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10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Want to Grow Your Business? Get to Know Your 'Vital Few'

For most businesses, 20 percent of customers drive 80 percent of sales. The key is to find your 20 percent and keep them happy.<p>In the 1940s, Joseph M. Juran coined the "80-20 rule," which posits that there are a "vital few and trivial many" or that 20 percent of the causes drive 80 percent of the …

Small Business

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

7 Things You Don’t Realize About Meetings

Meetings are filled with people; people are filled with weird things. So how do you get them to do something?<p>OK, so you’re meeting with a handful of colleagues. And you’ve even done the requisite pruning to coax the collective into making the big decision–and yet by the time the meeting’s over, …

Top Apps For The 1%

There’s been an interesting phenomenon occurring lately, thanks to the increasing ability of companies to reach and serve ultra-niche audiences — the rise of the app for the 1 percent. Now more than ever, you can download apps that you can’t actually afford to use.<p>The democratization of the app …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

The Beginner's Guide to Working From Home

Starting a new remote gig, be it a contract project or a full-time job, can be a little intimidating if you’re used to going into an office day after …

Smart UK hotel room will let you check in, control temperature, and order meals from your phone

The UK's biggest hotel chain is set to open a new line of budget city hotels that provide app-based check-ins and improved connectivity for people who pride location and design over space. Whitbread will open its first Premier Inn 'hub' in Covent Garden, London in the fall of 2014, compacting a …

The Scanadu Scout could give hints to iWatch biometric sensor capabilities

In a roundup on health-related smartphone accessories, <i>AllThingsD</i> drew our attention to the Scanadu Scout, which it described as a kind of real-life Tricorder.<p>Created by a Silicon Valley startup, the Scanadu Scout is a small puck that you place on your forehead for 10 seconds, and the sensors inside …

What We Can Expect From The Next Decade Of Technology

While these things are always hard to predict with any specificity, much of the writing is already on the wall. Humanlike, no-touch interfaces will combine with a pervasive array of sensors and intelligent back-end systems to form a new Web of Things. Computing will become truly ubiquitous.<p>This new …

Singularity

Ireland likely to legalise abortion in very limited circumstances

Abortion in very limited circumstances is likely to become legal in Ireland on Thursday with the numbers stacking up in the Irish parliament in …

Canada train disaster: Blast missing 'probably dead'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/993000/993571_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532525728_a94a87fcbd1017c78fe56de0f228001f<p><b>Canadian police have said 30 people missing since Saturday's train crash in a Quebec town are "most probably dead".</b><p>Twenty bodies have already been found …

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