Should Startups Offer Free WiFi to Customers?

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A person enters your office building and looks to connect his smartphone to the Internet. In one instance, he is unable to surf the Net due to connectivity problems. In another, he can immediately connect with the Net by using the guest WiFi offered by your business.

Which will be the happier customer in this case?

The answer is obvious. The one who could connect to the Net through the guest WiFi offered by your business will be the happier person. And it will surely reflect in your business results as well.

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Crime Reporting in the Murder Capital: San Pedro Sula Nights

San Pedro Sula, Honduras, has made it to the top of the list of the world’s most dangerous cities (outside of war zones) for three consecutive years, with an annual homicide rate of 187 per 100,000 people. Reporting crime in Honduras is considered a high-risk job — according to the Honduran National Human Rights Committee, at least 47 journalists and media executives have been murdered between 2003 and 2014. VICE News spent four nights alongside Orlin Castro, a young reporter who covers the crimes that occur in the streets of San Pedro — which often result from the never-ending turf war between the 18th Street and MS-13 gangs, two of the city’s most notorious criminal groups. Read “US Border Patrol Caught More Non-Mexicans Than Mexicans for the First Time Ever in 2014” – Read “Honduras Is Combating Its Homicide Epidemic With Militarization” – Watch “Guns in Puerto Rico: Locked and Loaded in the Tropics” – Watch “Immigrant America: Murder and Migration in Honduras” – Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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Texas Hair Braiding Law Struck Down in Sweeping Decision

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Isis Brantley possesses a unique skill that’s helped her earn a living in Dallas, Texas.

But she’s been in a legal battle with the state of Texas since 1997 over her desire to practice and teach others her craft.

Brantley does African hair braiding. Her passion is to preserve African culture in the African-American community. And she does this, in large part, by braiding hair in Dallas.

For nearly 20 years Brantley has been both practicing the art of African hair braiding and teaching it to others so that they could do the same.

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