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25 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

Cancer

Meet 9 of tech's newest billionaires

You've almost certainly heard of Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk.<p>But have you heard of Patrick Collison, David Zalik, or Lucy Peng?<p>As I'm sure you know, the first group of men were startup founders who went on to become tech billionaires. What you may not know is the second group of …

Startups

WhatsApp finally lets you recall messages you’ve sent by mistake

WhatsApp has finally got your back when you send a message to the wrong person or group.<p>The Facebook -owned messaging app is rolling out a feature that will finally let its 1 billion-plus users delete a message for all people within a conversation.<p>Right now, the app’s delete feature is fairly …

Apps

30-minute Python Web Scraper

I’ve been meaning to create a web scraper using Python and Selenium for a while now, but never gotten around to it. A few nights ago, I decided to …

Web Development

10 of the most-funded startups to fail in 2017

Startups rise and startups fall. 2017 has seen some prominent startups go under. From Jawbone to Beepi to Yik Yak, these companies raised major cash before they ultimately shut their doors.<p>What follows are 10 of the best-funded companies to close in the first nine months of 2017. Together these …

Startups

Low-Code Tools Replacing Enterprise Software, TrackVia Says

A lack of customization and integration options is frustrating business and IT executives, according to survey by low-code software provider TrackVia.<p>…

Software

5 Online Businesses You Can Start With No Money

5 Online Businesses You Can Start With No Money<p>Updated September 26, 2017<p>The internet is the great equalizer. In business specifically, it has …

eCommerce

11 Ways To Be Frugal Now So You're Rich Later

It's easier to double how much you save than it is to double how much you earn.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be honest, there isn't one sure-fire way to become rich. However, you can increase your chances by investing in things like stocks …

Personal Finance

The Future Is Now: Welcome to My (Smart) House

There are more connected home gadgets to install than ever before, from locks to switches to speakers. What’s worth the trouble? We asked <i>Fortune</i> …

Home Automation

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0 - ExtremeTech

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that …

Facebook just changed its mission, because the old one was broken

With great power comes long letters<p>Facebook used to repeat its mission statement so often that most tech reporters could recite it from memory: “To give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.” And it’s still the mission you see when you visit the company’s Facebook …

Social Media

Wearables are dead

They were going to be the platform where the next big app or social network was built. They were going to free us from our smartphones. They were going to go from a nerdy dream to a mainstream reality.<p>None of that happened.<p>In fact, it was the opposite. The market for wearables has proved to be …

Wearable Tech

Intels Nervana chip shows the giant is serious about owning the AI market

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Many of the AI breakthroughs over recent years have only been possible because of the exponential increase in the amount of …

10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share79<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 213<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

Multitasking Is No Longer Something to Boast About

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>What are you doing while you read this? Are you dipping into your email while texting, reading …

Time Management

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Los Angeles

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times - but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

Tutorials

Top 10 Python Articles for the Past Month

We’ve observed nearly 1,100 articles posted about Python in July 2016 to pick the top 10 articles.<p>Mybridge AI evaluates the quality of content and …

4 Mindset Changes Successful People Adopt For Unprecedented Success

<i>“Change is the only constant in life.”</i><br>— <b>Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher</b><p>Nowhere today is this more apparent than in the business world. New technologies …

Robots will cover the Olympics for The Washington Post

The Washington Post announced today that it will use artificial intelligence to report key information about the Olympics.<p>The software will contribute The Post’s coverage of Rio 2016 by posting raw data and short updates, while a team of human reporters will provide readers with analysis and more …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s Spotify’s Latest Move to Fight Apple Music

Spotify is releasing a new feature aimed at making it easier for subscribers to find new music that fits their personal taste. The new addition, …

Apple Music

BloomSky's new weather station has even more ways to log your backyard climate

BloomSky's latest smart weather station bundle will sense the wind and tally rainfall.<p>Weather-centric startup BloomSky plans to track even more of your hyperlocal climate data with its new kit, the $249 BloomSky Plus. The BloomSky Plus bundle consists of two new gadgets, the Sky2 and Storm, which …

Smart Homes

Microsoft just delayed a key part of its secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon and Google

One year ago, Microsoft announced an important weapon in the cloud technology wars: Special software that allowed business customers to create their own mini-clouds, running on their own hardware.<p>With Amazon and Google both aggressively expanding their cloud empires, the idea was that Microsoft's …

Amazon Web Services

I built an online business that earns up to $24,000 a month — here's the best advice I can give you

Being an entrepreneur, particularly being an Internet entrepreneur, is hot right now. Everyone fantasizes about quitting the 9-5. But what does it really take to start your own business?<p>I've done it, and here's the best advice I can give you:

Online

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

Computer Hardware

14 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Business Today

It may seem easy to think of reasons not to start your business -- but here are plenty of reasons why you should.<p>Thinking about starting a business, but just aren't sure you're ready?<p>You <i>are</i> ready.<p>Here's why.<p><b>1. You do have the money.</b><p>As Growthink founder Dave Lavinsky says, being an entrepreneur is …

Self-improvement

Compact & Powerful: Great Examples of Floating Action Buttons in Interfaces

<b>Floating action button</b>, or abbreviated <b>FAB</b>, is a little enhancement that is a part of Google’s visual language. It is an elegant way of adding extra …

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away | Inc.com

Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal life and business - especially for those who prefer to take control of themselves.<p>That's why it's crucial to …

Time Management

12 markets Apple could reinvent in the next decade

Credit: The Next Web<p>Known for its radical product reinvention, Apple has changed the way the world uses their mobile phones. So what’s next for the tech giant?<p>After Apple‘s recent milestone, I posed the following question to a panel of business owners from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC):<p>What do …

Stop Windows 10 from automatically updating your PC

One of Windows 10's "features" is automatic OS updates. Here's how to avoid them.<p><b>Update, May 15:</b> With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has largely addressed the forced updates that often resulted in lost work. And, while the the recent WannaCry ransomware does not (thus far) appear to …

Software