Jake Holland

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Vladimir Putin: War with Ukraine would be 'apocalyptic' but unlikely

<b>(CNN) —</b> A war with Ukraine would be "apocalyptic" but will probably never happen, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.<p>"I believe such (an) apocalyptic scenario is unlikely, and hope that it will never get to that point," he told Russian media Monday.<p>Putin said he's confident the crisis will …

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

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'I'm Determined To Get Justice': Eric Garner's Mother And Widow Speak

"This fight ain't over. It's just begun. I'm determined to get justice for my husband," Esaw Garner said Wednesday, "because he shouldn't have been killed in that way. He shouldn't have been killed in any way."<p>Garner spoke at a news conference hours after a grand jury declined to issue charges in …

7 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One well-known challenge that any entrepreneur might face is navigating seasonal fluctuations in the businesses or industry. The key to doing so successfully involves developing skills and smart practices that will allow the company to …

5 Fatal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Must Avoid

Many startup failures can be traced to one of the following reasons.<p>Research on the causes of entrepreneurial failure is often confusing and contradictory, but most investors and successful entrepreneurs agree that five common mistakes are potentially fatal:<p><b>Poor hiring.</b> In young and fragile …

First Look Media has forgotten the number one rule of startups

When you start with a commitment of $250 million before you even have a website, it’s probably inevitable that expectations will be dashed at some …

Startups aren’t features (of products or companies)

Companies often pay very close attention to new products from startups as they launched and ponder their impact on their scale, mainstream work. …

This Founder Wants to Help You Find the Perfect Exit Strategy

Thousands of owners sell their businesses every year, without knowing if the price or timing is right. Basil Peters is on a mission to teach you how to find the best buyer--and get out happy.<p><i>Adapted from Bo Burlingham's</i> Finish Big<i>, available now.</i><p>When Basil Peters was 40 years old, he received his …

Amazon banks on rise of the robots to speed online orders to customers

While the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos dreams of drones carrying out deliveries, the online giant has revealed that a horde of robots is already in action in 10 of its US warehouses.<p>Orange, oblong and squat, the wheeled robots roll beneath shelves of goods, which they then lift and ferry around the …