TECH & WORLD NEWS
- Industry chief tells Facebook to adapt to EU by Reuters on February 18, 2020 at 10:18 am
EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton criticized the U.S. social media giant’s proposed internet rules as insufficient.
- Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra's display is near-perfect, says DisplayMate by Stan Schroeder on February 18, 2020 at 10:16 am
Samsung's Galaxy S20 Ultra's 6.9-inch, Dynamic AMOLED display is the best of any smartphone right now, at least according to display specialists at DisplayMate. It's hardly surprising; Samsung has been making fantastic OLED display for years. But it appears the company has really pushed the envelope with the S20 Ultra's display. In […]
- Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘TV host Max Keiser says Bitcoin will go to $400k, not $100k’ by Satoshi Nakaboto on February 18, 2020 at 10:11 am
Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Baudriallard used to say: Let’s whip up a knowledge omelette! Bitcoin price We closed the day, February 17 2020, at a […]
- Our top 5 eco-friendly luggage picks by Dylan Haas on February 18, 2020 at 10:00 am
We are a wasteful society. Looking at plastic bag consumption alone, Americans use around 14,000,000,000 plastic bags per year, which in turn require 12 million barrels of oil to manufacture. According to Waste Management, only 1% of those plastic bags are returned for recycling — the rest end up in landfills or as litter. (Side note: Please […]
- E-scooters are just as safe as cycling, but that’s not saying much by Matthew Beedham on February 18, 2020 at 9:52 am
A study just released by an intergovernmental group has found that using an e-scooter is no more dangerous than cycling. The study, from intergovernmental organization the International Transportation Forum (ITF), says fears over e-scooter safety “have been exaggerated.” What’s more, the ITF says that if alternative forms of […]
- New US proposal could all but kill Huawei’s smartphone business by Adamya Sharma on February 18, 2020 at 9:47 am
The US is apparently mulling a regulation that could cut off Huawei's access to the world's largest chipmaker.
- Skype co-founder raises €757M fund to back European tech startups by Yessi Bello Perez on February 18, 2020 at 9:37 am
Atomico, the venture capital firm set up by Skype‘s co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, has raised an additional €757 million ($820 million) to back “mission-driven” European tech startups, targetting Series A and beyond. The firm raised the funds from several institutional investors, including pension funds, sovereign wealth […]
- Realme X50 Pro 5G is a specs beast, will get global release (Update: more specs) by C. Scott Brown on February 18, 2020 at 8:30 am
Update: Realme has revealed a few more details about its upcoming flagship, focusing on camera capabilities.
- Raising your first €1M: Define the ‘why’ and plan ahead by Yessi Bello Perez on February 18, 2020 at 8:00 am
Fundraising can be daunting at the best of times, but when you’re an early-stage startup founder looking to raise your first million, the idea of having to pitch to investors can be even more intimidating. How exactly do you go about planning your raise while also trying to get a business off the ground? I spoke to three tech founders to get […]
- Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 early rumors reveal camera specs, colorways, and more by Adamya Sharma on February 18, 2020 at 7:51 am
The phone could borrow its photography skills from the Galaxy S20 Plus.
- Some Thoughts on Coronaviruses and Seatbelts by Tim Ferriss on February 14, 2020 at 1:34 pm
“Hope is not a strategy.“ — James Cameron A prescient article titled “Body Count” by Epsilon Theory/Ben Hunt (@epsilontheory) was recently sent to me by one of my smartest and most connected friends. It paints a spooky picture of the Chinese reports of what has been informally referred to as “Wuhan […]
- Ryan Holiday — Turning the Tables (#410) by Tim Ferriss on February 13, 2020 at 5:26 pm
Welcome to The Tim Ferriss Show! It is — usually — my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types to tease out the habits, routines, favorite books, and so on that you can apply and test in your own life. This time we have a “turning the tables” episode. What does … Continue reading "Ryan […]
- Brené Brown — Striving versus Self-Acceptance, Saving Marriages, and More (#409) by Tim Ferriss on February 6, 2020 at 3:36 pm
“We chase extraordinary moments instead of being grateful for ordinary moments until hard shit happens. And then in the face of really hard stuff — illness, death, loss — the only thing we’re begging for is a normal moment.”—Brené Brown Dr. Brené Brown (@BreneBrown) is a research professor at the […]
- 11 Reasons Not to Become Famous (or “A Few Lessons Learned Since 2007”) by Tim Ferriss on February 3, 2020 at 1:49 am
