Samantha Alberts

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Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss

Looking for new skills or insider know-how? Hop online and hone your expertise for free.<p>Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have …

How to Sell Your Idea in Less Than 3 Minutes

This business professor explains his no-fail solution for pitching your startup idea in record time.<p>One thing I have learned over the last few decades of listening to entrepreneurs pitch their ideas is this: it takes me less than three minutes to either tune out or want to know much more. In …

The First-Timer's Guide to Cruising in Alaska

Alaska is sometimes thought of as America's last frontier, with the state's rugged mountains covering huge amounts of land, and much of it largely untouched by humans. It is also home to glaciers and wide waterways, referred to as passages, bordering the thick brush of the mountains. It is these …

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Microsoft Humiliates Siri in Biting Parody of Apple’s iPad Ads

Microsoft says a mouthful in this ad from Crispin Porter + Bogusky. And—surprise!—those words are spoken by Siri, Apple's voice assistant, from an …

This Abercrombie & Fitch Blowup Could Be Different

Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch just announced that same-store sales fell 15% in the first quarter and blamed inventory shortages. But, unless you’ve been living in a cave, you know that Abercrombie & Fitch has seen major social media blowback from some old comments made by its CEO, Mike …

As More Alzheimer's Drugs Fail, Researchers Find Hope In Vitamins And Spice

As more problems arise with pharmaceutical treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, two new studies suggest that compounds in cinnamon and vitamins B12, B6, and folate may offer some protection against the disease that presently affects some 5 million people in the U.S. Just today a new study in <i>Science</i> …

McDonald's CEO Responds to 9-Year-Old Girl Who Claims Kids Are Being Tricked

Don Thompson, CEO of McDonald's Corp., found himself on the grill after a 9-year-old girl accused the fast food giant of trying to "trick kids into …