The American internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author co-founded and became the executive chairman of LinkedIn. He is ranked #630 on the Forbes 2017 list of the world's billionaires, with a net worth of US$3.3 billion. Hoffman was born in Palo Alto, California. During his childhood, he describes himself as once being a tabletop roleplaying gamer and had gotten his first paid job (at age 12) as
Taxis, car sharing and similar services are always in competition around the world. The Hamburg-based startup provides a range of mobility services, from carpooling to electric scooter rentals and has raised $30 million in Series B funding. The round was led by KCK Group, with participation from previous backer Blumberg Capital and other non-disclosed investors. The German company says the investment will be used to expand the
IBM has announced that they will be acquiring open-source software company Red Hat. The for $34 billion deal will help IBM expand its reach as an enterprise cloud computing provider. Self-described leading provider of open source software and services for enterprise customers, Red hat focuses on cloud computing and Linux servers. In 2012, it became the first company providing open-source software to surpass $1 billion in revenue...
Samsung will launch a long-awaited foldable phone, Galaxy X early next year. Samsung is supposedly still deciding whether the device will fold out vertically or horizontally, which seems very strange considering the company recently suggested the device will already be ready to be displayed at Samsung’s developer conference next month. In that case, perhaps Samsung may instead present conceptual details of the design and user...

8 Easy Computer Hacks

Eight easy hacks for you to use on your computer. Save time and increase your productivity! 1. Find out all the information Google knows about you. Google will provide you with all the information they have collected on you. You can see this by checking out the: History – Your entire Google search history. Ads – What Google thinks your interests are and the ads they are
The founder of the Dell Inc. - is the world-famous American Michael Dell. On September 2018, he was ranked as the 39th richest person in the world by Forbes. He was born in 1965 on February 23 in the city of Houston, Texas, into a prosperous family. His parents were educated and wealthy people. His father worked as an orthodontist and his mother as a stockbroker. Like
x.ai is an artificial intelligence-driven personal assistant who schedules meetings for you. X.ai has raised $44 million to tackle a substantial small problem: scheduling emails. When emailing to set up a meeting, a user copies amy@x.ai or andrew@x.ai to take over the logistics. These bots process natural language in order to set up a meeting the way a human assistant would — but for much less money.
In the wake of their most recent hack, Facebook has been reportedly in search for cybersecurity aid, planning to purchase a cybersecurity firm in order to gain key security talent and to serve as a positive public relation move. To recap, the hacking, which took place a month ago, resulted in access tokens stolen for more than 30 million accounts (pared down from an initial estimate of
The DNT (Do Not Track) feature you often see pop up on various sites does not actually work! A new study (Forrester Research) has found that the DNT feature in web browsers, which is supposed to shield you from the spamming ads and data collection, is not actually performing. The DNT was first enforced by data consumer advocates nearly a decade ago but has been recently discovered
Paidy is a Japanese fintech startup that potentially will allow shoppers to shop online without a credit card! Instead, shoppers pay cash on delivery or at convenience stores, which function as combination logistics/payment centers in many Japanese cities. This solution protects the customers from fraud as they do not have to enter their credit card information online and worry about where that data is being stored or

Browser Life-Hacks

By definition, a life hack is a strategy, technique or shortcut that can help make life easier, by speeding up efficiency and enhancing productivity. In this compilation, we share with you 20 of our favorite browser life hacks – start life hacking today! Let’s kick it off. Did you just close the browser tab you had opened for days? Are you about to through your computer out
Evan Spiegel is the co-founder and CEO of the American multinational technology and social media company Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat. In 2015 Evan Spiegel at 25 years old was named the youngest billionaire in the world! Spiegel was born in Los-Angeles, into a family of lawyers. He was educated at the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, and attended Stanford University.
Last week, the Razer Phone 2 was announced on Wednesday at a keynote led by Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan. Previous leaks have shown that it will share a very similar design to the company’s original smartphone. Reportedly Amazon was at fault to prematurely divulging more details about the phone. A now-pulled listing from Amazon Italy had revealed a few key specs ahead of the originally planned reveal.
On September 12, Apple announced the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. They will officially replace the iPhone X, which has already been pulled from Apple store, following the big announcement. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are practically one and the same they just come in two different sizes. XR is a cheaper, more colorful phone with a few compromises, starting at $749
If you haven’t already head, Jack Ma a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate specializing in e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology. He is one of China's richest men with a net worth of US$38.6 billion, as well as one of the wealthiest people in the world. Speculations of Jack Ma’s retirement have
A pay-to-use advertising service is produced by WhatsApp. Brands can opt into this service to better customer engagement. This bold step creates a new revenue stream for the messaging app (owned by Facebook), discarding of their subscription fees in 2016 and permits businesses to exchange information or services updates, i.e. delivery information or tickets. The fee for the pay-to-use service will depend on conformed delivery...
The former vice president of Mac hardware who has once left Apple in order to become Tesla’s chief engineer, has quit Tesla in June following a leave of absence and according to Apple returned to Cupertino to work on the companies secretive self-driving car “Project Titan” program. After Tesla failed to meet its initial first quarter goal for the Model 3, Elon Musk himself took over the

