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Bringing Clang to Windows

As you may know, Visual Studio now supports building Android and iOS applications using Clang. We realize the need of our users to write …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Xiaomi Introduces A GoPro-Style Action Camera That Costs Just $64

Xiaomi is back with another reminder that it doesn’t just make phones. (Despite dethroning Samsung as the top selling smartphone company in China.) Xiaomi’s latest device is a GoPro-like camera which, as we’ve come to expect, is selling for a fraction of its U.S. rival’s price.<p>A GoPro Hero, the …

5 Things Professional Keynote Speakers Do Differently From Amateurs

As a professional keynote speaker, I have the same tools at my disposal as every amateur public speaker: my voice, my subject, my slides. Those three elements are essentially all I bring to the conferences, events and summits where I speak. (I keynote 20 such events year, on the same topics I write …

What Does A Real Astronaut Think Of 'Interstellar'?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What do the astronauts think about the movie Interstellar?</i><p><i>Answer by Garrett Reisman, Former NASA Astronaut, @astro_g_dogg, on Quora,</i><p>A few days ago, a group of us from SpaceX took the afternoon off to watch Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’. We loved it. …

Why broken sleep is a golden time for creativity – Karen Emslie

It is 4.18am. In the fireplace, where logs burned, there are now orange lumps that will soon be ash. Orion the Hunter is above the hill. Taurus, a …

Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C. legalize marijuana

Voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C. have voted to approve sweeping pro-marijuana legalization, according to a CNN projections.<p>The three wins have pro-legalization activists enthused and many are already looking towards 2016, when ballot initiatives in states such as California, …

On becoming an expert C programmer

Are you a beginning programmer or someone who has never programmed?<p>If you are an absolute beginner who wans to know how to code in C, try …

Mistakes Women Entrepreneurs Make Pitching to Venture Capitalists

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Women own 28.2 percent of U.S. companies and yet only a tiny number of these companies are securing backing from venture capital investors, according to a report by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Based on this research, …

Want to Reduce Risk? Buy a Business, Don't Start One | Inc.com

In many ways, starting and building a game-changing business is like writing the great American novel--it's possible to achieve, but the odds of getting it done are slim, at best. For every Mark Zuckerberg, there are thousands of startup entrepreneurs struggling to keep their companies afloat.<p>In …

Small Business

What Your Conference Room Names Say About Your Company Culture | Inc.com

What do conference room names have to do with the culture of positivity?<p>More than you think.<p>A company's office speaks loudly about not just the company itself but also its leadership and its culture. Little things--like how internal traditions or employees' accomplishments are displayed, how people …

Sheryl Sandberg

The US should include entrepreneurs in its definition of service

Today, less than 2% of the adult US population serves in the US military. Taxes didn’t go up despite our decade-long engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. The resulting disconnect between the military and the civilian population has been cited as a source of concern by General Stan McChrystal, …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Must-Ask Interview Questions to Determine if Someone's a Fit

Senior Director of Marketing Communications at SAP<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I often tell my teams “it is all about the people” and for that to be true, you need to make sure everyone you bring on fits the culture of your business. And whether you are leading teams …

The CEO's Checklist for Keeping Employees Happy and Fulfilled

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When employees have a casual, stress-free time at work, they’re going to be more productive in general. As a business owner, it’s your job to establish procedures that will keep your employees happy and motivated.<p>Before diving into …

Richard Branson on Challenges: It's More Fun Being David Than Goliath | Inc.com

Beyond being adventurous, fun and affordable, the Virgin brand is fearless when it comes to taking on giant challenges, Sir Richard Branson says.<p>"We take on organizations much bigger than ourselves," Branson says in an interview with <i>Inc.</i> president and editor-in-chief Eric Schurenberg. "It's a lot …

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