Igor Tabachnik

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Bringg raises $12 million for its delivery logistics platform

Bringg, a delivery logistics platform for enterprises, said it has raised $12 million in funding from strategic partners, bringing its total second round to $22 million.<p>The round includes automotive investor Shmuel Harlap, shipping and real estate magnate Eyal Ofer, and Salesforce Ventures. The …

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Salesforce.com Acquires Deep Learning Startup MetaMind

Marc Benioff, the Salesforce CEO, had been an investor.<p>Cloud business software company Salesforce.com has acquired MetaMind, a startup focused on artificial learning that had been funded by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and venture capital firm Khosla Ventures.<p>Terms were not disclosed, but it has all …

The Most Powerful Lesson I’ve Ever Learned In Business

How to lead by first principles when everything is at stake<p>One morning in the depths of the 2001/2002 recession, a decision was looming large at a …

Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases

Gene editing has already been used to fight diseases, but there's now hope that it might eliminate the diseases altogether. Researchers have shown that it's possible to eliminate facial muscular dystrophy using a newer editing technique, CRISPR (Clusters of Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic …

3 Estonian Men Get Prison Sentences in Massive Cyber Scam Case

NEW YORK -- Three Estonian men were sentenced to over three years in prison Thursday for their roles in an Internet scheme that infected more than 4 million computers in over 100 countries. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan imposed the sentences in Manhattan federal court, bemoaning the steady …

35 life hacks for the modern gentleman

From how to properly cook a steak to clear-cut rules on matching your dress shoes to your suit, these tips will make every guy's life a little easier.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your elbow. Then take the bottom (inside-out portion) …

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O'Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

University of Florida

Your Guide To Silicon Valley Culture | Silicon Valley Dictionary

83<p>A mythical University in Canada where many good Engineers and Computer Scientists come from.<p>Sam: "Where are all these Canadians from?"<br>Matthew: "We …

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Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

The Netflix of China is invading the United States with smartphones

<b>(CNN) —</b> When I describe Letv as the Netflix of China, Mark Li corrects me. "It's the other way around," he says. "Netflix is the Letv of the U.S."<p>He has a point. Letv launched its Internet video streaming service three years before Netflix (2004 versus 2007). It was producing original movies and …

Online Life

Must-Haves for a Modern Kitchen

Three tastemakers share their essentials<p>Tastemakers Paloma Contreras, Wade Allyn Hallock, and Alex Hitz share their essentials.

10 things LinkedIn won’t tell you

<b>1. We say social network, you say jobs site</b><p>Shares in LinkedIn US:LNKD surged nearly 50% Monday after Microsoft MSFT, -1.27% said it would buy the …

Satya Nadella

Jobscan Helps You Write Better Resumes

If you apply for a position at a large company, there is a chance that a human won’t even look at your resume. Many human resources department now use application tracking software (ATS) to help them sift through hundreds of applications.<p>While this saves them time, it means that promising …

Google wants you to download your web search history

Wondering what you were searching for online a few years ago? You now have a (relatively) easy way to find out. Google has quietly trotted out an option to download your entire search history. So long as you searched using your Google account, you'll have a permanent record. Of course, this is …

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What business owners think about Google's plan to punish sites that don't look good on mobile phones

The algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites— ones with large text, easy-to-click links, and that resize to fit whatever screen they're viewed on — and ranking them higher in search. Websites that aren't mobile-friendly will get demoted.<p>This change could be apocalyptic for millions of …

Tinnitus treatment with filtered music

How the therapy works<p>While different types of therapy used in the past generally only treat the symptoms of tinnitus, Tinnitracks targets the cause …

Google executive says it's possible to live to be 500

"If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? The answer is yes," Bill Maris, Google Ventures' managing partner and president, said in a Bloomberg profile.<p>"Twenty years ago, without genomics, you could only treat cancer with a poison. That's really different from, 'We can cure your cancer …

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

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The 7 Best Gadgets for Ski Freaks

Buyenlarge/Getty Images<p>Buyenlarge/Getty Images<p>Robert Abbott Sengstacke—Getty Images<p>Gordon Rynders—New York Daily News Archive/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Paul …

Serious question: Who will win the ‘race to zero’ in the cloud?

As the public-cloud market enters its adolescence, the pervasive concept of a “race to zero” has created an impression that only the established leviathans can compete in the space. On their path to dominance the likes of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure gobble …

Redbooth takes $11M to sell task tracking, file storage, & video chat software to your company

Redbooth, a startup with software that employees can use to manage and communicate about projects, has raised an $11 million funding round. Word of the new round came in the form of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing today.<p>The startup integrates with cloud-storage tools from Google, …

Code School launches iOS app to teach programming on the go

Code School, the popular elearning site for developers of all skill levels, now has an iOS app that lets users watch over 300 instructional videos while on-the-move.<p>While Code School’s website features both videos and interactive coding challenges to teach students, the app only allows access to …

Google’s New Bookmarking Service, Previously Called Stars, Has Gone Live

Google Stars, the long-rumored bookmarking service from Google, has now publicly launched, but with little fanfare. That Google was working to update its bookmarking service has been known for some time. In May, a developer who had been digging into the service leaked a copy of the “Google Stars” …

Intro to computer science is now the most popular course at Harvard

Harvard students know which way the wind is blowing. According to a report from the Harvard Crimson, the school’s introductory computer science class (CS50) has a record 818 undergraduates this fall. Twelve percent of undergraduates are taking the course, making it the most popular Harvard course …

Computer Science

Google Now Reminders Now Possible Inside Search

One of my favorite parts of Google is getting instant responses from search results — it massively simplifies currency conversion, for one thing. So it’s interesting to see that the company now lets you create Google Now reminders right from its search box, as the Google Operating System blog …

Update Your Kitchen With These Latest Surface Materials

Kitchens are still king when it comes to home renovations and upgrades. The best place to start with a remodel are kitchen surfaces, in tile or stone. Today’s options for counters and flooring are more advanced than ever, and suitable for any variety of kitchen styles.<p><b>1. Warm it up with Wood</b><p>Instead …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Workouts

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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