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It’s time to give Firefox a fresh chance

Because everyone using Chrome for everything is a bad idea<p>Ever since it was first released almost a decade ago, Google’s Chrome browser has been the most consistent piece of technology in my life. I’ve gone through a legion of phones, laptops, and headphones, I’ve jumped around between Android, …

India’s opportunity and role in shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

<b>By Børge Brende</b><i>Børge Brende is the President and a Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum Geneva.</i>The world is on the brink of a new, …

One Belt, One Road, One Thrashing: How China took Pakistan hostage

<b>As the United States draws closer to India, Pakistan has come to regard China as a life-support machine.</b><p>Unlike many in India, I derive no pleasure …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

The Inside Story of Reddit's Redesign

On a rainy day in San Francisco, a dozen or so designers sat crammed around a conference table inside Reddit's headquarters, in a space they had …

Mamata’s anti-BJP squad: The lengths some are going to as they seek to prevent another saffron wave

<b>By Aishwarya Chaurasia</b>It seems like West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee is a firm believer in the phrase “<i>united we stand, divided we fall</i>”. …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

One of Estonia’s first “e-residents” explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the world did I do that? But as crazy as it may sound, Estonia is the country to which I feel most loyal today. I am one of the country’s first …

Private Sector

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

The rumored Moto E5 Plus doesn’t have dual, rear-facing cameras, even though it looks like it does

Lenovo is expected to announce an update to its E line of Moto phones at some point this spring, and today, <i>VentureBeat</i> reporter Evan Blass leaked an image of the rumored Moto E5 Plus. The device doesn’t look wildly different from last year’s E4 Plus, although it does have something resembling dual, …

This country is now tied with Singapore as having the most powerful passport in the world

The super-rich, or those who simply love to travel, have made a trend out of collecting passports— but the new most sought-after one might surprise you.<p>The 2018 Global Passport Power Rank, produced by advisory firm Arton Capital, claims that South Korea is now tied with Singapore for the post of …

How China reacted to the idea of indefinite rule by Xi, in memes

Xi Jinping could be China’s president for a long, long time.<p>Yesterday the Communist Party’s central committee proposed removing presidential term limits from the country’s constitution, state media reported. That’s sparked fears of an unlimited term for Xi, and prompted China’s internet users to …

China

Hong Kong's Dilemma Is What to Do With Its Massive Cash Pile

As Hong Kongers suffer through the world’s least affordable property market, their government is enjoying the flip-side of the real-estate and …

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

Books

Azio’s Retro Classic typewriter-inspired Bluetooth keyboard is a luxurious treat

Maybe you’re sitting at a MacBook or other modern PC right now, typing away in near silence on a keyboard that provides no real satisfying response to your human fingers. Maybe, once in the distant past, you remember when keyboards offered something in return: A “click clack” that stood as an …

India has a new caste for native English speakers only

Sometime around 2012 or 2013, my daughters stopped speaking in Konkani, our mother tongue. It isn’t entirely clear what provoked it, perhaps it was a teacher at their Mumbai school encouraging students to speak more English at home. Or perhaps it was something else. It doesn’t matter.<p>What did …

India

11 books Davos leaders think you should be reading

<b>By Risalat Khan</b><p><i>Risalat Khan is an activist, a Global Campaigner and an intrapreneur from Bangladesh.</i><p>My most memorable moments at Davos can be summed …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively …

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

Stephen King

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending into, his trainee miner hard-hat secure.<p>His people had settled the Clintwood and George’s Fork area, along …

Fossil Fuels

This is the Single Most Important Secret All Successful People Know | Inc.com

New Year's is just around the corner and that means one thing: resolutions. So many resolutions. We're going to change our lives for the better. We're going to learn a new language, finish that book we've been working on, reach those goals we've been striving for.<p>For entrepreneurs, those goals are …

Success

I Meditated Every Day For 30 Days To See If It'd Help My Stressed Out Skin & It Changed My Life

A little over a month ago, some seriously stubborn pimples popped up on my generally clear skin. These deep cystic babies appeared after an …

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Machine Learning

Biggest Winner of Famed Buffett Bet? Girls Inc. of Omaha

The real winner of Warren Buffett's 10-year bet against hedge funds is Girls Inc. of Omaha.<p>Mr. Buffett bet $1 million in 2007 that an index fund would outperform a basket of hedge funds over a decade. The proceeds would go to charity, and Mr. Buffett designated his local Girls Inc. affiliate as the …

Here's What 18 Top Executives Say Will Happen in 2018 | Inc.com

Predicting the future is hardly a precise science, but it's possible to identify macro trends by paying close attention to what's happening in an industry. Here's what a handful of entrepreneurs, founders and executives see coming in 2018.<p>1. 2018 will be the year of the voice user interface …

Financial Services

7 Books Most Millionaires Read Before They Turn 30

Books are how we learn from people we admire but are unlikely to ever meet.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading is one of the best ways to open our minds to different ideas and perspectives. There is so much knowledge that exists in the world. People have dedicated …

The 7 Best Business Books I Read In 2017 | Inc.com

Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>Tim Ferriss released another monster book, as he is known for doing. How Ferriss came up …

Self-improvement