Kathi Fradkin

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The Crypto Crime Wave Is Here

From stickups and drug deals to white-collar scams, cryptocurrency-related crime is soaring—and law enforcement is scrambling to keep up<p>By<p>Corinne Ramey<p>Corinne Ramey<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@coryramey<p>corinne.ramey@wsj.com<p>On a Saturday afternoon in November, Louis Meza made plans to meet a …

Corruption

Telegram Token Sale Is Likely a Victim of Rising ICO Scrutiny

Telegram Group Inc., an encrypted messaging app, has reportedly scrapped plans to issue digital tokens in a public sale after raising a whopping $1.7 …

Cryptocurrency

These Headphones Sound Like a Full Home Theater System — But Cost a Fraction of the Price

These buds are an audio escape from reality.<p>If you're a stickler for sound quality, you may have spent thousands on perfecting your home theater …

Audiophile

How To Create A 1 Page Business Plan In 20 Minutes

Use A Lean Canvas Template<p>Before product/market fit there is problem/solution fit. Some of the first steps many failed startups neglected to follow …

Product Management

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>4 min read<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably seen Facebook ads portraying the “laptop” lifestyle …

Small Business

4 Important Social Skills You Need to Succeed at Work

Being social and making friends at work is vital for your success.<p>3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Social skills are soft skills that you need in order to become successful in your career. Good news is that social skills can be learned and improved with practice. …

Emotional Intelligence

Here’s what it takes to whiten teeth

Walk down the toothpaste aisle at your typical drugstore and you’ll see a range of products that promise to whiten your teeth. Whitening toothpaste, whitening strips, a whitening gel that you can paint on your teeth with a cotton swab or use in a mouth tray, a two-step “daily cleaning and whitening …

Ohio State University

Stocks 101 for Beginner Investors

New to buying stocks? This guide has everything you need to start building your portfolio.<p>When it comes to investing money, we have several choices …

Investing

5 Simple Decisions Successful Leaders Make Every Day (Only, 'Simple' Doesn't Mean What People Think It Does)

They're simple to articulate, but hard to decide. And yet you have to make these choices every day.<p>People are not the product of their circumstances, author Stephen R. Covey once said. They're the product of their decisions. If that's true for ordinary people, it's doubly so for successful …

Self-improvement

Margaret Jewels Brings its Storied Creations to the States [Video]

Margaret’s Geneva-based jewelry designers create pieces that capture a client’s story.<p>Jewelry is historically rooted in symbolism, as an emblem of …

Forget Facebook: Here Are 3 Better Growth Stocks

Facebook has been a juggernaut, but there are better places to find growth.<p>There's no question that <b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) has been a blowout winner in …

If the bitcoin bubble bursts, this is what will happen next

The way media and experts are nearly universally labelling bitcoin’s vertiginous price surge a “bubble” is just another bizarre episode in the …

Cryptocurrency

Google Finally Shuts Down Chrome Applications on Mac and Windows

Progressive web apps to arrive in 2018.<p>Back in August of 2016, Google stated that it was starting to phase out Chrome apps for Mac and Windows as nobody was really utilizing the apps section in the Chrome Web Store. Well, nearly a year-and-half later Google has completed the job and Chrome browser …

Software

Comedian Whitney Cummings Has the Best Money Advice You'll Hear Today | Inc.com

Our money desires rarely have anything to do with money. Like sex or possessions, money carries symbolic weight well beyond the actual act or object itself. The problem is when we don't do the deeper dive to understand what it means to us, as then we're driven by intentions that are unclear, …

Motivation

Cryptocurrency is the next step in the digitization of everything — 'It’s sort of inevitable'

Lex Sokolin, Autonomous Research's director of fintech strategy, talks with Business Insider executive editor Sara Silverstein about the importance of cryptocurrency in our increasingly digital world. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Sara Silverstein:</b> So just generally speaking why do things …

2 Reasons Why It's So Hard to Value Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and Other Cryptocurrencies

Deciphering a fair value for virtual currencies may prove impossible.<p>Since the trough of the Great Recession in March 2009, the broad-based <b>S&P 500</b> …

Prioritizing skin and hair care in your budget isn’t an indulgence — it’s completely practical

Somewhere along our journey from childhood to adulthood, we picked up this ludicrous belief that taking care of our physical appearance — getting our …

Jeff Bezos Loses $100 Billion Crown in Tech Wipeout

The tycoons behind the FANG stocks saw $7.6 billion wiped from their fortunes Wednesday as traders flocked to firms seen benefiting most from a …

Bitcoin just lost $2,000 worth of its value in a couple hours

Bitcoin's bubble just burst, at least a little bit.<p>The high-flying cryptocurrency declined more than $2,000 dollars in the span of a few hours on …

10 Little-Known Words You Need to Add to Your Vocabulary Right Now | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As the dark parts of the day get ever longer, I find myself contemplating what's been lost.<p>And, of course, what's been overwhelming.<p>When it comes to the words we see and use everyday, I worry that …

Robert Mueller

How to Create Fuller Eyebrows Using Photoshop

Natural, fuller eyebrows are a classic look that seem to be enjoying a resurgence recently. This fun and helpful video will show you how to easily …

How to Convincingly Lighten Shadows in Portraits Using Photoshop

Unless you're specifically going for the hard light look, shadows can sometimes be a distraction in portraiture work whose impact you might want to …