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Mt. Gox Source Code Leaked By Hackers Along With Team Information, Customer Data

Those interested in building a Bitcoin exchange should look no further than this chunk of source code posted by a “Russian leaker” called nanashi_. It alleges to contain the 1,700-line source code for Mt. Gox’s electronic exchange.<p>The code describes the Bitcoin class for Mt. Gox and the various …

First Amputee Has Touch Restored With Bionic Hand

The researchers at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL) in Switzerland and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA) recently developed a completely new sensory feedback channel which allowed a Danish 36 year-old amputee, Dennis Aabo Sørensen, to feel objects in his hand in real time. …

The Cover Letters That Make Hiring Managers Smile (Then Call You)

You know that next job of yours? Yes, that’s right, the really amazing one with the brilliant co-workers, cool boss, and fresh, free snacks in the office vending machine? That one.<br>You know how you’re going to land it? By quickly showing your future employer that:<p>a) You’re going to perform …

5 Easy Ways to Work Smarter, Not Longer | Inc.com

You know what they call a Wall Street banker with an hour free from work? Unemployed. The assumption has been that if you're not at the grindstone all the time, you're not pulling your weight and are unsuitable for promotion, responsibility, and opportunity.<p>Entrepreneurs, of course, are often …

Time Management

Want to Be Truly Productive? End Each Day Like This | Inc.com

Recently, I wrote a column with tips on how to start a great day. What I neglected to mention is that the best way to make sure your day has a solid start is to have a great ending to the day before. If you finish your day stressed and worried with lots of loose ends, it will impact your time at …

Time Management

8 Ways Startups Are Changing the Healthcare Industry

<b>8. Tech Integration for Improving Care</b><br>The use of technology to build better relationships, improve communication and diagnose early based on EMR-integrated provider-patient platforms excites me as a healthcare angel investor. Although the quantified self receives lots of attention, large segments …

<em>Inc.</em>'s Top Stories of 2013 | Inc.com

Every year, <i>Inc.</i> aims to uncover the best entrepreneurial stories and discuss a range of issues that impact the small business community. Some stories hit home more than others and circulate among readers throughout the year.<p>Below are the top 10 most popular stories of the year (calculated by number …

University of Pennsylvania

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Success

Halo programmer departs Microsoft for Naughty Dog

<i>Halo 4</i> principal engine programmer Corrinne Yu recently departed from Microsoft's Halo team to join Naughty Dog.<p>According to her LinkedIn profile, Yu's current duties include coding on the PlayStation 4. Specific titles or projects are not listed.<p>Yu worked as the principal engine programmer for 343 …

Artists can do more than engineers to push innovation in tech

Some actors fully immerse themselves in their roles. They become their character for the duration of the shooting by adopting their accents, mannerisms, and personalities. Very rarely do they stay in character beyond the wrap party.<p>And then there’s Ashton Kutcher. After playing Steve Jobs in the …

Notre Dame

Young Google Employee With A Clever 401(k) Move

New college grads take note: You’re never too young to think about tax dodges. Find some way to top up your tax-favored retirement account during your first year on the job.<p>A young man we know got an Ivy League degree in May, spent the summer traveling abroad and in September started a circa …

40 Things To Say Before You Die

Before you’re sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They’re not complicated. They’re not poetry.<p>They’re just short sentences with big meaning.<p>I hope they get you talking.<p><b>40</b> <b><br>“I wonder.”</b><p>Give yourself time to think so the time you spend doing things will be better …

Everyone The U.S. Government Owes Money To, In One Graph

If Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling soon, the U.S. government won't be able to pay its debts. Here's who the government owes money to — all the holders of U.S. Treasury debt, broken down by category and by how much government debt they hold.<p>Notes<p>The graph includes debt owed to the Social …

The Workday Secrets Of The World’s Most Productive Philosophers

Nietzsche, Marx, Kant. Also: lakes, museums, pipes.<p>Haters gonna hate, thinkers gonna think, philosophers gonna philosophize.<p>But <i>how</i> does one philosophize? Would someone whose thoughts would later shape the world shape their days differently than you and I? As Josh Jones notes at Open Culture, the …

The Year 2023: A Day-Old Startup Sells for $1bn

When my parents were my age they primarily dealt with huge and old companies. The mail, newspapers, banks and insurance companies were all giants and usually 100-year-old companies.<p>The companies that are important in my life are also giants, but they are much younger. Google just celebrated its …

What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Whenever you have the opportunity, you should soak your buns in warm water." This doesn't sound like traditional business advice, but journalist Stephen Dubner and economist Steve Levitt, authors of the best-selling books <i>Freakonomics</i> …

To Find Better Ideas, Become A Matchmaker

Because when you bring people together, their brains come along, too.<p>So, yes, science has started to find it’s really true that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. The deeper and more diverse the relationships you have, the more vulnerable you’ll be to innovation, success, and other forms of …

The Tinkering Secret To Greater Productivity

“The idea of walking a thousand miles is instantly exhausting, but it’s also a distortion of reality,” says Marc McGuinness. “No one ever had to walk a thousand miles instantaneously.”<p>Instead, it’s step by step, moment by moment–helpful to hear when we’re staring down a gigantic, woolly project …

Shares Of Little-Known Medical Device Maker Rockets Despite Market Volatility

You probably haven’t heard of this medical device maker, AngioDynamics (ANGO), but its sturdy upbeat performance amid the market’s fickle behavior in recent weeks deserves investor attention. The stock has leaped more than 20% since early September, to over $13 a share. In April, the little-known …

Scientists create never-before-seen form of matter

Harvard and MIT scientists are challenging the conventional wisdom about light, and they didn't need to go to a galaxy far, far away to do it.<p>Working …

Ten Laws To Use To Be A Better Investor

There are no rules to stock picking, only results. However, it would be nice to have some rules to guide us. Here are ten culled from life and science that will help you.<p><b>1. The Law of 72</b><br>Take a yearly percentage profit on your portfolio and divide it into 72. You get the number of years it takes to …

In A Perfect Finale, 'Breaking Bad' Proves It's A Love Story

Over the course of 62 remarkable episodes, <i>Breaking Bad</i> has been a story about all sorts of things. A story about greed. A story about family. A story about crime. A story about punishment. A story about transformation. But in a truly remarkable final episode that cements its place as the greatest …

7 Tips for Making Powerful New Connections | Inc.com

Business and personal success is all about making the right connections--new colleagues, employees, customers, friends, and partners--and finding the people who will lead you to new opportunities. But for many, it's more about volume than true connection.<p>We live in a world that is increasingly …

Creativity

A Scientific Guide To Maximizing Your Impact On Twitter, Facebook, And Other Digital Media

When is the best time to tweet on Twitter, post on Facebook, and email newsletters to reach the most people? Let’s find out.<p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one …