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7 Simple Reasons You Need to Rethink About (Still) Using Internet Explorer

7 Simple Reasons You Need to Rethink About (Still) Using Internet Explorer

by Zachary Lukasiewicz| Since the recent security lockdown of Internet Explorer (IE) yesterday (read more here) I figured I should write a post to all those people who still may actually be using IE Drum roll please… Reason #1 - IE is broken beyond repair. Literally there is no solution. “We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem,” the Department of Homeland Security’s United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team said ...

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5 Essentials To Building A Successful Startup Team

5 Essentials To Building A Successful Startup Team

by Lydia Dallett | via BusinessInsider | Entrepreneurs know that for every startup success story, there are thousands more that never make it out of the garage. Even startups that manage to raise millions in seed funding can crash and burn before they establish themselves as a viable, sustainable company. (Anybody remember GoCrossCampus?) Lynn LeBlanc, a tech entrepreneur with two successful startups to her name, says that in the rush to take ...

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Kris Aquino Asks, “How Rich is Anne Curtis?”

Kris Aquino Asks, “How Rich is Anne Curtis?”

shared from ABS-CBNNews.com | “How rich is Anne Curtis?” This was the direct question tossed to the 29-year-old actress during her live guesting on “Aquino & Abunda Tonight” on Monday (March 24, 2014), just hours after her new TV series “Dyesebel” premiered on ABS-CBN. Curtis initially laughed at the question from co-host Kris Aquino, but answered after appearing to gather her thoughts: “Rich in love! Puwedeng gano’n na lang? Rich ...

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The Secret Resource Every Startup Needs To Know

The Secret Resource Every Startup Needs To Know

by John Chrastka for the National Edition | shared from Tech.co | It’s never been easier to launch a startup. Powerful broadband networks, cloud computing and mobile and web applications have lowered the barrier to entry and created efficiencies for small businesses to scale. But while these resources make it easier to launch a business, they don’t remove the challenge of developing a winning product. To do that, startups need access to ...

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Ex-500 Startups, Paul Singh Puts Up $50M Crystal Tech Fund in DC

Ex-500 Startups, Paul Singh Puts Up $50M Crystal Tech Fund in DC

by Bill Flook | shared from Washington Business Journal | Paul Singh, the former 500 Startups partner who last year founded analytics startup Disruption Corp. (maker of Dashboard.io), announced plans on Thursday to return to the role of funder. The Crystal Tech Fund, which is tied to Disruption Corp., will put as much as $1 million in funding into revenue-generating startups “that have achieved a level of product-market fit.” A Securities and Exchange Commission filing suggests Singh and his ...

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RunKeeper’s CEO Says Smartphone Will Eat Fitness Tracker Market [Podcast]

RunKeeper’s CEO Says Smartphone Will Eat Fitness Tracker Market [Podcast]

by Stacey Higginbotham | shared from Gigaom.com | Everyone is trying to be a platform company these days, but in this weeks podcast we explore the challenges affiliated with building a business around integrating various APIs and the need for a magical user experience. It is hard out there for platform. That’s the takeaway from this week’s Gigaom Internet of Things podcast. There are the myriad challenges of having to integrate with ...

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Insurance Woes Plague Growth of Rideshare Firms

Insurance Woes Plague Growth of Rideshare Firms

by Lauren Hockenson | shared from Gigaom.com | Rideshare companies are struggling to navigate the nuances of auto insurance policies, which currently leave drivers to rely on personal insurance in between rides. While ridesharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar continue to expand their reach, the biggest threat to their success could be the mundane task of owning auto insurance. According to a report from Reuters, the nuances of insurance policies are preventing ...

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This Small Business Runs, Thanks to Other Small Businesses

This Small Business Runs, Thanks to Other Small Businesses

by Tracy Spahr | shared from the UPS Blog | As part of our series of posts leading up to small business Saturday, we’re shining the spotlight on Steve Crain, co-owner of A> Prompt Computer Service, LLC. He took some time to talk with us about his journey as small business owner. Tell me about your company. After I retired from the military, I founded a full-time IT business. Back then I acted ...

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Mobile Advertising: Why It’s Called the Small Screen Giant

Mobile Advertising: Why It’s Called the Small Screen Giant

shared from The Qadabra Blog | Digital banner ads spending is on the rise in a big way; and it’s not slowing down anytime soon! According to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report, internet ad revenues grew an impressive 18% year over year in the first half of 2013, overtaking the total media market, which grew only 3% in the same time. USA remains the biggest market, followed by Japan, China, Germany ...

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How to Create a Hot Website

How to Create a Hot Website

shared from The Qadabra Blog | In a world that is arguably ruled by what people see online, if you’ve got a concept in mind for a new blog, website, or an online business, now’s the time to make it happen! But even if you’ve got the best idea in the world, it won’t go anywhere without a site that gets people talking.  Talk = Visitors, Visitors =Traffic and Traffic ...

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Looks Like The iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor is Hackable

Looks Like The iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor is Hackable

by Charles Arthur | shared from The Guardian | Germany’s Chaos Computer Club says it has cracked the protection around Apple‘s fingerprint sensor on its new iPhone 5S, just two days after the device went on sale worldwide. In a post on their site, the group says that their biometric hacking team took a fingerprint of the user, photographed from a glass surface, and then created a “fake fingerprint” which could be put onto a thin film and ...

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Billionaires’ Habits You Should Have Too

Billionaires’ Habits You Should Have Too

by Nina Zipkin | shared from Entrepreneur.com & NowSourcing What do Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffett have in common, in addition to their fairly sizable net worths? More than you might think. An infographic developed by social-media marketing company NowSourcing details some of the qualities and traits shared by the rich (we’re talking those who earn more than $160,000 a year and have $3.2 million in assets). If you want to ...

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