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This British startup has created a high-tech banking app and credit card — here's what it's like to use

You can't actually use a Mondo card yet, as it's still being alpha tested to make sure that everything works (you don't want your bank account to have problems).<p>However, we were given access to one of the alpha testing cards. Here's what it's like to use a digital bank:

FinTech

Wolf of Wall Street producers sued for defamation by New York executive

Andrew Greene is suing Paramount Pictures for $50 million (£33 million) for defamation over the film The Wolf of Wall Street<p>A New York executive who worked alongside Jordan Belfort, the fast-living financier played by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street, is suing the producers for $50 …

Wall Street

Study Seinfeld to Learn Everything You Need About Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity sucks.<p>For one, it's hard. I mean, let's face it -- when I sit down to "get something done," it almost never happens. At first, I thought it was just me. I thought that maybe there was some malfunction in my brain that made it …

Jokes

Education is broken — but this entrepreneur has a stunningly simple idea to fix it

Salman Khan, also a founder of the free education resource Khan Academy, says we force students to move ahead when they aren't ready.<p>But he has a solution.<p>"We shouldn't drag everyone around at the same pace," Khan told the audience. Instead, he says, we should take inspiration from martial arts …

Education

Google Outsmarts Competition With Custom Machine Types In The Cloud

Customers migrating to the public cloud get overwhelmed with the number of instance types and the categories offered by the providers. As of November 1st, 2015, Amazon EC2 has 39 instance types to choose from 6 different instance families. Though AWS takes pride in rapidly adding features and …

Cloud Computing

Smoking high-strength cannabis may damage nerve fibres in brain

Study suggests high levels of skunk use may affect the brain’s white matter, making communication between the right and left hemispheres less efficient<p>High-strength cannabis may damage nerve fibres that handle the flow of messages across the two halves of the brain, scientists claim. Brain scans of …

Cannabis

25 Wall Street movies to watch over Thanksgiving

That doesn't mean you can't get a little Wall Street in your day, though. Why not kick back on the couch and watch one of these Wall Street movies?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn something.

Wall Street

The 7 Million Dollar Habits

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

From Warcraft to Hearthstone: How Blizzard is leaving its 1990s PC gaming roots behind | Ars Technica

At Blizzcon 2015, louder cheers for new Hearthstone cards than a new WoW class.<p>The closest I have ever come to attending a big-tent church revival …

World of Warcraft

There's a mission to this mysterious water world that could detect the first alien life

Their spacecraft, called the Europa Multi-Flyby Mission, would orbit Jupiter, taking frequent passes by Europa for a close look at its surface.<p>But there is another important piece of the puzzle that NASA is exploring, and in a recent conversation with US Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), Ars …

Astronomy

I Used an 'Anti-Turing Test' to Prove Facebook's A.I. Has a Human Helper

Facebook has recently launched a limited beta of its ground-breaking artificially intelligent assistant called M. M's capabilities far exceed those of any competing AI. Where some would be hard-pressed to tell you the weather conditions for more than one location (god forbid you go on a trip), M …

Artificial Intelligence

Fallout 4 launch dents Pornhub's gamer traffic, says Pornhub

Pornhub, bless its horny little heart, keeps coming up with novel ways to get free publicity, and damn if they don't work. Now the live streaming masturbation aid claims its traffic — from gamers, not overall — plunged on the day of <i>Fallout 4</i>'s launch.<p>This graph, supplied by PornHub yesterday (link …

Google Analytics

Marc Andreessen Sold 73 Percent of his Facebook Stock in the Last Two Weeks

Andreessen sold more than $160 million of his Facebook stock.<p>Facebook board member Marc Andreessen is padding his wallet ahead of the holiday shopping season.<p>Andreessen, an early Facebook investor and board member since 2008, has sold over 1.5 million shares of Facebook stock in the past two weeks …

Facebook

Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The companies in this article were included in the</i> <i>Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index</i><i>.</i><p>Part of the appeal of running your own business is that you get to hand-pick exactly who you work alongside each day. But let’s face it: it seems as if …

Employment

Confidence Is Essential When You Really Don't Know What You Are Doing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are so many skills you want to learn, but how do you act confidently when you don’t know what you are doing?<p>It is essential that you get used to the uncomfortable feeling of knowing that you don't know what you’re doing. Whether …

Self-improvement

Pentagram Brands Snoop Dogg’s New Line Of Weed

Pentagram partner Emily Oberman gets high (design) with Snoop.<p>Snoop Dogg, aka Snoop Lion, aka Snoop Doggy Dog, doesn’t make any bones about it. He loves pot. The rap icon has just launched Leafs by Snoop, a brand of cannabis-based products including custom flavors of buds, edibles, and …

Graphic Design

FileThis 2.0 Will Organize Your Statements And Bills, Remind You When To Pay

As more consumers shift to using online services for managing their banking, bills, payments, and more, some of our most important personal and financial documents are scattered across a number of websites – sites which don’t always maintain thorough archives of our past statements. A service …

Apps

Amazon and Alibaba have approached 5-year-old startup Wish, but the CEO seems to want more than $10 billion

But all the major e-commerce players have. Sources close to the company say that Amazon and Alibaba have talked about buying it in the past year. And the price they're talking about is jaw-dropping.<p>The most interesting rumor is that Amazon recently offered $10 billion in cash for Wish — and Wish …

eCommerce

12 Ways to Stop Undermining Your Self Esteem

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is easy to lose track of your worth after you have spent significant time in an unhealthy work environment. If you were given too little, you may view yourself as lacking and believe you are inadequate. If you were starved for the …

Happiness

Biggest-ever U.S. data breach hits 100 million people with bank accounts

U.S. banks and other financial institutions have suffered their largest ever data breach.<p>U.S. officials confirmed the hack on Tuesday while bringing …

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are possible, …

Computer Science

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Engineering

'FOMO': Heavy social media use leading to depression among teens

The finding is one of a number documented in the fifth annual National Stress and Wellbeing in Australia Survey, which has documented the impact of …

Social Media

The clock is ticking on a time bomb that could blow up a free internet: the TPP

The agreement poses a grave threat to our basic right to access information and express ourselves on the web<p>After years of secrecy, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has finally been released to the public. The shadowy process and overreaching scope of the deal have sparked an …

Privacy

Chart: Millennials on Investing, Debt, and Banking

Millennials on Investing, Debt, and Banking [Chart]<p>Surveys reveal Millennials to have conflicting views on financial matters.<p><i>The Chart of the Week is</i> …

The Value of an End of the Week "Brain Dump"

One of my favorite things to do on a lazy Friday afternoon (when I <i>should</i> be working, but I have a few posts already done in advance and my mind is …

UI Tiles, A Quick and Easy Kit to Layout Websites

If you are passionate about the layout process when it comes to web design than this wireframe resource is definitely for you. Layout your idea …

Web Design