Jared Feinberg

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SugarCRM: Should Salesforce.com Be Worried?

When it comes to CRM (customer relationship management) software, Salesforce.com seems to be the only option.<p>Yet there are a variety of competitors making a dent in the company’s armor. Just look at SugarCRM. Founded about a decade ago, the company now has its software deployed by over 1.5 million …

The First 'Bitcoin 2.0' Crowd Sale Was A Wildly Successful $7 Million Disaster

In April, a start-up in Scotland raised $7 million dollars in just 5 hours via a crypto-coin crowdsale managed by another Bitcoin-based start-up loosely based in Seattle. It was hailed as remarkable: a way for a company to raise funds without going through traditional institutions. The <i>Wall Street</i> …

Special Report - Option B: The blueprint for Thailand's coup | Reuters

BANGKOK/CHIANG MAI Thailand (Reuters) - On Dec. 27 last year, Thailand’s powerful army chief stood before a crowded news conference and stunned the beleaguered government of Yingluck Shinawatra by saying he would not rule out military intervention to resolve a deteriorating political crisis. …

100+ Interesting Data Sets for Statistics

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Technology Isn’t The Only Answer to Digital Disruption

Let’s take a closer look at the Wheel of Disruption, which has since been updated since its debut in <i>What’s the Future of Business</i>. In the center is the “Golden Triangle,” of Social, Mobile and Real-Time surrounded by the Cloud. The Golden Triangle is encircled by other emergent technologies and …

Insurance for companies moving into Africa – an essential precaution

Establishing or expanding a business in a new market environment carries with it opportunities and risks which naturally require mitigation measures, …

The Bitcoin Revolution Hits Africa

<i>Happy Holidays from OZY! Over the next few days, we’re bringing you some of our best ideas, profiles and trends from 2014. We’ll see you back, live</i> …

World Economic Forum On Africa Opens In Abuja • Channels Television

<i>The World Economic Forum on Africa is opening in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Wednesday with participants, including Heads of Governments and</i> …

The 10 African cities poised for take-off

<b>Africa is on the move – economic growth is robust, foreign investment is growing and its expanding urban middle classes are creating an internal</b> …

How to protect your digital privacy

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>The technology we’ve come to love is fast becoming one of our worst enemies and you need …

Privacy

How the Russian surveillance state works

In case you (like Edward Snowden) want to know about the full scope of Russia's program of mass domestic and international surveillance, World …

PCAST Releases Report on Big Data and Privacy

Earlier this year, President Obama asked his counselor John Podesta to lead a comprehensive review of policy issues at the intersection of big data and privacy. As a contribution to that review, he asked his Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) to examine current and likely future …

DIY security offers smarter peace of mind

Installing a home security system used to mean spending hundreds of dollars to have professionals come and hardwire your house, signing a long-term contract, then paying huge fees month after month in order to keep the thing running. Systems weren't flexible, false alarms were frequent, and if you …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

IBM to start crunching connected car data for Peugeot

IBM(s ibm) and French automaker Peugeot have started collaborating on the connected car. The companies announced this week that IBM will apply its …

8 biggest “enemies of the Internet”

This year marks the first time that the U.S. has earned Reporters Without Borders’ dubious honor<p>The United States and United Kingdom achieved the dubious honor of being branded "Enemies of the Internet" for the first time.<p>Watchdog group Reporters Without Borders released its annual report on which …

Mob Attacks Ebola Treatment Center Run by Doctors Without Borders

A mob attacked an Ebola virus treatment center in Guinea on Friday, forcing Doctors Without Borders staff to shut the center down, an organization spokesman said.<p>"Young individuals from the local community" threatened staff at the center and accused them of bringing Ebola to Guinea, Doctors Without …

Glaxo And Unilever Take Note: How General Electric And Coca-Cola Are Winning In Africa

Once more, a major business figure is predicting an African century. This time the continent’s optimist is Sir Andrew Witty, chief executive of drugs group Glaxo SmithKline. His company is to plough £130m over five years into its factories in Kenya and Nigeria and build up to five more plants in …

Why the Anti-Corruption Drive in China Is So Important, and So Potentially Destabilizing

Is the country moving from "efficient corruption" to something worse?<p>Here is a crude but effective classification scheme that I have used in distinguishing different economic systems. It is between "efficient" levels of corruption in government and business, and "inefficient" corruption.<p>Through its …

Guinea miners in lockdown after Ebola deaths

Foreign mining firms have locked down operations in Guinea and pulled out some international staff, executives said, as the death toll from suspected cases of Ebola there hit 83.<p>Five new suspected infections were reported in the last 24 hours, the UN's World Health Organisation (WHO) said, bringing …

Mailtracker For iOS Brings Read Receipt Functionality To Apple’s Default Mail Application

Want to stalk people via email, so you’ll know the moment they read your message? Or maybe you want to know if they gave your message a <i>good</i> look, instead of only a glance? Mailtracker, a newly launched app for iPhone, allows you to do just that, and more.<p>Email stalking? Oh god, why am I telling you …

This London startup is bringing anonymity to online job hunting

Looking for a job when already employed is awkward. Companies prefer personal referrals to using recruiters and job boards, but asking one’s friends or professional network for help can be daunting and slow. And of course there’s the worry that your current employer will catch on.<p>London-based …

Employment

The Mythical 'Map Of The Internet 2.0' Is Even Better Than The First

Amateur graphic designer Martin Vargic has put together the second version of his "Map of the Internet," and not surprisingly, it's even better than the first.<p>His original map, put together using Photoshop along with data from Alexa, featured websites as different countries within different …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Why Cloud Browsers Are The Wave Of The Future

A tiring bit of Internet security advice one often hears suggests using a separate and dedicated browser for sensitive transactions such as online banking or checking your medical data. In the past this meant sorting out which was the secure browser and then avoiding it for other purposes or even …

5 ways to sneak through China’s Great Firewall

At this point, pretty much everyone knows China has a one of the most advanced internet censorship systems in the world. Referred to as the Great …

World Startup Wiki shines a light on fledgling startup ecosystem in the Philippines

For any individual who wants to build a startup or invest in a specific country, it’s fundamental to have the best knowledge and the right people. …

Rocket Internet’s price comparison site Pricepanda launches in Thailand

Last January Rocket Internet’s price comparison site Pricepanda secured US$3 million in funding to expand in Southeast Asia. As promised, today the …

Minute Manager Series)

Publication Date: <b>March 11, 2014</b><p>Intimidated by corporate finance? The numbers (and the jargon) can feel overwhelming-but you have to understand them to manage effectively. Finance Basics explains the fundamentals simply and quickly, introducing you to key terms and concepts such as: (1) How to …

Management