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Baidu and Xiaomi are working together on internet of things and artificial intelligence

Baidu, China’s answer to Google, and Xiaomi, which has modeled itself on the success of the America’s most successful technology manufacturer in Apple, have announced a strategic partnership to tackle two emerging technologies, internet of things and artificial intelligence.<p>Announced today at …

#SkinSchool: How to sugar-proof your skin

Forget weight gain, it’s the sticky relationship between sugar and your skin that may make you want to curb your sweet tooth. Sugar is responsible for a process called glycation, which isn’t pretty. To understand why it happens and how your sugar habit might be showing on your face, we spoke to the …

Skin Care

Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street

How tech is breaking the bank<p>Thirty years ago last Monday, the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> fell by 508 points.<p>The 22.6% drop, known as <b>Black Monday</b>, was the biggest decline ever recorded on Wall Street. The culprit was an algorithm run amok: software automatically started selling off futures when …

Here Come the Drones

Our love/hate relationship with tiny mechanical flying things<p>Last weekend, while hiking with my wife on an otherwise beautiful Sunday, a drone buzzed by.<p>I don’t know about you, but these days we’re frequently seeing amateurs flying the things in parks, at the beaches, and in school yards. A few …

Unmanned Aircraft

80% Of Jobs Are Not On Job Boards: Here's How to Find Them

<i>The following letter is authored by Evan Guzman. Evan is a nationally recognized leader with over two decades of experience in strategic corporate development, employment marketing & branding. As former Global Head of Military Programs and Engagement for Verizon; Evan’s responsibilities included</i> …

Employment

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Beginner's Guide to Burning More Fat | Inc.com

For more than a year, I've been following an intermittent fasting eating regimen. I use the word <i>regimen</i> because intermittent fasting is not a diet, at least in a "consume less calories" way. Intermittent fasting is all about <i>when</i> you eat, not what you eat.<p>Even though I'm usually up by 4:30 or 5 …

Holistic Medicine

How a Broke 30-Year-Old Failure Became America's Billionaire Tire King

It's better to be lucky than smart.<p>Bruce Halle, the 87-year-old founder and president of Discount Tire, never set out to be a billionaire.<p>“Initially …

Indian consumer goods firms see a new money-spinner in an old product: Ayurveda

Baba Ramdev's Patanjali leads the pack.<p>India’s fast-moving consumer goods companies want to cash in on the country’s oldest medicinal science.<p>The …

Giving Indian shoppers less means big bucks for D-Mart

<b>Mumbai:</b> India seems to be the place retailers go to lose money. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. came in with dreams of a supermarket empire, but has had to …

The ‘seed guardians’ of Odisha are pioneering new ways of sharing and storing seeds to reap a more sustainable future<p>Bring up the topic of seeds and Nabita Goud sits up a little straighter and begins to talk animatedly.<p>Nabita is a smallholder and a “seed guardian” at the Maa Lankeshwari seedbank of …

Agriculture

Modi seen pivoting from roads to fields in next budget | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will recalibrate budget priorities in 2016 to focus on social initiatives, such as the country’s first major crop insurance scheme, while capping previously prioritized infrastructure spending, officials say.<p>A farmer channels water to …

Christmas week baking sorted! Say hello to the Ferrero Rocher brownie

<b>Method</b><p>Preheat the oven to 350F. Butter a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish.<p>In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Remove from the heat and …

I've been writing about money for 15 years, and here are the 9 best pieces of financial advice I can give you

When my father encouraged me to study finance in college (because it seemingly offered the best return on investment), I had no idea how far that path would take me.<p>While I didn't end up working behind a trading desk or managing portfolios, my career as a financial journalist and now speaker, …

The How-To: Generating Revenue As A Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>So far, we’ve explored the raising of seed capital and what you and your co-founders should expect in the early days after the initial raise. For …

Indian immigrants are tech's new titans

It's no secret that parents in India urge their kids to excel in math and science, believing that it's the clearest path up the social ladder.<p>But education is only part of the reason Indian immigrants are reaching the top executive ranks at major U.S. corporations — most recently Google Inc.'s …

Your Company's Success Depends on Your Sales Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many years ago, I had the impression that selling wasn’t in my DNA. I didn’t understand at the time why I needed to care about sales since I wasn’t responsible for new business. Nor did I think I was good at it.<p>So imagine my surprise when …

The number glitch that can lead to catastrophe

A surprisingly simple bug afflicts computers controlling planes, spacecraft and more – they get confused by big numbers. As Chris Baraniuk discovers, the glitch has led to explosions, missing space probes and more.<p>Tuesday, 4 June 1996 will forever be remembered as a dark day for the European Space …

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

Psychology

Ask A Dev: What makes HTTP2 so exciting?

In the latest <i>Ask A Dev</i> episode, Braden O'Guinn tells us why developers and casual web browsers alike should be excited about HTTP2, the first big …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

Guy Watson interview: Veg nerd who thinks outside the box

Multi-millionaire Riverford boss Guy Watson tells Victoria Lambert why his children don't expect to get a penny<p>You could say Guy Watson, the Devonian farmer and surfer behind <b>Riverford Organic Farms and its home-delivered veg boxes</b>, has much in common with his favourite vegetable, the cardoon. Both …

The Implosion Of A Warren Buffett Wannabe

Sometimes, pretending to be the next Warren Buffett just doesn’t cut it. Investors eventually want to see actions and results befitting of comparison to the ‘Oracle of Omaha.’<p>In the case of Biglari Holdings, the holding company run by Buffett disciple Sardar Biglari, 37, there’s little evidence of …

Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe<p>A satisfying nutty cake perfect for breakfast, or a snack.<p>Author: ©Amy Johnson | She Wears Many Hats<p>Recipe …

The Internet Of Things Generates Trillions In Revenue By Connecting Billions Of Devices

Imagine an Internet that connects just about everything on the planet. Actually, there’s no need to imagine since such a network is already here. The Internet of Things represents a major departure in the World Wide Web’s development. Now it’s not just computers, smartphones and tablets that are …

Internet of Things

I Love HR People, But I Hate Their Job Titles

I am an HR person. I know how hard it is to please hundreds or thousands of employees. Let’s face it, people can get whiny. You can’t walk ten feet down the hall as an HR person without having someone say to you “At my old job they treated us better. They gave us our birthday off with pay.”<p>You have …

The Six-Figure Job-Seeker's Guide To Job Interviews

I want every job-seeker to ask more questions on a job interview. I don’t want you to sit in your chair like a Good Little Sheepie and answer questions. That goes for every job-seeker, from a high-schooler getting hired at Target to the CFO of General Motors.<p>If you’re a six-figure job-seeker, that …

3 Marketing Benefits Of Supporting Environmental Causes

Sometimes, the best way to improve your company’s bottom line is to do something that initially seems to be unrelated. Taking steps to be more environmentally friendly, even if it doesn’t directly improve your costs, offers a lot of benefits. By striving to be greener, you can make yourself more …

Web 2.0 is not just about sharing photos on Facebook. It is a new mindset focused on collective intelligence and co-creation<p>Web 2.0, or the ability to share and manipulate information online through user collaboration, has had a disruptive effect on business. Customers now expect to participate in …

World Wide Web

7 Habits of Exceptionally Rich People | Inc.com

Usually, becoming a millionaire isn't an accident. Absolutely, it's possible to win the lottery, but the odds are 1 in 304 billion. Plus, with modern-day medicine, your rich parents may live longer than you. You have to have a plan. I am not pretending to be a millionaire. However, I've had the …

Self-improvement