Matthew Hunter

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Steve Randazzo - President of Pro Motion

All of us provide our goals for the next week the Friday before. This allows me to think about what I need to get done, and it also provides …

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J.P. Morgan Found Hackers Through Breach Of Corporate Event Website

According to the report, the bank discovered that the intruders had used some of the same offshore servers to hack both the bank and the website of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge.<p>It was not clear when the bank might have discovered the problem had the hackers not used the same I.P. addresses …

‘Hello Everybody! There Is No Global Warming!’: Weather Channel Founder Goes Off on Climate Change

Don’t call him a “denier” — he says he’s a “skeptic.”<p>John Coleman, founder of the Weather Channel, has long been outspoken against the notion of man-made climate change, and after he penned an open letter last week, Brian Stelter invited the “climate denier” on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” Sunday …

The Simple Question This Famed Christian Rapper Has for Atheists Like Richard Dawkins

If popular Christian rapper Lecrae Moore could deliver one message to atheists, he says it would consist of a simple question: “If there’s no purpose, if there’s no creator and … no rhyme or reason to the life that we’re living, then why are we not acting consistent with that thought?<p>Moore — whose …

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

Vermeer's paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs

<b>Tim Jenison</b>, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage …

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

For Windows Users: Modify your Raspberry Pirate Radio with WinSCP

<i>Ed. note–<br>With the launch of Raspberry Pirate Radio some Windows users got stuck trying to modify the pirateradio.config file and transferring the music they wanted to transmit to their Pi. No doubt there are other methods to achieve this but this one is easy and straightforward for makers of all</i> …

Secret app picks up $8.6m in funding from Google Ventures & other notable investors

Less than two months after launching and following rumors of an outside investment, anonymous social network app Secret today officially announced it has raised $8.6 million. That’s a little bit less than the $10 million that it was rumored to be getting, but it’s also picking up some notable …

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory Continue reading...

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Where the Good and Bad Jobs Will Be, 10 Years From Now

The Dos and Don’ts Of Fundraising From Charles Best, Tim Ferriss, And Alexis Ohanian

Crowdfunding is more than holding out a hand–it’s a balance of finesse and expertise. Know your stuff, be precise, and don’t freak out: The advice of three crowdfunding masters.<p>When Charles Best and Tim Ferriss met on the wrestling mat in high school, they never imagined they’d be crowdfunding …

How To Turn Your Insomnia Into A Productivity Tool

Not every night of sleep goes as planned. Instead of tossing and turning, use your extra time awake for good.<p>Every night, like clockwork, my eyes shoot open at 3:30 a.m. On lucky nights, I’ll fall back to sleep within minutes. But too often, my mind takes over and left to its own devices in the …

Self-Financing Your Startup

Explore these potential sources of capital for financing your business.<p>Once you have decided on the type of venture you want to start, the next step on the road to business success is figuring out where the money will come from to fund it. Where do you start?<p>The best place to begin is by looking in …

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneurial venture starts with a good idea, evolves to a bunch of amazing ideas, and with any luck, ends up as a successful business.<p>But how do you move from that first idea to your final success? In our book, <i>Small Business,</i> …

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What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Tick

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Richard Branson, Bill Gates and Elon Musk all have in common? Probably nothing. Or maybe a lot. Honestly, I have no idea. What I do know is that I met one of them and - trust me when I tell you - he is one-of-a-kind. A unicorn. …

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Killer Productivity 'Hacks' From Entrepreneurs Like Richard Branson (Infographic)

We all wish we had more hours in the day. The most successful entrepreneurs have developed their own ways for getting the most out of the business day -- which can sometimes extend to 4:00 a.m., at least for 85 Broads Business Leader Sallie Krawcheck.<p>LinkedIn has collected some of the best …

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Watch Glenn Beck’s Takedown of NY Gov. Cuomo – Plus, He Tells Megyn Kelly His Biggest Regret From His Time at Fox News

Appearing on “The Kelly File” Tuesday, Glenn Beck continued to rip New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over divisive remarks he made about “extreme” conservatives having no place in the Empire State.<p>Fox News<p>Beck, who recently penned an open letter to the New York governor, argued Cuomo is attempting to …

The banking industry's biggest problem isn't bonuses or market share | Ha-Joon Chang

The only way to make the sector pursue long-term viability instead of short-term greed is to change the rules of the game<p>Last Friday, in another of those agenda-setting speeches for which he has rightly become famous, Ed Miliband took on the biggest of what he describes as "the broken markets" in …

Chinese villagers build £1.3 million 'money wall'

Chinese media says the village in the country's southwest became rich after locals invested in pig farms, cherry growing and hydroelectric energy<p>Rural farmers from southwest <b>China</b> have become instant celebrities at home after building a £1.3 million "money wall" in their village with rectangular …

TI's Growth Likely Slowed In Q4'13 But Long-Term Prospects Are Bright

Texas Instruments, a leading semiconductor manufacturer, will report its Q4 2013 and full year earnings on January 21. It has been as transitional year, as the company exited its legacy wireless business. Yet underlying growth has returned. In the third quarter, revenue was $3.24 billion, up 6% …

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …

Mandela memorial service interpreter admitted to psychiatric hospital

The man who sparked an international furor by offering bogus sign language interpretation at a major memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela has reportedly been admitted to a psychiatric hospital for treatment.<p>The Star newspaper reported that Thamsanqa Jantjie was admitted …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

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Amazon Turned a Flaw into Gold with Advanced Problem-Solving

<i>“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”</i><p>— Albert Einstein<p>Several years ago, Amazon was struggling with scaling its e-commerce infrastructure and realizing that many of its internal software projects took too long to implement, a major pain point from a competitive …

French Student Makes A Big Profit Selling Tins Of Air From His Village

"Air de Montcuq" is the brainchild of 22-year-old student Antoine Deblay, who first had the idea to sell his hometown's air over the summer. He put his idea up on the French crowdfunding site, where he was surprised to raise more than 800 euros ($1,000) in just a few weeks — enough to set up a …

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This company wants to help you escape your terrible corporate job

After three years of working at Ernst & Young in London as a management consultant, Dominic Jackman felt unfulfilled and decided it was time for a change. In 2009, he asked his boss for a sabbatical but was told “no.” In the past three months, six of his colleagues had also asked for sabbaticals …

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