Philip Giugliano

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Evan Spiegel Reveals Plan to Turn Snapchat Into a Real Business

Evan Spiegel begins a conversation in the offices of his startup, Snapchat, by propping a sneakered foot onto an Eames chair, leaning back, and …

How Authenticity Can Keep Professionals From Growing Into Effective Leaders

The concept of “authenticity” means many different things to different people: not putting on a show, being true to one’s values, being transparent, feeling aligned with one’s integrity, etc. For many, the practice of authenticity feels positive, liberating and growth-inducing. But, in practice, it …

Selling

A Strong Dollar and A Weak Oil Price Could Trigger a Stock Market Melt-Up

U.S. equities could well outperform the rest of the world on the expectation that the U.S. is about to surpass Saudi Arabia as the globe’s largest oil producer. Miracle of miracles never to be dreamed of until today. And OPEC, which quadrupled oil prices in 1973 and threw the world into a deep …

Director Jean-Marc Vallee is on a 'Wild' ride in Hollywood

While filming "Wild," director Jean-Marc Vallée set some de-glamorizing ground rules for his lead actress, Reese Witherspoon: She couldn't wear makeup, had to cover the mirrors in her trailer and wasn't allowed to lighten the load in the comically massive backpack worn by her character, Cheryl …

Why drones will likely be GoPro’s next big hit

GoPro, which has made a sizable business out of selling rugged digital cameras, is getting into the nascent consumer drone market late next year, according to The Wall Street Journal (paywall). It looks like a smart move.<p>GoPro’s video cameras, which are mountable just about anywhere, have surged in …

Unmanned Aircraft

Russian oil industry facing deep freeze

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Oil

Ethanol Fueled: Four Handheld Breathalyzers Tested for Accuracy

We test a range of portable alcohol sensors in the interest of public services and science.<p>From the April 2014 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Put aside for a moment that if  you are wondering how drunk you are, the answer is essentially always some version of  “drunk.” The precise level of your drunkenness …

Ethanol

British Government Slams Facebook For Not Spying Enough

The British government is holding Facebook partly responsible for a brutal murder carried out by Muslim extremists, saying that it should have alerted authorities to the content of conversations.<p>In what appears to be a call for China-style universal surveillance, the parliamentary Intelligence and …

OPEC Meets As Its Control Of Oil Slips Away

Eight weeks ago, when the oil price was around $92 a barrel, I asked whether the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries could survive much longer. Today, with oil at $74/bbl, the answer seems to be no. OPEC really is approaching its expiry date.<p>Whether that forecast is correct will become a …

Nothing personal, but Katie Holmes is all business

"This is going to make us cry, isn't it?" Katie Holmes asked me.<p>We were sitting in a screening room on the Sony lot, waiting for the movie "Foxcatcher" to start. She'd rushed into the near-empty theater a few minutes late, an overstuffed purse slung over her shoulder. After sinking into her seat, …

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Google executive Alan Eustace jumps 130,000ft from edge of space - video

Google's vice president Alan Eustace sky dives from the edge of space, breaking the world altitude record previously set by Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner. Wearing a specially designed spacesuit, Eustace jumps from 130,000ft over the southern New Mexico desert, reaching a top speed of 822mph …

Why you can't ignore the Open Compute Project any longer

If you’re in the data-center business, you’ve probably been following the Open Compute Project (OCP). And if you haven’t, you should. OCP is Facebook’s response to dealing with a server count that likely exceeds a million. Their innovations around scale and serviceability are simply too compelling …

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How Much Could Bendgate Cost Apple?

There are various ways that ‘Bendgate’ could affect Apple financially. These range from consumers putting off buying an iPhone, buying an iPhone 6 vs. a 6 Plus, returning a bent iPhone and getting another one, redesigning the iPhone or higher warranty costs.<p>Apple has come out and said through the …

Google Balloons Take Flight In Vast Remote Broadband Launch

The secretive Google X operation sees itself as firmly on target with a plan to launch high altitude Internet-transmitting balloons across the southern hemisphere, as it aims to provide wireless coverage to billions of people in remote areas.<p>Google has said that by next year it aims to have a …

China dramatically revises death toll in Xinjiang violence

Chinese authorities late Thursday dramatically revised upward the death toll of a violent incident they say occurred earlier in the week in Xinjiang, an ethnically divided region in China's far west.<p>According to state-run regional media portal Tianshan, 50 people, including 40 "rioters," were shot …

Credit card companies favor rich, old people

Credit card companies are more willing to forgo late fees and lower your interest rate than you might think — especially if you’re older and make …

Personal Finance

Oil prices plunging despite ISIS

Oil prices have fallen sharply over the past few months -- even though the terrorist organization ISIS has taken control of some refineries in Syria and Iraq.<p>Prices haven't shot up since the United States and its allies have started to conduct airstrikes against ISIS oil targets in Syria either.<p>It …