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10 Social-Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

Powerful social-media trends affecting both users and brands are strengthening and accelerating.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past year, a number of significant stories involved social media: Facebook lured Snapchat users to Instagram, the president of the …

Social Media

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Using AI to Break Detection Models

Pitting machine learning bots against one another is the new spy vs. spy battle in cybersecurity today.

If You Want To Know How Technology Will Affect Your Work, Look at These 3 Long-Term Trends

We now need to hire, manage and train for new skills, such as empathy and social sensitivity<p>Work used to be pretty simple. You got up in the morning, did your job and came home at the end of the day. Most people spent their whole career doing pretty much the same thing for the same employer. They …

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance indicators (KPIs). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs.<p>Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give management …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017

Nathaniel Crocker<b>Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017</b>In billiards, you must call your shot ahead of time. You don’t get any points for luck. With …

You're a Real CEO When Your Company Is Bigger Than Your Title

Even if they founded the company, CEO is a pompous title for somebody supervising a handful of employees.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are most CEOs just pretenders? Management consultant Steve Tobak certainly thinks so. In his article awhile ago -- Why Most CEOs Are …

Leadership

The best advice 'Shark Tank' investors have given entrepreneurs

The reality show "Shark Tank" has been helping entrepreneurs live the American dream since its 2009 debut.<p>Now in its eighth season, the self-made sharks have invested more than $66 million — as of season six — of their own funds to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.<p>Each week, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Give a Killer Presentation (Infographic)

Presentations can be crucial to your success. Here's how to give a stellar performance.<p>When someone says the words “public speaking,” there’s no need to run for the hills. When you’re able to impress clients, potential investors and even co-workers with a stellar presentation, you’re positioning …

Infographics

4 Dumb SEO Tactics That Will Get Your Site Penalized

As you plan your strategy for the year, here are four things to watch out for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is your SEO provider about to get you penalized? Hopefully not, but there is a chance it might. It is too easy to put up a website and advertise SEO services …

SEO

Salesforce's Core Software Is Coming to Amazon's Cloud Soon

Salesforce’s bread-and-butter software products, used by sales, marketing, and service people at <i>Fortune 500</i> companies, will be available from …

A Top 10 of Emerging Technologies

I know that the World Economic Forum (the ‘WEF’) gets a bit of a bad name for hosting top-0.01-percenter conferences like Davos – but whatever their …

Top 10

9 things successful people do when they meet someone for the first time

Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you and people you meet will play in each other's lives. Research suggests that …

Success

Every version of Windows hit by "critical" security flaw

An attacker can install malware on all affected systems.<p>Microsoft has patched a security vulnerability found in every supported version of Windows, …

21 common networking mistakes to avoid at all costs

It's also not simply handing your business card to someone and walking away.<p>And it certainly isn't "connecting" with someone on LinkedIn without any sort of introduction or follow-up.<p>To be an effective networker, you have to put in the time and effort, do your homework, step out of your comfort …

Employment

The Internet of Things has a dirty little secret: it's not really yours

<i>The Internet of Shit is a column about all the shitty things we try to connect to the internet, and what can be done about it. It’s from the anonymous creator of the Internet of Shit Twitter account.</i><p>If you pay any attention at all to technology news right now, you might be led to believe that …

Greater privacy & security measures needed to protect patient info in mobile health tech - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

With over two-thirds of U.S. adults owning a smartphone, and the rise in miniaturized sensors and low-power body area networks that are used for …

The 4 Mistakes Most Managers Make with Analytics

There is a lot of hype surrounding data and analytics. Firms are constantly exhorted to set strategies in place to collect and analyze big data, and warned about the potential negative consequences of not doing so. For example, the Wall Street Journal recently suggested that companies sit on a …

The Deal That Lets U.S. Tech Companies Handle EU Data Might Not Last

Companies like Google and Facebook will soon be able to sign up for a new data transfer agreement with the European Union, but privacy watchdogs put the future of the deal in doubt.<p>European and American officials approved a new data-transfer agreement Tuesday that allows U.S. tech companies like …

Cyber Risk Services

Investments in cybersecurity services are at an all-time high. Yet cyberattacks are still on the rise, both in number and sophistication. Technology …

PwC named a leader in Worldwide Risk Advisory Consulting Services in the 2015 Vendor Assessment by IDC MarketScape

<b>PwC has been named as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Risk Advisory Consulting Services in the 2015 Vendor Assessment</b><p>This IDC study …

The City