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Create perfect social media images with this handy cheat sheet

Whether you're using Twitter, Facebook, or still clinging on to Google Plus, one thing you'll notice is that social media platforms like to make …

5 Cheap Startup Tools for Businesses on a Shoestring Budget

Founding a startup today is a lot more doable than it has been over the past decade. It still isn’t cheap, though, especially if you want to build …

Project Management

Funny Icons: Pure CSS Built Animated Icons

A Bonus Fonts Collection Today's bundle contains 50 script fonts, delivered in 10 different families that covers a wide variety of weights and …

Graphic Design

People Are Now Making Resumes Entirely Out Of GIFs

One aspiring adman is animating his work experience.<p>Making a professional-yet-creative resume that sticks in employers' heads is an artform in and of itself. How do you style it so it's not too flashy, but also not forgettable? Ecuadorian art director and designer Ivan Basurto may have the answer …

Buying Your First Suit - Everything You Need To Know

There’s a lot that can go wrong when <b>buying your first suit</b>. We’ve taken the time to compile some simple rules to help you evolve for wearing Dad’s …

A Blackmailer Acquires Popular Twitter Handle, Commits A Near-Perfect Crime

<i>Updated January 29 at 3:52 p.m. with comment from GoDaddy appended at end of post</i><p>Naoki Hiroshima, a developer of social apps like Echofon and Cocoyon, was used to people trying to steal his rare Twitter username, @N. He regularly received password reset instructions from people who were trying to …

Using Node.js and Websockets to Build a Chat Service

Node.js and Websockets are the perfect combination to write very fast, lag free applications which can send data to a huge number of clients. So why …

Programmer Robert McNally Put Together An Awesome Presentation On What Bitcoin Really Is

Some former gold bugs certainly think so.<p>And its value has skyrocketed in recent months.<p>But many readers at this point are probably wondering ... what exactly is Bitcoin?<p>Robert McNally, an iOS developer at parking payment startup QuickPay, gave the following presentation to last year's Hackers' …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. No joke. If …

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Crowdtilt Launches Crowdhoster To Let Anyone Create, Customize And Host Their Own Crowdfunding Campaigns

Thanks to the JOBS Act and the rise of Kickstarter, Indiegogo and the parade of startups that have emerged in their wake, crowdfunding has gone mainstream. However, according to the minds behind Crowdtilt — the Y Combinator-incubated platform that caters to the many types of “group fundraising” …

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

Carbon Fiber

40 Secrets to Making Money with In-App Purchases

Making money with in-app purchases boils down to one question – why do we buy things?<p>I’ll give you a hint – it’s mostly about satisfying emotional …

Glympse Hits 10M Users And Adds Support For Four More Languages

Real-time location sharing service Glympse has hit the 10 million user milestone and today added four new languages to better support its global community. Both its iOS and Android apps will be optimized for Chinese, German, Japanese, and Spanish.<p>Seeing that approximately 40 percent of its user …

69 Inspirational Typography Tattoos

Wear your favorite font on your proverbial sleeve.

Internet Explorer Blamed for Enabling Large-Scales Hacks in Korea

You may know Korea as one of the most wired countries on the planet, but did you know hackers have compromised more than 100 million user accounts from the country over the past five years?<p>Operator KT suffered a breach that endangered the records of nearly 9 million customers last year, while …

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Netflix open sources its Hadoop manager for AWS

Netflix runs a lot of Hadoop jobs on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform, and on Friday the video-streaming leader open sourced its …

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

Keen On… Stephen Wolfram: Confessions Of The Most Quantified Person On The Planet

Stephen Wolfram, the founder and CEO of the software company Wolfram Research, may well be the smartest and most interesting guy in tech. A PhD in theoretical physics from Caltech at the age of 20, the youngest ever recipient of the MacArthur “genius” fellowship, the inventor of both Mathematica …

Calculating The Long-Term Value Of A Bitcoin

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Joshua Seims is an angel investor and entrepreneur based in San Francisco. He is currently building a company that provides secure storage of bitcoins. Follow him on Twitter @jseims.</i><p>A big question that’s debated in the Bitcoin community is “How much will Bitcoins be worth in the long …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

CEO of India’s Snapdeal: “This Is the Pivot Groupon Always Wanted to Make”

With a population north of 1.2 billion, could India be the world’s next giant e-commerce market?<p>That’s what Snapdeal and its investors are betting …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

Light Table 0.4

Today, I'm proud to announce the 0.4 release of Light Table - <b>go download it!</b><p>A bit of the future.<p>With this release our goal was to bring more people …

Study: 45 percent of Bitcoin exchanges end up closing

Good luck getting your money back!<p>A study of the Bitcoin exchange industry has found that 45 percent of exchanges fail, taking their users' money …