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Welcome to our digital nation, Payoneer

E-Residency & Payoneer are now working together to help more global entrepreneurs access business banking online.<p>Payoneer is a payment platform that …

How to choose a cloud computing technology for your startup

Cloud computing technology becomes a standard when talking about developing applications nowadays. A few years ago, companies were enforced to have …

Cloud Computing

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

Open Data

About Us - Trulioo: Global Identity Verification

Our founders, Stephen Ufford and Tanis Jorge, have over a decade of experience working in data-driven businesses. The duo garnered an intimate …

Google and Microsoft Want Every Company to Scrutinize You with AI - MIT Technology Review

When some patients of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire step on their bathroom scale at home, Microsoft’s computers know about it. …

How blockchain will revolutionise far more than money – Dominic Frisby

The impact of record-keeping on the course of history cannot be overstated. For example, the act of preserving Judaism and Christianity in written …

The Best Entrepreneurs Think Globally, Not Just Digitally

“Born Global” is becoming the new “Born Digital.” Social media and digital platforms giving local start-ups global reach increasingly facilitate “born global” start-ups. The “two guys in a Silicon Valley garage” paradigm is surrendering to cross-border collaborations between “two guys in a Noe …

Innovation

Stripe Atlas makes it easy to set up a US business in days

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today Stripe co-founder and CEO, Patrick Collision, announced Stripe Atlas. The new service aims to make it easier to incorporate a business anywhere in the world.<p>Atlas helps incorporate a U.S. Delaware company, open a US bank account with Silicon Valley bank, …

62 Tips From Y Combinator’s Startup Instruction Manual

The world’s most prestigious startup accelerator Y Combinator published a guide to founding companies called The Startup Playbook. Here are the top tips from YC’s president Sam Altman, accompanied by illustrations from Gregory Koberger.

startups

Test IO, The App And Web ‘Crowdtesting’ Platform, Raises $5M And Expands To U.S.

Berlin-based Test IO (formerly Testcloud), which offers a self-service ‘crowdtesting’ platform for app and web developers, has closed a $5 million Series A round from Turn/River Capital, the San Francisco-based VC.<p>The new capital will be used to accelerate growth, including launching in the U.S. …

Apps

Budapest School

Salesforce SMB Help Desk Package unifies inquiries across channels into one view, instantly giving agents personalized info. See customer service CRM plans.

Unsplash’s new API puts 30,000 free photos in your app

Since Unsplash launched over two years ago as a simple Tumblr blog that hosted a handful of free-to-use photos, the site has grown to host over 30,000 high-quality images and is widely regarded as one of the best free stock photo resources on the Web.<p>Crew, the company behind Unsplash, has now …

Estée Lalonde: The good, the bad and the ugly side of life as a YouTuber

As a YouTuber, hitting one million subscribers is a massive milestone and so is getting picked up by one of the most recognized modelling agencies in the world and having your own branded merchandise.<p>Estée Lalonde has achieved all of the above but recently she did something quite radical – she …

Social Media

Why formatting is the secret to shareable content

I try to read as much as I can, and every morning I put aside 30 minutes to check out the latest posts from my favorite blogs and writers.<p>In 30 minutes, you can only take in so much. Some posts I read thoroughly, others I open and close again within a matter of seconds. My favorite ones, I load …

These Four Tech Unicorns Could Reshape Their Industries

Are we in the midst of a tech bubble, one that’s headed for a dot-bomb-type crash?<p>FORBES crunched the numbers and answered with an emphatic “no.” Sure, some of the 140 unicorns globally — the private tech companies valued at more than $1 billion — may be overvalued. That’s true in any portfolio. …

Udacity's new iOS beginners course flows into updated Swift 2.0 nanodegree program

Udacity is introducing a brand new intro to iOS course for those starting form absolute scratch. Additionally, the existing iOS Developer Nanodegree is being updated to Swift 2.0.<p>The course arrived shortly after Apple announced Swift at WWDC 2014. The language saw quite a few upgrades over time, …

MOOCs

Jure Leskovec on Twitter: "Computer Science is now the most popular major for women at @Stanford."

New conversation<p>Tweet unavailable<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>jure</b><p>0 replies 1 retweet 2 likes<p>Replying to @<b>jure</b><p>@<b>jure</b> @<b>mattturck</b> @<b>Stanford</b></b> …

New Boss on Construction Sites Is a Drone - MIT Technology Review

For some construction workers, any thoughts of slacking off could soon seem rather quaint. The drones will almost certainly notice.<p>The site of a …

Project Sunroof: mapping the planet’s solar energy potential, one rooftop at a time

<b></b><br>If you’re in one of our test regions, simply enter your address and Project Sunroof will crunch the numbers. It first figures out how much sunlight …

How to Start a Business With Less Than $20

<i>Jason Zook is best known for being the guy that made over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts for a living and selling his last name (twice). He writes an action-packed newsletter that’s free to join called The Action Army.</i><p>If I were to start a new business right now and had no experience, no connections, …

ZenHub Brings Its Project Management Service To GitHub Enterprise

ZenHub, a service that helps engineering teams manage their GitHub projects through Trello-like drag-and-drop task boards, was previously only available for regular GitHub accounts. Starting now, however, enterprise users who use the on-premise GitHub Enterprise service, will also be able to use …

Project Management

Customer Experience Management Platform Medallia Raises $150M From Sequoia

Medallia, which makes SaaS customer experience management software, has raised $150 million in new funding from returning investor Sequoia Capital. This brings the startup’s total raised so far to $255 million.<p>While customer <i>relationship</i> management (CRM) platforms track and manage sales …

Customer Experience

Why we are teaching science wrong, and how to make it right

Active problem-solving confers a deeper understanding of science than does a standard lecture. But some university lecturers are reluctant to change …

The truth about blogging on Medium

<i>“Look, I am not telling you not to write on</i> <b>Medium</b><i>, OK? You can give it a try. I am just saying you’ll regret it big time for not having blogged on your website. Do you know why?”</i><p>Without waiting for my answer, he opened an article on his computer and started reading the following sections out</i> …

Time I

How three years of Yammer has changed Microsoft for the better

Collaboration and cloud aren't just Microsoft products, they're part of the new culture.<p>Satya Nadella's latest memo on how Microsoft needs a culture …

Satya Nadella

Foundry Group Is Providing Free Housing To Techstars’ Detroit Program

Startups participating in Techstars Mobility have a new option for housing: Foundry Group purchased a lovely house in the Cass Corridor neighborhood. Believe it or not, there’s actually a real estate crunch in downtown Detroit. Sure, houses are a dime a dozen in Detroit, but it’s tough finding a …

Startups

Dwight Gunning on Twitter: "Interview for my Dutch perm. residency Q: Why are you confident you'll always find work in tech? A: "Software is eating the world" - @pmarca"

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Facebook Announces Fifth Data Center, Located In Fort Worth, Texas

Facebook just took the wraps off its fifth data center, with this one landing in Fort Worth, Texas. Like most things at Facebook, the center already has its own Facebook Page.<p>The Fort Worth location joins the four existing centers in Oregon, Iowa, North Carolina, and Sweden. Like its immediate …

Fort Worth