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21 Sneakers You Should Definitely Buy Before the Weekend

Because it’s payday and you deserve it.<p>It’s the end of Sneaker Week here at Coveteur, and we hope that you’ve enjoyed the plethora of crazy closets …

Once China's richest man, Wang Jianlin is selling off his global empire

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin once boasted about his sprawlingglobal business empire. Now, the country's former richest man is offloading international properties and emphasizing his domesticinvestments.<p>The striking U-turn is the result of pressure from the Chinese government and the need to pay …

China

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This is what an exploding smartphone looks like

We've all become familiar with the images of the aftermath of an exploding smartphone, whether it be a completely destroyed phone, the damaged nearby property, or even bodily injury.<p>But we rarely see the moment a phone catches fire and the panic that ensues.<p>A recent video shows the moment a …

How to Build a Brand the World Will Remember Tomorrow

Brands want to be chosen by customers, and marketing as a discipline is aimed at increasing that likelihood. As a growing body of academic research …

Marketing

Snapchat now has holiday geofilters so prepare for an onslaught

If a party doesn't have its own custom Snapchat filter, did it even happen?<p>Not according to Snapchat. The filter-friendly OGs launched a jolly new …

Albert raises $2.5 million for its finance app that helps you save money

Everyone knows the basics of how to improve their financial health: put money into savings, track your spending, reduce your debt, look for ways to save on your monthly bills, and make smart investments. Where people struggle is translating that knowledge into specific actions you can take today. …

Harvard men’s soccer team season canceled over lewd document

Harvard has canceled the remainder of their men’s soccer season after an investigation into lewd documents produced in regards to the women’s team on …

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Conversational chatbots are yielding superior user interfaces

It may be hard to believe all the hype out there about chatbots – if only because there’s just so darn much of it out there right now to believe. But I’m here to attest that bots are not just a fad. Based on the early returns we’ve witnessed since developing one to use with our community of sports …

Chatbots

The Best UI/UX Design Books & Resources for Designers (Updated)

This is a list of the best UI/UX books and resources recommended by the major professional websites and blogs covering UI design, UX design, and web d …

UX Design

The Anatomy Of A Great UX Design Leader

Seven key traits the best UX design leaders share<p>The job market for user experience designers is booming, and academic programs have sprung up to meet demand. Missing from most discussions about the UX design education gap is the need for great UX design <i>leaders</i>. These are senior-level managers who …

Tesla Autopilot wasn't created so cars could drive themselves

Two federal-government agencies are investigating the tragic incident, along with other nonfatal accidents involving Autopilot.<p>The crash has also set off a debate about what the future holds for driverless cars.<p>But much of the discussion around Tesla's response to the incident is missing the point …

Tesla

Mark Zuckerberg in Germany: 'Hate speech has no place on Facebook'

Mark Zuckerberg conceded Friday that Facebook didn’t do enough until recently to police hate speech on the social media site in Germany, but said that it has made progress and has heard the message “loud and clear”.<p>German authorities, concerned about racist abuse being posted on Facebook and other …

Social Media

Chargers' updated stadium search focuses on downtown location

Chargers chairman Dean Spanos reiterated last week that in order for the team to stay in San Diego beyond the 2016 season they would need a new …

San Diego

How to Apply Design Thinking—to Your Own Life

A review of Ayse Birsel's "Design the Life You Love: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Meaningful Future"<p>A New Year's resolution is the easiest …

Google's vision for the future of smartphone design

Google's Matias Duarte has a problem. In the next ten years he wants to replace the computer on your desk and the phone in your pocket with a smart, …

This Snatch Of Code Can Give Any Website Better Typography

Typeset is a new Javascript tool that can make any website worthy of Gutenberg. (Not Steve.)<p>Good typography on the web is pretty rare, because it’s hard. Consider quotes. Books use smart quotes, or quotation marks that mirror each other both horizontally and vertically on either side of the term …

Greek government offers sweeping proposal in exchange for $59 billion bailout

Greece finally met a deadline that counted on Thursday and made a series of sweeping proposals that its creditors needed by midnight to set off a mad …

Two self-driving cars avoid each other on Californian roads

A self-driving Audi owned by Delphi Automotive took “appropriate action” to avoid one of Google’s self-driving Lexus cars after it cut it off on a Californian road in a rare meeting of driverless vehicles.<p>John Absmeier, who was travelling in his company’s car at the time, said the Delphi Audi was …

Autonomous Cars

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

UI Design

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, March 2015

The Web is packed with some of the most amazing, inspiring, and downright cool projects that you’ll ever see. And thanks to the fantastic web design …

5 Skills Workers Will Need To Be Successful In The Future

She started out as a lawyer and then launched a public finance business. She worked at Lehman Brothers, became a White House fellow, started a television division for Time Warner, ran Americast, and worked at Maveron, a venture capital firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.<p>Today, Miller is …

3 Steps to Disrupt an Industry and Master Startup Judo | Inc.com

When you're the leader of a start-up looking to disrupt an industry, you need a clear, focused strategy. Like judo, you need to take advantage of your strengths to compete--but only when you can put up a fight.<p>Here's how you can prepare:<p><b>1. Train by yourself to avoid head-on collisions with</b> …

Innovation

Steve Jobs to Cristiano Ronaldo: how innovators lead their field

While Virgin Disruptors Silicon Valley showcased some truly unique innovators, with the likes of Megan Smith and Tony Fadell offering up some …

Cristiano Ronaldo

Y Combinator-Backed Checkr Automates Background Checks For The New, On-Demand Economy

The nature of employment is changing. Thanks to a growing number of platforms offering on-demand services in more places around the world, there’s now massive demand for workers to perform services and deliver goods to users. As those businesses have scaled up, that’s created a need for better …

GoTenna Lets You Text Your Friends Even When There's No Signal

Anyone who sends texts (so, that's pretty much everyone) knows that sending messages in big crowds or remote places is often a lot easier said than …