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A Deeper Look at the New Google - MIT Technology Review

Before Apple’s Steve Jobs died in 2011, he told Google cofounder and CEO Larry Page that his company was trying to do too much. As Page later told …

General Electric

Articles about tiny and cozy home geodesic dome on Dwell.com - Dwell

After writer Abbie Mood saw this slideshow on the New York Times’ website of Brett’s tipi and Jake’s geodesic dome, she decided...<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>The motto "the bigger the better" simply doesn't exist in our …

A civil engineer’s startup is building bridges for women entrepreneurs in Asia

It’s hard for Woomentum founder Mouna Aouri Langendorf to hide her enthusiasm when talking about her new startup – not that she’s trying to. …

Starting A Company That Lasts

For the third month in a row, I did not know how I was going to pay my rent. The novelty of being an entrepreneur who could sleep as late as I wanted and work in pajamas was quickly wearing off. I was not sleeping well. My pajamas made me feel uninspired. I left a good paying job for this? To cook …

Three Strategies For Scaling Your Startup Sustainably

Startups flush with new funding can fall victim to their own rapid growth. Here’s how to avoid that.<p>Congratulations! You’ve finally secured series A financing. Closing that first round of funding is a big step for any startup and something to be excited about. Now comes the next step—deciding what …

FireChat will become a totally free mobile carrier

The creator of a popular free smartphone messaging app, which doesn't need a network signal and can't be blocked by governments, says he plans to …

5 can't-miss apps: SayWhat, Accelerator, 'Kosmo' and more

With recent chaos at Reddit and Facebook changing its News Feed settings and friends icon, you may have missed some of this week's best new …

Apps

Accelerators Are The New Business School

Vitaly M. Golomb Contributor<p>Vitaly M. Golomb leads global investments at HP Tech Ventures and is the author of the forthcoming book, Accelerated Startup – The New Business School.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Trump, Brexit and ISIS are the symptoms, and technology is the problem<br>• The Government Once …

Amazon Launches AWS Device Farm, Lets Developers Test Android And Fire OS Apps On Real Devices

Starting next week, Android and Fire OS developers will be able to use a new cloud-based service from Amazon to test their apps on physical smartphones and tablets. The AWS Device Farm will allow developers to upload their apps and test them on “the most commonly used mobile devices across a …

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups

Why White Space Is Crucial To UX Design

White space isn’t just about aesthetics, it’s the key to successful user interfaces. Here’s how it really works.<p>All good visual artists understand the importance of negative space, the empty area that draws attention to, and accentuates, the actual subject. Negative space (the artistic equivalent …

How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

How To Win Like PayPal Cofounder Peter Thiel: Six Of His Rules For Business Success

Peter Thiel cofounded internet payments pioneer PayPal and big data consultancy Palantir Technologies and was an early investor in Facebook, in which he once held a 10% stake.<p>Still a Facebook director, he is also president of hedge fund Clarium Capital, while his venture capital firms include …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things UX And UI Designers Could Learn From Wes Anderson

Lessons from the most meticulous filmmaker alive.<p>Director Wes Anderson has always been distinguished for his visual artistry, detail-rich sets, and storybook-like imagery. From the whimsical, campy feel of <i>Moonrise Kingdom</i> to the carefully crafted sets and miniatures in <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, …

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

In my life, I have given a fuck about many people and many things. I have also <i>not</i> given a fuck about many people and many things. And those fucks I …

Jennifer Aniston

The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU

The Voice

How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Entrepreneurs who made it to ‘TIME 100’ List

TIME magazine’s annual power list called TIME100 collates a roll of honour of global thinkers and doers to movers and shakers who have influenced the …

Dataconomy Home

Great tech events often feature a stunt or two that attendees will be talking about long after the conference hall has closed its doors; on this …

Inflammation

Advice: Should women bother to raise funds from venture capitalists?

The business media hasn’t been kind to venture capital funds in recent weeks. When the nation’s most active deal maker stands trial for sex …

The six skills that make entrepreneurs extraordinary

Five years ago, Amy Wilkinson was attending a birthday party in New York City when she looked around at the prominent guests and saw several well-known entrepreneurs. They included the founders of Google, eBay, and Gilt Groupe.<p>That got Wilkinson, a fellow in the White House Trade Office at the …

3 Ways To Get Early Users | Inc.com

Getting people to use your product is tough. The odds are stacked against you. People are bombarded with new apps and gadgets to try all the time that finding a way to the buyer is tough. In established business-to-business markets, the same problem exists. Major players dominate the space, and …

Amazon Prime Music Stations with Unlimited Skips Hit Android

A few weeks ago, Amazon introduced Prime Stations – themed stations with unlimited skips that adapt to your preferences a-la Pandora – for iOS users. They were previously available on PC, Mac and Fire tablets, and now they’ve come to Android too.<p>Prime subscribers can access these stations and …