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Finally, Silicon Valley’s dog days are over: Here come the IPOs

<i>This analysis was written for SiliconANGLE by Matt Murphy, managing director of the venture capital firm Menlo Ventures and former longtime general</i> …

Venture Capital

8 New Age SaaS Startups That You Must Be Aware Of

<b>Software as a service</b> (<b>SaaS</b>) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally …

9 tech trends that will make billions of dollars starting in 2017

Above all else, companies are expected to increase their spending on software and services (as opposed to hardware), as they all rush to buy their tech via the cloud computing model, where tech is hosted in the vendor's data center and delivered as a service over the internet.<p>Software spending is …

Virtual and Augmented Reality Will Reshape Retail

Your camping trip is coming up. You and a friend go shopping for a tent. Spotting one you like, you both crawl inside to check the capacity. But there’s something unusual about this scenario: You’re in Boston. Your buddy is in Houston. And neither of you is anywhere near a sporting goods …

My online business earned $67,000 in 5 days, and it was much simpler than you'd think

I had no idea what it would take to make that kind of money so quickly. Honestly, I didn't think it was possible. It seemed like the type of thing that would happen to someone else, not me.<p>At the very least I thought it would require:<p>After all, that's what I saw other people doing.<p>But I'm happy to …

Business Strategy

Save Your Money, Skip The MBA, And Go To Startup Grad School Instead

The cofounders of Away met at Warby Parker and show how they used early career experiences at startups to launch their own brand.<p>If you have dreams of one day launching your own startup, the idea of getting an MBA may have crossed your mind. After all, business schools are great at explaining how …

Organized Project Board

Managing a household, blog, family, and finances can be difficult at times. I constantly try to prioritize and multitask, as do most moms. Using a …

The 8 Most Recommended Books for Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, finding time to read may be difficult. The one thing you can gain from taking the time to read is inspiration. By reading through …

Entrepreneurship

Inside 'No Man's Sky,' the Most Innovative Game in Years

<i>No Man’s Sky</i> is wildly ambitious, utterly vast and a huge challenge to the video game industry’s status quo<p>There is a man, and that man wants to sell …

The real problem with online dating can be explained through a behavioral study about jam

As I turn my back and walk away, I instinctively pull out my iPhone, swiping left and right on my way to my car.<p>3 more Tinder matches, 1 Bumble match and 3 messages on OkCupid fill the contents of my screen.<p>A laugh comes over me. This is ridiculous. This was my 43rd first date.<p>What the hell is …

Automatic Discount – Ecommerce Plugins for Online Stores

✴NEW FEATURE, FEBRUARY 12TH 2017✴ <b>Advanced discount rules</b> . Combine multiple discount rules, schedule promotions, restrict discounts with customer …

eCommerce

15 Movies All Entrepreneurs Love

Regardless if you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about throwing in the white towel in regards to your 9-to-5 job, one of the best sources of …

How Mobile Technologies Are Innovating The On-Site Retail Experience

MIT research shows that over 80 percent of in-store shoppers first visit online<p>The increasingly mobile retail environment is changing consumer expectations about shopping experiences. At the same time, it is putting new tools in the hands of retailers to help them reach, engage, and ultimately …

Vinod Khosla: You don’t need a CEO, You Need a Founder to Lead & Innovate

Written by Andrew Broadbent on Startup Grind<p>“No board,” with only a few hours of exposure to a company every 6 weeks, “is qualified to make any …

1MDB: The inside story of the world’s biggest financial scandal

How a jailed former banker and a lone British journalist broke a story that shook the world<p>On 22 June 2015, Xavier Justo, a 48-year-old retired Swiss banker, walked towards the front door of his brand new boutique hotel on Koh Samui, a tropical Thai island. He had spent the past three years …

Corruption

If You Think You're Too Broke to Start a Business, Think Again

Get someone to pay you for something, and you have a business. Repeat that process and make it scalable with sales and marketing and you have a successful business.<p><i>What can I do if I can't afford to start a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

Microsoft adds new cloud-based tools and machine learning features to Office apps

Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint are getting intelligent updates to help improve productivity and performance with the addition of machine …

Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)

Tired of the corporate rat race? You can do these jobs just as easily overseas while reporting only to yourself.<p>Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I’ve been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while …

Employment

The 2017 Top Programming Languages

It’s summertime here at <i>IEEE Spectrum</i>, and that means it’s time for our fourth interactive ranking of the top programming languages. As with all …

The coolest people under 40 in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley revolves around the minds of tech pioneers that are striving to burst through the industry ceiling each year.<p>These innovators have the power and ambition to change the way we think and live.<p>Business Insider recently released its annual Silicon Valley 100 list, highlighting the people …

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

These New Google AI Tools May Help Newbies Build Smarter Software

Google is debuting two new tools that businesses can use to bring natural language capabilities to computer systems.<p>The tools help with machine …

Uber will use high-res satellite imagery to improve pickups

Uber will soon use high-resolution satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe to help drivers find passengers. According to a press release from DigitalGlobe, the ridesharing company will use its satellites "to help identify and improve pickup and drop-off locations." Uber recently bought mapping company …

Google’s New App Isn’t The Next Best Thing To The Louvre. It Might Be Better

Google Arts & Culture turns art from all over the world into a meta museum.<p>Never stopping in its quest to make the world searchable, Google has just unveiled a new app that makes it as easy to find the opening times of your local museum as it is to figure out who painted that bright purple …

The Disruptive Innovation Behind Pokémon Go

If you're looking to move the needle in your own organization, follow the lead of Nintendo.<p>In an explosive combination of creativity, cutting-edge technology, and brilliant marketing, Pokemon GO has become a global craze in less than a week. The new portable game from Nintendo uses a technology …

Why You Shouldn’t Start a Business Alone

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting and running a business is a big responsibility—and an even bigger headache. Between …

Entrepreneurship

Forget learning to code: Every employee should know data analysis

“Learn to code.” Around the world, it has been a familiar refrain. And the world has duly learned.<p>Time was that the standard in-school computer education was little more than word processing, spreadsheets and some basic programming. When I taught at Cal Poly in the ’80s, undergrads all had to take …

Computer Science