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Yamaha’s A/V Receivers Use Artificial Intelligence So Movies Sound Even Better

If you’re building a home theater system yet also want to use it to stream music, over Bluetooth or Apple’s AirPlay, Yamaha’s new A/V receivers — the …

Artificial Intelligence

DeepMind research shows AI can make itself more human, and businesses should take notice

The findings of a recent study by DeepMind showed that the AI system spontaneously began moving similar to mammals.<p>Alphabet's DeepMind recently …

Artificial Intelligence

Google launches its AI-driven Apple News competitor ‘Google News’ for iPhone & iPad

Last week at its annual I/O developer conference, Google unveiled its new AI-powered “Google News” application. Replacing the neglected Newsstand service from Google, and seen as a direct competitor to the Apple News app, Google News is now available on the App Store…<p>Google News relies heavily on …

Google News

Move Over, AlphaZero: There's a new girl in town

By now, you've probably heard of AlphaZero, Google's incredible chess project. Last year, it took the chess world by storm. Using 'artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Python Programming

A VC Explains Why It Takes So Long for Startups to Raise Money

<i>This article is part of Tools of the Trade, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

8 biggest startup insights for 2017

<i>Presented by Zirra</i><p>2016 was a great year for unicorns, such as Airbnb, Magic Leap and Didi, who snatched up enormous sums of money. Not to mention IPO candidates such as Snapchat, for whom 2017 is filled with great opportunities.<p>Since we at Zirra analyze startups for a living, we decided to share …

How I Built A Successful Startup In The Middle Of Nowhere

It can be done–even in Utica, New York.<p>Location, location, location. It’s an old mantra of traditional marketers and a reason why so many startups all cluster in the same place. For many of those in the San Francisco Bay Area or New York City, location really is everything. The connections and …

Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge will be available in a new Black Pearl color with 128GB of storage on December 9th

Samsung is no stranger to coming up with unique colors for its smartphones - the S III came in Pebble Blue, the S6 edge debuted with Emerald Green, …

Phones

Nutritious Red Juice Recipe

The color of this juice comes from the main ingredient, and that is Beetroot which is incredibly nutritious loaded with many vitamins and minerals …

Nutrition

The Hidden Cost of Wal-Mart's Fight Against Amazon

Image Source: Wal-Mart<p>When it comes to e-commerce, there's <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) and then there's everyone else. Amazon brought in over $79 billion in sales in the United States alone last year. <b>Wal-Mart</b> (NYSE: WMT) is its next closest competitor, and it managed just $13.5 billion in online sales in …

Investing

Having an extra chromosome has a surprising effect on cancer

<b>SAN FRANCISCO</b> — Having an extra chromosome may suppress cancer, as long as things don’t get stressful, a new study suggests. The finding may help …

Windows laptops in 2017 could act and feel more like a phone

Windows 10 devices will be compatible with Qualcomm's latest processor, the same chips that power high-end phones and tablets.<p>Microsoft wants its computers to be more nimble.<p>To that goal, the Qualcomm announced at Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Community event on Wednesday that its …

Windows RT

VR headset manufacturers launch the Global Virtual Reality Association

With the virtual reality market poised to take off, several tech companies are creating a nonprofit to foster the industry and develop best practices.<p>…

How An Amazing Instagram Community Helped This Woman Lose 72 Pounds

In January 2015, Lobke Meulemeester, 35, knew she had to make a change. The UK-based translator had reached a weight that made it difficult for her …

Microsoft is bringing Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors

Laptops, tablets, and phones can all run millions of traditional applications<p>Four years ago, Microsoft wanted to ditch its traditional desktop apps in favor of new touch-based apps for tablets with ARM processors. Windows RT was the official name for the Windows on ARM project, and it debuted on …

Microsoft details Windows 10 VR minimum PC specs

Microsoft accidentally revealed some of its minimum PC specs for Windows 10 VR headsets last month, but the company is fully detailing its plans today. The minimum specs essentially mean that most modern PCs will be able to run Windows 10 VR experiences, but games and apps will vary depending on …

Computer Hardware

Leading Change: 6 Reasons Change Management Strategies Fail

There are hundreds if not thousands of books about change management. There are courses managers can take an oodles of “expert” consultants companies can higher. So why do so many organizations get it wrong. In a 2013 Strategy&/Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on culture and change …

Management

29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

The Five Biggest Mistakes Parents Make When Teaching Kids About Money

Top 10 Open Source Data Extraction Tools of Big Data

When we last talked about Big Data, we talked about different Big Data Analytics Techniques. Prior to that we have talked about different aspects of …

How to Start Investing With Just a Little Bit of Savings | Investopedia

How does a person start investing? Most people invest by using mutual funds. A mutual fund is a portfolio (or collection) of stocks, bonds, real …

Investing

The 7 Steps To Starting Your Own Business After Age 50

Got a business idea you'd like to turn into a reality? Follow these seven expert tips to get your business up and running—and making money.<p>The <i>New</i> Retirement<p>Thinking of starting a business? You’re not alone. According to The Kauffman Foundation, an organization that studies entrepreneurship, the age …

Small Business

Promote Your Blog On These 30 Places

Social Media channels are one of the best ways to promote your blog content, but you shouldn’t stop there. Besides Social Media, there are more …

Infographics

Why your diet should include more fat

Think back to the '80s and '90s when buying anything that didn't don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the "do not eat" list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren't given a second thought. But times have definitely changed.<p>These days, experts tout fat …

Nutrition

Why You Should Let Celgene Corporation Invest Your Money

How would you like to have an investment manager who quadrupled your initial investment over the last 10 years? That's the return that<b>Celgene Corporation</b>(NASDAQ: CELG) achieved. But Celgene is a biotech, not an investment manager, right? Actually, it's both. The company has invested billions of …

Biotechnology