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Got Effective Cybersecurity Practices? Be Aware: The FTC Is Watching You.

Data breaches can happen to any business -- not just those with big names. Claiming "I didn't know" won't suffice when this happens to you.<p>CEO, Magnet Solutions Group<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Following a July ruling against medical testing laboratory LabMD (which …

Identity Theft

NSA Malware DoublePulsar: How To Test If Your Computer Has Been Infected

In the wake of the reveal of a number of hacking tools believed to have been developed and used by the U.S. National Security Agency, a security …

Skirting IT Security Policy Out Of Convenience

There has long been a tension between convenience and security, with convenience often winning. That remains true with IT security. A new report from Dell shows that employees would prefer to get their work done than follow IT policy on security. This suggests that current IT policies might not …

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Dojo brings critical security to smart home automation

The introduction of smart home devices into the average home is on an upward trajectory with Gartner forecasting the number of connected devices to reach more than 21 billion by 2020.<p>With this growth comes an increased risk of cyber attacks. As we get closer to a time where home electronics are …

7 Simple Hacks That Will Radically Improve Your Productivity

Detach from technology, and you'll be amazed what you can accomplish.<p>CEO of Euclid Analytics<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just nine percent of us are successful in following through on New Year’s resolutions. That low number suggests that maybe, just maybe, creating a …

Productivity

Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.<p>Thierry Bornier is a French landscape photographer living in Yunnan, China. His photographs have been published by National Geographic and he has won numerous awards for his breathtaking aerials. But …

Art

When You Can Stop Yourself From Multitasking, Your Brain Will Start To Change

Learn how our brain changes when we mindfully train ourselves to go against its natural tendency to multitask.

How a Single Food Truck Helped Build a Multi-Million Dollar Taco Empire

This story appears in the September 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In five years, St. Louis native David Choi went from having $18,000 in his bank account to running a $4.5 million Korean-Mexican fast-casual-food chain with four restaurants and a food truck enterprise. Here’s how he did …

Entrepreneurship

T-Mobile Gives ‘Pokémon Go’ Players A Full Year Of Data-Free Hunting

T-Mobile gets it: We love <i>Pokémon Go</i>. It’s more widely searched than pornography. It’s caused car accidents. A glorified PokéMob formed in downtown Washington recently to catch a rare creature. Most of all, T-Mobile knows how much data it’s costing us. So T-Mobile decided to help out. No catch. …

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Working and Sleeping Late Are Bad for Your Health, Science Says

If you want to eat more veggies and exercise more, perhaps it's time to reset your morning alarm.<p>Starting off the day right can lead to increased productivity and focus throughout the day. This fact explains why we're suckers for listicles that divulge the morning habits of successful people. It …

Google axes free Fiber option in Kansas City

Google's fiber-optic broadband service, Google Fiber, has grabbed headlines for offering gigabit Internet for as low as $70 per month, but it also …

10 most important things in advertising

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. 17 newspapers have called ex-Mozilla CEO's new ad-blocking browser "blatantly illegal."</b> A group of the biggest US newspaper publishers — including Dow Jones, The …

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Europe's 10 cheapest beach resorts for 2016

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3. You're Fat Because You're Fat, Not Because Of Your Genes

People will often blame their genes if they find that they're struggling to lose weight.<p>However, whilst it's true that DNA can be a good predictor of …

Adobe issues emergency update to Flash after ransomware attacks

<i>BOSTON (By Jim Finkle, Reuters)</i> — Adobe Systems Inc issued an emergency update on Thursday to its widely used Flash software for Internet browsers after researchers discovered a security flaw that was being exploited to deliver ransomware to Windows PCs.<p>The software maker urged the more than 1 …

Malware

How to Wrap Your Sandwiches for Better Eating on the Go

I love almost everything about buying a sandwich—it's easy, it's cheap, it's customizable, and, at the very end, I get to watch in awe as the sandwich-maker performs rapid-fire origami, wrapping my lunch in a snug little parchment paper cocoon.<p>But, when I recently talked to a bunch of experts about …

Moleskine launches its Smart Writing Set to digitize your brainstorm

Hemingway, 2016<p>For the past week or so, I've been taking all of my notes for meetings, interviews, to-dos, and more in a Moleskine notebook. That's not unusual at all – I've been jotting notes down in Moleskine's notebooks for years. What is different is that all of those notes are now on my iPad, …

7 Important Things Online Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Building a Website

Credit<p>There's a new breed of online, creative entrepreneurs popping up on our screens every day, and they need consistent communication with their target audiences. With a website built to strategically increase traffic and generate leads, online entrepreneurs can effectively engage their customers …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations on earth

To find the cheapest places to go to, Hoppa calculated the average cost per person for a day trip in each destination, crunching the numbers for six typical travel expenses, including a 3km taxi journey, a night's stay at a hotel per person, and a meal.<p>The average amount a traveler would spend on a …

Sharm el-Sheikh

5 huge trends in big data and storage

Hybrid and public cloud services continue to rise in popularity, with investors claiming their stakes. Venture capital firms are investing most heavily in SaaS companies, proving that cloud solutions will be even more lucrative in the future.<p>While some have doubted Dropbox’s ability to go public …

Big Data

Shoowin lets you reserve playoff tickets to sports events on the cheap

All sports fans love a good playoff game. But actually attending one is something most folks never have the chance to do. The ticket prices for these games, from pro basketball to college football bowl games, is exorbitant. Plus, you don’t even know if your team is going until way late in the …

FBI Cracks Apple iPhone: What People Are Saying

Here’s how fast big news gets commoditized.<p>I learned at dinner Monday from my Apple Watch that the FBI had broken into the iPhone of San Bernardino, …

New ransomware encrypts your whole hard drive, if you let it

If malware that holds the files on your computer to ransom isn’t bad enough, news that there’s a new variant in the wild that locks down the whole of your computer by taking over the boot process just made the situation a whole lot worse.<p>Called ‘Petya’, the new threat bypasses looking for the most …

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LG's LTE Android Wear watch and G5 smartphone are now available for preorder from Verizon

Following AT&T's move earlier this week, Verizon has reopened preorders of the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE smartwatch, after pulling it from shelves late last year. In addition, the carrier has also started taking preorders for the LG G5 smartphone with delivery expected for April 1st.<p>The LG …

The Underrated Condiment and Overlooked Winter Vegetable We Should Show More Love

Chefs are diehard fans of the flavor bomb condiment you can find on supermarket shelves.<p>Pro chefs school us every single time they step foot in the office. Take this week for instance: We were near tears (of joy! joy!!) when we bit into a chicken wing chefs <b>Christopher Kostow</b> and <b>Katianna Hong</b> of The …

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Phat Phrik Khing: Smash Your Way to a Spectacular Dry-Style Thai Curry

Stroll by a curry vendor in a Thai food court and you'll likely see one curry that stands out from the rest: <i>phat phrik khing</i>. Unlike most other curries, which are served with plenty of liquid—be it coconut milk or broth—phat phrik khing is served dry, its intensely flavored curry paste coating each …

How the hell could the FBI hack into that iPhone?

Experts have lots of theories, but the one that seems likeliest would be a grind.<p>You know that part about the FBI needing Apple's help to unlock a terrorist's iPhone 5C? Never mind.<p>That was the unexpected message from the US Department of Justice on Monday, when it indefinitely stalled court …

Scientists from Johns Hopkins University crunch through Apple encryption

Apple may be renowned for its advanced encryption, but a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, have discovered a …

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