Mathias Westerbarkei

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Startup Pitch Decks

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Leadership And The 7 I’s For Influencing Others

Influencing others to take collective action towards common goals isn't about manipulating facts or sugar-coating reality. It's quite the opposite.<p>One of the most important aspects of being an effective leader is the ability to influence others to believe in the mission and the results you want to …

Leadership

Why Did File Sharing Startup OwnCloud Shut Down?

OwnCloud Inc., is (or was) a Boston-area company that sold software for sharing files to business users. Products like ownCloud, along with rival …

Silicon Valley’s unicorn fantasy is collapsing in on itself

Top tech dealmaker Bill Gurley has a dire message for Silicon Valley: The unicorn fantasy is unraveling. Fast.<p>“There has been a fundamental sea-change in the investment community that has made the incremental Unicorn investment a substantially more dangerous and complicated practice,” Gurley writes …

Venture Capital

Even the best antivirus likely can't save your files from a ransomware infection

One of the most prevalent forms of malware out there right now is called ransomware, a virus that encrypts a user's files, leaving them scrambled unless the victim pays for the decryption key.<p>It's a criminal business model that has proven extremely profitable. Some of the largest actors may be …

How Microsoft Plans to Win in Enterprise Hybrid Cloud

While Microsoft is behind Amazon in public cloud, it has no need to play catch-up inside the enterprise data center. That combined with the …

iPad Pro review

IPad Pro

The paranoid's guide to the internet: 13 easy ways to make sure you're not hacked or tracked

Not true.<p>While it's hard to protect your personal information on the internet with 100% effectiveness, there are a few easy steps you can take that will make you a lot safer. And you don't have to be a tech expert at all.<p>Here are 13 easy ways you can stop companies like Facebook and Google from …

NSA preps quantum-resistant algorithms to head off crypto-apocalypse

Quantum computing threatens crypto as we know it. The NSA is taking notice.<p>The National Security Agency is advising US agencies and businesses to …

Global IoT survey: We want driverless cars and our bodies connected to the web

People don’t want connected watches and glasses as much as they would want their bodies online, a new study suggests.<p>The study was carried out by …

HP’s Post-Split PC, Printers Company Seen Taking More Debt

HP Inc., the personal computer and printer company that will emerge from the split of Hewlett-Packard Co., could be liable for most of the debt of …

Microsoft has a strange new mission statement

The memo was obtained earlier by Geekwire, and Business Insider has also seen a copy.<p>It contains a new official mission statement for the company: "Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more."<p>That's pretty vague.<p>Microsoft's mission statement early on …

How to mitigate 85% of threats with only four strategies

<b>The Australian Signals Directorate Top35 list of mitigation strategies shows us that at least 85% of intrusions could have been mitigated by</b> …

Goldman Sachs invests in bitcoin start-up Circle Internet Financial

Circle Internet Financial, a bitcoin start-up led by Internet entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire, said it raised $50 million from investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., giving the virtual currency a jolt of credibility even as it struggles to gain consumer acceptance.<p>Circle said the new group of …

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Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 - Energy and Commerce Committee

<b>Authored By Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)</b><p>Data breaches are a growing problem as …

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Exclusive Networks Deutschland will ins Rechenzentrum

Der neue Geschäftsbereich “BigTec” von Exclusive Networks Deutschland ist auf das Rechenzentrum ausgerichtet.<p>In der neuen Sparte “BigTec” fasst der …

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