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25 Data Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018

Businesses are updating their approaches to data analytics as the competitive landscape changes. We explore the trends, technologies, and vendors …

Cobalt Stocks: What Investors Need to Know

The material is an integral component of the latest lithium-ion battery chemistries. Does cobalt belong in your portfolio?<p>If current technological …

Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

Machine Learning

3 Stocks With Jaw-Dropping Growth Potential

Image source: Getty Images<p>The United States' population is aging -- fast. In fact, the 65-and-over age group is expected to roughly double by 2050. One great way to capitalize on this trend is through healthcare, or, more specifically, the growing need for healthcare facilities -- already a …

Five Stocks For The Network Equipment Boom

Broadband providers are binge eaters. When they’re hungry, they consume everything in sight.<p>Well, they’re hungry again and that’s great news for communications gear makers.<p>Companies that sell Internet service are brash, boastful even. Being the biggest and fastest sells. So the last time the …

4 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

You could get rich over time with great stocks like these.<p>The vast majority of investors who become rich don't get there quickly -- rather, they …

The best business dashboards that help with productivity issues

Business intelligence apps are incredibly smart – unless you want to learn about productivity. Many apps show you how many people clicked on a link …

6 Tips for Integrating Business Intelligence Solutions with Your CRM

In the age of Big Data, companies are pushing to collect and analyze as many data sources as possible so they can enrich the customer experience and …

THE PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM: Everything you need to know about the key players and trends in the payments industry

BI Intelligence<p>The way we pay is changing dramatically. For example, people are beginning to use their smartphones for every kind of formal and informal transaction — to shop at stores, buy songs online, and even split their rent.<p>At the heart of these changes in how we pay are thousands of …

5 Cloud Service Provider Predictions For 2016: Analytics, CRM & CPQ Accelerate Sales

<b>Bottom line:</b> The fastest path to greater sales and profits for cloud service providers in 2016 will be in delivering analytics, CRM, and CPQ apps that fuel new sales in their customers’ revenue pipelines, proving they can quickly deliver results.<p>2016 is going to the year where the …

Microsoft is giving 'cash and technology' in its new philanthropic effort

The mission, which is an expansion of the company's current efforts, looks to follow CEO Satya Nadella's goals of empowering individuals and companies across the world by providing them with the technology they need.<p>"In the year ahead we will continue to ask ourselves what are the challenges …

Wall Street fears a run on junk bonds -- and worse

Fasten your seat belts, investors. We may be in for a bumpy ride.<p>Large-cap U.S. stocks suffered their worst one-day loss since September last Friday …

Stock Markets

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

Microsoft and Red Hat Team Up to Offer Linux on Azure Cloud

Red Hat's Enterprise Linux will be the "preferred" version of Linux for Azure customers.<p>Microsoft said today that it will offer Red Hat’s version of the open source Linux operating system on its Azure cloud computing platform.<p>The alliance, which will be detailed in a webcast later today, will be …

Google slammed the brakes on its acquisition machine, with the lowest deal-making since 2009

According to Google's 10Q quarterly earnings report, filed Thursday, Google's acquisitions in the first nine months of 2015 totaled $250 million.<p>For a company like Google, which has $72.8 billion in cash and short-term securities on its balance sheet, and which in recent years has been known to …

The Only 4 Moves You Need to Sweat Your Ass Off in 15 Minutes

These exercises work better together.<p>If your biceps and triceps were a couple, they'd never argue over who was on laundry versus trash duty. Each has its own main job: Biceps bend your arms, triceps extend them. Always. No tradesies.<p><i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and</i> …

Workouts

How to Cash Flow With Stocks

Written by Robert Kiyosaki | Tuesday, September 15, 2015<p>Read time:<p>One of the things that makes The Rich Dad Company so different from other financial …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

3 Stocks Still On Sale

After a huge market rebound I always hear some people lament that they’ve missed out. After the S&P 500 quickly regained all of the 100-plus points it dropped in late August, a friend of mine complained that he should have bought Apple when it dipped intraday to $92. Of course, he vowed to pull the …

7 Useful Websites to Learn PHP

PHP is one of the most widely used languages today for the creation of websites and web based apps. But PHP can be a difficult language to master. …

Abby's Roundtable Picks for 2015

The stock market got smacked in late trading Wednesday after the ECB announcement on Greek debt. The selloff was not enough to erase the positives from the market’s gains early in the week. The quick reversal in crude oil did not help but don’t think the short covering rally is over yet.<p>In …

77-year-old trader: How I made a lot of money

Paul Glandorf rattles off stock ticker symbols the way most people talk about popular TV shows and music.<p>At age 77, he is anything but a stereotypical Wall Street trader. He lives in Ohio and prefers casual "retiree clothing." (He put on a tie for this photo.) But his returns would make many top …