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35 Silicon Valley lingo that the rest of the world won't understand

In some ways, Silicon Valley is a world of its own, where the brightest and geekiest minds get together to work on the next Facebooks and Googles.<p>But …

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

<b>23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn</b>by <b>Nadya Khoja</b>, venngage.comIt’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available …

This farm 115 feet below London's streets could change the future of food

Just off a major road, the surface entrance of the farm is a small warehouse—the size of a corner grocery store—that gives no hint of the experiment beneath. Founding a farm here is more than just a clever use of agricultural technology. It has created a literal secret garden.<p>When I visited on …

How to set up Amazon Web Services for your small business

Cloud computing technology has matured significantly over the years, and now offers a compelling list of advantages over on-site deployments, …

Cloud Computing

How hackers steal your data on free public Wi-Fi hotspots

Connecting to a public Wi-Fi hotspot, whether open or secured by a password, leaves you open to snooping and hacking. That’s the word from SensePost …

Information Systems

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free | Inc.com

Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding. Because that's …

Small Business

Build Your Startup Brand in 5 Minutes With Machine Learning

Building a brand and building a startup go together like red beans and rice: you can have one or the other individually and boring, or you can fuse …

Machine Learning

The ISIS Conspiracy That Ate the Web

The far left and far right have spun an incomplete and objective intelligence analysis to suggest America helped the jihadi army take over Syria.<p>If …

The robots are here — and you should be worried

Anxiety has been building around the second machine age and its implications for our economic future, and it may have reached a tipping point.<p>Just last week, Silicon Valley venture capitalists and executives published an open letter on the digital economy, calling for public-policy changes and new …

Israel’s Alliance with al-Qaeda | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Since January, I have been ploughing a lonely furrow in this column by covering what is certainly one of the most under-reported stories in the world</i> …

The FIFA corruption sideshow: Takedown of 1 percent crooks or strategic move against Putin?

Loretta Lynch’s big bust of soccer’s sleazy cabal has sports fans cheering, but maybe Russia was the real target<p>It was going to take a powerful nation where soccer was not a dominant cultural force to attack the alleged large-scale institutional corruption of FIFA, the governing body of the world’s …

The heat and the death toll are rising in India. Is this a glimpse of Earth’s future?

Photograph: Ajit Solanki/AP<p>A man takes bath under the tap of a water tanker on a hot day in Ahmadabad.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/30/1432983031782/5ca0fe0e-4ade-4a91-b1b6-a63e41d4f8fe-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ajit Solanki/AP<p>A man takes bath under the tap of …

Merchant Shipping

Smart glasses begin to take hold in the enterprise

Google Glass was not the consumer success Google had hoped for. But, contrary to many predictions, Glass is not dead. In fact, its been spun off into its own department, spearheaded by Nest CEO Tony Fadell. While Fadell works to stage a turnaround in the hopes of winning over consumers, Google’s …

Prostate cancer breakthrough as scientists crack genetic code behind nine in 10 tumours

Nine out of 10 cases of late stage prostate cancer can now be linked to changes in the DNA of sufferers, the Institute of Cancer Research<p>Thousands of men suffering from advanced prostate cancer have been offered new hope of a cure after scientists discovered the genetic cause behind 90 per cent of …

Chinese banks took the four top spots in Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful companies

Yet another sign of China’s global domination: All but one of the five biggest, most powerful companies in the world are Chinese state-owned banks. That’s according to Forbes annual Global 2000 list, which measures public companies based on revenue, profit, assets, and market value.<p>Industrial and …

Stock Markets

Vatican Officially Recognizes ‘State of Palestine’ in New Treaty

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that the move hurt peace prospects.<p>Pope Francis listens to a speech during a special audience he held for members of the FOCSIV Italian …

Billion-dollar startups everywhere — but no billion-dollar entrepreneurs (yet)

Over the weekend Heidi Roizen wrote a post that was extensively shared across the tech industry: “How to Build a Unicorn From Scratch — and Walk Away with Nothing.” Go read it right now if you haven’t already, it’s well worth your time; I can wait for a moment… will make an espresso in the meantime.<p>…

HSBC WARNS: The world economy faces a 'titanic problem'

In a note to clients Wednesday, he warns: "The world economy is like an ocean liner without lifeboats. If another recession hits, it could be a truly titanic struggle for policymakers."<p>Here's King (emphasis added):<p><b>Whereas previous recoveries have enabled monetary and fiscal policymakers to</b> …

Why This Is the Most Important New Technology in Decades

The cloud, we keep hearing, is coming. But if you’re in the enterprise tech market, you might be forgiven for wondering when this mythical cloud is …

Amazon Web Services

US vs China: Footprints in Africa | Latin America

Africa's resources have long been coveted by foreign powers, first reaching a head in what is now known as the scramble for Africa in the 19th century. Though that style of colonialism is long gone, and African economies are among the most prominent emerging markets on earth, global superpowers are …

Water scarcity threatens profits at food and beverage producers

Food and beverage producers face rising costs that could curtail growth as water shortages and pollution become more severe, a group of investors warned in a new report.<p>Water scarcity is already impacting companies in drought- stricken regions such as California and Brazil, according to the report …

Predict the Future of Your Business

When people refer to Warren Buffett as the Oracle of Omaha, it’s not because he knows that when he drops a potato he knows it’s going to hit the ground. Warren Buffett has earned his nickname because he’s proven time and again that he has an eye for predicting how markets will change and which …

Innovation

China -- Not the U.S. -- Is Leading the Solar Revolution

Nearly 18 GW of solar is expected to be built in China this year, three times what the U.S. installed in all of 2014.<p>You've got to give it to China. …

Inside the Qur’an — an author’s journey to the heart of Islam | The Star

“Throughout my 17 years as a journalist writing about Islamic societies no editor ever asked me ‘What does it say in the Qur’an about this?’”<p>Author …

Religion

The Future of Cancer Treatment Is (Almost) Here

We’ve been talking about genetics, genomics, and sequencing since the completion of the Human Genome Project. But when it comes down to it, practical …

New era of medicine begins as first children cured of genetic disorder

The pioneering therapy offers hope to the hundreds thousands of people suffering from inherited conditions<p>British doctors have cured youngsters of a deadly inherited disorder using a ground-breaking stem cell treatment which heralds a new dawn for genetic therapies.<p>Patients with the most severe …

Medicine

Solar Impulse Plane Lands in Nanjing: Next Stop, Hawaii

After a three-week-long delay due to weather, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane made a dawn-to-midnight flight to the Chinese city of Nanjing on Tuesday — with a perilous Pacific crossing next on the itinerary.<p>"Finally in the air again!" pilot Bertrand Piccard, co-founder and chairman of the Swiss-led …

France wants to fight terrorism by spying on everyone

Prime minister says proposed surveillance law 'is not a French Patriot Act,' but civil liberties groups say it goes too far<p>French lawmakers have spent the past four days debating a controversial anti-terrorism bill that, if passed, would dramatically expand the government's surveillance powers. The …