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Microsoft investigating significant Surface Pro 3 battery issues

Microsoft is investigating widespread reports of battery issues with its line of Surface Pro 3 devices. Reports of Surface Pro 3 battery drain originated back in May, and some users are now reporting that their devices only last up to an hour after a full charge. It's not clear exactly what's …

Surface Pro

Startups Transforming Your Home

Investors are pouring money into startups that are changing consumers’ home lives. While some startups are providing services that help with …

Venture Capital

The 15 + 5 workout to build muscle and burn fat

The holidays are right around the corner, and you know what that means: no time for anything. But don't let your six-pack disappear only to be …

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5 Extremely Good Reasons to Stop Checking In While on Vacation | Inc.com

You're finally going on vacation. But how far away from work will you actually be? Will you be lolling on the beach or strolling the streets of a foreign city, reconnecting with your partner or spouse, and finally reading that book you've had stored in your tablet for months? Or will you be …

Costa Rica

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

Newest generation of spenders often want healthy food fast

Darren Tristano's daughter had a definite preference when it came to where she wanted to celebrate her 16th birthday: She wanted to go to Panera Bread, a favorite among her peers.<p>"That's when you know fast casual has arrived," said Tristano, executive vice president of Chicago-based food-research …

Ditch the camping stove – these sites have food trucks, cafes and even bars

Staying under canvas doesn’t have to mean a diet of baked beans and burnt bangers. The author of a new book, Pitch Up, Eat Local, picks the top UK campsites with food trucks, cafes and even on-site bars<p><b>Campsites with food vans</b><p><b>Gwithian Farm, Hayle, Cornwall</b> <br>Visiting street food vans have become a …

Food Trucks

17 Weeks ’til Ironman Boulder

This was the week of *meh* workouts. I started the week feeling tired from a busy weekend with my sister and twin nieces visiting us. I really …

Look Bigger And Smarter Than You Really Are With These 7 Web Tools

I always get a kick when someone calls my office (read: calls my cell phone while I’m working on my couch) and expects a receptionist to answer the phone and transfer them to the company president. Er, no, that’s me. I buy my own printer cartridges, design my own website, and pretty much handle …

Why Everyone Is Obsessed With E-Mail Newsletters Right Now

E-mail newsletters are so hot right now.<p>Some of the best known are by Ann Friedman, Alexis Madrigal, Dan Hon and Rusty Foster. There’s a web ring for e-mail newsletters now, but really the best newsletters are secret. The authors encourage readers to share the subscribe link with other people who …

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George Washington

The Great Divide in Content Marketing - infographic "Embraced by brands and ...

<b>The Great Divide in Content Marketing - infographic</b><p>"Embraced by brands and marketing professionals around the world, content marketing continues to …

Content is Only as Good as Its Shareability

Most of us can remember a day when the pinnacle of communication revolved around our beeper and a pay phone. This best effort at mass communication …

Marketing

A Model That Works: Content as a Service (CaaS)

conten<p>What I love about working for WCG is that we are empowered to build things. If anyone in the company has a good idea that addresses a specific …

The Content Marketing Revolution

We are, at present, in the midst of a historic transformation for brands and companies everywhere — and it centers on content.<p>Nine out of ten organizations are now marketing with content – that is, going beyond the traditional sales pitches and instead enhancing brands by publishing (or passing …

Startup pitch: Zairge puts hotel property management in the cloud

Zairge, a US startup that provides cloud-based property management system (PMS), has had a strong start since it was a participant in this year’s …

Hospitality

Why Your Brain Loves Visual Content (Infographic) | Inc.com

From crosswalks to traffic lights, visual cues are everywhere. This is partly because your brain processes them incredibly quickly--especially in comparison to text. Visual cues are also memorable. As a result, the second time you see a symbol, you'll make the connection even quicker than the first …

Infographics

Hustling on a Side Business? How to Find the Time.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many dream of the day when they can quit their day job and jump into building their business. Unfortunately, businesses take time to become profitable. Before taking the plunge, I encourage aspiring entrepreneurs to keep their day job, …

Small Business

9 Things Successful People Do When Working From Home | Inc.com

I wrote the first draft of this column before 8 a.m. on a Sunday, working in my pajamas at the standing desk in my home office.<p>A new study says I have good company in that kind of work flexibility, and not just among entrepreneurs and those who work for themselves. Nearly one-third of full-time …

Productivity

17 Things Extraordinary People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Some people seem to get ahead, no matter what. They aren't necessarily smarter, more creative or harder working than many others. Still, they achieve much more than their peers. Why is that?<p>The philosopher Aristotle offered an explanation a really, really long time ago: "We are what we repeatedly …

Self-improvement

State of Content Marketing: We're Witnessing a Market Correction

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers analyze the state and future of their industry.</i> <i>Read all the posts here.</i><p>This year marks my …

The Business of Blogging | Hypebeast

Next up in our on-going series on influential bloggers and the businesses they have built, BoF speaks to Kevin Ma of Hypebeast.<p><b>HONG KONG, China —</b> …

With Revenue Now In The Millions, Piqora Prepares A “Content Management System” For The Visual Web

Piqora, a company that began its life as a Pinterest-centric company once called Pinfluencer has over the past year expanded further into the visual web space with marketing tools for Tumblr and Instagram, as well.<p>Today, the company is giving a peek inside its business, and announcing it’s now …

Tony Robbins on the 7 'Forces' of Business Mastery

Constantly evolving. Constantly improving. Constantly adding value. These are ideals that Tony Robbins lives by. And strives toward. And encourages others to strive for, too -- in their work and their personal lives.<p>Robbins, 53, is best known as an acclaimed life and business coach, author and …

Business Strategy

Can Asking More Questions Create Great Meetings? | Inc.com

There's a reason that schoolteachers are trained to sprinkle their lessons with questions for students. It's the same reason that dating experts and social media mavens also stress the importance of queries. Questions get people talking and thinking. The same principle works for holding office …

Employment

How to Make an Amazing Mobile App | Inc.com

Try searching for an app for either an Android or iOS device and you'll quickly find yourself wading through an absolute glut of apps. It's tough to stand out these days if you're app maker.<p>Some, of course, make their app free in hopes of gaining fast traction, but that move (obviously) tends to …

Apps