Joshua Zhao

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The Best Ways to Fight Robocalls

Robocalls—the digital equivalent of mosquitoes in your bedroom on a hot summer evening—aren’t just annoying, they’re potentially dangerous. These …

Identity Theft

YouTube's women of STEM make learning about science fun

<i>This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The</i> <i>Women Fixing STEM</i><i>, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech, engineering, and math, as</i> …

Stanford University

The 25 most generous philanthropists in America today

America's wealthiest people donated $14.7 billion in 2017 to causes, alma maters, foundations, and charities — more than doubling the amount given away in 2016.<p>For 18 years, The Chronicle of Philanthropy has published an annual round up of the top-50 philanthropists in America by calculating their …

Addressing the identity management issue we’ve grown too accustomed to

<i>By Vasiliy Suvorov, Vice President of Technology Strategy at Luxoft, Vice President, Crypto Valley Association</i><p>Today’s identity management poses a …

Blockchain

Hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how to bypass 2FA

A new exploit allows hackers to spoof two-factor authentication requests by sending a user to a fake login page and then stealing the username, password, and session cookie.<p>KnowBe4 Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick showed the hack in a public video. By convincing a victim to visit a …

A Perfect Ten: Node.js Foundation Launches v.10.0.0

The Node.js Foundation just released the newest version of everyone’s favorite lightweight JavaScript runtime built atop Chrome’s V8 JavaScript …

JavaScript

Lessons Learned — A Year Of Going “Fully Serverless” In Production

At Torii, we decided to go the <b>no-ops</b> path as much as possible meaning we’ll focus all our efforts on our product and not on <b>operations</b>. While we enjoy …

Easy, Password-Free, Cryptographic Authentication for Web Applications

See also the cryptographic authentication page. Update. The demo code mentioned below has been updated to fix bugs. If you find any additional bugs …

Platform power is crushing the web, warns Berners-Lee

On the 29th birthday of the world wide web, its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has sounded a fresh warning about threats to the web as a force for good, adding his voice to growing concerns about big tech’s impact on competition and society.<p>The web’s creator argues that the “powerful weight of a …

How to fix push notifications

Nothing epitomizes our love-hate relationship with today's tech more than the push notification.<p>Our hatred of those badges, banners, and little red …

Technology

Want to Launch the Next Billion-Dollar Startup? Here's What to Do at Every Stage of Your Company

Three stages of innovation launched Tesla, Netflix, and McDonald's billion-dollar brands, and can help your business boom too.<p>Tesla launched its Roadster in 2008. While a radical entry into the electric car market, it was largely ignored. Over time a truly unique business model emerged, including …

Facebook-owned Onavo quietly launches Bolt App Lock, a data-tracking app that locks other apps

Onavo, the data-security app maker Facebook acquired in 2013 in order gain insights into mobile user activity across apps, has quietly launched a new app aimed at Android users called Bolt App Lock. Instead of offering a VPN, Bolt App Lock is a tool that lets you lock down any app you don’t want …

Moving Your Passwords From Google Chrome to a Dedicated App Just Got a Lot Easier

If you’ve been using Google Chrome to store all of your logins and passwords, that’s great—a lot better than scribbling your passwords on sticky …

Google Chrome

Urban Airship announces new features for automated messaging

Urban Airship recently announced new capabilities designed to allow app developers to deliver the right message to their users at exactly the right time.<p>Senior Vice President of Product and Engineering Mike Herrick explained that the company (which started out as a platform for push notifications) …

How to Stash Your Luggage for a Couple of Hours When Traveling

You’ve just landed at your travel destination, but the Airbnb won’t be available for a few hours. What to do? You could start exploring the city, but …

Luggage

Single Sign-On authentication – the bug that lets you logon as someone else

Logon security company Duo recently found a flaw in its own authentication gateway - a bug that affected numerous other vendors, too.

Top 3 open-source subscription billing systems in 2018

I’ve spent years researching and using open-source projects for my business processes. However, finding a useful application for subscription billing …

The top 10 security challenges of serverless architectures

Broken authentication and privileged access without cause are among the most common security concerns.<p>Serverless architectures, also known as …

Top 10

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

How to Start Small but Think Big: 5 Steps for Creating the Future

This column is authored by Aly Juma, Partner, Judith + FawkesThe post How to Start Small but Think Big: 5 Steps for Creating the Future appeared …

3 Simple Product Development Lessons All Entrepreneurs Should Remember

Here are the things I have always kept in mind in continually working to evolve the companies I've run.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a long simmering, rather interesting argument around the notion of "nurture vs. nature" as it relates to human beings and …

Craig Newmark Founded Craigslist To Give Back, Now He's A Billionaire

On March 1, 1995, Craig Newmark fired off an email to his friends. Having been laid off from his job at Charles Schwab, where he had explored the early promise of the internet as a computer engineer, he decided he had reached a time in his life to “give back.”<p>Using his severance package and …

Craigslist

Want to Start Your Own Business? 15 Signs You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur

In many ways, entrepreneurs are just like everyone else: they come from all types of backgrounds, a variety of demographics, they possess different levels of education and experience and skill....<p>Yet when you look closely you'll see that in some ways, entrepreneurs are very, very different, even if …

Entrepreneurship

Will February 2017 go down as the month that destroyed adtech?

February 2017 has been a bad month for adtech. This month’s news should shake the industry down to its very core – and rightfully so.<p><b>Marc Pritchard</b> …

Productive tools for iOS app development

Xcode is one of the best IDE for coding, so we can’t do anything without that. But there are better tools for other cases especially debugging of …

Dropbox’s tool shows how chatbots could be future of cybersecurity

Disillusion with chatbots has set in across the tech industry and yet Dropbox’s deep thinkers believe they have spotted the technology’s hidden …

Expand Your Busines Savvy With These 8 Podcasts

What should you be listening to? These eight podcasts provide insights into business growth, leadership, and the technology impacting our society.<p>Podcast consumption has grown tremendously over the last couple of years. In fact, between 2015 and 2016, the audience climbed another 23 percent, …

The Best Wireless Routers That Can Run DD-WRT

It's simple to buy a closed router platform, but rolling your own router using DD-WRT, OpenVPN, and a compatible wireless router tested in this …

Shine gives up on mobile network ad-block threats, wants to play nice

So much for sticking “nuclear weapons” in carriers’ dumb pipes. Shine, last year’s <i>enfant terrible</i> of mobile ad blocking is pivoting (again!) — in both tone of voice and business model. It’s also rebranding to, er, Rainbow.<p>So, to keep tabs, since 2011 this Disrupt startup battlefield alum has moved …