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AllianceBernstein Raises $1.2 Billion for Commercial Real Estate

AllianceBernstein, the fund manager and research firm with $500 billion under management, gathered $1.2 billion to invest in U.S. commercial real …

Will Bitcoin Finally Bring Down The House Of Medici?

Dan Morehead Contributor<p>Dan Morehead is CEO of Pantera Capital.<p>In the 14th century, the Medici family used the power of its newly invented, double-entry accounting system to build a cross-border banking empire that banks still use today. Now more than 600 years later, cross-border payments total …

Wall Street expects these health-care stocks to rise up to 55%

There’s still value to be found in the stock market’s best-performing sector, according to Wall Street analysts, despite the seemingly endless flow …

Investing

15 Signs You're A Narcissist

This is because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, a ruthlessness in getting their needs met — happen to make them super effective at rising up the ranks.<p>To help you figure out if you …

Psychology

Content MarketinG 2014: Top 200 Brands and Influencers

We’re back with content marketing! After our initial post on content marketing influencers in last March, we are back with an updated list with even …

3 Ways Branded Mobile Apps Help Cities

As initiatives go, Open Data is still in its infancy, with most early-adopters only two or three years out from the release of their first data sets. As the CEO of APPCityLife, a civic tech company supporting the delivery of those data sets into useful civic mobile apps and tools, I've had the …

3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015

Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, …

Business Technology

9 science-backed tactics for winning a negotiation

Whether it’s your salary or your cable bill, a lot of life is up for negotiation.<p>Here’s what works, according to the research.<p><b>Know your context.</b><p>Is …

Mapping The Mobile IT Ecosystem

With a vast array of options and vendors to choose from, developing a mobile app can be challenging. Download this FREE mobile IT ecosystem reference …

How to choose a database for your mobile apps

Today’s consumers are highly reliant on their mobile applications. If apps don’t work, users won’t use them—it’s that simple.<p>To require an Internet …

The shift to secure apps in the enterprise - Help Net Security

As enterprises are mobilizing content and apps, they are also fortifying their cyber resiliency with accelerated activations of secure mobile apps, …

In or Out? Outside Marketing Communications Agencies vs. In-House Resources

Okay – I admit it. I may be a <i>wee</i> bit biased when writing on the subject of the relative advantages and disadvantages of using an in-house ad agency …

Public Relations

5 insanely creative ways people have used video to sell houses

In the future, selling houses might be less about realtors and more about video creators.<p>While traditional open houses and "for sale" signs aren't …

11 Things CMOs Need To Know About Mobile Marketing Strategy And App Development

I honestly cannot believe I actually have to write this but this just in, pretty much entire world is on a mobile device on pretty much the whole time they are awake. In other words, the world of mobile marketing and its ridiculously enormous benefits should come as no surprise to anyone.<p>I have …

Marketing

Trade magazine publishers struggle to keep titles alive in tough publishing environment

<i>Randall-Reilly reportedly will kill off two print trade industry magazines, Better Roads and Total Landscape Care – one an acquisition, the other a</i> …

IAB study finds that smartphone owners spend significantly more time using mobile apps than browsing mobile websites

<b>Press Release:</b><p><b>NEW YORK, NY – January 14, 2014</b> — The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and its Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence today released …

How Mobile Apps are helping Enterprise become Digital faster

The way enterprises get software developed is undergoing change. Just like consumers, they are shifting quickly to mobile apps from enterprise …