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13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

Apple’s macOS 10.13.4 is here with full external GPU support | Ars Technica

The update also adds new privacy features and support for Business Chat.<p>Apple has released the 10.13.4 update for macOS. This update adds external …

Personal Information

Florida Governor Signs Gun Limits Into Law, Breaking With the N.R.A.

MIAMI — Florida’s nickname has long been the “Gunshine State” because of its plethora of firearms and loose gun restrictions. Then a troubled teenager stormed into a South Florida high school and shot 17 people dead.<p>On Friday, in a dramatic turnaround in one of the most gun-friendly states in …

Guns

5 Reasons Why Your Startup Should Hire A Teacher

As a former classroom teacher and academic advisor who has worked with three startups over the past two years, I’ve come to realize that I consistently use many of the skills today that I developed while working on the ground floor of education. The skills and traits I’ve acquired during those …

Teaching

Affordable 4K projectors are here. What took them so long?

For years projectors with 4K resolution cost five figures, but now you can get one for less than $1,500. But are they truly 4K?<p>Ever since 4K TVs hit the scene a few years ago, home theater fans have been drooling at the idea of projectors with 4K resolution. The visible improvement in even big TVs …

Televisions

LG’s first 4K projector can beam a 150-inch picture onto your wall

LG claims it’s half the size of other UHD projectors<p>LG isn’t waiting until CES to reveal one of its high-end living room gadgets for 2018: it’s a 4K HDR projector. LG claims the new UHD projector is roughly half the size of competing 4K options on the market, many of which are “heavy, expensive, …

Gear & Gadgets

Bitcoin Valuation: $4 Million

Cryptocurrencies are the world's fastest-growing asset class and bitcoin is the front-runner.<p>There are many different ways to value an asset, but few …

Cryptocurrency

TechBytes with Daniel Waas, Director of Marketing - LogMeIn

Daniel Waas <br>Director of Marketing – LogMeIn<p>Webinar marketing has become a buzzword of sorts in martech.We spoke to Daniel Waas, Director of …

We should all be taking saunas right now

Things are hotting up in the world of sauna research. Previously, anecdotal claims of possible benefits were rarely backed up by medical evidence. But recent studies have shown that taking a regular sauna can be extremely good for your health—alleviating and preventing the risk of common acute and …

Why Bitcoin Is the MySpace of Cryptocurrencies, But the Blockchain Is Here to Stay

Why blockchain, not bitcoin, is the real treasure of cryptocurrency.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cryptocurrencies came onto the scene about a decade ago and have continued to redefine the way we perceive and handle financial transactions.<p>However, the real hero of …

Blockchain

Trump Accuses Clinton of Deliberately Losing Election So He Could Be Impeached

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In what might be his most startling allegation against his former election opponent, Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Hillary Clinton of deliberately losing the 2016 election just so that he could be impeached.<p>“How could one of the most experienced politicians in …

Donald Trump

Time to move on from DevOps and continuous delivery, says Google advocate

CI/CD, DevOps are so 2007. IT leaders and professionals need to elevate their thinking to guiding their businesses through disruptive …

Google Cloud Platform

SeaWorld is laying off 350 workers as attendance wanes

SeaWorld has had a rough few years.<p>The company, which has been cutting costs, announced Wednesday that it's laying off 350 employees in the face of low park attendance.<p>"It is an unfortunate, but necessary, consequence of the restructuring that some positions will be lost," spokeswoman Aimée …

SeaWorld

Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more | Ars Technica

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users.<p>Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows …

Information Security

The 40% Rule: The Simple Secret To Success

There is no shortage of business books on the market (including mine), most of which claim to hold the secrets to success.<p>As a business book writer myself, I’m not inclined to disparage any of these. Most offer useful tactics that entrepreneurs can use to streamline their processes and boost their …

Self-improvement

35 Secrets to Marriage Success

For many married couples, falling in love and saying "I do" was the easy part. Living happily ever after is the part that takes a whole lot of work.<p>My family history doesn't have the best track record when it comes to the vow "until death do us part." My parents divorced when I was 18, and on my …

Love

The new age of ICOs is here, and it’s not based on Ethereum

ICOs are said to be the new way to raise money. We’ve seen companies raising $100 million, $156 million, $185 million and even $232 million by selling tokens that will be used in the protocol that these companies have promised to build using this money.<p>Against the money raised, the tokens they gave …

Blockchain

That Delta Plane Flying Straight Through Hurricane Irma Was NBD

There are some places that feel very safe. Like your bed. Or a corner booth at your favorite diner. Or Mom's kitchen table. There are some places …

Obama Cruelly Taunted Trump in Letter Riddled with Multisyllabic Words

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Barack Obama used the occasion of Donald Trump’s Inauguration to viciously taunt the incoming President by writing him a letter riddled with multisyllabic words, sources revealed on Sunday.<p>According to those familiar with the letter, Obama packed it with …

Donald Trump

Cryptocurrency Lending

A How-To Guide<p>Disclaimer: I am not a financial adviser. This guide is for informational purposes only, and should not be considered financial advice. …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin HYIP business is a big boom for startups & Entrepreneurs!

<b>“Investment Business with bitcoin eats the competition”</b><p>There are many bitcoin users & people who are interested in the high yield investment program …

Small Business

Smart Contracts for Bitcoin? Lightning's Tadge Dryja Is Working on It

In the race to build public blockchains empowered with self-executing code, at least two competing philosophies have emerged.<p>Ethereum has created a …

Blockchain

This bitcoin millionaire teen says he turned $1K into $1M — so he’s skipping college

Erik Finman will be the first person in his nuclear family <i>not</i> to go to college, and he says he’s proud of it.<p>That’s thanks to the recent, rapid …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain: Two Learning Paths Before Putting Your Money In

This will not be yet another technical analysis, a touching story of the dotcom bubble or a list of the strongest from the strongest fundamentals …

Here's When Machines Will Take Your Job, as Predicted by AI Gurus

While technology develops at exponential speed, transforming how we go about our everyday tasks and extending our lives, it also offers much to worry …

How Kenya's SupaBRCK Aims To Solve Africa's Internet Problems

If you’ve ever tried to watch Netflix or scroll through Facebook outside of a major town in Africa, you’re having the typically poor online experience most Africans are familiar with. Internet connectivity is notoriously bad on this continent with 1.1-billion people, but even worse when your try …

Internet of Things

How Much Did The Amazon Web Services Outage Cost Your Business? | Inc.com

Amazon's cloud-computing service, Amazon Web Services, experienced an outage on Tuesday on the East Coast, causing widespread problems for thousands of users.<p>Services affected included Adobe's services, Amazon's Twitch, Atlassian's Bitbucket and HipChat, Buffer, Business Insider, Carto, Chef, …

Cloud Computing

10 Software Products Helping Small Businesses Achieve 10x Growth in 2017

You know that myriad of little tasks that eat time? Automate them. Here are the tools to help you do that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a small business takes a great deal of time. Even once entrepreneurs can begin building a staff, they need to be able to put …

Small Business

How AWS' Chime, cloud business productivity apps play into Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud battle

On the surface, AWS is chasing video conferencing to add another product to its portfolio. If you zoom out though, you see AWS is building a complete …

Productivity Apps

5 Tips for Starting a Business Later in Life | Investopedia

Some people are born to be entrepreneurs. Colonel Sanders of KFC fame apparently wasn’t one of them. Although he had a lifelong skill for cooking, he …