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What are Smart Contracts and How Do They Work? (Examples Challenges)

What are Smart Contracts and How Do They Work? (Examples & Challenges)<p>I recently asked a friend of mine what he thought of ‘Smart Contracts.’ He’s a …

Blockchain

Basic Blockchain Lingo Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Do the terms 'proof-of-stake,' litecoin' and 'mining' mean anything to you? If not, keep reading.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With all the buzz lately around blockchain technology, it can be tough to keep up. Given how fast this industry is growing, new …

Blockchain

I Waited 4 Months for This Japanese Skincare Product to Ship to Me and It's Changed My Life

Bye, wrinkles, dark spots, and blotchiness.<p>As a beauty editor, I have two responsibilities in life: answering every frantic midday text that reads, "Help, I'm at Sephora, what do I buy?!" and telling the world to wear sunscreen every single day, no matter what. The problem is, though, that most …

Skin Care

The Essential (and Affordable) Gear You’ll Need to Puppy-Proof Your Home

Getting a dog was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Pippin is pure joy. But he also came with rug stains, knocked-over plants, chewed …

Shopping

27 Online Courses to Learn Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Programming

Want to develop blockchain and cryptocurrency programming skills? Here are a number of great online courses.<p>What is a blockchain? A blockchain is a decentralized, distributed and public digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers so that the record cannot be altered …

Blockchain

What Blockchain Can’t Do

Blockchain technology has the potential to do amazing things. It can provide an immutable, digital audit trail of transactions, and can be used to cheaply verify the integrity of data. It can help businesses and individuals agree, on a global scale, about the true state of affairs within a market …

Blockchain

'Layer 2' Blockchain Tech Is an Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

<i>Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.</i><p><i>The</i> …

London architects infuse dated Victorian townhouse with tons of modern personality

Architecture firm LLI Design enhanced and restored this Victorian townhouse in North London while taking care to honor its architectural heritage. …

10 Predictions For The Next 5 Years Of Crypto

Bitcoin price prediction is just the start.<p>2017 has been a breakout year for crypto — with Bitcoin surpassing $10,000 and more than $3.8 billion raised this year in ICOs. We’ve seen truly mind-bending appreciation (like Ethereum’s 50X gains YTD) and witnessed the beginnings of countless new …

How to quit smoking - and what happens to your body as you do

It's that time of year - when you decide you've had your last cigarette.<p>Sure, you said the same last year and the year before, but this time you're …

Soft Copper Accents Are Scattered All Over This Apartment

YoDezeen Architects have recently completed the interior design and renovation of an apartment in Kiev, Ukraine, that features copper design elements …

Meghan Markle is no longer allowed to wear this

She’s the American actress currently making her mark on the British royal family.<p>Meghan Markle has been dating Prince Harry for over a year — and …

Royal Family

Want To Start Investing Money On ICOs? Then Read This Guide

Don’t even bother trying to understand what initial coin offerings are. Just don’t. The mechanism is so endlessly confusing that it will make your head spin far before you ever make a dime in profits. In the past twenty-four hours, I’ve read articles and how-to guides on TechCrunch, The Next Web, …

Cryptocurrency

How Kenya’s Central Bank is holding back digital currencies

<b>The fact the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has issued the “strongest ban on digital currencies in Africa, Europe and North America” is a serious</b> …

Central Banks

How blockchain is transforming business models

The traditional business model is under attack… as well it should be.<p>In this era of disruption, it’s absolutely necessary to redefine business models and archetypes as a whole. This post dives into the benefits of blockchain, its impact on the financial system, and how some companies are …

BNP Paribas blockchain payments go live

News The company's first transactions were on behalf of Panini Group and Amcor

IBM and the future of blockchain

IBM is heavily investing in the blockchain technology to disrupt large industries. Here we provide a few examples of how IBM is leveraging its …

West Africa now has its own digital currency

<i>Correction: The original version of this story referred to the West African eCFA using blockchain-based technology. It does not.</i><p>Senegal will soon begin using a digital currency in 2017. It’s another opportunity for financial technology (fintech) to help emerging markets leapfrog traditional banking …

Digital Currency

7 wedding apps that will make planning your big day a whole lot easier

Your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life, but actually planning it can make you want to pull your hair out.<p>Lucky for us, …

The Best Under-$15 Beauty Buys At Sephora Right Now

For some, Sephora is a beauty store. For others, it's a magical wonderland stocked wall-to-wall with products to fulfill your heart's every beauty …

Beauty

You've Never Tried Anything Like This Hair Mask Before

Korean beauty traditions have been infiltrating the cosmetics and skin-care world stateside for a few years now. The K-beauty craze has shown us the …

Skin Care

14 of the Best Butt Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym Membership

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The Script That New Managers Need To Use When Meeting Their New Employees

New managers have a fair number of challenges; maybe they’re a manager for the first time, or taking over a new team that loved their previous manager, or they got promoted over some of the employees they now have to manage.<p>Whatever the situation, the first thing a new manager has to do, before …

Leadership

How to Get Your Team to Follow Through After a Meeting

Any team leader knows that it’s what happens between project meetings that makes or breaks a project. And yet it’s often challenging to keep a team motivated and focused on getting agreed upon tasks done. Ideally you’ve checked that everyone is aligned and agreed on next steps but assigning tasks …

Project Management

Traditional banking vs new financial disrupters: Who’ll win the data battle?

How can traditional financial services providers fight the competition from new digital disrupters? By creating personalised customer experiences …

Financial Services

Fintech doesn’t just disrupt banks, it makes them platforms

It’s easy to move your money between banks. What’s annoying is moving your apps.<p>There’s been a recent explosion of fintech products in spaces like stock trading, wealth management, payments, loans, remittance and insurance. It’s been fueled by a massive uptick in venture investment in private …

FCA pledges to help fintech firms disrupt big banks

Regulators should “be bolder” and make sure new companies can disrupt big incumbents, even if it appears to let risks into the financial sector, the City’s top regulator has said.<p>Officials too often end up “tinkering on the margins” of the financial system and only look out for risks, rather than …

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Get Insanely Strong With This Intense 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout

5-10-15. That's all you need to remember for this quick, but intense, workout. You'll strengthen the arms, upper back, core, butt, and legs in just …

Workouts