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” – http://bit.ly/1w3twBu Read “Honduras Is Combating Its Homicide Epidemic With Militarization” – http://bit.ly/1xJhW3K Watch “Guns in Puerto Rico: Locked and Loaded in the Tropics” – http://bit.ly/13XCJVg Watch “Immigrant America: Murder and Migration in Honduras” – http://bit.ly/1xSMGgl Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews

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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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Consumer Attitudes Indicate a New Year with Old Spending Habits

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It’s a new year, but consumers’ attitudes toward spending and saving haven’t changed much. In fact, the latest U.S. Consumer Sentiment Survey from McKinsey finds that despite a steadily improving economy, Americans’ penny-pinching ways have gotten even worse in the past few years.

McKinsey’s September 2012 consumer survey found that most Americans were optimistic about their futures and spending more freely. But since then, their outlook has “either plateaued or gotten worse,” the study says.

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 08, 2015

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Car bomb kills dozens in Yemeni capital, Royal Dutch Shell to pay $83.5 million for 2008 Niger Delta spills, Honduran AIDS activist abducted and released in San Pedro Sula, and Minnesota man makes cartoons to fight extremist ideologies. YEMEN Bomb Attack on Police Academy Kills Dozens in Sanaa At least 37 were killed and more than 60 injured. The explosion went off as cadets lined up to enroll in the academy on Wednesday. NIGERIA Shell Agrees to Settlement for Niger Delta Oil Spills Thousands of fishermen will receive $3,300 each, while the remaining $30 million will go to the Bodo community, which suffered the devastating consequences of two massive spills in 2008. HONDURAS Prominent AIDS Activist Released Hours After Abduction 18-year-old Keren Dunaway was kidnapped on Tuesday, and was freed after convincing her captors her family didn’t have money to pay a ransom. U.S.A. One Minnesota Man’s Message For Peace Mohamed Ahmed is creating cartoons to try and keep young people from taking up extremist causes. Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews

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