Alexis Jackson

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Tidal trolled Apple during a live Drake performance

Drake, an Apple Music artist, appeared at a charity event in New Orleans that was live-streamed on Tidal Friday night.<p>Tidal, which has struggled to gain footing in a crowded section of the streaming space, has had a rough go of it since it launched in March.<p>The platform lost Drake to Apple Music …

Music Industry

‘If you believe in your idea, do it now’ – 50 quotes from Indian startup journeys

<i>From data to dreams, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from</i> …

Why seed funding for African tech startups is really taking off

“Nowhere else do you have more than one billion people who are so underprivileged and under-catered to. There is a huge business opportunity here,” said Lingham, who has invested in a number of South African startups.<p>The VC4Africa report found investors are primarily attracted to startups in …

Venture Capital

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

BIG INVESTOR: The one thing markets have been fearing isn't actually going to happen

That's according to Krishna Memani, the chief investment officer and head of fixed income at investment-management firm OppenheimerFunds, which manages around $220 billion.<p>For months, word on the Street has been that a liquidity crunch could be coming, and that investors and traders would wind up …

Markets

10 Reasons To Be Glad You're A Highly Sensitive Person

Go on, give yourself a hug.<p>From tears to cheers, if you’re a highly sensitive person you have a <i>lot</i> of feelings you express on a regular basis. And in a culture in which emotions are sometimes seen as “weak,” expressing them can often feel like a liability rather than an asset.<p>The personality trait …

Am I Just Really Tired, or Do I Have Adrenal Fatigue?

<i>By Elinor Fish</i><p>I pulled the bed sheets over my head to block the morning sunshine from hitting my face. It was a beautiful July morning, a day I'd usually jump up, slip on my running shoes, and hit the trails for a fun long run.<p>But not today.<p>My head was foggy from a bad nights' sleep, my body felt …

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

Leadership

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

Why You Need to Encrypt Your Android Phone Before You Wipe It and Sell It

Android's Factory Reset option is broken and it could compromise your security<p>Of course you're going to factory reset your phone before you give it away or sell it. You don't want all your data sitting on there, right? Unfortunately a new study shows even a full factory reset will leave data behind …

Information Systems

Before & After: A $30 Armoire Gets a Glam New Look

A spiderweb-covered Goodwill find becomes a beautiful, functional piece of office furniture.<p>"I purchased this Mid-Century Armoire/Dresser about six months ago at Goodwill for just $30 and it's been collecting dust (and spiderwebs) in the corner of our garage ever since. Despite it needing some …

The Anatomy of a Successful Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Here's what a successful entrepreneur looks like, by the numbers.<p>Some people were just born to be entrepreneurs, it seems.<p>I certainly feel that way. Before starting WordStream, I did consulting to bootstrap the software side of my business. Starting and building businesses is what I was meant to …

Entrepreneurship

Cabbage Soup Diet Plan - How To Get Started On The Cabbage Soup Diet Plan In 3 Steps?

There are many diet meal plans out there and only a few of them work. If you are set on loosing some weight, then it is important that you have a …

5 Invoicing and Accounting Tools for New Entrepreneurs

From Due to ZenPayroll: You have alternatives to the guy in the thick glasses and bowtie.<p>CEO of CBAC Funding<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups fail for so many reasons. According to business sources, fully 90 percent fail -- a hard and bleak truth of …

Small Business

4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

Reinvigorate your workouts to go longer, run faster, and drop pounds<p>If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.<p>That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or …

Loretta Lynch 'led the nation' on human trafficking despite Republican standoff

Republican leaders say they’ll hold up Lynch’s confirmation until trafficking bill passes – and yet Lynch has been one of America’s boldest pursuers of sex traffickers, Guardian review reveals<p>After almost six months, the Republican blockade on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next US …

12 Best Recovery Fuels for Every Workout

Every seasoned dater knows that planning the perfect first date is only half the battle when you're trying to make a lasting impression. What you do …

An Inside Look at the Barefoot Contessa's Barn

Ina Garten takes us on a tour of her impressive entertaining space in the Hamptons.<p>Ina Garten takes us on a tour of her impressive entertaining space in the Hamptons.

44 Genius New Uses For Household Items

Hacks out of what's around your house.<p>Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

11 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change The Way You Cook

These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.<p>These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.

Kitchens

No Barista Needed: How To Brew Your Own Coffee At Home

Emily Dullea of Toby's Estate Coffee shows us the easiest and best ways to make the perfect cup of coffee at home—in under five minutes.<p>Why start off your morning waiting in line at your local coffee shop when you can relax with your own perfect, homemade cup of coffee at home? While brewing your …

Yoga made easy: Solve your sleep problems with yoga

• <b>More than 30 per cent of people suffer from insomnia or sleep difficulties</b>• <b><br>But yoga could help give you the good night’s rest your body craves</b>• <b><br>Gentle</b> …

Top 10 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs to Learn Personal Finance From

Sometimes it can be hard for entrepreneurs to find the time for anything outside of work. Building a business takes a lot of work and mental resources.<p>Sometimes it can be hard for entrepreneurs to find the time for anything outside of work. Building a business takes a lot of work and mental …

Entrepreneurship

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

These movements can make your workout—and your body—better

21 Ways to Melt Your Gut

Shrink your flab in no time flat with these expert-approved waist reducers<p>OVERVIEW<p><b>RIVERS CUT CANYONS. CONTINENTS DRIFT. THE GUY IN SEAT 23F</b> hogs the armrest. Before we even notice, subtle shifts can add up to big changes. Social scientists call this phenomenon "creeping normalcy." It's bad news …

Don’t miss the Geminids in 2017!

The Geminid meteor shower is always reliable, but might be extra special in 2017. Peak morning is likely December 14. Be sure to watch for the moon …

Astronomy

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …