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The chairman of PwC said that after surveying more than 1,200 CEOs, he believes there are 4 things every CEO must do

For the past two decades, professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been surveying more than 1,000 CEOs around the world each year.<p>Over the past few surveys, it's become clear that a growing number of CEOs are concluding that maximizing quarterly growth is not the path to sustainable, …

Why investor Jalak Jobanputra is betting big on crypto

When investor and entrepreneur Jalak Jobanputra first visited a blockchain conference five years ago she got goosebumps. The experienced investor had heard of cryptocurrencies but now that they had truly come into maturity she was excited. Now, five years later, she’s building her entire VC …

How you can get help to realise your business start-up dreams in Cornwall - Cornwall Live

There’s never been a better time to launch a business in Cornwall.<p>That’s the message coming from a fully-funded project that’s already helping more …

Infographic - Mobile Marketing Tips for Businesses in 2018

A recent study shows that 57% of online traffic is now from mobile, and Google will put its new mobile-first algorithm into action this year. …

Thumper on Switch wore me out

[Header Screenshot via Chillybilly's Twitter]<p>When <i>Rez</i> first came out in 2002, I learned a new word from its marketing campaign: Synesthesia. …

Jack Ma Sees Decades of Pain as Internet Upends Old Economy

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Chairman Jack Ma said society should prepare for decades of pain as the internet disrupts the economy.<p>The world must …

Tencent Holdings

Mozilla will give half of Firefox users a snappier browser

You may have moved on from Firefox, and its maker wants to do something about that.<p>A decade ago, Mozilla attracted millions of users when Firefox showed the world what a cutting-edge browser could do. A lot has changed since then, including the balance of power among browser makers.<p>Now Mozilla has …

Software

Qualcomm's new all-in-one VR headset will be cheaper than the Rift and Vive

Getting into VR is a damn costly proposition.<p>First, you’ve got to get a headset. The HTC Vive costs an eye-watering $799, and the Oculus isn’t much better at $599. Then you’ve got to get a computer with a meaty-enough graphics card and oodles or RAM, just to power the headset you just bought. Then, …

California is about to overhaul its taxi industry, which could suck for self-driving cars

Critics argue new measure could impede city-level experimentation<p>At 11:20 pm Wednesday night, 40 minutes before California’s state legislative session was scheduled to adjourn for the year, lawmakers approved an obscure bill that, if signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, could spell serious …

Someone using Tor breached email account on Clinton server

An unknown individual using the encrypted privacy tool Tor to hide their tracks accessed an email account on a Clinton family server, the FBI revealed today.<p>The incident appears to be the first confirmed intrusion into a piece of hardware associated with Hillary Clinton’s private email system, …

Bill Clinton

Brave browser lets you tip your favorite sites in bitcoin

Brave, the browser meant to block ads and trackers by design, has launched what might be a fairly controversial service: the ability to tip websites via bitcoin.<p>Now, after attaching your bitcoin wallet to the Brave browser, you can either tip sites manually or do so via automated installments meant …

Bitcoin

Palo Alto mayor: Tech firms are 'choking' the city

In a tech-centric city built on the backs of Google, Facebook and its own feeder program in Stanford University, Palo Alto’s mayor isn’t making many friends. For decades, Palo Alto has played host to some of the brightest minds on the planet while they toiled away on keyboards creating the next big …

Silicon Valley

VR adoption among Steam users has crashed to a halt

The hot days of summer have not led to gamers looking for an escape in virtual reality.<p>The number of new HTC Vive owners on Steam grew only 0.3 percent in July and was flat in August, according to a survey (via Reddit) of customers that use Valve’s distribution network. The Oculus Rift headset from …

Virtual Reality

Apple Security Update: Why You Need To Update Your Mac Right Now

A recent bug in iPhone devices left users vulnerable to a hacking software—called “Pegasus”—that would turn devices into a mobile surveillance gadget …

The tiny bits of code that can wreck computers

Some dangerous bits of code come in surprisingly small sizes. But just a few bytes can be enough to wreck computers and even bring a warship to a standstill.<p>One of the best programming jokes – and there are plenty to choose from – goes like this: Why did the programmer die in the shower? Because …

University of Cambridge

Apple, Google Back Microsoft Over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ Searches

Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp. in its battle to stop the U.S. government from …

Privacy

Multi-process Firefox brings 400-700% improvement in responsiveness

Earlier this summer I wrote about Mozilla’s efforts to rollout a multi-process architecture, codename Electrolysis, for Firefox. In the months since, Mozilla has completed its initial tests on 1 percent of its user population and the initial numbers are good, according to Asa Dotzler, director of …

The 2016 Rio Olympics is redefining online streaming

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the first ever to be live streamed simultaneously as the television broadcast, and the results are staggering.<p>The first 10 days of the 2016 Olympics have been streamed online more than the last two Olympics combined.<p>According to Nielsen, the …

Samsung Electronics shares trade at new record intraday high | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd traded at a new intraday record of 1.585 million won ($1,433.73) per share in early trade on Thursday, buoyed by hopes for continued earnings recovery.<p>A man walks behind a logo of Samsung Electronics at the company's …

A look into the mind-bending Google Glass of 2029

When Google Glass made its first public appearance on April 4, 2012, it signaled the beginning of a new era of computing. Consider the precedent: In the span of half a decade, the computer moved from the desktop to the pocket, and now with Glass it is moving to the head, on its way to eventually …

Singularity

How Kiip Ties Brand Rewards To Game And Life Achievements To Make Mobile Ads Engaging

Mobile rewards network Kiip thinks every great moment in life should be rewarded, and that advertisers should be the ones giving away the prizes. With a brand new app, a major new round of funding, and expansion beyond games, its model seems to be working.<p>Any brand that has ever tried to advertise …

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