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Are You 'Kind Of A Big Deal?' Dating App For Elites Will Protect Your 'Personal Brand'

forbes.com — Here's the problem with dating apps in 2014: You want to be on one, but don't want to be seen on one. Especially if you're someone visible, like a tech CEO, a venture capitalist, or anyone who considers himself or herself "kind of a big deal." That's the pitch behind The League, [...]
Sep 15, 2014

In this dating app, if you're "kind of a big deal," pay $15/mo to only show your face to matches you deem worthy forbes.com/sites/ellenhue…

Sep 15, 2014

Aren't we over the stigma of online dating? I'd rather be seen there than at a lot of bars in this city forbes.com/sites/ellenhue…

Sep 15, 2014

RT @ProfJeffJarvis: Interesting: The League is like Tinder for thinkfluencers with a high Klout score. forbes.com/sites/ellenhue…

Sep 15, 2014

RT @Forbes: The League, a new dating app for anyone who considers himself "kind of a big deal:" onforb.es/Xp8OCk pic.twitter.com/LOjoPnjY3p

Sep 15, 2014

there's a new dating app for people who are kind of a big deal. onforb.es/1AQKDcH

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Nothing Can Stop Football

forbes.com — It's hard to imagine a sports league having a worse couple of weeks than football. Only a few games into the season, the NFL has been rocked by serious allegations of domestic and child abuse. A recent report shows that 3 out of every 10 former NFL players can expect to develop neurocognitive problems like Alzheimer's disease and dementia because of repeated head injuries.
Sep 15, 2014

RT @Forbes: It's hard to imagine a sports league having a worse couple of weeks than the NFL, but football is as popular as ever: onforb.es/1m9dUOp

Sep 15, 2014

RT @Forbes: Incredibly strong ratings make it easier for the NFL management to dismiss any criticisms about the game: onforb.es/1m8UqcL

Sep 15, 2014

Ray Rice Who? Four NFL games drew incredible 20m TV viewers each already this season onforb.es/1qFvECq via @forbes

U.S. Ranks Near The Bottom For Tax Competitiveness: We're #32!

forbes.com — Today, the Tax Foundation released its 2014 International Tax Competitiveness Index (ITCI). The ITCI measures the competitiveness of tax systems in the 34 countries in the the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) based on criteria in five categories: corporate income taxes, individual taxes, consumption taxes, property taxes, and the treatment of foreign earnings.
Sep 15, 2014

U.S. Ranks Near The Bottom For Tax Competitiveness: We're #32! onforb.es/1m6QXMf via @forbes #tax

Four Key Takeaways from Tax Foundation's "International Tax Competitiveness Index"

forbes.com — The Tax Foundation this week released a new index measuring the tax competitiveness of the largest 34 nations in the world. The bad news is that the United States ranks #32. There is no good news. Well, that's not entirely true. There's some good news, but not much.

You May Find Yourself On Windows XP

forbes.com — In the mid-1970s, David Byrne David Byrne, the lead singer of the Talking Heads, played songs teasing the establishment in dank New York City bars. The acts fed the band's four members, who lived in a loft apartment without a toilet.
Sep 15, 2014

@xor @zfurnas Here's an article. forbes.com/2001/08/21/082… Oh, I see — you're referencing a different song. TMBG? No, not included.

Here's Something You May Not Want To Know About Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

forbes.com — A leading geneticist recommends that all women over 30 get genetic testing for breast cancer mutations. Although this would certainly identify many women at high risk for cancer, it would likely lead to thousands of unnecessary double mastectomies. Do we really want to put women through this?
Sep 15, 2014

Here's Something You May Not Want To Know About Your Risk Of Breast Cancer onforb.es/1oP0naH

Sep 15, 2014

The big danger in universal genetic testing for breast cancer onforb.es/1oP0naH @StevenSalzberg1 via @forbes

Adrian Peterson, The NFL, And Whippings

forbes.com — One of the things that came out of this Adrian Peterson story over the last few days is that most people outside the South don't know what it means to get whipped with a switch. No matter what Charles Barkley says, it's not just a black thing. I'm white, and 50, [...]
Sep 16, 2014

For Twitter After Dark: some thoughts on Adrian Peterson, the NFL, and whippings. forbes.com/sites/tommytom…

Sep 15, 2014

RT @SI_PhilTaylor: Thoughtful piece from Tommy Tomlinson on #Peterson, the NFL and whippings. Read to the last line. forbes.com/sites/tommytom…

Sep 15, 2014

Thoughtful piece from Tommy Tomlinson on #Peterson, the NFL and whippings. Read to the last line. forbes.com/sites/tommytom…

Sep 15, 2014

Great read on this topic: Adrian Peterson, the NFL and whippings v. @Forbes onforb.es/1pheFA7

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The Most Popular College Majors Among High School Seniors

forbes.com — Data provided by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Speciliasts Intl.

Other Peoples' Software: Five Good Business Reasons To Adopt APIs

forbes.com — Can a business these days survive without creating or engaging or getting involved in any way with web APIs? Perhaps, but it would be missing out on one of the most compelling opportunities since the rise of the cloud era. Plus, in the words of Brian Koles of ChallengePost, it [...]
Sep 15, 2014

Other Peoples' Software: Five Good Business Reasons To Adopt APIs onforb.es/1qG1FKE via @forbes

Who Pays For Green Dreams?

forbes.com — Renewable energy is coming to an economic crossroads, one that could have dire unintended consequences for some of the most vulnerable populations - the poor and the elderly. As renewable energy expands, activists around the world are calling for programs that would supplant conventional fuels - coal, oil and, to a [...]
Sep 15, 2014

If everyone embraced renewable energy completely, no one would be able to afford it. onforb.es/1qDT6jv @lsteffy via @forbes

Merck's Mantra On Focus Precludes An Inversion Strategy

forbes.com — Frazier is right when he talks about the distractions caused by a big merger. These transactions involve a majority of the colleagues in an organization - scientists, manufacturers, commercial analysts, etc. - all trying how best to integrate two companies. This is both hard and time consuming and can impact a company's overall productivity.
Sep 15, 2014

Why Merck won't be doing a megadeal to escape taxes anytime soon. onforb.es/1oP38J1 @john_lamattina via @forbes

Peterson Gives NFL Another Chance To Do Right Thing. Early Indications Suggest It Won't.

forbes.com — As is now clear, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should not be anyone's model for proper child-rearing. We know this following the news that Peterson has been indicted for child abuse after he whipped his child with a stick as a form of discipline. That is medieval. Upon questioning, the [...]
Sep 15, 2014

Peterson Gives NFL Another Chance To Do Right Thing. Early Indications Suggest It Won't. onforb.es/1qFPPA3 @mattymatty2000 via @forbes