A far fetched idea inches ever-closer to reality IBM wants to see researchers writing programs for the digital equivalent of a human brain. It's a lofty, almost sci-fi task that's likely a far way out,
The developer of the Ubuntu operating system has turned to a crowdfunding site in an attempt to launch a handset pre-installed with its software. London-based Canonical is seeking to raise $32m (£20.8m)
Wattpad, the Toronto-based social network based on writing and reading, has just announced a new crowdfunding platform called “Fan Funding” which offers authors on its network the chance to leverage their
Independent projects dodge fees and grab data, but face a harder road On August 1st, a campaign for the space simulator Star Citizen raised its 15 millionth dollar. It was enough to fund the first installment
Tech startups may be working at the cutting edge of innovation, but the way they are formed remains pretty old-school. JumpStartFund launched today to change how companies are formed, using the Internet.
There’s a traders saying that warns against trying to “catch a falling knife”. That is, you shouldn’t buy assets which have sharply declined as they’re likely to go down further before there’s any recovery.
The debate over whether it is possible to time the stock market has been going on for years and will likely continue into the foreseeable future. One of the difficulties in assessing the merits of market
One of the strongest human traits is the resistance to change belief. When Italian scientist Galileo Galilei defended the “blasphemous” idea that the earth was not the center of the universe, people didn’t
Stocks put in a fine performance last week ahead of the much anticipated FOMC meeting this week. Basically, stocks only corrected a month from the August highs before, again, turning higher. Though quite