Thursday, July 31, 2014

Start-up advice from tech millionaires

7 Amazing Experiments On NASA's Curiosity v2 Mars Rover รข€“ Including Oxygen Generation [Fri Aug 1 2014]

The Sydney Morning Herald
Technology

Start-up advice from tech millionaires

Tech well-to-dos share their lessons on what to learn nd what to avoid on the path to achieving "overnight" success.

Top stories

Hands on: Nokia Lumia 930

Nokia's Lumia 930 has undergone a brushed aluminium makeover at the hands of Microsoft.
ADAM TURNER 9:04am | Extra screen real estate and a great camera will please the Nokia faithful, but the curvaceous Lumia body has undergone a utilitarian makeover.

First known peak-hour Opal glitch

Ben Grubb and Jacob Saulwick 1:29pm | Fears of overcrowding at train stations due to a shutdown of the Opal system have been realised.

Show take Gruen to start-ups

Dan Illic (left), host the new YouTube panel show, is seen here with series producer Dominique Spanos, producer Sally Gatenby, head writer Andy Matthews, producer Anna Reeves and director Ahmed Salama.
LIA TIMSON 2:04pm | A new Australian show is hoping to take home-grown tech ideas to the world.

Latest games: Last of Us, Oddworld

One of gaming's most affective stories gets a next-gen coat of polish in <i>The Last of Us Remastered.</i>
Tim Biggs 2:37pm | Two shiny re-releases join first-person shooting for your phone, plus indie party game Mount Your Friends and robot society simulator Kairobotica.

Diversity in Wolfenstein war story

Even the bad guys in Wolfenstein: The New Order have their thoughts, actions and identities tied to the human experience, the game's creative director says.
James 'DexX' Dominguez 11:12am | Games creative director talks about the work that went into making the characters a culturally and intellectually diverse bunch.

Charge your phone after 15 minutes

The Ultrapak Tour takes 95 minutes to fill its store of power to 100 per cent, but it will hold enough to fully charge an iPhone after only 15 minutes.
Adario Strange 7:11am | As long as you have this fast-charging battery pack on you, you'll never have to worry about a flat phone or tablet again.

Facebook to offer internet in Zambia

Internet.org project gives subscribers of Zambia phone company access to basic internet services for free.
2:35pm | Internet.org project gives subscribers of Zambia phone company access to basic internet services for free.

USB devices vulnerable: researcher

Karsten Nohl says it's possible to load malicious code onto the tiny computer chips inside USB devices.
Jim Finkle 7:37am | USB devices such as keyboards, thumb-drives and mice can be used to hack into personal computers.

Smartphone flaws puts users at risk

Researchers uncover vulnerability that tricks smartphones into trusting malicious software.
Eric Auchard 2:32pm | Two separate threats could put up to 90 per cent of the world's 2 billion plus smartphones at risk of password theft.

Twitter sees rise in requests

Requests to remove content from Twitter have risen 14 per cent, and copyright notices have risen 27 per cent.
Brian Ries 10:01am | Twitter report reveals a 46 per cent increase in government requests for user information.

Country web domains can't be seized

ICANN has ruled that country level domain names are not property.
3:08pm | Regulatory authority says country-specific web domains cannot be seized in court proceedings.
 

Advertisement

More stories

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: Fans can keep tabs on the Socceroos whether in Rio or at home.
World Cup 2014: Digital eye on the ball
Two men arrested in Macau for allegedly planting malware on local ATMs (shown with equipment reportedly seized from their hotel room).
Thieves planted malware to hack ATMS
HTC One M8, left, and Samsung Galaxy S5.
Android flagship smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S5 v HTC One M8

Advertisement

Compare & Save

Popular mobile phones
  1. Apple iPhone 3GS 16GB
  2. Apple iPhone 3GS 32GB
  3. Apple iPhone 8GB
  4. Nokia E71
  5. HTC Magic
Find the best mobile phone plan
Apple iPhone 8GB

Security Reminder: Fairfax Media digital never requests personal or credit card information via email. Be wary of suspicious emails claiming to offer Fairfax Media digital services.

You are receiving this email as a registered Fairfax Media digital member. Your username is: garn14.tech@blogger.com. Your email address is: garn14.tech@blogger.com.

If you do not want to receive further announcements from Fairfax Media digital, please unsubscribe here.

Fairfax Media Limited. ABN 15 008 663 161.
1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW 2009. 1800 500 864.

News | Jobs | Domain | Drive | Finance | Mobile | RSVP | Travel | Weather Fairfax Digital
Network Map | Member Centre

The Register
Daily Headlines

1 August 2014

Hello, etechnews today.
Log in to alter your email preferences Login

Check out our other feeds and services

4 technologies that have changed the customer experience game
Learn about the four digital-era technologies have changed the customer experience game.
Download here >

Business News

Tesla and Panasonic to build NOT-SO-SECRET GigaFactory in US

This'll help me flog more 'leccy motors, says Elon Musk

Data Centre News

Hardware News

PEAK LANDFILL: Why tablet gloom is good news for Windows users

Analysis Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever

Networks News

Ah ha, mon amour violet ... French Iliad attempts to nibble on T-Mobile US

Offer for American telco may already have been tossed in le poubelle

Planning a cloud investment
This report aims to help you and your business contextualise some of the concerns you may have in planning your first investment with a cloud service provider.
Download here >

