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Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

President will not open new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place<p>Donald Trump has cancelled a visit to Britain next month to open the new US embassy in London, amid fears of mass protests.<p>The president claimed on Twitter that the reason for calling …

Donald Trump

Why the Right Answer to the Wrong Question Is Still the Wrong Answer

You have to start with figuring out what problem you're solving, instead of searching for the answer.<p>I recently read an article by another Inc columnist, Jeff Bercovici, about what former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason learned after leaving the company.<p>In the article, Mason says, "It turns out you can't …

Fox Turns Viewers Into Stringers With App

After a successful test at WTXF Philadelphia, Fox is rolling out the Fresco app in 10 other markets. With the app, stations will be able to quickly …

As The Media Industry Evolves, The Business Model Becomes The Message

The media business used to be fairly simple. It operated on linear model, consisting of content, distribution and audience, with a small priesthood of publishers, producers and programing executives making editorial decisions for the rest of us. Stars were created by the choices they made.<p>The …

Age of Abundance: How the Content Explosion will Invert the Media Industry

If you read a list of mankind’s most important or influential inventions, there’s not far you could go without coming across those of Thomas Edison. …

Business Development

Why 2015 was the year that changed TV forever

“The end of television” is a headline that’s been liberally thrown around for the past 15 years.<p>Indeed, the past year saw audiences becoming more and more amenable to adopting new ways to watch TV shows, with live audiences for broadcast and cable programs declining sharply.<p>Even entities like …

The science of how to make New Year's resolutions you won't abandon

I will not be making any New Year’s resolutions this year. That is not because there’s no room for self-improvement: there’s plenty. But there are two things that actually change my habits, and they have nothing to do with the date: me and the science of habit formation.<p>Why we make resolutions….<p>We …

DirecTV’s Yaveo Says Adios

Yaveo, the Spanish language over-the-top service from DirecTV, is shutting down roughly a year after it was launched.<p>The decision, spotted by TV …

25 Simple Things to Give Up If You Want to Succeed

The best way to invite good new things into your life is to make room for them. Just as you declutter your office and home, from time to time do a check and throw out anything that isn't helping you make your success achievable.<p>Here are some good places to start.<p>1. Trying to be …

Self-help

Minecraft creator Notch says his billions have made him miserable

Minecraft creator Markus Persson, aka 'Notch', has said that he has "never felt more isolated" after earning billions in the sale of Mojang, the …

Why Introverts Make Better Business Leaders

It's becoming clear that introverts--typically regarded as demure and dull--possess the qualities necessary to build great companies.<p>When making the case for introverts, <i>Inc.</i> contributing editor Geoffrey James puts it most eloquently: "The business world is full of loser extroverts who never get …

BuzzFeed Television? Maybe it's closer than you think

Arianna Huffington built <i>The Huffington Post</i> into a global digital media empire, while Jonah Peretti, who helped found <i>HuffPo</i>, went on to co-found …

Media Industry

Google launching News Lab to provide tools for journalists

Expanding on last week's announcement for YouTube Newswire and other tools aimed at citizen journalists, Google today unveiled a new initiative called the News Lab, a larger effort to provide resources for journalists from all backgrounds.<p>Leveraging Google tools to tell better stories<p>In a blog post …

Slack and Flickr co-founder says 'fuck you' to WSJ over Charleston shooting

'It matters how we talk about it.'<p>Stewart Butterfield, the co-founder of both Slack and Flickr, has condemned the <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> on Twitter for an editorial it published after the Charleston shooting. The <i>WSJ</i> described the massacre as "a problem that defies explanation" and claimed that "the …

Google and Storyful launch the YouTube Newswire

Storyful, the social media news agency, has teamed up with Google to launch YouTube Newswire. The feed will surface verified clips related to major news events, hopefully helping journalists to avoid hoaxes.<p>Storyful was acquired by News Corp in 2013 and has previously launched Facebook Newswire for …

Google Debuts App Invites, A More Personalized System For Inviting Friends To Try Apps

Google has debuted a new product called “App Invites” aimed at helping mobile app developers grow their application’s user base. Now in beta for both iOS and Android, App Invites includes a set of standardized tools for sending out app invites over SMS and email, highlighting recommended contacts, …

Why Resilience Is the Key Ingredient for Successful Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be an entrepreneur requires a special combination of boldness and humility. It’s a beautiful thing to say that you are going to build something that the world needs, but that, you believe, none of the billions of people who have gone …

The Race To Make Everyone A Livestreamer

One by one, technology has unlocked communication mediums for the masses. Ways of sharing once reserved for those in positions of influence with professional equipment are now open to everyone with a smartphone. What once only a journalist or TV star could do is now a possibility for those who were …

The 29 Rules Of Social Media - And Which Ones To Break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>How did you end up learning the unwritten rules for social media etiquette?<p>For me, it was a lot of watching and waiting, a bit of experimenting, and tons of trial and error. When I first started out on social media, I had just the most basic rules …

Parents Of Deceased 12 Yr Old Share The Letter She Wrote To Her Self 10 Years In The Future

Taylor Smith now deceased left a letter of wisdom, great advice, and inspiration behind after her unexpected death. When Taylor’s parents found the …

Inspiration

Going Places: You Too Can Tote A Tattooed Passport

So here’s an idea that’s artistic and mischievous, and probably not something you should try if you’re really intent on going someplace where a passport is required.<p>As if all other surfaces in the world were already occupied, French illustrator Léonard Combier turned his considerable talent to …