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Why your nation’s IQ matters more than your own

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Quartz.</i><p>We know that intelligence matters at the level of the individual, impacting performance in …

Economics

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success | Inc.com

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.<p>1. Try one new …

List-Worthy

Crazy deal - Refurbished Nexus 4 & Nexus 7 Bundle for as low as $159.99

Who says getting access to the Android 5.0 Lollipop has to cost an arm and a leg?<p>Expansys has a killer deal on right now, where you can get a a refurbished Nexus 7 (2012) and a Nexus 4 (8GB) for as low as $159.99. While the devices in question aren’t necessarily packing the latest and greatest …

Nexus 7

8 Great Chrome Extensions to Transform your 'New Tab' Page

The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs?<p>Here are eight great Chrome New Tab page extensions to beautify, redesign or put your new tab page to work.<p>My personal …

Why phablets will eventually replace tablets and regular smartphones (in 3 charts)

Drop yourself in any world capital and it’s likely the majority of people there are glued to their smartphone. Smartphone penetration, powered by our insatiable appetite for apps — 48,000 apps are downloaded every minute — is predicted to hit 70% worldwide by 2017.<p>Tablets, on the other hand, have a …

The future of books is on your phone, not your tablet

An interview with Oyster co-founder Willem Van Lancker<p>Subscription book app Oyster has come a long way since launching just over a year ago. The service has more than quadrupled its library of books to 500,000, landed big publishers like Disney, and released apps on several new platforms like the …

What makes a recruiter reject your resume in seconds?

When it comes to job hunting, your resume can make or break your chances ... very quickly.<p>Three-quarters of human resource professionals said it takes them less than five minutes to review a resume before deciding whether a job applicant makes it to the next round, according to a recent survey from …

PPLNOTIFY sends Android notifications straight to your web browser on another device

Sometimes there can be too many devices in front of you. You are working on your computer and then have to check your phone for a notification. It is …

Apps

How long should you stay at a job?

<b>Answer by Michael O. Church</b><p>It depends how much you’re learning and what the job is doing for your career. In general, the numbers you want to …

Nexus 5 problems and how to fix them

The Nexus 5 is recognized by many gadget lovers as one of the least expensive high-end Android handsets on the market, designed to give users optimized hardware and fantastic quality for a price that wasn’t going to break the bank However, just like any other phone, inexpensive or otherwise, the …

Android News

These 5 Millionaire Kids Are Kicking Butt in the Business World | Inc.com

It's the American dream--with a good work ethic, a unique idea, and a good dose of tenacity, each of us could one day build an empire.<p>What if you could do it before your 16th birthday?<p>Not possible. Kids these days, they're lazy and entitled. Well, say what you will about this latest generation, but …

Entrepreneurship

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

Why Do Good Ideas Fail? This Diagram Explains

Management thinking is in a rut. This is a harsh thing to say, but it must be said. Despite all the great brainpower being applied, the field of management is failing to provide the empirical, grounded, actionable guidance that organizations require in today’s economy.<p>Most of what passes for novel …

The Surprising Secret To Career Success May Be Your Spouse's Personality

Who you marry doesn’t affect just your happiness at home – your spouse can also play a major role in your career prosperity, according to new research from Washington University in St. Louis. This new study, which will be published in a future edition of <i>Psychological Science</i>, discovered that it’s …

Top 30 Startups to Watch 2015

Assistant Editor, Contributed Content<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In theory, entrepreneurship sounds awesome. You’re your own boss so you can set your own hours, work from home in your PJs and do work that really matters to you.<p>But as any entrepreneur will tell you, …

Startups

How to get ready for an iOS 8 upgrade the right way

Whether you’re getting a new iPhone or not, chances are you’ll want to upgrade to iOS 8 to take advantage of all it has to offer.<p>Exciting, isn’t it? A whole new operating system, ready to revolutionize your mobile life.<p>There are a few things you should do before upgrading to iOS 8, though. First …

The Classes You Need to Take to Become an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

With the rising costs of college tuition, and the fact that you don't have to have a degree to be an entrepreneur, do you really need to go to school? After all, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Walt Disney were all successful despite dropping out of college.<p>Heck. Tumblr founder David …

Entrepreneurship

An illustrated history of the iPod and its massive impact

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This weekend was the 15th anniversary of the iPod, the humble digital music player that reshaped Apple.<p>To mark the occasssion, Cult of Mac is republishing this illustrated history of the iPod — put together to celebrate the device’s 10th anniversary, and originally published on Oct. …

Dear Son, Why You Should Leave America Now

<i>This letter was written by a Canadian businessman to his dual citizen U.S./Canadian son upon his high school graduation. It was originally posted on The Isaac Brock Society, and appears here in edited form.</i><p>Dear Son:<p>Words cannot express how proud I am to watch you receive your diploma. Today marks …

How to Convince People to Join Your Startup

When you’re first getting your startup off the ground, finding and reeling in awesome team members can be one of your biggest challenges. Once you’ve …

All Investors Better Be Comfortable With This Weird-Looking Risk-Reward Chart

With higher risks come higher rewards. That's one of the most basic rules of investing.<p>However, it's also one of the most misinterpreted rules.<p>"We hear it all the time: 'Riskier investments produce higher returns' and 'If you want to make more money, take more risk,'" posits Oaktree Capital's …

Investing

5 Quick Tips on How to Grow and Scale Your Business

Starting a business is arguably the hardest part of business success, but growing that business comes in a close second. You not only have to worry …

Creative Wedding Ideas That Are Free

Personal touches are <i>everything</i> when it come to your wedding. Whether your groom spends days curating that perfect reception playlist featuring every single one of your favorite songs or you mix up a signature cocktail that is as delicious as it is meaningful, the smallest details can make the …

What you need to know about phone cases and drop protection [WARNING: Science content]

There are a lot of different case options out there: thick ones, thin ones, squishy ones, hard ones, colorful ones and clear ones. Nick Sarafolean …