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You may not need an Eero to get strong WiFi across your house — here are a few alternatives to consider

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Eero Networking startup Eero has the tech world despairing about its WiFi again. Its recently released router, which goes by the same …

21+ Of The Funniest Clothing Tags Ever

Be honest, when was the last time you read the label on your favorite t-shirt or most comfortable pair of jeans? Probably a while ago, right?<p>These …

This Monkey is Controlling a Wheelchair With its Mind

Researchers have developed a wireless brain interface that allows monkeys to control the movements of a robotic wheelchair using their thoughts …

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Buy one of these bikes, and a schoolgirl in Ghana gets one too

There's an estimated need for 80 million bicycles across the developing world. In response to this staggering need, Swedish bicycle brand Vélosophy - …

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3 Car Things Every Twentysomething Should Know How to Do

An illustrated guide.<p>Like any big purchase, a car's going to require some TLC throughout its lifetime — and more than just a good waxing. If you're the owner of a car, there a couple of maintenance basics you should know. Here are three not to overlook.<p>Check your tires' air pressure<p>With the right …

J Dilla, David Bowie and More

<b>How did you get started DJing? How long have you been at it?</b><p>I first started DJing school dances in junior high. I had a mixer, a tape player, a …

Big Companies Should Collaborate with Startups

Campbell, the food company best known for its soups, is investing $125 million in a venture fund to help finance food startups, according to the Wall Street Journal. Other large consumer companies are doing the same. They share a motive: Growth is increasingly hard to come by, so large companies …

Facebook Won't Use New Emoticons to Target Users—For Now

Facebook advertisers love the idea of using the social network’s new anger, humor and other emoticon buttons to better target audiences, but they are …

Get ready for even more ads on Instagram

Prepare to navigate through even more ads as you look for your friends' latest photos on Instagram.<p>The social media company, which has more than 400 million users, has announced that it now has 200,000 active advertisers only five months after it opened the doors completely to all …

Facebook Targets TV Advertisers With Full-Page Mobile Ads

Facebook today rolled out a new ad format that allows advertisers to take over an entire mobile phone screen.<p>But it’s not as bad for ad-weary phone owners as it sounds.<p>Canvas ads, as they’re called, are essentially the advertising equivalent of its recently introduced Instant Articles, where the …

Jazz Marketing Wins National Social Media Award

<b>SALT LAKE CITY (February 25, 2016)</b> – The Utah Jazz marketing department and its digital team captured a “best in nation” award in the social media …

Facebook Officially Launches Canvas Ads That Load Full-Screen Rich Media Pages In-App

Instant Articles, meet Instant Ads. Facebook wants to give advertisers an immersive way to reach people without making them leave the social network. So today it officially launched its ad Canvas for all advertisers. When users click a Facebook News Feed ad connected to Canvas, it opens a …

5 Unique Ways to Use Photos to Remember Loved Ones

Photos in frames. Pictures on your phone. Images are essential tools for remembering loved ones. Want fresh ideas for using snapshots? Here are five opportunities for using photos to remember the family and friends you never want to forget:<p><b>Fabricate history.</b> Do you remember the video of Natalie …

The 1 Thing You Do Every Day That's Ruining Your Hair Color

The video proof this colorist posted is insane.<p>For all of you who have dyed your hair a super-trendy rainbow shade like red, silver, or violet, but were crushed when the color faded almost immediately, chances are your heat styling products are what's to blame.<p>Hair colorist Guy Tang demonstrated in …

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George R.R. Martin Says There's A Forthcoming GAME OF THRONES Twist The HBO Show Can't Touch

Author George R.R. Martin has indicated that he's saving one twist for his <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> fantasy series that HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> adaptation …

Watch the First Episode of Viceland’s “Flophouse” That Showcases How Great House Comedy Shows Can Be

Today, Vice’s new venture, Viceland, released its first batch of episodes for all of their new shows. Among them is <b>Flophouse</b> where renowned director …

Q&A: Challenges, lessons in building a room-scale VR adventure game

Adventure games could have an exciting future in virtual reality. This genre traditionally involves high levels of observation, problem-solving, and …

You See a Snow-Covered Mountain, This Guy Sees a Giant Canvas

Simon Beck’s form of “exercising” is way more beautiful than yours: What started as an alternative to hiking in order to stay in shape has developed into a unique art form.<p>Beck creates what he calls “snow drawings,” intricate patterns stomped out by foot on snow-covered mountain plains. The results …

6 Free Online Classes for Digital-Marketing Beginners

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A business needs to have a strong online presence these days if its leaders want to be competitive -- there is no way around that rule. Yet, not every startup and small business can afford to hire a digital marketing agency. So, how can …

Google Play now lets Android app developers see review highlights, ratings charts

Google today announced a few enhancements for the Google Play Developer Console, which Android app developers can use to monitor the usage of their apps.<p>Now developers have an easy way to see the most common themes that end users mention in their app reviews. Google bubbles up these themes in the …

Meet The Perfect Pair, One of Instagram's Most Extravagant Sneakerheads

There are few personalities bigger than Kenny Gonzales in Instagram's sneaker scene, and that’s not just because he’s a 6’4” mountain of a man with a …

The Pulling-Apart of America

If you look very closely at America, you can see the poor physically growing apart from the rich, like a polar bear drifting out to sea on a broken …

Mark Zuckerberg just gave the world his vision for the future of VR

When Zuckerberg was asked why he invested in virtual reality, the 31-year-old billionaire had this to say:<p>"Our mission is to give anyone the power to express anything they're thinking about or want to experience."<p>Zuckerberg explained that technological progress has allowed people to communicate in …

One more startup leaves the studio: Aircall’s tremendous fundraising and takeoff

At eFounders, the goal is for each of our startups to become fully independent. Concretely, this means that when one of our ‘babies’ is ready to …

HubSpot’s Playbook for Going From Startup to Scale-up

I consider companies as going through four stages of an S-Curve:<p><b>Getting Product Market Fit</b> — Can you build something useful that can pull in some …

Alphabet and Salesforce's Venture Arms Just Poured Millions In This Hot Startup

There’s money to be had in ensuring that a company’s cloud software actually works.<p>ThousandEyes, a startup that can detect when cloud software goes …

21 Insane Gadgets To Make Your iPhone Even Cooler

Because carrying a handheld computer isn't high-tech enough.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>