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Steve Ballmer Could Score $1 Billion Tax Break For $2 Billion Purchase Of Clippers

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business

Steve Ballmer could score a $1 billion tax break from his purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers, according to an analysis by the Financial Times. Th...

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Code for the Internet of Things

Samuel Bucholtz | Posted 09.22.2014 | Home
Samuel Bucholtz

Companies like Intel, Google, Samsung, Microsoft, General Electric, Cisco, AT&T and IBM, which are already taking an active role in Internet of Things development, will soon be placing a greater emphasis on risk-mitigation with these products - and developers who can deliver on security, in addition to performance and UX, are likely to be a step ahead of the competition.

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 09.11.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

4 Things to Think About When You Setup Apps for Kids

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Having a choice of a million apps is a good thing. But many app developers may not have considered the seriousness or risk of a data breach. When it comes to your kids, shouldn't you?

Why Developers Build Insecure Apps

Rohit Sethi | Posted 09.01.2014 | Home
Rohit Sethi

Insecure code continues to be a major cause of data breaches today. So why are so many talented developers writing "bad code"?

What to Expect From Google I/O This Week: Thinking Beyond Hardware to Machine Intelligence

Lars Hard | Posted 08.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Lars Hard

As we pay close attention to the war to become industry leader between Google, Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, Amazon and all of the large players within the developer landscape, we can certainly make predictions as to what Google may announce.

How to Build a Skyscraper

Ian Bruce Eichner | Posted 06.03.2014 | New York
Ian Bruce Eichner

The developer needs to act as coach, general manager and referee all in one, armed with a grand vision for how things will turn out for the occupants of the building, the neighborhood and the city at large.

Developers Want To Make You A Cyborg in 2014

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wearable computers like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch may not have caught f...

Inside Manhattan's Real Estate Bubble: A Reality Check for Buyers...

Ron Gitter | Posted 09.01.2013 | New York
Ron Gitter

As we close the books on the first six months of the year, we find ourselves in one of the most treacherous market cycles in memory.

New Civic Tech Jobs on the Horizon

Code for America | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Code for America

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifAn incredible opportunity exists for local, state, and federal government to tap into the energy of technology startups to work more collaboratively and effectively, and you can get involved!

California Attorney General Releases Guidelines for Mobile App Privacy

Christina Gagnier | Posted 03.13.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

California's Attorney General Kamala Harris released new guidelines targeted at mobile application developers to ensure consumer awareness of privacy and data practices. This trajectory could be influential in creating federal policy around privacy, data and consumer notice.

Hidden Costs For The 'Free' App Ecosystem

The Verge | Ellis Hamburger | Posted 01.08.2013 | Technology

Free apps are dangerous, yet free is the dominant business model most mobile apps are taking these days. The roadmap is simple: grow as quickly as pos...

Serendipity, Not Search, Finds Top Apps

John Backus | Posted 03.14.2012 | Small Business
John Backus

Quit trying to trick customers into downloading your app via incented downloads. Put your app where your customers are likely to discover it, and you will be well on your way to growing your audience with users actually interested in your app.

More Than a Desperate Housewife, Eva Longoria Talks Activism

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.

Startups and Their Typical Flaw: Too-Early Development

Gideon Gartner | Posted 02.18.2012 | Business
Gideon Gartner

Many developers seem to focus on function without having had the opportunity to sufficiently understand what the technology being developed will be solving!

Why You Can't Hire

Naval Ravikant | Posted 02.14.2012 | Small Business
Naval Ravikant

There isn't a shortage of developers and designers. There's a surplus of founders.

The Pros & Cons of Hiring Third-Party Vendors

Tom Grasty | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business
Tom Grasty

Rarely does a startup have all the tools in its toolbox when starting out. Sometimes you have to engage a third-party vendor.

Twitter Reportedly Under Federal Investigation

Business Insider | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

The Federal Trade Commission is actively investigating Twitter and the way it deals with the companies building applications and services for its plat...

Bait-Switch-Fix: The Westside Subway's Three Act Play

John Mirisch | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The message of the press conference participants was clear: we want the Century City station on Constellation and we don't care if you have to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School to get there.

GEN Launched To Foster Mutualization and Cooperation Among World's Editors

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

A new worldwide organization is bringing together editors from different platforms, engineers and developers in news media in a bid to foster more sustainable professional journalism.

Promising Elements of the Net Neutrality Decision

Morgan Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Morgan Reed

During the extended holiday season, families gather around the modern day hearth to watch football. Everyone has a favorite team, or alma mater, to c...

Get Your "Riot" Badge on Foursquare

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Getting status updates from afar, Los Angelinos and others are getting a front row seat to the riots that have now broken out in San Francisco in hono...

Luxury Condos Boast FHA Backing

Bloomberg | Oshrat Carmiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Whitney Gollinger, marketing chief for a Manhattan condo building with an outdoor movie theater and panoramic city views, is highlighting a different ...

Google Is Making You Into a Developer

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Social media has turned many of us from content consumers into content producers. Tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Amplify have made the pr...

Abandoned Coney Island -- Last Chance To See?

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

When I heard the rumors that Satan's real estate division, Thor Equities, was allegedly planning to tear down some of the last remaining historic buildings in Coney Island, I actually felt a chill.