George Lett

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IRS: Taxpayers May Immediately Deduct The Purchase Of Assets Costing Less Than $2,500

Lost among the administrative and technical complexities of the “repair regulations” was the occasional bit of good news. For example: for years, taxpayers have fought with IRS examiners about whether the cost of certain small assets may be immediately deducted, or if instead, the cost must be …

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The 25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology

In a one-and-a-half year long investigation, CNNMoney probed 20 of the most influential technology companies in the U.S.<p>What they found: racial minorities and women are generally underrepresented in management roles. And those roles are typically dominated by white and Asian men.<p>So yes, there are …

Meet DSSD, Andy Bechtolsheim’s secret chip startup for big data

For almost three years many of the creators of Sun’s Zettabyte File System have been slaving away in a Menlo Park, Calif. building trying to build a …

Apple reportedly looking at $5 billion price tag for new “spaceship” HQ

The company has also pushed back move-in plans from 2015 to 2016.<p>Apple's new "spaceship" campus will require little more work—and resources—to build …

Showdown Looms Over LightSquared Wireless Venture

A hedge fund with ties to satellite mogul Charlie Ergen is headed for a bankruptcy-court showdown with Wall Street financier Philip Falcone over the …

Ultra-Hot Secret Sharing App Whisper Raises $3 Million From Lightspeed, Trinity, And Others

If you haven’t heard of Whisper yet, get ready to. It’s the latest social app to capture the attention of a huge — and growing — audience of users, as well as the attention of a group of investors. So far, the startup has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and …

Google Glass SXSW video demonstration now available in its entirety

Last month, Google showed off Glass with a demonstration of its user interface at SXSW, giving attendees an in-depth look at the device and how it …

A Different Approach To Foiling Hackers? Let Them In, Then Lie To Them.

Most systems administrators describe the task of network security as something like defending a castle. Kristin Heckman talks about fighting hackers in terms that sound more like a job as a Walmart greeter.<p>“We want to provide these individuals with an enjoyable experience,” she says of the …

Apple says VPN changes coming in iOS thanks to VirnetX verdict

The changes will be distributed as part of an iOS update later this month.<p>Apple has been forced to change how iOS devices use VPN following a $368.2 …

You want to crunch top-secret data securely? CryptDB may be the app for that

There are lots of applications for data crunching in the security-obsessed worlds of the defense, healthcare, and financial services industries. The …

Flipboard Welcomes Cisco's Special Section From the Future

Flipboard Welcomes Cisco’s Special Section From the Future<p>Inside Flipboard / January 4, 2013<p>If you’re keen on keeping pace with the leading edge of …

Readers Love Tech, Photography and Apple News in 2012

Inside Flipboard / January 5, 2013<p>Before the holidays, we casually polled Flipboard users on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ asking you, dear reader, …

Welcome to the (BBC) Future

Inside Flipboard / February 15, 2013<p>The brilliant sci-fi writer William Gibson once observed: “The future is already here—it’s just not very evenly …

Pitchfork Heaps Essential Music onto Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 12, 2013<p>A first-world problem: Music discovery. So much great stuff is being created, how can you possibly keep track of it …