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Facebook’s Blockchain Plan Has the Cryptocurrency World Cautiously Excited

Facebook is delving into the tech behind Bitcoin. It could be the start of something new.<p>The cryptocurrency community was in a mood of cautious …

Social Media

John McAfee Says Blockchain Will Upend Business as We Know It in 5 Years (Hint: No Bosses, Banks or Retirement)

"You have to unlearn everything about 'I'm the boss, I make the rules.' In the blockchain world, nobody makes the rules," he says.<p>Politics, race and religion could all be fair game for dinnertime conversation with John McAfee, but if you’re a blockchain skeptic, you might want to keep your mouth …

Blockchain

These 3 habits can completely transform your confidence

Most people misunderstand confidence …<p>They think that people are just naturally confident.<p>This is false.<p>People who have unearned levels of …

Self-improvement

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

8 Influential Women Making Headlines in Blockchain

Just because the number of women in technology-related fields has always been dramatically lower than that of men doesn't mean that things will stay that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about nine influential women in blockchain who …

Will Warren Buffett's Retirement Plan Work for You?

Will Warren Buffett's Retirement Plan Work for You?<p>His 90/10 Strategy<p>Updated April 12, 2018<p>It’s not hard to find people ready to hand out money …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the broader financial services system is changing.<p>The fintech industry no longer stands clearly apart from financial services proper, and is increasingly growing embedded in mainstream …

ATMs

3 Top Stocks With High Dividend Yields

The potential to earn income from these dividend-paying stocks might make now a good time to buy.<p>It's been shown that dividend-paying stocks …

The Worst Funds for Your 401(k)

This group stands out as being particularly unhelpful.<p>If you want to save for retirement successfully, your 401(k) plan at work is one of the most …

10 Cryptocurrency Alternatives to Bitcoin

Bitcoin is back. Kind of.<p>The biggest financial story of 2017, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin was worth less than $1,000 in January, then worth more than …

Cryptocurrency

Effective Communication Is Something You Learn, Not Something You're Born With

Listening actively and expressing thoughts clearly are hard-earned, high-level skills.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Silver-tongued orators are like world-class magicians. They float onto the stage with enviable swagger. They use choice material, and their compelling …

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

How to Mine Bitcoin for Free With Google BigQuery

You won’t get rich, but it’s a pretty neat mining hack.<p>Cryptocurrency miners are always looking for a way to save on electricity costs. Sometimes that involves funding huge mining operations moving to small towns to take advantage of cheap hydro power, or developing obscure mining rig set ups that …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

Android Phones

Future-proof yourself – Upskill to develop your IT career

Professionals who upskill by taking short training courses are likely to find a better job or new opportunities.

Coinbase Rejection Sends XRP Price Into Downward Spiral

<b>It would appear the reality has caught up with XRP price speculators. As was mentioned yesterday, the rumors regarding Coinbase adding this digital</b> …

Why You Want to Get Involved With ICOs ... Now

Crypto and blockchain are in the same place the internet was 20 years ago. Early adopters and first-movers will have a massive advantage.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve read my column, you know that I’m a content creator by trade, a digital marketing manager …

23 Quick Keto Dinners So You Can Make a Low-Carb Meal in 30 Minutes or Less

After years—no, decades—of being rejected by health circles, fat has finally made its way off the banned foods list. And nowhere is its moment of …

Cooking

It's Just a Matter of Time Before Litecoin Overtakes Bitcoin

Bitcoin's reign as the primary medium of exchange among cryptocurrencies should eventually come to an end.<p>Last year, cryptocurrencies put themselves …

Don't make this bitcoin investing mistake, warns fund manager who's nearly all-in on cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin bull and hedge fund manager Brian Kelly says the key to building a portfolio of digital currencies is first understanding the crypto universe.<p>…

Cryptocurrency

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Bitcoin is a hassle ... but maybe not for long

Buying and selling with cryptocurrencies is hard. Every time you make a transaction, it's recorded in the blockchain, a digital ledger. That takes up a lot of resources, such as hard drive space. But a new technology called the Lightning Network could offer a way to speed up the process. It's a …

Bitcoin

What I Wish I'd Known When I Started Functional Programming

<i>What is something you wish you knew when you first started functional programming? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tikhon Jelvis, professional programmer, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is something</b> …

Programming

How Can You Really Earn, Buy and Spend Bitcoins and Ethereum? Here Are The Best Ways

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have mostly become known for their potential to gain (and more recently lose) value very quickly. But if, as their proponents suggest, they are set to become standard units of currency for a digital age, they have to be useful beyond merely acting as …

Cryptocurrency

Forget Ethereum: Here Are 8 Intriguing Cryptocurrencies You Should Follow

Source: Getty Images<p>of<p>Look beyond bitcoin and Ethereum<p>In 2017, virtual currencies simply couldn’t be stopped. When the year began, the combined market cap of every cryptocurrency was just shy of $18 billion. But by year’s end, cryptocurrencies were worth a combined $613 billion. That’s a gain of …

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

Cryptocurrency

I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the 7 Foods That Are Always in My Fridge

Grocery shopping can be overwhelming — so many aisles, endless products, and thousands of brands to choose from. As a registered dietitian, I’m …

Nutrition

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

5 Blockchain Opportunities No Company Can Afford To Miss

The blockchain phenomenon appears to be gathering pace as we head into 2018. With big announcements from the likes of Kodak and Microsoft, it’s clear that there are opportunities beyond finance where it has already taken a foothold.<p>But what are the opportunities for your business? To help start to …

Blockchain