Shahid Sharif

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Bitcoin Could Break the Internet, Central Banks' Overseer Says

The Bank for International Settlements just told the cryptocurrency world it’s not ready for prime time -- and as far as mainstream financial …

Central Banks

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

Cadillac

How to use Visual Studio Code

Psssst! I’m working on a Vue.js course. Stay in the loop, sign up here!🔥<p>Editors are a strange beast. Some people defend their editor choice …

Web Development

Managing an Employee with a Bad Attitude? Just Focus on What This Person Does.

An employee who complains is tolerable if you set guidelines for what is acceptable behavior.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I teach leadership programs all over the country, and one of the most significant questions I get from leaders and managers in my …

Leadership

An Intro to Web Scraping with lxml and Python

Why should you even bother learning how to web scrape? If your job doesn't require you to learn it, then let me give you some motivation. What if you …

Python Programming

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

Running Visual Studio Code on Linux

Running VS Code on Linux<p>Installation<p>Debian and Ubuntu based distributions<p>The easiest way to install for Debian/Ubuntu based distributions is to …

Linux

Download Atom IDE For Ubuntu 18.04 - Perfect for beginners or pro's

Atom IDE package for Linux<p>Hello everyone, how are you all doing today? I hope you are all having a great week so far, my week has been pretty good …

Linux

The Future of Bitcoin: What Lightning Could Look Like

After years of conceptualization and development, the first Lightning implementations are now in beta. As a result, more nodes are appearing online …

Bitcoin

Essential rolls out Android P Beta, despite sale rumors

<i>Bloomberg</i> recently reported that Andy Rubin's Essential is in a big enough trouble that the Android founder is considering giving it up for sale. The company didn't confirm if there's truth to that, but it doesn't look like it's letting any issue it's dealing with affect its software updates: …

Android News

Google Leak Reveals Pixel 3 Display Sizes

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL are going to divide users. Their new cameras are very exciting, their designs are polarising and there’s a major concern. But one of the world’s most acclaimed leakers has now revealed a new and overlooked consideration: Google's new Pixels will be massive…<p>Legendary …

Mobile Technology

Try Plan B and Protect Data Loss from Crypto Mining Malware in 2018

Crypto mining malware is the top threat to watch out for this year, according to a new report – with crypto attacks jumping higher than ransomware …

Cybersecurity

Walmart, Visa Resume Lobbying Battle Over Credit-Card Rules

Lobbyists for Walmart Inc. and other retailers are joining forces with companies that process payments in the latest battle over the $90 billion that …

FinTech

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

Leadership

The Key to Preventing Burnout Lies in a System You Already Use

Want to show your team you care and help them avoid burnout? Don't just offer vacation, mandate it.<p>One of the most common questions I get about our 100 percent remote workforce structure is "How do you know if anyone's actually working?" It always makes me chuckle, because I've never had a problem …

The Workplace

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex briefly halts trading after cyberattack

One of the world's largest digital currency exchanges shut down briefly Tuesday morning due to a cyberattack.<p>Bitfinex was targeted in what's known as …

Cryptocurrency

Mercedes’ subscription service is one of the cheapest ones yet

Monthly plans start at $1,095<p>Mercedes-Benz is the latest luxury automaker to launch a subscription-based service to get customers who want to have access to a fleet of fancy cars but don’t necessarily want to own one. The German car company’s service is called Collection, and shockingly, it’s the …

Customers

How A Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

In an interview with Adam Bryant of the <i>New York Times</i>, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam. Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0. He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies. On the day of …

Leadership

Visa Outage in Europe Highlights Potential of Cryptocurrency Payments

Payment technology has introduced a high degree of convenience for consumers globally. When that technology does not work as advertised, a very …

FinTech

Tesla can change so much with over-the-air updates that it’s messing with some owners’ heads

Praise for a recent software fix to the Model 3’s braking is met with worry that different update slowed some customers’ cars<p>When <i>Consumer Reports</i> recently found that the braking distance on the Tesla Model 3 was worse than that of a Ford F-150, CEO Elon Musk took the criticism and found a solution. …

Tesla

Brief Introduction To Self-Sovereign Identity

Introduction In this brief introduction to self-sovereign identity, we will talk about how we build identity systems to create trust. Trust was …

Blockchain

Smart Cities, AI, Blockchain, and Hedera

Introduction Smart cities, AI, Blockchain, are the new buzzwords these days. In this post will be talking a bit about these technologies and their …

Blockchain

Bank of America Secures Another Permissioned Blockchain Patent

Financial institutions are paying close attention to the blockchain. Various patent filings have been made public over the past few weeks and months. …

Blockchain

2019 Subaru Ascent vs. 2018 Mazda CX-9: Driving two class leaders side-by-side

We compare two of our favorite three-row crossovers and pick a winner<p>As the de facto replacement for the family sedan, we expect a lot out of modern crossovers. They need to excel at family-hauling duties while delivering reasonable performance and fuel economy. They have to offer all-wheel drive …

Subaru

Want to Instantly Become a Better Writer? Stop Using These 7 Words in Emails

Where good writing is concerned, the words you don't use often matter more.<p>If you think you're not a good writer, you've probably gotten hung up on the "craft" of writing. Worry too much about <i>how</i> you write and it's hard to write well.<p>But that's okay: Style doesn't matter (unless you're Nicholas …

Hung Up

Why China’s Payment Apps Give U.S. Bankers Nightmares

Thousands of wallets are buried in a glass box to raise awareness of mobile payments in Shanghai, China. Source: VCG/Getty Images<p>By Jennifer …

FinTech

Hello tensorflow

<b>Machine Learning (ML)</b> is the dope new thing that everyone’s talking about, because it’s really good at learning from data so that it can predict …

Machine Learning

90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason

Not sending a thank you note, however, surprisingly won't lose you any points.<p>With so many job interview how-to guides out there, you'd think we'd all be nailing them by now. A new survey from recruiting solutions company JazzHR, however, shows that candidates still are making employers all over …

Crypto Founder Tweets From Beach, Investors Fear for Their Cash

Investors in cryptocurrency startup Savedroid are wondering whether the founder ran off with their money, the site has been hacked, or if it’s all …