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Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through empty space, around corners, and even through walls.<p>A pair of German researchers have developed a method to harness Wi-Fi signals to capture 3D …

Wi-Fi

RBC: Here's how Apple becomes a $1 trillion company (AAPL)

AP<p>Apple currently has a market cap of roughly $798 billion, but some analysts think the tech giant has the potential to surpass the $1 trillion mark relatively soon.<p>If Apple can continue to increase revenue, expand both gross and operating margins, and sustain share buybacks, the Cupertino tech …

Stocks

AltSchool: Designing the Future of Learning

« Structures Drive Behavior: Right is Magic, Wrong is Deadly | Main<p>| No comments<p>Colleen Broderick came to appreciate the pedagogy of wonderful ideas …

Learning

Ethereum Could Be Worth More Than Bitcoin Very Soon

Ether is the second most valuable cryptocurrency on the planet, and gunning for Bitcoin's crown.<p>Ethereum has been a grand slam for the tech and entrepreneurial community, major corporations, as well as Ether investors.<p>If you aren't familiar, what Bitcoin does for payments, Ethereum does for …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Miner Canaan Acquires Blockchain Notary Service

Bitcoin mining hardware firm Canaan has acquired document timestamping service Proof of Existence.<p>Founded in 2013 by Manuel Araoz and Esteban Ordano, …

Bitcoin

The bizarre naming trends that modern startups follow

Startups put great effort into finding the perfect name. Ideally, it should be short, memorable, descriptive, and easy to pronounce.<p>Names that meet all the criteria are commonly taken, however, so most founders find a compromise. They settle on a creative misspelling, add a word or just string …

Startups

Researchers discover exactly how useless college really is

The value of a college degree has perhaps never been more in question and yet we’re still struggling with whether and how to measure it.<p>But a new …

Education

Spotify acquires music AI startup Niland as it looks to improve music discovery

Spotify this week has acquired a music artificial intelligence startup called Niland as it looks to improve its music recommendation backend. Spotify announced the acquisition on its website, saying that AI can be instrumental in improving music search and recommendations.<p>At this point, specific …

Apple Music

6 Innovative Ways to Attract New Customers

Trouble luring in new business? Check out these insights from entrepreneurs about how they did it.<p>This story appears in the May 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Attracting new customers is no easy task. However, there are certain new and innovative strategies you can employ to make your …

Marketing

This Is Now the Most Popular City in the U.S. for New Businesses

Meanwhile, the Bay Area continues to lose its appeal for fledgling entrepreneurs.<p>It's official: the hottest place for new startup activity is the South.<p>That's according to the Kauffman Foundation, which released Thursday its annual Startup Activity Index detailing national, state, and metro area …

Startups

"World's fastest go-kart" would hit 60 mph in 1.5 seconds

Tesla has already demonstrated the performance potential of electric power in cars, but the technology hasn't made the same splash in the world of go …

Go-karts

Hypnotic video shows thousands of autonomous crates flying through Ocado's robo-factory

At any one time, 8,000 crates fly through the 'most automated warehouse of its kind'<p>Online shopping is easy – but getting those groceries from a …

Robots

5 Startups That Nailed Their 'Shark Tank' Pitches This Year

These startups sell solutions for cyberbullying, Afghan saffron, and much more--and they went home happy during Season 8 of Shark Tank.<p>Over the course of eight seasons, entrepreneurs have braved the waters and pitched their startups to the panel of <i>Shark Tank</i> investors. Companies can experience …

Entrepreneurship

9 Super Simple Ways You Can Practice Emotional Intelligence Every Day

You'll need it. By the year 2020, expect emotional intelligence to be one of the top 10 job skills.<p>Last year, the World Economic Forum released its fascinating <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, looking at the employment, skills, and work force strategy we should expect by 2020, as the Fourth Industrial …

Emotional Intelligence

Test Your Memory With a Game Designed by Johns Hopkins Researchers

This video from Johns Hopkins University feels like your basic memory game. Viewers are first asked to look at a series of moving images; later in …

Cool Stuff

Stop telling your child they're 'amazing'. Instead, say this.

Is praise always good?<p>A new study presented at the British Psychological Society's Annual Conference showed regular parental praise, specifically five times a day, improves a child's well being. The study, based on England’s De Montfort University’s Five Praises campaign, surveyed 38 parents of 2- …

Parenting

24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at …

Learning

Canada Unveils 'Dinosaur Mummy' Found With Skin And Gut Contents Intact

“We don’t just have a skeleton. We have a dinosaur as it would have been.”<p>After more than 110 million years encased in stone, an impeccably preserved, dragon-like dinosaur has been unveiled by paleontologists in Canada and it’s unlike anything they’ve seen before.<p>The remains of an armor-plated …

Dinosaurs

How to Run a Minimalist Business

Minimalism is a mindset rather than a blind.<p>Minimalism isn't just for people who want to live out of a backpack or cram their life into a tiny house.<p>The ideas of being minimal can also easily apply to business - and I should know because I've been using them for nearly twenty years.<p>Minimalism is a …

Small Business

Top Six Sigma Consultant Saves Billions for Clients. Then Explains Why Most Process Improvements Fail Utterly.

Subir Chowdhury has saved Fortune 100 companies billions of dollars. Here are his 4 simple principles to create a great culture with a caring mindset.<p>The New York Times has referred to Subir Chowdhury as a "leading Quality Expert". Recently, Chowdhury and his team helped save one of his Fortune 100 …

Leadership

Macy's just confirmed the end of department stores as we know them

Macy's is morphing into a discount store.<p>The department store chain is rolling out self-service systems in its shoe departments nationwide, meaning customers will serve themselves instead of finding a salesperson to retrieve shoes.<p>The rollout will be completed by August, the company said on …

Trends

This Startup is the Airbnb of Warehouses and Has Amazon in Its Sights - Bloomberg

A Seattle startup has come out of nowhere to offer online merchants something even Amazon doesn’t: overnight ground delivery to nearly anyone in the …

Startups

This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Batteries

Why Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert Say Colleges and Universities Are Broken

They aren't just complaining. They're offering alternatives.<p>Malcolm Gladwell couldn't be more clear in his podcast about a school ranked by some as the number one liberal arts college:<p>There's only one solution. If you're looking at liberal arts colleges, don't go to Bowdoin. Don't let your kids go …

Education

How online marketplace Silk Road became the Craigslist for illegal drugs

TechRepublic caught up with Nick Bilton, author of American Kingpin, the story of how Ross Ulbricht created an online marketplace for drugs and …

Tech Industry

Your Partially Used Hotel Soap Has an Unexpected Afterlife

What's the best part about staying in a hotel? The abundance of free items you can take, of course! But have you ever wondered what happens to the …

afterlife

Vending machine sells weed and booze, is totally not a narc

It uses a biometric scanner to verify your age and can also cut you off before you've had too much to drink.<p>There's a reason why booze, medicine and marijuana aren't in vending machines in the US.<p>Besides the whole matter of age authentication, there's also the need to make sure people aren't …

Cannabis

The Underground Spots in Hawaii Every Traveler Needs to Know Now

While American citizens technically don’t need a passport to visit Hawaii, when you touch down in this must-see tropical destination, you’ll …

Hawaii

6 Creative Ways to Develop Your Team (That Won't Cost Any Money)

If you work in a large company, there are lots of formal ways you can develop your people. Small companies often don't have the resources or infrastructure, but that doesn't mean you can't come up with great ways to develop your people.<p>Whether you run a Fortune 100 company or a small start-up, you …

Leadership