Wireless Revolution

Our world is changing rapidly, with new futuristic innovations bombarding almost daily as we move on further into the tech-dominated era. The one things that seem to keep constraining the evolution of technology and has become a burden even for the most iterate technological innovations is the common dependence on charging. To maintain our working gizmos and gadgets we have to rely on charging. We are shackled...
Back in May 2018 F8 conference, Facebook debuted their add-on mobile dating feature causing Match Group’s (Tinder and OkCupid) stock to plummet by more than 17 %. Presently Facebook began testing the new service internally with employees. Once you create a separate profile for dating, Facebook Dating will match your profile (similar to Tinder) with another person via a mutual "like". Once that happens you...
There will be robots in the offices designed for solving simple routine tasks. Paper correspondence and other small items employees will be able to send to each other via drones. Cybersecurity will be the answer to protection: they will report everything suspicious and will leave the operator with the option to take measures remotely. And the employees themselves will have the opportunity, if necessary...
The biography of Sean Parker, former Facebook president and co-founder of many successful start-ups is very cinematic. In the second grade, his father taught him how to program on the Atari 800 home computer. By his senior classes, Parker knew how to hack websites of companies and universities. At 15, he was caught hacking by FBI. In 16 he received an offer of cooperation from the CIA,
A couple of weeks ago Apple made the decision to ban crypto mining apps from the Apple Store on iPhone and iPad. In their App Store review guidelines, Apple now states that "apps, including any third-party advertisements displayed within them, may not run unrelated background processes, such as cryptocurrency mining." The ban is enforced due to fraudulent programmers...
The successful entrepreneur and author Brian Halligan has founded the infamous Hubspot, an inbound marketing and sales software company that has raised more than $100 million in funding, gone public, and brought in $82.3 million in total revenue in Q1 of this year. After earning a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Vermont, a Halligan graduated with a master’s degree in 2005 from M.I.T...
Reminiscent of Facebook’s Messenger, Instagram is adding a new feature which will allow you to see when your friends are online and available to chat! Instagram noted, “When your friends are active on Instagram, you’ll see a green dot next to their profile picture in various spaces within the app, including the Direct inbox and your friend list when you share a post from the feed.” This...
Prior to the opening of the start-up "Airbnb," Brian Chesky knew little about technology. He was an ordinary guy who studied industrial design and practised sports. In the end, he was able to come up with the idea that turned into a multi-million-dollar start-up and made him one of the most influential players on the Silicon Valley scene. Chesky was born and raised in the city of
The life of hackers and computer geniuses has always been fascinating to viewers, but little was known about their activities. However, it's not enough to just make a movie about hackers, it's more important to convey the lives of such people, how they came to it, their thoughts, reasoning, and ideas. With this aim in mind, films and series about hackers and computer geniuses have been increasingly
In their latest move to develop more consumer hardware, Facebook poached a top Google chip developer, Shahriar Rabii, to help them build their very own silicon. Facebook is following the example of many tech giants that are bringing chip design in-house rather than relying on big-name suppliers like Intel and Qualcomm. The new chips will potentially replace Qualcomm’s own, currently used in Facebook’s
Not having a definitive purpose for your Instagram. This particular mistake involves a bit of philosophy within itself. But, in truth, having figured out what you want to gain from this social site, can help clear up in which direction one should move, if of course move at all. Because for example you can run your Instagram account like a life album, and that means you won’t
How long has it been since you have sent a letter written on actual paper? Mandatory cases aside, we can boldly say - we have not done that for a long time. After all, it is faster and much easier to open a phone or to sit down at a computer, go to your e-mail and write a letter without leaving your home. But this is a...
News about Microsoft and Google bidding for GitHub, a web-based development platform that allows it’s users to build software, manage projects, host and review code and so much more, have been circulating the web for a while now. Chris Wanstrath, GitHub founder, reportedly preferred to go with Microsoft’s bid due to his close relations with the CEO Satya Nadella. In the last few years,
Celonis, a Munich start-up company that aims to decrease process inefficiencies by gathering and analysing logistical data in real time has previously raised $27.5 million, this time around the $50 million, totaling their funds to $77.5 million and its valuation up to $1 billion. Founder and CEO Alexander Rinke developed Celonis with the thought in mind that it just took too much time (5 days on average)
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