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Here Comes Hyperloop One: Startup Raises $80 Million

The promise: Traveling at 750 miles per hour, 30 minutes from L.A. to San Francisco.<p>The Hyperloop–a futuristic magnetic levitation transportation system that promises to make it possible for people or cargo to travel at 750 miles an hour in comfortable pods between San Francisco and Los Angeles in …

How To Choose A MBA That Can Be Applied To Your Future Entrepreneurial Endeavors

<b>DIVERSITY</b><p>Seek a global classroom that will help inform future endeavors. MBA programs often attract leaders from around the world, and online programs are no different. The online classroom simulates a team environment and allows students to collaborate with peers in their global class- room on …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

Mark Zuckerberg On The Real Beginnings of Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his annual appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event for a fireside chat with Paul Graham. In this conversation, he spoke about what he first built, never being afraid of making mistakes, and the movement that the social network has become to connect …

Explaining the Hyperloop, in Basic Terms

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop transportation system may seem complicated, but it’s really quite simple.<p>Earlier today, PayPal co-founder and Tesla CEO Elon …

High-speed Rail

US could reclaim role as net energy exporter

Some industry veterans believe it's the biggest development in the energy game since 1859, when the first US oil well gushed from beneath the earth in Titusville, Pennsylvania.<p>In changes that would have been unthinkable just five years ago, the US is set to become a net energy exporter in the next …

Facebook News Feed Event Aug 6 Will Give Much-Needed Rankings Explanation And Reveal What’s Next

Facebook plans to clear up confusion about what appears in the News Feed, announce a ranking algorithm change, and preview the future of the feed at a press event on August 6. The Menlo Park HQ session will be live-streamed to Facebook’s London offices to keep European reporters in the loop. …

Why AngelList will become the Android of venture capital

<i>Gaurav Jain is a Principal at Founder Collective and previously was a Product Manager for Android. He or his firm are not investors in AngelList. Follow him on twitter @gjain.</i><p>Just as Google’s Android operating system has disrupted mobile rivals, I think AngelList will do the same to most incumbent …

Why the US is turning into a subscription-based economy

Rapid changes are taking place in the way people buy things, and companies are reacting accordingly. Increasingly, the US is moving toward a subscription-based economy in which firms will focus less on selling things, and more on gaining recurring customers—a trend seen in companies like Netflix, …

The 3 Different Strategies of Venture Funds

As I wrote about in a post on aligning founder and VC incentives, it’s important for entrepreneurs to understand their own ambitions and the …

Yahoo details Tumblr’s valuation and David Karp’s $81 million retention package

Tumblr owes three-quarters of its value to how cool it is.<p>The blogging startup sold to Yahoo in May for nearly a billion dollars, a staggering price even by the standards of the overheated American tech market. In a regulatory filing out today, Yahoo detailed how it arrived at that $990 million …

Why JavaScript Will Become The Dominant Programming Language Of The Enterprise

<i>Guest author Nolan Wright is the CTO of Appcelerator.</i><p>There is no denying that since its inception in the mid 90’s, JavaScript has become one of the most popular Web development languages. In September 2012, industry analyst firm, RedMonk, showed it as the top language. Much of this is due to its …