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Google Can Now Tell People When Your Business Is Too Busy to Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By the power of advanced traffic data wizardry, Google can now predict when your business will likely experience the most foot traffic, and, of course, it’s telling people about it, too.<p>The all-knowing Internet giant says the new Google …

Maps

5 Tech Tools to Encourage Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is an important aspect of learning. Understanding something is more than repeating facts, it’s being able to <b>apply what you know in</b> …

Teaching

Start designing Android apps and games with zero coding experience

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Travel

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Consciousness

Principles of Data Mining and the Scientific Method

This post is intended to serve as an overview of the principles of data mining, and the important stages in the process. Various aspects of these …

Startups Need Great Execution More Than Great Ideas

A popular approach for aspiring entrepreneurs these days seems to be to corner anyone who will listen, with a pitch on their current “million dollar …

Dreaming of an Apple Car and the inevitable future of 'driving'

Apple changed the way we listen to music and use phones -- so do you really think all of the reports of a so-called Apple Car are really just about it building a car? Even creating an electric vehicle of its own to compete with Tesla doesn't seem bold enough. It is, after all, a company that …

Business School

On the Red Couch with New York Times Digital Editor Shreeya Sinha

<i>What motivates a journalist? For Shreeya Sinha, it was the desire to bring context and narrative to current events. While majoring in international relations at Brandeis University, Sinha went to the West Bank to study the socio-economic impact of the Middle East conflict. Turning toward the war’s</i> …

Big data, meet dumb data: How CMOs are driving value from data (report)

We all know big data has transformational power. Whatever industry you’re in — from retail to finance or consumer packaged goods (CPG) to consumer tech — the insights gleaned from big data can predict purchasing patterns, improve products and services, and create new revenue streams.<p>But larger data …

Top stories in February: 10 things statistics taught about big data; Gartner Analytics MQ: gainers and losers

<b>10 things statistics taught us about big data analysis</b> - Feb 10, 2015.<p><b>Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms: who gained and</b> …

Data Science

42 Mobile A/B Testing Terms You Need to Know

As mobile continues to eat the world, the number of A/B tests running on mobile applications continues to grow. While A/B testing isn’t new, the …

Apps

Utilizing Cutting-Edge Unstructured Data Analytics

<b>A major challenge is finding ways to harness unstructured data—such as call center logs, blogs and social media posts—in order to overcome business</b> …

Big Data

10 emerging technologies that could change the world in 2015

From zero-emission cars fuelled by hydrogen to computer chips modelled on the human brain, this year's 10 emerging technologies offer a vivid glimpse of the power of innovation to improve lives, transform industries and safeguard our planet.<p>To compile this list, the World Economic Forum's …

Artificial Intelligence

The Big Influence of Small Business [Infographics]

It’s often said that small businesses are the backbone of our economy. But is there any truth to that? If you haven’t figured it out by now, …

Small Business

10 Key Steps To Expanding Your Business Globally

“Going global” is defined as the worldwide movement toward economic, financial, trade, and communications integration. The concept of globalization can be traced back as far as the Roman Empire. More recently, the concept was popularized by Thomas L. Friedman in his book <i>The World Is Flat,</i> in which …

Small Business

Looking to Use Big Data? Ask These 4 Questions.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Data streams are constantly flowing from the technology we use in our daily life. Phones, televisions, computers, credit cards and even sensor-equipped buildings are all contributing to the data stream. And all this data is not only …

Big Data

Business. Success. Partnership.

For the past 10 years, I have committed three hours every month -- regardless of weather, work or home responsibilities -- to my Business Success Partnership. Each month, I meet with two colleagues -- my partners -- to assess our professional and personal goals. Each of us gets one hour to draw …

What are HDInsight and the Hadoop and Spark technology stack?

Introduction to Azure HDInsight and the Hadoop and Spark technology stack<p>7 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>This article provides an introduction to Azure …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

UC Irvine

US airline flights land in Atlanta after bomb threats

New York - Bomb threats against two US airline flights on Saturday prompted North American air defence fighter planes to scramble to accompany them …

5 Myths About Flying Everyone Believes (Thanks to Movies)

Most of us take human flight for granted. We board a plane in one city, get off in another, and rarely think about the scientific laws and incredible …

'There appear to be no rules anymore'

What Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu says about Washington's mess.<p>Soon after becoming House Speaker in 2011, Republican John Boehner started running the traps on inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to a joint meeting of Congress.<p>But when Barry Jackson, then Boehner’s …

The White House

GT Bankruptcy Provides Rare Look at Apple’s Relationship With Suppliers

A New Hampshire company's bankruptcy filing affords a rare glimpse into the Cupertino tech giant's relationship with its suppliers.<p>Apple is known for its incredibly tough contract terms, but the chance to work with the Cupertino-based tech giant hasn’t deterred thousands of companies around the …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Architizer

Elon Musk plans satellite network

Next venture by founder of electric car firm Tesla aims to bring internet coverage to the billions who do not have it<p>After shaking up the automotive world with his electric car venture, entrepreneur Elon Musk has set his sights skywards in a bid to bring the internet to the billions who still lack …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …