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10 YouTube Channels Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

There are a number of YouTube stars that can help you grow your business and be your best self.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, there’s always more to learn when it comes to running a business, …

Entrepreneurship

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

Make Money Blogging: Start the New Year by Increasing Your Income Streams

<i>It’s the aim of the majority of the readers of this site – make an income via your blog. Today we revisit the post where Darren outlined all the ways</i> …

Marketing

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

All The Important Stuff From TechCrunch Disrupt NY

So what happened at Disrupt NY? With 25 panels, 27 startup demos, and a hackathon, TechCrunch’s annual gathering in New York produced plenty of news, insight, and controversy. Even if you were there in person it was a lot to process, so we’ve compiled a Cliff’s Notes for the conference.<p>For …

Here’s why city-wide WiFi deployments are a bad idea

Everyone loves “free”, and everyone loves wireless Internet access. Combining the two, what could possibly go wrong?<p>When talking about broadband …

Everything You Need to Know About LED Light Bulbs

Feeling lost in the lightbulb aisle now that those beloved incandescents are disappearing? We're here to help.<p><b>Incandescent era, RIP. Like it or not, it's</b> time to move on. Traditional incandescent lightbulbs are gone—not banned, precisely, but phased out because the Energy Independence and Security …

Facebook Looking Into Buying Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook, one of the primary backers of the Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring affordable Internet access to the 5 billion people in the world who still lack connectivity, is in talks with a company that could help further that agenda. TechCrunch is hearing that Facebook is buying Titan …

KitKat and SD cards — what's fixed, what's broken and what's misunderstood

Why your SD card doesn't work the same in Android 4.4 KitKat, and the reasons for the change<p>"Curse you, Google! Your KitKat update broke my SD …

This Robot Gives High-Beaming Drivers A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

Don't actually build it. Bad idea. But, you know, it exists.<p>It happens. You're on the road, at night, maybe you're in the left lane, and a driver screeches up behind you, tailgating, high-beams flashing, to coax you into the other lane. What if you could get sweet, bright revenge?<p>Well, here is your …

Medicine

An End-to-End Guide to Light Boxes for Product Photography

<b>Why Should I Use a Light Box?</b><p>When photographing small to medium products, it is a good idea to use a light box. This will allow you to have complete …

Lightbox

Introducing PeerSpace, An Airbnb For Small Businesses

Thanks to the sharing economy, you can easily rent out your car, your apartment, your bike, even your wifi network when you don’t need it. So why can’t you rent out your office?<p>The creators of a new service called PeerSpace think you should be able to. Launching today, PeerSpace is a peer-to-peer …

How to Install Parental Controls on All of Your Gadgets

Let's face it, the internet is a wicked cesspool of filth and debauchery filled with weirdos, pervs, and foul-mouthed trolls. You can ensure that …

Jelly Bean

'Iron Man' Suits For US Special Ops Forces Are Almost Ready For Testing

Four-star Adm. William McRaven, head of U.S. Special Operations Command, says prototypes of the suit, named the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS), should be available for testing in June, Foreign Policy reports.<p>A press release from the U.S. Army notes just how incredible these suits are …

Military

How Bill Gates Radically Transformed His Public Speaking And Communication Skills

Bill Gates has returned to the company he co-founded, serving as product and technology advisor to newly appointed Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. In this new position, the public might see a very different communicator than the leader who left his day-to-day role at Microsoft in 2006. I’ve watched …

How to Write a Cover Letter

No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know …

7 Ways to Reclaim Your Digital Privacy

The digital spies are watching you—marketers, the NSA, identity thieves, and all kinds of snoops. But the battle's not over. These are the seven best ways to fight back.<p><b>Privacy, we say, is about to come roaring</b> back. No, it's not too late. Yes, we know that Google monetizes both our emails and our …

3 Things Parents Should Know About Video Games And Kids

If you’re asking whether or not your kids should be allowed to play video games, this post isn’t for you. You live in a different world than I do.<p>From my perspective, video games are the future of storytelling. And, while you might just be imagining they’ll replace movies and romance novels, our …

Forbes Tech News on Twitter: "10 headphones that are better than Beats http://t.co/MsgVcJO59r http://t.co/GXhrQcE9uV"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>ForbesTech</b><p>“@<b>ForbesTech</b>: 10 headphones that are better than Beats http://onforb.es/18uBVUb …

One More Way That Amazon Is Watching Me Read

Sometimes it seems like Amazon is always looking for ways to part me with my hard-earned money. They are either very good at it or I am very bad at exercising any willpower. I prefer to think it is the former. But I also realize that Amazon is pushing my buttons. Not only that, they are watching me …

Sony A7 vs. A7R Hands-on Review

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2014

Gartner just concluded its Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 in Orlando, gathering tens of thousands of IT executives. Among the most anticipated aspects of the gathering are the ruminations from the Gartner pontificators regarding IT trends. Among several trends shared were the Top 10 Strategic …

6 Tech Career Paths That Won't Bury You in Debt

Four-year colleges too often overcharge and under-deliver. How about a different plan? Here are six creative new (and relatively inexpensive) paths to great tech careers.<p>Four-year colleges too often overcharge and under-deliver. How about a different plan? Here are six creative new (and relatively …

Universal Studios

Education 2.0: Fixing the Broken Higher-Ed System

Tuition is rising. Graduates, burdened by the incredible debt required to get a four-year degree, can't find jobs. It's time to hack your education. (Also see "6 Tech Career Paths That Won't Bury You in Debt.")<p><b>In 2010 Jay Cross was a business major at the University of Connecticut</b>, and he was …

Higher Education

Family Tech on Flipboard

By Mario Armstrong Digital Lifestyle Expert™ | Your magazine about technology affecting your family!<p>Motivate your kids to do their chores with free …

3 challenges in mobile ad monetization — and 3 ways to solve them

<i>Adam Landis is the Vice President of Business Development for LifeStreet Media.</i><p>A day doesn’t go by without news of some record-breaking funding round for a hot mobile advertising start-up, or a new analyst report forecasting that mobile ad growth will be even more dramatic than expected. Indeed, …