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This Is What Really Happens When a Startup Fails | Inc.com

Three weeks ago, the Canvas team had returned from winter holidays, hunkering back into work at the company's Union Square office in New York City. Just weeks earlier, the company--seven people, including its 26-year-old founder, Chris Poole--had a major success in launching its first iPhone app, …

Startups

It’s a services world: How $1.99 a month can help a company reap millions

With the announcement of Nest’s acquisition by Google for $3.2 billion last week, the entire technology industry was thrown into hypergear …

7 Regrets to Avoid Before You Retire | Inc.com

Over the years we’ve interviewed thousands of people about their work, including many recent retirees. One of our favorite questions for the recently departed (from work) is about their regrets.<p>While isn't uncommon for business professionals to wish they had done things differently, their ideas on …

Career Development

Three Years A Bear, Citi Morphs Into a Mining Bull

The case for a revival in the mining sector attracted a fresh advocate yesterday when Citigroup said it had turned bullish about mining for the first time in three years.<p>There was, however, a proviso. A research report dated January 16 acknowledged that the switch from neutral, and a previous …

My Five Favorite Bio-Pharma Stocks from the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

No Biotech Stock Mailbag this week owing to my J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference travels, but I'm going to use the blog to answer some reader …

3 ETF Trends That Might Shock the 'Risk-On' Mindset

NEW YORK (ETF Expert) --How long did investors fret the possible combination of employment weakness and the U.S. <b>Federal Reserve</b> staying the course of …

Mass Affluence And The Middle Class Of The Future

At this moment, approximately 3 billion people—close to 40% of the world’s population—are moving to something approximating a middle-class standard of living.1 This move toward “Mass Affluence” is one of the world’s truly important and durable investment themes.<p>This megatrend is fueled, in part, by …

How the iPhone 5S replaced my Fitbit

Now that the Fitbit iOS app can track my steps using the iPhone's built-in M7 chip, I've stopped carrying my Fitbit Ultra. And that's a warning sign for the emerging wearables category.<p>I haven't charged my Fitbit Ultra in over three weeks. And I doubt I ever will again.<p>Ever since I bought an iPhone …

Fitness Technology

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

Cooking

3 Under-$10 Stocks Moving Higher

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stock Markets

Here’s A Much Better Way To Store And Transport Your Macbook Power Cord [OS X Tips]

Ok, sure, this is more of a tip for those with a Macbook Pro or Air, or any other Apple laptop in the last few years with the fantastic tiny power brick design to it.<p>I know that I’ve struggled for years on the best way to tuck the two pieces of the power cable away. I’ve generally settled on …

Fitbit Force vs. Jawbone UP24: Which activity tracker should you buy?

Advertisement<p>54 Comments<p>There’s little doubt that activity trackers will be a hot gift this holiday season, but which one should you give?<p>Recently …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Home Office Design: 7 Very Creative Space Savers

Tired of a cramped home office space? These creative--and extreme--home offices may help conjure up a creative solution.

Home Offices

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters | Inc.com

Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk by so and so?" Powerful enough to change your life in 18 short minutes and garnering millions upon millions of views, the best TED talks are well-deserved …

Public Speaking

5 Ways To Get Good Bacteria In Your Stomach

We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our body.<p>As foreign as it sounds, the word microbiome may soon be part of the mainstream lexicon. The term refers to the microbes or bacteria that naturally inhabit the body from the surface of your skin to your gut. We tend to think of microbes as …

Wellness

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

Gear & Gadgets

Li Ka-shing: No Plan To Withdraw From China And Hong Kong

Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, has gone on record with a Chinese newspaper in Guangzhou to refute months of speculation about his intention to withdraw investments from Hong Kong and China.<br>Li spoke from his office in central Hong Kong with reporters from Nanfang Daily, a sister publication to the …

Kennedy assassination: memory and myth refuse to die after 50 years

JFK's 1,036 days as president exert an enduring grip on the public imagination, but opinions are divided over his record<p>These days, it is only the world's grandparents who can tell you where they were when they heard John F Kennedy was dead. For decades that was a staple of the global collective …

Profit From 5 Trades Warren Buffett Made

BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- What's Warren Buffett buying? As usual, when <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> ( BRK.B) released its 13F filing to the public on Friday, …

EPR Properties Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 6.15% Yield (EPR)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

The Disneys: Not the happiest family on Earth

On Labor Day 2009, a young woman named Michelle Lund was rushed to an Orange County, Calif. hospital with a brain aneurysm following a night of partying with friends. Within days, as she teetered on the brink of death, the lines had been drawn in a vicious battle over $400 million that has torn one …

This Chef Taught Herself How To Catch Hackers Then Got A Great Job As A Computer Security Guru

But today we bring you the story of a woman who taught herself how to <i>catch</i> hackers.<p>In one big jump, Ashley Hamilton changed careers from a line cook at a popular San Francisco eatery to a computer security guru. She didn't know how to program. She didn't know how to hack. But by studying books, …

White Hat

Study shows that design alone is not enough – it's what sticks out that counts

Design is important. You know that, Apple knows that, and anyone who has ever designed a cereal box knows that.<p>But new research shows that, when it …

As luck would have it

BAD though it has been, the AIDS epidemic would have been a great deal worse but for a strange and unexplained quirk. Infected mothers, it was …

Public Health