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For IPO-bound Alibaba employees, lessons on sudden wealth

Alibaba's upcoming US market debut means employees are due to cash in, and the company is taking steps to help them manage the windfall.

By June 13, 2014

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Sony's PC implosion a lesson for Apple?

Sony priced itself out of the market. And consumers' flight from premium laptops could mean some pain for Apple.

By May 3, 2014

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Second-guessing Elon Musk is turning into an expensive lesson

At this point in his career, Tesla's CEO must be weary of the naysayers. Perhaps Tesla's bang-up fourth quarter will finally change some critics' minds -- nah.

By February 19, 2014

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Life lessons I learned from 'Sherlock' season 3

Mustaches, mind palaces, and matchmaking: Crave's Bonnie Burton shares what she learned from season 3 of the hit BBC series.

By February 4, 2014

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Making Roomba for innovation: 5 lessons from iRobot

The new Roomba 880 ditches the traditional vacuum cleaner brush. Why? iRobot is on a mission to cut down on two customer pain points: maintenance and cleaning frequency.

By November 12, 2013

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OnePlus launches, then deletes 'Ladies First' promo contest

Before launching a promotional contest hyping a product, you should probably think hard about what that contest says to your customers.

By August 12, 2014

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The (ongoing) lesson of Fukushima? It could have been worse (pictures)

From Chernobyl to Fukushima, "it could have been worse" has become a common refrain over the last few decades. But that optimism comes at a price -- in the coin of public health.

9 Images By August 21, 2013

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Which wearable will be the next big thing?

With a host of new fitness trackers, smartwatches, and other computer-enabled gear expected on the market soon, analytics firm First Insight forecasts which ones will become big sellers.

By July 30, 2014

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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By July 29, 2014

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Martians about to get a lesson in haiku

A poetry contest open to "anybody on planet Earth" yields a surplus of Mars-loving haiku set to head to the Red Planet aboard a NASA spacecraft later this year.

By August 8, 2013