Andre Popov

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The Downfall of Dubai’s Star Investor

Pakistani financier Arif Naqvi shared a stage with Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January for a panel on global …

Venture Capital

10 Marketers Who Nailed Their LinkedIn Profile | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

Eating healthy. Cardiovascular activity. Stopping the next episode from auto-playing. We all have our struggles. We know how we should act, but the …

Marketing

The 5 Most Important Cryptocurrencies Right Now | Inc.com

While there are many cryptocurrencies available today for use and for investment, I believe that there are five that fall into a class of their own, based on market cap, increases in value in recent years, mass market acceptance, and other factors. Please note that this list, as well as my list of …

Cryptocurrency

How Roman Abramovich made his first fortune

When it comes to the topic of Russian football, one name that never fails to get mentioned is Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich – even if you didn’t know …

UEFA Champions League

After interviewing hundreds of impressive people, Tim Ferriss realized the happiest among them had the same thing in common

For the past 10 years, Tim Ferriss has made a career of learning from the best in their fields, testing their lessons in his own life, and passing on the ones that stick to his millions of fans.<p>In the last year, he's been more introspective about that approach than usual, he told us for an episode …

The 15 Biggest 'Shark Tank' Success Stories of All Time

Entrepreneurs who make it onto a “Shark Tank” episode have the opportunity to introduce their company to a viewing audience of 7 million potential …

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Six ways you can get booted from your airplane seat

It's in their contracts of carriage: When you buy an airfare, airlines do not "guarantee" a particular seat, schedule or flight. And airlines can be pretty persnickety about who they fly and where they seat them. Back when I used to work for Eastern Air Lines, an employee flying on a company ticket …

Tesla Drivers Claim Autopilot Caused Crashes

In a preview of a type of dispute that is certain to become much more common, two drivers of Tesla’s Model S this week blamed the car’s self-driving …

Note to Irving Azoff: YouTube Doesn't Need to Change, the Music Industry Does

For many music fans, YouTube is one of the best things that ever happened for finding and listening to new artists, much like radio used to be. Some …

6 Stages of Digital Transformation [Research]

<b>Six Stages of Digital Transformation (Research)</b> from <b>Vala Afshar</b><p>Definition: Digital TransformationThe realignment of, or new investment in technology, business models, and processes to drive new value for customers and employees to effectively compete in an ever-changing digital economy. -- Brian …

How to Understand the EU-U.S. Digital Divide

After two decades of failed efforts to spur innovation and competition in Europe’s lagging communications sector, the European Commission has promised “an ambitious overhaul” next year as part of its far-reaching Digital Single Market initiative. Until now, the EU had hoped to drive down prices for …

Google's Larry Page: The Most Ambitious CEO in the Universe

There’s a joke about Larry Page that’s been making the rounds at Google X, the “moon shot” factory where Google is developing self-driving cars, …

12+ Rooms With A View You’d Like To Be Sitting In Right Now

A room with a view will always fetch a higher price, and for good reason: waking up with an expansive panorama, seaside horizon or beautiful forest …

Study Says Pandora Pays Songwriters Just 4% Of Its Total Income

As the prevalence and importance of the streaming music industry increases, there has been much discussion about fairness, with both sides of the argument chiming in with conflicting reports. Artists say they aren’t making much (if anything at all) from the plays of the music they created, while …

American Idol Is Being Put Out to Pasture

Cue up “A Moment Like This” (it’s O.K. to admit you have it in your iTunes library—we all do). Dig that handmade “I’m Achin’ for Aiken” poster out from under your bed. Do your best <b>Simon Cowell</b> impression in the mirror (“If you think you have what it takes to be a pop star, well, then <i>I’m Kate</i> …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Meet the three teenage girls Beyoncé just signed for $1.5 million

Sister act Chloe and Halle Bailey, ages 17 and 15 respectively, caught Beyoncé's attention with a cover of "Pretty Hurts," according to the New York Post. The video currently has 8.2 million views.<p>Chloe and Halle have 551,245 followers. They've also covered Drake's "Hold On We're Going Home,"Miley …

MAJOR MUSICIANS BLAST TIDAL: 'This thing is going to fail miserably'

Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Beyoncé, and many others all showed up to support the world's first streaming platform owned by musicians, which will pay established musicians for playing their songs.<p>"I think they totally blew it by bringing out a bunch of …

How Successful People Make The Most Of Their Weekends

In her book, "What The Most Successful People Do On The Weekend," time management expert Laura Vanderkam outlines how to make the most of this sacred time off from your harried workweeks.<p>She outlines how you can take control of your weekends by planning ahead, being selective with your time, and …

Time Management

Striking Clifton 2A Residence in Cape Town Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

<b>Clifton 2A Residence</b> is an impressive contemporary project recently completed by studio <b>SAOTA</b> in Clifton, an affluent suburb of Cape Town in South …

Healthy Living Promoted by Vintage-Style RAMBUTAN Fruit Studio in Kiev

<b>Yaroslav Galant</b> completed the design and development of Kiev’s first fruit shop entitled <b>RAMBUTAN fruit studio</b>. Its vintage style is said to reinforce …

When Advertising Isn’t Fast Enough, You Need Reactvertising

With one tweet during the Super Bowl last year, Oreo not only made itself the envy of every brand on social media, it became the high-water mark for a surge in the mostly regrettable trend that is real-time marketing.<p>For every great example–Arby’s, Kit Kat, and Denny’s–there has been a waterfall of …

Our Guide to the 7-Day Miami Weekend

Miami’s nightlife landscape is forever shifting—new venues open, promoters play musical chairs, and the high-level partying never stops. Looking for …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

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A Look Back At Why Blockbuster Really Failed And Why It Didn't Have To

In 2000, Reed Hastings, the founder of a fledgling company called Netflix, flew to Dallas to propose a partnership to Blockbuster CEO John Antioco and his team. The idea was that Netflix would run Blockbuster’s brand online and Antioco’s firm would promote Netflix in its stores. Hastings got …

Hostage Negotiation Techniques That Will Get You What You Want

How does hostage negotiation get people to change their minds?<p>The <i>Behavioral Change Stairway Model</i> was developed by the FBI’s hostage negotiation …

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Hauntingly Beautiful Estate Near Santa Barbara Reviving a Sense Of Awe

This impressive Santa Barbara luxury home occupies a four acre piece of land in a gated community between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez …