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Web Design Trends 2018: What Will Make an Impact This Year?

Last year was very much about web animations and microinteractions, conversational interfaces and chatbots, design sprints and bespoke illustrations. …

Top 10 Web Design Trends in 2018 to Lookout For [Infographic]

As the year enters into 2018, web design also enters a new era and as a web designer or a developer, you may want to keep an eye on these <b>10 web</b> …

Web Design

Curb how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your personal data in a quick privacy clean-up

It can seem that it’s a lot easier to complain about your lack of privacy online than to do something about it. But your alternative to griping isn’t a monastic, offline existence.<p>Here are four steps to understand who has your data, limit their use of it, and leave less “data exhaust” that can be …

Personal Data

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

The 11 best apps for your new Android phone

So you just got a new Android phone. You’ve probably turned it on, logged into a bunch of apps, downloaded your favorites — Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. — and logged into all of them as well. But now it’s time to dive a little bit deeper. If you’re setting up a phone for the first time, here …

Tesla’s record-breaking battery is the world’s best—but still needs to be bailed out by fossil fuels, eventually

In March, Elon Musk made a bet on Twitter that his company Tesla could, in just 100 days, build a 100 MW/129 MWh lithium ion battery system—bigger than any in the world—in South Australia. If Tesla failed to meet the deadline, Australia would get its money back, no questions asked.<p>Tesla came …

HQ Trivia is coming to Android, pre-register for it now

Fans of game shows have yet another thing to be happy about this Christmas. Yesterday HQ Trivia announced that it was bringing its live trivia app to …

Surf tourism "Killing Central America"!

Soaring real estate prices; locals turned into cleaners, drivers, tour guides…<p><b>Did you ever think that one day</b>, <i>surf tourism</i> would be a thing? Many …

19 Movies With "Last Jedi" Actors That You Need To Watch ASAP

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Movies

America’s trade wars are heating up, as more U.S. companies sue for relief

U.S. companies are bringing new trade lawsuits against their foreign competitors with a scope and frequency not seen in more than 15 years, government documents show, as a wave of new complaints builds under President Trump.<p>A Washington Post analysis of Commerce Department data found 23 new trade …

Globalization

India Looks Set to Leapfrog the U.K. and France to Become the World's Fifth Largest Economy in 2018

India looks set to leapfrog Britain and France next year to become the world’s fifth-largest economy in dollar terms, a report showed on Tuesday.<p>The …

Economy

Here Is a List of the Top Sites to Crowdfund Music

The Top Sites to Crowdfund Music<p>Learn About PledgeMusic, Patreon and More<p>Updated November 06, 2017<p>Crowdfunding's roots are in supporting the arts. …

China’s New Lenders Collect Invasive Data and Offer Billions. Beijing Is Worried.

HONG KONG — Bai Shichao has a debt problem that is bigger than his paycheck — and that’s a problem for the rest of China, too.<p>Mr. Bai, a 30-year-old Beijing deliveryman, has borrowed heavily from China’s growing ranks of online cash lenders. In a country that lacks reliable ways to tell who might …

China

Ben Hampton Has 670,000 Followers on Instagram. He’s Only 6 Years Old.

Ben Hampton is buddies with YouTube king Jake Paul, and has literal hordes of screaming fans. It’d be a crazy life for anyone. But Ben is only in the …

Facebook’s music deal could give a big boost to its video effort

Facebook just took a major step to boost its nascent video effort.<p>On Thursday, the social networking and Universal Music Group announced what is thought to be a multi-million dollar deal. The agreement will allow Facebook users to upload music licensed by Universal Music to the social networking …

Social Media

7 Ways to Create a Killer Marketing Video (Infographic)

Here's how your business can use video to better engage your audience and tell your brand's story.<p>Video content is in more demand than ever right now, with 43 percent of consumers wanting to see more videos from marketers. Statistics have also shown that focusing on video content has huge benefits …

Black Guy Gives Brilliant Clap Back To Racist White Woman Who Didn’t Believe He Was Flying First Class

Remember the Seattle woman who unfortunately experienced ‘banking while Black?‘ Well, it turns out flying while Black is also an issue, as DC-based …

8 Things You Can Do to Significantly Improve Your SEO

geralt / Pixabay<p>What do you think of when you hear the term SEO? Many people think of keywords and focus a large part of their time trying to perfect …

How 3 Years at Salesforce Changed the Way I Run My Company

It's where I discovered the one strategic planning framework that works for teams of 20 or 20,000.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Salesforce acquired my company in 2012, much of my world was turned upside-down. I went from being a young entrepreneur who had never …

Never Run Out of Content: More than 70 Places to Curate Great Content

It's a full-time job to build and maintain your brand, so check out these go-to places to share content.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Curating top content from around the web is a great strategy to increase your social media reach. For example, we grew our Facebook reach tremendously with …

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

How Blockchain Is Creating a New Future for Digital Marketing

The transparent nature of blockchain data will allow companies and customers alike to feel more secure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Advertising today is a multi-billion-dollar industry. And, according to market research company Forrester, digital marketing …

JPEG vs. PNG: Which image-saving format is the better one to use?

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

The 1 Public Speaking Skill You Can Learn From Microsoft's Best Presenter | Inc.com

Microsoft vice president Panos Panay oversees the company's hardware products, from Surface to Xbox. After his keynotes and product demonstrations, audience members often post positive feedback on Twitter about the presentation itself. "Passion" is one of the most common words they use to describe …

Public Speaking

These 14 Digital Publishers Are the Hottest Voices on the Internet. Here’s What They’re Doing

In the world of digital publishing, sites, brands and podcasts saw tremendous growth this year thanks to politics, partnerships and social media. By …

Iceland switches on first true “negative emissions” plant that sucks in CO2 and turns it into stone

In a world first, a plant has managed to truly reduce our CO2 emissions by sucking it out of the air and injecting it into the ground<p>Some of us don’t …

Carbon Dioxide

Facebook touts $199 Oculus Go VR headset in mainstream push

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg at the Oculus developer conference in San Jose.<p>San Francisco -Facebook has unveiled a cheaper virtual-reality headset that …

Figuring Out Your Social Media Spend

Social media marketing is a huge asset for any business with over a million new active social media users joining up every day. That’s an enormous …

Marketing

5 Design Techniques for Better CTA Buttons

When we visit most websites, we often have a goal in mind. To get to that goal, there’s usually a series of steps we need to take and the first step …

UI Design