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Google's nit-picky interview process is a huge turnoff for some experienced coders

But in one important way, the company may have shot itself in the foot: its legendarily difficult interview process.<p>Google is right now being sued on allegations of age discrimination by a couple of job candidates who didn't get offered a job there. Google is fighting the suit and calls the …

Employment

Is this the world's most oversubscribed school?

<b>Is this the most oversubscribed school in the world?</b><p>The VidyaGyan Leadership Academy, a boarding school in India's Uttar Pradesh state, is offering an elite education for pupils drawn from the rural poor.<p>There are about 200 places on offer each year - but such is the appetite for families to get a …

Education

The five essential rules for homebuying

<i>The truth is that money can be difficult to talk about and many financial issues are complicated to tackle. That's why Chase and Vox Creative created</i> …

100-year-old runner from India inspires at Masters Games

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. That's because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category …

India

Microsoft acquires gaming startup run by 18-year-old

Microsoft just snatched up a startup run by a teenage entrepreneur.<p>Microsoft (MSFT)'s Xbox team announced on Thursday it acquired Beam, an interactive livestreaming platform for gamers.<p>18-year-old Matt Salsamendi launched his Seattle-based startup, which has 24 employees just 8 months ago. The …

Startups

How Facebook helped this guy’s e-commerce store go from zero to $100K+ in 3 months

22-year-old Melvin Chee from Melbourne, Australia went from experimenting with e-commerce dropshipping during his semester break to a 6-figure business in just 3 months. He had previously started several different businesses, many of which failed spectacularly. Some of his efforts were featured on …

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 19 major US cities

In the market for a home? Mortgage site HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major metropolitan areas in the US, according to first-quarter 2016 data.<p>The site highlights a few differences from last quarter:<p>• The Denver metro area has …

Real Estate

An Australian Startup Creates The World's First AI-Powered Business Advisor

From face recognition to virtual personal assistants and robots, AI has seen huge advancements and unprecedented applications in the past few years – thanks to recent significant developments in algorithm-based deep learning.<p>But while it’s more common to accept that a machine could help you with a …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Things You Can Do Today to Make More Money Every Day

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Want to make more money every day? You've got to do these seven things -- today:<p>Fix your mindset.<br>• Build alliances.<br>• Help a customer.<br>• Connect on social media.<br>• Practice, practice, practice.<br>• Improve your product.<br>• Be grateful<p><i>Watch more videos from Evan Carmichael on his</i> …

Business Strategy

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

Russia's got a point: The U.S. broke a NATO promise

Moscow solidified its hold on Crimea in April, outlawing the Tatar legislature that had opposed Russia’s annexation of the region since 2014. Together with Russian military provocations against<p>NATOforces in and around the Baltic, this move seems to validate the observations of Western analysts who …

50 free web tools

In many occupations, solving problems and finding ways to be more productive are top priorities. This is especially true for web designers and …

Two Great Apps Arrive To Stop Hackers Spying On Your iPhone

Apple provides plenty of protection for iPhone users, as the FBI learned over the last few months. But it can never offer total security.<p>That’s why pro iOS hackers like Stefan Esser are around to poke holes in Apple’s operating system and provide tools to highlight security concerns. His company’s …

Apps

How Uber conquered London

To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars<p>Every week in London, 30,000 people download Uber to their phones and order a car for the first time. The technology company, which is worth $60bn, calls this moment “conversion”. Uber has deployed its …

Transportation

IoT Research Report & Ecosystem on Internet of Things

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

How This CEO Made a Billion-Dollar Business Betting on The Weather | Inc.com

Good business can be wherever you make it, especially if you have the entrepreneurial spirit, a good idea, and a great innovative approach.<p>There are fortunes to be made for those that can create disruptive start-ups which challenge existing businesses with new models business models, such as Uber …

Startups

Entrepreneurs must learn to negotiate, or they can lose everything

Lawrence Susskind Contributor<p>Lawrence Susskind is the Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at MIT where he heads the Science Impact Collaborative and teaches the online course Entrepreneurial Negotiations: The MIT Way.<p>Successfully taking an idea to market involves many more …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business

Why the most successful people aren't afraid to promote themselves

We don't want to expose ourselves to potential criticism, so we mask our self-protection with a demure (and often proud!), "Oh, me? I'm just not very comfortable with promoting myself."<p>Congratulations, your less competent colleague is about to take your promotion.<p>I have identified the top five …

Self-improvement

50 Must-Have Features for Small-Business Websites (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Websites are a necessity for businesses of all sizes today -- though, surprisingly almost half of small businesses don’t have websites. Still, there are so many design options to choose from and so many websites that it can be tough to …

Small Business

Nine Reasons Dubai Could Be The Most Important City Of The 21st Century

Some cities seem to encapsulate a particular moment in time. Dubai, right now, seems to represent three moments, one more important than the other two. First, one of the last gasps of the oil culture; second, the rise of business as a way to govern society. And third, and most significantly, the …

Income Tax

The world's 15 richest self-made women are worth $53 billion — more than the GDP of Iceland

With data from Wealth-X, a company that conducts research on the super wealthy, Business Insider has taken a look at the richest self-made women in the world. These women have built companies, pioneered new technologies, and made huge advances in their respective fields. They're worth a combined …

Real Estate

Getting Fired From Facebook Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to This Entrepreneur

How one entrepreneur went from losing his dream job to founding a multi-million dollar business.<p>Recently my Inc.com colleague Bill Murphy, Jr. highlighted the story of Brian Acton, who co-founded billion-dollar start-up WhatsApp after being turned down for jobs at both Facebook and Twitter. But if …

Mark Zuckerberg
Silicon Valley

How a Laid-Off Corporate Worker Turned a Love of Travel Into a Thriving Entrepreneurial Business

How an unexpected fork in the road can lead to entrepreneurial opportunity<p>When Barbara Nascimento was laid off after a corporate career of 14 years, she found the time and freedom to reinvent herself as an entrepreneur in the travel industry, operating her now-thriving tour company, The …

Entrepreneurship