Policy News

A modest proposal: Australian ISPs should JUMP at the chance to store metadata

The Big Data industry says it'll make them RICH and perhaps the government will even pay

Security News

Plug and PREY: Hackers reprogram USB drives to silently infect PCs

BadUSB instructs gadget chips to inject key-presses, redirect net traffic and more

Software News

Call off the firing squad: HP grants stay of execution to OpenVMS

Startup to take over support for today's Itaniums and beyond

Science News

7 Amazing Experiments On NASA's Curiosity v2 Mars Rover – Including Oxygen Generation

Pic Landing on a Red Planet near you in 2020, hopefully

Bootnotes News

Planning a cloud investment
This report aims to help you and your business contextualise some of the concerns you may have in planning your first investment with a cloud service provider.
Download here >

Make more moolah: The best cities for landing top pay for your tech skills

PHP gets a formal specification, at last

Congress okays upgrade of VA's 29-year-old software

ITworld Tonight
July 31, 2014
Share this email

The best cities for landing top pay for your tech skills

We drill into IT salary data to help uncover hidden hot spots that pay top dollar for your IT skill set.

READ MORE
 

Issue highlights

1. PHP gets a formal specification, at last

2. Congress okays upgrade of VA's 29-year-old software

3. Report: CIA improperly accessed Senate computers

4. Like Amazon, other firms want permission to fly drones

5. Tor hints at possible U.S. government involvement in recent attack

6. Ford and GM sued for millions over CD-ripping tech in cars

7. Did Linux become a gaming platform a long time ago?

8. Amazon is giving away $100 worth of Android apps for free

9. French carrier Iliad offers to buy T-Mobile US

10. University researchers develop glasses-free display

PHP gets a formal specification, at last

Despite becoming one of the most widely used programming languages on the Web, PHP didn't have a formal specification -- until now. READ MORE

Congress okays upgrade of VA's 29-year-old software

An agreement in Congress to allocate $17 billion to the Department of Veterans Affairs includes money for a major tech upgrade. READ MORE

Report: CIA improperly accessed Senate computers

An internal CIA investigation has determined its employees improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee while it was working on a report about the agency's post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a report by McClatchy. READ MORE

Like Amazon, other firms want permission to fly drones

Amazon made headlines this month when it sought permission from the U.S. government to test its drone-based delivery service, but it's far from the only company that's applied for such approval. READ MORE

Tor hints at possible U.S. government involvement in recent attack

Hackers attacked the infrastructure of Tor, the anonymizing service, earlier this month in an incident that may have compromised a number of hidden services, according to an announcement posted today by the Tor Project's director, Roger Dingledine. READ MORE

Ford and GM sued for millions over CD-ripping tech in cars

The Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies is suing Ford and General Motors for violating copyrights with the CD-ripping capability of their cars. The lawsuit calls for punitive damages equal to $2,500 per CD-R player installed. READ MORE

Did Linux become a gaming platform a long time ago?

In today's open source roundup: Linux is getting a lot more attention recently from game developers, but did it become a viable platform a long time ago? Plus: Rumors swirl that The Witcher 3 is headed to Linux, and what's the best Linux distro for parents coming from Windows 7? READ MORE

Amazon is giving away $100 worth of Android apps for free

Some really great deals here for Android users. READ MORE

French carrier Iliad offers to buy T-Mobile US

French mobile operator Iliad has offered to buy T-Mobile US, the fourth-largest U.S. cellular carrier, in a bid that could complicated an offer reportedly in the works at Sprint. READ MORE

University researchers develop glasses-free display

Fumbling around for your near-vision glasses to read the tablet screen? University researchers may have come up with a way to alleviate that problem. READ MORE

SURVEY:

Got 10 minutes? Tell us about your tech interests and you could win an iPad mini
ITworld is conducting its annual survey about your involvement with and interest in various technology categories, and invites you to participate. Survey participants will have the opportunity to win an iPad mini and sign up to receive a report outlining survey highlights. Take the survey now!

GIVEAWAYS:

We've got 5 copies of each of these new books to give away to some lucky ITworld readers. Enter now for your chance to win!

App Accomplished: Strategies for App Development Success

SQL Queries for Mere Mortals: A Hands-On Guide to Data Manipulation in SQL

DON'T MISS...

Enterprise mobility management: Tools to create a secure and scalable mobile experience
Your goal is to choose a solution that addresses increasingly powerful mobile devices, demanding users and complex security challenges. To get you started, take a look at the key players in the market, the important differentiators of each solution and the top questions to ask. Go now!

Ringing a bell: 11 common phrases and terms that came from obsolete technology

IT salaries for the 20 hottest tech skills

Quick Look: Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

Haunting photos of a village built to handle electronic waste

Willkommen software engineers! 10 countries that pay you what you're worth

Follow ITworld

Share this email

You are currently subscribed to itworld_today as garn14.tech@blogger.com.

Unsubscribe from this newsletter | Manage your subscriptions | Subscribe | Privacy Policy

Learn about INSIDER

When accessing content promoted in this email, you are providing consent for your information to be shared with the sponsors of the content. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.

If you are interested in advertising in this newsletter, please contact: sean_weglage@itworld.com

Copyright (C) 2014 ITworld, 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701

** Please do not reply to this message. To contact someone directly, send an e-mail to online@itworld.com. **