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Twitter Is Becoming More Like Facebook, and That's Terrible

Users are up in arms about proposed changes to the social media site.<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Filippo Minelli</i><p>If you spend a lot of time on Twitter.com, a website that's sort of like a giant room where everyone shouts conversation fragments towards the ceiling, you’ve probably already come across the …

Social Media

E-COMMERCE AND THE FUTURE OF RETAIL: 2014 [SLIDE DECK]

We've created a slideshow highlighting the retail categories where e-commerce is having the most impact, and where there is still opportunity for disruption. The shift away from physical retail toward digital retail is happening faster than many observers expected.<p><i>BI Intelligence is a research and</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Exploring Current Web Design Trends

The funny thing about current web design trends is that they are both helpful and detrimental. Trends set the standard for design elements and styles …

4 Predictions For The Future of Sustainable Business

It’s becoming more and more important for companies to find ways to make money without being evil. From creating shared value to using big data, here’s how that’s going to get even easier.<p><i>There has been an important shift in the past decade around how companies view sustainability. Once a</i> …

Office Yoga Does Not Have To Be Awkward

How the women behind Yoga Means Business are making yoga in the workplace cool–and free from Spandex.<p>There’s no question that to survive in today’s 24-7 work world, many of us have had to make a lot of adjustments and sacrifices. Yet for all of our adaptability, there is one thing that people have …

Yoga

Digital Storytellers: How One Production Company Is Working To Build A Creative Utopia

MediaMonks has been the production force behind some of the brand world’s most interesting projects lately, and will create the platform for Fox’s upcoming series, Utopia. Co-founders Victor Knaap and Wesley ter Haar talk about how they grew their business from a tiny basement boutique into a major …

Inside SoundCloud’s Swanky New Berlin Headquarters

Resort village-like digs for SoundCloud in Berlin’s Google-funded startup incubator, The Factory.<p>Buoyed by its 250 million users and and estimable worth (valued at $700 million), SoundCloud has just opened its swanky 2190-square-foot headquarters overlooking The Berlin Wall Memorial. The offices …

Dining Rooms

High-Tech Investing Startup for Millennials Hits $1 Billion in Assets

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>Automated investing startup Wealthfront is growing up fast by targeting young Millennial investors.<p>On Wednesday, the Palo Alto startup announced it has grown to $1 billion in assets under management in two-and-a-half years. Wealthfront, which bills …

Investing

How to Disrupt an Industry in Three Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s one thing to invent something cool. It’s another matter entirely to turn inventions into real products people can use to make their lives easier or better.<p>Everyone tries to be different, but it’s a far greater challenge to make a …

Inventions

Finding a Voice for Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brand awareness is super important. With the right brand positioning, you can attract the exact target audience you're looking for. I know that with AlleyNYC for instance, we want awesome up-and-coming startups to be attracted to our …

Marketing

This Real Life Sim City Will Be A Testing Ground For New Transportation Technologies

A 32-acre fake city will let automakers figure out the future of driving and commuting–without killing anyone.<p>In the not-so-distant future, most new cars will come with connectivity features that allow them to link up with infrastructure and other vehicles. But no automaker wants to put untested …

Driverless Cars

A Year After Snowden’s Whistle Blew, Google, Reddit Among Those Vowing To “Reset The Net”

With the support of the American Civil Liberties Union, Google, Reddit, and other organizations, Reset the Net asks developers to add security features, such as HTTPS and SSL protections, to deter spying.<p>It’s been a year since news of the National Security Agency’s heavy-handed monitoring efforts …

Surveillance

5 Myths Socially Conscious Entrepreneurs Need To Ignore

Whether you call it Shared Value or Benefit Corporations, the future of capitalism–companies that care–is creating a meaningful competitive edge for the businesses that embrace it.<p>A series of powerful forces are changing business as we know it. From the speed of communication to information …

Sustainability

Millennials Use Ads to Fight Hunger

City Harvest and the 4A's ADvocates will work together to put a face on hunger in New York with the #kNOwhunger campaign, which will feature real New …

