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What Is the Best Way to Contribute to The Linux Kernel?

A person who isn’t much of a computer literate wouldn’t know that the <b>kernel</b> is a fundamental part of any OS. It is so far removed from the surface …

Linux

Launch Academy’s startup visa program gives entrepreneurs permanent residency in Canada

As the U.S. seems to be hell-bent on making itself less attractive to immigrants and visitors, its neighbors to the north are sensing an opening and going the other way in an effort to attract the smartest tech entrepreneurs. The country launched its startup visa program a few years ago and even …

Startups

Developing A Chatbot Using Microsoft’s Bot Framework, LUIS And Node.js (Part 1)

This tutorial gives you hands-on access to my journey of creating a digital assistant capable of connecting with any system via a RESTful API to …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

How to Email a Venture Capitalist, According to One

A venture capitalist tracked his emails to see which ones he answered and why.<p>It's a truism that if you can't secure the right meetings, you can't grow your business. With that in mind, the editors at Inc.com pointed me to an article about Christian Hernandez, co-founder and managing partner of …

VCS

I’m the Founder of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Here’s Why I Owe It All to a Decision I Made at 25.

"Ten years ago when I was a 25-year-old founder, I felt this intense pressure to focus on what was right in front of me. Instead, I made a decision …

Jeff Bezos

Attention, budding entrepreneurs! Here's how to get $10,000 to fund your dream startup

It pays to be thoughtful about the things you'll need in old age — sometimes literally. One experiment found people save twice as much money after …

Startups

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance indicators (KPIs). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs.<p>Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give management …

Product Management

The supermoon is the shared experience we need right now

I've always had a special relationship with the moon.<p>One of my earliest memories involves standing with my uncle in his Texas backyard looking up at …

Where are they now? What happened to the people In Microsoft's iconic 1978 company photo

Bill Gates is now giving away the billions he made from Microsoft<p><i>Business Insider, Microsoft</i><p>We all know what happened with this guy. Bill Gates …

Bill Gates

4 Things That Investors Look For in a Startup

The key factors that make a startup attractive to brand-name investors.<p>There are 50,000+ startups created every year in the United States. There are maybe 300 regularly active funds and 200 groups in the U.S., funding an average of 4-5 companies each per year---and many of them are funding the same …

startups

Ancient languages which are still spoken in the World

<b>Top 10 ancient languages in the world</b><p>There are approximately 6000 languages that remain today. In Addition, these languages recommended thousand …

Comparing Battery Life with and Without Google Services: A Week of Minimal Idle Drain

It’s no secret that battery life on smartphones these days are not the best. Most will consider it mostly a hardware issue, seeing companies trading …

Top 50 Linux System Administrator Interview Questions

<i>Short Bytes: Today, the job opportunities for Linux experts are more than ever. The Linux SysAdmin interview questions range from basic Linux</i> …

How archaeologists found the lost medieval megacity of Angkor

Recent technology reconstructs the urban grid of a city overtaken by jungle.<p>The ornate, pinecone-shaped towers of Angkor Wat in Cambodia float above …

Archaeology

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché …

Employment

Mysterious earth mounds discovered by lasers at reveal hidden Cambodian cities of Angkor Wat

An extensive network of ancient cities has been discovered in the Cambodian jungle around the ruins of Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world.<p>Using ground penetrating lasers, scientists, researchers came back with high definition images of 12th century cities. Covering an extensive …

10 Success lessons from Travis Kalanick - “CEO of Uber” for entrepreneurs

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+12<p>Shares 77<p>Travis Kalanick is a well-known American young entrepreneur CEO, and the great man behind the Uber. He earned a great …

Entrepreneurship

I left Silicon Valley to start up in India. Here are my lessons learned the hard way

I had a cushy job in the US for over a decade. I was working in the Silicon Valley, helping startups as well as Fortune 500 companies roll out …

Startups

These billion-dollar startups didn't exist 5 years ago

Business Insider analyzed Pitchbook data to find the startups based in the US who reached the $1 billion mark in that timeframe — in other words, the youngest crop of the "unicorn" companies.<p>Here are the 17 privately held startups that have created businesses worth more than a billion dollars in …

My Advice for First-Time Entrepreneurs

I’ve said it time and time again: Entrepreneurship is hard and it’s not for everyone. If, after taking a realistic personal inventory of who you are …

An angel investor who's helped start over 100 companies reveals the No. 1 thing he looks for in entrepreneurs

Cockiness, sheepishness, inexperience, idealism — just to name a few.<p>It's considerably harder to figure out which characteristics <i>attract</i> investors and make them believe in the entrepreneur's business idea.<p>Even David Rose, a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor who's either founded or funded …

How to Start a $100k Blog with $0 in Startup Capital: 7 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Secrets

Every founder knows (or should know) that having a quality blog is integral to a startup’s success. Not only is it an effective way to build your …

Marketing

How Uber conquered London | Sam Knight

To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars<p>Every week in London, 30,000 people download Uber to their phones and order a car for the first time. The technology company, which is worth $60bn, calls this moment “conversion”. Uber has deployed its …

Transportation

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

5 Things Your Business Must Have to Succeed

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Michael Glauser’s new book <i>Main Street Entrepreneur</i>. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of entrepreneurs succeed and a lot of them fail. The ones who …

Business Strategy

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Own Company

You have to trick yourself into thinking that you will succeed, no matter the odds.<p><b>1. There's never a "good time" to start your business.</b> Quitting a comfortable job to start a new company is a leap of faith, regardless of whether you have funding, an investor, or great mentorship. We had this idea …

How to Start a Business: 7 Steps to Get Started Today

Follow this formula for launching and starting to grow your new business.<p>While starting a business is no easy task, it's not as difficult as many entrepreneurs would think. Instead of obsessing over every minor detail or second guessing yourself, if you follow these seven steps, you can be on your …

Small Business