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100 Franchises You Can Start For Less Than $50,000

Be the boss with just $50K.<p>8 min read<p>This story appears in the March 2017 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Interested in finding a franchise that fits your budget? The following are the top franchises that can be started for less than $50,000, ranked based on the scores they received in the 2017 …

Pest Control

Silicon Valley VC: 7 things to study if you want a high-paying job in the future

Josh Elman of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners knows about keeping an eye out for the next hot industry.<p>In the early 2000s Elman …

Employment

How To Negotiate Your Salary Once You’ve Landed A Job

In modern work culture, change is part of the game. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the average person switches jobs as many as 15 …

Career Development

The making of a smart city: No. 9 #dctech trend of 2016

<i>As the year draws to a close we’re looking back at all that has happened in #dctech — this post is part of our 2016 year in review series. See the</i> …

Megacities Will Gobble Up the Best Farmland, Leaving Humans Hungry

Cities will grow alongside growing populations, turning the land in their wake into housing and infrastructure. And when that happens, we can goodbye …

Mega Cities

The state of smart city technologies in 2016 and beyond

How has the smart city space changed in the past 12 months? ZDNet takes a look.<p>Smart cities revolve around the idea of using new, connective …

Internet of Things

Growing mega-cities will displace vast tracts of farmland by 2030, study says

Cropland losses will have consequences especially for Asia and Africa, which will experience growing food insecurity as cities expand<p>Our future crops will face threats not only from climate change, but also from the massive expansion of cities, a new study warns. By 2030, it’s estimated that urban …

Research