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From time to time, people ask me how much money to raise for their startup. I've heard other people answer that question from "never raise money" to "as little as you need" to "as much as you can"...
Honesty is the best policy. Unless we happen to be talking about CVs and resumes, it seems. In 2014, 63% of all the confirmed employment frauds reported to Cifas, the UK's fraud prevention service, involved people lying about their education, former employment or qualifications...
California resident Sara Dunaway-Seitz got married last year. While planning her nuptials a friend suggested an app called Yerdle that offered a modern twist on bartering. Users list items they no longer want or need, priced in Yerdle dollars.
The amount of time children spend glued to a screen has risen dramatically in the last 20 years, a new report suggests. Children aged five to 16 spend an average of six and a half hours a day in front of a screen compared with around three hours in 1995, according to market research firm Childwise.
Tinder users could have had their near-exact location revealed for more than two months last year while a flaw in the app remained unfixed. The flaw, which has since been patched, could have allowed a hacker to triangulate a user's location to within 100 feet...
The developer reportedly tricked men into flirting with each other, using fake profiles he created as bait. Men who sought to contact one of the fake women were matched up with each other, rather than with her.
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The robot's eyes flick towards me, and its head turns, eyebrows raised, lips forming a smile, as if we are about to meet and start a conversation. In the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, I am a little disconcerted by my first encounter with an intelligent machine...
Banks once had a near monopoly on moving money around the world, and they charged a pretty penny for it. But since the 2008 financial crisis, their reputations have taken an almighty battering, and a growing number of technology-focused start-ups are intent on getting a slice of the action.
Scientists have created a drone with flapping wings that can fold in and rebound following a mid-air collision. By copying the wing anatomy of birds and bats, the researchers designed a mechanism to allow their flying robot to squeeze between obstacles and recover from impacts.
"No. No. No. No. Definitely not. No. No. No. Oh… hello..." The unmistakable sound there of someone using Tinder, the online dating app that has got millions talking and - in their droves - apparently jumping into bed with each other...
In Durham, Atom Bank is poised to launch shortly as a bank with no branches, living solely on the internet. The US has Ally Bank, an internet-only bank focused on its smartphone interface.
Thousands online have shared an image of a Syrian child with her hands raised in surrender - but what is the story behind it? Those sharing it were moved by the fear in the child's eyes, as she seems to staring into the barrel of a gun...
Physicists have pinned down precisely how pipe-shaped cells in our retina filter the incoming colours. These cells, which sit in front of the ones that actually sense light, play a major role in our colour vision that was only recently confirmed.
These colourful and intricate images are this year's Wellcome Image Awards finalists. From a greenfly's eye, to a curved human spine - they showcase the best in science imaging techniques. Below is the final selection of 20 - but which one will be named overall winner on Wednesday 18 March?...
Murders are tragic but rare. But what drives some people to kill? Michael Mosley has been looking into research exploring the minds of murderers. In the 1870s Dr Cesare Lombroso, sometimes called the father of scientific criminology, was studying criminals imprisoned in Turin.
Apple's smartwatch collection will range in price from $349 to more than $10,000 (£230 to over £6,600) depending on the metals they are made from and the straps they are bought with. The larger 42mm (1.7in) models of the Watch will cost about $50 more than than the 38mm (1...
Websites banned in China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and other countries, are being made available to their citizens. Reporters Without Borders has set up mirrors, or copies, of nine websites that are banned in 11 countries, allowing people there to see them.
You can now "trek" Mount Everest from the comfort of your sofa, as Google Maps launches new Street Views of the Khumbu valleys in Nepal. While you might not be able to get to the summit, you can explore many of the trails and towns in the region...
Images have emerged of the island's surface, 45km (28 miles) north-west of Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa. The island - which is 500m (1,640 feet) long - was formed after an eruption at the Hunga Tonga volcano that started in December...

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