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15 top science & tech leaders offer surprising predictions for 2018

What will the new year bring?<p>The past year has been a momentous one for science and technology. From the detection of gravitational waves (predicted almost a century ago by Einstein) to the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin to the creation of genetically modified human embryos, 2017 was …

Black Holes

SHA-1 hashes recovered for 320M breached passwords

Security researchers once again proved how easy it can be to recover SHA-1 hashes by cracking the hashes on nearly 320 million passwords related to …

Business needs to get real about cyber security, warn BT and KPMG

Security Editor<p>Follow:<p>Cyber security must become something that everyone in an organisation always thinks about, according to the latest report on …

Cybersecurity

How tech giants rank at protecting your privacy

Just how good are technology companies at keeping your secrets?<p>That's what the Electronic Frontier Foundation sought to determine through its seventh annual "Who Has Your Back" report, released Monday. The online privacy watchdog evaluated 26 tech companies on how well they protect people from …

The Cost Of Cyber Breach -- How Much Your Company Should Budget

Ariel Evans is an American Israeli cybersecurity expert, entrepreneur and business developer. She recently took the helm of an Israeli cyber risk company that provide enterprises, cyber insurers and M&A teams quantification of cyber risk. Additionally, she consults for over 30 Israeli companies and …

You're gonna need some help recognizing this phishing scam

How do you spot a phishing scam when the URL looks perfectly legit?<p>An old phishing technique has recently popped back up in the news, and it has the …

The Mind-Bending Mathematics Behind Quantum Computers

And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.<p>Quantum computing is a lot to wrap your mind around. To put things very simply (as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did recently, with surprising eloquence) regular computers are made up of bits—ones and zeros—which are …

Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique

With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your knowledge. After …

Richard Feynman

5 Things Small Businesses Should Outsource

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Workflow and process automation platforms can be found for businesses of all sizes -- from Sharepoint and Salesforce, at the enterprise level, to Zapier and TallyFy for small-to-medium-size businesses. But process automation takes only so …

Small Business

Consulting Start-Up: How to Start a Consulting Business Fast

Here’s What You Can Do to Avoid Making Really Bad Business Decisions

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

A top US commander made a secret trip to a Syrian warzone

"I have responsibility for this mission, and I have responsibility for the people that we put here," Army Gen. Joseph Votel said in an interview as dusk fell Saturday on the remote outpost where he had arrived 11 hours earlier.<p>"So it's imperative for me to come and see what they're dealing with — …

Middle East