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Autonomous cars are the focus of Cyanogen, Andrasta, now Cyngn

The commercial upstart that was meant to take Android to the next level has finally folded on that mission and may be looking at testing autonomous …

Tipsy Cow

Want to sleep better? Eat protein (and skip the cake) before bed

Sure, protein’s a supermacro that, along with its other duties, repairs and builds muscle after intense exercise. But it may have another, more …

Nutrition

What Customer Problems Do You Solve, Not What Do You Do!

I was leading a discussion about value propositions with a group of product developers and marketers. We were getting ready to launch a new product, …

The Progressive Case for Teaching Shakespeare

Last week, high school English teacher Dana Dusbiber took to the pages of <i>The Washington Post</i> to explain why she is reluctant to assign Shakespeare to …

Texas is creating a gold depository to rival Fort Knox and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

"The Texas Bullion Depository," Abbott said in a statement, "will become the first state-level facility of its kind in the nation, increasing the security and stability of our gold reserves and keeping taxpayer funds from leaving Texas to pay for fees to store gold in facilities outside our …

Ludwig von Mises

'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O'Leary's outlook on money will make you suspicious of everyone you meet

"Here's the cold hard truth," the "Shark Tank" investor writes. "No matter how much money you make, the world is designed to take it away."<p>Between the bank collecting fees, the lender charging you for a mortgage, the credit card companies facilitating your spending for a price, the insurance …

Kevin O'Leary

Warren Buffett was right: Trains are awesome at telling you what's going on in the economy

Warren Buffett once said that if he were stuck on a desert island and allowed only one number to know how the economy was doing, he would pick railcar traffic.<p>Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Ethan Harris and Alex Lin have run the numbers, and they found that of six weekly indicators (railcar …

Markets

Jaguar Land Rover’s Design Chief On The Future Of Cars

We chat with Gerry McGovern before the New York Auto Show on self-driving cars, the limits of technology, and the enduring power of beauty.<p>It’s a fascinating time to be a car designer. With the impending rise of self-driving vehicles, new technology for better visibility on the road, and more, …

Meet Nuimo, a Universal Remote for Your Home's Connected Devices

In the smart home of the future, you'll be able to control everything from the lights to the shower temperature with your phone — but what fun is that? Nuimo is a device that connects to your other devices, allowing you to control them with natural gestures and a smoothly spinning dial. It's simply …

Home Automation

CarPlay is getting support for auto maker apps and more

Apple‘s CarPlay has gotten its moment in the WWDC 2015 spotlight, with Apple revealing there are a bunch of changes coming to CarPlay, but two big …

INRIX connected car driving intelligence for roads, retail & ads

INRIX announced a new analytics platform to help users understand data from the connected car for urban planning, retail site selection and …

Car Tech

Bill Ford says he will focus on self-driving cars and shared vehicles

Selling cars and trucks won’t be enough to keep Ford Motor Co. rolling for a second century, so the company is operating on parallel paths to prepare …

Barclays Bank

How to Improve Your Mood Right Now: 3 Simple Habits

I often write about how a good start to your day often leads to having a good day in general.A social, an energetic or a productive start sets the …

Happiness

Improve Your Sleep Quality

Get the right kind of shut-eye to wake refreshed tomorrow<p>Sleep helps you build muscle, recover from training, and even maintain a healthy weight, but most of us don’t get enough of it. While people generally equate "good sleep" with getting eight consecutive hours, a University of California–San …

This was the thing that made Steve Jobs so great

One of the few men who could call himself Steve Jobs' boss, former Apple CEO John Sculley, talks about why in his new book, "Moonshot."<p>"Steve was not an engineer — he just saw different things that people were working on and connected the dots between them," Sculley wrote in his new book, notes the …

John Sculley

Why A Good Night's Sleep Is The Secret To Success

<i>By Elizabeth Renter for U.S. News</i><p>Tossing and turning the night before a big presentation at work, or going without sleep for reasons you just can't explain -- there's little doubt that failure to get a good night's sleep leaves you groggy and dazed, at best. But the cognitive effects of sleep …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Retirement

The Question Every CEO Should Ask The Company's HR Leader

What do CEOs and their HR chiefs talk about? With luck, they talk about everything — about hiring, and the state of the organization, and upcoming events. I hope they talk about who’s getting promoted and who’s leaving and what’s new and how the team is holding up.<p>There’s one question every CEO …

The Workplace

In 1982, Steve Jobs presented an amazingly accurate theory about where creativity comes from

It was a chance for Jobs to talk to high-achieving youngsters about how to make their lives and the world better.<p>"<b>If you're gonna make connections which are innovative ... you have to not have the same bag of experiences as everyone else does</b>," he said, echoing research on creativity, "or else …

Creativity

Motivation and Self Improvement

Posted on December 28, 2017 by<p>Has life been quite dull lately? Do you find yourself stuck in a rut that’s not letting to get anywhere in life? Here …

Feds Say Requiring Car-to-Car Technology Could Prevent Accidents

A safety study suggests the systems could prevent more than half a million crashes and 1,000 deaths a year.<p>New wireless technology that allows cars to talk to each other should be required in new cars and light trucks, the Obama administration said Monday, arguing the change would prevent thousands …

How Google and Apple Are Going to Take Over Your Car

Aug.18.2014 / 5:33 PM ET<p>Is this an Apple or an Android car? That may be the question you find yourself asking in the not-so-distant future.<p>Just like Apple and Google continue to battle for market share in the smartphone and tablet space, they are also going to be increasingly fighting for dominance …

Car Tech

Send a Gratitude Email This Monday Morning

Most of us hate Mondays. Consider making Monday better for yourself and someone else by sending a gratitude message first thing in the morning.<p>We've …

Breathtaking Interpretation of the Traditional Californian Ranch House and Farm Tower

This astounding home located on a half acre lot in Silicon Valley was imagined as a re-interpretation of traditional shapes corrupted by the need to …

Freshome.com - Interior design ideas, home decorating photos and pictures, home design, and contemporary world architecture new for your inspiration.

Coco Chanel, famous for her black-and-white signature fashion and accessories, may be long gone but she would love the latest venture in her name: …

Interior Design

Everybody is making connected cars but nobody knows how to make money from them

Every major automobile manufacturer is making some sort of connected car—vehicles embedded with internet connections to provide richer navigation, diagnostics, and entertainment options. But internet connections in cars—just like the ones in homes and on phones—can be costly. And carmakers have no …

Internet of Things