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Twitter Inc (TWTR)’s CEO Has Always Been Vulnerable: Jason Lemkin

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is making headlines now as it is again rumored to be on the brink of getting a new top executive. However, Jason Lemkin pointed out on Bloomberg’s Street Smart that because of the nature of Costolo, the beast that is Twitter and the arena the company is in, Costolo will always be […]

Say Hello to the World's First Smart Suitcase

Technological advances continue to amaze me on a daily basis. From the latest and greatest apps that help you navigate streets while avoiding traffic and speed traps to the constant evolution of the ways people can connect via the next...Show More Summary

D23's Adam Sanderson sees social media, digital technology as the smart way to grow Disney's official fan club

When it came to proving his "Disney geek" street cred last January, Adam Sanderson -- Head of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club -- had just the secret weapon in mind. To decorate his new office, Sanderson (who had previously worked as...Show More Summary

Madrid upgrades to smart lights in world's largest street lighting project

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Philips has announced that it plans to upgrade the city lighting of Madrid, Spain, with internet-connected LEDs. A total of 225,000 street lights will be replaced, in what the company says is the largest such project to date. The city will benefit from improved efficiency, costs and light quality... Show More Summary

Dov Charney Says He Is ‘Down to My Last $100K’

5 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

"He can be very entertaining," said Trish Regan of Bloomberg TV's Street Smart about her conversation with American Apparel persona non grata Dov Charney, who dropped by the station's offices for a chat after the news about his latest ouster emerged. While Charney didn't go on video, Regan shared her... More »

Sir Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster How To Limit His Sugar Intake

Sometimes, resisting our cravings can be a smart decision -- especially when it comes to health. But holding off is often much easier said than done. Magical duo Sir Ian McKlellan and Sesame Street's Cookie Monster demonstrated the importance...Show More Summary

Microsoft (MSFT) Preps For Another War Against US Gov’t

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is taking a firm stand against the United States government in email privacy, Brad Smith, the company’s general counsel, makes clear in an interview with Trish Regan on Bloomberg’s Street Smart. The interview comes as Smith is preparing to take on the U.S. government in court over the latter’s request to access […]

10 Reasons Wall Street Is Using Smart Drugs Crush Work

Popularized in films like Limitless, legal smart drugs called Nootropics are becoming more and more prevalent in board rooms and on Wall Street. Continue reading » Follow Dealbreaker on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: advertisement, shameless plugs, sponsored content

eBay Inc (EBAY) A Takeover Target, Says Leslie Picker

As it tries to streamline, eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) is now a prime takeover target, Leslie Picker told Trish Regan, Alex Barinka and Paul Sweeney on Bloomberg’s Street Smart. Recently, it was reported that eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) would be cutting its workforce after the planned spin-off of its electronic payments unit PayPal, Inc. next year. “Blinking […]

Google Inc (GOOGL): It’s Spanish Publishers Who Could Be In Trouble, Says Alex Barinka

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) may seem the obvious victim as Spain enacts a law that allows publishers in the country to charge websites such as Google News that use their content. However, Alex Barinka on Bloomberg’s Street Smart thinks that it might be the other way around. The comment comes after Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) revealed that […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Robots Drive Cutting-Edge Warehouse

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s robots are now driving the company’s most cutting-edge warehouses and fulfillment centers, Cory Johnson showed in a Bloomberg Street Smart report. The showcase of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s newest...Show More Summary

Wall Street phishers show how dangerous good syntax and a good pitch can be

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Major Wall Street institutions were cracked wide open by a phishing scam from FIN4, a hacker group that, unlike its competition, can write convincingly and employs some basic smarts about why people open attachments. Read the rest

NFL Picks: Week 13 Against the Spread (Street Smarts vs. Book Smarts)

As a football fan, there's a lot to be thankful for this time of year. As a fan of any team in the NFC South, you're thankful that every other team in your division stinks as badly as yours does. As a fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars,...Show More Summary

John Smart 2

Yesterday Philip Mould & Company opened John Smart: A Genius Magnified at the Philip Mould Gallery, 29 Dover Street, London. The portrait shown here is John Smart's Portrait of an Unknown Lady (1777). Since first mentioning this exhibition I've identified the "Unknown Lady". Show More Summary

Luxury Watch Makers Out To Stop Lookalike Faces For Smart Watches

Just like some street vendors make a living selling lookalike Cartier and Omega watches for cheap, some folks are selling — or even giving away — knock-off digital watch faces for Android-powered smartphones. And the watch companies are going after these people with the same zeal as they chase the “Cantier” and “Omego” sellers from sidewalks. According to TorrentFreak, … [More]

Spike activity 21-11-2014

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Wall Street Journal on The Future of AI: An Ubiquitous, Invisible, Smart Utility. A list of the 100 most followed psychologists and neuroscientists on Twitter compiled by the BPS Research Digest. And a mixed bag it is too. Student Science has a fantastic how-to […]

25 Smart Ways to Handle a $1,000 Windfall

A tiny windfall is pretty easy to spend. If you find $10 or $20 on the street, you can just use it to help pay for groceries or some other regular expense to give yourself just a bit of breathing room in your budget. A huge windfall – like an inheritance or a legal settlement... The post 25 Smart Ways to Handle a $1,000 Windfall appeared first on The Simple Dollar.

Be a Style Hustler: Street Smart Ways to Get What You Want In Your Home

Hustlers know: there's the hard way to do something and then there's the smart way. Your home is no different. Look to the shrewd, the savvy and the street smart and learn a thing or two about how to beat that long con that is your decor. READ MORE »

Abducted Philly Woman Made Smart Moves that Helped Police Find Her  

Police say the Philadelphia woman abducted from a Germantown, Pa., street Nov. 2 made smart decisions to lead the authorities to her, ABC News reports.

TVD Premiere: Kaitlin Riegel, “System”

Kaitlin Riegel’s newest single “System” deals in a smart brand of Anglo, urban pop popularized by Jem in the early 2000s. “System” has an undeniably slick vibe, imbued with the kind of street smart production that can easily walk the line between schoolyard smarts and sultry, diva funk. Show More Summary

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