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You Need to See Tuesday's Best Amazon Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, November</i> …

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How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

Until Congress Acts, Don't Invest in Startups to Make Money

Investing in startups used to be an option only for accredited investors, or people with a net worth of at least $1 million or income of $200,000 a …

Exploring Banking as a Platform (BaaP) Model

The integration and delivery of financial services is changing as new channels, products and partnerships are being explored. Banking as a Platform …

'Banks really have to fear smarter banks' — this CEO nails the dirty secret about fintech startups

Investors and founders hope that technology can help them revolutionise everything from lending and payments to bond trading, letting them do things faster, better, and cheaper than big banks have traditionally.<p>Even Barclays' former CEO Antony Jenkins is on board, saying recently that disruption to …

Starbucks’s new tea venture isn’t really about tea

You can’t get a cup of coffee at Starbucks’ new store. The coffee-shop giant opened its first tea bar today (Oct. 24), under the Teavana brand which it bought last year, and it’s an espresso-free zone.<p>Just like it did with coffee, Starbucks wants to make a full consumer experience out of tea. …

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Can Starbucks Do For Tea What It Has Done For Coffee?

Starbucks, which revolutionized the coffee industry, is now taking on tea. It has opened its first tea bar, and it's creating mixed tea beverages, some even more complex and customized than the coffee beverages we all know.<p>This first store, on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, has minimalist decor: gray …

Online Data - Robert Shiller

<b>ONLINE DATA ROBERT SHILLER</b><p>The data collection effort about investor attitudes that I have been conducting since 1989 has now resulted in a group of</b> …

Secrets From Marketing Sages, Past And Present

What do 6th century BC Chinese wise man Lao Tzu and modern marketing guru Sergio Zyman have in common? A lot. Including plenty to consider for your brand.<p>Warning: I’m about to go a bit deeper than perhaps I should in a blog post.<p>But if you stick with me, on the other side I think lies the hint of a …

Banks Need To Reassess Cross-Selling Efforts

For decades, cross-selling has been a strategic priority of banks and credit unions since earning more business from current customers is the most …