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Optimize Your Daily Schedule for Maximum Productivity -- Here's How

Highly successful entrepreneurs stay organized and accomplish a lot by following a routine. Are you one of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is one thing all highly successful business people do to stay organized and focused throughout the day: They …

Time Management

Amazon's $13.7 billion Whole Foods buy proves the concept of the 'tech company' is coming to an end

Now consider this: we just passed the six-year anniversary of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen's famous declaration that "software is eating the world," which ran in the Wall Street Journal on August 20th, 2011.<p>These two things have everything to do with each other. Because software, in the form …

Deep, Deep Trouble

I am really confused. I keep changing my opinion on a daily basis, and I cannot seem to settle on one solid view of this puzzle. No, I am not talking …

Deep Learning

The bot invasion is on, powered by $24B in funding

While the manufacturing sector is increasingly using physical robots to improve industrial processes, the market for virtual bots or “chatbots” is also gaining serious traction in the space where humans and computers interact.<p>Bots are essentially software technologies that automate tasks and enable …

Chatbots

Intel believes 5G wireless could reach far beyond smartphones to smart things

The Internet of Things is expected to grow quickly to tens of billions of connected devices, from smart refrigerators to smart showers to smart cruise ships.<p>But at some point, the wireless data networks won’t be able to handle all that traffic from the connected devices. That’s why tech companies …

The 21 coolest tech startups in Israel

The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as "Startup Nation" thanks to the sheer number of entrepreneurs building businesses there, particularly in the coastal city of Tel Aviv.<p>Multinational tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres in Israel …

Tech giants rush to invest in Montreal artificial intelligence research lab

Artificial intelligence, once relegated to the realm of science fiction, is now found in everything from translation services to virtual assistants to video games.<p>And as companies race to develop self-driving cars and offer increasingly personalized online experiences, they're building on research …

An Isreali Entrepreneur Takes On Tough Freight Forwarders And Shows Signs Of Winning

Zvi Schreiber, a Jerusalem-based entrepreneur, is on his fourth successful startup, an amazing track record when most people are lucky to win with one.<p>Successful entrepreneurs often follow their passions as they found their companies. You have greater insight into something you love — and you’ll …

Startups

This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 99<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

How to Buy an Investment Properties With No Money

You’ve heard, “in order to make money, you have to spend money.” But, how true is that? In fact, there are ways to make money in real estate with no …

Real Estate

Agricultural Innovation In A Water-Scarce World

Katie Jackson is the Vice President of Sustainability and External Affairs for Jackson Family Wines. In her role, Jackson co-manages the Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs Department and leads the company’s innovative sustainability program. Jackson directs the development and management …

An Exclusive Look At Airbnb’s First Foray Into Urban Planning

Airbnb announces a brand-new innovation lab called Samara, whose first project is a novel community center in Japan.<p>Two years ago, the founders of Airbnb were asking themselves what the company could become, now that its vision of becoming the world’s largest home-share community had come true …

Living Rooms

‘Eco-sexy' vegan shoes take on leather industry in Brazil

Insecta Shoes is an eco-friendly company in Brazil that turns recycled vintage dresses and plastic bottles into shoes.<p>Despite the competitive leather industry and the continuing recession in the country, the firm - established in 2014 - has sold thousands of vegan shoes and earned its first million …