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The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Hiring is by far the biggest concern we hear from founders. Finding the right people to work at your company is high-stakes. Poor performers can take …

Google Engineer Writes Common-Sense Memo About Diversity. Google Fires Him

Gizmodo calls a Google engineer’s leaked internal memo about the company’s diversity initiatives an “anti-diversity screed.” Recode calls it …

Feminism

How to Interpret a Financial Statement

How to Interpret a Financial Statement<p>Understanding the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement<p>Updated September 09, 2016<p>When you are …

See you around, Larry: AWS is our new Oracle, says Microsoft's Nadella

<b>Analysis</b> As cloud era sweeps in, Redmond faces up to fresh competitionAmazon's cloud service AWS has replaced Oracle and VMware as Microsoft's chief …

Customers

This Video Explains How GitHub Works As Simply As Possible

As ubiquitous as it is, GitHub is a little baffling for beginners because it’s not evident at the start how it actually works. So, GitHub made a …

GitHub

Lego Boost teaches kids how to bring blocks to life with code

If you've ever wished your childhood Lego creations could come to life, your dreams are now closer to reality. Lego has just unveiled a subbrand called Boost that promises to do just that. The base set contains a combination of sensors, motors and a unique companion app that teaches kids how to …

Mobile Technology News & Mobile Commerce Research Reports from BI Intelligence

The Apps and Platforms Briefing<p>Your daily newsletter covering the most important news & research in mobile, apps, and platforms.<p>It's nearly impossible to stay on top of all the important developments in the mobile industry that are impacting your company, your bottom line, and even your career.<p>In …

5 useful apps to teach your kids coding right now

Intro<p>Now, you may have heard that, starting next year, coding will be part of the national school syllabus. Reception has been mixed, with many …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

Specsavers global CIO bemoans 'trauma' of Oracle relicensing deal

Phil Pavitt disappointed with 'overly dramatic' renegotiation of licensing deal

Licensing

How easy is it to hack a home network?

<b>My home is under attack.</b><p>Right now, skilled adversaries are probing its defences seeking a way in. They are swift, relentless and smart. No weakness will escape their notice.<p>But I am not without defences. I've tried to harden the most vulnerable devices to stop them being compromised and I've set up …

Information Security

Got Oracle? Got VMware? Going cloud? You could be stung for huge licensing fees

$500m for the lot?! Inside Oracle's tough VM rulesOracle has been telling a number of organisations running its database software that they are …

Licensing

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

Why Amazon's Cloud Numbers May Be the Only Ones That Count

Nothing is, er, cloudier, than the cloud sales, revenue, and usage numbers put out by information technology giants.<p>Aside from Amazon (amzn) Web …

General Motors

How cloud services leave enterprises vulnerable to data theft

Data theft is a very real and growing threat for companies that increasingly use cloud services, says a security firm.<p>Workers who widely share …

Health Information

Amazon Customer Support Has Gaping Security Hole

Some poor soul became the victim of a hacker’s social engineering scheme, and was livid enough to tell the tale.<p>Eric Springer, a former Amazon …

How to check your iPhone's true signal strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

RightScale launches free cloud comparison tool

The comparison tool compares service level agreements, application services, certifications and various odds and ends for the four largest public …

Why Management Dashboards And Analytics Will Never Be The Same Again

A picture can paint a thousand words, the saying goes. But unless we know how to decode its message, a picture can also be difficult to read.<p>Words, on the other hand, usually have a very direct meaning and are simple to understand. But critical messages can be lost if they are not used in an …

Big Data

Someone finally reinvented the umbrella

If you stop to consider how much everything in our lives has evolved over the past few decades, it’s pretty incredible to think that something as …

Tech Trends

2015 NFL playoff picture: Vikings clinch berth, Jets benefit from Steelers' stumble

With just one week left in the regular season, the playoff picture is as wide open as ever.<p>UPDATE: The Broncos clinched a spot with Monday's win over the Bengals. The most recent playoff picture can be found here.<p>When we last checked the NFL playoff standings, the Atlanta Falcons were still …

NFL

[Deal Alert] Amazon Offers Over $30 Of Appstore Apps And Games For Free, Including Lifeline, Last Horizon, And Goat Simulator MMO

There are probably quite a few new Amazon Kindle tablet owners poking through their brand new gadgets this morning, and to encourage new customers to …

Apps

D-Link HD Wireless N Day/Night Outdoor Cloud Camera (DCS-2330L)

Editor Rating: <b>Excellent (4.0)</b><p>US Street Price<b>$180.00</b><p>Pros<p>Sharp HD video streaming. Local recording to SD card. Motion detection with email alerts. Easy …

Microsoft Acquires Metanautix

<i>Reposted from The Official Microsoft Blog.</i> We are excited to announce that Microsoft has acquired Metanautix, a company whose technology helps …

Databases

30 Tools to Create Your Own Infographics

<b>Infographics are one of the best ways to present data</b> without making your audience yawn with boredom. There are a lot of people who have impressive …

Infographics

Oracle reports Q2 earnings: grows cloud, misses on revenue, beats on profit

It reported:<p>$9 billion revenue, vs. expectations of $9.06 billion in revenue. That's a miss.<br>• $0.63 EPS vs. expectations of $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS). That's a beat.<p>Last year, Oracle had $0.69 EPS and $9.61 billion in revenue, so analysts were expectating the company to decline in both sales …

Amazon $10 Promo Credit With $50 Cheesecake Factory GC & More Deals - Points Miles & Martinis

Update: looks like you can also get these discounted gift cards at <b>Amazon</b>:<p>$5 off $30 IHOP Email Gift Cards with code <b>HOLIHOP5</b><br>• $10 off $50 Buca di Beppo …

If You Have One of These Credit Cards, Amazon Will Give You $10

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

11 tech gifts small enough to fit in your pocket

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>So, with the holiday season in full swing, we've rounded up a few diminutive gadgets worth gifting. All of them are small enough to …

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