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Apple Loop: New iPhone Design Confirmed, Goodbye Lightning Port, Apple Faces Awkward iPhone Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest camera and fast charging technology for the new iPhone X machines, switching from lightning to USB-C, repair issues facing the MacBook Pro and the iPhone 7 family, why the iPhone X is the world’s …

Mobile Technology

KKR Will Buy Envision Healthcare for an Eye-Popping $5.5 Billion

Private equity firm KKR & Co. will buy physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp (NYSE:EVHC) for $5.57 billion.<p>KKR’s offer of $46 per …

Venture Capital

Female-Founded Startups Generate More Revenue and Do It With Less Funding

At this point, it’s a sad but well-known fact that female entrepreneurs receive a tiny fraction of all venture capital funding — a minuscule 2.2% …

Startups

The 10 must watch YouTube channels for social entrepreneurs

These are the YouTube channels to watch if you're looking for inspiration, advice or expertise from social entrepreneurs who've already been there …

Entrepreneurship

High-tech home closing startup JetClosing raises $20M to capitalize on ‘tipping point’ in real estate

Daniel Greenshields sees a tipping point in real estate. Homebuyers, particularly digital natives, are demanding transparency more than ever. …

Real Estate

#5 Ways Startups Can Tell Their Brand Story and Become Superstars

It's just the vision you create will bring people close to your brand making it a hit<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Cognitive psychologist late Jerome Burner had suggested …

Marketing

4 Proven Steps to Easily Outsource Your Mobile App Idea and Make it a Reality

we tell you how to convert your idea of a mobile app into being, if you are curious this is for you<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Going customer-first mobile-first is an …

Apps

Scared by Facebook? Wait Till Millennials Are Selling Their Data

Alice Liogier wants to slap a price on her data.<p>The 23-year-old graduate student from Paris is researching the commercial use of personal information …

Privacy

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according …

Entrepreneurship

More marketing dollars and scrutiny focused on social influencers

Social influencers who post online are signing more formal contracts and being regulated more closely.

First-time Startup Owners in 2018: 5 Must-Have Startup Kits That Nobody Tells You About

These startup kits cannot be purchased externally.<p><b>Writing skills</b>: Believe it or not, sharp writing skills coupled with good oratory skills are big assets while you start-off with your first entrepreneurial venture. As a founder of a business/company, it is important that you master the skill of …

Writing

SEO Is Way Easier Than You Think – Here’s Why

A lot of business owners are still really intimidated by SEO and the general difficulty of it. They just don’t understand all of the technical …

Two surfers designed a hotel on wheels for following waves

Why stay anchored to a single beach when you can hunt the endless summer anywhere?<p>The Truck Surf Hotel is exactly what it sounds like: a hotel. For surfers. On a specially designed, expandable truck. Why limit yourself to one location when you can go to the best waves, no matter how far removed …

Will Facebook be a permanent fixture in our lives?

<i>By Mark Schaefer</i>Although Facebook has been slammed on a number of fronts, it appears to be unstoppable.As the latest earning results demonstrate, …

Marketing

Shared housing startups are taking off

When young adults leave the parental nest, they often follow a predictable pattern. First, move in with roommates. Then graduate to a single or couple’s pad. After that comes the big purchase of a single-family home. A lawnmower might be next.<p>Looking at the new home construction industry, one would …

Housing

NBA star Kevin Durant is backing startup Overtime in its bid to become the ESPN for Generation Z

Media startup Overtime is ready to launch into the next phase in its bid to become the next great digital sports network — and to do so it's grabbed $9.5 million in fresh capital from the likes of NBA superstar Kevin Durant and Andreessen Horowitz.<p>When Business Insider spoke to Overtime last year, …

Here Are All the Best Job Posting Sites for Every Single Industry

So you can go beyond the usual suspects.<p>You’re probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you’re deep in the job search …

Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Startup Bootstrapping: How To Build Your Dream Business On A Tight Budget

Roughly 543,000 new businesses start in the US each month. However, according to Fundable, less than 1% of these get funding from venture capital …

NFC is the underdog tech set to explode in the next five years

In the tantalizing world of technology today, there are endless buzzwords and acronyms for emerging tech you need to know. From AI to the ‘Uber of’ dog walking and everything in-between, maybe you think you’ve heard it all. But before you hop on the hype train and leave the station, take note — an …

India just cracked down on cryptocurrency. Hard.

Indian officials are not here for your cryptocurrency games.<p>Government officials with the Reserve Bank of India announced on Thursday that, effective …

Facebook Admits It May Collect Data About Your Calls and Text Messages. Here’s How to Turn It Off

Just as Facebook has been trying to overcome a user data scandal involving the U.K. political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, the world’s …

What can UAE-based Startups Learn from the $1 Billion e-Commerce Prodigy Noon.com?

<b>“I want people who sleep in the office,” Mohamed Alabbar, founder Noon.com</b><p>He is ruthless. He is brutish. He is unforgiving. And this is what makes …

Austin company is building 3D printed houses for less than $4,000

An Austin-based company is looking to change the homebuying market by making houses more universally accessible.<p>According to its website, ICON debuted the first permitted 3D printed home at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin on March 12, 2018, built using a prototype of a mobile printer that will …

El Salvador

'Shame on you': Snap sinks after Rihanna blasts 'ignorant' ad (SNAP)

• <b>Snap has pulled an insensitive ad that asked users if they would rather "slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown."</b>• <b><br>Shares of Snap sank Thursday after the singer blasted Snapchat on her Instagram.</b><p>Shares of Snap fell more than 4% Thursday after Rihanna blasted a recent Snapchat ad that asked "would you …

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker’s purchasing app used in Super Bowl win

The Philadelphia Eagles used a purchasing and location app created by linebacker Najee Goode in their Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots last month.<p>Work on the app was begun in 2015 by Goode and his West Virginia College buddies, Jonathan Ohliger, who heads the venture, and former …

NFL

Amazon buys smart doorbell maker Ring for a reported $1 billion

Amazon is buying smart doorbell maker Ring, a deal that will allow the company to expand its home security and in-house delivery services.<p>In an email …

Smart Homes

Palmini on ‘Shark Tank’: A Look Inside the Vegetable Pasta

(www.eatpalmini.com)<p>Palmini entered the <i>Shark Tank</i> with its pasta substitute made from the natural vegetable, heart of palm. It’s gluten and sugar …

Healthy Eating

New co-working business grabs $40m in investment round led by Shore Capital founder Howard Shore

Shared workspace business Mixer has just nabbed $40m (£28.6m) of funding in an investment round led by Howard Shore, the founder of investment group …

Venture Capital