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Kobra's Bluetooth OBD-II car code reader is down to just $8

This Kobra Bluetooth OBD-II car code reader is down to $8.03 on Amazon with code <b>UKLW9NL5</b>. This is the lowest price we've ever seen, even through …

Apps

For the same price as a smart plug, you can get a smart power strip with four Alexa enabled outlets

Smart plugs are awesome, because they give you a great easy way to add some Wi-Fi connectivity and app control to your “dumb” devices, like fans, …

Home Automation

The Surprising Way People Can Tell if You're Rich, According to Science

Even if you walk tall and wear designer pieces, you still might look poor to others.<p>Like politics and religion, we usually consider it a little impolite or touchy to talk about how much money someone does or doesn't have. But what if there wasn't a way to hide our financial situation? What if …

Research

iBlinds helps you convert your existing blinds to smart blinds for just $75

Smart cars, smart speakers, smart headphones. It seems these days that everything is becoming smart, with perhaps the exception of people themselves. One of the latest innovations we’re starting to see is things around our home becoming “smart.” When it comes to converting a home from not-smart to …

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately | Inc.com

For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each update was only seen by a small …

Multi-Level Marketing

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

How I went from insomnia to the best sleep of my life (and how you can too)

Sleep. Some of us can’t get enough of it, while others are in a love-hate relationship.<p>For many years after becoming an entrepreneur, I was the latter. Like every human, my mind and body needed sleep to function. The problem was, I had trouble actually falling asleep in the first place.<p>Now, I will …

Smartwatches

Kindle Personal Documents Service Explained, Easily Send Books to Your Kindle

Amazon is one of the only companies that allows users to upload ebooks and personal documents obtained from outside sources to their individual ebook …

Apps

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

18 Ways You Can Make Money Right Now

Much is possible with a smartphone and a fast internet connection.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking for ways you can make money right now? If things are tight and your back is up against the wall, there's a path forward. In fact, there are many. Especially when it …

Small Business

10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work | Inc.com

In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to positive business results.<p>But what's the starting point to trust? Well, like anything else involving …

Leadership

The 10 most useful things you can do in Excel

Every Excel user has their own favorite tip. So we decided to bring some method, data, and science to bear in this hotly debated topic.<p>We consulted the research of 30 of the world's leading Excel experts, our own internal Excel experts, grouped up and consolidated the emerging features, and applied …

Analytics

This $27 iClever ultra slim keyboard can fold up and fit in your pocket

Is this deal for me?<p>The iClever portable folding ultra slim keyboard is down to $26.99 with code <b>TV2QFY6V</b> on Amazon. This keyboard has been selling …

This Common Speaking Habit Is Draining All Your Negotiating Power | Inc.com

"John - we are receiving some feedback about the team and their presentation style. In particular we get comments about the inflection of their voice going up at the end. Can you work on this with folks on the team?"<p>Uncertain Language vs. Command Language<p>This is something I see a lot. I call it …

Public Speaking

How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

Wikipedia, one of the last remaining pillars of the open and decentralized web, is in existential crisis.<p>This has nothing to do with money. A couple …

Internal Actors -- Their Growth, Their Threat

One of the largest threats forcing companies to re-think their risk management strategy is the threat of internal actors. We spoke with Ed Stroz, a risk management expert who shared his insight as to why he believes this problem is increasing. Stroz is the founder and Co-President of Stroz …

Cybersecurity

6 new and noteworthy security features in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Among the new features that the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offers are six new ways to enhance or better manage security settings. They include …

3 changes to Medicare in 2018 that you need to know

Before you get too consumed with pumpkin spice everything and Halloween preparations, I want to remind everyone that one of the most important enrollment periods of the year has just started: The Medicare enrollment period begins on Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7.<p>Next to Social Security, …

Retirement

Cisco sends its employees fake phishing emails to train them not to click on malicious links

The breach tarnished Equifax's reputation, destroyed its stock and decimated its executive ranks.<p>No one wants to be the next Equifax and it's a safe bet that at this very moment big and small businesses across the country are scrambling to bolster their cyber fortifications.<p>It's not an easy feat. …

Cybersecurity

How to meditate when you can’t sit still

I want to meditate. I really do. Everyone from celebrities to fitness instructors to neurosurgeons tell us it’s the answer to all that ails us. Having trouble at work? Meditate. Struggling with health issues? Meditate. Want to find your purpose in life? You guessed it: Meditate.<p>Although growing …

Meditation

How to build a rich life, even if you aren't a financial genius

You don’t have to be a genius, a math brain or know anything about the stock market to invest your money well and retire comfortably.<p>Most people don’t think of themselves as investors. But just about anyone with a fourth-grade education can get key money decisions right — like feeding a 401(k) or …

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it.<p>In 2013, Rae, founder of …

Design

The 'Godfather of AI' on making machines clever and whether robots really will learn to kill us all?

<i>Today, the Telegraph begins a three-part series reporting from Toronto’s booming Artificial Intelligence sector where new technologies are being pioneered that will permanently change all of our lives</i><p>Deep within the inner sanctum of Google’s downtown HQ in Toronto, past the rooftop crazy golf …

4 Medicare Rules to Live By

Americans rely on Medicare for their healthcare coverage in retirement. Yet many people don't know how to take full advantage of the Medicare coverage they've earned. The five points below cover the most basic provisions of Medicare that every American should know. Learning them will go a long way …

This killer accessory transforms your Echo Dot into a portable speaker that sounds like a Sonos

The best things about Amazon’s Echo Dot is that it’s small and affordable. The worst things about the Dot are that it has low-quality speakers and it …

Tech Trends

Amazon lightning deal: Fremo Evo turns Echo Dot into a portable Alexa speaker for $25

Amazon has a killer lightning deal going right now that we guarantee isn’t going to last. If you’ve ever wished that Amazon’s Echo Dot was portable …

Tech Trends

How to add cable service to a second TV without paying for another box

How much do you pay for cable TV service? $60? $80? Over $100? There’s nothing wrong with subscribing to pay TV despite how popular cord cutting is …

Tech Trends

Seven Mental Exercises That Can Make You A Better Thinker

<i>How can one become a better thinker? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and</i> …

TV shows

Echo Show launches next week, but the Alexa video calling device Amazon copied is available now

Amazon’s new Echo Show will finally be released next week, and it looks like a pretty terrific device. It does everything the Echo can do, but it …

Smart Homes

Turn your Surface Pro into a road warrior with these ultra-mobile accessories

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro straddles the line between laptop and tablet by offering users a full-featured computing experience in a compact package. …

Surface Pro