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Could This 1970s Patek Philippe Be The Inspiration For The Apple Watch?

In what could be the most interesting conspiracy theory of the morning, the folks at ABlogToWatch have found a watch that could have been the inspiration for Apple Watch. It’s a Patek Philippe Ellipse Ref. 3582 (3582G) made in the 1970s and usually sold through high end watch stores. The piece, …

12 biggest surprises after a week with Apple Watch

Far from being a superfluous device strictly for hard-core Apple fans, the Apple Watch is a surprisingly delightful and useful device.<p>Now that we’ve spent enough time with the latest gadget from the mothership, we’re noticing quite a few sweet little positives (and a couple negatives) about Apple …

Start Today: 20 Habits That Will Help You Be Your Best in 2020 | Inc.com

To be successful in 2020, who we are will be more important than whatever devices and management theories we have. To keep up and to thrive, we will need to find the slower resources within ourselves.<p>Whatever the next five years may bring, in 2020 we'll still want to do our best. And the way to …

Apple's Haptic Tech Is a Glimpse at the UI of the Future

*In case you haven't heard, Apple's about to launch new iPhones. And in an otherwise fairly mundane year of upgrades, the big new feature will likely …

Tim Cook

All About That Race: Understanding the Secret in Childish Gambino's Videos

Childish Gambino's latest videos are telling a story about what it's like being black in America.<p><i>Art courtesy of Mr. Victory</i><p>Donald Glover is a mysterious person who seems to purposefully escape classification, bouncing between careers as often as most people bounce between lunch options. When he …

You’re Never Too Old To Start A New Venture, Look At These Famous Entrepreneurs

The current lot of 20-something CEOs are ruining it for people like us who are facing a mid-life crisis. This infographic gets back at those young …

Apple’s ability to drive mall traffic allows it to negotiate significant rent decreases

Apple Stores are so effective at bringing shoppers into malls that the company has been able to negotiate much lower rent deals than most shops, the Wall Street Journal said in a report today. While most tenants have worked out deals to pay about 15% of their sales in rent, Apple’s ability drive …

The Age of the Introvert Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, you don't need to be an extrovert in order to be a successful entrepreneur.<p>Don't believe me?<p>Take a look at the huge amount of successful entrepreneurs that people talk about every day. Zuckerberg. Ev Williams. Kevin Systrom. David Karp. If those names aren't familiar to …

What These 6 Entrepreneurs Learned From Their Biggest Mistakes | Inc.com

<i>We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>to share the lessons they learned after some of their biggest misses in business.</i><p><b>Define Roles Clearly</b><p>"After we hired our first employee in 2013 into a generalist role, I quickly realized that the position was not set up for success. There were …

Apple Leak Reveals iOS 9 Early Release

iOS 8 is a superb platform, but it has also been plagued by bugs. Arguably even more damaging for Apple, however, has been its ongoing struggle to fix them. So the company has had a simple but brilliant idea.<p>According to the ever reliable 9to5Mac, which cites “multiple people briefed on the plans”, …

Beta Testing

Reuters: Apple may be working on a self-driving car after all

An industry insider says the company is in talks with expert carmakers<p>Apple is working on a self-driving car, Reuters reports. An industry insider said Apple is gathering information and parts to make a prototype for a self-driving electric vehicle. Yesterday, a lead from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …

Autonomous Cars

Here's Proof That Pricey Fitness Wearables Really Aren't Worth It

It might not be necessary to spend money on a fitness-tracking device if you already own a working smartphone.<p>According to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, free smartphone apps can be about as accurate at measuring your steps as popular wearable fitness devices, …

The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

Apple CEO signals he's not backing down on iPhone encryption

On Friday, the White House convened a "cyber summit" at Stanford's campus in Palo Alto so that business and government leaders could get together and …

Experiment Shows What Happens When You Repost a Photo to Instagram 90 Times

Every time you post a photo to Instagram, it loses a <i>tiny</i> bit of quality. It’s not really noticeable for a single upload, but if you save and repost …

Mobile Photography

The 3 Key Leadership Lessons Behind MasterCard's Brilliant "Priceless" Brand

Five global advertising campaigns over a decade can cost a company serious money. Switching ad agencies while struggling to get a foothold in a tricky market can cost the organization both monetarily, and in reputation. Rolling out a campaign so resonant that it’s recognizable around the world …

Leadership

11 Brilliantly Innovative Techniques for Smarter Finals-Season Studying

As the semester comes to a close, even the most diligent students are bound to enter panic mode over impending finals. Even if you have a mountain of …

Apple May Show Off More Than Watch at Next Event

Apple has a lot of explaining to do.<p>While the tech giant showed off the Apple Watch at its iPhone launch in October, the company has since held its cards close, revealing only minimal information about the wearable device.<p>And even though its now known that the device will begin shipping in April, …

MacBook Air

'Evangelion' Inspired Animation Short Looks Simply Astounding

As part of Studio Khara’s ongoing Japanese Animator Expo, with unique animation shorts released each week, we have now been graced with an Evangelion inspired entry that looks simply amazing.<p>Handled by Sola Digital Arts, who recently created the CG Captain Harlock film, the short was directed by …

Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked photo hints at 5 different versions

It's been rumored there could be more than one version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, but now it looks like we could see as many as …

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