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Microsoft just made a brilliant acquisition by grabbing a hot startup called Xamarin

It's a crucial buy for Microsoft, which has been working around the clock to get more apps onto its Windows Store app market — a key part of the Windows 10 operating system.<p>The Wall Street Journal pegs the purchase price of Xamarin at between $400 and $500 million. In its five-year lifespan, …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

The 4 top rebranding trends of 2015

Rebranding is the process of taking an established product and giving it a new look and feel as a means of differentiating it from its rivals while …

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

The 7 Different Types of Social Media Managers: Which One Are You? - #infographic

Which type of social media manager are you? The SEO-minded, the advertiser or the social butterfly?<p>Take a look at this infographic that illustrates …

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

Doing This for an Hour Each Day Can Make You More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

No one knows why an ancient Japanese Buddha statue lost half its hair curls

Japanese academics scratch their heads over the conundrum of an ancient Buddha statue that appears to have lost its hair<p>An ancient Buddha statue in Japan is causing consternation among academics after apparently suffering from extensive hair loss, according to new research.<p>The Great Buddha of Nara, …

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