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14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

iPad Tips: iOS 7 Gesture Guide

Let’s be honest, sometimes it can look a bit weird to the uninitiated outsider when they see you magically waving your fingers in different ways all over your shiny iPad (things look even weirder if you start talking to it via Siri too). However, from a user’s point of view, gestures on the iPad …

Chinese mobile payment services grew 707% in 2013 to $200B

The total transaction volume by Chinese independent mobile payments services reached 1219.74 billion yuan (roughly $200 billion) in 2013, a 707 percent year-over-year increase, according to the latest report by online tracking and data analysis service iResearch.<p>The independent services iResearch …

Eyeing International Growth, Stripe Raises $80M From Founders Fund, Khosla And Sequoia At A $1.75B Valuation

The payments industry has a new billion dollar company. Online payments company Stripe is announcing more than $80 million in Series C funding, at a $1.75 billion valuation. Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund led the round with new investor Khosla (Keith Rabois) and existing investor Sequoia joining, with …

How to use new features in iOS 7 and iOS 7.1

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Facebook Privacy Tips

The good news: Birnholtz’s study also found that people who were more familiar with Facebook’s features, like how to manipulate privacy settings, weren’t as shaken by unseemly photos of themselves. Here are four Facebook tips to protect your privacy—and dignity.<p><b>1. Approve photos and posts you’re</b> …

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Here Are 13 Apps We Couldn't Live Without In 2013

It’s been an important year for apps, those chicklet-sized, colorful squares on your smartphone, not just because the companies behind them continued to command multi-billion dollar valuations, but because of their increasing impact on offline life. A few years ago, the apps we couldn’t live …

How to get the most out of your iPad: 15 top tips

Just unwrapped an iPad? Here are 15 features to make it even more useful<p><b>1. Take a screenshot</b><p>If you need a screenshot, whether it's to prove your high score in a new game or to send an important chart to the office, taking one is quick and easy. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button (on the top of …

25 apps you should download right now

If you got a new smartphone or tablet for Christmas, you might be feeling overwhelmed when you start poking around the app store.<p>Sure, you know about Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR), Instagram, Pandora (P), Yelp (YELP), Google (GOOG) Maps and Netflix (NFLX). But what about the rest?<p>Lucky for you, we …

The 5 Top SEO And Online Marketing Trends For 2014

I first met Bart Gibby, VP of SEO for fast growing Utah firm Boostability, in October when I spoke on Crisis PR at a local meeting of Salt Lake’s search marketing professional association, SLC/SEM. Boostability is an expert resource for SEO and local search services. We spoke about crisis PR, of …

先別衝動!認清「餘額寶」到底是什麼,再決定要不要用它來投資

<b>一、「餘額寶」的功能和原理</b><p>銀行賬戶上活期存款的利息很低,只有 0.35%。但是支付寶賬戶裡的錢利息更低,是零,因為支付寶不是銀行,金融監管政策不允許支付寶給賬戶上的錢發利息。於是,支付寶就金融創新了一把,推出了基於支付寶賬戶的「餘額寶」功能。<p>支付寶賬戶上的錢跟原來一樣,可以隨時消費和轉賬,但是沒有利 …

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What I Wish I Knew Before Pitching LinkedIn to VCs

At Greylock, my partners and I are driven by one guiding mission: always help entrepreneurs. It doesn’t matter whether an entrepreneur is in our …

Outdated Magnetic Strips: How U.S. Credit Card Security Lags

Criminals may have stolen information from 40 million credit and debit cards used at Target. A possible weakness? The magnetic stripe on credit cards — which fraudsters can pull credit card numbers and expiration dates from to make counterfeit cards.<p>Other countries moved beyond this technology …

Big Money for Mobile Crowdsourced Transit App Moovit, With Sequoia Leading $28M Round

The notion that public transportation is a large and growing global opportunity for a tech company might seem a bit of a strange one. But, as Moovit …

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

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Google plans to expand Chromecast in 2014

Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google's Chromecast system over the coming year.<p>The search giant is planning …

《VentureBeat》預言未來科技十大趨勢,你的公司在裡面嗎?

又到了年底充滿聖誕氣氛的 12 月,回顧過去一年在科技、網路圈中也發生了不少事情。比特幣價格如雲霄飛車一般起落、Google 股價突破 1000 美元、Twitter IPO、Facebook 以 10 億美元收購 Instagram 等。<p>那明年又將會如何呢?你做好準備了嗎?<p>市場調查公司 Junip …

China to remove price, turnover guidelines for IPOs, details investor participation | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s securities regulators issued fresh details on their plans for the resumption of initial public offerings (IPOs) early next year, eliminating pricing and turnover controls for IPOs while detailing how investor participation will be managed.<p>A man looks at an electronic …

創業 CEO:如何選擇投資人

在每週一次的「創業 CEO」系列,我們討論一個創業者如何教會自己成為一位偉大的 CEO,因為歷史上最偉大的創業公司,往往都是由這樣的人在領導。<p>AppWorks 成立至今,總共參與投資了 20 個 Startups,我也因此扛起其中 8 …

流言終結者 #31 ─「股票上市創業就成功了…」

經歷近 10 年的寒冬,這幾年網路公司上市又開始熱鬧了起來。<p>在北美,本土的 Facebook、LinkedIn、TripAdvisor、Groupon、Pandora、Zynga、Zillow 與 Kayak 相繼在這段期間掛牌,還有來自中國的 …

Overrun With Messaging Apps

Because I’ll install almost any app on my iPhone just to take a look, I’ve got a jam-packed folder called “messaging apps” that’s now five pages deep. It includes only the big names, regional giants, and those newer arrivals buzzy enough to secure coverage on TechCrunch or other tech blogs. You …

10 Simple Google Calendar Tips and Tricks to Boost Your Productivity

1. Use Keyboard Shortcuts<p>2. Add a Different Time Zone<p>3. Add National Holidays<p>4. Change Your Custom Date Range View<p>5. Add Tasks Into Your Calendar<p>6. …

Champagne 101: How To Drink It Like A Pro

Champagne season is officially here. From now through the New Year you’ll likely be popping a few corks and spilling bubbly all over your carpet.<p>If you have been really nice (or really naughty) you might be lucky enough to spill some Krug. The LVMH-owned champagne from Reims, France is regarded by …