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A Bitcoin civil war is threatening to tear the digital currency in 2 — here's what you need to know

There's a civil war in the bitcoin community over the digital currency's future.<p>Developers, miners, and other stakeholders are locked in a heated debate over how best to scale the network, with chances steadily rising of irreconcilable differences causing a so-called "hard fork" that would split …

Bitcoin

A Guide to Visiting the Hawaiian Islands

Few places on Earth more clearly embody the spirit of paradise than Hawaii, which is famous for its tropical flora, extraordinary beaches (including …

Hawaii

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

Machine Learning

Liquid energy storage system gets the "MOST" out of the Sun

Solar power is potentially the greatest single energy source outside of controlled nuclear fusion, but the Sun is literally a fair weather source …

Energy Storage

7 airports that offer free city tours during layovers

Long layovers tend to involve over-priced, over-processed airport restaurants and poor decisions made in terminal gift shops. But not all cities are so dire: More than a few airports offer tours of their cities -- and for free. These seven airports welcome transient passengers with complimentary …

Airports

Rocket Internet’s Helpling raises $11 million to move beyond on-demand cleaning services

Helpling today announced a new round of investment, as the on-demand cleaning service hatched by Rocket Internet tries to diversify its business.<p>The Berlin-based company was launched out of Rocket back in 2014 and expanded rapidly into nine countries during its first year. The company said it has …

Emerging Technology

16 Secret Facebook Marketing Features You Can Try Today

Shh, I’ll let you in on a secret: You don’t need to be a Facebook marketing whiz to up your Facebook game. There are a lot of ‘secret’ Facebook …

Internet Marketing

6 Ways Food and Beverage Brands Can Maximize Their Influencer Marketing

If you work for a food or beverage brand, you already know that influencer marketing is a great way to get your product into native content and out …

Social Media Marketing

How This Coach Built A $500K/Month Business Teaching The Art Of Automated Digital Marketing

The world’s best digital marketers all share one thing in common: the very strategies, processes, and tactics they sell to their clients, they have proven by first building successful businesses themselves.<p>That’s because what makes a great digital marketer is someone who has actually been in the …

Digital Marketing

Tony Robbins shares the simple financial advice he learned from working with the smartest financial people in the world

<i>"Unshakeable" author Tony Robbins shares advice he learned from interviewing the top minds in finance. Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><i>I've got access to the smartest financial people in the world. What if I interviewed 50 of the smartest people, found out whether the average investor can</i> …

Success

Parent Anxiety, Screen Time And Learning In The Digital Age

"If I can get them out the door with pants on, I feel like we've won the day."<p>A lot of parents can probably relate to those words from a stressed out dad, who's trying to deal with big issues of parenting amid the normal chaos of just getting them to school.<p>He was one of more than a dozen parents …

Parenting

Hate Mondays? This Will Put Things in Perspective

Monday? You mean grind day?<p>What a clich thing to say: "I hate Mondays."<p>You don't hate Mondays. What you hate is the fact that you've lost sight of your vision.<p>Do you want to know what a Monday feels like to an entrepreneur?<p>Let me tell you: There is no such thing as a Monday. In fact, Monday is …

Business Strategy

Millennial love for Snapchat extends to the stock

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For some millennial investors, loyalty to one of their favorite apps matters more than financial details in the case of Snap Inc.<p>The stock of Snapchat's parent company has been on a roller-coaster ride since its market debut last week, surging more than 70 percent from the …

Stocks

Experience Einstein Through Augmented Reality at National Geographic’s SXSW Activation

Want to get inside the mind of Albert Einstein? “Further: Base Camp,” National Geographic’s activation at SXSW, is making that a reality.<p>The …

Augmented Reality

A Japanese ad agency invented an AI creative director — and ad execs preferred its ad to a human's

LONDON — In 2015, ad agency McCann Japan's creative planner Shun Matsuzaka set himself a task he called the "creative genome project": he wanted to create the world's first AI creative director, capable of directing a TV commercial.<p>And last week, Matsuzaka showed off his creation at the UK …

