Gary Baldauf

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The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

How to Stop Saying Yes When You Want to Say No | Inc.com

It's a problem many of us share: We tend to say yes when we mean to say no. This is the reason we get stuck chairing a committee or taking on projects we cannot handle.<p>Saying no is an important skill--not just for getting out of the things we don't want to do or don't have time for, but also for …

Leadership

The crucial White House position Trump has neglected to fill

There’s no shortage of reasons to include dogs in your life: They love you no matter what. They help you stay active and less stressed. And, if you happen to be the president, they might even boost your approval ratings.<p>But after two months in the White House, President Trump seems unpersuaded. The …

Pets

These 50 Quotes About Letting Go Have Successfully Helped Me To Move On

Letting go is one of the hardest things we have to pick up in life. It’s hard because it’s something that we don’t want to do but we know we NEED to …

The Army's Crazy Laser Cannon Just Got Twice as Powerful

In 2015, Lockheed made headlines and validated the dreams of sci-fi nerds everywhere by revealing ATHENA, a 30-kilowatt laser which could destroy a …

Google Allo

It’s been a huge week for Google. Just yesterday the company announced the developer preview for Android O, the newest version of its mobile operating system, and we’ve been hard at work digging through its contents to give you everything we’ve got to offer on the subject. Today, Google decided to …

Android News

Fossil announces a slew of branded hybrid analog and Android Wear watches at Baselworld 2017

The Basselworld 2017 watch show is here, and the Fossil Group (an overarching company that makes watches for a slate of fashion brands, including Armani, DKNY, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Skagen, and of course, Fossil’s own) announced its upcoming slate of Android Wear smartwatches and hybrid …

Here's How The National Park Service's Twitter Account Got Locked Down After Criticizing Trump

"The new leadership is not jazzed.”<p>The incoming Trump administration was "not jazzed" when the National Park Service retweeted information critical of the president during his inauguration, according to internal emails obtained by BuzzFeed News, and initially ordered the agency to not tweet that …

Social Media

Smart Lights Are a Bright Idea, With Alexa and Siri

On movie night, you could peel yourself off the couch to turn off the lights. You could also churn your own butter for the popcorn.<p>In 2017, I just say, “Alexa, turn off the lights in the living room.”<p>OK, it’s a first-world solution to a first-world problem. But take it from a guy who tests a lot of …

Home Automation

The One Gadget That Every Camper Should Bring into the Woods

It's probably not on your packing list.<p>We get it: Camping is about getting away from it all. But we also know that leaving the paved road doesn’t …

Gear & Gadgets

12 Gadgets That Bring You Close to the Future

From smart coffee makers to washing machines, technology is making us go wow every single day. But, we still seem to ask for more. Be it as a …

The Casio Edifice EQB501 takes a licking, connects to your cellphone

Casio makes beefy watches for not-always-beefy people. Their latest, the Edifice EQB-501 is an interesting amalgam of form, function, and high tech features and it has enough dials, buttons, and sensors to keep well-connected on your trek through the jungle, urban or otherwise.<p>This monster watch is …

5 products to make your home smart today

You don't have to go installation-crazy to have an awesome smart home.<p>Tricking out your house with smart devices can be daunting. Sure, going the do-it-yourself route is less expensive than the thousands you'll shell out for a professional system like Control4, but it's still an investment. It can …

Home Automation

Security hole lets burglars knock out your smart home camera

Smart home systems are supposed to make our lives easier and safer — but some of the most popular connected security cameras could make your place an …

Fossil will give you 300 new smartwatch options in 2017

Fossil swore that it would introduce smartwatches across all its brands, and it's definitely making good on that promise... although the result is a tad overwhelming. The company has announced that it's launching 300 (!) hybrid and touchscreen styles in 2017, and that includes brands that are both …

Congress could soon allow ISPs to sell your browsing history without your consent

Last year, former US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler proposed a rule that would prevent internet providers from selling customers’ private data to third parties without their consent; the rule passed in October 2016 with clear guidelines for how ISPs must secure …

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done | Inc.com

For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about it: How many times were you interrupted …

Jeff Bezos

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and …

This tool tells you if your Gmail account was infected with malware

Cybersecurity Check Point discovered a new piece of Android malware called Gooligan that’s able to steal email addresses. More than 1 million Google …

7 ways to boost your longevity and happiness

Want to live to 100? Steal a few tips from Dan Buettner, the author of longevity-focused books including "The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest".<p>Buettner has traveled the world researching communities where people tend to lead long, healthy lives. But …

Interactive: How global bonds are the bedrock of a diversified portfolio

Global diversification—the idea of spreading your risks and returns across domestic and international markets—is a basic principle of investing. But while many investors have signed on to the idea of diversifying their stocks, their bond portfolios are often highly concentrated in the U.S.1<p>What you …

Investing

Why Can't We All Take Modafinil?

The world's favorite smart drug is much safer than Adderall and a promising treatment for substance abuse and neurodegenerative disorders—so why can't we use it?<p>Chances are you've heard of the drug modafinil. You know the one: the "smart drug," sometimes called the <i>Limitless</i> pill, that turns …

9 Secrets That Will Help You Achieve Your Success | Inc.com

There really is no secret to success, it all comes down to wanting it enough to do the things that are necessary for success. There are many reasons, (what I really mean is excuses, but I wanted to be polite), for not doing some of these things.<p>They can be fear of failure, a fear of success and …

Motivation

What the sex robots will teach us

<b>(CNN) —</b> In HBO's series "Westworld," humans pay for sex with robots in an anything-goes Wild West-inspired theme park. In the movie "Her," a man falls in love with his Siri-like operating system. And in AMC's show "Humans," a husband has an affair with his pretty robotic assistant.<p>It's the stuff of …

Steven Spielberg

New studies just found psychedelics help terminal cancer patients and could be the new wonder drugs for psychiatry – they shouldn't be ignored

Today, in a ground-breaking development in the field of psychiatry, two new studies were published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology showing that …

Consciousness

If You Have This Key Behavior, You'll Be More Successful Than 90% Of People

An important CEO decided to retire from his chocolate-making business empire that he had spent the past 40 years building. Gathering his two sons …

Self-improvement

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Military Experts Warn Climate Change Will Create An 'Epic' Humanitarian Crisis

The consequences could be war, mass migration and threats to national security.<p>Climate change could prompt a “humanitarian crisis of epic …

26 DIY Tips to improve your home

Before you even think about starting a new DIY project, it's vital that you read and cast all of these tips to memory, as we know they will save you …

Housekeeping