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The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

How AWS came to be

There are lots of stories about the formation of AWS, but this much we know: 10 years ago, Amazon Web Services, the cloud Infrastructure as a Service arm of Amazon.com, was launched with little fanfare as a side business for Amazon.com. Today, it’s a highly successful company in its own right, …

Cloud Computing

Inbox Hero: How Google Inbox got me hooked with great UX

I’ve been firmly in the desktop email client camp ever since I started properly using email. Gmail’s web app never really clicked with me and never …

You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question

Everybody wants what feels good. Everyone wants to live a carefree, happy and easy life, to fall in love and have amazing sex and relationships, to look perfect and make money and be popular and well-respected and admired and a total baller to the point that people part like the Red Sea when you …

Motivation

13 inexpensive online classes that can help you land a job

Now, I'll be honest and say that I'm old-fashioned, which is why I prefer using Post-its instead of Apple Calendars, holding a physical book rather than reading with a Kindle, or talking in person rather than through social media.<p>But like everyone else, I've had to adapt to life's changes — and …

How to be a developer without a CS degree?

It’s not that hard<p>Firstly, put your pitchforks down, everyone. I’m not saying a degree in computer science is completely useless. I myself am …

MacBook Pro

Want Your Children to Survive The Future?

Send Them to Art School<p>Can you imagine a world in which most jobs are obsolete?<p>If not, you are most likely in for a rude awakening in the coming …

One-Minute Relationship Test: Does Your Boyfriend, Husband Respect You

Seth Meyers is a smart, nice, funny guy who happens to be happily married (to wife Alexi, below). Last night at our Women of the Year Awards, he dropped a surprisingly simple piece of advice that really gets to the heart of what makes for a respectful, equal relationship. In less than a minute, …

Here's a young Steve Jobs giving the best advice on hiring, success and failure

We dug up two videos that will maybe give you a glimpse of both his brilliance and his difficult sides (thanks to YouTube channel EverySteveJobsVideo).<p>In one video, he talks about Apple's fanatical hiring processes in the early days. At 1:56 you can see a shade of his difficult side when he says …

Take This Quiz to Measure Your Happiness Scientifically

Chances are you’ve taken a test that measures your happiness and well-being. But let’s be frank: very few of these tests are actually rooted in …

Why Entrepreneurs Like Elon Musk Fear Vacations

An aversion to vacations is an Achilles heel to even the strongest entrepreneurs.<p>Legendary entrepreneur Elon Musk recently shared a private issue with the press: He is afraid of taking a break. He was quoted as saying:<p>The first time I took a week off, the Orbital Sciences rocket exploded and …

Entrepreneurship

5 Easy Ways to Improve Difficult Relationships, Backed by Research

Sometimes your closest and most important relationships are also the most difficult. Why?<p>Columbia business school professor Adam Galinsky and Wharton …

Self-help

5 Easy Ways To Improve Difficult Relationships, Backed By Research

Sometimes your closest and most important relationships are also the most difficult. Why?Columbia business school professor Adam Galinsky and Wharton …

Watch Keypad

Watch Keypad - Call and text everyone from Apple Watch with a simple keypad. (iPhone, Apple Watch, and Tech) Read the opinion of 6 influencers.

Want a Better Pitch? Watch This.

by Andy Raskin<p>Three weeks ago, the CMO of a San Francisco startup backed by A-list investors emailed me about her new sales deck.<p>“It lacks oomph,” …

Why ‘Assistant-As-App’ Might Be the Next Big Tech Trend

Whenever I feel uncomfortable writing about a topic, that’s when I know I should write about it. So here goes. This article is about how a new way of …

A Three-Minute Lesson in Brand Loyalty

Observing the anti-ride sharing protests from European taxi unions<p>The recent European taxicab protests against on-demand transportation companies …

How Peter Thiel Is Trying to Save the World

These startups are trying to beat Alzheimer's, cure viral diseases, and kill tumors with gold. One common thread: funding from Peter Thiel.<p>In 2010, Brian Frezza and D.J. Kleinbaum were four hours from leaving Silicon Valley for good. Since childhood, the two best friends had been incubating a …

Peter Thiel

7 tips to create awesome mobile app designs

Yelp is a good example of intuitive mobile interaction design. The app is very clean, with nice, big buttons that state their purpose. The buttons’ clear labels are easily understood by just about any user. Much more than that, the app uses some common mobile UI patterns, like the toolbar at the …

Square Started Small and Won Big with This PR Strategy

When Pam Turkin quit her job as VP of Marketing for a major merchandising firm, people were shocked to hear why: She was finally turning her passion …

Marketing

Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup - Class 7 Notes Essay

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 7 of CS183: Startup. Errors and omissions are mine.<p>Roelof Botha, partner at Sequoia Capital and …

Venture Capital

How Design Thinking Transformed Airbnb from a Failing Startup to a Billion Dollar Business

In 2009, Airbnb was close to going bust. Like so many startups, they had launched but barely anyone noticed. The company’s revenue was flatlined at …

Friday's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Uber Has A Problem

Today’s news and insights for business owners:<p><b>Finance</b><br>Growing companies have a new way to raise money from small investors: “More than three years in the making, the regulatory change, an expanded version of a rule known as Regulation A, is intended to let promising companies — the kinds typically …

How Bots Took Over Twitter

For the past year, Twitter has been plagued by stories of its decline — stories that got fresh momentum with the company’s latest quarterly report and the exit of CEO Dick Costolo. In their explanations for why Twitter ain’t what it used to be, critics often cite the proliferation of spam accounts: …

Social Media

Takeout Giant Delivery Hero Raises Another $110M At Over $3.1B Valuation Ahead Of IPO

Delivery Hero, the takeout food ordering service based out of Berlin, has raised yet more money — possibly some of its last before an IPO sometime after 2015. It’s picked up another $110 million from two unnamed “leading public market investors” out of the U.S., at a post-money valuation that the …