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Move Over, Uber and Airbnb. These Are the Hottest Companies in San Francisco

You might not have heard of these thriving businesses, but they should be on your radar.<p>Many of the Inc. 5000 companies that landed on this year's ranking of fastest-growing businesses in San Francisco are first-timers. They come from industries as diverse as advertising and health care. While …

Startups

Bill Gates Noticed a Global Economy Trend That No One Is Paying Enough Attention To

Forty years ago, Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft and kick-started a new era where software and the internet overpower machines. Thanks to the …

Bill Gates

I spent 20 minutes trying to predict the stock market with AI — these are my results

This all started when I was asked to speak at an AI FinTech forum in July. It represented a great opportunity for me to talk about Machine Box to a …

Machine Learning

Malcolm Gladwell on why we shouldn’t value speed over power

<b>Malcolm Gladwell</b>, known for his deep inquiries into how the social sciences impact our day-to-day lives, recently sat down for a talk with <b>Adam Grant</b>, …

Standardized Testing

Most Asian stocks markets near bear territory, China worst hit

(Reuters) - Most Asian stock markets are on the verge of entering bear territory as investors grapple with the escalating Sino-U.S trade dispute, a stronger dollar and most recently Turkey's economic woes.<p>Nine of Asia's 12 major stock indexes are trading below their 200-day moving average, a …

Stock Markets

How This Google-Backed Startup Cracked The Code To Hyper Convenience In India

Hyper-convenience startups in India have not witnessed much success – most of them have either folded or completely changed their strategies to suit the complex market needs. But one startup managed to do what others couldn’t, so much so that it caught the fancy of Google. Bengaluru-based Dunzo is …

Startups

24 words that show leadership on a resume

Crafting the perfect resume is an important step to land your next leadership role. Because resumes are meant to be a concise rendition of your …

Leadership

10 Simple Phrases Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Use

Each of these phrases will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>As humans, we're emotional creatures. We may use logic and intelligence to help us figure out what to do, but if our feelings and emotions aren't engaged, we won't be motivated to do it. In contrast, those same …

Emotional Intelligence

Instagram users are reporting the same bizarre hack

Krista, an Instagram user with more than 4,500 followers on her fitness account, noticed something strange on Saturday evening: she had been logged …

Social Media

Soviet Collapse Echoes in China’s Belt and Road

What causes empires to fall?<p>According to one influential view, it’s ultimately a question of investment. Great powers are the nations that best harness their economic potential to build up military strength. When they become over-extended, the splurge of spending to sustain a strategic edge leaves …

China

Diana Henry's glorious summer desserts, from white peach ice cream to an elderflower tart

• <i>RECIPES BELOW:</i><br>• White-currant tart with elderflower and lemon cream<br>• Lime granita with mango, chilli and salt<br>• White-peach sorbet with raspberries and rose mascarpone<p>‘I want to do some over-the-top desserts,’ I told my editor. Desserts allow overstatement and excess, and the freedom and abundance of …

Baking

Hypergrowth and The Law of Startup Physics

The leadership at Coinbase, Lyft, Checkr and other high-flying startups are grateful that their coach, <b>Khalid Halim</b>, didn’t skip out on a class called …

Startups

'Gris' is a gorgeous 2D platformer about personal loss

<i>Gris</i> might be the prettiest game I've ever played. The 2D platformer is set in a dream-like world filled with crumbling statues, towering temples and inky, shape-shifting birds. Even the trees -- a typically unremarkable part of video game environments -- are topped with luscious foliage that melts …

Indie Gaming

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

What to Do When Your Boss Takes Credit for Your Work | Inc.com

Out of anything a not-so-great boss could do, taking credit for what someone else did is the worst offense, according to a survey by human resources firm Bamboo HR. Much of that is because it makes us feel so powerless and unappreciated, which threatens our whole sense of self and security. While …

