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Why Silicon Valley Might Be The Next Enron

I recently released a series of articles about the looming crisis I call “the Train Wreck”, which received a lot of attention and comments.<p>Some of my readers view this crisis as being a repeat of the 2008 fiasco. That’s partly right. We will have a painful economic and market downturn, but the …

Silicon Valley

Self-made real estate millionaire: How to get into real estate on a $40,000 salary

According to real estate mogul Sidney Torres, you don't need a lot of money to flip your first property. And he knows from personal experience.<p>When …

10 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

If you've got $1,000 you're looking to spend, consider these smart financial decisions.<p>If you find yourself with $1,000 all of a sudden -- or perhaps …

Who Knew Blockchain Could Make Government This Easy? This Italian CIO, That’s Who.

The Italian province of South Tyrol is best known for its alpine mountains and ski resorts. With the highest concentration of Michelin-starred …

Consumer Reports just reversed its stance on the Tesla Model 3, giving the car its endorsement

It sometimes reads like a punishing love story, the relationship between Consumer Reports and electric car company Tesla . Consumer Reports withholds its affection, Tesla addresses its errant ways and not long afterward, the two come happily together until the next car review.<p>We saw this happen in …

The Leadership 'Secret' That Smart Leaders Have Known for a Century

Amazing wisdom from more than 100 years ago that you can use today.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the early 1900s, a professional speaker traveled the nation giving one speech, and it was so popular, he ended up giving it 6,152 times by 1925. Keep in mind, …

Champions League final ticket resales concern Kiev authorities - source

KIEV, Ukraine -- Local authorities in Kiev fear up to 2,000 Champions League final tickets allocated for Real Madrid fans could be sold to Liverpool …

GDPR: EU data protection regulation comes into force

<b>New European Union rules on data protection formally come into effect on Friday.</b><p>The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives EU citizens more rights over how their personal information is used.<p>Companies working in the EU must now get express consent to collect personal information, or face …

Top 4 Emerging Market Economies

Top Emerging Market Economies<p>Top Emerging Market Economies in the Global Economy<p>Updated October 25, 2017<p>Emerging markets used to be a somewhat …

Apple Music vs the competition: How today’s music streaming services compare

Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, or Google Play Music.. which is better? We get this question a lot in our inboxes at 9to5Mac. And earlier today, Pandora officially took the wraps off of its new Pandora Premium streaming service. The service is Pandora’s attempt at competing with the established …

The 3 Biggest Online Threats, According to the Guy Who Invented the Web

He would know.<p>The World Wide Web celebrated its 28th year on Sunday, marking—for better or worse—almost three decades of easy access to information. Happy birthday, web. The web's creator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who has spent 28 years watching his invention grow—for better or worse—into its current …

How to help your child cope with tears that come too easily

Just over two weeks into the school year, our kindergartner was tearing up often enough in class that her teacher mentioned the excessive crying to us at a back-to-school night. We knew that she was prone to waterworks but had figured it was something she would outgrow by the time she started …

Many Silicon Valley workers are 'anchor babies'

"We want the best and the brightest to be able to come to this country," said Todd Schulte, executive director of tech lobbying firm FWD.us, in an interview with TPM. "So how does it make sense for the tech community or our country to tell people 'please create jobs, please pay taxes, please grow …

25+ Summer Parenting Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Take a vacation from irritation. 1. Freeze aloe vera in […]

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Fatherhood

EShares, Now Valued At $77 Million, Looks Far Beyond Silicon Valley

EShares digitizes paper stock certificates along with stock options, warrants, and derivatives to create a real-time picture of who owns what at a startup. It also makes it far simpler to transfer ownership of all of the above — which goes a long way in explaining the company’s traction. The …

Meet 5 Young Nigerians Under 30 That Made Forbes Future Billionaire List

ReelFruit, founded, in March, 2012 is an emerging fruit processing company focused on packaging and branding and processing of locally, and quality …

Emerging Markets

Silicon Valley philanthropists will invest $25 million in startups that help diversify the tech world

They will focus a large part of their efforts on companies that have founders from "historically underrepresented communities," which Freada Kapor Klein tells Business Insider means racial minorities or women of any background.<p>The lion's share of the pledge, $25 million, will be invested in tech …

Global Business Intelligence Market Report 2015

Dublin, July 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>Research and Markets</b> (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4pm25n/global_business) has announced the …

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

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Gear & Gadgets

Build A Better Business: Seven Guidelines For Choosing, Launching And Growing Your Online Startup

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It has been almost two years since I started working on my startup pricena.com, a price comparison site in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt …

Small Business

Helicopter parenting is increasingly correlated with college-age depression and anxiety.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success</b> <i>by Julie Lythcott-Haims, out now from Henry</i> …

Mental Health

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec explains the 4 most common mistakes people make in a pitch

Each "Shark Tank" segment lasts about 10 minutes, but the footage is edited from typically an hour-long presentation by an entrepreneur or team of them trying to sell a piece of their company for capital that will allow them to grow.<p>The show may be entertaining, but it involves real money and …

Role Reversal: India's Tech Titans Grab Talent From Silicon Valley

In May, Indian e-commerce executive Rohit Bansal boarded a plane in his native Delhi and headed for Silicon Valley. Traditionally, such a journey would mark the loss of another Indian tech star in favor of greater opportunities in the United States. This time, however, the human-capital migration …

Silicon Valley

What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders

Francois Hollande apparently held secret meetings with Germany's opposition and Nicolas Sarkozy believed he was the one who could lead the push to resolve the financial crisis in 2008, according to WikiLeaks documents<p>Documents published online by WikiLeaks show that the US wiretapped three French …

Kiah Williams, 28

Cofounder, SIRUM<p>Kiah Williams teamed up with her fellow Stanford grads Adam Kircher and George Wang to develop SIRUM (Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine). The non-profit currently works with 12 healthcare sites (largely in California, but also in Colorado and Oregon) and has …

Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission

Privacy advocates claim always-listening component was involuntarily activated within Chromium, potentially exposing private conversations<p>Privacy campaigners and open source developers are up in arms over the secret installing of Google software which is capable of listening in on conversations …

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