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The Real Reason Apple Wants to Kill the Audio Jack
Apple

The Real Reason Apple Wants to Kill the Audio Jack

There may be a method to Apple's madness, and there's certainly some historical precedence.
Tim Bajarin
Microsoft, MIT Turn Temporary Tattoos Into Touchpads
Radicals & Visionaries

Microsoft, MIT Turn Temporary Tattoos Into Touchpads

The temporary tattoos let you interact with connected devices, possibly turning your wrist into a smartphone touchpad.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellite, Lands Rocket Back on Drone Ship in Ocean
SpaceX

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellite, Lands Rocket Back on Drone Ship in Ocean

It's the fourth time a SpaceX rocket has landed on the drone ship, which is stationed in the Atlantic Ocean, and the sixth time one of the company's space vehicles has landed back on Earth.
Arjun Kharpal
Tesla Just Removed 'Autopilot From Chinese Website -- Here's Why
Tesla

Tesla Just Removed 'Autopilot From Chinese Website -- Here's Why

A driver crashed earlier this month while on a commuter highway after the car failed to avoid a vehicle parked on the left side, partially in the roadway, damaging both cars but causing no injuries.
Voting Is A Right, Exercise It Wisely
Presidential Elections

Voting Is A Right, Exercise It Wisely

While the presidential race captures headlines, congressional contests and local ballot initiatives affect you, your business and your community.
Phil La Duke
5 Things to Have in Place Before Hiring Freelancers
Freelancers

5 Things to Have in Place Before Hiring Freelancers

Businesses need to do a little prep work for the relationship to succeed.
Peter Daisyme
'No Porn at Work,' and 16 Other Bizarre Goals People Committed to
Goals

'No Porn at Work,' and 16 Other Bizarre Goals People Committed to

Humans are strange beasts. The proof is in this bewildering list, courtesy of the goal-getters at motivational app StickK.
Entrepreneur Staff
'I Have No Portion Control!' Padma Lakshmi's Eating and Business Plan
Radicals & Visionaries

'I Have No Portion Control!' Padma Lakshmi's Eating and Business Plan

The 'Top Chef' host and author of the new book, The Encyclopedia of Spices & Herbs, breaks down how she built her empire.
Rachel Rosenblit
Chinese Companies Charging to Take on Tesla
Electric Cars

Chinese Companies Charging to Take on Tesla

It remains more promise than product, but the electric vehicle sector is drawing more talent from mainstream automakers that are reluctant to go full tilt at the new technology.
Meet the Chinese Patriot Who Tamed Uber
Uber

Meet the Chinese Patriot Who Tamed Uber

Last week, Didi Chuxing bagged Uber's China business in a deal valuing the ride-hailing startup at $35 billion.
More Airline Outages Seen as Carriers Grapple with Aging Technology
Airlines

More Airline Outages Seen as Carriers Grapple with Aging Technology

Airlines will likely suffer more disruptions like the one that grounded about 2,000 Delta flights this week because major carriers have not invested enough to overhaul reservations systems based on technology dating to the 1960s.
Why Remote Work Trumps Being in the Office
Remote Workers

Why Remote Work Trumps Being in the Office

More and more companies are adapting to the idea of hiring remotely. This is a beautiful thing.
Alexander Maasik
Brain Break: Forget About Unicorns. Check Out This Blue Lobster.
Brain Break

Brain Break: Forget About Unicorns. Check Out This Blue Lobster.

With an estimated one in 2 million blue lobsters crawling around the sea floor, we think this fisherman should really consider playing Mega Millions more often.
Dan Bova
Forget Solar Panels -- Elon Musk Wants to Build Solar Roofs
Elon Musk

Forget Solar Panels -- Elon Musk Wants to Build Solar Roofs

Tesla is getting into the roofing business. Well, sort of.
Cadie Thompson