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How to Improve the User Experience of Your E-Commerce Site

Success or failure in e-commerce is all about the user experience. Here's what it takes to deliver an exceptional experience without fail.<p>E-commerce has reached a tipping point. More than half of consumers now prefer to shop online, and e-commerce sales are growing by 23 percent annually. The $6.59 …

Customer Experience

Teen Mom OG's Tyler Baltierra Talks About His Mental Health in Emotional Post

Tyler Baltierra got candid with fans on Monday night in an emotional Instagram video post.<p>The <i>Teen Mom OG</i> star, 26, wrote in the caption that he had …

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

Raspberry Pi

14 states where tech workers make the most money

It's a good time to be working in tech, no matter where you live in the US.<p>The non-profit trade association Computing Technology Industry Association, or CompTIA, recently found that tech workers make, on average, $108,900 throughout the US.<p>That being said, tech workers in some states stand to earn …

Demographics

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Photographers

The Top Trends Shaping Business For 2017

Last year’s outlook for 2016 suggested that you keep your eye on the growing consumer control, the questions around AI and the excitement of virtual reality applications. The landscape has changed — a lot. For the coming year, trends show a growing emphasis on a shifting local and global identity, …

Innovation

OneWeb raises $1.2 billion to launch a ‘constellation’ of satellites for high-speed internet access

OneWeb, a company that’s setting out to launch a “constellation” of micro-satellites to deliver broadband access, has raised a whopping $1.2 billion in private equity funding from Japan’s SoftBank Group, with participation from some of its existing investors, which include Qualcomm, Airbus, …

Oil price climbs towards $60 a barrel after rival producers agree a truce

Global oil prices have stormed to their highest levels since July 2015 after rival oil producing states finally ended a tense year of diplomatic talks by agreeing the first global co-operation pledge in fifteen years.<p>The long-awaited deal will see members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting …

Oil

From the farm to the checkout: this is how inflation will hurt next year

Posh hot chocolate. The sign marking the entrance to Sir Hans Sloane’s factory in Surrey may not immediately explain what’s inside, but the smell that wafts out as the door opens is unmistakable.<p>Brian Watt, managing director of the upmarket drinking chocolate brand, is getting stuck in this …

This creepy website reveals exactly how the web is tracking you in real time

We all know the internet tracks our every move, but it’s not something we always acknowledge. Google, for example, knows everything about us using …

Personal Data

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Run for it! Smart fabric generates electricity when you move

Your morning jog helps burn calories but, someday soon, it may charge your phone as well. A new smart fabric developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology generates electricity from movement and sunlight, and stores it in the fabric's fibers.<p>"The objective was to harvest energy …

Georgia Tech

This fabric captures energy to power your electronic devices

In the future, your clothes will work for you. A team of scientists led out of the<p>Georgia Institute of Technologyhas created a fabric that can gather energy from both sunlight and motion, then store it in embedded fibers.<p>The textile, described in Science Advances, could help pave the way for …

5 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you’re reading this, it’s highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by “public” I mean everyone everywhere. And …

StackSocial: The Hottest Tech Deals, Delivered Daily

Take 10% Off<br>Your First Purchase<p>Join millions of other subscribers who get exclusive discounts, freebies and giveaways!<p>Coupon code will be sent to …

22 Sci-Fi Movies You Don't Have To Be A Nerd To Enjoy

They're all future classics.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How This 24-year-old Runs a $70,000-a-month Business While Traveling the World

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>Aileen Adalid entered the corporate world at age 19 after graduating from De La Salle …

Homebase

In 20 to 40 years, most Americans won’t have sex to reproduce. Get ready.

For 100 million years, all our ancestors reproduced basically the same way. A male reproductive organ deposited sperm into a female reproduction organ, where it could fertilize eggs — leading to baby ancestral tetrapods, mammals, primates, and eventually humans. The past 60 years have seen this …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Apps

This Teenage Entrepreneur Raised $2.8 Million for His Drone Startup In-Between High School Classes

George Matus graduated from high school in May, but his schedule is crazier than ever. While most of his former classmates are catching up on sleep …

Drones

The incredible story of Elon Musk, from getting bullied in school to the most interesting man in tech

As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Musk seems to be everywhere all at once, pushing all kinds of incredible new technologies. He's said he won't be happy until we've escaped Earth and colonized Mars.<p>Between space rockets, electric cars, solar …

Elon Musk

RuuviTag Open-Source Bluetooth Internet Of Things Sensor Beacon Hits Kickstarter (video)

Sharnon Tulabadi based in Finland has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for a new open source Bluetooth Internet Of Things sensor beacon called …

Python Release Python 3.5.2

<b>Release Date:</b> 2016-06-27<p>Python 3.5.2<p>Python 3.5.2 was released on June 26th, 2016.<p>Major new features of the 3.5 series, compared to 3.4<p>Among the new …

Google launches Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform for teaching kids to code

Google today announced Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform that allows developers, designers and educators to build physical programming experiences that can help kids (5+) learn to code.<p>While Google worked together with design firm IDEO to build a reference kit, the idea here is to provide …

Stanford University

Controversial $4 smartphone to start shipping next week

After stirring controversy with its dirt-cheap smartphone earlier this year, Indian company Ringing Bells says it has over 200,000 Freedom 251 units ready for shipping.<p>Can a smartphone really cost the same as a cup of coffee? An Indian company is betting all its money on it.<p>After raising eyebrows …

Mobile

Self-driving cars are going to save a lot of lives… by killing their driver

A recent study detailed some rather perplexing problems for autonomous car manufacturers.<p>When polled, people wanted the self-driving car’s programming to minimize casualties during a crash — even if it meant killing the passengers inside the car. But here’s the rub, although this is how they …

You Can’t Talk About Robots Without Talking About Basic Income

Basic income has been proven to work, and we’re going to need it when robots replace 47 percent of the workforce by 2033.<p>Conversations about basic income, a government-funded salary given to every citizen, used to take place in the dingy offices of extremist left-wing politicians, or in the campus …

Artificial Intelligence