Nico Haitas

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The rise of giant consumer startups that said no to investor money

A new breed of entrepreneurs is creating huge consumer brands — like MVMT and Tuft & Needle — without venture capital, and laughing all the way to the bank.<p>When Moiz Ali launched his startup Native, the maker of a natural deodorant brand, he couldn’t help but be self-conscious when mingling with …

Entrepreneurship

I've saved enough at age 28 that I'll be a multimillionaire by retirement, and I used Warren Buffett's favorite investing strategy to do it

I recently turned 28, and I've already saved over a quarter of a million dollars.<p>By itself, that factoid had earned me a surprising amount of publicity. But for all the immediate headline-grabbing power of the statement, there's a far more impressive implication lurking underneath its surface. (The …

Retirement

Uber loses its license to operate in London

In a huge blow to Uber in the UK London’s transport regulator has rejected its application to renew its license to operate in the city.<p>In a statement today TfL said it has concluded that Uber is “not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence”.<p>“TfL’s regulation of London’s taxi and …

Introduction to CSS Grid

You're reading Introduction to CSS Grid, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

How technology disrupted the truth | Katharine Viner

Social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and ushering in an era when everyone has their own facts. But the consequences go far beyond journalism<p>One Monday morning last September, Britain woke to a depraved news story. The prime minister, David …

Social Media

Top 10 developer mistakes on AngularJS

Currently <b>AngularJS</b> is one of the most popular javascript frameworks. It simplifies the development process by making AngularJS a great tool for …

Adventures in Laser Kerf Bending

If you're going to go curved, you may as well go pretty<p>When Shaun Crampton designed a bentwood housing for his self-built radio receiver, he didn't …

Articles about futuristic apartment glass enclosed bedroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

Looking to modernize your bedroom with a sleek, unexpected twist? Glass is here to help.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Batiik Studio fashions a minimalist black box that integrates the bedroom, bathroom, and storage to save space in this small...<p>The …

Crafting Your Story: Public Relations Expertise For Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Public relations can be a powerful and effective marketing tool for your business, but it’s more than just sending out a press release. It is about …

These Egg-Shaped Speakers Sound So Good, They'll Scramble Your Brains

One of the best-sounding small speaker systems we've heard this year is also one of the most expensive: The Fujitsu Ten Eclipse TD-M1 Wireless …

Facebook Guts The Design Firm Behind Medium

Two words: talent grab.<p>You may not recognize the Toronto-based design firm Teehan+Lax, but you probably know some of the hit products it’s behind, like the social publishing platform Medium and the reading app Readability. Now, the firm is closing, as Facebook–in a play for total publishing …

When you’re not the manager 'type,’ how do you move up the corporate ladder?

At most companies, climbing the corporate ladder still starts with assuming a management role. As your control extends over larger and larger teams, …

Ryan Higley's Self-Assembling Basement!

There are makers with video cameras like Matthias Wandel, who can show us things like his crazy motorized scaffold being built. Then there's makers …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

Charged: Ressence Watches

The world took note when Benoît Mintiens, founder of the Antwerp-based Ressence watches, released the Type 3 watch at Baselworld in 2013. The industrial designer had constructed a watch like no other; the watch face appears to dance across its crystal surface. At first glance, the innovative …

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Flickr’s New Photo Experience Out of Beta, No More Opting Out

Flickr’s new “photo experience,” which has been in beta for the past few months, is finally live for everyone to see. While this isn’t the full-on …

What Are You Telling Facebook Apps?

Elsewhere on this site there is an excellent piece on Facebook’s photo privacy settings. Something everybody using Facebook should look into. But …

Apps

The Parapet

Breaking through... Photography by Eleni Nikologlou

Photography: Color<p>Photo Impressionism.<br>Reflection of a tree into the water.<br>An intriguing game between shadows and light composes the illusion of a …

Photography

Prelude

pattern-library

README.md<p>The ALA Pattern Library.<p>Contribution Guide<p><i>Let’s build stuff, you guys</i>.<p>Getting Started<p>Running the Project<p>We're using Node.js, NPM (<i>Node</i> …

How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username

<i>Naoki Hiroshima is the creator of Cocoyon and a developer for Echofon. This post originally appeared on Naoki’s Medium blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p><i>Update: PayPal has denied that its customer service representative divulged credit card information over the phone. GoDaddy has</i> …

The REAL Real Problem with Facebook

We agree on few things, but on the topic of Facebook, we seem unanimous: we hate it. From our fatigue with the inevitable popularity contest that is …

Guest Posting is killing Great Content

That is a very sensational title, I know, but what I have seen in the last few weeks is nothing short of this. The tactic of guest posting for links …

How Node.js is Going to Replace JavaScript

Node.js entered the game and came out on top of the competition<p>Everyone has been going bananas about JavaScript™ and with good reason: it’s so easy …

Free Stock Photos to Use in Your Designs from Picjumbo

According to the Picjumbo’s FAQ page, example use-cases include:<p>HTML/CSS templates you’re selling<br>• Placeholders in your designs<br>• Articles (which I …

Articles about young novice architect completes solo studio renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

Why Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of 26’10 South Architects, says sharpening your creative skills starts with looking outside the...<p>Renovation in Shizuoka is a minimal renovation located in Shizuoka, Japan, designed by Shuhei Goto Architects.<p>Of note this week in New York was the announcement of the …

Plus Pendant Light by Andy Zhou

The Plus Pendant prototype is a fully functional ceiling mounted OLED luminaire designed to showcase the future capabilities of Organic LED such as …