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The Lean Hardware Startup: From Prototype To Production

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Cyril Ebersweiler is the founder of the pioneering hardware startup accelerator HAXLR8R (which is now looking for applicants) and Partner at SOSVentures. Benjamin Joffe is an expert on startup ecosystems, angel investor and Advisor at HAXLR8R. Both invest in companies around the world</i> …

8 Ingredients Every App and Software Business Plan Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're putting together a business plan for a mobile app or web-based software service, there are certain key elements you should work into your business plan.<p>Beyond the basics of a sales forecast, profits and losses, cash flow and a …

Why We No Longer Need HR Departments

The time has come for HR (Human Resources) departments to call it a day. HR departments often portray themselves as a valued business partner for …

5 Reasons Introverts Make Better Leaders

Research shows that approximately 50 to 55 percent of American males are introverts. For females, that number is 47 to 55 percent. And yet, as author …

Personality

4K Cameras: What’s the State of the Art in 2013?

A Side-by-Side Comparison of 4K Cameras and Feature Sets<p>A year ago in this space, we took a look at the 4K camera market, listing the many different …

Mobile advertising to grow 300%, hit $40 billion by 2018

In the next five years, mobile advertising will grow over 300 percent from about $13 billion today to just under $40 billion, Juniper Research says in a new report. Believe it or not, that guidance sounds too conservative, and too slow.<p>Consider just two data points:<p>In the 12 months ending July …

Virgin America Releases Choreographed Pre-Flight Safety Music Video

Back in 2007, Virgin America introduced an animated pre-flight safety video that was notable for its cheeky irreverence. Today they followed up with …

Here’s what’s happening in the content industry now

I started writing and blogging since I was 17. I remembered starting with blogger, writing about my daily happenings. This was back in 2006. I …

Silver's FiveThirtyEight beefs up staffing

FiveThirtyEight.com, a data-driven news site founded by statistician-journalist Nate Silver and funded by ESPN, is beefing up staffing in time for its re-launch in early 2014, nabbing talents fleeing the print side of the news business.<p>While Silver is the head of the operation, Mike Wilson, …

JPMorgan Chase Will Pay $13 Billion In Record Settlement

In an agreement settling many U.S. claims over its sale of troubled mortgages, JPMorgan Chase will pay a record $13 billion, in a deal announced by the Justice Department Tuesday. The plan includes a $4 billion payment for consumer relief, along with a payment to investors of more than $6 billion …

Valve to reveal virtual reality prototype, big plans for Steam support

If the Steam Controller and Steam Machine don't have you convinced that Valve's serious about getting into the gaming hardware business, how about throwing in a virtual reality headset as well? The company's Steam Dev Days event, scheduled for mid-January in Seattle, includes the tantalizing …

TPP WikiLeaks: White House claims to support cellphone unlocking, but treaty negotiations say otherwise.

Last week, WikiLeaks made public a portion of a treaty that the White House has been secretly negotiating with other nations and 600 special interest …

Flickr Unveils Its Hardcover Photo Book Creation Service

Flickr has introduced a new product that further marries the digital and analog world of photography. With Flickr Photo Books, this premium offering allows users to create their own keepsake of memories and tell their own story. The company considers the timing of the announcement notable because …

This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

Xbox is an essential piece of the new Microsoft pie, says departing CEO Steve Ballmer

In his final speech as CEO at a Microsoft shareholder meeting, outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer fired a shot across the bow of those who are rumored to be thinking of splitting the company into component parts and selling some of them.<p>Like possible new CEO Steven Elop, for example.<p>One of the candidates …

Nokia shareholders approve Microsoft deal

Nokia shareholders have approved a deal allowing Microsoft to purchase the Finnish smartphone maker’s Devices and Services unit. Of the shareholders surveyed, 99.7 percent who participated in the vote agreed with the Microsoft sale, representing around four-fifths of Nokia's shares, according to …