The biggest threat to drone innovation is a group you’ve never heard of 

Brian Wynne Contributor Share on Twitter Brian Wynne is the president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. Gary Shapiro Contributor Share on Twitter Gary Shapiro is the chief executive officer of the Consumer Technology Association. A little-known but highly-influential group of attorneys from across the country …

We Followed Our Dreams and Retired to Mexico. This is What No One Tells You About Starting a New Life Abroad

In the summer of 2012, Brad Johnson and his wife joined the thousands of Americans who each year decide to spend their retirement years living overseas. They rented out their house in Phoenix, Ariz., got a six-month tourist visa that they anticipated renewing indefinitely, packed up their two cars, and …

How To Become A Proofreader (So You Can Finally Get Paid To Read All Day)

Proofreading is big business. And for good reason. Businesses realize that consumers judge them on everything, including whether or not their marketing materials, content, and other copy have any mistakes. I mean, think about it, would you really feel 100% confident buying something from a business whose website is riddled …

16 Entrepreneurs Share Their Personal Branding Idols

What public figure is your personal branding idol, and what about their branding strategy inspires you the most? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC has also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. …

Working while on holiday is the new normal, claims study

Two thirds of business leaders have admitted that they check their work emails while on holiday and three quarters have taken or made a work call, according to a new survey into summer working habits by The Institute of Leadership & Management. The Institute’s new research found that 65 per …

High skill women dominate surge in freelance work

A 334,000 (63 percent) rise in highly-skilled female freelancers has driven the UK’s freelance revolution over the last 10 years according to new research from IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed. The increase takes the number of senior-level women freelancing in the UK to 863,000. The professions …

Lifestyle Tip for Entrepreneurs: Guide on Picking the Appropriate Vacuum

Life has been said to be a summation of choices and preferences. Most of the time, these personal preferences have positive outcomes when made on an informed basis. Blind preference is self-destructive. There are many vacuum brands out there and you cannot simply go shopping without having knowledge of the …

Uncertain times demand a new approach to strategic people management

Is the management of people in organisations today really about growing the long-term value of an employers’ most important asset in an increasing uncertain and skills-short labour market? Or is it more to do with continuing to drive costs down and shareholder returns up; and meeting the bare minimum standards …

Employers need to become active listeners to improve mental health at work

Time to Talk Day takes place every February and encourages people to open-up about their emotional wellbeing, but in a workplace setting this can be challenging. Despite 80 percent of employers believing employees would feel comfortable talking about their mental health, only 5 percent of employees would do so. Clearly …

How to Pick the Best Broadband Package for Your Combined Home & Business Needs

The current world demands that we use the internet in one way or another. Everything can be accessed online including education, entertainment and even business transactions. A suitable broadband is therefore needed to achieve the best results. Listed below are some of the factors one should consider when selecting a …

HOK publishes new research report on the changing shape of the insurance workplace

HOK’s WorkPlace group has released The New Insurance Workplace (registration required), a report which sets out to examine the forces reshaping the insurance industry and how workplace design can position these companies for success. The report’s concludes that insurance firms take pride in their conservative approach to risk management and traditional business …

'American Horror Story: Apocalypse' goes full demonic… Hogwarts?

Murder House, Coven, Hotel, Apocalypse… and now, American Horror Story: Hogwarts? Episode 4 of AHS: Apocalypse explored a number of its own universes—including an unexpected visit to Season 5’s Hotel Cortez—but it also seemed to borrow a lot from J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world. Specifically, 15 minutes of the episode closely …

Here’s how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach

Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook’s access token breach announced two weeks ago? Here’s how to find out. Facebook breach saw 15M users’ names & contact info accessed, 14M’s bios too Visit this Facebook Help center link while logged in: https://www.facebook.com/help/securitynotice?ref=sec. Scroll down to the the section …

The Beauty of Colorful Shapes in Brand Identity

Colorful schemes and geometric solutions were named two leading trends in the graphic design sphere earlier this year. Many respectable artists and analysts have bet on these two approaches to prevail in 2019. And their predictions are coming true. Bright visual identities as well as those that feature clever geometric …

Trump administration defends FCC’s repeal of net neutrality rules

(Reuters) — The Trump administration defended the Federal Communications Commission repeal of landmark open internet rules known as net neutrality, urging a federal appeals court to reject a challenge. In a 167-page court filing late on Thursday, the Justice Department and FCC urged the court to reject the suit filed …

People find connected devices creepy and intrusive

A survey conducted in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, France and the United Kingdom by IPSOS Mori on behalf of the Internet Society and Consumers International found that around two thirds (65 percent) of people are concerned with the way connected devices collect data. More than half (55 percent) …

Get Started Writing Class-based Vue.js Apps in TypeScript

In September of last year, Evan You (creator of Vue.js) announced plans for the next major version of the library. Vue 3.0 will feature an improved experience for TypeScript users, including native support for class-based components, and better support for type inference when writing code. The great news is, you …

Workers say finding people with the right skills is biggest issue this year

Over half of workers (53 percent) believe that getting the right people with the right skills will be the biggest issue faced by their workplace in the year ahead. This is according to research published by Acas today, which commissioned YouGov to find out what UK employees identified as the most …

It's slow cooker season: Save $49 on this 3-in-1 model by Cuisinart, on sale at Walmart

Some of the best things are worth waiting for.  That’s especially true when it comes to food. After all, do you really want to know what pulled pork tastes like when it’s been rushed? (Here’s a hint: it’s not very good.) SEE ALSO: 9 of the best travel coffee mugs …

Lord of the Rings Online gets an update that lets players create their own music

Daybreak Games and Standing Stone Games are launching a big update for Lord of the Rings Online today. The updated is called Where Dragons Dwell, and it will enable exploration of new and expanded regions. Players can now go on adventures through iconic Middle-Earth locations including the Iron Hills, Grey Mountains, …

6 tips to keep freelance finances flowing even when times are tough

For now, the general economy is riding high, but that won’t necessarily always be the case. And the feast and famine cycle is a common feature of the freelancer’s life, especially when starting out. These financial uncertainties mean that every freelancer needs to find ways to keep the cash coming …