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Budgeting Time for Play is Good Business
knowledge economy

Budgeting Time for Play is Good Business

Hard work is crucial to success but a single minded focus is overrated. Cultivating new skills like playing an instrument or working with our hands has serendipitous benefits for problem solving at work.
Jack Flanagan
Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music
100 Brilliant Companies

Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music

Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with listeners of other services, such as Spotify.
Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear
Technology

Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
Sell Like a (Literal) Rock Star With These 5 Takeaways
Sales

Sell Like a (Literal) Rock Star With These 5 Takeaways

Use these lessons from some of the biggest acts in music to up your game with your clients.
Steve Jones
Music Mogul and Entrepreneur Dr. Dre: I'm the 'First Billionaire in Hip Hop'
Mergers and Acquisitions

Music Mogul and Entrepreneur Dr. Dre: I'm the 'First Billionaire in Hip Hop'

In an expletive-riddled video recording, the famous rapper and entrepreneur behind Beats Electronics seemingly confirm's Apple's $3.2 billion offer to buy the company.
Jason Fell
Hear That? Apple May Buy Beats Electronics in $3.2 Billion Mega Deal.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hear That? Apple May Buy Beats Electronics in $3.2 Billion Mega Deal.

Looking to amplify its 'cool' factor, Apple is reportedly in talks to buy the premium headphone maker.
Lauren Covello
Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)
Inspiration

Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance.
Geoff Weiss
Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?
Drones

Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?

KMel Robotics has programmed drones to play musical instruments. Check out their first music video.
Laura Entis
Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?
Richard Branson

Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.
Geoff Weiss
This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments
Far Out Tech

This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments

A device called the MIDI Sprout, which transforms plant biorhythms into a sort of music, is sowing major seed funding on Kickstarter -- to the tune of over $27,000.
Geoff Weiss
What's That Song? Apple's iOS 8 May Be Able to Tell You.
Apple

What's That Song? Apple's iOS 8 May Be Able to Tell You.

The tech giant's latest mobile operating system may boast a song recognition feature in a partnership with Shazam.
Benjamin Kabin
How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life
Startups

How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life

Tech founder on seeking funds for albums, booking tours and hanging with Dave Grohl.
David Larson Levine
8 Things You Never Knew Your iPhone's Headphones Could Do
iPhone Tricks

8 Things You Never Knew Your iPhone's Headphones Could Do

Knowing your controls can eliminate the need to take your phone out of your pocket.
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)
Bitcoin

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow