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The Crypto Crime Wave Is Here

From stickups and drug deals to white-collar scams, cryptocurrency-related crime is soaring—and law enforcement is scrambling to keep up<p>On a Saturday afternoon in November, Louis Meza made plans to meet a friend and fellow cryptocurrency enthusiast for drinks at Ruby Tuesday in New York City’s …

Crime

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

The Case of the Missing Dark Matter

Physicists don’t know much about dark matter. They can’t agree on what it’s made of, how much a single particle weighs, or the best way to construct …

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower: 'We spent $1m harvesting millions of Facebook profiles'

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.<p>“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone</i> …

Social Media

Think This $203 Billion Tax Break Is Just for the Rich? Think Again

Learn how you can tap into a great way to cut your taxes.<p>Tax season is here, and over the next few months, millions of taxpayers will scour the tax …

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Turmeric

5 Things You Didn't Know About Twilio Inc.

These five facts show that Twilio is a nimble company with an experienced, hands-on leader.<p>I've discussed <b>Twilio</b> (NYSE:TWLO) many times over the past …

New To Visualization? Here Are 5 Steps To Get You Started

Many people aren’t aware of how powerful visualizing can be in their lives. In fact many of us are doing plenty of visualizations everyday. The problem is that most of us are doing visualizations to create the life we don’t want; we are often using it to imagine the worst outcomes of things or …

Motivation

Donald Trump’s secret isn’t that he lies. It’s that he crowds out the truth.

Trump isn’t trying to win the argument. He’s trying to dominate it.<p>Donald Trump understands, better than any politician I’ve ever seen, that the question isn’t whether you’re winning the argument — it’s whether you’re dominating and driving the coverage of the argument. And that is his strategy in …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail | Inc.com

,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with just a fraction of the research budget of other tech giants.<p>Yet …

Innovation

A Presidency Stalled And Sputtering

Since the Republican health care bill collapsed a little more than a week ago, President Trump's White House has struggled with a path forward. Trump is dealing with finger-pointing and infighting that threatens to derail his agenda, as well as nagging Russia investigations on Capitol Hill that are …

Donald Trump

Fact Check: Democrats’ Critiques of the Republican Health Bill

WASHINGTON — With the House vote on the Republican health care bill looming on Thursday, Democrats are unified in their opposition.<p>Lawmakers have echoed the same talking points, exaggerating the bill’s effect on insurance pools, employment and income inequality.<p>Here is an assessment of their claims.<p>…

How to Tie Various Knots

Canoe Paddle - Custom Cherry Wood Paddle<p>Homemade Pontoon Boat<p>Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories<p>Rockets Class<p>how do you know it was behind his back h …

Former Battlefield finalist Photomath’s app can now solve your handwritten math problems

Learning any new subject can be challenging — for many students, that subject is math. Fortunately, Photomath is here to help. Photomath, a finalist in the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Europe 2014, is an app that solves complex math problems using your smartphone’s camera.<p>Since Disrupt, Photomath …

How to live stream NFL games when you don't have cable

The NFL season begins this week. In a Super Bowl rematch, the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos kick things off on Thursday, September 8.<p>NFL games are broadcast on CBS and Fox on Sunday afternoons, NBC on Sunday nights and ESPN on Monday nights. The Thursday night game is on NFL Network, but …

Smart TV

The EMOM Workout That Pumps Up Your Arms and Hikes Up Your Heart Rate

Here’s how to get your cardio and arm workouts done at the same time<p>Enter the “cardio gun show.” This EMOM (every minute on the minute) will hike up your heart rate and pump up your arms.<p>You’ll alternate between two movement: jumping rope and the curl to overhead press.<p><b>Related:</b> Build Your Best Body …

Why You Should Avoid Entrepreneurship

It is a ride many people dream about and most wish they had never gotten on.<p><i>This article was written for visionaries and masochists alike.</i><p>During a particularly tough business cycle, I asked my friend and mentor Rick Voirin about whether it was the right time for me to change the direction of one of …

Entrepreneurship

Almost everyone is doing the API economy wrong

Ed Anuff Contributor<p>Ed Anuff is the senior vice president of strategy at Apigee.<p>It’s time to hold companies to a higher standard when it comes to APIs. As software “eats the world,” it seems like it’s not enough for a business to just serve its customers and hopefully make a profit, they also have …

Who Owns The Stuff In Space?

Last Friday, during a panel about Mars exploration in San Francisco, <i>The Martian</i> author Andy Weir revealed that after the success of his book, he had splurged on the purchase a small Martian meteorite for the hefty price of $10,000.<p>To ward off any suspicion that he may have been duped into believing …

Ex-con posts gun photo to Facebook, gets another 15 years

There is so such a thing as oversharing -- just ask Malik First Born Allah Farrad (formerly Marvin Buckles). He was convicted of federal gun and drug charges in 2000. In 2013, the FBI began investigating him over suspicions of "illicit conduct" and subsequently began looking through his social …

Crime

The Great Clinton-Sanders Tax Divide

The candidates have very different ideas about how crucial government programs should be funded—and who is responsible for society’s well-being.<p>On Thursday Hillary Clinton released the much-anticipated details of her paid family-leave plan, and those details are further evidence of a stark divide …

Middle-class

What nobody told me about small farming: I can’t make a living

People say we’re “rich in other ways,” but that doesn’t fix the ugly fact that most farms are unsustainable<p><i>We're re-running this story as part of a countdown of the year's best personal essays. To read all the entries in the series, click here.</i><p>On the radio this morning I heard a story about the …

Recognizing Probabilities In Budgeting And Forecasting

Jeff Epstein Contributor<p>Jeff Epstein is an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How to estimate a company’s health without really trying<p>Byron Deeter Contributor<p>Byron Deeter is a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.<p>CEOs and CFOs of our portfolio companies …

How I Created A $350 Million Software Company Knowing Nothing About Software

John Sung Kim Contributor<p>John Sung Kim is the founder of Five9 and DoctorBase (acquired by Kareo).<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>What’s Really Killing Digital Health Startups<p>I’ve always wanted to make a lot of money, have people pay a lot of attention to me and do a lot of exciting things. I just …

This $2 billion startup CEO thinks the biggest problem facing European entrepreneurs today is 'bad advice'

The ecosystem on the continent is booming, but it's still small fry compared to the US scene. Research from GP Bullhound in June 2015 pointed out that Facebook alone is worth twice as much as every single European "unicorn" (a startup worth $1 billion or more) <i>put together</i>.<p>Everyone has their own pet …

Startups

After 500,000 Apps Built, Bizness Apps Launches Apex, A New White-Label App Builder

Founded in 2010 as a DIY app and website development platform, Bizness Apps has quietly turned its attention to resellers and digital agencies, becoming one of the largest providers of white-label app development software on the market.<p>In fact, over 500,000 total mobile apps have now been created …

A botched acquisition deal, failed IPO, and fire sale pushed Good Technology employees over the edge

That sounds like a good thing, but it wasn't really a happy ending for a company with a long history of dramatic turnarounds.<p>That $425 million sale was less than half of the company's year-earlier $1.1 billion private valuation. Employees' common stock became worth a mere $0.44 a share, down from …

Venture Capital

At GitHub You Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Office, But There Is A Nice One If You Do

If you want to work for GitHub, the software development collaboration hub built on the open source Git project, you have to be independent and able to work outside the confines of what most organizations would consider normal operational guidelines.<p>You don’t have to come to the office. In fact, …