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3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 50 Years

Take buy-and-hold investing to a new level with these three long-term winners.<p>Buying and holding great stocks is the best way to predictably generate …

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of The Oracles—have lived it. They …

Entrepreneurship

Sorry But Successful People Don't Care About Your Brilliant Idea

Having an idea is so close to nothing that nobody who has actually done anything cares about your idea.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas, ideas, ideas.<p>Everybody has an idea that they want to get off the ground. Everybody thinks his or hers is the greatest …

Success

18 of the hottest under-the-radar startups to watch in 2017

Founders, venture capitalists, and tech employees flock to the Bay Area and New York City to launch and build startups, fund new ideas, and simply just live among their tech-obsessed brethren.<p>But there's a new wave of companies eschewing the Valley/Alley life in favor of building their startups in …

Startups

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

Flex, a tampon alternative you can wear during sex, just raised $1 million

The Flex Company, the makers of a disc-shaped tampon alternative, has raised $1 million from Y Combinator, Amplify.LA and several others and acquired menstrual disc competitor Softcup for an undisclosed amount.<p>Flex now owns all of the market’s menstrual disc products, which the company says are …

10 tiny gadgets every minimalist needs

In theory, minimalism means getting more from less. Technology can often get in the way of that by packing in extra cables and design features that bloat or dilute functionality.<p>But there are plenty of gadgets on the market that are elegantly designed, minimalist, and do their job well. In many …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

The Story of God: Morgan Freeman talks creation, evil, and science

Morgan Freeman has wowed as God onscreen — remember that glorious white suit in <i>Bruce Almighty</i>? — but now his focus has shifted to understanding his …

Samsung could finally adopt USB-C with the Galaxy Note 6

Samsung is reportedly dropping microUSB in favor of USB Type-C on the upcoming Galaxy Note 6, according to <i>SamMobile</i>. The outlet is not sure, though, whether the phone will employ USB 3.1 (which supports HDMI on top of fast charging) or a less capable standard.<p>This could mean a couple of different …

AMOLED displays set to close in on LCD this year

AMOLED continues to be the display technology to bet on these days, as research from IHS anticipates that AMOLED will gradually close the gap on LCD, having overcome many of its previous manufacturing obstacles. Although LCD is still the most commonly used display type in electronic products, …

IHS

Soon your non-Nexus phone may get the latest Android software first

Frustrated at your lack of the latest Android 6 Marshmallow software? Google may have a plan to remedy that.<p>A new rumor suggests Google is almost …

Is porn immoral? That doesn't matter: It's a public health crisis.

Last month, the Republican-led Utah House of Representatives became the first legislative body in the United States to pass a resolution declaring pornography "a public health hazard leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms." The liberal backlash …

Apple filed a patent for a MacBook keyboard without keys

The touch-sensitive trackpad on Apple's MacBook computers is already pretty large, but can you imagine a MacBook which replaces the entire keyboard …

LG G5's best feature isn't its modular design, but its second back camera

In the coming weeks and months, you're going to hear LG boast about all the features that make its new flagship G5 Android phone better than its …

10 Facebook tricks everyone should know

You probably check Facebook multiple times a day, but do you know how to use the world's most popular social network like a real pro?<p>From hiding people you don't want to see in your News Feed to making sure you never get a request to play "Candy Crush" again, we've got you covered:

Social Media

BlackBerry's Android phone is coming to Verizon, too

You won't have to jump to AT&T or get an unlocked phone just to give the BlackBerry Priv a try in the States. Verizon has teased that BlackBerry's first Android smartphone is "coming soon," and it's taking sign-ups if you want to know just when the slider will be available on its network. There's …

WordPress now powers 25% of the Web

One in four websites is now powered by WordPress.<p>Today is a big day for the free and open-source content management system (CMS). To be perfectly clear, the milestone figure doesn’t represent a fraction of all <i>websites that have a CMS</i>: WordPress now powers 25 percent <i>of the Web</i>.<p>The latest data comes …

Web Design

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Productivity

Meet Me in ZT.9Z3

To get to All Stars, a barbershop in Accra, Ghana, you go to the Chicken Republic opposite the Shell station, continue to the next intersection, then turn left and walk until you see the sign. “We don’t have street numbers,” the owner of the shop told me. A bald customer elaborated: “If you get a …

Royal Air Force

Report: Drunk Secret Service agents crash

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security is investigating another incident of misconduct by senior Secret Service agents, White House officials said Wednesday night.<p>Two senior Secret Service agents, including a top member of President Barack Obama's protective detail, crashed a car …

Secret Service

This is Mobile World Congress through the eyes of MKBHD

This week, we flew out to Barcelona to capture the madness of MWC, one of the year's biggest tech industry events. There with us was Marques Brownlee himself, otherwise known as MKBHD, and you might have seen him pop up in a few of our videos while he worked on his own. We were at HTC's event early …

Kate Moss Special

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Star Trek’s Mr. Spock: In Pictures

Science Fiction

You can now buy HP's Chromebook 14 with a 1080p touchscreen

We've said that the mediocre screen on HP's Chromebook 14 "kills the whole appeal of an otherwise solid Chromebook," and it seems HP may have come to the same realization. Recently, HP introduced the option to purchase its Chromebook 14 with a 1080p touchscreen. So not only is it sharper than the …

Acer unveils biggest-yet Chromebook 15

Ahead of CES 2015, Acer announced a handful of new products on Saturday, including two Chromebooks, a laptop with a 3D camera, improved processors, …

Office for Android tablets preview now available to download

Microsoft is expanding its preview of Office for Android tablets today, allowing anyone to download the software from Google Play. While the company previously released an invite-only preview version late last year, today’s expansion lets Android tablet users running KitKat or Lollipop access the …

You may already be holding someone's next hot smartphone

For smartphones, used is increasingly becoming the new.<p>While gadget enthusiasts still clamor for the latest and greatest gear, a growing number of consumers are considering buying secondhand smartphones. On Wednesday, research firm Gartner released a report projecting the used-smartphone market to …