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Manli P104-100 Bitcoin Mining Rig Supports Up To Nine GPU Cards

A new Bitcoin mining rig and digital currency mining system has been unveiled by the Manli Technology Group, who specialise in mining systems, mining …

Blockstack raises $52 million to build a parallel internet where you own all your data

Blockchain startup Blockstack says it raised $52.8 million in its ICO, finalized Friday. The company is building a sort of parallel to the internet that users access via the Blockstack browser and that features a wide variety of apps. The Blockstack ecosystem promises to benefit both users and app …

Apps

Lost Einsteins: The Innovations We’re Missing

Much of human progress depends on innovation. It depends on people coming up with a breakthrough idea to improve life. Think about penicillin or cancer treatments, electricity or the silicon chip.<p>For this reason, societies have a big interest in making sure that as many people as possible have the …

Education

31 Digital Tools Entrepreneurs Say They Can't Live Without

What tools do CEOs actually use every day?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today there are too many tools to choose from, which got me wondering, what tools do CEOs actually use every day? What tools could they not live without?<p>I've interviewed over 700 CEOs as part of …

13 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires, From a Man Who Spent 5 Years Studying Rich People

From reading to exercising, these are the daily habits of self-made millionaires.<p>All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their …

7 Traits That Will Help You Build Great Teams that Deliver Amazing Results | Inc.com

What is it that makes a great leader? What characteristics and qualities help to inspire, motivate and drive teams and companies to success.<br>Having worked in senior leadership roles for over 25 years, leading large change initiatives, and teams of 1000 staff, and also coaching many, many executive …

Leadership

Uber Just Released Their First Pitch Deck From 2008, and It Shows What You'll Need to Build a Billion-Dollar Startup | Inc.com

Despite its high-profile public relations meltdown over the past few months, the story of Uber's rise is still a fairy tale in the startup world.<p>In less than a decade, the ridesharing platform has become the most valuable startup in the US, with a market cap of $68 billion. But, like every great …

Startups

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 …

How to Raise Your First Round of Funding

As an entrepreneur, raising capital is a skill that you must have.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s tough running a startup on little capital. One of the biggest reasons why companies fail is that they run out of money. As an entrepreneur, raising capital is a skill …

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, …

Education

A CEO and founder shares 9 tough skills that will improve all aspects of your life

<i>"Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays strong."  —  Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, never stop reaching for new heights …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

Why empathetic parenting encourages emotional development

Hundreds of new parenting books hit the shelves each year promising new tips and tricks, but who has time to read them all? One psychologist and parent has created a compilation book of best parenting practices that she not only heard about, but that she learned in her training.<p>“When I became a …

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You Far More Successful

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

Would you like to become smarter, healthier, be in better shape, feel more relaxed, and have more energy than you thought possible? Of course you …

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

How Top Marketplace Startups Built Their Businesses on the Cheap | Inc.com

Uber, Thumbtack and AirBnB are just a couple of the hot young marketplace startups that have completely transformed their industries. To gain insight into how upcoming marketplace companies have fueled their own growth, I talked with with RainforestQA, UpCounsel and Traction, three well-funded …

Startups

Capital Gains: Airbnb and India's Uber Each Raise Nine-Figure Funding Rounds

And another lending startup raises a ton of money.<p>This week, Airbnb bolstered its status as one of the world’s most valuable privately held companies, and the Indian Uber competitor Ola added half a billion dollars to its war chest. Here’s the funding news you should know:<p>Ola, India’s equivalent of …

Your unique purpose

Reach deep inside, and admit to yourself what you care about the most, and what you really, truly want to do with this day. Then stand up right now …

Motivation

Billion dollar babies: Top ten Indian startups and their valuation

As of today, the valuation of e-commerce giant Flipkart is equal to the mark cap of Indian public sector behemoth Indian Oil. Taxi-service aggregator …

5 steps to standing out when you first meet a VC

I often ask entrepreneurs I’m meeting for the first time to imagine that our meeting just ended and it was a great success from their point of view. Then I ask, “What made this such a great meeting for you?”<p>It is a dependable way to guide a conversation to a meaningful outcome and lead …

Profit

My Perfect 24 Hours, If I Were a Teleporting Billionaire

Bear with me on this one. Let’s say it’s summer, end of August to be more precise. I live in Romania, I am a billionaire, and, of course, …

Eastern Europe

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Much like riding a bike, the fastest way to learn any language is to learn by doing. Here's 7 ways to learn any language in days.

How To Go From Unmotivated To Unstoppable In 3 Powerful Steps

You’ve just read the latest Forbes Billionaires List and you’re super inspired by the rags-to-riches stories. You’re motivated to give things a good …

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward