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5 Lessons We Can All Learn From Tom Brady

The New England Patriots quarterback isn't just an athlete -- he's also a great leader and determined worker.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Super Bowl LI will undoubtedly go down as the best Super Bowl in NFL history. Tom Brady showed the world why he is the GOAT …

NFL

Give robots 'personhood' status, EU committee argues

Proposed rules for robots and AI in Europe include a push for a general basic income for humans, and ‘human rights’ for robots<p>The European parliament has urged the drafting of a set of regulations to govern the use and creation of robots and artificial intelligence, including a form of “electronic …

European Parliament

Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream<p>By on November 28, 2016 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail (Infographic)

Could you be sabotaging your own entrepreneurial success?<p>It's a reality all entrepreneurs must come to terms with: the potential for failure.<p>Over 51% of businesses will fail in their first five years (U.S. Census data), and even 25-30% of venture-backed businesses fail.<p>If you want to innovate and …

What most people don’t understand about how startups are valued

And two big changes have happened that are widely known - in the past quarter the value of some very high profile companies such as LinkedIn and Twitter have fallen substantially plus Fidelity (usually a public market investor) has written down the value of many of it's later-stage private-company …

Startups Could Soon Face Their Darwinian Moment

2016 has had a rocky start. After seven years of strong venture financing activity, startups may face tightening conditions as they try to raise capital and look for exits.<p>The U.S. startup scene has been a happy place for the last few years. An influx of angel and seed funds have given rise to …

Venture Capital

'The Great Reset': Venture capitalists and startups have shifted from greed to fear

Investors have already labeled this period "The Great Reset." Why?<p>There wasn't a single IPO in January for the first time since September 2011.<br>• As the public market has slashed the value of tech companies like LinkedIn and Tableau almost in half, their private counterparts look oversize.<br>• The industry …

Venture Capital

Making Sense Of The Valuation Disequilibrium

As we enter the second month of 2016, the Nasdaq is down more than 10 percent already this year and high-growth stocks are down even more. There hasn’t been a tech IPO yet this year, and the press is declaring the end of the unicorn era. Public market investors are “selling growth” and searching …

Venture Capital

Sometimes The Grass Really Is Greener On The Other Side - Six Major Things I Think iOS Does Better Than Android

Article Contents<p>I've used Android as my main mobile platform for almost six years now. My first smartphone was a Motorola CLIQ XT that I bought back …

Food for your health.

Gifting is without a doubt a craftsmanship and it is very imperative to include some innovativeness with a sprinkle of adoration in the way you …

Dessert

27 striking facts about startups around the world (Infographic)

Would you guess that Uganda is the most entrepreneurial country per capita in the world?<p>With 28 percent of its adult population starting own …

Libraries Used in the Top 100 iOS Apps

I am eternally curious. A big motivation for writing the FLEX debugging tool was to explore other apps and discover how they tackle common problems. …

Lyft Goes Swift: How (And Why) It Rewrote Its App From Scratch In Apple’s New Language

Lyft’s old code was fine. But its new version is tighter, easier to maintain–and ready for the future.<p>When Apple ended its WWDC keynote in June 2014 by announcing Swift, an all-new language for creating iOS apps, it was an unusual moment for a couple of reasons. For one thing, it was a seriously …

Objective-C

Pushing the Boundaries of Touch Control

3D Touch gives you access to a more powerful interface in a way that will help you move faster and naturally through your favorite apps. 3D Touch is …

Apple Watch

Product Analytics

Swift 2.1

If you thought Apple was slowing down with Swift, <i>think again</i>. Xcode 7.1 Beta 2 includes Swift 2.1. As always you can check the release notes for …

iOS 9 and gas stations

When iOS 9 Beta was released, it was clear that Apple was going to make iOS search lot more powerful. With this release of the operating system, …

Nine common things that start-up founders tend to underestimate or overestimate

When you’re in the midst of building a company, it’s hard to fully assess the significance of various activities and decisions- particularly for …

The Growing iOS SDK

This morning I was remarking to myself about how it felt like the breadth of knowledge you need to be a good iOS developer has gotten pretty far …

New Apple Innovations

When I listen to Apple keynotes, I sometimes cannot help but shake my head. Apple is so excited about their new “innovations” that they seem to …

3 Simple Rules Entrepreneurs Should Know

Three quick videos that encapsulate my many years of watching startups succeed and sometimes fail.<p>I've been watching and helping entrepreneurs build their businesses for decades. Not surprisingly, I often get asked, especially by first-time entrepreneurs, what's most important when growing a …

The Post-YC Slump

At the end of a YC batch, the general consensus among the partners is that about 25% of the companies are on a trajectory that could lead to a …

No One Said Building A Company Was Easy: Overcoming The Psychology Of The Tech Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>We’re all aware today of the billion dollar valuations some tech companies are scoring, and all the coverage that they get with it. This can’t but …

Presentation: mobile is eating the world.

Amazon’s Launchpad showcases the newest gadgets from startups

Online retailing giant Amazon is launching a new place for the hottest startups to showcase and market their gadgets and other items.<p>While Amazon …

With This Airbnb For Energy, Now You Can Buy Solar Power From Your Neighbor

In the future, though, you may not need your own panel to participate in the solar boom. Instead, you might work out a relationship with someone else …

Solar Power

High Performing Sales Teams 4x More Likely to Use Predictive Analytics

• Sales organizations plan to increase their use of sales analytics 58% from 2015 to 2016.<br>• Smart selling fueled by predictive analytics will jump 77% among high performing sales organizations in the next 12 – 18 months.<br>• 60% of high-performing sales teams already use or are planning to use a mobile …