Social media is no longer just a way to kill time. These platforms can help you find a job, market your products, connect you with valuable contacts – it can even spark business ideas. Instead of aimlessly scrolling through your Facebook timeline and Twitter feed, here are seven clever ways to...
Where you work matters: An office can impact employees' performance, mood and efficiency. If you're cramped in a plain room with hard chairs and fluorescent lights, you probably won't be as motivated as you would in an open space with large windows and private cubicles. 1. Delegate a space for relaxation. Providing a...
Bots for better productivity Slack is a powerful communication tool, but it can become overwhelming. If you're tagged repeatedly throughout the day, you might find yourself digging through a mountain of messages. Some users even decide to skip Slack for an entire day, checking it when they have more time. Fortunately,...
Samsung is giving a Pyeongchang 2018 edition of its Galaxy Note 8 to Olympians and officials at the Winter Games, but North Korea’s athletes aren’t getting the high-tech giveaway. The isolated nation’s squad has been left empty-handed due to United Nations sanctions that ban the sending of luxury items to...
THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK now stands at two minutes until midnight, meaning that, according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, humanity is closer to nuclear war than we've been since 1953. Economists are worried about a different kind of conflict: a trade war with China. Fears that a decades-long "cold trade war"...
For the second quarter in a row, Nvidia  (NVDA - Get Report) cleared a pretty high bar on the back of torrid demand from gamers, AI developers, supercomputer users and cryptocurrency miners. And this time around, the company followed up by sharing some intriguing details about the long-term opportunities...
Tesla (TSLA - Get Report) CEO Elon Musk, per the usual, made some big-time promises on the company's future on an earnings call.  From calling out the potential for profitability this year to hyping a production goal of 100,000 semi trucks in four years, Musk laid it all on the...
A new global megaproject, unparalleled in scope and ambition, presents vast opportunities and risks for multinationals. As of early 2018, a new elevated railway in Hanoi is giving commuters a smoother journey into the city. The 13.5 kilometer (8.4 mile) line, which snakes across the Vietnamese capital’s shimmering West Lake, is one...
In the first interview in this series, which kicks off PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey, chief executive Safra Catz explains the broad culture shift brought on by AI and cloud technologies. Since its founding in 1980, the Oracle company has been known for its prowess at innovation, for its protean array...
LAST WEEKEND, 150 of tech’s most gifted engineers traveled to an Arizona resort to spend three days at an event that, despite having never happened before, is called Reunion. The group ranged from the semi-famous, like PayPal founder Max Levchin and Microsoft chief technology officer Kevin Scott, to the spectacularly...