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Why Google beat Yahoo in the war for the Internet

As we witness what may be the final days of Yahoo as an independent business, consider how just a decade ago it was running neck-and-neck with Google, now one of the world’s largest companies by market value.<p>It would be silly for anyone to claim they could have predicted how these two businesses …

5 Reasons All Entrepreneurs Should Work Out

Entrepreneurs have busy lives and making time in an already hectic schedule for a workout can be difficult.<p>Entrepreneurs have busy lives and making time in an already hectic schedule for a workout can be difficult. It is important to keep your physical fitness commitments as it will help you focus …

Entrepreneurship

10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

Google tackles simple 360 content embeds with VR View, introduces Cardboard SDK for iOS

Virtual reality is great for gaming and movies, but when it comes to real-world use cases there’s still quite a bit of room for VR to prove itself.<p>Google is hoping to kickstart this process by making 360 VR content a bit more simple to implement and, in the process, way more spontaneous for users …

Mixed Reality

This is what code on GitHub actually looks like

Payments firm Braintree has created a super-cool, open-source code visualizer called Codeology so you can see how projects on GitHub use different code in their products.<p>As the visualizer is plugged into the GitHub public API, you can search for any live project by name, including things like the …

GitHub

This gorgeous video game is one father's tribute to his 5-year-old son who died of cancer

Everyone deals with tragedies in different ways.<p>Ryan Green, a programmer and game developer who lost his 5-year-old son Joel to an aggressive brain tumor in March 2014, has dealt with his loss by inviting others to share in his experience.<p>You might be thinking: "Wow, that's terribly sad. I don't …

Cancer

Apple names the best iOS apps of 2015

Apple on Wednesday announced its choices for the best iOS apps of 2015. Taking top honors was Periscope, an app Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice …

These are the first 17 PlayStation 4 games headed to virtual reality

As if virtual reality headsets weren't popping up everywhere else these days, Sony's PlayStation 4 is about to get its own VR headset. Guess what it's called!<p>You guessed correctly, literally everyone — it's called PlayStation VR, and it looks like this:<p>It's comfortable and easy to use: just slip it …

Virtual Reality

Twelve reasons entrepreneurs with type-A personalities are unstoppable

Personalities fit into one of two groups – Type A and Type B – it's one or the other. Type A's typically are extremely motivated individuals with lofty goals and the internal fire to go after anything they desire. Type B's are typically more laid back, lacking the same level of intense …

Why Chris Martin moved to Los Angeles to make Coldplay's 'big and colorful' new album

Chris Martinhas lived in Los Angeles long enough to speak enthusiastically about his spiritual teachers and about the benefits of cutting sugar and dairy from his diet. But theColdplayfrontman hasn't been here long enough to know that the guys handing out DVDs on the Venice boardwalk want you to …

James Corden

ISIS threatens Russia in new propaganda video, says 'Kremlin will be ours'

The Islamic State (ISIS) militant group has released a new video threatening to launch attacks in Russia "soon, very soon."<p>The highly produced video, …

How to Use Caffeine to Improve Your Athletic Performance

Caffeine is a performance-enhancing drug that’s legal, cheap, and easy to get: chances are you had some this morning. More importantly, it actually</i> …

The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re …

Small Business

Screentendo can turn almost anything on your computer into a Mario level

When I start daydreaming online, I’ve found myself wondering why I can’t control a little Mario and make him jump around the eBay ads for crap I looked up two weeks ago. Well, it turns that out that I can.<p>Developer Aaron Randall has coded together something that he calls Screentendo. This is a Mac …

Apps

Formlabs' Form 2 is all about bigger, better and simpler 3D printing

It's been more than a year since Formlabs debuted its Form 1+ 3D printer, but that was more of a slight revamp of the company's original 2013-era Form 1 printer, rather than a true successor. That honor goes to the new Form 2 printer, which features a similar design to its predecessor, but is far …

People who work in tech say these are the 25 best colleges in America

To create this list, we asked more than 1,000 of our readers to weigh in on which schools best prepare students for success after graduation.<p>We filtered the responses to only include people who said that they work in tech.<p>The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was the No. 1 school on our main …

College & University

The Hacks of Mr. Robot: How to Hide Data in Audio Files

Welcome back, my hacker apprentices!<p>A you know, <i>Mr. Robot</i> is my favorite TV show this year, and not just for the realistic hacking. Rami Malek, the …

LightBlue Bean+ Is An Arduino Board With Bluetooth Built-In

If you’re anything like me you understand the power of Arduino but are stymied by limitations of education, imagination, or wireless connectivity to implement it into your own life. Thanks to the LightBlue Bean+, however, one of those roadblocks has been torn down.<p>The Bean+ is basically an Arduino …

Facebook is the undisputed king of the tech industry now

No other tech company is executing so well across so many areas at once — from product development to business management to public relations.<p>Take a look:<p><b>Users are addicted.</b> Facebook has more than 968 million active daily users, the company said on its earnings call this week. Let's put that …

Social Media

Plane debris arrives in France; exam to focus on flaperon possibly from missing Malaysian jet

The piece of aircraft believed to be from a Malaysian Airlines jet that mysteriously disappeared 17 months ago arrived in France early Saturday for examination by lab experts.<p>A six-foot section of wing known as a flaperon was discovered on a beach on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion on …

Airplanes

The 50 best computer-science and engineering schools in America

The best computer-science and engineering schools in the US are hotspots for elite companies like Google, Apple, Raytheon, Facebook, and Lockheed Martin to recruit new talent.<p>We surveyed over 400 Business Insider readers to find out which engineering schools have the most valuable undergraduate …

College & University
Mexico

Slack Adds Emoji Reactions 👍💥✨

Slack’s new Emoji Reactions are my favorite thing on the internet, at least for today.<p>I have long pined for something more than a mere “like.” When someone shares that there has been a loss in the family, an illness has befallen them, or simply wants feedback on a life decision, sometimes “like” …

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Since its inception as a program purpose-built for Steve Jobs to use during his product presentations, Apple Keynote has come …<p>Why not learn a new …

Repeat this simple mantra if you want to make killer Apple Watch apps

SAN FRANCISCO — The key to crafting great Apple Watch apps can be summed up with a simple mantra: “Make the user happy.”<p>That’s designer Joe Cieplinski’s approach to all design, really, but the precept is even more important than ever for developers making apps for Apple’s new wearable. Instead of …

Smartwatches

Building a Calendar using React JS, LESS CSS and Font Awesome

Today, I'm going to talk about how to create a calendar control using React JS, LESS CSS, Font Awesome and Moment JS. I'm going to assume you're at …

JavaScript

Scientists turn an iPhone into a blood parasite detector

Seeing a hematologist is a luxury that few people can afford in the poorest parts of Africa. That's why a team at UC Berkeley has adapted its iPhone microscope project to identify blood parasites in under three minutes. CellScope Loa is, essentially, a 3D-printed box that a smartphone can sit on …