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The “Homepreneurs”    
December 28, 2010, 3:07 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

As more businesses move online and more jobs come into existence based upon these moves, it’s not a surprise that the number of people working from their home office is rising. This infographic by ContactMe drives home the numbers and puts it into perspective. Photo by ContactMe. ...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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48 Year Old Invention Poised To Become Multi-Billion Dollar Hit    
August 9, 2010, 4:09 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

In the 1960s, an ultra-strong glass was invented by Corning, but it contained no purpose. “Gorilla” glass was expected to be a huge hit unfortunately, it had no real purpose, according to the Associated Press. We tried the automobile windshield market, but the glass was too strong for windshields,” said Kelli Hopp-Michlosky, an employee for Corning, “And we couldn’t find any other application at the time, not even the military. I think there were a lot of ideas, but nothing took hold,...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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An Internet Sensation And Making Money, Too    
June 10, 2010, 6:30 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

The first video starts out with an unsteady shot of Manjula Jain in her Rancho Bernardo kitchen. Alex Jain, her husband and the man behind the camera, says “Go.” Manjula began explaining her recipe for gulab jamun, an Indian dessert of fried dough balls in syrup, and Alex uploaded it on YouTube. He wanted to do something special for her. It was their anniversary. They had to do it all in one take because back then, Alex didn’t know how to edit video. But once the video was up, Manjula...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Cool Logos With Hidden Symbols    
June 10, 2010, 5:36 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Did you know that some companies have symbols hidden inside their logos? Check out Toxel.com’s round-up of creative logo designs that use negative space to convey subliminal messages. Goodwill Goodwill’s logo is a stylized letter “g” that doubles as a smiling face. FedEx Negative space between the letters “E” and “X” creates an arrow. LG Some people believe that Pac-Man is hidden inside the LG logo. Amazon Logo features an arrow shaped smile that represents customer satisfaction...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Grads Can Grow Their Own Jobs    
June 10, 2010, 4:40 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Rhonda Abrams writes for Gannett that as a college graduate your next expected step is to look for a job. If you’ve just graduated, I’m sure your parents are urging you to get a job. After all, they don’t really want you moving back into your old room, playing video games, and walking around the house in your underwear. But as you set out to look for a job, you’re going to be given discouraging information and advice. You’re going to be told you’re graduating at a time of one of the...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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$100 iPad Killer?    
May 27, 2010, 6:11 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Inc.com reports that a cheaper tablet is on the horizon. It will run Google’s Android operating system and it will likely be sold by a Chinese computer company. That’s the gist of reports in Bloomberg and The New York Times about tablet offerings by the likes of Via and Foxconn. Ashlee Vance of The Times calls these little cheap tablets “flankers,” meaning not good enough to kill the $499 iPad, but “different enough to challenge the iPad with certain audiences.” Whichever device prevails,...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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$900 A Week Job – To Sleep    
May 10, 2010, 7:30 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

According to PopJolly, sleeping on the job can get most of us in trouble, however in Phil Latam’s case, it gets him paid. Phil bagged himself the most wanted job in Britain – a sleeping bag tester. All the 27 year old has to do is test different sleeping bags and report back at bosses in Halfords regarding their comfort. Phil beat over 1000 applicants for the job to doze and get paid. The lucky winner who has a degree in outdoor leadership said: “I am delighted to have got the job. I was...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Awesome Companies Built by Teens: Matt Mullenweg    
May 5, 2010, 4:09 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

The entrepreneurial spirit starts early for many teenagers, but for most things like high school, college and social lives overpower the urge to start a business. But not every teenager. Wisebread takes a look at some incredibly successful young entrepreneurs, who all started their empires in their teens. Matt Mullenweg is another software developer who found success at a very early age. When Matt was 19, he announced that he would be starting an open source initiative for better...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Could Groupon Save Your Biz?    
May 1, 2010, 8:45 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

This post may sound a bit bold, but John Jantsch writing for OPEN Forum has personally witnessed three separate businesses dramatically impacted by their participation with Chicago based collective buying phenomenon Groupon. Groupon is a collective buying discount service. Actually, that idea has been around in variations for years, both on and offline, but Groupon seems to have figured out how to make it simple and social. Every day subscribers get one great deal offer for their community...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Michael Jackson: King Of…Patents?    
June 29, 2009, 3:08 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

MediaBistro: As the world mourns the death of Michael Jackson, we remember his patented anti-gravity footwear. That’s right, intellectual property fans, Jackson is listed as the first of three inventors on United States Patent 5,255,452, granted in 1993 for a “method and means for creating anti-gravity illusion.” Translation: special loafers fitted with heels that can slot into the stage floor to allow the wearer to lean forward, Smooth Criminal style, at gravity-defying angles....தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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