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ISIS Is Losing Ground In The Middle East. This Is Where It Could Turn Next.

As the bloody siege of the city of Marawi continues into second month, the Philippines' restive region is becoming the perfect incubator for extremist groups in Southeast Asia.<p>MINDANAO, the Philippines — Tato’s prison cell was built to house 20 inmates. Instead there are 102.<p>During the day Tato and …

22 Hidden Facts About the Empty Tomb That Prove Jesus Was Truly Risen

Christ is Risen! He has overcome death and risen to new life! He has been accepted as the perfect sacrifice so that our sins have been paid for. Here …

China steps up as US steps back from global leadership

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s appearance at last week’s World Economic Forum shows global leadership is shifting, not drifting, toward Beijing. The …

China

New interactive maps show solar panel costs and payoff by zip code

Take a peek at how much your neighbors are saving with solar<p>Solar panels are hot hot hot. Lots of folks are interested in getting a rooftop solar system for eco-friendly, cost-saving reasons. But no one wants to wait for a site visit to get an idea of how much it’ll all cost. That’s where a new …

The Top 50 Educational Apps Are Mostly All Stuck In The Stone Age

We rarely talk about the touchscreen revolution. Perhaps that’s because it happened so slowly. People had science-fiction dreams of tablet computing for decades. Fictional devices showed up in futuristic movies, novels, and television shows long before Apple’s Newton or the PalmPilot. Then, …

Apps

4 reporting habits that could sink your business

With so much data, analysts have the power to explain, enlighten or confound. Unfortunately, with a lot of businesses stuck in old ways of reporting …

Data Visualization

3 Hacks That Will Make You An Analytics Star

<i>May 7, 2015</i><p>I know many account managers get a little flustered when you mention Google Analytics and using it for PPC management. It’s not that they …

AdWords

Four Online Marketing Metrics That Actually Matter

A few weeks ago, I shared with you six stupid marketing metrics that need to die. The response of readers was overwhelming.<p>Dozens of marketers …

Marketing

Piper Pied Imitates HBO’s Silicon Valley And Creates Lossless Compression For Online Images

Brother and sister team Peter Ma and Nancy Ghaly presented Piper Pied, a lossless compression algorithm for online images, at the Disrupt NY Hackathon today. The startup is a “creative spin” on Pied Piper, the company with a similar lossless compression algorithm for everything that appears in …

Silicon Valley

‘We Use Machine Learning Algorithms to Save Millions of Dollars’

<b>Give me an overview of how big data and analytics is being leveraged by Indian enterprises?</b><br>Indian Big Data market would touch $ 1 billion by 2015 …

They Think the Vietnam War Never Ended

The new documentary In Country follows a group of battle-hungry men obsessed with recreating the Vietnam War. Filmmakers Mike Attie and Meghan O’Hara …

5 Things to Consider for Entrepreneurs, and Their Spouses, to Have a Healthy Marriage

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I can remember the first time I met my wife Janice like it was yesterday. It was the late '80s, and we were working at Worlds of Wonder, a startup toy company. When our departments got together to discuss the launch of a new …

Entrepreneurship

5 Common Reasons Your Website Isn't Converting

Conversions are a major key to making your website successful. Even if you have ample traffic to your site, driven by search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing, or just a great reputation, none of those visits will mean a thing unless you have the power to convert those visitors into …

The Single Worst Marketing Decision You Can Make

<i>This post has been excerpted from the best-seller</i> <i>Growth Hacker Marketing</i><i>. Starting immediately, author Ryan Holiday will be hosting an</i> <i>Ask Me Anything live on TNW Academy</i><i>.</i><p><i>Click the link to ask Ryan anything you want, and he’ll answer your questions in the afternoon EST on Thursday, April 2nd.</i><p><b>“Make</b> …

My Startup Failed

<i>This post was originally published on my Medium blog.</i><p><i>“Hi, I’m Jason from Critica.</i>” That is how I introduced myself for the past year and a half. My …

Motivation

28 Ecommerce CRO Steps Guaranteed to Increase Sales

Ecommerce Marketing / How to Sell Online<p>28 Ecommerce Conversion Rate Optimization Steps Guaranteed to Increase Sales in 2018<p>Kent Hamilton / 19 min …

eCommerce

Know Why Google Says Get a Mobile Optimized Website Now

<b>Know Why Google Says Get a Mobile Optimized Website Now</b><p>If you would like to keep your mobile search engine rankings, you better make sure your site …

Unstructured Data: The Other Side of Analytics

Everyone is obsessed with “analytics.” I cannot keep up with what the technology pundits and consultants are telling me about analytics, no matter how hard I try. (I just Googled “big data analytics” and got 107,000,000 results in 0.29 seconds.)<p>If you listen to these people, you will absolutely, …

Mobile usage and popular brands in Africa

By Roxana Elliott<p>In GeoPoll Survey Reports, Market Research, Retail & FMCG<p>Last week was the Mobile World Congress, an annual conference that brings …

SA has more phones than TVs – or toilets

Cape Town – Cellphones are now a big part of our lives.<p>Phonefinder (www.phonefinder.co.za) is a website which compares contract deals available from …

Africa Travel Phone and Internet Tips

<b>What are my options for staying in touch while on safari?</b><p>I get this question from clients all the time so I figured it was time to share what I have learned from years traveling in Africa. My efforts to stay connected to the office from Africa used to result in frightening phone bills. But over the …

How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the rest of us have won the chance to stroke the beard of multimillionaire lion-impersonator Sir Richard Branson.<p>The startups were named as 'Three New Things' worthy of support from Virgin Media …

Developing Countries

Internet use on mobile phones in Africa predicted to increase 20-fold

Africa's claim to be the "mobile continent" is even stronger than previously thought, with researchers predicting internet use on mobile phones will increase 20-fold in the next five years – double the rate of growth in the rest of the world.<p>People in Africa use mobiles for online activities that …

Cell phones help filmmakers reveal unseen Africa - CNN.com

<b>LONDON, England (CNN)</b> -- Resourceful African filmmakers are using cell phones to tell their stories in spite of political censorship.<p>Art school student Kiripi Katembo Siku listens during a mobile phone filmmaking workshop at the Académie des Beaux Arts in Kinshasa.<p>Kiripi Katembo Siku, an art school …

Nokia 130: Microsoft's £15 Phone For Places That Smartphones Don't Reach

Microsoft has launched a basic mobile phone which will cost just $25 (£15) to reach the billion people on the planet who don't have a phone.<p>The Nokia …