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Inside the NSA's War on Internet Security

US and British intelligence agencies undertake every effort imaginable to crack all types of encrypted Internet communication. The cloud, it seems, …

PlayStation exec: It was a cyberattack

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Sony executive said Saturday that a cyberattack was to blame for the network woes that have been plaguing PlayStation and others since Christmas Day.<p>"The video game industry has been experiencing high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay," Catherine …

C

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Ask's CEO: "We won't run a bullying site. If we can't fix Ask.fm, we'll shut it down"

"We're not going to run a bullying site," Ask.com CEO Doug Leeds tells me. "If we can't [fix Ask.fm] we'll shut it down."<p>It's a pretty bold claim for …

How To Time The Market Like Warren Buffett

<i>This is the first in a 3-part series on market timing – read part 2 here.</i><p>“The guy’s just not going to spend the cash to spend it. [He’s] the best …

Chinese regulators investigating Wal-Mart store for food safety violations: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese regulators are investigating a Wal-Mart store in the southern city of Shenzhen for food safety violations, the official Xinhua news service reported, based on videos it said were taken by a Wal-Mart employee at one branch.<p>The Walmart logo is pictured at its store in the …

Best ETFs for Traders: Diversified International

Our Best ETFs for Traders scorecard ranks the most cost-efficient exchange-traded funds for investors holding a position for three months. This portion of it displays the winners among funds holding stocks from many countries.<p>The rules and methods for the Best ETFs for Traders rankings are set …

They Discovered Something In The Brains Of Great Investors That Makes Them Do So Much Better

Warren Buffett once suggested that investors should try to "be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy only when others are fearful."<p>But according to a new study by Caltech and Virginia Tech behavioral economists, only certain people's brains are capable of acting on this advice.<p>The …

Trading

500 Startups Unveils Their Free KISS Legal Docs

KISS: one of America’s favorite rock bands, and now the title for 500 Startups’ newest throng of free legal documents for founders and investors. The …

Venture Capital

The most valuable keywords to have on a tech resume

Silicon Valley CEOs (and many from farther afield) are constantly complaining that good technical talent is expensive and in short supply. There’s something to their concerns. At every education level, jobs requiring STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) skills in the US take far more …

Employment

These 7 Motivational Navy SEAL Sayings Will Kick Your Butt Into Gear | Inc.com

Whether you are an entrepreneur, working in corporate America, or building a startup, it is imperative to continually seek new ways to stay inspired and driven. Being a self-starter is a fantastic quality, but we are all human and get distracted by the minutiae of our day-to-day …

Motivation

Why Tim Cook Wants Apple To Make An iWatch

Specifically, it says that "Mr. Cook appears to be interested in the smartwatch's broader implications — for instance, that a watch might monitor heart rate and other vital measures, thus improving health and limiting doctor visits, according to these people."<p>An iWatch with health monitoring …

Apple

Inside the Mothership

Why So Many New Employees Don't Succeed

Quite often, my colleagues and I are asked to coach freshly hired executives who are struggling to succeed in their new organization. And this struggle to succeed is sadly common – research shows that 46% of new hires fail within their first 18 months. The unfortunate thing is that this statistic …

15 ways to get paid to travel the world

Traveling the world is a dream for many people.<p>While there are ways to do it cheaper and safer than ever with sharing platforms like Airbnb and Couchsurfing, and more information on budget backpacker travel than could fit an encyclopedia, the cost is still out of reach for most.<p>But what if you …

Employment

The CIA has joined Twitter with the best first tweet possible

The US government loves Twitter. For NASA, it's a public relations goldmine. For the State Department, it's a bizarre weapon in the fight on terrorism. For the CIA, it's a chance to revel in kitsch. The agency, which somehow did not yet have a real social media presence, has just posted its first …

5 Successful CEOs Share Their Best Advice For Small-Business Owners

It's no small task. To learn the secrets of those who've done it successfully, we asked five of the leaders that were named to Glassdoor's list of the "25 Highest Rated CEOs at Small and Mid-Sized Companies" to share their best advice for small-business owners.<p>Scroll down for their responses.

Small Business

'Love Contracts' Force Couples to Define What's Embarrassing

Instagramming that unflattering photo of your significant other could wind up costing you.<p>Social media agreements are becoming increasingly common, …

3 Things Entrepreneurs Do: Buck The Trend, Find Opportunity, Persevere

It seems to me that Zions Bancorporation is the epitome of regional banking done right.<p>Zions’ founding bank, Zions Savings Bank & Trust Company, traces its roots to 1873 when it was founded by Brigham Young. In the 141 years since, the company has gone through numerous changes.<br>Change is constant in …

11 Things You Should Never Say At Work

In the new book "Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success," Sylvia Ann Hewlett says three things signal whether a professional is leadership material: how they act, how they look, and how they speak.<p>Speaking eloquently not only improves your daily communications, it builds up …

Self-help

US stock exchanges face lawsuit over high-frequency trading

It is alleged HFT enables professionals to make quick profits at the expense of savers and pension fund investors<p>The American lawyer who orchestrated a successful class action suit against the tobacco industry 20 years ago has turned his sights on the stock exchanges caught up in the controversy …

Vodafone admits many governments have direct access to user data

Worst snooping fears are confirmed for 400 million customers<p>Vodafone is revealing the existence of secret wires that allow government agencies to directly access conversations on its networks. The surprise revelations are contained within a 40,000 word document published today, designed to shed …