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19 MOOCs on Mathematics Statistics for Data Science Machine Learning

Introduction<p>Before creation, God did just pure mathematics. Then he thought it would be pleasant change to do some applied<p>-John Edensor …

Data Science
Trends

Apple is consolidating its San Francisco offices into one space

It was widely reported on Thursday that Apple is leasing new office space in San Francisco as a part of an effort to make way for a staffer expansion.<p>…

The latest shift in teen spending is killing brands like Tiffany

This gift might have been bestowed unto them around the holidays or around major birthdays.<p>But it appears that Gen Z isn't as enamored with luxury goods as millennials were.<p>Proof? Tiffany & Co. announced that its comparable sales dipped -5% this past holiday season, a time marked by gifting.<p>It's …

Tiffany & Co

TripAdvisor reveals the world's top 25 hotels for 2016

Aaah, what we would give to be on vacation, soaking up the sun and pampering ourselves. Our only requirement? Total relaxation.<p>Travel site TripAdvisor examined millions of hotel reviews from the past year, evaluating travelers' experiences based on service, value, and overall quality. On Wednesday, …

Amazon Is Dominating the Entire Retail Industry

One of Amazon's fulfillment centers that help it ship millions of packages every day. Image source: Amazon.<p>About one in every three online product searches begins at <b>Amazon.com</b> . It's a surprise the retail giant hasn't turned into a verb similar to <b>Google</b> -- "Amazon it." It's no surprise then, that …

Investing

These U.S. companies hide drug dealers, mobsters and terrorists

As law enforcement agencies desperately try to track down terrorists and prevent future attacks, current U.S. laws are making it easy for dangerous criminals to create anonymous companies and hide funds right here in America.<p>From white collar fraudsters to arms dealers, bad actors often use fake …

Corruption

These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago — now they're worth billions

We've decided to rack up a bunch of these billion-dollar startups — Cowboy Ventures' Aileen Lee first referred to them as "unicorns" — that didn't exist five years ago, and that are now valued at $1 billion or more.<p>For the purposes of this list, we zeroed in on US-based companies that were founded …

Venture Capital