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Instagram Unleashes the Ultimate Weapon for Marketers

In the battle of the social media networks, Instagram’s latest salvo against the competition may be a powerful new marketing tool for brands.<p>The new …

Google’s Chrome ad blocking arrives today and this is how it works

Google is enabling its built-in ad blocker for Chrome tomorrow (February 15th). Chrome’s ad filtering is designed to weed out some of the web’s most annoying ads, and push website owners to stop using them. Google is not planning to wipe out all ads from Chrome, but it will be blocking all ads on …

What is AI? Everything you need to know about Artificial Intelligence

An executive guide to artificial intelligence, from machine learning and general AI to neural networks.<p><i>Video: Getting started with artificial</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Evolutionary algorithms are the living, breathing AI of the future

AI is no longer some abstract dream for the future. It is here, now and bringing change across industries. According to the Forrester AI Readiness Study, 40 percent of the 717 businesses surveyed said they were planning to use intelligent recommendation solutions and 43 percent were planning to use …

A major bug is forcing Microsoft to rebuild Skype for Windows

Skype has fallen afoul of a security flaw that can allow attackers to gain system-level privileges to vulnerable computers, Microsoft has confirmed. However, the company won't immediately fix the issue because doing so would require a complete code overhaul. The bug was discovered by security …

CNN Is Closing Down Beme, YouTube Star Casey Neistat’s Video Company

CNN acquired Beme in late 2016 with hopes that it would become a major piece of its digital business. Now Neistat’s leaving the company.<p>In late 2016, CNN plunked down millions of dollars to purchase Beme, the video-sharing app started by YouTube star Casey Neistat.<p>CNN had big plans for Neistat, a …

Advertising

Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust

Facebook unveiled major changes Friday to the News Feed of its 2 billion users, announcing it will rank news organizations by credibility based on user feedback and diminish its role as an arbiter of the news people see.<p>The move comes after the company endured harsh criticism for allowing …

Social Media

This waterproof hammock transforms into a portable hot tub

The Blue Hyrdo Hammock could be the thing you've been waiting for. It's built with two layers that are waterproof and insulated. You can use it as a …

WeWork's $20 Billion Office Party: The Crazy Bet That Could Change How The World Does Business

<b>ADAM NEUMANN, THE FRENETIC</b> cofounder and CEO of WeWork, was pacing back and forth in his office in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, ignoring the heavy bag, the Peloton spin bike and the generously stocked bar in favor of something more urgent: the clock. Softbank boss Masayoshi Son, Japan’s …

Henry Viii

A pint of beer could enhance your creative capacity, study says

Need a creative boost? Take a swig of some beer or wine.<p>According to a study by the University of Graz in Austria, that "mild intoxication" may just be the key to getting a person to temporarily think outside the box.<p>The study, led by the psychology department's Mathias Benedek, followed 70 people …

Seven social media mistakes you don't want to make

Social media can be both a blessing and a curse for business.<p>Whether you’re heading up a booming multinational corporation or a newly launched …

WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg slams Wix: ‘Your app editor is built with stolen code’

WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg has taken exception to the editor used in Wix’s mobile app, alleging that the do-it-yourself web building service has copied his platform’s editor and failed to give proper attribution and adhere to the general public license (GPL) — basically, to open source the …

Web Design

How to be happy: follow these five easy steps

From a young age we are told to aim high. Yet the more driven we are, the more likely we are to feel miserable, says happiness expert Raj Raghunathan. Here’s what we should try instead<p>The key to happiness, according to the latest research, is knowing where to look. We’re conditioned from a young …

Happiness

This Teenage Entrepreneur Raised $2.8 Million for His Drone Startup In-Between High School Classes

George Matus graduated from high school in May, but his schedule is crazier than ever. While most of his former classmates are catching up on sleep …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

Productivity Apps

This Is the Only Place You Have to Go This Summer

With 100-degree heat waves rolling through the country, it's clear: summer's here. Why does this time of year excite people more than any other? For …

Whimsical Paper Cut Outs Lead to Instagram Stardom, World Travel

For children and tourists, sightseeing is a delight; for <i>artistes,</i> its passé. But why? Has the art world become so highfalutin that we can’t enjoy the …

What Content Strategy Will Work For You? (With Examples)

There are so many contrasting views on content marketing and creation, that it is impossible to find your way out, unscathed and unaffected.<p>While …

Marketing

7 Simple Ways To Ramp Up Productivity In Your Home Office

Big businesses are rapidly realizing something that self-employed workers have known for ages: allowing employees to work remotely does great things …

Ergonomics

The Harsh Reality of Running a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

A writer who spent years following people whose lives were ruined by Twitter says online abuse is why the site is shrinking

Sacco only had 170 followers, so she would rarely experience interactions with others on the site. It must have felt like shouting into an empty room. A little unsatisfying, but without any real consequences.<p>However, something strange happened during her connecting flight from London Heathrow to …

Facebook's 900 million Messenger users can voice call multiple friends at the same time — here's how to do it

Some reports suggest you'll be able to speak to 50 people at once but TechCrunch is reporting that the feature only allows you to talk to 12 people at once.<p>David Marcus, head of Messenger, announced global rollout on his Facebook page on Wednesday. In the post, he also explained how to use the new …

Chatbots

Amazon and Microsoft Make Seattle the Cloud Capital of the World--and a Great Place for Startups | Inc.com

I'm always eager to learn more about the cloud -- and also about the Seattle area, which has been my home for the past year and a half. So I followed up with Sandler to ask what (besides the presence of the two big cloud players) makes Seattle the cloud capital, and what that means to entrepreneurs.<p>…

University of Washington

Doing This for an Hour Each Week Will Make Your Business More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

13 Must-Know Tips For a Successful Facebook Business Page [Infographic]

Millions of businesses have flocked to Facebook to promote their brand, services - just this week, The Social Network announced that it now has over …

Customers

This 32-year-old CEO shares the most common piece of advice she gives aspiring entrepreneurs

Cofounder Cassandra Stavrou, 32, came up with the idea for the company — which makes posh, healthy popcorn — while working at advertising agency BBH in London.<p>"3pm everyday people go and buy a snack," Stavrou told Business Insider. "Invariably they'd buy a chocolate bar and feel really guilty or …

Entrepreneurship

The New Meeting Software Being Used by Apple and Google | Inc.com

Corporate meetings are both a blessing and a curse. It's no wonder busy professionals are beginning to lose patience with this ancient time-stealer.<p>We all understand the necessity to organize a meeting to share ideas, or to get an entire project team together to communicate significant developments …

Calendars

These Are the 4 Skills You Need to Master to Be Happy

According to the latest science, you can learn to be happy, just like you can learn to play an instrument.<p>We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains--they just naturally seem to see everything in a cheerful light. Others are …

The phoenix rises! The Northern Lights take on the form of the legendary bird over Iceland

• <b>Incredible photographs of the aurora borealis over Iceland show the moment they formed the outline of a phoenix</b>• <b><br>The lights formed a near perfect shape</b> …

Northern Lights