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10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

iPhone 7 launch date confirmed as 7th September

By Spencer Hart<p>Apple has sent out invitations to an event on September 7th.<p>We expect to see the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and possibly, iPhone 7 Pro …

Deal Alert: Flash Sale Fares From $15

Check out this flash sale today with fares starting at only $15 from <b>JetBlue</b>! See if you benefit from some of these low fares for your upcoming travel.<p>…

How to Fly Spirit Airlines Without Losing Your Mind

Spirit Airlines gets a lot of crap. Most of the time, that crap is well deserved. They’ve ditched their lame attempts at bawdy humor <i>and</i> their CEO, …

If your flight is canceled, is your airline obligated to get you to your destination?

If your flight is canceled, does your airline still have an obligation to get you to your destination on time?<p>Rosemarie Dagostino thinks so. She …

Flying

6 Big Questions the Game of Thrones Finale Needs to Answer

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TV Series

How This CEO Made a Billion-Dollar Business Betting on The Weather

Good business can be found anywhere with the right level of innovation and entrepreneurship, as this CEO shows by creating a billion-dollar business from watching the rain.<p>Good business can be wherever you make it, especially if you have the entrepreneurial spirit, a good idea, and a great …

Crowdfunder launches a VC fund for the crowd

Angel investors who wish they could invest alongside top-shelf VCs like Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock and 500 Startups finally have an opportunity to do just that. Crowdfunder today announced the world’s first VC “Index Fund,” which enables smaller investors to get involved with much bigger deals …

How to get all of your photos into Google Photos

There's no shortage of ways to store your photos and videos in the cloud.<p>At <i>Mashable</i>, Google Photos has quickly become our favorite online photo and …

Here’s how Silicon Valley’s startup guru can instantly tell if you should start a company

With four IPOs and eight startups under his belt, students and budding entrepreneurs frequently seek him out for advice, including what to do with their careers.<p>But one thing Blank has learned from working in Silicon Valley since 1978 : building a startup or becoming a consultant isn't a hard …

Silicon Valley

Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

I pulled my hood over my head as I looked down into one of nature's most magnificent creations, and one of my favorite things: a gorgeous waterfall.<p>We were ten kilometers into our hike at Yosemite National Park in California, and I wasn't at all tired. I was energized, drinking in every moment, …

10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing by Age 30

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>There’s a rumor that Paul Graham, the founder of the world’s most successful incubator, once invested in …

The world’s tallest buildings may come with a curse

The Shanghai Tower in China was officially crowned the second-tallest building in the world last week. The same day, as if on cue, the country’s stock market had tanked.<p>Shanghai Tower is not just a skyscraper. It’s a “mega-tall” building -- yes, that’s a technical word -- that stands more than …

Sell everything ahead of stock market crash, say RBS economists

Royal Bank of Scotland warns of ‘cataclysmic’ year with slumps in shares and oil and advises clients to shift to bonds<p>Investors face a “cataclysmic year” where stock markets could fall by up to 20% and oil could slump to $16 a barrel, economists at the Royal Bank of Scotland have warned.<p>In a note …

Stock Markets

Analyst Advises Investors to "Sell Everything"

It has been anything but a happy new year for investors, who have watched as equity markets have been both volatile and trending downward, with the …

Why Saudi Arabia Won't Cut Its Oil Production

Anyone who wonders why Saudi Arabia has refused to reduce its oil production to drive the price back up can find an answer in the global climate change accord agreed to by 195 nations in Paris last month.<p>The parties committed themselves to reducing the consumption of hydrocarbon fuels in the second …

Oil

15 islands you don't need a passport to visit

Stunning, shimmering sunsets across the water, the peaceful lullaby of waves crashing and the wind blowing, the feeling of truly being removed for your everyday life ... yep, islands are pretty much the best.<p>While it's wonderful to get that coveted passport stamp, there are plenty of islands to …

Leaked Galaxy S6 Details Hint At Samsung's Plan To Rival Apple Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is going to be one of the most anticipated Android devices this year. The Galaxy S6 is expected to have a glass and metal body, improvements in the TouchWiz interface responsiveness, a major decrease in memory consumption, upgraded cameras and a boost in the chipset, according …

Phones

Snapchat hiring journalists to become its own publisher

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New Apple executive's $73.3m pay packet dwarfs that of boss Tim Cook

• Angela Ahrendts’s 2014 income boosted by huge sign-on package<br>• Cook received $9.22m, including $6.7m bonus<p>Apple boss Tim Cook’s pay package more than doubled last year to $9.22m as the iPhone maker’s share price soared to record levels. But Angela Ahrendts, his new head of retail, took home the …

Complete iOS 8 & Swift Developer Course | TNW Deals

• Over 350 videos and 36.5 hours of content<br>• Swift: learn the language used to develop all native iOS & Mac apps<br>• iOS 8 and Xcode 6: learn the latest technology platforms from Apple<br>• API integration: connect with third party APIs like Facebook and more with NSURLSession<br>• Storyboard: learn how to create …

House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in primary

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In an upset for the ages, Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, the second-most powerful man in the House, was dethroned …