Advertising Industry

Game of Thrones Is the Most Popular Show Ever on HBO

The adventures of Tyrion Lannister, Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow (among other characters, most of whom are probably dead now) have officially …

TV Series

How to Be Truly Mobile Minded

A look at how retailer Alex and Ani raised its in-store mobile game.<p><i>In The Mobile Mind Shift: Engineer Your Business to Win in the Mobile Moment (Groundswell Press, 2014), the authors Julie Ask, Ted Schadler, and Josh Bernoff advise businesses on how to best monetize their mobile customers.</i><p>CREDIT: …

eCommerce

The Only Market Research You Really Need | Inc.com

I love marketing and market researchers.<p>Really.<p>Back when dinsoaurs ruled the earth (the mid-1980s) I was marketing editor of <i>BusinessWeek</i>. I have written books about marketing, including a couple of bestsellers, and some of my favorite conversations of all time were with marketing geniuses--and …

Genius

The Secret to Building a Startup That Stays Nimble | Inc.com

"Do you want to help start a record label?"<p>The question caught me by surprise. I was working as an IT manager at a large consumer electronics company in Minneapolis at the time. My days were spent looking over budget reports (ho-hum), scanning over project management summaries (blah) and either …

Project Management
Self-improvement

Making Intelligent Efficiency a Core Driver of the Real Estate Market

The building efficiency field has never been as promising and full of opportunities as it is today.<p>The proliferation of energy disclosure laws and …

Everything You Need To Know About PR To Do It Yourself

Before you go shopping for someone to do the work for you, consider these public relations tips and start marketing yourself.<p>There’s a lot of misinformation surrounding public relations: Yes, it can be expensive, time-consuming, and it can all go horribly wrong if you’re not smart about it. But, if …

App Store

Could This Gigantic Ocean Plastic Clean-Up Machine Actually Pick Up Our Ocean Trash?

An outlandish idea, floated by a 17-year-old two years ago, now has funding, a 530-page feasibility study, and the backing of 15 institutions. Next step: Actually picking up some trash.<p>Two years ago, when Boyan Slat first proposed his giant ocean clean-up device, it didn’t seem likely he would …

9 Beach Reads For Ambitious People

Instead of bringing a trashy romance novel to the beach this summer, stuff your beach bag with the following productivity books to reenergize before your return to the office.<p>Yes, you go to the beach to get away from work. But a bit of distance from normal life could be just what you need to think …

Time Management

Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?

Google may be looking to get into the music game. The search giant is considering buying music streaming and recommendation site Songza for $15 million, according to the <i>New York Post</i>.<p>Google and Songza did not immediately respond to request for comment.<p>The Long Island City, N.Y.-based Songza started …

Music Streaming

Finding Time in Your 25-Hour Workday to Support Your Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How often do you apologize to others for being too busy? How would you like to have more time for your team?<p>As CEO of a growing early-stage startup, I spend my time touching nearly every aspect of the business. Employees on every team …

Time Management

The Mind-Body Practices of 5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s lots of research and advice around making sure you care for your body and mind as much as your business. You know it’s important to stay mentally and physically healthy, but can there be a strong case made for mind-body-connected …

Entrepreneurship

Apple's 2014 Product Roadmap: A Closer Look At What The Company May Release Before Year's End

That could all change very soon.<p>Judging by the rumors, we can expect to see some new products that are radically different than what Apple has today in addition to a few minor refreshes.<p>Here's a closer look at the products Apple will probably release this year.<p>The iPhone 6<p>Apple will probably …

MacBook Air

15 ways to get paid to travel the world

Traveling the world is a dream for many people.<p>While there are ways to do it cheaper and safer than ever with sharing platforms like Airbnb and Couchsurfing, and more information on budget backpacker travel than could fit an encyclopedia, the cost is still out of reach for most.<p>But what if you …

Employment

The First Vine from Space Is a Thing of Wonder

Here’s one small step for man and one giant leap for social media: Astronaut Reid Wiseman has posted the first Vine video from space.<p>As you’d expect from an out-of-this-world Vine, the clip is truly epic. Wiseman, who apparently deserves the name, time-lapsed a single orbit around the Earth from …