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Google increases maximum Chrome bug bounty from $5,000 to $15,000 to reward researchers for exploit code

1 hour 18 min ago

Google today announced it is expanding its bug bounty program for Google Chrome. In short, the company will pay more and offer more recognition to the security community. The reward... Keep reading →
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How being satisfied with ‘good enough’ is actually optimal

1 hour 32 min ago

This article originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog. Ten years ago, Jon Bell, now a designer at Twitter, told his wife that he’d be happy with how much he was... Keep reading →
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PocketDerm expands its online dermatology service to include anti-aging

1 hour 51 min ago

Tele-medicine startup PocketDerm has branched out beyond acne treatment to begin selling custom prescriptions for anti-aging medication. PocketDerm’s new anti-aging option uses the same tretinoin (Retin-A) ingredient found in its acne... Keep reading →
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Darma is a smart cushion for making your smart ass smarter

2 hours 4 min ago

Move over wearables, Darma wants “sittables” to be the new trend as it prepares to launch its smart cushion for your office chair. The device monitors your sitting position, heartbeat,... Keep reading →
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5 fintech startups to watch from Techstars’ Barclays Accelerator

2 hours 16 min ago

London is well known for being a global center of business and finance, so it makes some sense that it’s also now home to a flourishing FinTech scene – with the... Keep reading →
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Microsoft announces Windows 10, promises mid-2015 release and Windows Insider Program tomorrow

2 hours 44 min ago

At its Windows event in San Francisco today, Microsoft announced the next release of its operating system. Known until now as codename Threshold, the successor to Windows 8 will officially... Keep reading →
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Pebble drops the price of its smartwatches by $50, adds background fitness and sleep tracking

2 hours 51 min ago

Pebble is dropping the price of its e-paper display smartwatches and rolling out an update that improves their health and fitness tracking capabilities. The original Pebble, including the three neon... Keep reading →
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Y-Combinator’s Bellabeat brings the quantified self to mums-to-be with 3 new devices

2 hours 53 min ago

Bellabeat first rose to prominence via its participation in Y-Combinator earlier this year. Its core raison d’être? To become the “Fitbit for pregnancy.” In short, Bellabeat is developing smartphone-connected devices... Keep reading →
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5 of our favorite startups from the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator demo day

3 hours 24 min ago

New York’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator held its seventh demo day today. Here are five of our favorites from the Summer 2014 batch: Poacht Most of us are interested in hearing... Keep reading →
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Live from Microsoft’s Windows event

3 hours 48 min ago

Speculation has been rife as to what the next version of Windows will offer, and finally we’re about to find out. What is the operating system we’ve been calling ‘Threshold‘... Keep reading →
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YC-backed Realm releases its developer-friendly mobile database on Android

3 hours 51 min ago

Realm has released the Android version of its mobile database solution for developers, which soft-launched on iOS over the summer. The open-source library bucks the trend of cloud-based databases by... Keep reading →
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Why offering employee equity is crucial for your startup

4 hours 9 min ago

Andrej Kiska is an associate at Credo Ventures. Dealing almost exclusively with first time startup founders, we tackle the following question with nearly all of our CEOs: How much equity should they give... Keep reading →
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Google unveils Drive for Education with free, unlimited storage and ‘Classroom’ integration

4 hours 19 min ago

Google Apps for Education just got a little bit sweeter: In the coming weeks, new and existing customers will have access to Drive for Education, an academic version of its online storage... Keep reading →
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LinkedIn checks its Pulse with refreshed reading experience on desktop and mobile

4 hours 25 min ago
LinkedIn has been evolving as a publishing platform in recent years, so when it weighed in with an offer to acquire Pulse last year, this merely served to confirm its... Keep reading →
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Ghost introduces new plans and pricing for its Ghost(Pro) fully-hosted blogging service

5 hours 6 min ago

The team behind Ghost, a non-profit and open source blogging platform, is introducing new plans and pricing for its Ghost(Pro) hosting service. The bad news is that the company’s plans are... Keep reading →
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Matchstick and Mozilla take on Chromecast with Firefox OS dongle, launch Kickstarter to drive down $25 price

5 hours 22 min ago

Matchstick and Mozilla today announced its open-source take on the Chromecast: a $25 Firefox OS-powered HDMI dongle. The streaming Internet and media stick will be available first through Kickstarter, in... Keep reading →
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Get noticed by employers with 98% off a Resumonk lifetime plan

6 hours 17 min ago
A professional résumé is key to getting your profile noticed by employers and hiring managers. If you’ve found it hard to land a job interview in the past, it’s time... Keep reading →
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September in Africa – All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

7 hours 16 min ago

September in Africa was all about startups, with a host of top events and the launch of new accelerators as well as the usual funding rounds, acquisitions and new product... Keep reading →
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Nokia’s offline maps for Android: We go hands-on

7 hours 51 min ago

Late in August, Samsung unveiled its new Gear S smartwatch, a Tizen-powered timepiece capable of making calls and going online without a smartphone. Other features, as noted at the time,... Keep reading →
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Basis unveils the Peak, a sleek $200 fitness and sleep tracker that can measure your heart rate

8 hours 19 min ago

Basis, a wearable company acquired by Intel earlier this year, has announced a new fitness and sleep tracker called the Basis Peak. The key selling point for ‘geeks in sneaks’... Keep reading →
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