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The Future Of Work: Amazon vs. Zappos

Twenty years ago Tony Hsieh was part of the three-man Harvard team that won the hyper-prestigious ACM Programmming Contest. Five years later he sold LinkExchange to Microsoft for more than $250 million. Then he sold Zappos to Amazon for $1.2 billion, while retaining operational independence.<p>Now …

Jason Sudeikis Coaches Tottenham on the Finer Points of Being Hilarious

Jason Sudeikis isn't <i>really</i> the manager of Tottenham Hotspur, which is the only disappointing part of this hilarious video.<p>Premier League football is coming to NBC, and the network is spreading the word with a healthy amount of the comedian who stars in the upcoming <i>We're the Millers</i>.<p>As the video …

Divers above and below - in pictures

Divers graceful above the water but equally photogenic underneath at the FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona

Jawbone Hires Its First VP Of Data To Focus On The Intersection Of Wearables, Quantified Self And Personalized Health

Jawbone has made a key hire that shows some of the direction the company is headed towards when it comes to the quantified self and wearables development. The developer and manufacturer of the fitness device UP has brought on Monica Rogati, who was formerly a senior data scientist at LinkedIn, to …

4 Essential Skills for Bootstrapping Start-Ups

These four skills will enable bootstrap entrepreneurs to develop a digital marketing experience with a professional look and feel.<p>"Bootstrapping" your start-up company means you don't have a ton of capital to spend on items that are essential to success. After the essentials are secured--legal, …

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10 Minutes with an Entrepreneur: Steve Stoute | Tory Daily

The former music executive and founder of pioneering ad agency Translation (his business partner is Jay-Z) lays out his best business advice and his …

Booz Allen Shares Just Spiked

Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton are spiking in after-hours trading.<p>However, it's unclear exactly what's going on.<p>The move comes after a CNBC tweet: "ALERT: Accenture in talks to buy consulting firm Booz & Company; unclear if Booz & Co. has other suitors - DJ"<p>According to the Wall Street Journal's …

Wow! Apple’s stock had a nice July

What do the Big Apple and Apple have in common? Nothing except that during the month of July 2013 they were both scorching hot!<p>Apple, (s AAPL) after …

Is The Recent Rebound In Precious Metals Sustainable?

After a steep decline for four months, precious metals have been on the rebound in the last three weeks. SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:GLD) and iShares Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV) are also on a rebound.<p>Is the rebound sustainable or doomed to follow the fate of previous rebounds?<p>Source: …

Housing market heats up -- and it's just getting started

If you tried to buy a home in Phoenix a year ago, you probably would have been able to land it for well under the asking price.<p>Those days are gone. In a city that was hit hard after the housing bubble burst in 2007, you’re more likely to encounter a bidding war for that split-level ranch on the …

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FYI: Why Does Lobster Turn Red When You Cook It?

Consider the chemistry.<p>Just a week from now, thousands of people will trek to Rockland, Maine for a festival devoted entirely to the eating of a creature once thought only worthy of "poverty food" and fertilizer. The lobster festival approacheth. In honor of the occasion, a reminder of all that …

Taxes, Entitlements And Federal Debt In Charts

In response to a request, I've updated some charts and tables on federal taxes, entitlements and the overall trend in federal debt. My data sources are the various reports from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).<p>The CBO has a wealth of historical data as well as future projections, the latest of …

Latest on Carmelo Anthony Joining L.A., Coaching Additions and More

The current Los Angeles Lakers offseason has been a tough one, but the club has been sending signals that offer hope for the future.<p>One of the leaked rumors—courtesy of ESPN Los Angeles’ Ramona Shelburne—is that L.A. will be gunning for both Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James next summer, with …