Advertising

Favorite, Irreplaceable Employees -- What To Look For

Employees and employers have a shared interest in discovering the attributes that define the all-time favorite employees. Employees want to be the most-favored, and employers seek to attract those individuals who seem irreplaceable.<p>Michael Gottlieb is the founding partner of Momentum Law Group – a …

Leadership

How to Create a LinkedIn Post That 78% of Your Network Will Engage With

One month ago, I was helping my friend with his social media marketing. (He’s a digital agency owner.)“What social media channel is the most …

LinkedIn

6 Outdated Mindsets That Undermine Your Success

Some vestiges of the past have no place in today’s employment landscape. Yet I talk to many people in companies all over the world and am surprised to see that many employees – even millennials – hold on to antiquated mindsets that were made irrelevant to the workplace decades ago. Here are the 6 …

Leadership

Ikea Just Announced a Huge Change (It's Going to Alter Everything You Think About Ikea)

This is so clever, it's shocking.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Ikea is wonderful.<p>Ikea can also drive you mad.<p>It's not just the long trawl through the parking lot to see if you can find a space.<p>It's not just dragging yourself …

Business Strategy

You will be able to create your own bedroom in Qatar Airway’s new business class suites

Qatar Airways has unveiled its new business class experience – an incredible configuration of customizable private suites that will allow you to create your own bedroom in the sky.<p>QSuite includes the industry’s first-ever double bed in business class, according to the airline. To create your own …

Airlines

Atomic Hard Drive: IBM Researchers Store Single Bit Of Data On World's Smallest Magnet — One Atom Of Holmium

There’s only so much data that can be stored on silicon-based integrated circuits (as predicted by the so-called “Moore’s law”). That is why, …

Quantum Mechanics

Airbnb just raised a massive $1 billion funding round that values the company at around $31 billion

Airbnb has closed a $1 billion Series F funding round that values the home-rental startup at around $31 billion, according to a Thursday SEC filing.<p>CNBC was the first to report the closing of the round.<p>Airbnb raised $555,462,180 as part of its Series F round late last year, according to a source …

Airbnb

6 Ways to Elevate Your Brand on Social Media

Consider a community management approach to your social channels.<p><i>By Kelly Ehlers, president of Ideas That Evoke.</i><p>Today's digital workplace is equipped with more resources than ever to help brands understand their end consumer, and yet, in spite of research studies and SWOT analyses, brands are still …

Social Media Marketing

Retail chains are floundering and it's not because of Amazon

Is Amazon really the killer everyone says it is?<p>More retailers are on the brink of death than any time since the Great Recession, according to ratings firm Moody's. Hundreds of department stores are closing, and once-chic clothing brands are barely treading water — or, in the case of American …

eCommerce

The Real Reason Your Employees Can't Innovate

CEOs talk incessantly about innovation.<p>They want innovation, but they can’t get it. Their teams disappoint them by failing to come up with big, out-of-the-box ideas at the rate the CEO is looking for.<p>CEOs who get upset by their team’s inability to innovate are blind to the reality that the …

Leadership

Bentley challenges Tesla’s idea of electric luxury with a gorgeous new concept car

The future of Bentley design and the future of motoring are embodied in the EXP 12 Speed 6e<p>Bentley wanted to bring a surprise to this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and it certainly achieved its goal by unsheathing a snow-white, all-electric concept car this week: the EXP 12 Speed 6e. I was here in …

Concept Cars

5 Ways to Become a Better Thinker

Here are five tips that will improve almost anyone's ability not simply to think but to think effectively in any situation.<p>1. Use your brain …

Psychology

What to Do Instead of Going to College (or After You've Already Gone)

There is a lot more to living a full life than getting your degree and paying your bills.<p>If I had to do it all over again, I would skip the university route and, instead, spend three or four years working on a kickass, meaningful project that actually made an impact on the world.<p>I have nothing …

Entrepreneurship

Want Your Kid to Be a Billionaire Entrepreneur? These Schools Want to Make It Happen

Inside the growing education movement that's training kids to be entrepreneurs.<p>On a cloudless October morning in Austin, hundreds of people stroll the grassy aisles between a half-dozen rows of white tents, where entrepreneurs sell everything from iced coffee to pottery to handmade dog treats, …

Education