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25 People Who Will Be 'The Next Steve Jobs'

Everyone from Jeff Bezos to Marissa Meyer to "a bikini video director" has been anointed the next Steve Jobs. Here's every such mention we could find.<p>Even before his death nearly two years ago, writers of all stripes began to wonder, "Who is the next Steve Jobs?" It was fitting, in a ghoulish sort …

Salesforce.com Doubles Mobile Packs, Adds Design Templates For Design-Challenged Developers

Salesforce.com is doubling the mobile packs it makes available, adding design templates for developers and a feature for syncing data.<p>It’s all part of an effort for Salesforce to help clients use its platform to build apps that foster productivity during those hundreds of, what the company calls, …

NoFlo Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Help Everyone To Understand And Visualize Code

NoFlo, a company that has built an open-source visual programming tool based on “flow-based programming,” a concept that came out of IBM in the 1970s, is launching a $100,000 Kickstarter campaign today to help build a mainstream version of its development environment and add new programming …

5 web-design trends tech companies should watch

Advertisement<p>29 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>Design can make or break web and mobile startups these days. But the problem is: It’s not always clear …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

Looking at savings around the world (map)

July 19, 2013 | 10:32 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/07/19/world/looking-savings-around-world-map/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

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8 reasons our economy is more dysfunctional than ever

Self-sacrifice, fear and lowered expectations are the new normal in post-recession America<p>There’s a new normal in the American economy for vast slices of society and it’s discouragingly tough, despite all the cheerleading from the White House and economists that the country is in a slow but steady …

Coca-Cola Accused Of Overstating Vitaminwater's Health Benefits

By Jonathan Stempel<p>July 18 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge has recommended that Coca-Cola Co face a class-action lawsuit accusing it of misleading consumers by overstating the health benefits of its Vitaminwater drink.<p>In a decision made public on Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Levy in …

No one is talking about the implicit costs of entrepreneurship

There is good news and bad news about entrepreneurship. The good news is that there is emerging global consensus that fostering entrepreneurship should be an integral part of every region’s economic policy. Entrepreneurship is a way to generate growth, with the associated outcomes of dignified …

Entrepreneurship

10 Tips For Staying Motivated With Your Business

Reading about the many success stories people that attained in their online businesses, aspiring entrepreneurs are likely to be fully motivated at …

Tips for Improving Communication with Your Customers

Loyal, repeat customers are often the key to long term business success, but it takes a lot of time and effort cultivating relationships to build …

How to Cope With Office and Space Issues As a Young Entrepreneur

As a young entrepreneur, you’re probably going to hit a point where your little home office just isn’t enough for all your business needs and starts …

Jeffbullas's Blog | Internet Marketing

Imagine yourself as an artist, social media as your canvas, and your quizzes your paintbrush. Your job is to create an impactful work of art […]<p>If …

Marketing

The Iconic Picks Up A $26M Round To Build Out Online Fashion In Australia, As Rocket Internet’s Global March Continues

Rocket Internet, the incubator run by Berlin’s Samwer brothers, has picked up hundreds of millions of dollars ($837 million, in fact) in funding this year for its e-commerce startups, with much of that focused on emerging markets, but today comes news of another significant investment for a …

Chinese To Spend Billions On American Real Estate

Wealthy Chinese with a few million yuan to burn will spend billions on U.S. real estate in the years ahead, according to a report released Wednesday by CB Richard Ellis, a large global real estate firm.<p>The United States is the country of choice for China buyers. Canada and Australia come in next at …

How Did Dropbox Scale To 175M Users? A Former Engineer Details The Early Days

Ladies and Gentlemen, we interrupt our normal programming about crazy entrepreneurs and even crazier VCs to bring you a little learning from the world of Engineering. Remember that? Recently Dropbox was in the news for revealing they’d hit 175 million users, and daring to say they could replace the …

The Future 50: Best Places For Millennials To Work

There has been much talk of Millennials, the generation born after 1980. Within the mix of reports on exactly where they stand on money, work, food and life, there seems to be no consensus. Are Millennials merely the “lazy” generation as some purport, and ultimately responsible for the demise of …

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

Employment

A Trillion Dollar Source Of New Funding? The SEC's New 'Reg D'

In a move that should create a boom in deal flow and investment activity for early stage companies, the SEC amended its rules this week to permit general solicitation of private security offerings. Industry watchers believe the new criteria could open the gates for vast amounts of additional …

How To Reduce Copyright Lawsuits And Make The Internet A Better Place To Share Content

What do you get when you mix the Internet, millions of content creators, and a growing list of social media and networking sites that support media sharing and remixing? A lot of complicated copyright questions—and plenty of litigation as well.<p>For example, on June 26, New York-based photographer …

Investors hit by transfer delay shambles

Investors are facing costly waits as an administrative meltdown hits online platforms.<p>Cost-cutting investors who move their money to a cheaper fund supermarket face potential delays of up to two months due to an administrative meltdown that has engulfed most of the industry, Telegraph Money can …

Finance set to surpass tech as most-profitable U.S. industry

Despite all the gloom, Wall Street analysts still remain optimistic regarding tech industry prospects this year.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Since the near-collapse of the U.S. financial sector in 2008, the technology industry consistently has been the most-profitable part of this country's economy.<p>In 2012, …

Want a job? Agriculture industry teeming with them

Holding career fairs and recruiting on college campuses are just two of the ways the agriculture industry is working to update its stodgy image and address an alarming shortage of workers.<p>WASHINGTON — U.S. agriculture and food companies are struggling to attract enough workers, a problem the …

Amazon plans major move into grocery business

Amazon.com Inc is planning a major roll-out of an online grocery business that it has been quietly developing for years, targeting one of the largest retail sectors yet to be upended by e-commerce, according to two people familiar with the situation.<p>While food is a low-margin business, Amazon could …

Rating The Venture Capitalists

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Zach Noorani is a former VC and recent graduate of MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani.</i><p>For a profession full of business strategy experts, it’s impressive how rarely and narrowly the venture capital industry is subjected to conventional competitive analysis. Ask yourself: who …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

9 Pieces of Data E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Should Collect

There’s no question that the future of e-commerce is in personalization. But you can’t improve your customers’ online shopping experience (or retain existing customers) without understanding what it is they want in the first place — which means you need to be understanding, and then acting, on …