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Black Friday 2017: best tech deals and promos you should know about

Welcome to Android Authority’s Black Friday 2017 deals roundup, the place where we try to make sense of the madness that is the Black Friday deals event.<p>Thanksgiving is today and as much as you may be looking forward to the break and the overindulgent turkey dinner, the biggest shopping event of …

Shopping

Bitcoin soars above $1,100

A Bitcoin sign is seen in a window in Toronto. Reuters/Mark Blinch Bitcoin has broken out to its best levels since the beginning of the year as overnight buying has the cryptocurrency higher by 4% at $1,101.70 per coin.<p>Tuesday's advance marks bitcoin's eighth straight gain and has run action above …

New Netflix documentary series focuses on visionary designers

Netflix makes some darn good drama shows, but it’s the company’s forthcoming documentary series that really has us interested. Called <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i>, it’s an 8-part series about visionary designers, set to arrive on February 10.<p>Despite not featuring Apple (at least, based on what we’ve …

Artificial Intelligence, Revealed

Introduction<p>The idea of intelligent machines has fascinated people for centuries. And while it may seem like something out of science fiction, people …

10 Hot Startups You’ve Never Heard Of (But Can Model Your Biz On) - Small Business Trends

While startups like Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, Snapchat, Uber and Dropbox get all the attention, there are thousands of other startups that deserve …

From recycled houses to solar-powered fridges: 5 tech startups changing the world

In neighborhoods across Colombia, there's a great need to build more shelters and schools.In response, local startup Conceptos Plásticos developed a plan to build those structures cheaply and sustainably by turning recycled plastic and rubber waste into bricks.<p>This innovative approach helped …

Sustainability

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

4 min read<p>Hiral Sanghavi had launched three small startups in his native India before moving to the U.S. 30 months ago. Now, crowdfunding has put the 30-year-old entrepreneur on a fast track to the American Dream.<p>Sanghavi and his wife, Yoganshi Shah, raised $11.5 million across a couple of …

Northwestern University

Machine Intelligence Will Let Us All Work Like CEOs

When I started my career I was astounded by how superhuman some Fortune 500 executives were. It seemed they were magicians. Every time they answered an impromptu question, the response was refined. Every email they sent was worded perfectly, every decision they made based on deep market knowledge …

Artificial Intelligence

Laravel based CMSs and open source applications that we should know!

Here is an awesome curated list of open-source projects and CMSs built with the Laravel PHP framework.<p>You can download them, enhance them, write …

Five tips to speed up your Mac

The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has become an altogether too familiar a sight. If your Mac has become frustratingly …

The Best Hotel Restaurants in San Francisco

In a city filled with tourists, it makes sense that some of San Francisco's hottest restaurants would reside inside hotels. Here are a few of our …

Big data and creativity: What we can learn from 'House of Cards'

Data and creativity can work really well together. Don’t believe me?<p>On February 1, 2013, a TV series called <i>House of Cards</i> debuted on the video streaming service Netflix. It proved an immediate hit. Two years later, it has a nine out of 10 rating from more than 275,000 reviewers. Those numbers place …

Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and IT

The digital marketplace has created a business imperative that every company be — in some way — a technology company. This means that IT departments are being pulled out of their traditional “gate keeper” role of protecting the core technology infrastructure to collaborate across the enterprise to …

Customer Experience

Companies Can’t Be Great Unless They’ve Almost Failed

The Wall Street Journal recently published a fascinating column on the best-performing stocks of the last 30 years. One intriguing feature of these enormous success stories is that so many of them are little-known companies in ordinary, sometimes downright boring industries: railroads, health …

Innovation

The Two Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs

What are the most important attributes you need if you want to successfully launch a new business?<p>Narrowing it down to just a handful of characteristics and behaviors is difficult — there are so many one needs to succeed as an entrepreneur.<p>But if I had to choose just two, the ones that nearly every …

Albert Einstein

Finding The Most Lucrative Technology Jobs In 2016

• Big Data Engineers ($183K), Mobile Applications Developers ($175,750) and Data Security Analysts ($160k) are predicted to be the highest paid IT-related jobs in 2016.<br>• Big Data Engineers and data scientists will see salaries increase 8.9% in 2016.<br>• Tech skills in the most demand include Python, Ruby on …

The Weirdest Places to Take a Date in San Francisco

<i>By Derek Shaw</i><p>San Francisco is ripe with opportunities for adventure. It’s a city where boundaries are deconstructed, diversity is celebrated and …

San Francisco