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The 1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider | Inc.com

YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can apply. The new program is taking applications through April …

Startups

7 mega-billionaires who made a fortune last year

Bill Gates is once again the richest man in the world, adding another $10.6 billion to his net worth in the past year. Not a bad haul, but four other billionaires actually outearned Gates in the past year.

Free Architecture School? It’s Not As Crazy As It Sounds

Some schools are changing architectural education by eliminating tuition. Could it help make the profession more relevant and diverse?<p>When it comes to diversity in architecture, the statistics are jarring. For instance, African-Americans comprise 12% of the U.S. population, but only 2% of …

Opinion: These 85 stocks are now on a ‘buy’ list as Donald Trump takes office

Donald Trump’s critics like to claim he doesn’t stand for anything. But that’s just because they haven’t looked hard enough.<p>In speeches, online …

How Drake Learns From The Women In His Life

Aubrey Drake Graham is not the young man we once knew. Now 30 years old, he’s a powerful pop figure — a man whose personal life consistently makes …

Here’s How To Protect Your Privacy In Trump’s America

Easy tips to shield yourself from expanded government surveillance.<p>You’d think texts to your mom and calls to your takeout place would hardly be of interest to the government, but the feds might be monitoring your communications anyway. Sweeping government surveillance programs have grown in recent …

Information Systems

The next multibillion-dollar tech market was quietly born this year, says A-list VC Peter Levine

Even as late as 2010, two years after Netflix decided to go all in on AWS and not build its own data centers, the enterprise world was debating if cloud computing would ever be safe and reliable enough to use.<p>Today, AWS is on its way to being a $13 billion business. Oracle looked across the bow, …

Venture Capital

5 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

The goal of every investor should be to find and invest in great companies -- but not all great companies have what it takes to make you millions. That said, when you find a company with a world-class business model, huge growth opportunities, and shares that trade at a bargain, that could be a …

Investing

Here's what 10 Wall Street pros are predicting for the stock market in 2017

All the major indexes rebounded to records and defied the doomsday forecasts that preceded events like Brexit and President-elect Donald Trump's election.<p>For next year, no strategist at a top Wall Street firm forecasts that the bull market will end. Many expect America's largest companies to return …

Why Smart People Diversify

If you've spent any time reading or listening to financial fare, you've surely heard references to diversification. Here's a look at why diversification matters to you and your portfolio.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>First off, know that diversification isn't always embraced. Self-made billionaire …

Investing

How to Raise Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

The media’s fascination with young entrepreneurs gives off the impression that all of America’s businesses are being run by messy-haired …

Entrepreneurship

[VIDEO] A mysterious fireball has been sighted in the skies over Florida

The sighting of this giant, luminous fireball striking through the sky was observed by the people of Alabama and Georgia too.<p>This week has seen a …

SPOTTED: Is that a fleet of UFOs taking off from the moon? [VIDEO]

While some dismiss it as optical illusion, many viewers believe the video shows aliens departing from the moon's surface.<p>A video showing a fleet of …

Eminem drops 'Campaign Speech' and reveals plans for new album

Eminem is back in the studio working on a new album, but he has something to say before that comes out. “Don’t worry I’m working on an album!” Eminem …

Don’t buy a new WiFi router, use this gadget to turbocharge the one you already have

Okay seriously, this is just brilliant. Your home Wi-Fi router is just a few years old and yet it’s already out of date. Newer standards offer much …

Beyoncé, Chance the Rapper, Rihanna, More in “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America” Video: Watch

Alicia Keys and the We Are Here Movement have collaborated with <i>Mic</i> for a new video called “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America.” It features Beyoncé, Chance the Rapper, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Bono, Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Alicia Keys, Pharrell, Common, Chris Rock, Swizz Beatz, …

'Shark Tank' Star Lori Greiner's 5 Major Rules for Becoming a Successful Inventor

The prolific inventor and multimillionaire investor shares her secrets to success.<p>I had the opportunity to interview prolific inventor and multimillionaire investor Lori Greiner. You probably know her from the wildly popular ABC show <i>Shark Tank</i>. But what you probably don't know about her is that …

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

Entrepreneurship

If You Don’t Believe in UFO Watch This…

The video is very accurate, made in documentary style, so his vision is very smooth and definitely not boring. Also the theme is quite fascinating, …

Paranormal

Listen to Wiz Khalifa Turn Adele's "Hello" Into a Stoner Anthem

Wiz Khalifa is no more immune to the power of Adele than the rest of us. When the 28-year-old rapper recently appeared on Los Angeles’s Power 106, he …

Alzheimer's could be spotted 20 years before the first symptoms appear

Spotting the earliest signs of Alzheimer's Disease could lead to new treatments for preventing the onset of dementia, scientists believe<p>Alzheimer's could be spotted in people 20 years before the first symptoms appear, scientists have found.<p>Researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and the …

Dementia

iOS 9.3 Preview: First look at updated Apple Music + Maps apps in CarPlay [Video]

Earlier today Apple unloaded several new beta software updates including iOS 9.3 for iPhone which adds some handy new features to CarPlay. Specifically, both the Maps and Music apps for CarPlay were updated to work more like the iPhone versions on iOS 9. Check out the details below:<p>The Music app on …

Apps

Apple's next big iPhone update includes a feature to reduce eye strain, and a shot at Google

The headlining feature in iOS 9.3 is called "Night Shift," which uses your phone's clock and GPS to figure out when it's dark outside and "automatically shifts the colors in your display to the warmer end of the spectrum, making it easier on your eyes."<p>When the sun comes back up, the colors shift …

Diesel is dead — here's what could replace it

Until recently, Audi and parent company Volkswagen have focused much of their attention on the company's TDI diesel technology.<p>But with much of the sales of many of the VW Group's TDI models suspended because of the ongoing emissions scandal, Audi has taken to showing off new forms of …

Fuel Cell

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

Dementia

Geologists discover an intriguing type of rock that's older then Earth itself

The recovery operation involved a network of 32 remote camera observatories, a mass of complicated geographical calculations, an aerial spotter, a remotely operated drone, two human searchers, and a whole lot of luck.<p>It all began on 27 November 2015, when the fragment was hurtled down to Earth's …

Microsoft Just Released the Best iPhone App Ever

Your selfies will never be the same.<p>The Next Web brings news of a new selfie app, simply titled Microsoft Selfie, that promises to take the best selfies in the land. If you hadn't already guessed by the name, it's a photo-editing tool designed to edit selfies. But it's not like other selfie apps — …

The best luxury cars for long-distance drives

4 stocks to own for the next year

After a rough start for markets in 2016, "Fast Money" traders looked ahead to what they would want to own in a year.<p>Worries of an economic slowdown …

Stock Markets

How To Take Advantage Of The Falling Stock Market

The stock market can’t always go up. It would be cool if it did, but it doesn’t. And when it’s going down hard, like lately, it causes investors a …