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Creating social iOS app from scratch

I'm very interested in creating a social networking app for iOS, like Instagram. It would be an app that would require users to create an account and …

Inside the weird, sexy world of VR porn

Virtual reality porn is here<p>Get ready for the first coming<p>Virtual reality porn is here<p>Get ready for the first coming<p>There are three questions people …

Seven Ways to Find Investors for Your Startup

Unless you're one of the iron-walleted few, gaining startup capital for your business venture will require the help of investors. But navigating …

Startups

GetLinks raises $500K to connect tech talent with employers in Southeast Asia

GetLinks, a Bangkok-based startup focused on helping tech companies find and hire top talent, has closed a $500,000 seed round.<p>500 Startups and CyberAgent Ventures provided the money for GetLinks, which started out as a ‘Tinder for jobs’ style company before pivoting into a curated job platform. …

Startups

Astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent 340 days in space, gives the HoloLens his stamp of approval

Even Scott Kelly — a NASA astronaut who just returned to Earth after 340 days on the International Space Station — is on board with augmented reality.<p>…

It’s the end of “euphoric times” for custom app developers

Ashwin Ramasamy Contributor<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Waiting for the right professional network<br>• The Rationale Behind Soaring App Development Prices<p>For the first time in about eight years, we saw a decline in the small business customer base of app developers (in terms of revenue and per-project …

Apps

MakeSpace Raises $17.5 Million For Hassle-Free Storage Units

New York-based MakeSpace has secured $17.5 million in funding to accelerate growth in their self-storage business.<p>The startup markets itself as a convenient alternative to traditional storage, by making it easy to access your items without ever taking a trip to the facility. MakeSpace offers …

Barnes & Noble

5 mind tricks to help you get into the work zone and back out again

When you’re at work and you have important things to do, you want to be able to focus entirely on the tasks at hand — so you can get them done …

Movie Scenes That Were Completely Improvised

Movie fans never know just how much time, money and energy is spent creating the next Hollywood hit before cameras ever start rolling. But as …

Design

Design Lessons From The Amazing 1980s Books That Taught Kids To Code

From the earliest era of programming come design ideas that are still surprisingly relevant.<p>1982 was a big year for early computing, with the release of the Commodore 64 and the first computer with a graphical user interface, Apple’s Lisa, the following year. Computers were miniaturizing fast, and …

UX Design

LiveLike’s VR Spectator App Wins The 1st And Future Bringing Home The Game Category

Virtual reality, body cameras, and the Internet Of Things are poised to change the way we watch sports. Today we saw how at TechCrunch’s 1st And Future startup competition held at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The home viewing category winner, LiveLike, lets you watch games in virtual …

Virtual Reality

FundRx's Prescription For Financing Healthcare Startups: Bring In The Doctors

Mike Moradi, chief executive of Sensulin, had a novel idea for a glucose-responsive insulin that could lower the number of injections diabetics need to give themselves and help them gain better control over their blood sugars. But funding for biotechnology startups is notoriously difficult as it …

Venture Capital

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Employment

3D is the new 2D

User interfaces (UI) have been traditionally 2D for native desktop environments and then 2D again for the web. Mobile phone apps, while supporting 3D …

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

UX Design

Tech FANGs — Facebook, Apple, Netflix and Google — are worrying about the stock market

This week, executives from Netflix, Apple, Google and Snapchat descended on Las Vegas to schmooze, give cheery speeches and exercise their lavish …

We gathered six directors, including Quentin Tarantino and Ridley Scott, in a room. Here's what they said.

Filmmaking is a collaborative art. Yet most movie directors work alone, in the sense that there is only one. So when a group of directors get together to talk about how they do what they do, it is with a genuine interest and curiosity in how others might approach the same problems and …

Danny Boyle

How you can do less to achieve more in your career

I was in a Starbucks this morning and looked around. Every single person I could see — dressed in his or her business finest — was perched in place, …

4 questions to ask before hiring your first employee

The decision to hire an employee is tough for many entrepreneurs, particularly freelancers and founders committed to bootstrapping their business to …

What Startups Should Never Say During A VC-Pitch

<i>Category:</i><p><i>Tags:</i><p>Dec 31<p>I’ve been listening through a number of startup pitches in Silicon Valley, both as observer, and to give feedback as pretend …

7 tech trends that will rule CES 2016

A New Year means a new start, and that goes double for the tech world, since the first week of January is when International CES takes place. The …

Reddit's Alexis Ohanian on Dealing With Tragedy While Starting a Business

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is hard enough in the best of times. In the worst of times, it can be impossible.<p>That’s why it’s so important to have a strong support system, says Alexis Ohanian, the 32-year-old co-founder of Reddit.<p>In …

Alexis Ohanian

The lazy person's guide to personal branding

You have a personal brand, whether you like it or not.<p>Thanks to the Internet, everyone can present a shiny, online version of themselves as a quick …

Startups Don't Need Unicorn Aspirations to Attract Investor Attention

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are unicorns real? That’s a question a lot of investors have to be asking themselves these days. To investors a "unicorn" refers to privately held companies with valuations of $1 billion or more. At last count, there are 145 of …

Venture Capital

Meet The Winners: The Coolest Israeli Startups And Innovations Of 2015

2015 was a stellar year for Israeli innovation. Over the past year, the Israeli startup ecosystem has made global headlines with a host of new …

Fidelity Just Revalued Dropbox, Snapchat, and More Tech Startups

Fidelity Investments has again taken out its red pen for several well-known startups, according to a <i>Fortune</i> analysis of new monthly reports for three …

First pictures of new Google Glass emerge a year after sales pulled

New version of wearable headset features a foldable design and will focus on business users<p>Pictures of a new version of Google Glass have emerged in filings with American authorities, revealing a bendy design more akin to typical glasses.<p>Google pulled sales of its £1,000 wearable headset almost a …

Wearable Tech

15 interesting startups to watch in 2016

As we usher in another year, we brace for the next wave of innovation, disruption, consolidation, and dissolution. What will be the next big thing that everyone talks about? I’ve been asking around and looking at companies, trends, and what else is going on to put together the following list of …

FAA

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