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How This Entrepreneur Kept His Day Job While Starting a Business

Devote time to your side hustle while keeping your regular paycheck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are glorified in the media for making the leap from full-time worker to business owner. While this strategy can work for some people, other times it …

How To: Build a DNS Packet Sniffer with Scapy and Python

In my last how-to, we built a man-in-the-middle tool. The aforementioned script only <i>established</i> a man-in-the-middle. Today we'll be building a tool …

This Book of Beautiful Vintage Signs Offers a Graphic Design Tour of Italy

In a nation that excels at beauty, aesthetics, and craft, it's no surprise high design can be found on seemingly every corner or side street in Italy, whether one is touring a massive metropolis or rural village. In many cases, according to a new book about the country's unique graphic design, you …

Yuan and you: How China's devalued currency affects U.S. consumers

China on Wednesday devalued its yuan currency for a second day running. It could have an effect on American consumers and investors. Here's how.<p>If you like your goods made in China, a weakened yuan is your friend. When the yuan falls in value, goods imported to the USA from China become cheaper. …

Investing

BuzzFeed Television? Maybe it's closer than you think

Arianna Huffington built <i>The Huffington Post</i> into a global digital media empire, while Jonah Peretti, who helped found <i>HuffPo</i>, went on to co-found …

Media Industry

Festival Of Code Winners May Be The Startups Of The Future

Startups start with talent, and the talent, as we all know, seems to get younger every year. But it wouldn’t happen if children themselves were not introduced to the word of technology and engineering early, and shown that it can be a fun, creative environment. For the last 6 years, a pioneer of …

11 Chrome Extensions for Web Designers and Developers

Developing a good website that adheres to the widely accepted “best practices” can be super hard, and sometimes debugging to fix faults in your code …

How Zappos Determines Salaries Under Its New Holacracy System

The online retailer is experimenting with a "badge-based compensation program" where employees' pay is determined by their skill set.<p>In 2013, Zappos began transitioning to "Holacracy," an alternative management system that replaces a pyramidal hierarchy with a network of circles dedicated to …

President Obama, the Iranian People and the Nuclear Agreement

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations said:<p>"I warmly welcome the historic agreement in Vienna today and congratulate the P5+1 and Iran for reaching this agreement. This is testament to the value of dialogue."<p>Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security …

YC-Backed PickTrace Helps Farmers Manage Their Harvests

PickTrace, a harvest and labor management platform for farm owners, is launching out of beta today.<p>One of a few AgTech startups in Y Combinator’s Spring 2015 batch, PickTrace is using a system of hardware and software to track worker attendance, productivity, and crop yield.<p>“Most of the fruit that …

Altschool Raises $100M From Founders Fund, Zuckerberg To Scale A Massive Network of Schools Around Personalized Learning

In one of the biggest funding rounds of the year in education and technology, Altschool is raising $100 million from Founders Fund, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s foundation along with other venture backers and philanthropic organizations.<p>The move will mark the company’s shift from proving …

Apple pushing music labels to kill free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch

Aggressive tactics from the music giant have garnered scrutiny from the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission<p>The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are looking closely into Apple’s business practices in relation to its upcoming music streaming service, according …

Judge throws out United's lawsuit against 22-year-old computer whiz who found a way to get cheap airfare, rules lawsuit can be filed in different jurisdiction

"The reason for dismissal is technical, rather than merits, which means the judicial system isn't stopping United from trying again unfortunately," he wrote on his GoFundMe campaign, that raised money for his legal fees.<p>It all started when Zaman built a website called Skiplagged as a …

Google Maps

25 companies that are revolutionizing retail

The way people shop is changing every day.<p>Thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and innovations in delivery and data, the retail landscape is evolving like never before.<p>We selected 25 companies that are revolutionizing the industry.<p>From an established e-commerce giant deploying drones to an …

Customers

7 awesome ways quantum computers will change the world

Eric Ladizinsky, cofounder of the quantum computing company D-Wave, gave a great explanation of the difference between a regular computer and a quantum computer during a talk at the WIRED 2014 conference in London.<p>Imagine you only have five minutes to find an "X" written on a page of a book in the …

Google’s “Mobile-Friendly” Update Could Impact Over 40% Of Fortune 500 Websites

Google announced earlier this year that it was making a change to its search algorithms which would begin to factor in a website’s “mobile-friendliness” as a ranking signal – meaning that those sites which weren’t optimized for smartphones’ smaller screens would see their ranks downgraded as a …

Torrent App Popcorn Time Comes To iOS, No Jailbreak Required

Popcorn Time, the service sometimes referred to as the “Netflix for pirates” because of the way it makes it easy to stream pirated content to your PC or mobile device, is now getting a lot easier for iOS owners to use. According to new reports, the service is being made available by way of an iOS …

How to Start a Conversation With Strangers at a Networking Event

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways for entrepreneurs to socialize with colleagues, customers and potential clients is at networking events. Corporate gatherings, conferences, happy hours and cocktail parties provide an opportunity for you to meet new …

Networking

Pack your Raspberry Pi into an underpowered laptop for $100

The Raspberry Pi has already found its way into a number of unusual applications from DIY cell phones to Gif-capturing cameras. Now, a recently launched IndieGoGo campaign aims to put it somewhere more familiar: your lap. The PiKasa is essentially a laptop shell. It doesn't sport a 3D-printed …

Time Blocking — The Secret Weapon For Better Focus

Advertisement<p>Are you looking for a more efficient way to organise your work-days? Try <b>Time Blocking</b>.<p>A few months back, I came across Cal Newport’s …

Design Principles For Building Better Wearables

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Guy Bieber is the Director of Strategy and Innovation for</i> <i>Citrix</i><i>. He formerly worked as the Chief Architect for Warrior Systems at General Dynamics on the first deployed wearable computing platform for soldiers called the Land Warrior System.</i><p>We are seeing a wave of wearable products …

Wearable Tech

The 5 Pillars of Interaction Design

<b>Limit user choices —</b> This is probably the hardest step, but you must minimize the actions available to users. Always ask yourself if all the choices are critical for that moment in time. If not, separate it for another conversation.<p><b>Pay attention to micromoments —</b> A micromoment is when a person …

UI Design

18 Incredibly Useful Market Research Tools

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You may have heard it said that understanding your audience on social media is one of the keys to success with social media marketing. (We may have even said it ourselves a time or two!)<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit.Visit Hard …

Designing Prototypes: 5 Apps That Do It Better Than Photoshop

Photoshop is a popular tool with designers and its extensions such as CSS3Ps and FontAwesomePS make it it a good tool for creating web design …

16 top online coding courses

There comes a point in everyone's life when it's time to take more control of your destiny. If you've built your own site using free WordPress themes …

16 delightful micro UX animations for ecommerce

<b>Simple animation, fluid transitions, dynamically changing results, micro UX… all these design elements can not only make your website easier to use</b> …

10 Essential Startup Expenses, and 10 You Should Avoid

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that startups often fall into the trap of spending money on things that aren’t that important -- it’s just one of the many mistakes that entrepreneurs can make.<p>However, the fact that some expenses are unnecessary doesn’t …

Customer Service

Mobile Prototyping With Proto.io

• 16 min read<br>• Mobile, Tools, Workflow, Techniques<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web …