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YouTube under fire from musician Zoe Keating over Music Key contract

Google’s video service may have agreed music deals with indie labels, but DIY artist says she’s still being pressured to sign unfair terms<p>Musician Zöe Keating has criticised YouTube for threatening to block her channel unless she signs up to new terms covering its recently-launched YouTube Music …

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Top Four Big Data Trends For Businesses In 2014

2013 was an epic year for high tech. To name just a few notable events: ​Apple introduced iBeacon, its indoor positioning system; wearable technology such as smart watches and Google Glass began to move closer to the mainstream; digital currency ​Bitcoin soared to new heights; and ephemeral media …

7 Productivity Apps You Can't Live Without

Get even more done with some of these new and updated applications.

Productivity Apps

Softcover Is A New Self-Publishing Platform Aimed At Technical Authors

Softcover is a startup offering what it calls a “frictionless” platform for self-publishing e-books.<p>Co-founder Michael Hartl is an author himself, having written the Ruby on Rails Tutorial. (He’s also a repeat entrepreneur, having founded Y Combinator-backed social-networking startup Insoshi.) …

Google Unveils 'Project Tango': A Smartphone That Sees in 3-D

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division is asking professional developers to dance with its latest invention: a 3-D mobile phone that the company has nicknamed Project Tango.<p>The aim of the just-announced prototype is to …

Augmented Reality

That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China Restrictions? It Never Happened.

When news surfaced two weeks ago of a fresh round of restrictions that China was placing on businesses transacting in the bitcoin ecosystem, the …

Cryptocurrency

Congratulations, Crunchies Winners! Kickstarter Wins Best Overall Startup

It was a night for the ages. At the 7th Annual Crunchies Award show, Kickstarter beat out CloudFlare, Snapchat, Twitter and Uber, and walked away with the Crunchie for Best Overall Startup. Chris Sacca won the Crunchie For Angel Of The Year, Dropbox’s Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi won Founder of …

Snapchat Wins ‘Best Mobile Application’ At The 2013 Crunchies, Award Disappears In 10 Seconds

This year’s best mobile app is Snapchat, at least according to the 2013 Crunchies Awards. The ephemeral photo and video messaging app beat out a tough crowd this year, including Mailbox, Tinder, VSCO Cam and WhatsApp. This is Snapchat’s second Crunchie, since it won fastest rising startup last year …

5 lessons for CIOs in the age of the cloud

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/Wavebreakmedia<p>Kevin Ledford has been CIO of Chiquita Brands(s cqb) for five years. This is the company …

Best Android apps: supercharge your phone with these top apps from Google Play

PreviousNext 1/44<p>Essential apps from Google Play<p>Google Play currently has the largest number of apps of any mobile app store, which is great asides …

The new GE: Google, everywhere

AT GOOGLE they call it the toothbrush test. Shortly after returning to being the firm’s chief executive in 2011, Larry Page said he wanted it to …

Google Glass

The Three Core Components To Consider When Creating A Vision For Future

If you analyze the history of great nations, you will come across one thing that is common in all of them and that is a leader with vision. Every …

3 Ways to Spark Employee Creativity | Inc.com

Need a jolt of creativity at your company? Take a lesson from these three companies that have come up with clever ways to spark new ideas.<p><b>Improv Classes</b><p>Method, a San Francisco-based maker of cleaning products, offers employees training in improv acting--not to check the box on some management fad …

Creativity

How Paying Employees More Can Make You More Profitable | Inc.com

It seems like simple math: The more you pay your employees, the lower your profits.<p>How then, to explain companies such as Costco? Costco pays higher wages than any other warehouse company; a 2006 study by Wayne Cascio, a professor of management at the University of Colorado, Denver, found that its …

Employment

Meet The 13 Startups Wayra U.K. Is Accelerating In 2014

Wayra U.K. is still a relative newbie to the London startup accelerator scene, opening its doors back in May 2012 for its first intake. Last year’s cohort included journaling app Narrato and lesbian dating service Dattch, to name two of the 17.<p>Today Wayra U.K. is naming its third intake that will …

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About half of Americans dream of opening their own businesses, according to a recent survey by the UPS Store, but with 50% of small businesses failing within the first five years, how do you know if you're an entrepreneur ... or a …

Entrepreneurship

Smart Machines Shaping The Workforce Of The Future

In the Industrial Revolution, new technologies displaced manual jobs while also creating demands for new skills. Will smart machines replace knowledge work–and create demand for a new kind of workforce–in the same way?<p>The smart machine era will blossom through 2020, with the spread of technologies …

How to keep on top of the app market

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Apps World.</i><p>In the world of apps nothing stands still for long. The market moves fast, and keeping on top of emerging apps is a tough job for anyone in the industry.<p>But with Apps World North America hitting San Francisco’s Moscone Center West on February 5-6, the …

10 Technology Trends That Will Revolutionize Retail

The National Retail Federation’s annual “Big Show” kicks off in New York this week. Thousands of industry insiders will be there to explore the future of brick-and-mortar stores, global expansion, mobile commerce, the customer experience, and much more. There’s an entire track of sessions on “big …

PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane Passes $1 Million In Funding (video)

Some of our readers might remember the awesome PowerUp 3.0 smartphone controlled paper airplane project that launched on Kickstarter back in November …

Foobler, The Automatic Treat Dispenser For Your Dog (Video)

Foobler is a new automatic treat and food dispenser for your dog, that it designed to keep your family pet entertained whilst you are out at work.<p>The …

Silicon Valley Lost, And Found

Silicon Valley is a place that is just as much about people reinventing themselves as it is about people reinventing industries.<p>As a new year turns, it’s time to go through that silly (but actually necessary) exercise of pausing to reflect. In a world of endless e-mail and distractions, it’s hard …

Digital publishing: How it will evolve in 2014 and beyond

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>I recently attended Le Web in Paris, where the theme of the conference was innovation in the next decade. …

The Shifting Ways In Which We’ll Interact With Mobile Apps

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>‘Tis the season to reorganize the apps on my iPhone. With iOS 7 and the shift from spotlight search to swipe-down-to-search for apps, I’ve …

The 50 best apps of 2013

From lifestyle and children's apps to games, social networking and the downright useful, here are the 50 best apps of the year<p>The stats around mobile apps remain startling. There are now more than 1m apps apiece in both Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play, with tech research firm Gartner …

Deadly conformity is killing our creativity. Let's mess about more

People's lives would be more fulfilling if they were given greater freedom in the workplace<p>I began to notice the creativity of the manager of the Pret a Manger coffee shop, close to where I live, after he showed extraordinary kindness to a woman with Down's syndrome in her 20s. Well, maybe it …

iOS Rules The Corporate Mobile Market As Android And Windows Scrap For Second Place

According to a report by Intermedia, Apple continues to dominate the mobile device market among small and medium-sized businesses. During the first 10 months of 2013, Intermedia customers activated 190,000 Apple devices, 29,000 Samsung devices, and 13,800 Motorola devices.<p>All told, Apple controlled …

3 Phrases You Should Never, Ever Say to Investors | Inc.com

You agonize over your deck and bust your butt practicing your pitch. VCs, on the other hand, are inundated with investment opportunities and have neither the time to dig in depth into your business, nor the motivation to overlook your missteps. With so many more deals rushing at them, they’re …

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