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How Japan is reinventing the future of energy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Right now, Japan imports 84% of its energy, but all over the country scientists are busy innovating with the goal of changing this.<p>In the hunt for green energy alternatives, Japanese researchers are working to harness the power of typhoons, improve geothermal energy and analyze the movement …

Sustainability

This Married Couple Sold Their Company to Starbucks for $90 Million, and Then Built a $131 Million Pizza Empire

They took plenty of risks, but it all paid off in the end.<p>For the married co-founders of MOD Pizza, a chain of artisan-style pizza restaurants throughout the U.S., their business model was built from taking risks. Scott Svenson, who launched the company with his wife Ally, says the gamble has paid …

The Three Meanings Of E=mc^2, Einstein's Most Famous Equation

For hundreds of years, there was an immutable law of physics that was never challenged: that in any reaction occurring in the Universe, mass was conserved. That no matter what you put in, what reacted, and what came out, the sum of what you began with and the sum of what you ended with would be …

Physics

Why Chinese Investors Love Miami, The 'Hong Kong Of The West'

Chinese Investors love Miami. Caroline Li Griffith is purchasing her third luxury condo in Miami. Griffith, a private real estate investor originally from Zhenjiang in Jiangsu province splits her time between New York and Miami. “I love the Miami lifestyle, its weather and the people,” Griffith …

Real Estate

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

4 Best Investments To Make In 2018

It’s the dawning of a new year and you <i>finally</i> have some money to invest. Perhaps you just got a raise. Or, maybe an end-of-year bonus is burning a hole in your pocket. Either way, you need to be smart about investing if you want those extra dollars to count.<p>The problem is, you have no clue <i>where</i> to …

Nvidia just released the most insanely powerful graphics processor ever made

Nvidia just announced the Titan V, the most powerful graphics processing unit (GPU) of all time.<p>This isn't the type of graphics card your gamer …

18 Ways You Can Make Money Right Now

Much is possible with a smartphone and a fast internet connection.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking for ways you can make money right now? If things are tight and your back is up against the wall, there's a path forward. In fact, there are many. Especially when it …

Small Business

How Nvidia Surprised AI Experts Twice This Week

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang showed up at a gathering of artificial intelligence researchers in Long Beach, Calif. this week with a couple of big …

18 small-cap stocks that analysts expect to rise at least 50% in 2018

<i>(This is the third in a three-part series on analysts’ favorite stocks for 2018. The series began with large-cap stocks and continued with mid-cap</i> …

Investing

A Short History Of Bitcoin And Crypto Currency Everyone Should Read

Bitcoin hit news headlines this week as the price of one unit of the cryptocurrency passed $11,500 for the first time.<p>Although it’s often referred to as new, Bitcoin has existed since 2009 and the technology it is built on has roots going back even further. In fact if you had invested just $1,000 …

Cryptocurrency

James Altucher's 10 predictions about where bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are headed

Bitcoin's giant move upward is far from done, according to tech investor and stock picker James Altucher.<p>According to Altucher, society has made …

Inside the Fabulous Life of Negin Mirsalehi, an Instagram Influencer Who Makes $20,000 for a Single Post

She's 29 years old and runs a multi-million dollar company.<p>When Negin Mirsalehi, a marketing student at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the …

We talked to an economist who predicted the Great Recession about the next financial crisis

Jim Rickards, the author of "Currency Wars," "The Death of Money," and "The New Case for Gold," and most recently "The Road to Ruin," is no stranger to financial meltdowns. As general counsel for the hedge fund Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM), he had a front row seat as dozens of Wall Street …

Hedge Funds

The 50 best iPhone games

In-App Purchases

We may have just witnessed the end of the Airbus A380 superjumbo

Of the 317 A380 superjumbos that Airbus has sold in the 15 years since it began building the massive aircraft, one airline — Emirates — has bought nearly half.<p>The airline, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, operates 100 A380s — a double-decker aircraft that can carry as many as 800 passengers on …

