Entrepreneurship is an emotional roller coaster ride. Day in and day out, you can never really know what to expect. But there is one thing you can count on. At some point in your career, as an effective
It’s official: Tesla is buying SolarCity for $2.6 billion—and the purchase makes complete sense for Musk. Yesterday, Tesla confirmed that it is merging with solar energy firm SolarCity, which also boasts
Over the years, I've had one-on-one discussions with hundreds of successful executives and entrepreneurs. Here are the 10 most memorable and useful examples of business wisdom that I personally heard.
Intel has big Android ambitions for 2014. The chipmaker's points of focus for the year ahead include 64-bit processing power and more tablets. While still overwhelmingly a purveyor of processors for Windows
Amazon Web Services (AWS) clearly leads the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market and by some distance. But whether developers should follow AWS largely depends on where they want to go, according
Looks like Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is doing something right. Web traffic tracker comScore today issued its monthly report on the top-visited websites in the U.S., and lo and behold, the still-struggling
Given their name, you would assume Double Stuf Oreos offer twice the creme filling sandwiched between two cookies. Industrious high school students learned otherwise in a math class, finding Double Stuf
The Internet is in a panic over a Google legal brief that claims Gmail users have no expectation of privacy when they use the service. Good headline, but let's be honest: that's the entire point of Gmail.
Could switching to Android and focusing on business have turned the company around? In the summer of 2012, just a few months into the job, RIM (now BlackBerry) CEO Thorsten Heins was trying to guide the
Crack open a middle-school science textbook, and you might see a picture of an astronaut in a black hole: stretched out like a spaghetti noodle as the rapidly increasing gravity pulled different parts
Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!” (foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow
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Newspaper report says charges involve bank's 2012 'London Whale' scandal and $6 billion in trading losses. Two former JPMorgan Chase employees accused of helping to hide mammoth losses at the bank in will
Amazon upended retail, but CEO Jeff Bezos — who just bought The Washington Post for $250 million — insists it’s still “Day One.” What comes next? A relentless pursuit of cheaper goods and faster shipping.
Mummy hair reveals that young victims were heavy users of coca and alcohol. Three Inca mummies found near the lofty summit of Volcán Llullaillaco in Argentina were so well preserved that they put a human
You can't buy Google's self-driving Toyota Prius but if you can pony up for a six-figure luxury car, you'll soon be able to buy a Mercedes-Benz S-Class that practically drives on its own -- while its seats
Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re
Editor’s note: Keith Teare is the founder of just.me and a partner at Archimedes Labs. He is also the co-founder of TechCrunch. Follow him on Twitter @kteare. Because of Google I/O, this was a momentous
Let's stipulate for the record that Congress has every right to ask questions of private industry as it works on the nation's behalf. I remember reading something to that effect when I was studying social
With Google stock surging to an all-time high of $916 and Apple’s trading 39% below its September 2011 peak, Google has positioned itself to grow — in part by taking a bite out of Apple’s customer base
Ugh. Just when you kinda sorta started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren’t): coffee. The variety is daunting.
A new piece of Android malware has been discovered with two components: a downloader available on Google Play and the spyware app it downloads. The authors have disguised their scheme under the guise font-installing