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International Ideas

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Entrepreneurs are looking for a new home and they've set their sights on a surprising place.

Paris, the home of art, history and wine is now becoming a popular location for people looking to launch the next big start-up or app. Earlier this month the doors opened on a new incubator called Station F. The Paris location is being billed as the world's largest ecosystem for people looking to sharpen their skills and streamline their ideas. It will be a 336,000 square foot space that can help launch one thousand startups.  read more »

Fast Paced Technology

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Technology is changing the world but it means more than just updating your software.

These days most of the big companies are racing to be the first to get driverless cars on the road. I recently spoke to John Chen, CEO and executive chairman at Blackberry about the technology. Right now Blackberry's technology is inside the dashboard of 60 million cars. Chen says while the idea is exciting there are some road blocks.

“The biggest threat to autonomous driven car is the one that is not autonomous meaning that you have a bunch of cars governed by computer driving by itself and then all of a sudden you have a couple cars that are not and human error will intrude on that infrastructure.”

In addition, everything else will have to be upgraded to keep up with the times.  read more »

Find My iPhone

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The find my iPhone app is going from a security feature to a full on crime fighting tool.

This is the final weekend of the Coachella music festival held in Indio, California. With thousands of people converging on one spot the probability of a little trouble is likely but this year Apple helped solve one big problem.

Last weekend dozens of people began reporting that their phones were being stolen. So a couple of people started logging on to the “Find My iPhone App” and soon noticed that they were all being sent in the same direction. Right to a 36-year-old man from New York. The party goers then started following him around the grounds, watching him pick a few more pockets until police arrived and detained him.  read more »

Cold Emails

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Emailing someone for the first time, here are a couple quick tips to avoid the spam folder.

When you want to move up in the world they say it's not what you know but who you know. But in some cases you might not know them quite yet. Enter the cold email, the first time you are making contact with someone you are hoping will respond. Liz Wessel is a CEO with Wayup and a former employee with Google who says she loves to cold email people and has learned a couple tricks to get a response.  read more »

Books For Life

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Feel like your life needs a guidebook, here are a few suggestions.

Whether your career is just beginning, needs a jump start or is just beginning, chances are someone else has been there and they've written about it. So to help you tackle the professional challenges that you might be facing Business Insider has found the best books to get you through every stage of your career. And there's a good chance they might shed a little light on the situation since the authors in question include psychologists, career coaches and Ivy League professors.  read more »

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Podcast: Talent Hoarding

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