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3 reasons entrepreneurs shouldn’t be scared of Bitcoin

You might be aware that the price of Bitcoin has fallen from over $1,000 in December 2013 to $200 in February 2015. Although this does not mean Bitcoin is less attractive as an industry, entrepreneurs are becoming more hesitant to enter the market.<p>At BTC.sx, a Bitcoin trading platform, we have been …

5 Uplifting Books You Should Read This Holiday Season

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re traveling during the holidays, that means you have the opportunity to go through some great books while at the airport or on the plane.<p>Books are a fantastic way to grow your mindset, expand your views and increase your …

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Finding the Money in the Internet of Things

Executives have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), but they’re understandably suspicious of all the hype. The one question that’s on all their minds is: where’s the money? Where and how will this new technology generate meaningful economic value for the enterprise? In the absence of a clear and …

GrabTaxi Has A Local Approach Unlike Uber

GrabTaxi is often compared to popular car-for-hire service Uber. However, one key difference is that Uber was born in the US and in turn adopts a very Western approach, whereas GrabTaxi faces a whole different set of problems in Asia, particularly Southeast Asia where it currently operates …

9 Outstanding Apps for Adding Text to Your Photos

Add text to photos<p>Text on pictures — that’s the idea behind messaging, poster art, greeting cards and scenic displays. And font freaks (you know who you are) will always be on the lookout for ways to add text into snapshots and vacation photos. Happily, dressing up your photos with text can be done …

Feds nail Google for ‘family fraud;’ fine the company $19 million

A drop in the bucket. But it’s a start.<p>The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hit Mountain View-based Google with a $19 million fine for unfairly billing children — yes kids — for millions in unauthorized credit card charges from the tech titans Google Play app store.<p>The children, many of them …

10 of the Best Streaming Media Players 'Boxes' To Consider 2018 (list)

The streaming media player market has over a dozen models to choose from, and unless you make an impulse buy from a point of sale display at your …

Track Your Smoking Habits and Light Up With Quitbit Smart Lighter

Smoking is bad for you…period. But so many still light up cigarettes every day, saying they’ll quit tomorrow only to do the same thing the very next …

6 Reasons Why You Need tado° Cooling This Summer (list)

Summer is around the corner and that means super hot weather! Thanks to global warming, summers are not even hotter than ever, reaching in the triple …

Signs You’re Being Passive-Aggressive

When was the last time you did any of the following at work?<p>You didn’t share your honest view on a topic, even when asked.<br>• You got upset with someone, but didn’t let them know why.<br>• You procrastinated on completing a deliverable primarily because you just didn’t see the value in it.<br>• You praised someone …

Is Tony Fadell the next Steve Jobs or ... the next Larry Page?

In the late 1990s a young entrepreneur named Tony Fadell tried to persuade Stewart Alsop, a journalist who had recently become a venture capitalist, …

BitTorrent experiments with decentralized private-chat service

Are you longing to chat in private — not just “off the record” but off the grid? BitTorrent today released an internal alpha of its server-less chat app, making your dreams of truly private chats a near-reality.<p>BitTorrent realized the word “privacy” means different things to different people and …

Google Launches New Platform to Connect Businesses With Customers

Google wants to create a better business directory and, this time, they mean business.<p>On Thursday the tech giant launched Google My Business, a …

Twitter Steps Down From the Free Speech Party

Is Networking a Waste of Time?

The simple answer to the question posed in the title of this post is – maybe.<p>photo credit: dgray_xplane via photopin cc<p>Networking is actually one of …

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

Sun May Still Have Low-Mass Solar Companion, Say Astrophysicists Searching NASA WISE Mission Data

Our sun may indeed have a far-flung gravitationally-bound companion — just not with the size or orbit that could have triggered periodicity in earth’s paleontological record, say astrophysicists now actively searching data from NASA’s WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) spacecraft.<p>For …