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Uber to Pull Out of Macau in September
Uber

Uber to Pull Out of Macau in September

The company will pull out of the gambling hub of Macau on Sept. 9, less than 10 months after it launched there.
Breaking Down the Consumer Buying Process (Infographic)
Consumer

Breaking Down the Consumer Buying Process (Infographic)

There's a well documented process consumers go through when buying and it's formed around six stages.
Mom's Constipation Turns Into $30 Million Cult Juggernaut
Entrepreneurs

Mom's Constipation Turns Into $30 Million Cult Juggernaut

The Squatty Potty, a simple white plastic footstool that tucks under your toilet, has made one Utah family multimillionaires.
Jane Wells
Tim Ferriss: Successful People Aren't Different -- You're Just Making Excuses
Success

Tim Ferriss: Successful People Aren't Different -- You're Just Making Excuses

The world's most successful people may seem superhuman, but to think that they are fundamentally different from you is dead wrong, Ferriss says.
Catherine Clifford
These Companies Are Building an Autonomous Car Platform
Cars

These Companies Are Building an Autonomous Car Platform

Carmakers can add the Central Sensing Localization and Planning (CSLP) platform to vehicles as early as 2019.
Cincinnati Zoo Quits Twitter Over Harambe Memes
Memes

Cincinnati Zoo Quits Twitter Over Harambe Memes

The @cincinnatizoo account is no longer active, but the zoo's Facebook and Instagram accounts are still live.
This Car Company Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Counter New Rivals
daimler

This Car Company Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Counter New Rivals

Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision-making, empower staff and fend off new rivals.
Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones
Smartphones

Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones

An MIT design allows phone components to automatically snap together in a centrifuge.
Google to Penalize Mobile Sites With Intrusive Pop-Ups
Google

Google to Penalize Mobile Sites With Intrusive Pop-Ups

Starting in January, some sites will be ranked lower in Google's mobile search results.
4 Simple Success Steps You Can Take This 'Simplify Your Life' Week
Organization

4 Simple Success Steps You Can Take This 'Simplify Your Life' Week

In honor of National Simplify Your Life Week, get organized, and simplify your life.
Ajay Paghdal
What My Nocturnal Toddler Can Teach Us About the 'Internet of Things'
Internet of Things

What My Nocturnal Toddler Can Teach Us About the 'Internet of Things'

His toddler wasn't sleeping at night, and it taught him a thing or two about the Internet of Things (IoT).
Adi Azaria
6 Lessons From the Demise of Gawker
gawker

6 Lessons From the Demise of Gawker

Gawker was crushed by a libel suit brought by Hulk Hogan and financed by Peter Thiel. Gawker founder Nick Denton is no victim; he did this to himself.
Steve Tobak
Lochte, Sharapova, Woods: When Scandals Attack Athlete Paychecks
News and Trends

Lochte, Sharapova, Woods: When Scandals Attack Athlete Paychecks

12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte is the latest addition to the list.
Lindsay Friedman
North Korea Has a Netflix Clone With a Very Interesting Name
Netflix

North Korea Has a Netflix Clone With a Very Interesting Name

Manbang allows users to watch documentaries about North Korean leadership.