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Three Teenagers Created An App To Document Police Abuse

Three teenagers from Georgia have decided to take the issue into their own hands.<p>Caleb Christian, 14, and his two sisters — Ima, 16, and Asha, 15 — are about to roll out an app called "Five-O," which will let users document police abuse and join together as a community to problem-solve.<p>"We've been …

9 website pioneers

On March 12, 1989, British physicist Tim Berners-Lee proposed a system that now serves as the infrastructure for the World Wide Web. He may not have imagined that 25 years later, more than a billion active websites thrive.<p>Berners-Lee was interested in finding a way for scientists in universities …

How To Learn A Foreign Language In 3 Months

"French and Spanish, English, German, and Brazilian Portuguese..." he ticks them off for me. "And Esperanto."<p>That last one is a made-up language, or a "constructed international auxiliary language," meaning it was designed to help people from different nations without a common tongue …

The Obamacare Advantage No One Is Talking About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amid all the debates, strong feelings and questions Obamacare has created for business owners, there's a strategy for the owners of small businesses that has slipped under the radar.<p>Small business owners who don't offer and aren't …

5 Tips for Launching a Side Business

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>While some entrepreneurs quit their day jobs to follow their dreams, <i>U.S. News & World</i> Report senior money editor Kimberly Palmer started a side business because she was worried about the stability of her dream job.<p>"I felt a lot of financial stress …

How to Go 'Cha-Ching' With an Affiliate Program

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're developing software or making delicious hot sauce, a strong product is vital. Nonetheless, the linchpin for any successful startup is the ability to market and sell your products. However, for lean startups with not a lot …

Turning Content from 'Meh' to Wow With Storytelling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you have had your ear to the ground in the world of startups, you have probably heard the phrase "content is king." Indeed, many industry pros are pointing to content entering a golden age and companies are taking notice. Yahoo is …

Sharing Economy Offers Business Travelers More Options (and Hassles)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the world of collaborative consumption, what's mine is yours and what's yours is mine - for a fee. Pioneering services like CouchSurfing and Airbnb have proliferated into shared cars, bikes, dog sitters, tour guides and even yachts. …

Travel to Sweden - Everything Everywhere

Sweden is currently one of the most highly developed countries in a post-industrial society. An average of over 5 million tourist travel to Sweden …

Here’s the Israeli start-up behind Bob Dylan’s great new interactive video

The internet practically burst into applause on Tuesday with the launch of an interactive video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” which lets viewers flip between channels on a virtual TV to watch a celebrity-studded group of lip-synchers. But it’s the only latest in a string of …

Interactive Video

A Map Of America's Future: Where Growth Will Be Over The Next Decade

The world’s biggest and most dynamic economy derives its strength and resilience from its geographic diversity. Economically, at least, America is not a single country. It is a collection of seven nations and three quasi-independent city-states, each with its own tastes, proclivities, resources and …

Developers Increasingly Find It Can Pay To Convert Office Buildings Into Apartments and Condos

Analysis presented at CoStar’s recent Third-Quarter 2013 Office Outlook and Forecast found that developers added 39 million square feet of new office …

Real Estate

Online retailers move into bricks and mortar stores

<b>With the inexorable rise of online shopping, there have been gloomy predictions about the future of the bricks and mortar, High Street store.</b><p>Yet it seems that reports of its imminent demise may have been exaggerated.<p>In a new twist, established e-commerce businesses are increasingly opening physical …

eCommerce

How to Build a Compelling Brand: 7 Essential Ingredients | Inc.com

Think of your favorite brands. How does using their products or services make you feel? Maybe it's safe or cool or smart or healthy, but whatever it is, if you're a loyal fan because you have an emotional connection to the brand. It's something every company should seek to evoke in a market before …

McDonald's

How to Read Your Website Source Code and Why It's Important for SEO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's Note: A previous version of this article appeared at KISSmetrics.com.</i><p>Underneath all the beautiful images, perfect typography, and wonderfully placed calls to action lies your website source code. This is the code your browser …

Dragons' Den star Doug Richard offers free places to new stars in his School for Creative Start-ups

By<p>Published: 08:44 EDT, 18 August 2013 | Updated: 15:33 EDT, 19 August 2013<p>View<br>comments<p>Dragons' Den star Doug Richard is expanding his School for …

Startups

The Free App Party Starts Now (And You’re Invited!)

