we should take inspiration from martial arts …

Education

The top 15 cities for American college students

"The city by the bay" — with its prime access to some of the country's best bars and restaurants, its diverse population, and its wealth of cultural activities — is the top major metropolitan area for college students, according to a new ranking from American Institute for Economic Research …

College & University

The best public high school in every state

Niche , a company that researches and compiles information on schools, just released its 2016 rankings of the best public high schools in the US . We took a look at which school earned the top slot in every state.<p>The ranking examined over 100,000 schools based on 27 million reviews from more than …

College & University

Must See JavaScript Dev Tools That Put Other Dev Tools to Shame

“JavaScript sucks for large apps because it can’t even identify the type of a variable, and it sucks for refactoring.” ~ lots of very confused …

7 Billionaires Worried about Income Inequality

Income inequality is a complicated issue. The U.S. is the richest and yet most unequal country in the world when you consider wealth, according to …

LG V10 Review: Upping the Ante

Two tech billionaires just interviewed each other in my Stanford class — here's what they said

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 18 of Stanford University's CS183C — Technology-enabled Blitzscaling — taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Chris Yeh, and Allen Blue.<p>Errors and omissions are my own. Credit for good stuff is Reid, John, Chris Yeh, and Allen's entirely.<p>This class …

Startups

I Attempted Suicide, but I'm So Glad That I Lived

After being raped at 14, I tried to take my own life. But a compassionate doctor saved me.<p>When I was 14, I was raped. Ten days after the assault, I attempted suicide.<p>It was not a cry for help or a confused accident. I had been suffering from depression and insomnia for years, and my parents brought …

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones.<p><b>“Mark is fixing stuff.”</b><p>I’m killing time in the Frank Gehry–designed Building 20, whose signature feature is its soaring 434,000 square feet of open space, the latest addition to …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code

Everyone wants to learn how to code, but what is the best entry point? Here are 10 top ways to check "programming" off your skills life-list.<p>1 of …

Business Technology

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing

Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff talks about the best way for investors to get rich

And it's been fascinating to watch how its charismatic co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff has handled his increasing wealth, and power. Although he was never exactly a pauper, Salesforce turned Benioff into a billionaire.<p>He's been happily giving chunks of his money away, ever since. But in the past …

San Francisco