Mohammed Qadeer

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How Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, And Other Self-Made Billionaires Got Their Big Break

You call it a big break.<p>Every success story has one.<p>Even luminaries like Sheryl Sandberg, Steve Jobs, and Howard Schultz had a moment where the path of their future clicked into focus.<p>Here are the big breaks that helped these execs build 10-digit fortunes.

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

10 Best Startups From Y Combinator's Demo Day

Something happens to you when you sit through 75 Y Combinator startups all vying for press coverage and investment dollars. Well, besides the fact that you body goes numb from sitting in a plastic chair for nearly seven hours, you see the patterns of a pitch: intro, product explanation, financials, …

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Cellphone data spying: It's not just the NSA

The National Security Agency isn't the only government entity secretly collecting data from people's cellphones. Local police are increasingly scooping it up, too.<p>Armed with new technologies, including mobile devices that tap into cellphone data in real time, dozens of local and state police …

How to Calculate The Equity Split Between Co-Founders in Startups

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago. You can follow George on Twitter at @georgedeeb and @RedRocketVC.</i><p>There are a lot of variables to go into calculating a fair equity split a startup team. These …

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

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How to easily root an Android device

Free utility KingoRoot makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.<p>Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace …

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Snowden files – survey shows confusion over NSA's role

• Welcome to our hub for all Edward Snowden, NSA and GCHQ-related developments around the world • New to the NSA revelations? Catch up here • What do the NSA files mean for you?

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Gradual exodus of young people towards WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk is just as their mums and dads get the hang of social networking<p>Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, …

Build an Outdoor Stove, Oven, Grill and Smoker - DIY

This DIY, wood-fired, outdoor masonry stove can be used four ways: for baking, grilling, cooking, and smoking. Whatever your cooking needs, our …

Our Passion

SpiderOak Leadership<p>Alan Fairless Co-Founder & CEO<p>Veteran systems developer with 25 years of experience building robust and scalable distributed …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Israeli military intelligence unit drives country's hi-tech boom

Unit 8200, Israel's 'GCHQ', has spawned more technology millionaires than many business schools<p>Few people would connect the drab olive green of an Israeli army uniform with the cutting edge of fashion. And most fans of Stylit, a website where a virtual personal stylist matches clothes and …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Crunchy Cheese Puffs

It's no small feat to create perfectly textured Crunchy Cheese Puffs. First you make one of the weirdest doughs you've ever made. Then you steam it. …

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House Call: Five Smartphone Accessories That Help Monitor Your Health

Smartphones are kind of like the Swiss Army knives of the tech world. They make calls. They allow you to send and receive email, browse the Web, …

Oswald T Avery, the unsung hero of genetic science

In 1953 James Watson and Francis Crick changed the face of biology when they discovered the double helix structure of DNA, on the basis of …

Android Lost helps you recover your lost phone or wipe data from it

Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.<p>The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process necessary. Of …

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