Matthew Pack

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Kano's Got The Computer Any Kid Can Build, Anywhere

They set out with a mission to enable any kid to build their own computer from a lego-like kit, now for Kano the next step is to make sure children across Asia have that access – an interesting endeavor considering the impact the concept could have – especially on an enormous Indian youth …

TED Talks

Internet Explorer is still the world's most popular browser — but not for long

Internet Explorer and Google Chrome are about to swap places in the charts as Microsoft's aging browser continues to quickly fall out of favor with many consumers.<p>The March 2016 usage data from NetMarketShares reveals that Google Chrome now has a 39.09 percent share of the browser market, less than …

Software

Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of

You may not know him by name just yet, but he's one of the most powerful people alive. Google's new CEO Sundar Pichai wants to bring the internet to the rest of the world, all while winning back your trust.<p><b>The Consumer Electronics Show,</b> universally known as CES, is a riot of technology. Held …

Bernie Sanders

Samsung wants to swap its rigid culture for a startup ethos

Samsung, the largest mobile and memory chip company in the world, says it plans to change its autocratic ways and act more like a start-up. In a statement, it says "we aim to reform our internal culture, execute as quickly as a startup company and push towards open communication and continuously …

13 Jobs That Now Matter The Most, From A Digital Perspective

Every organization, regardless of size or industry, is looking for people that can help bring about greater digital acumen.<p>If you’re looking to shift your career into more of a digital mode, or if you are an executive charged with building a more digital-savvy organization, Hiring Hub has compiled …

Customers

15 Make-Ahead Soup Recipes That Will Warm You Up from Head to Toe

There’s nothing like coming home to a steamy bowl of soup after a day spent skiing on the slopes, a snowball fight with your friends or even just a blustery walk home from work. Soup will warm you up from head to toe, but who wants to spend an hour by the stove after a long day in the cold? Try …

Cooking

The 12 Bottle Bar

Setting up a home bar can be daunting, given the huge array of liquors to choose from. <i>The 12 Bottle Bar</i> will have you up and mixing with a minimum …

Alcohol

UK government wants to become a 'smartphone state'

The UK’s Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey has taken to Twitter to tap the crowd for ideas ahead of the government drafting its next five year tech strategy.<p>Having ploughed millions into East London’s ‘Tech City’ and wandered around the world with ‘Great Britain’ flags flying, the government is …

Britain's big banks told to raise another £27bn in case of emergency

The biggest lenders have to show they have resources to carry on providing vital financial services even if the other parts of the bank collapse<p>Britain’s top banks have to raise another £27bn by 2020 to prove to regulators that the core of the financial system, such as bank payments, will still …

Investing

Jack Dorsey To Give A Third Of His Stock To Twitter Employees

Twitter Inc Chief Executive and co-founder Jack Dorsey said he is giving a third of his stock in the company, about 1 percent, to the employee equity pool.<p>The move, worth $197 million as of July 28, is to "reinvest directly in our people," Dorsey, who was named as the company's permanent CEO …

Employment

Bitcoin is a currency, the EU admits

When it comes to bitcoin, Europe’s highest court and the US’s major tax agency don’t agree on exactly what it is.<p>In a decision last week, Europe’s Court of Justice effectively decided that bitcoin is a currency, and therefore transactions in which bitcoins are exchanged for other currencies are …

Bitcoin

Dear Quartz, maybe it’s you that needs new glasses and a map. 2013 was not a lost year for tech

Advertisement<p>77 Comments<p>If anything, in 2013 it became even more fashionable for some of our fellow scribes and righteous founders to lament the lack …

Edward Snowden warns about loss of privacy in Christmas message - video

Edward Snowden, the man who revealed extensive details of electronic surveillance by American, Australian and British spy agencies, warns of the dangers posed by mass surveillance in an alternative Christmas message broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK. The two-minute video is believed to have been …