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5 key reasons bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies have lost a stunning $370 billion in 10 days

The No. 1 digital currency and its cohort continued to unravel Wednesday, extending a downturn that has seen the entire sector cough up a whopping …

Cryptocurrency

30 Absolutely Brilliant Ideas for Your Small Living Room

Those pesky small living rooms always have us stumbling and second guessing what we should do to make the most of the floor plan. If you've ever …

Home Decorating

What to Do When Your Employees Feel Overwhelmed | Inc.com

A senior employee, let's name him Alex, is pacing outside the executive conference room doors. He is waiting for his manager to get out of her meeting. Alex has been trying to get time with his boss, but she is continuously in back-to-back meetings all day. If he can walk and talk with her as she …

Employment

Who Pulled Off the Biggest Bitcoin Heist in History?

Inside the mystery of how Mark Karpelès and his Mt. Gox company lost almost $500 million in cybercurrency.<p><i>“Even in the midst of hell, it all depends</i> …

Bitcoin

Legally Binding Smart Contracts? 10 Law Firms Join Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

No, code isn't law, but if the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance's new members have anything to say about it, that might someday change.<p>Today, the …

Blockchain

The wild world of cryptocurrency—and how it could make you rich

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

What does a tech startup do after raising $232 million selling digital coins to investors? Set up a VC fund

• <b>Tech startup Tezos raised $232 million in July through an "initial coin offering";</b>• <b><br>Spending $50 million on venture investing, rest being put into</b> …

Venture Capital

Square CEO: Blockchain Can Help Solve 'So Many Problems'

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of both Twitter and Square, recently said he believes blockchain can be used to solve problems in a range of different …

Cryptography

Community banks stand to gain from blockchain — if they work together

Blockchain is poised to disrupt financial services and beyond. For community bankers, this is a good thing so long as we start thinking about the …

ICOs, Dumb Money and Ethereum's (Eth)ical Dilemma

<i>Matt Prusak is a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing City, China; the business development manager of Jupiter, an Internet of Things</i> …

Cryptocurrency

How To Make Money Off Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies

We’ve all had tech related regrets. Betamax, backing the Zune against the iPod, letting that precious vinyl collection go. No one likes living with …

Cryptocurrency

The Pros and Cons of Working Out Twice a Day

Two-a-day workouts are usually relegated to the world of high-level athletes training for a specific sport or competition. The average person has …

Immune System

Counting the days: Our five most anticipated upcoming buildings

Jeddah Tower<p>You could be forgiven for thinking that skyscrapers couldn't really get much taller than the 828 m (2,716 ft)-tall Burj Khalifa, but the …

Skyscrapers

111 West 57th Street officially surpasses the old Steinway Hall

SHoP’s slender skyscraper is on the rise on West 57th Street<p>It’s been a while since we checked in at 111 West 57th Street, the super-skinny supertall rising atop the old Steinway Hall in Midtown. The tower—a collaborative effort between JDS, Property Markets Group, and SHoP Architects—began its …

Samsung officially recalls Note 7 after US agency weighs in

The US safety agency says Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the US, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage.<p>It's official. If you've still got a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, you've got to hand it over.<p>The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on …

Galaxy Note

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe's specs will put your phone to shame

Asus may not be the first name on your mind when you think of "smartphone manufacturer," but the company has been consistently producing solid, …

Taking Cues from Fashion Week: Trends from the Fall 2014 Runways to Try Now

While, technically, what comes down the runways this time of year isn’t available in stores until fall rolls around, there are ways to incorporate bigger trends—from new takes on the knit to the revival of the boot-cut pant—into your wardrobe right now.

Solving All the Wrong Problems

Every day, innovative companies promise to make the world a better place. Are they succeeding?<p>Here is just a sampling of the products, apps and services that have come across my radar in the last few weeks:<p>A service that sends someone to fill your car with gas.<p>A service that sends a valet on a …

Sea Level

6 Summer Soups That Won't Weigh You Down

Soups are a great way to turn your extra produce into a light lunch or satisfying snack. From Silky golden gazpacho to chunky vegetable soup with pesto, you'll find yourself making these figure-friendly soups all summer long.<p><b>1. Silky Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook,</i> …

Food

What millennial millionaires are getting wrong about personal finance

Young, rich people are reportedly keeping a third of their wealth in cash – but it’s not a strategy peers with decades of potential compound interest should mimic<p>It seems that young millionaires these days are being ultra-conservative with their investment portfolios.<p>Or at least that’s what the …

Investing

9 Things to Say to Ruin a Sales Pitch | Inc.com

Sales pitches and presentations are the heart and soul of business. After all, without them, there wouldn't be any business!<p>However, it's pretty easy for a sales pitch to fall flat or scuttle the opportunity, especially when the presenter uses any of these dumb phrases:<p>1. I apologize in advance …

B2B

Top 10 Living Room Furniture Design Trends: A Modern Sofa

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Living Rooms

How This 26-Year-Old Founder Raised $9 Million

<i>This piece originally appeared on brunchwork.</i><p>Hustle. That’s what Liz Wessel, the 26 year-old founder and CEO of WayUp, attributes her rapid success …

Startups

5 Ways Customer Journey Mapping Can Transform Your Business Right Now

Customer journey mapping is a technique that is growing in popularity, not only with customer experience (CX) professionals, but also within …

Customer Experience

I Finally Understand Why Most Small Businesses Don't Succeed

It finally occurred to me the other day why many small businesses don't succeed. It is so obvious, I have no idea why it took me so long to draw this conclusion.<p><b>The reason that small businesses fail is because running a successful business has nothing to do with what your business actually provides</b> …

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

Success

Uber Parking Lot Patrolled By Security Robot

Rented robot is cheaper than California minimum wage<p>Robots make compliant workers. They need mechanics, not sick days or human resource managers. They never demand fair working conditions, or legal protections, or strike if those needs aren’t met. Ride-coordinating service Uber is investing heavily …