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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

This AI can recognize protesters at rallies, even in disguise

A group of researchers from the UK and India have developed an AI that can identify people using deep learning to enhance facial recognition capabilities, even when certain physical features are obscured.<p>Translation: you could be identified from surveillance footage and photos, no matter if you’re …

University of Cambridge

Here’s How Facebook Plans to Make Money From WhatsApp

Facebook is gearing up to make money from WhatsApp, the messaging service used by more than a billion people every day, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers

How you phrase your calls to action on social media can be the difference between just racking up impressions online and actually generating sales.<p>Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the …

Social Media

Your Social Media Strategy Isn’t Complete Without These 21 Tactics

You’re ready to take social media to the next level.But if you aren’t building the traction you hoped for, there’s usually a reason.Just like any …

6 Rules To Help You Connect And Persuade…

<b>You’re on the most important elevator ride of your life.</b>You have 10 seconds to sell someone on your idea—the classic <i>“elevator pitch.”</i>I’ve been on …

16 brilliant innovations tackling poverty around the world

Getting to the root of poverty means solving various issues along the way, and inventors are up for the challenge.<p>Poverty isn't just inadequate …

Here's what happens when the iPhone 7's home button dies

The new home button on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has divided opinion. Apple has replaced the traditional, clicky button with one that doesn't …

Mobile Technology

Tips: To easily stream your media from macOS to iOS locally, use StreamToMe

Apple's Home Sharing is great if you've got just a few files you want to stream from a computer to iOS. For larger libraries, a third party …

How to Reset or Enter DFU Mode on an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

- Oct 16, 2016<p>It’s widely known that a reset of your iPhone can do wonders if your device is freezing, giving you errors, or has completely stopped …

Lenovo's Yoga 910 takes on Dell's XPS 13 with a new edge-to-edge display

Dell first introduced its stunning edge-to-edge display with the XPS 13 last year, and now Lenovo is starting to bring a similar screen to its Yoga range. Lenovo's new Yoga 910, the successor to last year's Yoga 900, includes a "near edgeless display" that's just 5mm of bezel. That's slightly less …

Lenovo Yoga Book is a pocket-sized laptop with a secret keyboard

<b>The Good</b> This is a very slim, very light hybrid laptop, available in both Windows 10 and Android versions. The backlit touch keyboard vanishes at the touch of a button and the included stylus works well on both the Wacom surface and with an ink tip on actual paper.<p><b>The Bad</b> The keyboard isn't suited …

With YayPay, Invoice Collection Becomes Easier, Faster, Better

Meet YayPay, a London-based startup launching today on stage at Disrupt London in our Startup Battlefield competition. YayPay lets you automatically collect payments from your customers. And it works like magic.<p>“We’re trying to give small businesses what big businesses have,” co-founder and CEO …

The Ultimate Marketing Stack for Startups

This is how most early-stage startups pursue marketing: start an account on Twitter/Facebook/Snapchat, write some articles, cold-blast a bunch of …

Marketing

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

8 Style Tips for Short Men

The giants were staring at me... I felt short, I felt weak, I felt unprofessional.<p>Being a short guy sucked. I worried that people would look down on me.<p>I tried to wear platform shoes but I walked like a penguin (Ladies, wearing high heels DOES take talent.)<p>Luckily, founder of The Modest Man, Brock …

10 Genius Portrait Photography Tips on Craftsy

Are you struggling with getting great images in portrait photography? With a few simple tricks, you can take sharper pictures, speed up your workflow …

The social-media style icons every advertiser wants a piece of

Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA<p>Fans pose for pictures with waxwork figures of vloggers Zoe Sugg and Alfie Deyes<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/16e19e2f7be1cf46d1c9f033ecfacd2728285aa4/0_288_3500_2100/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: David M. Benett/Getty Images for Harrods<p>Vlogger Jim Chapman attends the …

Content Marketing, SEO, Email, Social Media, Online PR: 5 Essential Marketing Workflows

“Marketing can be chaotic, Shifting priorities, ongoing revisions, and countless approvals - not to mention tracking, measuring, and reporting the …

13 Ways to Show Customers You Love Them

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Big businesses can spend a lot of money to buy customer happiness and loyalty but small business have to work harder to give their users the best. Fortunately, smaller companies with more conservative budgets have plenty of …

Social Media

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Jun<p>20<p>Wed<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Jun<p>22<p>Fri<p>Back to Black: Tribute to Amy Winehouserevival of the entire 2006 Grammy-award winning album BACK TO …

The Digital Marketer’s Mobile Optimization Checklist

Every good marketer knows that one of the key elements to success is making it as easy as possible for your audience to consume and share …

What No One Tells You About Being An Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is all I've ever known. After a failed stint at college (it was too slow and all I wanted to do was get out there and make my own way), I started my first business at the age of 18. Back then I don't think I even really knew what an entrepreneur was. It certainly wasn't …

Social Media Quality VS Quantity

Why Your Content Needs Social Media Targeting<p>Brand message repetition has long been a key to advertising success.<p><b>The rule of thumb is that your</b> …

Social Media

24 Clever Ideas Inside Virgin’s New Hotel

It’s the little things.<p>It’s the little things, and anyone who’s flown Virgin America knows it: the calming purple mood lighting, the food and drink orders you can place electronically from your seats, the entertaining safety video, the ticket stubs that are 50% smaller than the obnoxious industry …

Virgin America

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Facebook Marketing

Don’t you think it’s time to take it to your competition? Are they already Facebook marketers? Do you want to become part of Facebook? Would you like …

Social Media

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

TV Series

Finland Honors Stuart Parkin For Enabling Cloud Revolution (with $1.4M)

Professor Stuart Stephen Papworth Parkin will receive the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize, it was announced today. He gets the gong because of his research into data storage, making it faster and cheaper to store huge amounts on spinning disk drives.<p>On the one hand, this was a massive contribution …

How to protect yourself from the 'Heartbleed' bug

A major new security vulnerability dubbed Heartbleed was disclosed Monday night with severe implications for the entire Web. The bug can scrape a server's memory, where sensitive user data is stored, including private data such as usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers.<p>It's an extremely …

Heartbleed Bug