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Chinese Boss Treats 6,400 Workers to French Vacation Costing $14.6 Million

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Booming iPhone 6 sales fuel Apple's second-best quarter ever

Apple just posted its second-best quarter ever -- and it didn't even have the holiday shopping season to help.<p>The company said it sold 61.2 million iPhones during the past quarter. That blew away even some of the most bullish forecasts.<p>IPhone sales typically soar during the last three months of the …

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

How I Escaped After Being Trapped Inside My Own Body for 12 Years

<i>Part One</i><p>My mother looked at me, her eyes filled with tears. I wished that I could reassure her, stand up from my wheelchair and leave behind this shell of a body that had caused so much pain.<p>"You must die," she said slowly. "You have to die."<p>The rest of the world felt so far away when she said …

This 21-year-old dropped out of college last year to start a business that's on track to earn $1 million in 2015

He was a sophomore at the College of Charleston at the time, juggling classes, an internship, and — after years of starting and profiting from small-scale businesses in his teens — the itch to branch out and do his own thing.<p>The 21-year-old remembers weighing the idea of graduating early instead of …

50 Companies That Get Twitter – and 50 That Don’t

Corporate tweeters need to know that they aren’t just promoting a brand or solving a problem: they are performing for an audience, supporting customers throughout their journey, and even, subtly, selling. The best, like American Airlines, make it feel natural. They have given their social media …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

“There are several reasons why our days have swelled,” says productivity consultant and author of<i>Never Check Email In The Morning</i> Julie Morgenstern. “Companies continuously are trying to hire as few people as possible. Our roles are continuously changing, the world is changing, we’re in a time of …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Small Business

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Still Can't Keep Up With iPhone's Massive Profit Margins

One of the nice selling points of Samsung’s Galaxy phones used to be the option of expanding memory manually. But with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Samsung sealed all that off. Jumping from a 32 to a 64 to a 128GB version of the new phones will cost an additional $100 at each increment. But it only …

Are modern day entrepreneurs powered by fear?

8 Wedding Dresses So Stunning, You Won’t Believe They’re Made of Toilet Paper

Just in case you have an emergency walking down the aisle. (JKJKJK.)<p>Handmade flowers, multi-layered skirts, lace — all staples of couture wedding gowns that a handful of crafty women have recreated using only toilet paper and <i>pure genius</i>. The women are competing for a $10,000 grand prize in the 10th …

Study: Not Everyone Has What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is having a moment right now. But not everyone is comfortable with risk.<p>Not everyone can start a business. No one wants to crush anyone's dreams, but that's not what this is about. Not everyone has what it takes and not everyone wants to do what it takes to start, launch, and scale …

9 Things All Successful Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Believe

Let’s face it. Every entrepreneur wants their business to be successful.<p>You’re no exception.<p>Yet <b>80% of businesses</b> fail within the first eighteen …

Sink/Toilet combo for ultimate water conservation

Shortage of water has been one of the major problems hampering urban development around the world. Displayed at the London Design Festival, the …

Astronaut problems: crying, pizza and exercise in space

NASA uploaded a video of Commander Chris Hadfield demonstrating the effects of microgravity on crying.<p>In space there is no-one to hear you scream. And fancy a good cry? Forget it. Gravity will stop your tears falling in the usual way.<p>Nasa pointed out a number of unexpected problems faced by …