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AWS Marketplace now offers desktop apps for Amazon WorkSpaces

Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services today announced an interesting enhancement to its AWS Marketplace. It’s now possible to buy subscriptions for full desktop apps that you or people inside your organization can use through the Amazon WorkSpaces virtual desktop service.<p>Historically, the …

Three money numbers you need to know

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Some numbers matter more than others. How much you make is important, for example, but your …

The best cloud and IT Ops conferences of 2018

Maintaining and transforming data center operations is a tough job. Whether you've got public, private, or hybrid cloud infrastructure and services, …

Big Data

Mavic Pro: The coolest gadget since the original iPhone [Reviews]

Tiny cameras that can fly still seemed like a sci-fi dream just five years ago, but with DJI’s new Mavic Pro drone, the future has arrived ahead of schedule.<p>When it comes to drones, no company is killing it right now more than DJI, and the Mavic Pro is its most amazing achievement yet. Yes, some …

A 10-Minute Legs Workout That Will Leave You Sore And Satisfied

If your go-to legs workout just isn't making you feel the burn like it used to, this 10-minute challenge will bring new life to leg day. Developed …

15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

15 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

Just bought your first MacBook? Start out by checking or changing these settings.<p>After you have jumped through the initial screens from the Mac Setup Assistant that had you log in with your Apple ID, connect to a network and so on, your work is not done. Here are 15 settings to change or at least …

App Store

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

10 Ways To Know If You Have A Winning Job

A good job is hard to come by. A great job is even harder to find, but when you do, you feel like a part of the fabric that makes up the organization. When you have a winning job your purpose becomes a lot more clear, and you have far more responsibility than punching a clock, following a set of …

Hackers have a new way to steal your banking login using WhatsApp

Hackers are targeting unsuspecting users with a new type of mobile virus that spreads through legitimate-looking word documents sent via WhatsApp, …

Personal Data

Top 3 ETFs for Long-Term Investors as of March 2018 | Investopedia

If you're doing some portfolio planning for 2018, here are a few good bets for ETFs that work for long-term investors. All year-to-date (YTD) …

Investing

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This (but Most Parents Do the Opposite) | Inc.com

What if I were to tell you that you could increase the odds that your kids will achieve great success in life--maybe greater success than you've had--simply by making a small change in how you praise them and talk about achievement?<p>It turns out, you can. What's more, this change flies in the face …

Self-improvement

Can a child who starts kindergarten with few reading or math skills catch up?

Giuliana Tapia was way behind her classmates.<p>She was just 5 years old, starting kindergarten at Telesis Academy of Science and Math in West Covina.<p>At a kindergarten screening two months before her first day, she happily chattered about her dog Toodles, her favorite color pink, her Santa Claus …

Turning The Lights On Inside Of Amazon Web Services

In the real world, we recognize how difficult moving is. Some people stay in a home five years longer than they should have just to avoid having to pack and unpack all their stuff.<p>Yet, when it comes to migrating parts of your business to the cloud or another new environment, companies underestimate …

Cloud Computing

How to hide it: inside the secret world of wealth managers

They know more about their clients than the clients’ own wives. They are loyal in the face of appalling behaviour. They are the brains behind the most ingenious tax avoidance schemes. And there are more of them than ever<p>The Pritzker family is one of the wealthiest in the United States. Their …

British Virgin Islands

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

Why the Wealthy Put Their Money Into Multifamily & Commercial Real Estate

Have you heard stats such as “80% of millionaires attribute their wealth to real estate”? Or heard stories of living the good life off passive cash …

Real Estate

Hackers Have Just Cracked The Internet’s Most Common Security Protocol, Here’s How To Protect Yourself

HTTPS is everywhere you look. Most social media sites use it, YouTube uses it, it’s a basic protocol for secure email, and any website that takes a credit card uses it as a bare minimum. And unfortunately, researchers have just breached it in a method so simple that any idiot can do it.<p>What Is …

I'm a financial planner, and here's the investment plan I'm using to build wealth

That post has all the information you need to understand why that strategy works, and has important tips for helping you get started.<p>But I know that when I first started investing, it was helpful to see examples of how other people actually did it. Not because I wanted to copy them, but just …

This 55-year-old stockbroker learned to code his first app in 5 minutes — on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

It held a "Code Jam" on the New York Stock Exchange floor, which was basically a jam session for coders. A trio of developers set up shop and programmed whatever struck their fancy, app after app, and streamed it all live to the internet via Amazon's Twitch.<p>But Kenny Polcari, a 55-year-old …

A recent Goldman Sachs junior banker launched a podcast to explain everything you need to know about Wall Street

If you've ever heard terms like "IPO" or "DCF" tossed around without a clue as to what they mean — or speculated about 100-hour workweek horror stories and whether they could possibly be true, listen up.<p>Alan Li, a former Goldman Sachs junior banker who just wrapped up his two-year analyst program, …

Clash of Clans Proves That Our Impatience Is Worth Billions

The mobile game Clash of Clans doesn’t look like much. Tiny cartoonish characters mill around a cartoon village on a player’s phone screen, building cute little armies that they let loose on enemy camps. Soldiers auto-hack at buildings, walls, and cannons while the player watches, earning gold and …

Best Tablet Summer 2016: iPad Pro, Microsoft Surface Or Google Pixel C?

Which tablet delivers the goods this summer? Read on.<p>Consumers are still buying lots of tablets, despite the sales slowdown. Market researcher IDC forecasts that well over 100 million “slates” — standard tablets that aren’t designed to use optional keyboards — will ship annually through 2020. And …

IPad Pro

A comprehensive beginner's guide to start ML with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Introduction<p>Learn to connect AWS instance with your laptop / desktop for faster computation!<p>Do you struggle with working on big data (large data …

This Man Has Been Living On Cruise Ships for Twenty Years

Mario Salcedo took his first cruise almost twenty years ago—and never stopped.<p>There’s a home-made sign on deck 11 of Royal Caribbean’s <i>Navigator of the Seas</i> that reads ‘Super Mario’s Office’. Every morning, a dapper, tanned passenger perches there, quietly tapping away at his keyboard. An office …

IBM: Build a Blockchain in Our Cloud

IBM wants to make it easier for businesses to build applications on the blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that advocates say will reshape …

Blockchain

Bangladesh Bank hackers compromised SWIFT software, warning to be issued

(Reuters) - The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system, said security researchers at British defense contractor BAE Systems.<p>SWIFT, a cooperative owned by …

The Cybersecurity Report: Threats and Opportunities

New hacking threats have emerged in the past two years, and with it has come an large increase in worldwide concern about cybersecurity.<p>In 2014, 69% of executives expressed concerned about cyber threats, including a lack of data security, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey. In 2015, an …

10 best cloud SLA practices

Getting and enforcing a service level agreement is paramount when employing cloud services – that was the chief conclusion reached in a report out …

Tech Industry