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Computex was a reminder that the age of the eSIM is upon us

Nestled inside your cellphone is a teensy sliver of plastic you almost certainly never think about. That's your SIM card -- the bit that basically stores your phone's identity and passes it along to whatever wireless carrier network you pay for. It's absolutely crucial to the way your phone …

Mobile

The Maroons | Jamaica's Forgotten Nation

Jamaica

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Facebook Continues Its Push to Change the Data Center Industry

As Facebook prepares for more people streaming live videos and playing with virtual reality on its networks, it’s building new data center hardware …

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers | Inc.com

There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented that they almost make the rest seem dull and uninspired.<p>What makes them so special and …

Public Speaking

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

Google veut protéger Chrome à l'ère de l'informatique quantique

<b>Si l'informatique quantique promet une véritable révolution sur les performances de calcul des ordinateurs, ces derniers peuvent également poser une</b> …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

Top 10 des théories les plus dingues et flippantes sur les Disney, vous ne les verrez plus de la même façon

Il existe dans l’étrange monde d’internet des gens super bizarres qui passent leur vie à chercher des théories sur les films de Disney plutôt que …

Top 10 des signes que tu es accro au sport, ta passion va beaucoup trop loin

Au commencement était une bonne résolution : allez, je me lève du canapé pour éteindre la télé plutôt que d'appuyer sur le bouton de la télécommande. …

The rise of APIs

Matt Murphy Contributor<p>Matt Murphy is a managing director of Menlo Ventures, a seed to growth venture capital firm. Matt focuses on multi-stage investments across cloud infrastructure and AI-first SaaS applications.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>2017 will be a strong year for venture capital<br>• 10 …

Why is it that most organizations fail at innovation leadership? - Phil McKinney | Virtual Innovation Coach and Mentor

Raspberry Pi Zero gains camera support, keeps the $5 price

When the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the credit-card sized Zero, it stressed that the DIY computing board would not be as capable as the rest of the Pi family. But if there's one thing we've learned about the Raspberry Pi, it's that there's always room for improvement. Today, the Zero has …

Raspberry Pi

The future of payments: Keep your wallet in your pocket

Fintech is as old as finance itself. And throughout history, technology has always sparked innovations in the way money is used and perceived.<p>Think of the groundbreaking impact the introduction of money would have had in traditional barter economies – where each party in an exchange must want what …

Digital Currency

The Blockchain is the new Google

<i>The following is an excerpt from The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology by William Mougayar. In it, Mougayar waxes ecstatic about the future of distributed databases.</i><p>At its core, the blockchain is a technology that permanently records …

BitPagos uses the blockchain to enable credit for online payments in emerging markets

The world is familiar with bitcoin being used for many things. Online payments, long-distance remittance, even a substitute for gold. But what about credit? Not so much — and that’s where BitPagos, a startup competing in the Battlefield pitch competition at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, wants to …

Software piracy claims can ruin your business and reward those responsible

Robert J. Scott Contributor<p>Robert J. Scott is a managing partner at Scott & Scott, LLP.<p>There is a highly divisive and costly practice that software companies have inflicted on their customers for nearly a decade. This practice brings with it significant emotional duress, time investment and …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

Interview de Vitalik Buterin, créateur d’Ethereum et Président de la Fondation (partie 1 sur 2)

<b>Vitalik Buterin est l’esprit à l’origine d’Ethereum. A l’âge de 19 ans, il a l’intuition qu’une blockchain programmable est le futur de</b> …

President Obama Has His Last Laughs At 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

If the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner is "nerd prom," Mr. President is the class clown.<p>In his final run as comedian in chief at the event on Saturday evening, President Obama closed his speech with "Obama out" and a mic drop before receiving a standing ovation from Washington and …

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

Découverte de l'iPhone SE : les premières impressions d'un habitué d'Android

J'ai enfin eu l'occasion de tester un iPhone et, par conséquent, de jeter un oeil sur iOS. C'est la première fois que je peux observer ce système de …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Shonda Rhimes

DROWN attack breaks HTTPS on 33% of websites

It feels like we just got over Heartbleed and there’s another branded exploit out there.<p>DROWN, a new vulnerability in OpenSSL that affects servers using SSLv2, was revealed today as an attack that could decrypt your secure HTTPS communications, such as passwords or credit card numbers. More than 33 …

25 Timeless RPGs You Need to Play Before You Die

From historically important games to those with great stories to those that are just brilliantly unique, these are the RPG games that you cannot afford not to play.<p>Initially released as Final Fantasy III in the U.S., this SNES Squaresoft classic tells the story of General Celes Chere and her band …

Windows 10 Worst Secret Spins Out Of Control [Updated]

<i>Update 15/02/2016: Microsoft has dismissed the data on the Voat thread as completely flawed. This supersedes the ‘no comment’ initially supplied for this story and all parties acknowledge this changes the context from which the original story was written.</i> <i>An apology from Microsoft UK press agency</i> …

Windows 10

Why J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Is Spending A Half Billion Dollars On Cybersecurity

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s Form 10-Q Quarterly Report — which was filed on August 3, 2015 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission — provides a partial explanation as to why the firm is planning to spend a half billion dollars on cybersecurity. That number is twice the $250 million …

Cyber-attacks