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My 'trickle down economics' tweet went crazy viral and here's a play-by-play

I've tweeted over 60,000 times, but I'd never seen anything like this.<p>As of this writing, one of my tweets has collected 100,000 likes and over …

No CEO needed: These blockchain platforms will let ‘the crowd’ run startups

Back in May, I wrote about the concept of DAOs, decentralized autonomous organizations capable of running themselves thanks to blockchain technology — no CEO or C-Suite needed. At the time I was writing, there were a few people in the blockchain community testing out the idea but no strong efforts …

CIA hacking tools for Mac OS and Linux exposed by WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has exposed hacking tools targeting the Mac and Linux operating systems in the latest of its series of leaks allegedly from the US Central …

Airline CEO predicts a future where 'we will pay you to fly'

The Icelandic carrier and its bright fuchsia planes have made waves with stunningly low prices.<p>In January, WOW launched a sale for $69 one way tickets from the US to Europe. In June, the airline followed up with a sale for $55 trans-Atlantic tickets.<p>These sales have helped bring awareness to the …

Silicon Valley is hot on a new cryptocurrency that could become worth 100 times its current value

Ether, the unit of cryptocurrency used on the Ethereum blockchain, has given investors a wild ride lately.<p>Its value more than doubled in May, peaked in June at more than $400 an ether, and then lost more than half that value by early this week.<p>That may sound like a bubble bursting. But some …

Spotify successfully negotiates lower royalties as it seeks to maintain lead over Apple Music

Spotify has succeeded in negotiating a reduced royalty rate to Sony Music Entertainment, and is hoping to do the same with Warner.<p>The service is not, however, getting the deal without offering something in return …<p>In exchange for the lower payment, Spotify has reportedly agreed to restrict new …

Why Sexual Harassment Is More of a Problem in Venture Capital

The only thing that surprises me about the recent furor over sexual harassment by Silicon Valley venture capitalists is that people are surprised. We have been watching these stories go viral for a long time. When I give speeches in Silicon Valley about gender bias, I can’t tell you how many times …

Sexual Harassment

This gadget can let you talk in up to 80 languages

If you don't have the time to learn a new language, you can typically depend on apps to help bridge a communication gap. For next level …

Galaxy S8 Camera Said to Beat iPhone 7 Plus in Low Light Conditions

Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones went on sale today in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and Korea, as the company looks to rebound from last year's Note7 debacle. Samsung will be encouraged by the record one million pre-orders it has already taken in Korea alone, while analysts …

IPhone 7

In Season 4, HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Deals With a Tough Question All Entrepreneurs Must Face

As Pied Piper starts to rack up users, Richard Hendricks must ask himself if he will compromise his vision for monetary success or abandon his company in pursuit of his true passions.<p>This season, HBO's "Silicon Valley" will zero in on a big question entrepreneurs grapple with: to what degree do you …

Silicon Valley

Duolingo now offers paid subscriptions for ad-free and offline access

Language learning app Duolingo this week introduced a paid subscription program for Android users, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. Duolingo Plus will cost $9.99 a month and offers users ad-free lessons and offline access. The free, ad-supported version of the app will remain available.<p>“Subscribers will help …

How This App Startup Landed 165,000 Users in 150 Days

Two entrepreneurs share how they build virality into their mobile apps.<p>Josh Anton and his team are no strangers to building apps that go viral. Their first app was Drunk Mode: an app for going out that allows you to block contacts, retrace your steps, find your friends, and navigate home during an …

Apps

A Completely Immersive (88 Hours), Hands-On Deep Dive Into Building & Monetizing Android Apps

<b>The Complete Android Developer Course: Go From Beginner To Advanced</b><p>Learn How to Build & Develop Android Apps From Scratch<p><b>Android: From Beginner to</b> …

Apps

How Tech Entrepreneurs Can Excel Outside Silicon Valley

During Dallas Startup Week, we asked local entrepreneurs how they make the most of their local community and what advice they have for others.<p>4 min read<p>Not every entrepreneur has the luxury of living in Silicon Valley. From the high cost of living to talent wars, the epicenter of the startup world …

Silicon Valley

I’m the Founder of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Here’s Why I Owe It All to a Decision I Made at 25.

"Ten years ago when I was a 25-year-old founder, I felt this intense pressure to focus on what was right in front of me. Instead, I made a decision …

Jeff Bezos

Google's 55-inch 4K Jamboard will ship in May for $5,000

Taking aim at Microsoft Surface Hub, Google's Jamboard wants to move the whiteboard to the cloud.<p>Google on Thursday announced its 55-inch Google …

Mobile Devices

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

5 Cities That Make Great Alternatives to Silicon Valley

Do you have to be in Silicon Valley to be successful? There are benefits to starting a company in the San Francisco area, but there are also some incredible downsides.<p>For many years, Silicon Valley has been considered the American center for technology development. Many young entrepreneurs believe …

Silicon Valley

The New System76 Galago Pro is a Potential Macbook Killer (Updated)

The System76 Galago Pro is the company's first super thin aluminum laptop, and is kitted out with the latest Intel Kaby Lake processors and up to …

Diversity is Absolutely Happening - with or without Your Company

Silicon Valley, and America itself, is poised make a serious cultural shift. It's up to you whether your company benefits from diversity or gets left behind<p>The recent Uber controversy shows that diversity of talent should be high on your to-do list. It's not something you have to do, though. It is …

Silicon Valley

10 best money making apps for Android!

mrmohock / Shutterstock.com <br>Everybody needs a few extra bucks now and then. However, we’re not so foolish as to try to make you believe that you’ll earn a living sitting at home doing nothing. There are no apps that can make you that much money. However, we do know of a few that can make you a buck …

In not-too-distant future, brain hackers could steal your deepest secrets

Religious beliefs, political leanings, and medical conditions are up for grabs.<p>OAKLAND, Calif.—In the beginning, people hacked phones. In the decades …

This Galaxy S8 Render Will Make You Want One Now

If this is the final design of the Galaxy S8, count us in. A new render of Samsung's upcoming flagship phone is making the rounds, piecing together …

Dell just teased its version of Microsoft's Surface Studio featuring dual displays

Microsoft's game plan with the Surface line is to lead and inspire and that includes their OEM partners like Lenovo, Dell, HP, and more. At the Adobe …

Close Insight into Web Developer's Craft

Being a web developer is not just writing code. It is literally breathing life into a website. It is making help, beauty, information and …

SQL Servers

The real cyborgs - in-depth feature about people merging with machines

• Brain implants augment memory and provide access to the internet<br>• Wearable exoskeleton boosts strength and endurance<br>• Internet-connected spinal implant stimulates genitals for long-distance sex<br>• Interchangeble limbs match capabilities to tasks<br>• Access-control chips replace keys and passwords<p>One of the most …

Chips implanted in the brain is no longer a thing of the future

It was about time. After glasses, contact lenses, wearables of all kinds and even tattoos, the next hurdle is this: integrate technology into our …

Silicon Valley

Trade in your MacBook and Microsoft could give you $650 off a Surface

Apple is clearly hoping you'll spend your hard-earned cash on making your next laptop a new MacBook Pro, but Microsoft has other ideas. If the lure …

MacBook Air

MeCam NEO Smart Lifestyle Wearable Camera (video)

Drew Martin has created a new life logging and lifestyle wearable camera, called the MeCam NEO, which has been specifically designed to capture every …

Gear & Gadgets

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: 4K gaming jargon explained

The release of the Xbox One X on November 7 will kickstart the era of 4K gaming. The world's most powerful console will join the PS4 Pro, released in …

PS4 Pro