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This is the biggest mistake people make on their resume according to a head recruiter at Amazon

Celeste Joy Diaz, the recruiting manager for university programs at Amazon, said her team doesn’t like to talk about “red flags.”<p>But there is one big …

Employment

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

Tableau unveils new products to speed up and simplify data visualization at Las Vegas customer conference

Tableau Software is holding its annual customer conference in Las Vegas this week, and the data visualization company showed off a slate of products …

More than 91% of files breached in 2017 were controlled by business enterprises

The ITRC reports that of the total number of files breached in 2017, 91.4% were controlled by business enterprises. This is unacceptable--and IT pros …

Identity Theft

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018

You're not 100 pages into a book this year? Then you're already behind.<p>The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article …

Apple says all Macs, iPhones and iPads affected by Spectre, Meltdown security flaws

Apple admitted Friday that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers worldwide are affected by the Spectre and Meltdown processor security flaws but said no customers so far had been affected.<p>The California-based company said it had already released a patch for the Safari web browser on its iOS-operated …

The Criminal Underworld Is Dropping Bitcoin for Another Currency

Bitcoin is losing its luster with some of its earliest and most avid fans -- criminals -- giving rise to a new breed of virtual currency.<p>Privacy …

Cryptocurrency

The great data science hope: Machine learning can cure your terrible data hygiene

Data lakes didn't quite pan out so now it's all about an abstraction layer and machine learning to save the day. Hopefully, machine learning can …

10/12/2017: A computer science "genius" on why we haven't fixed cybersecurity

10/12/2017: A computer science "genius" on why we haven't fixed cybersecurity<p>From data breaches to global cyberwarfare, it’s clear cybersecurity isn’t really working. And not even a newly minted MacArthur fellow can tell us why. What he can tell us: Advice like creating long, complicated passwords …

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Over the years, we've published interview questions recommended by leaders across every field. Here are the very best for hiring excellent performers …

Employment

Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks With These Free Tools

Defend against hackers and cybercrime with free email theft protection and easy-to-use cybersecurity tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cyber crime damages are predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015, according to a …

Small Business

Garry Kasparov: There’s No Shame in Losing to a Machine

I had the dubious honor of becoming the proverbial man in “man versus machine” when I faced the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue across the chessboard. …

Exclusive: SEC hackers accessed authentic data used by companies in tests - sources

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hackers breached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's computer system last year by taking advantage of companies that used authentic financial data when they were testing the agency's corporate filing system, according to sources familiar with the …

Cheat sheet: How to become a cybersecurity pro

If you are interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity and don't know where to start, here's your go-to guide to salaries, job markets, skills, …

Cybersecurity

The Right Answer To "What Is Your Biggest Weakness?"

Discover your weakness and you'll find your strength.<p>What's your biggest weakness?<p>If you've ever had a job interview, for any position from flipping burgers to running a PLC, there's a good chance that you'll have been asked that question. And there's a good chance too that you'll have answered it …

8 Success Habits Learned Building a 7-Figure Business by Age 17

There is no minimum age for starting on the path to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The stress of doing your schoolwork, playing a sport and finding time for family and friends is taxing enough during your teenage years. Throw in managing a business, and it gets …

Entrepreneurship

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

8 Websites That Will Help You Learn Coding Basics for Free

So you want to start creating websites of your own? Or maybe you just want to get better at editing your own WordPress theme. Is it possible that you …

Trump says discussed forming cyber security unit with Putin

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday that he discussed forming a cyber security unit to guard against election hacking with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>Tweeting after his first meeting with Putin on Friday, Trump said now was the time to work constructively with …

How machine learning is changing IT service management

BMC looks like it is eyeing up CA in a deal to power its digital strategy. We assess the changes in IT service management

Machine Learning

Explainable AI: The push to make sure machines don't learn to be racist

Growing concerns about how artificial intelligence (AI) makes decisions has inspired U.S. researchers to make computers explain their …

7 myths about AI that are holding your business back

We can all agree that the use of AI in business is at its infancy and may be long until it becomes widespread. Businesses of all sizes may find it easier than thought to run early AI experiments to clear their vision on how to accelerate their competitiveness. However, several myths will be on the …

Machine Learning

Here's some cybersecurity advice if you don’t wanna cry

Last week, barely a month since the WannaCry attack, companies around the world were struck by another major ransomware cyber attack.<p>With two similar …

Adorable robot strolls the beach scribbling poems in the sand

Forget the beach balls and margaritas – nothing says relaxing day at the beach like robot-created poetry. Designer Yuxi Liu has created Poet on the …

Pulling the plug on huge hacking

Salim Neino had been waiting for something like WannaCry.<p>Fast, indiscriminate and disruptive, the computer infection locked up computers in British …

The day a mysterious cyber-attack crippled Ukraine

This time last week, an online attack brought chaos to Ukraine’s banks, hospitals and government, before spreading worldwide. The evidence suggests that money was not the aim – the real intention was disguised. Could it be a sign of something more serious to come?<p>On the morning of Tuesday, 27 June, …

Cybersecurity

Tilde is revolutionising language translation with open data

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Company name: Tilde<br>• Team: Rihards Kalnins, Arturs Vasilevskis, Roberts Rozis, Marcis Pinnis, Valters Sics and Valentins Kozlovskis<br>• ODINE funding: €98,800<p>What does Tilde do?<p>Tilde develops language technology and localisation solutions that help customers …

Open Data

Germany big target of cyber espionage and attacks: government report

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is a big target of spying and cyber attacks by foreign governments such as Turkey, Russia and China, a government report said on Tuesday, warning of “ticking time bombs” that could sabotage critical infrastructure.<p>FILE PHOTO: A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is …

Cybersecurity

Robots are coming to a burger joint near you

Grilling burgers may be fun on the Fourth of July, but less so if hot grease is your daily grind.<p>Enter Miso Robotics. The southern California …