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Turkey Traffic: 5 Charts Behind The Thanksgiving Travel Rush

forbes.com — About 46.3 million Americans are projected to travel during the Thanksgiving weekend. Here are 5 charts behind the holiday rush.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @Forbes: Thanksgiving travelers will probably pay the lowest gas prices in 5 years: onforb.es/1y66ZHY pic.twitter.com/2CUMUcAuMT

Nov 27, 2014

RT @Forbes: Thanksgiving travelers will probably pay the lowest gas prices in 5 years: onforb.es/1y66ZHY pic.twitter.com/2CUMUcAuMT

Commercial Drone Regulation Begins Making Progress, But Entrepreneurs Might Not Wait

forbes.com — For years now, the drone industry has been asking the federal government for some sort of clarity in using drones for commercial use. Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported there may finally be some inklings of progress. It's still going to be another year or two, however, before we see anything set in stone.
Nov 27, 2014

Commercial drone regulation begins making progress, but entrepreneurs might not wait forbes.com/sites/aarontil…

Scientists Warn About Bias In The Facebook And Twitter Data Used In Millions Of Studies

forbes.com — Social media like Facebook and Twitter are far too biased to be used blindly by social science researchers, two computer scientists have warned. Writing in today's issue of Science, Carnegie Mellon's Juergen Pfeffer and McGill's Derek Ruths have warned that scientists are treating the wealth of data gathered by social networks as a goldmine of what people are thinking - but frequently they aren't correcting for inherent biases in the dataset.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @bridainep: Scientists warn about the dangers of using Faceook and Twitter data for scientific studies... onforb.es/1vUIGP8 via @Forbes @ForbesTech

5 Ways To Count Your Blessings And Give Thanks This Week

forbes.com — Get back in the habit of handwriting thank you notes. Remember when your mom made you write thank-you notes for birthday and Christmas gifts when you were a kid? Get back into the habit of showing appreciation that way.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @Forbes: Studies have shown that people who are grateful are more likely to feel happier, healthier & optimistic: onforb.es/1y4JBus

Apple's $100 Billion Waste: Tim Cook's Single Biggest Mistake As CEO

forbes.com — The author was long YHOO and BABA at the time of writing] I am a big fan of both Apple and Tim Cook. I have been for a while. I said Cook would do a great job as CEO 6 months before Steve Jobs died and defended his record 2 years ago when people were saying he wasn't "innovative" enough.

Twitter Is Going To Spy On You Via The Apps You Install, Here's How To Stop It

forbes.com — I've been pretty vocal about how Twitter needs to be much more aware of what users want. And as the US celebrates thanksgiving, the company has changed the terms and conditions of its app and launched a support page that explains what it is doing.
Nov 27, 2014

Twitter is spying on you like a mini-NSA, here's how to put a stop to that: onforb.es/1tnP4bw

Pokemon Isn't Killing Nintendo, And Nintendo Doesn't Need To Go Mobile

forbes.com — Another day, another article lamenting Nintendo's resistance to going mobile. This time, however, the argument comes in spite of Nintendo's success. The latest entry in the Pokemon series, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire sold over 3 million units in as many days.
Nov 27, 2014

Nintendo going mobile would hurt the brand, and Pokemon isn't killing Nintendo: forbes.com/sites/erikkain…

Meet Joe Veix, Creator of the Darren Wilson New York Times Parody

forbes.com — After a grand jury failed this week to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, many took to social media to express their frustration and outrage. There, a satirical rendering of a New York Times front page provided some comic relief and quickly went [...]
Nov 27, 2014

Meet Joe Veix, the guy who created the @NYTimess parody you all shared without attribution this week @joeveix forbes.com/sites/ellenkil…

Forbes Quotes

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Nov 27, 2014

RT @Forbes: Quote of the Day: "Let the man, who would be grateful, think of repaying a kindness, even while receiving it."-Seneca onforb.es/1uO9wqH

FAA List Of Reported Drone Incidents Indicates A Problem. But It's Not What You Think.

forbes.com — The FAA's list of 194 drone sightings reported to it this year were obtained by the New York Times and published yesterday. Contrary to what one would expect from all the media hype about the risks posed to manned aircraft by today's popular quadcopters, the FAA's list of sightings does [...]
Nov 27, 2014

RT @crashdetective: FAA List Of Reported Drone Incidents Indicates A Problem. But It's Not What You Think. onforb.es/1FwiBpf via @forbes

Good News For Girls: Disney's 'Frozen' Ices Out Barbie To Become Top Toy

forbes.com — Good news for parents of little girls rushing to fulfill holiday wish lists this Thanksgiving weekend: there's a new queen of toys in town, and she isn't wearing pink. A study released by the National Retail Federation shows Mattel's long-reigning Barbie doll has been dethroned as the top girls toy for the first time in their survey's 11-year history.
Nov 27, 2014

