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Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi

Gallery: Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi<p>Gallery: Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>The latest …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Watch: The Greatest Movie Pick-Up Lines

All 50 of them, from George Clooney to Will Ferrell and everything in between.<p>It's difficult to approach a woman in a bar, on the street, or in a crowded venue and try to charm her with the perfect come-on. Which is precisely why we have the movies! Since the medium's inception, characters have …

How Mercedes Made The Quietest Interior In The World On The 2015 S-Class Coupe

It almost feels like being in a vacuum, sitting inside the all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe. Even at highway speeds, the full-size luxury two-door’s interior remains uncannily quiet. Conversations held in hushed tones are easily intelligible; music need not be cranked up to hear its full …

Samsung Gear Fit Review: A Combined Fitness Band And Stylish Smartwatch For Your Galaxy Smartphones

The Samsung Gear Fit is one of three smartwatches announced this year by the South Korean company. Focusing on exercise and the quantified self, the Gear Fit is a smartwatch with a higher purpose. I’ve been wearing one for the last two weeks to review both the Gear Fit and the S Health software it …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Hottest New Cars And Trucks For 2015

With automakers already having largely renewed their fleets of mainstream sedans and small cars, a bevy of all-new and completely redesigned sports cars, luxury sedans, SUVs and pickup trucks take center stage for the 2015 model year.<p>One of the most prominent among next year’s top models, …

How Nest Learning Thermostat works

It knows when your home’s empty, adjusting the temperature accordingly. It knows when you come home, and will automatically set it to your liking. Like it cozy in the morning but cool at night? Done. Those are just a few things the Nest® Learning Thermostat™, 3rd Generation can do on its own, not …

Exxon and Chevron trailing in U.S. fracking boom

The United States is undergoing an energy revolution, but as new reports indicate, its biggest energy companies haven't led the way.<p>What boom? While the United States enjoys a surge in oil and natural gas production, its two largest oil companies — ExxonMobil and Chevron — have so far missed the …

Guide to the Galaxy

Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones pack all the features you crave most from your devices: gorgeous displays and powerful cameras able to capture your most important events. You might just say they’re out of this world. See which model best suits your needs.<p>This phone is a work of art that’s thinner than …

Hennessey won't put a manual in your SS

But he can give you power.<p>What's not to like about the tire-shredding 2014 Chevy SS? The lack of a manual gearbox, perhaps, although GM seems to have sorted that issue out. If you're an early adopter now stomping your left foot in anger, you might want to ring up John Hennessey. No, he can't fix …

7 Ways Leaders Maintain Their Composure in Difficult Times

Leaders need to show more composure than ever before in the workplace. With the change management requirements, increased marketplace demands and intensifying competitive factors that surround us, leaders must have greater poise, agility and patience to minimize the impact of uncertainty. How …

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking | Inc.com

Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out--even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably charismatic. He isn't just remarkably likeable.<p>You can tell, in an instant, they simply think and act and lead differently than most people.<p>But those rare …

Leadership

10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, employees value many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, employees will not only work for less, they'll be happier and more productive as they do so.<p>Based upon hundreds of conversations I've had about bosses and jobs, here's …

Employment

Ward's releases 10 Best Interiors list for 2014

While we're still a ways off from the automotive awards season proper, where things like North American Car and Truck of the Year, <i>Motor Trend</i>'s Car of the Year and <i>Car and Driver</i>'s Ten Best are named, that doesn't mean there aren't trophies being handed out to deserving automakers. <i>Ward's</i> 10 Best …

New York Auto Show Preview: The Best Cars of 2014

The McLaren MP4-12C has an astounding 616 horsepower and will hit 60 miles per hour in under 3 seconds. It was McLaren’s first production vehicle since the demise of the legendary F1 in 1998 and is designed to handle anything Ferrari, Aston Martin or Lamborghini can throw at it.<p>But it doesn’t hold …

LinkedIn Finally Lets You Block Other Members

LinkedIn has at last added a long-requested feature with the introduction of member blocking. This adds a new privacy control to the service, which lets you restrict access to your profile, direct interactions, and network activity from any other logged-in member who you don’t want to interact with …