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Avnet Academy Hackathon with IBM Bluemix & Watson

Challenge yourself by signing up for Avnet’s Bluemix with Watson Hackathon. Compete against other developers and development teams from around the globe for cash prizes and prestige, including worldwide recognition in Avnet and IBM newsletters and websites for you and your company.<p>Starts Sept 18, …

Hackathons

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …

Robots are using wikiHow to figure out how to cook us breakfast

If there’s anything you’ve ever needed to know how to do, from building a birdhouse to tying a bowtie to dressing like a “pastel goth,” you’ve probably ended up on wikiHow. Now, robots are using the user-generated advice site to learn how to do all sorts of tasks for us—including making pancakes …

Robotics

Key to Success? Work Like You're an Intern -- Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“My 1st Song," the last track on Jay Z’s 2003 masterpiece, <i>The Black Album</i>, opens up with a snippet of an interview with the late Notorious BIG.<p>“Just stay busy, stay working. Puff (Daddy) told me, like, the key to this joint, the key to …

When Does An Entrepreneur Become A Business Owner?

According to most definitions, an entrepreneur is one who envisions a new and different business, meaning one that is not a copy of an existing business model. Many entrepreneurs have a passion and an idea, or even invent a new product, but are never able to execute to the point of creating a …

Entrepreneurship

15 programming languages you need to know in 2015

If you're a programmer, these are good times. Jobs in the segment are projected to grow 8% over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of …

24 great books on startups and entrepreneurs that I must read in 2016

One of my favorite activities at the start of the year is to list out books I intend to read – and I do read some of them too eventually! For those …

3 “Lean Startup” Hacks to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

Share<p><i>This post was originally published by</i> <i>HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes on the LinkedIn Influencer blog.</i> <i>Follow Ryan on LinkedIn:</i><p>Say you want to start a …

Startups

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

15 Ways to Test Your Minimum Viable Product

<i>Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App. He recently co-authored the Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation.</i><p>Though the MVP provides a means to test hypotheses as a starting point, it does not imply that it is easy to build. The idea behind this exercise is not to see if the …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Body Art

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

4 hated stocks you can actually make money from

Investors are always on the lookout for quality companies, but it can also pay to buy troubled stocks.<p>You might be able to make a pretty penny by …

Apple Recruits Another Expert for Medical Team, Possibly for iWatch Project

<i>MobiHealthNews</i> reports that Apple has lured away yet another high-profile sensor expert from the medical field, who has joined the company to work on …

Smartwatches

Sony, Lenovo in talks on possible PC business alliance: report | News Home | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Sony Corp and Chinese technology company Lenovo Group are in talks about a possible joint venture to take over Sony’s loss-making Vaio PC business overseas, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Saturday.<p>Lenovo's laptop PCs are displayed at an electronic shop in Tokyo …

IT

Guy Pranks Apple Stores As Fake Employee, Tells Customers to Buy Android

Tyler Fischer does not work at the Apple Store, but he sure does dress like he does. In the video below, watch Fischer impersonate an Apple Store …

Apple Store

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Startup FlashStock draws seed money from Facebook, HootSuite vets

FlashStock Inc., a startup with Canadian roots, closed a seed round that brought in cash from investors including Facebook Inc. veteran Kevin Colleran and HootSuite founder Ryan Holmes.<p>The company is building a system to connect brand-name companies with photographers on the street. The plan is to …

35 Books Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a recent Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>Here are the top 35 …

Photo Gallery of Music's Biggest Night

Grammys 2014's 25 Best and Worst Moments

Daft Punk, Macklemore and Lorde took home the most trophies at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night, but a slew of other stars …

Music

The Style Has Spoken: See the Top Trends

See the prevailing looks captured by Diego Zuko.<p>Like a well-preserved eco-system, the world of fashion can work like a machine. See a stellar trend on the runway one season and watch it come to life outside the shows the next. See which catwalk styles were embraced by the finest on the street and …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

The Infrared Landscapes

David Keochkerian is a french amateurish photographer. Based in the Somme, he seeks to capture the ephemeral beauty but also to associate different …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, and more from …