'Black Panther' Discussion: This One's Gonna Be Fun

In case you haven’t been near a theater, TV, mall, or interstate overpass, and haven’t seen the news, Black Panther opened this weekend. And it opened big. Like, history-making box office numbers big. With good reason—T’Challa (aka Black Panther) is a hero fans have been anticipating for a long time. As WIRED’s Jason Parham noted […] Read more »

This Shark Tank 'Shark' Always Flies Economy. Here's the Surprising Reason Why

Flying: It’s the worst. It makes people sick, and if the airlines aren’t squeezing every last ounce of comfort from your flight, your fellow passengers probably are. It’s worst of all in economy of course–and yet that’s where entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran, the Shark Tank shark and entrepreneur rumored to have a net worth of about $80 […] Read more »

Washington, D.C., Has Given the Boring Company a Permit for a Possible Hyperloop Station

Washington, D.C., has issued a permit allowing Elon Musk’s Boring Company to do preparatory and excavation work in what is now a parking lot north of the National Mall. The company says the site could become a Hyperloop station. The permit, reported Friday by the Washington Post, was issued way back on November 29th of […] Read more »

Can Machines Save Us From the the Machines?

Is it just me or is the cyber landscape getting more scary? Even as companies and consumers get better at playing defense, a host of new cyber threats is at our doorsteps—and it’s unclear if anyone can keep them out. My doom-and-gloom stems from the dire predictions of Aviv Ovadya, the technologist who predicted the […] Read more »

Facebook's Onavo Protect VPN Offers Less Privacy Protection Than Other Apps

This week, reports have percolated that Facebook is testing a new menu item, called “Protect,” in its iOS app. The feature sports a blue shield icon, and tapping it redirects you to the App Store listing for Facebook-owned VPN app Onavo Protect. But while Onavo does claim to offer some tools that make the web […] Read more »

Omega Delivers Alpha, But No Dividend Growth In 2018

As the last letter of the Greek alphabet, Omega is often used to denote the last, the end, or the ultimate limit of a set, in contrast to alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet. Hopefully, Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) will soon end its streak of price declines and start delivering alpha for investors, […] Read more »

2 Big Misconceptions About Work-Life Balance That Will Get In Your Way Of Achieving It

I run a small business. I’m also a writer who is married raising four kids of various ages ranging from baby and toddler to teenager and young adult. In it’s most cartoon-like moments, I feel like I’m part of a three-ring circus with everything I’m trying to manage in work and life. Even in the […] Read more »

The No. 1 Reason Entrepreneurs Fail to Achieve Their Goals

We are officially mid-way through first quarter, 2018. How are you doing on the goals you set at the first of the year? I can say with a reasonable amount of certainty that the average small business owner won’t complete their goals list, not even by fourth quarter. Why? Because they’re not addressing this goal-crushing problem: […] Read more »

Russia says hackers stole more than $17 million from its banks in 2017

MAGNITOGORSK, Russia (Reuters) – Hackers stole more than 1 billion roubles ($17 million) from Russian banks using the Cobalt Strike security-testing tool in 2017, a central bank official said on Tuesday. Russia is under intense scrutiny over cyber crime following allegations hackers backed by Moscow have attacked targets in the United States and Europe, accusations […] Read more »

UK initiative seeks Israeli digital health tech to assist NHS

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The British embassy in Israel said on Tuesday it has launched a program designed to help incorporate Israeli digital health technology into the UK and its National Health Service (NHS). The UK Israel Dangoor Health initiative was put together by the UK Israel Tech Hub, a team based at the British […] Read more »