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11 cities around the world where crime is low, hospitals are plentiful, and families can feel safe

Big cities aren't necessarily unsafe.<p>In fact, some of the safest cities in the world are urban hubs that boast low crime rates and high levels of safety.<p>The Economist's 2017 safe cities index, sponsored by NEC, ranked 60 cities based on the factors of personal security, digital security, health …

Hong Kong

'Shonin' Aims To Be Your Own Personal, Wearable CCTV Camera

Shonin is a different kind of wearable, a personal CCTV camera that rests on your lapel, designed to capture “your side of the story.” The device has attracted a flurry of interest since its appearance on Kickstarter, exceeding its initial goal of $30,000 in one day, and has since moved on to …

How chatbots could change customer service over the next 5 years

<b>-Over the next few years, chatbots will become a ubiquitous component of the customer service experience.</b><p><b>-Phone centers may become a thing of the past as customer service switches to digital interactions. Chatbots will enhance chat conversations by helping humans with micro-tasks and automatic</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

A startup added one small step to their job application process — and no one has quit in 3 years

Job interviews are tricky things.<p>They're a crucial part of the hiring process. But when it comes to vetting the best candidates, interviews alone often aren't enough.<p>Interviewees can game recruiters. And interviewers can allow their own biases to block out qualified candidates.<p>Fortunately, job …

Employment

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful

Don't tolerate anything that stresses you or gets in the way of your success.<p>There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we …

10 Social-Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

Powerful social-media trends affecting both users and brands are strengthening and accelerating.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past year, a number of significant stories involved social media: Facebook lured Snapchat users to Instagram, the president of the …

Social Media

How to optimize for Amazon, one of the world's largest product search engines

Unlike traditional search engines that are used to find more general information, consumers typically use Amazon to search for products. And, …

The 19 most interesting ad-tech upstarts of 2017, ranked

In ad tech, things have changed.<p>You can see it in the slowdown in VC funding. The growing power of Google and Facebook has shaken up the market. Many saw the recent $125.5 million sale of Rocket Fuel, which was once valued at $2 billion, as the end of an era in ad tech.<p>So this year, we're …

AdTech

Deloitte Acquires Acne Agency to Boost Creative Services

Acne, a Swedish creative agency, has worked with clients including IKEA, H&M and Spotify<p>By<p>Lara O’Reilly<p>Lara O’Reilly<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@larakiara<p>lara.oreilly@wsj.com<p>Deloitte Digital, the creative consulting unit of Deloitte, has acquired Stockholm-based creative agency Acne, the latest …

Want to get rich? Here’s what 7 millionaires were doing in their 20s

At what point do you know whether you’ll be financially successful? If these seven millionaires (and billionaires) are any indication, the answer …

How to choose the best digital camera for you

Snap happy.<p>Your smartphone can snap pretty good photos. But it's not a dedicated photography device, and that shows. Good news: You don't have to settle for any blurred, dark shots. Explore the host of dedicated digital cameras, and you'll enter a world of sharp focus, low noise, and optical zoom. …

Elon Musk just told a group of America’s governors that we need to regulate AI before it’s too late

Musk is terrified of an AI takeover.<p>Elon Musk doesn’t scare easily — he wants to send people to Mars and believes that all cars will be driving themselves in the next 10 years. He’s excited about it!<p>But there <i>is</i> something that really scares Musk: Artificial Intelligence, and the idea of software and …

Rainbow Animals Roar Across Geometric Street Art Murals

Arlin Graff's polar bears and oversized hummingbirds take over urban centers.<p>Streaked with oversized bears whose faces and bodies deconstruct into a million chroma particles, towering building faces become metaphorical nature sanctuaries in the work of Arlin Graff. The Detroit and São Paulo-based …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are racing to kill it

From April to June, tech's biggest companies all held their annual mega-events, laying out their grand visions for the next 12 months or so.<p>Facebook kicked it off in late April with its F8 conference, followed by Microsoft Build, then the Google I/O conference, and Apple's Worldwide Developers …

Augmented Reality

Marvel VR game for Oculus Rift lets you become Hulk, Captain Marvel, Rocket Raccoon

The day virtual reality gamers have been hoping for has arrived: Marvel is launching a VR game that will let you take on the role of some of the …

The Iron Triangle of Influencer Marketing

Often referred to as the iron triangle, the concept of fast, cheap and good has been thought to be the best way to manage opposing forces. It is …

Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money

Venture capital is a hell of a drug, and it’s possible to overdose on VC, but for most founders that is a champagne problem. More often the question investors hear is “how do I get a VC to back my startup?” These founders aren’t worried about how overcapitalization will make their IPO prospects …

Online courses for small business owners and wannabe entrepreneurs

Whether you run a small business or are just working on a great side hustle, maintaining an exceptional online presence is crucial for entrepreneurs. …

Coding Is An Overrated Skill: Here's What You Really Need To Know

Essential lessons from the founders of WeWork, ClassPass, Hint and Quest<p>There's a myth floating around Silicon Valley that you need to be able to code to run a successful company. And it's duped us all. The companies we aspire to start are tech-based, overnight unicorns that fundamentally disrupt …

Alibaba transforms ecommerce into entertainment as it repositions the company as an economy

Ecommerce giant Alibaba is undertaking aggressive expansion plans as it powers ahead on its globalisation strategy, but can it really become a global …

5 Steps to Creating and Monetizing a Million-Dollar Online Business

Jonathan Long isn't just talking the talk -- he's taking readers inside his own online strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you believed every advertisement in your Facebook news feed selling the entrepreneurial dream, you would think that everyone and their …

Marketing

5 Winning Social Media Strategies From a Master Marketer

Real content from real people develops real relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people who have their businesses on social media are looking hard for answers to solutions for more traffic, engagement and conversions to build their brand. While great …

Marketing

Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

No matter how big or small your user research project is, if you are going to do user research, you want to make sure that you are doing it right. …

UX Design

New 'responsive' Google Font can shapeshift to match any design

Google Fonts is getting more customizable and interactive. The company has updated its collection with its very first ‘parametric’ font – a new typographic technology that makes it easy for designers to tweak and modify the format of virtually any typeface.<p>Developed in collaboration between …

10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader

Leaders don't create more followers they create more leaders.<p>Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing …

One Thing that Sets a Brand Apart from the Crowd

Branding can seem like such an elusive concept in the eyes of somebody looking to break apart from the crowd and trail blaze its unique voice and …

Jackie Chan Expands His Media Empire to 3D Cartoons

Jackie Chan will be at the center of a 104-episode 3D television series about Chinese values and culture.<p>The show, called the “All New Jackie Chan …

The 'open and free' Android is no longer what anyone wants to buy (or sell)

Android is one of the largest and most popular collections of open source software that has even seen the light of day. But the Android you're …

Android News

Apple now forbids apps to mention price in their name

No more ‘FREE iPHONE WALLPAPERS JUST TAP HERE’ on the App Store<p>For a long time, iOS and Mac developers have published apps on the App Store which reference the software’s price in the title. It may seem a little crude to write “[Your App Name Here] — Free [App Function],” but it puts important …

These are the 51 new emoji we could see in 2017

Soon, you’ll be able to rave about dinosaurs, beards, and monocles solely through the use of emoji.<p>Emojipedia recently created a mock-up of potential emoji in Apple-style. These were among the dozens of emoji proposed for inclusion in Unicode 10 last year.<p>The new emoji appear to be more inclusive, …