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How to create superb infographics

Visual storytelling is huge, and infographics have become a popular format for doing so.<p>The folks at Ervin & Smith have compiled a five-step …

Netflix's CEO reveals how he got ahead in life

Reed Hastings, the founder and CEO of Netflix, took his company from a mom-and-pop DVD operation to a $40-billion global media behemoth that is now …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

Self-improvement

Router that anonymises internet activity raises $300,000 on Kickstarter

An internet router that aims to anonymise online activity had raised over $300,000 Tuesday, after less than 48 hours on the Kickstarter fundraising site.<p>Anonabox, a 2.4in by 1.6in router, directs internet data that connects to it by ethernet or Wi-Fi through the Tor network, software designed to …

The 11 Rules of Highly Profitable Companies

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Tim Ferriss, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>How do you generate the most profit with the least effort? How do you maximize margins without sacrificing quality?<p>I'm not talking more customers, nor …

Profit

The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits

Truly successful entrepreneurs are survivors. They have failed but still keep moving forward. It takes not only passion, but also knowledge of self.<p>Have you wondered what separates entrepreneurs from everyone else? Is it a Type-A personality? Is it being a visionary? Is it being an inspirational …

Entrepreneurship

Here's What Google Teaches Employees In Its 'Search Inside Yourself' Course

The most popular class — titled "Search Inside Yourself" — regularly has a wait list stretching six months.<p>"I know this sounds melodramatic," a Google employee reported on an after-course examination, "but I really think this course changed my life."<p>The class has been taught at Google since 2007 …

An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D

Itseez3D, the first app to partner with computer vision technology company Occipital, can turn any picture you take with your iOS camera into a 3D object. Naturally, I made one of the good sir Alex Wilhelm:<p>And <i>somehow</i> I was convinced to get one of me as well:<p><i>Note: it’s very odd to see yourself as</i> …

Airbnb CEO spells out the end game for the sharing economy, in 7 quotes

Founders Of World’s Largest Offline Search Engine Raise $500K To Build A Jelly Rival

Co-founders of Innoz, an SMS-based offline search engine in India that has answered over 1 billion queries on mobile phones, are raising $500,000 in Seed funding from 500 Startups and other angel investors to build a Jelly-like app targeted at the U.S. market. The app is called Quest and it’s …

What is bitcoin? - CoinDesk

<i>Last updated: 26th January 2018</i><p>To cut through some of the confusion surrounding bitcoin, we need to separate it into two components. On the one hand, …

Bitcoin

Grand Theft Auto 5 smashes 7 Guinness World Records

Rockstar Games' open-world title, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, has smashed a total of seven world records, including the best-selling video game within 24 hours and the "fastest entertainment property" to generate $1 billion, according to Guinness World Records.<p>The Rockstar North-developed title reached $1 …

Why Your CRM Implementation Is Quietly Failing

Most Customer Relationship Management or CRM implementations are governed by an incomplete vision, one that is far too internally focused, and as a result, they are quietly failing to live up to their potential. To get the most out of the massive investment that most companies have made in time and …

Dunkin' Donuts Takes On The World: Leadership Lessons From The CEO

Nigel Travis, the 63-year-old CEO of $700 million (sales) Dunkin’ Brands, was in New York City on Friday to celebrate National Coffee Day (who knew?). Dunkin’, founded in 1950, runs the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins franchise chains from its base in Canton, MA. Travis rang the opening bell at …

See how Elon Musk is building the 'Iron Man' lab with tech you can buy

The workspace of the future is in Elon Musk’s lab. Using a variety of virtual reality and gesture-sensing tools, Musk has set up a system that allows himself and his engineers to design and manipulate models of rocket parts using just their hands. He's compared it to the <i>Iron Man</i> laboratory, and in …

Elon Musk Will Prove His Tesla Can Take Long Trips If He Has to Do it Himself

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>With some consumers and one particular <i>New York Times</i> writer still unwilling to spend more than …

A solar-powered plane just flew across the US. Next up? A trip around the world

Solar Impulse has had a long journey. Since May 3, the solar plane has been working its way across the U.S., exhibiting its chops as the first craft …

Teen builds flashlight powered by body warmth

Ann Makosinski is a 15-year-old with a flashlight obsession. She won a bronze award for a piezoelectric flashlight at the Canada-Wide Science Fair last year. This year, her battery-free Hollow Flashlight has taken her all the way to the top-15 finalists of the Google Science Fair.<p>Makosinski was …

Prototypes

In Major Hire, Zynga Confirms Xbox Head Don Mattrick as New CEO, Taking Over From Mark Pincus

As <b>AllThingsD</b> reported earlier today, Zynga confirmed that it has hired Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment President Don Mattrick as its new CEO.<p>In …

Mouse cloned from drop of blood

<b>Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood.</b><p>Circulating blood cells collected from the tail of a donor mouse were used to produce the clone, a team at the Riken BioResource Center reports in the journal Biology of Reproduction.<p>The female mouse lived a normal lifespan and …

Samsung testing out mind-controlled Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Researchers from Samsung’s Emerging Technology Lab are working together with the University of Texas, Dallas, to develop mobile devices that can be …

4 Ways to Get a New Employee Off to the Perfect Start

That interview you had right before you made the job offer? It's not enough. Here are four things you must do on a new hire's first day.<p>You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude.<p>So once they're hired... turn them …

Employment

This Man Thinks He Never Has to Eat Again

Rob Rhinehart's vomit-coloured cocktail could change food forever.<p>You know what's an irreversible waste of time, money and effort? Eating food you take pleasure in eating. I mean, wouldn't you rather just ingest a tasteless form of sustenance for the rest of your life and never have to go through …

Bank of Cyprus clients could lose up to 60% of their savings

Officials said that deposits over €100,000 ($128,225) at the country's largest bank will lose 37.5 percent of their value after being converted into …

Cyprus bail-out: as it happened - March 22, 2013

A bank levy on deposits over €100,000 on top of the major overhaul of the island's two largest lenders is under discussion as Cypriot government promises deal "in next few hours".<p><b>• Parliament adopts law creating 'solidarity' fund' and capital controls</b> <b><br>• Cyprus adopts law to allow for 'good bank/bad</b> …

What happened in Cyprus

<i>Though Cyprus only hit the front pages in the last month, its crisis has been years in the making. Athanasios Orphanides was governor of the Central</i> …

Google's Favorite Psychologist Has Some Advice About Motivation

Psychologist<p>He says "the greatest untapped source of motivation" is focusing on how our work contributes to other people, as opposed to the obvious levers of self-interest.<p>This is coming from the youngest-tenured and best-rated professor at Wharton. According to Google's "people analytics" head …

Apple's Rumored iWatch And Why It Matters

There is widespread speculation that Apple will introduce its own watch this year. The implications are substantial in terms of what the watch could be and what it could mean for Apple’s financials and stock price. The company has not announced anything regarding a new product; therefore, at this …