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Airlock, Facebook’s New A/B Testing Framework, Will Help Improve User Experience On Its Mobile Apps

Facebook has developed a new mobile A/B testing framework, it announced today. In a post on the company’s engineering blog, engineers Ari Grant and Kang Zhang explained that when Facebook switched to native development stacks two years ago, it gave them finer control over many aspects of mobile …

The Most Unsubscribed Email Lists of 2013

Of course we all hate email spam, but nothing is quite so irritating as how long it can take to get rid of all of it.<p>That's where inbox management service Unroll.me has got you covered. The New York-based company keeps unwanted email blasts and newsletters out of sight and mind with one click, …

Make 2014 the Year You Reach for Your Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New Year's resolutions are cliche, but they aren't without value, because taking the time to think about what is holding us back from our dreams has enormous benefits. Unfortunately, most of us don't reassess what we're doing and why …

We Test It: The Portable LED Monitor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Each month, Field Test columnist and contributing editor Jenna Schnuer tries out gadgets and services designed to simplify life on the road.</i><p>The grab-and-go convenience of a laptop-only worklife has worked for me for years--but that …

To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways for Congress to help small businesses would be to reduce their regulatory burden, which is heavier now than when President Obama took office in January 2009.<p>This increase in regulation is both unfair and inefficient: …

10 Tips on How to Be a Better Entrepreneur in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The start of a new year is a great time to put our work habits under a microscope, toss the ideas that haven't been working and put new action into play. Each year has its lessons, so it's always good to reflect on what you've learned and …

Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

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>Everyone likes to praise creativity, the essential ingredient in innovation. But let's get real: Most of this praise is mere lip service. Actual creativity unsettles people and …

Uber Deepens Discounts on Its UberX Service

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>UberX, the least expensive version of Uber's car services, has just gotten even cheaper.<p>Uber announced today that it would slash UberX prices by 15 to 34 percent in 16 of the 24 total cities where it currently is available. This includes …

Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the first time in history, a majority of members of the U.S. Congress are millionaires, according to an analysis of data conducted by the Center for Responsive Politics, a research group that tracks money's influence in U.S. …