Mauricio Rubio

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Mauricio Rubio | Serial entrepreneur, techie, life hacker, expert PM & MBA

<b>In a nutshell, I'm a serial entrepreneur, techie, life hacker, expert PM and MBA (x2). But at heart, I'm also an Educator.</b><p><b>Mauricio in Numbers</b><p>Founded …

Become a Project Manager | Project Management Course

What Will I Learn?<p>To lead projects.<br>• To manage a project team with confidence.<br>• How to kick-start your career in Project Management.<br>• How to Become a …

New data is in on mystery star's recent weirdness

A star that acts like none other in the galaxy started acting up again over the weekend. Here's what we've learned so far about KIC 8462852.<p>We're not saying it's aliens, but I also can't tell you it's definitely not aliens.<p>Late last week, astronomers around the world prepared to work through the …

Telescopes

Robot cop begins patrolling the streets of Dubai tomorrow night

A robotic police officer is making its debut on the streets of Dubai tomorrow night — and I hope everyone there has watched <i>Robocop</i>.<p>The uniformed bot greeted visitors to the Gulf Information Security and Expo Conference. After the conference wraps on Tuesday, it will be deployed to the streets of …

Robots

Twitter co-founder: I’m sorry if we made Trump’s presidency possible

If anyone knows how important Twitter is to Donald Trump, it's the president.<p>“Without the tweets, I wouldn't be here,” he told the Financial Times last month.<p>To which Twitter's co-founder says: Sorry about that, world.<p>Evan Williams, who still sits on the company's board of directors<b>,</b> recently told …

Donald Trump

An inside look at the tools powering Australian business

Six Australian businesses discuss the tools they're using to support their business.<p>Businesses have different needs at different stages of their …

Australian Universities

Inside Google's Fight To Keep The US Government Out Of Gmail Inboxes

In at least six separate federal cases, Google is waging a quiet war against the U.S. government. It’s taking the FBI to task over warrants demanding it hand over the contents of Gmail data stored overseas. And because Google stores customer accounts in fragments in servers around the globe, it’s a …

Privacy

Switzerland votes for an end to nuclear power

Countries like the UK might still embrace nuclear power, but Switzerland is headed in the opposite direction. The country has voted in favor of an energy plan that will eventually eliminate any use of nuclear power, shifting its efforts toward renewable sources like solar and wind. While there's no …

Energy

Uber uses artificial intelligence to figure out your personal price hike

The system has caused a wide discrepancy between how much you pay and what your driver receives.<p>Uber has admitted using artificial intelligence to …

Uber

This new startup lets Australians do chores, instead of paying rent, for long

Photo: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images<p>A new Australian startup that launched this week lets people to sign up for free mid- to long-term accommodation …

Startups

2 US private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia's second-largest newspaper empire, Fairfax Media, says it has received rival takeover offers from two U.S. private equity investment firms.<p>The multimedia company said Thursday a non-binding indicative offer had been received Wednesday from San Francisco-based Hellman …

Venture Capital

Telstra just invested millions in the company investigating Russians hacking USA politics

Picture: Getty Images<p>The venture capital arm of Australian telecommunications giant Telstra has joined in a $US100 million investment round for the …

Venture Capital

Bitcoin valuation tops $2,000 for the first time ever

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency has achieved a new milestone as the value of Bitcoin recently topped $2,000 per coin for the first time …

Cryptocurrency

'The internet is broken,' says Twitter co-founder Evan Williams

Evan Williams is the guy who opened up Pandora's box. Until he came along, people had few places to go with their overflowing emotions and wild …

Evan Williams

Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

Social Native raises $8 million to build a new social media ad platform

No one, it seems, has come up with a good way to harness all the videos, photos and tweets that budding creators post every day on YouTube, or the Facebook media juggernaut, or its smaller Snap-pier rivals.<p>Stepping into the breach is Social Native, a company with a fresh $8 million in financing and …

Advertising

A new era for startup investing in Latin America

Startups in Latin America are using creative solutions to address not just local but also global problems. For investors outside the region, the prospect of working with these startups can appear attractive, yet complicated. Investing in early-stage startups in Latin America can present challenges; …

Latin America

World's thinnest hologram will make screen size 'irrelevant'

Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi -- the future is more awesome than I expected!<p>A team of Australian and Chinese researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne has unveiled the world's thinnest hologram with the potential to change the way we look at technology -- quite literally.<p>The "nano-hologram" is set apart …

Australian Universities

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Email Marketing for Professional Bloggers

There’s no such thing as <i>“one size fits all”</i><p>All the major email marketing companies are generic. From cupcake shops, to design agencies, to plumbing …

Digital Marketing

Equity crowdfunding is 1 year old today, Wefunder is top platform

Since Regulation Crowdfunding began on May 16 last year, 335 companies have filed offering documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to fundraise on securities-based crowdfunding platforms. Of those companies, 43 percent were funded, 30 percent failed, and the remainder are still …

Startups

Amazon Web Services just launched its own Twitch channel

Twitch isn’t just about watching gaming enthusiasts pwn n00bs in DOTA anymore. It’s pivoted into something with a much more general appeal — you can now watch movies, and binge-watch TV shows like Mr Rogers.<p>The latest big name to join the Twitch family is Amazon’s AWS (Amazon Web Services), which …

Amazon Web Services

Lost item finder Tile grabs another $25 million in funding

Tile, the company that makes connected devices — which you add to keychains, bags, suitcases, laptops, or keep in your wallet in order to track items when they go missing — today announced it has raised a Series B-1 round of new funding, led by Bessemer Venture Partners. In addition, Tile noted it …

Startups

AngelList is funding the minor leagues of venture capital (and giving founders $500,000 to start)

AngelList, a startup-funding website, announced today it was launching Angel Funds to let “founders back founders.” The $35 million initiative will arm startup veterans with millions of dollars to invest in early-stage startups. AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant envisions creating the …

Venture Capital

3 Hidden Samsung Galaxy S8 Features You Should Be Using

The Samsung Galaxy S8 does a lot of things; so many, in fact, that it can be hard to find them all. Samsung doesn’t do itself any favors with the often confusing organization of settings and menus. There are a few really cool features that are buried so well you might never find them on your own. …

Samsung

Bill Gates Advises College Graduates on Today’s Most Promising Careers

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has offered the many thousands of graduates currently streaming out of U.S. colleges some career and life …

Bill Gates

Netflix secretly tested a price surge

That Netflix binge you have been daydreaming about could soon cost you some extra dough.<p>That's if Netflix rolls out its evil plan to charge you more for your viewing. You heard that right: Netflix is running a test that charges you more to sign up for its service.<p>The streaming giant tested its …

Netflix