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15 Great Uses for a Raspberry Pi

Consumer Tech

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

Cryptocurrency

Inside the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Overlooking lush Sha Tin in the northeastern New Territories of Hong Kong , the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is one of the city's most memorable cultural sites.<p>After all, it's not every day you're surrounded by 10,000 gold Buddhas and a handful of monkeys. About an hour from Central …

Asia Travel
Business Development
Business Development
Business Development

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Team Building

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Lawmaker Urges Trump's Cabinet To Have Him Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

A new resolution introduced in the House of Representatives would encourage the vice president and the Cabinet to have President Donald Trump undergo a physical and mental health exam to determine if he is stable enough to stay in office.<p>Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced the resolution on …

Donald Trump

I Built an Artificial-Intelligence System for Investing -- and It Showed How Smart Warren Buffett Is

One Fool's AI system for investing turned out to be a Buffett-bot.<p>I was curious.<p>The idea of driverless cars has been, and still is, fascinating to …

Here's the best time to post on Instagram each day

Everyone wants more likes and engagement on Instagram. But when's the best time to post to get your photos in front of the most eyeballs?<p>Research …

Trends

1000-Year-Old Iranian Windmills Still Work Today

Nashtifan, a village in northern Iran, is still using an ancient energy source: windmills. The region is subject to strong winds, and windmills have …

Why Your Younger Employees Aren't as Motivated as They Could Be

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Employee Engagement

Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while surrounded by a …

Which connected camera is best for your smart home?

Home Security

The Best Wireless Multiroom Speakers for Your Home

Wi-Fi-connected speakers are capable of delivering significantly better audio quality than Bluetooth offerings. Because they typically connect to your home network, they can also deliver seamless multiroom audio, coupled with easy controls from your smartphone or tablet.<p>Wireless speaker with Wi-Fi …

17 Things That Freak Out Your Employees (If You're Doing Any of Them, Stop) | Inc.com

Once you hit the leadership ranks, all eyes are on you. That's because for your employees, they use you as a barometer of how things are going. They look to you for clues on the stability of their employment.<p>For that reason, you have a greater impact on employee morale than you may realize.<p>What you …

Employment

The 5 Communication Habits All Leaders Need to Motivate a Team | Inc.com

A global leadership study revealed that 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop employees with leadership potential.<p>Let me echo that massive study: We are in an era with an alarming leadership shortage. As more Boomers retire and Millennials continue to increase in numbers as the …

Leadership

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

eCommerce

Natural Selection Is Causing a Decline in Human 'Education Genes', Say Scientists

Is our species on a downwards spiral?<p>The genes that predispose people to attain higher levels of education have been in decline over the past 80 …

Genetics

The Internet Of Things Could Finally Get The Common Language It Needs

In the home and beyond, it’s more important than ever that gadgets get standard ways to talk to each other. And there are signs of progress.<p>Smart home gadgets were everywhere at the CES trade show in January, from useful iterations on connected light bulbs and door locks to odder endeavors such as …

Smart Homes

Why Being a Jack-Of-All-Trades Won't Help Your Personal Brand

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leadership

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p><i>Photo: Tim Robberts/Getty</i><p>658 million. That’s how many vacation days Americans left on the table in 2015. In …

Personal Finance

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 …

Why Is The Home Automation Industry So Obsessed With Voice Control?

Companies have anointed voice the OS of home automation. But as Mark Zuckerberg found out designing his own AI butler, voice doesn’t always cut it.<p>Some of us have husbands, or wives. Some of us have partners. Some of us have roommates. But most of us have an AI these days, whether it’s Siri on our …

Automation

This hidden Apple Watch feature helps find a lost iPhone in the dark

It's the perfect way to find a dropped iPhone in a dark parking lot, or under your couch.<p>You probably already know that you can use your Apple Watch to ping your iPhone as long as they're close to each other. (Open Control Center on your Watch and tap on the Ping icon, the button with the iPhone …

Apple Watch

10 Everyday routines that could turn you into a better entrepreneur

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>+14<p>Shares 42<p>Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a …

8 Steps to create a super-awesome personal brand that can help entrepreneurs grow

Share8<p>Tweet<p>Share39<p>+11<p>Shares 48<p>Jeff Bezos said-“Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room!”<p>Apple, Amazon, Tata, SpaceX and …

Here's what one top VC firm predicts will happen to tech startups in 2017

This November, we gathered our global founders and CEOs in San Francisco for our Accel Connect event. For part of the day, we discussed the current environment, independent of founders' stage, as well as the changing requirements for building great, enduring companies. It's a day we look forward to …

Innovation

A group of high school students has made Martin Shkreli's $750-drug Daraprim for $2

To prove how much of a dick move that was, a group of high school students in Australia has now created 3.7 grams of Daraprim's active ingredient in their chemistry lab for just $20 - an amount that would sell in the US for between $35,000 and $110,000 at the current rate charged by Shkreli's …

High School