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10 masturbation questions you've been too afraid to ask, answered by gynecologists

Statistically speaking, a lot of people masturbate.<p>According to an analysis of Indiana University's National Survey Of Sexual Health And Behavior (NSSHB) by FiveThirtyEight, 71.5% of women and 81.5% of men from age 25-29 in the United States masturbate at least once a year.<p>Despite the clear …

Comedy Central

Lemonade files lawsuit against wefox for IP infringement

Lemonade, the insurance platform based out of NYC, has filed a lawsuit against German company ONE Insurance, its parent company wefox, and founder Julian Teicke.<p>The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court Southern District of NY, alleges that wefox reverse engineered Lemonade to create ONE, …

Lemonade

US podcast ad revenues hit record $314 million in 2017

The U.S. podcasting industry had a record year in 2017, reaching $314 million in revenue – a figure that’s up 86 percent from the $169 million in 2016, according to new study out this morning from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and jointly conducted by IAB and PwC U.S.<p>The firms are also …

Financial Services

The CEO of Publicis told us how he stared down a furious internal rebellion to bet the future of his $11 billion company on artificial intelligence

PARIS — Publicis Groupe's new CEO, Arthur Sadoun, is sitting on the floor in a dark corner of the cavernous Porte de Versailles conference venue in Paris, and he looks grateful to be off his feet.<p>It's a sunny day in Paris and the outside temperature is nearing 30 degrees Celsius (about 86F). The …

Advertising

Tesla and LinkedIn Think Resumes Are Overrated. They Use These Neuroscience-Based Games Instead

Pymetrics wants to replace resumes with online quizzes. Some big-name companies have been happy to oblige.<p>Those resumes sitting in a stack on your desk, waiting for you to dive in and try to find your next great candidate? Go ahead and rip them up.<p>That's the philosophy touted by Frida Polli, …

Employment

VCs like what they are hearing out of the podcasting sector

Podcasts are television for the earbud generation.<p>And podcasts have been around for a surprisingly long time. If you’re one of the folks who got hooked on podcasts around 2014, when Sarah Koenig and other producers from This American Life launched the wildly popular Serial podcast, you might think …

Startups

A Gentle Introduction to Data Science

Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for every person, 1.7 …

Data Science

Just Say AI, Blockchain, Crypto, IOT, AR, VR, Big Data, Analytics And Cybersecurity To Get Hired

Let’s simulate – just for fun (and with a little cynicism) – a discussion between a recruiter and a candidate looking for work. If you’re unfamiliar with Chauncey Gardiner and the classic movie, <i>Being There</i>, now’s the time to watch at least the <i>YouTube</i> clips of the film. Chauncey is clueless. He …

Big Data

Acorns hits 3.5 million users, sees 100,000 sign-ups for retirement product in its first month

It looks like the investment service Acorns may turn into an oak faster than expected.<p>Billed as an automated investment manager for the people, Acorns is off to a blistering start with its new retirement account service picking up 100,000 accounts in its first month.<p>Unlike other investment …

Retirement Planning

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

These are the 21 most highly-funded tech startups from the last quarter — and most of them you've never heard of

The tech startup gold rush continues, and there's no stronger sign of the times than the amount of venture capital money being raised by these young companies.<p>In the first quarter of 2018, US venture capital funding across all industries grew 49% from the year before up to $22.1 billion, according …

Venture Capital

Top 10 Big Data Analytics Tools For Successful Data Analytics Developers

The importance of data in today’s business is difficult to overstate because no meaningful decision can be made without the analysis of relevant data.<p>…

Stitch Fix: The Amazing Use Case Of Using Artificial Intelligence In Fashion Retail

Stitch Fix, established in 2011 in San Francisco, has disrupted the fashion retail industry. With input from the customer and collaboration between artificial intelligence (AI) and human stylists, the online styling subscription service eliminates the need for their customers to go out and shop for …

Artificial Intelligence

Eric Schmidt says Elon Musk is ‘exactly wrong’ about AI

When former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was asked about Elon Musk’s warnings about AI, he had a succinct answer: “I think Elon is exactly wrong.”<p>“He doesn’t understand the benefits that this technology will provide to making every human being smarter,” Schmidt said. “The fact of the matter is that AI …

Artificial Intelligence

How Blockchain Can Help Brands Identify Power Users and Maximize Social Engagement

Blockchain is the latest technology craze, and many industries, including marketing and advertising, are looking to implement it in an effort to …

Marketing

Automated Health Care Offers Freedom from Shame, But Is It What Patients Need?

