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Elon Musk's next big innovation

Here's what he said directly:<p>What SolarCity's solar roof could be<p>Elon Musk didn't reveal what the solar roof would be, only that it would be an integrated roof product. This would be sold to builders of new homes as well as for roof replacements. CEO Lyndon Rive said the product would focus on …

Meet the Young Black Entrepreneurs Taking on Tinder

Justin Gerrard speaks quickly, Brian Gerrard speaks slowly. Justin jumps around the room, Brian glides with caution. If you met them separately, you …

Here's Donald Trump's full tax plan

The proposal keeps with many of the ideas that Trump has cited vaguely on the campaign trail over the past several months — including eliminating the estate tax, closing some tax loopholes, and attempting to simplify the tax code.<p>Despite some of Trump's more populist rhetoric about raising taxes on …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

12 Business Incubators Changing The World

Business incubators--more than 300 in the U.S., many attached to universities--are increasingly drawing intellectual capital from around the world. With the help of CB Insights, a Manhattan firm that tracks private-company funding trends (including venture capital, private equity and …

Business And Marketing Software Trends To Watch Out For In 2015

Software and tech predictions have been the talk of IT town for a good bit of time, particularly when 2014 came to a close. Despite the fact that predictions are just that – predictions – and may either come to fruition or not, they point businesses in the right direction in terms of the trends to …

ALORE

Ford accelerates tech efforts with new Silicon Valley lab

Ford wants you to know that it's more than just trucks and cars. It wants to be seen as a technology innovator too. Of course, the Detroit automaker has long had a friendly relationship with technology, what with its Sync infotainment platform, its support for third-party apps and, obviously, its …

Silicon Valley

5 Superior Alternatives To Apple's New MacBook

Apple describes their New MacBook as “the future of the notebook.” But I’m not buying that prophesy, and neither should you. From an engineering standpoint, Apple’s newest SKU is nothing short of brilliant; its elegant chassis a true evolution in a tech world that measures sexiness in millimeters. …

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center Led By Former Apple Engineer

Ford is ready to get a little cozier with the tech industry. In an event today, Ford took the wraps off its brand new research center located in the Stanford Research Park.<p>At the 25,000-square-foot facility today, Ford CEO Mark Fields was there to made it clear the car maker was hunting for the …

Intro

Sizing up younger, privately held firms is very tricky: Their fortunes can change very quickly, and they aren’t obliged to share their plans and finances with the public. With the help of CB Insights, a Manhattan-based research firm that tracks investment in high-growth private companies, we found …

The 10 Most Popular New Businesses for Entrepreneurs to Start

Surprise! Technology is not on the list.<p>Dreaming of starting a business and wondering what kind it should be? We can't answer that, but we can tell you the types of businesses other entrepreneurs are most interested in starting.<p>Every month, more than a million people visit Bplans and search among …

Ford Ends 2014 With A Thud As Profits Fall 98 Percent; Why 2015 Looks Stronger

Ford Motor, pushing through a challenging year full of expensive product launches and continued losses overseas, said fourth-quarter net profit fell 98<br>percent to $52 million, or 1 cent a share, down from $3.04 billion, or 74 cents, a year earlier.<p>Still, the results were better than expected, …

The Best BBQ In Dallas

“If you’d like, we’ll go get it for you and serve it here,” said the concierge at Dallas’ Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek when I asked about going to Pecan Lodge, the barbecue joint that I’d heard was the best in town. Above and beyond services are, obviously, one of the trademarks of a good …

5 Financial Habits You Should Adopt When You're Young

How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to a monthly budget to starting to save for retirement as soon as possible -- can lay the groundwork for a strong financial future.<p>How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to …

Money

5 Choices That Will Maximize Your Productivity

Follow these rules and feel more accomplished at the end of every day.<p><i>In</i> The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity <i>(Simon & Schuster, 2014), co-authors Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne explore how effective time management can improve overall productivity levels. In the</i> …

Rejoice! Starbucks is bringing the flat white to America

Americans, you're in luck. Starting on Tuesday, Starbucks will begin offering the flat white as part of its regular menu in the U.S., the coffee chain confirmed.<p>A flat what, you say?<p>Few Americans have had the pleasure of drinking a flat white, a coffee concoction thought to have originated Down …

Coffee

7 Easy Ways To Create More Time

A simple seven step program to eliminate distractions and get yourself focused on what really matters.<p>Even though most people complain that they haven't enough time, it's actually easy to have enough time to get all your work done, and still have time left over for a personal life. Here's how:<p>1. …

Samsung wants to make its wearables more ‘glanceable’ to save you time

SAN FRANCISCO — For Samsung, wearable devices are all about “glanceability.”<p>Speaking onstage at Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored event, Samsung VP and head of design Dennis Miloseski explained that the company’s approach to wearable devices comes from the idea that we should be able to glance …

Want to Be a Billionaire? Apply to Harvard Business School

According to a new report, Harvard has more billionaire alums than any other MBA program.<p>If one of your goals is to amass a 10-figure net worth, you may want to apply to Harvard Business School. According to a new report by research firm Wealth-X, Harvard has the largest number of billionaire …

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

3 Ways to Avoid Overpaying for Things You Can't Live Without

Why innovation is better on a beer budget<p>Necessity is the mother of cheap alternatives. When party guests broke Maureen Cyrenne's last beer mug one Saturday night in Ontario, Canada, the homemaker was horrified to see how much it cost to buy a new set of glasses. She scoured the best deal sites, …

Cheat sheet: 10 states to watch in the battle for the Senate

Tuesday's election brings to an end a multibillion-dollar barrage of promises, threats, hysteria and retribution known collectively as the 2014 midterms.<p>Traditionally, such elections are the out-party's opportunity for payback against the party in power, and rarely has that been as true as it is …

Google develops neural Turing machine learning computer

Google is getting into the business of computers that can learn after recently buying a secretive start-up called DeepMind that specializes in …

Lil Jon Is Flying From Los Angeles to Atlanta to Vote Because He Didn’t Get His Absentee Ballot

<b>Up­date, 3:21 p.m.—</b>Lil Jon made it. “JUST GOT DONE VOT­ING,” he wrote in a new In­s­tagram post.<p>This morn­ing, however, the rap­per seemed pretty …

Why Taylor Swift's '1989' Could Be The Last Platinum Album Ever

Taylor Swift has unveiled quite a few surprises of late—moving from Nashville to New York, ditching the country format that elevated her to superstar status, and even trying her hand at rapping in new album <i>1989</i>.<p>“I like to look at albums as being sort of statements,” she told <i>Billboard</i>. “Visually, …

Operator deliberately destroyed rocket

<b>(CNN) —</b> The unmanned Antares rocket that exploded off the coast of Virginia was deliberately destroyed after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday.<p>The flight termination system was engaged, Barron Beneski, vice president of corporate …

Pepsi promises to stop using alleged carcinogen following pressure from health advocates

California law spurs soda maker to change its formula, but drinks sold elsewhere in the US remain the same, report claims<p>Pepsi announced this week that it plans to remove a controversial chemical from soda sold in the US, more than a year after the state of California labeled it a carcinogen. The …

13 Super Scary Staircases

If heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning.<p>The artistic merit of these stairways cannot be denied. But if heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.