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After 5 startups, here is Kevin Rose’s top advice for founders

Five questions for Kevin Rose<p>Kevin Rose is the co-founder of North Technologies. He was also a general partner at Google Ventures and the founder of …

Startups

How America became the most powerful country on Earth, in 11 maps - Vox

We take it for granted that the United States is the most powerful country on Earth today, and perhaps in human history. The story of how that came to be is long, fascinating, complex — and often misunderstood. Here, excerpted in part from "70 maps that explain America," are maps that help show …

Geopolitics

The Highest-Paying Jobs Of The Future Will Eat Your Life

In the future, highly skilled people will be bringing home fatter paychecks, but they’ll rarely be home long enough to spend them.<p>For a glimpse of the future of work, especially the high-paying kind, look at finance and high-tech companies. Some of the biggest offer high employee salaries combined …

jobsofthefuture

How we sold our souls – and more – to the internet giants

Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose for the Observer<p>Fitness trackers might reveal more than their users want.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/15/1431700534356/6634ec75-c892-4a97-b4a8-fda721bef342-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose for the Observer<p>Fitness …

Privacy

Balance Work And Life Like Branson: Love What You Do

“Being your own boss is great. You get to choose which 18 hours of the day you work.”<p>It was a throwaway remark made to me by an entrepreneur during an interview, but its gentle sarcasm is lost when you realise that for a lot of new business owners it reflects reality.<p>It’s also the reason why …

Entrepreneurship

The car of the future is 'the most powerful computer you will ever own'

The chips inside driverless cars will be as powerful as those used in some supercomputers, according to Danny Shapiro, senior director of automotive at Nvidia<p>The car of the future will be the most powerful computer you will ever own, packing the processing power of a supercomputer into a box the …

How can I make my five-year-old Windows laptop run faster?

Hugh wants to keep his Toshiba Satellite P500 because he likes the 17in screen, but it’s getting creakier. Can he make it run like new?<p><i>I have a five-year old Toshiba Satellite P500 with Microsoft Windows 7 installed. I like it because it’s got a 17.1in screen, but it’s getting slower and creakier.</i> …

Computer Hardware

Why Apple bought 1 million acres of Chinese forest

Apple is not the greenest company in the world. In fact, although it made Fortune’s 2014 list of 50 Best Global Green Brands — at No. 22 — it ended …

Adjusting your diet to boost an aging brain

Adding more olive oil or nuts to a Mediterranean diet -- one rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains and low in red meat -- may help keep …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Why a second emerging market debt storm could be worse than the first

As the Federal Reserve moves to raise its rates, emerging markets are bracing for a second "Taper Tantrum"-style shock<p>When you’re running the most influential central bank in the world, you have to be careful with what you say. It’s a lesson that Janet Yellen was forced to learn painfully during …

The Heart of Business Analysis Planning: 8 Questions To Answer In Your Work Plan

Business Analysis Planning is about identifying the collection of tasks that need to be completed to ensure that the business analysis effort is …

Lifecycle of a User Story

User Stories are often used as a lightweight form of Agile requirement. Their goal is to replace heavy weight-specification documents with “a Card, a …

35+ web and mobile app analytics tools

Google Analytics… is there anything it <i>can’t</i> do? Well, yes. Quite a bit, actually. It’s a fantastic tool, no doubt, and there are good reasons that …

Mindblowing! Our Universe Might Just Be One Giant Hologram

This story grabbed a lot of eyeballs Wednesday night when it topped the line-up <i>Huffingtom Post</i>. It seems that a team of physicists has provided what …

Physics

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2018

The Telegraph’s flagship event for SMEs returns in Autumn 2018 and for the first time will tour the country to champion entrepreneurship and provide essential advice for small businesses with ambitious growth plans. Coming first to Birmingham (September 18), then Manchester (September 27) and …

Small Business

The Biggest Mistake About The Big Bang

The question of where <i>all this</i> came from, as in the entire Universe, has been one of the biggest philosophical mysteries that humanity’s ever encountered. After millennia of wrestling with this question, the answer finally became accessible through scientific inquiry, culminating in the Big Bang. …

Meet the 50 software product startups from India pitching to global CIOs this week

India has been called the back office of the world, with large IT services companies like Infosys, TCS, and Wipro serving global corporations. But a …

Here's how to solve the 'simple' high-school math problem stumping everyone on the internet

A question from a global math Olympiad for high-school children in Singapore is going viral after the question was leaked online.<p>The question seems simple — all you need to do is work out Cheryl's birthday, based on three statements and with just 10 possible dates to chose from — but the logic to …

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

Running a successful business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools at hand. Razor sharp time management skills and keeping your …

Project Management

How It Works: Project Loon's Global Internet

Google wants to bring 4G signals to even the most remote locales<p>Pervasive as the Internet seems, less than half of the world’s population has access to it, leaving some four billion people unconnected. This spring, engineers at Google’s Project Loon will shift to the next phase in a grand plan to …

Why You Should Start a Brain Technology Company

<i>The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not represent positions of</i> IEEE Spectrum <i>or the IEEE.</i><p>Scientists have spent decades …

Machine Learning

Silicon Valley: Anything is possible in the Disneyland of startups

Talk is cheap. Many people have great ideas for startups, but it's those who follow through from idea to market who distinguish themselves from the wantrapreneurs.<p>We knew that planning a group trip from Ottawa to Silicon Valley was no different in terms of the type execution needed. It took us …

Startup Spotlight: How this entrepreneur built Rhino Camera Gear from a kitchen

Rhino Camera Gear is on its way to another Kickstarter success.<p>The Seattle-based company launched its sixth crowdfunding campaign on Tuesday, this …

How An Education Tech Company Is Targeting Schools Without Computers

Knewton's software creates customized learning plans for students based on how they move through coursework on an electronic device. But for schools short on tablets and laptops, the company will now work with plain paper as well.<p>The ed-tech company Knewton peddles adaptive-learning software that …

Top 10 Self Help Personal Development Sites 2014

From time to time we all need a quick reminder of what is really important in life. Here is a list of the top personal development websites that I …

Top 10