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4th May 2016 20:26
This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. Having a sound method for making challenging decisions is a hallmark trait of any leader. When your business is just starting out, pretty much every decision feels like a potential minefield, where success or failure seems to hinge on the direction you chose As your business grows, hopefully thanks to some solid decision-making in the…
4th May 2016 20:00
Alphabet, the parent of Google, has a plethora of wearables either on the shelves or coming in the next few years, showing a big commitment towards this new category of technology. Currently, most wearables attach to the wrist, but in the future there should be a wearable for every part of the body, and for... Read more » The post Alphabet spells future W-E-A-R-A-B-L-E-S appeared first on ReadWrite.
4th May 2016 18:00
Open source is increasingly standard operating procedure in software, but nowhere is this more true than Internet of Things development. According to a new VisionMobile survey of 3,700 IoT developers, 91% of respondents use open source software in at least one area of their software stack. This is good news for IoT because only open source promises... Read more » The post Open source near ubiquitous in IoT, report finds appeared first on ReadWrite.
4th May 2016 16:30
A new cybersecurity bill pushed by Michigan Senators Ken Horn and Mike Kowall will send car hackers to jail for life, if it manages to pass through the Senate. Senate Bill 927 and 928 detail the type of crime, punishment, and felony. Near the bottom, the bill states that “a person shall not intentionally access... Read more » The post Hack a car in Michigan, get a life sentence? appeared first on ReadWrite.
3rd May 2016 23:57
Following the news that Michael Strahan will leave Live! With Kelly and Michael for Good Morning America, ABC is in a bit of a time crunch to find the four-year host's replacement. Host Kelly Ripa will remain with the show while welcoming a series of guest hosts in the coming weeks, beginning with ABC's own Jimmy Kimmel. SEE ALSO: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan have most awkward Emmy win ever Kimmel will guest host while in New York City for ABC's…
3rd May 2016 23:51
Clouds might seem like a nuisance if you’re headed on a Sunday afternoon picnic. But put aside your personal biases for a second and consider this: clouds can also tell the story of life on earth. SEE ALSO: Rooftops in cloudy places could be solar gold mines That story has become a lot clearer thanks to new maps created by scientists that document a global year in the clouds in more intimate detail than ever before. The maps — a cloud…
3rd May 2016 23:40
To mark National Teacher's Appreciation Day, President Barack Obama paid a touching tribute to one very important educator in his life — his 5th grade teacher Mabel Hefty. "To my 5th grade teacher Ms. Mabel Hefty and the educators who inspire our young people every single day: Thank you," Obama tweeted Tuesday along with a photo of the class of pre-teens. SEE ALSO: Obama's 'Red Wedding' joke proves he deserved that early look at 'Game of Thrones' There are some…
3rd May 2016 23:30
Hunter Osborn, 19, is facing 69 counts of indecent exposure after an ill-fated yearbook prank. According to local news station KHPO, the Arizona student, who attended Red Mountain High School, exposed his genitals in his high school's varsity football team photo after being dared to do so by a teammate. The photo was then published in the school's yearbook — somehow without a single person noticing. SEE ALSO: Unfortunate man bitten on penis by venomous spider When officials did notice the…
3rd May 2016 23:20
A mattress that was improperly secured to a truck simultaneously caused a motorcycle accident, and broke the rider's fall. Dash cam footage from another motorist captured the incident, which occurred in Lopburi, Thailand, on April 25 according to a translated version of the YouTube description. The motorcyclist was riding on the road's left shoulder, shortly behind the pickup when the mattress flew off the truck and smashed right into the motorcycle. SEE ALSO: Dash cam footage shows terrifying near-miss with tractor-trailer…
3rd May 2016 23:00
35 percent of households may own a wearable by this time next year, as people start to see the value in a wearable that can track fitness and give detailed analysis on your workouts. That’s a 15 percent gain on current wearable ownership, according to the Consumer Technology Association. In a study published this week,... Read more » The post Over a third of households may own a wearable next year appeared first on ReadWrite.