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Oyster's Travel Predictions for 2017

At Oyster, we're always hearing interesting tidbits from our investigators visiting hotels around the globe -- which helps us keep a close watch on …

Tourism

The '80s Were the Biggest Trend of 2017, for Better or Worse

Marc Jacobs was on to something when he threw a recent party in Brooklyn with a wildly specific dress code that started with the mandate of "Chic '80s." Apparently, in 2017 we'll all be wearing 1980s-inspired clothing, at least according to two of the latest analytical forecasts of next year's …

These 8 Business Apps Are Going to Crush It in 2017

Do you know them all?<p>Of course, there are a ton of cool, slick, fun and potentially great applications for businesses. But this list is about a select few that are ready to explode this coming year. In a very good way. They've all been around for a while. They all have a strong customer base and …

10 marketing predictions for 2017

2016 was not the year for faint-hearted marketers as they pushed to measure and prove the ROI of their content marketing efforts in order to fight …

Color of 2017? Pantone Picks a Spring Shade

When the question of what will define 2017 comes up, the response most often includes words like “Trump” and “populism” and “division” and “anger.”<p>“Green” — not so much.<p>Yet if you believe the team at the Pantone Color Institute, which calls itself the “global color authority,” green will be …

Hotel Openings to Watch Out for in 2017

These are the hotels we're excited about in the new year.<p>There’s no place like home—which means there are endless opportunities to find new and …

Luxury Resorts

14 Baby Names That Will Definitely Be Trending in 2017

You trendsetter, you. Always keeping an ear to the ground to get the early scoop on the baby names that will be all the rage. Here, 14 adorable …

China's central bank has a tough job heading into 2017

<b>Background</b><p>One of the key steps towards capital account liberalization and Special Drawing Right (SDR) inclusion was loosening control of the currency. This was also a key trigger for other important on-shore reforms including interest rate liberalization and bond market reforms - which are now …

Bank of China

Mobile ad trends to watch for in 2017

In 2017, the digital ad space will grow in size and complexity, creating more opportunities for advertisers and new challenges for market players. We’ll see more opportunities for ad placements within mobile apps and mobile messaging programs, but fake ad traffic generated by bots will continue to …

Digital Advertising

What top Silicon Valley investors expect in 2017

The year 2016 was an interesting one for startups. Between high valuations and the glory of reaching unicorn status, entrepreneurs have been frenetically chasing private investors — who were more than willing to deliver the cash — and thereby delayed their entry onto the public market. Yet there …

Venture Capital

20 movies turning 20 in 2017

It's hard to believe, but a full 20 years has passed since everyone in the world began quoting <i>Austin Powers</i>. Yeah, baby. Yeah.<p>It's always fun to …

10 Tech Predictions for 2017

Ye old crystal ball faired pretty well last year as many of my tech predictions came to pass. Pokémon Go was an augmented reality hit. Smart car hype reached a fevered pitch. And Yahoo agreed to sell its core business to Verizon, meaning Marissa Mayer and Silicon Valley’s longest running soap opera …

Media deals that should happen in 2017

Digiday+ Member Article<p>OK, so maybe 2016 wasn’t the “bloodbath” that Vice pichman/CEO Shane Smith predicted. But it did have its share of big deals, …

3 Tax Scams to Watch Out For in 2017

Tax season is right around the corner and, unfortunately, a surge in tax scams is likely to come with it. Tax scams can take many different forms, but most tax scams fall under three major categories: fraudulent returns, phone scams, and phishing. Most tax scams, though, are preventable, so here's …

These 31 Styling Hacks Will Change the Way You Dress in 2017

A fresh start can begin simply by reinventing the looks you've worn on repeat, and we've got all the tools you need with our styling hacks challenge. We'll provide a month of outfits that just require a small change-up. Maybe it's the addition of a cool layer, a call to remix a wardrobe staple, or …

What To Expect From Networking In 2017

Each year we try to lay out what businesses should expect in the upcoming year in the networking market. This year we expect to see a lot of changes as the traditionally conservative networking market begins to feel the pressure of years of networking status quo and resistance to change. This is …

Big Data's 2017: Can more meta thinking free us from current malaise?

