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How to run a token sale

Seed funding is drying up. Accelerators are scrambling for revenue. Things are changing drastically in the startup ecosystem.<p>Why?<p>First, as we all know, it’s easier than ever to build a startup. An MVP can hit the app stores in a few days and the need to raise millions for servers and software is …

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

Phil Nadel Contributor<p>Phil Nadel is the co-founder and managing director of Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>11 reasons we didn’t invest in your company<p>It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance …

Product Management

2017 Is Quickly Becoming The Year Of The API Economy

This year more CIOs will have their bonuses tied to how many new business models they help create with existing and planned IT platforms than ever before. This trend will accelerate over the next three years. CIOs and IT staffs need to start thinking about how they can become business strategists …

Microservices

Hackers use decade old vulnerability to attack Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the opportunity to reinvent how we visualize the internet, but it also comes with a variety of challenges, including the threat of hackers devastating lives or destroying a business’s assets.<p>This chaotic future may already be upon us, according to researchers at …

The US is investing $165 million into smart city solutions

The US Department of Transportation recently announced a $165 million investment in smart-city solutions, according to a recent press release.<p>This total includes $65 million in public funding and $100 million in matching funds geared toward advanced transportation technologies. The investment was …

Two Charts That Show How Renewable Energy Has Blown Away Expectations

The world’s most prominent energy forecaster will raise its outlook for wind and solar installations following a decade of underestimating growth in …

Renewable Energy

Zen And The Art of Building an IoT Enterprise

IoT of today was sensor networks of yesterday. The applications might be strikingly different but there are huge similarities in terms of constraints …

ThingWorx Improves Its Available IoT Analytics Tools

Without analytics processing the big data collected from the IoT, many of the benefits of the technology is lost. Screen shot of the Analytics …

Why IoT, big data & smart farming are the future of agriculture

The world will need to produce 70% more food in 2050 than it did in 2006 in order to feed the growing population of the Earth, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. To meet this demand, farmers and agricultural companies are turning to the Internet of Things for analytics and …

Top 20 Responsive Admin Dashboard HTML Templates free download

If you are a developer and looking for a Admin Dashboard HTML Template to build your web apps and software application backend, then this freebie is …

Privacy in the Age of IoT: Is Your Content Marketing Strategy Transparent Enough?

It’s an all-too-common set of circumstances: you’re driving away from home in a rush when you realize that you forgot to activate your home security …

Content Marketing

Germany Is Using AI to Smooth the Fluctuations in Its Power Grid

The machine learning software is being used to predict the supply of renewable energy days in advance.<p>Renewable energy like solar and wind power are changing the way we generate electricity. Our energy production is becoming cleaner and cheaper, and in many countries renewables are starting to …

Azure Container Service is now generally available

I’m excited to announce the general availability of the Azure Container Service; the simplest, most open and flexible way to run your container …

Windows 10 testers can now try Bash and lots of new features

Microsoft is releasing a new test build of Windows 10 today, just a week after the company announced some new features for the OS. The biggest addition is running native Bash on Ubuntu in Windows 10, and testers will have access to test this feature today. Windows 10 build 14316 includes bash, and …

New arrivals seek to simplify OpenStack private clouds

Building an OpenStack private cloud can be challenging, but new options aim to help enterprises do it without a headache.

OpenStack

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Programming

Software-defined networking key to Lockheed's DISA deal

Defense<p>Success in Lockheed Martin's $4.6 billion contract to help manage the Defense Department's global information networks may hinge on an IT …