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Forget Fingerprints: EyeLock Myris Brings Eye Scanning to Devices

LAS VEGAS — Fingerprint scanning is all the rage ever since Apple put it at everyone's fingertips in the iPhone 5S, but one company has an arguably …

Paul McCartney Teases First Solo Album in 6 Years

Sir Paul McCartney has released "New," the title track from his upcoming solo album, the first with new material since 2007's <i>Memory Almost Full</i>.<p>The …

IRS To Count Automatic Gratuities As Wages, Not Tips

Gratuity included? A new IRS rule could end, or at least curtail, the practice.<p>The Internal Revenue Service will soon begin classifying automatic gratuities as service charges that are taxable as regular wages and subject to payroll tax withholding. Currently, they're considered tips, and it's up …

Tattoos Still Reduce Chances Of Getting Hired, Study Finds

That body art of yours better be getting you some good attention on the street, because it's certainly not helping you get a new job anytime soon.<p>Yes, visible tattoos still carry a negative connotation among employers and could be hurting your chances of getting hired, according to a new study by …

New Beatles Album Uncovered by Internet Sleuths

In an era when nearly every new album is leaked in one form or another, it should come as little surprise that a forthcoming release of new material …

Meet the guy who wants to play Moneyball with doctors

Fred Trotter calls himself a “hackivist” — but not the kind that assists fugitives or spills national security secrets online.<p>His mission isn’t to …

Why AngelList will become the Android of venture capital

<i>Gaurav Jain is a Principal at Founder Collective and previously was a Product Manager for Android. He or his firm are not investors in AngelList. Follow him on twitter @gjain.</i><p>Just as Google’s Android operating system has disrupted mobile rivals, I think AngelList will do the same to most incumbent …

Wild High-Tech Goggles Give You Superhero Senses

Wearable computing is exploding. Google Glass has geeks atwitter, Oculus Rift is garnering great reviews from fanboys, and gadget blogs and Wall …

Everything You'd Ever Want to Know About 31,216 Startups (Interactive Graphic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The startup landscape changes daily. So keeping up with the companies, founders and venture capitalists that have arrived on the scene over the last couple of decades may seem daunting.<p>The interactive graphic below, created by the …

10 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Business Partner

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like a marriage, a business partnership often begins with enthusiasm and high expectations -- only to end in acrimony and legal proceedings. It's important to know as much as possible about a potential partner, including how his or her …

Finding an All-In Business Partner and 4 More Tips From the Week

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Although your business may start as fun, all-night coding sessions with a best friend, working on it can quickly become a chore. If your business partner isn't as invested as …

Why Your Business Needs to Stop Acting Like a 4-Year-Old

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I remember when my kids were around pre-school age. They needed constant supervision and would throw temper tantrums, because that's what 4-year-olds do. You need to constantly supervise them, and things can easily go wrong, typically …

Resist the Temptation to Deflect Compliments

Many of us, myself included, brush aside compliments in a subconscious effort to be self-deprecating, but this behavior actually does more harm than …

Visakan Veerasamy's answer to I have $5. What is the best way to invest and grow my money?

<i>I remember reading</i> <b>Tina Sellig's</b> <i>(executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program) book-</i> <b>What I wish I knew when I was 20.</b> <i>(I don't know</i> …

Boot up: Industrial Silicon Valley, Snapchat, Twitter abuse and Android gets serious

A quick burst of 11 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Not even Silicon Valley escapes history >> The Atlantic<p>The Valley was …

The Small, Often Imperceptible Reasons Some Neighborhoods Feel Safer Than Others

CVS will help promote Obamacare

CVS Caremark is joining the effort to encourage Americans to sign up for Obamacare insurance programs, company executives announced Thursday.<p>CVS officials told POLITICO that they’re planning to use pharmacies at their 7,400 North American stores as a gateway for the uninsured to learn about new …

Grad School Admissions Negatively Affected By High BMI, Study Finds

Along with GRE scores and personal essays, something else might factor into your grad school acceptances -- your weight.<p>Researchers at Bowling Green State University interviewed 97 applicants about their experiences applying to psychology graduate programs at more than 950 American universities. …

Obamacare Contraception Mandate Challenge Rejected By Federal Appeals Court

* Pennsylvania firm filed religion-based challenge<p>* Ruling differs from earlier opinion in another court<p>* Conflicting rulings may send issue to Supreme Court<p>By Jonathan Stempel<p>July 26 (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court on Friday rejected a Pennsylvania cabinet maker's religion-based …

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World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says - Los Angeles Times

Global energy consumption is expected to rise 56% by 2040 with a changing composition of energy sources, with China and India driving the rate increase far more than the rest of the world.<p>According to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, fossil fuels are expected to keep …

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Try It Now

Toronto-based Club Coffee LP is launching a lawsuit against Keurig Green Mountain Inc., alleging the U.S. giant uses anti-competitive tactics and misleads retailers and consumers to maintain its grip on the fast-growing single-serve coffee market.<p>Club Coffee says in a $600-million lawsuit filed in …

China Air Pollution: Government Announces Plan To Combat Smog And Haze

BEIJING, July 25 (Reuters) - China plans to invest 1.7 trillion yuan ($277 billion) to combat air pollution over the next five years, state media said on Thursday, underscoring the new government's concerns about addressing a key source of social discontent.<p>The money is to be spent primarily in …

Sixty years of Korean armistice: One war, two histories, no peace

On one side of the world's most heavily fortified border, North Koreans are celebrating Saturday's 60th anniversary of the armistice that halted the Korean War with Victory Day fireworks and a military parade.<p>In South Korea, Armistice Day is a time for somber reflection – on the 1.2 million killed …

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Tucson Food Bank Helps The Needy Grow Their Own Food

Food banks around the country face growing demand, despite improvements in the economy. Many families are still underemployed and struggling. So some food banks are looking for more permanent ways to address hunger, beyond handing out food.<p>One of them is the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, …

Family Ruined By $100K Beanie Babies 'Investment'

Way back in the early 90s, the country was gripped by a mania for brightly colored miniature stuffed animals that flew off shelves: Beanie …

Pot ad outside Indy race snuffed out

Brickyard 400 race fans probably missed the public-service message that marijuana should be considered safer than alcohol.<p>A 30-second Marijuana Project Policy video that referred to pot as "the new beer" appeared for several hours Friday before it was pulled from a portable screen across from …