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Norway's 2 biggest banks have stopped handling cash

Note the ominous implication of this absurd statement: any large or even moderate-sized financial transaction that people manage to keep private must involve criminal activity. Indeed, in 2013, a Norwegian man had his home ransacked by police after he purchased a PC, TVs and a washing machine for …

5 Things Not to Do When Running a Small Business

I’ve been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle …

iPod gets new lease on life as ATM PIN stealer

Looking for a way to put your existing iPod to<p>gooduse? How about a career in crime?<p>Police in Manchester, U.K., have issued a warning to local using ATMs, after a cash machine was discovered fitted with a converted iPod rigged to record footage of customers’ PIN numbers, while also trapping their …

The 10 Worst Entrepreneurs of 2015

The biggest risk all of you face as you try to make it in the business world is that you buy into the massive hype of the entrepreneurial craze and …

Racked's Hottest Trainers on Their New Year's Resolutions

As the end of 2015 approaches and 2016 sits on the horizon, we're taking a look back at the most notable (and fun!) news of this year and looking forward to what's to come in the next — it's the Year in Racked.<p>Have you been wondering what Racked's Hottest Trainers have been up to this year? Same. …

Here Are the Most Popular Sneakers on Instagram This Year

Here Are the Most Popular Sneakers on Instagram This YearCopyright 2015. All rights reserved.Copyright 2015. All rights reserved.Copyright 2015. All …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Brands are using Periscope at the expense of Twitter's other video app Vine.</b> Socialbakers data found 15% of the most-followed brands on Twitter were regularly using Periscope, compared to 10% that used Vine.<p><b>2. Yahoo is facing pressure from investor groups who don't want to grant CEO Marissa</b> …

This Japanese Entrepreneur Made $1 Billion By Putting Recipes Online

<b>ENJOYING A HOMEMADE MEAL</b> in the Land of the Rising Sun? The recipe probably came from Akimitsu Sano. His Japan-based Cookpad.com enables its 58.8 million users to share and find recipes to prepare at home — 2.1 million recipes in all, from traditional regional Japanese specialties like …

Deutsche Bank

10 things you need to know today

<b>Dow Chemical and DuPont are discussing a merger.</b> A combination of the two chemical giants would create a $120 billion behemoth. The combined company would then possibly split up into material sciences, specialty products, and agrochemicals businesses, according to people Reuters spoke with about …

The US has spent $150 million on luxury villas in Afghanistan

In a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter released on Thursday, John Sopko, the head of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), questioned why the office tasked with rebuilding the economies in Iraq and Afghanistan spent about one fifth of its budget on external …

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Technology… Almost No One Knows About #7.

You might appreciate modern technology for how it has simplified your life, but most people don’t consider the fact that plenty of trial, error, and …

Dear Basketball

D ear Basketball,<p>From the moment <br>I started rolling my dad’s tube socks <br>And shooting imaginary <br>Game-winning shots <br>In the Great Western Forum <br>I knew …

Kobe Bryant

10 things you need to know today

Good morning. Here's what you need to know:<p>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will decide today whether to include the Chinese yuan in its benchmark basket. The IMF is expected to announce that the yuan will join the US dollar, euro, British pound, and Japanese yen in its basket of reserve …

Content Marketing – Secrets From an Entrepreneur Who Has Used It to Build a Successful Business

I’m really excited about this episode of the ProBlogger Podcast, as today I am sharing my interview with Dan Norris: serial entrepreneur and founder …

Marketing

Going Against the Flow: Jessica Mah, Founder and CEO of inDinero

Jessica Mah is a serial entrepreneur, starting her first internet business at age 12, co-founding inDinero at 19, and navigating a successful comeback story at the ripe old age of 24. As CEO of inDinero, she's empowering other startups and small businesses (up to the 100 employee mark or eight …

Articles about house week clean renovation run down london victorian on Dwell.com - Dwell

Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.<p>Tigg Coll Architects takes a new approach to a straightforward town house renovation and expansion.<p>In this new, exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture will track the hands-on …

You Must Blend These 5 Ingredients Perfectly for Startup Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stepping into an entrepreneurial position is stressful in a number of ways, but most of the little stresses route back to the biggest one—the worry of whether or not your startup will succeed. The threat of failure is what …

Entrepreneurship

10 things you need to know today

<b>China faces deflation pressures</b>. China's consumer prices climbed by just 1.3% year-over-year, which was much slower than the 1.6% pace in September and the 1.5% expected by economists. Producer prices fell 5.9%. These weak inflation readings open the door for more monetary stimulus from the …

Using Fear To Become Successful

For the past 19 years, I have hustled and worked very hard to push my life forward. I overcame incredible odds, like not being legally allowed to work, not understanding the language of the place I lived and still having to find work, not having the opportunity to go to school, and questioning if I …

'Too big to fail' banks need to raise €460bn in capital

The world’s biggest banks, particularly those in emerging markets, need to build up big capital buffers over the coming five years<p>The biggest banks in the world need to raise almost half a trillion euros to add to their capital buffers over the next seven years in the latest bid to end the ‘too big …

Google and Tag Heuer unveil $1,500 luxury Android Wear watch, available today

While Android Wear provides a greater selection of designs than the Apple Watch, so far Google’s been missing out on luxury options to take on the high-end market.<p>That’s why some watch aficionados were excited to hear of a new player for Team Android: Tag Heuer. One of the most prominent Swiss …

10 Bad Work Habits to Eliminate Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have bad work habits, and most of us are content to get away with them for the foreseeable future. Sure, they may make us a little less productive, and they might not look great in a performance review, but they’re …

Time Management

The son of London billionaire Lord Paul has died after falling 8 storeys from his luxury penthouse

According to a report in The Telegraph, the 45-year-old died on the roof of a building beside his apartment in Portland Place, Marylebone, on Sunday morning.<p>Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene after he suffered devastating injuries, while authorities have said they aren't treating the death …

Family Business

This could become the most expensive diamond in the world

The anticipated sales prices for the two stones are part of a trend that has seen the market for coloured diamonds explode, with values more than doubling over the last two decades.<p>"The biggest reason is the scarcity of these coloured diamonds," explained Rahul Kadakia, the International Head of …

Want to Build a Big National Brand? Here's Advice From a Founder Who's Done It Twice.

Ron Shaich is the driving force behind both Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread. Here's his advice for entrepreneurs.<p><i>(This post is part of a series about the founders of some great American brands. You may want to check out previous posts about the founder of Dunkin' Donuts, and the founder of Under</i> …

Harvard Business School

HALLIBURTON CEO: The oil industry's 'day of reckoning' is near

The precipitous decline in the price of oil has crushed profits across the industry, and many drilling projects are expected to hemorrhage money until prices and costs can reach some equilibrium.<p>Dave Lesar, CEO of the oil-services giant Halliburton, believes that a "day of reckoning" for these …

Deutsche Bank transfers $6 billion to a client by mistake: FT

The bank recovered the amount from the client the next day and the incident was reported to the U.S. Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the newspaper reported.<p>The trade was processed by a junior member of the bank's London-based forex sales team in …

Why Entrepreneurs Like Elon Musk Fear Vacations

An aversion to vacations is an Achilles heel to even the strongest entrepreneurs.<p>Legendary entrepreneur Elon Musk recently shared a private issue with the press: He is afraid of taking a break. He was quoted as saying:<p>The first time I took a week off, the Orbital Sciences rocket exploded and …

Entrepreneurship

Banks are 'locked in' to Glencore's $100 billion debt mountain

The question is about debt. Glencore says the net debt it needs to worry about is around $50 billion (£32 billion). Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, led by Alastair Ryan, aren't so sure.<p>They put the total banking exposure to Glencore's debt at around $103 billion (£67 billion). It's all …