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Process – The proposal you receive should be extremely descriptive about what to expect from the process, and should highlight the major steps of the …Business Strategy
New rules on how the internet should be governed have been approved by the Federal Communications Commission.
In what is seen as a victory for advocates of net neutrality, the commission voted in favour of changes proposed by chairman Tom Wheeler.
Three commissioners voted in favour and two …Net Neutrality
Companies adept at using digital tools along the consumer decision journey are gaining a sizable lead over competitors.The Internet has become an …Marketing
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A survey of 6,000 consumers around the globe turned up even more significant results, particularly among people ages …Brand Loyalty
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We’ve all seen the ads for capabilities enabled by the Internet of Things, and we certainly remember the animated …Internet of Things
Even though we are all told that the recommended amount of sleep is 8 hours, everyone seems to function differently on the same amounts of sleep. The …Sleep
M&SHovering your mouse over the product image reveals how it looks on a human being rather than a floating invisible body. This covers all bases in …E-commerce
You know where you want your business to go and have a clear strategy for the future. But having this alignment doesn’t mean you will achieve all of …UX Design
Canonical wants to move us away from the app-centric mobile experience.
The mobile market is saturated. Any new entrants are doomed from the start. And if you need proof, just look at Windows Phone or BlackBerry. The problem is that you need an app ecosystem to gain market share, but you need market …Ubuntu
A new research initiative has created a $34 smartphone accessory that can test blood for both syphilis and HIV, requires no battery, and can be …
Editor’s note: Jeff Markowitz is a partner at Greylock Partners where he focuses on managing executive talent relationships both in and outside of the portfolio.
You have been searching for months to find the perfect fit for a much-needed senior executive at your company. You’ve interviewed countless …Compensation
Editor’s Note: Tyler Perry is partner and general manager at Bateman Group, a PR and social media communications firm with offices in New York and San Francisco.
When WeWork scored a $355 million funding round with a stunning $5 billion valuation at the end of 2014, the shared workspace startup …New York
Apple and Tesla are in the midst of an intense bidding war for each other’s employees, according to Bloomberg. Tesla has so far poached more Apple staffers than any other company at 150, and Apple has tried to unsuccessfully lure Tesla’s people with big paychecks.
Tesla’s obsession with stealing …Elon Musk
But maybe you have some ideas to fix it?
This week, the Department of Transportation released Beyond Traffic, a report the agency describes as a 'draft framework' for the future of transportation here in the United States. And as it stands, our future looks pretty bleak.
In the forward to the report, …Transportation
Silicon Valley is the place to be, tech living is the life for me
There are a lot of factors to consider when founding your startup--but one that may not get considered much is location. According to a recent research report published in Science, certain locations tend to have a larger representation …Startups
When you need to convince someone of something, emotional intelligence is the skill to rely on.
If your project needed $20 million in funding and you had to send someone to appear before the US Senate to get it, would you choose former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer or the beloved children's …Emotions
Remember the old saying it’s “as clear as mud”? This comment is usually made out of confusion and frustration. In today’s complex IT world, clarity, …Predictability
Good infographics tell stories to the audience, and you sales presentations should too. The Anatomy of the Perfect Sales Presentation from Clemence …Sales
From backyard picnics to pro leagues, the Frisbee has been the ultimate flying disc for more than 60 years.The post The Design Genius of the Frisbee. …Frisbee
Echoing US online retailer Amazon, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday tested a drone delivery service, promising to whisk ginger tea to …China
What is Apple Search? That's a question a lot of people will be asking over the coming months, after Cult of Mac spotted a job ad that references the as-yet-unknown service. The job summary calls for a project manager to work on "a search platform supporting hundreds of millions of users" and "play …Search
There's no business like snow business
If you ask me, driving during a snowstorm is something to be avoided at all costs, but if you have no choice on the matter, or if you're just curious, high-tech tracking systems in some cities now let you remain well-informed about the state of the roads. Some …Realtime
That $1 Billion TransferWise Deal Is Exactly Why Mark Carney Worries About 'An Uber-Type Situation In Financial Services'
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney worries that technology will disrupt the banking and financial services industry in just the same way that it has torn apart newspapers, radio and the postal service. His chief concern is that governments will fail to regulate it until it's too late — "an …Mark Carney
Local Motors is building "micro-factories" and plans to sell a printed electric vehicle in 12 to 18 months
Local Motors, a Phoenix-based start-up that aims to be the world’s first producer of 3-D–printed cars, plans to start selling its unconventional vehicles within 12 to 18 months.
To bolster its …Electric Vehicles
While working on new branding, designers stumbled on an awesome visual illusion.
Look at this new Sonos logo. It radiates with energy. But do you notice anything else? No? Try scrolling up and down on the page. There you go. Ingenious, right? It looks like soundwaves emit straight from its core. …
Whether you're being copied or looking to others for inspiration, imitation and innovation often go hand-in-hand.
Some of the best ideas come from the most unexpected of places.
Henry Ford is known for introducing one of the greatest innovations in American history: the assembly line. The inspiration …Innovation
When breaking the rules is the smart thing to do and when the risk just isn't worth it.
No one likes to be thought of as a conformist who’s afraid to take a chance and break the rules every once in a while.
But breaking rules for the sake of doing so—or without at least a good understanding of what’s …Austin