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Global fintech funding has fallen dramatically

After significant growth in Q1 2016, global VC-backed fintech funding in Q2 2016 dropped back to levels closer to those seen in Q4 2015, according to data from KPMG and CB Insights.<p>Funding reached $2.5 billion in Q2 2016, down 49% from $4.9 billion Q1 2016, and down 52% from $5.2 billion in Q2 …

The Age of Artificial Intelligence in Fintech

<b>Growth in Artificial Intelligence</b><p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the buzz this year. According to CB Insights, as of June 15, this year, more than 200 AI venture financing deals have been completed already totaling $1.5B in dollar volume. If the latter half of the year continues at this pace, …

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Are Fake Pimples the Latest Runway Makeup Trend?

The unattainable, barely-there makeup look got a rather literal reinterpretation today when the trend hit the runways at Milan Men’s Fashion Week. That’s right, dewey-skinned models are out, and pimply acne-ridden faces are in — well, sort of.<p>When the Malaysian designer Moto Guo showcased his debut …

China is due for a recession — unless it starts acting like Japan

A credit-based economy, built around what has effectively been the dollar standard, made it all possible. There's no limit to the amount of credit that can be created under a fiat money system. And the dollar standard created a very large global boom, as U.S. dollars flooded into countries like …

18 Places Every Woman Should Visit -- By Herself

Photo: Cultura/Rex Shutterstock.<p>Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; and traveling by yourself can be an incredible opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth.<p>Solo trips are all …

11 Vacation Spots Where You Won't See Another Tourist

Want to clock some quality alone time this summer? These remote destinations have you covered.<p>Sometimes, you go on vacation to spend time socializing with friends, family and that fun couple you met on your snorkel excursion. Other times, though, all you want from a good summer getaway is to …

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

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How to Make President Taft's Mussels

It should come to no surprise for those who have seen his bathtub that Taft had a few good recipes on his White House menu.<p><b>President 27: William</b> …

Playboy Model Saw Chiropractor for Neck Pain Prior to Deadly Stroke but Not Medical Doctor, Family Says

Playboy model Katie May, who passed away Thursday night at age 34, most likely had not gone to a doctor for her neck pain prior to her deadly stroke, …

These New Revelations About the Making a Murderer Trial May Change Everything

Finally: An explanation for the sketchy looking blood vial.<p>There's been a lot of talk about Netflix's <i>Making a Murderer</i> leaving out details from the trial (don't even attempt to do sleuthing on Reddit, because you will fall down a rabbit hole for days). We thought we'd heard it all. But the …

10 best hotels in America? These California and Las Vegas hotels make the U.S. News list

If you want some guidance on the best hotels in the world, U.S. News & World Report compiled 25 lists that cover top resorts around the globe.<p>Two California hotels -- the Peninsula Beverly Hills and the Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley -- as well as the Aria Sky Suites and the Mandarin Oriental in …

Toshiba to sell part of its chip operations: sources | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Toshiba Corp plans to sell part of its chip business as it aims to recover from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday.<p>Pedestrians walk past a logo of Toshiba Corp outside an electronics retailer in Tokyo September …

Wall Street closes strong; oil dips below $30 | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. and European stock investors bought beaten-down shares on Tuesday, at least temporarily looking past another steep drop in oil prices that briefly sent U.S. crude below $30 a barrel.<p>Traders work on the main trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the …

A 2 kilometre-long asteroid will be zooming past Earth on Christmas Eve

Asteroid 2003 SD220 will be flying around Earth on the 24th - and we won't see it again until 2018<p>This Christmas Eve, we will be able to see an asteroid in the sky.<p>Asteroid 2003 SD220 will zoom past Earth about 11 million km (6,787,600 miles) away, which is more than 28 times the distance between …