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A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Intel’s drone light show never got off the ground for the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

They aired pre-recorded footage anyway.<p>Last-minute “impromptu logistical changes” kept Intel from performing its drone light show live during the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. But that didn’t stop NBC from airing footage of it for those watching the …

Falcon Heavy is a fully reusable middle-finger to the environment

SpaceX has now launched the most powerful spacecraft since the Apollo era – the Falcon Heavy rocket – setting the bar for future space launches. The most important thing about this reusable spacecraft is that it can carry a payload equivalent to sending five double-decker London buses into space – …

Space Exploration

Starry Internet’s beaming broadband tech hits LA and DC this month, with more cities coming soon

Starry’s mostly been pretty quiet since coming out of stealth roughly this time two years ago. The Boston-based startup has been busy raising funds and running limited testing in its hometown. Starry Internet is still firmly in beta mode, mind, but later this month, it’s going to expand that …

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

How a new wave of machine learning will impact today’s enterprise

Advances in deep learning and other machine learning algorithms are currently causing a tectonic shift in the technology landscape. Technology behemoths like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and Salesforce are engaged in an artificial intelligence (AI) arms race, gobbling up machine learning …

Artificial Intelligence

LISTEN: 11 podcasts that dive into human history

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>From Malcolm Gladwell to “The History Chicks,” these shows explore an eternal question: “How did we get here?”<p>Ma'ayan Plaut<p>July 15, 2017 1:30pm (UTC)<p>To understand where humanity is heading next, it helps to understand where we've been. There's nothing dry or dusty about the 11 history …

Malcolm Gladwell

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How | Inc.com

Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners at their Silicon Valley headquarters and $120,000 in funding in exchange for 7% of their equity.<p>Started in …

Startups

Want to Create a Trail-Blazing Social Media Campaign? Here Are 13 Tips From Brands like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks

Running social media campaigns can be quite different from managing your social media profiles on an ongoing basis.<p>Unlike your ongoing social media …

This Unsuspecting European City Could Become Silicon Valley's Biggest Rival | Inc.com

There's no denying, Silicon Valley is the Mecca of all things start-up. It is, after all, the birthplace of venture capital, billion dollar unicorns, and sweatshirt-and-jeans-wearing millennial masterminds. In 2015 alone, over $27 billion in venture capital funding was pumped into the region, a …

Silicon Valley

Hillary hatred, exposed: What drives America’s never-ending case against Clinton

Susan Bordo’s “The Destruction of Hillary Clinton” is a vital but incomplete look at her strange political life<p>It is difficult to tally how many conversations I have had with someone making extreme, paranoid and hateful remarks about Hillary Clinton. Often the accuser’s eyes open wide, spittle …

Rex Tillerson’s Dangerous Silence

Not long after President Obama’s second inauguration, I walked down 23rd Street in Foggy Bottom toward my new office in the State Department. I was a …

Carbon dioxide is rising at record rates

The atmosphere hasn’t experienced anything like this in a long, long time<p>The main driver of climate change is carbon dioxide. So the fact that it is rising at rates unseen in the instrumental record — and likely much longer than that — is cause for alarm.<p>Yet here we are.<p>For the second year in a …

9 Revolutionary Companies to Watch

Nine little-known companies are working hard to bring game-changing tech to market.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year is off and running with some extraordinary companies starting to make a name for themselves.<p>I attend countless conferences and meetups. Over the …

Why influencer marketing is the new inbound marketing for retailers

‘Inbound marketing’ has been classified as the proven methodology of sales for the digital age. Sustained engagement on social media platforms and …

Marketing Predictions From CEOs, CMOs And Authors For 2017

What are the top predictions for marketers heading into 2017? To find out, I turned to CEOs, Presidents, CMOs and authors.<p><b>Artificial Intelligence will Create New Categories, Like B2B Business Concierge</b> <i>Chris Golec, Founder & CEO,</i> <i>Demandbase</i><p>In 2017, AI will allow marketers to create highly …

Marketing

Gary Vaynerchuk Told Us How He Decides Which Employees to Promote and Let Go

This month the New York office of VaynerMedia parted with an unspecified number of employees across departments. The interesting part about this …

Obama: Why I won't say 'Islamic terrorism'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama has taken a lot of criticism from political opponents over his rhetoric when it comes to terrorism. But on Wednesday at a CNN presidential town hall, he was asked to defend why he refuses to say "Islamic" terrorism to a Gold Star mother.<p>"My son gave his …

National Security

10 Lessons We Learned From Summer Movie Season 2016

Take a deep breath and congratulate yourself: If you're reading this, that means we all survived the grisliest summer movie season in recent memory. …

Film Industry

Report: Clinton told FBI Colin Powell advised her to use personal email

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton told federal investigators that Colin Powell, a former secretary of State, advised her to use a personal email account, <i>the New York Times</i> reports.<p>The newspaper said the information, from a three-and-a-half-hour interview with Clinton in July, is …

Savvy Subway Ads From Service Startups Are Captivating Millennials on the Move

For New Yorkers, the city's sprawling subway system is a necessary evil. Sure, it's overcrowded (annual ridership reached 1.763 billion last year—the …

3 Facebook Ads Case Studies for Improving Conversion Rate

Having trouble converting on your Facebook Ad campaigns? See how these companies do it.<p>To effectively increase conversions with digital advertising, it takes more than a little trial and error.<p>You probably know by now that there is more to high-ROI Facebook campaigns than a pretty image and catchy …

The Ultimate Guide to Social & PR Branding [Free Toolkit]

Your brand story is communicated through visual identity, tone of voice, PR, and social media channels. Here's everything you need to know.

Google's Project Bloks tinker toys teach coding to kids

There has been a big push in computer-science education in the last few years. The UK has made it part of its national curriculum, President Obama has pledged $4 billion toward a national computer-science initiative and a slew of toys and games designed to teach kids how to code have come to …

Kids

BET Awards 2016: 20 Best and Worst Moments

The 16th annual BET Awards took over the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles last night, featuring a mix of pop, rap and R&B A-listers.<p>Related<p>Beyonce, …

Clinton to unveil tech agenda

In a 14-page draft of Clinton’s technology platform, obtained by POLITICO, she wades into some of the most pressing issues facing Silicon Valley.<p>Hillary Clinton is preparing to release a "technology and innovation" agenda as soon as this week that strongly defends net neutrality, calls for a …

Silicon Valley

Mad Men and invisible women: how the advertising industry failed to move on

Unilever vows to drop sexist stereotypes from its ads<p>Read more<p>When advertising executive Michelle Gilson thinks about sexism in her business, she thinks about silly girls. You’ll know the trope: the attractive young woman who is simultaneously independent and idiotic, doing silly things in …

Advertising

How Much Does Everyone Really Earn on a $200 Million Movie?

It's good to be Lead Actor #1.<p>Moviemaking is an art, of course—but it’s also a business, and a lucrative one at that. How lucrative? Well, that depends on your place in the pecking order. Let’s just say that if you’re helping to make a $200 million movie, it’s better to be a producer than a dolly …

Confessions of a newspaper publishing exec: ‘We’ve screwed up by pursuing scale’

Building massive audiences with the help of social platforms like Facebook has become a standard publisher go-to move. But that scale doesn’t …