Carlos Simões-Lopes

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10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

Seafood

Apple Leads in Accessibility, But Can Third-Party Developers Follow?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His work has appeared in The Magazine, Macworld, TidBITS, and more. He also writes for his personal website, Steven’s Blog , and co-hosts a weekly podcast, …

Why chefs love to hate Yelp

Having your livelihood dependent on the goodwill of a group of anonymous strangers is enough to give anyone a complex. In this piece for <i>San Francisco Magazine</i>, a group of chefs explain their broken relationship to Yelp and the legions of reviewers who control whether their businesses live or die. …

The next era of the public payphone is about to begin

Every major city in the world has a network of public phone booths on most streets—absolutely crucial to the running of the city only a couple of decades ago but now just taking up space in the age of smartphones. In Britain, home of the iconic red telephone booths that have been around since 1926, …

Wall Street

9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …

Artificial Intelligence

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

• <b>Author:</b> Ben Horowitz<p>Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a startup—practical wisdom for managing the toughest problems business school doesn’t cover, based on his …

Big Data

• <b>Author:</b> Viktor Mayer-Schönberger & Kenneth Cukier<p>A revelatory exploration of the hottest trend in technology and the dramatic impact it will have on the economy, science, and society at large.<p>Which paint color is most likely to tell you that a used car is in good shape? How can officials identify …

Start-up Nation

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Senor & Saul Singer<p>START-UP NATION addresses the trillion dollar question: How is it that Israel-- a country of 7.1 million, only 60 years old, surrounded by enemies, in a constant state of war since its founding, with no natural resources-- produces more start-up companies than large, …

Business Plan Template: Complete Fill in the Blanks Sample Business Plan Proposal

• <b>Author:</b> Meir Liraz<p>Here's How to Turn Your Business Idea Into a Successful Reality (Plus, You Get 4 Special Bonuses).<p>Wouldn’t you like an easy and proven way to develop a high quality business plan?<p>This guide features a complete business plan template with step by step instructions on how to plan …

Contagious

• <b>Author:</b> Jonah Berger<p><b>New York Times bestseller</b><p><b>W</b><b>hat makes things popular?</b><p>If you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious? …

The Canal House's Chicken alla Diavola

<i>All week long, Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton of The Canal House will be sharing their recipes from last year's Canal House Cooking, Volume 8: Pronto!</i> <i>And we're giving away a copy every day this week.</i> <i>Open up a bottle of Sangiovese and follow along to bring a little Italy into your</i> …

Making the Best Mojito

The mint growing in my garden is prolific. I'm really bad about getting out there and thinning it so it pretty much takes over. I don't mind though, I love sprinkling it over summer fruit and mixing it into iced tea and water in the summertime. As far as I'm concerned I could never really have …

Flavors

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Breakfast

5 Tips For Developing Compelling Content

A common excuse for not blogging is "I have nothing to blog about." However, if you run a business and cater to a customer base you do have something to talk about! It might take a bit of creativity and thinking outside of the box, but the content is there. Here are five tips to get your creative …

Small Business

Funding Daily: A big day for financial software

Here are the day’s funding stories:<p>Freshbook gets $30M<p>Cloud accounting services firm Freshbooks just claimed $30 million in its first round of funding — not too shabby. The invoicing service lets small businesses manage their network of contractors via web and mobile and rate them. Cloud accounting …

Sheryl Sandberg

Why Apple investors should prepare for an iBummer this fall

MADRID (MarketWatch) — We’ve seen the earnings; now let’s get on with the Apple Inc’s ‘Fab Fall’ show. And it had better be good.<p>That’s the vibe from …

Investing

China probes food businesses; Hong Kong bans imports in meat safety scare | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s food regulator has visited close to 600 restaurants, businesses and food distributors as it investigates a fast-spreading food safety scare that has dragged in a number of global brands and hit food outlets as far away as Japan.<p>A security personnel stands guard in front …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

RVs