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Facebook Down: All Of A Sudden Productivity Increases

Just a moment ago, Facebook appeared to be down for many. If you loaded the website, you’d get an error just like the one you can see on the bottom of the page. The site was down for almost 20…

The Tech Revolution: Female Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment

After a discussion with Christopher M. Schroeder, it was clear that female entrepreneurship is thriving across the Middle East and North Africa, particularly in the technology sector. In his new book, Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East, Schroeder reports that…

Teamwork should be Plan A, not Plan B!

As we witnessed Germany win the World Cup,  we realized this is a triumph for team work over individual brilliance. Germany has a team of very good players and throughout the tournament we have seen them dispatch teams with players…

I Wanna Be A Billionaire: Facebook Is Now Worth More Than Coca Cola and Bank Of America

Facebook just keeps on getting bigger, better – and richer. As a matter of fact, today Facebook is worth a lot more than   companies who have been around for decades! According to the Quartz report, Facebook is officially worth…

News Flash: Facebook’s $2 Billion Acquisition Of Oculus Is Officially Sealed

Yep, its finally official – Facebook now owns Oculus! But this really comes as no surprise as the $2 billion acquisition of this mind-blowing product has been going on since March, getting approved by regulators and whatnot. According to TechCrunch, the…

That Aha Moment: How People Realize What To Do In Life

IKEA, one of the most successful multibillion dollar entities in the world – I wonder how that came along? He didn’t attend an IVY-League, he didn’t come from money and he sure as hell wasn’t surrounded by innovational entrepreneurs (considering…

All In Or Nothing: FedEx CEO Gambled The Companys’ Last $5,000 To Save Its Existence

Look, I’ve done a lot of crazy shit in my life; jumped off buildings, driven at 200 mph and even experienced some high stakes in my days, but never have I (or would I) ever gamble my future multi-billion dollar…

Tier5: Google for your network

Through conferences, networking events, friends, and co-workers, professionals are connected more than ever. The average LinkedIn member has 300 connections, whereas the average “super connector” can have well over 500. It is no secret that highly connected people have a…

Childhood flashbacks? A Surreal Glass Treehouse That Will Fulfill Your Childhood Dream

Let’s start by clearly stating that treehouses sure as hell aren’t only for children anymore – as the Russians refurbished this childish thing into an extraordinary concept that´ll make you want to leave whatever you’re living in right now, to…

Game Changer: Google Creates An Innovative ‘Smart’ Contact Lens

Recently Google collaborated with the Swiss drug-makers Novartis and just a few days ago announced that they would be creating a one-of-a-kind contact lens that would enable diabetics to actually measure their blood glucose levels as well as allow the elderly…

Dubai: The Modern Day Gold Rush

Dubai, the glorified capital of the Middle East, the shining lantern of the UAE, which has, all on its own, put itself on the international stage and forced the world to recognize it as the ultimate “IT” city, taking on…

Startup From The Bottom: Here Is How Uber Started Out

Few are those companies who blow you away and make you wonder how a business can be so cool and so awesome. We have Apple, Facebook and Tesla, and then we had Uber come along. The only difference is: Uber…

Futuristic? The Next Tech Game Changer Is Already Here

Every now and then we hear that the next big thing is here, that the next revolutionary product is around the corner or that the “IT” app is launching, but as it turns out most of the buzz is overrated…

Ferrari Designers Want To Revolutionize The Train Business

Some companies are just great at what they do, regardless of what product they work on. I’m sure Apple would do a killer job if they were to design a water bottle, and ferrari would blow our minds off if…

Uber Is Now Losing Money Thanks To Their New UberX

According to a couple of financial calculations executed by Forbes, Ubers’ “newly” announced UberX service is losing money. UberX is a cheaper “version” of the regualr Uber experience, where UberX chauffeurs drive “regular” vehicles, unlike the luxurious and high-end machines Lux Uber…

Jean Drummond: The Ultimate Strategist

If inspiration is to be found anywhere, it sure rests in the story of Jean Crowder Drummond, an African American woman whose path to success is nothing short of a motivational account for all of us who aspire to make…

The Importance Of Personal Branding: Let’s Talk About That Snapchat

Everyone you meet around the corner thinks that they are the real deal, that he or she is a one of a kind, a unique being with an exceptional story. Every job seeker shouts that he or she is an…

5 Ways To Become The Center of Attention

We’ve all been in those situations: You are in a meeting, a negotiation session or just at a get together at your friend’s house, and it feels like crap when everyone is kinda ignoring you. There isn’t even a difference…

Mind Blowing: Largest Shopping Mall On The Planet Is Officially Unveiled – In Dubai

I don’t get it, wasn’t the 20 billion dollar, 5,400,000 sq feet complex enough? Apparently not! Dubai is absolutely aiming for the sky with this one, an unbelievably complex and unique construction that will make Dubai Mall look like another average…

Look At Me Now: Evan Spiegel, Co-Founder Of Snapchat, Left A Harmless Comment On TechCrunch Only To Get Slammed

This is exactly why you should never underestimate the potential of a startup and the magic of an entrepreneur. Four years ago Evan Spiegel, the genius behind Snapchat, commented on a post on TechCrunch while still attending Stanford University. Back…