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HBO refuses to play ball with hackers as more episodes leak

HBO says it will not negotiate with the hackers who made off with 1.5 terabytes of its data. The statement contradicts the recent leaked email screenshot from the hackers, which showed the broadcaster offering a $250,000 bug bounty payment. However, there are doubts over the authenticity of that …

8 Places in Europe Where You Can Sleep in a Bubble

Want to sleep in a bubble? If so, I’ve selected 8 places where you can do just that while surrounded by pristine countryside, enchanted forests, or …

The $1 Million Retirement Plan

<i>Figure out what your megabuck IRA will deliver in monthly payments.</i><p>You are now, let us suppose, 60 and planning to retire at 70. You’ve got $1 million stashed away. What kind of monthly draw does that get you?<p>Something like $3,830 aftertax, I calculate. That assumes the money is in an IRA or 401(k) …

Retirement

How to get rich renting instead of buying a home

In an earlier post, I assessed home ownership from an investment perspective and found that homes are terrible investments that barely keep pace with inflation.<p>This poor investment, however, does force the average American to save the money they'd otherwise spend.<p>The result? The median net worth of …

Real Estate

50 things to stop wasting your money on

Personal Finance

5 books that will make you more well-rounded

Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, are people who read constantly (including Bill Gates, …

Success

Four Secrets Of People Who Finish Their Workweeks On Thursday

Polishing off the bulk of your work before Friday all comes down to your work habits from Monday to Thursday.<p>We all often face the same problem: The workweek drags by at a glacial pace, while the weekend speeds past us before we even realize what’s happening.<p>Mathematically, of course, it all makes …

Time Management

5 Tips for Starting a Business Later in Life | Investopedia

Some people are born to be entrepreneurs. Colonel Sanders of KFC fame apparently wasn’t one of them. Although he had a lifelong skill for cooking, he …

#10 Daily Habits to Learn from Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you are just getting your startup off the ground or you have a regular 9 to 5 job, you need a couple of habits to help you develop, grow, …

Time Management

The One Thing Millennials Need to Know About Investing

The oldest millennials are now starting to enter their formative years in the workforce and the youngest of the group will soon graduate from high school. Millions of millennials are going to be making decisions about what to do with their finances and how much to spend or save for the future.<p>As …

How to Get Rich, According to New Psychological Research | Inc.com

Here's a seemingly simple question for you: How does a person get rich?<p>While the answer might be complicated in the particulars, the basic outlines of accumulating wealth appear straightforward at first blush--you aim to make money, save prudently, and invest wisely. In short, you focus on getting …

Psychology

How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k) | Investopedia

Is it possible to retire a millionaire without having a 401(k) plan? It’s true that a 401(k) can be an extremely powerful tool for fueling your …

Retirement

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Self-improvement

3 Daily Habits That Can Set You Up for Success

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good</i> …

9 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

And it's never too early to start.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up nine pieces of advice from people who became millionaires at a young age, as well as those who have studied hundreds of self-made millionaires.<p>We can't <i>guarantee</i> millionaire status, but doing these things …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Stay Energized When You Didn't Get Enough Sleep

We all know that it is optimal to get 8 hours of sleep per night.<p>The benefits of sleep for our health, happiness, and productivity have been …

Sleep

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

Real estate investors on U.S. coasts target cheap, out-of-state markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even with a good salary as a data scientist at a San Francisco technology firm, Yang Guo, 30, knew he couldn't afford a home in the Bay Area, among the priciest U.S. markets.<p>He still wanted to own property in addition to stocks, however, and soon found a way to buy cheap rental …

Real Estate

Using a simple SQLite database in your Android app

I recently published a tutorial describing the different available methods to store data locally in an Android app. However, due to article length constraints, I could not adequately cover creating and using an SQLite database for data persistence. In this tutorial, I delve into how to use an …

Databases

Over 50% of Americans Are Making This Colossal Mistake

Saving for the future isn't just a matter of putting money aside each paycheck and calling it a day. While committing to saving money is definitely a good start, if you don't invest that money wisely, you risk coming up short by the time retirement rolls around.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>It turns …

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Is it just us, or does it feel like life has the accelerator pedal to the metal right now? We're all propelling forward at the craziest of speeds …

Here are 5 smart money moves for millennials who want to grow real wealth

You know you should save more, especially for retirement — but that's easier said than done if you're living paycheck to paycheck. You might even …

Ed Smith And The Imagination Machine: The Untold Story Of A Black Video Game Pioneer

At APF in the 1970s, as the second-known African-American video game engineer, he helped create an industry.<p>Thirty-seven years ago, New York-based APF Electronics, Inc. released The Imagination Machine, a hybrid video game console and personal computer designed to make a consumer’s first experience …

Great Depression

Mark Zuckerberg's visit gives Nigerian startups much-needed boost

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's visit to Nigeria, his first to sub-Saharan Africa, has put the country's tech businesses firmly in the world's spotlight.<p>Zuckerberg staged a surprise visit to the country's economic capital Lagos on Tuesday and his first stop was a local …

Africa

How to put your mind—as well as your body—to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed.• <b><br>9:00</b>: Be in bed.• <b><br>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping.• <b><br>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping.• <b><br>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why aren’t you asleep? You know what happens when you can’t sleep. Well, you just keep thinking about sleep. I mean wait, don’t think about sleep! …

Sleep

15 Easy Side Hustles Millennials Can Start This Weekend

A recent Bentley University study found that over 66% of millennials want to start their own businesses. Yet, as of 2013, only 3.6% of businesses in the U.S. were owned by those under the age of 30. Clearly, there’s a large disparity between the number of young people wanting to be their own …

Small Business