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Apple reportedly to introduce midrange, sharp-screen iMac next week

The company will bring a high-resolution 4K screen to its smaller desktop machine, going on sale ahead of the iPad Pro, according to 9to5Mac.<p>Apple launched a slew of products during its annual iPhone event last month, but not all of its new devices made it on the agenda.<p>Apple is set to add a …

Women Are Now More Likely to Have College Degree Than Men

For the first time since the Census Bureau began collecting data on higher education attainment, women are more likely to have a bachelor’s degree …

Everybody is suddenly copying Microsoft

"You can merge a toaster and a refrigerator, but that's probably not going to be pleasing to anyone," quipped Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>Nobody's laughing now. And Microsoft is looking more and more like a trendsetter.<p>Three years after Cook's jab, the Surface Pro 3 is selling strong — strong enough that …

Why does ice cream give you ‘brain freeze’?

Delicious frozen desserts come with a sting in their tail. But why?<p>One of the most mind-numbing types of headache comes from one of the greatest desserts ever invented. By some estimates, as many as one in three people suffer from “ice cream headaches” or “brain freeze,” as the phenomenon is …

Headaches

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 …

Motivation

iPhone 6S: 5 Features To Be Excited About

The countdown to Apple’s likely September launch of the iPhone 6S has begun, and the rumours are flying in thick and fast. Everything leaked so far suggests that the 6S will be an incremental upgrade with one or two (or five) show-stoppers thrown-in to excite the public. But which rumoured features …

Phones

THE SHOT: Saved at Sea

Many of the more than 4,000 migrants who have landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar since the Thai government launched a crackdown on people-smuggling gangs are Rohingya who say they are escaping persecution.<p>Myanmar does not recognize its 1.1 million-strong Rohingya minority as …

Facebook Can Recognize You Even If You Cover Your Face

Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Gehry Partners, LLP<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Proehl Studios/Corbis<p>Courtesy …

Why the Best Leaders Aren't Experts | Inc.com

Smart leaders hire people who are way smarter than themselves. But how do they maintain the respect of their employees?<p>Most leaders rose through the ranks because they were experts in a particular field. But once you're at the top, your expertise in a specific field is less relevant. You need to …

Leadership

Is The Galaxy S6 Stealing Away iPhone Users? New Survey May Surprise You

Results from countless studies have reiterated what we already know: Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are stealing away tons of business from …

Airline group scraps plan to reduce size of carry-on luggage after backlash

A global airline association said Wednesday that it was scrapping its recommendation to reduce the size of carry-on bags for air travellers after an “intense” response in North America.<p>The International Air Transportation Association (IATA), a Montreal-headquartered trade group whose members …

Aviation

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …

11 pieces of life-changing advice from commencement speeches by tech celebrities

A lot of them are filled with unnecessary cliches.<p>But these 11 speeches by some of the most successful tech giants will inspire you to do great things in life.

7 Scientific Self Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

9 Things All Successful Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Believe

Let’s face it. Every entrepreneur wants their business to be successful.<p>You’re no exception.<p>Yet <b>80% of businesses</b> fail within the first eighteen …

Study: Not Everyone Has What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Not everyone can start a business. No one wants to crush anyone's dreams, but that's not what this is about. Not everyone has what it takes and not everyone wants to do what it takes to start, launch, and scale a company of their own.<p>A recent study out of New York University found that the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Keep Your Brain Young

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals (including the doctor in CNN's news brief …

7 Steve Jobs quotes that could change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …

Artist Creates Incredible Watercolor Portraits Using Coffee

Artist Maria Aristidou creates incredible portraits of famous figures using a surprising material: coffee. The United Kingdom-based painter initially stumbled upon the medium as a substitute for traditional water coloring, but now she's developed it into a kind of science. She's experimented with a …

Coffee

How to Brain Hack Your Way to Success

Have you ever driven your car to work in the morning? Suddenly, you are parked at your office, and don’t remember the drive?<p>The entire time you were …

Small Business

Don’t Relax: Uncomfortability Is The New Convenience

To stop humanity from turning into useless, pleasure-seeking blobs, some designers are abandoning the quest to make everything easy, and introducing a little extra difficulty into our lives.<p>When you step into the “Intervator“–a hacked elevator in Essen, Germany–and push a button for the fifth …

Will Power

5 ways to make money with your phone

You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too.<p>You won’t get rich, but you can pay for a few trips to Starbucks. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …

Adopting The Lean Startup Approach

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Most startups fail to take off. The traditional method of starting a business has been to come up with a business plan, get investors to back it, …

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

7 Keys to Small Business Success

As part of my job to help small businesses implement Saas software solutions, I have counseled thousands over the years. As a part of this conversation, I often came to know the business in more depth, and I have visited many of the great ones in person. These are the lessons I learned, which seem …

6 Facts Every Entrepreneur Should Know about Conversion Rate Optimization | Inc.com

I think that the main title is the clearest and most descriptive. If you think that one of the other titles works better, go for it.<p>Are you an entrepreneur? If so, then you need to know about conversion rate optimization. Specifically, you need to know <i>why</i> CRO matters (because it does), and <i>what</i> to …

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