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Hyperloop One facing messy lawsuit between founders - Jul. 12, 2016

Hyperloop One, a startup trying to create the next generation of high-speed travel, is embroiled in a messy lawsuit that pits cofounder against cofounder.<p>The company, formerly known as Hyperloop Technologies, is one of a handful of startups competing to build a Hyperloop transportation system, …

Transportation

My three ‘anti-lessons’ of business school

Welcome To Cowboyistan: Fracking King Harold Hamm's Plan For U.S. Domination Of Global Oil

<i>Fracking pioneer Harold Hamm has lost $7 billion since the oil market imploded. But where others see disaster, he sees a vast economic opportunity—for himself, and for America.</i><p>For someone who has lost nearly half his fortune in six months, Harold Hamm is pretty chipper when we meet up for dinner on …

Oil & Gas Industry

'Will Work For Food' -- The Coming Collapse Of The Professions

<i>With advancements in technology, the majority of professionals will become severely marginalized and considerably poorer. However, three kinds of professionals will not only continue to become wealthy, they will likely become exceedingly wealthy.</i><p>Technology – in particular cognitive computing – …

Cognitive Computing

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Three ways companies can make co-creation pay off

Involving outsiders in the creative process of developing products and services is harder than it sounds. Here’s how leading companies do it.<p><b>Ever</b> …

Oil Prices Go Down, Russia's Gold Buying Goes Up

It's been a rough ride for the Russian economy and it keeps getting worse. Low oil prices helped push the ruble to another record low on Friday. This spate of bad economic news is probably just accelerating an existing trend: Russia's purchase of gold at an astounding rate.<p>Russia's central bank …

The making of St Moritz: how a bet with pioneer Victorian tourists launched winter haven for the rich

In September 1864 Johannes Badrutt, owner of the Faller pension in St Moritz, was bidding <i>auf wiedersehen</i> to his last British summer visitors, and pondering how to fill his rooms during the winter.<p>“Come back and spend Christmas in St Moritz. It’s sunnier and less rainy than London,” he suggested. …

Leadership

It's based on the ideas of Intel's Andy Grove<p>It's based on the ideas of Intel's Andy Grove<p>The wedding is on Saturday, May 19.<p>The wedding is on …

Leadership

Remembering Stockholm: The Environment is People and Their Necessity for More Energy

<i>“Both aspects of man’s environment, the natural and the man-made, are essential to his well-being and to the enjoyment of basic human rights, the right to life itself,”</i> United Nations, Stockholm, 1972<p>With Climate Week concluding just 10 days ago, “the environment” is routinely too simply portrayed …

The Happiness of Pursuit: 7 Steps To Accomplish Anything & Enjoy It Along The Way | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>‘A body in motion stays in motion’ – Newton’s law</b><p>If anyone has ever read a post written by me before, listened to an interview or simply had a chat …

Motivation

Philips to split off lighting group ending era as conglomerate

Philips is to turn off the lights 123 years after it made its first incandescent bulbs, under new plans to split its business in two and chase faster …

Capturing value in global gas: Prepare now for an uncertain future

There is huge uncertainty about how global gas markets will evolve, but the extent of the value at stake makes it imperative for liquified natural …

Tesla Model S now has infinite-mile warranty

Electric-car maker extends drive train warranty to match that of its battery pack: Both components now have eight-year warranties and unlimited miles driven.<p>Tesla Motors has extended the drive unit warranty of its Model S vehicle to match that of its battery, meaning both components of the …

Tesla

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Fortune.com

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Floating Around The House – How Suspended Furniture Can Add Space To Your Home

As far as this subject goes, <b>floating staircases</b> are probably the <b>most popular</b> and common feature that comes to mind but there are actually others even …

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Bill Gates Thinks Tech Billionaires Have Their Priorities Totally Out Of Whack

"Take this malaria vaccine, [this] weird thing that I'm thinking of," Gates told Richard Waters of FT. "Hmm, which is more important, connectivity or malaria vaccine? If you think connectivity is the key thing, that's great. I don't."<p>It's a not-so-thinly-veiled shot at tech giants like Google and …