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How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

This Smartphone App Sends Your Loved Ones Your Messages After You Die

The service, currently available on the web and as an Android app, uses an interesting, people-centric model. First, you appoint trustees and heirs. …

Android Apps

Samsung Gear VR review (2015): A no-brainer if you own a Samsung phone

When Samsung and Oculus debuted their Gear VR headset almost a year ago, the companies made it clear the device wasn't yet ready for the masses. Billed as "Innovator Edition" models, the original Gear VRs were intended mainly for early adopters. They only fitted a limited number of phones -- the …

Virtual Reality

How to secure VC money in 3 weeks or less

Raising venture capital is a daunting process.<p>You’ve spent months, if not years, working to turn your dreams into a reality, and now it all hinges on finding that one investor who believes in your company and team as much as you do and if you’re lucky, also brings value to the table.<p>So you pack up …

If you're a first-time founder without much experience and no one has ever heard of you, this Silicon Valley investor wants to meet

He still wants to see your pitch.<p>"I like anybody who comes out of nowhere. They probably have a chip on their shoulder, and they want to prove themselves and basically show to the world I'll go the extra mile and I'll prove to you I'm at least as good, if not better, than anybody else who has a …

Silicon Valley

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

Google Analytics

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Netflix stock has surged to a new all-time high.</b> Shares were up 8%, continuing the rise that followed the company's Q2 earnings.<p><b>2. Apple is no longer the biggest smartphone seller in China.</b> Xiaomi and Huawei sell more phones, and have forced Apple into third place.<p><b>3. It looks like Apple is</b> …

21 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Worry About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the biggest lessons you can learn from them? It’s simply to worry only about the …

Entrepreneurship

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Dark Matter

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Google AdSense Tutorial for Beginners

A Google AdSense video tutorial course for beginners and advanced users to effectively use Google AdSense and maximize earnings for your website.<p>I …

Tutorials

15 Awesome Things We Learned From Steve Jobs' 1985 Playboy Interview

As with most long interviews with the late CEO, it's filled with fantastic nuggets about his life, Apple, and the future of computing.<p>We pulled out our 15 favorite quotes and anecdotes for you to check out.

Andy Warhol

Rebuilding the American Dream in a Global, Networked Economy

<i>We’ve asked speakers at our upcoming Techonomy Detroit conference to share perspectives on topics they will discuss at the event relating to U.S. economic growth, jobs, and urban renewal. (To register for the conference, click here.)</i><p>Despite strides in jobs and the economy, Americans remain …

Putting Smartphone Zombies In Their Place

City planners are charged with designing cities for residents, from developing spaces for popular activities to balancing the needs of different constituencies. For planners in Chongqing, China, one of those constituencies are people absorbed in their smartphones, who have come into conflict with …

The Skully Smart Helmet Is The Fastest Funded Indiegogo Campaign To Hit $1M

It seems that a lot of people will shell out to use heads-up displays in their vehicles, whether it’s a attached to a car’s 16-pin data port or is integrated into a helmet for motorcycles.<p>The Skully AR-1 motorcycle helmet is the fastest fully-funded campaign on Indiegogo, raising $1 million in …

BuzzFeed’s Future Depends On Convincing Us Ads Aren’t Ads

BuzzFeed makes the majority of its money on ads that pretend to be content, but can it keep up this charade? Or, is the Starbucks-sponsored “10 Summer Emojis That Should Definitely Exist” no charade at all, but actually the future of media that we should just smile and accept?<p>These are the …

eBay tipped to be considering Bitcoin adoption

It seems that cryptocurrency will really be here to stay, especially if retail giants start taking it seriously. According to insider sources, eBay …

Samsung's 'Smart Home' dreams get bigger with $200 million SmartThings buy

Count Samsung in -- it's officially purchasing home automation startup SmartThings, a move that should help it keep up with the Joneses, aka Apple and Google. <i>TechCrunch</i> has sources confirming a $200 million pricetag, matching the amount it heard last month when rumors of the deal leaked out. In a …

The US government wants to create an experimental city for testing wireless tech

Like Rapture, but for spectrum sharing<p>The US government has for years been trying to encourage "spectrum sharing" as a way of getting more and faster wireless connections around the country. The idea is to convince the organizations that own rights to transmit data over specific airwaves — such as …

5 big takeaways on growing your mobile business from MobileBeat

Our seventh annual MobileBeat conference is over, but the ideas we discussed live on.<p>After exploring the intricacies of mobile design and experience at our last two conferences, this year we honed in on mobile growth opportunities. And from those discussions came some truly useful takeaways. [Check …

Bitcoin market value grows 800%, and other stats from an amazing year (chart)

Bitcoin has had a splendid year. Despite being an unstable facilitator of black-market transactions created by an anonymous hacker to skirt government control, consumers can’t get enough of the cryptocurrency.<p>Bitcoin news site CoinDesk released some impressive numbers on Bitcoin’s year-over-year …

How Apple Got Its Groove Back

More than a week after Apple's WWDC keynote, I'm still trying to wrap my brain around everything that was announced.<p>I went into San Francisco's …

Tesla's plan to share its tech is bold, exciting, and a sign of weakness

Big bets are nothing new for CEO Elon Musk<p>"This is actually good for Tesla and EV industry, that’s really important to appreciate, and I really do believe that," Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on a call today. He’d just done something a little off-kilter: told his competitors to use his technology …

Google And Apple Agree To End Patent Disputes, Will Work Together On Patent Reform Instead

Apple and Google have been fighting it out over patents ever since Android devices went on sale. Until today, that involved more than 20 ongoing …

Evleaks: Android Silver Is Coming In February 2015... And Don't Expect A Nexus 6 [Update]

We've been hearing about Android Silver, a leaked program between Google and manufacturers to promote quality, standardized Android hardware, for …

Google overtakes Apple to become the most valuable brand in the world

Google is now the most valuable brand in the world. According to global market research agency Millward Brown, Google's brand value increased by 40 …

Google Glass

Would you rock a high-end Android flip phone?

Save for the standard wafer style smartphone, practically all other form factors are dead.<p>Last year around this time, I revisited all the old form …

Samsung could offer a foldable tablet next year

Back in January, Samsung was granted a patent for a foldable tablet. Of course, a patent doesn’t necessarily mean that a product will ever come to …