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The Fatal Flaw That Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Shared

Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. Sixteen years later, that dominance is looking threadbare. The reason is failed leadership, and Apple – currently the dominant tech firm for the mobile era – is at risk of making …

Ten Unmistakable Signs Of A Toxic Culture

The biggest problem for many working people is that the actual work on their desks is the easiest part of the job. Nothing they are responsible for doing at work is especially challenging.<p>It’s only hard to do the job because of the politics, the stupid rules and the dark, fearful energy that flows …

The Workplace

Blockchain could soon power stock markets, music sales, and health records — here's how it works

It's a technology conceived by the mysterious creator of bitcoin— the digital currency championed by a motley crew of privacy-obsessed libertarians, social activists, and some criminals.<p>Now the idea of blockchain has gripped Wall Street's biggest institutions.<p>Its enthusiasts think it could change …

Blockchain

10 Disturbing Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Freddy Krueger’s metal fingernails and melted face might be scary, but he’s no match for some of the real-life people who have been featured in …

Amazon Prime Gets You The Washington Post for Free But Only If You Activate It

The <i>Washington Post</i> has a metered paywall, meaning that after you’ve read a few articles online, they ask you to subscribe. If you’re sick and tired …

Why aren’t Macs being built with touch screens? And why this will change…

Steve Jobs:<p>No one wants to see a movie on a small screen<br>• No one wants to read a book on a small screen<br>• No one needs a computerized watch<br>• We don’t need …

How Amazon Adapted Its Business Model to India

When Amazon decided to enter the Indian e-commerce market, it was clear from the outset that something would have to give. That something was the very business model that had made Amazon an internet powerhouse in the U.S.<p>Amazon.com debuted as an online bookstore in 1994. Founder Jeff Bezos’s …

How-To: Enable hands-free ‘Hey Siri’ voice activation on macOS Sierra

At this year’s WWDC 2016, Apple introduced the only feature I really cared about seeing making its move onto macOS: Siri. The voice assistant had finally found its way onto the next obvious platform. While I was excited to see it available, I wasn’t ecstatic to see it would take a keyboard shortcut …

Siri

Here’s What Happens When Employees Have Flexible Work Hours

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Luxury Brands Rethinking How Cars Are Sold

In the competitive market for luxury cars, brands are continuously experimenting with new ways to reach their target customers. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Cadillac are the latest automakers to rethink how cars are sold.<p>Tesla has a vastly different retail structure than other manufacturers; It is the …

Customer Service

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone Advertisments Cloned by Copycat Samsung

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung have been in a cat and mouse game for quite some time now, with each aiming to outrun other, and in the process …

Google Study Reveals How Canadians Feel About YouTube Ads vs. TV Ads

A new study released by Google today reveals how Canadians really feel about advertisements on YouTube vs. TV.<p>“Creating a great ad is only half the …

Electric car startups fueled by Chinese money aim to catch Tesla | Reuters

MENLO PARK, Calif. (Reuters) - A few miles from Tesla Motors Inc’s (TSLA.O) Palo Alto headquarters, a Silicon Valley startup plans to challenge the electric car maker with a rival family of vehicles designed and built in the United States with major backing from Chinese investors.<p>Atieva's Vice …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla’s new 60kWh pricing option is a software revolution, here are the exclusive details

As expected, Tesla announced a new Model S 60 today with a starting price point of $66,000 before Federal Tax in the US, under $60K after the $7500 tax credit. But Tesla really didn’t release a new car today – the company released a new software configuration and pricing model. That small change …

Tesla adds new lower cost Model S options

On Thursday without prior notice or any fanfare, US electric car company Tesla added a new entry-level model to its premium line of plug-in executive …

The story behind the ‘false’ Tesla suspension complaints to NHTSA

Following reports of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) probing Tesla over a possible problem with the Model S’ suspension and the automaker’s goodwill agreement, it came to light that several false and/or misleading complaints were filed with NHTSA.<p>A spokesperson for NHTSA …

Indian Prime Minister Jokes About U.S. Politics During Congressional Speech

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joked that the U.S. Congress was known for its bipartisanship and its harmony during a lengthy address to a joint …

BMW Beats Tesla in Bid to Supply Los Angeles Police With Electric Cars

BMW has won a bid to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with electric vehicles after months of field testing that pitted the German automaker …

Norway to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2025; Tesla CEO Elon Musk welcomes move

Norway's MPs have reportedly agreed to ban or reduce the sale of all cars running on petrol and diesel after 2025, according to rt.com. Tesla CEO …

This Is How Little Government Support Tesla Motors Actually Receives

The electric-car maker receives virtually no direct support from state or federal governments.<p>One of the most prominent criticisms of <b>Tesla</b> …

Tesla Superchargers No Cheaper Than Gasoline

Elon Musk said Supercharger usage won’t be included in the Model 3’s base price. It’ll be a separate charge. This should have been expected by …

Electric Vehicles

Elon Musk: Tesla could make a 400-mile range car today

"We could make a 400-mile range car today, like, that wouldn't be too big of a deal. It's decreasing the cost per unit of energy of the battery packs so you can make the car affordable. That's actually the important thing," Musk said at Vox Media's Code Conference on Wednesday evening.<p>Currently, …

“Shark Tank” is a great deal for entrepreneurs, and other myths about the hit show

America is obsessed with entrepreneurship. HBO’s hit <i>Silicon Valley</i> has spread words like “pivot” and “growth hacking” through the American lexicon. Mattel offers a pink “entrepreneurial Barbie,” complete with iPhone and high heels. And for 7 million Americans, the height of this cultural narrative …

Entrepreneurship

Inside the Company That Wants to Be the Netflix of Lucid Dreaming

What if it were possible to choose your dreams every night? The Kiev-based company Luciding claims that its signature headset, called the LucidCatcher, puts you in control of your dreams by administering a minor electrical shock to the brain during REM sleep. MEL films toured the company and …