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Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths
Uber

Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths

A study of drunk-driving deaths shows Uber has a positive effect, provided the price is right.
Ray Hennessey
The Simple Way to Vet a Potential Business Partner
Partnerships

The Simple Way to Vet a Potential Business Partner

It's amazing that people seem to spend more time reading reviews of a restaurant they're considering going to for lunch than looking into the companies and people they're considering working with.
Stephen Key
Is Student Debt the Reason Millennials Aren't Starting Companies?
Entrepreneurship

Is Student Debt the Reason Millennials Aren't Starting Companies?

It's easy to blame mounting debt loads for a slowdown in entrepreneurship. But data show otherwise.
Scott Shane
How to Use Social Media to Ethically 'Stalk' Competitors and Job Candidates
Social Media

How to Use Social Media to Ethically 'Stalk' Competitors and Job Candidates

People naturally want to put their best foot forward but, sometimes, you really need to know what that other foot is all about.
John Rampton
Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget
Patents

Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget

Inventors routinely believe they were the first to think of their great idea. They are not routinely correct.
Kedma Ough
Russian Entrepreneur Pledges $100 Million in Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Science

Russian Entrepreneur Pledges $100 Million in Search for Extraterrestrial Life

The initiative is backed by Stephen Hawking and is the largest search for intelligent life to date.
Nina Zipkin
Forget Multitasking. Real Productivity Comes From Singletasking.
Multitasking

Forget Multitasking. Real Productivity Comes From Singletasking.

With so much to distract us, getting one thing done at a time is the key to success.
Lisa Evans
New Study Finds Rats May Plan for the Future While Dreaming
Science

New Study Finds Rats May Plan for the Future While Dreaming

Researchers from University College London found that when rats dream, their brain activity suggests that they are trying to work out different ways to get to the things they want, like food.
Nina Zipkin
Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)
Fraud

Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)

The Internet has flattened the world, but also is fraught with danger. Luckily, the Web has tools to protect yourself and your business.
Issamar Ginzberg
Will Starting a Business Kill Your Future Job Prospects?
Entrepreneurship

Will Starting a Business Kill Your Future Job Prospects?

Starting your own business has an added risk: a tougher road to get hired by someone else later.
Scott Shane
How Long Does it Take to Decide on a Job Candidate? The Answer May Surprise You.
Hiring

How Long Does it Take to Decide on a Job Candidate? The Answer May Surprise You.

Hint: Most people interviewing for a job have more than a minute to make a good impression -- but not much more.
Nina Zipkin
Are Men Better Entrepreneurs Than Women? That's the Perception.
Gender gap

Are Men Better Entrepreneurs Than Women? That's the Perception.

A big problem with the gender gap in entrepreneurship is the nagging feeling that men are better suited for it.
Scott Shane
Goofing Around in Meetings Can Boost Performance
Meetings

Goofing Around in Meetings Can Boost Performance

Inject some good-hearted laughter into meetings to improve productivity.
Lisa Evans