Good News For Girls: Disney's 'Frozen' Ices Out Barbie To Become Top Toy onforb.es/1rrPFxV via @forbes #BlackFriday

Forbes Healthcare Summit 2014

forbes.com — Forbes Healthcare Summit 2013: Empowering The Patient Revolution, October 9-10, 2013 at Lincoln Center, New York City.
Nov 27, 2014

So I have my genome. I'll talk about it next Thursday at the Forbes Healthcare Summit. #ForbesRx forbes.com/conferences/20…

The Top Earning Celebrities Under 30

forbes.com — Age: 26Earnings: $48 millionRihanna may be the perfect embodiment of the modern pop star. The 26-year-old Barbados native churns out radio hits like "We Found Love" and "Diamonds" and collaborates with some of the biggest names in the business like Jay-Z and Eminem. But she also uses social media better than almost anyone.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @Forbes: Rihanna may be the perfect embodiment of the modern pop star: onforb.es/1y5t35A pic.twitter.com/kE1vgV2oSe

Forbes Wins Key Ruling in Libel Suit by Saudi Prince

forbes.com — Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud Forbes has won a key ruling in the UK libel suit filed against the magazine by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, a member of the Saudi royal family. At issue was the meaning of a series of articles published by Forbes in connection with its 2013 Billionaires list.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Clare_OC: Forbes Wins Key Ruling in Libel Suit by Saudi Prince onforb.es/11upyKr via @forbes - 2 yrs of hard work by @KaiFalkenberg *claps*

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Clare_OC: Forbes Wins Key Ruling in Libel Suit by Saudi Prince onforb.es/11upyKr via @forbes - 2 yrs of hard work by @KaiFalkenberg *claps*

Nov 26, 2014

Forbes Wins Key Ruling in Libel Suit by Saudi Prince onforb.es/11upyKr via @forbes

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Thank$giving: A Money $tory

forbes.com — Do you live in a bubble? Perhaps you live in a community where financial success is pretty much assumed. Where no one talks about money or hardship. Perhaps they even look at money as a symbol of their success. It's a bubble. Meet Sam, who lived in that bubble, but never let [...]
Nov 27, 2014

RT @Forbes: Money is a tool. It isn’t a symbol of success because success is defined by values, not by things: onforb.es/1y9vXX9

If You Bought Assassin's Creed Unity's Season Pass, Ubisoft Has A Free Game For You

forbes.com — Ubisoft has ceased sales of the Assassin's Creed Unity Season Pass (an up-front purchase of forthcoming DLC), the publisher is now giving away the first content pack free of charge, and they're offering anyone who purchased the Season Pass a free game. Who are you and what have you done with the Ubisoft we've grown accustomed to?
Nov 26, 2014

RT @ForbesTech: “I want to sincerely apologize on behalf of Ubisoft and the entire Assassin’s Creed team:" onforb.es/1xTVUuS

Nov 26, 2014

RT @killyourfm: If You Bought Assassin's Creed Unity's Season Pass, @Ubisoft Has A Free Game For You onforb.es/11USYlF (+ free DLC if you didn't)

Nov 26, 2014

If You Bought Assassin's Creed Unity's Season Pass, @Ubisoft Has A Free Game For You onforb.es/11USYlF (+ free DLC if you didn't)

Visualizing Silicon Valley's Lack Of Diversity

forbes.com — Until recently, diversity figures at several of the largest technology companies in Silicon Valley were a mystery, kept a secret on the grounds that it would cause competitive harm. That curtain of secrecy was finally lifted this summer when Facebook unveiled their diversity figures for the first time in June.

Creed's Scott Stapp Alleges IRS Error Left Him Penniless & Homeless

forbes.com — Earlier today, Scott Stapp who fronted the band "Creed" in its heyday, posted a bizarre video on his Facebook page claiming that he is now penniless and living in a Holiday Inn. Denouncing claims that he might be on drugs, Stapp places the blame for his predicament on a number of others, including the IRS, who he says froze his accounts on a number of occasions.

How Smart Was That Turkey And Ham Before It Became Dinner?

forbes.com — For much of the U.S., there are only four words that will be worth repeating the rest of the week: "Please pass the turkey" (maybe seven if you add "...and the ham"). As we begin devouring sloppy portions of holiday meats, I thought it might be interesting to find out a [...]
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Danbigman: Before digging into Thanksgiving, @Neuronarrative looks at the intelligence of the beasts we'll eat. onforb.es/11uF358 via @forbes

Nov 26, 2014

Before digging into Thanksgiving, @Neuronarrative looks at the intelligence of the beasts we'll eat. onforb.es/11uF358 via @forbes