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Dropbox’s Drew Houston And Sequoia’s Bryan Schreier On How To Recruit (And Retain) Top Talent

Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston and Sequoia Capital partner Bryan Schreier joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for a special three-part series on how Houston and Schreier work together on recruiting, growing as a CEO, and building the company. The first part of this series is focused on …

Samsung Ativ Q steals show at launch with dual OS wizardry

Samsung's ever-expanding Galaxy range of Android gadgets took a back seat at the Korean company's showbiz London launch last night, with the bonkers …

Gear & Gadgets

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

Recipe: Mexican Avocado Salad

Food

A Maker's Mark They Aren't Watering Down

<b>When the news hit over the weekend</b> that Maker's Mark was actually trying to water down their classic hooch, the gut-reaction was one of offense and bewilderment, if not utter revulsion. We've proven time and again in the pages of Esquire that the crafting of hard liquor is a big fking deal. And …

How to Refurbish Old Shoes

Don't let your shoes go into early retirement when refurbishment can be the better — and cheaper — option<p><b>Think of all</b> the shoes you've worn to death. That lived-in pair of loafers from your college graduation. Those shiny oxfords that killed on job interviews. The handy lace-ups that carried you …

With Over 15M Sites Built, Weebly Launches New Planner And Mobile Editor, Brings Website Creation Service To Android

In this day and age, if you own a small business, you need a web (and mobile) presence. It’s just the way it is. Some might opt just to go for a social media approach, a Twitter account and a Facebook page, but the likelihood is that you want something a little more flexible, high-quality and …

US navy laser cannon shoots down planes

The US navy has used a powerful laser cannon to shoot down drone aircraft and will start deploying the weapon on its ships, saying it represents the …

Filipino Social Good Startups Win At IdeaSpace Competition

The results are in for Filipino accelerator IdeaSpace’s startup competition, and the top ten picks have a heavy focus on social projects.<p>A glance at the list reveals a strong emphasis on environmental and health-related projects, especially those that will likely benefit the developing nation’s …

California judge rules anti-texting laws also ban using a phone's map while driving

The debate over distracted driving laws has mostly focused on texting, but a California court ruling has confirmed that any cellphone use that takes a driver's hands off the wheel is fair game. Law professor Orin Kerr has uncovered a court case from late March in which the judge determined using a …

Virgin Galactic space ship completes its 24th test flight in Mojave desert

How many test flights did the Starship <i>Enterprise</i> undergo before it was cleared to boldly go where no one has gone before?<p>Virgin Galactic’s …

Tokyo's Odaiba : Do It Gundam Style

<i>Gundam standing large and in charge.</i><p>Odaiba on the other side of Tokyo's Rainbow Bridge is an island of food and fun with the added perk of great views of the city, including Tokyo Tower and Sky Tree. But for Japan Fan Boys and Fan Girls, there's <i>way</i> more to it than that.<p>Where else can you get naked …

Southwest CEO's compensation rose 15 percent to $4 million in 2012

The CEO of Southwest Airlines received $4 million in compensation for 2012, up 15 percent from the prior year, largely because of bigger stock awards.<p>…

Email Productivity Startup ToutApp Raises $920K, Launches A Real-Time Analytics Dashboard For The Inbox

San Francisco-based ToutApp, a company helping sales teams streamline their email communications, has raised an additional $920,000 in seed funding from 500 Startups, Founder Collective, Scott Banister, Esther Dyson, and other angels. In conjunction with this new round, ToutApp is also launching …

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North Korea Reportedly Just Moved Its Missiles a Little Closer to the U.S.

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A number of sources have told South Korea's Yonhap news agency that North Korea just moved its …

Ariz. town OKs same-sex unions, gets challenge from state

"It's time to stand up" against discrimination, the city attorney said.<p>BISBEE, Ariz. — Hours after the City Council in this small southeastern Arizona city became the first in the state to approve of civil unions for same-sex couples, the state's attorney general said he would challenge the new …

North Korea threats: US to move missile defences to Guam

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/967000/967234_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534403379_d8cbb6341a6fc8c5e1c09d7f19092085<p><b>The US is sending a missile shield to the Pacific island of Guam as North Korea threatens nuclear strikes.</b><p>The Pentagon said the shield would be ready …

North Korea

N. Korea approves 'merciless' attack on U.S.

It is the latest escalation of tensions between the Koreas and the U.S.<p>Hours after North Korea said that it had final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes on the United States, South Korea's defense minister said North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast.<p>…

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Fujitsu wants to replace your scanner with an interface out of 'Minority Report'

Over the past year we’ve seen lots of experimentation around user interface, ranging from infrared eye tracking (which has already found its way into mainstream smartphones) to incredibly accurate 3D motion controls. Today, Japan’s Fujitsu is showing off its take on the nontraditional interface — a …

Forget Wine Charms: Use Washi Tape To Label Stemless Wine Glasses

When throwing a big party, what's the best way to keep everyone's glass straight? You could use wine charms, but those don't really help if you have …

Hemp

Chris's Playlist: My Mood-Setting Indie-Rock Playlist

Even before I lived in the music capital of the world, I loved music. It has a way of quickly elevating a particular mood or emotion, and it can do …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Elissa Murphy, One of Yahoo’s High-Profile Tech Execs, Heads to Go Daddy as CTO (Memo Time!)

One of Yahoo’s top women execs, Elissa Murphy, who is VP of engineering for cloud services, is departing the Silicon Valley Internet giant to become …

Silicon Valley