Raul Garcia

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10 Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook Advertising

What works today may not work tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook ads are one of the trendiest online advertising tools because of their wide reach and relatively low cost. However, right when people believe they have figured it out, Facebook is going to …

AdWords

Top four trends in enterprise technology in 2017

Photo: Shutterstock<p>These are exciting times as technology experiences exponential growth in reach and scope. Although 2016 had its share of ups and …

The Kochs launch campaign to convince black people that dirty fuel is good for them.

Fueling U.S. Forward, a public relations operation funded by the Koch brothers, is trying to spread the message that black people benefit the most …

How to photograph the night sky on a phone

No more fuzzy gray blobs<p>You can’t stop gazing at the luminous full moon—you need to share this with Instagram. So you pull out your phone, aim at the heavens, and capture...a fuzzy white blob. The firmament is one of the hardest targets to snap on a phone. Why? A smartphone’s camera lens is wide, …

Eight Years Later: The Economy and President Obama's Legacy

Friday’s jobs report represented the first official wrap-up of President Barack Obama’s legacy on the nation’s economy. But from the Affordable Care Act to zombie banks, Obama had no shortage of opportunities to make economic history. Few would argue that he did so, although whether those efforts …

Economics

A guide to staying online if the internet or social media gets blocked in your country

For digital rights activists, an important milestone came in 2016 with the adoption of the UN Human Rights Council resolution on promoting and protecting the freedom of users online. Yet, 51 intentional disruptions of the internet and electronic communications took place in the first 10 months of …

Privacy

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Astronomy

The 10 conflicts to watch in 2017

It is against this backdrop that Donald Trump was elected the next president of the United States — unquestionably the most important event of last year and one with far-reaching geopolitical implications for the future. Much has been said about the unknowns of Trump's foreign-policy agenda.<p>But one …

Middle East

11 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Start out by checking or changing these settings.<p>Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here are 11 settings to check or change.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a steady stream of Windows updates. Your new laptop checks for updates automatically, but you can …

Apps

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Standardized Testing

Robots are now really stealing jobs as Japanese firm replaces staff with AI

Though we’ve always assumed certain crafts will forever remain immune to automation, it seems nowadays nobody is safe from the looming artificial intelligence invasion.<p>While a few years back the prospect of robots snatching jobs from humans might have seemed like a hackneyed plot twist from a cheap …

How America's "war on terror" was (unwittingly) designed to last forever

"We've created in the war on terror a perpetual motion machine." —Mark Danner, author of Spiral<p><i>“We cannot use force everywhere that a radical ideology takes root; and in the absence of a strategy that reduces the wellspring of extremism, a perpetual war</i> <i>—</i> <i>through drones or Special Forces or troop</i> …

Political Science

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Dump Cake I Recipe

"This cake is just as easy as dumping ingredients in a pan."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling<p>1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple<p>1 (18.25 …

Dessert