Brian Kowalski

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University dean suing Rolling Stone seeks text messages

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for a University of Virginia dean who's suing Rolling Stone magazine are asking a judge to force the subject of a …

Barclays bets on stock boom as world money growth soars

Commodities and emerging markets may have hit bottom. Fed rate rises mean leadership is switching to "anti-bond" sectors<p>Barclays has advised clients to jump into world stock markets with both feet, citing the fastest growth in the global money supply in over thirty years and an accelerating …

Stock Markets

One big reason to build a startup in New York instead of San Francisco

Movable Ink CEO Vivek Sharma describes it like this:<p>"If the Bay Area is the PhD program, New York is still in high school. We have a lot to learn. And there are things that that make New York different. Things you start to feel as a company scales."<p>Sharma built his "dynamic email" startup in New …

Why the 'moonshot project' that Google just launched could be such a big deal

Content from the nine apps that Google partnered with will now show up in mobile-search results, even if it doesn't exist on the company's website, and users will be able to click a "stream" button to get the full app experience without installing anything.<p>For example, if you search for "Hotels in …

Top Stories: New Instagram and Twitter Features Introduced for Business - Small Business Trends

When you think of social media, your mind probably goes right to Facebook. But other platforms like Instagram and Twitter can also be effective in …

Small Business

5 Money saving lessons for small businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Startups are growing steadily in the country. However, every startup needs funds to survive. Pursuing investors aggressively can bring in the required …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. A YouTube video that claims Facebook is "stealing billions of views" is going viral.</b> The video, from German YouTube channel Kurzgesagt, accuses Facebook of not doing enough to tackle copyright infringement on its platform.<p><b>2. Xbox is making eight people stand on a billboard for 24 hours whilst it</b> …

Advertising

The Science Behind How Pay Affects Productivity

To real people, it’s the thought that counts as much as the cash.<p>In 2013, three Harvard researchers decided to see how different levels of pay would affect the amount of work they got.<p>On the freelancer contracting site oDesk, they posted jobs typing in CAPTCHAs, those hard-to-read words or codes …

Cloud Computing Should Transform, Not Just Replace

Is the goal of cloud computing to deliver transformative effects to the business, or is it okay to merely replace an existing system, application or process? That’s one of the questions taken up at the recent Cloud Business Summit, held in New York and hosted by Saugatuck Technology, a division of …

Social Marketing: From Real-Time to Right-Time - B&T

The evolution of “real-time” marketing into “right-time” marketing has the potential to transform your social media results.<p>Right-time marketing …

How this small business identified a new market and is now booked out for six months in advance

Loulou Moxom and Belinda Whitney A small business in the Australian Capital Territory has demonstrated how powerful identifying a new market can be …

5 Ideas On How Small Businesses Can Compete With The Big Fish

Those who know me are well aware that I’m always quoting moz.com when it comes to community building, content marketing and more. This is because …

Small Business

Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results by Robert J. Anderson, William A. Adams

Secure Online Ordering Guaranteed!<p><b>Mastering Leadership</b>: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results …

There have been more malware attacks on Macs this year than the last five years combined

Of course, Macs are hardly immune to cyber attacks, but hackers and attackers usually target the most popular operating systems, and before the rise of the Mac, that meant targeting the PC more than the Mac.<p>But with more and more people buying Macs in recent years, the number of cyber attacks has …

Developers Ignored Windows For Android And iOS, Microsoft Forced To Follow

Along with the new Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft’s launch event this month also revealed the latest Lumia smartphones. The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL will be the first smartphones designed from the ground up to run Windows 10 in its ‘mobile’ mode. The two handsets will be packed with …

Windows Phone

Small businesses losing overdrafts at a rate of £5m per day

The banks continue to reduce or remove overdrafts, putting immense strain on working capital<p>Overdrafts for small firms are being withdrawn or reduced by the high street banks at an alarming rate, it has emerged, restricting working capital for hundreds of thousands of British businesses and …

15 Halloween Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business

Halloween offers a unique opportunity for businesses to launch some fun and interesting marketing campaigns. Halloween themed promotions can help …

Italian craftsmanship meets Wall Street, Ferrari goes public

Ferrari roared onto the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday and its shares, trading under the ticker symbol RACE, closed higher in their public …

Western Digital To Aquire SanDisk For $19 Billion

Western Digital just bought a bunch of memory cards. The storage giant just announced that it has agreed to buy SanDisk Corp for about $19 billion. This comes after speculation that SanDisk was shopping for a buyer.<p>The deal values SanDisk at $86.50 a share, which is a 15% premium on the previous …

Droid Turbo 2 leak hints at 'shatterproof' screen and Moto Maker

Those rumors of Verizon launching the Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 at its October 27th event? They just got much more concrete. <i>Droid-Life</i> has obtained leaked promos spilling the beans on both of the carrier-specific Motorola smartphones. As suspected, the Droid Turbo 2 should be advertised as …

Mobile Technology

An Introduction to Data-Driven Decisions for Managers Who Don’t Like Math

Not a week goes by without us publishing something here at HBR about the value of data in business. Big data, small data, internal, external, experimental, observational — everywhere we look, information is being captured, quantified, and used to make business decisions.<p>Not everyone needs to become …