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What's Hot in 3D Metal Printing -- Carnegie Mellon Professors Tell Us

We recently did a story about Dr. Jack Beuth, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University who’s deeply involved in researching 3D printing with metal …

Ford Now Lets You 3D Print Its Cars

Ford was the first car manufacturer to use an assembly line, more than 100 years ago. Now, keeping with its innovative heritage, Ford is one of the …

Report: UK moved spies after Snowden leaks were cracked

Britain has pulled out agents from operations in "hostile countries" after Russia and China cracked top-secret information contained in files leaked by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, according to the UK's Sunday Times newspaper.<p>Security service MI6, which operates …

Surveillance

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Men's Fashion

How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …

Arduino Leaks a Peek of Their Upcoming 3D Printer

Arduino, known for creating an easy-to-use microcontroller revolution, is about to launch its own 3D printer.<p>The Arduino Materia 101 made its global debut earlier today on the official Arduino twitter account with a photo of a boxy white and teal FDM printer and a note that Arduino co-founder …

The Open VC

<i>Editor’s note: Bo Peabody is an entrepreneur and investor, and is currently a Venture Partner at Greycroft Partners. He has founded several companies including Tripod Inc., one of the original social networks. Bo is also the author Lucky or Smart.</i><p>After spending 20 years building companies, first as …

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

So You've Validated Your Startup Idea. What Next?

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to provide instant technical support and shopping advice from reliable and vetted experts.</i><p>Working on startups for the last 10 years, I had some successes and some failures. Six months ago, I pulled the curtains on a startup I had …

We need to rethink how we view water and its strong connection to energy: www.edf.org/5fa/ #WorldWaterWeek

Should Founders Know How To Code?

<i>“By knowing things that exist, you can know that which does not exist</i>.”<br>Book of Five Rings<p>A startup is not just about the idea, it’s about <i>testing and then</i> <i>implementing</i> the idea.<p>A founding team without these skills is likely dead on arrival.<p>—-<p>I was driving home from the BIO conference in San Diego a …

Hyperlapse, Instagram’s New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand | Design

Today at 10am PST, Instagram is lifting the veil on Hyperlapse, one of the company's first apps outside of Instagram itself. Using clever algorithm …

Turn your Android into a monitor for your DSLR with a cheap accessory and an app

Instead of an expensive monitor use your Android phone or tablet<p>A little while ago we looked at using an Android phone with a DSLR and how the …

Why You Should Burn All Your Bridges and Never Have a Backup Plan

What do you see when you look at a successful human?<p>I see a determination, definiteness of purpose, and plan that most people are too afraid to ever …

Build a Strong Brand With More Friendly Interactions, Less Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From when we wake up to the time we go to bed, we’re exposed to between 5,000 and 10,000 marketing messages, from labels to commercials to pop-up banners. If it sounds like a lot, and it probably does, that’s the point. We’ve trained our …

The 9 Habits To Stop Now

What you don’t do determines what you can do.<p>Tim Ferriss, author of the cult hit and international best-seller ‘The 4-Hour Workweek’, makes that observation in a podcast last month. I completely agree. In my 2009 post on Prioritization, I note:<p>Prioritization is as much about what we choose not to …

How to Build a Culture of Giving

To screen out bad apples, ask interviewees what they think other people would do in a given situation.

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Tag Heuer Introduces World's First Self-Charging Phone

What happens when one of the world’s leading watchmakers sets its sights on mobile? You get a $12,000 “infinite-power” phone that runs on light.<p>Why, you might be asking, would Tag Heuer—known for its opulent chronographs, Brad Pitt ads, and general bling—suddenly venture into the mobile world with …

Clean Energy

Do Our Kids Really Need To Learn How To Code?

Some months ago, I downloaded the Kodable app for my 4 year-old, which boasts that it can teach toddlers how to code before they can read. My programming skills are pretty basic, but I like the idea of giving my child a head start.<p>Many of today’s business and political leaders stress that coding …

A New Device Lets You Track Your Preschooler ... And Listen In

I was always thankful that my parents didn't "leash me" at the mall or grocery store when I was a child — but you'll never guess what parents can strap on their kids nowadays.<p>LG Electronics introduced a device Wednesday called the KizON. Meant for those in preschool and primary school, it's …

Mark Cuban: Give People a Reason to Listen to What You Have to Say

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban explains how to make the media work in your favor.

Mark Cuban

The Rule of 5 for Bloggers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I learned the concept of the Rule of 5 at a seminar, “The Rule of 5 for Leadership,” by John Maxwell. Since then, I've heard the Rule of 5 for just about everything. The Rule of 5 is a list of the five essentials every day for our …