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The Multimillion Dollar Quest To Brew the Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Coffee crusaders, backed by caffeine-buzzed venture capitalists, are taking aim at Starbucks with a $7 cup of joe. And you might even consider buying it.On a Thursday morning in May, a man and a woman roll into a midtown Manhattan office with two James Bo ...
Full article at: Fast Company 3 days ago, 5:00am CDT

"Hands Up, Don't Shoot" and Growing Power of Protest Memes

Iconic images can now be a group activity--which is just what their creators want.This past Wednesday, Ikenna Ikeotuonye, the VP of Howard University Student Association, was leading a scheduled meeting for upperclassmen who had volunteered to move incoming freshmen into their dorms. Disturbed by the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old named Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Ikeotuonye felt moved to make a statement. He explained the ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 3:53pm CDT

Why Intel And The Michael J. Fox Foundation Are Teaming Up To Create Wearable Tech For Parkinson's

The same technology behind Fitbits and smartwatches could make life much easier for those with Parkinson's disease.The quantified-self movement--and the idea of wearing fitness sensors such as the Fitbit--are good for more than just building exercise regimes. They also holds potential for improving the quality o ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 2:58pm CDT

A Smart Motorcycle Helmet Smashes Through Its Indiegogo Goal

Skully AR-1 is said to be the fastest-funded campaign on Indiegogo, easily blowing past its $250,000 fundraising goal.Why should cars have all the fun? Motorcycles don't have the real estate for infotainment systems, GPS navigation, or cameras, but a new helmet promises to give bikers these high-tech features ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 2:18pm CDT

How Julep Turned Women's Self-Blame Into A Hit New Product

The cosmetics company's new nail polish applicator, pitched as a plea to women: Stop blaming yourselves!Julep's newest product, which hits stores this month, began when CEO Jane Park spotted a market potential in women's complaints. Just look at these twe ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 2:00pm CDT

Does Workplace Competition Kill Women's Creativity?

New research indicates that competitive workplace environments help men outperform women.According to new study released this week by Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, competitive workplaces help men thrive, but diminish women's chance of success.Read Full Story ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 2:00pm CDT

Apple Shows Off A More Diverse Leadership Team

At Apple, men hold 72% of leadership roles.Earlier this week, Apple caved into pressure and released its first-ever diversity report. The findings were pretty homogenous, especially among its leadership and tech workers. Dissatisfied with these figures, CEO Tim Cook said the company was actively working to change the makeup of Apple--and, on Friday, followed up by showing off more diversity on the company's exe ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 1:36pm CDT

With Waze Partnership, Easy Taxi Passengers Can Share Their ETAs With Friends

The feature will begin rolling out in Singapore, the Philippines, and Brazil.Cab-hailing app Easy Taxi has teamed up with Waze, the social navigation app Google acquired last year, so drivers using can see accidents reported by users in real time and adjust their routes accordingly.Read Full ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 1:06pm CDT

Jack Dorsey And Other Square Insiders Respond To All The Haters

Square just posted the "Top 10 Myths About Square." Jack Dorsey and his superstar investors respond to the six they really care about.Lately, Square CEO Jack Dorsey has been binge watching Friday Night Lights. The uplifting TV series, about a high school football team called the Dillon Panthers, is centrally themed around underdog comebacks. And after the week Dorsey has just endured--during which Amazon launched a product aimed at stealing away Square's customers, a move that com ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 12:00pm CDT

The FAA Says You Can't Share Your Airplane

The sharing economy runs into some trouble taking to the skies.Ah, the sharing economy. You can share rides to the office. You can share apartments. You can even share boats. What you can't share, though, is your airplane, should you ...
Full article at: Fast Company 6 days ago, 11:19am CDT

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