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The 100 Best-Funded Analytics Startups In Crunchbase

Sentiment Strategies LLC, Intermedix Corporation, IRI, Gradient Resources Inc., Birst, Lightspeed HQ, Fractal Analytics, Opera Solutions, OANDA Corporation and Vigilant Solutions are the top ten analytics startups based on an analysis of Crunchbase data today. Sentiment Strategies LLC is included …

Startups

The Guardian view on post-Brexit politics: perilous times for progressives

Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is in crisis. But his travails are only the start of it. This is the most frightening period for the left in generations<p>Britain’s 27 erstwhile European partners will meet next week to discuss the UK’s future with the country itself locked outside the room. The …

United Kingdom

The Right Way to Use Competitive Intelligence

Laura Schneider for HBR<p>In July 2015, Novartis launched its new heart failure drug, Entresto, which Forbes in 2014 predicted would be a blockbuster — with expected sales of $10 billion annually — as the potential market in the US exceeds 5 million people with a heart failure condition. Yet, in the …

CrowdFlower raises $10 million from Microsoft and others to bring A.I. to data science

CrowdFlower, a crowdsourced data-cleaning and tagging platform, has closed a fresh $10 million in funding in a round led by Microsoft Ventures, Canvas Ventures, and Trinity Ventures.<p>Founded out of San Francisco in 2009, CrowdFlower had previously raised $28 million, including a $12.5 million round …

The Mind of Donald Trump

Narcissism, disagreeableness, grandiosity—a psychologist investigates how Trump’s extraordinary personality might shape his possible presidency.<p>I<b>n 2006, Donald Trump</b> made plans to purchase the Menie Estate, near Aberdeen, Scotland, aiming to convert the dunes and grassland into a luxury golf …

Donald Trump

The barbell effect of machine learning

If there’s one technology that promises to change the world more than any other over the next several decades, it’s (arguably) machine learning.<p>By enabling computers to learn certain things more efficiently than humans, and discover certain things that humans cannot, machine learning promises to …

The Daily Fix: Why the Gulberg Society verdict is a symbolic one

Everything you need to know for the day (and a little more).<p><b>The Latest:</b> <i>Top stories of the day</i><br>1. Indian PhD student Mainak Sarkar has been identified …

The untold story behind Saudi Arabia’s 41-year US debt secret

<b>New York:</b> Failure was not an option.<p>It was July 1974. A steady predawn drizzle had given way to overcast skies when William Simon, newly appointed US …

Hadoop Key Terms, Explained

<b>By Kaushik Pal, TechAlpine.</b><p>In the current technology landscape, big data and analytics are the two most important areas where people are taking lot …

12 Books All Entrepreneurs Have to Read

From stress relief to knowledge absorption, the benefits of reading are plentiful; and reading a few pages every night is something we all aspire to …

The 30 startups whose value ballooned the most during the 'steroid era' of funding

Now that the steroid era of startup funding is coming to an end, these richly valued companies are in the spotlight. Many will end up being worth a lot less than their last valuation. A few will surpass it.<p>Business Insider worked with PitchBook to rank the companies that juiced up their valuations …

SWOT Analysis Review on Bajaj Finance Limited (BAJFINANCE)

The Uses And Misuses Of 'Big Data': A Conversation

The organizational theorist Geoffrey Moore once argued that “without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” But without human intelligence, all the data and machine learning in the world won’t set you free. Moore’s freeway analogy is in fact more apt than he knew.<p>In 2011, …

Machine Learning

It's getting more and more dangerous to criticize the Turkish government

Turkish journalist Erdem Gul was locked up in a high-security prison for 92 days, nearly half of those in solitary confinement. But looking back on it, he allowed himself a wry smile, eyes crinkling at the corners. "For the sake of journalism, it was actually quite beneficial," he says. There was …

Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon start discount war

<b>Bengaluru:</b> Online retailers will offer big discounts, engage in a pricing war, create cheeky ads on social media and poke fun at rivals as they try …

The US stock market is now an Asian stock market

That prompted Morgan Stanley analysts to ask: Are Asian markets now driving market movement in the economy that has historically le d world indices— the US?<p>In a note last week, the analysts compared the S&P 500 to Japanese and Chinese indices over 126 trading days, and found that Asia's markets are …

Bizongo aims to tap $170 billion Indian plastic and chemicals market

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Mumbai-based B2B marketplace for industrial goods, Bizongo has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding led by Accel Partners. The venture plans to …

Uber may soon face a major setback in Australia

<i>SYDNEY (Reuters) –</i> Australia’s competition regulator said on Monday it will likely block a proposed international taxi booking app, dealing a major blow to companies fighting the rise of Uber and other ride-sharing firms.<p>Cabcharge Australia and U.S. software firm Taxi Services had planned to roll …

4 Signs That Silicon Valley's Tech Bubble Is Bursting

Bubbles are a great way to make money if you can get in as they’re blowing up and get out before they burst.<p>I should know since I was lucky enough to make money investing in the dot-com bubble — three companies in which I invested were sold for over $2 billion – thanks to lucky timing. But I also …

Venture Capital

China just threw a major wrench into Uber's biggest expansion plans

China's Ministry of Transport has just issued draft rules that could pose big problems for the ride-hailing service's efforts in China, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday.<p>The new draft rules would significantly tighten the regulations that ride-hailing companies such as Uber …

Andy Rubin, 'Father' of Android, on China, AI and the Next Wave of Computing (Full Video)

"Mobile’s not going away, so everyone can relax."<p>Andy Rubin created the most popular mobile operating system in the world, went to work for Google, left Google and then founded his own startup incubator. What does he think comes next for mobile?<p>Onstage at the <b>Code/Mobile</b> conference at The …

Google's Search Boss Talks Surviving and Thriving in an App World (Full Video)

Amit Singhal says Google will not only survive the transition to mobile apps, but will thrive in it. The longtime head of the company’s powerhouse search operation discussed this as well as competition with Amazon, Pinterest and others at last week’s <b>Code/Mobile</b> conference at the Ritz-Carlton in …

The Big Deal With Deep Learning

A colleague recently asked me if deep learning lives up to the hype. Is it really revolutionary or just the same old thing dressed up with a new …

25 people who matter in Indian e-commerce

MintAsia profiles the 25 most influential people—entrepreneurs, investors and deal makers—driving Internet commerce in India. E-commerce start-ups …

The first investors in Uber just broke from tradition to make their largest investment ever

However, the average investment for the venture capital firm is around $500,000. In the first time in the firm's decade-long history, First Round has gone above the mark and invested $4M in a company.<p>Partner Josh Kopelman and First Round are leading a $100 million Series A round in Clover Health, a …

Ola starts buying cabs, lending them to new drivers

<b>Bengaluru:</b> Ola, India’s largest cab hailing service, has started buying cabs and lending them to new drivers, as it moves to a part inventory model …

India

World Alzheimer’s Day: A caregiver’s struggle

It began with the occasional memory lapse. Bengaluru-based Prem Panicker, editor of online journal Peepli.org, was initially amused and exasperated …