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On Monday night, Apple's CEO Tim Cook boasted, for the first time, about the Apple Watch. He touted the 3,500 apps now available for the device and bragged about the "overwhelmingly positive" response to the new line of smartwatches. He even said Apple may have misjudged the higher-than-expected demand for certain models and watch bands.The one
Circle, a company that lets users easily send and receive bitcoins, has raised a $50 million funding round led by Goldman Sachs and China's IDG Capital Partners, the company announced Wednesday.Launched in October 2013, Circle had two funding rounds prior to this one — $9 million at time of launch and another $17 million in March 2014. This latest
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings seems to have learned his way around Washington.On April 15, Hastings, an evangelist for Internet TV and a sworn enemy of cable companies, made a striking comment to investors during the company's otherwise routine quarterly earnings call. Hastings told analysts that Netflix's "main goal" was to squash Comcast's proposed
Good news for those who wear big, bold luxury logos on their sweaters or tees. A new study by the Journal of Business Research shows that logo peacocks are generally seen in a more positive light than those with more plain apparel.In a series of three experiments, researchers found that a majority of people associate a "displayer of wealth and
From:   By: Rhett Morris Via: The first trillion-dollar startup, by @rhettmorris @endeavor_global:’s note: Rhett Morris is the director of Endeavor Insight, the research arm of Endeavor, a
From:   By: Adam Grant Via: Want Happiness? Science Says You Should Stop Looking for It. Trying to be happy can make us unhappy: Challenge: Many people are so focused on trying to find