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There’s something rotten in the state of online video streaming, and the data is starting to emerge

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Bastian Weltjen<p>If you’ve been having trouble with your Netflix streams lately, or maybe like David Rafael, …

Reporter for iPhone tracks your whole life, one quiz at a time

Chart wizard Nicholas Felton's new app lets anyone live the quantified life<p>Designer Nicholas Felton spent 79 hours collecting data about himself in 2012. On New Year’s Day 2013, he made a book of his findings.<p>At any given moment in the previous year, he discovered, there was a 43 percent chance …

HTML5 Catches Up To Apple

As Apple’s market share slips to Google’s surging little green robot, developers are increasingly turning to HTML5 as a way to embrace both iOS and Android.<p>According to Vision Mobile’s latest Developer Economics report, Apple’s developer mindshare has slipped to 52% (from 56% in January 2013) while …

After Reaching 10 Million Users On The iPhone, QuizUp Launches A Big And Beautiful iPad App

QuizUp, the ultra-popular iPhone trivia game, just got bigger. Literally bigger.<p>Plain Vanilla Games, the maker of QuizUp, has launched a new version of its app today that is optimized for the iPad. By doing so, they’ve been able to make the game easier to navigate and more fun to play — especially …

Amazon Puts Image Recognition Into Its Main iOS App – Prepare To Be Even More Showroomed, Retailers

People already use their mobile devices for comparative shopping when paying visits to brick-and-mortar retailers – but it’s about to get a lot worse. Amazon has integrated shopping-by-camera functionality into its main iOS application, which is even easier than the previous barcode scanning …

Wearables unlikely to topple smartphone sales by 2018

Despite being a heavily touted next big thing, wearable technology still has some way to go before it topples the mighty smartphone, according to a new report<p>The rise of connected devices, wearables and the Internet of Things is likely to contribute to as estimated 271 million connections between …

Wearable Tech

Why do we sleep? | Russell Foster

Ron McCallum: How technology allowed me to read

The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins

How reliable is your memory? | Elizabeth Loftus

Stefan Larsson: What doctors can learn from each other

Jane McGonigal: Massively multi-player... thumb-wrestling?

Peter Doolittle: How your "working memory" makes sense of the world

Sheryl Sandberg: So we leaned in ... now what?

Yves Morieux: As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify

Anant Agarwal: Why massively open online courses (still) matter

How to compose classical music with your brainwaves

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1050000/1050984_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524701492_3b853599bd92ce0e9e8aadae187d9661<p><b>Most weeks during my classical music degree I would stare at an empty sheet of manuscript paper and wish for some kind of shortcut that would</b> …

14 Habits Of Highly Excellent People

Highly excellent people seem to have it all figured out, don’t they? There’s stress and chaos going on all around them, but they barely break a …

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do | Inc.com

Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what <i>to do</i> instead of what not to do.<p>Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what <i>should</i> I do?" So I went back to Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

How To Seize Your Most Productive Hours To Get Things Done

Getting into a flow isn’t easy when so many obligations are grabbing at your prime time. Here’s how to tame the day.<p>It’s standard time management advice: match your most difficult tasks to your most productive times. But what if seizing your most productive hours is easier said than done?<p>I was …

Doesn't Matter Who You Are or What You Do – It's Time You Got Familiar with Code

It’s 2014 and whether you’re a taxi driver, real estate agent, or marketer, your future and career are inextricably linked to technology.<p>Technology …

How to Think Differently to Succeed in a Complex World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Perhaps the biggest problem I see with a lot of young entrepreneurs I meet is a tendency to think in black-and-white terms when the real world is almost entirely made up of shades of gray.<p>Virtually all the successful people I’ve known …

3 Ways To Be An Effective Self-Leader

You can’t lead others if you can’t lead yourself, and you can’t lead yourself without the right tools.<p>It’s hard to lead others if you don’t know how to lead yourself. This applies not only in business but also in your personal life.<p>I had to re-examine the concepts of self-leadership recently when I …

27 Productive Things You Can Do in 5 Minutes

We all lose productivity every day because "we only have five minutes before that meeting starts." And while five minutes here and there might not …

6 Ways To Use Less Energy To Get More Done

Your energy isn’t boundless. Here’s how to make the most of your resources every day, and avoid burning out.<p>If the workday is a marathon, 3 p.m. might be that 20-mile mark when you hit your wall–the six-mile stretch that marathon runners claim feels like hell. In your workday, this is that moment …

Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you keeping up with your New Year’s resolution? If you're like most folks, you're probably hard at work on that new diet or workout program.<p>While you’re doing those next 25 crunches, ask yourself these questions: What’s my New Year's …

She's staring at his legs, not his long peacock feathers - Futurity

To find out how courting peacocks get noticed by females, researchers put tiny caps on peahens and tracked their eye movements.

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