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Cybersecurity Hindsight And A Look Ahead At 2015

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber are partners at YL Ventures, which invests early in cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data and Software-as-a-Service software companies.</i><p>This year we witnessed a series of high-profile security breaches, from the aftermath of the Target and Home …

9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

Wearable Tech

How Will The Global Economy Do In 2015? Here's What You Should Know

The world can be a scary place, George Osborne seems to like suggesting, with every other economy in choppy waters as Britain's economy enjoys …

Oil Shakeout, Corporate Breakups Could Drive Merger And Acquisition Activity In 2015

The drilling industry’s woes as the price of oil sits below $60 a barrel are expected to become a new driver of merger and acquisition activity in 2015, after a banner year for deal-making as steadily rising U.S. economic data and an easing of political battles in Washington pushed stock markets to …

Europe's Chief Economist Says Deflation Is Coming

REUTERS/Eric Vidal<p>After months underplaying the risks of deflation, it looks like the European Central Bank (ECB) is now finally resigned to it.<p>Chief …

Analytics

The Incredible Growth Of Shake Shack In 2 Charts

The paperwork includes lots of stats, including figures on growth.<p>From 2010 to today, the company has gone from 7 shacks to 63 shacks worldwide.<p>"During the three fiscal years ended December 25, 2013, we grew from seven Shacks in two states to 40 Shacks across six states, Washington, D.C. and eight …

Shake Shack

10 great stocks for 2015 from 3 market wizards

The stock markets are rarely fair to anyone, but here’s one of the worst injustices in the investment world: Some of the gurus who produce the best …

Investing

Why So Many CEOs Are Struggling Today

Marissa Mayer's mounting troubles at the helm of Yahoo illustrate just how complex and tenuous the world of the CEO has become. She's made no big blunders, yet, after just two years it appears the clock is fast running out on Mayer's tenure. It's a cautionary tale but not unique in today's …

Leadership

Five Economic Game Changers To Watch In 2015

As 2014 winds to a close, I’m reminded of how much can change in 12 months. The year began with an economic contraction and ended with growth roaring at 5%. Oil prices fell from over $100 a barrel to $56 a barrel, putting an extra $108 billion into consumers’ pockets. The unemployment rate dropped …

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

Charisma

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography

Artist Walks For Hours In Snowshoes To Create Sublime Snow Drawings

Sonja Hinrichsen is a snow artist. It's not her official title -- she conducts a lot of art interventions in nature, and pursues photography and good ol' fashioned ink drawings. But her snow drawings are nestled rightfully at the top of her artist website, revealing what happens when a professional …

2014 in Numbers: Huge Valuations, Shocking Security Stats, and a Big Climate Deal - MIT Technology Review

Compelling technology stories in 2014 could be told through some of the numbers behind them.<p>$19 billion: The amount in cash and stock that Facebook …

12 Tech Companies Primed For Exits Or IPOs In 2015

With the help of Alibaba’s $25 billion IPO, 2014 has turned out to be the biggest year for public stock offerings since 2000. For 2015, no behemoth deals like Alibaba’s are expected, but analysts project that there could be just as much activity from a variety of smaller, yet significant IPOs. Tech …

Roundup Of Cloud Computing And Enterprise Software Predictions For 2015

Whenever this time of the year arrives with its proliferation of predictions, William Gibson’s quote <i>“the future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed”</i> comes to mind.<p>The best predictions provide a glimpse into the future while also providing mile markers to measure the journey. …

Meet The Brazilian Entrepreneur Making Money With Other People's Free Time

Most businessmen would agree that time is money, but 24-year-old Brazilian social entrepreneur Lorrana Scarpioni has literally built her entire business model upon that motto. The only difference is that the time from which she is profiting is not hers. Scarpioni is the founder and CEO of Bliive, a …

Mobile Advertising Is Exploding And Will Grow Much Faster Than All Other Digital Ad Categories

Historically, there has been a big disparity between the amount of time people actually spend on their smartphones and tablets (significant and growing), and the amount of ad money spent on the medium (still tiny).<p>But BI Intelligence expects that this gap will narrow substantially, as enthusiasm …

Digital Advertising

Forget Opec — sex and technology shape the oil market now

Forget Opec. If cartels can’t control output, they can’t control prices and in due course they fall apart, usually with a great deal of ill will in …

Samsung Surrenders Services, Hands Strategic Victory To Android Competition

The news that Samsung will be closing the ChatOn group messaging service available on its Galaxy smartphones and feature phones is a worrying step for the beleaguered mobile manufacturer. South Korean news agency Yonhap notes that the tech giant is closing the service to the vast majority of the …

Why The Critics Are Wrong: The $100 Billion Apple Capital Return Plan Has Been A Waste

[Author was long YHOO and BABA at time of writing]<p>John Gruber and Dan Frommer spent a good chunk of time on last week’s Talk Show podcast discussing my post from last month about Apple’s $100 billion waste.<p>I wanted to respond to some of the points they made.<p>My original post had basically two …

App trading -- Bridging app markets across Asia

How can app trading connect mobile markets in Asia and make apps available to all? AppTrader demonstrates two ways

Flipkart raises $700 million, files for conversion to a public company

Flipkart says that the funds will be used for long term strategic investments and so far, has not announced plans for an IPO

5 Reasons That 2014 Was Actually An Awesome Year In The Game Industry

This week the virtual pages of the gaming press are rife with negativity, denouncing the industry at large for an embarrassing, critically subpar, or culturally tone-deaf year. Those observations aren’t unjustified, but there are two sides to every story. And <i>this</i> side is all about shining a bright, …

Technology firms

In December 15 years ago the dotcom crash was a few weeks away. Veterans of that fiasco may notice some familiar warning signs this festive season.<p>Bankers and lawyers are being priced out of office space in downtown San Francisco; all of the space in eight tower blocks being built has been taken by …

Venture Capital

Russians Are Flooding Out Of London's Housing Market As The Ruble Crumbles

Sanctions, bank limitations on withdrawals, and the shattered ruble are killing Russian demand for luxury London housing. All but the wealthiest oligarchs are getting hit by the country's crisis, according to the article:<p>The London property market has already slowed down: According to the Office …

Housing

10 Best Industries For Starting A Business In 2015

Small business owners are reportedly the most optimistic they’ve been since early 2008, with several surveys indicating they also plan to hire more workers in 2015. And even though formation of businesses with more than one employee has declined over the past 30-plus years, the number of sole …

40 free resources every designer should know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

From the Moon to mongooses, crowdfunding rescues science research

Online donors have pledged more than £3bn to help science studies<p>You can take a role in testing the effect of warming skin on memory. Or you can involve yourself in Britain’s first bid to land a spaceship on the Moon. Or you can help researchers understand the social behaviour of the dwarf mongoose.<p>…