Entrepreneur: Latest from Kim Lachance Shandrow http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236597 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236597 Apple iPhone 6, iWatch Releases Reportedly Delayed By Production Hiccups Rumor has it Apple fans might have to wait even longer for both highly anticipated products. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236742 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236742 UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed The shipping giant's retail franchise was hit by a malware attack, potentially jeopardizing customer's identifying and financial information. Here's what you need to know. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:29:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236714 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236714 Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…) Kids already use Gmail and they're obsessed with YouTube. Now Google wants to make it legit, as in legal. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236645 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236645 Chill, People. Why You Shouldn't Hate Twitter For Adding Favorites to Timelines. Oh, no! Favorites now appear in your Timeline like retweets. Here's why it doesn't matter. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:59:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236596 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236596 PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal won’t, at least not initially. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236564 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236564 Slow Wi-Fi? 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Signal Now. A roundup of user-friendly tips, tricks and tools to improve your Wi-Fi router’s range and speed -- beer-can hack included. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:11:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236530 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236530 9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader Amazon officially entered the mobile payments race today. Here's a helpful roundup of the most important details small-business merchants should brush up on before making the leap. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236492 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236492 Juggling Too Many To-Dos? Try These Helpful Task Management Apps. With the right tech tools, multitasking doesn’t have to be a chore you dread. See which ones serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber uses to tame competing projects and priorities. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234702 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234702 White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope) Uncle Sam: If at first you don’t succeed, hire former Google wizard and HealthCare.gov resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:09:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236469 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236469 This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers With a spray of this futuristic wonder cleaner, who needs soap, water and elbow grease? Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:39:10 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236448 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236448 Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers Bitcoin buyer beware. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cautions consumers about the risks of investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:44:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236426 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236426 Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature Chat away, pinners. Pinterest may be late to the game, but it's finally jumped on the messaging bandwagon. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236304 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236304 How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way Ollie Forsyth didn't let haters kill his spirit. Instead, he drew strength from dyslexic billionaire Richard Branson's stratospheric success story and used their cruel jabs to fuel his entrepreneurial fire. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:41:19 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236253 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236253 Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again. Fresh off closing a very dark chapter in its history -- and winning major government security clearance -- the once-iconic 'CrackBerry’' claws its way back. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:29:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236254 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236254 Why You Need to Start Accepting Mobile Payments Now How embracing this convenient, easy-to-adopt growing checkout practice can expand and enhance your customer service, right from your smartphone or tablet. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234700 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234700 The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either The U.S. Department of Transportation has a hang-up with in-flight calls, perhaps enough to put an official kibosh on them – and soon. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236189 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236189 LinkedIn's Updated Sales Navigator Looks to Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling The professional-networking giant just rolled out its overhauled standalone 'social sales' offering, which it's couching as a kinder, gentler approach to sales. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236144 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236144 Meet Plantoid, the Robot That Grows Like the Roots of a Plant Robots do all kinds of amazing things, but this is the first one to actually grow. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:26:24 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236154 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236154 Facebook Toys With Our Minds, Crashes Briefly, Then Comes Back to Life The addictive social network suffered an outage today, but lucky for social-media addicts the world over, the horror is already over. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236145 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236145 Panasonic to Pour $5 Billion Into Tesla Battery 'Gigafactory' The two companies are joining forces to build a battery megafactory somewhere in the U.S. The ambitious undertaking could lead to more affordable electric vehicles. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236103 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236103 Want to Know What's Happening in Your Industry? This Addictive Magazine App Can Help. Flipboard lets you catch up on what's hot in your line of business in a few quick swipes. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234699 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234699 $15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:41:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236040 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236040 Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236009 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236009 Blockchain Returns to the Apple App Store After Bitcoin Ban The popular Bitcoin wallet app is back after being pulled from the App Store in January. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235986 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235986 Protect Yourself: Turn On This Security Feature in Your Mobile Banking App Sure, mobile banking apps let you track your cash on the go, but they can also help you protect it, too. Here's how. It's easier than you might think. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234698 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234698 Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It And you thought plain black was the darkest color known to man. Blink again. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235702 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235702 Pinterest Just Made It Easier to Discover Pins You Care About The $5 billion photo-pinning site just rolled out 'Interests,' a new way to find and follow pins you dig. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:44:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235732 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235732 Bombshell: Microsoft to Eliminate 18,000 Jobs in Restructuring The ax just fell at the tech giant, deeper than it ever has before. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235703 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235703 Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million Watch out, Nest. If the rumors are true, the South Korean electronics giant could soon take a bite out of the sizzling home-automation market with the purchase of SmartThings. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235681 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235681