The One Thing Married Women Should do to Protect Their Finances Before They Retire

When Kathleen M. Rehl lost her husband, she remembers, beyond the grief, how much fear she felt. There was an underlying burden of worrying whether she would survive financially. That was unexpected, considering Rehl was a financial advisor. She was 60 when her husband died at age 72. The two …

The most overlooked path to commercialize AI is for companies to do it themselves

John Mannes Contributor John Mannes is a student at the University of Michigan. More posts by this contributor Primer helps governments and corporations monitor and understand the world’s information New venture capitalists find strength in numbers The Bessemer Process patented in 1856 by Sir Henry Bessemer is one of the …

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Today. Do These 2 Things Now

They’re familiar rites of mid-October: the MLB playoffs and the start of Medicare open enrollment 2019. You can tune out baseball if you choose, but you can’t afford to do the same with Medicare. New players have entered the Medicare Advantage market this year, existing plans have made changes to …

Apple releases the first trailer for Ron Moore’s space race drama ‘For All Mankind’

We still don’t know exactly when Apple will launch its subscription streaming service TV+ (it’ll be sometime this fall), or how much it will cost, but CEO Tim Cook showed off a trailer for one of the original shows today at the Worldwide Developers Conference. That show is “For All Mankind,” …

Property investors cool on issue of climate change

According to a RICS global survey of Commercial and Construction market professionals, in the UK, 47 percent of respondents reported that climate change risks are not important or irrelevant for investors. In addition, while 25 percent reported that there is more interest in energy efficient buildings than two years ago, …

21 entrepreneur quotes to kickstart your New Year’s resolutions

Starting a new business is a lot like creating a New Year’s resolution. You’ve thought long and hard about ideas, you’ve weighed out the risks and rewards, you’ve created strategies to help you achieve success, and you’ve taken the initiative to start. But how do you stay motivated? Let’s turn to …

Large Cursors: Pointing the Way Towards a Better Web

Various experiments are conducted these days with mouse pointers. Consider our recent posts regarding cursor effects and the use of circular cursors in web design. It feels like we are obsessed with this tiny device that indicates our movement across the computer screen. Without a doubt, there is a fixation …

Utah’s Divvy raises $200M to eliminate expense reports

In February 2016, Blake Murray wrote down an idea for a business expense and budgeting platform on the back of a napkin. Today, that’s Divvy, a tech-enabled replacement of monthly expense reports. The company, not to be confused with Divvy Homes or Divvy Bikes, has raised an additional $200 million …

Thousands of medical injury claim records exposed by ad agency

An internet advertising company specializing in helping law firms sign up potential clients has exposed close to 150,000 records from a database that was left unsecured. The database contained submissions as part of a lead-generation effort by X Social Media, a Florida-based ad firm that largely uses Facebook to advertise …

3D-printing organs moves a few more steps closer to commercialization

New successes in printing vascular tissue from living cells point to the accelerating pace of development of 3D printing tissue — and eventually the ability to manufacture organs from small samples of cells. Late last month Prellis Biologics announced a $8.7 million round of funding and some significant advancements that …

Starting a dog resort — What to include in your luxury boarding services

So you’ve decided you want to open a dog resort that offers high-end luxury boarding services, but you have no idea where to start. I can help you with that! In many places across the country, there is a huge demand for high-end grooming services and boarding facilities. Amenities at …

Side-hustling + study: How to keep your side hustle going while in school

Regardless if you’ve spent this summer side-hustling for extra cash, building experience as an intern or traveling across the globe, the sunny season is gradually coming to a close. And if the waning days of summer mean back to school for you and your contingency, then those halcyon days of freedom …

GirlGaze Network looks to connect brands with female creatives

It started with a hashtag. Amande de Cadenet, photographer, author, and TV host, was spending time with her sister, a director and photographer in her own right, when an ACLU study on the lack of diversity among directors was published in the NYT Magazine, with de Cadenet’s sister an interviewee …

Vector’s launch business in peril after ‘major change in financing’

Small satellite launch startup Vector has indefinitely shut down operations “in response a major change in financing,” the company confirmed. Co-founder and CEO Jim Cantrell has also been cut loose as part of the upset. The news comes as a surprise to the space startup community, and apparently to its …

SaaS data protection provider Druva nabs $130M, now at a $1B+ valuation, acquires CloudLanes

As businesses continue to move more of their computing and data to the cloud, one of the startups that has made a name for itself as a provider of cloud-based solutions to protect and manage those IT assets has raised a big round of funding to build its business. Druva, …