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Why Amazon Will Soon Be Listening to Every Word You Say

You've just squeezed the last drop of shampoo from the bottle, the toothpaste tube is rolled as tightly as possible and your razor just completed its …

Employee wellness programs now one of Fitbit’s fastest growing areas

According to one of the most recent studies on the market, 1 in 10 Americans over 18 years old now owns a fitness tracker of some description. These …

Heartbleed bug affects ‘almost everyone,’ expert warns

Experts say the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug — a flaw in the network software meant to protect your data — may have actually allowed hackers to steal the …

WWF Snaps #Lastselfie of Endangered Animals

The Danish branch of the World Wildlife Fund is taking advantage of the fleeting nature of Snapchat to illustrate just how quickly it takes for an …

Come August, Etsy Merchants Can Sell Directly to Retailers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This summer, Etsy is inching closer to the brick-and-mortar retail realm -- but perhaps not in a way you’d expect.<p>The site, which serves as an integral platform for crafty artisans with commercial ambitions, is slated to debut Etsy …

Google+ Is Actually Good For Something

Google's attempt at recreating a social network to rival Facebook or Twitter has largely failed to go mainstream. (Google would argue otherwise, pointing to engagement stats like shared news stories, YouTube comments, and the like.)<p>But buried beneath Google's Facebook clone is one of the most …

After Facebook Flap, General Mills Backs Down From Forced Arbitration Policy

Go ahead and "like" us -- you can still sue us if you want, says the company behind Cheerios.<p>It’s okay to like Cheerios on Facebook, or to download a coupon for Haagen-Dazs — you can still sue the company that makes them.<p>That’s the message from food giant General Mills, which has backtracked on a …

The store will feature approximately 200 items touting the works of Andy Warhol, Jack Pierson, Jackson Pollock, Lawrence Weiner, Ryan McGinness and Sarah Morris, including T-shirts, polo shirts, light jackets, bandanas, and tote bags.

Amazon’s rebrand of Lovefilm hits subscriber numbers

en_GB<p>article<p>Amazon’s rebrand of the Lovefilm streaming service appears to have hit its subscriber numbers, allowing Netflix to pull further ahead in …

Marketing

Born From A Tweet, Etsy’s New Entrepreneurship Program Could Be Coming To A City Near You

Today at our Innovation Uncensored conference, Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson will announce plans to expand craft-selling classes for low-income people into three more cities. The goal is to host the pilot classes in 10 cities by the end of the year and to create an open-source curriculum.<p>In a …

Will 3D Printing Be Staples' Field of Dreams?

“If you build it, they will come.”<p>It worked for Ray Kinsella. Maybe, just maybe, it’ll work for Staples too. The office supply company is now bringing their brand recognition to the field of 3D printing. They’re building it. And now they’re hoping that entrepreneurs will respond. Staples is a …

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Twitter Rolls Out Free 'Pinned Tweets' to Select Personal Accounts

Twitter is rolling out "pinned tweets" to a select group of high-profile users for free. The feature allows a limited number of politicians, …

Amazon Tests Dash Barcode Scanner For Ordering AmazonFresh Groceries

If you need help assembling your grocery list, it seems that Amazon has a product for you.<p>The company is featuring something called Amazon Dash on a new web page. Apparently it’s a Wi-Fi-connected device that allows users to build a shopping list by scanning bar codes and saying product names out …

Yahoo reportedly wants to rival Netflix and HBO with four original shows

Yahoo is close to ordering four series of original programming, designed to rival the kind of shows seen on cable-TV networks such as HBO and streaming services such as Netflix, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. The shows would be half-hour comedies, created by writers and directors with TV …

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Starbucks to Begin Selling Booze Nationwide

Putting the "bar" in barista.<p>Starbucks just announced that it will be shifting from selling alcohol in a few select stores to unleashing it across the U.S. “We’ve tested it long enough in enough markets—this is a program that works,” CFO Troy Alstead told Bloomberg. As well as beer and wine (though …

Google Might Be Opening Its First Retail Store in New York

Is Google opening a retail store in New York City? Rumor has it that the tech giant has been shopping around for a storefront space in Soho, and if …

Google Glass

Tesco tries pizza delivery service at South London store

It was announced earlier this month that Tesco are to trial a pizza delivery service and are even considering launching in-store fast food …

Fashion trucks are driving a new trend into Los Angeles

They’ve taken their game plan directly from the food truck phenomenon that rolled into the L.A. area more than five years ago. They spruce up their …

Trucks

Starbucks, Square, and e-payments: Do new point-of-sale systems increase tipping?

Personally, I never tip the baristas when I go to a coffee shop. But plenty of people do. Enough that Starbucks has faced lawsuits over how it …

3 Public Speaking Secrets From The Most Successful TED Talks

At least that is according to Carmine Gallo, author of the new book "Talk Like TED." To write it, Gallo combed through 500 talks to find lessons that could help anyone who has to give a pitch or a presentation.<p>What makes a TED Talk pop? For Carmine, it's a combination of making an emotional …

Payoneer Selected as a Global Payments Provider for the Google Trusted Stores Program

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Payoneer, an industry-leading global payments company, today announced that Google has selected Payoneer as a payments …

FinTech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of March 30, 2014

<i>At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

New Warby Parker Store Shoots Glasses To Shoppers Via High-Speed Tubes [Pics]

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

This is Healthbook, Apple’s major first step into health & fitness tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application …