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8 Tech Stocks That Pay You to Own Them

When you buy stocks, you’re trying to get returns from two places: growth and/or dividends. And for the longest time, tech stocks were bought for the …

Investing

How One Man Turned $2,000 Into $500 Million

If you’re a newer entrepreneur finding your way toward success, this man’s story will inspire you and give you four strategies that helped him turn $2,000 into over $500 million.<p><b>Who is Tim Gill?</b><p>In the early 1980s, Tim Gill found himself newly unemployed. He was let go from a small business due to …

Entrepreneurship

Is the VR Universe in Ready Player One Possible?

In 2018, nearly everything is in place for a descent into a <i>Ready Player One</i>-style dystopia. The way things are going, we should be destitute and …

Don't Be Dumb Money: How To Invest In ICOs And Blockchain Startups

Early-stage startup investing hasn’t changed. Investment approach and what active angels and venture capitalists look for in startups haven’t changed, so why should it change for cryptocurrency investors? I probably sound like a retired John Wooden or Obi-Wan Kenobi to some young millennial crypto …

Cryptocurrency

This 15-Minute Office Ritual Is the Perfect Way to Recharge Your Day, Says Science | Inc.com

How much work do you put in a week? If it's 50+ hours per week, you're probably exhausted at the end of each day. A better question may be, <i>how much restful sleep do you normally get so you can recover and be productive the next morning</i>?<p>Most healthy adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per …

Mayo Clinic

Visionary eco-resort design for the Philippines features rotating seashell towers

Visionary eco-architect Vincent Callebaut has just unveiled images of his latest ecological masterpiece and it’s jaw-droppingly stunning. Nautilus is …

Design

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a …

5 Ways to Become a Radically Better Public Speaker

Audiences want to be taken seriously and have fun. Speakers who deliver both are in demand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been a paid keynote speaker at conferences and corporate functions all over the world for the past 15 years, and I’m always amazed by the …

Here’s Where Most Startups Fail

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

What Would Happen If Earth Fell Into A Black Hole?

Black holes have long been a source of much excitement and intrigue. And interest regarding black holes will surely grow now that gravitational waves …

U.S. stocks, bond yields rise after Comey statement; oil plunges | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher and Treasury yields rose on Wednesday after the release of written testimony from ex-FBI chief James Comey, with investors looking ahead to his U.S. Senate appearance on Thursday, the same day as a British parliamentary vote and a European Central Bank …

How Apple's Plans to Beat Google, Amazon, and Microsoft in A.I

Apple recently announced a major new push in artificial intelligence.<p>These days, the real arms race amongst massive tech companies is not to see who …

Artificial Intelligence

Private Equity Minority Stake Sales Could Lead to Spin-Off Funds

<i>This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter on deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p><i>Fortune</i> has been chronicling the proliferation …

Experts Weigh in on AI and the Singularity

AI Visionaries<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing so fast that there are new developments in the field almost every week. The tendrils of AI …

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too | Inc.com

In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little longer. He felt it was destined for a higher purpose, but he …

Self-confidence

Here are 3 things you should do if you want to start buying bitcoin

And because a many readers have said they are going to roll up their sleeves and enter the market themselves, we thought we'd offer three simple pieces of advice to bitcoin beginners.<p><b>Start small</b><p>Speaking from personal experience, I highly recommend that folks looking to buy some bitcoin start with …

The world is sitting on a $400 trillion financial time bomb

Financial disaster is looming, and not because of the stock market or subprime loans. The coming crisis is more insidious, structural, and almost certain to blow up eventually.<p>The World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that by 2050 the world will face a $400 trillion shortfall (pdf) in retirement …

Google and Mark Zuckerberg's Initiative Are Backing a New Way to Measure Criminal Justice

The U.S. criminal justice system is huge: there are more than 3,000 counties and many more local municipalities, each with their own local law …

AIRS

When you think of the Deep Web, what comes to mind? Illegal activity? Phishing and scams? Bitcoins? Well, you’d be kind of right…and kind of wrong. …

How Falling in Love Made Me a Better CEO

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

What to Do When You Need $100, Fast

A new poll from Bloomberg suggests that almost half of Americans would have a hard time affording a $100 emergency, like a speeding ticket, medical …

You change your job, address, and friends — but you'll never get anywhere if you don't change your mind

What would you say is the most powerful thing in the world? And what would you say if I told you that you already possess it? You were born with it. It was given to you freely, yet you often discount it. You take it for granted.<p>What is it? Let me give you a hint. It weighs less than three pounds …

Google made a site that shows how millions of people draw the same object

Back in November, Google released artificial intelligence experiment that asks you to draw a random object and see if the neural network can identify your doodle. Quick, Draw! was eventually turned into a tool that transformed drawings into clip art based on the best results it got, helping people …

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science | Inc.com

Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and benefits of an idea to gain agreement.<p>When you think of it that way, everyone needs to harness the power of persuasion: to convince other …

5 Reasons Why You'll Never Be Rich

When is the last time that you did a financial life check?<p>Whether you live paycheck to paycheck or earn a sizeable salary, your financial habits may be creating obstacles on your path to building sustainable wealth.<p>The path to prosperity is not driven by how much you earn, but rather the smart …

Personal Finance

No-fee stock trading app Robinhood is now officially worth $1.3 billion

The Series C round was led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and included Josh Kushner's Thrive Capital. Robinhood's total funding is now $176 million.<p>Robinhood launched in December 2014 and quickly became a favorite among younger people looking to invest without paying $7 or more per …

What Happens When You Increase Your Portfolio Yield By 1%

Portfolio yield is a popular conversation with investors. Many new and existing retirees are surprised to learn that their portfolios are generating around 2%-2.5%. A number that is similar to the yield on the S&P 500 and below what many consider a standard level of inflation at 3%.<p>Furthermore, …

Investing

Sterling’s fall lifts UK exports, figures show

Britain’s trading position with the rest of the world improved markedly in the final three months of 2016, boosting hopes that the pound’s sharp fall since the Brexit vote can help the economy become less reliant on domestic spending.<p>As sterling’s fall made UK goods more competitive on overseas …

Economics

Stephen Hawking: We need a 'world government' to stop the rise of dangerous artificial intelligence

Physicist Stephen Hawking may be a proponent of artificial intelligence, but he has also been outspoken about the potential challenges it creates.<p>In a recent interview, he sounded a similar tone, and offered a solution that conservatives may find hard to accept.<p>Speaking to The Times of London to …

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become …