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This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why You Don't Need Billions to Build a Brand That Hits Home

Walker & Company founder and CEO Tristan Walker says that you will make the biggest impact by creating a company that resonates emotionally with customers<p>13 min read<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Apple Watch 4 release date and rumours: Will Apple release a biosensing Apple Watch in 2018?

The Apple Watch Series 4 is coming; here’s everything we know so far<p>The Apple Watch Series 3 landed with great aplomb, treating customers to the …

Smartwatches

Starting a Business for This 1 Reason Will Lead to Success

Startup ideas are everywhere. You just need to find the right one.<p><i>Editor's Note: The following is adapted from</i> Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup From Idea to Empire<i>, published this month by Inc. Media and Amacom, a division of the American Management Association.</i><p>Sure, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Do’s and Don’ts of Mobile UX Design

Mobile design can be a tricky subject, with many things to consider when creating a mobile app. To simplify the task, I’ve prepared some highly …

UX Design

Why digital strategies fail

Most digital strategies don’t reflect how digital is changing economic fundamentals, industry dynamics, or what it means to compete. Companies should …

Innovation

How Crowdfunding Helps Entrepreneurs Beyond Silicon Valley

New Wharton research looks at how crowdfunding is democratizing access to capital in diverse areas of the U.S. -- and why that trend is growing.

Venture Capital

Read This Before Joining as Employee 1 to 20 at a Startup

Stacy La made the leap from design at Yammer and Microsoft to Clover Health, when the bootstrapped startup was only four people. Now, the company's …

UX Design

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Physics

How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps

Want to make side money? Follow these 5 stages to monetize your startup idea.<p>In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs: These are 4 of the government programs you are probably missing out on

You have advocates - go meet them.<p>When I first graduated from business school, I worked briefly as a contractor for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). It was there that I began to realize how many resources are available to entrepreneurs, yet are not widely known within the …

Small Business

Getting started

Most of us have been introduced to Python as an <b>object-oriented</b> language; a language exclusively using classes to build our programs. While classes, …

Programming

My journey into Deep Learning

In this post I’ll share how I’ve been studying Deep Learning and using it to solve data science problems. It’s an informal post but with interesting …

Machine Learning

9-5 Is Out. Try The 1-6 Instead.

When are you most productive? In the morning? Afternoon? Late at night?<p>I was raised to covet the early morning hours. I’ve spent my whole life thinking I was more “accomplished” the earlier I woke up. I got this idea directly from my parents by living in a home where everyone was “up and at ‘em” by …

Time Management

10 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs From a Self-Made Millionaire

There are a lot of rough lessons to be learned when starting your first start-up, but hopefully these ten pieces of advice will help your journey go more smoothly.<p>I started my first business at age 13. Over the next eighteen years, I launched six more, with only the final company leading to an …

In 1 Sentence, Elon Musk Explains His Stunning CEO Pay Package (It's a Lesson in Accountability)

Even with a track record of bold announcements, Musk may have just lapped them all.<p>Elon Musk is at it again, making bold announcements that can't help but draw attention. This time around, it has to do with his tenure as Tesla's CEO and the unveiling of his astonishing CEO pay package.<p><i>The New York</i> …

Tesla

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple cofounder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

Steve Jobs

Opinion: 6 book recommendations that will make you smarter about artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is not only poised to disrupt industries and workplaces, but also the way that we as humans interact. As our AI journey …

Books

Can thorium reactors dispose of weapons-grade plutonium?

Thorium reactors have long been proposed as a cleaner, safer alternative to conventional nuclear energy, and now a new Russian study has added …

How Square’s CFO exercises financial discipline to grow the $16.5 billion public company by 40% each quarter

Most people going into their annual review can expect a mix of praise and criticism, some new targets to hit and, if they're lucky, a pay rise.<p>Sarah Friar, in her first review as chief financial officer of payments firm Square, was told by her boss: "I have a simple vision for you, which is that I …

Jack Dorsey

Researchers are worried that a brain illness known as 'zombie deer' disease may start infecting humans

When a deer becomes infected with chronic wasting disease, it can take up to two years before signs of the illness become visible.<p>At some point, the animal will lose weight, stop interacting with other deer, and lose its fear of humans, and it may start drinking and salivating more. It winds up …

Colorado

How quantum dots could challenge OLED for best TV picture

It won't happen this year, but when Samsung figures out how to make quantum dot TVs without depending on decades-old LCD technology, watch out LG.<p>We've said it before but it bears repeating: Samsung's QLED TV technology is not the same as LG's OLED TV technology.<p>Sure they have similar names, down …

Artificial Intelligence Is Important, But ‘We Have To Be Concerned,’ Google CEO Says

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is the latest high profile figure to warn about the dangers of artificial intelligence. In an interview with Recode and …

A researcher who spoke with 45 self-made multi-multimillionaires realized they all had something unexpected in common

You don't talk about money.<p>This tradition is extremely widespread in Germany, and the taboo has spread to science.<p>Very little research has been done so far on the extremely private group of the German super-rich.<p>Rainer Zitelmann from the University of Potsdam has therefore set himself on a rarely …

Self-improvement

3 Things You Should Never Do When You Start a Business

You should spend 75% of your time recruiting.<p><i>What should all first-time founders know before they start a company? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by William Hockey, Co-founder & CTO</b> …

The 5 Most Genius Things Elon Musk Has Done for Tesla

Some of the most successful marketing tactics that Tesla used to build its following seemed completely insane at first. Here's how to apply them to your own brand.<p>Not many brands are as fascinating as Tesla.<p>When Elon Musk built his brand, it wasn't the first automotive manufacturer. It wasn't even …

TensorFlow review: The best deep learning library gets better

If you looked at TensorFlow as a deep learning framework last year and decided that it was too hard or too immature to use, it might be time to give …

Machine Learning

'Shark Tank' star Daymond John shares his top tips for improving your work ethic Video

The bestselling author appears live on "GMA" to discuss his new book "Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More …

Entrepreneurship

Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Why Amazon Go Is A Go, Why Newark Should Get Amazon HQ2

News and insights from around the Web:<p><b>The Government Shutdown</b><p>Here’s the damage the last shutdown did: “Economic activity typically snaps back soon after a shutdown ends, but not before the partial stoppage damages growth. A 16-day shutdown in October 2013, for example, may have cost $20 billion in …

Amazon HQ2

Want to Be More Productive During the Day? Do These 4 Things at Night

Neglecting your nighttime habits is leaving a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table along with quality sleep. …