Steve Reimers

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JOBS ACT: what will change and what won't?

10 days ago, the House passed a bill to establish a deadline of October 31st this year for the implementation of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (or JOBS) Act.<p>When the JOBS Act passed last spring, requiring American regulators to relax restrictions on hedge fund advertising, the reaction from …

A Hidden Treasure Off Africa's Coast: Ibo Island

Ibo Island could easily be considered a lost world on the edge of nowhere. Located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Mozambique, in the Quirimbas Archipelago, Ibo Island is one of the most ancient settlements in Mozambique with a history dating back as early as 600AD when Arab merchants set up …

Four Lessons From Start-up Nation's Two $868 Million Flops

When it comes to start-ups, attention focuses on the .01% of big successes and not the other 99.99% that fail or succeed modestly. So in the hype about Israel, the Start-up Nation, it’s worth remembering that most ventures fail. And May featured two such failures that burned through $868 million in …

11 Tips for Developing a Mobile App that Users will Love

Entrepreneurs are now going well beyond building mobile-friendly versions of their websites to create apps that actually add to their bottom line — but doing it well is easier said than done. And a big part of why an app does or doesn’t take off is its usability, plain and simple.<p>That’s why I …

4 Ways To Create More Cash for Your Business

Your business is valued, and will be valued, by how much cash it creates. Here's how to give that number a boost.<p>Meeting payroll is a badge of honor among most business owners. You know that you are helping each of your employees, and their families, get by. To do this successfully, you need to …

How to Interview Your VC

Choosing a venture capitalist shouldn't be all about roping in a big name. Here's what really matters.<p>When you’re looking for a venture capital partner, there are five criteria that really should matter:<p>1. Domain expertise (such as Internet, software, cleantech) of the partner or firm<p>2. Quality of …

The wheels fall off

LEWIS HAMILTON is known for his forthrightness, but the Formula 1 driver’s comments over the team radio at the Spanish grand prix on May 12th were …

Eye-tracking system monitors driver fatigue, prevents sleeping at wheel

An Australian company called Seeing Machines has developed eye-tracking technology that tackles one of the biggest safety issues in the mining and …

US prosecutes '$6bn money-laundering hub'

<b>The Liberty Reserve digital money service that was shut down laundered more than $6bn (£4bn) in criminal cash, US authorities have said.</b><p>Weekend police raids in 17 countries scooped up Liberty Reserve's owners, operators and its computer hardware.<p>The Department of Justice said it was the "largest …

Corruption

Chinese hackers 'compromise' US weapons systems designs

<b>Chinese hackers have accessed designs for more than two dozen US weapons systems, a US newspaper has reported.</b><p>Designs for combat aircraft, ships and missile defences were among those compromised, a Pentagon paper found, the Washington Post reported.<p>A public version of the same Defense Science Board …

Cybersecurity