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Anonymous is accusing this Silicon Valley startup of helping ISIS

CloudFlare is a service that helps websites stay online in the face of overwhelming traffic. It acts as an intermediary or filter and is a vital protection against DDoS attacks (in which someone sends huge amounts of traffic at a site in an attempt to make it collapse under the weight).<p>The …

Silicon Valley
College & University

Yale computer science students say the school has 'ceded the battle' to Harvard and Stanford

The petition follows a nearly identical letter released in February by a group of Yale CS graduate students; 25 of the department's 33 students signed the original letter. The new petition — which can only be signed by Yale students and alumni — generated nearly 500 signatures by Monday …

College & University

Harvard ranked ahead of Cambridge and Oxford as world's most prestigious university

Harvard University has retained its position of being ranked the world's most prestigious university.<p>The Times Higher Education's World Reputation …

College & University

Harvard Business Review On: How to Hire Superstars

How do you recruit, hire, and retain awesome people? Today startups and behemoths alike brag about their team of ninjas or rockstars. But how can you …

FBN’s Liz Claman Heads to Harvard

Fox Business Network host <b>Liz Claman</b> is heading to Harvard for a FOX Business Special “Mobile Money” live from The Innovation Project 2015 conference. …

Advertising Industry

Alibaba is about to open the floodgates for insiders holding 437 million shares

"I said if you want to go play with the money, I will do it for you but understand this is for entertainment purposes and not an investment strategy," said Verseput, president of Veripax Financial Management in Folsom, California, who manages about $65 million. For the two clients that insisted on …

Alibaba Group

Ebay: Small businesses feel banks are failing them and times are tougher under coalition

Small businesses believe that they are not getting the support from banks that they did before the credit crunch and that things have only got worse …

Investing

With revenue flat, Oracle blames strong U.S. dollar

Shares of Oracle jumped in after-hours trading after the company reported flat revenue in its most recent quarter. The software giant blamed its lack …

Wage disparities getting bigger in Germany | Business | DW | 18.03.2015

Real German incomes, or gross wages adjusted for inflation, had not developed evenly in recent years across different wage sectors, a study by the …

April 1st is no joke for retirement account holders

An important deadline is fast approaching for people required to tap their retirement savings for the first time. And at least one set of numbers …

Five charts you need to see before the Budget

Shrinking the UK's deficit, cutting taxes and economic growth explained as George Osborne prepares for Budget day 2015<p><b>A good growth story</b><p><b>One of George Osborne's biggest boasts at the dispatch box on Wednesday</b> will centre on the UK's robust economic recovery over the last two years.<p>After a rocky …

Citigroup plans Argentina business exit amid bond turmoil

Citigroup plans to shut its custody business in Argentina after a US judge refused to lift an order that blocked the bank from making interest …

Argentina

Osborne pins hopes on £6bn budget windfall to regain momentum in polls

Chancellor lines up final budget of parliament to defuse Labour’s attack on public spending cuts and break opinion poll stalemate<p>Follow all the Budget 2015 live developments here<p>George Osborne will deliver the final budget of the parliament – and the last significant political act of the coalition …

Barclays bosses raked in £16.5 million in share awards despite BILLIONS spent on financial scandals

According to a regulatory filing, Barclays' CEO Antony Jenkins, as well as the head of the investment bank Tom King, group finance director Tushar Morzaria, and 8 other executives received £16.5 million in share awards.<p>The Barclays stock was priced at £2.535 per share and the place of trading was …

Investing

ECB besieged by protests as Draghi celebrates $1.4bn tower

As the European Central Bank prepares to inaugurate its new headquarters four months after moving in, more than 10,000 protesters are seeking to spoil the party<p>Frankfurt, the euro area’s financial capital and home of the common currency, is bracing for demonstrations and sit-ins on Wednesday at …

Product TV Is A Video-Centric Mobile App For Finding Cool New Products

One of the main things we try to do at TechCrunch is highlight new gadgets, apps, and other products that you might want to check out. We’re hardly the only site with that aim, but the success of Product Hunt (which recently won our Crunchie Award for Best New Startup) suggests that there’s an …

Afghanistan

Messaging app Glimpse Labs shuts down as cofounder departs for new startup

Glimpse Labs, an ephemeral messaging app focused on teenagers, has shut down, VentureBeat has learned.<p>“Glimpse wound down,” Glimpse Labs cofounder and chief technology officer Elissa Shevinsky told VentureBeat in an interview today. “I have open-sourced the code.”<p>Shevinsky originally established …

Apps

Carbon3D printer is super speedy thanks to light and oxygen

3D printing startup Carbon3D has demonstrated a new approach to fabricating commercial-quality objects from resin using oxygen and light.<p>On stage at …

3D Printing

Google introduces app-approval process for Android developers

Google just made changes to its Play Store policies that will affect every Android developer.<p>Android developers now have to wait for apps to be …

Twitter automates the creation of harassment reports

Twitter has added a new feature that allows victims of harassment to create a full report of a harassing Tweet with just a mouse click.<p>Twitter has announced a new feature to simplify dealing with harassing tweets. In many countries around the world, this sort of harassment on social media is …

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Will Arrive This Summer, Reveals Tests With Xiaomi

Microsoft confirmed today that Windows 10 will launch this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages. Frustratingly, though, the company isn’t dishing an actual launch date for its hotly-anticipated new platform, but an interesting new nugget of information was let out today.<p>The company previously …

Fortune.com

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Valve Explains Why It Went Into Hardware

Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell and business development lead Erik Johnson have revealed an insight into why the company decided to venture into the hardware space. Speaking on the GameSlice Podcast with Geoff Keighley, the duo's discussion included topics such as Valve's current …

Ready Player One

This iPhone Case Looks Just Like the Back to the Future Time Machine

We were supposed to have hoverboards and self-tying shoes by now. Even if <i>Back to the Future II</i> was pretty wrong about how tech would evolve by 2015, …

How Google determined our right to be forgotten

Google has acted as judge, jury and executioner in the wake of Europe’s right to be forgotten ruling. But what does society lose when a private corporation rules public information?<p>Mario Costeja González spent five years fighting to have 18 words delisted from Google search results on his name.<p>When …

Snapchat could be worth $19bn - double what everyone thought a month ago

Snapchat is looking to raise more money from investors in a move that could value the photo messaging app at $19bn<p>Snapchat is looking to raise more money from investors in a move that could value the photo messaging app at $19bn, almost doubling its price tag in just a month.<p>Executives at the Los …

Spotlight: Digital Designer Adam Skalecki

MagMaker / January 26, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Adam Skalecki and I’m a Senior Digital Designer at Crispin Porter + Bogusky. <b>My love of</b> making things is fueled …