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Now you can only share Amazon Prime with one adult, four kids

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Amazon has quietly changed the way Prime members users can share benefits with family members.

Previously, any subscriber to Amazon’s $100-a-year service could extend the free two-day shipping option to up to four other people — who didn’t actually have to live at the same address. Now the whole service is limited to one other adult and up to four children

For the first time, at least, this includes Amazon Prime video.

Until August 1,…

Linking free childcare to work is short-sighted

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As part of its plan to get more people into work, the government is forging ahead with a pre-election pledge to double the current 15 hours per week of free childcare to 30 hours for working parents.

The 2015-16 Childcare Bill, currently making its way through parliament, does not extend the eligibility criteria to all parents. In its current form, the bill introduces a “duty to secure 30 hours free childcare available for working parents”. The definition of “working parents” is, as yet,…

Nice Guys Finish Last, But Not Guest Bloggers.

How many of you hear over and over again “Do you have a blog” about your company? Before I go any further, because this can get deep, do you know what blogging is? I don’t want to leave you in the dark with this subject. Blogging is an interactive form of publishing your content on the web. It has become a dominant way of self-publish the past several years.

Assuming you have vast knowledge about blogging and you’re responsible for writing your company’s blog. Managing a blog is a…

Nice Guys Finish Last, But Not Guest Bloggers.

How many of you hear over and over again “Do you have a blog” about your company? Before I go any further, because this can get deep, do you know what blogging is? I don’t want to leave you in the dark with this subject. Blogging is an interactive form of publishing your content on the web. It has become a dominant way of self-publish the past several years.

Assuming you have vast knowledge about blogging and you’re responsible for writing your company’s blog. Managing a blog is a…

Male a cappella singers nail a shimmering ‘Lady Marmalade’ cover

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Everyone’s favorite all-male a cappella group, Oxford University’s Out of the Blue, is back with a charity single that will have you daydreaming of sequins and cabaret.

The glittery music video for their cover of Labelle’s “Lady Marmalade” — though, we all know which version really matters — has the English gents “struttin’ their stuff” on top of the Moulin Rouge in Paris. Someone get these dudes a cameo in the inevitable Pitch Perfect 3

Proceeds collected from the single itself benefit the…

Twitter investor: Buying Twitter makes sense for Facebook, Google, Alibaba or Microsoft

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Early Twitter investor Chris Sacca said on Friday that if the social network eventually pursued a sale, Facebook, Google, Alibaba or Microsoft would benefit most from acquiring it.

That was the gist of Sacca’s latest television interview on Friday. The tech investor, who has funneled cash into more than 40 businesses, including Uber and Instagram, name-checked those four tech giants during his Bloomberg interview

“I think all of those companies would benefit strategically,” Sacca said. “All…

13 things tech founders should look for in an incubator or accelerator

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Tech founders stand to benefit enormously from the support, mentorship and even capital an accelerator can provide, and not surprisingly, many top accelerators and incubators are inundated with applications.

But not all are made equal. When looking for the right incubator or accelerator, you need to think long term.

To learn more, I asked 13 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) what founders should look for. Their best answers are below.

  1. Specific value add and network

  2. Brennan White

    The…

Does Your Home Deserve Solar Power?



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The term “solar energy” is often used these days, but some owners have considered a realistic option. Without estimates, most people assume that the cost of installation would be completely outweigh the potential benefits. While green energy has come a long way since its inception, many people still view this technology as trapped in its infant stage. With its recent progress, however, solar panels are becoming not only an affordable option, but also the most logical step that you can…

Three Reasons Why You Should Consider Solar Installations



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In today’s society, there is a good chance that you’ve probably seen or at least heard of solar panels. Regardless of how you learned about solar installations, you may wonder if they are a good choice for you and your energy needs. With about 600,000 businesses and households in the United States to make the change, it is safe to say that people see the clear benefits of renewable energy. If you are looking to heat your pool or the entire house, here are some reasons why the choice…

Photos show storm’s path of destruction on east coast of Australia

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Three people are dead, and two more are missing, as storms continue to smash coastal regions of New South Wales, Australia

The cities of Sydney and Newcastle have barely been functioning, as major roads are flooded, power is out and trees are strewn across suburbs. Torrential rain and cyclonic winds — with gusts up to 150km/h in some areas — have been consistent since Monday, causing grief for residents