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Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Blockchain

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Venture Capital

The End of Moore's Law Will Change How We Need To Think About Innovation

A shift from disrupting markets to tackling grand challenges<p>In 1965, Intel cofounder Gordon Moore published a remarkably prescient paper which predicted that computing power would double about every two years. For a half century, this process of doubling has proved to be so remarkably consistent …

Creating a Culture of Innovation Starts With the Leader

The leader plays a critical role in creating the right environment for innovation to flourish.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Innovation is the lifeblood of entrepreneurship.<p>Peter Drucker considers it, “the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit …

Innovation

Of Course Cancer Isn't Random

Despite the study in one of the world’s most prestigious scientific journals, and the high-profile media coverage of it: no, cancer is absolutely NOT mostly random and a product of “bad luck.” It wasn’t true when these same investigators published very similar work generating very similar media …

CRISPR Is Rapidly Ushering in a New Era in Science

by Future of Life March 13, 2017 Hard Science 9258<p>Ariel Conn<p>A Battle Is Waged<p>A battle over CRISPR is raging through the halls of justice. Almost …

I’m the Founder of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Here’s Why I Owe It All to a Decision I Made at 25.

In a legendary moment during the 1932 World Series, Babe Ruth pointed to the stands to show exactly where he was going to hit a homerun — and then …

Use This Template to Write a Simple Business Plan

Simple Business Plan Template<p>Here's a Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs<p>Updated May 05, 2018<p>Think you have a great idea for a business? …

Small Business

2 Little-Known Dividend Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Here are two stocks you've probably never heard of that could produce big returns in the coming years.<p>I write about the real estate sector …

Real Estate

Here's a 6-Figure Service Business You Can Start for Under $100

Stocking shelves in the grocery store looks like a starter job but it is actually a lucrative business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As you go about your grocery shopping, focused on the items that you need to get, you probably don’t realize that there’s an incredible …

Small Business

25 Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

iStock<p>Finding a company with a long track record of consistent dividend payments is only part of the winning formula for investing in dividend …

20 Protein-Packed Dinners With No Meat

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just want to save a few bucks on your next grocery bill.

Healthy Eating

Tesla stock keeps getting hammered

Over the past seven days, the stock has declined by 10%.<p>Much in the same way that the rally was driven by nothing of substance, the decline is also hard to explain.<p>The most straightforward conclusion to draw from the drop is that Tesla reported fourth-quarter 2016 earnings last week and, …

Tesla

A longtime Google creative lead is heading to genomics startup Color

Michael Krantz was Google’s first consumer marketing writer 13 years ago.<p>Michael Krantz is leaving his 13-year Google career to head editorial at genomics startup Color.<p>He’ll be joining former Googlers Othman Laraki and Elad Gil, the company’s co-founders, and Katie Stanton, its CMO, at what is one …

Terminal cancer patients in complete remission after one gene therapy treatment

A groundbreaking gene therapy treatment which boosts a patient's own immune cells has been shown to clear disease from one third of terminal patients.<p>US pharmaceutical company Kite Pharma released results from the first six months of its trial of the new treatment, called CAR-T cell therapy.<p>Some 36 …

How genetics can uncover links in chronic pain and other conditions

In the recent Global Burden of Disease study, four of the top ten causes of disability worldwide were chronic pain conditions. Chronic pain is …

Genetics

Lower Your Cholesterol Permanently With New Gene Editing Injection

Millions of people suffer from high cholesterol, and now a new, innovative gene-editing injection could just change their lives by lowering it …

Medical Research

Our Computers Are Learning How to Code Themselves

On the Hunt for Code<p>Those of you who followed the first season of HBO’s “Westworld” know that one of the things that made an artificially intelligent …

Researchers Have Found a Way to Delay Aging

Focusing on the Cell’s Power House<p>More and more, scientists are becoming convinced that aging is a disease that can be stopped or, at least, slowed. …

This company's productivity soared after replacing 90% of employees with robots

It's hard to argue against automation when statistics are clearly illustrating its potential. The latest evidence comes out of a Chinese factory in Dongguan City.<p>The factory recently replaced 90 percent of its human workforce with machines, and it led to a staggering 250 percent increase in …

The Future

"AI Brain Scans" Reveal How Synthetic Intelligence Think

Graphcore has taken some mesmerizing images of its Intelligent Processing Units (IPUs) in action. While the images may look like a psychedelic dream …

Doctors 3D Printed a Replacement for This Woman's Damaged Spine

From a Disease to a Disability<p>Human innovation continues to push forward in so many directions. In all walks of science, researchers are achieving …

New Futuristic Computers Could Completely Eliminate the Need for the Cloud

Small Things, Big Packages<p>Technology has a habit of shrinking in size while simultaneously growing in functionality year after year. This theme is …

Quinoa Could Help Feed The World, Scientists Suggest

'It could provide a healthy, nutritious food source for the world.'<p>It’s the food du jour in trendy London restaurants, but quinoa could soon be set …

Creative Commons' New Search Engine Makes It Easy To Find Free-To-Use Images

Busted! You copied an image on your blog that you saw on the internet. You didn’t think you were doing anything wrong but it turns out you were. The image was copyrighted and now the copyright holder is threatening to take you to court unless you pay a fee. That threat may be nothing more than …

Creative Commons

LinkedIn Just Rolled Out A Redesign—Here’s How To Clean Up Your Profile

Now that LinkedIn has a new look, it’s time to update your account–starting with these four cuts.<p>With its largest desktop redesign ever, LinkedIn is fighting the good fight against distraction. The 2017 updates make for less clutter across the platform and a more focused experience on every front, …

Doctors take inspiration from online dating to build organ transplant AI

When Bob Jones performed one of Victoria's first liver transplants in 1988, he could not imagine that 29 years later he'd be talking about artificial …

Why 2017 Will Be The Rise of Synthetic Intelligence

by Todd Jaquith January 9, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 14147<p>The transition from one year to the next is always a little uncertain – an uneasy blend …

Researchers Develop Nanodiscs That Can Wipe Out Tumors

Targeted Treatment<p>Cancer research is an area of medical science that, rightfully, gets considerable attention. There are nearly 14.5 million …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps