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Google's Chromebook Is Killing The iPad In One Key Market

Google's Chromebook laptops have become more popular in the classroom than Apple's iPad.<p>In the third quarter of 2014, Google shipped 715,000 Chromebooks to schools versus Apple's 702,000 iPads.<p>Experts say the Chromebook has potential to dominate the education market.<p>Rajani Singh, an analyst with …

Google

Clay Christensen on Peter Drucker

Since first articulating his revelatory insight into how incumbent firms fall prey to disruption, Clay Christensen of the Harvard Business School has continued to work at the ambitious task of “theory building.” The realm he is trying to create models to explain – the effective management of …

7 Things You Can Legally Steal from Successful Companies

<i>Denis Duvauchelle is CEO and co-founder of Twoodo, helping your team organize itself using simple #hashtags.</i><p>The essence of innovation and the foundation of many start-ups are to imitate and adapt from existing concepts. New ideas are mostly incremental improvements of past ideas, just as we as a …

7 Ways to Keep Your Team Hungry

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups are notorious for having long hours, a lot of bumps in the road and many projects occurring simultaneously. When times get tough and your team is down, here are seven ways to keep them motivated.<p>In many ways, startup employees …

Employment

How Lean Planning Can Benefit Your Business

While it's been effective for startups in Silicon Valley, the Lean Startup Model isn't right for every type of business. Lean Planning works by combining useful parts of the model with elements of traditional business plans.<p>When it comes to business planning, companies often think that they are …

Newcastle Best Not Suck This Season

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

5 Entrepreneurs That Got Fired And Got The Best Revenge: Success

These leaders hit their personal lows–and it was just what they needed to achieve big success in the next step.<p>Getting fired might not be the most ideal way to learn a lesson, but the drive that comes later may be exactly what some people need to elevate into heights of success they could only …

Startups: Try ‘hot coffee sprints’ to keep your mojo

Crafting and communicating killer and persuasive messaging are some of those foundational skills that every marketer must master. Like many things, these skills atrophy if not continuously exercised.<p>That gets increasingly likely as you rise in your marketing career and become less hands-on or as …

Nano-Robots That Compute With DNA Installed Into Living Cockroach

Gives a whole new meaning to the term "computer bug."<p>Scientists have inserted DNA-based nanobots into a living cockroach, which are able to perform logical operations. Researchers say the nanobots could eventually be able to carry out complex programs, to diagnose and treat disease.<p>These DNA …

Nanotech

8 tips for giving the perfect investor pitch (from someone who's raised $75M)

In my last post, I shared eight tips for creating the perfect pitch deck. After such an overwhelming response (tens of thousands of readers, 45 questions via Twitter/email, and almost 5,000 shares via social media) I decided to follow up with a second piece on a topic that’s discussed even less …

8 tips for creating the perfect pitch deck (from someone who's raised $75M)

Creating a pitch deck is hard, especially when you’ve never done it before. If you’re a first-time entrepreneur like I was when we raised our series $15 million first round for Bigcommerce back in 2011, then you’re probably excited, nervous, and anxious about raising your first round of …

How to Manage Talented People by Not Bossing Them Around

<i>Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On his downtime, he blogs about management, entrepreneurship, and happiness on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>Getting rid of managers may seem like just another tech trend, but much of …

What Your Logo’s Color Says About Your Company (Infographic)

Understanding the science behind color could increase the effectiveness of your company’s branding methods.<p>When it comes to identifying your brand, your logo is probably the first thing your customers will think of.<p>While honing the narrative and message behind your logo should of course be your …

Ancient Virus DNA Gives Stem Cells the Power to Transform

Embryonic stem cells can become any type of cell, thanks to an ancient virus, scientists say.<p>A virus that invaded the genomes of humanity's ancestors millions of years ago now plays a critical role in the embryonic stem cells from which all cells in the human body derive, new research shows.<p>The …

NASA Just Released Surreal Footage Of A Solar Flare On The Sun

The AP has just released video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The video shows a "mid-level" solar flare, or powerful burst of radiation on the sun's surface, that erupted on April 2.<p>NASA calls it "graceful" in the YouTube footage, setting classical music behind the blends of wavelengths of …

Solar Cycle

Are You a Holistic or a Specific Thinker?

It was Friday afternoon in Paris and I had spent the morning teaching a group of Chinese CEOs how to work effectively with Europeans. I asked the class: “What steps should the team leader in this case study take to manage different attitudes towards confrontation on the team?”<p>Lilly Li, a bird-like …

Nokia announces the Lumia 930, a 5-inch phone with a 20-megapixel PureView camera

It appears that Nokia isn't coming to Microsoft's developer conference empty-handed. Though the acquisition is <i>still</i> pending, Nokia went ahead and brought in some new hardware anyway. This time, the phone maker has announced the Lumia 930, which is essentially the international version of the Lumia …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Keeping Your Business Plan Flexible

People make business plans for all sorts of reasons — to attract funding, evaluate future growth, build partnerships, or guide development. Unfortunately, the vast majority of these plans are usually out of date by the time the printer ink dries. Business moves fast: the product’s features morph, …

How to Get Your Idea Approved

When you have an idea, proposal, or recommendation that you believe in, it’s easy to presume that getting it approved will be a breeze. If you see how great the idea is, won’t everyone else? However, whether an audience accepts an idea is often less about the idea itself than about how you present …

A Futuristic Look At The Nation Of San Francisco

By Chris Dannen9 minute Read<p>“The best part is this, the people who think this is weird, the people who sneer at the frontier, who hate technology, …