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Future of Work: 3 Big Predictions | Inc.com

Computing pioneer Alan Kay had some advice in the 1980s that Steve Jobs clearly took to heart: "People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware." Enough said, right? Kay's prescience came to mind again when Google recently announced it was buying Nest, maker of the smart …

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People say porn could be bitcoin's "killer app." But who pays for porn anymore?

Internet porn is falling hard for bitcoin.<p>Last month, Porn.com began accepting bitcoin for payment, and by early January the cryptocurrency amounted …

Neiman's Hack Attack Is Looking More and More Like Target's

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New details have come to light about the Neiman Marcus security breach, revealing that over 1.1 million consumers may have been victimized by a scheme that appears strikingly similar to the attack that besieged as many as 100 million …

Meet The Corporate Fixers: 5 Business Leaders Tasked With Tackling Big Problems

Every business–even the biggest ones–face a litany of problems each and every day. And somebody has to fix them.<p>Some people are skilled fixers; they’re not the people who fix things with their hands, but instead they’re the people who fix things with their heads. In politics, fixers are well-known …

Yahoo Acquires Mobile Marketing Startup Sparq

Mobile marketing company Sparq announced on its site today that it has been acquired by Yahoo. The company did not disclose the purchase price.<p>Yahoo declined to illustrate the deal’s financial details. Sparq’s team will be joining Yahoo’s Sunnyvale campus.<p>Before it was acquired, Sparq raised a …

VCs, They’re Just Like Us!

One of our favourite things about Twitter is that if you follow the right people, its conversational nature can feel like you’re hanging out at Starbucks eavesdropping on other people’s conversations. And when those conversations are VCs talking amongst themselves, beautiful, life-affirming things …

WTF Is Your Wearable Strategy? Well, Here It Is

I’m sure many of you have, of late, been lying awake at night – as I have, on many a lonely evening in your London garret, listening to the wind blow through the rain-soaked city as you dab plaintively at the condensation on the window – about what on earth your “Wearable Strategy” is going to be. …

Nokia's dumbphones face an uncertain future at Microsoft

"Year-on-year decline." Those are words that no company looks forward to publishing in its earnings reports, but unfortunately we've seen them printed more often than not on Nokia's quarterly statements. Though there have been a few ups and downs, struggling profits and sales have been a general …