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Prediction: Every Business Will Be A Cloud Or Digital Platform Provider, Soon

Many call it the “Platform Economy:” rather than making and selling products and services and sending them over the wall to customers in serial fashion, customers become an intimate part of the entire process from inception to maintenance, wired in digitally.<p>Of course, it takes a platform to make …

Manufacturers Predict Advanced Analytics Will Most Accelerate Supply Chain Performance In 2016

• 24% of global manufacturers ($500M+) predict advanced analytics will make the greatest impact to their supply chain’s performance this year.<br>• 27% of all manufacturers say keeping up with ever-changing customer demands is their biggest supply chain challenge.<br>• 11% of all manufacturers predict adopting …

Manufacturing

Internet of Things (IoT) Predictions

For the third year in a row, the Internet of Things has dominated CES. More than 900 companies out of 3,800 at the show said they had Internet of …

Internet of Things

Data Science Isn't Just For Data Scientists

Today we know that data science isn’t just for data scientists. At least that’s the trend we are seeing radiate upwards from our increasing business-centric approach to the Internet of Things, big data analytics and machine learning. The new data-aware boardroom even sees CEOs and CFOs asking the …

Big Data

10 Ways to Eat Like a Local When You’re Traveling

Once the winter cold sets in, wanderlust tends to creep up and consume our thoughts. There is so much to look forward to on vacation, like loads of shopping and lots of relaxation. But the best part of traveling is getting to try all those different regional cuisines. Who wants to go to chain …

This girl was drinking 3 cups of green tea a day, what happened to her left doctors speechless!

After suffering from headaches, nausea and abdominal pain, a 16-year-old girl from England was diagnosed with urinary tract infection. As her …

Tea

New Facebook Study: Marketers Must Make Smartphone Shopping Easier

Against tall odds, smartphones are finally becoming the go-to device for consumers to research, shop for and buy products and services.<p>But according to new research to be released Feb. 4 by Facebook, consumers still don’t really like the whole experience. Although some 45 percent of shopping …

Mobile Devices

Yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali is in a four-front battle with India’s consumer goods giants

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Last week, Patanjali Ayurved, a company promoted by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, took a big bite of the share held by American multinational, Colgate-Palmolive, in the Indian toothpaste market. Patanjali’s share of the toothpaste pie stood at 4.5% and is poised to grow into …

India

Elon Musk: Tesla will launch version 2 of its home battery this summer

The excitement around the Tesla electric vehicle, and all the innovation it delivers, is rapidly being matched by the interest in the company's …

Apple May Be Developing An Augmented Reality Windscreen For Its (Rumored) Car

Apple, like Facebook and others, is actively exploring its own flavor of a virtual/augmented reality future.<p>Apple is already well into an effort to explore the possibilities of virtual and augmented reality products, and one of the applications may be in the rumored Apple car.<p>If a new report from …

Two Companies Are Racing To Build The First Hyperloop

But both say first large-scale commercial version will be built overseas<p>The Hyperloop might be the brainchild of billionaire inventor Elon Musk, but if it is to become a reality it will be one of two other companies that first brings the futuristic transportation system to the world, reports the</i> …

Hyperloop Race Picks Up Speed

Rival firms are working to build the futuristic transport systems, but high costs interfere<p>To build a hyperloop transportation system, engineers must create a near-vacuum in miles-long tubes, deploy powerful magnets to suspend capsules on a sliver of air and propel passengers at nearly the speed of …

High-speed Rail

Jeff Bezos-backed company launches then lands its rocket... again

Blue Origin has done it again, literally.<p>Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos' private spaceflight company managed to launch and then land its New Shepard …

The No. 1 Communication Problem for Managers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're a new manager or a veteran one, one of the most important foundational skills you need to hone is communications. Some of the most common communication problems for managers include: poor listening, a tendency to "talk …

Leadership

Microsoft Says Windows 10 is Really Popular

Microsoft’s latest operating system is really popular.<p>The company on Jan. 4 announced that Windows 10 is now running on 200 million devices …

China stock market shuts down after shares dive nearly 7%

Consider it the Chinese stock market’s first hangover of 2016.<p>On Monday, the new year’s first day of trading, China’s benchmark Shanghai composite index fell 6.9% to 3,296.66, its lowest level in nearly three months. The Shenzhen composite plunged 8.1%, marking its worst day in nine years. The drop …

Uber sued by drivers excluded from class-action lawsuit

When a federal judge decided last year who could be part of a worker misclassification class-action lawsuit against Uber, two groups of drivers were excluded: Those who drove for Uber through limo companies and those who signed up to drive using corporate or fictitious names.<p>The judge's reasoning? …

Class Action

Stop Tethering Your Developers to a Cubicle With These 3 Best Practices

A high-speed production culture can wear on developers' morale. Is giving them more freedom the antidote?<p><i>Kuty Shalev is the Founder of Clevertech, a New York City-based firm that designs, develops and deploys strategic software for startups.</i><p>Control is part of the human condition. Feeling like …