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Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Regional tensions soar in Syria as Trump threatens to strike and Iranians die in an attack

BEIRUT — The prospect of a U.S. strike on Syria in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack, coupled with a missile raid apparently carried out by Israel that killed Iranian military personnel, has underscored the risk that the conflict is on the brink of a dangerous escalation.<p>Syria and Russia …

Middle East

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

Self-improvement

A relationship therapist breaks down the 5 most common problems couples have in bed

Sometimes, getting into a serious relationship means that sex becomes less, well, sexy. Both people are busy and there's no time to do it. One person would rather have a glass of wine and watch "This Is Us." It's gotten boring.<p>These aren't reasons to be ashamed — you're hardly alone in your plight …

The key to long-lasting relationships is more simple than you think

Mark Manson, the author of 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck," told us the secret to a long, lasting relationship. And it's simpler than you think. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Mark Manson: I think, if you look at a relationship, I actually think it should be as boring as possible. And …

7 Quick Ways to Make Money Investing $1,000

A thousand bucks is not a lot of money but it is enough, if you're shrewd, to make a lot of money.<p>11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're sitting on at least $1000 and it's scratching an itch in your pocket, consider investing it rather than spending it on …

Investing

Sonos Unveils Its Vision Of The Future: A Sound System That Works With Every Product And Platform

If you’ve ever used an Amazon Echo or Google Home device, you know how much fun it can be to shout out song requests. You can say “Alexa, play me The Clash”; and it just sort of happens.<p>But until now, the big-name voice-controlled speakers have been home automation hubs first (when paired with …

Tony Robbins started out as a broke janitor — then he saved a week's worth of pay, and the way he spent it changed his life

Tony Robbins is the world's premiere "performance coach," a job that entails selling out stadiums with life coaching seminars and serving as a sort of leadership consultant to clients like billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. It's also a career path he carved out …

Here’s How Much Everyone Gets Paid on a Movie Set — From the Key Grip to the Director

The bigger the movie, the bigger the salaries.<p>Want to make money in Hollywood? Sadly, the odds of becoming a movie star are about 1 in 1,190,000, …

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Startups

Here’s our closest look at the Tesla Model 3 touchscreen yet

The most controversial feature of the year’s most hotly anticipated car<p>The most controversial feature of the year’s most hotly anticipated car is a touchscreen, a 15-inch display perched on the dash of the Tesla Model 3 like an affront to decades of automotive design. Everything runs through this …

How This Immigrant Entrepreneur Built A $5 Billion Healthcare Company

I interviewed Shradha Agarwal, the co-founder and president of Outcome Health, the Chicago-based healthcare technology company that earlier this year raised $500 million from investors such as Goldman Sachs and Google at a $5 billion valuation.<p>Founded in 2006, Outcome Health is building the world’s …

Facebook shuts AI system after bots speak their own language, defy human instructions | tech

Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that artificial intelligence (AI) was the biggest risk, Facebook has shut down one of its AI systems after …

Artificial Intelligence

Quick steps to simplify the mortgage process

Step 1: Prequalification & application.<p><b>1) Look at your budget</b> <br>Ask yourself what you can comfortably afford while still meeting your financial …

NFL Nostalgia: Ranking the Best Shutdown Cornerbacks in History

You are about to meet a group of defensive backs who could do many things well: tackle, blitz, crunch running backs on the perimeter, return kicks and punts, sit in underneath zones and bait quarterbacks into making mistakes that turn into pick-sixes.<p>But the title of this countdown is "Best …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that Mark Zuckerberg's understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) is "limited."</b> The Facebook CEO previously called negative remarks on AI, such as those made by Musk, "pretty irresponsible."<p><b>2. SoftBank is reportedly interested in a multibillion dollar investment in</b> …

Science Says This 5-Second Rule Will Make Your Brain Stop Procrastinating

How to use neuroscience to beat procrastination and have more time for what really matters.<p>I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess …

Self-help

Intel lets you stick an AI brain into your USB port

Want to give your PC an IQ boost? Intel's $80 Movidius Neural Compute Stick lets you plug some computing brains into your laptop's USB port.<p>The device, geared for tinkerers and programmers, can crank out 100 billion mathematical calculations per second while consuming a paltry 1 watt of power. …

Galaxy S8's voice sidekick can do things Siri can't

The clickable button on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has finally fulfilled its purpose. Located just under the volume rocker on the S8's left side, the Bixby button will now launch brand new voice software that phone owners have been waiting months for.<p>"It's not a voice assistant," Quam Erogbogbo, …

Bixby

The Best Way to Invest $1,000

It's hard to make money in the market when you start out with little money, but there are ways to maximize your chance of success.<p>Let's address a …

GOLDMAN SACHS: These 14 underappreciated stocks are set to take off

The bank says the key is to find companies that not only offer compelling cases for future gains, but are also under-owned by fund managers and generally underappreciated by the investment population.<p>In order to single out the stocks with the most upside potential, the equity strategy team at …

Become a Google Chrome power user

Do you want to become a Google Chrome power user? Read on!<p>Do you use Google Chrome? Do you want to become a Google Chrome guru? Read on!<p>What follows …

Google

9 Photoshop Retouching Techniques That Every Serious Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Nathan Dodsen doesn’t mess around when it comes to Photoshop, and in the detailed video below he provides a comprehensive …

My Retirement Portfolio's 2-Year-And-9-Month's Performance Update: My Strategy And Outlook Going Forward

<b>Introduction:</b><p>This article is an update of my public retirement portfolio. It is my actual retirement portfolio. It was initially presented on …

How to Make Your Photos Go Viral

How to make your photos go viral (like a virus):<p>What is ‘going viral’?<p>Think of a virus. It spreads. It usually is spread through organisms, or …

Street Photography