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Future of shopping? Digital storefronts for a new world

<i>As USA TODAY celebrates it 30th anniversary, we interviewed some of the USA's greatest visionaries to talk about the world of tomorrow: How we'll live, learn and travel, what we'll do and who we'll be.</i><p>The way Blake Nordstrom sees it, fashion has always been about change -- "creating a reason for …

23 Most Unfortunate Advertising Placements

Forget What Your Customers Need; Branding Is About What They Want

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the second</i> in the series "Marketing Like the Big Brands," running every other week in which marketing expert Jim Joseph shows entrepreneurs on a small-business budget how to apply marketing strategies used by big …

4 Tricks For Remembering Anybody’s Name

We’ve all been there–that panicky moment at a conference or meeting where you go to say someone’s name and realize there’s nothing there but a big fat blank. Here’s how to put names to faces and build better relationships.<p>“When you fail to remember someone’s name,” Darlene Price tells <i>Forbes</i>, “it …

Move Over Extroverts, Here Come the Ambiverts

One of the prevailing personality stereotypes we rarely question is that extremely extroverted people do best in sales. On the flip side, extremely introverted people may as well not even try to sell anything because it’s a foregone conclusion that they simply can’t.<p>A new study published in the …

If Your Company Targets Millennials, Read This Now

Millennials will define our economy for many decades to come–and these three generational priorities will bend time-tested rules of the marketplace.<p>Millennials have a somewhat schizophrenic relationship with the media. Depending on the study cited, they’ve been called everything from the most …

Here's The Future Of Advertising, According To Google

If you want to know where Google is going next in advertising–which is a large chunk of where a lot of online advertising overall is going–you need to ask Susan Wojcicki, the search giant’s senior vice president of advertising.<p>Wojcicki drives Google’s accelerating moves well beyond its search ad …

Apple Is Reportedly Facing Manufacturing Problems For The Next iPhone And iPad

We first heard the news from MacRumors.<p>Simply put, each device faces an issue in production. The iPhone 5S's supposed fingerprint sensor supposedly requires a special color coating to prevent interference. The reduced-price iPhone's extra-thin plastic shell will likely lead to issues surrounding …

Air bag recalls involve 1.3 million vehicles in U.S.

In one of the biggest auto-safety moves of the year, automakers on Thursday recalled more than 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S., part of 3 million worldwide for faulty air bags that could deploy and injure passengers.<p>The recall urges owners of certain older Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, General …

Facebook Home and the next stage of iPhone vs. Android

The home computing revolution of the 1980s and '90s was defined by a battle between two titans: Apple and Microsoft. After its IPO and the introduction of the Macintosh, Apple was riding high.<p>The company started losing the PC market in the '90s, though. Microsoft released Windows 3.0 as a cheaper …

China just surpassed the US in semiconductor manufacturing—and the trend is likely to accelerate

Quartz/SEMI<p>For the first time since the depths of the Great Recession, the the total value of materials consumed by all the world’s makers of microchips was down—2%, to $47.11 billion. But that’s just one of the stories told by data from the annual tabulation of the total value of materials …

Articles about smart home technology apps products on Dwell.com - Dwell

Energy-monitoring and smart technologies have set up shop in the home, transforming machines for living into veritable living...<p>Tech startup Quirky and GE, who officially announced their partnership in April of 2013, launched seven new products that seek to...<p>Looking to make your home just a little …

At Least 14 People Stabbed at Houston-Area College

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>At least 14 people have been injured in a mass stabbing at Lone Star College in Texas. The incident …

North Korea Warns Foreigners In South Korea To Evacuate, But Many Are Staying Put

North Korea has intensified threats of conflict against South Korea yet again by telling foreigners to evacuate the South as war is …

Watch Margaret Thatcher Slap Down A Socialist Politician For Wanting To Make The Poor Even Poorer

The sad news today is that former UK PM Margaret Thatcher has died.<p>She was incredibly influential among conservatives, and she was beloved for stuff like this.<p>Watch as she slams an opposition labor politician, for, in her words, advocating policies that would prefer to make the poor poorer so long …

Report claims Google in talks to acquire WhatsApp for $1 billion

Google is in talks to acquire cross-platform messaging application WhatsApp, claims a Digital Trend report.<p>Google and WhatsApp have been talking for "four or five weeks," according to Digital Trends, citing a person who claims to have knowledge of the negotiations. So far, WhatsApp has been able to …

These Two Taxes Will Determine The Fate Of Obamacare

For all the carrots in the 2010 law such as tax credits and subsidies, there are two big sticks of the big sticks meant to change the behavior of a projected 58 million uninsured. There are other taxes on medical devices and gold-plated insurance plans that all told will raise $1 trillion over the …