Isaac Salama

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Improving the way business improves

Current trends are placing unprecedented demands on the Enterprise for change along with significant new requirements for increased business …

What Startup Founders Wish They'd Done Before the M&A Deal

I recently moderated the Mergers and Acquisitions panel at the annual meeting of startup founders from Europe and the U.S. backed by Bertelsmann’s Digital Media venture fund, which our law firm represents. While the discussion covered numerous topics, I was struck by how many questions our panel …

Silicon Valley’s Dirty Secret

Silicon valley has a dirty secret. Everybody in the valley knows about this secret, many people outside of the valley know about this secret, and …

Understanding the Difference between NoSQL and SQL

<b>Hadoop is not a type of database, but rather a software ecosystem that allows for massively parallel computing. It is an enabler of certain types</b> …

9 of the best apps for sharing files between devices and friends

We depend on our mobile devices for everything from messaging to taking pictures. They’re also great for carrying and sharing files — provided you have the right tools for the job.<p>I’ve rounded up the best apps for moving files between your computers and devices and sending them to your contacts. …

June 2015

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Welcome To The Age Of The Micro-Singularity

You know it when it happens: All of a sudden, everyone on the Internet is talking about the same thing. What does it mean for the future of information?<p>Last month, over a billion people around the world suddenly knew the name and appearance of the very same woman, and simultaneously began …

10 User Experience Testing Tools Marketers Need to Know About

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works!" Steve Jobs said.<p>Each one of us interacts with information …

How a 10-month-old startup's founders convinced investors to give them millions of dollars to buy a 93-year-old German razor factory

But Jeff Raider and Andy Katz-Mayfield, the cofounders of shaving startup Harry's did just that — and then they used the money to buy a 93-year-old German factory.<p>Raider and Katz-Mayfield became friends more than a decade ago, when the two were interns together during college. Raider then went on …

Deep learning startup Nervana raises $20.5M

Nervana Systems, one startup building artificial intelligence systems that companies can use to make their applications smarter, announced today a $20.5 million round of funding.<p>The startup specializes in a type of AI called deep learning, which involves feeding lots of data to artificial neural …

MongoDB and Couchbase try to bridge old and new database worlds

Most of the buzz in the database world for the past few years has been around NoSQL (or not-only-SQL) databases, while traditional relational SQL …

7 Essential JavaScript Functions

Read the full article at: 7 Essential JavaScript FunctionsI remember the early days of JavaScript where you needed a simple function for just about …

JavaScript Charts comparison

<b>3 best JavaScript charts libraries comparison:<br>Fusioncharts, VanCharts and Highcharts</b><p>It is practically impossible to imagine any dashboard without …

UX is Not UI: The Differences And Why They Matter

Wikipedia defines a logical fallacy as an “argument whose stated premises may fail to adequately support its proposed conclusion.”<p>These types of …

UX Design

Swiss bankers are turning to video games to attract a younger generation of clients

ZURICH (Reuters) - No longer is schmoozing over long lunches and fine wines enough; Swiss private bankers are turning to video games and virtual reality to attract a new generation of skeptical clients and see off digital rivals.<p>Technology is likely to appeal to multi-tasking millionaires with …

Goo.gl shortened URLs can now direct users to your app or site

Google announced today that links created using its goo.gl URL shortening service will direct users to the appropriate deep linked Android app, iOS app or site.<p>That’s good news for developers who want an easy way to guide users to content within their mobile apps, along with a fallback link to the …

London’s Passion Capital Raises $69M For Its Second Early Stage Fund

London-based Passion Capital has raised a second fund for investing in early stage U.K.-based startups — today announcing a coffer of £45 million ($69M) to power its next phase of investments.<p>Passion Capital Fund II is another ECF (Enterprise Capital Fund), so the U.K. government is providing a …

The most mind-blowing things I learned in my first year at Harvard Business School

<i>"What's one thing you've learned at Harvard Business School that blew your mind?"</i><p>I've gotten countless variations of this question over the past year.<p>I can't tell you everything I've learned at HBS, and no book would have prepared me for the experience.<p>Instead, I'm going to give you a taste.<p>Some of …

The invention that changed music forever

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.<p>The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correcting software that has since changed the …

Music

Price Points: Six Steps To Valuing A Tech Startup

In truth, we care about valuation, but we care more about execution. We love backing entrepreneurs that can demonstrate real passion, desire, ambition, experience and domain expertise that give us the belief that they can build large and successful ventures.

Startups

55+ jQuery plugins for developers

jQuery is a fantastic JavaScript library, we know this. We also know that there are lot of cool plugins out there which take things to the next …

How To Make An App Prototype In 3 Hours

Keynotopia transforms Keynote and PowerPoint into the best rapid prototyping tools for building mobile, web, and desktop app mockups.<p>Ever have an …

What are the Benefits of Node.js?

What is Node.js?Ryan Dahl, and other developers, at Joyent created Node.js. Node.js is an open source, cross-platform runtime environment...

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Developing a Mobile App? 3 Frameworks You Should Know

A developer can create mobile apps with games and productivity software by using any framework; however, some of the software programs have more APIs …

Apps

Lost for words? How reading can teach children empathy

Teacher Network,Education,Australian education,US education,Teaching tips,Schools,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Private schools,Teaching,Literacy,English and creative writing,Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Teen books,Books,Children and teenagers<p>Stories have the power …