How to find the right startup idea? The right problem to solve for? Bhavin Turakhia shares how he did it.

How to figure out the startup idea? The right problem to solve for? Bhavin Turakhia shares how he did it. The post appeared first on nextbigwhat.
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Montana Sen. Steve Daines said his state used to have 'homegrown' meth, but now that it's coming from Mexican cartels it's more 'pure'

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the nomination of Xavier Becerra to be Secretary of Health and Human Services on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP A group of GOP senators visited the southern border this week amid a surge in migrants. During a news conference, Sen. Steve Daines said meth in his state used to be "homegrown." Now, he said, it is coming from Mexican cartels and is more pure, makin...
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Shannel Wheeler of Awesome Design Academy: Your Brand Is Not Your Logo

Branding and marketing are topics that will always be of interest to businesses of all sizes.  And the importance of getting branding right is only growing, as it gets more difficult to get and keep people’s attention long enough to make a compelling case to them to give us a shot.  But as positive that branding can be to help us capture the attention from those we want it from, if it’s done wrong it could end your chances of building that relationship before it even starts – especially if you ...
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North Korea responds to Biden's criticism of ballistic-missile test, accusing administration of 'gangster-like logic'

Commuters watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Joe Biden during a news program at the Suseo Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon North Korea has responded to President Joe Biden after he criticized their test of ballistic missiles. Top North Korean military official Ri Pyong Chol said the Biden administration, "took the wrong first step." This week marked the first ballistic missiles tested by North Korea und...
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All 23 Democratic governors signed a letter condemning anti-Asian hate. Two Republicans joined them.

Lucy Lee, of Marietta, Ga., holds an American flag while rallying outside of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta during a unity "Stop Asian Hate" rally Saturday afternoon, March 20, 2021. AP Photo/Ben Gray A bipartisan group of governors and former officials released letters denouncing anti-Asian bias Friday. All 23 Democratic governors, the governor of Guam, and two Republican governors signed one letter. More than 60 former officials who served the past six presidents signed another. S...
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IRS & Virginia provide tax breaks for PPE purchases

As COVID-19 continues to control to at least some degree our lives, federal and state tax officials are offering tax benefits to those who take steps to control and lessen the effects of the persistent pandemic. Photo: Anna Tarazevich from Pexels If you still itemize deductions, the Internal Revenue Service today announced that you can count a few more purchases toward your Schedule A medical claims. Of course, the additions are because of COVID-19. Specifically, the IRS says in Announ...
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What is Nextdoor? How to use the social network for neighborhoods

Nextdoor is an app and social platform for neighbors to connect and share information. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images Nextdoor is a social platform that connects neighbors based on their location. The platform allows neighbors within the same geographical area to share information and communicate. Similar to other social media platforms, Nextdoor also features a news feed where you can view and interact with posts made by neighbors, and even buy products and services from local businesses...
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Daily Crunch: Amazon makes PR push ahead of union vote

Amazon pushes back against unionization, WeWork eyes the SPAC route and there’s new spyware on Android. This is your Daily Crunch for March 26, 2021. The big story: Amazon makes PR push ahead of union vote Workers at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama (a suburb of Birmingham) will vote next week on whether to unionize. In the meantime, Amazon is waging an aggressive PR campaign against the effort and the politicians who support it. For example, in a response to news that Senator ...
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Extra Crunch roundup: Clubhouse UX teardown, YC Demo Day favorites, proptech VC survey, more

Since the pandemic began, I have been pushing the limits of my imagination to try to picture what cities will look and feel like in the coming years. If your town looks like San Francisco, where I live, it’s a pressing question: Our once-bustling financial district is a ghost town, but even in outer neighborhoods, the number of vacant storefronts is unsettling. People are starting to emerge after sheltering in place for a year, but we are a long way from fully restoring our shared spaces. What’s...
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UK Retailer Very Asked Brits to Help Create a New Video for Madness’ ‘Our House’

As the British public has been stuck inside for the majority of the past year, the home has become the center of everyone's universe. To tap into the one-year anniversary of that experience beginning with the first U.K. national lockdown, British online retailer Very has launched a spot that aims to highlight the role the...
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Where is the Suez Canal and how did a ship get stuck in it?

A large cargo ship has been stuck in Egypt's Suez Canal since Tuesday, disrupting traffic in the vital waterway as officials try to remove the vessel while others continue to await passage to transport goods.
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The 70 best movies on Hulu right now

From award-winning dramas to the latest hits, Hulu has an awesome collection of movies. We've put together the best films currently available on the streamer.
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Morgan Lewis Rolls Out Big-Time Special Bonuses For Associates

It's springtime and it's Biglaw bonus season. Woohoo!
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7 secrets the internet's best sleuths use to build eye-popping investigations against dictators, war criminals, and Putin's assassins

Eliot Higgins, the founder of Bellingcat, authored a new book on the investigative outlet and their open-source techniques. Tolga Akmen/Getty Images Founder of Bellingcat describes, in a new book, ways to parse the internet for fact and fiction. The journalism cooperative revealed who shot down a jetliner and the identities of Russian assassins. From geo-location to reverse image search, these tips will help you know what you can trust. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: Now's the best time to start a business in over a decade. Here are the 4 industries I predict will soon explode.

