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Sherpa, a personal assistant app that launched initially in the Spanish-speaking world, just announced that it has raised $1.7 million in funding from undisclosed angel investors....

THIS summer a made-for-TV movie about a tornado carrying man-eating sharks was a surprise hit in America. The preposterous plot of “Sharknado” may strike a chord with media bosses who have watched...

Big data has the potential to transform, well, everything. The growing sum of information at our fingertips is being analyzed and used to do everything from predict crime to accelerate business growth...

"Big data" has been a hot topic in the sales and marketing industry, but for most small businesses the idea is nearly irrelevant. How can a small operation take advantage of big data when they're hard...

Search is overwhelmingly important for almost any website. When you think about it, the search engines directly affect everything that has ever been published on the Internet. A website like Wikipedia...

Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has never been a fan of free streaming music. Now, as the longtime record exec helps Apple prepare for the relaunch of Beats Music next year, he hopes the industry will d...

As the startup gold rush grows, I’ve noticed a scary trend: Startups with questionable finances are being launched to service other startups with questionable finances. These take many forms, li...

If you’re publishing content that nobody consumes, does it help your brand?...

An expert in the field of creating "virtual storefronts" estimates that as many as half of all businesses that have been around for more than 15 years are invisible online. For years, places such as l...

(The following post is by ANDREW GRIFFITHS, who is a Cairns, Australia-based serial entrepreneur and the author of 11 books about starting, managing, and growing small companies.)...