Rene Ramirez

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Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the …

Financial Services

10 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free today ($49 worth of apps for free!)

Today might be Google’s day, with the company getting ready to announced its new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones shortly, but we’ve got something …

Google Tells Developers How to Get Around Apple's New Security Rules So They Can Keep Selling Ads

A tiny but telling distinction between the two mobile giants.<p>Apple says it cares a lot about privacy. Just ask Tim Cook.<p>Hence, its new iOS 9 operating system will boast a new feature, called App Transport Security, or ATS, which is supposed to require iPhone app developers to use an advanced …

Tim Cook

10 Exercises that Burn More Calories than Running

Jul 14, 2015<p>Running is amazing. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road. It …

Exercise

How to go from $0 to $75,000/mo. without taking on an investor or hiring a single employee

In case you didn’t know, we (Talkroute) declined our acceptance into a well-known accelerator, and a lot of people thought we were stupid. Even after I published a ridiculously long blog post explaining why we said “no thanks,” the skeptics remained, well, skeptical.<p>But today, right here on …

From Nobody to Influencer: 11 Tips to Make the Transformation Happen - GDI Online Marketing

Influence is rapidly becoming the most important commodity in SEO and content marketing. As Google gets better at interpreting brand, authority and …

'Biohacking' Entrepreneurs Turn to Smart Drugs to Supercharge Their Productivity

Can smart pills make you a better entrepreneur?<p>Around 7 a.m., Dave Asprey rolls over in bed and reaches for the pills on his dresser. There’s the thyroid hormone, the testosterone cream that he rubs in his armpits, and the cognitive enhancers phenylpiracetam and aniracetam. Depending on the day, …

FDA

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I …

Personal Finance

The PR success formula from an accidental flack

<i>Chris Boyles spends a lot of time speaking with journalists on behalf of Chaotic Moon, a creative tech studio in Austin, Tex.</i><p>I never envisioned …

Are You a Boss or a Leader?

The distinction between being a boss and being a leader may seem small, but it means the world to the people who work for you.<p>Being the boss does not necessarily mean you are leading. Here is a list of 10 characteristics that will help you determine if you are having a positive impact on your …

Leadership

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

High Class Dining: Colorado Restaurant Introduces Weed-and-Food Pairing Menu

When you go to a gourmet restaurant, you might find yourself asking the sommelier to recommend a fine wine to complement your meal. But now, as more …

Legendary Ex-HR Director From Netflix Shares 6 Important Lessons

The culture doc, created by McCord, CEO Reed Hastings, and others at the company, is still evolving and is used by the company to this day. It has also been the starting point for many other companies, some of which have created their own, similar documents.<p>The concepts laid out in the presentation …

The complete guide to fixing your credit score

A couple of years ago, I found myself in a catch-22. I decided it was time for me to start building my credit. The advice from nearly everybody: "Just apply for a credit card." Easier said than done: as soon as I started applying, I received rejection letters letting me know that I was not eligible …

Why Monk Mode Is The Secret To Insane Productivity

If you have a gigantic project and a ton of people wanting your time, how do you satisfy both? By slipping into monk mode.<p>The most productive people structure solitude into their working lives: Marie Curie experimenting deep into Parisian nights, Friedrich Nietzsche tramping around Alpine lakes, …

Meditation

How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room

I used to dread networking events. Then a colleague let me in on his secret strategy.<p>I did it. I went to a cocktail party where I didn't know anyone, and successfully chit-chatted for two hours. (Not to myself. I actually spoke with other people.)<p>I have never been good at the kind of networking …

How to Dramatically Increase Pageviews on Your Website

Check out five low-cost ways to boost your traffic and visibility on the Web.<p>One of the most perplexing problems when it comes to starting an e-commerce company is: how do you get people to visit your new site? Even when you have trendy graphics and great content, you suddenly enter a vast …

3 reasons why the US might finally be ready for real patent reform

The U.S. patent system has been broken for years: the country is awash in flimsy patents and, worse, a species of economic parasite known as patent …

15 Baseline Tech Skills All Entrepreneurs Should Have

<b>QUESTION:</b> WHAT IS ONE BASELINE TECH SKILL SHOULD ALL ENTREPRENEURS HAVE A GOOD HANDLE ON BEFORE STARTING UP?<p>KNOW HOW TO WIREFRAME<p><i>“Being able to</i> …

Entrepreneurship

‘Digital is key to brand building’

Speaking today (17 October) at the IAB’s annual Engage conference, representatives from companies including Unilever, Microsoft and Yahoo, talked …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Think You Can Live Offline Without Being Tracked? Here’s What It Takes

We asked the most privacy-aware people we could find what it would take to go off the radar. Hint: You’re going to need to do more than throw away your laptop.<p>Nico Sell, the cofounder of a secure communication app called Wickr, has appeared on television twice. Both times, she wore sunglasses to …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Alcohol

One Hour Translation’s Patented Tech Enables Speedy And Accurate Real-Time Translation Of Online Content

Founded in 2008, One Hour Translation is one of the oldest and largest online translation companies, with more than 15,000 active translators in 100 countries who cover more than 75 languages. The Cyprus-based company processes 100,000 projects a month for customers ranging from large corporations …

Got Abs? Look at Your Plate if You Said No - Page 2 of 2

Page: 2« Prev<p>Eat Real Food<p>It shouldn’t include chemicals or synthetic alterations<br>• It shouldn’t last weeks, months, or years<br>• It should be prepared well …