Eug Tang

20 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @tangeug | Keep up with Eug Tang on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Eug Tang”

The nine companies that know more about you than Google or Facebook

You probably assume Google and Facebook know everything about you. You may not have heard of a group of companies who possibly know even more. They’re called data brokers, and their business is collecting and selling personal data—typically without your knowledge or consent—that are used to verify …

Mobile Devices

2014 Is Going To Be A Huge Year For Tech, And Here Are The Facts To Prove It

JP Morgan analyst Douglas Anmuth and his team are incredibly optimistic about the Internet industry in 2014.<p>In an email he just sent out to clients, Anmuth says that Internet stocks increased in value 78% during 2013 thanks in large part to seven "key" trends.<p>He says, "We believe those underlying …

eCommerce

Goldman Sachs has a problematic plan to keep its tech talent around

Github<p>Believe it or not, Goldman Sachs is on Github. For all you non-programmers out there, Github is a platform that allows developers to write software online and, frequently, to share it with others. For banks—which have typically kept technology behind closed doors—that’s an alien concept. And …

Goldman Sachs

If you’re disappointed with big data, you’re not paying attention

There has been a backlash lately against big data. From O’Reilly Media to the New Yorker, from Nassim Taleb to Kate Crawford, everyone is treating …

Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331”

For Ars, three crackers have at 16,000+ hashed passcodes—with 90 percent success.<p>In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars deputy editor …

Why 3D Printing Is Overhyped (I Should Know, I Do It For a Living)

Everyone's now aware of 3D printing — they’ve read about it in the papers, on blogs or seen it on TV. The mentality now seems to be that, in the …

Eye-Tracking Technologies Are About To Make Advertising Even More Invasive

Advertisers are infamous for their relentless pursuit to learn everything they can about you in the hope of selling you something. But there is one thing that has always eluded them: your physical reaction to their efforts. Whether a billboard, banner, or mobile ad – advertisers have had to rely on …

The 10 Most Relaxing Destinations You Need To Visit On Your Own

Traveling alone can be an incredibly liberating and exciting experience -- and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels. But of course, not all solo travel destinations are created equal: If you're looking for a relaxing trip, make sure to choose a destination that's known to be safe for …

Boot up: Google Now v iPhone, Pirate Bay sets sail, China's PC lead, and more

<i>Please note: we're experimenting with later launch times for this post - between 0630 BST and 0830 BST. We'll settle it again on a new time (or the</i> …

Why Wall Street Is Still Better Work Than Tech Start-Ups (If You Can Get It)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The allure of Silicon Valley (and Alley) over Wall Street for would-be bankers makes sense in …

Post Ratio Landing Page

Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Hong Kong Scrambles To Stop Bird Flu As 4 Million Mainland Tourists Visit

But there's a big potential problem: Around 4.2 million people are expected to cross to Hong Kong from Shenzhen between April 27 and May 1 to celebrate the Labor Day holiday. What can the city do to keep the virus at bay?<p><b>Spot the hot ones</b><p>No human-to human-transmission of H7N9 has been detected, but …

Bird Flu

Mustang, the ‘Lost Kingdom of Tibet’ [pics]

SITUATED WITHIN the world’s highest mountain range and just south of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Mustang is one of the last places in the world …

Tibet

If MBAs are useless, we’re all in big trouble

<i>Quartz Debate: The author of this piece debated the merits of an MBA with Quartz contributor Jay Bhatti.</i><p>MBAs–both the degrees and the people who have them–are an obsolete waste of time and money. An irrelevant recipe for failure. At least that’s what all the cool entrepreneurs and venture …

Specifications Overview

The FIDO Alliance has two sets of specifications, U2F and UAF. The Alliance is providing support for deployers of the technology by operating the new …

9 Incredible Objects That Prove 3D Printers Are Totally Worth it

If you've got a 3D printer and a little bit of imagination, you can make pretty much anything. While these machines are still too expensive to be …

Chris Dixon: 3D Printing Will Transform Manufacturing, Social Media Startups Are Facing “General Fatigue”

Chris Dixon, the entrepreneur-turned angel investor-turned general partner at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, today said that he believes the 3D printing movement has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing and that it is an area where he would like to make multiple investments in the future. In …

Facebook loses millions of users as biggest markets peak

Facebook has lost millions of users per month in its biggest markets, independent data suggests, as alternative social networks attract the attention …