Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen

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Elon Musk unveils San Francisco-LA 'Hyperloop' idea

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1002000/1002180_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534419686_b182fa49502d539ae2d60e5fa81f646f<p><b>US-based entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled his proposed near-supersonic "Hyperloop" transport concept to link Los Angeles and San Francisco.</b><p>The …

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Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor

<b>Alfredo Moser's invention is lighting up the world. In 2002, the Brazilian mechanic had a light-bulb moment and came up with a way of illuminating his house during the day without electricity - using nothing more than plastic bottles filled with water and a tiny bit of bleach.</b><p>In the last two years …

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Gigaom | Despite lawsuit, Boundless takes on publishers with $19.99 interactive open-source textbook

Advertisement<p>For more than a year, Boston-based Boundless has been mired in a lawsuit with some of the textbook world’s biggest giants. But that …

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

How startups disrupted the New York City office space leasing market

<i>Andrew Stein and Bert Rosenblatt are the founding Principals of Vicus Partners, LLC.</i><p>In case you haven’t heard, there’s a tech revolution happening in New York. In the past two years, hundreds if not thousands of new tech companies have hatched in NYC. And many of them are growing rapidly and …

How To Organize Your Day For Success

The most successful people are immersed minute-to-minute in the way they become successful. With small scheduling tweaks, could we all do the same?<p>Author-entrepreneur David Kidder gave <i>Inc.</i> a definition of success that we can all act upon:<p>(Success is) when you have discovered your innate gift or …

Digital Publishing : More Than Your Expectation

Presentation in Bangkok Indesign User Group At Bangkok Center Hotel, Thailand on August 17,2013. Talking about the Design, UX/UI and Analytic system.

Technology Trends Changing Business - #IGC13

No notes for slide<p>image server failed so no images were displayed.<p>Before I start … Each year ExactTarget publishes new editions of our Subscribers, Fans and Followers research series. The most recent edition, our 21st, 2013 Global Stats Executive Summary, where we share stats on email, mobile, …

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From Abject Poverty To CEO Of A World-Class Startup

<b>@johngreathouse</b> Don Charlton’s heroic journey began with him growing up on government assistance and culminated in his founding <b>The Resumator</b>, one of America’s fastest growing startups. Don’s perseverance and chronically positive attitude is inspiring.<p>The Resumator’s intuitive recruiting and …

Apple Vs. Samsung: Who Could Win The Smartphone War?

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) conducts a quarterly survey of 500 consumers who have bought a mobile phone in the past three months. It analyzed the results over the past four quarters from July 2012 to June 2013 to determine where Apple and Samsung got their customers. <i>(Note that my</i> …

The 100 Best Websites For Women, 2013

<i>With additional reporting by Kate Taylor</i><p>We couldn’t be happier to present the fourth annual list of FORBES 100 Best Websites for Women than we are today—for this year more than any other this has been true collaborative effort by dedicated staffers, contributors and ForbesWoman readers. For that …

A Crazy Simple Productivity Tip You Need to Know

When facing a daunting project, the best way to fight procrastination is to start--even if it is with the smallest task.<p>You've probably read a slew of tips for besting your to-do list--everything from not letting social media tempt you to cutting back on in-office meetings.<p>But did you realize that …

The Business Value of Curiosity

You can't possibly be successful in business if you're not deeply curious about other people.<p>Being successful at business requires many things: courage, creativity, people skills, and so forth. However, there is one character trait whose importance is sometimes neglected: curiosity.<p>Curiosity is …

MetaCert keeps porn away from your kids with a new Android app

Paul Walsh is no puritan. He doesn't want to rid the Internet of porn or burn the world's Playboy Magazines in the town square. But he does hold the …

SoMoLend and equity crowdfunding: What does this say about the industry?

The last few weeks have not been pretty for peer-to-peer lending platform SoMoLend. According to the state of Ohio, the company behind the platform …

Ubuntu Edge May Have Just Set the Crowdfunding Record

You had a good run, Pebble Watch, but there's a new sheriff in town. At least for the next three days.<p>Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced on …

TechCrunch’s Picks: The Top 8 Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer ’13 Demo Day

Convenience tech, developer assistance, and services for senior citizens were the big trends amongst the 45 startups that pitched on the record today at Y Combinator‘s Summer 2013 Demo Day. After conferring with 25 of the most prolific venture capitalists and huddling the TechCrunch team, we’ve …

Social Publishing Platform Percolate Adds New Tools For Managing User Generated Content

Percolate helps companies publish engaging content to social networks — or at least, that’s the goal. What it hasn’t done until now is help those companies take advantage of the additional content that fans, consumers and everyone else are also posting.<p>The idea of allowing brands to harness …

Why the Next Facebook Won't Come From the U.S.

The Czech CEO of SocialBakers argues that the new crop of American start-ups are at a global disadvantage.<p><i>Google. Facebook. Salesforce.com.</i> There's no question that Silicon Valley has seen the birth of the most stunningly successful start-ups the world has ever known. But that era is over, …

What PriceGrabber's Latest Buy Means for E-Commerce

PriceGrabber, the price comparison site, just snapped up Snapette, a shopping app focused on brick-and-mortar stores. Here's why.<p>Today, the founders of Snapette, the location-based fashion shopping app founded in 2011, announced it has been acquired by PriceGrabber, the price comparison site based …

It's Not a Decision. It's an Experiment

Struggling with a tough decision? A simple change to your mental model of choosing could reduce your stress and increase your speed.<p>These days business owners have more information at their disposal than ever before. Think you might need a new supplier? Google will give you 784 options in …

Naked Pizza Founder Robbie Vitrano: Revitalizing a City Through Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

After working to rebuild New Orleans as an entrepreneurial hub, Vitrano took the lessons he'd learned to the fast food industry. His goal? Creating something that mattered.

Pitch’d Launches To Help Brands Run Vine, Instagram, And MixBit Video Competitions

When I woke up this morning I said to myself, do you know what the world needs more of? Engagement marketing, that’s what. Then I went back to sleep. But, seemingly, engagement marketing, where consumers are enticed to produce brand-related User-Generated Content, is the social media gift that …

Meet the 45 New Y Combinator Startups: From Bitcoins to Bots

GoComm<p>During the 2012 Democratic national convention in Charlotte, NC, Travis Dredd was in charge of relocation when weather forced conventioneers to …