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Apple to Increase Investment in Increasingly Tough China
Apple

Apple to Increase Investment in Increasingly Tough China

The iPhone maker will build its first Asia-Pacific research and development center in the country.
5 Shipping Trends for Small Ecommerce Businesses To Watch
Ecommerce

5 Shipping Trends for Small Ecommerce Businesses To Watch

It's difficult for a small ecommerce business to run with the big dogs.
Amine Khechfé
Start Saving, Michael Phelps. The IRS Is Taxing Your Olympic Medals.
Rio Olympics 2016

Start Saving, Michael Phelps. The IRS Is Taxing Your Olympic Medals.

Seems like Uncle Sam has Olympic gold fever in more ways than one.
Entrepreneur Staff
The Expensive Benefit Plan Penalties You'll Want to Avoid
Employee Benefits

The Expensive Benefit Plan Penalties You'll Want to Avoid

The DOL has released a list of updated penalties for employee benefits, and you need to stay compliant now more than ever.
Matt Straz
JFK Active Shooter Chaos: What a Vacationing Navy SEAL Did to Get Travelers to Safety
Business Travel

JFK Active Shooter Chaos: What a Vacationing Navy SEAL Did to Get Travelers to Safety

Former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb stepped off his flight last night into a sea of panic. Here are the steps he took and what you can learn to keep you and your family safe.
Dan Bova
The Real Reason Apple Wants to Kill the Audio Jack
Apple

The Real Reason Apple Wants to Kill the Audio Jack

There may be a method to Apple's madness, and there's certainly some historical precedence.
Tim Bajarin
Microsoft, MIT Turn Temporary Tattoos Into Touchpads
Microsoft

Microsoft, MIT Turn Temporary Tattoos Into Touchpads

The temporary tattoos let you interact with connected devices, possibly turning your wrist into a smartphone touchpad.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellite, Lands Rocket Back on Drone Ship in Ocean
SpaceX

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellite, Lands Rocket Back on Drone Ship in Ocean

It's the fourth time a SpaceX rocket has landed on the drone ship, which is stationed in the Atlantic Ocean, and the sixth time one of the company's space vehicles has landed back on Earth.
Arjun Kharpal
Tesla Just Removed 'Autopilot From Chinese Website -- Here's Why
Tesla

Tesla Just Removed 'Autopilot From Chinese Website -- Here's Why

A driver crashed earlier this month while on a commuter highway after the car failed to avoid a vehicle parked on the left side, partially in the roadway, damaging both cars but causing no injuries.
Voting Is A Right, Exercise It Wisely
Presidential Elections

Voting Is A Right, Exercise It Wisely

While the presidential race captures headlines, congressional contests and local ballot initiatives affect you, your business and your community.
Phil La Duke
5 Things to Have in Place Before Hiring Freelancers
Freelancers

5 Things to Have in Place Before Hiring Freelancers

Businesses need to do a little prep work for the relationship to succeed.
Peter Daisyme
'No Porn at Work,' and 16 Other Bizarre Goals People Committed to
Goals

'No Porn at Work,' and 16 Other Bizarre Goals People Committed to

Humans are strange beasts. The proof is in this bewildering list, courtesy of the goal-getters at motivational app StickK.
Entrepreneur Staff
'I Have No Portion Control!' Padma Lakshmi's Eating and Business Plan
Radicals & Visionaries

'I Have No Portion Control!' Padma Lakshmi's Eating and Business Plan

The 'Top Chef' host and author of the new book, The Encyclopedia of Spices & Herbs, breaks down how she built her empire.
Rachel Rosenblit
Chinese Companies Charging to Take on Tesla
Electric Cars

Chinese Companies Charging to Take on Tesla

It remains more promise than product, but the electric vehicle sector is drawing more talent from mainstream automakers that are reluctant to go full tilt at the new technology.