Twitter Begins Wide Launch Of New Profile Design, Featuring Best And Pinned Tweets

Twitter has been testing a new profile design with a more Facebook-like cover photo and overall look, and now that design is rolling out to all users. The company announced the overhaul in a blog post today, highlighting its new features, which include a number of new ways to view and interact with Tweets. Your profile pic and customized header are now larger, and you can tweak your color scheme… Read More
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Darrell Etherington

GemShare Brings Simple, Word-Of-Mom Recommendations To The iPhone

A company called GemShare wants to formalize what's today a somewhat haphazard and frustrating process of getting personal recommendations from friends, with the introduction of a new iPhone app that lets you quickly ask for the best local recommendations for everything from mechanics to doctors to dry cleaners and more. The company has raised $ 1.2 million in seed funding from Greylock… Read More
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Unlimited 100Mbps for $89.99: TPG equals top NBN plan

TPG has launched a new plan on the National Broadband Network fibre infrastructure which appears to match the existing best option on the market from rival Exetel, with the national broadband provider also now offering an unlimited option at speeds of 100Mbps for just $ 89.99 per month.
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Two-Legged Dog Has Best Day of His Life at the Beach


Duncan Lou Who is a pup born with two deformed hind legs that had to be removed. While the boxer has a wheelchair to help him get around, he much prefers the au naturel look

So his caregivers at Panda Paws Rescue in Vancouver, Wash., happily obliged, letting Duncan go wild at the beach, where he hobbled along on his front two legs

But having two legs definitely doesn't slow Duncan down. "There is some slow motion in this video, but NONE of the video has been sped up," according to a description of the YouTube video, above. In other words, Duncan really runs that fast Read more...

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Gates Foundation Picks Its Moonshots In India To Reinvent Toilets Globally

From solar-powered electronic toilets to a prototype that helps recharge mobile phones from urine, and another one that could potentially offer advertising slots while pooping among several revenue generating opportunities, the ideas showcased at “Reinvent the toilet fair” in New Delhi were not short on lofty ambitions: in fact some of them can be best described as “the… Read More
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The Best Music To Work Or Study To Could Be Video Game Soundtracks

Lots of different sounds can make you more productive while you work or study (particularly music you’re not familiar with). However, it turns out video game soundtracks might be the best option of them all if you need to concentrate.
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5 Magical Tips Walt Disney Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Marketing

With Disney's Frozen recently taking home the 2014 Oscar for best animated feature, a milestone for the 91-year-old Walt Disney Animation Studios, we thought it would be the perfect time to reflect on how Disney is still going strong.


Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

You have found the perfect mentor to guide you through your entrepreneurial journey. Now, you just need to figure out the best way to approach her. Here are a few tips.


How do I pass the entrepreneurial baton?

I would like to leave some of the wealth I have generated from my companies to my children. How best can I manage this?
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The Inventor’s Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets

Going to trade shows provides an opportunity to scope out the competition, get inspired and land deals. Here is how to best utilize your time at these events.