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Snapchat CEO Explains What It Was Like Not Selling His Company For Billions Of Dollars To Facebook

Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s 24-year-old CEO, spoke at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business commencement on Friday. Spiegel came up with the idea for Snapchat while working on a class project as a student at Stanford in 2010. He initially called…

The Zuck Effect: Here Is How Mark Zuckerberg Started Out

How Mark Zuckerberg really started is not how the movie The Social Network showed it. Mark Zuckerberg meets a computer His father, although not an engineer, was an early computer enthusiast. Running a dental office he had a vision that computers would…

Selection of Ivanka Trump’s Answers From Her Live Q&A On Facebook

We hardly need any other reason to love Ivanka Trump even more. A successful businesswoman, an inspiring role model and a social media guru, Ivanka has always been the quintessential brand builder from early on. Being one of the heirs…

Apple’s Business Model Reveals Where Their Money Really Comes From (Infographic)

With an estimated net-worth of almost a trillion dollars, you have to ask yourself: where does all Apple’s money really come from? Well unsurprisingly, mostly from their iPhones yes, but a big chunk also comes from Apple’s Macs and iPads. Business…

The Gloves Are Off: Facebook Dumps Microsoft

Facebook and Microsoft have been maintaining a solid relationship ever since Microsoft invested $240 million in Facebook, earning a 1.6 percent stake of the social media empire, valuing Facebook at about $15 billion at the time. Back then, it was seen as a…

Is It Ok To Steal? Yes, If You’re Making Things Better

The common understanding out there about success is that you have to come up with the next big thing. You have to be creative, innovative in order to bring to the table a winning product that will make you a…

LinkedIn Reveals: The World’s 100 Most Desirable Employers

It’s no secret that pretty much everyone wants to work within the tech industry these days – not to mention big-name companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple or even Facebook. As a matter of fact, these tech giants topped LinkedIn’s 2014 ranking of…

On A Whole New Level: Facebook And Apple Are Paying Female Employees To Freeze Their Eggs

It sounds crazy, but it’s true! Tech giants Facebook and Apple are now willing to pay their female employees almost $20,000 to cover the cost of freezing their eggs – talk about a whole new level of dedication. The whole goal…

Too Poor To Succeed? How The Whatsapp Founders Went From Welfare To Billionaires

As an online generation, wired up to every single source of information within touch of a button, we have seen amazing ventures flourish into the spectacular, and regular average individuals blossom into iconic characters. We´re living in an era where…

Yahoo, Facebook, Spotify: 6 Advertising Strategies You Absolutely Need To Know About

As the market gets fiercer and new hungry competitors join in for the party, new advertising strategies have to be taken into consideration. Spotify, Facebook and even Yahoo have been re-inventing their marketing, innovating new ways to improve their customer…

Blue Is The New Green: Facebook Now Worth $200 Billion

Who thought that a guy in a college dorm could create a product valued at over $200 Billion? It’s crazy how Facebook has been going from one success story to another, making it clear that the vision behind the social…

We’re Millennials: The Top 25 Places Generation Y Is Dying To Work At

Honestly, If you had to guess where people our age, in our generation, wanted to work, what names would top your list? Apple? Google? How about Facebook? You might want to re-consider. NSHSS conducted a survey in which 12,000 of…

You’re Successful Because You’re A Jerk, Not The Other Way Around

See, a lot of people tell you that successful friends and relatives suddenly turned into pricks once they had their big breakthrough, that achievements turned them into monsters and that wealth made them modern day assholes. It just seems that…

Snapchat Valued At $10 Billion But Has Never Made Any Profit

After turning down Zuckerbergs’ check of an amazing  $3 billion, Evan Spiegel, the co-founder of Snapchat, had to explore other options – with the Chinese. As of now, Snapchat is currently dealing with Chinese investors who are giving the company a…

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…

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…

Ferrari Reaches An Amazing 15 Million Fans On Facebook And Releases This Epic Google Glass Experience

Ferrari, the Italian Stallion, one of Italy’s most exclusive, honored and hailed creations ever innovated since the Colosseum or the Roman empire. It’s the pure edgy elegance of the engineering beast that really astounds us all, along side with its…

How To Get Sh*t Done: 35 Habits Of Successful Productive People

Don’t you just get annoyed with the people who manage to tick off every single task on their To-Do-List, as if they’ve got 10 extra hours every day? You know, the people who manage to get more things done before…

Comparing Mark Zuckerberg To An Average Middle Aged Guy

Obviously Zuck isn’t your average 30-year-old guy, being one of the youngest billionaires on earth, he is bound to stand out amongst the crowd – but how does he match up against a  regular middle aged American man? Depressed is…