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Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Farming the World: China's Epic Race to Avoid a Food Crisis

But China’s efforts to buy or lease agricultural land in developing nations show that building farms and ranches abroad won’t be enough. Ballooning …

A $60 Billion E-Commerce Loophole in China May Be Narrowing

Nature’s Way wanted to sell its dietary supplements in China, but came up against a multimillion dollar barrier.<p>Health supplements must undergo a …

eCommerce

How Sensors, Robotics And Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Agriculture

The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. China and India, the two largest countries in the world, have populations totalling around one billion. In four years, by 2022, India is predicted to have the largest population in the world, surpassing China.<p>This means we need new ways …

Artificial Intelligence

Envisioning the future of robotics

Image: Ryan EtterRobotics is said to be the next technological revolution. Many seem to agree that robots will have a tremendous impact over the …

Get your house fully connected with a smart light switch

Out of all the home appliances you'd expect could be smart-ified as part of the connected home, the classic light switch might be last on the list. …

What is Android Things? - Gary explains

Recently Google announced its new Internet of Things initiative based on Android, the aptly named Android Things. It was back in May 2015 that Google announced Project Brillo as its IoT operating system, but having looked at the feedback it received from developers about Brillo, Google decided to …

Google's Gear VR Killer Costs $20 Less (Report)

Samsung and Oculus have a big head start when it comes to the Gear VR, but Google hopes to steal some of that device's thunder with its own Daydream …

Smartphone accessory maker Anker launches home automation brand

Anker, the smartphone accessory maker known for battery packs and chargers, announced a brand for smart home products known as Eufy, TechCrunch reports.<p>The products are not yet available but Anker has trademarked the name.<p>The brand's first products are a smart vacuum, reading lights, and a …

Internet Of Things On Pace To Replace Mobile Phones As Most Connected Device In 2018

• Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and devices are expected to exceed mobile phones as the largest category of connected devices in 2018, growing at a 23% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2015 to 2021.<br>• By 2021 there will be 9B mobile subscriptions, 7.7B mobile broadband subscriptions, and 6.3B …

Internet of Things

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

#FredinChina: The Mobile Payment War

<i>I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FF GROUP, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Shanghai, Beijing and New York. In partnership with FF GROUP, BFM Business launches #FredinChina, a social media podcast in "Chine Hebdo", the weekly radio</i> …

'Alexa, where's my car?' Automatic syncs your vehicle with Amazon Echo

The connected car adapter is the latest product to craft an integration with Amazon's smart home speaker.<p>We've seen a steady stream of gadgets jump on board with Amazon Echo this year after the online retail giant opened up the cloud-connected speaker's software to third-party developers. That's …

58 cognitive biases that screw up everything we do

In fact, we are prone to hundreds of proven biases that cause us to think and act irrationally, and even thinking we're rational despite evidence of irrationality in others is known as blind spot bias.<p>The study of how often human beings do irrational things was enough for psychologist Daniel …

This startup's connected outlets can make your smart home even smarter

As I walk into my master bedroom, a bedside table lamp turns on. Five minutes after I exit it turns off. The same thing happens downstairs when I …

3 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Change Every Business

Have you entered the Internet of Things yet?<p>If you have a FitBit or other activity tracker that talks to your smartphone, you have. If you have a thermostat, alarm system, or lights in your home that you can control with your computer or phone, you have.<p>But even if you haven’t got one of those …

Internet of Things

Google zooms in on smart-home vision with Nest Cam

SAN FRANCISCO -- When Google's Nest bought Dropcam, maker of a smart security camera, the arrival of Nest's own home-monitoring device seemed only a matter of time.<p>Smart-home company Nest -- which is owned by the search giant -- made it official Wednesday, announcing its latest Internet-connected …

James Martin

Apple's HomeKit will light up new and old Philips Hue products this fall

Integration with HomeKit means controlling lightbulbs via Siri<p>Apple's HomeKit platform has been a bit of a slow burner so far, but things might finally be hotting up. Philips announced yesterday that its Hue smart lighting range will be coming to the platform some time "this fall," although the …

The Tado Smart Thermostat Just Got Smarter

The Tado thermostat is already a smart device, rivaling the Nest Learning Thermostat in several ways. Today the company is announcing an API and IFTTT integration, which will drastically upgrade the Tado’s capabilities.<p>As Tado founder and CEO Christian Deilmann said in a released statement, a …

How Google and Apple will smartify your home

The next big culture shift in consumer technology is clearly home automation. Over the next two or three years, a dizzying array of home appliances …

Apple has an ambitious plan to take over your entire home — but it's been a challenge for some developers

These can include smart door locks, light bulbs, garage doors, and other otherwise ordinary home products that can perform tasks based on commands issued from your iPhone.<p>Apple and Samsung are both buying into this concept that we should be able to manipulate the objects around us using the tiny …

Who's Winning The Internet Of Things Developer War? Apple And Google

Developers are the new kingmakers, and nowhere will this resonate more than in the growing Internet of Things market. In fact, the easiest way to pick winners in this emerging field is to look for Internet of Things companies with the biggest developer populations.<p>The hitch, however, is that …

Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cobane, author of "The Charisma Myth."

Quirky just announced seven new products, a micro-factory, custom sensor kits, and the death of the thermostat

Quirky, the New York City startup focused on crowdsourcing innovation, has also been working in partnership with GE to create a full-bodied ecosystem of connected devices and services for the smart home. Earlier this year, it spun out a whole new company, Wink, focused on building the app, hub, and …

One day our homes will be smart, but we have a long way to go. Here’s how we’ll get there

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Alexander Kirch/Shutterstock<p>Right now, most people don’t want a smart home. And while about 13 percent of people have …