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17 Free Online Tools to Help You Grow Your Blog to 1 Million Visitors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Free" is the most awesome price of all. "Free" gets you started when you have nothing. "Free" took me from 0 to the first 1,000,000 visitors to my blog.<p>"Free" is also the price that most people gravitate to when they are first starting …

Tablo is building a beautiful Roku app for its cord-cutting DVR

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Thought all Roku apps look the same? Think again: Tablo is getting ready to launch a beautiful new Roku app for its DVR for …

Televisions

How Apple Pay helped me catch a fraudulent credit-card charge

After setting up the service weeks ago, I promptly forgot about it. Then this happened.<p>When my iPhone 6 arrive last month, one of the first things I did was set up Apple Pay. Or try to, anyway, as only my American Express card was "compatible" at the time. I don't use that card often, but I figured …

Apple Pay

BlackBerry enters agreement for $4.7 billion sale of company to consortium led by Fairfax Financial

For the second time in as many trading days, shares of BlackBerry were halted in advance of some big news from the company. Today's news is no less big. BlackBerry has just announced that it's signed a letter of intent agreement for a sale of the company valued at $4.7 billion to a consortium led …

NSA Allegedly Spies On International Credit Card Transactions

Germany’s Der Spiegel newspaper – increasingly joining the NSA revelations train – reports today that the intelligence agency is interested in international credit card transactions and may have found a way to monitor payments processed by companies including Visa. Spiegel alleges it has even set …

Here's Why Dropbox Has Been Opening Your Private Documents

It does this in order to make a "preview" version of the document, the company says.<p>The fact that Dropbox is opening documents came to light when security expert Daniel McCauley, who writes for WNC InfoSec Blog, was playing with a new service called HoneyDocs. It tags a document and then privately …

Meet The Hero Dog Who Saved A Baby From His Abusive Babysitter

Way to go, dog! This is a tragic yet heartwarming story.

Pets

4 Ways You Are Driving Your Employees Crazy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You spend a great deal of time recruiting and training the best people possible. But are you driving them crazy without realizing it? It’s possible, says human resources consultant Roberta Matuson, founder of Matuson Consulting and author …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

The Travel Habits of Brazilians: U.S. Tops As Most Popular

Slightly less than half of survey participants had actually taken a long-haul trip in the past 3 years, with the remaining 53% aspiring to travel …

5 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends. We’re now highlighting the …

Six Classes Your Employer Wishes You Could Take

School is back amid growing controversy and cynicism. The quality, validity and economic value of college degrees and MBAs have rarely been under such sustained assault. Employability of graduates has never been so dismal. Machines are clearly getting smarter at many of the things people …

BlackBerry Messenger iOS App Being Reviewed By Apple For Past 2 Weeks

BlackBerry Messenger is still being vetted by Apple, but could still be arriving on iOS devices soon. According to 9to5 Mac, a BlackBerry representative tweeted out that the app was submitted for approval two weeks ago and now the company is waiting to receive the word to push it out to millions of …

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear marks official start to smartwatch war

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch will come in a variety of color band options.<p>At a press event Wednesday in Berlin, Samsung revealed three products — the new Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the anticipated Galaxy Gear smartwatch. There are many smartwatches out there, including the Pebble …

Smartwatches

Kobo stops using the Amazon-owned Goodreads API

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Maybe this was inevitable since Amazon (s AMZN) acquired book-based social network Goodreads (see disclosure), but Kobo has …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

Samsung and LG reportedly plan 'kill switch' for stolen phones and tablets

Samsung and LG are planning to include a tool that would make stolen phones and tablets inoperable, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The move makes sense, as smartphones are increasingly targeted for theft around the world. In South Korea, where both Samsung and LG are based, smartphone thefts have …

5 Steps To Unleash The Power Of Your People

Let’s be honest. A lot of people are unhappy at their jobs. They feel unfulfilled, unappreciated, stifled and just plain bored. And their performance reflects it.<p>Many of us have been there at some point in our work lives: crummy boss, lame culture (think logo mugs and posters riddled with “upbeat” …

7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Thinking about wearing that red tie to a meeting with the managing director today? You might want to think again.<p>Body language and nonverbal communication can have a big impact on your professional life and can ultimately make or break a deal, business …

Amazon Experiments With Its Own Take On Pinterest Called “Amazon Collections”

Amazon has quietly launched its own direct challenger to Pinterest with the debut of a feature called “Amazon Collections.” It’s a more attractive, image-heavy website where consumers can save, share and discover new products by browsing those others have saved. Like Pinterest, users create …

BBM app on Android and iPhone in testing now

BlackBerry Messenger is in testing for the iPhone and Android phones, with the first members of the public trying out the Android app to chat to BBM …

Apps

34 Things That Will Make '90s Girls Feel Old

Remember when Gwen Stefani had braces?

Music Award Shows

28 Things That Happened After The Harry Potter Books Ended

As told by J.K. Rowling. In a series of interviews over the years, the author has revealed the future of the Harry Potter characters, far beyond the Deathly Hallows epilogue.<p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K. Rowling:</b><p><b>J.K.</b> …

Books

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40 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas For A Good Impression

Having a front yard is definitely something to appreciate and to take advantage of. The front yard is like a magical garden through which guests have …

Landscaping

Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

Facebook Just Launched A New Feature: Here's How To Protect Your Profile From Unwanted Searches

The new search tool lets you to search Facebook's huge amount of data to get consolidated results.<p>Mark Zuckerberg stressed Graph Search's privacy awareness at the big reveal months ago.<p>"Every piece of content has its own audience, most content is not public, and you can only search for content that …

Usain Bolt Not Among the Top Sprinters Busted for Steroids

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The best sprinter in the world was not among some of the sprinting world's big names busted today by …

Why Best Buy is Going out of Business...Gradually

Electronics retailer Best Buy is headed for the exits. I can’t say when exactly, but my guess is that it’s only a matter of time, maybe a few more years.<p>Consider a few key metrics. Despite the disappearance of competitors including Circuit City, the company is losing market share. Its last earnings …