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The science is in: God is the answer

Research shows kids raised with spirituality are happier and healthier in the vulnerable teen years. Why aren’t we all signing up?<p>Eighteen years ago, …

Psychology

Clues On How Google's New Phone Service Might Work

You certainly can’t fault Google for failing to follow through with its promises.<p>Sundar Pichai, who runs Google Android, confirmed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that the company will begin to experiment with offering wireless service and that a big part of the effort will revolve around …

Apple may be about to hurt Google's search business

Google's search deal with Apple — which makes Google the default search engine on Apple's mobile devices — is up for renewal this year.<p>Because Apple and Google do not get along, Google investors are worried Apple will dump Google as the default, thus hammering Google's mobile ad revenue.<p>Analysts at …

How Google’s using big data and machine-learning to aid drug discovery

From answering heath-related questions in its search results to a fitness data platform for developers, Google is becoming increasingly ingrained in the fabric of our daily health-and-wellbeing habits. But behind the scenes, the Internet giant is also working to expedite the discovery of drugs that …

Illusions in Data Visualization | Visually Blog

Data visualizations are effective ways for inputting information into a human’s brain, and as Visual Analytics Researcher at Tableau Software and …

With Mesh, Bluetooth Strengthens Case As Key Internet Of Things Technology

Back in the late nineties, it seemed everyone was talking about about a new wireless technology with a funny name.<p>“It’s the name of a medieval King of Denmark!” some would write, but soon it became apparent that it wasn’t the name that made Bluetooth interesting. Instead, it was how the new short …

Is Twitter Going To Beat Linkedin At Becoming A Recruitment Powerhouse?

Twitter remains my favourite social network by far. Working out why I like it is sometimes hard, and there are times when it frustrates me beyond belief, but generally I live on it more than almost any other online service. What’s interesting to me, as someone who ranks Linkedin as his least …

Apple's new enterprise business is going to be so much bigger than most people imagine

Business Insider was invited to the launch party, hosted by IBM UK CEO David Stokes, and we got to look around the trendy new space.<p>One section was devoted to IBM's new partnership with Apple. Seeing a demonstration of one of the apps IBM and Apple have been jointly developing for businesses left …

Apps

Google Introduces Call-Only Campaigns – Here’s Why You Need Them

Earlier today, Google officially announced the launch of a new campaign type in AdWords known as Call-Only Campaigns.<p>Call-Only Campaign ads look very …

Social may be the tipping point in the m-commerce revolution

If entrepreneur Jesse Pujji’s prediction is right, 2015 will be the year of global mobile ecommerce (or m-commerce).<p>And social companies like Facebook and Twitter may increasingly lead the way, he says.<p>Pujji is CEO of Ampush, an ad tech company specializing in reaching consumers on social …

AdTech

Yahoo Brings Its Native, Video and Search Ads to Others' Mobile Apps

Yahoo hasn't had much luck growing its advertising revenue since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO. To boost its prospects, the portal is looking to …

YouTube to launch kid-friendly Android app on Feb. 23

Google is planning to launch a version of YouTube for children on Android devices Monday, according to <i>USA Today</i>.<p>The app, called YouTube Kids, will be …

The Apple car: What we know

Apple hasn't admitted publicly that it wants to get into the auto industry. But there's plenty of evidence out there.<p>It could be an actual Apple car, or perhaps just a sleek operating system for another company's car.<p>Nobody knows yet. <b>Apple (AAPL)</b>has declined to comment on "rumors and speculation." …

Jony Ive

Yahoo to devs: Use our new mobile developer suite, make money

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo just revealed a big piece of its plan to catch up with competitors on the mobile front.<p>At its first mobile developers …

Google may face antitrust probe in Russia over search bundling

Google is the dominant search engine in many parts of the world and some of its competition are angry at the way Google bundles its search services …

Google Upgraded URLs Will Change Your AdWords Experience

Big news: Google has announced a new AdWords Upgraded URLs format to give advertisers more features/options and save them time. Google Upgraded URLs …

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center Led By Former Apple Engineer

Ford is ready to get a little cozier with the tech industry. In an event today, Ford took the wraps off its brand new research center located in the Stanford Research Park.<p>At the 25,000-square-foot facility today, Ford CEO Mark Fields was there to made it clear the car maker was hunting for the …

Is the world ready to social network in virtual reality?

The world of virtual reality is about to get a lot more social. Facebook product head Chris Cox announced on Tuesday at the <i>Re/code</i> Code Media …

Facebook Confirms it's Working on Virtual Reality Apps

Facebook says it is working on virtual reality apps that people will be able use to create and experience VR content with, reports Recode.<p>Facebook bought VR headset manufacturer Oculus last March for $2 billion, and it’s interesting to hear that the company is following through with its plans to …

Facebook ads get smarter

Like it or not, Facebook advertisements just got even smarter.<p>On Tuesday, the social network announced Product Ads, a set of tools that lets …

Why Google Should Fear Facebook’s New Product Ads

Anything Google can do Facebook wants to do better. And with the latter's new product ads, it has a data advantage that could lead to big revenue for …

Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology 'threaten civilisation'

Technologies join nuclear war, ecological catastrophe, super-volcanoes and asteroid impacts in Global Challenges Foundation’s risk report<p>Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology have been named alongside nuclear war, ecological catastrophe and super-volcano eruptions as “risks that threaten human …

Artificial Intelligence

YouTube Content Chief Says Growth Accelerating Despite Increased Competition From Facebook (Video)

The company is working on efforts that might see an increased ad load for some content.<p>The head of YouTube content says that Google’s Web video service has seen its growth accelerate despite the rise of competition from Facebook and others.<p>Speaking Wednesday at the <b>Code/Media</b> conference at the …

By The Numbers: How Apple Can Get To A $1 Trillion Market Cap

Apple’s market cap crossed $742 billion with Tuesday’s close of $127.83. This is almost two times the market cap of Exxon’s $391 billion and Google’s $372 billion and more than double Microsoft’s $360 billion. Not surprisingly there is a lot of speculation about Apple getting to a $1 trillion …

The Most Proven Technique For Increasing Long Term Happiness

This technique has been proven again and again and again. Here it is, explained by its originator, University of Pennsylvania professor Martin …

So, you want to start a payments company?

If I made a nickel every time someone said “payments is hot,” I could fund a lot of startups.<p>Like moths to a flame, that “heat” is perhaps why so many entrepreneurs are drawn to payments. Some of these innovators will build successful companies that blaze like wildfire, but my hunch is that many …

FinTech