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World’s Top Performing Fund Is Running Out of Good Stocks to Buy

The world’s best-performing stock fund is discovering the downside of success.<p>After producing a three-year return of 275 percent, more than any other …

A 60Tbps "FASTER" Undersea Optic Cable Connecting Japan and the US is Now Live

9,000 Kilometers, 60Tbps<p>The undersea optic cable connecting Japan and the US running 9,000 kilometers from Oregon all the way to the east coast of …

I Learned Something New and Useful About American Airlines Check-in

American Airlines changed its published check-in policy so that at a bare minimum you have to check-in 45 minutes prior to departure even for a …

This Startup Wants to Deliver Super-Fast Internet to Your Home

Thousands of new companies are born every day, but they do not all promise to deliver something quite so big as the new start-up technology company, …

Startups

The Mother of All Mother's Day Infographics

Your Guide to the Business of Mother's Day may be the reigning Mother of All Mother's Day infographics from TheShelf.com covering practically …

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This company made a decision in 2002 that's making life miserable for an 82-year-old woman and her Kansas farm

The problem, as Fusion's Kashmir Hill reports, is that MaxMind's tech has made life miserable for a handful of homes across the US — especially one otherwise unnoteworthy northern Kansas farm.<p>The farm's 82-year-old owner, Joyce Taylor, and her tenants have been subject to FBI visits, IRS …

Vigilantism

Amazon Just Acquired This Payments Company

It’s no secret that e-commerce giant Amazon has been betting on India as one of its next big markets outside the U.S. The company is not only …

The Scary, Practical Reason The US Navy Is Once Again Teaching Celestial Navigation

You can't hack the sky.<p>As GPS technology steadily becomes better and better, so does our reliance on it. Need to go to the store? Google Maps. Need …

Radiant Floor Heating 101

Radiant floor heating, popular in new construction, has become a viable retrofit option.<p>Photo: Sun Climate<p>Radiant floor heating is arguably the ideal …

Top stories, Nov 15-21: Google Deep Learning falls shallow; 7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

TensorFlow Disappoints - Google Deep Learning falls shallow; 7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python; The different data science roles in …

Deep Learning

Marketing data technology: making sense of the puzzle

<i>The following is a guest post by the CEO of Sweetspot Intelligence, Sergio Maldonado. I had the pleasure of meeting Sergio at MarTech Europe last</i> …

Trail running: New Zealand’s Great Walks

It may be hard to believe that running with a wild kiwi bird can invoke the same level of froth-spluttering excitement as bigger-animal encounters on …

Here’s A Map Of Every NBA Team’s Fanbase In North America

Over at Reddit’s awesome NBA sub, user jfreedo created a map that shows the fanbase of every team in North America based on geography, which he titled the “United Countries of Basketball.”<p>As you can see, the most popular teams from large states, like the Spurs and Lakers, cover <i>a lot</i> of ground. …

12 Super Remote Hotels for a Secluded Vacation Oasis

Our fast-paced lives and increasingly hyper-connected world may be fun and exciting, but it can also be exhausting. When we think of a real vacation, …

Behappyfamily.com

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Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

Make Money from Ebay and Amazon with the Flippiness System

Don’t want to overspend your budget, swipe your credit card too many times, and feel like a financial mess? Instead of beating yourself up for the …

Personal Finance

Gartner identifies the top 10 strategic IT technology trends for 2016

Top 10 strategic trends 2016 (credit: Gartner, Inc.)At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo today (Oct. 8), Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top 10 technology …

How to make £50,000 from doing the things you love

Cato Hoeben quit the grind to reinvent himself as a 'lifestyle entrepreneur’ – here's how he did it<p>Before I fell in love with a beautiful Spanish girl, I rarely thought about work/life balance. I was living with friends in London and working at a media production company where I created online GCSE …

A Quora thread in which a 23-year-old claims to make $300,000 on Wall Street is being passed around

But at least one anonymous user on Quora claims to make more than three times that as a 23-year-old Wall Street programmer.<p>The user took to the question-answer website in 2013 to ask how much money he or she could make in Silicon Valley.<p>The thread has continued to attract responses, with three this …

A Bill Gates-backed Canadian company opened a plant that sucks carbon from the air

Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.<p>That carbon goes through a series of chemical processes and emerges as pellets, which can be used to make fuel — or simply be stored underground.<p>…

British Columbia

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT HARD FORK<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to …

The 12 most innovative countries in the world

But for that to happen, a country must create an environment conducive to creative activity that is supported by both the public and private sectors.<p>More concretely, we're talking about having high-quality scientific research institutions, sufficient investment in research and development, and …

World Economic Forum

Volkswagen hires BP's Deepwater defense team as the lawsuits start

Here’s an action that speaks volumes.<p>Beleaguered German car giant Volkswagen AG (VLKPY) has hired the lawyers used by BP Plc (BP) to defend it after …

The Roomba Now Sees and Maps a Home - MIT Technology Review

The world’s most successful home robot, the Roomba, is getting some new skills. The robotic vacuum cleaner is gaining a camera and image-processing …

Robotics

In the future, iPad Smart Covers could have screens of their own

Apple wants to make the iPad an essential work tool. Now there's evidence the company is sprucing up the tablet's Smart Covers to give users faster …

Color Obsession of the Week: Cherry Red

A bookcase, a wreath, a clock, and more finds in Cherry Red.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Red Folding/Stacking Bookcase, $85. homedecorators.com.2. Home Decorators Collection Paint in Timeless Ruby, $28. homedepot.com.3. Small Morph Vase, $49. homedecorators.com.4. 22-inch Red Wood Curl Artificial Wreath, …

The Case Against Cooking

The guy from Con Edison comes knocking on our apartment door once a month. He’s there to read the gas meter in our kitchen, where the gas meter is …

Microsoft Research Invents A Stylus That Can Read Your Mind

How you hold things can reveal a lot about how you will use them. This stylus can detect it.<p>“If you see a stylus, they blew it,” Steve Jobs once famously said about tablets. Yet despite Jobs’s best efforts, the stylus is not dead. Designers are obsessed with them. Apple’s started embracing them …