Aviation

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sale amassed $25.3 billion, doubling 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales combined

A decade ago, November 11th was a tongue-in-cheek cultural “celebration” of single people in China. In 2009, retailer Alibaba turned the day into the country’s version of Black Friday — and eight years later, sales from the Chinese e-commerce’s one-day event has nearly doubled those from Black …

eCommerce

Best Buy Vs Target: Best Black Friday 2017 Deals

Black Friday 2017 is racing toward us as the holiday sales season picks up the pace. But where are the best deals and how do deal compare between the biggest retailers? Having sorted through masses of sales data, it is time to put them to the test, starting with Best Buy vs. Target ,where there are …

The 25 best Black Friday deals at Target you can get right now (updated)

Our smartphone obsession looks a lot like the obesity epidemic, MIT psychologist says

When Sherry Turkle looks at how obsessed people have become with their personal devices, she sees the traces of another public health epidemic: obesity.<p>"You have to eat, and people need to learn how to make good food choices," Turkle, an MIT psychologist and author of "Alone Together: Why We Expect …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos sells over $1B in company stock

Hey, Alexa, how many trips to Mars can you buy with a billion bucks?<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos might be musing over that question this weekend, after selling more than $1 billion worth of stock in his company on Friday.<p>The sale came to light as the result of a filing with the US Securities and Exchange …

Xbox One X coming November 7 for $499: Everything we know

The next generation of Xbox is nearly here.<p>Scorpio no more. The next Xbox will be Xbox One X.<p>It's coming November 7 for $499, £449 or AU $649.<p>One year after revealing the existence of Project Scorpio -- an Xbox capable of playing games at 4K resolution and supporting virtual reality -- Microsoft is …

Apple has a hidden business that's bigger than some airlines

Apple is known as the iPhone company, because that iconic product drives over half of its sales.<p>But Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped hints Thursday that the company had a new line of products that was flying under the radar and growing quickly.<p>During Apple's fiscal fourth-quarter conference call, Cook …

Apple Watch

New Galaxy S9 Leaks Reveal Radical Feature Cancelled

As the current trend for smartphone design heads towards a minimal bezel and all-screen approach to the front of the device, Android manufacturers are fighting for solutions on where to place the fingerprint reader. Samsung has been pushing hard for an innovative solution, but it looks like …

Google and Amazon are spearheading a quiet gadget revolution, and it's going to put pressure on Apple most of all

Way back in 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore predicted that computers would get twice as powerful every two years — a prediction which has mostly come true, and is now enshrined as "Moore's Law." However, many, including Moore himself, now believe Moore's Law is screeching to a halt.<p>It's going to …

Artificial Intelligence

Investors are running out of cash — and that's terrible news for the stock market

The stock market has a cash problem.<p>As in, investors are running out of it, and the shortage could threaten the 8 1/2-year equity bull market that we've come to know and love.<p>It's a new reality facing investors of all types. While money market assets make up a record-low 17% of long-term funds, the …

Stock Markets

For the tech splurge: Best gifts under $250

Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt stripped down to try this new kind of shower head and wound up investing

You might spend $699 on a new iPhone 8, but would you shell out that much for a shower?<p>Nebia, a startup based in San Francisco, wants to disrupt the most intimate part of your morning routine. Its debut product, the Spa Shower System, surrounds users in a warm cloud of mist and uses up to 70% less …

Tim Cook

Tech giants lift US stock markets to record highs

No end in sight for the new dotcom boom as Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft shares soar after results are better than expected<p>US stock markets hit new peaks on Friday after forecast-beating results from the technology companies including Google’s parent company Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft .<p>All …

Don’t upgrade your iPhone just because your battery is dying — get it repaired by Apple instead

For many iPhone owners, an older iPhone's battery life may start to give out before the performance of the phone itself slows down.<p>Indeed, smartphone batteries are notorious for having shorter lifespans than the devices they power. It can result in a phone that lasts just a few hours between …

Mobile Technology