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How to Enable the Optimal Audio Codec for Your Bluetooth Headphones in macOS

How good your digital music sounds often comes down to which file format it's encoded in. Be that as it may, every Mac audio setup is only as strong as it's weakest link, and if your Bluetooth connection isn't up to scratch, even the best BT headphones will fail to deliver a decent wireless …

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …

Term Sheet Negotiation - Tricky Clauses to Look Out For

Despite the large increase in resources aimed at helping founders navigate the fundraising process, many still struggle when it comes to particular …

Venture Capital

Blockchain could help small studios compete in multiplayer game development

How Blockchain is Driving Multiplayer Madness in Videogames<p>Multiplayer video games have enjoyed increased popularity ever since two people could play in split-screen mode. For developers, building multiplayer modes and games is now a virtual necessity because of the market’s expectation that they …

What Is Blockchain And How Will It Change The World?

According to a study of 4,800 professionals from around the world, 66% of people believe that innovation will be the biggest factor influencing economic growth over the next 30 years.<p>In order to thrive (or indeed, survive) in this continuously evolving economy, young professionals will need to …

Blockchain

CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses should be paying attention to the chatbot revolution

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Advancements in artificial intelligence, coupled with the proliferation of messaging apps, are fueling the …

Chatbots

Subscription Businesses Are Booming. Here’s How to Value Them

The subscription business model is booming. Previously dominated by the likes of newspapers, magazines, gyms, utilities, and telecommunications firms, more products and services are being offered to more people through subscriptions than ever before. Business-to-consumer subscription businesses …

Customers

Great Corporate Strategies Thrive on the Right Amount of Tension

After expending considerable effort on formulating a strategy, most executives would like to see their company’s strategic plans fully executed. Deviations from the strategic plan are often assumed to be detrimental to corporate performance. However, compliance with the strategy doesn’t necessarily …

Management

Is Your Company Actually Set Up to Support Your Strategy?

How do banks switch customer relationships from branch offices to mobile phone screens? Why is one multinational consumer goods company organized by category, while another organizes by region? Why is one insurance company deep into an agile transformation while another is experimenting with it …

Management

How the Most Successful Teams Bridge the Strategy-Execution Gap

The strategy-to-execution gap is an enduring problem with no easy solution. As the Japanese proverb goes, “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” In their seminal HBR piece, Paul Leinwand, Cesare Mainardi, and Art Kleiner outlined what senior leaders must do to …

Management

How to Build a Successful Social Media Marketing Plan

Do you wish you had a better plan for your social media marketing initiatives? Looking for tips to help you succeed? In this article, you’ll discover …

Social Media Marketing

Organizational culture eats strategy for breakfast and dinner

What is more important: Strategy or organizational culture Culture eats strategy for breakfast a phrase originated by Peter Drucker and made famous …

9 Signs That You're An Ambivert

I’m sure you’ve been asked many times whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it’s an easy choice, but for most of us, it’s difficult to choose one way or the other.<p>It’s hard to choose because the introvert/extrovert dichotomy reflects a tired and outdated view of personality. …

Psychology

How to Work with Someone Who’s Always Stressed Out

We all know people who seem to be constantly stressed out — who claim to be buried in work, overloaded with projects, and without a minute to spare. Colleagues like that can be difficult to work with, but you probably don’t have a choice. How do you deal with coworkers who can’t handle stress? …

Self-help

Sorry Bose, the Best Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones Are Now Made By Sony

It’s rare to see a company make an almost perfect product. It’s even rarer to see one improve an almost perfect product. And yet, here we are. Sony’s …

Tony Fadell’s Next Act? Taking on Silicon Valley—From Paris

Tony Fadell is at the Grove, a spectacularly beautiful country estate outside of London. The event is Founders Forum: the ultra ­exclusive …

Where Streamers Get Their Original Content: Comparing Netflix, Amazon and Hulu

Netflix and Amazon are putting greater emphasis on owning their scripted originals, while Hulu continues to lean on the major studios.<p>The race for …

TV

Netflix Makes ‘Shaft’ Reboot Deal That Could Change The Model For Urban-Themed Films

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Leave it to the franchise featuring the coolest private eye to come up with an inventive way of potentially changing the model for how …

Hollywood

Do You Know How Each Person on Your Team Likes to Work?

When we travel to a country that has a different culture than ours, many of us spend time learning ways to communicate and connect with the people there. We might look up the meanings of common terms and access maps of key attractions.<p>Similarly, when you first become a manager, it’s helpful to …

Management

Global Solar Market to Hit 85GW in 2017—Double the Amount Installed in 2014

Record solar demand in China has shifted the outlook on global PV installations for 2017, according to the latest <i>Global Solar Demand Monitor</i> from GTM …

Solar Power

5 trends that matter in mobile gaming in 2017

Some of the sheen has worn off mobile gaming. Anecdotally at least, I detect that its popularity has waned among fellow investors, with many of them viewing the sector as overly hit-driven, unsustainable and niche.<p>They are wrong, of course. Not only has the market rewarded savvy investors well, …

The Average iPhone User in the U.S. Spent $40 on Apps in 2016

iPhone owners in the United States spent an average of $40 on premium apps and in-app purchases on each of their devices in 2016, according to new data shared by analytics company Sensor Tower. That's up from an average of $35 in 2015.<p>Unsurprisingly, most iPhone users are spending their money on …

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance indicators (KPIs). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs.<p>Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give management …

Startups

Games data and market research » Unity and SuperData launch major mobile games and VR report

Unity and SuperData launch major mobile games and VR report<p>Mobile Games Generated More Than $40 Billion in 2016 <i></i><p><i>First ever joint look at mobile,</i> …

Mobile Gaming

iOS 10.2 won’t let you play ripped DVDs from your iTunes library

iOS 10.2 is preventing users from playing videos that they have ripped from DVDs and other sources and loaded into iTunes.<p>It’s unclear whether this is just a bug or a conscious move by Apple, but there is a trick that has allowed some users to get around the problem.<p>Getting movies from DVD onto …

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Stress and burnout are not the same thing. And while we know that stress often leads to burnout, it’s possible to handle the onslaught of long hours, high pressure, and work crises in a way that safeguards you from the emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and a lack of confidence in one’s abilities that …

Mindfulness

Negotiation tactics differ around the world. These charts will show you how to adapt your style

You can't expect negotiations with the French to be like negotiations with Americans, and the same holds true for every culture around the …

How to Hook Your Audience with Interactive Content

Interactive content is one of the biggest upcoming trends in content marketing. Creating something unique that customers can personalize to get …