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Microsoft acquires gaming startup run by 18-year-old

Microsoft just snatched up a startup run by a teenage entrepreneur.<p>Microsoft (MSFT)'s Xbox team announced on Thursday it acquired Beam, an interactive livestreaming platform for gamers.<p>18-year-old Matt Salsamendi launched his Seattle-based startup, which has 24 employees just 8 months ago. The …

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks ahead of iPhone 7 launch about advice, AI/AR, and the future [Video]

The <i>Washington Post</i> this weekend published a very in-depth video/interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook just weeks before Apple is set to unveil its biggest product of the year by far, the iPhone 7. In it, Cook talks about the incredibly important people outside of Apple he turns to for advice at pivotal …

Application Development Trends' News

Apple today shipped iOS 11.3, with the latest edition of the mobile OS featuring improved augmented reality, data/privacy notification improvements …

Rebecca Adlington collapses into giggles as Olympics co-host Mark Foster FLASHES her

Rebecca Adlington and her Olympics co-star Mark Foster have taken their flirty friendship to another level.<p>The pair's on-screen chemistry has made …

Monetary policy 'only short-term balm for UK economy'

Monetary policy can only offer a “short-term balm” for the uncertainty facing Britain’s economy following the vote to leave the EU, the Bank of England’s has chief economist said.<p>Andy Haldane said the monetary policy committee was under no illusions that it could fully insulate Britain from the …

Economics

The Blackberry Plaintext is the ultimate textual communication device

I shouldn’t waste my time thinking about Blackberry.<p>Why would I? The company had its hay-day and we’ve all moved on. Your iPhone or Android device works perfectly, and with a whopping 0.2 percent of the total smartphone market share, the company just isn’t even worth mentioning anymore.<p>But I can’t …

Business Plan: 5 Fatal Startup Mistakes You Need to Avoid - OLBlog

<b>Business plan mistakes</b> can result in anything from small setbacks to fatal errors for your business. Writing a business plan is an important part of …

The Greatest New Innovative Technologies of 2016

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and Scientific American have recently joined forces and devised a list of the top ten most innovative technologies of …

The Observer view on post-Brexit Britain’s position in the world

China’s senior diplomat in Britain, Liu Xiaoming, has a reputation for undiplomatic remarks. The ambassador’s infamous likening of Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s government to Lord Voldemort, Harry Potter’s threatening nemesis, did little to ease historical bilateral tensions between the two …

United Kingdom

9 Traits Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Entrepreneurship is not a job description. It is a lifestyle full of sacrifices with missed birthdays and other important dates from friends and …

Retraining Gas and Coal Workers For Solar Jobs

Gas and coal workers could soon see themselves in a predicament of unemployment soon if action is not taken to retrain in another field. The way …

What's Inside The Upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro?

[UPDATE] The 2016 MacBook Pro will likely debut later this year. So, what’s under the hood? And has that had an impact on the delays so far?<p>Over the last week, I’ve been talking on and off with Daniel Matte, an analyst at market researcher Canalys. We talked before the Bloomberg piece on the …

MacBook Pro

Italy seeks new deal to scrap EU austerity as its economy stalls

Italy is preparing to negotiate a new deal with the EU that will allow it to reject the politics of austerity and boost public spending in an urgent …

Europe

Tim Cook: I convinced myself Steve Jobs 'would bounce'

For those of you who hold onto every word Tim Cook says, The Washington Post has about 10,000 to offer.<p>Apple's CEO sat down with the Post for what it termed two "sprawling and highly self-reflective interviews" published Saturday that hit on topics ranging from losing and succeeding the late Steve …

Tim Cook

Brexit could be delayed to late 2019, says report

Britain's exit from the European Union could be delayed until at least late 2019 because the British government is too "chaotic" to start the …

The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model - Crazy About Startups - Entrepreneurship, Startups

Creating a business model isn’t simply about completing your business plan or determining which products to pursue. It’s about mapping out how you …

How to be a successful entrepreneur here is the success formula

How to be a successful entrepreneur? We all know that there is no real formula for success as it depends on many factors. An entrepreneur who has …

Hands-On Approach Put This Entrepreneur In The Luxury Market

How did Deborah Lippmann, a self-confessed chronic nail biter end up in <i>Women’s Wear Daily</i> as one of the top four luxury nail polish companies in the world?<p>Perhaps life’s lessons come out of necessity. Deborah Lippmann has a degree in music and studied to be a singer. She decided to try to make the …

10 Tips For Writing An Effective Business Plan For Its Startup - OLBlog

<b>Writing a Business Plan</b> (BP or business plan) can seem daunting if you’ve never done before. Writing a business plan can help you determine if your …

10 Success lessons Tim Cook – “Apple CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share45<p>+13<p>Shares 78<p>In October 2011 Steve Jobs, the glorified CEO and co-founder of Apple, passed away. With his passing, came a new type …

4 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Olympic Athletes In Rio

With the 2016 Rio Olympics in full swing, we’re watching history being made — staying up way past our bedtimes to catch the re-runs and laugh at the hilarious Olympic memes. Amongst all this fanfare, let’s not forget that the Olympics’ reach goes beyond just sports; there are key lessons founders, …

12 beautiful apps iPhone or iPad on sale for free today

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.<p>OrasisHD<p><b>Reguler Price $1.99</b><p>OrasisHD is a 1-shot HDR app. It takes a SINGLE image and …

From Bear Naked to Organic Clothing: Entrepreneur Brendan Synnott Aims to Clean a 'Dirty' Industry

Change your clothing: PACT | ORGANIC aims to clean up a "dirty" industry.<p>Surprisingly, the $3 trillion clothing industry is the world's second largest polluter--behind only oil production--accounting for 10 percent of global carbon emissions. The apparel market in the U.S. is responsible for nearly …

How we launched our startup without any technical knowledge

For as long as I can remember, I’ve felt the pain of being a ‘non-technical’ founder working on a technical startup.<p>When I first got started in entrepreneurship, it seemed like everybody in the world was pushing me to become a coder. But I sucked at it. Badly.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is …

The words you use to attract clients on the web

Why you shouldn't reduce yourself down to a one-word specialty to describe what you do.The post The words you use to attract clients on the web …

How To Think Big And Do Impossible Things with Technology

To be an early adopter, you have to be strong and brave, persuasive and persistent and, above all, prepared to do what most people think is quite …

5 Amazing Content Marketing Tips For Solopreneurs - Small Business Trends

Let’s just be honest for a second.<p>Building a business by yourself is tough, isn’t it? It’s not easy to get customers. This is especially true if you …