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The real secret to success in Silicon Valley, according to a Stanford professor

Silicon Valley has become something of a mecca for talented entrepreneurs looking to make their mark. As a professor teaching them, I have had a ringside seat as some of the most driven businesspeople on the planet slug it out. An intoxicating blend of innovation, money and cutting-edge technology …

Silicon Valley

Google Pulls Rug Out From Under Samsung, Embraces Expandable Memory Again

Well this is going to make Samsung look stupid…<p>Less than two months after the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Google has pulled the rug out from under Samsung by giving expandable memory a central role in its new version of the Android operating system (so-called Android M). …

These 3D Printed Organs Beat Just Like Your Heart

The rhythmic beating of these clumps is mesmeric—but it could be life-saving, too. These are tiny 3D printed versions of hearts and lungs, which work …

What's The Future Of Cognitive Computing? IBM Watson

We are entering a new period of computing history — the cognitive computing era.<p>Cognitive computing offers fundamental differences in how systems are built and interact with humans. Cognitive-based systems, such as IBM Watson, are able to build knowledge and learn, understand natural language, and …

Cognitive Computing

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with …

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

Singularity

The ODROID-C1 is a quad-core hobbyist computer priced at just $35

We all know Raspberry Pi – the little computer spawning mini-Nintendos and kid style desktops – but you probably haven’t seen the ODROID-C1, a mini computer that’s twice as fast as Pi. Just because there is a significant bump in speed don’t expect a huge bump in price.<p>Built off a quad-core Amlogic …

5 tips to help you tell the story of your startup

Whether you’re a startup looking to attract venture capitalists, a nonprofit hoping to break your previous funding record, or an established business …

Tile’s tiny Bluetooth stuff-tracker now works with Android

Tile's promise to track your stuff with small Bluetooth squares last year made it one of the biggest crowd-funded successes ever, raising nearly $2.7 million worth of orders in just a month. What's taken the company a lot longer is making enough Tiles for all the people who bought it, as well as …

It's Hard To Believe This Sharp, 5-Point Business Memo Was Written By A 23-Year-Old

Just three years ago, Evan Spiegel was a senior at Stanford University. Today, he runs a mobile application worth $10 billion, Snapchat. Spiegel turned 24 in June.<p>Going from a college frat boy to the CEO of today's hottest new startup isn't easy. Spiegel has been painted as tactless, spoiled and …

8 Actionable Online Courses. Donate to Charity. Code Like a Champ.

<b>Become a Web Developer from Scratch! (Complete Course)</b><p>Learn All The Programming Languages Needed To Be Your Own Developer<p><b>Responsive Web Design …

Social Influence: Crash Course Psychology #38

Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6

No, Silicon Valley Did Not Just Recreate The Star Trek Communicator

A new startup is getting a lot of press for building the walkie talkie of the modern era. But they didn’t.<p>“The Onyx is a ‘Star Trek’ communicator for the real world,” the Verge professes. “Amazon Cloud Guru Comes Out With A Star Trek Communicator Device For Group Voice Chat,” says Forbes. The media …

Landing Pages for Dummies: A How-To Guide

<b>Headline:</b> What’s the biggest, specific benefit a reader will receive if they take action? Pose a question if applicable, then answer that question in the content below.<p><b>Content:</b> Explain the value clearly, simply, and honestly. Keep it focused on the reader.<p><b>Proof:</b> Offer the words of others that have …

7 Things You Should Do Before Launching a Beacon Program

<i>Sam Gaddis is the Chief Innovation Officer at Mutual Mobile.</i><p>The buzz around beacons is substantial. Up to now it has been predominantly contained to retail, with brands salivating over the prospect of being able to reach their customers long before they make their way to the sales counter, but a …