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Spydro Underwater Fishing Camera

Anglers wishing to get a fisheye view of their catch in action, may be worth giving the new Spydro underwater fishing camera created by Moordan …

The portable FlexSafe will keep your valuables secure no matter where you are

Your whole vacation can get ruined if your wallet, phone, or tablet gets stolen while you’re enjoying a dip in the pool or relaxing at the beach. …

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

5 reasons why you’ll want a smart pet door

These superconvenient pet door features will make you howl with delight.<p>Smart pet doors, also called electronic pet doors, come with a bunch of features that can make the life of a pet owner <i>much</i> easier. Here are five features that will make you want to install one this weekend. (The products …

Pets

Watch: This man taught his pet dog to bark in a whisper, and solved a major problem

No, the volume isn’t turned down low.<p>The resident director of a college dorm in Southern Illinois has figured out a unique solution to fellow …

How to Build Robots While Learning How to Code

Computer science just became fun.<p>Let's face it. Deep down, every adult still wants to build and play with robots every once in a while—allowing us to learn an important tech skill while satiating our inner 10-year-old. Although it seems like a childlike pastime, having a skill set that allows you …

Computer Science

The FAA is now refunding Americans who registered their drones

The FAA may have collected over $4 million in drone registration fees.<p>If you registered to fly your drone, but only fly for fun, you can now remove your name from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s drone registration database and get your $5 back.<p>The FAA now has a page on its website where …

Mark Zuckerberg gives advice on turning ideas into action

Facebook boss warns youngsters that the notion of the Eureka moment is “a dangerous lie” that can deter people from creativity.<p>Stay a step ahead with …

This startup used Ethereum to raise $150 million in three hours

A startup named Bancor has raised about $153 million in less than three hours from anonymous investors in what is now the biggest example of a new …

What is Ethereum? A Step-by-Step Beginners Guide [Ultimate Guide]

If you want to know what is Ethereum and how it works and what it can be used for, without going deep into the technical abyss, this guide is perfect …

Blockchain

How to create named timers with Alexa

Alexa now supports multiple, named timers after a recent update. Here's how to create and manage multiple timers with your Alexa speakers.<p>Of all the things Alexa speakers are capable of, some of its most important uses are the simple things, like alarms and timers. These features have been …

Smart Homes

How to Train Your Dog for Therapy Service

Dogs are pros at making you feel better when you’ve had a bad day or you’re couch-bound while sick, and they can help other people feel the same …

Why Ethereum is outpacing Bitcoin

While Bitcoin is currently trading at close to its all-time high, its dominance in terms of proportion of total cryptocurrency market cap is rapidly decreasing — ground largely given up to Ethereum.<p>This shift is probably being driven by a few factors. Despite its recent appreciation in value, as a …

Cryptocurrency

Custom Validation Rules In Laravel 5.5

Recently, Adam Wathan showed me a fresh approach to writing custom validation rules that he was implementing in his own projects. So, Adam and I …

How Flexible IT Can Solve Complex Business Problems - MIT Technology Review

View from the Marketplace<p>Views from the Marketplace are paid for by advertisers and select partners of MIT Technology Review.<p>How Flexible IT Can …

Learn how to build a Phonegap App With Laravel and Angular (Part 1)

Matthew Daly wrote a good tutorial on how to build a Phonegap App With Laravel 5 and AngularJS.<p>In this series of tutorials I’ll show you how I might …

Software Engineering

Laravel Packages To Use In Your App

composer require ‘awesome laravel packages’<p>Starting off with a new app and stuck on which laravel packages to select for basic boilerplate stuff? We …

Laravel

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

3 Attractively Priced Small-Cap Silver Miners To Play The Rebound In Silver

The gap between gold and silver prices has widened significantly indicating silver is under valued.<p>Smaller silver miners offer a highly levered means …

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — An appeals court on Friday struck down a Federal Aviation Administration rule that required owners of drones used for recreation to …

Drones

IGN's 'Prey' Score Is Why Video Game Reviews Need To End

<i>I only know one thing. Video game reviews need to end.</i><p>Yes, I mean that in a <i>Last Jedi</i> sort of way, as in “the Jedi need to end” but not because we can’t have any more good guy Force practitioners, but because the current Jedi Order is antiquated and needs to change.<p>So think of it more like “Video …

Rotten Tomatoes

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How To Get Your First 1,000 Customers At Your Startup

Getting your first 1,000 customers is a lot different from growing your customer base up to 100,000 or even just 10,000. In your startup’s early stages, you don’t need to worry about scalability as much as getting the biggest bang for your buck. That requires getting crafty, which also makes it fun.<p>…

Customers

The head of the world's biggest hedge fund shares his best advice for the average investor

For the average person, buying and selling individual stocks is like trying to get rich in a poker game at a table with the world's greatest players, Bridgewater Associates founder and co-CIO Ray Dalio explained.<p>"This is not an easy game," he said.<p>In an interview with Business Insider CEO Henry …

Opinion: Here’s what the smartest guys in the room expect from the U.S. stock market

Is the mutual fund going the way of the landline phone?<p>You certainly can forgive investors for flocking to exchange traded funds, or ETFs. A stunning …

The Patient Investor Wins When The Mad Money Crowd Panics

<b>"Whatever money you may need for the next five years, please take it out of the stock market right now, this week. I do not believe that you should</b> …

Investing

The 10 Dumbest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make With Their Money

Don't waste your money on services you don't need or unrelated business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Warren Buffett is famous for saying he follows only two rules in investing:<p>Never lose money.<br>• Never forget rule No. 1.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner …

This tiny mint box is actually a gaming console packing a Raspberry Pi

Watch out, Nintendo: Raspberry Pi enthusiasts are building their own gaming consoles and this latest one is actually pretty awesome.<p>Using a Raspberry Pi computer and an Altoids mint box, recreational inventor and YouTuber Sudomod has designed a fully-functioning gaming device that actually fits in …

The 1 Business Book Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read | Inc.com

Bill Gates met Warren Buffett for the first time in 1991, and one of his first questions was which business book Buffett recommended most highly.<p>Buffett had the answer ready, and Gates apparently took it to heart, since 23 years later he wrote about it--"The Best Business Book I've Ever Read"--on …

Bill Gates

FundersClub, Where Folks Can Back Startups Online, Says It's Beating the Pros

The 2012 Jobs Act let regular Americans invest in startups, spawning a glut of crowdfunding sites offering real ownership stakes in return for cash, …

Venture Capital