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4 Common Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make (And How To Fix Them)

Of all the companies founded each year, only a fraction survive. Even a smaller percentage of those make it five years. Clearly, building a company …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Google Earth is now available in VR

The virtual whole-Earth model that Google has been perfecting for over a decade has finally reached its next big step: Google Earth is now available in virtual reality. For the first time, users can walk through real city streets, fly through canyons and teleport to anywhere in the world all in an …

Apple has a secret team working to make the iPhone's camera a portal to augmented reality

The effort, which involves teams from several acquired startups, reflects Apple's near-term desire to put augmented reality technology into consumers' hands even as it develops special glasses that could eventually change the way people perceive their surroundings.<p>Apple also recently hired an …

Augmented Reality

5 Beginner-Friendly Foam Rolling Moves To Master

Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden believes everyone needs to spend a little more time foam rolling, and she’s on a mission to make it happen. While the …

This 2-Minute Video Illustrates the 4 Basic Types of Leaders. Which One Are You Following?

Do you want a good leader, or a great one? The answer might surprise you.<p>Ask most people what type of leader they prefer--good or great--and most would choose great. After all, who doesn't want the best?<p>But according to James R. Bailey, the Hochberg Professor of Leadership Development at George …

Leadership

5 Concrete Steps to Lay the Foundation for Your Company Culture

Culture is the invisible hand that shapes behavior and tells people how to behave when no one is watching.<p>I've been starting and scaling companies for 20 years now. And over that time I've coached hundreds of entrepreneurs to successfully scale their companies too.<p>I believe strongly in …

Entrepreneurship

This Afghani Entrepreneur Started Out Penniless. Today He Leads One of America's Fastest-Growing Companies

Ahmad Ishaq's ByteCubed was recently hired by the U.S. Department of Defense to create a platform that tracks small-business government contractors.<p><i>Ahmad Ishaq had grown a steady big-data business subcontracting for U.S. government projects. But the Afghan immigrant realized it wasn't his dream. So</i> …

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This Startup Built a Bot That Will Fight to Lower Your Comcast Bill

At long last, a Silicon Valley startup has built something truly useful: a bot that will fight with Comcast reps <i>for</i> you.<p>Trim, a San Francisco startup …

5 signs you're CEO material

Likening critical CEO capabilities, such as giving difficult feedback, to learning the unnatural motion of lifting your back foot first in boxing, he claims "it generally takes years for a founder to develop the CEO skill set." In short, Horowitz insists CEOs are made, not born.<p>But just because …

Deal: Get Pagico 8 Task Manager for $19 - Technabob

Keeping organized is critical to success in both your personal and professional life. While you could keep track of things on sticky notes on your …

5 websites that will sharpen your storytelling

One of the many hats PR engineers wear is storyteller. Between juggling data, gathering insights and managing relationships, how can PR pros find …

Before You Use the Public Wi-Fi, Read This

Is public Wi-Fi safe? Hell, no. But there are steps you can take.<p>This story appears in the November 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Is public Wi-Fi safe? The short answer: Hell, no. But if you must use the free wireless at your hotel or the satellite office (i.e., Starbucks), here are some …

15 Apple Pie Recipes That Are (Almost) Better Than Grandma’s

When you think of apple pie, you probably have an image in your head of your grandma kneading dough and sitting the finished pie on the windowsill to cool. Those memories are all well and good, but these days we’re more into creative apple recipes that aren’t <i>so</i> traditional. You’ve got all of the …

Fears grow for children addicted to online games

Experts warn of ‘enormous and growing problem’ for youngsters<p>Medical and addiction experts, charities and parents are becoming increasingly concerned about the amount of time children are spending playing online games as figures show that UK spending on titles such as <i>League of Legends</i>, <i>World of</i> …

Grand Theft Auto

The Top Four Mistakes That Make Business Leaders Awful Storytellers

“Sorry, let me just tell a quick story” is the fastest way to lose your audience before you even begin.<p>If “storytelling” is a common buzzword in the business world, it’s for good reason–narratives make for effective communication. But the practice has become a victim of its own success. Suddenly, …

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Child abuse, sexual exploitation, and domestic violence are not inevitable crimes. They are terrible acts, compounded by harmful attitudes, that are allowed to thrive through ignorance and disbelief. They are crimes that live with a victim for the rest of their life.<p>But the hard-learnt lesson from …

Domestic Violence

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Scientists propose new theory about how Earth got its moon

The moon is incredibly important to the Earth. It provides the basis for many calendars and affects the oceans' tides. But how did it get there?<p>It's …

Astronomy

Scientists confirm a structural similarity found in both human cells and neutron stars

We humans may be more aligned with the universe than we realize. According to research published in the journal <i>Physical Review C</i>, neutron stars and …

Physicists Have Achieved Superconductivity in a Non-Superconductive Material

For the first time, researchers have achieved superconductivity – the phenomenon of electrical conductivity with zero resistance – in a material …

Nanotech

How CrossFit Helped Me Change My Body And My Mind

Learning to listen to my body feels like a gift.<p>I don’t remember the first time I heard about CrossFit, but it definitely wasn’t in Berlin, where …

Science behind sleeping while you're awake

You may think you're awake but there's a good chance that part of your brain is asleep. And that can cause real problems, especially since you may …

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What's Most Important When Choosing a Partner

The list we’re going to talk about here is the one that contains the characteristics of the partner of your dreams—the person with whom you know …

14 Reasons Why the BMI Formula Is Bogus

This may come as a shock, but just because you drink kombucha and eat overnight oats doesn't necessarily mean you're healthy. (Especially if you're …