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Japanese billionaire’s prediction will give you goosebumps

If you’ve never heard of Masayoshi Son, you’re probably not alone.<p>If you’ve never heard of Masayoshi Son, you’re probably not alone…<p>In fact, I would guess 99% of Americans have <i>no clue</i> who this man is.<p>But they should…<p>Masayoshi Son is the CEO of a multi-national corporation named Softbank, and he’s …

Japan

6 Books Every Programmer Should Read

I made an updated post about this, you can visit:<p><b>10 Programming Books you Need to Read</b><i><br>Sometimes we want to reach the next level on programming and we</i> …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

10 skills employers will want the most in 2020

Professional development: It's not always clear what to focus on. Should you go to a coding bootcamp? Invest in a social media marketing course? Attend a communications training? What should you do to help you excel in your current job — or prepare you for your next one?<p>According to the World …

Employment

Responsive Website v. Native Mobile App

Depending on your designer and the size of your website, a responsive Web design often takes far less time to create then does a mobile app since there’s no app store approval or extensive guidelines to follow as compared to what Google Play, the Apple app store and the Windows Phone app store …

The One Hire Every Startup Desperately Needs to Make

<i>Nick Marsh is the founder at Makeshift. This post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>I want to introduce a new<br>concept — ‘talent hacking’. I define this as the creative application of technology and data to the problem of building new teams.<p>I’m trying to coin this phrase in …

Why Your Product Must Deliver More in Less

<i>Jake Levirne is the Vice President of Product at Yesware.</i><p>Humans are wired to crave immediate joy, from pizza delivery in 30 minutes or less to morning coffee in five. But with lengthy install times and complicated user interfaces, software by enterprise technology companies isn’t meeting our need …

Google under fire from European media tycoon

<b>The boss of one of Europe's largest media companies has strongly criticised Google in an open letter printed in a German newspaper.</b><p>Mathias Dopfner, chief executive of Axel Springer, says his company is afraid of Google and its power.<p>He also asks in the letter, addressed to Google boss Eric Schmidt, …

Antitrust Laws

How To Run Live User Testing, Part 3: The Debrief

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: <i>Brenden Mulligan is a co-founder and designer at Cluster, and previously created Onesheet, MorningPics, ArtistData, and others. This is the final part of a three-part series on how live user testing is run at Cluster in preparation for the next release of their iOS and Android …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Software is evolving out of the tar pits of consolidation

<i>This is a guest post by investor Brian Jacobs.</i><p>In the last decade, business software startups have struggled to avoid the death grip of the software mega-giants: Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and SAP. These behemoths won the evolutionary competition of corporate software by exploiting the limitations of …

IE9 Falls Below 10% Market Share, Firefox Down, Chrome Up

The second half of 2013’s browser war has begun. July saw the fourth full month of IE10 availability on Windows 7, as well as one full month of Firefox 22 availability and the release of Chrome 28. The latest market share numbers from Net Applications show Chrome was the biggest winner last …

Y Combinator-Backed Lob Debuts A Cloud Printing & Shipping Service For Developers

Want to build your own Postagram? You could with Lob, a new developer API for integrating printing and shipping services into applications that’s officially opening its doors today. The company makes it possible for a business to implement a programmatic means of printing, packaging, and shipping …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

CHART OF THE DAY: The Depressing Truth About Battery Technology

Here's an old chart that sadly still holds true today.<p>While computing power has taken off, battery life has languished.<p>Christopher Mims republished the chart today at Quartz. It came from a 2005 report by Joseph A. Paradiso of MIT.<p>Mims asked if there was an update to the chart. He was told there …

Batteries

Waiting stinks: How to redesign your product’s dead time

Recently my family gathered in North Carolina to celebrate a milestone in my sister’s life, and we arrived 10 minutes early for our reservation at a …

EU and Japan gun for 100Gbps fiber optic internet speeds via new research projects

The European Commission and Japan have just announced a series of research projects to help speed up replacement of their soon-to-be-antiquated internet backbones. One of them, the STRAUSS project, will be shooting for 100Gbps fiber optic speeds -- a whopping 5,000-fold gain over current Euro data …

Looks like Europe’s getting on board with in-flight Wi-Fi

British Airways will test out in-flight Wi-Fi as well as GSM-based cellular connectivity on some of its flights according to a blog that follows the …