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Gamer Uses Raspberry Pi Zero to Cram Entire Game Console into Old Xbox Controller

Not many things can be had for five bucks nowadays, much less a full-on single board computer. That notion was recently destroyed last month when Raspberry Pi released their ultra-small model Zero, which sports a single-core 1GHz ARM-11 CPU, Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU, and 512Mb of RAM.<p>While the …

Raspberry Pi

UI Design - Responsive Design for Universal Windows Apps

Universal Building Blocks<p>In addition, the UWP provides useful building blocks that make it easier to design apps for multiple device families. These …

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

Investing

Wall Street is having an important realization about Tesla

"Over the past year, the market has seen how expensive it is to launch a car company from the ground up and how much cash can be consumed when launching all-new vehicles to the market," Jonas wrote.<p>Of course, the market should have seen this coming. Established automakers routinely burn through …

Tesla

Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough May Mean Game Over For Gasoline

The lithium-air battery is the holy grail of energy storage only better.<p>Now, thanks to a breakthrough made by scientists at Cambridge University, it may also be a lot closer to commercial reality than previously believed.<p>First things first. What is a lithium air battery?<p>A battery has three basic …

Clean Energy

16 Underrated Mumbai Street Foods That Will Change Your Life

Eat your way around the city.

The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …

Bill Gates

Elon Musk said when Tesla was founded, he thought the company would ‘most likely die’

"If you would have asked me at the beginning of Tesla if I would have thought that we would be here, I would have said 'no.' I thought we would most likely not succeed. I thought we would most likely die," Musk said in a recent interview with Marketplace.<p>Of course, there days Tesla can't seem to …

Elon Musk

Thousands protest in Berlin against EU-US trade deal

Tens of thousands of people have rallied in Berlin against a massive free-trade accord being negotiated by the European Union and the United States.<p>Responding to a call by a group of political parties, trade unions and environmental and anti-globalisation groups, the demonstrators gathered at the …

The fascinating life of Nikola Tesla, the man who electrified our world and fell in love with a pigeon

The Serbian-American engineer and physicist had over 300 patents worldwide, and his inventions helped pave the way for alternating current (AC), electric motors, radios, fluorescent lights, lasers, and remote control, among many other things.<p>But he was also highly eccentric — from his bizarre …

Tesla

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

The CEO of a $3 billion startup that recently raised $280 million is suddenly stepping down

Krach didn't explain the reason for his resignation, but said he'll stay CEO until the company finds his successor. He also said he'll remain the company's chairman for at least another 3 years.<p>"Let me start by saying, we are at the beginning of this journey, not the end," Krach wrote in the …

Venture Capital

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Have no fear, the best apps of the week are here. That was corny. Sorry. But really, there are some interesting apps out this week–and these are the …

3 Ways Steve Jobs Made His Meetings Extremely Productive

Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn’t one of those companies.<p>Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive.<p><b>1. He kept meetings</b> …

Everything you need to know about the pivotal Max Schrems-Facebook case

Here are the main points:<p>Individual European countries can now set their own regulation for US companies' handling of citizens' data, vastly complicating the regulatory environment in Europe.<br>• Countries can choose to suspend the transfer of data to the US — forcing companies to host user data …

Privacy

You Have Nothing To Lose (And Everything To Gain) By Putting Yourself Out There

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You’re here because you want to learn about entrepreneurship. Maybe you have some doubts about your idea or don’t know where to start. Maybe you’re …

Entrepreneurship

Student-built solar motorbikes hit the road in Kenya

URUDI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Motorcycle taxi operators waiting for passengers in this village in western Kenya's Kisumu County lounge on their various machines – but Alfred Omondi's plug-in electric scooter stands out from the crowd.<p>Surrounded by motorbikes running on polluting …

A new feature in Apple's latest iPhone update is causing big trouble for online retailers

That sounds like a great thing for consumers who get to view their favorite websites without getting interrupted by pesky ads.<p>But it actually presents a big problem for companies that make most of their money from mobile ads — like most media companies.<p>As it turns out, installing these ad blockers …

eCommerce

Record-breaking sale: A billionaire has bought the former US consulate in Mumbai for $113 million

A seaside mansion that once housed the US consulate in Mumbai has been sold to Cyrus Poonawalla, India’s eighth richest man.<p>Poonawalla—who owns the Serum Institute of India—bought the mansion for Rs750 crore ($113 million), making it India’s most expensive residential purchase, Reuters reported. …

Real Estate

Steve Jobs’ Secret Pixar Speakeasy

An air shaft tunnel opened into a secret room at Pixar HQ, outfitted with Christmas lights, shag carpets, lava lamps, and a stocked bar.<p>In 2000, …

Edward Snowden: we may never spot space aliens thanks to encryption

And extraterrestrials may never notice us, either, if our technology is sufficiently sophisticated, whistleblower tells Neil deGrasse Tyson

Edward Snowden

Two Black Holes are About to Smash Into Each Other

Three and a half billion light years away in the Virgo constellation, two supermassive black holes are on the verge of smacking into one another. In …

The one skill that made Amazon’s CEO wildly successful

As a child, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos spent his summers fixing windmills and repairing equipment on his grandparents’ ranch in Texas. Though …

Innovation

Iniesta: Messi wasn't angry at bench role

The Argentina international had no problem with being left out of Luis Enrique's starting line-up for the trip to the Vicente Calderon, according to …

This is why I quit an incredible job at a top VC firm to become a programmer

Today was my last day at Andreessen Horowitz.<p>I feel deeply fortunate to have worked with some of the smartest people in technology — people like Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Chris Dixon among others — and to have learned so much from them while serving the a16z mission of helping entrepreneurs …

Computer Science

Three Ways To Reframe A Problem To Find An Innovative Solution

A Stanford engineering professor challenges our ideas on imagination and creativity with a new approach to problem solving.<p>Everything really comes down to solving problems. To be successful and a leader in your field, you not only have to come up with good solutions; you need to be innovative. And …

Here's what the HDR photo setting really does — and why you should use it

You might have noticed the three letters "HDR" on your smartphone's camera app when you're lining up a picture, and you might wonder whether to keep it on or off.<p>It's generally better to keep it on, and here's why:<p>HDR stands for "High Dynamic Range," and it helps make your pictures look better by …

Mobile Photography

IBM just signed a brilliant deal with ARM to 'watch' billions of devices on the Internet

The Internet of Things is the trend of adding chips and sensors to everyday items (from dishwashers to thermostats) and connecting them to the internet.<p>Sensors will do everything from monitor the health of industrial equipment to monitor your medical issues in a fitness device.<p>It's projected to be …

Internet of Things

Has Stephen Hawking solved the mystery of black holes?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Black holes have a way of capturing our imagination. That's why when Stephen Hawking recently talked about them the media went wild.<p>But what was he really saying? Was it a breakthrough moment?<p>At the Hawking Radiation Conference organized by Laura Mersini-Houghton, a professor of physics at …

Universe

This startup's fast charging battery software could land on cell phones next year

A handful of high end smart phones like Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 are starting to offer the ability to quickly charge a cell phone with …