Erik Slangen

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Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström commission...

Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström commission from Riksbyggen. This golden, faceted sculpture is a sauna inside, installed at Luossabacken in Kiruna, …

Microsoft's Windows warning: Hackers hijacked software updater with in-memory malware

Advanced attackers are using a blend of in-memory malware, legitimate pen-testing tools and a compromised updater to attack banks and tech firms, …

How to build a business that lasts 100 years

If you want to build a business that lasts, there may be no better place to look for inspiration than your own immune system. Join strategist Martin …

Immune System

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, …

Marketing

Millennial Customers Will Dominate In 2017. Is Your Customer Service Experience Ready For Them?

As we head into 2017, the millennial generation is now the largest domestically and worldwide, outnumbering even the Baby Boom generation from whose loins they sprung, according to Pew, which tracks such things.<p>So it’s more important than ever to be sure that your customer service practices and …

Customer Experience

By 2030, this is what computers will be able to do

<i>Developments in computing are driving the transformation of entire systems of production, management, and governance. In this interview Justine</i> …

Stop Waiting for Your Billion-Dollar Idea and Do This Instead

Conventional wisdom says that if entrepreneurs want to be successful they should strive to create breakthrough tech products in new and huge …

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

Venture Capital

Google's AI just created its own universal 'language'

Google has previously taught its artificial intelligence to play games, and it's even capable of creating its own encryption. Now, its language …

Devastating Photos of Life in Aleppo

The debut monograph by award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian immerses you in the turmoil of day-to-day life during the Syrian Civil War.<p>Award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian's debut monograph <i>A Whole World Blind</i> depicts the realities of Aleppo, Syria where war has become part of everyday …

Gmail Attack Could Hijack Accounts In 12 Easy Steps

Google knows how complicated your online life has become. That’s why they added a feature to Gmail that lets you send email from your other addresses right inside Gmail. “Send as” can be a real convenience, but it turned out that it could also be abused by hackers.<p>Ahmed Mehtab, founder of Security …

Get The Lytro Illum Camera For $299.99 And Save 76%

There is still time to get your hands on our great deal on the Lytro Illum Camera in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, we have it available for an …

Meet the Unsung Street Photographer of 1980s New York

CC train, NYC, 1985<br>Richard Sandler<p>1 of 17<p>To view Richard Sandler’s photographs is to look into the soul of a broken New York. From the pages of his …

Google Artificial Intelligence Guru Says A.I. Won't Kill Jobs

Computers can more easily recognize cats in photos and translate text because of advances in artificial intelligence. But we’re still decades away …

Artificial Intelligence

It's time to talk about Google, the Pixel phones, and feelings of abandonment

First, I'd like to invite everyone to take a deep, calming breath. I mean that sincerely, not sarcastically: Google's Pixel phones have proven rather …

Classic email scam earns thieves $44m in a single heist

Earlier in August, leading cable manufacturer Leoni AG announced it has fallen victim to an online scam that has cost the company a staggering $44 million in funds. Following two weeks of investigation, new details have surfaced today and it was revealed the thieves used the oldest trick in the …

Meet Google Fuchsia, The Search Giant’s Mysterious New Operating System

Google primarily makes its money selling ads, but it diverts that money into all sorts of unusual projects. Tiny robots, quantum computing, emoji equality, and more are part of Google’s purview, and lately, in public, the company’s been doing something strange. Namely, it’s been creating an …

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Seven tricks to speed up Google Chrome

Chrome may be the most popular web browser but it can be a beast. Here are some tips to help stop it bringing your PC or Mac to a crawl<p>Many would say Chrome is the best browser out there. It’s certainly the most popular, used by more than half of the online world. But it’s a beast that can slow …

Android vs iOS: how they compare (updated for Android Nougat and iOS 10)

Android 7.x Nougat and iOS 10.x have been rolling out to devices around the globe, with the changes come new multi-tasking features for Android and some powerful developer APIs for iOS. We’ve added some of the particulars below, otherwise, there are very few edits to our Android vs iOS article this …

Apps

Even Audi Thinks Tesla Motors Nailed It Strategically

Image source: Tesla.<p>In recent years, traditional automakers have <i>really</i> started to take <b>Tesla Motors</b> seriously. During the company's early years, it was conveniently brushed aside and ignored; but a few years ago, the larger OEMs started to invest heavily in developing EV technology. Due to the long …

The Dozen Difficult Steps Necessary to Succeed at Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a successful business is difficult. There are no two ways around it. You strive to point yourself down the field and head toward the goalposts, avoiding and overcoming all the obstacles that get in your way. This can be done by …

Entrepreneurship

Your phone's fingerprint scanner can be hacked with a printer

If you thought keeping your smartphone locked behind a fingerprint scanner would keep it secure, it may not be as stranger-proof as you thought. …

Forget Google -- This Company Is the One to Watch in Driverless Cars

I love this quote by Dr. Seuss, but it won't be as true when driverless cars come along. When they eventually roll onto the streets en masse, they'll use their artificially intelligent brainsto steer us in the direction <i>they</i> choose.<p>And it's for this reason that some of the most important technology …

Here's Why Google's Driverless Car Got Pulled Over, Company Says

Google has shed some light on why one of its driverless cars was stopped by police for driving too slow last month, an incident that attracted widespread attention as the vehicles continue to capture the public's imagination.<p>Google's driverless car was stopped by police in California in a curious …

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