Brian Chiparawasha

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3 Ways to Find Your Next Brilliant Product Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's a phrase you'll probably find yourself saying more often than you'd like: "Why didn't I think of that?" You open a magazine or watch a TV show and there it is -- a new product with potential for explosive …

Google Announces 3 New Android APIs

Today at its I/O event, Google announced three new Android APIs as part of its set of developer tools for mobile developers. Combined, these APIs will help applications track user location without heavy battery use, will enable the use of virtual fences, and will track user physical activity with …

Google announces Android Studio: An IDE built just for Android developers

Today Google announced Android Studio at its I/O Developer conference, an integrated developer environment built for Android developers. The move is not surprising, given that Microsoft and other companies that provide platforms to developers often offer full-featured developer tools.<p>Android …

An Entrepreneurial Perspective on Philanthropy

Philanthropy is not about giving money but about solving problems. While well-meaning, the idea of writing a check and calling it “philanthropy” is extremely short-sighted and unfortunately, extremely pervasive.<p>Instead, philanthropist should think like an entrepreneur and think of social challenges …

How to Start an Internet Marketing Business on a Budget

Starting an Internet marketing business can be both rewarding and lucrative. One thing that makes starting this type of business so great is that it …

The Bitcoin Buzz and How Young Entrepreneurs are Cashing In

Bitcoin may be a virtual currency, but the buzz it's getting on the street is very real.<p>You can't open a website or newspaper these days without reading about Bitcoin, the digital currency that was invented in 2009 by a mystery person who goes by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. The latest news is …

Who Got Rich This Week: An Offshore Driller, Stein Mart's Chairman And More

Each week at Forbes we scan our database of corporate insiders to see who got richer from the action in the stock market. A third straight week of gains for the major indices produced record highs for both the Dow and the S&P 500, which ended the week up 1% and 1.7% respectively. Both closed …

Create Professional Content Over Any Device with Easy WebContent Presenter

I had done all the research, crafted all the copy, and produced every visual that effectively communicated my message. I let a smirk linger on my …

The Two Things You Need To Build A Successful Company: A Case Study

We have talked repeatedly about when you set off to the build a successful company, you don’t begin with THE BIG IDEA. Big ideas are a dime a dozen, and what’s worse they may not solve any known problem. (Think no further than all those products cluttering “close out” retailers. Each and every one …

Dave McClure, Risk Taker

<i>Disclosure #1 — I am an LP in 500 Startups.</i> <i></i><p><i>Disclosure #2 — If I were a wealthier man, I would put more money into 500 Startups.</i><p>The world gives us …

How to create a virtual machine in Windows

The release of any new operating system is always exciting, but upgrades bring with them the potential for problems and software incompatibilities.<p>If …

Google Play Games leaks out again, brings cloud game saves to the party

The rumoured Google Play Games platform for Android will allow game saves in the cloud and feature big Google+ integration, according to a newly …

Steam on Linux: everything you need to know

The lack of quality mass-appeal games on Linux is the critics' favourite excuse for dismissing Linux as a serious desktop operating system. We are …

Microsoft fights back, says Windows 8 changes aren't admitting failure

Microsoft has defended the forthcoming changes to its Windows 8, following scathing criticism that the company would be admitting failure if it …

Last week on Pro: the fall of Fisker and death in Texas

This week, there’s a familiar name on GigaOM Pro: Katie Fehrenbacher takes her in-depth expertise of the electric vehicle market (as seen in coverage …