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Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

<b>Kim Scott,</b> co-founder of Candor, Inc., has built her career around a simple goal: Creating bullshit-free zones where people love their work and …

This April 1, 2014, file photo shows a key in the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va.

General Motors agreed to pay $900 million to fend off criminal prosecution over the deadly ignition-switch scandal, striking a deal that brought criticism down on the Justice Department for not bringing charges against individual employees.<p>The switches, which can slip out of the "run" position and …

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends (Slides)

In the 20 years since the Netscape IPO, 39 percent of the world's population came online, up from .06 percent.<p>Two decades after 1995, the year of the Netscape IPO, the Internet population has exploded in size, it’s much more mobile, and it’s increasingly driven by user-created content and flexible …

How the Hershey's Kiss Conquered Valentine's Day

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Apple just took out a $6.5 billion loan even though it's sitting on $178 billion in cash

Apple sold $6.5 billion in bonds on Monday, according to Bloomberg.<p>That's the same Apple that last week announced a record-breaking $18 billion profit over the holiday quarter.<p>It's reasonable to ask: Why would Apple — a company with $178 billion in cash— need a loan?<p>In short: taxes.<p>Most of Apple's …

Japanese bank introduces robot workers to deal with customers in branches

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is employing ‘Nao’, a multilingual 5.4-kg robot, who will begin work in a branch in April<p>Japan’s biggest bank is preparing to unveil robot employees with a human touch.<p>Nao, a 58-centimetre (1ft 11)-tall humanoid developed by the French company Aldebaran Robotics – a …

Robotics

Apple laptops vulnerable to virus that 'can’t be removed'

A security flaw in Apple laptops could leave users vulnerable to infection by malicious software that hackers could use to steal data and which is virtually impossible to remove<p>A security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which would resist any …

Laptops

Fortune.com

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Steve Forbes: ‘Just pining for the good old days is not the way to move ahead’

Forbes Media agreed on Friday to sell a majority stake in itself to a consortium of Hong Kong investors, concluding a 9-month sales process.<p>The sale …

Ask This Small Question To Make Big Changes

One question could help you make simple, but meaningful, improvements in your work and life.<p>I’ve written in previous posts that asking the right questions can help you overcome fear of failure and identify your true passions. Another thing questioning can do is enable you to approach a daunting …

A Colorful House That’s Built in a Backyard

After living overseas for years, this family returned to Northcote, in inner north Melbourne, Australia, to find that the housing market was too …

Environmentally Friendly

Spectacular Macro Details Reveal the Intimate Life of Snails

These spectacular photographs reveal the amazingly tiny details of the life of snails. Using a macro approach, Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko gets up close and personal to capture a variety of miniature landscapes as the little creatures go about their daily lives. With great patience …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Mechanical Principles (1930) by Ralph Steiner

Associated Press News

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Residence in Rio de Janeiro by Arthur Casas

Luxurious Residence in Rio de Janeiro.<p>The architects of Arthur Casas have designed this luxurious residence located in a breathtakingly beautiful …

This Is What It Looks Like Inside an Amazon Warehouse

What happens after you click “buy” on Amazon.com? To most people, that’s a mystery. I flew out to Phoenix earlier this month to find out by taking a …

Jeff Bezos

Growing The Use Of Drones In Agriculture

Although news coverage around them is mostly focused on use in military operations, drones can be used across multiple industries. Using diverse payloads, ranging from GoPro cameras to professional cameras, drones can be used to perform a variety of tasks, ranging from reconnaissance missions in …

Samsung's ads are working, but not as well as it wants

Relentless advertising has helped Samsung take top spot in the global smartphone market, but it's also given the company another title: it's one of the biggest ad spenders around. According to Reuters, Samsung spends a far larger percentage of its annual revenue on promotion than any of the world's …

Social Media’s Cold, Hard Reality: It Still Doesn’t Drive E-Commerce Sales, IBM Says

Shutterstock / Andrew Williams<p>Last year, IBM poured some cold water on social advertising when it said social sites like Twitter and Facebook had …

Requiem for a welterweight

You’re Joe Louis, aged thirty-seven, a main-event heavyweight. You were the greatest champion of your time. But you’re trapped by the fight racket which you conquered." <i>— Jimmy Cannon</i><p>After eight frustrating years, four controversial fights, 42 contentiously scored rounds, with over 500 punches …

Technology is easy. Creating innovative business models is hard

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>I was checking in on Twitter a few days ago when I noticed this tweet from mobile analyst Horace Dediu that includes a graph …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

How To Make A Cannes Contender: Chipotle’s “Back to the Start”

In one of a series of interviews with the creatives behind Cannes front-runners, Co.Create talked to CAA Marketing’s Jesse Coulter about the making of Chipotle’s animated short film Back to the Start, which won Cannes Grand Prix in the Branded Content and Film categories.<p>The subject of inhumane …

Apple's 'Twiggy Mac' comes back to life

Three decades after Apple's Macintosh was born, a prototype machine with a 5.25-inch "Twiggy" floppy-disk drive gets fired up in front of members of the original Mac development team.<p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- It was almost 30 years ago that the Macintosh made its auspicious debut. On January 24, …

Made in America: a look inside Motorola's Moto X factory

<b>Editor's note: On May 30, 2014, Motorola announced plans to close its Texas assembly plant by the end of the year.</b><p>The Moto X is a return to form for Motorola, and it represents the first device it has produced from start to finish as a Google company. But while the Moto X is a good smartphone in …