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Iran’s Startup Spring

<b>By Vivienne Walt</b><p>Photographs by Aslon Arfa for Fortune<p>April 28, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p><i>As sanctions are lifted, can a burst of entrepreneurship succeed—and</i> …

The Drones Report: Research, Use Cases, Regulations, and Problems

BI Intelligence<p>The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new hardware and computing market.<p>A growing ecosystem of drone software and hardware vendors is already catering to a …

The Easiest Way to Get Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, no tuition, books, or homework required.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Online Education

Meet the man responsible for Google's billion-dollar acquisitions

On its top ten acquisitions alone, it has spent more than $24.5 billion dollars.<p>That's a lot of money, but Google has learned how to make the most of those purchases. Time Magazine recently wrote that the company had "perfected" the Silicon Valley acquisition, in part because its so good at …

Entrepreneurship

The thunder lizard returns - Brontosaurus resurrected

For years palaeontologists have been trying to convince the public that <i>Brontosaurus</i> doesn’t, and never, existed but now a new study has been published that returns this name to the ranks of the dinosaurs. So why the sudden turn around?<p>Such a change is in fact a very normal part of the constant …

Paleontology

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: A new look for Samsung and a new wallet

Image copyright Samsung.We were expecting a major reboot of the Galaxy S line, and that’s what Samsung gave us Sunday night at Mobile World Congress …

MicroSD

Sabrina Ramnanan’s debut novel, Nothing Like Love, is a whole lot of memorable fun

<i>Romeo and Juliet</i> has provided inspiration for a multitude of writers ever since Shakespeare set the lovers on their star-crossed path back in the late 16th century. Sabrina Ramnanan, who was born in Toronto to Trinidadian parents, adds laughter, light and spice to her version of the story by …

Saudi’s New Oil Strategy — Energy Journal

A budding rivalry between Saudi Arabia and American energy firms is behind Saudi’s decision not to prop up oil prices, despite the rout in prices this year.

The Swiss are now at a negative interest rate due to the Russian ruble collapse

The initials “SNB” for the Switzerland’s central bank, the “Swiss National Bank” are about to become just as familiar as the initials ECB for the European Central Bank. Today, the SNB announced it would cut interest rates for banks that keep large amounts of money at the SNB to -.25%. Yes – a …

Interest Rates

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement