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How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down | Inc.com

Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a simple change of mindset. But in order to do so, we need to know what are the best …

Self-improvement

Which Form of Two-Factor Authentication Should I Use?

Two-factor authentication is one of the most important ways to protect your accounts. However, recently some authentication methods like SMS have …

Google Created Its Own Laws of Robotics

Building robots that don’t harm humans is an incredibly complex challenge. Here are the rules guiding design at Google.<p>In his famous <i>Robot</i> series of stories and novels, Isaac Asimov created the fictional Laws of Robotics, which read:<p>A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a …

How bot-to-bot could soon replace APIs

By now it’s clear that bots will cause a major paradigm shift in customer service, e-commerce, and, quite frankly, all aspects of software-to-human interaction.<p>For the moment, the state of the art of bots is bot-to-consumer, meaning bots communicating with humans. But at some point soon, bots will …

Chatbots

Lytro’s 755 megapixel Cinema light field camera is going to kill the green screen

Lytro is taking its rich, volumetric 3D camera capture technology into the world of TV and film.<p>The company’s light field solution is a truly beautiful technology that may eventually be in every camera we snap a shot or video with. The tech essentially uses data on all of the available light in a …

Use the Rubber Band Method to Build Better Habits Every Day

Building better habits requires reminders. You need something to help you keep your new habits at the forefront of your mind until they’re cemented …

Mobile Bootcamp Part III: Focus on quality

At this point, you’ve read our recommendations for growing your app’s audience and keeping users engaged. But there are technical aspects, too, that …

sRide Carpool / rideshare

sRide Carpool is #1 instant carpooling app.<br>Available in<br>India - Pune,Hyderabad,Bangalore/Bengaluru, NCR, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Coimbatore & kochi …

Inventing Themselves

Matt Smith - April 23, 2018 - 40 views<p>As discussed in the first blog of this series, conversational AI is a breakthrough in human-computer …

Inventions

Top Venture Investors Pick Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We asked some of the more thoughtful and outspoken members of the 2015 Forbes Midas List for their recommendations of books they’d like to see their entrepreneurs reading (and they suggest you do make time to read). Fire these up on your e-readers now.<p><b>Chris Sacca</b><br>Lowercase Capital <i><br>Not Fade Away: A</i> …

Venture Capital

IKEA will start selling wireless charging lamps and tables

After lots of perseverance from smartphone makers, wireless charging is finally starting to make an impact. Many big name phones now support the technology and companies like Starbucks are helping to bring it a wider audience. Now, it's set to receive another big boost, after IKEA, the world's …

Furniture

5 mindsets that may hinder Indian startup success

Earlier this month, I was invited to speak at the internationally renowned India Institute of Technology conference at the Entrepreneurship Cell summit (E-Cell, IIT-Bombay).<p>I spoke about strategy, business development, and HR for startups, and more importantly, I networked with many founders, and …

Startups

Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D

Conductor, the web presence management platform that looks to put an end to ads, has today raised $27 million in Series D funding led by Catalyst Investors, with participation from existing investors including FirstMark Capital, Matrix Partners, and Investor Growth Capital. A new investor, Blue …

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

Tired of JPEG compression artifacts? BPG is the solution

Most of the images you view online are JPEGs, an image format that’s now over twenty years old. It has proven immensely popular because of its wide …

Study reveals how many times you should be checking email daily to reduce stress

Checking email may be an addictive habit, but not surprisingly, researchers say the more you refresh your inbox, the more stressed you'll …

The advice 13 entrepreneurs would give their younger selves

While inexperience can have certain benefits (like fearlessness and confidence), a seasoned businessperson with no regrets is incredibly hard to …

The Best Places to Find Free, High-Res Images for your Website

Good, high-quality images add visual interest to your website. Another reason why photos have become so important is because web pages that include …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

Legal Tech Startups Have A Short History And A Bright Future

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Basha Rubin is co-founder and CEO of Priori Legal.</i><p>Legal technology is booming, with companies attempting to disrupt the legal space at every level and from every angle. And with good reason. Some estimates value the market size at as much as $400 billion. While legal still hasn’t …

Foxconn’s promised iPhone-building robot army is running late

Foxconn has been working to replace its human workforce with robotic “Foxbots” for some time now, but it seems that a 2011 promise by CEO Terry Gou to unleash an army of production robots by the end of 2014 won’t be coming true after all.<p>According to the Chinese financial publication <i>Jiemian</i>, …

Foxconn

7 marketing mistakes that can put your startup at risk

There is most definitely a learning curve when starting a new venture, and if you aren't making mistakes, you're not taking enough risks. I've seen …

Responsive Images in Practice

The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life.<p>Sixty-two percent of the weight of the web is images, and we’re serving more image bytes …

Web banking service Holvi tests API for integrating other services with its platform

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The Finland-based web “bank” Holvi, which recently gained a license to operate across Europe, is testing an application …

Get ready for hybrid thinking

Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a …