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How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Learning

Major Leak Suggests NSA Was Deep in Middle East Banking System

For eight months, the hacker group known as Shadow Brokers has trickled out an intermittent drip of highly classified NSA data. Now, just when it …

Say Hello to the Super-Stealthy Malware That’s Going Mainstream

Typical anti-malware software scans hard drives in search of malicious files, and then flags them for removal. That strategy breaks down, though, …

We’re Building a World-Size Robot, and We Don’t Even Realize It

Last year, on October 21, your digital video recorder — or at least a DVR like yours — knocked Twitter off the internet. Someone used your DVR, along …

Cybersecurity

1,700 years ago, the mismanagement of a migrant crisis cost Rome its empire

On Aug. 3, 378, a battle was fought in Adrianople, in what was then Thrace and is now the province of Edirne, in Turkey. It was a battle that Saint Ambrose referred to as “the end of all humanity, the end of the world.”<p>The Eastern Roman emperor Flavius Julius Valens Augustus—simply known as Valens, …

Ancient History

How Finding Flow Helped Me Decide What I Should Do With My Life

For most of my life, I’ve just drifted. I would work passionately at one thing for a while, then I’d burn out on that thing and move on to something …

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails that I …

Military

Why Native Apps Really are Doomed: Native Apps are Doomed pt 2

I recently wrote an article called “Native Apps are Doomed.” I was surprised at how many people were defending native apps. In all honesty, the user …

How Elon Musk Learns Faster and Better Than Everyone Else

Tesla’s co-founder is one of a kind, but his ability to master several different fields isn’t magic<p>How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build …

Why Don't Millennials Love Digital Payments?

While Millennials are the segment that use mobile payments the most, acceptance of digital payments has fallen far short of potential. The reasons …

How was your work week?

Retroospect is a work happiness meter - answer 5 simple questions every week to generate reports and analytics on your satisfaction with your job.

Analytics

How I Grew My Company From $100 to $400 Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before launching my current startup, I started a company called Trace3 with $100 and grew it to over $400 million in revenue. Certainly, Trace3 has been successful as a technology consultancy and reseller, but I didn’t start the company …

4-day work week - Lessons learned

<b>It's been 1.5 years of freelancing and 4-day work weeks (30h / week). The original plan was to use the fifth day for non-billable work such as</b> …

8 out of 10 businesses fail in the first year, right? Wrong.

8 out of 10 businesses successfully survive their first year and increase their chances of survival with every year they stay in …

Schadenfreude

Remove ransomware infections from your PC using these free tools

A how-to on finding out what ransomware is squatting in your PC -- and how to get rid of it.<p>Ransomware, a variety of malware which encrypts user …

Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

SWIFT Warns Banks Of More Cyberattacks

Reports of additional attacks against banks that use SWIFT, the global financial transaction messaging network, came to light Wednesday. The attacks …

Post-quantum crypto startup PQ bags $10.3M Series A

Being first to market with complex technology doesn’t usually make for a simple sales proposition. Nor does trying to pioneer an alternative approach as a small security startup vs established industry practices.<p>UK-based Post-Quantum, aka PQ, which was founded all the way back in 2009, has been …

Business Development

Ransomware in real time: How hackers infiltrate secured systems

Security-software providers are in a constant cat-and-mouse game with ransomware makers who can find ways to penetrate even well-guarded systems. The following is an account of a real attack that happened in February of this year, as described by Chris Whidden, a security engineer based out of New …

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi?

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

Information Systems

Fintech doesn’t just disrupt banks, it makes them platforms

It’s easy to move your money between banks. What’s annoying is moving your apps.<p>There’s been a recent explosion of fintech products in spaces like stock trading, wealth management, payments, loans, remittance and insurance. It’s been fueled by a massive uptick in venture investment in private …

IBM Puts Its Twist on Blockchain With New Security Framework

Once again, IBM has taken an emerging technology and put its own special twist on it to make the technology work for Big Blue and its enterprise …

Strengthening authentication through big data

The fact that plain passwords are no longer safe to protect our digital identities is no secret. For years, the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a means to ensure online account security and prevent fraud has been a hot topic of …

Understanding Password Authentication & Password Cracking

Introduction to Authentication<p>In this article we’re going to explore different authentication mechanisms. An authentication mechanism (or method) is …

IT security

Making sense of enterprise security

Tom Seo Contributor<p>Tom Seo is an investor at Envision Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>J.P. Morgan, OnDeck And The Future of Alternative Lending<p>Until recently, I knew nothing about enterprise security beyond some of the more widely publicized breaches in the United States.<p>That said, after …

Confused by crypto? Here's what that password hashing stuff means in English

Cryptography is dead hard. But being conversant in the key aspects of cryptography – to the extent that you could even explain some of it to …

Yahoo Said to Start Approaching Bidders as Soon as Monday

Yahoo! Inc. will begin approaching potential corporate and private equity buyers as soon as Monday as the Web company seeks bidders for its core …

Alibaba Group

How Open Banking Will Change the Banking Landscape

<b>Technology has changed the way we interact with companies. Over the past decade, many industries have been disrupted by the likes of Uber, Facebook</b> …

Carbanak Hackers Targeting Banks Again, Security Pros Say

A cybercrime ring that reportedly stole $1 billion from banks around the world last year is back, using different tactics. For one thing, it's more …

Customers

Tech Budgets Focusing on Security and Cloud Computing in 2016

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2016) - IDG Enterprise's Computerworld -- the leading IT media brand dedicated to being the voice of business …