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How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

Small Business

How to Tell If You’re Cut out to Own a Business

If you’re a working mother who finds herself in a job that’s frustrating, unfulfilling, or perhaps poor-paying, you might be swayed by the temptation …

Small Business

Big Data and Search: The Time for Artificial Intelligence Is Now

Businesses have been relying on search and big data analytics for many years to gain insight into their data. Continue reading...

Making WebAssembly even faster: Firefox’s new streaming and tiering compiler

People call WebAssembly a game changer because it makes it possible to run code on the web faster. Some of these speedups are already present, and …

JavaScript

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding

There's no set recipe--but there are a few rules of thumb to follow.<p>In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and …

Project Management

'Battery' that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars.<p>Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It doesn’t work at night or on cloudy days. You can convert sunshine into electricity and store it in a …

Clean Energy

Vuzix is launching the first Alexa-enabled AR glasses at CES

Vuzix has been making smartglasses for years, but one upcoming model will apparently be extra special. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the New York-based company is debuting the first Alexa-enabled augmented reality glasses at CES 2018. You'll be able to ask Alexa questions the way you usually do, and the …

Smart Homes

Alexa is coming to wearable devices, including headphones, smartwatches and fitness trackers

Amazon wants to bring Alexa to more devices than smart speakers, Fire TV and various other consumer electronics for the home, like alarm clocks. The company yesterday announced developer tools that would allow Alexa to be used in microwave ovens, for example – so you could just tell the oven what …

Smart Homes

Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy Over Christmas It Had to Pay People to Use It

This is the future.<p>People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many …

Google is about to force you to use its new Calendar design

Last October, Google announced a redesigned look and feel for Google Calendar on the desktop. Not everybody loves the design (including me, though some people have told me I’m wrong), but soon your opinion won’t matter because Google is about to upgrade your Calendar to the new design anyway.<p>As the …

Android News

Samsung SmartSuits help speed skaters train for the Winter Olympics

Samsung has never been quiet about promoting its partnerships with the Olympics (which extends to the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea), but now it's trying out new gadgets in the sports world. The company's Netherlands branch is sponsoring two Dutch short track racers and equipping them with …

Winter Olympics

UI Inspiration: This week's selections from Aakash Sarvaiya, Maciej Dyjak, Andrew Chraniotis and more

It's that time of the week for our collection of UI/UX interactions to boost your UI inspiration for the new year. We are focusing on cool …

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites

Scan the “healthy” section of a brunch menu and there you’ll find it: the world’s saddest order, the egg white omelet. This time will be different, …

Forget the Magic Leap headset's many limitations — nobody is going to wear this thing

After years of intense secrecy, high-profile augmented reality startup Magic Leap has finally unveiled a prototype of its futuristic headset.<p>But unless the device, dubbed the Magic Leap One, gets a major makeover before it's released to the public, you can expect it to bomb when it hits store …

Augmented Reality

How to Make Ice Cream for Anyone, Anytime

Ice cream is most definitely my weakness and the dessert I am likely to reach for when my sweet tooth strikes. That means I have lingered in the …

Top 5 UI Trends for 2018

2018 is fast approaching, and there is only one thing on our minds: what is in store for the world of UI design? Adventurous designers, rejoice. 2018 …

The Top Web Design Trends of 2017 (And One for 2018)

In the world of web design, it’s never too early to start looking ahead. However, it’s also important to analyze the past.As 2017 closes, take a look …

UI Design

3 Ways to Soften Butter Quickly and Easily

This weekend, I was halfway through assembling ingredients for a yellow cake when I realized that I'd forgotten to set out butter to soften. Again. I …

How to turn your leftover bread into gold

If you’re anything like me, you’ll be guilty of at least one of two unforgivable things: either spending exorbitant amounts of money on …

Massive meta-study confirms moderate coffee consumption is good for you

A massive umbrella study published in the <i>British Medical Journal</i> has concluded that moderate coffee intake is generally safe for most of the …

Python Pandas Tutorial: The Basics - Data Blogger

In this Python Pandas tutorial, you will learn the basics of Pandas by code examples written in Python. If you have zero knowledge of Python, please …

Advocating for Accessible UI Design

Accessibility is a hot topic these days, and the older we web-makers get, the hotter it's going to become! That might be a snarky outlook, but what …

Open source Apollo speeds up Baidu's self-driving software development

In July, Chinese technology company Baidu made its Apollo 1.0 self-driving car software available as open source on Github, using the Apache/BSD license. By Day 4 of the release, it was the most downloaded C++ software on the site.<p>At an Apollo meetup hosted by Baidu at its Sunnyvale, California, …

Autonomous Cars

5 Low-Cost Ways to Get Started With Video Marketing

For the entrepreneurs with a big vision and a small budget.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In case you weren't aware, video marketing is a pretty big deal right now. 92 percent of smartphone users actively share videos with their friends, while over 60 percent …

Marketing

Why Ideas Without Inspiration Won't Bring You Success -- According to Elon Musk and Steve Jobs

Many entrepreneurs look for money-making ideas, while others look for inspiration. Find out why inspiration is more likely to bring you success.<p>Ideas are a dime a dozen, but the inspiration to drive a great business is a lot harder to find. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I often get …

Motivation

Automakers accelerate their interest in startups

Joanna Glasner Contributor<p>Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items<br>• The state of the unicorn<p>When it comes to startup investment, carmakers are all over the road.<p>Over the past two years, we’ve …

Startups

An Intro to Minimalist Web Design

Minimalist design is everywhere, and it’s especially popular among web designers. It’s easy to see the appeal: Many of minimalism’s core tenets mesh …

How hackers are targeting the shipping industry

<b>When staff at CyberKeel investigated email activity at a medium-sized shipping firm, they made a shocking discovery.</b><p>"Someone had hacked into the systems of the company and planted a small virus," explains co-founder Lars Jensen. "They would then monitor all emails to and from people in the finance …

How to create better wireframes

Wireframes are a necessary part of the web design process. Acting like blueprints for web and app projects, they help you discover early on what …

Become a Millionaire With These 7 Habits

These seven habits will help you earn a lot of money and achieve financial independence.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>You …

Business Strategy