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TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies.<p>The Facebook logo is displayed on their website in an …

FinTech

Vize is a business intelligence tool for the rest of us

Chances are that your current company is collecting a ton of data about your customers every second. It’s a goldmine and it often sits there in a corner, unused. Vize is a business intelligence tool that will let you learn more about your business and take advantage of all your data. The company is …

Big Data

10 Swim Spots So Stunning You Should Plan Your Entire Trip Around Them

Dive on in at these natural wonders! 💦<p>When the weather outside is frightful, a body of perfect blue water starts to sound especially enticing. And there’s no reason NOT to plan an entire trip around the perfect swimming spot, just like you’d set your sights on an incredible hike or dreamy …

7 ways to make sure someone doesn't steal your brilliant app idea

It’s been quite a while since the very first mobile app was developed. Yet, the prospects and idea of trying out a new app still excites users. This accounts for leading mobile app stores teeming with millions of apps and an overwhelming amount of app downloads every year.<p>This is a strong …

Internet Of Things Market To Reach $267B By 2020

• B2B spending on IoT technologies, apps and solutions will reach €250B ($267B) by 2020.<br>• By 2020, 50% of IoT spending will be driven by discrete manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and utilities<br>• Spending on IoT applications is predicted to generate €60B ($64.1B) by 2020.<br>• IoT Analytics spending …

Internet of Things

Flower delivery startup The Bouqs raises $24 million to grow past its many competitors

There’s a field full of flower delivery services to choose from these days from the old school 1-800-flowers and FTD to startups popping up over the last few years like BloomThat, Farmgirl Flowers, UrbanStems and The Bouqs.<p>That last one just raised $24 million in Series C financing, bringing the …

Startups

A 30-something who spent 11 years traveling to 193 countries shares his favorite money trick to decide if something is worth buying

But Guillebeau, now 39, wasn't able to afford it because of a particularly high-paying job, or a windfall of family money, but rather through earnings from freelance gigs and entrepreneurial endeavors he'd managed from 2002 to 2013.<p>"My whole life has been kind of a series of side hustles," …

Welcome To The Incredible Rainbow Mountains Of Peru

“The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.” - Thich Nhat Hanh<p>One of the most magnificent geologic features in the world is the Ausangate Mountain of the Peruvian Andes. The mountain is striped with …

The Top Beaches In The World, According To National Geographic

Doesn't get any better than this. ☀️<p>Beaches come in all sorts of shapes and sizes beyond the typical Caribbean postcard.<p>As such, National Geographic’s new list of the Top 21 Beaches in the World includes a diverse mix of shorelines around the globe, from those picture-perfect Caribbean numbers to a …

New York City Secrets That Will Get You Excited For Your Trip

If you are planning on going to New York City sometime this year, there is probably one thing you aren’t particularly looking forward to – all the …

Best in Travel: 10 Most Amazing Destinations in the World

The world is filled with so many spectacular places that one lifetime would not be enough to visit all of them. Most of us will never be able to …