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Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Just Dropped the Best Business Advice You'll Read Today

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqués. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Marketing

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Hate Your Job? Here's How to Bounce Back and Find Your Passion.

Neil Patel candidly breaks down what it takes to find a dream job in hard times.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Discovering your ultimate passion in life can take more than one test run. At times, that search for a life passion can be a costly one -- especially when you …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

He Went From Dead Broke to Millionaire Because He Just Wouldn't Stop Trying

The negotiating and business secrets of Richard Rawlings, star of Discovery's 'Fast N' Loud' and 'Garage Rehab.'<p>What’s tattooed, goateed and can be seen in more than 200 countries? Richard Rawlings, owner of Gas Monkey Garage and star of Discovery’s <i>Fast N’ Loud.</i><p>Now in its fifth season, <i>Fast N’ Loud</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest the money?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Should you invest extra cash or use it to pay off your mortgage?<p>It’s a debate that rivals …

To Succeed You Must Become a Knowledge Junkie

The first step to solving most problems is figuring out what you don't know and then learning it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A junkie can be defined as anyone suffering from an addiction. I’ll be the first to admit, I exchanged one addiction for another. My drug …

Selling

Amazon Prime members will get special discounts at Whole Foods

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods will close on Monday, and the companies say they will then lower the prices of many grocery items.<p>Over time, they say they will extend special discounts to Prime members.<p>"Amazon and Whole Foods Market technology teams will begin to integrate Amazon Prime into the …

eCommerce

The cofounder of $1.3 billion startup Robinhood explains a 'logical fallacy' in investing

When Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev founded their online brokerage, Robinhood, in 2013, they did so with the intention to give ordinary people a platform with which they could tap into the wealth of Wall Street.<p>Hence the company's name, an homage to the English folk hero who stole from the rich to …

Investing

20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful individuals are known for sharing similar habits such as waking-up early, saving, providing value to others, and taking calculated risks. But, sometimes the person or …

Self-improvement

Facebook shuts AI system after bots speak their own language, defy human instructions | tech

Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that artificial intelligence (AI) was the biggest risk, Facebook has shut down one of its AI systems after …

The 11 worst money mistakes to make in your 30s

But as you enter a new decade, you'll face a whole new set of challenges.<p>We consulted financial experts to help you avoid money mistakes in your 30s as you navigate homebuying, relationships, starting a family, and saving for retirement.<p><i>Original reporting by Kathleen Elkins.</i>

Personal Finance

The Brutal Truth About Getting Funding When You’re an Entrepreneur

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

Moscow divided over controversial demolition project

The Russian capital is in a state of unrest. A scheme to demolish old apartment blocks has triggered protests that are putting the Moscow municipal …

Palo Alto Networks shares rise 1% after hours

Jun 2, 2018<br>3:55 PM<p>Saudi Arabia on Saturday named a prominent businessman as labor minister at the urging of its private sector.<p>Jun 2, 2018<br>3:40 PM<p>Mexico, Canada and the U.S. were expected to reach a deal in principle on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement in May. Now that …

Moore’s Law turns 50, but will it soon cease to exist?

In 1950, at a time when there were fewer than 10 digital computers worldwide, Bill Pfann, a 33-year-old scientist at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, …

How Two Entrepreneurs Turned Foreclosure Flipping into a $3.5 Million Business

Banks that own foreclosed properties know little about renovations. Enter PresPro, with a big dream and a bigger contact list.<p>As real-estate agents, Josh Collins and John Sears knew that banks, to maximize resale value, frequently need to renovate the foreclosed properties they acquire. They also …

5 Reasons You Need to Work With Your Competitors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems counterintuitive in any walk of life to help a competitor. In the entrepreneurial world, however, there are a number of ways that helping others can end up putting more money in your own pocket and generate better practices for …

Entrepreneurship

Look how similar red-hot Chinese startup Xiaomi's products are to Apple's designs

Xiaomi, founded by CEO Lei Jun, is often referred to as the "Apple of China," not least because of the famed devotion of its fans. The company holds worldwide flash sales for its customers and throws them parties in expensive nightclubs— and they love the company for it.<p>But Xiaomi is like Apple in …

Mobile Technology

Game Of Angels Maps Tech Influence Networks

Ever wondered who influences the influencers? Developer Pierre-Jean Camillieri did, so he put together a tool, called Game of Angels, that scrapes public Twitter and Angel List interactions to map inbound and outbound connections between technology investors, journalists and a third demographic …

Livestreaming

What does the internet 'look' like? 17 pictures that show how people visualize it

Kevin Kelly, executive editor of Wired Magazine, wanted to know how people pictured it, so he started collecting submissions back in 2009.<p>He called his collection the Internet Mapping Project.

Social Media

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound.<p>What if you could slap a wireless charging case on your phone and charge it while you move around or use it? uBeam invented that too. While early uBeam …

Someone got Android Wear running on Samsung's Gear 2 watch

Don't despair if you bought Samsung's Gear 2 smartwatch, only to realize that you wanted the Android-powered Gear Live instead -- there might be a solution in the works. <i>XDA</i> tinkerer biktor_gj has successfully loaded Android Wear on the Gear 2 after four months of work. It's in a very rough state, …

6 Extraordinary Business Lessons From Self-Made Billionaires

There are a few things Bill Gates, J.K. Rowling, Mark Cuban and other business tycoons want you to know.<p>Billionaires are a whole other class of people, right? They must be smarter than the rest of us. Stronger. Luckier. Better.<p>What if I told you billionaires are just like you--and that at one …

5 ways to make money with your phone

You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too.<p>You won’t get rich, but you can pay for a few trips to Starbucks. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …