David D. Rivera

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Un año de prisión y 50.000 dólares de multa por crear discos de restauración de Windows 10

Imagina que estás harto de que tu familia te pida que les arregles el PC y decides crear un disco de restauración de Windows 10 que formatea el disco …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

The unlikely way Jeff Bezos became one of the first investors in Google, which probably made him a billionaire outside of Amazon

Four years after founding Amazon in his garage, Jeff Bezos insisted on personally investing in a small, unknown search engine site.<p>That search engine startup would later blossom into a multi-billion-dollar company that competes with Bezos' Amazon.<p>The 2013-published The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos …

Las manchas en la atmósfera de Venus podrían ser signos de vida extraterrestre

Si hasta ahora los esfuerzos de las agencias espaciales se habían centrado en Marte a la hora de buscar vida es porque Venus es poco menos que un …

Cómo usar 1.1.1.1 y 1.0.0.1, los nuevos servidores DNS más rápidos del mundo

Cloudfare —que tenía la red— y APNIC —que tenía la dirección IP— presentaron ayer un nuevo servicio DNS para consumidores llamado 1.1.1.1. Puesto que …

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Venture Capital

Sales Lessons From My Solopreneur Dad Upon His Retirement

He focused on relationships and was happy for four decades.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My father just retired after 43 years of successfully running his own business called Jon’s Auto Parts. My dad’s business was unique, specific and kind of old-fashioned. He was …

Fake products sold by places like Walmart or Amazon hold risks of everything from cyanide to rat droppings — here's how to make sure what you're buying is real

Next time you're about to purchase an item from your favorite online retailer, you might want to do a double take.<p>A recent report from the Government Accountability Office revealed that products purchased from third-party sellers on five major e-commerce sites could be counterfeit — and harmful to …

Fake Reviews

Video released of Uber self-driving crash that killed woman in Arizona

Video of the first self-driving car crash that killed a pedestrian showed how the autonomous Uber failed to slow down as it fatally hit a 49-year-old woman walking her bike across the street.<p>The newly released footage of the collision that killed Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday night …

Bloomberg Venezuela Café Con Leche Inflation Index

We called it the Bloomberg Cafe Con Leche Index, and as the name would suggest, it tracks just one item: a cup of coffee served piping hot at a …

Price Index

WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90% of bottled water

Researchers find levels of plastic fibres in popular bottled water brands could be twice as high as those found in tap water<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after a new analysis of some of the world’s most popular …

Tap Water

Larry Page's self-flying air taxis to take off in 3 years

Kitty Hawk, an aeronautics firm funded by Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page, is inching closer to its plans of creating Uber for flights: it’s unveiled Cora, a fully electric self-flying air taxi that can cover 100 km (62 miles) on a single charge – and you’ll soon be able to hail one …

New Zealand

Google Wanted to Know What Makes a Manager Great, So It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. <i>What's a google</i>?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

• <b>A person's behavior and characteristics reveal a great deal about their intelligence.</b>• <b><br>People who enjoy their own company, work in silence, and have a strong sense of self-control tend to be intelligent.</b>• <b><br>Some traits common among smart people are surprising, such a tendency to procrastinate, or a love</b> …

Self Control

So You're Smart, but You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

This 1 Thing You Are Definitely Doing Daily Has Been Scientifically Proven to Damage Your Brain

Become a more empathetic and intelligent leader by taking up these four habits.<p>If I've written one story on multitasking, I've written at least 10. In fact, I've penned whole chapters in books, led workshops, and given speeches on the subject -- clearly none of which has helped me beat back this …

The Differences Between Busy and Productive People

Are you a busy donkey or a productive unicorn?<p>The quest to be more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into what …

Richard Branson Says Dump the MBA and Learn 1 Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

One thing can drive your business to success and it's not three letters at the end of your name.<p>Beyond his amazing business success after dropping out of school when he was 15, Richard Branson is unusual. He is unafraid of controversy while managing to live without regrets, as his mother taught …

Entrepreneurship

These are the 31 least corrupt countries on earth

Transparency International published its latest Corruption Perceptions Index, a global ranking of fairness around the world.<p>The ranking of 180 countries is based on the level of public sector corruption in 2017, according to businesspeople, journalists, and civic organisations.<p>Higher-ranked …

Angela Merkel

Harvard Study Says This Is How Long You Should Wait to Respond to a Customer

It won't take even five minutes to do this.<p>You're probably losing at least a good chunk of your sales because of this. And it's right under your nose.<p>Here's the scenario I'm talking about: A customer calls you, and you respond two hours later. You might think that's not too bad, but I'm telling …

Hungry Venezuelan Workers Are Collapsing. So Is the Oil Industry

At 6:40 a.m., Pablo Ruiz squats at the gate of a decaying refinery in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, steeling himself for eight Sisyphean hours of …

These 3 Persuasion Tricks Have Been Used for Over 2,000 Years

Having trouble closing deals? Use the oldest trick in the book.<p>Over 2,000 years ago Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle cracked the code to persuasion. Aristotle is most known for his knowledge and ideologies surrounding abstract, political and rational topics.<p>Aristotle often dealt with the …

Want to be a founder? Go get a job, says venture capitalist Joe Kraus of GV

Yesterday, at Startup Grind, an event series that’s aimed at new founders and people contemplating becoming entrepreneurs, we sat down with Joe Kraus, a partner for the last eight years with Google’s early-stage investing arm, GV.<p>Kraus, who’d earlier co-founded two companies — Excite and Jotspot — …

Venezuela detains 85-year-old survivor of 1950s dictatorship

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan intelligence agents detained before dawn on Friday an 85-year-old activist who is the sole survivor of a clandestine group that fought against a 1950s military dictatorship, according to his family and Twitter feed.<p>Lawyer Enrique Aristeguieta is an outspoken …

EXCLUSIVE: "No-one shoot ... they're surrendering." Venezuelan police radio recording confirms Óscar Pérez was captured alive

<i>This report is based on an investigation by journalists in Caracas who cannot use their names because of security concerns.</i><p>Audio recordings from …

Venezuela

Richard Branson: Work Smarter, Not Longer

The workforce of the future is going to change significantly alongside new technologies. Virgin Founder Richard Branson believes these changes will benefit both workers and employers.<p>Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, …

Venezuelan Officials Visit Qatar to Pitch Cryptocurrency

A delegation from Venezuela’s government is in Qatar to pitch officials there on its soon-to-be-issued cryptocurrency, according to two people with …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Career Development

German pedophile ring: Eight arrested after mother sold nine-year-old

German authorities have uncovered a pedophile ring that involved a mother selling her nine-year-old son to men over the internet. One of the suspects …