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Kickstarter launches a ‘request for projects’ program

You can’t be hanging around in the world of crowdfunding for as long as Kickstarter without spotting a few trends here and there. Taking a leaf out of Y Combinator’s Request for Startups, the crowdfunding site is highlighting what it thinks are opportunities in the coming year. While Kickstarter’s …

These Prefab Passive Houses Can Reduce Energy Use by 90 Percent

An architecture firm and a construction firm team up to provide affordable eco-friendly pre-made homes.<p>It seems like everywhere you look these days you see homes covered with solar panels. If Tesla's recent announcement about solar roof tiles is any indicator, this trend is here to stay. While …

MAPPED: The world's billionaires and how they made their money

Billionaires are the richest of the rich. Many young entrepreneurs hope to one-day reach this ultimate financial milestone. But before these entrepreneurs are allowed to join this group, they first must ask <b>how did billionaires acquire their wealth in the first place?</b> Take a look at the map below to …

12 Open Source/Commercial Control Panels For Virtual Machines (VM’s) Management

Automatic creation and management of virtual machines is a topical issue for any company that provides VPS services. If you manage a large number of …

Trump again blames India for taking away American jobs | india

Donald Trump, the controversial Republican presidential frontrunner, on Sunday once again blamed India for taking away jobs from Americans, pledging …

3 reasons Saudi Arabia is freaking out about its cash situation

"The reserves will remain sovereign," al-Falih said in an interview with Al-Arabiya. He added that the kingdom is mulling options for an IPO of the firm's "ability to convert these reserves into a financial gain."<p>The statements were vague and the Saudis' actual plan for the IPO remains unclear. …

Saudi Arabia

An Astronaut Just Tweeted Some Awe-Inspiring Photos Of South India From Space

Daaaaaamn.

POLLS INDICATE THAT CANADIANS ARE NOT QUITE AS HAPPY AS MEDIA SUGGESTS

In a recent poll conducted across Canada suggests that the Canadian media is unabashedly biased when portraying the true feelings of Canadians and …

A Tighter Integration Between Alteryx and Qlik

• Subscribe to RSS Feed<br>• Mark as New<br>• Mark as Read<br>• Bookmark<br>• Subscribe<br>• Email to a Friend<br>• Printer Friendly Page<br>• Notify Moderator<p>Alteryx<p>Labels:<p>Data Blending<br>• Data …

This 15-Year-Old’s Invention Converts Ocean Currents Into Energy—for Cheap

Meet Hannah Herbst, a 15-year-old from Boca Raton, Florida, who just might be the nation’s top young scientist. Earlier this month, Herbst won a …

Infernal Twin – Automatic Wifi Hacking Tool

Infernal Twin is an automatic wifi hacking tool, basically a Python suite created to aid penetration testers during wireless assessments, it …

New Study: People Who Eat Fruits and Vegetables Have Less Heart Disease Risk

What you eat now can have a major impact on your risk for heart disease later in life, according to research published today in the American Heart Association journal <i>Circulation</i>. A brand-new study of 2,506 adults found that people ages 18 to 30 "who ate the most fruits and vegetables were 25 …

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Walmart is making 2 major changes to its stores

First, the retailer is cutting down on the number of products it sells in its giant supercenters, The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer reports.<p>Instead of selling six different sizes of the same brand of ketchup, for example, the stores will only sell one or two sizes of the condiment.<p>The …

Windows 10 grabs 6.63% market share, Linux finally passes Windows Vista

Unsurprisingly, Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade had a bigger impact in the first month than in the second. Windows 10 has now captured more than 6 percent market share, according to the latest figures from Net Applications.<p>After four weeks, Windows 10 was installed on over 75 million PCs. While …

Windows 10

How the iPhone 6S camera compares to that of the Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6

The iPhone 6S comes with a 12-megapixel camera compared to the 8-megapixel camera on the iPhone 6, which means it should be able to take higher quality images. Apple has been using an 8-megapixel camera on the iPhone since the iPhone 4S launched in 2011.<p>The Galaxy S6, however, has a higher …

IBM puts Bluemix everywhere

One big issue for businesses in the cloud computing era is making sure that certain data and applications run in certain places for regulatory …

What Shell’s latest move says about Arctic drilling myths

After seven years of preparation and several billion dollars spent, Shell has decided to abandon its exploration program in the U.S. Arctic “for the …