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Attention, Millennials: The Average Entrepreneur Is This Old When They Launch Their First Startup

It's probably not the number you think.<p>There are a lot of theories about how old you "should" be to found a startup.<p>Some people say younger is better. You're young and strong and can withstand lots of sleep deprivation and keep going. You're more likely to take risks and less likely to quit …

Entrepreneurship

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UAVs and Cybersecurity - Keeping Drones Safe in the Sky - Performance Software

Posted on March 14th, 2018 in Aerospace / Defense, Cybersecurity<p>By Darren Cummings<p>The emergence of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or ‘drones,’ as …

Cybersecurity

Google co-founder’s Kitty Hawk unveils its electric autonomous flying taxi

Kitty Hawk, the company led by the ‘godfather of self-driving cars’ Sebastian Thrun and backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, has revealed its Cora aircraft, which is a hybrid vertical take-off and landing design that can take off like a helicopter but fly like a plane.<p>The vehicle can travel at …

Aviation

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Bitcoin

It's now easier to get Purism's security-focused laptops

Purism is nowhere near as well-known as other PC makers, but you may want to keep it on your radar if you're becoming increasingly concerned about security and privacy. The company, which only used to sell made-to-order machines, has just announced the general availability of its security-focused …

Laptops

Managing the multi-cloud: It's complicated

When planning out your cloud deployment, keep in mind you'll likely be using multiple clouds. That means you'll need to also and budget for cloud …

Social Media

Google Announces New API That Can Detect and Identify Objects Using Images

Advancing API<p>Attention all developers, researchers, and enthusiasts: Google has announced that they will be releasing a new . API is, simply put, a …

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

How secure is your favorite messaging app?

WhatsApp, Messenger, Facetime, iMessage, Allo, Telegram, Hangouts, Skype. You have dozens of mainstream messaging apps to choose from, each with tens—if not hundreds—of millions of users and more than enough features to fulfill your communication needs.<p>But not all of these messaging apps are …

How to Browse the Web and Leave No Trace

On today’s web it’s hard to set a (digital) foot online without it attracting dozens of trackers and log entries, as companies look to learn …

Drone Federalism Act Would Shift Regulation to State and Local Governments

The Wild West of drone regulation as we know it may soon cease to exist. If lawmakers have their way, state and local governments — including Native …

Drones

Most Security Pros Expect to Suffer Cyberattacks via Unsecured IoT

A new report shows the majority of security professionals believe within the next two years they will be victims of DDoS and other attacks due to …

Cybersecurity

Get The Information Security Certification Training Bundle, Save 88%

We have a great deal on the Information Security Certification Training Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 88% off the …

Project Management

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

Get Startup Investors to Cut a Check Quickly by Doing These 3 Things

Make it easy for them to sign.<p><i>How do I convince my interested investors to fund as soon as possible? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bonnie Foley-Wong, CEO Pique Ventures, on …

Venture Capital

How machine learning and predictive analytics drive business value

This chassis leasing company is deploying technology to proactively monitor its IT environment.<p>Predictive analytics and machine learning are two …

Big Data

5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, …

Entrepreneurship

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Suspected Russia-backed hackers target Baltic energy networks

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - Suspected Russia-backed hackers have launched exploratory cyber attacks against the energy networks of the Baltic states, sources said, raising security concerns inside the West's main military alliance, NATO.<p>Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, all members of NATO and the …

Governments under heavy cyber attack: report

The government sector has joined the financial services industry as a major target of cyber attackers, according to new research released by …

Cybersecurity

Businesses Not Properly Securing Microsoft Active Directory

Businesses overlook key security aspects of AD, leaving sensitive data open to external and internal attacks, new study shows.

Five "Business Things" to Understand for Technical Diligence

In post one this two part series, Ellie Cachette, expert investor in venture capital firms, discusses how to approach the classic business structure of raising capital from a unique technical perspective.<p>Technical diligence starts when a startup or company has been approved for outside capital, but …

Venture Capital

Confirmed: AI Can Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes More Accurately Than Doctors

A Notoriously Challenging Task<p>University of Nottingham researchers created an AI system that scanned routine medical data to predict which patients …

Medical Research

The Future For Cyber Security Looks Uncertain

This post The Future For Cyber Security Looks Uncertain appeared first on CloudTweaks Connected CloudTweaks.Future For Cyber Security From the …

Cybercrime on the high seas: the new threat facing billionaire superyacht owners

Buyers at London superyacht conference shown the ease with which hackers can take control of vessels – and even procure private photos<p>Within a few hours of mooring up and opening his laptop, Campbell Murray had taken complete control of a nearby multimillion-dollar superyacht.<p>He could easily have …

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Serverless: How We Bootstrapped Our Startup by Skipping Half the Work

There are advantages to to running your server code "in the cloud."<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my task management app Moo.do with my co-founder, Grant Watters, our goals seemed too ambitious for the two of us alone. In order to make …

Google Drive

Two-factor security is so broken, now hackers can drain bank accounts

Criminals have exploited a known flaw in how calls and text messages travel around the world to redirect a two-factor code for a person's bank …

15 Traits of the Worst Leaders (Avoid at All Costs)

Success becomes a lot harder if you have any of these toxic traits.<p>Take a second to think about the best and worst bosses you've ever had. Think about the difference in how you feel thinking about one versus the other. Now that you're the leader, what feeling are you giving your team?<p>It's no …

Leadership