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2017 is the year your startup gets funded

The turn of the calendar is cathartic for entrepreneurs — there’s something about starting a new year that inspires folks to launch a new startup, build a new product or raise capital.<p>If you’re starting to raise capital, this is your guide. Let’s get to it.<p>Step 1: Build your funnel<p>Fundraising is a …

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

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Tech, beauty companies should pay more attention to black hair

A picture of a white woman with long, straight hair was my signal that the smart hairbrush that debuted at CES 2017 wasn't for me.<p>The Kerastase Hair Coach Power by Withings had become one of the most talked-about products at last week's electronics show in Las Vegas. The L'Oreal-owned hair care …

Students, say goodbye to snow days -- and say hello to school at home

<b>(CNN) —</b> Earlier this month, Zak Terzini roused himself about five minutes before his English class began and didn't panic. Instead, the high school sophomore grabbed his iPod and checked on a class discussion of "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" without even getting out of bed.<p>A snowstorm -- another …

A Husband-Wife Team Pays It Forward By Bringing E-Learning To The Philippines

Elaine and Leo De Velez are in the midst of their second act as professionals — one that’s been in development for nearly two decades. Until three years ago, both husband and wife worked as high-level managers for multinational companies such as Shell, Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson. Now …

Could online tutors and artificial intelligence be the future of teaching?

Online maths company has partnered with scientists to identify what makes lessons successful - and to see if AI can be used to improve teaching<p>Ambar presses her hand to her forehead, nose crinkled in concentration as she considers the question on her screen: how many sevens in 91? The ten-year-old …

Artificial Intelligence

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Python Programming

The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you <i>have</i> to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to …

Top 10 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn To Code & Amazing Gifts For Christmas To Help Them Learn

1.) Learning to code can teach them persistence pays off. They may not get it right the first time but if they continue to try they will.<p>2.) Apply …

Kids

The Ultimate List of Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>It’s been half a year since I gathered my first list of …

Anki’s Cozmo robot is a surprise hit, temporarily selling out ahead of the holidays

Looks like Anki’s may have a full-fledge holiday hit on its hands. The hardware startup, which first came to prominence when Apple demoed its Drive cars on-stage during a keynote a few years back, went all in on its latest offering Cozmo earlier this year.<p>The plucky little robot is the result of a …

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Explain Everything, the digital whiteboard, raises $3.7 million to bring learning to the iPad

Should you be interested in the lifecycle of the bee or the magic of clip art and equations then Explain Everything would like a world. This Wroclaw, Poland-based company offers a sort of iPad-powered whiteboard that lets you collaboratively display drawings and text, equations, and even stamp out …

Equations

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

Get a complete computer science education for only $39

It’s been repeated ad infinitum: Coding is the new literacy, and you’ll need to learn a programming language or two if you’re serious about keeping your resume sharp in the 21st century. Here’s one way: Take advantage of a university-caliber computer science education without the crazy tuition fees …

A Law Professor Explains Why You Should Never Talk to Police

James Duane says you shouldn't say anything to a cop for any reason, you shouldn't plead the Fifth, and you shouldn't stay silent. So what should you do?<p>James Duane doesn't think you should ever talk to the police. Not just, "Don't talk to the police if you're accused of a crime," or, "Don't talk …

How to make computer coding child’s play

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up<p>Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books …

Kids

The Wild and Native Foods We Should Be Eating

In the United States, kale has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years as consumers have discovered they enjoy the nutrient-dense green in many …

Nutrition

How to See EVERY Google Search You've Ever Made

WHAT DO YOU MEAN "DELETE BROWSER HISTORY" DOES NOTHING?<p>Be afraid. Be very, very afraid. Google has been storing every single search you've made – even those naughty ones you'd thought you'd managed to hide - and now you can go back and look at your entire search history.<p>We're not just taking about …

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

These coding games and apps will help you learn how to program in no time flat.<p>I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a developer named Basel Farag. In "Please Don't Learn to Code," the author makes a compelling case as to why courses and bootcamps for everyday people to learn …

Google Apps for Littles #GAfE4Littles - Teacher Tech

Google Apps for Littles Workshop<p>Friday, Christine Pinto and I held a Google Apps for Littles workshop at the ViewSonic office in Brea. Christine …

Education Technology

Attar: A Documentary Short-film

ASUS Google Chromebit - Turns Any Device into a Chrome PC

Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>Why spring for a new Chromebook when you can just turn one of your existing devices - ranging from TVs to old laptops - …

20 Ways to Supercharge Your Ability to Learn

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Swifty Teaches Apple’s New Programming Language On Your iPhone

Last summer, Apple surprised almost everyone at WWDC with the announcement of Swift, a new programming language for iOS and Mac development.<p>The language feels like something Apple would invent. Like several of the languages currently popular in web development, it has a concise, readable syntax …

Top 10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

Programming is one of the most valuable skills you can pick up in these modern times, whether for career prospects or to stretch your brain and …

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'Muslims Condemning Things' Tumblr Answers A Question That Should Be Obvious

The Islamic State, the militant group formerly known as ISIS, claims that it is restoring the Islamic Caliphate in an attempt to confer greater political and theological legitimacy on itself. Its violent actions, done in the name of an extreme version of Islam, have prompted international leaders …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Saudi Arabia's top cleric says Nigeria's Boko Haram smears Islam

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti, the top religious authority in the birthplace of Islam, has condemned Nigeria’s Boko Haram as a group “set up to smear the image of Islam” and condemned its kidnapping of over 200 schoolgirls.<p>Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh said the radical movement, …