Leadership

How Silicon Valley Fuels an Informal Caste System

California is the future of the United States, goes the oft-cited cliché. What the US is doing now, Europe will be doing in five years, goes another. …

San Francisco

With 9 Short Words, Elon Musk Just Revealed the Single Most Important Issue Facing Every Successful Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Another day, another Elon Musk tweet that moves markets and causes controversy.<p>This time, it was his decision to float the idea of taking Tesla private, via a 9-word social media post in the middle of the trading day.<p>Boom. Tesla's stock price jumped, and even though the company suspended trading …

Tesla

Is this the ultimate E-type? 1970s Jaguar refitted with modern tech and highest specification ever

THE Jaguar E-type is one of the British marque's most admired models of all time.<p>But with production ending in 1975, most of those wanting to drive …

Jaguar Cars

Opinion: These 5 tech stocks are in a dot-com-like bubble (and they aren’t all FAANGs)

Although the overall stock market looks reasonably valued, there are pockets of extraordinary risk where stocks with 2000-bubble-like valuations lurk.<p>…

Investing

Trump’s Tariffs Are Changing Trade With China. Here Are 2 Emerging Endgames.

BEIJING — The United States and China have sparred repeatedly over trade, in a tit-for-tat skirmish that has shown little sign of abating. High-level talks have stalled, while both sides have been threatening further tariffs in recent days.<p>But beneath the acrimony, two potential paths for China …

China

The nine types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Every year, thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will be funded and join the ranks of YC alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit. Through the application process, we at YC get to see what some of the smartest, most creative people on …

Startups

Outgoing PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi Has One Big Piece of Advice for Today's Young People

It's the opposite of what Mark Cuban and Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield say to do.<p>Sixty-two-year-old PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi just announced that she intends to step down in October, passing the top job to the company's president Ramon Laguarta. By every conceivable measure, Nooyi has been a stunning …

Indra Nooyi

Quality over quantity: how short video games are breaking ground

For a kid with plenty of free time, a 100-hour open-world adventure video game sounds like a great way to spend a summer vacation.<p>For adults with full-time jobs, families, and all the responsibilities adulthood brings, that same game can feel impossibly long. Yet those are the games that have been …

Breath of the Wild

Ice Cream Doughnuts Are the New Ice Cream Sandwich

There is absolutely nothing wrong with an ice cream sandwich. In fact, it is one of our favorite summertime treats as we attempt (keyword: attempt) …

Ice Cream

A New Study Says These Are the Best Vegetables for Preventing Cancer

“Eat your greens.” We’ve known this adage all too well, from the time we were rebellious vegetable-hating kids to our current state as more …

Nutrition

The greatest video games nobody ever talks about

‘Mario,’ ‘Zelda,’ ‘Final Fantasy’ — the canon of classic games is always the same. Time to rethink that.<p>You will never convince me that the forgotten …

Blade Runner

Ask yourself these questions before saying “yes” or “no” to anything

Your approach should change depending on your circumstances.<p>A LinkedIn connection that you’ve never met in person asks if you’d like to meet for a coffee. Your boss invites you to a networking dinner with several executives from the office. Your former college professor asks if you would be …

Shonda Rhimes

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on winning the Stories war

Instagram beat Snapchat at its own game — now what?<p>Two years ago today, Instagram introduced its clone of Snapchat Stories: a feed of photos and videos that disappear 24 hours after they are posted. The average Instagram user was posting fewer times per month than they once did, and Snapchat was …

Social Media

How Millennial Parents Are Helping Grow The Baby Tech Market

Just when you thought the tech industry couldn’t expand any wider, millennial founders are finding ways to disrupt more categories.<p>Next up? Parenting.<p>…

Startups

Here's The Proof That U.S. Stocks Are Experiencing A Massive Bubble

In Part 1 of this series called “<i>Why U.S. Household Wealth Is In A Bubble</i>,” I explained why America’s post-Great Recession wealth boom is driven by a …

Stock Markets