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Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain had half a million new sign-ups in a week

LONDON — Blockchain, the world's biggest provider of bitcoin wallets, saw a huge surge in new sign-ups last week as bitcoin's price skyrocketed.<p>Blockchain CEO Peter Smith said in an email to investors seen by Business Insider that the company "added half a million new sign-ups this week …

Bitcoin

I've been coaching execs for 25 years, and the same 6 habits keep coming up in the best leaders

Over the past 25 years, I've coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg's, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City Government, The United Way, IBM, and AT&T. I've been in board rooms with people fretting about decreases in market share, swirling about regulatory …

C-suite Leadership

WeWork leads $32 million funding round for The Wing

Last week, we learned that WeWork invested in a wave pool company dedicated to artificial surfing. This week, WeWork is investing in something …

Yi announces a 1080p outdoor security camera for $99.99

Getting your home or office set up with security cameras can be an expensive proposition. For example, a Nest Cam Outdoor costs a whopping $200. Yi …

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 a Month on This

Not hiring a virtual assistant might be your biggest mistake.<p>You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for …

Tim Cook believes learning to code is more important than English [Video]

Tim Cook is touring France this week where he spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron about education and taxes, and a new video interview via <i>Konbini</i> shows the Apple CEO talking more about the former.<p>The video shows a series of answers to questions asked off camera that have been strung …

Tim Cook

Amazon's new education tool helps students become better writers

Amazon's been ramping up its efforts in the education space since 2013, when it acquired TenMarks. The ed-tech startup helps teachers and parents create easy-to-digest curriculums for young students, which up until today were all about math. But now, Amazon is introducing TenMarks Writing, a …

Education Technology

How To Grill Even Better Asparagus — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Asparagus is a vegetable that is transformed by hot-and-fast cooking. It's why we love roasted and stir-fried asparagus, and why we fall in love each …

Recipes

Walmart is bringing VR instruction to all of its U.S. training centers

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, will soon be using virtual reality to help train its employees on topics like management and customer service.<p>VR instruction will be used at each of the retailer’s 200 “Walmart Academy” training centers in the U.S. by the end of the year, helping educate the …

Virtual Reality

Huawei Matebook X laptop is like a Macbook Pro with Windows 10

Huawei's first clamshell laptop is a fanless 13-incher with a 2K screen and seventh-gen Intel i7 CPU.

Razer's Windows 10 Ultrabook That Will Make Your MacBook Pro Jealous

If you break out the checklist for an ultraportable high-end laptop, you’ll find the market is pretty much agreed on what you should be looking for: an aluminium unibody construction, a plethora of ports, island style keyboard with noticeable travel and feedback from the keys, long battery life, …

15 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

After you have jumped through the initial screens from the Mac Setup Assistant that had you log in with your Apple ID, connect to a network and so on, your work is not done. Here are 15 settings to change or at least check on your new MacBook.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Has Apple released an update to …

How to use Reminder App on iPhone and iPad, How to change priority, move a reminder to different list and add notes on Reminder app?

iPhone and iPad devices have Reminder app which allows the users to create reminders on their important tasks. The reminders can be synced between OS …

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Shutter Speed

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

Shaking up the market: Pentax K-70 Review

The Pentax K-70 is a mid-level DSLR that takes the basic architecture of their existing K-S2 and adds a new 24MP AA-filterless CMOS sensor with …

Cameras

LinkedIn's Salary tool will tell you if you're being underpaid

Today, LinkedIn’s Economic Graph Initiative launched LinkedIn Salary – a portal that collects and analyzes data about job compensation. The tool will allow people to understand salary trends in their particular field.<p>Users can take a more granular look at the data, refining it by industry and years …

The best Christmas gifts for people who love to travel

Accessories<p>I-blossom blusher<p>This nifty no-mess powder blush, which has the properties of coconut oil that help to soften skin, comes with a mirrored-bottom and a stamp-style soft sponge applicator convenient for a quick touch of colour on-the-go. It comes in three shades of peony, rose and tulip to …

The amazing renovation of this couple's tiny apartment

The home we visit today offers sleek modern design and updated style. The apartment needed an upgrade, and the team of architects were definitely up …

Nikon D3400, $650 entry dSLR, arrives with new AF-P series lenses

In addition to a minor update to its cheapest dSLR, Nikon brings its 18-55mm AF-P lenses to the US and announces new 70-300mm versions.<p>The Nikon D3300 has long been my go-to recommendation for a cheap dSLR, but after 2 years it's usually time to slap a new coat of paint on consumer products. …

Xiaomi launches the $69 Mi Box Android TV in the US

We first heard about the Mi Box way back in Google I/O 2016. It’s the cheapest Google Cast device to offer 4K HDR streaming at just $69. For comparison, the Nvidia Shield costs $200, and the rumored Chromecast 4K would cost the same, but include fewer features.<p>The main difference is that Chromecast …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a plan to get people to vote

Square CEO Jack Dorsey wants to get you to the polls.<p>He tweeted Saturday that all U.S. retailers, shops and restaurants that use Square (SQ) -- Dorsey's payment processing platform -- will be able to add a link to their customers' digital receipts to register to vote.<p>"We can't let this be the first …

6 Ways to Create Webinars That Will Ignite Your Business

Clément Delangue has many reasons to be proud of himself.<p>He worked for eBay at the age of 17, being one of the first professional sellers from …

18 Free Online Courses You Can Enroll Into While Sitting In The Comfort Of Your Home

More often than not, we end up regretting something that we couldn't do because of lack of time or opportunity. We're guilty of having many …

Nikon Adds A New Entry Level DSLR With Kit Lenses You Actually Want

When someone is starting out on photography, it is wise for the camera manufacturer to give them all of the tools to succeed, and enjoy the ride. …

8 Success lessons from Sheryl Sandberg – “Facebook COO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>+11<p>Shares 34<p>Sheryl Sandberg, stands as one of the most powerful women in business, today. Becoming the first woman to serve the …

Sheryl Sandberg

Asian-American men, toxic masculinity, and racism: A Twitter town hall starts a conversation

The issues of race and gender are often depicted as men v. women, white v. everyone else, but in reality it’s not so simple. The issues of misogyny …