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30 beautiful photos of Iran - as British Airways resumes flights to Tehran

British Airways is set to resume direct flights to Iran, running six round trip flights per week with more flights scheduled to be added later this …

North Korea made a Facebook clone and it was immediately hacked

A website registered in North Korea appeared on the Internet Friday. It was a social network that looked almost exactly like Facebook: a blue and …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk Confessions: All the Stupid Things Tesla Has Done

Electric car company Tesla held its annual shareholder’s meeting on Tuesday afternoon in Mountain View, Calif., and the event was partly a trip down …

Tesla

4 hiring lessons I learned founding a startup

So you’ve founded a startup. Congrats!<p>Now it’s time to hit that stack of resumes.<p>You might think that you have better things to do as a founder, like raising funding, securing partnerships, and generally being the face of the company. But your number one job is to build a successful company, and …

Employment

Microsoft is going to invest a lot more cash in startups — here's what it wants in return

In a new blog post, Kashyap lays out the changes coming to Microsoft Ventures — namely, that it'll be focusing a lot more on early-stage startups — and explains the tech titan's overall investment philosophy.<p>Here's the short version: Microsoft is looking for startups that can boost its most …

Business Development

Silicon Valley's biggest startup farm just hired a leader for its basic income experiment

Elizabeth Rhodes, a recent Ph.D. grad in Social Work and Political Science at the University of Michigan, will head the project as its Research Director, Y Combinator's president Sam Altman announced in a blog post.<p>Rhodes, whose dissertation focused on bringing health and education to impoverished …

Silicon Valley

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

Startups

16 hostels that are way nicer than you'd expect a hostel to be

No accommodation has a worse reputation than a hostel. The word alone can conjure images of germ-ridden bunk beds, less-than-savory characters and …

Why US FinTech is a Joke

<i>John Biggs is CEO of stealth bitcoin startup Freemit and a former editor at TechCrunch. His work has appeared in publications such as The New York</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of

You may not know him by name just yet, but he's one of the most powerful people alive. Google's new CEO Sundar Pichai wants to bring the internet to the rest of the world, all while winning back your trust.<p><b>The Consumer Electronics Show,</b> universally known as CES, is a riot of technology. Held …

Bernie Sanders

North Korea's Kim orders more nuclear tests: state media

The KCNA news agency said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had called for an improvement in the country's nuclear attack capability. He ordered more …

North Korea

Morocco is producing solar power at night

Springing up on the edge of the Sahara desertare rows of curved mirrors as far as the eye can see.<p>They're part of what could become the biggest solar power plantin the world.<p>Morocco is investing about $2.6 billion on the construction of the Ouarzazate complex, which forms the heart of a $9 billion …

Renewable Energy

Apple: government 'intended to smear' us in digital privacy fight with FBI

Breakdown in relations means Silicon Valley and Washington are less likely to compromise in debate over encryption and law enforcement in smartphone age<p>Apple said federal prosecutors are “offensive”, “desperate” and “intended to smear”them in a remarkable escalation of the digital privacy fight …

Privacy

In Fukushima, The Fear Of Radiation Did More Damage Than Radiation, Say Scientists

Five years on, the focus on the nuclear accident has distracted us from the human tragedies and important lessons of the 2011 earthquake, say scientists.<p>Polls in Europe and the US found that support for nuclear power had suddenly dropped. Germany started phasing out its own nuclear power plants …

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

Dessert