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Microsoft reportedly wants to combat NSA with stronger encryption

Executives discuss new initiatives following reports that government agency breached networks at Google and Yahoo<p>Microsoft is reportedly looking for new ways to more securely encrypt its internet traffic amid concerns that the National Security Agency (NSA) may have breached its network. Citing …

McKinsey PowerPoint slide auctioned for record 5 million pounds in Sotheby art auction

'The Pattern', originally a Powerpoint slide now finds pride of place next to the Mona Lisa in the Louvre<p>A McKinsey power-point slide, which had been …

Medtech Mergers and Acquisitions Remain Robust in 2012

Despite the challenges and uncertainties medtech companies faced this year—which include the slow and cumbersome U.S. regulatory system, lack of a …

Google представил инструменты для борьбы с цензурой

На этой неделе в Нью-Йорке компания Google провела конференцию «Конфликты в мире Интернета». Объединившись с Советом по международным отношениям и …

Google launches Helpouts, a market for live video lessons from experts

Today, Google is launching a new product it's calling "Helpouts." It's a new website that allows users to get in touch with experts and pay them for "services" over video chat. Google is imagining that it will be used for things like cooking tips, home repair, guitar lessons, and even healthcare. …

BlackBerry Receives Investment of U.S. $1 Billion from Fairfax Financial and Other Institutional Investors

WATERLOO, ONTARIO and TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2013) - BlackBerry (BBRY)(BB.TO), a world leader in the mobile communications market, …

Earth-Moon Fire Pole

My son (5y) asked me today: If there were a kind of a fireman's pole from the Moon down to the Earth, how long would it take to slide all the way …

Geek Humor

The Creativity Compass

I think this framework first came up in a conversation with John Maeda. The original observation was that artist and scientists tend to work well …

Nike, IBM, Dove и другие: Зачем бренды делают мир лучше

Look At Me о том, как решение глобальных проблем поднимает продажи<p>Нынешним брендам важно не только и не столько количество проданных кроссовок или …

Four Major Changes in Global Prosperity

It was Abraham Maslow who gave us that famous observation — “when the only tool you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” We all understand the implication: Anyone attempting to solve an ambiguous problem should start out in possession of a broad set of tools.<p>It is curious, then, that we …

Украинцев признали лучшими айтишниками в мире

Украина заняла третье место среди 50 стран в рейтинге IT-специалистов Bench Games Leader Board.<p>Лидируют США и Индия.<p>При этом по количеству …

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ФБР объявило о победе над движением Anonymous

Хакерское движение Anonymous перестало совершать крупные атаки благодаря деятельности ФБР, сообщил сотрудник киберподразделения ФБР Остин Берглас в …

Создатели браслета-конструктора Taptap о том, как общаться на расстоянии

Дмитрий Гориловский о тактильных коммуникациях будущего<p>На позапрошлой неделе на Kickstarter запустился российский проект под названием Taptap — …

Research: The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral

We’re all well aware of the fact that marketing is shifting from a landscape where marketers can utilize mass media to speak <i>at</i>consumers, to one where marketers are simply part of the crowd themselves. The bullhorn of radio, television, printand other one-way interruptive marketing approaches are …

8 Low-Cost Ways To Transfer Money

In the modern day of technology, transferring money by cash, check, bank draft or money order may seem like it's going the way of the dinosaur. These …

Managing Your Money: There's An App For That

Times may be tough, but your iPhone is here to help. Wait … what? That's right - your smartphone isn't just good for making calls, updating your …

Would you pass the wallet test? World's most honest cities revealed after researchers dropped purse containing £30 to see if it would be returned

• <b>Test by Reader's Digest dropped wallets in 16 cities worldwide and counted how many were given back</b>• <b><br>Helsinki in Finland topped the survey, handing</b> …

Rio De Janeiro

Five strategies of Biomimicmarketing

<b>Green electricity, Organic Shampoo, Jaguar convertibles, Red Bull, Bio Beef,</b> <b>Alligator gardening tools,</b> <b>Camel cigarettes and Puma sneakers. Once you</b> …

Биомимикрический маркетинг: природа как маска капитализма

«Зеленая» электроэнергия, органический шампунь, кабриолеты Jaguar, энергетический напиток Red Bull, био-говядина, сигареты Camel и кроссовки Puma. …

Реакция и эмоции: страх

<i>C</i><i>OLTA</i><i>.</i><i>RU</i> <i>открывает новую рубрику «Смыслы», где люди, важные для нашего сайта (и известные далеко за его пределами), будут анализировать для нас</i> …

Дизайнер воссоздал iOS7 в MS Word

Графический дизайнер Вацлав Крейчи воссоздал интерфейс iOS 7 в текстовом редакторе MS Word, сообщает Gizmodo. Пользуясь встроенными инструментами …

Window Device Turns Noise Pollution Into More Pleasant Sounds

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

5 Tips for Using Collateral to Secure a Small-Business Loan

Almost all banks require a small business to offer collateral for a loan. Here are a few tips on how to use your assets to secure financing for your company.<p><b>Here's a fundamental</b> truth of any organization<b>:</b> you need cash to help grow your business. Whether you're a start-up, a sole proprietorship, or …

Small Business

How to negotiate with a business angel investor | Growing Business

When it comes to securing investment, getting your pitch right is only half the battle. Negotiating a price for your business takes only a few …

Why emerging markets are going nowhere fast

SYDNEY (MarketWatch) — Slowing growth and the withdrawal of foreign capital is now exposing deep-seated problems in emerging markets, especially high …

Where Is Everyone? Biotech's Dwindling Number of Venture Firms

The past few weeks have been full of bad news about biotech venture: the numbers were abysmal as venture investments into biotech during the first half of 2012 were off some 40% from last year. This drop can’t be a good thing for the ecosystem.<p>However, although concerning, it’s not the reduced …

Biotech Start-Ups See Benefits from Changing Structure, Lawyer Says

Albert L. Sokol has been pondering the problems facing biotechnology start-ups and has come to a conclusion: many could improve their outlook by shifting their structures.<p>Sokol, a partner with the law firm Edwards Wildman Palmer, recently has helped two venture-backed biotechs convert from C …

Biotech's Glass Half Full for 2012

Happy New Year! Its another January and we’re taking stock of last year and pondering the one before us.<p>Reflecting on the Life Science landscape, …