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Renting Out Your Home? 3 Tax Rules You Need to Know

A home is the most valuable asset that many people ever own, so it's natural to look for ways to make it pay off for you. Renting out your home, either through brief short-term rentals or for an extended period of time, can turn it into an income-generating asset for you. However, there are …

Personal Finance

Merriam-Webster uses Apple fans to define 'sheeple'

Commentary: This won't please everyone who loves their iPhone. Your devotion is officially tied to a derogatory term.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Some companies envy the devotion that Apple fans show their gadgets.<p>Some humans, however, …

Who’s New? 5 Hottest Blockchain Startups of Adam Draper’s Boost VC

Boost VC is indeed the most powerful network in the technology industry uniting the best professionals, thought leaders, investors and simply the …

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

Employment

How Much Do Car Salesmen Make?

Car Salesman Confidential<p>A while back, a reader suggested I lay out the details of two or three car deals in a row, just to give everyone an idea of <b>how much do car salesmen make</b>. I’ll do you one better. I’ll lay out an entire month for you, so you can see for yourself what the dealership made and …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

<b>Info: The original CryptoLocker infection was disabled on June 2nd, 2014 when Operation Gameover took down its distribution network. Since then there</b> …

When Nutrition Labels Lie

Food and beverage makers often employ buzzwords to cash in on nutrition trends, but don't be fooled. They often don't deliver on what the package is pitching. Shop smarter with our decoder<p>Call it the nutritional equivalent of beer goggles. Packages on the supermarket shelf look great: "Omega-3." …

5 Easy Ways to Make Her Horny

Want her to take the initiative next time? Put her in the right mood, and she’ll do the work for you.<p>As a guy, you’re probably the one who initiates sex in your relationship. It’s not that your girlfriend isn’t in the mood, or doesn’t want as much sex as you do—you’re just the one who rings the …

8 tips for creating the perfect pitch deck (from someone who's raised $75M)

Creating a pitch deck is hard, especially when you’ve never done it before. If you’re a first-time entrepreneur like I was when we raised our series $15 million first round for Bigcommerce back in 2011, then you’re probably excited, nervous, and anxious about raising your first round of …

Can't Code? 4 Tips for the Non-Techie Young ‘Trep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether during lunch time conversation in the dining hall or late night talks with my roommates, it seems that everyone has a big idea for a tech startup. Unfortunately, few people possess the technical chops required to bring their ideas …

Entrepreneurship

Uganda's President Will Sign the 'Jail the Gays' Bill Into Law

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni announced his intention to sign his country's brutal new anti-gay …

LGBTQ

Token Fixation in Paypal

Remember OAuth1 session fixation? No? Read writeup from Eran Hammer (the guy who hates OAuth2 as much as I do).<p>Guess what - there's exact same …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system

Physicist doubts work like Higgs boson identification achievable now as academics are expected to 'keep churning out papers'<p>Peter Higgs, the British physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson, believes no university would employ him in today's academic system because he would not be considered …

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 …

Self-help

Associated Press News

Hewlett Packard MicroServer Is Ideal For First Timers

When you get to the place that you need a server for your business, it seems a daunting task to purchase one. Hewlett Packard (HP) has made it easy …

Review: The Canon EOS 70D Sets Its Phase Detection to Stun

In the Iron Man movies, billionaire Tony Stark developed exoskeleton suits to gain superhero prowess, and refined every generation of his armor with …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

Social Media

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

Square launches Cash, a peer-to-peer payments service that’s incredibly simple to use

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Rashevskyi Viacheslav<p>Square officially took the wraps off its planned peer-to-peer payments service …

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

How to Take Control of a Difficult Conversation

Facing an unpleasant confrontation with a client or co-worker? Here's how to make it constructive rather than destructive.<p>I'm sure it's happened to you. You walk into a room, answer the phone, or open an email, and you're ambushed by someone who's angry about a real or perceived grievance. It could …

Self-help

Tessel: The End of Web Development (as we know it)

The internet of things has been upon us for years but hasn't lived up to its name. At Technical Machine (http://technical.io), we believe it's because the internet of things should be created by the people who know the internet best: web developers. Find out about the software and hardware that …

Internet of Things

Google launches 'Constitute,' a new tool for designing governments

The process of drafting a constitution is usually long, intricate and politically fraught — but with 160 different active constitutions to draw from, it's also uniquely amenable to data analysis. With that in mind, Google has partnered with the Comparative Constitutions Project to launch a new site …

Constitutional Law