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7 settings you should change on the Google Pixel

Google's Pixel phones are pretty amazing. From Google Assistant, to an outstanding camera, Google has done a lot of things right with its newest flagship phone.<p>In order to get the most from your Pixel or Pixel XL, here are seven settings you should set up or change right away.<p>Use Wi-Fi Assistant<p>To …

How to Start Learning About Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing is both a business and a (part-time) job. So, just like for any other business and any other job, you will need to acquire the …

6 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Buying a stock with an impressive dividend yield doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. These six stocks, for example, offer investors big dividend checks without breaking the bank. Keep in mind though, that high dividend yields are often accompanied by high risk. …

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

19 Furious Conservative Twitter Reactions to Chief Justice Roberts Supporting Obamacare

On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled against the conservative challenges to the Affordable Care Act, also known as …

Bill Gates' Summer Reading List Is Heavy on Nerd, Light on Non-Nerd

Would you believe the Microsoft founder has a soft spot for comics?<p>You're likely still thumbing through the books on our summer reading list, so forgive Bill Gates for piling on. The Microsoft founder and noted philanthropist has shared a list of the six "beach reads" he's hoping you'll tackle this …

What Killed The Infographic?

If you’ve seen fewer experimental data visualizations lately, it’s only because the medium has grown up and gotten a job.<p>A few years ago, the Internet was awash in groundbreaking data visualizations. There was Aaron Koblin’s deeply influential map of flight patterns around the U.S. Periscopic’s …

These are the trends creating new winners and losers in the card-processing ecosystem

<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>Digital disruption is rocking the payments industry. But merchants, consumers, and the companies that help move …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

Venture Capital

Responsive Web Design

When you have your own website, there are plenty of decisions you have to make. The Responsive Web Design infographic from Verve gives helpful …

Philips Norelco Laser-Guided Beard Trimmer

Don't trust yourself to cut your facial hair into straight lines? We can't blame you. But just like a level that lets you do a whole room on the same …

Eone Bradley Watch

Few of us think about it — because most of us can see — but nearly every watch on the market requires sight in order to tell the time. Not the Eone …

Watches

WhistleGPS Dog Monitor

Dogs enjoy roaming around. They also tend to be rather precious to their owners, which is why we're hesitant to let them off the leash. With the …

Void V03D Watch

It's great to have a watch with a bunch of features — but it's also nice to have a timepiece with a clean, easily-readable face. You'll have a hard …

Tsovet JPT-PW36 Watch

You don't need a super-fancy watch to look great and tell the time. Take the Tsovet JPT-PW36 Watch for example. Understated by design, this 36mm …

Priority Bike

It sounds too good to be true — a quality, stylish, maintenance-free bike for a reasonable price. But that's exactly what the Priority Bike is meant …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

Here's Why You Should Be Thrilled Netflix Is Paying Comcast For Content Delivery

Here's how it breaks down: Netflix will pay Comcast an undisclosed sum, and in exchange, Comcast will connect directly to Netflix's servers, improving streaming quality for all Netflix content.<p>However, there's more to it than that. If you haven't been paying attention, the situation can seem really …

The Top 10 Business Lessons Of 2013

A lot changes in a year, and it’s easy to let the best pieces of advice slip away.<p>Don’t worry, there’s good news: over the past 12 months we’ve documented conversations with dozens of entrepreneurs and business owners from across the country about the trials and triumphs of their careers.<p>In the …

4 Essential Skills for Bootstrapping Start-Ups

These four skills will enable bootstrap entrepreneurs to develop a digital marketing experience with a professional look and feel.<p>"Bootstrapping" your start-up company means you don't have a ton of capital to spend on items that are essential to success. After the essentials are secured--legal, …

Startups

4 Things You Absolutely Must Answer Before Pitching a VC

If you're looking to raise some money for your start-up, here are four very basic questions you should have answered.<p>Does your start-up need cash? One way to get it is to convince people who have it-- such as friends, family, angel investors, or venture capitalists-- to write you a check.<p>While some …

8 Essential Online Tools For Getting More Work Done

So, what exactly did your team accomplish today? Oh, that’s right: you probably don’t know.<p>When I joined Buffer, one of the things I was most excited about was seeing how we can get a lot done with a distributed team. I knew that Buffer was specifically set up to work this way and I was curious …

4 Things You Must Do Before Pitching Investors

Peter Pham, one of the co-founders behind the much-hyped and well-funded but failed photo-sharing startup Color, explains what he's learned about raising money.<p>Inc. runs stories constantly on the challenges of getting funding for your business. You have to get your pitch right, approach the right …