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How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

Downing Street attacks Deloitte after 'no Brexit plan' government memo leaked

Downing Street has launched an unprecedented attack on accountancy firm Deloitte for “touting for business” after a memo detailing the difficulties …

Downing Street

Why I’ve lost respect for Peter Thiel

I had known Peter Thiel as the co-founder of PayPal and the dude who invested in Facebook.<p>But my first real exposure to the billionaire came when I …

Peter Thiel

Large Number Of Chinese EV Sales Fake, Investigators Say

Sales of electric vehicles in China made headlines last year after the world’s largest car market China supposedly also became the world’s largest market for electric vehicles. According to news coming out of China, many of these sales were as real as a Gucci bag in Beijing’s notorious Yashow …

How to install Android on PC - we take you through several options

Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, but just because it’s meant for mobile doesn’t mean that it can’t be installed on the desktop. There are many ways to get Android running on a PC, including virtual device emulators like Genymotion, bootable USB versions like Remix …

The 7 Best iPhone Hacks We Learned in 2015

If you haven't tried these yet, get on it ASAP.<p>Whether your phone is about to die or your charger is frayed, this year's best iPhone hacks can solve all your smartphone-related woes. Try these handy shortcuts as shared by Facebook users, tech experts, and more.

Batteries

The World Divided into Regions of 100,000,000 People Each

Redditor DMan9797 offers this novel map. It divides the entire world (with the exception of Antarctica) into regions of equal population. Each …

4 Signs You're a Terrible Communicator | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, you are probably a big picture thinker--the visionary leader driving your company and team forward.<p>So, it's also natural that as the founder or CEO, you probably like to communicate. Whether glued to your cell phone, chatting via email or just grabbing someone at random for a …

The Universe in pictures: The best space photos of 2013.

Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of <i>Death from the Skies!</i> Follow him …

The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into Facebook's New $19 Billion Baby

<i>Click here for our magazine cover story on the Facebook-WhatsApp Megadeal: The Courtship, The Secret Meetings, The $19 Billion Poker Game</i><p>Jan Koum picked a meaningful spot to sign the $19 billion deal to sell his company WhatsApp to Facebook earlier today. Koum, cofounder Brian Acton and venture …

myTomorrows Raises $2.2M For Platform To Give Patients Access To Development-Stage Drugs

myTomorrows is a Dutch startup that wants to disrupt the way patients with unmet medical needs access development-stage treatments — drugs that are still undergoing clinical trials and working there way through a lengthy regulatory approval process. It targets patients who are typically up against …

British Gas customers leave in droves, 2013 profit drops | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Householders left British Gas in their hundreds of thousands last year in a backlash against a 9-percent hike in already-high energy tariffs, owner Centrica said on Thursday when it reported a drop in 2013 group profits.<p>A gas cooker is seen in Boroughbridge, northern England in …

Is e-waste an untapped treasure?

Your old phone or electric toothbrush could end up as a part in a 3D printer or piece of artwork, says Jonathan Kalan.<p>In a hall of the Africa Innovation Summit in Cape Verde, the smell of melting plastic permeated the air. A crowd had gathered around a small stand to watch a special kind of machine …