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Think You're Too Old to Start a Business? This Is Why You're Wrong

Don't buy into the idea that kids own innovation. Use age to your advantage.<p>Something's been bothering me more and more over the past couple of years. It's the notion that older entrepreneurs don't have the skills and talent to compete with those in their 20s. It's disappointing to me that the …

Google launches AutoDraw, an AI-based image recognition tool that turns clumsy doodles into stunning pieces of art - IBTimes India

Cut AutoDraw some slack if it turns your fish into a boomerang. It's still learning!<p>Do you draw like a 5 year old child? Well, it's nothing to be …

Powerful automation tricks and hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython and more

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

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Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Microsoft Excel Course</b><p>Save Time & Work Smarter w/ This Powerful Spreadsheet Engine<p>Over 100 hours of learning material<br>• Essential Excel functions (doesn't waste your time w/ useless functions)<br>• Basic terminology & setup<br>• Data analysis basics w/ PivotTables & more<br>• In-depth data handling: sorting, filtering, …

AI That Picks Stocks Better Than the Pros

A computer science professor uses textual analysis of articles to beat the market.<p>The ability to predict the stock market is, as any Wall Street …

S&P 500

3 Things That Pokémon Go Says About the Future of Technology

It is hard to think of another app that has reached such high levels of awareness only a little over a week after its release. <i>Pokémon Go</i> is all the …

Sisense-Amazon Echo integration lets you ask Alexa questions about your business data

Sisense, a company which helps customers link multiple data sources and summarize them in a single dashboard view, has been working on ways to understand the data outside of the context of a computer.<p>Today, the company announced an initiative called Business Intelligence Virtually Everywhere. That …

Reid Hoffman: A.I. Is Going to Change Everything About Managing Teams

Imagine a spider chart mapping a complex web of interactions, sentiments, and workflow within an office. What would your company look like?<p>When most of us think of artificial intelligence in the workplace, we imagine automated assembly lines of robots managed by an algorithm. LinkedIn's Reid …

One Googler’s Insider Guide To Using Google Docs At Work

Ritcha Ranjan works on the team that builds Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. These are her top five tips on how to use them.<p>When Google Docs launched back in 2007, it was a scrappy, lightweight document editor. Today, it’s a full-blown workplace powerhouse, with all the features you need to create, …

20+ AI Startups

AI is primarily concerned with the creation of intelligent agents that use methods and techniques such as machine learning, optimization, language …

Artificial Intelligence

How Facebook helped this guy’s e-commerce store go from zero to $100K+ in 3 months

22-year-old Melvin Chee from Melbourne, Australia went from experimenting with e-commerce dropshipping during his semester break to a 6-figure business in just 3 months. He had previously started several different businesses, many of which failed spectacularly. Some of his efforts were featured on …

eCommerce

A Brief History Of America's Middle Class

"The middle class is disappearing" has been a standard line during this election cycle. As it turns out, it's not wrong.<p>Last year was the first recorded year that middle-income families no longer made up the majority in America, according to the Pew Research Center. What this actually means …

Small Businesses Adopting On-Demand Tools for Work

More than a third of knowledge workers in a Unify survey said they believe their roles will not exist after the next five years have passed.

SAP's ERP app for small biz gets an overhaul

The digital transformation imperative is becoming increasingly urgent for companies large and small, and SAP wants to help. On Wednesday, the ERP …

Twitter Just Launched a Stand-Alone ‘Dashboard’ App for Small Businesses

Twitter is introducing a stand-alone app targeted at small businesses that want a better, quicker and cheaper way to manage their presence on the …

President Obama and Mark Zuckerberg offer up ways to help small businesses

President Barack Obama joined Mark Zuckerberg and other entrepreneurs from around the world for a panel presentation on Friday at the Global …

Mark Zuckerberg

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

6 Key Ways Design Thinkers Approach Problems

How design thinkers think.<p>Design thinking is a popular strategy for solving thorny problems, both inside and outside the business world. Countless articles detail how to do it. This is not one of those posts. This is a look at how veterans of the process <i>think</i>: what goes on in their minds when they …

What Motivates People to Share on Facebook? (Infographics)

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What Millennials Really Want in an Office

Every employer is trying to figure out how to recruit millennials to work for them. Many Silicon Valley startups employ ping pong tables, nap pods, and treadmill desks among a slew of other millennial friendly initiatives.<p>But now with funding tightening, companies are cutting back on their perk …

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past four years I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs and worked closely with a number of them. I’ve helped in …

Xavier Niel explains 42: the coding university without teachers, books, or tuition

<i>42</i> is the answer to the ultimate questions about life, the universe, and everything. At least that’s what it is in Douglas Adams’ science fiction classic <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>. And for French entrepreneur Xavier Niel, 42 was the perfect name for the innovative coding school he founded …

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

The One Quality Most People Want From A Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Microsoft Office 365: The Rise of SaaS

Microsoft's Office 365 will be a major contributor to top line growth as Nadella executes his strategy. Discover the numbers that validate this

Endless holidays and free time? Here's what it's really like to be freelance

No boss, but six-day weeks and late payments. On National Freelancers Day, freelance journalist Suzanne Bearne weighs up if it’s worth it<p>It’s 11pm on Friday and instead of spilling out onto the pavement outside a pub in east London with a large glass of white wine in hand, my only tonic is filtered …

Bigger Brains Releases First-to-Market Microsoft Office 365 eLearning

BWW News Desk<p>June 08, 2016<p>ANDERSON, S.C., June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Microsoft's vision for Office 365 goes beyond the traditional desktop …