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Compuware’s new software helps young devs tame mainframe data for analytics, mobile apps

Newly private software company Compuware today is coming out with its first product since private equity firm Thoma Bravo’s $2.5 billion deal to take Compuware private in September.<p>Now that Compuware is focused entirely on mainframes, the company is releasing a tool called Topaz, which engineers at …

Apps

12/26 台灣科技新訊:五大電信業者進攻手機行動支付,隨嗶隨走的生活終於要來了? | TechOrange

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The Billionaire Founder Of LinkedIn Explains How To Run A Great Startup

He's the founder of Linkedin, the largest professional social network worth around $28 billion, and a partner at the VC firm Greylock Partners.<p>He was also one of the early employees of PayPal, where he served as executive VP, and the co-founder of Socialnet.com, one of the first social network …

Silicon Valley

恩想 : 零科技,享受 Tifanny Blue 的中秋節

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>九月 7, 2014 •恩想 •<p>天恩每天為 unwire 的讀者們追逐各種科技資訊,有時候會覺得矛盾,明明靠科技「搵食」某程度又抗拒科技。<p>天恩童年的中秋節就是放火日,那時候四周都是煲爉的小朋友。天恩的「壯舉」就是在灣仔紅隧口的天僑底煲爉時,地上檢起一個無汽的火機掉進去,數秒後爆出一個非常高 …

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5 Best Cinematic Sales Pitches

These scenes all deserve an Oscar for the best depiction of basic selling principles.<p>Hollywood, as a general rule, doesn't seem to care much for salespeople. In almost every movie and TV show, sales professionals are depicted either as con-men or nut-cases.<p>Nevertheless, you can learn about real …

Selling

20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks | Inc.com

Overstock 在 24 小時內收到價值 US$130,000 的 Bitcoin 付款訂單

勇敢的 Overstock.com 在昨天宣佈了開始接受客人以 Bitcoin 購物,結果得到頗正面的回應呢。該公司的 CEO Patrick Byrne 指出,他們在接受 Bitcoin 付款之後的首日內,收到共 840 張以 Bitcoin 付款的訂單,價值 US$130,000(約 HK$1,008,060 / NT$3,898,050)。當中大部份都是新客人,購買的物品主要類別是床單、手機保護套、記憶棒和浴室毛巾,而有關的客人大多數來自加州、德州、佛羅里達州和華盛頓州,Byrne 指出「紐約要加把勁了」。<p>作為一間在美國上市的大型網上零售店,上述數字對他們的整體銷售來說當然是九牛一毛吧, …

Tell Better Stories In 2014: Storytelling Insight From Margaret Atwood, Ricky Gervais, And Many More

The audience Q&A is very much a part of most directors’, writers’, and other artists’ live appearances. In just about every case, someone from the audience will ask the same question, and the artist will sort of cringe internally, even though he or she probably expected it. That question is “Where …

Don't Trust The Pictures Hotels Post On Their Websites

Professional reviewers from hotel review website Oyster visited vacation properties from Barbados to Boston, and the photos they took didn't quite match up with the online fantasy.<p>If you're thinking of booking a warm getaway as the cold weather sets in, let these "photo fakeouts" serve as a …

Dominican Republic

The 10 techies to watch in 2014

The problem with any Top 10 list is that it's subjective and you're afterwards bound to think up more candidates who deserve consideration in the ranking. We plead guilty on both counts. But as we head into 2014, the following compilation features folks who, each in their own way, are trying to …

Big-Data Visualization Is Worth A Thousand Spreadsheets

<i>Data-visualization companies are creating buzz with visual representations that let you “see” your data and manipulate it—instead of reading columns of numbers.</i><p>Big data is a big plus: You can collect, organize, and store vastly more information than before. Data about your customers, products, …

If You Think What's Going On In Bitcoin Is Bad, Check Out What's Happening With The Other Digital Currencies

We mentioned earlier how Bitcoin has gotten crushed thanks to restrictions in China.<p>But if you think it's ugly in Bitcoinland, check out the other Cryptocurrencies.<p>Via CoinMarketCap, here's how the next few biggest ones have fared.

Digital Currencies

Why You Should Use A Masked Credit Card To Shop Online

Whenever you buy something with a credit card online, you also have to provide your name, number and address, information seen by the processing banks as well as the merchant. What if you don’t want them to know who you are, or you worry that someone may hack into the merchant’s files?<p>Boston …