Kim Lachance Shandrow

Kim Lachance Shandrow

Kim Lachance Shandrow is a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.
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It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.

If your computer still runs on Windows XP, you're about to become an easier target for cyber thieves.
10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant
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10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

Ask your accountant these critical questions to better maximize your profits, tax savings, cash flow and more.
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work
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Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work
Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie
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Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren’t the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.
Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw
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Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw

The Google-owned startup has halted sales of its hand-gestured smoke alarm because -- oops -- it might not go off during a real fire.
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users
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Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here’s what you need to know.
4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft
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4 Ways the 'New' Microsoft Is Dramatically Different From the 'Old' Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who took the reins two months ago, isn't wasting any time helping Microsoft play some serious catch-up.
Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game
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Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game

Something fishy (more like spammy) is going on at Tinder. Here's the inside scoop from one not so satisfied user.
4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings
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4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone.
Rumored: Yahoo Might Launch Its Own YouTube, Allegedly Snatching Up Viral YouTube Talent
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Rumored: Yahoo Might Launch Its Own YouTube, Allegedly Snatching Up Viral YouTube Talent

Could arch internet search rivals Google and Yahoo be headed for a battle over online video viewers? Maybe... if Marissa Mayer has her way.
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments
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Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain
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7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain

Try these super simple tricks to keep your smartphone-gazing eyes happy and healthy.
3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race
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3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

A look at the young companies making it possible to unlock your tech with your face, heart, finger and voice.
4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination
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4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

Mark Zuckerberg is taking on Planet Earth by drone, laser and satellite, pledging to connect the 'whole world' to the Internet… One new Facebook user at a time?
Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'
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Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'

The bold startup once again slams big broadcasters for claiming its business model thrashes copyright laws, setting the tone for its defense in a federal court battle that begins next month.
Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim
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Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim

Better late than never. Kind of. The Korean electronics maker's dull-ish inaugural connected lightbulb doesn't exactly turn us on.
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency
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IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
Apple Might Bring Back Something Steve Jobs Hated: The Stylus.
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Apple Might Bring Back Something Steve Jobs Hated: The Stylus.

Despite its founder's notorious disdain for them, Apple could release a surprisingly slick "iPen" stylus. Or not.
Google Gets Defensive About Google Glass 'Myths'
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Google Gets Defensive About Google Glass 'Myths'

Oh, so, Google Glass won't turn you into a creepy, intrusive eyeborg? Right.
Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio
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Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

While he has already accomplished far more than most of us will in our entire lives, the humble London 18-year-old says he leads a 'fairly normal life.'
This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming
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This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

Google Ventures-backed ThreatStream has developed a real-time intel-sharing system that lets institutions detect and fight against cyber threats.
Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins
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Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins

The shady Bitcoin exchange's extended meltdown gets fishier by the minute.
Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon
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Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)
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3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
6 Ways to Extend Your iPhone Battery Life After Updating to iOS 7.1
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6 Ways to Extend Your iPhone Battery Life After Updating to iOS 7.1

Apple’s latest mobile operating system update is a battery-sucking vampire. Fight back fast with these easy tips and tricks.
Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances
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Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

At least we know customer funds are safe at Blockchain, but what about those suddenly available to view over at Mt. Gox?
This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake
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This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop.
'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial
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'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial

The reclusive California engineer again denies inventing Bitcoin, this time in a depressing statement that reveals that he can’t find steady work nor afford internet service.
Tinder Co-Founder Sean Rad on the Hot Dating App's Viral Success
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Tinder Co-Founder Sean Rad on the Hot Dating App's Viral Success

The Los Angeles native lives, breathes and even dreams about his insanely popular app. Here, he discusses the secret to its success and much more.
6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week
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6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

Which startup wants to bury your Bitcoin in a subterranean 'vault'? Which global investment giant disses Bitcoin as not a currency at all? Which billionaire called Bitcoin 'just a joke'? Find out here