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The 23 Best Business Tools Built By Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You might not realize it, but some of the best new tools available for business owners today are being made by startups. Here are 23 tools and apps I love and use that could make your business better:<p>1. Coschedule<p>This is a lightweight …

Monsieur, The Drink Robot, Raises $2 Million

A robotic bartender named Monsieur and his human partners have raised $2 million in seed investment from BIP Capital with Base Ventures, Paul Judge, TechSquare Labs, NFL star Derrick Morgan, and NBA star Glen Davis. The funding will go towards building more Monsieur drink robots for bars, …

HAXLR8R Increases Seed Funding For Its Next Round Of Startups

Hardware accelerator HAXLR8R announced yesterday that it plans to offer companies in its next batch and beyond further options when considering taking seed funding and joining its program. Starting with it’s upcoming sixth batch, startup founders will have the option to take $25,000 in exchange for …

The Scary Truth About Your Passwords: An Analysis of the Gmail Leak

Passwords can be troublesome to remember, so we tend to make them short and easy. The Scary Truth About Your Passwords: An Analysis of the Gmail Leak …

5 Tips for Shooting Breathtaking Landscape Photos

Discover the secrets to harnessing natural light all day long for your best landscape photos yet with five tips from award-winning photographer Rick …

China government survey shows 16 percent of its soil is polluted

BEIJING (Reuters) - A nationwide investigation has shown that as much as 16 percent of China’s soil contains higher-than-permitted levels of pollution, the environment ministry said on Thursday.<p>A woman works at a vegetable garden next a canal with polluted waters in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

A Look at What 2013 Was Like for the Photo Industry (Spoiler: Not Too Good)

Although there was plenty to be happy about for us photographers last year, 2013 was statistically a very bad year when it comes to camera sales. And …

Microsoft Ventures Paris Showcases 9 Startups At Its Demo Day

Today at the Palais des Congrès, Microsoft held its first demo day in front of investors and journalists. Investors in the room included well-known business angels, such as Xavier Niel, Marc Simoncini and Jacques Antoine Granjon — they took the stage for a short panel and gave advice to the startup …

How Google Used Motorola To Smack Down Samsung -- Twice

Samsung is giant. It employs 427,000 staff, has an annual turnover in excess of $270bn and assets of $600bn spread across over 80 business units. And Google just floored it twice using Motorola as a baseball bat.<p><b>Why?</b><br>On the surface having 81 per cent of Android marketshare would seem to make Google …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

How to Optimize Photos for Search Engines

Optimize photos for search engines and take a vital step toward directing traffic to your blog or website

How to Select the Perfect Nikon DSLR for Your Needs

An article by +Sean Ogle Selecting a new DSLR can be really overwhelming, especially if you’re a first time buyer. Not only do you have to decide …