Heather Wilde

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3 Takeaways from the Digital Download Speaker Series • #VegasTech

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ROCeteer and Good Apple Digital joined forces to bring the Digital Download Speaker Series to …

Mark Rowland Mentoring An Investment Portfolio of 150 Vegas Companies - Creating Genius

As entrepreneurs, we are tirelessly looking for ways to improve ourselves and stay ahead of the game. Many of us have turned to books, videos and …

The Insider's Guide to Startup Success - 23 experts

Running a startup is all about the risk and excitement. We all hear many startup success stories that circulate around the web, but starting a …

“Happiness is not ‘fluffy’ it makes absolute commercial sense” says Summercamp speaker Mark Rowland

Take to the stage <b>Mark Rowland</b>.<p>The first speaker we confirmed for our Summercamp 2014, and one of the highlights of the whole weekend. The moment we …

Aussie Entrepreneur Launches Roceteer For Mentoring Downtown Las Vegas Startups

With one of the fastest growing tech startup ecosystems in the country, there has been an influx of entrepreneurs to the downtown Las Vegas area. …

Why Multi-Tasking Is Worse Than Marijuana For Your IQ

What makes you more stupid – smoking marijuana, emailing while talking on the phone or losing a night’s sleep?<p>Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of London studied 1,100 workers at a British company and found that multitasking with electronic media caused a greater decrease …

British families billed £500 – to prevent Americans dodging tax

New US tax measures, aimed at helping American authorities collect tax from their overseas citizens, are leaving innocent Britons out of pocket<p>Draconian legislation enacted in America – and aimed solely at helping American authorities collect tax from their overseas citizens – is translating into …

10 most dominant Warren Buffett stocks

<i>Corrections & clarifications: This article originally misidentified the new CEO of Walmart U.S. Greg Foran was recently named CEO of Walmart U.S.</i> <br>Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the …

After a bad year, a fallen Silicon Valley startup is back to fix its battery

Envia Systems, the once high-flying Silicon Valley lithium-ion battery startup that was engulfed in allegations of product misrepresentation last year, is back with $11.5 million in government grants to try again to make its technology work.<p>The Newark, CA-based company was a sensation in the …

10 Western companies getting slammed in Russia

Name brand American and European conglomerates are feeling the impact from the turmoil in Russia.<p>Many are reporting slower Russian sales and, in some cases, store closures as the Ukraine-Russia conflict drags on. Some have seen their share price get pummeled since the start of the year.<p>Cold …

Ford Entering 'Green Zone' to Make Electric Cars More Efficient

As the Ford plug-in hybrid travels down Village Road, a short distance from the maker’s corporate headquarters, the driver notices a subtle shudder from under the hood. A quick glance down at the instrument panel reveals that the car’s four-cylinder gas engine has shut off, leaving the sedan to run …

Did sea plankton get all the way up to the International Space Station? It’s just possible.

What a long, strange trip it must have been. Russian cosmonauts say that when they wiped down the windows of the International Space Station (ISS), they found sea plankton mucking up the surface.<p>NASA is skeptical about the claims, but they’re not entirely implausible. Mircoorganisms have been found …

These cute, tiny sensors will soon be watching you everywhere

One of the promises of the “internet of things” is that it will connect the real-world with the virtual. Low-energy Bluetooth beacons are emerging as one of its stronger early technologies.<p>Here’s a quick look at where beacon technology stands today: Estimote, one of the leading beacon startups, …

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How tech could spell the end of animals in drugs testing

Think of a world where more new medicines are available more quickly, more safely and with few, if any, animals used in research. Think of a world where you know for sure that the drug you are prescribed is safe for you. This is what researchers at some of the world's leading universities are …

5 Things Successful Leaders Do in a Crisis

Running your own business can be difficult, and sooner or later it's going to test you. Here are the traits you'll need to remain a successful leader during those challenging times.<p>A lot of people believe that the true leadership capacity of a person is tested during times of crisis. Performance …

Consumers May Soon Be Able to "Name Their Price"

A 2013 study from GE Capital identified that customers take 79 days on average to research for major purchases, with 80% of research kicking off on the internet. With this in mind, wouldn’t it be nice if you – the consumer – could identify during this process what price you <i>want</i> to spend on the item …

RunScribe sensor shows how you run

Running is the favorite activity for many fitness enthusiasts, and to help show those runners how they run is the runScribe from Scribe Labs. The …

The essential guide to making your marketing go viral

There seems to be an idea floating around the marketing industry that viral marketing also means free marketing. Whenever I speak with a group and they discuss their budget limitations, they always speak whimsically about the opportunity for their message to go viral, thereby giving them a …

This tool tells companies why you quit

Many HR departments are introduced to expensive big data tools that promise to revolutionize management but are never used. Too often these programs are too narrowly focused on one aspect of hiring or management.<p>“There’s a better way to solve this problem,”John Schwarz, founder of workforce …

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

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Our future government will work more like Amazon

As part of Verge Hack Week, we've invited great minds from around Vox Media to contribute their thoughts on the future of everything — from food to fashion to the written word. In this installment, we welcome Vox Media product team coordinator Mike Case.<p>There is a lot of government in the United …

Appbackr's new scoring engine may help good apps emerge from the muck

Right now, selecting apps from the mobile app stores is a bit of a crap shoot. All people really have to rely on are the claims of the app maker and the user reviews.<p>Both both are deeply flawed and subjective. App makers often have no idea how to describe their apps in a simple way that helps …

20 Essential Life Lessons For Happiness And Success

A recent birthday got me reflecting on my journey to this age, and I’m happy to say that, compared with the younger me, I’m much more at peace with myself, content with my life, confident of what I want and sure of how to get there.<p>I often write about how to attain career and money success, and …

Snapchat Is Moving Closer To An Ad Strategy — Here’s How Brands Are Already Using The Platform

While Snapchat does not yet have any ad products, and isn't an intuitive platform for marketers, its demographics have proved irresistible to a number of brands.<p>In a <b>new report, BI Intelligence</b> looks at the demographics of who's on Snapchat and which brands have launched early efforts on the …

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Isn't one Internet enough?

The late linguistics and political columnist William Safire used to write delightfully about retronyms—words or expressions that change because newer …