Seun Idowu

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Upper crossed syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and exercises

Upper crossed syndrome refers to a particular configuration of overlapping overactive and underactive muscle groups in the neck, chest, and shoulders.<p>…

Even taxpayer subsidies can’t save Google Fiber

A buzz is growing that Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is preparing to part ways with its largest moonshot investment, Google Fiber. …

Proper fibre broadband is not a waste, but you need a little socialism to do it properly

​Relying on the market to roll out universal broadband is not helpful when it is easier for companies to focus only on the cities.<p>Last Monday, my …

How Did Australia End Up With Such Ridiculously Slow Internet?

Despite ongoing human rights issues relating to the continent’s refugee and asylum seeking policies, Australia has much to be proud of.<p>According to the Australian Trade Commission, it’s the world’s 13th largest mixed market economy, boasting a AAA rating from all three global rating agencies. …

Net Neutrality

Beam me up: Nasa to use lasers for next-generation 'broadband internet' speeds in space

Faster interplanetary data transmission 'on the cusp' says space agency.<p>In space, no one can hear you listening to Spotify. That is because data …

Google Fiber is restructuring and taking a new direction

Alphabet is making some huge changes to steer Google Fiber in a new, more <i>wireless</i> direction. According to <i>Wired</i>, the corporation has reassigned hundreds of Fiber employees to other parts of the company and those who remained will mostly work in the field. It has also hired broadband veteran Greg …

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Motivation

See the Classic Cameras Used by LIFE's First Female Staff Photographer

LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White and her camera.<br>Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 8<p>Legendary LIFE and <i>Fortune</i> …

Rivigo, An Indian Logistics Startup That Uses Tech To Ensure Driver Safety, Raises $30M Series B

Rivigo, an Indian startup that wants to build a more reliable and safer logistics network, has raised a $30 million Series B led by SAIF Partners. The funding, which includes equity and debt financing, will go toward improving Rivigo’s proprietary hardware platform, which it uses to reduce driver …

Long Haul

How a Valentine’s Day catastrophe turned into a business idea

It’s Valentine’s Day.<p>Your ‘special someone’ has made it quite clear they’re expecting flowers. So you do the decent thing and pony up for a lovely …

Boko Haram has grown stronger, more lethal and even less compromising

In a year packed with terrorist attacks, the world's deadliest militant group has carried out massacres the size of the San Bernardino killings once or twice a week. And over time, it has undertaken dozens of attacks that dwarf November's deadly rampage in Paris, sometimes shooting down several …

Africa

Amnesty report accuses Shell of failing to clean up Niger delta oil spills

After examining four oil polluted sites in the Niger delta, the human rights group says they remain ‘visibly contaminated’, though Shell says it has cleaned them<p>Four oil spill sites in Nigeria identified by the UN, which Shell has claimed to have had cleaned up by contractors since 2011, are still …

Africa

Entrepreneurs Turn the Classic Theory of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs on its Head

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The classic theory, Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, is supposed to help us to understand human motivation. Maslow grounds his pyramid with physiological needs such as food, shelter and sleep, followed by safety needs that include …

Indian E-commerce Logistics Startup Delhivery Raises $85M Series D

In yet another vote of confidence for India’s e-commerce market, logistics company Delhivery has scored a series D round of $85 million, less than eight months after its $35 million series C.<p>The latest round was led by Tiger Global Management with participation from returning investors Multiples …

5 Landscape Photography Tips

Landscape Photography Refresher<br>With better weather finally here, the hills and mountains are now alive with walkers, photographers and other people …

Landscape Photography

Business plans, good ideas, and 8 other myths about startups – by Indiegogo's CEO

Slava Rubin explains what you really need to know"We have the ability to be an entrepreneur beaten out of us," explained the CEO of funding site …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use a Camera in the Dreaded Manual Mode

You’ve heard over and over again from more advanced photographers that you need to learn to shoot in manual mode. But that can be so intimidating and …

Shutter Speed

The Art Of Annoyance: How To Build Success Through Persistence

My nature is somewhere in between an introvert and extrovert. As a kid I was very shy, but I could also be a loud mouth and a leader among my friends. I guess when I was comfortable, I was an extrovert and when uncomfortable, I was an introvert. I was also very laid back, something I used to think …

Entrepreneurship

15+ Breathtaking Pics Of Volcano Eruption In Chile That Forced 4,000 To Evacuate

Calbuco, a 2,000m (6,572ft) volcano in Chile, has erupted twice in the past day, sending emergency services (and photographers) into overdrive. The …

15 Free And Really Useful Online Courses For Entrepreneurs

If you run your own business, you'd be wise to take a few online courses for entrepreneurs in order to build your skills and position yourself for …

Entrepreneurship

The Complete Social Media Post Checklist

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Before you hit the Publish button or send an update to the queue, what do you do?<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Quite often, I find myself publishing instinctively and …

Infographics

Nigeria's President-Elect and Domestic Oil Policy: Challenges and Opportunities

Nigeria has just experienced historic presidential elections marking the first democratic transfer of power in this country. The new president – Muhammadu Buhari – takes over the reins in a very sensitive moment as Nigeria faces multiple challenges including economic woes triggered by the oil price …

Africa

Successful Entrepreneurs Nurture The Hidden Leaders

Every startup founder rightfully starts out as the single leader of the startup, but as the business grows, many entrepreneurs struggle with relinquishing any control, or fail to recognize and allow other leaders to emerge. The result is that the business becomes dysfunctional as growth stagnates, …

Leadership

A pre-startup checklist for Indian entrepreneurs

Indian entrepreneurs are building new businesses at the rate of 3,000 to 4,000 per year, according to a 2014 estimate given by NASSCOM. It is also …

A controversial low-cost eBike has now raised over $3.8 million on Indiegogo

Sondors Electric bike has raised $3.8 million so far.<p>This is despite the controversy surrounding the bike where critics have claimed that it can't be sold for the original low advertised price.<p>The campaign originally made it sound like the bike would sell for under $600. But Sondors clarified that …

Venture Capital Should Fuel Your Company, Not Your Ego: 6 Critical Lessons From The Fall Of Fab.com

Investors, sometimes failure actually means failure.<p>If there is one case study in startupland that will haunt investors and entrepreneurs for years to come, it’s Fab.<p>The former design flash-sale site pivoted more times than Madonna reinvented herself–and today, the sorry story of Fab came to an …

60 Reasons Why Entrepreneurship Is Amazing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur has a different story about why he or she decided to start a business. Some have known from day one that they wanted to work for themselves and others come up with ideas while working for someone else and decide to take …