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Team TUM wins SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition with record 288 mph top speed

SpaceX hosted its fourth annual SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition finals on Sunday at the test tube it built outside its Hawthorne HQ. We were on site for the competition, and watched as Team TUM, from the Technical University of Munich, took home the win thanks to achieving the top speed overall of any team to ...

AI services startup Hypergiant brings on Bill Nye as an advisor

Hypergiant, a startup launched last year to address the execution gap in bringing applied AI and machine learning technologies to bear for large companies, has signed on a high-profile new advisor to help out with the new ‘Galactic Systems’ division of its services lineup. Hypergiant founder CEO Ben Lamm also serves as an Advisory Council ...

Y Combinator president Sam Altman is stepping down amid a series of changes at the accelerator

What's going on at Y Combinator? ...

A Chinese ecommerce app that lures grocery shoppers with cash just raised $100M in Series B

There is no shortage of up-and-comers jostling for a spot in China’s massive ecommerce industry, and oftentimes they pick a niche market and present a novel business model different from the establishment of Alibaba or JD.com . Chinese social ecommerce app Fresh Buddy announced on Tuesday that it has raised $100 million in a series B funding ...

The Jay-Z-backed life insurance startup, Ethos, has raised $35 million

Ethos, the startup marketing a new life insurance product for people who probably haven’t really thought about life insurance, may have 99 startup problems but new capital ain’t one. The company just announced that it raised $35 million in a new round of financing. That’s a pretty big number for a company in the normally staid ...

Recent departures hint at turmoil at Quartet Health, a mental health startup backed by GV

Quartet Health, a startup backed with nearly $100 million from GV, Oak HC/FT and more, has quietly lost its COO, CPO and replaced its CEO this month. ...

What is the Real Effect of Borrowing and Printing Money – But Not Letting People Get to It?

09.02.2009 · Posted in Finance Articles

Seems like there is a river of money flowing and headed for the falls. Hundreds of billions for corporate welfare. Short term interest rates at record lows. Mortgage rates are still better than any time over the past 30 years. ...

Reasons to Brush Up On Your Salary Negotiations Now

10.16.2008 · Posted in Career Articles

Do you feel like you're one of the millions of people who are underpaid for the highly professional hard work that you do? Are you putting in too much energy into your job and not getting enough back from the company you work for? If so, there is something you can do about ...

Working Well with Your Dissertation Advisor

01.23.2007 · Posted in Education Articles

Did you know that your relationship with your advisor can make the difference between a dissertation process which is smooth, and one which is not? There are several ways to maintain a good working relationship with your advisor. This article offers tips and suggestions to help you. .. ...