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Google's Internet-beaming balloons to take off in Indonesia

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google's Internet-beaming balloons are ready to take off on the next phase of their mission to deliver online access in regions where most people live offline.<p>The balloons will begin hovering in the stratosphere above Indonesia in an expansion of the project announced …

Telecoms

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it's the right decision?<p>Are you scared of failing? of going broke? of living uncomfortably? of disappointing your loved ones?<p>Are you scared that you might not be …

Entrepreneurship

Wall Street's former Queen of commodities just made her pitch for why Bitcoin is the future

That is according to Blythe Master, the chief executive of Digital Asset Holdings, and one of the biggest names in the business.<p>Speaking Tuesday at SourceMedia's Convene conference in midtown Manhattan, Masters said: "The potential addressable markets for these types of technologies are …

Wall Street

Survey: Is artificial intelligence the future of IT?

Artificial intelligence has been the subject of sci-fi films and books for decades, but it also plays a genuine role in technology. Tech Pro Research …

Artificial Intelligence

Ask Stephen Hawking Anything in His First Reddit AMA

Starting Monday morning, Stephen Hawking will be taking questions on Reddit for longer than a week.<p>The Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) series has seen plenty of cool science celebrities as guests, including Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye. But users have regularly clamored for one above all others: …

Paranormal

Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold.<p>Though I hadn't touched the dashboard, the vents in the …

Meet the companies 'Uberfying' America's private jet market

BlackJet customers are charged a relatively modest membership fee of $5,000 per year, although that doesn’t include any actual flying. “The seat price is very affordable,” the company’s CEO Dean Rotchin told TNW. Similarly to JetMe, BlackJet doesn’t have its own fleet, but unlike the competitor it …

Microsoft Says Power BI Will Come Out Of Preview On July 24, Open Sources Visualization Stack

Microsoft today announced that Power BI, the company’s cloud-hosted self-service business intelligence service, will hit general availability on July 24. Power BI originally launched as part of Office 365 back in July 2013. Since then, the company has completely revamped the service and the new …

Power BI

Top crypto experts warn governments over encryption backdoors

Intentionally weakening encryption—the scrambling technology that can be used to secure data—is a bad idea.<p>That’s the conclusion reached by 13 of the …

Privacy

How to Create Social Media Images That Support Your Brand

Shares 10K<p>Are you getting maximum results from your visual content?<p>Do you use fonts, colors and clever effects to make your company’s images more …

Graphic Design

Facebook's Place Tips goes national, retailers get free beacons

Six months after its initial trial run, Facebook's Place Tips program is finally expanding nationwide. Place Tips employs Bluetooth beacons to push FB posts and photos about a business to shoppers' phones while they're in the store. So if you're standing in line at, say Wetzel's Pretzels in the …

Mobile Stock-Trading App Robinhood Raises $50 Million

The company lets users trade stocks with no commissions or fees, and is chasing after the business of discount brokerages like Charles Schwab and E*TRADE.<p>The no-commission mobile stock-trading app Robinhood, which only launched widely to the public in December, is making a trade of its own. The …

Earl Grey

<b>Earl Grey</b> is a neat little language that compiles to JavaScript. Here's what it has to offer:<p>Fully <b>compatible</b> with the node.js ecosystem<p>Generators and</b> …

7 Reasons Why Your Business Will Never Be Acquired and What You Can Do About It (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my career as a broker for website sales, I have met only a few entrepreneurs who didn't dream about having their businesses acquired. Among entrepreneurs, that goal seems to be something of a shared dream. But few take any steps to …

Small Business

8 Ways to Use Hyperlapse Video from Instagram

Shares 6K<p>Does your business use Instagram?<p>Is there a place for time-lapse video in your marketing?<p>It used to be that you needed expensive equipment …

9 Qualities of World Class Growth Hacking Teams

<i>Samir Patel is the President & CEO of GrowthMachines, TheGrowth.Academy and Mentor at 500Startups.</i><p>“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”~ Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of GE<p>The reality is most companies …

Star Wars Battlefront producer defends game to skeptics, reveals more maps

A <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> producer took to Reddit to defend EA DICE's upcoming game and counter allegations they'll hold content they're currently developing to be issued later as downloadable content.<p>DICE detailed the game last week at Star Wars Celebration. That included the news that those who …

Star Wars Battlefront

Box to startups: use our platform, get funded

Startups: Box just gave you 40 million reasons to use its fire sharing and cloud management platform.<p>The newly public company is partnering with two …

Think Tank Led By Former JPMorgan Managing Director Launches Regenerative Capitalism Framework at Yale University – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

GREENWICH, Conn., Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - Capital Institute, a non-partisan think tank founded in 2010 by former JPMorgan Managing Director John …

For The First Time, Researchers Edit The Genes Of Human Embryos

Rumors that this research was underway turn out to be true<p>Rumors have been buzzing for months that a team of Chinese researchers was intending to edit the genes of a human embryo. According to a study published this week in <i>Protein & Cell</i>, the rumors are true. And though the researchers took pains, …

Genetics

Are Fly Farms a Solution to Food Waste?

You’ve probably heard that more people around the world are eating insects to help reduce agricultural waste and replace protein in meat-based diets. But have you ever seen farmers raise flies to make animal food?<p>A few months ago, the National Geographic video team came across a new research …

10 JavaScript libraries to draw your own diagrams

A list of the best JavaScript drawing libraries we have found. With them you can easily bring your diagrams online!The post 10 JavaScript libraries …

Data Visualization

9 Lessons From Products That Went To Market Too Soon

Pushing your product to market is about more than just making sure you’re ready. It’s about ensuring the market is ready, too. As a company, you have to hit that sweet spot, along with multiple other factors you may not have even considered.<p>Lucky for us — though not for them — there are some …

Slack finally releases a standalone app for Windows users

Workplace communications platform Slack is the fastest-growing business software ever — and that was without having a proper Windows app. That's changing today as the company is releasing a full-fledged app for machines running Windows 7 or newer (including the Windows 10 preview). The official …

Software

Underwater Aussie wave farms pump both power and water

It isn't the motion of the ocean that matters so much as what you do with the waves. At one Australian naval base, those waves are being put to use providing steady streams of both electricity <i>and</i> potable water, all while generating zero emissions. It's all thanks to an innovative green energy …

8 Great Tools and Resources for When You're Ready to Build a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business owners aren’t successful because they <i>think</i> about building a business -- they’re successful because they don’t stop until they get things done. And when it comes to getting things done, mental tenacity and motivation are …

Marketing

Big Marketing for Small and Midsize Businesses

<b>Try the Webadocious difference.</b> We are far superior to other digital marketing companies because we deliver an integrated approach to marketing where …

Marketing