Monthly Archives: August 2014

Google is working on delivery drones too

Google reveals that it has been experimenting with drone deliveries for the past two-years but says any commercial use is years off. Google wants you to know that it too is experimenting with drones to ferry products to your doorstep. … Continue reading

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How to Solve Google’s Crazy Open-Ended Interview Questions

One of the most important tools in critical thinking about numbers is to grant yourself permission to generate wrong answers to mathematical problems you encounter. Deliberately wrong answers! Engineers and scientists do it all the time, so there’s no reason … Continue reading

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Google IO 2014: A reach too far by Google?

SAN FRANCISCO: One way to think of Google is as an extremely helpful, all-knowing, hyper-intelligent executive assistant. Already, it can remind you about your flight, open up your boarding pass when you get to the airport and offer you driving … Continue reading

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Coke Takes a Monster Step Beyond Soda

Coca-Cola (KO) has gulped a $2.15 billion slug of Monster Beverage (MNST) in a move to hedge a decline in soft-drink sales. These days, caffeine doesn’t carry as much health stigma as the corn syrup that makes up most of Coke’s … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Startup’s Plan to End Health Insurance Tyranny, With Slick Tools

Insurance companies are notoriously unloved. But few of us hold as much contempt for the industry as Ali Diab. For Diab, insurance companies aren’t just opaque and overpriced bureaucracies, they’re “profiteering, morally hazardous middlemen” who will do anything to avoid … Continue reading

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The 15 most profitable business sectors

These sectors have the biggest profit margins, according to a new report. Health care and real estate dominate a list of the country’s 15 most profitable privately-held businesses, according to a report released Wednesday by Sageworks, a financial information company. That heavy … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Expanding Your Business Internationally

After a good idea grows into a business, it’s natural to have a desire to expand the operation to an entirely new audience. However, much like forging an idea into a full-fledged (and, most importantly, successful) company, establishing a bigger … Continue reading

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