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33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Two-thirds of the world’s mobiles are dumb phones. Meet the company getting them online

This might be the worst Facebook experience ever.<p>And yet U2opia mobile, a Singapore-based company founded by Indian entrepreneurs, has catapulted to 17 million users in 36 countries as a result. To understand why, you have to unlearn Facebook—its blue background, viral videos, photo uploads—as you …

Mobile

This robot printer runs around the page laying down ink

Most pocket-sized printers are really shrunken versions of what you'd see on your desk. Rather boring, don't you think? Zuta Labs' upcoming Pocket Printer robot may liven things up a little. Instead of using an old-fashioned paper feed, it runs over the page laying grayscale ink. This Roomba-like …

Facebook Connectivity Lab: Mark Zuckerberg Proposes 'Drones, Satellites And Lasers' To Beam Internet To Those Without It

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday in a Facebook post that the social networking site is working with Internet.org to develop new technology to …

Seven kids coding projects that crowdfunded their first steps

Kano, Play-i, Primo, Hello Ruby, Robot Turtles, ScratchJr and Craft Computer Club turned to the crowd for first funding<p>There's currently a big buzz around the idea of kids learning to code, fuelled in the UK by the fact that from September, programming will be part of the curriculum for children as …

Rare access to a mobile phone quality-testing lab

BBC chief business correspondent Linda Yueh has been granted rare access to the mobile manufacturer ZTE's quality testing lab in Shenzhen, China.<p>This is where the firm - the world's fifth biggest handset maker by volume - conducts various stress tests on its designs.<p>ZTE was granted 16,000 patents …

Shenzhen

A hurdle for Tesla and SolarCity’s grid batteries: Utilities

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>The biggest hurdle to hooking up more batteries to the power grid (to store energy) has long been cost — batteries are just …

3 Easy Steps for Finding the Ideal Co-Founder

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s get right to the point – building a successful business is one of the hardest things a person can do in their lifetime. We all know this, especially if you have experienced it firsthand. With that in mind, one of the first things a …

Entrepreneurship

The Top 10 World's Richest Entrepreneurs

Forbes announces it's annual Rich List. See which founders made the cut.

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Parenting
Creativity

How to Name a Business

<i>The following excerpt is from the staff of Entrepreneur Media's book</i> Start Your Own Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>What's in a name? A lot, when it comes to small-business success. The right name can make your company the talk of the town. The wrong one can doom it to …

Visualizing 15 Years Of Acquisitions By Apple, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, And Facebook

You grow old, you slow down, and you die. That is, unless you can inject some fresh blood. After watching the last generation of tech giants wither or stagnate, today’s juggernauts are relying on acquisitions to keep them young and relevant. Check out the interactive infographic below to compare …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

Gear & Gadgets