Eric Ameer (E.A.)

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Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>Tesla’s Elon Musk and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman are leading a group of 116 specialists from across 26 countries who are calling for the ban …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Sell an Idea to Your Boss (Infographic)

Check out these tips and tricks for pitching up the chain of command.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Convincing someone to give your idea a shot is no easy task, especially when it’s your boss. While it may sound like a daunting task, pitching new ideas can come easy …

Why Are Fewer Startups Getting Seed Funding Deals From VCs?

Seed funding is the lifeblood of the startup ecosystem. It plants the seeds for companies that might turn into tomorrow’s Airbnb or Uber or WeWork. …

Venture Capital

Love Cake and Other Insta-Worthy Desserts? Meet Hailey Shuster.

This college student's creations will leave you drooling.<p>August 20, 2017<p>Hailey Shuster looks like your typical college student — she goes to classes, …

Mark Cuban Invested In Red Dress Boutique But Diana Harbour Calls Her ‘Shark Tank’ Pitch ‘Torture’ Years Later

When Josh and Diana Harbour stepped on to the <i>Shark Tank</i> carpet more than three years ago, they didn’t know they were about to transport their already …

Here's the 4-question framework I used to make my 8-figure business a success

I created a simple four-question framework to help you.<p>It's what I've used to grow Sumo from $0 into an 8-figure business, and has been tested with thousands of customers in my Monthly1k program to start their own successful businesses.<p>Here are the four questions you should ask yourself.<p><b>1. What's</b> …

Small Business

The Dangerous Rise Of Unproductive Entrepreneurship

For many years now, we've talked about Andy Kessler's concept of political entrepreneurs vs. market entrepreneurs. In Kessler's telling, market …

Entrepreneurship

Major tech firms, internet providers clash over U.S. net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content should be scrapped by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.<p>A group representing major technology firms …

Net Neutrality

What is the vagus nerve?

The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. It transmits information to or from …

Blockchain and Renewable Energy Are Utterly Disrupting Society as We Know It

The Grid of the Future<p>Renewable energy and blockchain are two technologies that are worth betting on. The former is considered to be the most …

Renewable Energy

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results?<p>First page? Second page? Even further back?<p>The fact of the matter is, where your business lands in search engine results matters, quite a bit in fact. …

5 Ways to Build Your Business Brand on LinkedIn

LinkedIn: 5 Ways to Build Your Business Brand on LinkedIn<p>Updated October 29, 2017<p>LinkedIn can be an important part of your social media marketing …

12 important lessons for building a business in your first year

The first year is always the hardest.<p>The first year of trying to get back into shape. The first year of learning a language. The first year of learning a new skill.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>For us, it was the first …

Business Strategy

Solar paint produces hydrogen from sunlight and water vapor

There have been a few breakthroughs over the years that have promised a future where solar cells could be painted or sprayed onto surfaces for easy …

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you have to …

They dismissed her as a lightweight. But California's top judge has found her voice — and uses it to call out Trump policies

Tani Cantil-Sakauye was an obscure judge on a Sacramento appeals court when then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger selected her to become California's 28th chief justice.<p>Rebel judges demeaned her as a lightweight whose first instinct when confronted with a problem was to create a task force. Her lobbying …

Jerry Brown

The artificial intelligence boom is here. Here's how it could change the world around us.

A future with highways full of self-driving cars or robot friends that can actually hold a decent conversation may not be far away. That's because …

How to build your own VPN if you’re (rightfully) wary of commercial options

While not perfect, either, cloud hosting providers have a better customer data record.<p>In the wake of this spring's Senate ruling nixing FCC privacy …

ISPs

Forward Labs' new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla's - and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla gets all the attention lately when it comes to solar roofs, but start-up Forward Labs has been hammering away at their own solar roof …

Tesla

If You Want to Write a Book, Write Every Day or Quit Now

The key to getting your book written, says Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Hunter, isn’t talent or luck or inspiration. It’s the act of sitting down …

Writing

Homeland Security launches internal probe of attempt to unmask anti-Trump tweeter

Federal authorities rescinded an order to unmask @alt_USCIS after Twitter filed a lawsuit earlier this month<p>The US Department of Homeland Security has launched an internal investigation into an attempt from one of its agencies to unmask the identities of people behind an anti-Trump Twitter account. …

Unroll.me head 'heartbroken' that users found out it sells their inbox data

The chief executive of email unsubscription service Unroll.me has said he is “heartbroken” that users felt betrayed by the fact that his company monetises the contents of their inbox by selling their data to companies such as Uber.<p>Founded in 2011, the free web service allows users to unsubscribe en …

Apps

Now on sale: Jimmy Choo (the whole company)

The luxury shoe and bag retailer Jimmy Choo has put itself up for sale in a move that took the market by surprise.<p>The retailer said it had “decided to conduct a review of the various strategic options open to the company to maximise value for its shareholders” and that it was seeking offers for the …

Jimmy Choo

Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson Has a Critically Important Message for Americans

The Greatest Threat<p>In a Facebook post on April 19, Neil deGrasse Tyson commanded the attention of his followers: “Dear Facebook Universe, I offer …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

LeBron James to open public school for at-risk kids

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James understands what it's like being a kid on the outside looking for hope.<p>He's giving them some.<p>James, who has been …

Basketball

Uber's chief of communications is the latest to leave the company

Another day, another Uber executive leaving the company.<p>This time it's Rachel Whetstone, head of communications and policy.<p>In an email to staff, CEO …

How to Edit Your Story Like a New York Publisher

You have finished writing the first draft of your story, a version of your whole story from beginning to end. Now it is time to edit, to revise your …

Creative Writing

6 free resources to improve your portfolio

From inspiration and advice to tools and website builders, the internet is full of handy resources to help you improve your portfolio. However, it …

Want a Billion Dollar Startup? Try These Industries, Says VC who Bet on Dropbox and TuneIn | Inc.com

Do you dream of launching a startup and having it become a multi-billion-dollar "unicorn" like Snap or Uber? If you do, there are few better people to listen to than Bryan Schreier, partner at the legendary Silicon Valley VC firm Sequoia Capital. In nine years at Sequoia (after stints at Morgan …

Venture Capital

Artificial Intelligence Tech Will Arrive in Three Waves

DARPA: A Track Record of Innovation<p>I’ve done a lot of writing and research recently about the bright future of AI: that it’ll be able to analyze …