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Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley.<p>It’s that time of year again, when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the <b>Code Conference</b> crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner …

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Rare Sight of Super Blue Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse: Pictures

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How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps

Want to make side money? Follow these 5 stages to monetize your startup idea.<p>In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the …

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar

New cryptocurrencies offer great opportunities, albeit with great risk, as they promise to revolutionize various aspects of the human experience.<p>Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been …

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Richard Branson: Work Smarter, Not Longer

The workforce of the future is going to change significantly alongside new technologies. Virgin Founder Richard Branson believes these changes will benefit both workers and employers.<p>Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, …

50 haunting photos of abandoned shopping malls across America

American malls are dying out.<p>Retail complexes all over the US are being clobbered by store closures sweeping the country.<p>In 2017, more than 6,400 stores closed and another 3,600 are expected to shutter in 2018. According to a report done by Credit Suisse, this will result in 20% to 25% of malls …

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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will soon be bankrupt

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, known for his theory of disruptive innovation, predicts that half of the 4,000-plus colleges …

This CEO Built A Network Powering Over $700M In Small Business Transactions

Small to mid-size companies combine to account for a staggering GDP shortfall of $2 trillion, resulting from untapped and underutilized business potential.<p>Looking to help companies crack into this massive revenue opportunity while driving transactions for businesses of all scales across industries, …

Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices in clear signal of sweeping changes to come

By Abha Bhattarai<p>Abha Bhattarai<p>Reporter covering the retail industry<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market will be finalized Monday, and shoppers will see an immediate markdown in prices on a number of items, including salmon, avocados, baby kale and almond butter, as …

eCommerce

A former McKinsey partner says if you can't make a dent in your to-do list, you're probably thinking about it all wrong

In theory, this strategy is brilliant. And yet I rarely find it helpful.<p>What typically ends up happening is I organize my day beautifully: From 10 a.m. to noon I'll write a story; from noon to 2 p.m. I'll do research for another story; and so on.<p>And then it's 2 p.m. and I'm only halfway through …

30+ Travel Bloggers Earning Over 5,000 USD / Month & How They Monetize Their Blogs

There’s a big difference between having a ‘popular’ vs. a ‘profitable’ blog. You can be a very popular blogger but you might not be monetizing your …

Data Visualization Projects – 10 Splendid Examples

The first thing that springs to mind when it comes to <b>data visualization</b> is, of course, infographics. This sort of visual representation that, as a …

Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world

Airborne drones may soon provide connectivity to remote areas.<p><i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>The internet is one of the most important inventions of the modern era. However, current estimates say that only 40 percent of people around the globe have access. As internet connectivity becomes ever more important, new …

Choked by smog, Beijing creates new environmental police

BEIJING (AP) — Officials in Beijing have announced a new environmental police squad to root out illegal burning in the city, the latest government …

8 Ways to Fund Your Startup

There are a number of common barriers that are inherent to the startup process itself, but none are more critical than the first step: obtaining the necessary funds to begin with.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Running your own business is a great way to experience career …

What Facebook’s Head of Advertising Wants to See Happen in 2017

During his long tenure at Facebook, Andrew Bosworth has been tasked with creating both the company's newsfeed and its mobile advertising strategy. …

Tips to Make Your Home Asthma-Safe (So You Can Breathe Easy)

There are a lot of places in your home where dust, mold and other hidden allergens can get trapped and trigger allergic reactions and asthma attacks. …

Donald Trump, Julian Assange and Russia: How they’re connected, and how they changed an election

<b>(AP/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Getty/Don Emmert/Peter Muhly)</b><p>You don’t have to believe the Russians hacked the Democratic Party to be disturbed by the Trump/Assange/Putin axis<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>January 7, 2017 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Right now there are two debates raging in American politics which, though closely related, …

23 Of The Best Beauty Products You Can Subscribe To On Amazon

The lipsticks, eyeliners, and moisturizers beauty-lovers swear by — shipped right to your door. The products in this post were updated in June 2018.

A 21-year-old college student breaks down which social networks are hot and which are not

<i>On January 2, 2015, I wrote a viral post entitled "A Teenager's View on Social Media," in which I dissected popular apps and what I thought about them. It got over one million views. Many people have asked me to write a follow-up or, at the very least, an update. I haven't felt there was a dramatic</i> …

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Meet the Teenagers Who Found Their Own Startups

It’s a familiar story: yet another San Francisco-based entrepreneur ends up creating a unicorn startup before the age of 35. What is not so familiar is that this entrepreneur’s main challenge was not being allowed to hire anyone, nor being permitted to ask for a loan. Why? Because he was a teenager.<p>…

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

6 Unusual Steps for Landing a Six-Figure Job

You could apply the techniques to sales, marketing, and business development as well.<p>Some people do really insane things during a job search. You can waste a lot of time getting noticed. But someone who got through a programming bootcamp -- a course that purports to make you a programmer in a few …

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

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'Most VCs are full of sh*t:' meet the anti-venture capitalist with more than 1,600 startups

Dave McClure doesn't like venture capitalists. "Most VCs don't work that hard," he says. "They think they're great stock-pickers. They're all full of …

Who's Benefitting From China's Accelerating Capital Outflow?

Despite Hong Kong’s “bleak” economic outlook, the city boasts simultaneous booms in top-of-the-line commercial space, residential properties, and stocks.<p>There’s a one-word explanation for these anomalous price movements: China.<p>Chinese capital outflow has picked up again, and Beijing’s measures to …