Edwin Jaustin Garcia

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Startup cofounders who sold their first startup to Google for $70 million and their second for $1.9 billion reveal how they built wildly successful businesses twice

Nat Turner is quick to point out that this didn't happen overnight.<p>Turner's the CEO of Flatiron Health, a company that the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche on Thursday agreed to pay $1.9 billion for, valuing the company at $2.1 billion. It's the second major acquisition for the serial entrepreneur …

The 18 hottest enterprise startups of 2017, according to how investors value them

For that we turned to Pitchbook, the website that tracks financial investments. Pitchbook sifted through its vast database to uncover the 383 startups that received funding so far in 2017 and that sell products or services to businesses, aka enterprise startups.<p>We chose a metric called a "valuation …

Cisco bought his first company for $74m. His second might be worth more

Atif Azim. Photo credit: Publicity.Atif Azim is an accidental entrepreneur. After his undergraduate at Imperial College, London, he was accepted for …

This sharing economy startup is helping increase worker incomes by 400%

Photo credit: andreypopov / 123RF. On-demand startups such as Uber and Airbnb have been criticized for increasing income inequality, but a fledgling …

Alpine Architecture: 8 Magical Modern Lodgings in the Alps

For many, the Alps belong to the imagination, the stuff of storybook legend — a magical land defined by natural beauty and quaint living. At the center of this fantasy is the region’s folk architecture, its bucolic cottages, rugged mountain huts and timeless alpine villages. There is truth to these …

5 unexpected sources of bias in artificial intelligence

Kristian Hammond Contributor<p>As chief scientist and co-founder, Kris focuses on R&D at Narrative Science. Kris is also a professor of computer science at Northwestern University.<p>We tend to think of machines, in particular smart machines, as somehow cold, calculating and unbiased. We believe that …

Artificial Intelligence

Big data could improve supply chain efficiency—if companies would let it

Dr. Jeff Karrenbauer is a frustrated man.<p>As a 40-year veteran of the logistics business, the co-founder and president of the supply chain consultancy …

This Is Where You Should Keep Your Stuff When You're Wearing a Suit

When you’re wearing a suit, you don’t want all the junk in your pockets to create unsightly bulges. This diagram shows you the perfect spots to keep …

Do Guys Still Need to Wear a Belt With a Suit?

As fashion sours on the cinched look, some suit wearers reject belts as unnecessary and visually distracting, while others strongly disagree. Where do you stand?<p>No<p>If you haven’t noticed, belts have been disappearing from suits shown on runways and in your better class of fashion photo. And some …

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It's way too early to say whether Silicon Valley's highest-profile investor is a success or a failure

That's why a report like the one from The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler is startling.<p>According to The Journal, famed venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is lagging behind its rivals Sequoia and Benchmark in returns on its investments.<p>"Since its founding through last year, Andreessen …

'Single currency experiment has been a disaster' admits Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in The Euro

"Europe, the source of the Enlightenment, the birthplace of modern science, is in crisis.” So says Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist and sometime chairman of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors.<p>“Large parts of Europe” have endured “a lost decade”; incomes per head are …

Meet the Hasidic Jews Behind This Cute Bikini Brand

Beach Gal’s founders have an unorthodox background<p>For starters, he has zero experience designing swimwear — or designing any wear for that matter. He’s not particularly involved in fashion either. Oh, he also is a Hasidic Jew living in Brooklyn.<p>None of this seemed to deter the 30-year-old father of …

Chinese hackers are attacking organizations involved in the South China Sea dispute

For decades, China and its neighbors have been arguing over the proper ownership of contested areas of the Sea, with tensions particularly high after the Hague's international tribunal ruled against China in favor of Philippines in July 2016. China later disregarded the ruling, branding it …

The Suit That Couldn’t Be Copied

About two years ago, I became interested in the garments of Davide Taub, the head cutter for Gieves & Hawkes, a house in London at which Alexander McQueen apprenticed, and which has a reputation for designs that are both elegant and daring. A cutter is the equivalent of a designer, and Taub is …

Let's Stop Freaking Out About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all around us today—and it’s often invisible as we go about our daily lives.<p>Companies are successfully using AI …

Nick Bostrom: ‘We are like small children playing with a bomb’

Sentient machines are a greater threat to humanity than climate change, according to Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom<p>You’ll find the Future of Humanity Institute down a medieval backstreet in the centre of Oxford. It is beside St Ebbe’s church, which has stood on this site since 1005, and above a …

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Why No One Wants to Be a Chief Information Officer Any More

Twenty years ago, in 1996, I was directing a “techno-MBA” program at the University of Texas at Austin. Many of the students in this program aspired …

Bruins forward Milan Lucic thrives as a playoff villain

According to fans at Joe Louis Arena, "Lucic sucks."<p>The chants rained down from the sellout crowd during Game 4 last week, animosity built up after Milan Lucic speared Detroit Red Wings defenceman Danny DeKeyser and because of the way the Boston Bruins winger plays on the edge between the whistles …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

This AI can draw alphabet characters as well as a human can

Today's most sophisticated AI systems rely on learning from tens to hundreds of examples, whereas humans can learn from a few or even one.<p>Not only that, but humans have a richer understanding of concepts, which we use for imagination, explanation, and acting.<p>But now, a team of researchers has …

Space anomaly gets extraterrestrial intelligence experts' attention

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute has its eyes -- and soon possibly one of the United States' premier telescopes -- focused on an anomaly that some astronomers can't quite explain.<p>Users on the online astronomy crowdsourcing interface Planet Hunters discovered a peculiar …

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How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

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20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

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15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …