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Blockchain open sources Thunder network, paving the way for instant bitcoin transactions

Blockchain, the company behind the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet, has been quietly working on an interesting project called Thunder. The Thunder network is an alternative network of nodes that lets you make off-chain bitcoin payments in seconds and settle back to the bitcoin blockchain every …

XD Essentials: Card-Based User Interfaces

Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many …

UI Design

This Is the Alternative to Entrepreneurship

<i>This piece originally appeared on Millennial.</i><p>Millennials are oftentimes referred to as the <i>entrepreneurial generation</i> given their openness to the …

Chrome on Android communicates with smart devices around you

Folks running Chrome on iOS have had a chance to tap into the Physical Web devices around them since last July, but Google's finally opened that functionality up to its own ecosystem. To that end, Chrome 49 on Android will support the objects (like parking meters, for instance). The first time you …

Google's AI will take on the world Go champ live on YouTube

Google's victory over a top Go player was unprecedented, but can its artificial intelligence program DeepMind beat the world champion? We'll find out starting on March 9th, when DeepMind's "AlphaGo" program takes on South Korea's Lee Sedol in a $1 million match. It will be broadcast live on YouTube …

Cleveland Police Officers Will Not Face Charges in Death of Tamir Rice

The white police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland in 2014 will not face criminal charges, the county prosecutor announced …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Entrepreneurship

Why it may be harder than you think to make it as an independent developer

Anyone can make an app. You need look no further than TNW Deals to find tutorials on creating your own app for distribution into the App Store or Google Play. Making a living from those apps — that’s not so simple.<p>The romantic notion of making an app that goes viral and makes some lucky developer a …

Apps
Startups

Tweet Tweet Boom Boom

On any given day in New York City, there are usually close to a dozen, if not more, “meetups” for people who work for tech start-ups. There are NY …

Startups

To Invent the Future, You Must Understand the Past

Silicon Valley Then and Now:<p>“You can’t really understand what is going on now without understanding what came before.”<p>Steve Jobs is explaining why, …

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

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Fortune.com

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Trademarks 101: Your 10 Biggest Questions, Answered

For a startup, intellectual property is often the most valuable asset. Yet, IP isn't just about patents and inventions. It can also include your …

8 things to do before launching a business this year

Thinking about starting a business this year? Most likely you already know that you need to build out your product, service, website, but what about …

Slashdot

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Startup Entrepreneurs

All successful entrepreneurs may be different from one another--but not in certain key ways.<p>On the surface, successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few ways they are very, very different--and so is how they start and run their …

Business Strategy

Two Things You Need To Know About Yourself Before Starting Any Business

<b>Advice From Western Civilization’s First Self-Help Author (Hint: He’s Greek)</b><p>“Know thyself,” is one of the oldest pieces of advice in Western thought. It was inscribed above the entrance the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, and it appears multiple times in Plato’s dialogues (and even he called it “old …

Entrepreneurship

Was 'The Lion King' Copied From A Japanese Cartoon? Here's The Real Story

Ever since "The Lion King" debuted a little more than 20 years ago, everything the light touches has been its kingdom. The movie is one of the most cherished Disney films of all time, it was turned into the most successful musical ever and its soundtrack was Disney's most decorated until "Frozen" …

This is the main cast of the new Steve Jobs movie

Filming is already underway for the next Steve Jobs biopic, though today Universal detailed its casting choices for the main characters of the film, which are (of course) based on real people. The studio also confirmed, via <i>SlashFilm</i>, what writer Aaron Sorkin had previously detailed from his …

A Community of Startup Founders Grows on Slack

Although it’s primarily a workplace collaboration tool, Slack is becoming a popular platform for wider communities, too.<p>For example, #Nomads has received attention for connecting digitally minded people visiting unfamiliar cities. #Startup, meanwhile, is a growing platform for startup founders who …

Lean Startups

Elon Musk: Hyperloop test track planned by entrepreneur

<b>An ambitious plan to build a transport system that could theoretically travel at speeds of up to 700 miles per hour has taken a step closer to reality.</b><p>Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk tweeted he would build a test track for his Hyperloop "most likely in Texas".<p>He provided few details about …

Elon Musk wants to spend $10 billion building the internet in space

The plan would lay the foundation for internet on Mars<p>Elon Musk's plan for satellite internet is even more ambitious than originally thought. At a SpaceX event in Seattle on Friday, the Tesla CEO told <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>that his unnamed Space Internet venture could one day stretch all the way to …

Space

VC firms rain down cash on tech startups, is bubble brewing?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cash rained down on startups in 2014, as venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into new U.S. companies — levels not seen since before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001. Strong technology IPOs are luring investors chasing the next big return, but with valuations …

Venture Capital

1 Key Ingredient of Every Successful Startup Pitch

Every successful startup pitch has one ingredient for success. Without this one ingredient, the pitch might fail miserably.<p>I was sitting in the crowd during a startup pitch event. The presenter strode up to the stage with an air of confidence and California cool. He said one simple …

Light Bulbs

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Stop Reading and Start Doing

Many wanna-be entrepreneurs get stuck reading everything possible. You can succeed if you just stop reading and start doing.

Entrepreneurship

Skype co-founder backs startup Wire's 'reimagination of communication'

Janus Friis is backing a communications startup that claims to solve ‘nagging problems’ in messaging, voice and file sharing. Can it really be the ‘ground up reimagination’ he claims?<p>When Janus Friis co-founded Skype in 2003, its entrenched competition was instant messaging software like MSN …

From Mathematics to Generic Programming: The First Algorithm | 2.1 Egyptian Multiplication

Despite its long history, the notion of an algorithm didn’t always exist; it had to be invented. The authors of From Mathematics to Generic …