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Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Google begins to roll out mobile-first indexing

Google announced this morning its “mobile-first” indexing of the web is now starting to roll out, after a year and a half of testing and experimentation. Back in 2016, Google first detailed its plan to change the way its search index operates, explaining how its algorithms would eventually be …

SEO

Storage, servers and more: We found 24 cloud services for your business

When it comes to cloud services and software-as-a-service (SaaS), we're all familiar with the usual players. But there's a huge world of opportunity …

Here’s how much it costs to mine a single bitcoin in your country

So-called bitcoin mining is a hot topic of in the cryptocurrency world.<p>That’s chiefly because of the rising electricity costs associated with …

Bitcoin

Kindred Capital, an £80M seed VC firm in London, is giving founders it backs a share of fund profits

Kindred Capital, a London-based VC firm that has actually been up and running since 2015, is announcing that it has closed its first seed fund of £80 million, money it has already been deploying in around 20 tech startups throughout Europe over the last two years.<p>Portfolio companies include FiveAI, …

11 LinkedIn Experts Share their Best Unusual Hack for LinkedIn Marketing

Learn from these LinkedIn Marketing unicorns on how to amp up your LinkedIn presence<p>Through the years, LinkedIn continues to grow as a platform to generate quality leads for businesses. In fact, 80% of B2B leads come from LinkedIn, and fully 79% of B2B marketers say that Linkedin has been an …

The rise and rise of supergiant rounds

Jason Rowley Contributor<p>Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Where did venture capitalists go to college?<br>• ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017<p>With more money flowing into a …

Startups

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

Disrupt NY

7 Essentials for Any 2018 Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital marketing strategy is crucial to most modern businesses. Is yours following these best practices?<p>In today's tech landscape, a solid digital marketing strategy has become the CMO's new bread and butter; the only question now is how to best serve it up. Your business's success depends on the …

5G to AR: Here are 7 technologies to watch in 2018

Blistering fast wireless networks, digital assistants that are, well, everywhere, and a coming out bash for augmented reality.<p>These and other technologies mentioned here, some of which are already familiar but really just getting started, are worth keeping an eye on in 2018. And not just these. You …

Headphones

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

20 Rising Web Development And Design Blogs To Follow In 2017

A year ago I listed 25 promising digital design blogs to follow. When you look back, you notice how much have changed. If you’re aiming to become a successful entrepreneur or a freelancer, you must learn marketing, design and web development.<p>Today I’m sharing a handy list of 20 rising web …

Web Design

3 Social Media Design Tools That Create Stunning Images

Do you want a consistent look for your social media images? Looking for tools that are easy to use? Great-looking graphics are crucial to maintaining …

Infographics

The Wireframe Perfectionist’s Guide

When I was a developer, I often had a hundred questions when building websites from wireframes that I had received. Some of those questions were, …

Wireframing

10 Trendy Homepage Designs To Inspire You

Make your website stand out with these ideas!<p>Every business needs an amazing homepage; it's the first thing your users are going to see, so it forms a powerful first impression, and it also serves as a gateway to the interior pages of your site, where they'll learn more about your brand (and …

How to Get Google to Index Your Blog Content Quickly

If you’ve been reading up on site promotion tips and techniques, you’ll know there are many ways to improve the traffic you’re getting to your site. …

The app boom is not over

Anshu Sharma Contributor<p>Anshu Sharma is a serial entrepreneur and a former venture partner at Storm Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon<br>• An engineer’s guide to picking a startup<p>There’s a new wave of reporting focused on the post-app era. Recode …

Apps

The Internet Without Connection, Free Endless OS For Emerging Markets

There are four billion people on the planet without PCs or access to affordable personal computers. That figure should surely be tempered with some contextualization i.e. not everybody actually wants to have an Internet connection and many traditional, native or bucolic ways of live do still exist …

Emerging Markets

The Indian Startup Ecosystem — Something Isn’t Right

I am not even remotely involved with the Indian startup ecosystem. But unfortunately, I read a lot and try to make sense of it in equal measures. And …

Nearly 1 in 4 people abandon mobile apps after only one use

Apple’s iTunes App Store is home to over 1.5 million apps and Google Play hosts over 2 million, but the number of apps that actually get installed and used on consumers’ devices is still quite small. We already knew that people only interacted with a small handful of third-party apps on a regular …

Apps

Lessons From The Epic Fails Of Well-Funded Startups

Funding doesn’t always guarantee success. These five startups failed after raising close to $100 million and more each from investors.<p>In the startup world, failure is a given. Fail fast is the founder’s mantra. Make a mistake, learn from it, move on, say the experts. When startups are well …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple wants to start making its own original TV shows and movies.</b> According to a new report, the company has been meeting with Hollywood execs and even made a bid for "Top Gear" hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond.<p><b>2. Google Life Sciences has partnered with a European</b> …

Tim Cook

71 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ And More

Upcoming<p>We waded through more than 600 films to bring you the best of 2014. From Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson movies to blockbuster sequels, …

What Instagram Did For Photography, This App Will Do For Design

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

The Key Components of a Mobile App Strategy

There is no question that mobile apps are the future of commerce. Not when the writing on the digital wall tells us that some 25% of online retail is …