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'Goodnight, Sweetheart': Pioneering Tech Blog Gigaom Closes Down

The creation of the high-profile tech publication was the brainchild of Om Malik.<p>According to a spate of tweets from its staffers and also confirmation from sources, iconic tech blog Gigaom is closing down.<p>I reached out to the online publication’s high-profile creator Om Malik and he declined …

Warren Buffett's Secret of Success

<b>We welcome back our new contributing editor, Shawn Allen, who this week looks at the amazing career of one of the world’s great investors and offers his insights into the phenomenal success ofWarren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s Berkshire Hathaway Corp. Shawn has been providing stock picks on his</b> …

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

<i>Updated December 28, 2015</i><p>Since it was founded in 2009, Kickstarter has acted as a groundswell of support for many innovative endeavors, connecting fans to the creators of the projects they want to see made.<p>In the 2014, the Coolest Cooler was the leader of the pack in terms of money raised. In …

Crowd Funding

You Get What You Pay For: Making The Case For Paid Internships

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Stop groaning, entrepreneurs. You need interns just as much as they need you. You’re hiring them because you need temporary help, and an extra body …

Employment

Samsung's Galaxy S6 to Have Wraparound Screen

Taking a page from the Samsung Note Edge (pictured above), the upcoming device in Samsung’s Galaxy<p>Taking a page from the Samsung Note Edge (pictured …

Amazon Challenger Jet.com Raises $140 Million Ahead Of Launch

Jet.com has yet to sell anything, but has already raised hundreds of millions on the idea that its CEO and founder Marc Lore can reinvent retail once again.<p>On Wednesday, the Montclair, N.J.-based e-commerce startup announced it had obtained $140 million in a round led by Bain Capital. The news was …

Venture Capital

4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As I look back on my entrepreneurial life, I find it interesting to think about the information that has influenced my entrepreneurial framework. I’ve found that much of my knowledge about entrepreneurship has been formed by books that I …

Entrepreneurship

6 Ways Startup Founders or CEOs Can Stay Accountable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you head a startup company as a founder or CEO, having the total freedom to execute as you see fit may be part of what motivated you to take the position in the first place.<p>But freedom shouldn’t be mistaken for a lack of …

Leadership

20 Inspiring Quotes on How to Build a Successful Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups have always been hard. Even when you think you are putting in your best, it may not be enough to pull it off. Truthfully, most people fail. But don't give up on your dream just yet. If you really believe that you have something …

Entrepreneurship

Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An accelerator, the latest buzzword used at economic-development agencies and universities, is a short-term, high-intensity program led by mentors. It may provide seed capital for participating enterpreneurs to test a business model.<p>On …

Entrepreneurship

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

Internet of Things

10 Important Apps For Your Android Smartphone

Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on the world’s most popular platform – Android – is no easy feat. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my weekly app app round-up here and …

iOS developers share their earnings, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way

If you write iOS apps and wonder how your earnings compare against those of other developers – or you have an idea for an app, and are wondering whether it’s worth pursuing – it can be tough to find any hard information. We hear occasional stories about hugely successful apps like Flappy Bird …

Apps

Google Maps update brings much needed navigation sharing

It’s our favorite app update day of the week, what most of us call, Google’s Android app update Wednesday. It may have been a quiet one, but this Maps update is one that we are pretty excited about.<p>Google Maps for Android is rolling out version 9.3, look for the update on device, or head on over …

Android News

15 High-Paying Flexible Jobs

<i>To determine the jobs that provide the greatest flexibility without sacrificing salary, compensation comparison site Payscale took a look at job titles that had responded to the question, "Are you able to telecommute/work from home?" Each job was scored according to how easy respondents reported it</i> …

Kim Kardashian's Mobile Game Won't Make Nearly As Much Money As Analysts Predicted

Analysts predicted the game — which let players pursue the life of an "A-lister" in Hollywood, a la Kim Kardashian — was on track to earn over $200 million, Bloomberg News reported.<p>The game dominated Apple's App Store charts, peaking at the #1 spot and #4 in top-grossing apps. "Kim Kardashian: …

Mixmax Takes Sending Email With Gmail to the Next Level

A new Chrome extension extends Gmail’s functionality in new ways, while still feeling like it’s an official Gmail feature.<p>Mixmax says it’ll make you work “faster and smarter” in Gmail by improving the tools available to you for sending email and organizing meetings.<p>With the Mixmax extension, you …

Apps