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The US media has more reason than ever to be worried about Facebook

Facebook’s influential “trending” news feed has gone through the wringer lately. After being accused of being far less organic than the public was led to believe; politicians, media outlets, and users have questioned the ethics of Facebook’s pseudo-journalistic practices, which reportedly falsely …

Trends

100% Clean Energy Economy Is Much Closer Than You Think

Imagine: Your workday is done and when you walk to the parking lot, the first thing you do is unplug your vehicle from the office building where it's …

Why the Middle East Is Betting on a Solar Future

Image source: First Solar.<p>Just how cheap has solar energy gotten? To give you an indication, Middle Eastern countries from Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates are betting on solar to power their future, now the oil that has fueled their electricity plants for the past century.<p>The decision to …

Renewable Energy

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><i>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</i> …

Inside Amazon's Plans to Dominate Online Retail

Few dispute that online retail figures to play an increasingly prominent role in the way people around the world shop. However, this generational shift rarely manifests itself in such stark terms as it has so far this month.<p>Case in point: Apparel retail giant <b>Macy's</b> plummeted 15% in a single week …

eCommerce

Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

Hi, this is one of the best articles that you will have ever read in your entire life. Why? Because, it is filled with great words of wisdom that if …

Motivation

Forget the Cloud - 'The Fog' Is the Next Big Thing

The cloud is at the center of nearly every tech giant’s strategy, from Microsoft (MSFT) and Intel (INTC) to Amazon (AMZN) and Google. And why shouldn’t it be? Everything’s moving to the cloud, where enormous data centers store millions of terabytes of information and run countless apps.<p>More …

Internet of Things

How the 'Internet of Things' will affect the world

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the …

Internet of Things

This is how economic empires collapse

This is a tough assignment, as there are as many kinds of collapse as there are systems: fragile ones can collapse suddenly, and resilient ones can decay for years or even decades before finally imploding or withering away.<p>Another way of describing collapse is: complex systems become much less …

Economics

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

One phrase that perfectly captures Amazon’s crazy obsession with numbers

In fact, data crunching is so prevalent across the whole company, it's not hard to find signs that show almost religious obsession over data analysis, according to a former employee.<p>"Managers had signs outside their offices that said, 'In God we trust. The rest, bring me data,'" Guru Hariharan, a …

Jeff Bezos

Here's everything we know about Microsoft's augmented reality headset HoloLens

Rather than doubling down on mobile, Microsoft has decided to look into the future — and the result is HoloLens.<p>The headset, which has been at least three years in the making and is rumoured to be released sometime in early 2017, is all part of the new "One Windows" strategy that sees Microsoft …

Augmented Reality

Thirty years of stock market crashes – and the signs they were coming

Is another stock market crash around the corner? We look back at the seven biggest crises of the past 30 years to hunt for clues<p>As the stock market struggles to recover from “Black Monday” in August, many investors are wondering how long it will be before the market regains the levels seen before …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. A mobile carrier has, for the first time, started blocking all ads on consumers' phones.</b> Jamaica-based carrier Digicel has become the first official customer of mobile ad blocking software provider Shine.<p><b>2. News Corp has sold off its money-losing education brand Amplify.</b> Around 500 jobs have …

Advertising

7 Game-Changing Marketing Trends To Tackle in 2016

While digital marketing has undergone a substantial transformation in the last few years, the technology that incited the changes is growing at a …

Marketing

China is trying to stave off a full-blown crash by unleashing unprecedented emergency support measures

In an extraordinary weekend of policy moves, brokerages and fund managers vowed to buy massive amounts of stocks, helped by China's state-backed margin finance company, which in turn would be aided by a direct line of liquidity from the central bank.<p>Investors, who had ignored official measures to …

Stock Markets