#Technology trends that will define 2017

No one can predict how the future will shake out, but we can make some educated guesses. Global design and strategy firm frog has released its 2017 forecasts for the technologies that will define the upcoming year. Last year, the firm correctly predicted that virtual reality would explode in popularity and that sensors in things like appliances and thermometers would continue to shrink in size. Get ready to step into the future. Buildings will harness the powers of nature Around the world, large companies are leading the way in building solar-powered offices…

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#The 10 Worst Entrepreneurs of 2016

All entrepreneurs fail. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but when their misdeeds take investors, employees and customers down with them, that is. In terms of dysfunctional screw-ups and negative stakeholder impact, here is this year’s list of the worst entrepreneurs of private companies, counting down from … 10. Matt Harrigan, founder and former CEO, PacketSled On election day, Harrigan threatened to get a sniper rifle and kill Donald Trump. The Facebook post blew up social media, including Twitter and Reddit. The cybersecurity entrepreneur says he was drinking and joking, but…

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#Entrepreneurs,Google,CEOs,Fun Facts,Sundar Pichai

On Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai visited his alma mater, IIT-Kharagpur in India. Answering questions from students, Pichai recalled his old school days, shared some thoughtful advice and discussed his hopes for the future. More than 3,500 students and guests attended the event and livestreamed it on Google and YouTube. Check out these six tidbits that Pichai revealed during his Q&A at IIT-K. 1. He met his wife in college. Pichai and his wife, Anjali, were classmates at IIT-K. Pichai recalls his days in college — a time before the…

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#Kanwal Rekhi Calls Flipkart a Foolish Startup, Says Govt Must Not Bail Out Companies

Kanwal Rekhi, the Indian-American venture capitalist currently serving as the managing director at Inventus Capital Partners thinks it is unfair for Flipkart to seek government help in bailing the company out. He says people like Flipkart founders just didn’t have it. “They were trying to do something which was sort of undoable and they were throwing money at it. And now they have wasted billions of dollars and have failed in the marketplace and are now looking for protection. That’s not the right way to think.” Rekhi believes companies should…

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#These 5 Tips by Indian-American Top VC is Gospel for Startups

The word of a venture capitalist is important. And when it comes to a venture capitalist who has spent nearly 35 years being an entrepreneur, an angel investor and worked in both of the world’s biggest Silicon Valleys, every advice given is gospel. Kanwal Rekhi, a venture capitalist angel investor who currently serves as the Managing Director at Inventus Capital Partners needs no introduction. He was the first Indo-American Founder & CEO to take a venture-backed company public on the NASDAQ. Rekhi has invested in more than 50 startups of which he…

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#Video game secrets that gamers were not supposed to find

As long as developers have made video games, they’ve hidden secret Easter eggs in them for their own entertainment, or as a practical joke. Sometimes, features in a game may be scrapped before the title hits the shelves, and unfinished content is left inside for anyone smart enough to find it. While some of these secrets were definitely meant to be discovered, there are just as many gaming Easter eggs that the devs never intended to be found. Lucky for us, some seriously smart players over the years have managed…

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#10 Terrifying Predictions For 2017

2016 was a bad year. Beloved celebrities died, terrorists massacred dozens, Aleppo was devastated, Yemen went to Hell, North Korea detonated two nukes, and the US was divided by the nastiest election in living memory. Well, we’ve got some bad news: 2017 could be even worse. Here’s how: 10. Italy’s Banking System Collapses In a list of “boring-sounding things you should be worried about,” an Italian banking crisis would be number one. For years, Italy’s lenders have been chucking money at people like 2008 never happened. Now, experts thinks those…

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#Video: 10 People Who Died After Seeing A UFO

There have been countless claims of UFO sightings and abductions over the years, some more credible than others. Most people survive their alleged otherworldly experiences largely unharmed. Sometimes, though, they seem to have gotten a little too close for their own good . . . with deadly consequences. This week, we’re checking out the bright lights and getting a little closer to stories of death by UFO.

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#10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened Last Month

Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the most mind-blowing events each month. And, boy, did last month give us plenty to write about. In a month that’s traditionally dominated by seasonal goodwill, December 2016 managed to be a nonstop cavalcade of depressing, terrifying, and world-changing news. Like a snapshot of the year as a whole, it featured terror attacks, political upheaval, humanitarian disasters, and celebrity deaths by the bucketload. Here’s what was happening while…

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#10 Secret Service Facts You Probably Don’t Know

The Secret Service is much in the news these days as a result of the election of a new US president. Many celebrities and high-profile public figures have bodyguards, but when it comes to protection and security, nobody does it better than the Secret Service. Keeping the commander-in-chief of the United States safe requires a level of vigilance and cautionary measures that is in another league entirely. The Secret Service takes this job very seriously. But sometimes, things do happen, both funny and tragic. Here is a list of 10…

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