Here's a roundup of annual predictions from around the big data industry. Key themes include artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud …

11 trends that will shape Southeast Asian eCommerce in 2017

While president-elect Donald Trump is working hard to stop China from becoming a global superpower, China hasn’t slowed its digital hegemony in Southeast Asia — and in Southeast Asia, China means Alibaba (of course). After identifying Southeast Asia as being on the cusp of an eCommerce golden age, …

6 Enterprise Tech Predictions for 2017

When 2016 started, out doom and gloom in venture capital and the tech industry was not only predicted, but certainly expected. Despite the cloudy …

15 New 2017 Beauty Launches Editors Actually Love and Use All the Time

The new year means an excuse to buy products! Sure, you can get a makeover or a trendy haircut, but the easiest, fastest way to refresh your beauty look is with some swag. January is also a month when many brands reveal new launches, and after testing countless products, we've rounded up some of …

From food to fashion to toys, what’s expected to sell big in 2017

By Sarah Halzack<p>, Reporter<p>We’re saying farewell to 2016, a year when clothing stores were suddenly teeming with off-the-shoulder tops; when restaurant menus filled with dishes featuring ghost pepper and other sriracha successors; and when gaming geeks went mad for the old-school-style Nintendo NES …

The 5 Biggest Economic Trends for Small Businesses in 2017

Big changes are coming to the world of small business next year.<p>In order to plan a journey, you need to know something about the terrain. Are you crossing icy mountains or hacking through jungles? What's the weather forecast? And are you like to meet many enemies or friends on the road?<p>And just as …

Russia readies two of its most advanced submarines for launch in 2017

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff<p>, Reporter<p>Two of Russia’s most advanced nuclear submarines will be launched in 2017, despite ballooning program costs and delays, according to a report by a Russian state news agency.<p>Vice Adm. Viktor Bursuk, deputy commander of the Russian navy, said last week that the …

Here are some of the self-driving startups to watch in 2017

2016 was a big year for self-driving startups; 2017 will be bigger.<p>2016 was the year of many things. For the auto and tech industries, it was the year the companies that already placed their bets on self-driving technology began showing their hands.<p>Auto giants — some of which were increasingly …

A calendar of the world's best design events in 2017, from Minneapolis to Bratislava

With the price of airfares dropping, 2017 may be the year to search for creative inspiration beyond your city. For veteran or jaded conference goers, challenge yourself to step outside your usual creative circuit and head to a new destination to learn skills, encounter new ideas and meet people. …

Design

17 Beauty Trends That Are Going to Be Huge in 2017

There are plenty of reasons we're excited to leave 2016 behind, but—in addition to the Really Big Stuff—it's the year's weird approach to beauty trends that had us scratching our...

Beauty Trends

All the Biggest Space News to Look Forward to in 2017

Running a space program ain't easy. Spacefaring missions can take as long to plan and fund as they do to execute, so you'd better bet there's some …

The Most Important Tech Trend Of 2017

And how to get started.<p>Organizations across every sector are harnessing digital technologies to become more consumer-centric. But this laser focus on serving and pleasing customers can have unintended consequences. Consider recent debates about Airbnb’s alleged impact on local rental markets, fake …

Buildings to look out for in 2017

From a controversial World War Two project to a new ‘polercoaster’, Jonathan Glancey picks the most exciting architectural projects planned for next year.<p>The new architectural year begins with the opening of Hamburg’s long-awaited and dauntingly ambitious €798 million (£669 million) …

Extinct: which animals could we lose forever in 2017?

When a cheetah sprints, there is nothing on Earth that can touch it. The big cat’s hind legs heave forward, kicking up dust, while its front paws bounce off the ground. A few years ago, a cheetah at full pelt clocked 64mph, covering 100m in just 5.95 seconds. Usain Bolt’s world record for the same …

Wildlife