Neeraj Sripuram

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Want Kids Who Can Stand up to What Life Throws at Them? Follow This Simple Advice

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

Parenting

Using drones to build the ambulance fleet of the future

It’s that time of year again. Sleigh bells overhead and our jolly, bearded benefactor wafting gifts down the chimney to eagerly awaiting hands. We’ve heard every version of this tale. Except, perhaps, the variant that is currently playing out in East Africa. In the funny way that magic tales and …

These are the best apps for your new Mac of 2017

New Mac? Start here<p>Whether you’re unwrapping your first Mac, or getting an upgrade, you’ll need some apps for your new computer. We’re here to help, with some of our best picks to get you started.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used apps and utilities for the technology we use every day.</i> …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

IBM scientists have captured 330TB of uncompressed data into a tiny cartridge

It fits in the palm of your hand<p>In a new world record, scientists at IBM have captured 330 terabytes of uncompressed data — or the equivalent of 330 million books — into a cartridge that can fit into the palm of your hand. The record of 201 gigabits per square inch on prototype sputtered magnetic …

Going Serverless? Compare Your FaaS Options

As is typical with new concepts and technologies, the absolute definition of “serverless” or FaaS (Functions as a Service) is broad and undefined. In …

DevOps

5 Reasons You'll Never Be Rich

These money mistakes could be costing you more than $1 million.<p>It takes $2.4 million to be considered rich in the United States, according to a 2017 …

Fisker patents car battery with 500-mile range on a minute’s charge

Car designer Henrik Fisker’s new company, Fisker Inc., recently filed to patent a car battery – which is currently in development – that has a range of 500 miles and can be charged in one minute.<p>Fisker told the FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney that he could see the new battery technology in …

Electric Vehicles

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.<p>In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and …

Leadership

Suze Orman Says You're Not Ready to Retire Until You've Done This

"You should be grabbing every opportunity you can to eliminate the known risks in your retirement plan."<p>My fellow baby boomers, we need to talk. More …

The FDA has approved the first digital pill

Abilify MyCite raises new privacy concerns<p>The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first digital pill for the US which tracks if patients have taken their medication. The pill called Abilify MyCite, is fitted with a tiny ingestible sensor that communicates with a patch worn by the patient …

Public Speaking

How To Write A Killer LinkedIn Recommendation

Dear Liz,<p>I’m job-hunting right now along with about 20 of my former coworkers. We all lost our jobs at the same time.<p>We are all writing LinkedIn recommendations for each other but some of these recommendations are weak. I just got a recommendation that one of my former teammates wrote for me.<p>I’m …

Employment

The iPhone X cracked on the first drop

We subjected our brand new iPhone X to a scratch and drop test to determine how much this glass and stainless steel phone can handle.<p>If you just spent $1,000 or more on an iPhone X, put a case on it now!<p>Apple's tenth-anniversary iPhone has a slick new look with a nearly bezel-less screen, glass …

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of …

80% Of Jobs Are Not On Job Boards: Here's How to Find Them

<i>The following letter is authored by Evan Guzman. Evan is a nationally recognized leader with over two decades of experience in strategic corporate development, employment marketing & branding. As former Global Head of Military Programs and Engagement for Verizon; Evan’s responsibilities included</i> …

Employment

Seat Of Power Episode 4: Roya Mahboob On Using Bitcoin To Empower Women

<i>Seat of Power</i> <i>is a Periscope series where experts share their insight on the news of the world. Follow along: #SeatofPower.</i><p>There’s something that drives serial entrepreneurs, an innate source of perseverance that keeps them going, venture after venture. For Roya Mahboob, it’s a quiet determination, …

Bitcoin

How VMware's Partnership With Amazon Could End Up Backfiring

VMware Inc. stock has gained almost 50 percent since last October, riding a wave of optimism about a partnership with Amazon.com Inc. that was meant …

Enterprise Tech

The 10 best jobs in America right now

Think it's impossible to find a job with tons of openings, that pays exceedingly well, and that you'll really enjoy doing?<p>We'd probably be skeptical, too, if it weren't for Glassdoor's annual 50 Best Jobs in America report.<p>To find the best jobs in the US, the job site identified careers with the …

Employment

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are my 10 best tips to build wealth

We all have money tips coming out our ears. Do this. Don't do that. Do this <i>or</i> that. And on and on… The advice seems endless. So much so that if you try to follow them all you'd end up with no time to actually live your life.<p>At the same time, all money tips are not created equal. While many are …

Personal Finance

U.S. company to implant microchips in employees to improve productivity

A vending kiosk company in Wisconsin plans to implant more than 50 of its employees with microchips so they can more easily open doors, buy snacks, …

Singularity

This Little Robot Finds Leaks in Water, Gas Pipes

A group of researchers from MIT have developed a small robot that can inspect water and gas pipes from the inside to locate leaks before they become …

3 Reasons It's Smart to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

One of the best reasons to start collecting Social Security at 62 is to retire early! Here are two more reasons to consider.<p><i>This article was revised</i> …

T. Rowe Price Insights - Are You on Track for a Successful Retirement?

The simple act of setting aside money for retirement on a regular basis is a key step toward achieving your retirement goals. But how do you know if …

Master the Art of Owning the Room (It Could Get You Promoted)

Holding power in a room requires possessing a point of view -- and it can earn you a promotion if you articulate it well.<p>Holding power in a room requires possessing a point of view. Even if you're expanding upon and ideating live, your POV is a way to create differentiation and clarity.<p>Too often, …

Leadership

How to get started with an Apple smart home

Follow this guide to get your Siri-powered smart home up and running.<p>Designing your own smart-home setup may sound daunting, but it's much easier than you think. A "smart home" can have one connected device or several; it's entirely up to you. And fortunately, you've already figured out the …

Smart Buckle Transforms Any Watch Into A Smart Watch (video)

Smart Buckle is a new gadget designed by a development team based in Mountain View, and can transform any standard watch into a smartwatch in just a …

You can wirelessly charge your smartphone anywhere with Mophie’s new magnetic battery pack

Mophie’s charge force cases have been known for making it easier for people to wirelessly charge their phones at their desk or in the car using magnetic mounts. But now you’ll be able to wirelessly charge your smartphone anywhere you want, thanks to the new charge force powerstation mini.<p>The …

Ultimate Guide To Building A Successful Viral Startup Blog

Here’s how the content cycle works for most companies. They hire a writer who spends a few days writing an article thinking that after the blog posts are published, thousands of people will read it. “Someone famous will probably share it and it will go viral,” they think. When the stories are live, …

Marketing