A few years ago, Timothy Bickmore, a computer scientist at Northeastern University, developed an artificial-intelligence program to help low-income patients at Boston Medical Center prepare for their return home from the hospital. The virtual nurse, alternately called Louise or Elizabeth, was …

Artificial Intelligence

These Detailed Sexual Fantasies Are Better Than Fifty Shades Of Grey

Even if you think you’re not kinky, there’s a chance your brain might be. And when it comes to getting turned on and orgasming, our brains deserve …

Elon Musk's LA Loop spectacle left me dazzled and confused

Elon Musk has developed a strong cult of personality around him. But to see it in person is something else.<p>He is, after all, the closest thing we have to a real-life Tony Stark ("genius, billionaire, playboy philanthropist"), with nearly 22 million followers on Twitter and fans who praise him for …

Elon Musk

How Nike’s self-lacing shoe was created, in six questions

There’s a quick but memorable moment in the 1989 movie <i>Back to the Future II</i> where Marty McFly, an American teenager transported decades forward to 2015, encounters a futuristic pair of Nike hightop sneakers. He slips his feet into them, and to his amazement, they automatically cinch, the laces …

Ucare.ai is using AI to make healthcare more efficient in Southeast Asia

AI is being applied across the board in many industries worldwide, and its scope of influence is only likely to continue to expand as Kaifu Lee, a noted AI expert who was formerly head of Google China, recently told TechCrunch.<p>The main battle appears to be between companies in the U.S. and China, …

Job search engine Adzuna raises £8M Series C from Smedvig Capital

Adzuna, the meta-search engine for jobs, has raised £8 million in Series C funding from Smedvig Capital. The U.K. company’s previous backers include Index Ventures, Passion Capital, LocalGlobe and more than 400 Crowdcube investors. It takes total funding to £12 million.<p>Founded by the team behind …

In Leadership, Introversion Is Underrated -- and Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Share How They Use It to Their Advantage.

Some of the world's most powerful leaders in business have thrived despite their not being born outgoing, chatty or comfortable in large groups.<p>4 min read<p>What do leaders like Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett have in common? Aside from being multibillionaires, media savvy and extremely …

LeBron James Facing Harsh Reality: These Cavs Aren't Built to Flip the Switch

The Cleveland Cavaliers have tried something new in just about every game of the 2018 postseason. But no matter what they do, they often arrive at the same unsettling, potentially defining conclusion.<p>This team is not like any of LeBron James' squads from years past. It has no switch to flip, no …

Basketball

The 26 most valuable private tech companies in the world

Technology companies continue to be some of the most valuable private companies in the world, according to PitchBook's most recent list of the highest valuations of VC-backed companies.<p>Uber tops the list as of May 2018, but it's followed closely by its Chinese competitor, DiDi. In fact, there are a …

That Warriors vs. Rockets Epic May Well Be Over

HOUSTON — Just like that, a single game into what’s been cast as <i>The Real N.B.A. Finals</i>, the Houston Rockets find themselves occupying a precarious ledge.<p>This Western Conference championship series is a collision of basketball tectonic plates, the 65-win Rockets with their twin dagger guards versus …

Basketball

The Top 19 Billionaires in Tech, Ranked by Net Worth

Featuring Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates.<p>Nearly a fifth of the world's 100 richest billionaires made their fortune in tech or have significant interests in the sector.<p>That's according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List, Britain's definitive guide to the wealthiest people on the planet.<p>The …

Why Kevin Durant is the answer and the problem | The Star

It’s fun to imagine the world was different, right? Everybody does it, especially if you follow the news. The American political news, say. For …

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Toronto Raptors

Patton Oswalt’s Theory About Heath Ledger’s Joker Is A Good Excuse To Revisit ‘The Dark Knight’

There are always plenty of reasons to go back and watch <i>The Dark Knight</i>. In the vast gang of superhero films that we’ve been offered over the years, Christopher Nolan’s <i>Dark Knight</i> trilogy is still a triumph for its realistic attempt to create Batman’s world. The second film stands out thanks to …

Superhero Movies