Galloway predicts big developments to the health tech industry. Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway explains how the post-pandemic economy will birth a new generation of leaders. See more stories on Insider's business page. Post-crisis periods are among history's mos...
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How to connect a Magic Keyboard to an iPad so you can type on a physical keyboard instead of a touchscreen

Connecting a keyboard to your iPad makes typing easier and more convenient. Westend61/Getty Images To connect the Magic Keyboard to your iPad, you need to first pair it via Bluetooth and have iOS 9.1 or later. The process is different if you're using the Magic Keyboard for iPad, which is designed to easily sync with your device through a magnetic connection. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Touchscreens can be great, but sometimes you just want the ease and...
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The 5 best string trimmers and weed wackers in 2021

A string trimmer can cut crisp lines near fences, trees, and edge beds and obliterate weeds. We've included battery- and gas-powered string trimmers, so you can select your preference. Our top pick from DeWalt is lightweight and electric but as powerful as many gas-powered trimmers. Over the years, I've used more than a half dozen different brands of string trimmers, and I'm known as a pretty good edger in some parts. The primary value of a trimmer is the precision it offers. With ...
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This MasterClass taught me how to sleep better, even while dealing with a lot of stress

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Masterclass; Alyssa Powell/Insider UC Berkeley professor Matthew Walker teaches The Science of Better Sleep on MasterClass. The class focuses on teaching you how to increase your quality and quantity of sleep. It helped me learn about my erratic sleep patterns, prevent sleep debt, and improve my health. In any given year, one in three adults doesn't get enough sleep, according to the Centers for Dis...
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ESPN is offering a bundle deal with UFC 260 and an annual ESPN+ subscription - here's how to save 30% in time for Saturday's PPV fight

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou face off at the weigh-in before their March 27 fight. Jeff Bottarri / Zuffa LLC UFC 260 will feature champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou in a fight for the heavyweight title. The main card PPV starts at 10 p.m. ET on March 27; it costs $70 on top of an ESPN+ subscription. New ESPN+ members can bundle UFC 260 with one year of ESPN+ for $90 - ...
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Marines who drowned when their AAV sank didn't have breathing devices because the Corps canceled the program to cut costs

An assault amphibious vehicle departs the well deck of an amphibious transport dock ship. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joseph M. Buliavac A Marine Corps assault amphibious vehicle sank last summer, and nine people drowned. Troops didn't have breathing devices because the Corps cut the program years ago to save money. In the wake of the accident, the Corps has changed its mind and is bringing these devices back. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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Amazon Fire tablets are ridiculously cheap today

These tablets have improved screens, with faster processors, and Alexa, giving you better access to Zoom, streaming content, and the web.
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Wild Technological Leaps by the 2030s

The 2020s could see the true birth of true 21st Century Technology. Fully Reusable Rockets Instead of Planes Fully reusable SpaceX Starships will lower the cost to access space by ten to one hundred... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How our SaaS startup improved net revenue retention by more than 30 points in two quarters

Tim Kopp Contributor Share on Twitter Tim Kopp is the chairman and CEO of Terminus, an ABM platform that powers high-performing go-to-market teams. There’s certainly no shortage of SaaS performance metrics leaders focus on. While all SaaS companies do, and must, home in on acquisition metrics, there’s also massive revenue potential within your current customer base. I think NRR (net revenue retention) is without question the ...
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The best mobile workstations

Whether you're looking to run CAD software on the go, render some CGI, or edit video without being tethered, these are the best mobile workstations for the job.
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Burbank cut restaurant’s power, padlocked its doors. It stayed open, and a judge is OK with that. For now.

LOS ANGELES — A judge took no further action Friday against a Burbank restaurant that has repeatedly defied orders to close, telling the parties he was leaving his temporary restraining order in effect pending another hearing next month while the city and eatery try and resolve their dispute. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff had been scheduled to rule on whether to issue a preliminary injunction against the Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill on Magnolia Boulevard and consider levy...
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Covid 19 coronavirus: 1000 fewer businesses since level 4 lockdown - Stats NZ

By RNZ Fewer businesses are operating across the country than there were before the nationwide lockdown a year ago.The latest StatsNZ figures highlight the impact of the pandemic, showing there were more than 1000 fewer businesses... [Author: [email protected]]
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How the next generation of automation will drive warehouses of the future

Melonee Wise, CEO of Fetch Robotics Steve Jennings/Getty Images Melonee Wise is the CEO of Fetch Robotics, a company changing the way warehouses operate. Wise discusses how the next generation of automation will drive warehouses of the future. Because of her work, Insider named Wise to our annual list of the 10 leaders transforming manufacturing. Visit Insider's Transforming Business homepage for more stories. COVID-19 has upended many businesses, but none more so than br...
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MagicJack: Everything you need to know

MagicJack remains a home-focused VoIP option to replace landline phones...but is it worth it? Here's everything you should know about MagicJack technology.
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