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What Could Go Wrong? When Blockchains Fail. - MIT Technology Review

Neha Narula is director of research at the Digital Currency Initiative, a part of the MIT Media Lab where she teaches courses and leads …

4 Must See Climate Films in 2017

By Daisy Simmons<p>When climate denial and "alternative facts" pervade the body politic, it's time to zoom in on the science. Climate change is real and …

Sea Level

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the broader financial services system is changing.<p>The fintech industry no longer stands clearly apart from financial services proper, and is increasingly growing embedded in mainstream …

The Complete Beginner's Guide To FinTech Everyone Can Understand

You may have heard the relatively new term “FinTech” bandied about, but what actually is it? And why is it important for <i>all</i> entrepreneurs to know about and understand?<p>FinTech stands for Financial Technologies, and in its broadest definition, that’s exactly what it is: technologies used and applied …

fintech

Mexican president cancels visit to Washington as tensions with Trump administration intensify

MEXICO CITY — A deep rift opened Thursday between the United States and its southern neighbor as the Trump administration pressed forward with a plan for a giant border wall and insisted that Mexico would pay for it, possibly through a U.S. tax on imports.<p>President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday …

Mexico

10 best economics books

Almost a decade on from the start of the financial crisis and the consequences of the upheaval are still with us – as well as new challenges after …

Economics

5 Fintech Startups To Watch In 2017

After a glum 2016, look for startups tackling massive opportunities like insurance and real estate to reenergize the fintech sector.<p>For fintech, 2016 was a year of reckoning. Scandals and layoffs killed industry buzz, and deal activity took a mid-year nosedive. Regulatory uncertainty in the U.S. …

Real Estate

Starbucks has big plans for artificial intelligence

Starbucks also led the way with Mobile Order & Pay. That technology allows people to skip the line, creating a better experience for regular customers while offering shorter lines for casual visitors. That system, which has since been copied by rivals Dunkin' Brands, and Panera Bread (along with …

The Writing That Shaped Economic Thinking in 2016

It was a year when many of the dominant ideas in the field started fraying.<p>The past year was dominated by the bitter presidential election. But during the precious, brief moments when I was able to unplug from the madness and read about economics, I found a lot of great material. Here’s a list of …

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov …

Small Business

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

I Hire Engineers At Google–Here’s What I Look For (And Why)

This Googler explains how tech recruiting is becoming more holistic than it used to be, and what it takes to stand out.<p>The hiring experience for engineers isn’t what it used to be–and that’s partly by design. Here at Google, we’ve intentionally broadened the number of schools where we actively …

The 19 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 19 books we think every young professional should …

Recipe for a Badass DIY Electric Mountain Bike

By this point, we already know that bikes are awesome and good for you, cars are useful for a few limited things but come with major disadvantages, …

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Time Management

10 Big Data Books To Boost Your Career

People with big data and data science skills are some of the most sought after professionals because demand is outstripping supply. Here are 10 books …

5 Life Hacks People Tell Me Have Changed Their Lives Or The Way They Work

Curating the C_NCENTRATE newsletter every week used to take about two hours but now, thanks to the smart group of people it attracts (and a slew of other smarter cookies that regularly send me great things to read), it takes about 30 minutes. Some of the most popular links are the ones regarding …

10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.

VIP Contributor<p>Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That daytime job of yours may be terrific. But there’s one thing that is far more rewarding and meaningful than good pay and benefits: being your own boss.<p>Still, think …

Small Business

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000

You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that'll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture-and that amazing moment you get to say "I quit!" to your boss. But what great idea should you say "I …

Small Business

What Donald Trump, Mark Cuban, and 23 other highly successful people were doing at age 25

For some, it's mostly linear. Others encounter more twists, turns, and bumps along the way.<p>While some like Steve Jobs and Richard Branson were already dominating the business world at 25, others like Larry Ellison and Mark Cuban took a little longer to hit their stride and saw their mid-20s as …

17 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.<p>Let’s look …

Big Data

Young & Entrepreneurial: How This Stanford Dropout Went From Bootstrapping to Closing Fortune 500 Companies

<i>This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To stay up to date with future posts, sign-up here.</i><p>It's not easy to build a business but a certain drive for success and desire to create something that …

Hottest Startups

The Forbes Hottest Startups list ranks Silicon Valley's flashiest companies by the fastest growing valuations in 2015.

The 20 most popular business books of 2015

Amazon recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2015, including the most popular business and investing books.<p>Whether you run a company, work for one, or work for yourself, these 20 books are guaranteed to teach you something new. Scroll down to see which books made the list.

Why 2015 may be remembered as a transformative year for how we get energy

The United States is on track to shut down a record amount of coal-fired power plants in 2015. At the same time, it has installed a record amount of new solar energy capacity.<p>The past year, in other words, hints at a historic transition for the U.S. energy sector. From dramatic price plunges for …

Fossil Fuels

Raspberry Pi 2 - Can It Revolutionize Bitcoin Mining?

Raspberry Pi is a series of credit card-sized single-board computers distributed by RS Components, Egoman and Newark Element14.<p>Based on the Broadcom …