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Uizard raises funds for its AI that turns design mockups into source code

When you’re trying to build apps, there is a very tedious point where you have to stare at a wireframe and then laboriously turn it into code. Actually, the process itself is highly repetitive and ought to be much easier. The traditional software development from front-end design to front-end …

Kubernetes And The Open Service Broker Make Multi-Cloud A Reality

The rise of open source software has changed the industry dynamics. One example of this phenomenon is the evolution of containers and container management platforms.<p>Kubernetes, the popular open source container orchestration project has active contributors from Google, Red Hat, IBM and Microsoft …

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Asimov’s laws of robotics need an update for the workplace

Seventy-six years ago, sci-fi author Isaac Asimov wrote his initial three laws of robotics as part of his short story, “Runaround.” With visions of physical robots living alongside humans, Asimov’s universal maxims were designed to be programmed into robotic DNA, thus preventing them from harming …

The Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Behind a String of Big Breaches

This week, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off 5th, and Lord & Taylor department stores—all owned by The Hudson’s Bay Company—acknowledged a data breach …

Benchmark just funded Chainalysis, the crypto intelligence company that helped crack the Mt. Gox case

When the virtual currency exchange Mt. Gox collapsed into bankruptcy in 2014 following the disappearance of hundreds of thousands of bitcoins and tens of millions of dollars, those who lost money were understandably furious.<p>For a small group of people, however, the theft — likely masterminded, we …

Like Dividends? I Bet You'll Love These 4 Stocks

With yields currently above 8%, each of these companies offers investors an attractive income stream.<p>Investing in dividend-paying stocks is one of …

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

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Jaguar Land Rover owner denies stake in electric-car maker Faraday Future: updated report

Most reports on startup electric-car maker Faraday Future tend to describe it as "struggling," and that may be an understatement.<p>It halted work at …

A futuristic doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and is backed by Eric Schmidt and Marc Benioff is opening in LA

Forward, a futuristic doctor's office that looks "like an Apple Store meets 'Westworld,'" is setting up shop in Los Angeles.<p>For $150 a month, Forward acts as your primary care provider, along with providing some extra perks and technology used with the intent to keep you healthier.<p>Forward launched …

Best Smart Switches for Amazon Alexa

So you've got a home. You've got Amazon Alexa doing her thing, be it in an original Echo or an Echo Dot or maybe the new Echo Show. (Or in any one of …

Jared Kushner’s Harvard Admissions Essay

Dear Harvard,<p>How are you? I hope you are well! My name is Jared Kushner, and I would like to go to you. As an example of how smart I am, here is some money.<p>I heard from my daddy and my friends’ daddies that you are a big house for smart, good boys. I am a good boy! I am nice and my face is very …

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal car interface called Panda

George Hotz, aka geohot, is fidgeting in his living room, wearing dark shades and a giant comma on his t-shirt as he shows me his company’s latest product, an $88 universal car interface called Panda.<p>Hotz both lives and works in a residential San Francisco neighborhood with a team of 20-somethings …

How Ethereum became the platform of choice for ICO’d digital assets

Jason Rowley Contributor<p>Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Where did venture capitalists go to college?<br>• ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017<p>For most of the history of …

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that they’re just growing their business. We really don’t hear about Houzz’s business that often.<p>Except now the …

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

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Little-Known Newsletter Beats Market Year After Year - For Four Decades

The crowded investment newsletter business is fiercely competitive, so superior or strong performance is difficult to achieve — and sustain. But one particular newsletter, “The Prudent Speculator,” has been beating the market on an annualized basis, not just for a brief period of time but for four …

The 2 Best Dividend Stocks in Marijuana

Looking for marijuana stocks, but you want dividends, too? Check out AbbVie and Scotts Miracle-Gro.<p>Marijuana stocks that pay dividends? That might …

Iron Mountain: A Storage REIT Yielding Over 6%

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are some of the most popular high dividend stocks for income investors.<p>Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM) is one such …

3 Dividend Stocks That Thrive in Market Crashes

Dividends are an important component of a fully thought out investment strategy during the best of times, but a critical one when things turn south and markets crash. They can be the lifeline that pulls you through the worst of times.<p><b>Wal-Mart</b> (NYSE: WMT), <b>Rollins</b> (NYSE: ROL), and <b>Dollar General</b> …

You can now control your entire smart home with a single command

Back in November, IFTTT rolled out one of the biggest redesigns the service has ever experienced.<p>In addition to a new site and a new look, what used to be referred to as recipes are now called applets. Brands with services on IFTTT were given special privileges for creating custom, multiservice …

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Globalism Reigns at Box Office, While 'Furious' Passes $1B

NEW YORK (AP) — A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally diverse box office weekend.<p>As expected, it was another runaway weekend for "The Fate of the Furious," …

Mirantis enters the Kubernetes game and ups its OpenStack play

Besides managing OpenStack clouds, Mirantis is adding cloud container management to its skillset with Kubernetes.<p>Mirantis' business is to make it …

Good luck finding a safe VPN

If you're most people, you just found out about the FCC's internet privacy rules by way of their untimely demise. Thanks to the FCC's new chief, Congress, and Donald Trump, ISPs are now free to track you like crazy and sell your data to the four directions. As a result, interest in VPNs exploded …

LinkedIn open sources Flashback, a tool for mocking internet traffic

LinkedIn, the social network for professionals that is now owned by Microsoft, is making one of the tools that it has developed in-house for its own work open for use by others. The company today announced that it would be open sourcing Flashback, a tool for mocking internet traffic for developer …

Ozlo releases a suite of APIs to power your next conversational AI

Building on its promise to give the entrenched a run for their money, conversational AI startup Ozlo is making its meticulously crafted knowledge layer available for purchase today. Ozlo’s new suite of APIs that includes tools for both expressing knowledge and understanding language will help to …

Five beaten-down stocks with highly sustainable dividends

<b>What are we looking for?</b><p>Canadian and U.S. companies with highly sustainable dividends – despite a significant earnings slide in 2016.<p><b>The screen</b><p>A big drop in profit can rightfully signal danger – the loss of a major customer or overdependence on a declining market, for example. But income investors …

UBS wealth chief on fintech: 'We are beyond fighting'

Dirk Klee told Business Insider: "The key takeaway is that we as incumbents, we have long moved on to a full collaboration model."<p>Klee was speaking to BI at the Economist's Finance Disrupted event in London last week, which brought together mainstream finance companies with fintech startups looking …

Inside the Startup Behind Silicon Valley's Favorite $100 Light Bulb

Austin-based lighting startup Ketra has built a state-of-the-art LED bulb and a state-of-the-art way to control it. But to sell its wares to the world’s biggest tech companies, it first had to build a state-of-the-art problem.<p><b>Two years ago,</b> as it prepared to build a new office on Manhattan’s West …

Raspberry Pi has a fancy new toy for its most demanding fans

There's a powerful new toy for DIY-ers who love to customize their gadgets—and it'll only set you back $30.<p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the …

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