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Want to Get Out of Debt and Build Wealth? Cultivate These 5 Habits

If you want to get rich, the first thing to do is get out of debt--so your personal math works for you, not against you.<p>If you weren't born into wealth, and yet you want to know how to get rich, there's only one answer: Learn to become an entrepreneur.<p>Step number 1 on that journey is to make the …

10 Morning Habits of People Who Are Unstoppable

Get out there and start crushing it.<p><i>What are some interesting morning habits of well balanced people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over …

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want To Be More Successful

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty even if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

Galaxy S7 Giving iPhone 6s Trouble On (At Least) Two Fronts

A new Samsung or Apple phone is a game of one-upmanship. So, it shouldn’t come as a great shock that Samsung’s just-released phone is besting the iPhone 6s in (at least) two key areas.<p>Among a host of tweaks and improvements, Samsung has come through with a better camera and display. So, how does …

Mobile Technology

California Joins New York in Effort to Weaken Smartphone Encryption

As the argument over smartphone encryption continues on between device manufacturers like Apple, devoted to strong encryption, and U.S. federal government officials pushing for backdoors to access data, several states have gotten involved in the fray.<p>New York State Assemblymember Matthew Titone …

Privacy

A money manager sent us his top chart for 2016 — and it could be a cue for 'thunder'

If you thought 2015 was the bottom for emerging-market economies, think again.<p>Things will only get worse for Brazil, Russia, India, and China — otherwise known as the BRIC countries — in 2016.<p>That is the year-end thought of Brian Kelly, founder of Brian Kelly Capital, a Connecticut-based investment …

Bank of China

14 places to go if the world is going to end

December's weather has been pretty much apocalyptic in some parts of the world. Huge parts of Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, and the UK have been heavily hit by floods.<p>Add to this the devastating, unseasonal tornadoes in Texas, and the crazily high temperatures of the US East Coast and in …

Cape Town

How I Created A $350 Million Software Company Knowing Nothing About Software

John Sung Kim Contributor<p>John Sung Kim is the founder of Five9 and DoctorBase (acquired by Kareo).<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>What’s Really Killing Digital Health Startups<p>I’ve always wanted to make a lot of money, have people pay a lot of attention to me and do a lot of exciting things. I just …

How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

Scientists Reveal The Secret To Create Long-Lasting Memories

Messed up sleep can create a long list of secondary issues that can quickly become primary concerns if insomnia or other disturbances continue …

Steve Jobs Tells the Best Definition of Object-Oriented Programming

It’s a well-known fact that even without any formal engineering training, Steve Jobs had an unmatchable understanding of technology.<p>Many people avoid …

Apple doesn't want you weighing things with your iPhone just yet

Can you turn an iPhone 6S into a working digital scale? The answer, apparently, is yes, but Apple doesn't want you to right now.<p>In an interesting post on Medium, developer Ryan McLeod explains how he and his friends built a digital scale app for the new iPhones by taking advantage of Apple's new …

Apps

Windows Phone has a new app problem

Microsoft's apps are evaporating<p>I gave up on Windows Phone almost a year ago, citing a lack of apps and Microsoft's mobile platform getting left behind.<p>While the app gap has always been a problem, Windows Phone is now five years old and it's still facing new challenges. Over the past year …

The CEO of Tag Heuer nailed a 'huge problem' with the luxury Apple Watch

Speaking to CNBC on Monday, Jean-Claude Biver said: "Above $2,000," or£1,310, "the connected watch has a huge problem. There is no eternity, it means it will become obsolete, and who wants to buy a $10,000 - $20,000 watch, that becomes obsolete after five or 10 years?"<p>The vast majority of Apple's …

Smartwatches

Clever hack uses headphones to control Siri and Google Now remotely

Although there are major limitations<p>Researchers working for the French government have found a new way to silently and remotely take control of Siri or Google Now on your smartphone, according to a report from <i>Wired</i>. The method is ingenious but limited, working only over short distances and …

Dell's $67 billion EMC deal will transform it into an enterprise giant

Just as rivals like Hewlett-Packard are getting smaller<p>Dell has announced that it plans to buy data storage company EMC for $67 billion. The deal will be the largest ever in the history of the tech industry, reports <i>The Financial Times</i>, with EMC agreeing to a sale price worth roughly $33.15 a share. …

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do

Great leaders don't give in to these bad habits, and neither should you.<p>There are good habits, and not-so-good ones. Then there are habits that will actually prevent you from achieving success. That observation comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates, which recently used Stephen R. …

What Men Should Know About Love By 30

Regardless if you’ve been in a relationship for years, are dating or if you could care less about marriage right now, it’s important to develop a healthy attitude toward love. And I hate to break your balls about it — but by the age of 30, you should have a firm understanding of what you want, what …

Samsung has an idea that could blow Google Glass out of the water

Google Glass has not proved to be as successful as the internet giant previously hoped it would, with Google discontinuing sales of the device worldwide in January and announcing a need to rethink its strategy. For now, the gadget is regarded by many in the industry to be a rather expensive toy …

Google Glass

Science-Backed Advice on How to Stop Sitting All Day

The last few years have seen a lot of research on how bad sitting all day can be.<p>The risks of a sedentary lifestyle include poor cardiovascular health, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. While the physical health implications are profound, it's not just the body that suffers. Researchers are uncovering …

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Lumia event: what to expect

Microsoft’s event will mark the first time the company announces new Windows 10 Mobile hardware. While the operating system is still, technically, in development, Microsoft will announce two new flagships next week: the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Both handsets aren’t going to be a huge departure …

Google and NASA are getting a new quantum computer

The famous Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab is getting some powerful new hardware. A joint project between Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association, the Quantum AI Lab today announced a multiyear agreement to install a D-Wave 2X, a state-of-the-art quantum processor released …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

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5 Daily Habits That Lead to a Successful Life

A “successful life” will hold a different meaning for each of us. What makes it a success is determined by the goals, dreams, aspirations you have in …

Apple's iOS 9 is out: Here are 7 of its best features | apps

A new version of iOS always feels like Christmas come early. There are always exciting features to look forward to (remember how iOS 8 added support …

Google has a new trick

Google 'fun facts' and get fun facts!<p>Google knows pretty much everything. It can tell you the lifespan of a goat, or the name of the actor who played Wolverine, or teach you how to do a flip on a trampoline, but previously you'd need to search for specific things to find out why your cat's poop was …

Guy Loses Phone In River, Phone Starts Posting To Facebook Two Weeks Later

Losing your phone is a real drag, but there's always the off chance someone will find and return your phone so you hang on to a sliver of hope.<p>But …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …