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Think You're Ready to Share Your Startup Idea With People? Read This First

It's your job to protect your intellectual property.<p><i>What should I do before sharing my startup idea with someone? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Raad Ahmed, CEO of LawTrades.com, on</b> …

Startups

Google buys startup that turns smartphones into health diagnostic tools

Senosis apps use the accelerometer, microphone, and camera for diagnostics<p>Google has bought Senosis Health, a startup that turns smartphones into medical devices and collects various health stats, reports <i>GeekWire</i><i>.</i> The Senosis apps can monitor lung health and hemoglobin counts, among other things, …

Why Investors Are Asking About Your Exit Strategy (and What You Should Say)

Investors want to know about your commitment, flexibility, and thoughtfulness.<p>Investors put money into risky startups to drive a superior return versus other investments. Investing in private companies has the additional risk of an illiquid stock, but implies some amount of patience with these …

investors

Reach inbox zero in Gmail with these 5 tricks

Take charge of your emails<p>When it comes to email, it's usually a case of can't live with it, can't live without it. These messages make up an essential part of modern-day communications, but sorting through them takes up an inordinate amount of time, time that could be spent doing something more …

10 Million Self-Driving Cars Will Hit The Road By 2020 -- Here's How To Profit

Given the advanced state of driverless technologies and the amount of money being poured into the sector, there is little question—make that, no question at all—that within 10 years, driverless cars will be the norm.<p>The implications are immense and widespread.<p>There are currently about 1.4 billion …

How to install solar panels at home – to save the Earth and your bank account

With solar energy becoming cheaper – and federal and state authorities offering tax credits and other incentives – now is a good time to switch<p>Installing solar panels on the roof of your home is a big project – but it can pay dividends in more ways than one. There’s the obvious environmental …

Solar Power

California just suspended Uber’s autonomous cars for driving like jerks

A red light for the program<p>“Uber is a technology company” reads the legal disclaimer on the ride-hailing-app company’s website, a claim that is as defensive as it is aspirational. Right now, Uber has so many driver-partners (as the company prefers to term them) that “more people earn a paycheck--or …

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …

Graphic Design

Want Good Grades? Buy This Student Housing REIT

While American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) is the biggest and, arguably, the best of the student housing specialty REITs, this pitch is "high and …

Time Travel IS Possible, This Physicist Just Demonstrated It

For many the concept of time travel is nothing more than domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood movie magic, but what if you could …

12 books that Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

Billionaire Bill Gates has said he reads about a book a week.<p>We sifted through years of his book recommendations to find 12 that made especially strong impressions on him. Read on to find out why he enjoyed each one.<p>Here are the links to find each book:<p>"Tap Dancing to Work" by Carol Loomis<p>"Making …

Meet the man building a stock exchange that doesn’t screw people over

<b>How did you get your start in this industry?</b><p>I started as a clerk at Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto. I was taking paper files and turning them into digital files. Press a button and scroll through, it was like a giant elevator of documents, pull out a stack and stick it on my desk and punch it in …

Markets

How One Man Crashed the Stock Market

The government says Navinder Singh Sarao’s market manipulation caused the 2010 Stock Market “Flash Crash,” which had the Dow plummeting 1,000 points …

7 Secrets From A Wall Street Trader

To an outsider, the life of a day trader may seem glamorous—watching the market minute by minute, waiting for the perfect opportunity to make vast amounts of money in a single trade. But the reality can be quite different. Long hours, low returns and inconsistent income comprise the other side of a …

Without the Cochin pipeline, western Canadian propane seeks new outlets - Today in Energy

<b>Source:</b> U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-814<p>Republished March 27, 2015, 10:15 a.m., graph was corrected.<p>In April 2014, after 35 years …

What Saudi Arabia Told The Bank Of England About Why Oil Crashed And Where It Is Headed Next

<i>Prepared remarks as delivered Dr Ibrahim Al-Muhanna, Advisor to the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources for Saudi Arabia, at the March 15</i> …

The Truth About U.S. Crude Storage

Despite the popular narrative that we keep hearing, the U.S is not running out of crude oil storage. Yet there are those who are predicting that oil …

Oil Price Faces Another 20% Drop Due To Contango Math

Want to know where oil prices are headed? <b>You need to understand the economics of the floating storage play, Soc Gen says.</b><p>As we noted on Friday, …

Oil

"Equities Will Be Devastated" Crispin Odey Warns, Looming Recession Will Be "Remembered For 100 Years"

<b>"I think equity markets will get devastated,"</b> warns famed $12bn AUM hedge fund manager Crispin Odey in his latest letter to investors. Having been …

Five Best Razors

A good, sharp, sturdy razor makes all the difference between nicks, cuts, or razor burn and a nice, smooth, even shave. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Real shaving using double edged safety razors and brushed-on lather

Britain is the home of the classic shaving brush. Even today there are a lot of brands that have survived the lean years when horrible aerosol …

Procter & Gamble

So You Want to Be a Wet Shaver?

The most common question we get from Shaving 101 readers has always been, “Where do I start?” Having published many reviews of various brushes, …