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UAVIA is bringing military-style drone tech to the rest of us

While we normal folk can operate drones merely within direct line-of-sight, the military can control a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) over Afghanistan from the other side of the world. Now, French company UAVIA is bringing that more advanced approach to the civilian world.<p>With UAVIA’s technology, …

The New York subway system runs on 100-year-old technology

But every day, hundreds of trains run through the largest subway network in the world on century-old technology. When things go wrong — as they have been doing more and more often— the delays pile up.<p>Let us not forget that we're heading into one of the most challenging times of year for the NYC …

Trains

Elon Musk worries third World War would ruin Mars mission

Technically Incorrect: In a lengthy interview with GQ, Musk ponders how world wars set technology back.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>President Donald Trump becomes very upset because Mexico won't pay for the wall, so he presses the …

Elon Musk

Google’s holiday gift to employees is a Nexus 5X, but how about Alphabet employees?

As made evident by their annual Santa Tracker and various Doodles, Google is a festive company during holidays. This whimsy extends to their employees who are receiving a Nexus 5X as a holiday gift this year…<p>According to a thread on Reddit, employees can choose a 5X in their color of choice. …

Korea’s Yello Mobile Raises $47M More At A $4B Valuation Led By Formation 8

Korea’s Yello Mobile has made a name for itself raising $100 million and using it to hoover up more than 80 startups to build its mobile apps business, which now serves 18 million users. Now, Yello Mobile is raising again: it has racked up another $47.2 million in financing, led by existing …

Venture Capital

Huawei wants to bring its Honor smartphones to the US

Huawei wasn't kidding around when it talked about spreading its wings and launching more phones in Western markets. The Chinese mobile giant's George Zhao is teasing that it'll bring its Honor brand (and the accompanying devices) to the US, with an announcement due as soon as CES in early January. …

Conor McGregor

Town rejects solar panels for sucking 'up all the energy from the sun'

The good people of Woodland, North Carolina are not 100% convinced by these solar panel thingamabobs, to put it lightly.<p>On Tuesday, the Woodland Town …

Washington Post bids farewell to office where it broke Watergate

Journalists gather for ceremony to mark decommissioning of building where newspaper uncovered political scandal that forced President Nixon to resign<p>Carl Bernstein surveyed the newsroom of the Washington Post for the last time. He began to address hundreds of fellow journalists but his microphone …

Journalism

Billion-dollar startup CEOs get trapped by their own success, says one unicorn CEO

Unicorn is the tech-industry term for startups that have raised huge sums of venture capital money and are valued at $1 billion or more.<p>Benioff believes that unicorns aren't really worth their valuations, but that "they've manipulated the private markets to achieve these valuations." He says he's …

Startups

How To Wear Men's Chelsea Boots

Clothing
Hoverboards

The 11 cities where workers get the most paid vacation

If, on the other hand, you'd like a shorter working week and more time off, Paris would be a better choice, given the population works an average of 35 hours per week and receives 29 days of paid holidays.<p>According to a report by UBS, a high hourly income and a low number of working hours is an …

São Paulo

How hiring my own boss made me a better entrepreneur

One of the hardest days of my life was the day I decided to hire my own boss. I cofounded Looksharp six years ago and had been through the trenches. From cutting founder salaries and narrowly raising a seed round in 2010 to losing key employees at key moments, we had dodged more bullets than James …

San Francisco

The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Be More Successful

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Entrepreneurship