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What it's like to be a 65-year startup CEO in Silicon Valley's youth-loving culture

That didn't happen. Today, at age 65, he's the CEO of Virtual Instruments, one of the startups he invested in, a job he has been doing for five years come April.<p>And his decade at Symantec was <i>after</i> a long 28-year career with IBM, rising to general manager of IBM Americas. That's ironic, because IBM …

Shake Shack Just Filed For An IPO

Among the notable numbers is Shake Shack's revenue, which totaled $82.5 million for the fiscal year ended Dec. 25, 2013, and which totaled $83.8 million for the nine months ended Sept. 24, 2014.<p>Shake Shack is also profitable!<p>In 2013, the company's net income totaled $5.4 million. And through the …

The Secret Ingredient to Tastier Tacos

Meet the meat that will pack your tortillas with more deliciousness<p>Whether you live in a tiny town or a big city, you probably don’t have to travel far to find a taco night. Heck, even sports bars and family-friendly chains tout their versions of the Mexican classic. You’ll also probably find that …

McDonald's CEO: Here's Why We Don't Want To Be Like Chipotle

(McDonald's was an early investor in Chipotle but divested in 2006.)<p>Fast-casual restaurants don't offer full table service, but provide customers with higher quality food — and at higher prices — than what's typically served at fast-food chains.<p>Those restaurants also give you more ways to customize …

9 Books That Inspired Elon Musk

"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry for the written word.<p>In its profile of the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, the New Yorker …

What Every Business Can Learn From Apple’s Mistakes

<i>Ran Rachlin is the co-founder and CEO of Ubertesters, a global provider of a comprehensive, cloud-based, process management tool for mobile applications beta testing.</i><p>App developers definitely learned something important from Apple’s latest product release: even the titans of the industry deal with …

The 25 Best Restaurants In America, According To TripAdvisor Users

Only 25 could be chosen, however, as the best by TripAdvisor users for its 2014 Travelers' Choice Restaurants Awards.<p>These restaurants include everything from the theatrical inventiveness of Chicago's Alinea to the conservative Southern charm of Charleston's Halls Chophouse.<p>And since TripAdvisor's …

Gartner's Top 10 Predictions

Robots are getting more personality as humans get more technology. These two trends are key elements in this year’s top 10 predictions for IT organizations and users in 2015 and beyond. Of note, the evolution of digital business signals a shift between the age-old relationship between humans and …

The Best Items to Buy Duty-Free at the Airport

(Aneil Lutchman / Flickr)</><p>I never paid much attention at all to airport duty-free shops until I moved my life outside the U.S. to a country with some seriously tight importation policies. Duty free is like the United Nations of shopping and it's awesome.<p>What little is allowed here into Argentina …

Nordstrom's Simple Strategy For Beating Everyone Else In Retail

The company's shares have gained 110% in five years. The company is well-positioned to continue that success in the future, according to a recent report by Deutsche Bank.<p>The department store has focused on a few aspects of the business to stand out.<p>Here's how Nordstrom is beating retailers from …

The Strength Program That Will Get You the Best Results of Your Life

It's the simplest way to maximize your gains<p>Tamio "Tommy" Kono, the legendary Olympic weightlifting champion and Mr. Universe, has an interesting way of looking at training. Imagine you have a test tube filled with your workout ability, he says. Each time you train, you should spill out just a …

The Secret Ingredient to Success

Who's king of the beasts? The one with the best DNA? No: It's the one who sets goals and pursues them. Relentlessly. It's called grit. And you can develop it<p>Wes Welker is in the pool—but not in a chill way. The Broncos wideout squats in 4 feet of water and then explodes up like a deranged salmon. …

Richest Americans Facing Tougher Competition In China Business

Many U.S. business standouts on today’s newly released Forbes 400 list such as Bill Gates’ Microsoft and Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook are facing stiff challenges in China, the world’s No. 2 economy. What’s ahead for these big U.S. businesses in the country? To find out more, I talked to Ken Jarrett, …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Hi! Here's what you need to know for Monday.<p><b>1. Police fired tear gas on thousands of pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong's financial district.</b><p><b>2. Syrian Kurdish refugees continue to flood the Turkish border, bringing the total the number of Kurds seeking a safe haven to more than 150,000. "The</b> …

How to Book Your Next Award Flight Like a Pro

<i>Robert Scoble / Flickr</i><p>The difficulty in finding and booking award travel is one of the primary reasons travelers often grow disaffected with airline loyalty programs. If the miles can't be used, then what good are they? Even carriers that promise more award availability than their competitors …

The Best Coffee Shop In Every State

For National Coffee Day, we're honoring some of the best coffee shops around the US.<p>Forget Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts. Every state has its beloved local haunt where you can grab a cup of joe or a foamy masterpiece of latte art and unwind.<p>We found the best coffee shop in every state by looking at …

What You Should Know about Pain Pills

Stop before you pop<p>"Take two aspiririn and call me in the morning." The simplicity and effectiveness of pain medications has made them a staple of home health care. But there are differences among all the products that line multiple shelves at the pharmacy. Here's how to select the right product …

Why Your Best Employees Are Leaving, And How To Stop Them

Turnover rates are rising. How can you keep the economy from stealing away your best people?<p>We all know about the importance of employee retention, so then why are so many companies so bad at keeping their best people?<p>According to a study from global management consultant firm the Hay Group and the …

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What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …

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The Friendliest Cities in America

The citizens of Minneapolis are not afraid of cold shoulders. Despite its bone-chilling winter temps, the larger of the Twin Cities shows a brand of friendliness that's a few degrees warmer than the rest of the country's. But topping the list of sociable cities is easier when you're surrounded by …

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