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How Twitter Found Its Money Mojo – Backchannel – Medium

While Twitter struggles to get new users,<br>its revenue side is killing it. Welcome to the not-so-dismal science of Twitternomics.<p>In 2009 Twitter was a …

Apple told its sapphire supplier ‘Put on your big boy pants’

Judge Henry Boroff didn't do Apple any favors when he invited the company to specify which portions of Daniel Squiller's 21 pages of testimony were …

47 Fall Soup Recipes That Are Cozy & Warming

Fall is PSL and pretty leaves season, sure, but it's also the start of soup season—and here are 47 of our favorite recipes for autumn.<p><b>Soups, stews, bisques, chilis</b>—now's the time to make them in the chunky knit sweater you've been storing in the back of your closet since this time last year. It's …

Cooking

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p>1. Yorkshire<p>Visitors …

Yotam Ottolenghi and the Authors of 'The Gaza Kitchen' Discuss Food, Conflict, Culture

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi talks to the authors of the new Palestinian cookbook, The Gaza Kitchen, about food, conflict, and culture<p>Defined by conflict, densely packed with refugees, and sealed from the outside world by the Israeli military, the Gaza Strip is not your typical culinary hot spot. But in …

Israel

55+ Best Men's Online Shops For Fashion & Clothes

Online shopping is the final frontier of the retail experience. It’s a burgeoning marketplace accessible from your smartphone, and the virtual stores …

Beginners Guide To Mens Cologne & Fragrance Types

The first step to choosing your signature scent is knowing what the hell is in it in the first place. Mens cologne fall into a handful of categories …

5 lessons from MobileBeat: Move beyond mobile tactics, invest in the experience first

After two jam-packed days of panel sessions at the recent MobileBeat conference, featuring brand executives in the retail, CPG and travel sectors, my head (and my notebook) are flowing with mobile marketing insights and lessons.<p>Here are five of the most compelling insights that resonated from the …

@WalmartLabs Grabs Its First “Silicon Alley” Startup With Acquisition Of Fashion App Stylr

@WalmartLabs, the retailer’s Silicon Valley-based R&D and innovation center, is today announcing its 13th acquisition — and its first from New York’s “Silicon Alley” — with the acquisition of fashion app Stylr. The app, which helps consumers find clothes they love in nearby stores, will be shut …

After Catching Google’s Eye, Mantis Vision Bags $12.5M From Qualcomm, Samsung And Others For Its Mobile 3D

Mantis Vision, an Israeli company whose mobile 3D technology is being used by Google for its 3D-sensing Project Tango smartphone, has just announced it’s raised a $12.5 million strategic funding round from a range of mobile focused investors including Qualcomm, through its venture investment group, …

Finding the Right Angel Investor for You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What is the best way to locate the right angel investor or venture capitalists?</b><p><i>--</i><i>Ryan Spasic</i><p><b>A:</b> <i></i>Finding the right investors is really important. It's kind of like marriage. A great spouse makes for a great life, while a bad spouse could …

Venture Capital

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

7 Tips for Surviving The Leap From Employee to Entrepreneur

Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes more than a great idea and important connections (although both do help). Making the shift from the steady …

What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters

When you think of Leonardo da Vinci, the first words that come to mind are probably painter, sculptor and engineer. Perhaps even genius. What you might not know is that the Italian Renaissance man was also masterful at writing cover letters. Seriously.<p>I was surfing the web recently and came across …

Leonardo Da Vinci

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said being an entrepreneur would be easy. A million obstacles seem to stand in the way each and every day. The naysayers and budget woes can be enough for the average person to start waving the white flag.<p>But you are not an …

Entrepreneurship

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>I spend my days writing content from my desktop computer for people who will read the content on their smartphones and tablets.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>Go figure.<p>Mobile devices are fast becoming the preferred method of …

The 7 Key Ingredients of a Powerful Twitter Bio

<i>Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics and Crazy Egg. This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Your online reputation is your reputation. And it better be good.<p>The way you describe yourself on Twitter has everything to do with how people perceive you online. So how the heck do you do …

10 Time-Saving Social Media Tools for a Productive Summer

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Imagine you’ve got a week’s vacation planned this summer (lucky you!), and you’d love nothing more than for your social media efforts to keep humming right along while you’re gone.<p>No problem. There are a handful of social media tools that can assist …

Infographic: The Best Times To Reach Your Social Media Audience

<b>Do you</b> fret over when is the best time to update your social media channels to gain maximum reach?<p><b>Online payroll service</b> SurePayroll helps put to …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

Infographic: 10 Tips To Craft Your Perfect LinkedIn Profile

<b>To help facilitate</b> the whole job-hunting process, social media agency Link Humans has come up with an infographic to aid you in building the perfect …

This expensive little gadget wants to fix a problem you might never encounter

A new smartphone accessory called goTenna wants to fix a problem some users may experience from time to time, but probably not that often since …

10 Weird Facts About Cheating

You won't believe what researchers dug up this time<p><i>By Alexandra Churchill for YourTango</i><p>Size does matter…just not the size of what you think.<p>A new study claims that women are more likely to cheat on their man if he has big balls. (Yep, you read that right.) Researchers from the University of Oslo …

The Fourier transform lets you have your cake and understand it

Teasing apart the ingredients of a jumble helps scientists to study complex things that change over time or space<p>If there's a mathematical idea that applies itself to almost everything in everyday life but is almost unknown outside the scientific world, the Fourier transform has to be the most …

27 Facts About The Global Economy That Every Investor Should Know

US Trust put out a report titled 101 Things Every Investor Should Know About The Global Economy earlier this year. Inspired by the report, we drew on some key global themes in terms of investment, trade, output, competitiveness and asset performance to pull together 27 key themes for investors.<p>We …

Economic Development

25 Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Take me to all the places.

Body-Language Tricks to Make Anyone Instantly Like You

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>There's no question that body language is important.<p>And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the …

Body Language

Cool holiday cottages in the Brecon Beacons - in pictures

Photograph: Lucy Gold/PR<p><b>Pontfaen Barn near Brecon</b><br>Five miles north of Brecon, this contemporary, horseshoe-shaped barn conversion lets the landscape take centre stage. Photograph: Lucy …

Expert guide to the Maldives

Essential information<p><b>Currency:</b> the Maldivian currency is the Rufiyaa but tourists have no need of it. Resort bills are best paid by plastic at the end of the stay and other expenses, such as tips and purchases when on excursion, are best paid in dollars<p><b>Emergency Contacts:</b> you can rightly feel safe …