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Indians in #PanamaPapers list: Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, KP Singh, Iqbal Mirchi, Adani elder brother

Biggest leak of over 11 million documents of Panama law firm features over 500 Indians linked to offshore firms, finds 8-month investigation by a …

Corruption

Quantum Chess: Where No Entrepreneur Has Gone Before

So what does world renowned scientist Dr. Steven Hawking, Ant-Man actor Paul Rudd, Matrix actor Keanu Reeves, Hollywood actor, director, and screenwriter Alex Winter, Ultima Online creator Richard Garriott, USC Ph.D. student Chris Cantwell, and Caltech Scientist Spiros Michalakis all have in …

India's startup scene is getting a $1.5b shot in the arm this year

With over 4,200 startups, India is the third largest market for fledgling tech firms on the planet. The country saw these companies receive more than $9 billion in funding last year and active investors doubled to nearly 500.<p>Over the weekend, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled an action …

Startups

In Defense of JavaScript (the Hard Way)

JavaScript can teach you programming as well as most any other language, but be wary.<p>Thanks to some thoughtful reader feedback, I've realized that my piece a couple of weeks ago about learning code "the hard way" is missing something important: why JavaScript doesn't fit among "hard way" languages …

Who is behind Cicada 3301? A brief history of the hardest puzzle on the internet

A new challenge may have been set for the world’s most skilful code-breakers by the enigmatic Cicada 3301 ‘organisation’<p>A complex internet challenge for the world’s brightest brains has reportedly returned with a cryptic tweet from the anonymous group.<p>Who is behind Cicada 3301?<p>Cicada 3301 is the …

50 Cent

Microsoft R: One Big Data Tool To Rule Them All?

Microsoft wants a slice of the big data analytics pie. Truth be told, it has already baked and served itself up a portion by acquiring the R-language and data crunching specialist Revolution Analytics, a purchase it completed in spring of 2015.<p>In non-developer-speak then, R is a popular open-source …

Big Data

The [real] problem with JavaScript

On Monday I came across this post:<p><b>The Sad State of Web Development</b><i><br>Random thoughts on web development</i>medium.com<p>Despite the fact that the article feels …

JavaScript

Chelsea transfer news and rumours: 'Blues now clear to sign Saido Berahino'

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Chelsea FC in 2016 - Spurs have second thoughts on the striker, leaving Chelsea as the frontrunners<p><b>Chelsea transfer news and rumours</b><p>Tottenham's interest in <b>Saido Berahino</b> has cooled, according to reports, leaving Chelsea as the frontrunners for the …