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10 reasons to visit Abruzzo, Italy's new hot destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> Central Italy 's Abruzzo has always attracted visitors thanks to its enviable snow season, but up until recently the majority were European.<p>Now the region, a world away from modern Italy, could be on the verge of an international tourism boom.<p>With incoming travel numbers on the rise in the …

Italy

IOTAS integrates its smart apartment tech with Alexa, Google Assistant, Nest

IOTAS, an innovator in premier smart apartment technology, is diving deep into the virtual assistant game by integrating with Amazon Alexa, Google …

Automation

Green Walls Anyone Can Grow

At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces …

Learn About Marketing Tactics with Clay Cook's Livestream Tuesday Afternoon

World-renowned photographer Clay Cook decided to bring Christmas a bit early by hosting a livestream on the topic of marketing for photographers. …

Bill Gates is building his own city, and he’s loading it with smart tech

Bill Gates used his smarts to become one of the most successful people on the planet, so it only makes sense that he would make a smart city. Earlier …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Boston Dynamics’ new SpotMini has lost its head, but it’s friskier than ever

The slogan on Boston Dynamic’s website reads, “Changing your idea of what robot’s can do,” but for some people it may as well say, “Giving you …

Robots

Automation could add more than $1.1 trillion to the global economy in the next 10 years

LONDON — Technological advances such as automation could increase global GDP by more than $1.1 trillion over the next 10-15 years, according to a new report from analysts at JPMorgan Asset Management seen exclusively by Business Insider.<p>The asset management arm of banking giant JPMorgan believes …

World Economic Forum

Google's Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

Oh good.<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs.<p>Now, Google has …

Cord-cutting is happening faster than anyone predicted

Cable companies are terrified by the onset of “cord-cutting,” the term that analysts have attached to the trend of young people not wanting to fork …

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Public Speaking

What is Amazon, really?

In the beginning, Amazon.com sold books.<p>Today Amazon is a titan of e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media. It dabbles in plenty more industries. It’s the go-to site for online shoppers and merchants alike, a modern necessity that independent sellers love to hate. Prime, …

eCommerce

The Latest: Netanyahu delivers fiery speech at rally

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the rally by Israel's ruling Likud Party in support of beleaguered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (all times local):<p>10:30 p.m.<p>Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has delivered an animated speech to hundreds of enthusiastic supporters, …

Israel
Israel

The Lana Del Rey 'Lust for Life' Reading List

We can't get enough of Lana Del Rey's new album 'Lust for Life,' so we've put together the ultimate reading list with a book to match every</i> …

Books

Android Dagoverzicht maandag 24 juli 2017

Vandaag, maandag 24 juli 2017, op Androidworld: beveiligingsupdate voor de Samsung Galaxy S8 en S8+, nieuws over de Pixel 2, de nieuwe AH …

Reformation Is Selling the Most Controversial Denim Trend of the Year

There was once a time (not that long ago, in fact) when finding a pair of jeans that weren't skinny jeans was a challenge in itself. These days, …

Clothing

2019 BMW X5 M Spied

<b>What It Is:</b> Four fat exhaust tips and twin kidney grilles poke out of a mid-size SUV sitting low on wide tires. Its driver pulls it into BMW’s M testing center outside the Nürburgring. We therefore wager that what we’re looking at is the next-generation BMW X5 M.<p>Since 2009, BMW engineers have …

New Mercedes S-Class packs a crazy amount of futuristic tech

Ask any Mercedes enthusiast, and they'll tell you that the company's S-Class is the car to beat in the luxury class. It's so far ahead of everything …

Minnesota governor's boat circled by protesters after temporary ban on walleye fishing

Governor Mark Dayton faced protesters on Lake Mille Lacs on Saturday after a temporary ban on Walleye fishing. After getting off the lake, the governor canceled a meeting with business owners in the area.<p>Boats full of protesters circled the governor’s boat as he tried to draw attention to the …

Fishing

Five robots that are changing everything

From robot simians that can clean up nuclear accidents, to powered exoskeletons that enable you to lift huge objects, robotic technologies are developing incredibly quickly. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, chief engineer at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, talks us through five robots that are changing the …

Robotics

Homemade weerbericht maakt weerinstituut overbodig

Zelfs BNR's Bas van Werven heeft het één en ander in huis. Verslaggever Martijn de Rijk ging bij hem langs. Met enige trots werd hem de windmeter, …

Your car will eventually live-stream video of your driving to the cloud

As self-driving cars become more advanced with a greater number of onboard computers, sensors, cameras and WiFi, the amount of data is expected to …

Driverless Cars

44 DIY wooden pallet ideas for you to copy (if you like woodworking!)

Woodworking has never been easier with these clever, DIY, wooden pallet ideas!<p>Recyclable items are becoming increasingly popular around the world as …

Furniture

Gorgeous forest home will fulfill your tiny cabin dreams

Get ready for some serious cabin envy. Architecture firm studio PIKAPLUS crafted a gorgeous tiny home that perfectly harmonizes with its surrounding …

Cabins

Glass-roofed heaven in Sweden can be yours for $1.3M

Own a piece of heaven and live among the stars<p>We’ve seen our fair share of gorgeous glass-walled houses for sale, but a home with a glass roof doesn’t come around these parts that often. Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, “Villa Heaven” features a simple gabled construction and a glazed covering that …

Sweden

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

Bill Gates totally predicted Netflix in 1994 Playboy interview

Microsoft's co-founder described a future movie database where you can "select and get video on demand." Yep, that's Netflix.<p>Today, Microsoft co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates spends a lot of time on a health and education initiatives supported by his foundation. But back in the early 1990s, …

65 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Reach Success

Failure isn't your final destination.<p>There's no such thing as failure, there's only feedback, and it's what we do with that feedback that will ultimately determine how successful we will be.<p>When we fail we have three options: We can choose to quit, which is the only real failure; we can choose to …

Motivation

Check out the technological upgrades that helped Kansas City become one of the smartest cities in the U.S.

Free public WiFi, intelligent streetlights, and real-time traffic/parking monitoring? Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore!<p>It sounds crazy, …

Cities