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The 8 most coveted tech certifications, and how to earn them

Having the right certifications on your resume is critical to climbing the career ladder in the tech industry, and can help you land a higher paying salary in your field. However, the market is saturated with certification programs, and not all of them carry the same weight or value. To help you …

BUFFETT: There's one 'terrible mistake' long-term investors are making

Warren Buffett wants to dispel a common investing myth.<p>In his most recent annual letter, the billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway chief says investors who measure the risk of their portfolios using a ratio of stocks to bonds are doing it all wrong.<p>It's a practice that's more common than you …

Investing

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

An army of Chinese shoppers dictates the fate of Australian brands

THE first <i>daigou</i>, meaning someone who makes purchases on another’s behalf, were Chinese students studying abroad, who hauled desirable products home …

What Is The Release Date For The Will Smith Netflix Movie ‘Bright’?

December has become the unofficial time for blockbuster releases, and this winter, Netflix has a huge one planned. <i>Bright</i>, Will Smith’s Netflix big …

Entertainment

There's A Sustainable Energy Source You've Never Heard Of And It Could Power Most Of The USA

It could even be better than solar and wind.<p>By now we’re all familiar with the likes of solar and wind power as alternatives to using up …

Legion raises $10.5M to roll out an automated employee scheduling tool

There’s a lot of talk about employees wanting much more flexible work schedules, and a lot of that is thanks to the emergence of companies like Lyft and Uber that allow people to work on their own schedules. But that ability still doesn’t exist for the rest of the world, especially when it comes to …

Employment

How Dubai Is Turning Into A Smart City 'Test Bed' For Global Digital Health Entrepreneurs

For many years in the UAE, progress in digital health has been more like an undercurrent. But, lately it has become a tide, with all stakeholders fully invested and ready to catch the wave. Given its infrastructure capabilities, Dubai is leading in harnessing digital health knowledge and innovation …

Digital Health

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

The Neuroscience of Trust

Companies are twisting themselves into knots to empower and challenge their employees. They’re anxious about the sad state of engagement, and rightly so, given the value they’re losing. Consider Gallup’s meta-analysis of decades’ worth of data: It shows that high engagement—defined largely as …

Employee Engagement

Why A Personal Assistant Should Be Every Entrepreneur's First Hire

Most of the small business and solo professionals I know don’t have an assistant. Whether they are an independent consultant, coach, professional speaker, writer, or even a startup CEO, they consider an administrative assistant a waste of money.<p>Why spend on an admin when I know how to use a …

Entrepreneurship

The Kids Are All Right: 5 Simple Ways to Instill an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Naturally, most kids are daring, adventurous, eager to learn, willing to take risks, fearless, and decisive. Most of these traits are equally found in most successful entrepreneurs.<p>But, just like learning to tie their shoes laces, or to …

Entrepreneurship

5 Nordic virtual reality startups you need to know about - Business Insider Nordic

Goldman Sachs expects the market for virtual reality and augmented reality to be worth 80 billion dollars in 2025. That is roughly the same size as the PC market is today.<p>The Nordic countries are well positioned to take advantage of this coming market. Especially in gaming, where Sweden and Finland …

Virtual Reality

This Apple Decision Is Huge for Netflix

Image Source: Netflix<p>For the longest time <b>Netflix</b> didn't allow new users to sign up for its service on iOS or Android devices. The fact that <b>Apple</b> or Google, the <b>Alphabet</b>subsidiary, would take 30% off the top of the company's subscription revenue made it a very difficult decision for Netflix's …

Zmodo Pivot: Multifunctional Home Monitoring - GeekMom

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>About a month ago, on a random Friday night, some dude knocks on our door and ends up roping us into a conversation about home …

Why Apple’s IBM partnership was the biggest tech news of 2014

2014 will go down as one of the biggest years in Apple history. The stock hit record highs. The company’s first wearable was revealed. And Apple dropped $3 billion on its biggest acquisition ever. But of all the huge news Apple dropped in the last 12 months, nothing is likely to have as big an …

Apps

Grocery delivery startup banks $220 million

Instacart is the latest sharing economy startup to attract big bucks from investors.<p>On Tuesday, the grocery delivery firm closed a $210 million round of funding, according to a regulatory filing. ($10 million in funding is expected to follow, according to the document).<p>This comes on the heels of a …

Truphone creates a shared data plan that will cross international borders

Truphone has always had a soft spot for the international business traveler. When it became a virtual mobile carrier in 2010, its core service was a …