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12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

Self-improvement

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you …

Marketing

Lithium-ion creator helped develop a better battery technology

At 94 years old, John B. Goodenough isn't done changing the landscape of battery technology. The University of Texas at Austin professor who's widely credited for the invention of lithium-ion batteries has developed a better alternative. Goodenough, Cockrell School senior research fellow Maria …

AImotive aims to convert regular cars into driverless ones inexpensively

While other autonomous car projects rely on an expensive radar-like system called Lidar, AImotive is trying to do the same using regular cameras and AI<p>The AImotive office is in a small converted house at the end of a quiet residential street in sunny Mountain View, spitting distance from Google’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Soundwall's Nova art speaker boasts magic touch and backlights

The latest version of Soundwall comes with a couple of extra features that make it even more interactive. You can think of a Soundwall either as an aluminum artwork that plays music or a flat-planel speaker disguised as a painting. Its new iteration called "Nova," however, kicks things up a notch …

3Doodler's new kits help kids craft their own robots

It used to be that if you gave a 3Doodler Start to a child, you'd have to throw them some stencils or otherwise pray they were creative enough to make something neat. Not so anymore. Eager to empower a new generation of Boston Dynamics engineers, 3Doodler is releasing a new robotics kit that lets …

Working with major studios, TheTake launches AI image recognition engine for businesses

TheTake, a site which launched as a way for consumers to buy that thing they saw in that movie, is set to begin selling an automated version of its service directly to businesses.<p>The New York-based company is pitching studios and entertainment sites on a machine learning system that can identify …

Machine Learning

Scientists are making VR displays that match your eyesight

One of the reasons why VR games and experiences cause headache and nausea is because headsets' displays can't optimize images for your eyes. A team of Stanford scientists seek to change that by developing VR displays that can adjust how images are shown based on your age and any other existing …

Here are some of the self-driving startups to watch in 2017

2016 was a big year for self-driving startups; 2017 will be bigger.<p>2016 was the year of many things. For the auto and tech industries, it was the year the companies that already placed their bets on self-driving technology began showing their hands.<p>Auto giants — some of which were increasingly …

Startups

Mylingo offers real-time Spanish translation in movie theaters

A new app called Mylingo lets Spanish-speaking moviegoers listen to audio dubs in real time, using their own smartphone and headphones. According to the developer, users can download the studio-recorded Spanish tracks directly to their device, where they'll be able to sync them perfectly with the …

NoHold's QuickStart lets anyone create a chatbot in seconds

There’s a strangely poetic beauty about the birth of a chatbot.<p>Over a shaky WebEx connection, NoHold CEO and Co-Founder Diego Ventura showed me how one can take form in just a few moments.<p>The chatbot had a very simple job. It was created to be an Amazon Kindle savant. You could ask it anything, …

One Drop is revolutionizing diabetes care through an app

The tech revolution in healthcare has so far focused on people who are already pretty healthy. FitBits, Apple Watches and the like are useful if …

Fog Creek's Gomix makes bot and web development quicker and easier

Things were pretty simple when I first learned to code, almost ten years ago. I started by building simple websites. Once I figured out how to set up a LAMP server, I started hacking away, guided by free online tutorials and blog posts. When I later learned to build desktop applications (badly), it …

This school helps inexperienced programmers land jobs at Apple

Programmers are in hot demand. Tech companies are especially eager to grab talent as fast as they can find it.<p>"We're interviewing people every week," said Neha Jain, a senior software engineer with LinkedIn. "Every time we get a great idea at LinkedIn, the question is always -- who will work on …

San Francisco

15 under 15: Rising stars in cybersecurity

Kids born after the year 2000 have never lived a day without the internet. Everything in their lives is captured in silicon chips and chronicled on …

US scientists find new way to convert CO2 to green fuel

US scientists say they have stumbled upon an economically practical and highly efficient way of converting a greenhouse gas largely blamed for global warming into an environmentally friendly fuel - a development that could boost the renewable energy industry.<p>Researchers from the Oak Ridge National …

How to create an SMS app part 1 - sending & receiving msgs

Remember when phones were just phones? While you might use your Android device for pretty much anything <i>but</i> sending and receiving text messages most of the time (even to the point of preferring WhatsApp and other tools for written communication); SMS is still technically one of your phone’s primary …

A London startup fund just revealed which bets are paying off

They might make some noise when one startup in their portfolio has a successful exit — be it an IPO or an acquisition — but updates on the performance of an entire fund, which is used to back a variety of startups, is something of a taboo.<p>Going against the grain, London-based startup investor …

How to Settle the Mind

Sometimes, you get lucky in life, when the most important thing you need to do turns out to also be the simplest. One example is breathing. Breathing …

The 8 most impressive social good innovations from September

Innovations are constantly improving our world, especially when it comes to tackling global inequality.<p>With brainpower and skill, inventors are …

Reserve Bank of Australia

Google releases massive visual databases for machine learning

It seems like we hear about a new breakthrough using machine learning nearly every day, but it's not easy. In order to fine-tune algorithms that recognize and predict patterns in data, you need to feed them massive amounts of already-tagged information to test and learn from. For researchers, …

Logitech's £85 webcam is aimed at gamers and vloggers with a built-in 'green screen'

Logitech has announced its latest webcam, the C922 Pro Stream, to meet the needs of serious gaming streamers.<p>The Pro Stream Webcam lets you stream …

Chroma Keying

Adobe and Berkeley's new smart editing tool will blow your mind

Over the years, Adobe’s excellent software has firmly established the company as one of the most influential sources of innovation in image manipulation and it seems the Photoshop-maker intends to keep things this way.<p>The company has partnered up with researchers from the University of Berkeley to …

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

Here are 4 simple ways to stop your complaining.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable …

Happiness

How anxiety warps your perception

An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear?<p>As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts to race and your breathing becomes heavy. Uneasiness is followed by fear, and then without …

Hackers can make $1.5 million jailbreaking iOS 10

Looking for a quick way to become a millionaire? Just try hacking the iPhone.<p>Software security firm Zerodium revealed today that it has raised the price of its permanent bounty on iOS zero-day exploits, giving hackers a chance to earn up to $1.5 million if their exploit meets all the …

Silicon Valley VCs raise millions for an Aussie drone mapping startup

In 2014 Rory San Miguel and Francis Vierboom made a bet that not all drone companies would actually need to fly drones, and it seems to be paying off.<p>…

How to Improve Your Working Memory and Become More Productive | The Art of Manliness

Whether you’re answering hard questions, making impromptu remarks, analyzing a situation, or synthesizing a bunch of data points into a cohesive and …

Launching a “Google for sound”, Deepgram raises $1.8 million

Deepgram co-founders, 20-year-old wunderkind Noah Shutty and his University of Michigan lab supervisor Scott Stephenson, definitely have faith in sound.<p>The two left behind promising research in particle physics, researching the creation of Dark Matter in the bowels of underground Chinese bunkers, …

Google Search

How to Meditate: An Animated Guide

A simple, assuring invitation into releasing the resistance to one of the most life-expanding practices possible.<p>In his poem about how to meditate, penned decades before neuroscience as we know it, Jack Kerouac described meditation as the way to pump the brain’s “good glad fluid.” Half a century …