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Microsoft's Satya Nadella Just Fired A Shot At HP And IBM

The new computer is called the "Microsoft Cloud Platform System" and it will be a mini-version of Microsoft's cloud, Azure, that enterprises can install in their own data centers. By using this server, enterprises can easily move applications from their own private data center to Microsoft's cloud …

Satya Nadella

Spotify Introduces Discount Family Plan

The Internet music company is launching a service that puts several customized, ad-free accounts on the same bill for less than the cost of multiple …

The 4 Roles Every Founding Team Should Have

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurial success rarely comes from the idea. Instead, it comes from the founding team’s never-say-die attitude and relentless execution.<p>And a startup can only be as successful as its founding team. When there's rapid scaling up in …

Startups

3 Things to Know to Lead from the Bottom

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Common wisdom holds that individuals can’t be leaders or bring change to an organization unless they're at the top of the corporate hierarchy. But it's possible to be a leader even if someone is at the bottom.<p>Before accepting a job, try …

Leadership

How Smart Do You Have to Be to Succeed?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How smart do you have to be to succeed?<p>What about to become a creative genius? Did Picasso and Mozart use superhuman intelligence to create their masterpieces?<p>And similarly…<p>How intelligent do you need to be to become a successful …

IQ

To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone is obsessed with the habits of the wealthy these days. The great irony is, if successful people concerned themselves with that sort of nonsense they never would have made it big in the first place. Truth is, none of that stuff …

Self-improvement

The rising cost of acquiring mobile-app users is hitting devs like a hurricane

Every fall, the cost of acquiring mobile-app users rises like the wind. After a summer lull, this phenomenon happened again in September. The cost rose 34 percent from a year ago according to data collected by mobile-marketing firm Fiksu. The cost-per-loyal-user index, which measures the price of …

Smartphone giant Xiaomi reveals plans for Indian data center

Xiaomi, the Beijing, China-based electronics company said today that it plans to open a data center in India soon.<p>Just days after a circular was sent out by the Indian Air Force to its personnel and their families warning them not to use Xiaomi smartphones owing to privacy concerns, the Chinese …

Hungarians stage Budapest protest against internet tax

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1119000/1119032_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534496518_0ad369a4e816a0e3e583326cfe75a4d4<p><b>Thousands of protesters in the Hungarian capital Budapest have demanded a halt to a proposed law which would place a tax on internet use.</b><p>Demonstrators …

Europe

New iPhones Selling Faster Than Galaxy Note 4 In Korea

In an interesting turn of events, the WSJ is reporting that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are outselling the Galaxy Note 4 in Korea, a bit of news that should give Samsung pause.<p>Pre-orders for the new phones hit 100,000 on the first day of pre-orders compared to 30,000 units for the Galaxy Note 4. …

Rampage ended when 'hero' teacher confronted gunman

The teenage gunman who opened fire in a high school cafeteria in Washington state last week may have had more victims had it not been for the bold actions of a young teacher.<p>Witnesses say Jaylen Fryberg, a popular freshman, shot and killed a female student and wounded four others in the crowded …

Attacker Made Video Of Himself Before Shooting, Canadian Police Say

The man named as the shooter in the attack near the Canadian Parliament made a video of himself before the Oct. 22 incident, Royal Canadian Mounted Police say.<p>A statement from Police Commissioner Bob Paulson on Sunday said the ongoing investigation "has revealed a great deal about [Michael] …

Washington school shooter texted lunch table invites to victims

The five victims in last week's shooting at a Washington high school were invited to the same lunch table by the shooter.<p>"It's our understanding he (invited them) via texting," Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary told reporters Monday.<p>Witnesses say Jaylen Fryberg, a popular freshman, opened fire …

Suicide attack at checkpoint kills 24 near Baghdad

Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from a suicide attack at a checkpoint in a town south of Baghdad to 24.<p>In Monday's attack, the bomber rammed his explosives-laden military Humvee into the checkpoint manned by security forces and pro-government Shiite militiamen outside the Sunni town of …

CDC says returning Ebola medical workers should not be quarantined

Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines for doctors and nurses returning home to the United States from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, stopping well short of controversial mandatory quarantines being imposed by some U.S. states.<p>Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. …