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How This Affiliate Marketer Learned Enough About His Craft to Strike Out on His Own

John Crestani was able to make tens of thousands of dollars through his own clients.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Eric Siu talks with affiliate marketing pro John Crestani. After starting his career as an analyst at an …

Marketing

Keep Your Personal Brand’s Website Safe From a Cyber Attack

Your personal brand’s website is your calling card to attract loyal followers —an unexpected cyber attack can cost you both time and money.What types …

Cyber-attacks

AltspaceVR lets you build your own sharable space in virtual reality

AltspaceVR has released tools to let users create their own sharable spaces in virtual reality.<p>It uses a drag-and-drop interface, allowing you to place objects in a 3D space using AltspaceVR-compatible headsets — including Oculus Go and Gear VR. It’s one of the first major upgrades since Microsoft …

Virtual Reality

Google researchers develop AI for better facial recognition and object detection on smartphones

Apps that detect objects, classify images, and recognize faces are nothing new in the world of smartphones; they’ve been popularized by apps like Google Lens and Snapchat, to name a few. But ubiquity is no substitute for quality, and the underlying machine learning models most use — convolutional …

Machine Learning

Make any old PC feel brand new again with 120GB and 240GB SSDs starting at $35

Okay fine, so a SanDisk SSD PLUS Solid State Drive might not make <b>ANY</b> old PC feel brand new, but if you have a computer from this decade then it …

Batteries

Coinbase adds instant trading, and increases daily limits

Coinbase just announced two new perks that should please regular cryptocurrency traders. Starting on Tuesday, new Coinbase users will no longer have to wait for five days to trade after signing up for the exchange.<p>As the company explained in a blog post:<p>… When someone makes the decision to sign up, …

Cryptocurrency

TSMC Blames WannaCry for Manufacturing Disruption

TSMC's CEO said the incident doesn't appear to be the work of hackers or a company insider gone rogue; he instead blamed the incident on shoddy IT …

WannaCry

Hackers found and cracked this fake electricity substation network in just two days

Nation states aren't the only threat to critical infrastructure.<p>A test by a security company has shown just how fast poorly-secured industrial …

Cybersecurity

Hit Your Mark With These 10 Actionable Digital Marketing Tactics

Online marketing refers to any form of marketing that happens on the internet. It involves a wide range of techniques and technologies such as social …

Marketing

World class AI experts share what their favorite algorithm is

Credit: Mr. Nobody<p>From keeping our inboxes free from SPAM to mining your favorite cryptocurrencies, algorithms are all around us. While we feel like we’re drowning in an ocean of big data, clever algorithms are actually helping us to make sense of it all. And although these algorithms are ruling …

Artificial Intelligence

Finger Detection and Tracking using OpenCV and Python

<b>TL;DR. Code is here</b>.<p>Tracking the movement of a finger is an important feature of many computer vision applications. In this application, A histogram …

Image Processing

My team used to suck at meetings, but now people are begging us to share our secret sauce

Think you hate meetings? My colleagues and I were so sick of them that we teamed up with Chelsea Handler to build an excuse generator. Can you guess what one of the main use cases was? Getting out of meetings.<p>For years, our team’s meetings didn’t move us forward; they were “party meetings” that …

Project Management

Hackers Have a New Favorite Target: Gas Stations

Having shown that they can harvest your personal information and bypass the security of major corporations, hackers seem to have a new interest these …

The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far

Looking back at the first six months of 2018, there haven't been as many government leaks and global ransomware attacks as there were by this time …

Cybersecurity

2018 Software Development Trends That You Can Count on Continuing Into 2019

An Entrepreneur contributor consults his crystal ball and says to keep an eye on blockchain, AI and progressive web apps.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That new technology you're hopping on may be all the rage now, but will anyone remember it this time next year? …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Reasons Why Companies Struggle To Adopt Deep Learning

Over the last years, companies have reaped the benefits of embracing data-driven methods. The <i>data 2.0</i> strategy will be driven by new AI techniques like deep learning, reinforcement learning, and Bayesian machine learning.<p>Deep learning is the state-of-the-art approach to AI across machine …

Machine Learning

Clown make-up used to outsmart facial recognition software

People wearing heavy clown make-up can outsmart facial recognition software, meaning individuals can avoid being detected by surveillance systems.<p>Computers are fooled by the make-up because black paint below the mouth changes how a facial recognition program perceives people's jawlines, a computer …

Captiv8 is making its influencer database available for free

You might think that the main selling point of an influencer marketing startup like Captiv8 is to help marketers find influencers and creators to work with. Maybe so, but that isn’t stopping the company from making its creator discovery product available for free.<p>“We felt that we really wanted to …

15 Must-Have iPhone Apps That Will Make Your Life 10x Easier

Worth the storage space, promise.<p>Many people, including myself, either classify apps as their best friend or mortal enemy. Often it's the latter because nobody has a damn clue what's <i>actually</i> worth the storage space. (I'm looking at you Starbucks app I forget about every time.) Download these 15 …

How architects are using virtual reality to walk through buildings that don't yet exist

In the studios of Morphosis Architects in Culver City, it is possible to step into the lobby of the new Orange County Museum of Art — even though construction on the museum, which will occupy an empty lot in Costa Mesa, isn’t scheduled to begin until sometime next year. By donning a pair of virtual …

Augmented Reality

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Startups

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

Silicon Valley insiders say Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter are using 'behavioral cocaine' to turn people into addicts

Silicon Valley insiders have told the BBC that tech firms, including Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, deliberately engineering their platforms to foster addictive behavior.<p>Aza Raskin, the inventor of the infinite-scroll feature that allows you to endlessly scroll down websites, said: "It's as if …

Social Media

9 Great Tools for Algo Trading

In the last 5–10 years algorithmic trading, or algo trading, has gained popularity with the individual investor. The rise in popularity has been …

How to Get Instagram Followers

Everyone’s favorite photo-sharing app, Instagram boasts over 800 million monthly active users worldwide. Of course, this means a huge portion of your …

How to get away with financial fraud

Some of the world’s biggest scandals have gone unspotted for years. The nature of fraud is that it works outside our field of vision. By Dan Davies<p>‘Guys, you’ve got to hear this,” I said. I was sitting in front of my computer one day in July 2012, with one eye on a screen of share prices and the …

Headphones

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

FDA

Man who allegedly gave Vault 7 cache to WikiLeaks busted by poor opsec

FBI used passwords used on suspect's cellphone to also get into his computer.<p>A federal grand jury has formally indicted Joshua Adam Schulte, a former …

Millions of Streaming Devices Are Vulnerable to a Retro Web Attack

In March, artist and programmer Brannon Dorsey became interested in a retro web attack called DNS rebinding, teaching himself how to illicitly access …

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence