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Why The Internet Needs IPFS Before It’s Too Late

IPFS isn’t exactly a well-known technology yet, even among many in the Valley, but it’s quickly spreading by word of mouth among folks in the open-source community. Many are excited by its potential to greatly improve file transfer and streaming speeds across the Internet.<p>From my personal …

6 web design trends taking over the Internet

We’re already halfway through 2015, and in the last few months we’ve seen many trends come and go. What has not gone, however, is the deliberate movement to get back to the basics without unnecessary features.<p>The days of cluttered pages overflowing with information have passed, and they’re being …

UI Design

The Big Business of Hacking Small Businesses | Inc.com

It's not news that cybercriminals, like most criminals, prefer to target weak and vulnerable victims. Just as a thief would rather break into a home while the residents are gone, a hacker would much rather hit a company that doesn't have a full team of security experts.<p>According to the 2012 Verizon …

Cybersecurity

Breakfast Of Champions: How Serial Entrepreneurs Replicate Their Success

Entrepreneurs are everywhere—you can probably count at least half a dozen of them in your personal and professional circles. But of all the people who start businesses in the U.S., only about a third of them become ‘serial’ entrepreneurs and continue to open new ventures throughout their …

Entrepreneurship

Stop This One Bad Habit and You'll Increase Productivity 40 Percent | Inc.com

You know that multitasking is a bad idea. You may even know that frequent multitasking shrinks your brain and lowers your IQ. But did you know that, far from saving you time, multitasking cuts your productivity by a whopping 40 percent?<p>That frightening number comes from Devora Zack, CEO of Only …

Productivity

Don't Lose Your Best Employees Because of These 7 HR Blunders | Inc.com

Every company has its star employees--the ones who've been there through thick and thin, who show up early, stay late, and even work their off days when necessary. You might think these employees are as committed to your company as you are, but if they're not treated properly, they could walk …

The Workplace

11 Cringeworthy Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Business | Inc.com

"To err is human," and that's just as true of business owners as it is everyone else. Unfortunately, as an entrepreneur, there are often consequences to your mistakes--some of which carry more weight than others. There are even a few that can totally crush your business, especially if you let them …

Small Business

9 startup fads entrepreneurs need to ditch

From the newest social media channels to cutting-edge Web design, entrepreneurs are eager to keep up with the latest and greatest trends in the space. But at what point does this cause a startup to lose steam as a direct result of failing to differentiate themselves from the pack? To find out which …

Startups

The cybersecurity industry’s billion dollar scam

The cybersecurity industry can be romanticized as a crime-fighting cabal of protectors facing off against hackers to keep the Internet safe. In this version of the story, there are good guys and bad guys, and the good guys do everything they can to keep their adversaries at bay.<p>Unfortunately, this …

Cybersecurity