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Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Barack Obama,NSA,Privacy,Civil liberties - international,US constitution and civil liberties,US news,US politics<p>I voted for Obama reluctantly, but never did I imagine he would become another Richard Nixon

Nationals manager explains why his team can't date porn stars

If Davey Johnson’s career as the manager of the Washington Nationals doesn’t work out, he could certainly support himself as a stand up comedian. During an interview with D.C. radio station 106.7 The Fan, Johnson acknowledged the recent tweets from porn star Rachel Starr, which talk about watching …

Hewlett-Packard’s biggest “innovation” is its plan for managed retreat

Hewlett-Packard, the once-great technology giant that practically invented Silicon Valley startup culture, is just about done making disastrous decisions that threaten its entire business. (Decisions like its ill-starred acquisition of software company Autonomy, whose value HP then had to write …

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If Tim Cook Doesn't Like What You Say In A Meeting, He'll Change How He Rocks In His Chair And Skewer You In One Sentence

The meat of the article says that there's a perception at Apple right now that Cook may not have what it takes to push for the same kind of revolutionary products Jobs once did.<p>But that doesn't mean he isn't a respected manager. One of the most interesting nuggets in the profile explains how Cook …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Sitting at computers all day is killing us. This video could help save your life.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …

Message unread: Silicon Valley's secret, failed bid to save BlackBerry

Could switching to Android and focusing on business have turned the company around?<p>In the summer of 2012, just a few months into the job, RIM (now BlackBerry) CEO Thorsten Heins was trying to guide the company through an ongoing crisis. The stock price had slipped to an eight-year low; BlackBerry …

Device Nags You to Sit Up Straight

“Sit up straight. Put your shoulders back. Don’t slouch.” Chances are good that you’ve heard nags like these from your mother more than a few times …

Myth Buster: Save Fuel With AC On or Windows Down?

As the temperature continues to rise this summer, so do gas prices, which means most of us want to drive more efficiently. One question people often ask is whether rolling down the windows saves more fuel than blasting the air conditioner. Which method saves more fuel? Oak Ridge National Laboratory …

How to Dress for the Weekend

Put down the wrinkled button-down, step away from the Crocs, and open your closet. We need to talk about the new rules of casual.<p><b>1.</b> When in doubt: a white oxford shirt.<p><b>2.</b> That being said, it wouldn't kill you to mix things up every once in a while. Pinstripe shirts are good. Windowpane, too.<p><b>3.</b> Blue …

How to Enjoy Being Rich … Without Having Any Money

This year, my boyfriend and I took the dog, the cat, and walked away from our home and our jobs. We moved into a tiny Rialta RV, relinquished our …

How to Speak with a British Accent (VIDEO)

I'm in London right now. And as I walk through the streets I can't help but to mimic the accents I hear. But the honest truth is that I'm not so good at it!<p>So, in an attempt to get a London accent right, I took a lesson from a dialect coach.<p>Watch the video. Follow along. And try to get it</b> …

7 Common Excuses That Prevent an Employee From Being Great

It’s usually easier to come up with an excuse than it is to actually get something done. I’ve learned that many employees have the potential to be great, but they let excuses get in the way of their true potential. As a leader, it’s important to address these excuses and challenge your employees to …