Let the cymbals of popularity tinkle still. Let the butterflies of fame glitter with their wings. I shall envy neither their music nor their colors. — John AdamsLetters of John Adams Addressed to His Wife “If I’m not famous by 30, I might as well put a bullet in my head.” That’s an actual sentence … Continue […]
- The Random Show — New Year’s Resolutions, 2010-2019 Lessons Learned, Finding Joy, Energy Management, and Much More (#408) by Tim Ferriss on January 30, 2020 at 5:01 pm
Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and crazy guy Kevin Rose (@KevinRose), rejoins me for another episode of “The Random Show.” In this one we explore the language of relationships, polarity, energy management, difficult conversations, finding peace and […]
- The Story of a Curious Phone Call by Tim Ferriss on January 30, 2020 at 4:32 am
The below is a true story from Auburn Sandstrom that blew my mind and opened my heart. It is excerpted with permission from All These Wonders: True Stories about Facing the Unknown. Read the whole thing. Trust me. Take the five minutes and be rewarded. Enter Auburn… The year is 1992, Ann Arbor, Michigan. I’m curled up […]
- Sam Zell — Strategies for High-Stakes Investing, Dealmaking, and Grave Dancing (#407) by Tim Ferriss on January 24, 2020 at 12:44 am
“If I can’t run it, then I don’t want to own it.” — Sam Zell Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types to tease out the habits, routines, favorite books, and so on that you can apply and … Continue reading "Sam Zell […]
- Finding the One Decision That Removes 100 Decisions (or, Why I’m Reading No New Books in 2020) by Tim Ferriss on January 21, 2020 at 3:34 am
Donald Knuth, a renowned mathematician and recipient of the Turing Award (considered the Nobel Prize of computer science), retired from using email in 1990. He issued a public statement on his Stanford faculty page, which I saved to Evernote 1–2 years ago. I think of it often, and my favorite portion is below: “I have … […]
- Bob Iger — CEO and Chairman of Disney (#406) by Tim Ferriss on January 16, 2020 at 8:37 pm
As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, Robert A. Iger (@RobertIger) is the steward of one of the world’s largest media companies and some of the most respected and beloved brands around the globe. Since becoming CEO in 2005, Iger has built on Disney’s rich history of storytelling and innovation with […]
- Penn Jillette on Magic, Losing 100+ Pounds, and Weaponizing Kindness (#405) by Tim Ferriss on January 9, 2020 at 6:38 pm
“One of the biggest challenges we face is staying kind with profound disagreement—and staying kind when a mechanism has been set up to make money and power out of hate.” — Penn Jillette Penn Jillette (@pennjillette) is a cultural phenomenon as a solo personality and as half of the world-famous, Emmy Award-winning magic duo […]
- How to Manage Your Bouncebackability by Dave Knight on February 17, 2020 at 8:10 pm
I am spending my time trying to articulate how having an understanding of the Three Principles – Mind, Consciousness and Thought is useful for dealing with any area of challenge in our lives; in doing that I am sticking to only what I know to be true. The outside world will not change and will
- 5 Simple Systems Successful Entrepreneurs Use to Achieve Massive Success by Ericcinho Sierra Marrero on February 16, 2020 at 9:00 pm
Entrepreneurs are all about the grind, the revenue, and the success. But sometimes, new entrepreneurs get stuck in what they think they “should” do and leave a lot on the table. I’ve seen so many people getting burned out of entrepreneurship before even making money. And this is because they are doing what they […]
- 3 Ways to Hit the Ground Running This Year by Moran Pober on February 15, 2020 at 9:00 pm
As everyone gets ready for the swing of the New Year, resolutions are promised and plans are made. Regardless of your goals for the year, it’s important to hit the ground running for the first quarter and continue to uplevel your business and your mindset. Here are three ways to start the new year on
- David Ogilvy: 7 Marketing Quotes from the Father of Advertising by Richard LeCount on February 14, 2020 at 8:40 pm
Marketing trailblazer David Ogilvy, has in many ways defined the business world as we know it today. Through his company Ogilvy & Mather, Ogilvy worked with countless well-known brands from Rolls Royce to Dove, crafting some of the most effective advertising campaigns ever created. The following quotes from the father of advertising, are […]
- The Problem Is Not Actually the Problem: Here’s Why by Dave Knight on February 13, 2020 at 9:00 pm
With my understanding of the Three Principles, which is deepening month-by-month, I’m becoming more curious about whether the ‘problem’ that we think we have, is really a problem. Not for one second am I dismissing a persons’ experience; I’m human after all and I encounter challenges and what I think are […]
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