Tag Archives: Bold Leaders

Elon Musk Warns About AI; Is He Right?

Elon Battles AI Robot

Space X and Tesla Motors entrepreneur Elon Musk startled attendees at a National Governors Association meeting in Nevada when he warned about the economic disruptions that automation and artificial intelligence will cause. For good measure he also sounded the alarm about the threat AI could pose to human life on Earth. In an interview  with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval from a state where Tesla is building a highly automated electric ...

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Granny Receives Five Stars for Mobile App

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Many people defy their age by means of getting better as they grow older. Masako “Ma-chan” Wakamiya, grandmother from Japan, is a living testimony that age is just a number and that it is never too late to create something that is innovative. Wakamiya is an 82-yr-old who decided to get into mobile app development. TedXTokyo said that she and her friends created a website called Mellow Club in 1999. ...

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Tech Giants Eye Positions in Healthcare

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Tech companies have been reluctant to enter the health care market. Some of the reasons are that heavily regulated healthcare is tediously slow in terms of innovation, while tech companies evolve in cycles that take months rather than decades. Except for a relatively few traditional companies, like HP and IBM, most tech companies have shied away from healthcare. Tech giants like Apple, Google and Amazon have not fully embraced ventures ...

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How the Successful Fail Up

Edison, Zanuck and Jobs, Titans of Business

In business, we all love a success story. From Henry Ford to Jack Ma, Rockefeller to Masayoshi Son, we elevate the titans of industry to heroic stature. For a million (or a billion) reasons we entrust them with superhuman qualities; brains, fortitude, intelligence, even fortune telling and clairvoyance. The truth is, almost all of these super successful people are really smart and have a ton of drive and other positive ...

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Atmocean: Fresh Drinking Water from the Sea

Waves breaking on rocks.

Serial entrepreneur, Phil Kithil, is very close to completing his bold invention: a system that creates fresh drinking water by harnessing wave power. Kithil’s company, Atmocean, Inc. has partnered with Reytek Corp. to create a system where seawater is forced by the pressure of waves onto the shore and desalinated without the use of any external energy source. There have been various methods for desalinating seawater, but this is the ...

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Elon Musk Builds a Really Big Battery

A picture of Elon Musk as a superhero atop a really big battery on Australia.

Tesla is going to make the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery and install it in South Australia. This bold development came about serendipitously via an exchange of Tweets between Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and Mike Cannon-Brookes, the Australian co-CEO of Atlassian. South Australia has been experiencing problems with their power grid ever since a power outage took down the grid for the whole state. In a Tweet, Tesla said that it ...

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Richest Doctor in America; Expands Genomic Testing

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NantWorks recently acquired a controlling stake in Integrity Healthcare, effectively taking over the management of six hospitals which will now go by the name of Verity Health. The acquisition is a bold but calculated move which opens up more possibilities for NantWorks research, including genomic testing and cancer research. At the same time, there is an opportunity for the hospitals to expand their services and upgrade their equipment. The hospitals ...

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Orion Engineered Carbons, Big Three in Carbon Black

A depiction of a carbon black molecule.

Carbon Black is an industrial material that most people have never heard of, but it is found everywhere. It is strong, dense, and very light. This high tech product is found in products from tires to clothing to plastic. It is used to color products, as well as to make them stronger and longer lasting. In this exclusive video, Jack Clem discusses the business side of carbon black. As one ...

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Neulion, Disrupting Entertainment with VR and AR

Girl with virtual reality goggles in an undersea setting

Roy Reichbach, in an exclusive interview with Bold Business, shares the inside scoop on the exciting VR and AR industries. These new technologies are poised to change the way we view and interact with the world, from diving in the Cayman Islands (virtually) to shopping for furniture at home with AR. It’s disruptive technology that changes industries like training and education, as well as entertainment and work. Riechbach’s company, NeuLion, ...

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Augmented Reality Goes Bold: Reichbach’s NeuLion

Girl wearing virtual reality goggles.

Based in Plainview, NY, NeuLion is a software video streaming and AR company that enables companies to deliver unlimited live, on-demand, interactive programming in a rich, branded experience across multiple screens, languages, and territories. In this exclusive video from Bold Business, Roy Reichbach discusses the cutting edge technology that makes Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) game-changing. When it comes to sports, NeuLion seamlessly syncs live video, live audio ...

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