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Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

Verified accounts turning themselves into bots, millions of fake likes and comments, a dirty world of engagement trading inside Telegram groups. Welcome to the secret underbelly of Instagram.<p>In late February, an Instagram account called Viral Hippo posted a photo of a black square. There was …

Social Media

Who is Shahid Khan, the entrepreneur who turned $500 into a $5bn empire and wants to buy Wembley?

Around 18 months ago, Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic was talking with Shahid Khan, the club’s owner, when the topic of conversation turned briefly towards Khan’s other business interests. This was hardly unusual — after all, Jokanovic knows well that Fulham is by no means Khan’s only venture — …

Shahid Khan

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Immune System

The Feds just asked a huge healthcare company who their real clients are and the answer is totally unsatisfying

The SEC has been trying to get to the bottom of a very important question for Express Scripts, the country's biggest pharmacy benefits manager (PBM).<p>The question is: <i>Who are your clients?</i><p>Ideally, in Express Scripts' business, the client is ultimately you — or whoever pays for your health insurance. …

Pharma

Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life

In an unusual move for Bose, the company launches an Indiegogo campaign looking for testers for its upcoming totally wireless sleep-aid earphones.<p>Bose has been quietly introducing some unconventional products over the last few months, including its Hearphones and Soundwear Companion Speaker, but …

Audiophile

A Smart Coffee Cup? It’s More Useful Than It Sounds

The Ammunition-designed mug lets you choose the exact temperature you’d like your coffee to remain for hours.<p>It’s a chilly Sunday morning. You pour yourself a cup of tea, curl up in a cozy blanket, grab a book, read a few pages, and take a sip only to find that it’s gone cold. This letdown is …

Virtual Reality Gets Naughty

In early 2014 Ela Darling, 31, a pornographic actress, recorded her first virtual reality sex scene. She was in a college dorm room at the University of Maryland dressed in an R2-D2 swimsuit and high athletic socks. She sat on a twin bed, next to a wooden desk, and spoke to the camera as if it were …

Virtual Reality

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

The Coca Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company selling more than 500 brands of soft drink to customers in over 200 countries. Every single day the world consumes more that 1.9 billion servings of their drinks including brands like Coca Cola (including Diet and Zero) as well as Fanta, …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Things To Do After Incorporating or Forming an LLC - Small Business Trends

You’ve incorporated or formed an LLC for your business. Now what? You spent time and energy figuring out which business structure to form and when to …

Small Business

How To Market A Case Study To Attract $425,000 In New Leads

About two months ago I published, “How A Filipino Company Earned $726,000 In New Leads In 25 Days Using Cold Emails.” The article was the story of how Daniel Wallock used cold emails to drive results for one of his clients. That case study has driven $425,000 in new leads to Wallock’s business.<p>In …

Marketing

Why Bitcoin Is The Investment Of The Decade

The hype around Bitcoin is warranted.<p>Bitcoin cannot, and does not need to, dislodge fiat currency.<p>But it will benefit from transactional demand and …

Cryptocurrency

How to Use Google’s Crawl Budget to Boost Your Site’s SEO

I’ve consulted with hundreds of business, and I’ve answered thousands of SEO questions.When I sit down with a new client, I always ask about their …

SEO

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Web Design

The Looming Retail Bailout

While the economy finally seems to have recovered from the Great Recession, complete with discussion of full employment and rising wages, the memo must have missed the retail industry, where top executives of Macy’s, J.C. Penney, Office Depot and the like pepper quarterly analyst briefings with …

Secretary of Agriculture

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

Kinetise now lets you download the code you make in their drag and drop app creator

The world of mobile development is a hairy one. You can code things yourself and hurt your brain on React Native or you can use a drag-and-drop editor and get locked into one platform forever. But now app development house Kinetise is offering the best of both worlds.<p>Kinetise, who I’ve talked about …

7 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job or You're Screwed

Leaving your job to become your own boss without going broke requires setting the groundwork just right. Few people do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The prospect of quitting your job and becoming your boss is both liberating and scary as hell. But, instead of being …

How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Web Design

Karuki Wireframe Kit – User Interface Web Elements

Karuki Wireframe Kit, a well designed user interface collection with more than 200 web elements.Mahamed Elgendy is a skilled UX/UI designer with …

Wireframing

Polaroid just reinvented its iconic camera

LAS VEGAS — The classic Polaroid camera just got revamped for the modern day.<p>While Polaroid has previously launched instant print cameras mixed with …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

CSS

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

Shopping

How To Battle Giants In Business - And Win

There’s nothing more inspiring than a David and Goliath business story, where the underdog startup succeeds in a world ruled by corporate giants. But what makes an entrepreneur even think they can crack a market dominated by heavyweights, and more importantly, how do they do it?<p>Personal ancestry is …

Profit

Financing A Business Acquisition -- Banks Lower Threshold By Up To 30%

If you were to rely solely on the marketing campaigns of the banks, it would be easy to think they have their vaults open ready to lend money to people looking to buy a business. While there has been some significant easing of their purse strings recently, seller participation in financing a …

Real Estate

Your Small Business Should Have a Board of Directors - Small Business Trends

You may have the best small business ideas in the world, but succeeding in business requires you to understand the business of running a business. …

Life In Data - The Tasks Of A Data Scientist

Do you want to work in data? What does this mean? For the last there years I was at one of the coolest companies in the data space: LinkedIn! LinkedIn has amazing data assets and they have been at the forefront of data science. I want to share what I see as the three key tasks of a Director of Data …

Big Data

Microsoft Adds R Server Developer to Linux Data Science Virtual Machine

Microsoft beefs up the Linux version of its Data Science Virtual Machine with the addition of Microsoft R Server Developer Edition.

Data Science

Hitchhiker's Guide to Data Science, Machine Learning, R, Python

Originally posted on Data Science Central<p>Thousands of articles and tutorials have been written about data science and machine learning. Hundreds of …

Data Science

How 'Uber for truckers' Cargomatic burned through $15 million as it quietly pivoted away from being a tech company at all

The Venice, California-based "Uber for truckers" has seen several key members of its staff — including its CEO, CFO, and COO — all head for the exit. It has laid off half of its staff, more than 50 people.<p>Multiple sources inside the company tell Business Insider the company is running out of cash, …