Be more productive

HOWTO: Be more productive part of Aaron Swartz: The Weblog "With all the time you spend watching TV," he tells me, "you could have written a novel by now." It's hard to disagree with the sentiment — writing a novel is undoubtedly a better use of time than watching TV — but what about... »

Staph bug causes new, deadly pneumonia

Staph bug causes new, deadly pneumonia By Maggie Fox, Health and Science EditorFri Jan 19, 10:02 AM ET A nasty staph germ circulating in and out of hospitals produces a poison that can kill pneumonia patients within 72 hours, researchers said on Thursday. Staphylococcus aureus bacteria — or S. aureus — can pass one... »

New Eyes.. need new eyes…

New Eyes.. need new eyes…

New Eyes What are new eyes?   Well as they say, it depends on how you look at it.    Glass half full or half empty Winston Churchill: "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." Is $10 a good deal when the original price was... »

What Inspires People to Startup?

What Inspires People to Startup?

What Inspires People to Startup? By Tamara Monosoff   |   August 22, 2007 These 6 entrepreneurs dropped it all for the prospect of making a difference and fulfilling a personal dream. It’s fascinating to hear other people’s success stories. One of the most interesting parts is learning how successful entrepreneurs got their start and how they overcame... »

How I built a Web 2.0 …… Social Media Site for $12,107.09

How I built a Web 2.0 …… Social Media Site for $12,107.09

By the Numbers: How I built a Web 2.0, User-Generated Content, Citizen Journalism, Long-Tail, Social Media Site for $12,107.09 Because of Truemors , I've learned a lot about launching a company in these "Web 2.0" times. Here's quick overview "by the numbers." By the Numbers: How I built a Web 2.0, User-Generated Content, Citizen... »

Are these widgets worth half a billion?

Are these widgets worth half a billion?

Are these widgets worth half a billion? If Max Levchin’s Slide can cure what ails online ads, they might just be. By Jessi Hempel and Michael V. Copeland  / Fortune March 25, 2008: 2:09 PM EDT Slide CEO Max Levchin. (Fortune) — A lot of eyebrows were raised on Wall Street in January when... »

The Startup Cycle

The Startup Cycle

The Startup Cycle Posted by Art Wittmann, Jul 6, 2007 11:27 AM I agree with John that corporate attitudes about startups have shifted somewhat. But at least to the same degree, the venture community has hit on a formula for success. Here's my take on that formula.   These days, even more than in the... »

San Jose still the safest big city in U.S.

San Jose still the safest big city in U.S.

San Jose still the safest big city in U.S. FOURTH YEAR IN A ROW By Elise Ackerman Mercury News For the fourth year in a row, San Jose is the safest large city in the United States. There was one of the worst alleged serial molesters in the country and that chili finger case,... »

Denver Entrepreneur Wants Your Broken Gadgets

Denver Entrepreneur Wants Your Broken Gadgets

Denver Entrepreneur Wants Your Broken Gadgets Written by Libby Smith, CBS4 special projects producer May 15, 2008 6:43 pm US/Mountain Brett Mosley, buymytronics.com CEO DENVER (CBS4) ― Like most people, Scott Konke loves his iPod, and like most teenagers, he may be a little hard on it. "It worked for a long time. I... »