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This clever case pops open to protect your phone when you drop it

That moment when you drop your phone and everything stops. You can hear your heart beat — the buzz of the world around you is silenced — all cognition stops — you see as if in slow motion the pirouette of your $700 piece of electronics toward the cement. How will it land? Will you get lucky this …

Electrical Engineering

Privacy Complaints Mount Over Phone Searches at U.S. Border Since 2011

WASHINGTON — They spoke of being humiliated and shaken. They described being “made to feel like a criminal.” And they maintained that their rights had been violated.<p>Grievances over lost privacy run through a trove of roughly 250 complaints by people whose laptops and phones were searched without a …

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine …

Entrepreneurship

Donald Trump's Approval Rating Just Hit a New Low

A new national poll from Quinnipiac University shows that Donald Trump has hit his lowest approval rating and highest disapproval rating since his …

Donald Trump

7 near-monopolies that are perfectly legal in America

True monopolies were outlawed in 1890 in the U.S. after Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act. This law was designed to protect consumers from large companies that sought to use their dominant market position to engage in anticompetitive business practices. The bill also gave the federal …

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

Today’s executive orders are the nail in the coffin of Trump’s economic populism

There’s no workers’ party here.<p>Friday afternoon, Donald Trump traveled to the US Treasury Department where he’s expected to sign a new executive order. The order aims at making life easier for American companies that want to avoid corporate income taxes, relax regulation on some large financial …

Donald Trump

The $80,000 entry-level tech job American students are mostly ignoring

Each year, thousands of well-paying jobs go unfilled. According to Ashton Mozano, a cybersecurity professor at the University of San Diego, many entry level cybersecurity jobs have a starting salary of $80,000 or more annually; so why are we ignoring them?<p>Cybersecurity isn’t a sexy career for those …

Nintendo Switch videos spread online as retailers accidentally ship early

Hours after unveiling its new Switch console earlier in January, Nintendo switched on pre-orders for its portable gaming device. While game enthusiasts rushed to order the hybrid console, retailers were expected to start shipping the Switch later in March – but it seems someone messed up.<p>Videos of …

Five technologies that will change how we live | Financial Times

1. Biotech<p>Since the early 2000s, the cost of sequencing a human genome — determining the precise order of nucleotides within DNA molecules that …

Artificial Intelligence

The CEO of a Chipotle-style pizza chain says he'll destroy chains like Pizza Hut, Domino's, and Papa John's the way Netflix destroyed Blockbuster

Rick Wetzel, Blaze Pizza's cofounder, told QSR Magazine that he expects to deliver a "big blow" to major delivery chains like Domino's, Papa John's, and Pizza Hut.<p>"Apple dethroned record stores; Netflix killed Blockbuster; and Starbucks is decimating Folgers and Maxwell House," Wetzel tells the …