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Law Enforcement: New drug gaining popularity in Pine Belt

WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee<p><b>JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM)</b> - "Dabs" are an expensive high, but many young adults and teens are giving up the leafy …

Cannabis

Read Your Way to CMO Status With the 9 Best Marketing Books

Everything revolves around marketing these days—just this week I attended an interesting talk about self-promotion on social media. Most of us not …

Marketing

How to Make Content Go Viral with These 6 Earned, Owned, and Paid Hacks

What if you could choose to make your content go viral?What if you didn’t have to leave your content’s success up to chance?It’s the dream of every …

Marketing

The 13 Best Radar Detectors for Your Car

From bare-bones and budget-friendly to the industry's best, we've found radar and laser detectors to suit all needs and budget.<p>With police continuing to ramp up speeding enforcement year-over-year, it's become harder than ever to avoid those pesky speed traps. We aren't ever ones to encourage …

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …

Artificial Intelligence

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 …

Build your own Amazon Echo using a Raspberry Pi for $60

Amazon’s Echo is a nifty little gadget that’s powered by the company’s Alexa voice assistant and listens for voice commands to do things like order your groceries, update you on the weather and play your favorite tunes. The only problem is, it costs a pretty penny — $180 to be precise.<p>Thankfully, …

Raspberry Pi

Beyond email: could startup Slack change the way you work?

Two million people are already using Slack to chat, send emojis and encourage creativity at work. Nasa and Harvard are on board – will your company be next?<p>Erica Baker likes poker. So did many of the engineers she spent 10 years working with at Google, in the California headquarters of one of the …

Black Lives Matter

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

Open Source Accounting Software for Small Business

Looking for an alternative to mainstream small business accounting software? We list the five best open source software programs—and their …

Accounting

10 Must-Read Books For the Modern Entrepreneur | Inc.com

It seems like every year the world gets busier.<p>I often find it a challenge to find the time to catch up on emails, make the time for breakfast, and still catch a good night's sleep.<p>Reading has always been an important hobby of mine.<p>As a writer, I find it valuable as a way to improve my skills and …

Books

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

20 free tools for entrepreneurs

Starting a business is hard when you don’t have the right tools. There are plenty of free tools in the market that promise to make your life easy. …

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12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me. Enjoy!<p>Karen Hough, founder and CEO, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

5 Great Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is an industry of do-ers. Nonetheless, it helps to learn from those who have done it before - and are doing it now! - and there are a notable few entrepreneurs and authors who have been very successful at outlining how to succeed at founding a successful company.<p>Five books in …

Entrepreneurship

How to Build Your Online Reputation and Gain More Followers

If you were to go online shopping, you would prefer to buy from an e-commerce site with a meritable online reputation, right?<p>The power of social …

30 Top Luxury Watch Brands You Should Know

Watches are a reflection of personal style. They represent more than just utility and are an example of taste, character and individual branding. A …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Google has gotten incredibly good at predicting traffic — here's how

The robotic voice played over the speakers in my car, directing me to take surface roads rather than get on the highway, which is typically the fastest way.<p>But Google somehow knew that there was a traffic jam ahead on the highway.<p>As I drove on the frontage road, I looked up at the interstate. It …

5 Marketing Tools You Probably Aren’t Utilizing

Sure, we’re all on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – some of you even use <b>Google AdWords</b>. Guess what? Those are the things that <i>everyone</i> is doing! …

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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The 15 Most Influential Business Books of 2015

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Slack, the red-hot startup worth $2.8 billion, just launched its own VC fund and app store

Now, Slack wants to be more than just a work-messaging app.<p>It wants to be a broader platform that grows its software into a central hub for all work communications.<p>It also wants to be an investor.<p>On Tuesday, the 2-year-old startup launched a new $80 million VC fund that will primarily invest in …

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

Billion-dollar startup CEOs get trapped by their own success, says one unicorn CEO

Unicorn is the tech-industry term for startups that have raised huge sums of venture capital money and are valued at $1 billion or more.<p>Benioff believes that unicorns aren't really worth their valuations, but that "they've manipulated the private markets to achieve these valuations." He says he's …

How to build trust between leaders and employees

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>How effective are you as a leader at building trust with …

Photons carry messages from electrons over 1 mile - Futurity

Physicists have used photons to communicate between two electrons through 1.2 miles of fiber optic cable. It's a step toward practical quantum …