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How managers could be replaced by software

April 25th, 2015 at 4:33 pm » Comments Off

Executives most likely spend a lot of time thinking about how the internet and automation are changing the nature of employment, but they rarely wonder how technology will have an impact much closer to home: on their own jobs.  

The top paying programming languages for 2015

April 24th, 2015 at 2:12 pm » Comments Off

Computer programming has become the most popular as well as lucrative industries across the world, especially in the United States.  The average salary for a computer programmer just hit the top high rank as it gradually approaches $100,000. NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry. […]

Square has already financed more than $100 million in small business loans

April 24th, 2015 at 1:48 pm » Comments Off

Square CEO Jack Dorsey said in a recent interview that the company has advanced more than $100 million in small business financing to 20,000 over the last year.  

$500,000 for a startup idea sketched on a napkin?

April 23rd, 2015 at 4:35 pm » Comments Off

You have no product, traction, or even a working prototype, but you have an idea for a startup.  Well then you could still get up to $500,000 from a new wave of venture capitalists.  These “pre-seed investors”  will be happy to fund your future business endeavor.  

Bad urban design cost $1 trillion a year

April 7th, 2015 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

According to a new research paper, America’s sprawl cost somewhere in the range of a trillion dollars every year.  

Startups cashing in on the cashless economy

April 6th, 2015 at 4:15 pm » Comments Off

We are now at a place in time when electronic payments technologies are accelerating like never before – and now is the moment for start-ups to break-through.  

The sharing economy to disrupt business travel

April 6th, 2015 at 3:45 pm » Comments Off

  The foundations of the business-travel ecosystem are under more strain than ever before, even with U.S. companies projecting to spend $310 billion on business travel in 2015 (up 6.2 percent from last year).   How they spend that money has become a source of tension and uncertainty.  

Does welfare make America more entrepreneurial?

April 4th, 2015 at 12:48 pm » Comments Off

When governments provide citizens with economic security, research shows that they embolden them to take more risks.  

What if restaurants billed like hospitals?

March 30th, 2015 at 7:49 pm » Comments Off

Going out to eat would be a downright miserable experience if restaurants started billing like hospitals.  

The cost of California’s drought

March 27th, 2015 at 1:16 pm » Comments Off

With the northeast U.S. emerging from yet another snowstorm, California has just recorded its hottest winter ever, with average temperatures 4.4 degrees hotter than the 20th century average.  

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