In this, the third installment of Free App Friday, we’ve got you covered if you love music, interior design, or travel. Especially, if you love free stuff.<p>Quick question: Which of the following would you like to do over the weekend?<p><b>A)</b> Learn a new language <b><br>B)</b> Not get lost <b><br>C)</b> Discover some awesome new …

Beach Reads: A Library Pops Up In The South Of France

Staring down an expanse of vast and powerful ocean in late summer is guaranteed to make you question two things: your own sense of self-worth, and that of your e-reader. Nothing like the glare, the saltwater, the sunscreened fingers, the sand to recommend a hard-copy book. But the closest thing to …

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Rosalia Mera, World's Richest Self-Made Woman, Dies At 69

Rosalia Mera, cofounder of Spanish brand Zara and the wealthiest self-made woman on the planet, has died. She was 69.<p>Mera was vacationing on the island of Menorca with her daughter, Sandra, according to the Spanish news site <i>ABC.es</i>, when she suffered a brain hemorrhage on Wednesday. She died 24 …

The Start-up Giving Factory Workers a Voice | Inc.com

Labor rights around the world are in a sorry state. So sorry, in fact, that last week, when China Labor Watch released a damning account of conditions inside the Pegatron factory where some Apple products are manufactured, the tech community all but ignored the labor issues listed. Instead, they …

Human Rights

Are Commercial Loans Making A Comeback?

After years of tight-fisted banks saying “no” to your requests for commercial loans, it looks like the dam may finally be breaking. Lenders seem to be more willing of late to share some of their liquidity with you, the entrepreneur. This is a funding source that has been largely absent since early …

Powerful Habits To Build Your Career Every Day

Aristotle might as well have been doling out career advice when he said that “we are what we repeatedly do.” This aphorism has taken on contemporary resonance in books like Charles Duhigg’s <i>The Power of Habit</i>. The hope is that if we sculpt our daily to-dos, we sculpt our workdays, and we can sculpt …

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Email Marketing Service

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to finding new customers and marketing to existing ones, email can be more effective than social media. Acquiring new customers via email marketing has quadrupled since 2009 and now comprises some 7.5 percent of all gained …

3 Tech Startups Poised to Disrupt the Comic Book Industry

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center kicks off this week to a sold-out crowd of more than 125,000 fans and entertainment professionals who share a love for comic books, movies and science fiction.<p>While comic books …

What You Need to Know About Raising Money After the SEC Ruling (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are hoping to raise money from investors for your startup, an SEC ruling this week will make that process much easier than it has been. But you'll also need to know about new forms and deadlines.<p>The startup fundraising landscape …

Punchey: The Start-up That's Gunning for Square | Inc.com

Co-founded by billionaire Jack Dorsey, Square was the first to give people a free mini card reader to plug into a mobile device and accept credit and debit cards on the go. Square's charm is in its simplicity--there are no hidden fees and you only pay a flat rate of 2.75 percent per swipe or $275 a …

FinTech

Zagat picks the best Mexican restaurants in 20 cities

Zagat selects the top restaurants for Mexican food in 20 U.S. cities; see list, below.<p>Frequent flier Margaret Bowles says her favorite Mexican restaurants are suitable for a business meal "if you don't mind smelling like fajitas the rest of the day."<p>Bowles, a lawyer who lives in Winter Park, Colo., …

Being A Leader Means Learning To Talk Like One

Effective leadership requires verbal discipline.<p>Leaders need to care about and practice the quality, specificity, and power of their language. Not enough of them do.<p>Communication is particularly crucial to entrepreneurs. A founder's individual vision and presence is vital to his or her …