Alex Bigelow

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How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

10 Tiny Travel Accessories Fit for Your Keychain

(Photo: Christine Sarkis)<p>Your bag is packed. Your carry-on is arranged. But is your keychain ready? With so many travel-friendly items that can ride along with your keys, customizing your ring for each trip can be the highlight of your travel-prep routine.<p>Bauble-sized items spanning the spectrum …

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How to Fly Like a Pro

(Photo: Getty Images/E+)<p>Ever wonder what the pros know that you don't? How they get the best seats, save time and money, and avoid hassles? We've queried travel writers, industry insiders, and other ultra-frequent flyers to get their tips, sometimes from things they've learned the hard way--so you …

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The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

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Europe on a Budget Never Looked So Good

Who says you need to empty your bank account in order to enjoy Europe in style? Hotel search trivago.com, which now offers hostel bookings in cities across Europe, has compiled a list of some of the swankiest and eclectic hostels on the continent. Trust us, these six ultra-trendy and …

Turn Your Next Layover Into a Mini-Vacation at the 15 Best Airport Hotels

Gone are the days when an airport hotel was little more than a purgatory for delayed passengers. Lavish spas, gorgeous restaurants and enticing décor are making overnight layovers into big fun. Here are 15 great hotels that'll take the sting out of any extended airport visit.<p><b>Hyatt Regency Incheon</b> …

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How Sony Learned That Product Features Don’t Matter

Sony’s former vice president of brand and strategy Denise Lee Yohn writes about how empathy and evolution worked side-by-side as the company changed with the times–and with consumer’s needs.<p>By putting you in close contact with the private lives of your customers, empathic research helps you see …

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Flazio, An Italian Web-Design Engine, Lets You Build A Site Through Your Facebook Page

Website creation software is a dime-a-dozen. You press a button, type in some jazz, and come up with a one page website for you and yours. But what if I said there was something that could make it even easier? Flazio, a service made by Sicilian brother and sister team Elisa and Flavio Fazio, can …

Street Style, Vancouver: 20 shots of holiday shoppers in clever cold-weather layers

One of the Most Underrated Strength Exercises You Can Do

The deadlift is a very simple exercise that basically involves picking a barbell up off the ground and setting it back down. It's a bit more involved than that -- most everything is. And despite the fact that some fitness chains have decided to sell memberships by making fun of it, the deadlift is …

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Now Trending: ‘Oh, God, it’s mom’: Political pundit brothers get a talking to on live TV

<b>MOM ON LINE ONE</b><p>Being a political pundit means leaving oneself wide open to public criticism – but can you imagine the embarrassment of being scolded by your own mother on live television?<p>The Washington Post reports on the mortifying on-air moment shared by brothers Brad and Dallas Woodhouse this …

Tech ads of 2013: Google best, Apple, Microsoft worst

Tech saw a very competitive atmosphere that was reflected in much of the advertising. Some companies clearly put thought into their work. Others occasionally panicked.<p>I am told that 2013 was a lost year for tech.<p>Apparently, there was no innovation. There was merely a concentration on such moving …

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Microsoft's 2014 makeover: It's all up to the next boss

The world waits for Microsoft to reveal the successor to CEO Steve Ballmer. That's when the hard decisions start.<p>Somebody's got to be up for this job.<p>Months after Steve Ballmer announced plans to step down as chief executive, Microsoft heads into 2014 still searching for the right candidate. In the …

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14 Travel Predictions for 2014

<i>by Wendy Perrin</i><p>Coming up with the ten biggest changes in travel of 2013 got me contemplating what 2014 might have in store. Here are a few …

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat for iPhone rejected by Apple

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat has spent the past two years blocking outsiders from reading private conversations, and now it's facing a block of its own trying to get onto Apple's App Store. Developer Nadim Kobeissi took to Twitter today to blast the iPhone and iPad maker for unjustly rejecting …

Computer Use May Improve Fine-Motor Skills In The Brain, Scientists Say

Don’t worry about watching all those cat videos on the Internet. You’re not wasting time when you are at your computer—you’re honing your fine-motor skills. A study of people’s ability to translate training that involves clicking and twiddling a computer mouse reveals that the brain can apply that …

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

Why China’s Lenovo needs to save Silicon Valley from a major dearth of innovation

Uh, not really.<p>But judging from the hand-wringing by pundits in recent days — from Atlantic sister publication Quartz to the New York Times and others who parroted similar views — 2013 absolutely bombed when it came to innovation in Silicon Valley.<p>The Quartz article, which set off this discussion, …

How to subtly unfriend someone on Facebook

If you want to avoid constant updates from irritating contacts on Facebook, but don't want to cause offence by publicly unfriending them, then you must do your research says Rick Maybury<p><i>My wife and I are not the brightest of individuals when it comes to IT, but we manage. One of our relations</i> …

Facebook’s Cutesy Annual Report To Partners Reveals First Country-By-Country Mobile Stats

TechCrunch has obtained never before published metrics showing Facebook’s international growth. Facebook sent some partners a playfully illustrated eMagazine called The Annual, but I’ve acquired a copy from a source and the stats inside are serious business. The report divulges user counts for some …

Most Iranian lawmakers back nuclear speedup if U.S. adds sanctions

TEHRAN — More than two-thirds of the Iranian parliament has signed on to a bill that would accelerate Iran’s<p>nuclear programifCongressadopts new sanctions legislation, official news agencies said.<p>The bill would direct Iran's nuclear agency to enrich uranium to 60%, close to the 90% needed for the …