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Anger and confusion as crypto traders lose thousands in 'flash crash' on $54 billion exchange

A "flash crash" on the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange has left customers demanding answers and refunds, with many claiming to have lost thousands of dollars.<p>The price of cryptocurrencies NEO, OMG, and ETP crashed as much as 90% in minutes on the Bitfinex exchange on Wednesday before …

Cryptocurrency

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I developed …

Motivation

32 Books Anyone Who Wants to Succeed Should Read | Inc.com

The most successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day, and often are readers who strive for self-improvement. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who highly recommend these …

Customer Service

24 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Financial-services professionals are known to have demanding work schedules, but that doesn't mean they aren't setting aside time to crack open a few books.<p>We recently reached out to our contacts on Wall Street to find out what folks would recommend as must-reads just ahead of the holiday …

Books

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Tricks for Maximizing Holiday Sales With Facebook Ads | Inc.com

Hard to believe, but the clocks are slowly ticking toward the holidays, and from Black Friday onward, holiday shopping season will be in full swing. Countless businesses, small and large, will be vying for consumer attention through social media, print ads, and more, hoping to cash in on the …

eCommerce

A Secret History Of Selling Out: How Designers Reluctantly Embraced The Corporate World

From planned obsolescence to focus groups, designers and corporations haven’t always seen eye to eye.<p>“Do I want to be honest but broke, or do I want to prostitute myself and be loaded?” In 1961, Bernard Benson, a British aviation designer, articulated one of his generation’s core dilemmas: selling …

Design

Hike Stronger: Get Prepared for a Great Season with Specialized Exercises

Photos by Bryan Carroll Over the past several years, we’ve been lucky enough to build a pretty substantial community around Hyperlite Mountain Gear …

Elasticity

20 apps to get you out and about

Your smartphone needn’t keep you sedentary: these apps will soon have you cycling, exploring forests or gazing at night skies<p>Why don’t you just switch off your smartphone and go out and do something less boring instead? Although with all due respect to the famous intro for children’s TV show <i>Why</i> …

Apps

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

Smoke Inhalation

20 quotes from self-made billionaire Mark Cuban that will make you better with money

Since then, the Dallas Mavericks owner has added chairman and CEO of AXS TV to his resume. To top it off, he's an investor in a variety of companies including Landmark Theaters, Dropbox and Axon Sports.<p>If you're struggling with your finances — or want to start a business — get inspired by these …

Personal Finance

5 Companies Innovating the Service Industry

Learn why and how these businesses are innovating the service industry.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The service economy in the United States has taken off like a rocket. These days many of the transactions taking place between companies and consumers revolve around …

Innovation

10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.</i><p>One of the best ways …

Self-improvement

The 21 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

And if you're looking for something entertaining and beautiful that'll also make you knowledgeable, there's an incredible variety of science- and nature-focused documentaries and TV episodes streaming on Netflix right now.<p>You can find compelling documentaries that'll captivate you with the beauty …

Mount Everest

The “Master Manipulator” Of The Watergate Coverup Is Feeling Déjà Vu

Former Nixon counsel John Dean, who went to jail, is troubled by Trump’s Russia scandal but doesn’t think it will lead to impeachment.<p>A clumsy crime that could unravel a giant conspiracy. A paranoid president who lashes out at the media and expresses deep distrust of the intelligence agencies. A …

Donald Trump

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

Motivation

28 quotes to share for Random Act of Kindness Day

<b>Today is all about making someone happy with a random act of kindness.</b><p>That person could be a stranger or someone you already know but the idea is to …

The Key to Success Is Not Having More

Ask most people to describe the path to success, and their answer will likely call for “more” — more money to buy things, more time to do things and …

Dot-com

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, …

Marketing

The Surprising Danger of Being Good at Your Job

Science confirms what high performers have known for years: It’s not easy being so competent.<p>A study from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business suggests …

Psychology

Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say It Again. And Again. And Again

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an …

ACLU

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Happiness

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: See the presidents' Christmas cards, from Coolidge to Obama

Starting with Calvin Coolidge in 1927, the long-standing practice requires each sitting US president to let their staff and supporters know they wish them a happy holiday.<p>Who gets to receive the cards changes from year to year, and each card is unique.<p>With the help of the White House Historical …

Political History

These are the top financial services providers and fintech startups

After reaching $19 billion in total in 2015, global fintech funding had already hit $15 billion by mid-August 2016. Several innovative financial services and fintech companies are driving that growth by attracting investors who are offering new financial products and services.<p>But as more and more …

Employment

This Albanian Town Just Made Donald Trump an Honorary Citizen

A poverty-stricken Albanian town that adorns its streets with signs named after George W. Bush and Silvio Berlusconi has chosen to honor the …

10 books that famous CEOs loved reading

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or successful startup can pick up a book while spearheading projects, building new businesses, and …

Books

An Ivy League professor explains chaos theory, the prisoner's dilemma, and why math isn't really boring

<i>Math is a cool way for us to understand the world we live in. And to that end</i> <i>Business Insider recently spoke with Steven Strogatz</i><i>, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University.</i><p><i>Strogatz specializes in areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, and he is the</i> …

Middle School

What To Look For When Purchasing A Knife For Backpacking And Camping

Gear for the great outdoors<p>The most important pack item on any outdoor adventure is the knife. Bear Grylls might wave his knives around extolling the virtues of a blade in survival situations—of which there are many—but the main reason is that it’s just plain useful for cutting up camp food and …